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Dubai Youth Hostel

39 Al-Nahda Rd, Dubai 94141, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #78 of 238 Specialty Lodging in Dubai
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015
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Ottawa, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

I stayed four nights at The Dubai Youth Hostel in February 2015. Here are my impressions: The bad: *No power plugs in some rooms. Some have only one for four persons. A nightmare to charge your electronic device. Better bring with you a power bank. *Far from Dubai's main attractions *Not a place where to meet new people *No group... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

i had the cleanest room in that place,friendly staff, open buffet for your breakfast....3 minutes from the metro station which is for me ,the most important thing..3 minutes from a big big cheap hypermarket (lulu) which is facing the metro... the room was very comfortable for us as couple.. this residence is 100/100 as note, cheapest price for a luxury... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

Renovations were being made to my room while I was occupying it...I went out and when I got back I found workers laying tiles in my room.Nobody informed me. I complained to the manager but I was told to just wait..they will finish soon..so exposed was all my personal belongings with people laying tiles in the room..I asked why they... More 

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Greater Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014

I went here and it is actually a nice place for the money you pay. The rooms are nice and the bathrooms and everything is really nice clean. Couldn´t complain about anything. I had a 4 bed shared dorm and everything was totally fine. Only downside for me was that the staff seemed a bit dodgy and made me pay... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014

I stayed here for one night. i've stayed in hostals before and this was by far one of the best. I got a taxi from the aiport to the hostal when i landed and this was cost of 45aed (£8) on returning i used the metro which was 6aed (£1) bargain the metro station is a few mins walk from... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

Actually this is a hostel but better than hotels in the price range.It is very neat and clean and peacefull. It is near to Airport and I paid AED 50 to reach there in the midnight. At the time of return I used metro to reach Airport.The metro station is also at walking distance. There is a big Lulu hypermarket... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2014

I went here with a group of 20 people, and had an amazing time! Had a three person bed room with an own toilet and shower. After staying there for 6 days the breakfast started a little bit to bore me because it was the same everyday. The Hostel also had a swimming pool what was pretty nice to use.

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Leixlip, Ireland
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

The hostel is as mentioned in many other reviews located very close to the metro station, so it very easy and cheap to travel to Dubai city centre. The beds are comfortable and toilet, shower and breakfast are OK. The only consideration is the unfriendly and unhelpful staff in this hostel. Everyone I met during my stay in Dubai was... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

When I checked in the terminal was broken as the front office staff told me, next day an another front office staff started his conversation with: Why you didn´t pay your room last night? The room was just discusting, dirty and fridge was so noisy. Just one +, that is next to a metro station.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

If you travelled extensively using hostels then you will probably be very disappointed with this place. Forget about the friendly atmosphere, good social area, helpful staff and useful information that are typical of many hostels. This is a convenient bed to sleep in, at a (for Dubai) affordable price, nothing more. Location is handy, just 5mins walk from a massive... More 

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