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39 Al-Nahda Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Ranked #70 of 239 Specialty Lodging in Dubai
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Perth, Australia
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310 reviews 310 reviews
10 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Conveniently located it is near the big mall with many departmental stalls, food courts and shopping centres. The room is clean and good value for money. The service is good with friendly staffs. It is walking distances to convenient shops

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Reception staff is a little grumpy but other staff is great. The room was just fine and clean. They also have a big pool. Metro station is quite near and also a big supermarket. We stayed 2 nights and it was like a luxury resort coming from the Hostel in Ajman, where we stayed previously. I think the price is... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

I stayed last year for 3 nights. The staff are good but because I'm woman I felt as I'm none, is cultural, they didn't look at me when I asked for somethings. The worst is you have to leave your passport during your stay in the reception, It makes me affraid if disapear. My room had no aircon, is bad... More

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Sousse, Tunisia
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32 reviews 32 reviews
13 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

i stayed in this hostel last june 2013 and i spent another 2 nights there in june 2013. nothing changed in the hostel, the staff is still the same. helpful when you greet them with a smile and politeness. the room where i stayed was less seized than the one of last year but it was cleaned daily and well... More

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Northern Ireland
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58 reviews 58 reviews
24 hotel reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014

The following in my opinion having stayed in the hostel for 4 nights: Its good, clean, comfortable beds, bathroom/shower in rooms, towels provided, beds changed each day and rooms cleaned, rooms have Air-Con, great cooked breakfast with cereal, swimming pool, cheap compared to elsewhere in Dubai, 5 minute walk from a large supermarket (like Tesco's) and 5 minute walk to... More

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Denpasar, Indonesia
17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2014

After reading several reviews, I was bit confused and irritated. I enter the area with a mixed feeling. A warm welcome, stay in a room with 3 guys and a nice area. You can see the airport and a mall is a couple of min away. Taking the metro to stadion and only walk few min. Nice breakfast, central hostel... More

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Derry, United Kingdom
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51 reviews 51 reviews
18 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

For the price it's actually pretty good. You get a clean bed, towel, ensuite bathroom, in room fridge, and a good selection of products for breakfast, although it's only served between 7am - 9am. There's also a swimming pool, and the hostel run a few trips. It is only a few minutes walk to the metro which takes you to... More

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
16 hotel reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2014 via mobile

AED120 per bed in a dorm room. Four to a room. Attached bath. Fridge. No a/c so suspect summer will be sweltering. Breakfast is eggs, sausages, fuul, cheese, etc. 5 minutes from Stadium Metro, local supermarket, bus stop. WARNING: If you buy duty free at DXB, pack it into your luggage out of sight. One cannot carry alcohol on the... More

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Zurich, Switzerland
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014

This place is not well run. Sure, you get your bed and shower, but its sad that a YHA facility is on such low standard. I guess a cheap hotel would do much better. Its not clean and the location is also not good (even if you want to stay near airport). the personnel just do their job. Nice Breakfast... More

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

I visited YHA Dubai last week for one night. It's not a very nice place to stay, but if you are looking for just a bed and a quick sleep, give it a go. The guy at the front office isn't really born for working in a hostel. Hostels should be your home away from home and this hostel isn't... More

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Address: 39 Al-Nahda Rd, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Location: United Arab Emirates > Emirate of Dubai > Dubai
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