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Hostel Life

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Nevskiy Ave., 47, St. Petersburg 191025, Russia
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Izmir, Turkey
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I appreciate the style of Hostel Life. Not only with its central location, considerable prices, but also with the professional style of the staff, well organised bathroom-laundy-kitchen and room management, clean envıronment .

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Athens, Greece
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Good location, clean rooms, bed sheets and towel but very, VERY poor, bad quality breakfast (it would be preferable if they didn't include it in their facilities).The staff was friendly and helpful but expect no warm water after 10pm if the hostel is overcrowded as it was during my stay.

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Karlstad, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

I stayed in St.Petersburg for one night and this hostel was great. I was in an 8 person room. The beds were great they did not squeak like most bunkbeds do which was such a bonus. It is in a great location for restaurants, shopping and only a 15 minute walk to the winter palace. The bathroom was very clean... More 

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Ярославль, Россия
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

everything was amazing. hostel is clean and cozy. working staff was very friendly. people that were staying at the hostel were nice. place is superb cause it's heart of Nevsky prospect. I reccomend it everybody :)

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New Delhi, India
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

One of the best hostel I have live in. cleane and very comfortable. locations is perfect, kitchen is well equipped, washrooms and laundry are very nice only need to keep washing powder for sell. Thanks for comfort Rajan Kumar Раджан Кумар

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Boulder, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

Right on Nevsky Prospekt, you're kidding, right? How centrally located can you get? The entrance is around the corner from Nevsky Prospekt, so don't panic when it is not immediately apparent. The time I booked corresponded to a large student booking which resulted in my 4- bed dorm room not being available, so alas, they gave me a single room.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

St P is not cheap so finding affordable and central accommodation is quite hard. Hostel Life is good for this reason. It's not the best but for what you get (room, light breakfast, clean communal showers) and location, you can't really complain.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Caracter: when you arrive they say about a law that says that you should pay a type of "registration" in Russia.what they "forgot" to mention is that it is only obligatory when the tourist stay more than 7 days in the same city in Russia. Dishonest breakfast: tea, coffee, white bread, a horrible jam and a disgusting mush (which is... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

Great location, staff are very helpful and speak good english. its very clean, nice kitchen and communual area and free fast internet. Dorms are nice and bright, lots of space and comfy beds. I disliked lacks atmosphere as was very quiet and people keep to themselves. no communual breakfast or dinner offers, so people do their own thing. rather strict... More 

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Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2013

BY all means, This is great hostel to be. Friendly, smiley stuff, warn and relax atmosphere, cosy and comfortable. great location, in the heart of the city. I stayed there 7 days and loved every minutes. Little minus, is that the wi-fi, is not stable. hope that the buy some wi-fi extender that cost almost nothing and this minus will... More 

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