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Building 12, Apartment 12, Stepana Razina Street, Irkutsk 664000, Russia
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Ranked #35 of 101 Specialty Lodging in Irkutsk
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2010

Downtown hostel is a nice place to stay. We slept for two nights in a dormroom. Beds are clean. Shower is small but ok. There's a kitchen where you can cook, eat or relax. Two computers with internet and wifi in the room is ok. It's cozy, friendly staff.

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Istanbul, Turkey
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2009

I stayed at Downtown Hostel when another hostel was full but I was lucky that was the case. I had a very comfortable stay at Downtown Hostel, it was spacious, clean and I felt very taken care of. The atmosphere at the hostel was good, very friendly hospitable and social. I met many friendly fellow travellers in the kitchen. The... More 

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Grafelfing, Germany
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12 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2009

Very friendly staff. Good location. Again more like a homestay than a real hostel. Only disadvantage: only two room with relatively many beds. Internet is available for a relatively small fee.

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24 reviews 24 reviews
22 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2009

On a whim, I chose this place over Baikaler Hostel which was the other hostel in central Irkutsk and I'm very happy with the decision. Downtown Hostel is conveniently 2 tram stops from the train station, and they pick you up on request in a pretty cool way -- a staff member Julia cycled down to meet me, put me... More 

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Address: Building 12, Apartment 12, Stepana Razina Street, Irkutsk 664000, Russia
Location: Russia > Siberian District > Irkutsk Oblast > Irkutsk
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Ranked #35 of 101 Specialty Lodging in Irkutsk
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Number of rooms: 17
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