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Hostel of the Rockies

1717 Race St, Denver, CO 80206 (City Park)
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  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2 of 5 stars
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Manhattan, NY
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2010

This hostel seems to have a good location near some bars, coffee houses and restaurants which is the advantage of this location. Another advantage is the hostel and the coffeehouse nearby both have free wi-fi. However, when compared to other hostels, this one is below average. Let me go through the reasons categorically: - Its definately not a clean place... More

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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2010 via mobile

Bugs on the floor . I am at a coffee shop at 3 am so I don't have to back to this dirty bug infested place . Worst I have everbeen at

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Dallas, TX
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2009

The place is very basic. It is a two storied facility that appears to be half-hostel, half-boarding home/apartment since there were people there who lived there "long term." The rooms were very basic, with bunk beds made of pine wood and others metal. The hostess the night I arrived was very courteous and helpful. The house is in a busy,... More

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2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2009

Myself and three friends reserved a room in the hostel but were (by the luck of the draw) instead placed in the guest house. This was an awesome experience. The owner was more than helpful, even driving us around Denver and hooking us up with coupons and valuable tips and information. Not to mention, her great granddaughter who lives there... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2009

I stayed at the hostel for 5 days in late April and enjoyed my time there. Its in a nice quiet, residential location yet is still very close to many restaurants, bars, great public transportation, and is minutes away from downtown Denver. The owner and staff were very friendly and helpful and the other guest were great company. As a... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2009

We loved staying in Denver! We stayed at the guest house, great neighborhood, house is so romantic, nice, fun... Staff was specially nice with us, as friends. Life is about relationships, not only places. Enjoy! :)

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2009

If you expect a downtown multiple star place, don't book this hostel but if you're after a budget alternative in a quiet, easily accessible neighborhood this place is just fine. Slightly old and a little decrepit in some parts (windows, shower) but with fantastic and enormously helpful staff. I've traveled a lot and though this hostel is not the most... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2008

Dirty, Dingy, Dumpy; w/ Madman as proprietor!!‎ - Richard‎ - Today The manager is a constant drunk and or drug addict. He "mislaid" my paid in advance reservation for the private suite upon my arrival. Puts me in small room adjacent to main dorm instead, said he was doing me a big favor. One morning, he unlocks my private door... More

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Houston, Texas
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17 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2008

The management has a good heart and the right spirit about hostelling (including a free burger and hot dog on Saturday night). The place is a tad dirty (bring flip flops), a tad disorganized (slow check-in, ran out of toilet paper), but the location is a pleasant walk from the downtown, and just across the street are a Thai restaurant,... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2008

Summary of my experience at the Hostel of the Rockies: Beware, Ramon the proprietor, is quite the lunatic. Upon arrival, I knocked on his door for registration. He said I knocked too hard, and only policemen knock like that. He did not have the private room which I had booked 3 weeks in advance. He broke the padlock off my... More

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Address: 1717 Race St, Denver, CO 80206
Location: United States > Colorado > Denver > City Park
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 78
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