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Mark Twain Hostel

131 Tremont Street, Hartford, CT 06105
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  • Location
    2 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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English first
Welling, Oklahoma
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I read the reviews going in to this and was quite skeptical. There ae more negative reviews than good and one can only wonder why! First let me start with the ridiculous smell. It. was. absolutely. awful. There is no reason any establishment should contain such a smell and there is absolutely no reason the individuals who manage this establishment... More

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New haven
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

As i have already travelled a lot and i have been to some interessting hostels in third world countries, nothing can compare to this place. It is filthy, dirty and smelly!!! The whole house smells like urin and vomit. The beds of the private room had stains, I guessed it to be urin and/or blood. The location is in an... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I will be very honest with you, my fellow travelers. I am a travel blogger so I travel a lot. Have stayed in many places all over the world and without a doubt this is the absolute WORST!! Dirty as hell they NEVER clean the rooms. Bathrooms are filthy and in massive need of renovation. The mattress on the beds... More

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I was at the end of a week long road trip and was hoping to save some cash by not booking a full fledged hotel and the price was right-only $28 and I ended up with a three person room (with a TV and a sink) all to myself. The second floor bathroom was closed for renovation which could have... More

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Gran Canaria, Spain
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Stay away from this place of horrors. We arrived at the Mark Twain Hostel ready to lay down our things and rest our weary traveling bones, only to knock and ring for hours with no one coming to the door. We had of course arranged our arrival time with the owners before, but they were not there to greet us.... More

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Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2013 via mobile

I booked it online, for 2 nights. When I arrived there, after a long walk from the bus station, I realized that it was a mistake.. The location is not that good.. It looks like a residential area, not one for tourists.. Since usually tourists go in the hostels to save money, it sucks if you have to pay for... More

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Ayrshire, Scotland
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2011

On arriving in Hartford, we believed this hostel to be fairly central. We were very wrong. We decided to walk from the Greyhound station as we believed it to be close by but 3 hours (and a lot of yelled insults from random strangers!) later, we regretted our decision! It is in a residential neighbourhood and very hard to find... More

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Munich, Germany
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2010

This hostel has seen better days. Especially the bathrooms are in need of some maintenance or renovation. The tub walls were giving in and the basin had chunks missing. My matress was very soft, but my friend's was ok, so you sleeping comfort seems to depend on your luck. It is very quiet and rather dark. All in all I... More

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Address: 131 Tremont Street, Hartford, CT 06105
Location: United States > Connecticut > Hartford
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Ranked #1 of 2 Specialty lodging in Hartford
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
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