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The Chocolate Five Star Hostel and Crew House

506 SE 16th Street, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Gainesville, Florida
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The so called manager is a joke-customer service skills. When I asked for my deposit back, he said I had to wait till he went to the bank to get some cash-said he usually doesn't have give back the deposit because nobody asks!

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I walk into the welcome office and there was mud on the floor, where a baby was on the ground as well. As soon as I enter I knew it was going to be a long night. I saw a cockroach in the kitchen. There was a mix of furniture that look unclean. I did not feel safe talking with... More 

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seattle,Wa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

My best friend and I (along with another people) waited OVER an hour after check-in time to get checked in. My friend and I ended up go some other place because the girl still wasnt there after being called multipule times. When we called her to cancel we asked if we could not pay the cancelation fee(because we did show... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

The main thing was that I felt super unsafe. The people walking around at night are sketchy. The beds are horrible with springs poking in your back, but what bothered me the most was that the door didn't really close properly and there was a guy constantely knocking on my door. I slept alone in a room with 8 bunkbeds,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2015

This is not a five-star hostel, but it is a nice budget friendly hotel. Our stay wasn't the best, but it served its purpose. The one odd thing is that you may be sharing it with someone. Sharing a room with several bunks is one thing, but sharing an apartment style room with a stranger is another thing. Luckily we... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015 via mobile

That's a horrible place! The location is good and the stuff was really friendly! But it was dirty! Especially the bath room! This hostel needs a better cleaning lady and the room would need more fresh air! It smelled so bad! We have to wash all our clothes because of the bad smell!!! I will never stay there again!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

Do Not stay here. I booked over the phone not knowing it was more halfway house than hostel. I actually left 20 min after getting there, of course no refund as no one was in the office and I was told they wound't be in until noon the next day. I've stayed in many hostels, but for this one, I... More 

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Peachtree City, Georgia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

I'm having a hard time rating this place, so I'll tell you my story. I was coming into Ft Lauderdale on a Saturday night, and this place worked well with my nonexistent budget. Real horrorshow reviews, as you're no doubt aware (barring all of these 5-star reviews of a hostel from people who have only written TA reviews for this... More 

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Noosa, Queensland, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Do not book here. Absolutely filthy, felt unsafe even in a private room. Staff are rude and in denial about how disgusting it is. Did not change pillow cases. Horrible location. Overpriced and disgusting.

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

DO NOT STAY HERE. Simple. Staff - Unhelpful, hardly ever available and in complete denial about the condition of this place. The room was filthy, my first night i spent sleeping on the floor as the office woman did not give me the right key to my room and would not answer the door to help. The mattresses were split,... More 

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