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Alpha Youth Hostel Margate

3-4 Royal Esplanade, Margate CT9 5DL, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015
ferrit89 Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Greater London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Second stay with my two children. of which are 2 years older. We stayed from A Thursday untill Saturday My son, got told very abrasivly, And Sternly, With a pointing finger 'Do not Bring sand anywhere in the hostle!!' That she remembered the last time we booked a room, and they are more behaved this time !... Wow! The heating... More 

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Sittingbourne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

friend and i wanted a place to rest our head after a night out at the winter gardens. this was ideal. its very cheap and basic. the place does need updating and will cost a fortune to do so. i can see why they have not attempted this because it will be costly. the bunk beds could do with updating... More 

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Crawley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2015

I have just booked what will be our third weekend away at the Alpha Hostel in Margate, for November 2015. We have stayed in November 2014 and November 2013, with a group of families and individuals numbering about 35. We had a fully catered weekend, which worked out to an average of under £50 a head! The staff are brilliant... More 

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Ramsgate, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Now known as Alpha Hotel - Don't believe the hype, budget does not always mean you get value for money, it's all very basic, rooms are dated, beds are small, floorboards creak and doors slam. Might have been a bad weekend but felt a little unsafe and upset by the boys in the next room to ours, language was not... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

Traditional hostel style. V helpful staff deputy manager Norbert. Great location overlooking beach. Easy 10min walk along prom to town. Clean rooms, kitchen. Good atmosphere amongst all residents. The only negative is due to large groups regularly visiting kitchen area to prepare food is limited. All in all though would highly recommend and v pleased with Margate. Locals v friendly.... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

We stayed in the hostel twice in July 2012 and 2013. Each time with groups of ca. 40 children. The location is excellent. The rooms are rather small but clean. The management is friendly and very helpful. I recommend this place special to self-catering groups. The hostel has a well equiped kitchen. It is a very good value for money.

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shropshire UK
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

This hostel is run by very helpful and friendly staff and management - they go the extra mile to make your holiday run smoothly....unlike so many places ! It was 20mins straight walk from the station, and a Tesco express is close by. The beach opposite is large and sandy, lifeguards on duty. It is very good value for money... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2013

We have been sending our groups to Margate for almost 10 years. It offers good value for money. It is not a hotel in the first place, so do not expect hotel facilities. The hotel is clean, the staff is friendly. What else is worth mentioning is the location. The hostel is situated just a stone's throw from the beach... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2013

The hostel was ok and adequately stocked - we booked this out for a large group and so it easily accommodated us all - the kitchen could have been a bit bigger but there were several cookers and fridges. The bedrooms are small but tidy. For just a weekend on the cheap this is good value for money - if... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2012

Our class stayed there for 5 days. We had the whole house for us. The 30 boys had only 2 showers on the floor and one of them didn´t work. Furthermore the water was very hot, while the girls had only cold water. Even if the girls´ rooms had a shower it was bad. The bathroom was small and the... More 

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