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1.5 of 5 Hostel   |   4592 Bessemer Rd, Nelsonville, OH 45764
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  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

Looking forward to my next stay. If you're looking for a polished room near some amenities, there are plenty of hotels that cost more than $20. If you want to be in the forest and save some money, check out this Hostel.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014 via mobile

We paid this creepy owner and left about an hour after checking in when we heard creepy sounds coming from the basement like someone was tied up! All I have to say is, most horror movies start out this way. Creepy, dirty, not at all like any of the other reviews we read on it. The owner also accused us... More 

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Chad K, Owner at Bessemer Hostel, responded to this review

The reviewer clearly had a political grudge. The hostel is always quite quiet, and any noises from my first floor primary personal habitation area are likely from me watching movies or making films. Any sounds would be barely audible, so this is clearly a creepy guest paid by competitors to attack me. Because I have the best rates, this is... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

Like another reviewer, my traveling party was hit with unsupported property damage charges on our credit card. When we asked the owner that we be shown the damaged items or an invoice on how he came up with the charge, he would not comply. The owner stated he was within his right to charge us and did not have to... More 

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Chad K, Owner at Bessemer Hostel, responded to this review

Somehow these travelers think they can do a lot of damage and just get away with it. I have sued 3 police agencies successfully, and have a pending federal lawsuit against former Athens County Sheriff Pat Kelly, who is also under 25 criminal indictments. Corrupt police have attacked me before. More than a thousand people have stayed in my hostel... More 

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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Off the beaten path, slightly gritty. Fine for a quick stay with a group, but if you're by yourself, it could be creepy (as in the hostel version of the Bates Hotel creepy). This place hasn't been cleaned in a few years and no general upkeep for a few decades. Camping would be a preferable option...

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Chad K, Owner at Bessemer Hostel, responded to this review

The hostel is cleaned regularly (several times a day), and has had major renovations within the last year. It continues to get a lot nicer, while still maintaining by far the lowest cost lodging in the area status. The hostel is a tourist attraction in itself with great views of forested hillsides, and a hiking trail going into thousands of... More 

Bowling Green, Ohio, United States
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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

As a touring band, this place had beds for all, a kitchen, internet office space and tv. Plus access to a bathroom we shared with only two people. besides us 5. Clean, but rustic. Literally in the national forest. 10 bucks a person for a decent bunk bed. Again, really great for a group whom you are cool sharing a... More 

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Address: 4592 Bessemer Rd, Nelsonville, OH 45764
Location: United States > Ohio > Nelsonville
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Bessemer Hostel 1.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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