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Hostel On Main

506 Main Street, Rockwood, PA 15557
Hostel On Main
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Manassas, Virginia
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

I have stayed at the Hostel on Main ten or more nights while biking and skiing. All my stays have been great. Judy and Terry are wonderful host. The hostel is always clean, cool in the summer and warm in the winter. Having grown up with trains I actually enjoy the tracks in the back yard. Looking forward to my... More 

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Judy P, Owner at Hostel On Main, responded to this review

Hi Charlie, Thanks for your review and we hope to continue hosting you and your friends at The Hostel on Main many more times in the future. Judy More 

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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014

We liked the hostel's location, kitchen and laundry facilities, living area and nice bathrooms. The whole hostel is very clean. Free wifi is available. We appreciated that water conservation is encouraged and compact fluorescent light bulbs are used to conserve electricity.

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Judy P, Owner at Hostel On Main, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. I am glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to have you return on your next biking trip. More 

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2014

My son, brother and I biked the GAP Trail from Pittsburgh to Cumberland, MD and stayed at the Hostel on Main the 2nd night of our trip. We had a private room at the end of the hostel but it was right next to the train tracks. Well over a half dozen trains traveled past our building which was located... More 

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Judy P, Public Relations Manager at Hostel On Main, responded to this review

I am very sorry that your stay at the Hostel On Main was an uncomfortable experience. We are, however a rails to trails town. I am sorry if our profile didn't explain that the train runs closely behind the Hostel. We unfortunately don't have control over the hours that the train comes through town. Complimentary ear plugs are offered for... More 

South Bend
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

We had never stayed in a hostel before but you hear things about them. We didn't know what to expect. We were pleasantly surprised by this clean, secure hostel. It had three bathrooms with showers, a kitchen, a washer and dryer, and a secure place for our bikes as we were riding the C&O Canal Towpath Bike Trail and the... More 

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Judy P, Public Relations Manager at Hostel On Main, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your review. We are happy that your stay was pleasant. Hope to see you again. More 

Falls Church, Virginia
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80 reviews 80 reviews
55 hotel reviews
215 helpful votes 215 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2014

My brother-in-law and I booked a private room here for the second night of our Pittsburgh-to-Cumberland ride on the GAP Trail in June 2014, and had a good experience. Our room and bedding as well as the common areas were clean, and we were happy for the bike washing hose and coin-op laundry to clean up after a muddy ride.... More 

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Judy P, Public Relations Manager at Hostel On Main, responded to this review

We here at The Hostel On Main are very sorry that you were not aware of the position of the tracks to the Hostel. We do offer complimentary earplugs to guests. Thank you for the favorable review though. We are glad that you met other guests. Hope to see you again. More 

Columbus, Ohio
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2013

We stayed overnight here while biking the GAP to Cumberland and we loved it so much we stayed there again on our way back. The hostel is incredibly clean, has nice amenities, and the owners are very friendly. We also met other great cyclists while staying there. I will definitely return if when I bike the GAP again!

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Rockville, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

Judy and her husband run the Mill Shops, where you can get breakfast and directions. They are both very helpful - lovely folks! Towards the end of October, this place is often empty, and you will have it to yourself. Beds are most comfortable if you have extra comforters to pad the hard mattresses. No cell phone service here, but... More 

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Yonkers, New York
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2013

Great price, Great showers (3 shared but private ones with plenty of hot water), washer/dryer on-site, so-so beds in terms of comfort (but for $25 what do you expect), clean rooms, friendly and helpful staff, easy reservations, free wi-fi, good location, and great food in the opera house.

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Philadelphia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

What a great place! We are a group of families (8 adults and 9 kids) who biked from Cumberland to Ohiopyle on the Great Alleghany Passage. Needed a place to sleep and there aren't many options for a group this size. We contacted the owners of the Hostel on Main and they could not have been more helpful. When we... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

June 2013 we rode the Gap and C&O heading east from Pittsburgh. We rotated our nights between camping, hostels, and one hotel night. While there is not much to do in Rockwood, we found our stop to be a very pleasant experience! You must use the booster cell station on the trail to make phone calls. No service at the... More 

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