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The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel

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29 Johnson Street, Southside neighborhood, Chattanooga, TN 37408
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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asheville, nc
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10 reviews 10 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Which at first I thought was the best concept ever, you know, stumble right home after a night out. But then, even though we were in a private room, it was loud as hell. Not only could we hear all the yelling, laughing and singing of happy birthday from the Flying Squirrel bar tables outside, we heard people come in... More

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Dan R, Owner at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

I'm so sorry to hear this. I was working at the bar that night and rushed to silence their group when they were singing and yelling outside. I also pulled their leader aside as they were leaving, and implored him to please keep his group in the common area if they were going to stay up and hang out. Obviously... More

Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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20 reviews 20 reviews
11 hotel reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2014

This hostel is better than most of the hotels I've stayed in. It's extremely well thought-out. Everything fits in perfectly. The architecture, the people, the vibe... The staff are really friendly and helpful. They'll help you with all of your questions. There's free wifi, a nice breakfast. It's truly one of the best traveling experiences I've had in my life.... More

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London, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

Good spot in Chattanooga. Very clean with top notch bathrooms. This was the first time my partner and I had slept in bunk beds in a hostel (and we mainly chose to here because they looked like fun) and we weren't disappointed. The bunks are awesome and super private. The eggs and bread available for breakfast were a nice touch,... More

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Senior Contributor
38 reviews 38 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2014

This was my first time in a hostel so of course I was nervous, but the staff was so welcoming I immediately felt at home. The beds are incredibly comfortable, everything was clean, the other guests were friendly, and the sustainability level of this hostel is amazing. Never stay anywhere else in Chattanooga. For $28 a night my only regret... More

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Winnipeg, Canada
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82 reviews 82 reviews
27 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

My husband and I have both backpacked throughout the world, and we agreed this was one of the best hostels we've stayed at. Keep in mind this is a hostel - not a five-star hotel - but it's the little things that make it such a cool spot; Warmth from repurposed wood, cleanliness without being clinical, friendly little kitchen, local... More

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Royston, Georgia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

My fiance and I have stayed at the Crash Pad two times, and just booked our stay for the beginning of April. I am originally from Chattanooga, and this is the only place I will stay while I am there! Not only is it great for the environment, but the Pad is cleaner, better, and has a nicer staff than... More

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Marathon, Florida
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2014

Had a wonderful stay at the Crash Pad. Highly recommended if you enjoy friendly, clever, interesting staff and residents; interesting design and art incorporated into the hotel, insights into the sport of rock climbing, great design of dorm beds, great prices, super breakfast, very high standards of cleanliness. It is within walking distance of Chattanooga's many tourist and natural attractions,... More

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Atlanta, Georgia
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59 reviews 59 reviews
7 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014 via mobile

Visited Chattanooga with a few friends and we decided to stay at the crash pad after reading the reviews on here. We weren't disappointed! It was my first time staying at a hostel (and my friends told me not to expect the same kind of "luxury" when staying at other hostels). Staff was extremely pleasant and answered our many questions... More

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John Y, General Manager at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

Hey there! Thanks so much for your kind words about our place! We're so glad that you enjoyed your stay and hope you come back and stay with us again. A quick clarification, we offer our guests 20% off food at the Flying Squirrel bar that is right next door on the property. The brewery that you may be referencing... More

Athens, Georgia
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

I found the crash pad while looking for "uncommon" places to stay right here on trip advisor. My 4 year old daughter and I spent 2 nights in a clean, comfy, eco- friendly room and were greeted and engaged by THE MOST AWESOME staff I've ever dealt with in a hotel. The adorable young lady at the front desk was... More

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Miyazaki, Japan
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2014

A great hostel located in a convenient part of town. Lots of people go there for rock climbing and outdoorsing, but I just went for general sightseeing around Chattanooga and it was still super. Located just a few minutes from a free electric shuttle, you can easily get downtown. The breakfast in the morning was great, since free breakfast is... More

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Address: 29 Johnson Street, Southside neighborhood, Chattanooga, TN 37408
Location: United States > Tennessee > Chattanooga
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 30

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