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RoadRunner Hostel

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346 East 12th Street, Tucson, AZ 85701
RoadRunner Hostel
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great hostel, great staff. Would stay again. Wish they had an electronic system for booking to make it more convenient for everyone. Seems like some guests were overbooked and that could have been avoided with a more organized system.

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Mesa, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Okay, here it is. I travel all over the country for my job and I usually stay at hostels, not to save money although that's part of it, but because I really enjoy the experience. There are good hostels and there are bad hostels. This is a great hostel! The best one I've staid at and I've staid at most... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2015

Pleasantly surprised at how clean and well run this hostel was. Private rooms are nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable. The bed size is a little small for two people, but not undoable. For what you are paying and where you are staying, this is a great choice! Right near downtown with easy access to Congress, Fourth Ave, and the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015 via mobile

Jivanatha, what are you talking about?!?! A lot of those so called "crazy retired" people are both vendors and wholesale buyers who actually add energy and fun to the roadrunner experience. They are kids at heart. I think you are engaging in a bit of age discrimination here. Why not look at people for who they are and not just... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

did not like it..charged double during gem show. Left two days early..crazy retired people posing as travelers living there.. Snoring so loud unbelievable.40$ a nite for ripp off? no sleep..filthy dirty pillows and sheets. . No hostel experience by the staff or hostelers

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Tucson, Arizona
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

I booked a private room at this hostel for 2 weeks while I was looking for a permanent place to live in Tucson. The room was of a good size (w/ AC unit, portable heater, full size bed, dresser, mirror, two chairs, lamp), and although there was no private bathroom, there were two available (only for the private rooms) and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

My boyfriend and I needed a last minute place to stay as he was offered a job in Tucson so we opted for the private room. It's been great the staff has helped me a lot with house hunting and have been very friendly. I will recommend this location to anyone.

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Utica, New York
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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

tma 223, we couldn't possibly disagree more. The Roadrunner has always taken care of us. Sounds like tma 223 is looking for a motel where you don't have to interact with anyone. The private rooms are just that. Private. The locks have never failed as long as you can punch in numbers on a keypad. If you are a single... More 

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

As my first stay in a hostel, I was relieved at how welcoming, safe and accommodating the environment was. I had flown in from Canada, alone, and on a tight budget and wasn't sure what to expect. What I got was great staff and management, friendly people and clean facilities. Everyone was pretty respectful of being quiet when coming in... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

This place had such rave reviews that I was certain it would be a nice experience. However, that did not end up being the case. This is only my second hostel experience, so perhaps the first place just set the bar too high?? Well here goes my review of the Roadrunner hostel affectionately known to my friends and I as... More 

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