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“For travels who are tired of hostels but can't afford a nice hotel” 3 of 5 stars
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Istria
Via Timeus, 5, 34100 Trieste, Italy   |  
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Ranked #34 of 50 Hotels in Trieste
London
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“For travels who are tired of hostels but can't afford a nice hotel”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2010

We stayed here on our way to Croatia and we only needed one night. We would have rather stayed at a b&b, but no one wanted to rent us a room for one night. We looked around at several other hotels, but they were more than what we wanted to pay for one night. So we landed on Hotel Istria. The owner was friendly the first time we walked in, but he was rude the second time we went back. He was not very friendly the rest of the time. We had a shared bathroom, which was cheaper. The bathroom was okay. It was clean and fine for a one night stay. Our room did have a sink in it. It wasn't furnished very much and didn't have a tv. It was also very small. Like I said in my title...it was a decent place for those who do not want to stay in hostels anymore, but can't really afford a nicer hotel, especially if it's only one night.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 stars Value
    • 2 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2007

The hotel itself has a very low quality, but we were looking for a one night stay only, so we stayed there.
The room was small, but clean, bathroom was OK.
There was a huge problem: next day when we checked out they overcharged us by 9EUR! (We booked the room for cheaper, but we did not have any written evidence unfortunately, and the reception staff next day told that the price is higher that we were offered previous day.)
So: book via internet, or ask for a price list when you move in! otherwise it is an OK place for those travellers who do not have high expectations and just want a bed and shower for night.

  • Disliked — very noisy, they changed the price for the next day
  • Stayed June 2007, traveled with friends
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 1 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Address: Via Timeus, 5, 34100 Trieste, Italy
Location: Italy > Friuli Venezia Giulia > Province of Trieste > Trieste
Amenities:
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Ranked #34 of 50 Hotels in Trieste
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 47
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