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“A really chillaxing place :-)” 5 of 5 stars
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Boho Hostel
2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Dun Guzeppi Xerri Street | Villa Cycas, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ10, Malta (Formerly Travellers' Point Hostel)   |  
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
San Sebastian - Donostia, Spain
1 review
“A really chillaxing place :-)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2013

I liked this place so much , it's cozy , friendly , the common areas are great to hangout and to get in contact with other travellers , you can get some people together to make barbeque and it's perfect for especially for solo travellers because you make friends in no time . I also liked one little detail a lot : sometimes people would forget shampoo or sun cream etc. or would leave it on purpose because at the airport they would take it anyway , so instead of throwing it away each bathroom had a shelf with stuff free to use for everyone. Bonus points: The young lady who runs Boho hostel is a real treasure !

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Maribor, Slovenia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2013

Boho is amazing place to stay! I loved the atmosphere there, it has a big common room and a beautiful garden which are great places for meeting other travelers and making new friendships. I have met a lot of new friends and we were exploring the island together. The staff is very friendly and helpful, and the owner, Penny is very professional. They also organized a barbeque for all of us and I felt like we were one big family. I would definetly reccommend this hostel, especially to solo travellers!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2013

This spacious villa provides the weary traveller with a great welcome, The atmosphere is friendly without being OTT, helpful, 'can-do' and above all very restful. Penny, the wonderful manager, goes the extra mile and beyond to help you get sorted, including travel arrangements etc - she's a real star. My fellow travellers were very friendly and easy to get on with. Great garden & verandah area. The hostel is clean and the kitchen functional. Opportunity to get that washing done (!). Mini super-markets are within 5-10 minutes walk, as is bus into town. We used to walk in to Sliema (the yacht club) in about 30-40 minutes. Swimming, bars & restos down in Balluta Bay (10-15 mins walk). Would I stay here again ? DEFO :)

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  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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Alicante, Spain
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

It is a great hostel. Agreeable and amicable with other travelers. Beautiful garden. Good situation to 10 minutes from the Balluta Bay. It was a wonderful experience staying there. Thanks Penny and Carmen!!

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled solo
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service

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Coffs Harbour, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2013

We spent 4 nights at Boho hostel. It is a great hostel about 10 minutes walk from Balluta Bay. Staff were always friendly, staff are great and has a fantastic garden. Loved the out door seating and living area, easy to socialise with other travelers. Only downside was that the wifi sometimes cut out and there are not enough showers.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service

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London, England, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2013

I had the great fortune of stumbling across Boho on a hostel booking site and could not of tailor made a better place to stay in the sun. 5 mins from the Balluta Bay buses and 10 mins from the bustling night life is only a small part of what Boho offers. From the wonderful owner Penny who always has a smile on her face and is happy to help in every conceivable way possible to the clientele it homes this place is a true delight.
Both indoor and outdoor communal areas are as friendly and welcoming as a cold beer on a fevered brow (which they also offer!) and the added bonus of in house fun (BBQ's, boat trips etc.) whilst maintaining the Boho-emien is truly a pleasure to be a part of. I have absolutely zero negative sentiments toward this place. So much so I'm already beginning to plan my next get away there!
In summary: If you want a chilled and safe place with a bunch of like minded souls Boho is the place for you.

  • Stayed September 2013, traveled solo
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

We spend six beautiful nights in Boho hostel and everything was perfect. We had the privet room and it was very spacious and very clean and that was very important to us. The owner Penny was very helpful and whenever we saw her she always had a smile on her face. We will recommend Boho hostel to all of our friends it was a wonderful experience staying there hopefully some day we'll be back.

  • Stayed August 2013
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Boho Hostel

Address: Dun Guzeppi Xerri Street | Villa Cycas, Saint Julian's, Island of Malta STJ10, Malta (Formerly Travellers' Point Hostel)
Location: Malta > Island of Malta > Saint Julian's
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #1 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Saint Julian's
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Boho Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 5
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
If you're a Bohemian traveller, you've found your Bohemian hostel. Drop off your bags and relax in Boho; a hostel which is ideal for backpackers & solo travellers due to its genuine social atmosphere and backpacker vibe.Located in a lovely Villa & Garden, Boho offers the perfect escape from the city's main busy central strip, while still being only ten minutes away on foot from it.Blessed with a large garden and courtyard, and that ever-constant Maltese sunshine, Boho is simply a pleasure to wake up in and a lovely home-away-from-home to retreat to. What's more, it's a great base to meet other travellers to explore the island with.Being backpackers ourselves we know what you're after when you're staying in hostels, and being locals we know where the good stuff really is!We provide you with detailed Maps, plenty of info on Malta, and we can also help you plan your itinerary.We also organise regular activities like pub crawls, boat parties and beach BBQs.In other words, you're guaranteed a great time in an environment which is as chilled-out as it is fun! ... more   less 
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