Based on value alone, this place is terrible. I cannot understand why this place rates highly on Tripadvisor. 720 pesos a night for an unclean, and very unhygienic bed in a dark and dingy dorm.
*I am talking from comparable experience; hence over 120 reviews.
Feedback for travellers:
The staff are friendly, but that is about it. I have stayed in hostels in the same price range that have been extremely clean, very presentable, very close to beaches, and in nicer parts of a city. They have also had laundry rooms, huge communal areas with DVDs, games, sofas, metal lockers (not wooden drawers that are falling to pieces), clean and spacious bathrooms, etc. Look elsewhere, you can do so much better for the price. Especially because this hostel is in the worst and most dangerous part of town.
Feedback for management:
This hostel needs to dramatically drop the price, or spend more money on cleaning and upgrading the place. Not all backpackers are scruffy, unhygienic and carefree. Some have standards.
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