We slept in a 20 person bed room (2 girls) and felt completely uncomfortable our whole stay long. It was very very dirty especially the toilets looked like the have never been cleaned and in general all areas where dirty/smelly and weird. We were in a room with only men and felt very unsafe. We were not able to lock our luggage as the locks were broken. Would not recommend this hostel especially not for girls
I really do not recommend staying here. We couldn't get any sleep at all throughout the night due to the insanely loud music playing downstairs in what I suppose was a bowling alley/club. The bed was actually SHAKING from the bass. The kitchen was big but overcrowded and actually gave me anxiety. The rooms had no space to store away your luggage and valuables. Felt really unsafe. The whole atmosphere was a bit sketchy. The toilets were okay and the staff was nice enough but I would've happily paid a few pounds more for a bit of sleep.
Stayed here in Jan 2020 for a weekend for a stag do. Worked really well for us as a group, but perhaps a large part of that was that we didn’t return to the hostel until the early hours so weren’t kept awake by the noise from the club below as others have described, and secondly, we had private dorms which made any possible issues of security and comfort redundant. Positives 1) Location - couldn’t be more central 2) Cost - great value 3) Beds - very comfortable mattress, very warm duvet, all clean 4) Twin sockets per bed 5) Safe - hostel dorms and communal rooms accessible only with key cards 6) Showers - clean, hot, pretty powerful Negatives 1) Breakfast - was fine, but very limited (toast or cereal) 2) Dorm curtains - not usable/can’t be drawn so no ability to keep out external lights or daylight in morning 3) Noise - weekend music from club beneath goes on until 3am and the bed-frames suffer heavy vibration from the base speakers 4) Bathroom Sinks (and to a lesser degree toilets) - usable but far from clean 5) Towels - not provided (not a problem necessarily) but bring your own or rent one from the hostel. In summary - great for a night or two under certain conditions and for certain people. Would not recommend if you plan on having early nights or prefer more luxurious accommodation.…
The walls have humidity marks all over, the carpet has not been hovered in a long time. The windows don’t close properly. I’ve stayed in many hostels around the world and this one is definitely one of the worst one. I feel sorry for those who have no other experience and cannot tell that this is not normal. Staying in Hostels is a wonderful experience, don’t get discouraged by this awful place. It’s shameful to charge 30£ a night for this sorry place.
Nice to come back and stay again, it's had a makeover much more modern and practical, ping pong, TVs and football table in the common room. Beds are comfy, the buildings clean. They have both single sex bathrooms and private bathrooms upstairs, towels are a £1 at reception. Bristols great this time of year.