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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Me and a friend booked this hostel for the start of our inter railing trip as it was the cheapest! The place is quite small and cramped but there is a kitchen you can use and a nice outside area. Apart from the outside, there isn't really a nice communal area, just a dark room with some tables in. The... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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6 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The cheapest hostel in the whole Paris. However.. badbugs everywhere, dirty, crowded rooms, not enough space for everyone. A little bit disgusting kitchen. Lokalization was ok, and the atmosphere also great. Thanks guys !

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016

Check in was no hassle and the room looked very basic and small but we were not too fussy. After the first uncomfortable night we were rudely woken by people telling us to get out because they had to clean the rooms for the next 2/3 hours, getting ready to start our day we tried to look for an unblocked... More 

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Guangzhou, China
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2016 via mobile

I chose the hostel for the convenient location across from the Metro Station. I arrived at 9 pm. After I paid for the room fee, I found The place is nothing but a bunch of dirty bunk beds crowded in smelly rooms. No common room, no kitchen. Staff tried to scam me off in the morning by saying that check... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2016 via mobile

We were two girls and were scared to stay in this place which looked like a haloween horror house. Dark rooms, no kitchen, not enough toilets, dirty (not even a hand wash in the dirty toilets), very unsafe neighbourhood (definite no if you are a solo traveller), no heater in the room (we were freezing while reception stayed toasty warm)... More 

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Thank Manori S
Porches, Portugal
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

The staff were very nice, and the cleanliness wasnt the worst I've seen, but the location is terrible and the owner's extremely unsympathetic. As a solo (experienced) female traveller I did not feel comfortable c the 50 meters from the metro station to the front door, during the day! Didn't even attempt it at night. I had a resevation for... More 

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Eastbourne, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

Congratulations, Friend's hostel! You were the last hostel I visited in my Europe travelling and I went to over 20 hostels in that trip but I found this to be the most unpleasant. My room was tiny and my bed did not have any frames or stairs which meant I had to climb somebody else's bed to get up on... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2016

I don´t recommend this place, at all. Bad localization(except about the train station in front of the hostel, aven so the neighbourhood are dangerous), terrible rooms with so many bugs...I hated! Be very careful.

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Lithuania
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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2016

Hostel located near metro station and close to Montmartre. However, the district seems dangerous, so be very careful. Guys in reception was quite helpful. Except the fact, they had no clean towels and instead of that they gave us sheets. It was clean more or less, but in general, hostel looks very very poor. And no free wi-fi after 6... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

Not for fussy travellers! + very friendly staff + cheap + you can come and go anytime + good location + clean Some aspects you should consider : - very little rooms, I stayed in a 3 bed room (1 3 storey bunk bad) - shower and toilet outside the room, one sink inside. Many reviews were about hot water,... More 

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Address: 122 boulevard de la Chapelle | 18th Arr., 75018 Paris, France
Location: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Price Range: $20 - $50 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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