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Hostel Smith

20 Rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France
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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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38 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Appalling hostel and easily the worst I've stayed in. It was very old and dirty and noisy. It was overcrowded and in a 12 bunk bed dorm they also put mattresses on the floor and in the corridor for people to stay on. Bathroom absolutely shocking too. Wifi very poor signal as well and pretty much pointless. Only good thing... More 

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Just stayed there with 8 friends during the Euros. Cheapest in town but you get what you pay for. Great location, which is noisy at night, but perfect for exploring Nice. Bring your own bedding if possible as the beds are disgusting. Staff friendly and helpful.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights in June. The ONLY thing it has going for it is that it is close to the beach and central to Old Town. The rooms are not kept clean. The pillows are as flat as a pancake. I could not connect to the wifi at all, but have not had a problem anywhere else... More 

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13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2016 via mobile

How this hostel has 3 out of 5 stars on Tripadvisor is a wonder. Other than its location, it's below par. Yes, step outside and you are in the heart of 'Old Nice' and lots of restaurants, cafes and boutique shops. You're also a short walk from the beach which makes for a convenient stop over during the day to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Just returned to Ireland, having spent a week at Hostel Smith, a family run hostel in central Nice that offers excellent amenities and has the benefit, being in the Old Town, of being central to everything. Secure dormitories, lockers with key, clean, hygienic shower and toilet areas, and a spacious airy cooking area combine to make this very secure building... More 

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Paris, France
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2016

I stayed at Hostel Smith for 7 nights while traveling alone in Nice. The location is perfect: you step out the door into the old town's charming side streets with lots of restaurants, and continuing on about 5 minutes you hit the beach. It was great to be able to go to the beach for the day and stop back... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2016 via mobile

I booked hostel Smith actually without reading the reviews but had to travel to Cannes for film festival so thought to give two days break in nice. first of all reaching was not a problem despite many people say you cannot find but it's very simple to reach. it's in the old town and they don't put the sign board... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

A few friends and I were staying in Nice with a later flight home and needed somewhere to store our luggage as it seems the museums don't let you store luggage anymore. We ended up trying to see if we could store it in a hostel and managed to find hostel smith. The staff were really friendly and let us... More 

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Thank Michelle C
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

I can't believe people complain about this place! it's in a beautiful location, close to the sea, unbeatable price, and the staff are soooo friendly!!! Especially the Italian guy was very very helpful and gave me loads of hints and tips about the city and the nightlife As far as hostels go this is definitely a great choice

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Milan, Italy
2 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2016

We had a wonderful time in this hostel. The staff was friendly from the moment we arrived untill we left...The hostel has a very good location. It's close to everything one needs: bars, restaurants, supermarkets and most of all the beach. Nice is a wonderful city and this hostel with its excellent price is the perfect place to stay. I... More 

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Hostel smith a 2 mins de la plage,free wifi,free breakfast,check in from 9am to midnight ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Smith

Address: 20 Rue Droite, 06300 Nice, France
Location: France > Provence > French Riviera - Cote d'Azur > Nice > Old Town / Vieux Nice
Price Range: $35 - $77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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