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Jacques Brel Youth Hostel

Rue de la Sablonniere, 30, Brussels 1000, Belgium
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London
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23 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Really easy to get to from the coach and train station. Staff were very friendly and the room was warm and clean and comfortable. Great shower! The included breakfast was excellent. Also there is a pick up for a free walking tour right from reception and it's definitely worth doing. Exploring on your own you are only 10-15 mins walk... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I booked a double private bedroom that was almost the same price of a dorm per person. This was the cheapest price I ever found for a private bedroom. The sheets were clean and the bedroom was very spacious. Breakfast was included and we could find a variety of food that looked like a hotel's buffet instead of a hostel's.... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

Very good hostel with free breakfast buffet, a wide range of breakfast are available. Good building and clean and tidy which is quite cool. Staffs are good, a good lift, a good bar, a good location. However, nothing something special. Yeah just good as

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Dresden, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

+ the location is quite good, close to the city centre; breakfast-buffett was really good; kitchen free to use; elevator - impersonal atmosphere; host too many people; staff seemed to be bored or too lazy to answer questions; things broken/worn down in our bathroom; common area (with ping pong, TV etc.) not very welcoming/worn down...WiFi only works on the first... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

Youth hostel, which is also used for families with children. Why not, since the hostel location is very good. The main advantage - really excellent breakfast with a wide selection of dishes. Responsive staff. The room did not have a locker and so there was no electrical socket near the bed. Free Wi-fi is here, but only in the reception.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015 via mobile

Actually visited in August 2014. Clean, friendly hostel just 15 minutes to Grand Place on foot. Breakfast was excellent and the hostel has a lovely bar. Rooms are big, bathrooms are clean and big. 4 bed-rooms are nice.

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Bagni Di Lucca, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2015

This is one of the best Hostels I've ever been. Clean, Safe and friendly. We had the Shower in room but the WC in common with other rooms. (Just a single wc for the whole floor). The breakfast was included with the room rate and was really good and rich! The position is good, really close to a Metro station... More 

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Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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4 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

We stayed here for one night only, in a twin room with ensuite bathroom (shower + washbasin). The room was pretty basic, nothing special, but acceptable; it was situated in some kind of attic so we couldn't get wi fi signal. On a walkable distance to the city center.The thing I liked the most is definitely - the breakfast! Very... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015

I stayed here while doing some training in Brussels. I was in a 5-bed dormitory, sharing with 4 other girls that were attending the training also. The room was quite small, so in the morning and evening it was difficult for us all to move about in the room and get ready. Having only one shower in the room also... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

I stayed in this hostel for one night. The room was smelly and the bed was messy when I entered. The blanket for my bed was on a chair and the pillow was on a ground and I was told by my roommate these are stuff for my bed. The shower was hot but with very low water pressure. Wifi... More 

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