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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed December 2, 2016 via mobile

We turned up in the evening and everything seemed fine from reception and the bar, it wasn't until you go through some dark doorway the place starts getting horrible. Extremely dark and dingy, rough around the edges. We had an issue with our room...we got put in a room with 6 grown men that certainly made themselves comfortable, there were...

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Reviewed November 19, 2016 via mobile

We spent only one night in this hostel and we would not recommend it. When we arrive there was a problem with our booking so we got the good surprise to be given a private room instead of a dorm for the first night. The room was really nice and the beds too but it is separate from the dorm...

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
Reviewed October 26, 2016

We were welcomed with some crazy local shots in their cool bar right at the entrance. It is a great place for travellers and backpackers. It was a little difficult for us to carry our bags on the second floor as we had huge luggage suitcases. Rooms were spacious and beds were comfortable. The hostel is right next to the...

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Reviewed October 26, 2016

As soon as I got there I thought my friends have got me to a bar directly even before checking in, later I realised that’s the bar at the entrance and the hostel is upstairs, which according to me was pretty awesome. I stayed in an eight bed dorm which was big and spacious. Their kitchen is on the first...

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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Downtown Backpackers Hostel was so much fun. We stayed there for three days and have only positive thoughts about it. The garden is absolutely amazing, so beautiful in the evening. The food was good and you get a complimentary shot when you check in :)

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Kiruna, Sweden
Reviewed September 22, 2016

Hostel Downtown Backpacker’s is located in Bratislava’s one of the busiest areas. It’s truly a great hostel for backpackers & budget travelers. Location I personally liked the location of Hostel Downtown Backpacker’s because it is not very far from the main square. The old city, historical parts & sights are within walking distance & can easily be covered. It’s approximately...

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Reviewed September 4, 2016

Not what i was expecting but it turned out to be really nice. The restaurant downstairs i can highly recommend. Lovely food, not expensive and good sized portions! Our room was lovely and we had a balcony! Very good location and handy to the buses. There was a shop about 8 minute walk away so not too far to go....

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Reviewed August 9, 2016 via mobile

The hostel's location cannot be faulted: 15 minutes from the train station, 2 minutes from a subway (perfect for any tourists keen to get the authentic Bratislavan experience), 5 minutes from the centre of town. Dt.Bp.H is also unique in that - unlike the overwhelming majority of other such establishments - it is not very cramped; it has airy corridors...

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Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

I spent 3 lovely days there. Good facilities, good prices and quite clean. Every room has lockers and a good Wi-Fi connection everywhere. At the first floor there is a bar where you can get food and drinks. The Hostel has a nice garden in the back where you can chill and talk with friends. Moreover the staf is great!!...

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
Reviewed July 27, 2016

This hostel is located in a good spot if you want to head out into The city centre. the hostel istelf has pretty okay rooms, but they get really warm real quick. There is a commonroom where you can hang out, but there is also a restaurant that is part of the hostel where you can sometimes sit in the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The only real backpacker's hostel in our town offers you great atmosphere of historical building and assistance of friendly staff - travelers exactly as you are. They are here to help you with planning your trip around Bratislava, Slovakia or central European region. Our hostel is situated on the edge of the old town centre in walking distance to most of historical sights, clubs and bars ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downtown Backpackers Hostel

Address: Panenska 31, Bratislava 811 03, Slovakia
Location: Slovakia > Bratislava Region > Bratislava > Staré Mesto
Price Range: $12 - $39 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Downtown Backpackers Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 60
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“take a room at the back of the building. There will be construction going on at the front for quite some time (July 2016).”
 of 5 bubbles lesleytkleij, Jul 27, 2016 | Read review
“Comfortable bed, good location, nice staff”
 of 5 bubbles Aude1990, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“first floor, but if you want a quieter stay, second floor”
 of 5 bubbles joaquinab2014, Jan 3, 2016 | Read review
“bed bugs...”
 of 5 bubbles 193aneliser, Nov 11, 2015 | Read review
“The dorms can be mixed and vary in size, so choose accordingly.”
 of 5 bubbles TahoeRobertson, Oct 26, 2015 | Read review
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