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The Old Town Hostel Sibiu

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Probably one of the dirtiest places I ever slept in. The beds are bad, the sheets are some rags and the bathroom - one bathroom for the entire hostel, which means 1 toilet and 1 shower is as just horribly dirty. Like. Dirty. Definitely not recommending. The only up is the location, which is really nice but other than that,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I stayed here in 2014 with a friend whilst backpacking through Romania. This was hands down my favourite hostel in Romania; we met some amazing people here, and the boy at the help desk was hilariously funny, super obliging, and spoke impeccable English. (During our stay in Brasov the help desk boy spoke next to no English, although I'm sure... More 

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Cluj-Napoca, Romania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The idea of writing this review came to me as I was lying wide awake at 4 AM in the noisiest, filthiest place I've ever slept in. Hopefully someone will read it and stay away, for even though this place is cheap, it is not cheap enough. Here are some of the things me and my group of friends have... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

I actually stayed in this hostel 3,5 years ago for one night. I came to Sibiu without an accommodation and luckily found a bed here after wandering around the town searching for budget accommodation. The hostel itself is nothing great but the staff and the owner made the place more interesting especially because people make my travels awesome, not so... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2016 via mobile

I want to preface this by saying that I've stayed at many, many hostels in my life - from Laos to India, and this was worst experience of my life. Neither am I hard to please. Staying here was marginally better than being homeless. First of all, I booked (and paid for) a bunk in a ROOM, not a hallway... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Kind of like sleeping in an Ikea. Simple rooms with semi-worn mattresses... but... it's a hostel. The price was right, the bathrooms were clean, and I felt like my belongings were fairly safe. If I visit again and travel with enough people to get the private room, I'll probably stay here again. If I travel solo, it's probably more economic... More 

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Joensuu, Finland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

If you want a cheap place to stay a night, then its good. It also has a bar downstairs worth visiting. There's an ATM, shop and everything you need nearby. The wifi though didn't work on our phones. For tablets, it worked fine. Be careful with the beds as the planks tend to fall. And try avoiding sleeping on the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

The staff is very helpful and friendly (please follow the recommendations of Silviu for Restaurants and Bars) and it is located just on the centre of Sibiu in a very historic building. It is extremely clean as well.

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

I've spent 5 days in the Old Town Hostel and would have loved to stay longer. It's a perfect hostel. They have comfortable beds, a kitchen where you can meet the other guests and cook together, the staff is the most lovely one I've met so far and it's right in the center of Sibiu. Don't expect a hotel of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2015

Hostel was in bad shape. Kitchen was the common room aswell, with no possibilities beside an incomplete card game and the board game risk, that probably made the whole atmosphere not as good as we had expected. Kitchen was doable. Location is good.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The hostel is located in the heart of the historical centre, in Piata Mica ("Little Square"), the oldest and most romantic of Sibiu squares, in a 450 year old building with Renaissance style arcades, at the first floor above the Pharmacy Museum. This museum holds the furniture and equipment of the oldest Transylvanian pharmacy. There is also a room dedicated to Samuel Hahnemann, the founder of homeopathy and personal physician of the Baron von Brukenthal. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Old Town Hostel Sibiu

Address: Piata Mica Nr. 26, Sibiu 550182, Romania
Location: Romania > Transylvania > Central Romania > Sibiu County > Sibiu
Price Range: $12 - $67 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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