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The Old Town Hostel Sibiu

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is one of those hostels that hsve the potential to be great if they out a bit of effort! The mattress r so old u can feel the springs on every bed, my back would kill every morning waking up, then came the 15 minute que for the toilet since there was only one for 14 beds. The... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have mixed feelings about this hostel. Pros: excellent location. Absolutely wonderful. You're right on the small square. There's a nice bar below worth visiting (not affiliated with the hostel). The rooms are big and spacious - most hostels I've been in try to cram as many beds next to each other as possible, which makes maneuvering a bit of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Hygiene - what's that? Only one (dirty) bathroom. The bed I slept in was sooo noisy and the sheets didn't look clean at all. This place isn't worthy of hosting tourists in the very middle of such a beautiful city.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 weeks ago

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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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

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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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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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: $13 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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