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Piatra Neamt, Romania
Reviewed January 5, 2016 via mobile

I found hostel Freeborn to be a a very cozy and lovely place, creative and home luke feeling, i felt like this because of the host Raul, he has the touch of a true friend, hope to get back in timisoara ans visit again, big up Freeborn and Raul, thank you man for the lovely memories.

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Reviewed November 14, 2015 via mobile

Worst hostel ever. I've been travelling around the world and I did not submit a review ever :( but this one deserve a bad one.The worker Raul It s a fake guy,showers are outside(during the winter it's not a good idea to go there),not clean,no atmosphere etc Do not go there

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Raul-FreebornHostel, Owner at Freeborn Hostel, responded to this review

:)) talk about thieves being disappointed they didn't get the chance to steal. I wrote TripAdvisor on this matter too so it will most likely be taken down but until then I'll humour whoever is reading this. So this guy is Blacklisted, stole laptops, came here saying he will be the new manager to the biggest hostel yet to come:))...

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed October 24, 2015 via mobile

Raul was one of the nicest hostel owners we met and he really went out of his way to ensure we had a great stay at his hostel! He took us and the others staying at the hostel out for a drink at a really cool local bar, he knew loads about the local area and history and gave us...

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Timisoara, Romania
Reviewed October 9, 2015

This nice hostel is located in a strategic position, exactly in the heart of timisoara. The friendly staff will make you feel like at home, in a familiar evoirment. Clean and tidy, this is for sure the best place i've ever spent my days and nights in. Warmly suggested, it was a pleasure to stay there!

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Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed October 6, 2015 via mobile

This hostel is just amazing. Raul the owner is likable beyond belief. Met lots of nice people. Robert, a street artist really did a fantastic job of making the whole hostel into a piece of art. Perfect!

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Thank nielow
Reviewed September 12, 2015

I was warmly welcomed on my first rainy day in Timisoara. The mood for sightseeing was very low, however the host (I'm sorry, I could not remember the name! But he did remember mine,point for him :D) put my enthusiasm back on by showing me on the city map the main sights and some more hidden attractions (street art, abandoned...

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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed September 3, 2015

Amazing accommodation, nice stuff, great location, beautiful room, service, fun... Great impressions for sure, I wanna come back and also check other rooms as well... Raul, the owner, is a cool dude... :D

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Lodz, Poland
Reviewed September 3, 2015

This hostel is the best advertisement for this beautiful and charming city. Complete introduction to the best spots included so you don't need to know anything before comming. You can stay there not seeing the city at all with great company you are guarantee to find there. Friendly hostel stuff, great travellers from around the world. No matter if was...

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Vienna, Austria
Reviewed August 31, 2015

We did stay 2 nights in the private room. The Hostel is located very close to the city centre and the staff is very friendly speaks perfect english and helps you out (also with partying at night :-) ) If you are looking for a place to have a great tome In Timisora and meet nice people thats the place...

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed August 29, 2015 via mobile

The Staff is so sweet - the guy whit long Blonde Hair and raul Was so nice - i hade no Chance to meet the other gay- but he went whit us to the new hostel - the location is Amazing , only few minutes away from the main square - where you find everything ) the common area is...

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Suites
  • Kitchenette
  • Family Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
  • Airport Transportation
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy and friendly hostel in the city center of Timisoara, where you can feel at home and among friends. Events and daily surprises, like boxing day on Nintendo Wii, will make your stay a memorable one! Fully equipped kitchen, offering free tea and coffee, a lounge area where you can watch a movie on demand, or play a game on Nintendo Wii, fast Wi-Fi, and helpful and a friendly staff who will go beyond the line of duty to help you with everything you require! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Freeborn Hostel

Address: Strada patriarh Cristea Miron 3 | Ap.1, Timisoara 300029, Romania
Location: Romania > Transylvania > Western Romania > Timis County > Timisoara
Price Range: $11 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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See which rooms travelers prefer

“Smaller room was nicer”
 of 5 bubbles 710martyw, Sep 28, 2016 | Read review
“It's a hostel. So If you really need some privacy, request a private room. They are lovely aswel.”
 of 5 bubbles 794stefw, Apr 21, 2016 | Read review
“Bring flip flops because the best showers are in the other building”
 of 5 bubbles 472marijnh, Mar 22, 2016 | Read review
“any dorm room is a great chooice, just pick your favorite colour, or price you wanna pay...”
 of 5 bubbles Ivicaaaa, Sep 3, 2015 | Read review
“amazing place and staff”
 of 5 bubbles 964andrad, May 17, 2015 | Read review
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