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Napoleon Hostel

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Siem Reap, Cambodia
2 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I arrived there with a friend at 2 am and the receptionist gave us a plastic bag with the things we needed to make up the bags. We tried to be polite not turning on the lights, insted we turned the phone's lights on. Two guests got extremelly unhappy and one of them tried to push my friend. We went... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I travel a lot, but I have never tried anything like this! 1. It does NOT look like the pictures at all. It is not clean and most off the staff are rude. 2. It seems like the staffs family and friends are staying there, and rule the whole place. 3. Me and my friend had to leave in the... More 

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Itarare, SP
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2016

It was a cool place to drop your things and to hit the streets of the red city. The thing is the hostel is not very clean nor it has a good environment to stick around. It looked like plenty of locals were actually living there.

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Buchs St. Gallen, Switzerland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Not clean at all , I think 2 out of 15 guests , are real travellers , all the rest they just live there , they "own" everything , rooms and the kitchen are just a an incredible mess ... the staff seems not to care about you ...

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

We booked for 4 nights and we sacraficed losing the money to find another place. I have travelled through over 50 countries and this is hands down the worst hostel.. I have never left a review, so this is how bad this place is. On entry there was an old man passed out, after climbing 4 stories to get to... More 

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Moscow, Russia
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

(+) cheap (+) good situation (10-15 min. walk to red square / lot of bars and club not far away) (+/-) drinking alcohol is possible, beer is available in a vending machine / sometime the staff is drunk (+/-) possibility of smoking in the corridor / lot of smoke in the corridor and almost no ashtray => corridors become an... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 via mobile

I'd like to tell my experience about this hostel. I stayed in this hostel for one night with my classmates and I am not pleased. The service is nice but the level of hygiene is awful. We got plastic bags with dirty and messy bedclothes. There were adult men, who accosted 13-16 year old girls including me and the staff... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been at napoleon hostel in march 2015, we've arrived around 9am and there were hips of people sleeping on the sofa in the hall, and a man politely told us that we could leave the luggage there and sit somewhere because the check in was after 12pm! When we finally did the check in, the... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

good location but (pretty common) located on the top floor of a building.. welcomed by desk staff warmly and they gave us good directions when we needed them. however, it didn't seem so by others.. saw some other people come in and there were staff playing with the playstation in the living room and ignored them. rooms were big enough... More 

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Oeiras, Portugal
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Old, dirty, very strange atmosphere. Staff asking me for tourist tax money (you need to pay only once, and we paid it in Saint Petersburg). Only the location is good and also wi-fi. But avoiddddd. We stayed in the private room, it was outr lucky. Even so it was very very small, the water was coming out from toilett shower.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NAPOLEON Hostel is MOSCOW'S MOST POPULAR BACKPACKER HOSTEL and is located JUST 5 MINUTES WALK from Red Square in the trendy old town ''Kitai Gorod'' area. This district is characterised with cobbled streets, old merchant houses and quaint Orthodox churches and is full of exciting bars, cheap restaurants, and local supermarkets, all within walking distance.Napoleon Hostel is award winning having won Best Hostel in Russia by Hostelworld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Napoleon Hostel

Address: Maly Zlatoustinskiy ln, 2, Moscow 101000, Russia
Location: Russia > Central Russia > Moscow
Price Range: $15 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Napoleon Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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