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Branson, Missouri
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016

I have stayed at this Youth Hostel several times, when I come to visit my family, It costs $32.00 a night, this is the cheapest place you can stay at in the Hartford area, the couple are actually nice people maybe you should give them a chance, because they are older. This is the cheapest place every thing else starts... More 

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Thank susanhylands
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13 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

I reserved a room and was sent a message that office hours are between 8 and 10 am and 5 to 8 pm. It said we should call or email during these times to make arrangements. Well the phone number was out of service and no one responded to me email. I got there at midnight and there was no... More 

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3 Thank Negatron N
McLean, Virginia
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20 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

The Mark Twain Hostel is a big decaying house (reminiscent of The Addams Family) in a pretty nice neighborhood by Hartford standards. Payment is cheap but cash only and I don't think there was a single piece of furniture in the building that was less than thirty years old. You get what you pay for. The dorms are quiet, the... More 

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Cranston, Rhode Island
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

I've stayed in this hostel twice, once in October 2011 and another time June 2015. I found the linen clean, the bathroom facilities adequate. The kitchen facilities I really didn't use. I see a lot of reviews complaining about these three things and I don't see what they are complaining about. Both times I got a good nights sleep. I... More 

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Thank AusRobustus
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5 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

This is a nice HOSTEL ,We. booked from hostelworld.com, Great value for Money, affordable price, convenient location, clean and safety. Reserved 2 nights, and extended one more night. We will come back to stay again.

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Thank david c
Welling, Oklahoma
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

I read the reviews going in to this and was quite skeptical. There ae more negative reviews than good and one can only wonder why! First let me start with the ridiculous smell. It. was. absolutely. awful. There is no reason any establishment should contain such a smell and there is absolutely no reason the individuals who manage this establishment... More 

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8 Thank Kevin S
New haven
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

As i have already travelled a lot and i have been to some interessting hostels in third world countries, nothing can compare to this place. It is filthy, dirty and smelly!!! The whole house smells like urin and vomit. The beds of the private room had stains, I guessed it to be urin and/or blood. The location is in an... More 

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2 Thank Backpackingintern
E windsor, CT
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I will be very honest with you, my fellow travelers. I am a travel blogger so I travel a lot. Have stayed in many places all over the world and without a doubt this is the absolute WORST!! Dirty as hell they NEVER clean the rooms. Bathrooms are filthy and in massive need of renovation. The mattress on the beds... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
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39 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

I was at the end of a week long road trip and was hoping to save some cash by not booking a full fledged hotel and the price was right-only $28 and I ended up with a three person room (with a TV and a sink) all to myself. The second floor bathroom was closed for renovation which could have... More 

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1 Thank crmsnprd
Gran Canaria, Spain
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2013

Stay away from this place of horrors. We arrived at the Mark Twain Hostel ready to lay down our things and rest our weary traveling bones, only to knock and ring for hours with no one coming to the door. We had of course arranged our arrival time with the owners before, but they were not there to greet us.... More 

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Address: 131 Tremont St, Hartford, CT 06105-2541
Location: United States > Connecticut > Hartford
Price Range: $36 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 54
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