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New Orleans, Louisiana
Reviewed yesterday NEWvia mobile

Almost everything some ppl rated the hostel 1* for is exactly what I'm looking for in a Vegas hostel.. The staff is friendly and will take good care of you when you go there. It's cheap, clean and they have a good vibe going on. If you're not into parties, drinking and meeting new people you shouldn't go there.. but...

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Europe
Reviewed 1 week ago

The receptionists are very unfriendly and rude. There are no rules about drinking over night. I seriously saw two guys taking cocaine right in from the main entrance to the rooms and in from a cctv... Please, take attention to this type of guests. The price is quite good and kitchen is small but acceptable. I could stay here again...

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Ashdod, Israel
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the reception girl was very rude to me. im a tourist, and my english is not that good so she treated me like im inferior and stupid, Although i was very pleasant and nice to her. the Hygiene in the toilets is awful, like in horror movies. they clean with the same water and towel all the rooms and the...

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Reviewed November 2, 2016

For all the backpackers - this is THE place to stay. If you are looking for a cheap place to stay and lots of new people to meet, choose Hostel Cat. One thing - they don't have breakfast included, but there are a lot of diners and stores around. The bust stops are a minute's walk away. You can easily...

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Reviewed October 31, 2016 via mobile

I would definitely not recommend to stay in this hostel. I read the comments and they wrote about breakfast, but I think they don't do it anymore, while there was no breakfast at all. They referred me to a kind of bakery. I had the feeling they tried to make money out of everything. I wanted to print my ticket...

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Kalisz, Polska
Reviewed October 4, 2016

We wanted to save up a little bit on the weekend rate which is so high in the main hotels so we picked up this hostel found on the Internet. It's cheap and it's not that far from the Strip. Actually it's only three stops from the Stratosphere and the bus stop is right next to the hostel. The neighbourhood...

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1Thank MarcinJanczak
Reviewed October 3, 2016 via mobile

Hostel cat was located in between the start of Las Vegas strip, near the stratosphere(15 min walk) and Fremont street (20 minute walk) which is the old strip and much more interesting of an evening. The staff at hostel cat are super lovely; welcoming and helpful- you are given a map and things to do in Las Vegas which was...

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Reviewed September 19, 2016 via mobile

I booked a bed on line coming from CA for 5 hr drive. When I got there I showed my UT State US license but was not allowed a room. They needed a US passport for how long I was going to stay in the USA ????!!!? I'm a US citizen traveling in US and not crossing boarders! Wow I...

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Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed September 14, 2016

I stayed here for 5 days and these days were simply amazing. They organize special activities and take you out everyday. You can choose if you want to be a part of it or not..I got to know so many people from all over world and it was so much fun. Staff is really cool and friendly. It is soft...

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Reviewed September 13, 2016

So I ended up here for 5 nights, and to be fair when we got there the first night I was wondering what I'd done to myself. But after I had some food and a bit of sleep, I started to really appreciate what this Hostel had to offer. It's basic, but clean and comfortable in the rooms, although not...

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Parties begin and end here with something social every night! Cheapest beds in Vegas, closest hostel to the Famous Las Vegas Strip! Don't let your Vegas experience be a boring hotel room you will not spend much time in! See why so many come for three nights and are here a week later!18+ okay! PLEASE SEE CHECK-IN REQUIREMENTS AT BOTTOMFUN STUFF:Bar-crawls!BBQs!Limo tours and VIP clubbing!Fremont Street Experience Tour!Las Vegas Photo and Show Tour!Social games!Pool parties!24 hour party areaDiscounted tours to Grand Canyon, Zion, Bryce Canyon, Hoover Dam, Death Valley!FREE AMENITIES:Breakfast - all you can make pancakes!High speed WIFI!Bedding!Parking!Movies!Book Exchange!Coffee and tea!Same day luggage storage when you check out!OTHER:Nightly activities or tours!Full guest kitchen!Laundry with free laundry soap!Drinking games and BBQ area!WE ARE:1/2 Mile from Stratosphere Tower (Beginning of modern strip)1 Mile from Downtown (Fremont Street)1 Mile from Greyhound (bus station)2.5 Miles from Caesars (middle of strip)5 Miles from airport & Megabus stationCity bus is 100 meters from Hostel and runs 24 hours!The Hangover was filmed here!CONDITIONS:Price does NOT include tax deposit per person is charged upon check-in & refunded at check-out$1 towel rentalNo refundsPrivate room is a 6 bed dorm with bunk beds, but you have the room all for you with a private bathroom inside!Cancel booking 48 hours BEFORE arrival date freeReception 9am-1am (call or email if arriving later)Check-out 11amCheck-in from 2pmNo-shows/late cancelations are charged one night's stay + tax + $5 processing feeCHECK IN REQUIREMENTS (See exceptions below):At check in, guests must present one of the following:1. A non-U.S. passport OR Canadian drivers license OR2. A U.S. passport with a current out-of-state government issued ID (like a drivers license) OR3. An out-of-state student ID with a current out-of-state government-issued ID (such as a drivers license)Guests may also be asked to present proof of travel. This hostel is not the right environment for children as there are late night parties.EXCEPTIONS TO CHECK-IN REQUIREMENTS: New Years, EDC, CES, Spring Break and Holiday/Holiday weekends. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Cat

Address: 1236 Las Vegas Blvd S, Las Vegas, NV 89104-1313
Location: United States > Nevada > Las Vegas
Price Range: $23 - $88 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Hostel Cat 1.5*
Number of rooms: 22
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“All rooms are same, but if you don't like yours they are flexible in changing.”
 of 5 bubbles nandy16, Sep 14, 2016 | Read review
“There are no good rooms”
 of 5 bubbles 772anthonyt, Apr 29, 2016 | Read review
“Choose a smaller room and away from the picnic area = less noise”
 of 5 bubbles 707suz, Apr 21, 2016 | Read review
“I believe all the rooms are the same bunkbed setup. I didn't have any issues.”
 of 5 bubbles 950meaganm, Mar 20, 2016 | Read review
“Don't stop here save your time and money”
 of 5 bubbles 185chantellem, Jan 17, 2016 | Read review
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