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Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of Asheville

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Roanoke, Virginia
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in the cottage. The staff was accommodating for a very early checkin. The room was fine. The bathroom was less than clean. Slightly used bars of soap left in the shower. Ick. I know this was an attempt to be less wasteful, but the thought of a stranger washing his/her nether regions with the same soap was icky.... More 

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Thank valarieemailme
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12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This place was an interesting place to stay. First time in a hostel. All the staff were super friendly and welcoming. Would definitely recommend for one or a 2 night stay. The experience of staying with strangers is a good one to have.

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Thank Justine J
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2016 via mobile

Loved the feeling of this place. It's Ina converted home so it has that comfortable feeling. Right in the center of west Asheville which, is a must see section of town along with downtown and river arts and , for me, my favorite place to be based. Everything you need is within a walk and it's quiet and neighborhood like... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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20 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

We just crashed for one night before we headed out on the AT, so we were only around probably 14 hours but it was great! The girl at check in was cool calm and collected, gave us all the info we needed and showed us our beds.(+)Beds were surprisingly comfortable compared to other hostels I've stayed in. They have a... More 

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Surrey, Canada
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016

It's like being home , some house rules to keep in mind. All basic amenities ( greatest asset - no TV ! ) provided and is maintained well. Self serve your own food , get your own beer and just chill . Conveniently located. Great hospitality from staff. Will love to return to it anytime.

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Thank G G
Trenton, Michigan
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016 via mobile

I really liked this place. I enjoyed the community living. The hostel was clean and people were friendly. The beds were memory foam and I slept like a rock. They had wood and a bon fire pit outback. The only thing I didn't like was the door code didn't work (or i remembered it wrong.)and we came back late. I... More 

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Thank Angela C
Long Beach, California
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20 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2016

I stayed at this hostel in October of 2015. I enjoyed my stay and would return. The staff were super friendly and helpful and I still keep up with some of them on FB. It was well located. I would give it 5 stars, except there was only one bathroom for a lot of people upstairs and it wasn't possible... More 

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Thank Kendall A
bonpaul_and_sharkys, Owner at Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of Asheville, responded to this review

Thanks and true. That one bathroom upstairs can get a line of people. FYI for any potential guests - we do have two bathrooms downstairs. More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2016 via mobile

Made reservations through air b-n-b. Communication was great and everyone was friendly. The place had a cool vibe. Stayed in a bunk room. First night was great. Second night we had a snorer from HELL whose tractor-like sputtering finally ended up driving me out at 2:30 am to start on the next leg of our journey. (Lesson- Bring earplugs!) Comfy... More 

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Thank Robyn S
bonpaul_and_sharkys, Owner at Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of Asheville, responded to this review

Thanks for the review. Sometimes people will snore while you share a dorm room. We do offer absolutely FREE ear plugs that are available on the desk when you check in. Sorry that was missed. AirBnB is a great option for people. Unfortunately they do tack on a bit of extra fees. Our regular current rate is $27/night if you... More 

Flushing, New York
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2015

Awesome place to stay; very clean, extremely friendly, and in a great spot with tons of places to eat and go out for a drink nearby. Good place to meet other travelers as well. About 10 minutes from downtown Asheville.

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Thank KatL510
Cincinnati, Ohio, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Bon Paul and Sharkey's was an excellent stay for my friend and I who are living on a college student budget. The staff was extremely welcoming and the sense of community we shared with the other guests made us feel right at home. The only true downside was having people come back late at night and turning on the main... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Bon Paul and Sharky's Hostel of Asheville

Address: 816 Haywood Rd, Asheville, NC 28806-3114
Location: United States > North Carolina > North Carolina Mountains > Asheville
Price Range: $64 - $92 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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