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Wivenhoe, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2016

I stayed alone at this hostel for three weeks in an only female room with six beds. I was weary of sharing a space for so many days with people but it turned out ok. Of course, you do not have a lot of privacy but I always felt safe and comfortable. The staff was super nice and friendly. Sometimes... More 

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Paris, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

I stayed in one of the hostel's private rooms with my boyfriend and 3-year old daughter for nearly 2 weeks. We were all delighted with the place. It felt like home (in fact, it's a very artfully decorated house). We were able to cook dinner in the clean, spacious, well-organized kitchen while our daughter watched cartoons in the living room.... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

Friendy, knowledgable staff; management that made an extra effort to accomodate. Near downtown: cold nights, warm sunny days (late January.) Free waffles and good coffee in the morning.I keep coming back and can't imagine staying anywhere else when in Tucson. "There's no place like this place anywhere near this place, so this must be the place."

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Tucson, Arizona
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I stayed in a private room this time; found it clean, comfortable and quiet. Best managed hostel of any I've stayed in. Near downtown. Good local transportation. Tuscon is a friendy place to visit. Many thanks to Jimmy and all the staff.

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Mexico City, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

As far as hostels go, this one is pretty decent. The kitchen is nice and clean and there are laundry machines (I can't figure out why there's a dryer and not a line outside! C'mon Tucson, let's get eco-friendly). Bathrooms are clean. There needs to be a 2 shelf table or something put in the women's dorm instead of what's... More 

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Edmonton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015

What an awesome hostel. So much character! Convenient location in the heart of downtown Tucson, close to everything - food, entertainment, bus routes, etc. Very clean and well maintained! The dorms were adorable, and I talked to a couple that had a private room that they just loved as well. The showers and bathroom facility were spacious and nice. The... More 

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Hartford, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

I was there mid-summer, obviously a slow season there, so it was kind of empty, but it's a nice place to spend a few days and convenient to downtown and the UA neighborhood, either on foot or by transit. It's a hostel, so the review is relative to hostels, not to hotels whose sheets know their thread counts. The hostel,... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

If you are a single female traveling to Tucson, Arizona, I do NOT recommend the Roadrunner Hostel. I planned to stay at the Roadrunner Hostel for 4 nights, but cut my stay to 3 nights after another person - who attended the same conference as I - checked out of the hostel to fly back to NYC. The comments left... More 

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

This is a great place to say the least. Long story short I was having a bad experience at a place I was volunteering at and needed to relocate but had nowhere to stay in between times. I did a quick search of cheap stays and hostels. Found this one, and this was my first time at a hostel. I... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2015

Jimmy and staff we're all really cool hang out with and very helpful in giving recommendations of things to do and see in Tucson. The hostel is really close to 4th Ave and Congress St (areas with lots of local boutiques and restaurants/bars). This is one of the best hostel I've ever stayed in and also one of the cheapest... More 

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Wheelchair access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Roadrunner Hostel in Tucson is the perfect traveler's gateway to many attractions in southern Arizona. Our beautiful, historic adobe house is set in the heart of downtown Tucson. We provide all the comforts of home with a large kitchen that includes two large refrigerators and a professional stove, laundry facilities, free wi-fi, internet access, and cable T.V. Every morning we offer an all-you-can-eat Belgian waffle breakfast with coffee and tea. We have women's, men's and co-ed dorms, as well as private rooms. Fresh linens are always provided and we clean daily. We are within walking distance of the University of Arizona, shopping and entertainment venues, 4th Avenue, and many great restaurants. ... more   less 

Additional Information about RoadRunner Hostel

Address: 346 E 12th St, Tucson, AZ 85701-2019
Location: United States > Arizona > Tucson
Price Range: $22 - $45 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Roadrunner Hotel Tucson
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