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“Until next year...”
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X Hostel Alicante
Certificate of Excellence
Nottingham
2 reviews
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“Until next year...”
Reviewed September 26, 2012

X Hostel... Now I've only ever stayed in one other hostel but I can't imagine they get much better. Everyone is completely sound, from the guests, to staff to management. I really couldn't fault the hostel in anyway...

The kitchen is clean, roof terrace is great, common room is awesome... I just can't emphasise how good it is all round.

On a side note I would like to thank all the girls and Alfie who made my stay awesome - absolute legends - wish you all the best.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed September 24, 2012

I really enjoyed my stay at X Hostel Alicante and would recommend it if you are looking to a lively place to party as well as sleep! The staff are friendly and go out of their way to help you out, they are also very social and will lead you on events each night of the week. Rooms were comfortable and the rooftop terrace is an awesome place to spend the evening! The breakfast was nothing to write home about and they just need to make sure someones available to check you out at 9AM!

Light sleepers dont fear as the party moves on from the hostel early to ensure everyone enjoys their stay.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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Manchester
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2 reviews
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Reviewed June 5, 2012

I have just returned from staying at X Hostel...it was amazing! All staff were friendly and helpful, and the organised tapas nights and pub crawls were fantastic. It is perfect for solo travellers as drinks on the roof terrace is a perfect way to meet others. It was clean and had a really good atmosphere. Many travellers I met extended their stay -as it was such a good vibe! It's the best hostel I've stayed in. I will definitely be returning ....to beat Alfie at table tennis :O)

  • Stayed June 2012, traveled solo
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Laguna Beach, California
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3 reviews
Reviewed June 2, 2012

My friend and I were on foreign exchange in England and wanted a break from the weather and went out on a limb and booked a last minute flight to Alicante. We got so lucky choosing this hostel. The people who worked there were so nice and so mellow and it was so easy to get to know everyone. It was the off season while we were there which is why it was so quiet and relaxing (which was exactly what we were wanting) but I'm going back this summer and am looking foreword to the more up- beat summer festivities. The Hostel people put together a really great pub crawl which we didn't go on but that i plan on going on this summer when i go back.
Also everything was really clean, there was a great kitchen, computers downstairs to use and great character all around the hostel. Theres a nice terrace out on the roof which is great because of how hot it gets.
The location is amazing too. its set up from the hectic touristy area but in perfect walking distance from everything to do and theres a supermarket around the corner.
its just a bus and a few blocks from the airport too and only a few blocks up from the train station which is great for backpacking.
Im so glad i stumbled upon this treasure!! Im excited to stay here agian

  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed May 21, 2012 via mobile

Really nice hostel, staff is friendly and nice. Awesome pubcrawl!

  • Stayed May 2012
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Pullman, Washington
2 reviews
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Reviewed February 12, 2012

Hostel X was a great place to stay for my friends and I in Alicante for a weekend. The owners are so fun and helpful, they organize pub crawls and tapas nights.. it´s a great way to hang out with the locals and see what makes Alicante so fun. I loved my stay here. The rooms and bathrooms are really clean and the staff is unbeatable!

  • Stayed February 2012, traveled with friends
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Frankfurt, Germany
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Reviewed February 11, 2012

We`ve been there for new years eve with a couple of friends. This place is located in the center of Alicante. Its about 15 min walk to the beach. This place seems to be perfect for party people in the summertime. When we were there it was quiet what was good for us.
The staff is very friendly and they care a lot about the customers.
Would recommend this place not for a romantic trip but for single travellers or groups.

  • Stayed December 2011, traveled with friends
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Property: X Hostel Alicante
Address: Calle Tucuman 28, 03005 Alicante, Spain
Location: Spain > Valencian Country > Province of Alicante > Costa Blanca > Alicante > Ensanche Diputación
Amenities:
Beach Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #8 of 60 Specialty Lodging in Alicante
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The only true Backpackers Hostel in the dynamic city of Alicante and the proud winner of the 2014 Certificate of Excellence! X Hostel is strategically located in the heart of the city with supermarket, restaurants, pubs, 24 hour shop, train station, pharmacy, tram stop, and airport bus stop all within a 5 minute walk to the hostel. We are in a quiet neighborhood just far enough from the noise but close enough to walk to all that Alicante has to offer. Alicante has year round warm weather, beautiful sandy beaches, and an amazing and unmistakably Spanish nightlife that is sure to surprise. Join us for one of our weekly pub crawls which takes you on an unforgettable night through the narrow streets of El Barrio, the historic center. Whether you are looking to party, relax, recharge, or meet other travelers, X Hostel Alicante is your destination of choice. We are not your average hostel. We are unique and honored in saying that together with our affiliate and sister hostels located in Bulgaria and Romania we have over two hundred past guests that have an X tattoo. As amazing as that sounds, it just goes to show the bonds, friendships, and memories formed at X Hostel. Tired of the usual holiday? Why wait? Come join the X Hostel family and have the time of your life making new friends. Special features include: ~ Fully equipped self-service kitchen with oven and stove tops. ~Complimentary breakfast served in the kitchen every morning (toast, jam, butter, nutella, coffee, & tea) *Available Nov. thru March Only* ~ Rooftop terrace great for relaxing, having drinks, or simply enjoying the sunshine ~ Large casual common room great for meeting other travelers. ~ Owned and operated by experienced travelers. ~ Free WiFi and Free internet computer usage in the common room. ~ Linen included ~ Book swap ~ Multi-lingual staff ~ No curfew (Reception closes at midnight) Check in: 2:00 PM Check out: 11:30 AM Reception Hours: 9 AM till Midnight (No reception available after Midnight) Credit Cards Accepted Cancellation Policy: Please notify us via email at least 72 hours in advance of arrival date. If cancellation is received within 72 hours of arrival date, you will be automatically charged for one nights stay. ... more   less 
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