This is not somewhere you would want to stay if you're travelling, unless you want to hang out with the local drug addicts or alcoholics!
No ventilation in the rooms which means you can barely breathe and the room stinks. Bathrooms and kitchen were disgusting! We ended up paying to eat out because we didnt want to cook in the kitchen...
Security is non-existant. Although the doors are locked its not the people outside you want to be kept safe from its the people living there!! The batty landlady came into our (private!) room late at night without permission (while we were in bed!)... Very suspicious as she didn't seem to have any reason to come in other than to snoop around our things!!
Most of the other guests seem to be long-term residents of the hostel who were old alcoholics, druggies or homeless! They were very intimidating and seemed very unstable. One guy kicked off while we were there, shouting at everyone and getting aggressive. Were time when we wouldn't want to go out of the room alone!
Definitely would not recommend this hostel to any travellers and DEFINITELY NOT families! Its worth paying the extra money for somewhere safer and more comfortable.
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