Quality of the facilities, cleanliness and breakfast is all okay, in fact better then what you might expect from a hostel for this price.
The problem comes with the staff and owner in particular:
I stayed here with group of friends (8 persons, mixed male/female all in late twenties, all Dutch...) and after a good night of sleep we had breakfast in the patio. There was not enough seating for all of us so we took some chairs (simple IKEA-model) out of the kitchen area. Immediately the owner came out telling us that those chairs were for 'inside-use' only. We put them back right away, but one of use dared to ask why there was such a thing as a chair which could only be used inside.
This was the point were the owner became downright intimidating: taking two of us out to the street to yell at them to let them know that 'Dutch people were always causing problems, making noise in the middle of the night, throwing up in the hallways' and more in general 'were breaking down the place'. This went on for about 20 minutes. In the end, he wanted to kick out the whole group, but after a while settled at just kicking out one of us (the one who questioned the inside-chair-thing, no refund). He made the rest of us pay a 250 euro deposit. As we weren't left with a lot of options we agreed... but it ruined our morning, and our stay was much less of pleasure after this incident.
To conclude: if you're Dutch and/or with a larger group of friends steer well clear of this hostel, unless of course, you know the owner is on vacation himself...
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