Stayed here for a week, and hated it. The first room we stayed in was next to the court yard and all night long people would gather in the hallway outside our door to smoke weed, play music and just generally be loud. This went on till at least 3am on two consecutive nights. When we politely asked people to be quiet after they put on dance music at full blast at 5am not two metres from our door, they locked us into our room (we found this out the next day).
The hostel staff was friendly and understanding, and offered to switch us to a quieter room (but they could not find a space for us until our fourth night). We should have just left then, but thought the new room would be better. Turns out they put us next to the main exit, so again we had people gathering by the door and outside our room all night. Not to mention the door slamming! Again, when we asked people to be more quiet at 1am, they laughed in our faces and said no.
The hostel's facilities and rooms are basic but fine. The building is a little tired and nothing is especially clean. There is one computer for everyone so you rarely get a chance to use it. The building has wifi, but our laptop couldn't pick it up for some reason. All this doesn't actually bother me. The problem is the guests: of all the hostels I've been (and I've travelled a lot), this one had the most selfish, most inconsiderate people in it. I can't say anything bad about the staff: when they were there, they were friendly and helpful. It's just that after 11pm when the kitchen closes and there is no staff around as far as I could tell, the guests run riot.
The hostel seemed full of long-term guests who are on their first trip away from home and spend all their time day and night hanging out at the hostel, partying and smoking dope.
I would never, ever go back there. My biggest mistake was booking and paying for the whole week up front.
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