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Brisbane, Australia
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The hostel was great for the price and had an extremely convenient location to explore the city. They were very helpful with sending an item that I left behind to my location. The hostel doesn't have an elevator so a lower floor level would be recommended if you stay there.

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1 Thank Eva4095
Bristol, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It is nice place. All people are friendly and after some time you starting to feel like home. The location is in very good place - city center and it is the biggest plus. Of course rooms are with old furniture and walls really need painting, need some renovation.

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1 Thank agnekiel
Auckland, New Zealand
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2016

It's very central but that's as good as it gets. The place is really run down and quite shabby. I found the staff and people pleasant enough but it felt more like a halfway house rather than a hostel. If your going to spend that kind of money you could do way better. I wish I read the reviews before... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 April 2016

Most people live at this hostel long-term. If you need somewhere to stay short-term (1 month) whilst looking for somewhere else to live, it'll be fine. If you're in Bristol for a holiday, definitely not. The staff do a good job of keeping it clean, however it is an old building and it's full of mould. The staff do a... More 

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2 Thank Emily S
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 January 2016

I booked in with a few friends to stay at this hostel. On first observation the place looked unclean, there was mould all over the walls, there was mess about the floors and shelving areas. My friend had been advised that we would all be in the same room together but on arrival had been told that one of us... More 

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1 Thank Luke H
Bristol, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This hostel is a big family, a lot of people stay a few months, or even a few years ! I stayed 6 months there and I loved it, it's very easy to make friends ! I think it's a cosy place, with great people and a relaxed atmosphere ! The kitchen is functional and ther is a lot of... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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18 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 December 2015

If you want really the cheapest place to stay in Bristol, choose this place. But even the cheapest places should be clean. I can't say this is the case for this hostel. They are obviously doing the basic daily cleaning but in some bathrooms you will find too many molds for my taste. Using inexpensive dehumidifier would get rid of... More 

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Thank Kamil Z
1 review
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This hostel is really just grim. Everything was dirty - except for the showers and the building looks shabby - in and out. The only positive, really, is that it's in the city centre. Otherwise it was loud, unsupervised, the people were rude and management was slow and ineffective at solving issues. Even had one guy being loud and drunk... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 December 2015

I called to make a reservation in a private room as I had to come back to Bristol to retake exams I had missed. I explained this was a sensitive topic and that I needed to stay in a private room as I have anxiety issues and severe nightmares, and thus wouldn't feel comfortable in a shared dorm and I'm... More 

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1 Thank Mari469
1 review
Reviewed 16 October 2015 via mobile

You can hear every noise in the hostel. Plus the building is dirty, for only exeption of the showers. Overall experience so bad. Even the fact that you have to make your own bed. I would never recommend it, just if you have no other place to stay.

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Address: 17 St Stephen's Street | Old City, The Centre, Bristol BS1 1EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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“No room would be suitable I do not think”
 of 5 bubbles lukehD9263UW, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Try Rock n Bowl hostel in Bristol instead.”
 of 5 bubbles hesitantelien, 5 Apr 2015 | Read review
“TOP rooms are private rooms to sleep couples....”
 of 5 bubbles Q1968OGmikep, 13 Aug 2014 | Read review
“(only tried one)”
 of 5 bubbles JonathanG987, 21 Jul 2014 | Read review
“The rooms are not spacious. Best to choose upper floors for less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Milly208, 6 Jul 2014 | Read review
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