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Dover Backpackers

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Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

I don't think I need to add insult to injury here, there are already plenty of awful reviews. We decided to go for it anyway, thinking people were exaggerating and also having almost zero other options, and I can't stress enough that this was a...More

1  Thank Cadderpiller
Reviewed 8 February 2018 via mobile

Dover Backpackers In the United Kingdom, my friend and I booked this hostel off hostel world. Although we read the very poor reviews decided to give the hostel a go anyway as it is the only one in the centre of Dover and we all...More

Thank Jess W
Reviewed 25 October 2017 via mobile

The first room we checked into was covered with black mold. The second room we checked into smelled and looked a little bit better but the toilet down the hall smelled putrid. Has old photos from the hostel back a few years and it looked...More

Thank Carlie M
Response from thecastleinn, Owner at Dover BackpackersResponded 15 January 2018

What has happened is they built a new cinema and restaurants bang opposite and the foundation machines shook this old historic listed building to pieces particularly the roof.We got no compensation just abuse from the council, have you ever come up against an English council,...More

Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

stayed here one night before catching a ferry over to France, it's located close to the port a short walk away. I had read some of the comments before booking and turned up without one to have a look at the place first. The staff...More

Thank Alastair P
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This was by far the most disgusting hostel I have ever stayed in. I have traveled plenty and have never been treated so horribly by the so called staff of the hostel. They were rude, unprofessional, disorganized, and clearly did not care about anything. The...More

1  Thank HeatherMcc11
Response from thecastleinn, Owner at Dover BackpackersResponded 15 January 2018

It's not that bad and the bar is locked at night and there is no access into the hostel but thanks for your comments

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USD 44 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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USD 44 - USD 64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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"Disgusting Dirty Smelly"
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"Lots of construction surrounding this place, if you are a late sleeper, bring earplugs or consider a..."
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"Ask beforehand for the room with the bracing see view"
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"If you have to stay here, maybe select an attic room, since there's one floor between you and the bar."
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