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51 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE England See on map
AMENITIES
Free Internet
Non-Smoking Hotel
Family Rooms
Laundry Service
Self-Serve Laundry
Pool
Fitness centre
2 Star accommodation
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All reviews bunk beds free tea coffee big common area city centre train station lounge area rooms are clean location is great enjoyed my stay fantastic stay easy access definitely stay here again the great north run stayed here for one night dorm yates newcastle
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Reviewed 15 March 2018 via mobile

Average is very much the word to describe it. Location wise it's excellent less than 5 minute walk from the train station & the fact that it has a kitchen it allows you to cook your own food which is a plus. The facilities were...More

Thank travelwithissa
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 19 May 2018

Hi, Thanks for taking time to leave a review. We do not allow guests to use our telephone as this would mean coming behind reception and we hold confidential information here. The basement was closed due to a fault which we were unable to resolve...More

Reviewed 11 February 2018 via mobile

Pros: Excellent cleanliness Excellent staff customer service skills Self catering facilities Location is so close to the train station, main shops. Cons: Kitchenette could have been a little bit cleaner 😊More

Thank thehostelhopper1
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 14 February 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for taking time to leave us such a lovely review. We are really pleased to hear you had such a good stay and had so many nice things to say. Our staff are happy to know they have provided you...More

Reviewed 31 January 2018 via mobile

Right in the heart of Newcastle Very pleasant staff comfortable rooms nice and warm atmosphere very clean standards are far higher here than at Newcastle’s other hostel in the city centre! can’t recommend this place enough.

Thank Iceycold
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 5 February 2018

Hello, Thank you for your lovely review! We are really pleased to see that you enjoyed your stay here. We look forward to welcoming you on your next visit. Kind regards The Albatross Team

Reviewed 24 November 2017

Pros: clean room, toilet, bathroom, very friendly stuff, location at the city centre, comfortable bed. Cons: no wifi in the room, bathroom and toilet were at the other part of the building, no plugs at the bathroom to dry your hair, cold room, cold toilet,...More

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Response from Albatross H, reception at Albatross HostelResponded 25 November 2017

good afternoon thank you for taking the time to write us a review we are sorry you found some issues with your stay i will pass your comments on to the management we hope to see you again in the near future. with kind regards...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

Staff went out of their way to help. Clean and welcoming - exactly what you'd want from a hostel. Having a kitchen there was a great help too, great to be able to come in and get a cup of tea. Perfect location right in...More

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Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 25 November 2017

good afternoon thank you for taking the time to write us a review we are very glad you had a good stay with us and we hope to see you again in the near future i will pass on your comments to the staff. with...More

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About
Description
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Free Internet
Laundry Service
Non-Smoking Hotel
Self-Serve Laundry
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
 
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Certificate of Excellence
HOTEL STYLE
Quirky Hotels, Safe, Centrally Located
Room types
Family Rooms
Number of rooms
26
PRICE RANGE
USD 20 - USD 217 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
albatross backpacers in! hotel newcastle upon tyne
Location
United KingdomEnglandNewcastle upon Tyne
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Traveller (27)
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Dining (8)
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sandsemma
20 August 2016|
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"Reception are helpful - just ask"
blackpoolsteve2015
22 Jul. 2018
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"i think all the rooms are nice."
prekshac2017
8 Jul. 2017
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"Lift for luggage only, lots of stairs."
chriswK2063AI
14 Sep. 2016
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"Any, but preferably near to the bathrooms"
Ivanamovealot
28 Jun. 2016
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