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Lithuania
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Hostel located near metro station and close to Montmartre. However, the district seems dangerous, so be very careful. Guys in reception was quite helpful. Except the fact, they had no clean towels and instead of that they gave us sheets. It was clean more or less, but in general, hostel looks very very poor. And no free wi-fi after 6...

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

Not for fussy travellers! + very friendly staff + cheap + you can come and go anytime + good location + clean Some aspects you should consider : - very little rooms, I stayed in a 3 bed room (1 3 storey bunk bad) - shower and toilet outside the room, one sink inside. Many reviews were about hot water,...

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2Thank Fanni S
Christchurch, New Zealand
Reviewed 13 November 2015 via mobile

Super bedbugs hostel ever. I got a couple of hundreds of bites. Bed sheets are clean, but I screamed out when I changed it. It looks like thousands of mold points with whole mattress and a cushions. (No pillow) bathroom toilets are terribly filthy. They sprayed but it's completely meaningless options. I couldn't enjoy stay in Paris. Staffs are okay,but...

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2Thank Red0826
Shah Alam, Malaysia
Reviewed 12 November 2015

Location : A bit far from the city and it's located is a "ghetto" town. It is accessible via metro. Price : Amongst the cheapest of hostels but not worth paying for. Would rather spend more for come comfort Rooms : 5 friends stayed in a room with 1 double decker bed and 1 TRIPLE decker bed. So unsafe! Fortunately...

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1Thank a22Zak
Kaunas, Lithuania
Reviewed 10 November 2015

Well it's a really good place to stay for those, who don't want to spend much oney for a place to sleep. Staff is speaking english (not fluentlly, but easy to to understand), chanhing bed sheets, cleaning rooms, showers, kitchen. The thing that bothers is wifi, which is fee only from 9am till 6pm (other hours it's about 2€ for...

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Thank Vilma P
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Better pay those 3-5 euros more and find cleaner hostel. If You don't have that kind of money to spend, better buy a sleeping bag and find some quiet place, anywhere, but in this dirty hostel. Believe me, even sleeping under the bridge is better than a week of itchy bed bug bites all over your body.

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2Thank Gunter H
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 October 2015

Pro: Next to a metro station, and a 5 minute walk to Nord Station. Cons: Everything else. Have to pay €3 for wifi after 6pm. Found lots of bugs in the rooms. Electricity goes off lots. You don't get an individual key for the room. The staff are useless and it doesn't feel safe and secure. Lack of bathrooms. Very...

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1Thank Natasha L
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 1 October 2015 via mobile

I stayed at the hostel for 1 night only, I had no valuable possessions, my own towel and a sleeping bag so I avoided all the scary things people discuss in reviews. I had all boys as neighbors, whom I didn't even see, because I was too exhausted and fell asleep before they came. The area is dangerous, it's very...

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Gros Morne National Park, Canada
Reviewed 18 September 2015 via mobile

Right so you have to pay for Wi-Fi between 18 and 0900. In this day and age it's simply embarrassing to make guests pay for internet connection. If be fine with paying an extra Euro a night if Wi-Fi was built into the price, but to claim to be cheaper with free WiFi and then limit it and charge extra?...

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2Thank 501Colin
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 13 September 2015

My friend and I booked 2 beds in a 4 person room. The reception is not very friendly and also not informative at all. He did not tell us where anything was in the hostel nor advise us about the city. Nor did he tell us that there is wifi, but it is only FREE between 9am-6pm. Otherwise you pay...

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Address: 122 boulevard de la Chapelle | 18th Arr., 75018 Paris, France
Region: France > Ile-de-France > Paris
Price Range: $61 - $72 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 23
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“good lokalization”
 of 5 bubbles annakosakowska, 2 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't know anything about 2nd floor, but in the top one there are only rooms woth at least 4 beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 332vilmap, 9 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Don't stay here. But if you do, the upstairs rooms have more bathrooms but are damper.”
 of 5 bubbles 199natashal, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Don't choose a room from this place at all!”
 of 5 bubbles PouleSoie, 5 Sep 2015 | Read review
“if you go here, do not book a large dorm, but book a private room.”
 of 5 bubbles liesbethm2014, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
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