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    Hostel Alma

    37 Folkestone Road, Dover CT17 9RZ, England
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    Overview
    • Excellent8%
    • Very good11%
    • Average15%
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    • Terrible55%
    1 Sep 2016
    “Don't stay here if your claustrophobic!”
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    1 - 5 of 81 reviews

    Reviewed 5 days ago

    I would not recommend this place. There was no staff there upon arrival so we received a entrance code via e-mail. We went up to our room through a small, smelly corridor. Our room was small and smelled of mould and damp. The room wasn't...More

    Thank LiseOVE
    Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

    Firstly and most importantly you NEED ear plugs. Situated next to a very very busy road which is only quiet(ISH) between 2am-4am. Room is very small with no storage space. Room absolutely BOILING especially through the night. Let's daylight in as soon as the sun...More

    Thank Molly N
    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Ignoring the location because you can't blame the hostel for Dover being bad! Stairs badly lit. Most water un-drinkable and not clearly marked. Stairs not lit. Rooms tiny and way way way to hot. Bad place all around!

    Thank nbargate
    Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

    The word I'd use to describe this place is "Grim" When Count Dracula finally decided to appear after waiting outside for 10 mins ringing the bell... he took us into the dungeon ow I mean cafe to check in... the place stunk of mould and...More

    Thank John P
    Reviewed 2 June 2017

    The staff wasn´t very friendly or welcoming. The rooms were small and the bed uncomfortable. The walls are paper and some people desided to throw a party there. I don´t think there´s any staff by nights and the cafe is not open. You could not...More

    Thank Paula H
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    Hubert House Guesthouse
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    • Price range
    • US$61 - US$74 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Hotel class
    • Number of rooms
    • 12
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    • Location
    • United Kingdom >
    • England >
    • Kent >
    • Dover
    • Also Known As
    • Hostel Alma Dover, Kent
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