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Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 October 2005

I've stayed in many hostels around the world of varying standards and this is the worst, most disgusting, grotty, dirty, foul and smelly place I have ever stayed in. We were forced to stay in here due to last minute booking and found it after trying every other hostel in town which were all full. Before finding it, we contemplated...

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Baltimore, Maryland
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2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 January 2005

Ok, its true that the Arch View is dirty. very dirty. However, there is an underground culutre there. Stay a while (I stayed for a week). It's like a social experiment. Most of the guests at the Arch View are there for the long term. I had a lot of fun and made a lot of friends. Everyone is really...

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Bologna, Italy
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9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2004

It's the cheapest one in town but VERY DIRTY, esp. the kitchen and the toilets are something hard to describe. Anyway the atmosphere is friendly and funny - we've made many friends and you can do anything you want, no one notice! Even inviting friends inside to sleep (for free, if you mind to come back late and the owner...

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Reviewed 23 July 2002

Unless you like filthy rooms, carpets with massive holes, graffiti covered doors in the bathrooms & a building that is a complete fire hazard then you should definitely avoid this hostel!!! My friend & I were led to believe that it was approved by the Irish Tourist Board (Bord Failte) & their reservation slips carry the Bord Failte logo -...

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Additional Information about Arch View Hostel

Address: 1 Dominick Street Upper, Galway, Ireland
Region: Ireland > Western Ireland > Province of Connacht > County Galway > Galway
Number of rooms: 6

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