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Reviewed 1 week ago

The guesthouse next door was fully booked so the receptionist booked me in for one night. Its was my first time in a hostel but the private room was more or less of the same standard as most 3 star hotels.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here mid week in March for a few nights. Very friendly staff, immediately invited to get involved in communal BBQ. Plenty of facilities, bar, table tennis etc. Rooms are a good size except many of the ceilings are sloped so shower etc. is difficult for taller people (I'm 6ft 4) Location is great, 5 minutes walk to Union...

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is easy to get to X hostel on the bus from the airport but for the time it takes, get an uber. The cost is minimal. The hostel is tucked away on a side street but the directions provided on email are more than adequate. The cost per night is great for the accommodation provided. We found the staff...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

That hostel is ok in reference to showers and bedrooms but service is pathethic. They made us to pay a fine regarding to party when they say they are a party hostel. They don't allow to drink own alcohol in their structures even in their bar. On the other hand, they rest a quantitie as a fine without a previous...

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Daniele C, Owner at X Hostel Bucharest, responded to this review

`Dear` Nacho, the fine is because you smoked in the room. This is disrespectful and highly illegal. Bucharest had 66 kids die in a club fire last year. Since then the fire-code got really strict and we have smoke detectors in each room and we get regular inspections. Reading you petty revenge review make me regret I didnt evict you...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I've slept one night and it was very nice. Very clean, quite modern and the staff was very friendly. It's very close to many things like pubs, restaurants. Good connection with the International airport and subway. I recommend it! Only complain is that the doors are not so good isolated, you can hear noise from the hallway :)

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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights and I had a great time. It's a great place to stay, whether you're on your own or with friends. It's a very social hostel with a decent bar and outside area where you can hang out. All the staff were great and very helpful. It's also in a great spot, just a short...

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Reviewed 20 January 2017 via mobile

Stayed here for 2 nights. Can't fault the location, it's close enough to the old town but not so close you can't get a decent sleep! Beds were comfy and rooms were clean. The bar was very quiet whilst we were here but it is the middle of winter so no real surprise there, I imagine it's more fun down...

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Thank Northernfoodie123
Galway, Ireland
Reviewed 18 January 2017

Really enjoyed this hostel it had a pub with lots of local beers to try out, the staff were super friendly and helped me find everything I wanted in the city, the hostel had an atm right at the entrance and the wifi signal everywhere in the hostel, my room was clean and really close to the showers.

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Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Great staff, location and the place is comfortable. I could not ask for something better! It is a big help that the Hostel has a kitchen and there is a big supermarket 2 minutes far... Also the city center is like 5 minutes walking and everything is nearby.

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Bucharest, Romania
Reviewed 13 January 2017

This is a good choice! Great to have an ATM on the doorstep, GIANT jenga, ping pong table, reception bar, and be very close to the supermarket and Old Town! Walking distance to the metro and a number of cafes, bars and shopping centres.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Come join the fun in one of the most centrally located hostels in the city: FACILITIES: - On site pub with local and international spirits and beer. - Ping pong table, giant Jenga, board games, darts. - Our private rooms are hotel-standard with air-con and private bathrooms. - All areas have access to free wi-fi - All rooms are air-conditioned. - With a total of over 18 showers and toilets you will never have to queue here. - We have a bank atm and a bitcoin atm in the building too. - Female only dorms available - We are the biggest hostel in the country so perfect for groups - Kitchen - CLEANLINESS: - All areas are maintained daily by professional cleaners. SECURITY: - We have 24h reception and security on call - Cctv cameras - 2 levels of security: access fobs for the main building doors and keys or rfid cards for the room doors. - The hostel complies to the latest fire code regulations with smoke sensors and detectors. - There is a police station 100 metres away. - All beds have their own locker. We are central, clean and safe! Come find us: we are close to Bucharest's party area and Unirii Square where the shuttle bus from Otopeni airport stops and where the underground (metro) station is. Please note: you cannot bring your own alcohol in our licensed bar - no laundry service available - We are not a party hostel ... more   less 

Additional Information about X Hostel Bucharest

Address: Strada Balcesti 9 | Sector 3, Bucharest 030221, Romania
Region: Romania > Bucharest
Price Range: RM62 - RM180 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — X Hostel Bucharest 1*
Number of rooms: 100
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“It's a wise idea to bring some post-it with you in order to mark your food in the fridge.”
PeppeD380, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you are a woman, prefer the female dormitories- they are nicely decorated and are cleaner.”
zografialep, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“If you're a group and you want to stay in the same room, insist on separate access cards when you're making the booking.”
Ranam3, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in a twin room - it was quiet outside and the air conditioner worked perfectly.”
EagleEye812, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“avoid room 11, bedbugs”
pdn989, 12 Apr 2016 | Read review
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