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Reviewed 26 May 2015 via mobile

I'd like to tell my experience about this hostel. I stayed in this hostel for one night with my classmates and I am not pleased. The service is nice but the level of hygiene is awful. We got plastic bags with dirty and messy bedclothes. There were adult men, who accosted 13-16 year old girls including me and the staff...

Thank LisaNikola
Reviewed 5 April 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I have been at napoleon hostel in march 2015, we've arrived around 9am and there were hips of people sleeping on the sofa in the hall, and a man politely told us that we could leave the luggage there and sit somewhere because the check in was after 12pm! When we finally did the check in, the...

Thank roberta p
Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed 30 January 2015

good location but (pretty common) located on the top floor of a building.. welcomed by desk staff warmly and they gave us good directions when we needed them. however, it didn't seem so by others.. saw some other people come in and there were staff playing with the playstation in the living room and ignored them. rooms were big enough...

Thank sherzzzy
Oeiras, Portugal
Reviewed 29 January 2015

Old, dirty, very strange atmosphere. Staff asking me for tourist tax money (you need to pay only once, and we paid it in Saint Petersburg). Only the location is good and also wi-fi. But avoiddddd. We stayed in the private room, it was outr lucky. Even so it was very very small, the water was coming out from toilett shower.

Thank Silasboy_Lx
Reviewed 17 December 2014

From what I can gather this used to be a great place. When we stayed there we were told in no uncertain terms that they had a party whilst we were there and they couldn't care less if we stayed or not. They proudly display their Trip Advisor award from 2007, but I fear those days have passed.

5Thank ZeenusGadd
Donetsk, Ukraine
Reviewed 29 November 2014

Very nice place (Moscow downtown, about 10 minutes from Kremlin when walking), nice personnel and moderate prices for staying (about 20 USD per night), round-a-day open even at 1.00 a.m., subway station nearby

1Thank amorgen
Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 26 November 2014 via mobile

It is indeed very close to the Red Square, but the atmosphere is a bit dodgy. I don't know if all hostels are like this in Moscow, but the were mainly Russians living there and i was thr only foreign girl that weekend, in addition to 2 other russian girls also not very friendly. It is cheap place indeed but...

1Thank Patricia P
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Good hostel for few days between friends. No far from metro and town center. the negative point of this international hostelling is that it's noisy. padlock and closed boxes equip the rooms for personnal affairs.

Thank Mick B
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 17 October 2014

Very central location,close to the Red Square .There is no room for leaving the luggage, therefore I slept with the luggage in my bed . Just 1 shower for 30-maybe 40 people. Compensate with a very cheap price

1Thank Tomulescu I
Birmingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 September 2014

The hostel is in a very good location, a short walk from Red Square. There is no left luggage room which I wasn't too happy about as luggage is left in a corridor. Staff are very helpfull and it's good value for money.

1Thank Lee K

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NAPOLEON Hostel is MOSCOW'S MOST POPULAR BACKPACKER HOSTEL and is located JUST 5 MINUTES WALK from Red Square in the trendy old town ''Kitai Gorod'' area. This district is characterised with cobbled streets, old merchant houses and quaint Orthodox churches and is full of exciting bars, cheap restaurants, and local supermarkets, all within walking distance.Napoleon Hostel is award winning having won Best Hostel in Russia by Hostelworld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Napoleon Hostel

Address: Maly Zlatoustinskiy ln, 2, Moscow 101000, Russia
Region: Russia > Central Russia > Moscow
Price Range: RM58 - RM209 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Napoleon Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Single floor.”
 of 5 bubbles helitonscheidt, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“just try to convince the waitress , she manages all....”
 of 5 bubbles juajua3, 13 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I only seen 1 room and it was filthy.”
 of 5 bubbles alex186470, 14 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The 8 bed dorm is all good. get what you pay for but lots of space and powerpoints etc.”
 of 5 bubbles Lyndon_Maffey, 30 Jan 2012 | Read review
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