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Huckleberry Finn Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for 3 nights as part of a trip across the states. Went to check-in and no staff on site. Given a key for the dorm - lock doesn't even work from the outside so had to leave unlocked while I was out during the day. Luckily they had lockers that fit my pack which I locked up while... More 

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Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

Me and my friend came here for a night from New Zealand. The place is a bit of a dive but the staff are friendly and the place seems pretty safe. If you can handle sleeping a little bit more rough than usual then you could save a bit of money by staying here

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Lincoln, Kansas
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 6 August 2016

Was disappointed when we got there. I don't mind old, I live in a building built in 1881, but the place was not kept up very well. Exposed wood flooring behind toilets where the linoleum didn't reach. Beds didn't have any support. The air conditioner didn't seem to be working. The front door (which was an emergency exit only) didn't... More 

Thank Kathie67455
Lafayette, Louisiana
1 review
Reviewed 22 March 2016

I was in town for a conference. The hotel downtown where the conference was held was way too expensive for my budget, so I chose to stay at the hostel. Ok, it is not a luxury hotel: it is 25$ a night. But it was fairly clean, the people were really nice (the owner and the other people who stayed... More 

Thank yokkolen
Hamilton, New Zealand
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115 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 January 2016 via mobile

Old school type hostel. Nice staff, clean, but rough.. If you've only ever stayed in clinical modern hostels or hotels, then this might not be for you. I liked it. Its also in a really nice area. Good food and bars close by

1 Thank spookikiwi
Indianapolis, Indiana
2 reviews
Reviewed 13 January 2016

Lovely visit. After a sleepless night on planes and buses from the Balitmore hostel, it was a warm safe friendly place to stay the night before continuing my journey. January is the off season and I was the only guest. It was clean, although I was able to find 20 minutes of cleaning to do, because that's part of hosteling... More 

Thank arbivark
Jersey City, New Jersey
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 28 September 2015

Saying "it's a hostel" doesn't justify the fact that the accommodations are disgusting and the service is terrible. Soulard is a great neighborhood and this location has a lot of promise. It's a shame that the only hostel in the area is a dilapidated mess. I've stayed in hostels all over the world and this is by far the worst.... More 

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Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
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15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2015

saw one review saying it is in a shady neighbourhood, they obviously never went outside! soulard even ranks no.2 in the list of best st louis areas. It's quaint, w/ nice brownstones, cute restaurants and friendly bars and a very nice little supermarket and also 2 buslines to bring you downtown in about 10 minutes. The hostel is comfortable, and... More 

Thank Inge1967
Albuquerque, New Mexico
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18 reviews
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Reviewed 21 July 2015

Doesn't reflect the quality of other reviews because it is a hostel... Rated as a hostel -not hotel. Know the people that run it. It is maintained the best it can be (manager is good, owner is, well, not very helpful to his staff). If you need a cheap place to stay and are adventurous. Not recommended for people with... More 

Thank MapInNM
Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 20 June 2015

My girlfriend and I stayed three night sat Huck Finn (meant to be two but weather forced another day) while we were doing a cross country bicycle tour. When we arrived we were quickly checked in and shown our quarters, and having just ridden 50 miles through thunderstorms we were grateful to be able to grab nice warm showers asap.... More 

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Additional Information about Huckleberry Finn Youth Hostel

Address: 1904 S 12th St # 08, Saint Louis, MO 63104-3951
Region: United States > Missouri > Saint Louis > Soulard
Price Range: RM67 - RM89 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 44
Also Known As:
Huckleberry Finn Youth Hotel Saint Louis
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“Don't stay here,”
 of 5 bubbles christopherdM8262TI, 28 Sep 2015 | Read review
“It's all hostel beds in the same room.”
 of 5 bubbles johndoe516, 23 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The front room with the AC is a little cooler in the summer (for female dorm).”
 of 5 bubbles amberenergy84, 17 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Don't want to influence other people's decisions, but...think twice.”
  • Bathroom sink.
  • One of the beds in a female dorm.
 of 5 bubbles advise_low, 10 Jul 2012 | Read review
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