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The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel

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Cincinnati, OH
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389 reviews
143 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 127 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed here in October. We had a large group and rented the entire place so it was just our group. The staff were fantastic-helpful and knowledgeable. It was clean and had everything we needed! It's convenient to everything and we walked most everywhere. We drove to Signal Mtn and Lookout Mtn to hike and it is a short drive.... More 

Thank DavidandKim
Inglis, FL
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77 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

So this was our first visit to a hostel. We stayed in one of their semi private rooms. Best sleep ever declared my husband, who was extremely skeptical when I told him where we were staying. I'm not sure the other guests felt that way when he started to snore! The rooms are very clean as are the bathrooms. The... More 

Thank Cori W
Jordan H, Manager at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you guys so much for taking your time to write a review. The Crash Pad team was cracking up right when we saw the title of this review. You both are welcome back anytime at The Crash Pad. Thanks for being amazing guests. Thanks, Jordan The Crash Pad More 

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46 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 June 2016 via mobile

This is the cleanest, nicest hostel I have ever stayed in. Beds are super comfy. They have beer for sale in the lobby. Provide eggs and toast and coffee for breakfast. They are also more than happy to assist in planning any outdoor adventure. I would stay here again. Wish there were more hostels like this.

Thank Jennifergiles77
Jordan H, Manager at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Jennifer, We were more than flattered upon reading your review and thank you so much for taking the time to write one out. Thanks again for stopping by and hopefully we see you in the future. Thanks Jordan The Crash Pad More 

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66 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

This is a brilliant hostel. Bunks have a modicum of privacy with the wraparound curtain. Kitchen is well stocked, good fresh coffee is always available. Typical hostel breakfast. Nice bars in the area, knowledgeable staff able to recommend places to you. Parking nearby. A lovely chilled out fire pit outside, where you can read and enjoy the ambience.

Thank AlasdairMc
1 review
Reviewed 17 May 2016

This hostel is green built recieving LEEDs award. It is clean, efficiently run with welcoming hosts. All linens are provided, beds are comfortable and breakfast selections are locally grown and organic supporting local bakery and farmers. The best of all are the friendly and courteous clientelle we met during our stay. We were in Chatanooga participating in the 3 State/3... More 

Thank Carol K
Tri-Cities, Tennessee
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36 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 May 2016

My husband I recently came to Chattanooga for a quilting event and needed a place nearby to stay. The Crash Pad came highly recommended and I'm thrilled we stayed there. It's very secure, clean, quiet and very well maintained. The staff are all FABULOUS and I can't say enough wonderful things about them. We had a private room, but the... More 

Thank CnE_in_TN
Nashville, Tennessee, United States
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41 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 April 2016

Such a cool place. I stayed in one of the bunks and I loved it! The staff are all really nice and accommodating. Very, very clean. The outside area is super nice. Also the price is most definitely GREAT! I would highly recommend The Crash Pad. I will be going several more times this year to run the trails in... More 

Thank Robert J
Jordan H, Manager at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

Hey Robert, Thank you for the awesome review. Next time you come back we might have join you on the trails as well. Thanks, Jordan The Crash Pad More 

Raleigh, North Carolina
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140 reviews
31 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 April 2016

This was our second experience with a hostel within two weeks. We enjoyed both but we loved the security (locked doors), staff, location, rules posted in the sleeping areas, the separate bathrooms for W & M, a variety of ages (we were two seniors), and so much more. This will be a tough act to follow. We were within walking... More 

Thank Jmits1
Jordan H, Manager at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

Hey guys, We really appreciate the kind words and can't wait for your return. Thanks, Jordan The Crash Pad More 

Charlotte, North Carolina
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35 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 April 2016 via mobile

I thoroughly enjoyed my stay here! This hostile might have been slightly overpriced but you definitely got your money's worth. Friendly staff, linens provided, free breakfast, and great location. The common area, living quarters, and bathrooms were all very clean. The place had a cool vibe and the building is LEAD certified. My privacy was well respected and I felt... More 

Thank Culinarylover2010
Jordan H, Manager at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time out of your day to give us some great feedback. We hope to see you again at The Crash Pad. Thanks, Jordan The Crash Pad More 

st. louis, mo
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113 reviews
40 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 March 2016

Far superior to most hostels, this new-ish facility is located right by the Choo Choo Hotel in a vibrant area close to downtown. After dark it may be a little sketchy, but we felt secure in and around the facility. The adjacent bar, associated with the hostel, can be noisy, so complain to the hostel staff is you're being disturbed.... More 

Thank twoteachersSt.Louis
Jordan H, Manager at The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your honest response, we really appreciate a detailed review. We knew going into building a bar and restaurant next door that there could be some noise issues and would like to remind any of our guests or future patrons that we are on call even after our desk shifts, and can always come back to the hostel... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel

Address: 29 Johnson Street, Southside neighborhood, Chattanooga, TN 37408
Region: United States > Tennessee > Chattanooga
Price Range: RM121 - RM313 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“There are bunks or private rooms with queen beds.”
 of 5 bubbles carolk989, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great and well thought out”
 of 5 bubbles CnE_in_TN, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely go with a bottom bunk”
 of 5 bubbles robertj192, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“bring earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles twoteachersSt.Louis, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms come with an in room washbasin and comfortable pillow top queen bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Shangheye, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
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