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Hostel | 10647 81 Avenue NW, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T6E 1Y1

79.1% Overall Rating

113 out of 134 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (19/03/2014)

Rafa? Janik thinks…

"staff at the front desk very helpful. Big kitchen, all facilities and appliances available at the hostel (washing machines, dryer, cash machine, wifi)"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Fax
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • ATM / cash machine
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Outside area
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

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79.1%

Overall Rating

113 out of 134 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'HI - Edmonton'

Atmosphere
70.4%
Location
80.8%
Facilities
74.4%
Cleanliness
75.2%
Staff
91.2%
Value
75.2%
Safety
86.4%
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62.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

31 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free tea and coffee

Disliked: It was dirty in all corners, only smelly blankets on beds and when I dried my face with the provided towel I had black hair all over my face. Gross!!!

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Rafa? Janik

Alone

Work / volunteering

19 March 2014 Rafa? would recommend this property

Liked: staff at the front desk very helpful. Big kitchen, all facilities and appliances available at the hostel (washing machines, dryer, cash machine, wifi)

Disliked: Rafa? left no negative feedback.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Work / volunteering

06 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Large common room and helpful staff.

Disliked: Fees for using internet are quite high. They have wifi but it cuts in and out and is not reliable.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

05 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location

Disliked: Nothing

88.6%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

08 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The guy at the front desk The room

Disliked: Miles from the bus depot

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Martin Hornacek

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

14 May 2013 Martin would recommend this property

Liked: - staff

Disliked: - no negative feedback

74.3%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 January 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice kitchen, free coffee and tea all day. Nice and helpful staff. Close to pubs.

Disliked: Most of the people staying are old, near retirement old.. So atmosphere is lacking. Also, old people in your dorm equals a bucket load of snoring and all sorts of old people noises!!!

The property's response is...

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

peter uherek

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

10 January 2013 peter would recommend this property

Liked: Most

Disliked: Snoring of temporary oilfield workers

74.3%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Manka Schaz

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

30 October 2012 Manka would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was really nice and helpful!

Disliked: Manka left no negative feedback.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 August 2012

Liked: Pretty decent location, big common area and big kitchen. Excellent patio out the back.

Disliked: Very bad wifi. Only works in one room and is incredibly slow. Only a couple of showers on each floor.

51.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

20 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: -

Disliked: The property is not as good as other hostel international hostels. it needs a lot of work and the internet was rubbish. it wasnt very clean and worn out.

The property's response is...

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

01 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very helpful staff, good location in trendy area, you can walk to downtown, free towel, clean, okay wifi that goes on and off, and arranges phone call to shuttle back to airport via SkyShuttle.

Disliked: Noisy at times if windows are open (hot in dorms in summer, so more likely windows are open), thin pillows even if you double them up.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

26 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good layout, lots of social areas.

Disliked: Wi-fi was not great. It wasn't available in all rooms and was unreliable.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 40% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 May 2012

Liked: Good location

Disliked: The key cards for the doors doesn't work properly. The staff accused me of stealing food even when it was my own food I took. STAY AT THE PACKPACKER HOSTEL IN EDMONTON AND AVOID THIS HOSTEL!!!!

The property's response is...

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Christopher Tetley

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Work / volunteering

19 April 2012 Christopher would recommend this property

Liked: Great location one block from Edmonton's happening Whyte Ave

Disliked: Terrible internet, no oven in kitchen

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Natalija Jermakova

Alone

Work / volunteering

25 March 2012 Natalija would recommend this property

Liked: place, staff, other people staying here

Disliked: internet painfully slow

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Shopping

11 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nice place for staying,friendly stuff

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 October 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very relaxed atmosphere, staff were helpful and friendly and it was nice and close to everything you needed. I'd stay there again.

Disliked: Internet connection, it was difficult to get anything done and only worked well for skype.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

16 July 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: In a busy and vibrant area - near Whyte Ave. Close to lots of shops and grocery store. Big kitchen with lots of appliances.

Disliked: A bit far to walk to downtown.

37.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference

08 July 2011

Liked: It's in a decent spot.

Disliked: The staff member who checked us in at 2a.m. was totally inept. It took him half an hour to check 2 travelers in wrong, ringing in one credit card as the wrong kind before I got a chance to correct him, then he took the credit card and when I realized later it had to be canceled. What is more, he split up us 2 female travelers who had booked together, saying "the rooms got messed up" and therefore instead of a 2-sleeper room of our own the two would have to be split up and the morning people would deal with it. So we slept in separate rooms the first night but turns out the next morning there had BEEN free 2-bed rooms. So we had to move for the 2nd night and my shoes got stolen when moving rooms.

The property's response is...

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break

13 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to Whyte Ave, friendly.

Disliked: Hardly any room in the lower bunk beds. Far away from Downtown (close to Whyte Ave but it's overrated).

48.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

05 June 2011

Liked: They have a games room and a large kitchen

Disliked: Absolutely no atmosphere, some social events would help

The property's response is...

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

23 April 2011

Liked: staff was very helpful

Disliked: To many rough roommates

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

23 February 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location with Whyte Ave a block away. Plenty of two-person rooms, free wi-fi. Beds were comfy.

Disliked: More long-term stays than people making trips at the property. Not necessarily bad, just a different vibe.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Andrew Sokol

Alone

Business / conference
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture
Work / volunteering

27 November 2010 Andrew would recommend this property

Liked: -Very funny and responsive staff-Witty and humorous rule postings around the hostel-Spacious lounge area with lots of seating-Option to request a wake-up call from front desk-Free linens; towels provided on request-Lots of local and city maps posted; weekly and nightly events posted; staff highly helpful and knowledgeable-Humorous rule postings-Spacious and well-stocked kitchen facilities

Disliked: -Couches in lounge are not as comfortable as I would like -The pool table in the downstairs game room is coin-op; I wish that I could play pool for free (eh, c'est la vie) -Towels aren't giant