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Reviews of Antares Hostel

Hostel | 5, Avenue Thiers, Nice, Côte d'Azur, France 06000

83.4% Overall Rating

398 out of 488 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (29/07/2014)

Kirstyn Hein thinks…

"SO SO SO GOOD. Free aperitifs, an awesome spaghetti dinner, they basically do a lot to get everyone in the hostel to hang out together. Clean, nice bathrooms and rooms, decent wifi, great kitchen,…"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • Games room
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 6.70

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen
  • Towel

Important Information

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83.4%

Overall Rating

398 out of 488 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Antares Hostel'

Atmosphere
81.6%
Location
92.8%
Facilities
78.4%
Cleanliness
85.6%
Staff
78.4%
Value
84.0%
Safety
83.2%
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Sonia Couto

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

27 June 2013 Sonia would recommend this property

Liked: The bathroom is big and spatious

Disliked: Nothing

60.0%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
City break
Sightseeing & culture

14 June 2013

Liked: Clean Air-conditioned Free towels - very useful Very close to SNCF station and tramway. Close also to other facilities, such as Monop supermarket next door, and Tourist Information Centre Friendly staff with a good grasp of English

Disliked: Very ropey interior - not updated for years and lots of bodged repairs Not enough plug sockets, not much good if you have a smartphone Lockers are weird - they're roll-out cages underneath the beds. Not very user-friendly

85.7%
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Larry Kraus

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

08 June 2013 Larry would recommend this property

Liked: Location, good wifi, big room where you can hang out and stuff

Disliked: Very small elevator and guy of the reception could not answer all my questions.

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elfassi oshra

With my spouse / partner

City break

04 June 2013 elfassi would recommend this property

Liked: the garden and the kitchen

Disliked: nothing

94.3%
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Jaana Plane

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 June 2013 Jaana would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent location, great kitchen and common areas. Clean showers.

Disliked: -

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing

24 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: clean and meeting soapy people.

Disliked: nothing

62.9%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

20 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, friendly staff.

Disliked: small rooms, a bit claustrophobic, heater/AC was not working as it got really cold

54.3%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing

10 May 2013

Liked: Good kitchen and you are pretty much left to your own devices -courtyard area was a good social area!

Disliked: Rooms weren't cleaned,shower overflowed within a minute of water running-the key to our door stopped working and the staff were not very helpful with anything,nor was there any sense of urgency to get things fixed.we stayed at many other hostels around France and found this one to be run very differently to the rest. And there was no mention of the rose nights !

54.3%
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Courtney Wedel

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

09 May 2013 Courtney would recommend this property

Liked: not a bad hostel, cool because it is clearly an old hotel and has many new qualities to it.

Disliked: BUT WATCH OUT one plug in for a 6 share! kitchen was nice enough, but lacking pots and pans.

97.1%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

03 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Within this city, it is one of the cheaper place to stay. And despite the low cost, its quality is very good and clean. The location is 1 minute walk from the station. Not the place for those who want party&nightlife, but GREAT for those who like to utilize train to move/travel around other towns of Cote d'azur. One of the staff during the day was super friendly and kind as well.

Disliked: Not enough electricity plugs in the room to recharge our iphone/camera batteries/laptop computer considering #beds in the room.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

16 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff is so friendly! Nicole gave us a map and showed us where the locals go and then went out with us that evening to show us around. We also had to take a later train than we had planned and they were nice enough to let us hang out in the kitchen while we waited. Definitely would come back!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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BOUKHOBZA GERARD

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Relaxation/spa
Romantic getaway
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

16 January 2013 BOUKHOBZA would recommend this property

Liked: the hospitality , the cleanliness , and the price

Disliked: nothing

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 November 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great acess, clean room

Disliked: nothnig

88.6%
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Nishant Katoch

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

10 November 2012 Nishant would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, good internet

Disliked: We took a 6 bedroom dormitory and it was quite cramped. The toilet also was very small.

65.7%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

11 September 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Organized 2 euro spaghetti, sangria, and popcorn night was a great way to meet people, and that's probably the best thing about this hostel. Also very close to the train station to go anywhere on Cote d' Azul or Monaco

Disliked: Pretty crowded, very little security (our room key went missing and was never found), and I've been in rain storms with more pressure than their showers (just rinse off in the beach showers).

62.9%
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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing

01 September 2012

Liked: Near the train station. Air conditioning is good.

Disliked: What is the purpose of finding a hostel? To sleep! How can I sleep without a blanket while the air conditioning is on? I asked them to provide me one, and they said : we don't have one because it is summer! Really bad service and I dont like that hostel at all.

91.4%
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Carla Esteves

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

29 August 2012 Carla would recommend this property

Liked: It is very close to the train station and 10min by walk of the beach, very nice

Disliked: Nothing

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Man Him Ip

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year

25 August 2012 Man Him would recommend this property

Liked: - very close to train station, easy to find , next to city center and outdoor - market very clean, with a decent ensuite - lockers in the room, very safe - have lift and fridge - staff very friendly and helpful, such as lending us the phone

Disliked: no, excellent

The property's response is...

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
Partying / nightlife

14 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is really close to the train station which was nice because we took a lot of day trips. The staff is really helpful. The rooms were comfortable and the shower had good pressure.

Disliked: The secure storage in the rooms is just a crate that locks under the bed. My lock wasn't big enough to fit so I didn't feel like my stuff was very protected.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

11 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Free wifi, location was just perfect, nice beds

Disliked: Shower worked but could be way better, there should be lockers and a better management of room keys

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Beach / sunbathing
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

04 July 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: good location, near the train station

Disliked: sometimes the staff is not there when I need help

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

11 June 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Right next to the train station which was so handy as we were travelling into Monaco every day. Friendly staff, free luggage storage, supermarket next door for supplies, excellent kitchen facilities, free internet, outside eating area, great hot showers and quiet at night. Very pleased that I stayed here.

Disliked: Only fault I will mention the ensuite bathroom in the 6-bed dorm is incredibly small, not enough room to get dried and dressed without falling over yourself!

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

31 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: bathroom

80.0%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 May 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Quite oK

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

42.9%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 40% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 40%

Deniz Usluoglu

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

23 May 2012

Liked: Free internet

Disliked: Not very clean, internet not always working, too noisy


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