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Reviews of Old Town Hostel

Hostel | Dluga Grobla 7, Gdansk, Poland 80-754

86.9% Overall Rating

194 out of 201 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (10/03/2015)

Igor Sagdejev thinks…

"The hostel is new, and everything is in order and clean. It is not in the Old Town, but walking to the beautiful Old Town takes only 10 minutes or so, the street being fairly safe day or night. Or…"

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Bicycle hire
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Onsite shop(s)
  • Television room

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

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86.9%

Overall Rating

194 out of 201 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Old Town Hostel'

Atmosphere
78.4%
Location
82.4%
Facilities
88.0%
Cleanliness
86.4%
Staff
90.4%
Value
91.2%
Safety
91.2%
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88.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Wanho Jang

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

09 July 2015 Wanho would recommend this property

Liked: staff are nice and good value for money

Disliked: it somewhat lacks cozy, friendly atmosphere and there were only 2 toilets but still wasn't too bad.

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

malgorzata cebula

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

03 July 2015 malgorzata would recommend this property

Liked: Gernerraly it is a good place to stay.

Disliked: malgorzata left no negative feedback.

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

paolo marvasi

Alone

Work / volunteering

03 July 2015 paolo would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: nothing

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Igor Sagdejev

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

10 March 2015 Igor would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel is new, and everything is in order and clean. It is not in the Old Town, but walking to the beautiful Old Town takes only 10 minutes or so, the street being fairly safe day or night. Or one can take a tram. Good showers, toilets, and comfy rooms. Ours had a large TV. Very handy to have a buffet breakfast, although nothing it it is cooked, except hard-boiled eggs. The staff present around the clock and very friendly and helpful.

Disliked: This is not a character property, as are may "old town" hostels (but is cleaner and better equipped than most of those). On some days the stores for breakfast are not fully replenished - on our 3rd morning there wasn't any milk for tea/coffee/cereal.

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

09 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location, Great staff, Thanks everyone!

Disliked: nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

City break

09 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice warm, clean hostel. I really enjoyed the breakfast. Lovely clean bathrooms. Free computer and use of a printer if needed. Nice helpful staff, and situated in a great location, close to everything. Will stay here again next visit to Gdansk!

Disliked: Nothing at all.

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

Liliya Petrova

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

02 November 2014 Liliya would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect location and very helpful staff

Disliked: Liliya left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

04 October 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: VERY helpful staff, big room, clean

Disliked: wlan didn't work in our room but in the common area

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Events / festivals
Family Holiday
Partying / nightlife
Relaxation/spa
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

03 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: nothing special.

Disliked: nothing specia.

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

Susan Lee

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Work / volunteering

10 August 2014 Susan would recommend this property

Liked: Spacious dorm rooms and big lockers, comfy beds, large kitchen and a massive breakfast included in the price. Staff was friendly, helpful and informative. It takes under 10 minutes to walk to the Old Town and a grocery store (Lidl) and tram stop are located right across the street. The hostel is hidden behind another building, which keeps traffic noise down. There is a candy jar at the reception desk. :-)

Disliked: Susan left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

31 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: A short walking distance to the old town. Nice and clean hostel.

Disliked: -

91.4%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

31 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Wifi not great, but desktop computer available for use.

Disliked: Could have been kept cleaner

57.1%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

28 July 2014

Liked: The staff, they re lovely, and the breakfast is great considering the price you are paying, good beds too. It is a short walk to the city centre and there is a giant supermarket nearby and lots of buses and trams.

Disliked: My room was on the basement, awfully dark, and so is the kitchen, there are no windows, it s stuffy. The bathrooms and the kitchen were quite filthy, it is very close to the Old Town but NOT actually there, it s in horrible neighbourhood were I would be scared to walk around at night.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

01 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice staff, very helpful with good service at all time Kitchen allows to save some money with the food, and have a nice break at the hostel Breakfast, coffee, tea included Good showers, and toilets facilities

Disliked: Not dislike, but what could be improved is maybe find a way to have non-mixed showers. It's not such a big deal either

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

Thomas Mooney

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 June 2014 Thomas would recommend this property

Liked: Everything. The standard of hostels in Poland generally is quite high, but this is my favourite hostel. Having spent 14 months travelling* on three continents and extensively in Europe this is THE BEST HOSTEL that I have stayed at. Everyone is catered for from the party animals to OAP's. The decor is clean and contemporary without trying too hard, the dorm. was also clean and comfortable. Cleanliness is of a very good standard throughout (like the majority of hostels in Poland), all the facilities a backpacker require are well catered for. There is a decent breakfast included. The staff are knowledgeable and genuinely friendly without trying to be your new best friend. Although I enjoyed Gdansk and would like to visit again, this was the only place where the hostel outshone the city. *India, Nepal, Saudia Arabia, Greece, Turkey, Israel, Palestine, Italy, Spain, Morocco, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Bulgaria, Romania, Slovenia, Austria, Slovakia, Croatia, Bosnia+Herzogovinia, Serbia, Macedonia, Poland, Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Finland, Sweden, Denmark, Germany.

Disliked: Nothing. It should be the template for all hostels - everywhere.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

10 March 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The stuff was amazing! everyone was so helpful and friendly. and hostel itself was really clean and cozy.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break

16 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were nice, the room was very clean and there was a printer that I could use free of charge.

Disliked: The hostel was a bit further out of the centre than I had expected and to get into the hostel you had to go round to the back of the building which was pretty dark, so I don't think I would have liked that much if I'd been coming back alone at night.

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

Anna Plewicka-Szymczak

As a family with children

Events / festivals

04 August 2013 Anna would recommend this property

Liked: Location, room

Disliked: Anna left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Sightseeing & culture

24 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good, clean place, good value for the money. Breakfast was the richest I've ever had in a hostel. Guests have free coffee, tea and even fruits all day long. Doing the laundry was also for free and the staff was kind to take care that the clothes are dry by the requested time. Recommend the place!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

Eleni Papantoniou

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals

09 July 2012 Eleni would recommend this property

Liked: Cool atmosphere, great colors, quality in low prices. Good breakfast, nice people, clean bathrooms. The definition of a youth hostel! I would recommend it to anyone. For sure one of the best hostels I've ever visited in my life.

Disliked: Eleni left no negative feedback.

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

PO HAN LIAN

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

11 April 2012 PO HAN would recommend this property

Liked: Everything included. (free breakfast, internet, free tea, coffee, fruit, free landary!!)

Disliked: 10 minutes walk to the old town. Not so far, but for some ppl maybe.

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

paul mellor

Alone

Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

30 November 2011 paul would recommend this property

Liked: staff very helpful. big thank you to marcin & his dad who took me to the euro stadium & gave me a brief lesson of gdansk history.

Disliked: nothing

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

Meinrad Eckert

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

13 November 2011 Meinrad would recommend this property

Liked: Very friendly and helpful staff. Free breakfast, linen, towel, internet. Short walking distance to phantastic old town of Gdansk, makes it a pleasant destination for every time of the year. Great value for westeners as Zloty exchange makes food shopping, dining and culture attractions inexpensive, while electronic purchases and the like have already reached western price level.

Disliked: Nothing!

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

Jorge Paulos

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

30 October 2011 Jorge would recommend this property

Liked: A perfect hostel to stay in Gdańsk without doubts! The location is not exactly on the main street of Main Town but you take 10min walking to it and 8min by tram to Gdańsk Główny train station, so it couldn't be more useful! All the things there are very good and the breakfast is awesome! Totally recommend :)

Disliked: Nothing was bad!

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

Katherine Bourke

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

08 September 2011 Katherine would recommend this property

Liked: Really clean, great facilities, Short walk to town, and friendly staff.

Disliked: Nil


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