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Reviews of La Banda Rooftop Hostel

Hostel | Calle Dos de Mayo 16, Seville, Spain 41011

98.3% Overall Rating

300 out of 310 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/03/2015)

Lisa Chiswick thinks…

"Perfect location, great vibes and atmosphere, staff was very friendly and helpful. Bathrooms were very clean!"

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Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Wake-up calls
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area

Purchasable Extras

  • Towel USD 2.17

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Breakfast
  • Linen

Important Information

We do NOT accept guests under the age of 18 years old. Any bookings with children under the age of 18, will be refused accommodation and we will be unable to refund if you have have failed to inform us within 48 hours of arrival. Cancellations must be notified to the hostel directly at least 48 hours prior to arrival not later than 12am . In the event of a cancellation, the booking deposit and booking fee are non-refundable and you will be charged the first night of your stay. Groups of over 6 people must contact directly with the hostel before booking. During Semana Santa and Feria de Abril, cancellations less than 7 days prior to your arrival will incur a charge of 100% to the amount of your booking

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98.3%

Overall Rating

300 out of 310 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'La Banda Rooftop Hostel'

Atmosphere
99.2%
Location
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Facilities
94.4%
Cleanliness
98.4%
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100.0%
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97.6%
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Ken Arroyo Ohori

Alone

City break
Sightseeing & culture

07 March 2015 Ken would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent place in the city centre., great rooftop bar and dinner

Disliked: Ken left no negative feedback.

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Lisa Chiswick

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

06 March 2015 Lisa would recommend this property

Liked: Perfect location, great vibes and atmosphere, staff was very friendly and helpful. Bathrooms were very clean!

Disliked: Lisa left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

05 March 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and even better staff!

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Georgia Collis

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

28 February 2015 Georgia would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were great, the hostel is clean, the rooftop is radical! The food they cooked for dinner was great, we honestly had the best time here. Really sad we only stayed two nights, but got to go out and party with all the staff. The kitchen was well equipped too! Stay here if you go to Seville, coolest hostel out!

Disliked: Georgia left no negative feedback.

97.1%
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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

23 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Everything! The rooftop bar is lovely and you will for sure end up meeting a whole bunch of fun and interesting people whether you intend to or not! The staff are very welcoming and willing to help you with whatever you need, including proper local knowledge (tapas tips, discounted flamenco) and they even made an effort to include the guests in their own night out. Very homely feel, comfy beds and if you are looking to relax the rooftop is very chill and there are lots of good board games in the common area. I had so much fun in Seville thanks to the hostel and the crowd it attracts, its possibly the best one I've ever stayed in!

Disliked: The only thing they could maybe improve upon is that they don't have locks on the lockers, but if you don't have many valuables then it doesn't even matter because they can lock smaller items at reception for you. In our part of the building there were only two toilets and two showers (one for guys, one for girls) but surprisingly this never became an issue, I never encountered a queue or a bathroom area any less than sparkling!

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Jenny Wood

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

18 February 2015 Jenny would recommend this property

Liked: One of the best hostels I've ever stayed at. The staff are so friendly and helpful and take the time to get to know the names of everyone staying. The location is in the centre of everything in Seville. The beds were super comfortable with decent pillows, individual curtains, power points and lights, which can be hard to come across in hostels. The roof top bar with family dinners was such a great atmosphere and a wonderful way to get to know fellow travellers. Plus the food was super tasty.

Disliked: I did have a cold shower a couple of times, but it was such a good hostel I was almost prepared to overlook this.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Partying / nightlife

16 February 2015 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly helpful staff, good facilities, great location. comfortable bed, included breakfast

Disliked: Nothing

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Lisa Cardamone

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

01 December 2014 Lisa would recommend this property

Liked: Friendly place to stay, a great place to meet people, staff are friendly and will help you out with anything you need, such as recommendations of where to go or what to eat. Rooms are clean, beds are comfy, great rooftop area

Disliked: Nothing

91.4%
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Vladimir Matovic

With friends / other travellers

Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

19 September 2014 Vladimir would recommend this property

Liked: Great location with an amazing rooftop view.

Disliked: Vladimir left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

05 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: La Banda has an incredible atmosphere, helped by the delicious 6 euro dinners on the rooftop, great organized pub crawl and free breakfasts. Between these activities you really get to know your fellow travelers. The staff are incredibly helpful and give great suggestions on where to eat and explore in Seville. The hostel itself is very quirky and has great facilities.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

03 September 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really cool hostel with great atmosphere and facilities. Everything was clean and seemed new. Dorms were good with ac which in summer is important. Rooftop terrace was fun and the dinner offered was cheap and good.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Mike Loftus

Alone

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

20 August 2014 Mike would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel was spotless, very comfortable beds and with dinner and bar available in the evening on the roof. Then there were the guys that run the place - they were amazing so helpful and friendly to everyone. Ask them where to go to eat out - their recommendations are excellent.

Disliked: There is nothing to dislike about this hostel - best one I have ever stayed in.

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Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

18 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Community dinner every night - great to mix with other guests Friendly common room Air conditioning Walking tour with Medi

Disliked: Lack of showers / toilets for shared rooms.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

07 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was very well run. All rooms fully air condicioned with clean beds and sheets. Rooftop was lovely, and the family dinner on the rooftop was well worth the money, alot better than some of the meals we had out. Also laundry service is very effective, quick turnover with your clothes washed and ironed

Disliked: Nothing really. but would maybe be good if they had more organised activities for people at night

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Sandy Argyrides

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 August 2014 Sandy would recommend this property

Liked: The guys running this place are incredible and really invested in making sure the place is as good as it can be. It is a beautiful, clean and safe hostel in a top area and the gents offer loads of really good and honest advice about Seville as well. They really go above and beyond to make sure everything is perfect and every demand is met. And it is. One of the best hostels I have stayed in so far. Would definitely go back here if I ever visit Seville again.

Disliked: Nothing!

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Jarrod Talbot

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

30 July 2014 Jarrod would recommend this property

Liked: Everything and the staff are the nicest bunch of people helping out with anything you need. Well done lads. I will def tell fellow travellers your place

Disliked: Nothing at all

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Kathryn Savage

Alone

Work / volunteering

04 July 2014 Kathryn would recommend this property

Liked: The food was so good at the family meal each night and it was a great way to meet people. All the staff were so friendly and the general atmosphere was really great! I'd definitely recommend staying at La Banda!!

Disliked: -

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Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife

02 July 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: awesome staff, great rooftop, excellent dinner and the best espresso martini

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

Alone

Beach / sunbathing
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

22 June 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The guys working here are just the best. Weather it's making you feel at home or giving you advice on things to see, places to eat, and things to do, they've never dissapointed.

Disliked: Pretty much nothing.

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Emily Dalton

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 June 2014 Emily would recommend this property

Liked: Our stay at La Banda Rooftop was incredible, it made our time in Sevilla so enjoyable. The atmosphere of the hostel was relaxed and the staff were so helpful and friendly. The nightly, rooftop family dinners were certainly highlight. The food and drinks were excellent and the rooftop has a beautiful view of the cathedral. The rooms were clean and had air conditioning which was a big plus to tackle the hot weather. Overall, would definitely recommend La Banda!!

Disliked: Emily left no negative feedback.

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Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

30 May 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Rooftop dinner is great. You get to meet other travelers. Rooms are relatively clean with bedsheets and pillow cases changed every morning. Location is within a walking distance from Pz Armas bus terminal.

Disliked: Nothing at all.

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Tristan Cameron

With my spouse / partner

Events / festivals

14 May 2014 Tristan would recommend this property

Liked: The staff! Friendly, involved and part of the crowd. When something goes wrong, like the internet out or aircon off, they get right on it and resolve issues immediately.The location is amazing (from somebody who lived in Sevilla 3 years and knows the way around). The rooftop is a nice afternoon or night out with the other travelers and staff.

Disliked: Bit tight in the rooms. I don't like that they raise the prices for events, but everybody does. Worthwhile stay. This is a fun hostel more than a roomy, private place.

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laurence dorrington

With friends / other travellers

City break

11 May 2014 laurence would recommend this property

Liked: Great atmosphere and very friendly. In the evenings we ended up staying in the hostel and chatting with the other guests rather than going out in Seville. The greek meal that was cooked was also incredible and rooftop yoga was a great addition. The guys running it are doing a brilliant job. Would definitely recommend people to stay here

Disliked: laurence left no negative feedback.

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Zoha Kalhori

Alone

City break

27 April 2014 Zoha would recommend this property

Liked: Was clean and the staff were very freindly. What i found awesome was that breakfast and yoga class were also included.

Disliked: Zoha left no negative feedback.

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Mariana Alejandra Estrada Robles

With friends / other travellers

Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

26 April 2014 Mariana Alejandra would recommend this property

Liked: The staff is lovely! The place is nice, the rooftop, the view. Very nice hostel!

Disliked: There was no wifi in my room and still the connection in the reception was really bad.