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Reviews of Slottsskogens Youth Hostel

Hostel | Slottsskogens vandrarhem, Vegagatan 21, Gothenburg, Sweden 41311

87.9% Overall Rating

306 out of 325 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (04/04/2014)

"It`s an amazing place to stay in Gøteborg, comfortable beds, wellstuffed kitchen, really clean bathrooms, all in all a beautiful hostel for backpackers."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • Pool table(s)
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 10.60
  • Linen USD 9.84
  • Towel USD 1.51

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

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87.9%

Overall Rating

306 out of 325 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Slottsskogens Youth Hostel'

Atmosphere
82.4%
Location
84.8%
Facilities
85.6%
Cleanliness
91.2%
Staff
93.6%
Value
84.8%
Safety
92.8%
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97.1%
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Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

City break

04 April 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It`s an amazing place to stay in Gøteborg, comfortable beds, wellstuffed kitchen, really clean bathrooms, all in all a beautiful hostel for backpackers.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

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

mohamed khamis

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

25 February 2014 mohamed would recommend this property

Liked: Calm; clean

Disliked: The rooms without windows; paying for bedsheets

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

cheng Mei Zhen

Alone

City break
Events / festivals
Family Holiday
Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

02 January 2014 cheng would recommend this property

Liked: I like the atmosphere and location

Disliked: I think you dont provide dinner and lunch that things i dislike

82.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

19 December 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It is clean and quiet. Has a good sized kitchen

Disliked: It is not a youth hostel and doesn't have much of an atmosphere. Makes it especially difficult for single travellers. It doesn't have a bar or chilled commen room.

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

Elizaveta Novoradovskaya

With friends / other travellers

Business / conference
Partying / nightlife

28 October 2013 Elizaveta would recommend this property

Liked: Cozy, big, friendly, has everything one might need.

Disliked: I liked it.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 40%

achille Loce Mandes

Alone

Business / conference

19 October 2013 achille would recommend this property

Liked: - the kitchen was large enough for all the guest. - shower and toilets very clean. and remember to clean them. - centrally located, with two-theree stops from the centre. - Supermarket are really close as Lidl, to buy cheese, beer, and other food. Sweden is more expensive compared with other countries. - Friendly staff - Sauna: I just used it one day, because the other two days it was under maintenance. - Shower in the sauna - Free food sometimes in the fridge and in the kitchen (from people who forget it). - Free computer to use -Safety - Free soap in the bathroom and shower - friendly place

Disliked: - Breakfast price - bed sheets to rent - unfortunately there is no bar inside the hostels in order to drink something with other guests

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

Miles Benzies

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

14 October 2013 Miles would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were incredibly helpful and friendly

Disliked: Miles left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

10 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I stayed here for 2 days in dormitory and I liked it. Room, kitchen and toilet were all clean and quiet.

Disliked: I had to pay for linen but I was already informed before I got here so that's OK. But hairdryer is in the room and it's fixed on the wall so you can't take it to toilet. I couldn't use it because I didn't want to disturb with noise others sleeping.

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

Emma Jane Druce

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

24 September 2013 Emma Jane would recommend this property

Liked: The Staff were all very helpful and friendly. The rooms are clean and very well looked after. Showers are spacoius and there is never a wait to use . Kitchen is well equiped.

Disliked: No breakfast included and paying for sheets. But this seems to be the normal way in Scandinvia Hostels so far.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

15 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very good located, about 15-20 min walk from the "Old Town", and 2 min from very beautiful park. Friendly staff and good, chamber atmosphere. And of course, very reasonable costs.

Disliked: I didn't dislike anything, because everything was looking the way I expected.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 60% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Fabio Ricioppo

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

18 August 2013 Fabio would recommend this property

Liked: I slept in a classic dormitory of 10 beds, the kitchen was perfect place where have a chat with the others. I really enjoed it. Toilet were clean and good. Just the location was a bit far from the center, 30 min by walk but the area was nice with places where to go to dine or for a drink.

Disliked: Nothing to dislike.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Helen bruce

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

12 August 2013 Helen would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and modern accommodation. Friendly and helpful staff. Very secure. Location was OK, a bit out of the way from the centre but easy access with trams and within walking distance if your not in a rush. Supermarket and lots of restaurants near by.

Disliked: Helen left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

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

06 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Nice Rooms, very helpful staff, the park nearby is great!

Disliked: nothing

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

Nina Eissler

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

18 July 2013 Nina would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, super nice stuff, good to meet other travellers

Disliked: Common rooms could be a bit cosier/nicer

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

13 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean, friendly staff

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

10 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I really liked how there were many private bathrooms which were extremely clean and modern and spacious. I was in an eight bedded female dorm. Lockers under beds enough room for possibly two cabin suitcases. The guy in reception was very nice and friendly.

Disliked: Customer left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

ANNA HU

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

07 July 2013 ANNA would recommend this property

Liked: good location, very nice people

Disliked: ANNA left no negative feedback.

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

anton zavarin

Alone

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

25 June 2013 anton would recommend this property

Liked: location, kitchen, safety

Disliked: price

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

Daniel Hutton

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities
Visiting friends or family

16 June 2013 Daniel would recommend this property

Liked: The hostel itself was perfectly adequate for my needs and had all one would expect of a hostel, plus the nice surprise of free internet access! (if a little unreliable) However it was the good-natured, knowledgeable, helpful and incredibly language-skilled staff who really gave the place its smile factor. Richly deserved!

Disliked: Only slight gripe was the limited space in the bunkrooms, especially for travellers.. good use of space though for what they had, and more space available in lockers or luggage rooms elsewhere in the hostel. It is unfair to complain if I went for the cheapest room available!

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

Anthony Nuttall

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

02 June 2013 Anthony would recommend this property

Liked: Upgraded to an apartment which made our stay fantastic. Very friendly staff. Good kitchen.

Disliked: Anthony left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Business / conference

29 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Room was clean and quiet, had a hotel-like character. Also all the common spaces were really tidy.

Disliked: It was a work trip and I also needed to work in the evening, so I stayed in a single room. Unfortunately WiFi didn't work in the rooms, and I had to sit at the guest kitchen, which wasn't so quiet space to work. Quite expensive breakfast for a hostel, although props for ecological food.

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

01 May 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: it's quiet and has a relaxed atmosphere - there are no drunken guys, no "party" at night in the dorms... because of it's missing hostel atmosphere the femaland male dorm have locker for your luggage which are quite comfortable and can be locked, the facilities are nice the staff is friendly and helpful (except of the reception guy at our arrival)

Disliked: at our arrival the staff wasn't very friendly, he didn't even said something about check out time or gave us the little note which everyone gets to let the staff who cleans up know that the bed is in use it doesn't have the atmosphere of a hostel (what also has avantages: no drunken guys, no "party" at night in the dorms..) breakfast is not included despite of the prices of the dorms

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

katie brown

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

22 April 2013 katie would recommend this property

Liked: The dorm room I stayed in was very clean and tidy, Nice clean kitchen and communal area. Easy to find, a little bit of a walk into town but the tram links are good. Staff were helpful and the reception had a good map of the town.

Disliked: katie left no negative feedback.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 100% Safety - 20%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break

15 April 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Really nice, clean hostel and for sweden probably as cheap as you'll find. Great communal area, which made it easy to meet other people if you're travelling alone.

Disliked: Take a lock! you have to bring your own lock to secure you're belongings.

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

Hamidreza Siampour Ashkavandi

Alone

Business / conference

15 April 2013 Hamidreza would recommend this property

Liked: every thing

Disliked: no thing