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Reviews of Slottsskogens Youth Hostel

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

89.4% Overall Rating

324 out of 343 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (06/08/2014)

Daniel Nicolas Figueron thinks…

"Great hostel. I have never ate so much at a single breakfast. You have to pay extra though but trust me! it's worth it."

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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 hot showers
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 9.67
  • Linen USD 8.98
  • Towel USD 2.07

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

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89.4%

Overall Rating

324 out of 343 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Slottsskogens Youth Hostel'

Atmosphere
85.6%
Location
87.2%
Facilities
86.4%
Cleanliness
90.4%
Staff
93.6%
Value
88.8%
Safety
93.6%
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97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

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

28 August 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: free sauna

Disliked: nothing

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

Daniel Nicolas Figueron

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

06 August 2014 Daniel Nicolas would recommend this property

Liked: Great hostel. I have never ate so much at a single breakfast. You have to pay extra though but trust me! it's worth it.

Disliked: Nothing.

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

Alan Prickett

Alone

City break
Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

27 May 2014 Alan would recommend this property

Liked: Basic, but had everything needed

Disliked: Alan left no negative feedback.

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

Katja Hunstock

Alone

City break

06 May 2014 Katja would recommend this property

Liked: Everything well done

Disliked: Nothing

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

Ngaire Gordon

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

05 May 2014 Ngaire would recommend this property

Liked: The staff are brilliant - helpful and great service! You have to pay for the breakfast but it is worth it. They even have gluten free and dairy free options!

Disliked: Ngaire left no negative feedback.

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

paul leonard

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 April 2014 paul would recommend this property

Liked: free pasta

Disliked: No window or free air in the rooms

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
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!