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Reviews of Mark Twain Hostel Hartford

Hostel

131 Tremont Street Hartford, Hartford, USA

Atmosphere 62%

Cleanliness 56%

Facilities 55%

Location 78%

Safety 75%

Staff 69%

Value 60%

What's Included

  • Linen
  • Towel

Facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Telephone Fax Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine

Check-in / Check-out

Earliest check-in: 00:00

Latest Check-out: 20:00

Policies

  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

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Atmosphere 62%

Cleanliness 56%

Facilities 55%

Location 78%

Safety 75%

Staff 69%

Value 60%

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46% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 40%
46% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Jun 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Friendly owners, clean linen, location

Disliked: No curtains in bedrooms, old uncomfortable mattresses, stains on ceilings, smelly, dirty kitchen, ceiling in bathroom close to coming down again. The hostel has HI posters and information on the walls but it would never pass for a HI hostel. It is old and needs serious renovation. It isn't just that the furniture is old, it is tatty. On arrival the owner David seemed to think I was arriving the following day, it wasn't problems as there were no other guests, just the family. He also told me that it was better to book through Hostelworld!

77% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 80%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
77% Overall Rating

Anonymous
25 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Visiting friends or family

Liked: The old-style free and easy coming and going. Its location is ideal: roadside parking, restaurants nearby, Bank of America and especially Burger King. The Noah Webster school is close by, the Harford Seminary, The UConn Law School, etc. I enjoyed walking and enjoying the sights, sounds and smells of Farmington Avenue.

Disliked: To be honest with you folks, the odor. The air in the office area is stale; the water is not hot. I had to turn the shower on three times with ten-twelve-minute gaps to finally get some very nice, warm water! (I left a note, but nothing was done).

Customer would recommend this property

100% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 100%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 100%
  • Value - 100%
100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
26 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
As a family with children

Trip Type:
Relaxation / spa, Visiting friends or family

Liked: It was a wonderful experience. The place is better than the last time I had stayed there. The the bathrooms has been recently renovated along with new window replacement. With $32 per night, it's hard to find this kind of deal. It's in a quite and safe location and has parking in the back of the house. You can see wild rabbits, butterflies and chipmunks around. Great for a few days of getaway to relax.

Disliked: None

Customer would recommend this property

43% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 60%
  • Safety - 80%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 20%
43% Overall Rating

Anonymous
27 Apr 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: the elderly couple that runs that hostel are nice and friendly and try to be very helpful. The neighbourhood is nice and you have a Supermarket/ ATM not too far away.I had a 8bed dorm for little old me.

Disliked: The beds were really really old. the kitchen smelled funny. The bathrooms and rooms per se were not very clean, the showercurtains were a mess and I was honestly afraid to touch anything in the shower. The check in times and check out times were wrong.

91% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 100%
  • Cleanliness - 80%
  • Facilities - 100%
  • Location - 100%
  • Safety - 100%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 100%
91% Overall Rating

Anonymous
04 Oct 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Business / conference

Liked: Quiet

Disliked: It was a controlled environment and it wasn't like other Hostels I have been too.

Customer would recommend this property

34% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 40%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 20%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 40%
  • Value - 20%
34% Overall Rating

Anonymous
23 Sep 2012

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year, Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Far too expensive for the location and service offers, no breakfast 30min walk from city centre

Disliked: CleanessComfortLooks like in DDR in 60s

51% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 80%
  • Value - 40%
51% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Nov 2011

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
City break, Events / festivals

Liked: The house itself, it's really nice. Could use some renovation but all in all I like it's still. Like most houses in the neighborhood.

Disliked: State of the interior, (lack of) cleanliness, atmosphere

54% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 40%
  • Cleanliness - 60%
  • Facilities - 40%
  • Location - 80%
  • Safety - 60%
  • Staff - 60%
  • Value - 40%
54% Overall Rating

Anonymous
19 Oct 2011

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: the location was okay. I did like the surrounding resturants and take aways shops for the area..The bed was comfortable. The people were nice people- they are elderly people who own the place.. They do ask a few questions about yourself but i wouldn't call it invasive as someone earlier did...!

Disliked: the place is old and not looking great. Needs some fixing up- bathrooms etc.. Pricing isn't right for what you get... It feels like you have stepped in a old house from the 1960-70's..

23% Overall Rating
  • Atmosphere - 20%
  • Cleanliness - 20%
  • Facilities - 20%
  • Location - 40%
  • Safety - 20%
  • Staff - 20%
  • Value - 20%
23% Overall Rating

Anonymous
30 Sep 2011

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Liked: nothing

Disliked: The owners were rather unusual and invasive, they also spoke little english

100% Overall Rating
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100% Overall Rating

Anonymous
03 Sep 2011

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Liked: Peaceful and quite place. Beautiful place and wonderful people.

Disliked: Nothing there that I didn't like. Everything went smoothy and people were very helpful.

Customer would recommend this property

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