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Bristol Backpackers Tourist Hostel

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Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 February 2017

I stayed in this hostel for over three weeks and had a very good stay. Good points: Very central, good showers, piano available, good people, friendly staff who tries their hardest to keep a big place in order, free hot chocolate! Bad points: Place needs refurbishement, but having said that it's the cheapest hostel in town so I guess that's...

Thank SaraBradley2000
Reviewed 12 February 2017

I would never stay here or advise it to anyone. It had no lockers, very unclean, stained yellow bedsheets and it smelt of rotting cheese. I would really not stay here, ever. The staff were nice but we really just had to go.

Thank Rosie S
Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

The hostel was great for the price and had an extremely convenient location to explore the city. They were very helpful with sending an item that I left behind to my location. The hostel doesn't have an elevator so a lower floor level would be recommended if you stay there.

1Thank Eva4095
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 September 2016

It is nice place. All people are friendly and after some time you starting to feel like home. The location is in very good place - city center and it is the biggest plus. Of course rooms are with old furniture and walls really need painting, need some renovation.

1Thank agnekiel
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 18 July 2016

It's very central but that's as good as it gets. The place is really run down and quite shabby. I found the staff and people pleasant enough but it felt more like a halfway house rather than a hostel. If your going to spend that kind of money you could do way better. I wish I read the reviews before...

Thank cjfool
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 April 2016

Most people live at this hostel long-term. If you need somewhere to stay short-term (1 month) whilst looking for somewhere else to live, it'll be fine. If you're in Bristol for a holiday, definitely not. The staff do a good job of keeping it clean, however it is an old building and it's full of mould. The staff do a...

3Thank Emily S
Gloucestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 10 January 2016

I booked in with a few friends to stay at this hostel. On first observation the place looked unclean, there was mould all over the walls, there was mess about the floors and shelving areas. My friend had been advised that we would all be in the same room together but on arrival had been told that one of us...

1Thank Luke H
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 January 2016

This hostel is a big family, a lot of people stay a few months, or even a few years ! I stayed 6 months there and I loved it, it's very easy to make friends ! I think it's a cosy place, with great people and a relaxed atmosphere ! The kitchen is functional and ther is a lot of...

3Thank Claire M
Prague, Czech Republic
Reviewed 14 December 2015

If you want really the cheapest place to stay in Bristol, choose this place. But even the cheapest places should be clean. I can't say this is the case for this hostel. They are obviously doing the basic daily cleaning but in some bathrooms you will find too many molds for my taste. Using inexpensive dehumidifier would get rid of...

Thank Kamil Z
Reviewed 7 December 2015

This hostel is really just grim. Everything was dirty - except for the showers and the building looks shabby - in and out. The only positive, really, is that it's in the city centre. Otherwise it was loud, unsupervised, the people were rude and management was slow and ineffective at solving issues. Even had one guy being loud and drunk...

Thank Madalina O

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Additional Information about Bristol Backpackers Tourist Hostel

Address: 17 St. Stephens Street | Old City, The Centre, Bristol BS1 1EQ, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Number of rooms: 10
Also Known As:
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“No room would be suitable I do not think”
lukehD9263UW, 10 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Try Rock n Bowl hostel in Bristol instead.”
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“TOP rooms are private rooms to sleep couples....”
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“The rooms are not spacious. Best to choose upper floors for less noise.”
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