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I was there for just 2 nights. The rooms are OK, not the best I've seen, but definitely not the worst. No idea about the kitchen since I haven't used it.
Just the showers are awful. Hardly any water coming out at all.
Management response:Responded 21 December 2015
Thank you for letting us know about the shower heads. We are replacing them today. Enjoy the rest of your trip.
Wonderful hostel, my new fave in town.
Liked the atmosphere.
Nice, clean rooms, better than the average hostel rooms.
Cool common area.
Alcohol to fair prices.
Friendly staff and guests.
The shower could need a new head.
Never saw more ac outlets on a hostel...More
I can't express the rudeness of the owner! The owner went so far as to call the police because we wanted to leave early. Three young girls staying in a private room we don't expect our belongings to be snooped through or 3 miserable bottles...More
10 Thank CharlieMC33
Management response:Responded 16 September 2015
Knowing people have had a bad experience at my hostel always saddens me, however, I don't believe anything could have made you three happy. You were abusive to staff, did't follow the hostel rules and clearly didn't fit the 'hostel vibe'.
I hope you enjoy...More
We spent two months living in apartment 3 located on Cricket Street (2 minutes away from the hostel main building). The apartments were basic but had all essentials you could ask for. The apartment had an ensuite bathroom, seperate bedroom and kitchen/livingroom.
One of the...More
I stayed in Banana Benders for over 3 Months. The reason is that i felt pretty good comin home after work.
Ben is an amazing person and helps where and when he can.
It sure depends which kind of person you are but i had...More
US$18 - US$54 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Overnight parking is fine, sorry for the late reply. You can park down the street there just make sure you're facing the correct way up the one way streets when you do park because we revieved a fine for facing against the... More
Overnight parking is fine, sorry for the late reply. You can park down the street there just make sure you're facing the correct way up the one way streets when you do park because we revieved a fine for facing against the flow of traffic.
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"I was in room 19, near reception - comfy but road noise might bother some."