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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Location cannot be beaten it is literally on top of the old town Spotlessly squeaky clean fresh bedding and towels everyday Big living room quarters friendly atmosphere also very clean spacious kitchen facilities with a tv,dvds board games and stuff! Staff were respectful helpful and spoke impeccable English They also did not come into our rooms at all,so everything was... More 

Thank Adam W
Green Bay, Wisconsin
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65 reviews
23 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2015

I booked a double private, shared bathroom, as solo. The room was basic but excellent. The staff was very accommodating. The staff was able to help and guide me concerning trains and trams to Oliwa and Sopot and also early AM local bus transport to the airport. The property was clean and well maintained. This is not a party hostel,... More 

2 Thank Mark S
Zagare, Siauliu Apskritis, Lithuania
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53 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2015

Very cool hostel. Very quiet, neat, Easy to find from the train station. Perfect location- within 2 minutes of the main square. The building looks lovely from the outside but a little dingy inside. Opposite my room in the corridor was a group of men in what I guess was a 6 or 8 bed dorm.

Thank Marius D
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10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 May 2015 via mobile

If your planning a quick visit to Gdansk, I recommend two nights only and forget Malbork - big waste of time. This hostel in the heart of the old city is cheap and comfortable. The bathrooms could do with a update however.

Thank dumasalexLondon
Hong Kong, China
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85 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2014 via mobile

I stayed for 2 nights. Easy to find from the train station. Perfect location- within 2 minutes of the main square. The building looks lovely from the outside but a little dingy inside. The receptionist was pleasant and let me check in before 12pm which was great. The room was a little dingy- but I have a double bed and... More 

2 Thank mrshcx
Istanbul, Turkey
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 July 2013

pros : location is almost impossible to beat. close to the main train station and bus terminal and at the mouth of the old town. rooms are really clean, spacious and bright and bed was firm enough to give you a good sleep. the common area with a kitchen was also big with almost all the necessities. all day free... More 

1 Thank seogu
Prague, Czech Republic
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46 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 June 2013

The pros - perfect location not,far from train station and bus stop from the airport - nice staff, good english - room is adequate, in terms of size The cons - paper thin door allows to,hear whatever happens. Even the guys singing under the shower 25 meters away at 5 am - not enough showers and toilets, cleanliness ok but... More 

1 Thank Tokolosh W
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11 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 July 2012

We were staying in Gdansk to catch a Euro 2012 game and had a little difficulty finding the hostel but were pleased with the location. We were a little upset as there were no lockers or safes to store our things unless you wanted to leave it for the duration of your stay at the front. The bed linens were... More 

2 Thank Laulin
Toronto, Canada
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4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2012

We stayed here for our last night during the euros before we flew back, and I must say the hostel was an absolute gem. The room was very comfortable with 6 beds in it and the facilities were top notch too with wi-fi and internet available. The manager, Maciej, was really nice and helped us check in flights on line... More 

1 Thank MikeIre_11
Melbourne, Australia
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60 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Stayed here for 3 nights with 5 friends during Euro 2012. It was a brilliant experience. We had our own 6 bed room, with proper beds and not bunk beds are as the case in most hostels. The manager, Maciej, was very helpful and always pointed us in the right direction. Wifi is available. There is also a nice lounge... More 

Thank globetrotter1989

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Address: ul. Podgarbary 10, Gdansk 80-827, Poland
Region: Poland > Northern Poland > Pomerania Province > Gdansk
Price Range: $16 - $40 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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“Poland is cheap so spend a little more and stay in a hotel in the square because food and transportation are not budget busters.”
 of 5 bubbles Laulin, 2 Jul 2012 | Read review
“Any room near the kitchen and toilets.”
 of 5 bubbles MikeIre_11, 29 Jun 2012 | Read review
“lf you are a night bird this will be for you. lf not l would say it isn't for you.”
 of 5 bubbles Freebirdjussy, 6 Nov 2011 | Read review
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