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Sankt Polten, Austria
Reviewed 7 November 2014

The worst hostel in the world . Administrators lied to his guests , and sometimes even steal money . Very dirty rooms, the toilet is not in the water. None of guests recommend this hotel!!!!!!!!!!!!! !

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Baku
Reviewed 30 July 2013

I've been staying here every year since 2010 and it remains delightfully unchanged. It's still the same small, friendly place. It's perfectly located close to Rustavelli Ave and the Freedom Square metro station. The rooms are small and window less and can get pretty stuffy, but there are fans if you ask. The lockers are a good size. The matresses...

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Elgudja L, Owner at Picnic Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Everyone! We just opened! New management team with NEW surprises waiting YOU! Nobody can offer you more! Welcome!

Riga
Reviewed 22 May 2011

I like smaller hostels, intimate and honest. The space is a great hub of information and all my questions and requests were answered easily. The staff seem positive about their project and I wish them the best of luck in the future. I did not feel like i was being herded into a bed for money I was very welcomed....

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Istanbul, Turkey
Reviewed 8 December 2010

i stayed in rover hostel almost one week.location is really great; verycentral location, in heart of city. although there were no windows in rooms but that did not creat problem for me, i think having clean bedding and kitchen is more important than windows issue. best thing about rover hostel was great staff.thanks again to Tamara,Alexandra,Giorgi,David for making my holiday...

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London
Reviewed 5 October 2010

This is a small hostel, rooms go straight out onto common area, bit matters less because it is spotlessly clean. It has a fantastic location, both in terms of where it is in the city, and the atmospheric building. However the rooms are airless and my mattress was dreadful. Not a good nights sleep.

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tbilisi
Reviewed 17 September 2010

Stayed here for one night, and was glad to move to another hostel the next day! While the staff member were friendly enough and the location of the place is promising. Nevertheless, the lack of fresh air in the already tiny dorms made me seriously consider sleeping outside on the floor in my own sleeping bag. Putting 8 people in...

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Canada
Reviewed 14 September 2010

The rooms themselves are acceptable size, but the common area is very tiny. There is no breakfast, but there are a few bakeries just steps away, as is Freedom Square and the metro. There are also excellent restaurants nearby. The staff is very helpful and can be relied on for any information There is only one bathroom for 18 beds,...

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Island of Malta, Malta
Reviewed 5 August 2010

The staff were sweet and friendly but didnt seem to mind the mouldy pile of used tea bags growing on the kitchen counter day after day. The pamphlet on Rover Hostel that can be found in nearly every Georgian Tourist Office offers a FREE breakfast and 24 hour tea and coffee along with a microwave. Well there is NO breakfast,...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 25 June 2010

Stayed in Rover in May for 5 days and have found the place to be a wonderful find. Everything is new in the hostel. Location is right in the middle of the downtown and very close to all tourist destinations and transportation. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Would recommend to any backpacker or a traveler who needs a good...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located in the heart of Tbilisi - Picnic Hostel reflects the city�s style and cozy atmosphere. In a minute of walk from the (central) Liberty square, there is no need for a bus or a subway station. You can walk to virtually any tourist spot and come back at any time, as there are no lockouts. The historical building with a large inner yard is surrounded by attractions and sites for both culture admirers and fun lovers. From here you can easily explore the city.Our clean and well arranged hostel has comfortable and safe rooms. There is a common room for guest use with free internet access, WiFi, snacks, cold and hot drinks, (free coffee and tea). Bathroom facilities with hot water all day long. Clean sheets, luggage storage, spacious lockers, personal reading lights and plugs, fully equipped laundry and kitchen facilities.Our friendly multilingual staff on which you can always rely on, will provide you with any assistance or advice, be it a best place to eat or just a weather forecast. We have all the useful information gathered around you, our events and weather boards in the lobby are updated daily. We provide 1, 2 and 3 day tours around eastern and western Georgia with a comfy air conditioned all terrain vehicle. Enjoy the beauty of the old town while taking our free walking tour and meet a lot of nice people in our friend�s famous Caf� Salve. Rent a bicycle or a scooter and rove around the city and surroundings or just stay at home and enjoy a company of likeminded people.Here at the Rover Hostel we�ll do our best to make your stay as pleasurable as possible. So if you are looking for a clean, comfortable and affordable stay in the center of Tbilisi - look no further and try some of the world famous Georgian hospitality at the Picnic Hostel.Fixed rate - 15 GEL per nightKitchen Laundry Lockers, luggage storageFridge & microwaveBicycle and scooter rentalsTours around GeorgiaPersonal reading light and plugNo lockouts24 hour check-inFree Internet access at the lobby Free WiFi all around the hostelFree mapsFree walking toursFree tea & coffee 24h.check-out tame 11:00 a.m check in tame from 12:00 noon Also, cheapest tours to Georgia: �Picnic� hostel tours around Georgia --Davit Gareji tour price 85 GEL 2p; 115 GEL 4p; 135 GEL 6p ; --Davit Gareji, Sighnaghi price 145 GEL 3 p ; 180 GEL 6 p; --Shuamta, Telavi, Tsinandali 185 GEL 4 p; --Shuamta,Telavi,Tsinandali,Sighnaghi 230 GEL 4 p;270 GEL 6 p; --Alaverdi, Nekrisi, Gremi 230 GEL 4 p; 270 GEL 6p; --Gori, museum of Stalin 135 GEL 4p; --Mtskheta ,Gori , Uplistsikhe 175 GEL 4 ; 210 GEL 6p; --Rabat 160 GEL 4 p ; 190 GEL 6p; --Vardzia 250 GEL 4 p; 280 GEL 6p; --Dmanisi ,Georgian National museum ( Zezva and Mzia first Europians) 220 GEL 4 p;270 GEL 6p; --Kazbegi, Stepantsminda, Gergeti 225 GEL 4p; 255 GEL 6p; --Kazbegi, Ananuri,Stepantsminda, Gergeti, Gveleti 245 GEL 4 p; 275 GEL 6p; --Kutaisi City Sataplia Gelati 260 GEL 4p; 310 GEL 6p ; --Kutaisi , Kumistavi (Prometheus cave) 220 GEL 4 p ; 280 GEL 6p; --Tbilisi, old Tbilisi, Narikala castle, Metekhi Castle ,Ethnography museum, Kus Tba lake, Georgian National Museum 125 GEL 4 p; 150 GEL 6 p; --Tbilisi, Old Tbilisi, Narikala castle, Metekhi Castle ,Ethnography museum, Kus Tba lake, Georgian National Museum Tbilisi, Near of Tbilisi dinner and wine degustation 210 GEL 4 p ; 240 GEL 6p; ------------------------------------------------------------------ Two day Trips including apartments: --Svaneti, Mestia 2Persons 330 GEL; 4Persons 395 GEL; 6Persons 455 GEL; --Svaneti, Mestia, Ushguli 2Persons 370 GEL; 4Persons 435 GEL; 6Persons 475 GEL; --Svaneti, Mestia, Ushguli, Zugdidi Dadiani castle 2 Persons 430 GEL; 4 Persons 460 GEL; 6Persons 530 GEL; --Batumi City, old castles, museums in Batumi and near Batumi. 2 persons 370 GEL; 4 persons 420 GEL; 6 persons 490 GEL ... more   less 

Additional Information about Picnic Hostel

Address: 14 Purceladze str., Tbilisi 0105, Georgia (Formerly Rover Hostel)
Region: Georgia > Tbilisi
Price Range: $12 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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