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Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Not worth it. I had over 75 bites from two nights...and maybe more except I had to go to the hospital for a steroid shot to shut my immune system doen because my body was so overwhelmed with the histimine response. Hundreds of dollars in doctors bills to deal with this. And the worst itching I have ever experienced. Not... More 

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Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

After reading reviews for this place before I went I wasn't expecting much. That and it's only $15 a night! It is rough round the edges and just needs a good clean up. But you get what you pay for. The beds were fine and the bedrooms work. The reception is only open 8-10am and then 5-11pm so if you... More 

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Fort Collins, Colorado
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Reviewed 12 February 2016

good value for the money. the rooms were clean, the bathrooms could use some attention, good museum location. the best part, is chris gallegos, the nite manager, he is wonderful, he gives good directions, good restaurant reccomendations, and even carries my bags. The marriot should hire this guy| Thanks Don S. Fort Collins Colo.

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Reviewed 7 September 2015 via mobile

Best place ever. Feels like home. Too find this kind of place in houston is very hard. The guy at the front desk, chris. He is a great man. Very helping and perfect place to stay in a big city. My experience was wonderful with this hostel. I stayed in houston for 3 months. Best place ever 👍

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Thank Karan D
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Reviewed 18 August 2015 via mobile

No one was there when we arrived in the afternoon and after half an hour of waiting we left only to return in the evening. Hostel terribly dirty and messy , if there was a chance to give 0 stars would be the only voting right ..Help!!!! Anyway...ENJOY

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Reviewed 6 August 2015 via mobile

Starting with the positives, the man working reception during their limited hours was friendly and helpful. Advising us on ways to get around Houston and offering to look after our valuables whilst we were out. The location is close to the museum district which has a tram service. The building looks dilapidated from the outside and when we reached inside... More 

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Los Angeles, California, United States
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Reviewed 10 January 2015

Bought the dude that worked the desk dinner and then drove him home. Super nice guy. Then got decimated by bed bugs. Had no experience with them so thought it was a rash from the weird sheets. Traveled on to stay with friends and brought the bugs to them. Horrible, horrible experience. Called the hostel to talk to my friend... More 

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Reviewed 3 December 2014

The good. $15 for one night and $25 for your own private room.. About 10 mins from Downtown on the Metro Rail which is a few blocks away from the hostel. A nice area. You can actually check in at 8am-10am if you arrive in Houston extra early. The staff seemed decent The bad.. The actual hostel looks like it's... More 

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Reviewed 12 November 2014

I was returning from a 3-month trip, stopping by in Houston to visit some friends. I found this hostel online, and it was very conveniently located. So after returning from the supposed third world, I spent one night here. I woke up with no fewer than 50 bed bug bites all over my body. On top of that, nobody is... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 10 July 2014

I have probably stayed in about 20 hostels in the US and this was by far the worst - in fact, I really don't know how it's still operational. I can only assume the people leaving gushing reviews are friends of the manager or have been paid to do so. As soon as I walked through the door, I was... More 

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Address: 5302 Crawford St, Houston, TX 77004-6830
Region: United States > Texas > Texas Gulf Coast > Houston > The Museum District
Price Range: $43 - $46 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“$25 for your own room or $15 for a bunk bed...”
 of 5 bubbles mmsander, 14 Oct 2013 | Read review
“Room B is definitely the best one 4 beds not 8 like the other one”
 of 5 bubbles YGHX, 10 Aug 2013 | Read review
“All rooms are decent dorm-style bunks. I couldn't find a ladder for my assigned upper bunk, had to clamber up, jump down.”
 of 5 bubbles Juanito_Hayburg, 5 Aug 2012 | Read review
“Private room was the best for the value to me, an is at the farthest point from everyone else in the house, the shower next to F is the best it gets steaming hot!!”
 of 5 bubbles 852jamesb, 22 Jan 2012 | Read review
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