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Igloo Backpackers Hostel

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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good27%
  • Average10%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“bunk beds”(5 reviews)
“nice kitchen”(4 reviews)
Free Wifi
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Had an unintentional 2 night stay here. Great location as it's approx 10 min walk to the centre, a few minutes walk from Victoria Bus Station & Victoria Centre. Staff are friendly, and helpful, some of the best in this town. My room was the...More

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Response from igloohostel, Manager at Igloo Backpackers HostelResponded 4 days ago

Hi D! Thanks so much for your lovely review. It really means the world to us when our guests take the time to write nice things about us! We are so glad that you enjoyed your stay and most importantly had a great nights sleep!...More

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I have stayed here with friends twice now it is a short walk from the city centre and the rooms are really low cost. No luxury or added extras but if you and your friends want a bed with a place to park your car...More

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Reviewed 22 October 2017

We found and booked same day so were happy for the cheap rate of $46£ so can't say too much. A small private room for a coupke, but the foton bed was not all that comfortable, and the window was roght on a parking lot...More

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Reviewed 18 September 2017 via mobile

We stayed here after Splendour. The radiators didn't turn on, the bathroom was quite a trek from the room. We were aware it was a hostel but it felt very tired. The bathroom door didn't lock and had a 'peep hole'. Which I thought wasn't...More

Thank Helen S
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Friendly staff who showed us around very politely. Very warm in the room as the fan wasn't working properly so we had to sleep with Windows open. This causes it's own problems as thwre were people still shouting outside at 4am! Also one of our...More

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Response from igloohostel, Manager at Igloo Backpackers HostelResponded 6 August 2017

Hi there, Thanks for your feedback. We are sorry to hear that there was a couple of problems during your stay. We are looking into these issues and will hopefully have them resolved as soon as we can. Hopefully you can join us another time...More

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"Just ask reception,no problems"
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"The 6 bed dorm room has quite a bit of road noise so would recommend an alternative to barn unless cost is..."
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"Every one is different so make your own choice ...shared bathroom !!!!"
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"Top Floor room was lovely"
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