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argentina
Reviewed 3 November 2009

some of the personnel at the reception was rude, the wi-fi does not work most of the time, there are stupid rules about the time that reception is closed, if you want a to go aout and have a key you have to leave much money as deposit. I do not recommend this place.

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London
Reviewed 19 October 2009

The staff in this place were without doubt the least hospitable, rudest, most charmless hosts I've ever encountered. It made me wonder what an earth had possessed them to go into the hosteling business. I should clarify that this was really just one person, who always seemed to be working in reception. Perhaps the rest of the team are okay,...

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London
Reviewed 13 October 2009

After being scolded rudely by the receptionist for patiently waiting for 20 minutes to check in, we were informed that if we decided to leave after 1 night we would not be refunded for the second we had paid for in advance. Presumably people often want to leave, because the hostel SHUTS between 10am and 2pm, meaning you CAN'T EVEN...

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Madrid
Reviewed 13 October 2009

Poor treatment of staff. Very Expensive. 10 a.m to 1 p.m you get kicked out of hostel. You can not go out at night because they close the hostel for 1 to 7. Not clean. They do not return the deposit. Very very very bad.

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Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 4 October 2009

I have stayed in numerous hostels and this was about average in terms of what I have seen. We got turned aroung with our map when we first exited the train station because there was ongoing construction, but once we figured out which direction we wanted it was an easy, level 5 minute walk with our luggage to get to...

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Norte
Reviewed 23 August 2009

Me and my boyfriend stayed there for 6 nights. I had done the reservation of a room with private shower and toilet. Instead, they gave us one with two separate beds, no bathroom or toilet whatsoever. We complained and they changed us to a berth with private shower. We were so tired we didn't complained further. Was until when we...

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pn
Reviewed 15 August 2009

the rooms are quite clean, and breakfast is not bad. But the hostel closes 4 hours in the afternoon for cleanings and to deposit your luggage you have to pay a locker! some members of the staff were very unfriendly, even rude with some guys that arrived after 6pm and so had their reservation cancelled. You cannot sleep in this...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 17 April 2009

Stayed here for three nights. The accommodations were fine, but average. It's part of the HI Hostel network and I find them to be pretty basic overall. The staff were friendly and very helpful. I give them a lot of credit for the help they provided to me. There is free wifi in the common room, bar, and breakfast room....

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Utrecht
Reviewed 21 October 2008

We had two bunkbed rooms with our own showers and basins and with breakfast included it was pretty good value for money at EUR25 a night for non members. It was clean, a short 5-10min walk from the station and no age limit (we stayed with our parents 50+). Keep in mind this is a hostel so the only downside...

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Girona
Reviewed 4 August 2008

I've been in this hostel 2 year ago with some friends and we enjoyed a lot. Although there are few pubs close to this hostel it offer for a good price a clean rooms and quite big. I recomend it if you go with friends and you don't want to spend too much money. Quality and price ok!

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Additional Information about Bruegel Youth Hostel

Address: Rue du Saint-Esprit 2, Brussels 1000, Belgium
Region: Belgium > Brussels
Price Range: ₹ 1,404 - ₹ 4,145 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 48
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“Hostel is under construction”
 of 5 bubbles galdor_33, 8 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the 3rd floor are much nicer and bigger”
 of 5 bubbles PetraL810, 20 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Accessibility. Climbing the stairs so often hurt my legs but my legs are very muscly now so it's okay.”
 of 5 bubbles gajanl, 30 Jun 2015 | Read review
“None. PS: Get another hostel. There are a few good ones near the Grand place.”
 of 5 bubbles vineshenoi, 10 Apr 2015 | Read review
“Make sure your room has been cleaned before paying.”
 of 5 bubbles gf497, 6 Oct 2014 | Read review
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