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Ilirska Bistrica, Slovenia
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I was in this hostel only for one night, but my experience was completly good. Ladys in the reception were really nice and they quickly completed my check in. Internet was supposed to be working only in the lobby, but it has been working perfectly in my room as well (109). I reserved single room with bathroom and I got... More 

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Wageningen, The Netherlands
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12 reviews
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The story of my arrival already subtracts 2 out of 5 points from my rating for this hostel. I arrived after the reception closed for that day. I made this clear to the reception a couple of days beforehand. They gave me the front door code and would sent me an e-mail at the day of my arrival with information... More 

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10 reviews
Reviewed 27 October 2016

Well located hostel although hard to find. I arrived here 1.30 pm and i was made to leave my bags and come back at 2pm, that was very rude but oh well. When I was able to check in I was told the wifi was free but when I arrived to my private room, number 301, the wifi did not... More 

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Reviewed 28 September 2016

I was only there for one night. Standard hostel fare, nothing particularly good or bad. The showers were a little small. It was also a bit hard to find and it's a bit of a walk from the central bus station. Nice kitchen though and an unlimited supply of freshly brewed coffee - the actual thing, not the instant freeze-dried... More 

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

I have been there for one night and slept in a 12 people dorm. The room was not that big, but well used (3 person bunkbeds). Furniture seemed pretty new and the hostel was all clean. I would come here again. It is not far away from cityterminalen which was nice as I arrived from skavsta airport at night. Late... More 

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Thank Ja S
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

We had a 2 person room with a own bathroom. There was nothing in the room besides two beds. But it was clean.. so, ok Good price/quality. A metro station is 100m walking.. perfect! It's quite noisy outside.

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bedford, england
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Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed one night in a single room with private facilities. Was let down by the small narrow bed, but kitchen area, with free tea and coffee was good, as was the free wifi. Location not hard to find, with tube just around the corner, and fairly central for getting around the city.

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Malmo, Sweden
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36 reviews
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Reviewed 24 July 2016

I had reached this hostel at 1 PM and staff did not allow early check in even before 5 minutes. The check in stars at 2:00 PM. That was very rude of them. I was made to sit in kitchen area for one hour whereas I needed desperate sleep. Coffee is served free of cost that too without milk. You... More 

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Zaandam, The Netherlands
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64 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 16 July 2016 via mobile

I had a great stay at the Birka Hostel. I was there for four nights. Bunkbeds in de 8-person dorm can be a little bit noisy, I think mine was fine though, enough room to stow my backpack on the bed as well, the rest of the room didn't really have space for luggage. It was nice to be able... More 

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Reviewed 7 July 2016

My girlfriend booked us the place and when we got there is was a bit of a hike to the room. They hadn't cleaned the room when we arrived but they changed the sheets and cleaned up whilst we went out walking. There is an Urban Deli nearby for cheap coffee (coffee is a must in Sweden) and food. In... More 

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Staying in Norrmalm

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Norrmalm
Norrmalm is Stockholm’s most central and busiest neighborhood. It’s home to the main shopping street, Drottninggatan, and to Stockholm icons like the Sergels Torg glass obelisk, the famous Hay Market with its Carl Milles sculptures, and the Hötorget Skyscrapers, a sight on every other Stockholm postcard. Norrmalm is also home to Sweden’s most traditional department stores Nordiska Kompaniet and Åhléns City juxtaposed with Stockholm’s most modern shopping mall, Mood Stockholm. Visitors to this area get to experience the unique Swedish philosophy of protecting cultural heritage while also staying on top of fashion innovation and modern architecture.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Modern hostel in the Capital of Scandinavia for those who seek a good rate and a comfortable stay. Vi offer private rooms and dormitories. Vi also offer a dormitory for only women. We offer free Wi-Fi in all rooms and common areas. We have a common and a fully equipped kitchen and a friendly social room were you can cook, meet new people or prepare for your adventures in the city. All of us att Birka Hostel value the security and safety of our guests and as such all the common areas are protected by cameras and also all rooms and common areas are equipped with the latest sprinkler systems which are connected to Stockholms emergency services. Coffe, tea and pasta is always free and available in the kitchen Laundry service is offered at a fee. Breakfast is served daily for an additional fee. Monday - Friday 7:30 - 10:00 Saturday - Sunday 8:00 - 10:00 ... more   less 

Additional Information about Birka Hostel

Address: 14-16 Luntmakargatan, Stockholm 111 37, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Stockholm County > Stockholm > Norrmalm
Price Range: ₹ 1,641 - ₹ 8,618 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Birka Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 65
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“We were on the first floor where most of the rooms were double. At the end of the corridor it was all very quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles MikkP_12, 18 May 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a middle bed. There are three per stack, the bottom one might as well be on the floor and the top is too high.”
 of 5 bubbles a_br0ad_abr0ad, 5 Feb 2016 | Read review
“Our room on the ground floor was too warm, but difficult to open the windows as they opened on the street.”
 of 5 bubbles alex09876, 17 Aug 2015 | Read review
“ask for a room with a not broken door lock”
 of 5 bubbles 971agust_nc, 8 Aug 2015 | Read review
“City center”
 of 5 bubbles OlgaZaza, 24 Jun 2015 | Read review
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