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  • Excellent26%
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Reviewed 6 May 2017

Staff were friendly and the building has a lot of character. The public areas are big enough. Kitchen is dirty - walls with ground-in grease. They employ someone to come and clean the kitchen morning and late evening which encourages guests to be untidy. The...More

Thank 2muchmusic
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks for the compliments, and I can clear up a couple of points for you. Only 2 toilets on ground floor are 'mixed', and as soon as someone let us know that the seat was broken, we fixed it (if anyone notices anything broken, please...More

Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Good hostel in ideal location by the river. Very cute place with friendly staff. Also very quiet for a good sleep. A little cold but had heaters in the rooms. Overall very clean and has a big kitchen. Would stay here again

Thank Laura P
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

Thanks very much for the good rating and nice comments. We are considered a quiet hostel, but can't guarantee it of course. :-) The river boardwalk is awesome, and I walk that quite often all the way to the Cataract Gorge.

Reviewed 25 April 2017

There were bed bugs in our room and when we discussed payment with management and explained we felt it was unreasonable for them to ask us to pay for that night we were told to pack up our stuff and leave the hostel!! The manager...More

3  Thank emilyheappey
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

What utter rubbish. I was the person that dealt with you. I am the owner of the Arthouse. I remember you, I remember your stay, and I remember your attitude. In my 20+ years of working, managing and owning backpackers hostels I have never kicked...More

Reviewed 18 March 2017 via mobile

I stayed at the Arthouse Hostel with 4 other boys. I would do it over again. Everyone there is so amazing an friendly place is clean. Especially the Management. We received nothing but great customer service. Definitly a healthy thing towards the tourism industry. Keep...More

Thank Stella T
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

Wow, thanks so much. I am the owner and the majority receptionist so your compliments are very personal to me. I am in this industry because I love the backpacker scene, and love coming to work every day. So I can thank you and every...More

Reviewed 8 March 2017 via mobile

Depends on your age. I am Gormengast vintage but visitors of all ages and cultures will feel charmed by the smell of beautiful timber. There is a chap playing gitar on the balcony, he sings a bit and you will be so happy you may...More

Thank Mark B
Response from deputypete, Owner at Arthouse HostelResponded 12 July 2017

I have never before been described as a 'paragon of courtesy'. You have made my week. Your perfect rating and wonderful description was an excellent start to my day. Thank you sincerely.

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sumyatsmwy
16 December 2016|
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Response from Lizzy T | Reviewed this property |
I don't think so. I remember walking for ages on the deserted streets to get to the hostel from the city centre.
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Theo B
24 October 2015|
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Hi, we stayed here about a year ago. Probs not the best neighbourhood to leave your bikes unattended. Not necessarily a 'dnagerous' area, just not somewhere I would leave my car unlocked with my back turned! lol In fact... More
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"Watch the sunset from the top floor fire escape in the evening - absolutely beautiful."
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"I believe they charge for extra blankets in peak season so bring your sleeping bag!"
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"If you need a good nights sleep ot you are a light sleeper maybe rooms facing the back are your best bet."
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"Try choosing a room in another hotel."
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