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Napoleon Hostel

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 22 February 2017

While I was in Russia for the first time and I didn't knew any Russian (nor any knowledge of the cyrillic alphabet), I stayed a night at this hostel. Navigating from the airport to the hostel without a smartphone or map and all alone it quiet an adventure. Especially if the only foreign languages you know are English and French....

Thank Fabian D
Reviewed 5 November 2016 via mobile

Worst customer service. Bad place. Not recommended to stay. Dnt go there. They really dont care about our booking. Even the reception is like trash. Money minded vultures. Dont ever think of going there.

1Thank _K1320ER
Bodmin, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

This hostel was on the 5th floor. Close to the metro and walking tours around the corner. Walking distance to city centre. Helpful staff. Not sure if friends live there too but alot of people congregated in the common room from early morning to late evening

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 13 September 2016

First off: location is incredible. You really can't beat the price for it's phenomenal location. It's within walking distance to Red Square, and there is a metro stop just two blocks away. That alone made this hostel.. tolerable. It is very tiny, and everyone is packed together. The cleanliness was not great, the hostel staff took a while to 'warm...

Thank Eleanor F
Siem Reap, Cambodia
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

I arrived there with a friend at 2 am and the receptionist gave us a plastic bag with the things we needed to make up the bags. We tried to be polite not turning on the lights, insted we turned the phone's lights on. Two guests got extremelly unhappy and one of them tried to push my friend. We went...

1Thank rafaspr
Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

I travel a lot, but I have never tried anything like this! 1. It does NOT look like the pictures at all. It is not clean and most off the staff are rude. 2. It seems like the staffs family and friends are staying there, and rule the whole place. 3. Me and my friend had to leave in the...

Thank Katja M
Itarare, SP
Reviewed 26 March 2016

It was a cool place to drop your things and to hit the streets of the red city. The thing is the hostel is not very clean nor it has a good environment to stick around. It looked like plenty of locals were actually living there.

1Thank helitonscheidt
Buchs St. Gallen, Switzerland
Reviewed 17 September 2015

Not clean at all , I think 2 out of 15 guests , are real travellers , all the rest they just live there , they "own" everything , rooms and the kitchen are just a an incredible mess ... the staff seems not to care about you ...

1Thank Abreu1985
Reviewed 7 August 2015 via mobile

We booked for 4 nights and we sacraficed losing the money to find another place. I have travelled through over 50 countries and this is hands down the worst hostel.. I have never left a review, so this is how bad this place is. On entry there was an old man passed out, after climbing 4 stories to get to...

2Thank Nathan M
Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 30 June 2015

(+) cheap (+) good situation (10-15 min. walk to red square / lot of bars and club not far away) (+/-) drinking alcohol is possible, beer is available in a vending machine / sometime the staff is drunk (+/-) possibility of smoking in the corridor / lot of smoke in the corridor and almost no ashtray => corridors become an...

Thank Hermann G

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
NAPOLEON Hostel is MOSCOW'S MOST POPULAR BACKPACKER HOSTEL and is located JUST 5 MINUTES WALK from Red Square in the trendy old town ''Kitai Gorod'' area. This district is characterised with cobbled streets, old merchant houses and quaint Orthodox churches and is full of exciting bars, cheap restaurants, and local supermarkets, all within walking distance.Napoleon Hostel is award winning having won Best Hostel in Russia by Hostelworld. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Napoleon Hostel

Address: Maly Zlatoustinskiy ln, 2, Moscow 101000, Russia
Region: Russia > Central Russia > Moscow
Price Range: ₹ 1,031 - ₹ 3,415 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Napoleon Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Single floor.”
helitonscheidt, 26 Mar 2016 | Read review
“just try to convince the waitress , she manages all....”
juajua3, 13 Sep 2014 | Read review
“I only seen 1 room and it was filthy.”
alex186470, 14 Sep 2012 | Read review
“The 8 bed dorm is all good. get what you pay for but lots of space and powerpoints etc.”
Lyndon_Maffey, 30 Jan 2012 | Read review
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