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HI Phoenix - The Metcalf House

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South Australia, Australia
Reviewed 31 October 2016

This place is old-style. Back to basics backpacking without being basic, reminded me very much of hostels in Africa - legit hostels. Even though it's nice to 'glamp' once in a while, it's also nice to go traditional. The staff were great, there was a shared BBQ on my first night (vegetarian burgers, also!) and there's basic breakfast as well....

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Germany
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

This is a very cozy and atmospheric hostel with friendly staff. I went there 3 times and every time I stayed in another room. All of them were very clean. The staff was extremely helpful. I really liked the garden.

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Dallas, Texas
Reviewed 2 August 2016 via mobile

It has a cool vibe with clean rooms, easy street parking, and friendly staff. It is really well placed with a ton of interesting places to go within walking distance. My only criticism was the bathroom situation-there isn't a lot of privacy and the bathrooms/showers aren't gender specific.

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Park City, Utah
Reviewed 27 May 2016

Had a fantastic time at this hostel! Met so many great people from all over the world! Some people ended up arranging a barbecue for the evening and for $5 anyone could partake in the food. The also have a communal kitchen for anyone who wants to cook their own. They vibe was very friendly, family like and most all...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 21 March 2016

The location is wonderful, about 10 min walk from the metro station :-) and it is about 30 min metro ride from the airport. The staffs here are awesome, friendly and helpful!! I had a private room which is perfect for me because I had a very big luggage, so I think it is easier for me to have a...

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Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

The hostel is in a quiet residential area close to downtown and Roosevelt St. which is an awesome place to check out. Close by there's a nice restaurant Jo Bot, songbird tea and coffee house and a liquor store called the flowershop with artisan craft beer. You can't drink alcohol after ten and binging is not an option. The dorms...

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West Virginia
Reviewed 23 January 2016 via mobile

Great quiet neighborhood location that's close to downtown, friendly staff, clean facilities, helpful people, and a great breakfast! I really enjoyed my stay here. Blankets, sheets, pillows all provided-so I was even overpacked. City was easy to navigate and there was a lot of stuff to do. The hostel itself even hosts a lot of events. Overall, I would definitely...

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Reviewed 3 January 2016 via mobile

So far it's been amazing .they welcome artists who are established..the area is amazingly easy and vibrant ..I'm humbled that the international hostel has these hidden gems still...alive..staff great..relaxing tribe....

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Las Vegas, Nevada
Reviewed 25 December 2015

This is a small hostel located a long walk or a short drive from downtown Phoenix in a somewhat poor area. The staff is friendly but the hours are a bit hard to pin down, as the posted hours are not always the same as when a staffer is around. The staff is friendly and in my case they helped...

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perth
Reviewed 8 September 2015 via mobile

It's hot in phoenix and this place is the perfect oasis. Spent a week here and loved it. It's practically retro reminds me of what hostels used to be like. I loved it the staff are super friendly and the house is lovely. I spent some quality time in hammocks and chilling on the front porch. Great stop on the...

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Additional Information about HI Phoenix - The Metcalf House

Address: 1026 N 9th St, Phoenix, AZ 85006-2731
Region: United States > Arizona > Central Arizona > Phoenix
Price Range: ₹ 4,085 - ₹ 4,085 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The private room was super spacious, even with 4 people!”
 of 5 bubbles Caressssa, 17 May 2015 | Read review
“In my opinion there are only 2 acceptable bunks, one in each of the 2 dorms. Getting these will increase the liklihood of a good rest.”
 of 5 bubbles Zaytajett, 10 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The big dorm is fine, but cozy.”
 of 5 bubbles 164philippm, 6 Jan 2015 | Read review
“If it's a dorm take advantage of the free ear plugs. Makes a huge difference for a peaceful sleep! Sometimes they're not needed . If you are the super snorer maybe a private room would be considerate ?”
 of 5 bubbles sc262, 2 Dec 2014 | Read review
“If you enjoy playing guitar there are 3 of them there. One needed a new set of strings. I did not come across a music store in the city while there. If I had I would have picked up a set. Any guitar players heading down take a set of strings with you......thnx.”
 of 5 bubbles Zaytajett, 1 Dec 2014 | Read review
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