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Overview
  • Excellent18%
  • Very good0%
  • Average7%
  • Poor21%
  • Terrible54%
  • 14 Oct 2018
    “Cheap, but certainly not cheerful...”
  • 23 Sep 2018
    “Tips to make your stay less uncomfortable”
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
2 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 14 October 2018 via mobile

Stayed at The Old Porthouse after a night out with some old friends in Bristol. Check in was effectively self-service: I received an email containing all the door codes (which addressed me as Mr...), but the main door is not signed at all, and there’s...More

Date of stay: October 2018
1  Thank IndiaT96
Reviewed 24 September 2018 via mobile

Not much to say, the hostel is quite dirty, the beds are very simple, the freezer didn’t work but at least you can sleep. Outside it’s very loud, but expected when in the center. There is no staff around to help, and it’s essentially an...More

Date of stay: September 2018
Thank Sebastien G
Reviewed 23 September 2018

Sometimes you just have to stay in the cheapest place you can find. Hears what I wish I had known so I could have prepared better for it. - The entrance is a subtle door on the side, not very obvious to spot. Get the...More

Date of stay: September 2018
1  Thank Julie M
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Fancy poo in a shower for 2 weeks? Mould in the bathrooms? Wi-Fi which is not working most of the time, because of overload? Not finding any toilet paper or soap when you go to bathroom? Dirty and smelly kitchen, where, if you cook something...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank MagdaK320
Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

Absolutely don't stay here. Whatever you do, sleep outside on a bench instead. It is categorically the shittest place I have ever been too. It's managed really really badly. The bathroom wasn't clean and looked like it hadn't been for years, the beds where broken...More

Date of stay: July 2018
Thank Luke A
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Description
We have private accommodation and short term. We are one of the most popular hostels in Bristol for the English and Spanish community. Less
Hotel class
Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Non-Smoking Hotel
Hotel class
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$19 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bristol
Hotel class
Number of rooms
26
Price range
US$19 - US$95 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Location
United Kingdom > England > Bristol
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Room Tips
"dorm rooms with or without bunk beds. Be careful which you select."
juliemK7740WC
23 Sep 2018
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"It doesn't matter what you choose... You can end up in a different room anyway."
MagdaK320
23 Jul 2018
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