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Podstel Bucharest

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  • Excellent67%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor6%
  • Terrible1%
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“tea house”(8 reviews)
“lone traveller”(2 reviews)
“main town”(2 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Non-Smoking Hotel
Bar/Lounge
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All reviewstea houselone travellermain townwould highly recommend staying hereprivate roomold townhome away from homeother guestsa wonderful stayquiet streetrooms are largeshort walkcentral locationdanhostelteahousecity
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Well , As the title said , its not a hostel but a home away from home. And Beware that a crazy family resides inside :-P . A perfect place to stay if you are in Bucharest as a solo traveler. I stayed there for...More

Thank Amish-Voyager
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed at Podstel for three nights as Bucarest was the last stop of our Romania tour. Had one of the best stays of my life. What makes Podstel stand out, besides the super cosy environment, is the staff. Each and everyone of them was great...More

Thank Cristi O
Response from Podstel, Owner at Podstel BucharestResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the glowing review, it was a pleasure to have you with us! We hope to see you back ANYTIME and we're glad you wrote about the feeling of cosiness and togetherness, as those are core to us! See you again!

Reviewed 12 November 2017 via mobile

Stayed for 6 days and enjoyed quite a lot. Staff was extremely friendly and helpful which made all the difference. Rooms are specious and bed are comfy. They also have a tea house which attracts more people where breakfast with tea and a sandwich cost...More

Thank ArielSh
Response from Podstel, Owner at Podstel BucharestResponded 3 weeks ago

Glad you loved it! Come back in the Summer when we have our full blown lush tea garden in full bloom, and maybe you'll reconsider our location not being perfect :) Would love to see you again, WELCOME anytime! -Jason

Reviewed 11 November 2017 via mobile

Podstel aims to be a hostel for travellers, by travellers. The vibe is fun, staff are friendly and knowledgeable about the city. The bathroom situation is surprising given the high reviews though. Toilets don't lock properly with a sliding door secured by a tiny metal...More

Thank j c
Response from Podstel, General Manager at Podstel BucharestResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for your comments, and of course, you are entitled to your viewpoint, but for the sake of our future customers, it's important to include the important information that you omitted from your review. You came and stayed with us, had a pleasant stay,...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

We only stayed over here briefly but the staff (including the owner, Sam, and a front desk worker whose name I forgot) were incredibly helpful. They really made sure we felt welcome there and had everything we needed for our stay. There was a very...More

Thank shuf10
Response from Podstel, Owner at Podstel BucharestResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the glowing review! The little things matter, they put the experience over the top and are normally so simple to provide... We're thankful for immediate feedback and we're glad you loved it. Welcome back!

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Bar/Lounge
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Free Parking
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Free Parking
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Bar/Lounge
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US$17 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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US$17 - US$34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Try to get a room without someone who snores. The Willow Room has lots of space."
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"Be sure to try some of the awesome tea selections on offer in the tea garden."
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"Try the tea from the tea house"
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"Private double room upstairs has exclusive luxury feeling, but the dorms were also nice and social too."
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