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Canberra Australia
Reviewed 15 May 2008

I have never stayed in a worse hostel. It was filthy, and full of people who were living there and working in the area. It was literally falling apart, the bathrooms were rotting and full of peoples' personal stuff, the bunkrooms were full of various shift workers sleeping through the day and night. I was on a top bunk, and...

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Surrey
Reviewed 26 April 2006

Quite easily the worst hostel I have stayed in in my entire back-packing career. Dank, dirty, unsafe and full of people who have nowhere else to live instead of travelling backpackers. DO NOT STAY HERE!!!!

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Address: 2221 Lincoln Blvd, Venice Beach, Los Angeles, CA
Region: United States > California > Los Angeles > Venice , Westside
Number of rooms: 12
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