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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016

I stayed at the Pilgrim House as I was unable to find another hostel in Memphis, which I booked through Hostel World. On the Hostel World website it states there are no check-in's after 23.00. As my train was not arriving into Memphis until 22.00 I contacted the hostel directly to ask what would happen if I was running late.... More 

1 Thank Sharon R
Level Contributor
4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 29 August 2016

This was the first hostel I've ever stayed in and it was enjoyable. It was very informal and relaxed. You have a chore to do, but it keeps the cost down, so I'm willing to spend 5 minutes doing it. It was clean and quiet. The beds aren't very comfy, but I'm young and it doesn't matter to me. It's... More 

1 Thank Zabrina G
Chicago, Illinois
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51 reviews
30 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 April 2016

This hostel is cheap, has a clean kitchen, and a spirit of community -they assign you chores, but don't feel forced to do them. Right by it, there is the delicious Java Cabana Coffee -try the mocha! And while it is not downtown, it is in the neighborhood of bakeries and record stores.

Thank Rapunzel22
New Orleans, Louisiana
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38 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 March 2016 via mobile

When you stay here you LITERALLY help feed people. This hostel is associated with the nearby church, and uses basically all of YOUR money to feed the less fortunate. So if you have a soul at all, you will stay here ;) It's also a cool hostel. As a self-proclaimed hostel expert (stayed in about 50 and worked in 3)... More 

Thank Ryan D
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Probably the strangest place I've been in my life. Firstly it's really difficult to get into the building, a stranger let us in as he was leaving. Then we were told we could pay by cash or card. When we said cash the guy said they prefer card. Why ask? Then we got the tour. A definite highlight was being... More 

5 Thank Sarah T
Leeds, United Kingdom
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134 reviews
77 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 February 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights. When I booked I didn't realize it was associated with the church and in the church grounds. The hostel itself was very spacious with lots of common area and the rooms and bathrooms were very clean. The staff were very friendly and you could make pancakes for free for breakfast. You had... More 

2 Thank ilive4travel4eva
Hamilton, New Zealand
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115 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2016 via mobile

It isn't clinical and perfect, but a good hostel had charm and character like this. You are expected to do a chore each day, but they tell you this on their website and on arrival. The staff are helpful and friendly. It's clean and has a good library. It is also located in midtown Memphis, which is supposed to be... More 

1 Thank spookikiwi
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117 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 465 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 November 2015 via mobile

I stayed here for 3 nights and didn't have a problem. The staff were very friendly and helpful and I loved the fact you had to do a small chore each day. There was free wifi and breakfast and the place was pretty secure. It's a bit run down, but who cares if all you want is a cheap bed... More 

5 Thank RunningDuff
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 24 October 2015

Just returned home from spending 6 great days in Memphis, at the Pilgrim House Hostel. This was my first experience at a Hostel, and was very pleasantly surprised. The staff were so kind and helpful, getting me up to speed with everything, and helping me with anything I needed. The facility was always safe and each public and private room... More 

1 Thank Matty C
Svendborg, Denmark
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 October 2015

We were here for three weeks, and had absolutely no trouble with it at all - if you wake up between 9 and 11 there's free breakfast in the kitchen - the staff was friendly and welcoming. you have to do small chores each day, but it's very small things like: "wipe off the kitchen counter" and can be done... More 

1 Thank MiaRaun

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking

Additional Information about Pilgrim House Hostel

Address: 1000 S Cooper St Back Entrance, Memphis, TN 38104-5611
Region: United States > Tennessee > Memphis
Price Range: €47 - €47 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“Private rooms work well if you're traveling three together.”
 of 5 bubbles MiaRaun, 7 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Ring ahead and talk to the staff to make sure what type of room you are getting”
 of 5 bubbles Slapheado, 1 Oct 2015 | Read review
“I preferred the female dorm, while my travel companion chose the mixed dorm. We were both fine. There are both shared and private bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 956ninaw, 7 Nov 2014 | Read review
“all the rooms are the same, open plan, bunks.”
 of 5 bubbles Kiwi_ABC, 8 Nov 2012 | Read review
“If you get a private room, ask for one that is not located in a dorm room. That way you don't have to disturb people going in and out of your room.”
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 of 5 bubbles peter.craig, 19 Feb 2012 | Read review
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