Hostel Review: Urban House, San Sebastian – Spain

Urban House, San Sebastian – Spain

Hostel Name: Urban House Address: I stayed at Urban House in San Sebastian, Spain. I booked online and paid $36.77 USD for a night for a single bed in 4-bed dormitory room. I booked it a few days before I arrived so there wasn’t many hostels available (peak season in July). The are cheaper hostels […]

Hostel Review: Be Hostels Zaragoza, Zaragoza – Spain

Be Hostels Zaragoza

Hostel Name: Be Hostels Zaragoza Address: Calle Predicadores 70, Zaragoza, Spain I stayed at Be Hostels in Zaragoza, Spain. I was hosted by the Be Hostels group, who offered me a room should I be staying in one of their cities. Be Hostels is a hostel group from Barcelona, and Zaragoza is their first hostel […]

Hotel Review: Hotel Carlemany, Girona – Spain

Hotel Carlemany, Girona - Spain

Hotel Name: Hotel Carlemany Address: Placa Miquel Santalo i Pavor, 1, Girona, Spain I stayed at the Hotel Carlemany in Girona, Spain. I was a guest of the hotel, which was arranged by Visit Costa Brava. The Hotel Carlemany is a 4-star hotel ideally located between the train station and the old town, being about […]

Hostel Review: Hotel Altair, Nice – France

Hotel Altair, Nice – France

Hostel Name: Hotel Altair Address: 10 rue de Suisse, Nice, France I stayed at the Hotel Altair, a hostel in Nice, France. I booked online and paid $29.74 USD for a bed in a 6-bed dorm. I booked it for is proximity to the train station as I was leaving early the next day. My […]

Hostel Review: Tomato Backpackers Hotel, Turin – Italy

Tomato Backpackers Hotel, Turin - Italy

Hostel Name: Tomato Backpackers Hotel Address: Via Pellico 11, Turin (Torino), Italy I stayed at the Tomato Backpackers Hotel in Turin (Torino) in Italy. The rate was $23.35 USD for a bed in a 4-bed dorm. I picked the hostel for its location near the main train station, which is about 10 minutes walk away. […]

Hostel Review: Zurich Youth Hostel, Zurich – Switzerland

Zurich Youth Hostel

Hostel Name: Zurich Youth Hostel Address: Mutschellenstrasse 114, Zurich, Switzerland I stayed at the Zurich Youth Hostel in Zurich, Switzerland. I booked on the HI website and the total cost was 45.73 USD for a 6-bed dorm. Welcome to Switzerland! I’ve stayed here before and recall it being one of the nicer hostels I’ve stayed […]

Apartment Review: Airbnb in St. Gallen, Switzerland

St Gallen Airbnb

I was visiting St. Gallen to meet some friends, and I split accommodation for two nights with a friend. The minimum rate for a hotel we could find was around $150 a night (about two weeks in advance) so it was Airbnb to the rescue. We found a two bedroom apartment that was 15 minutes […]

Hotel Review: MEININGER Hotel Salzburg City Center, Salzburg – Austria

MEININGER Hotel Salzburg City Center

Hotel Name: MEININGER Hotel Salzburg City Center Address: 18-20 Fuerbergstreet, Salzburg, Austria I have stayed with Meininger before in their London branch, and I recall it as being one of my best London hostel experiences (I’ve probably been to over 20 London hostels). I emailed Meininger and offered to review their Salzburg hotel, and they […]

Hotel Review: Ubytovna u nadrazi, Ceske Budejovice – Czech Republic

Ubytovna u nadrazi, Ceske Budejovice – Czech Republic

Hotel Name: Ubytovna u nadrazi Address: Dvorakova 161/14, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic I stayed at Ubytovna u nadrazi in Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic. The rate was €16 for a twin room with shared bathroom. I booked it for its close location to the train station, as I had an early departure and I also used […]

Hostel Review: Hostel John Galt, Brno – Czech Republic

Hostel John Galt, Brno – Czech Republic

Hotel Name: Hostel John Galt Address: Novobranska 4, Brno, Czech Republic I stayed at the Hostel John Galt in Brno, Czech Republic. I booked it online for €13 in a 4-bed dorm. I picked it for its close location to the main train station. The location was great, being less than 10 minutes walk from […]