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Hostel Alma & Cafe Express

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“clean bathroom”(2 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Booked online, all confirmed but when trying to book in was told that there was a mistake with the price on the website and the room had been given to someone else. No correspondence was received prior to visiting to say a mistake had been...More

Thank Graham H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We just needed a place to crash so considering that this was a value for money. Decent room size and private bathroom, it has a kitchen with hot kettle and microwave so for backpackers this place is ideal. It's just next to the train station...More

Thank Glory P
Reviewed 26 February 2018 via mobile

Our experience started badly. Before we even arrived at the hostel we tried to phone reception several times over an 8 hour period to say we may be late and to request the code to get in. Unfortunately the phone was not answered. We actually...More

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Reviewed 24 September 2017

I stay at a lot of hostels, and this one is a whole different kind of creepy. I suspect it may be a front for money laundering. However, Dover is a quaint and relatively quiet beachfront town. St Edmund's Chapel is a sweet place to...More

Thank Annie B
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

Very smelly, very steep and narrow stairs, unhelpful staff who struggle to speak English and suffers from noise from the road outside and 24 hour garage across the road. No dedicated parking area. The only good thing that can be said of this place is...More

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"Nock it all down"
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"Never ever choose a room in this place...."
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"room 3 was clean and tidy"
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"Best way to choose a good room is to go somewhere else - try checking the promises if you can before arrival..."
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