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Dover Backpackers

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NOTE, We are in the middle of a huge construction site. Remodeling the centre of Dover from 2015 to 2016, when completed we will be surrounded by restaurants and a cinema. A 200 year old Coaching Inn 100 yards from the beach & marina and a 5 minute stroll from the Ferry terminals to France. The Castle has a lively bar with a pool table and is laid back and very friendly to visitors.
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95Great for walkers
Grade: 95 out of 100
41Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
21Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
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We arrive in this hostel and we had to leave immediately. The owner wasn't here and we were welcomed but a guy under drugs, he wasn't able to walk. The hostel is dirty, so pieces of the floor are missing, everything is falling down. No way to have our money back, we had to
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Spent one night here on way to ferry, basic and a bit random, does not appear that well organised either (had to wait for the beds to be made up when we arrived), Nice bar, reasonable prices. We had an ensuite bunk room (3 beds) it was quite noisy and not especially clean or
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Do NOT stay here especially if you have children or are a single female travelling Alone. We stayed here after a 10 hour journey to break up the journey home. Wish we hadn't bothered. Before I booked this hotel I called to make sure it was in a quiet location and we could park
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I do not normally write reviews.... however.... My family stayed here hoping to get a few hours sleep before catching the ferry to France the next day. The accommodation was in a dreadful state( water dripping from the ceiling etc). However the worst of the ordeal was to
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Sorry, I never really "do" reviews, but this hostel was truly awful in every single way, and not much cheaper than other budget hostels I've been to. And "free breakfast" is stale white bread with no spreads. The kitchen was sh!t, not even a toaster. Try finding a butter knife,
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In the James Bond room was the Audrey Hepburn wall!
I had the James Bond Room at the top of the stairs. Same day as Roger Moore passed
Bunk beds are available at the Dover backpackers
moldy bathtub
"Stay somewhere else..."
"Disgusting Dirty Smelly"
"Lots of construction surrounding this place, if you are a late sleeper, bring earplugs or consider a different spot."
"Ask beforehand for the room with the bracing see view"
"If you have to stay here, maybe select an attic room, since there's one floor between you and the bar."
US$27 - US$60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
United KingdomEnglandDover
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