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Igloo Backpackers Hostel

Hostelworld.comUS$50*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Blackpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I've visited the Igloo before,but their facilities ,and general cleanliness has improved. The free wifi was also much improved,but the staff were the same - very good and helpful. I met some interesting characters,which make the journey better. Igloo attracts nice people

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Thank blackpoolsteve2015
Hebden Bridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The room was clean, tidy, peaceful, good facilities for the price. Bathroom and Kitchen again clean, tidy everything you need and it was a great location for us. The staff where oh so lovely too. If I go again I would take a kettle for the room but that's for my morning coffee fix :-)

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Thank gingrach
Bridgwater, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the first time I have ‘ever’ stayed in a hostel and I booked it about one hour before I needed to check-in for a spontaneous night out in Nottingham. The Igloo Backpackers Hostel is quite spread out over a number of buildings and although the postcode was correct, it took me a while to find it because the...

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Thank Storm0573
Liverpool, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Staff where super friendly. Rooms bathroom and kitchen area was very clean. We stayed in a double room. Bed was comfy and the room was very spacious. Free tea and coffee where provided. Easy access to city center and lots of facilities available if you Just ask at reception. Would recommend and would stay again if we where in the...

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Thank Becci B
Worcester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

igloo hostel Nottingham review ( barn 6 man) (5/10) The atmosphere There was a positive atmosphere from the outset in the communal kitchen with a vibrant board of discounts and local places. There were also helpful labels on food items in kitchen cupboards. Co-residents were polite so plenty of socialisation and friend making could take place. Although my crisps and...

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igloohostel, Manager at Igloo Backpackers Hostel, responded to this review

Hi Ben, Firstly thank you for taking the time to leave such a detailed review. Your feedback is really important to us. I just want to touch on the television issue with other another resident. Thank you for bringing this to our attention. We received a few complaints regarding the same issue over the days that you stayed. We take...

Reviewed 18 January 2017 via mobile

Very comfortable room and very colorful. Well equipped kitchen, a bit chilly but comfortable enough. Shared bathroom which was always clean. The staff is very friendly and helpful :) It is near the city centre and near some cool places like Rescue Rooms (we ate something there but it is really nice to hace a drink as well). Highly recommendable,...

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Thank Maru C
Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Booked a quad room. Spacious, VERY clean, TV :) Table, chairs and lamp.. Kitchen looked very well maintained and clean. Bathroom clean. Next to a few pubs and takeaways.....what more could u want. Hostel was very quiet although we weren't but no complaints as very thick walls etc (Very old refurbished building). Staff very friendly and happy :) Great for...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 December 2016 via mobile

We had a weekend at Igloo in a double room, we came to the bedroom and the window was open (about 16:00h in December),went to sleep and the heating was off, then we woke up and still off or very minimum work (thats not normal in UK) the matress was unconfortable and We have a terrible body pain, after all...We...

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Thank Rob86325
Swindon
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

My friend booked the accommodation - I would have overlooked this place because I haven't had any previous experience with hostels. From the time we arrived the the staff were very helpful - they genuinely want to make sure that their guests make the most of their time in Nottingham. The rooms were clean, as were the shared facilities. The...

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Thank Stanwell
Reviewed 17 November 2016

Me and my partner had an event planned on a Saturday night so we decided to make a weekend of it. Othe rplaces were way out of our budget or unavailable. Luckily we were able to get the last double room at the Hostel. It was a little tricky to find when driving but I think that was just because...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Igloo Backpackers Hostel is proud to be the city's most popular stopover for budget-minded backpackers, tourists, weekenders and groups seeking rest and recuperation in a home-from-home with lots of atmosphere, friendly and helpful staff and nice people. We offer all facilities you would expect to find in a quality hostel and are within easy walking distance of all sights and sounds. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Igloo Backpackers Hostel

Address: 100 Mansfield Road, Nottingham NG1 3HD, England
Region: United Kingdom > England > Nottinghamshire > Nottingham
Price Range: £18 - £51 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“Just ask reception,no problems”
blackpoolsteve2015, 18 May 2017 | Read review
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BARROWBYBOY, 17 Oct 2016 | Read review
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265salg, 21 Jul 2015 | Read review
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