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Certificate of Excellence
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good42%
  • Average17%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible5%
Travellers talk about
“bunk beds”(11 reviews)
“common room”(4 reviews)
“free toast”(3 reviews)
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What's included
Free Internet
Pool
Fitness centre
Kitchenette
Business Centre
2 Star Hotel
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Location and contact
51 Grainger Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 5JE, England
5.4 miles to Newcastle Airport
350 restaurants are within a 0.25 mile radius
0.5 miles from The Quayside
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All reviewsbunk bedscommon roomfree toastwifi only worksfootball touradjust the temperaturecity centretrain station and metrobudget accommodationrooms are cleanother guestsfew minutes walkfantastic staydefinitely stay here againeasy accessstayed here for one nightdorm
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Stayed here for one night in June and it is fantastic value. We went to try and book in at 10am but our room wasn't ready and wouldnt be till 1pm absolutely no problem Jamie the manager locked our bags up so we could go...More

Thank Charmaine1534
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 4 days ago

Hi, Thank you for leaving such a lovely review! We are so pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay here and we look forward to welcoming you back in the future. I have passed on all of your comments to Jaimie and the team. See...More

Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

Staff where so friendly to all the guest I felt really relaxed and comfortable and the building is very secure as they are located directly in the city centre. The entire building is spotless! Nothing is crammed in with a dorm of 12 I still...More

Thank Emma K
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 30 May 2018

Hi Emma, Thanks for your review! We are all really pleased to hear you enjoyed your stay here and we look forward to welcoming you again on your next visit! Kind regards The Albatross Team

Reviewed 13 May 2018

The Albatross is a nice looking hostel halfway between the station and the centre. It has what it needs: cheap, clean and safe rooms, nice staff and the kitchen / living area have plenty of room. And, best of all it has a good vibe.

Thank André S
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 19 May 2018

Hello, Thank you for leaving us such a nice review. I have passed your comments on to the team. We hope to see you again here! Kind regards The Albatross Team

Reviewed 14 March 2018 via mobile

Average is very much the word to describe it. Location wise it's excellent less than 5 minute walk from the train station & the fact that it has a kitchen it allows you to cook your own food which is a plus. The facilities were...More

Thank travelwithissa
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 19 May 2018

Hi, Thanks for taking time to leave a review. We do not allow guests to use our telephone as this would mean coming behind reception and we hold confidential information here. The basement was closed due to a fault which we were unable to resolve...More

Reviewed 10 February 2018 via mobile

Pros: Excellent cleanliness Excellent staff customer service skills Self catering facilities Location is so close to the train station, main shops. Cons: Kitchenette could have been a little bit cleaner 😊More

Thank thehostelhopper1
Response from Albatross H, Manager at Albatross HostelResponded 14 February 2018

Hi, Thank you so much for taking time to leave us such a lovely review. We are really pleased to hear you had such a good stay and had so many nice things to say. Our staff are happy to know they have provided you...More

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US$21 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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US$21 - US$219 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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Traveller (18)
Room & Suite (7)
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sandsemma
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Response from Andrew C | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can get it from reception
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"i think all the rooms are nice."
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"Lift for luggage only, lots of stairs."
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"Any, but preferably near to the bathrooms"
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"There are no lockers for your bags etc"
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