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Retro Youth Hostel

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The rooms are clean and cozy, breakfast is free - what else could you need? They had cable tv in the rooms and the showers are hot. The only downside is the noise, there's a few bars around here and it stays pretty loud at night.

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Thank Lindsay W
Israel
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Reviewed 8 October 2016

Spent there three nights with the family. Booked a few month earlier and waited for us. The location is very good: in the old city and in a walking distance to most main attractions. The rooms were clean but small ( we were in double bed with bathroom en suite) . The staff very helpful and the breakfast decent. Though... More 

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Ramat Hasharon, Israel
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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Its more of a hotel/pension than a youth hostel. The rooms are very clean and modern. The staff is very nice. There are two kitchens, one big and one small that, depending on how much smell your cooking produces you can use. The location is perfect on a small alley a short walk from all the action. There are bars,... More 

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Luton
2 reviews
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed in double room with private bathroom and skylight, which was way too small for two people! Friendly staff, very clean and surprisingly quiet! Excellent location, bars, restaurants and sites in walking distance. Staff can arrange tours to the surrounding areas, excellent cooking facilities, computers also available to use and free WiFi.

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Reviewed 17 July 2016

The location of the hostel is great. The breakfast I had was fabulous...so so delicious! We even had fresh watermelon apart from the main breakfast menu. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The beds are comfy and they smell really fresh! It was very clean. There was a small issue with one of the lights (not working) in one... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

Actually folks, I did not stay there -- but even so, Mr. Rado, the manager of Retro Youth Hostel, took his time to map out a sight seeing itinerary for me. What a nice man. I am very impressed that he shared his experience with me, even though all I bought was a mineral water. Regarding the place, it was... More 

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Thank Robert I
Liverpool, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 May 2016

I stayed in a single on the ground floor. The place was reasonably clean and the wifi was faster than anywhere I'd stayed before. Staff were nice too and breakfast was very good. You can choose from a menu and you can have fried eggs, an omlet etc. I had stayed at the Transylvanian hostel before and I thought I'd... More 

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Reviewed 17 February 2016

I highly recommend this hostel. The position is optimal: in the very heart of the old town, the most characteristic, beautiful and peaceful place in the city. All the staff members are very nice, welcoming, always ready to share useful information. Jon recommended me a very nice traditional restaurant which is only 10 minutes walk away and it was so... More 

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Westgate-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 January 2016

Great warm friendly hostel! Awesome location close to Unirii. Staff very welcoming and helpful all the time. Had no trouble getting a refund for one night I didn't stay. Clean and peaceful, good WiFi.

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Thank Richard_Cannon
Trabzon, Turkey
2 reviews
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Reviewed 10 January 2016 via mobile

Hostel is close to main square. Staff is very friendly. Breakfast is perfect and you have four options. In addition to these rooms are very clean and tidy. There is a place that you can sit and spend your time in a peaceful atmosphere.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Bar/Lounge
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Family Rooms
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Retro is the first established youth hostel in Cluj, located in the very Centre of the city. Since 2002 we have been the ideal place to stay for budget travellers, families and groups. We offer quality lodging in a wide variety of rooms (single, double, triple, dorms) with private or shared bathrooms and home-made included breakfast. Since 2007 Retro Travel Agency offers day tours in Transylvania and package tours throughout the country, car rentals, free bike rental for our guest and much more... ... more   less 

Additional Information about Retro Youth Hostel

Address: Strada Potaissa 11 - 13, Cluj-Napoca 400090, Romania
Region: Romania > Transylvania > Northwest Romania > Cluj County > Cluj-Napoca
Price Range: £10 - £34 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“Try a room waway from the near-by pubs...”
 of 5 bubbles pazitush, 8 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Dont book through any website or agency. The price charged locally is much lower.”
 of 5 bubbles GadiZooks, 3 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Has a sauna!”
 of 5 bubbles Richard_Cannon, 30 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Pick the room with 16 beds , you will meet a lot of people and have a lot of fun”
 of 5 bubbles AncaL8, 4 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The rooms overlooking the street are noisy in the late evening.”
 of 5 bubbles Ajsclapham, 1 Aug 2014 | Read review
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