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“Nightmare of my life” 1 of 5 bubbles
Review of Yellow House

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Yellow House
Ranked #14 of 15 Speciality Lodging in Kiruna
London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
“Nightmare of my life”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 September 2011

We had a problem in Kiruna and had the bad luck to stay for 3 nights in the worst place in the whole world. NO internet access, dirty, showers in other building when outside was -28C, problems in communication with the owner and many many other things.
We received also a menace note like he will call the police because he don’t receive the payment; because until 2 pm the reception was close and we had some problems day before and arrived at hostel after 1 am the second day we find stick on our car menace notice he will call the police and we will have big big problems. How stupid can you be when you see the car in the parking and our stuff in the rooms to think you are out without paying?

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with friends
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
Helpful?
5 Thank TheCount2010
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  • Location
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 bubbles
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2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2011

We stayed during summer. The owner was unfriendly.

Even if the room was quite big, it was old and dusty. The tv did not work. The windows were broken and could not be opened. The room was smelling bad.

The showers were dirty. The toilets lock was broken.

It was the worst hostel where we stayed in sweden.

  • Stayed August 2011
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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6 Thank Inlan
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2011

Good budget accomodation: this is what you call "hostel". The guy at the reception is a little strange, but bedrooms and bathrooms are clean and comfortable enough (you have to clean up your room before leaving). Double room 220 SEK per person per night. Breakfast not available (at least at the moment).

  • Stayed June 2011
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 March 2011

We have stayed there for 3 nights and are absolutely satisfied. Self cleaning is not a problem since it is hostel and very cheap. Room is fine and we did not feel any cold (outside was about -15 - 18 in the night). The very pleasant thing is free sauna. The owner maybe not that open and talkative, but helpful and taking into consideration that he runs all the place alone we did not expect him to pay too much attention to us and express his friendliness! The only thing we did not like was TV - there was only 1 chanel but maybe we just did not find the right approach to it :) there is also no Internet, but it is available in the tourist office close by. In general it is good place for the money we payed for it!

  • Stayed February 2011, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 April 2010

Clean rooms, central stage, cosy rooms, price is o.k.

  • Stayed March 2010, travelled solo
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank ntv64
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 November 2009

The Yellow House in Kiruna is in the perfect location, close to both the town and to open spaces. The rooms are old but clean and well equipped. We paid SEK 500 for 2 nights in a twin room including bed linen. The owner was really helpful and we were allowed to check out 4 hours later than stated. If you visit Kiruna, stay at this hostel and save your cash for the expensive outdoor excursions!!

  • Stayed November 2009, travelled with friends
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank DCTravelsIreland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2009

The guy who runs the hostel seems to be in a continuous hangover. He is rude, unpolite and treats you like you had no idea. He can turn your good mood intro bad mood so easily ! We were close to have some issues with him. The service is actually the worst part.

The beds are crappy, I got a bad backache after 3 nights there. And it is quite cold in there (other hostels I've been to in Scandinavia were much warmer !! ).

Plus, there's no cleaning service so you have to do your own cleaning -sometimes you have to even clean the room prior to enter 'cause the previous guests didn't do it.

The only good things are the price and the location, but you can get a good location in other places too.

No internet. In case of fire you have to literally jump out of the window.

Finally, this guy only works from 14:00 to 24:00, so if you have any problem you're on your own ... There is also one Taxi phone number spread all over the hostel (i think he's friends with the guy) but it is not he cheapest you can get so be carefull !!!!

  • Stayed October 2009, travelled with friends
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
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      Service
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2 Thank d-kloud
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Property: Yellow House
Address: 25 Hantverkaregatan, Kiruna 981 32, Sweden
Region: Sweden > Norrbotten County > Kiruna
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Ranked #14 of 15 Speciality Lodging in Kiruna
Number of rooms: 16
Also Known As:
Yellow House Hotel Kiruna

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