Stayed briefly and went to another hostel.
Just a few things that I haven't seen mentioned:
- This backpackers is located on the first floor of a rather dilapidated 4 or 5 story building. There is a brothel called "Sonja's Escorts" on the ground floor, which should give you an idea of the area.
- One of the staff members was friendly, as for the rest, you feel privileged if they even smile at you. Forget watching TV, as the staff are permanently watching local-language soap operas.
- It's unbearably noisy. Apart from the noise coming from the brothel at night, I was there on a Sunday and there is a church a few floors above. There was non-stop shouting by the preacher over a microphone, accompanied by drums, electric guitars etc. This carried on the entire morning and some of the afternoon.
The one good thing I could say about the place is that it's cheap. And so it should be.
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