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Hostel Costel

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Townsville, Australia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed staying in this hostel. It was well maintained and the staff were really helpful. The showers were clean and they had cooking facilities which is always handy. Met some cool people there from all over the world . Has a massive back yard area for drinkin too. Would definitely stay again.

Thank Dan W
Reviewed 20 December 2016

Second time staying in Hostel Costel. This time only for a night. I'm pleased to see that nothing has changed. Friendly and cozy like last time I stayed here. Definitely, a place to stay when in Timisoara with friends or solo. I look forward to the next time :)

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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

When I first came to Hostel Costel it took me awhile to settle in as I did not fit in with many people, as I am a shy person. Location was hidden and difficult to find but I got there eventually and it wasn't too bad after a day of sightseeing. Staff are friendly and helpful, able to answer any...

Thank GLP1985
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

I have stayed in the hostel for three night and I was in two different bedrooms. I can really say that they have very comfortable beds! The prices are very affordable. You have a shared toilet and showers, but they give you clean towels when you need them. I slept with earplugs so I didnt even notice the other guests...

1Thank nikiniki18
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I came for the great reviews, and it is a nice hostel in a good location by the canal. But for 2 of the 3 nights I was staying, the place was at capacity and it was hard to sleep (after a long journey) because people would gather on the terrace by the dorm. The showers could also do with...

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Kent, England
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I chose Hostel Costel as we wanted a cheap stay for 2 nights in Timisoara. Being older than most travellers, we opted for the private room rather than one of the three dorm rooms. It certainly was that - private! - being all by itself upstairs! It was a cosy loft room with two single beds, an...

1Thank BackpackingBabe
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

The hostel was booked for my friends & me via sprs.me which bookes the flight and hostel or hotel for a yet to be discovered location. When we found out at the airport we were very suprised to be going to Timisoara. When we got the hostel name and saw the pictures we were immediately enthousiastic! And we must say,...

2Thank ingereist
Reviewed 31 May 2016

Second stay in TM, first beeing at the Freeborn Hostel. This one is more posh, making you feel like a bourgoise in the late 40's. Nice house, cool people at the 'reception', very friendly. Room clean, but a bit cold in the first night. After that, perfect.

1Thank Ilie S
Reviewed 25 May 2016

The Best Hostel I've ever been to! The staff is awesome! The atmosphere is great! The backyard is just lovely and soooo relaxing! As you enter this epic old villa, you instantly forget about problems and stress and feel like home.

2Thank Amy F
Reviewed 11 May 2016

At arrival we had a very warm welcome by Amy, she really made us feel at home. Thank you! We got a free city map and allot tips where to go. The hostel was really cozy and has a nice chill area in the garden. The hostel was clean and very well maintained. And in walking distance of a lot...

3Thank S Well W

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This 90 year old villa has been completely renovated by us and transformed into the warm and cosy Hostel Costel. There are 3 shared bedrooms and one private room besides various common areas (living, chill-lounge, garden, etc.). Situated on the riverbanks our location is close to the historic city-center, campus area and all the party places. If you are just passing by or staying longer this is the best place to start your trip through Timisoara/Romania! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Costel

Address: Strada Sfetca Petru, Timisoara 300093, Romania
Region: Romania > Transylvania > Western Romania > Timis County > Timisoara
Price Range: $14 - $44 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“The twin bedroom is a good alternative to the bunk beds.”
 of 5 bubbles 431ilies, 31 May 2016 | Read review
“The purple room has a nice porch where you can sit to eat your meals and a stairway into the back yard garden/sitting areas.”
 of 5 bubbles u653youtubegirl, 15 Apr 2016 | Read review
“All the hostel is great. Actually if i would had a tent my room would be their garden!!”
 of 5 bubbles IckleDose, 17 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Every room is nice.”
 of 5 bubbles corinar466, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Whichever you like, its not so much about the room, but the entire hostel. There will always be people snoring..”
 of 5 bubbles JacobBertelsen, 27 Jul 2014 | Read review
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