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Leland, Mississippi
Reviewed 1 February 2013

I'd never stayed in a hostel before, so I wasn't sure what to expect, but if more hostels are like this one, then why ever stay at a hotel? My husband and I stayed in the private "Water" room (about $70/night) with a shared bath upstairs. The room had light colored sheets that were super clean and the room smelled...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Reviewed 8 January 2013

We stayed at the Nenby Lodge (Large) adjacent to the International Hostel. The setting was idyllic for our family of 2 grandparents, 2 adults, and 2 toddlers. The Large Nenby is a chalet with modern fixtures, appliances, kitchenware, high-def TV, and 3 bedrooms. The garden surroundings is a mini-paradise with a small indoor cobblestone pool (>6 ft at its deepest...

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 27 December 2012

I stopped through here on a bicycle tour up the Atlantic Coast from Key West. I stayed in one of the tents provided in the wonderful fairyland of the backyard (I used my own sleeping bag). The elaborate outdoor structures and fountains were fantastic and I appreciated stretching and chilling on the yoga mats under the big lounge tents. This...

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Marseille, France
Reviewed 20 December 2012

I spent 3 weeks in this hostel and just loved it. it was actually hard to leave the place. the garden is really peacefull. the rooms, kitchen, bathrooms are cleaned. moreover, they organize tours in the everglades every day. you can go kayaking by day or night . staff very helpful

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1Thank Bee C
Utrecht, The Netherlands
Reviewed 8 November 2012

This hostel feels like you are going back in time. Not that I have experienced the flower power period, but this looks like the movies. So don't expect superclean rooms, but expect super friendly staff. They manage to create an atmosphere where experiences are shared, people make friends.

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1Thank lli_030
Haarlem, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
Reviewed 31 October 2012

Me and my friend slept in a tent in the garden for $17 per person and never regretted it for one second. This is definetely one of my favourite hostels on the planet (and I have stayed in a lot!). There is a nice kitchen where you can cook up your own meals, an outdoor shower, a small waterfall with...

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Cologne, Germany
Reviewed 25 October 2012

Come in and find out! Heartwarming staff/volunteers, wonderful atmosphere, clean rooms, a place to feel like home, :) Especially, if you like magic gardens, with a lot cozy places to hang out. PS: Good starting/finishing point when flying to/from Miami!!!!!!!

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Geleen, The Netherlands
Reviewed 19 September 2012

I have stayed in many hostels, mostly in Asia en India, therefore I had no doubt, what so ever, about booking a hostel in the US. Never ever, in any hostel (or hotel/motel) I have stayed in, did I have to pay $150 upfront with my reservation through the internet. The pictures looked very nice, the reviews were more than...

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Everglades Intl H, Owner at Everglades International Hostel, responded to this review

Hello Nellas, Sorry it has taken a while to respond to your review. As soon as we received it maintenance took the pictures and found them most helpful, they thank you for them. Yes, I did spend time with the volunteers, Your review says Sep 18, 2012- the time my father passed away. No excuse for not being fully present...

Nantes, Pays de la Loire, France
Reviewed 28 August 2012

I was in this hostel during 1 mouth and it was probably the best moment of my trip. The garden is an amazing place, it is perfect to relax and enjoy the nature. In addition the garden is always improved by the owner and some volunteers. There is also a kitchen available with everything you need in it. Sometimes there...

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2Thank Camille G
Amsterdam, Nederland
Reviewed 22 August 2012

The Hostel is like a paradise hidden behind the walls at the crossing of two streets. The people are real nice and relaxed and they have a wonderful garden with all kinds of chairs, hammocks, swings, a waterfall and a little creek to cool off in. At night all kinds of light and candles are lit what makes it a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A cozy laid back hostel just 10 miles from the Everglades National Park and Biscayne National Park, John Pennekamp State park and the Florida Keys are just 45 minutes south.The hostel offers Guided Everglades Tours, canoe rentals and bike rentals. Close to Schnebly Redland's Winery, Robert is Here fruit stand and the Everglades Alligator Farm for Airboat rides! Plus Skydive Miami, R.F. Orchids and Coral Castle. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Everglades International Hostel

Address: 20 SW 2nd Ave, Florida City, FL 33034-4928
Region: United States > Florida > Florida City
Price Range: $43 - $86 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“The communal rooms are not bad if you can handle snoring.”
 of 5 bubbles CharlieG69, 8 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Choose a room with less bunks. Only one shower per room. Also- I would not travel with children to this location.”
 of 5 bubbles politicskid, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“You choose a room type and get what you pay for, anywhere from $18 to pitch your own tent, up to the luxury Nenby cottage with private pool.”
 of 5 bubbles TripCos, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Library room is pretty awesome :) All rooms are decorated differently”
 of 5 bubbles ShanaWhitaker, 21 Oct 2015 | Read review
“First floor rooms seemed cooler and the wifi was good.”
 of 5 bubbles 206gailk, 23 Jul 2015 | Read review
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