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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

This is the most relaxing place on earth! Peaceful area with 24/7 doggy snuggles! Everyone we met was really nice. Best place to stay if you're ever in Pittsburgh. Jon can show you around to alot of fun places!!

Thank KendraMoran
Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

It's a fantastic place to stay, Jon is an amazing person and his dogs are so loving. The atmosphere is very relaxing, it's quiet and your not to far from downtown Pittsburgh to go sight seeing or even just enjoy the events, entertainment, or just go out for a bite to eat.

Thank Steve M
Reviewed 12 May 2016

You get free puppy cuddles, a projector to watch Game of Thrones and Archer on, what more is there? All the guests are really nice and Jon took us around Pittsburgh and made us feel right at home. Felt like visiting friends instead of being in a hostel.

Thank Jordan F
Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

Ok so you have to understand one major thing about Jon and that is he is an amazing human being! He runs this 'hostel' solo whilst also working numerous other jobs. He is one of the most caring, inspiring and humorous people I've ever met! His place was full but I couldn't find anywhere else to stay, so he helped...

Thank chellebelle1904
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Reviewed 2 February 2016

I was visiting Pittsburgh for a weekend. Jon was great. His dogs are awesome and really love to cuddle! (Especially Beau is a nice addition to his pack!) I had a great weekend and I can definitely recommend staying in NAH.

Thank Justini23
Buffalo, New York
Reviewed 28 December 2015

A friend and I both had some time off before Christmas and decided to take a quickie road trip to Pittsburgh. I searched online for hostels and came across Not Another Hostel. If you haven't checked out the website I highly recommend it--I don't think I can quite do the organization and mission justice. It's definitely an admirable cause! I...

1Thank Sara V
St. Petersburg, Florida
Reviewed 25 December 2015 via mobile

My friend and I took a quick trip down to Pittsburgh to avoid our problems. She found the hostel online and arranged the stay with Jon. It was great. Despite having short notice, Jon took us in (we did complete the screening process) and went above and beyond what we expected of any hostel host. He was friendly and professional,...

Thank Lianna T
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

I was visiting Pittsburgh for the first time and had a great experience with the owner and the hostel! Jon is a very friendly and openminded man with whom you can greatly get along if you are the same. He will help you if you have any needs and if you don't know what to do in Pittsburgh, he will...

3Thank JuliusMoe
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 1 December 2015 via mobile

My time at NAH was great. Jon is a generous, fun and friendly host. He was very accommodating when I needed to work out details for my arrival. Went out with him and other guests to an improv show one night and to shoot pool another night, had a great time. It's really fun to have met travelers from other...

1Thank David G
Providence, Rhode Island
Reviewed 27 November 2015

I was really excited to stay here. I still recommend you try to stay here based on the reviews. But read the stay policy very closely. I fell asleep on the evening bus in. I arrived in the early am hours after 4+ hours of unexpected holiday traffic to a text saying "sorry." In fairness to Jon, his policies about...

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notanotherhostel, Owner at Not Another Hostel, responded to this review

1. You didn't even have a reservation. I sent you the pre-approval email (which requires you to agree to some terms in order for a reservation to be made), and you did not do that. The terms are essentially that you can't check in past 8 PM (without me agreeing to it), you have to set up a time to...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Internet
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Your home away from home in Pittsburgh. We are the most unique hospitality experience in Pittsburgh (and maybe the world?). Stay with us and find out why! Not Another Hostel operates on the pay it forward model. Your stay has been paid for by someone else. If you want to see the project continue, you can donate to help it do so. The suggested donation is 25 USD. If you can donate more, that is awesome, and will help that many more travelers stay here. If you can't donate that, or any less, it's a free, comfortable place to stay. Please note: our address is not public because we do not allow walk ins! Please follow the instructions on our website to make a reservation and receive the actual address. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Not Another Hostel

Address: 5100 Butler St, Pittsburgh, PA 15201-2607
Region: United States > Pennsylvania > Pittsburgh
Price Range: $35 - $36 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 2
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