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The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel

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Wadesville, Indiana, United States
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 May 2015

If you never thought you'd stay in a hostel, think again. While this property caters to rock climbers, those with an athletic bent and outdoorsy types The Crash Pad is a hostel for everyone. Not a hotel and not your average hostel, this place has a vibe all of its own. There has been a great deal of thought put... More 

1 Thank Mitch L
birmingham, al
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29 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 May 2015

I have stayed at the Crash Pad 4 times (2 x in a private room and 2x in bunks). I am a triathlete training for the Ironman races held in Chatty. The CP is located about one mile from the IM bike course, so it's super easy to jump on the bike course and head out of town for N.... More 

Thank smaudrey
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15 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

I didn't have any expectations of this place - my husband booked it for a one-night stay during our road trip. I was very pleasantly surprised - we stay in hostels and budget hotels a lot, and usually they're really good. This place was more than really good. We stayed in a private double room, but from the look of... More 

Thank MelbourneTau
Cincinnati, Ohio
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27 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 May 2015

My wife and I made a trip down to Chat over Presidents' Day weekend to Boulder and stayed at The Crash Pad. We reserved one of the private rooms (w/ a shared bathroom) and were pleasantly surprised when we arrived. The staff was just awesome. They were chill and super cool/laid back and in good spirits. First, we arrived later... More 

Thank AdventureSeeker897
Chicago, Illinois
1 review
Reviewed 21 April 2015

The crew at the Crash Pad is really what made my experience so amazing. Jordan, John, Bethyn, Kaitlyn, and Corey ALL went well out of their way in accommodating me and making sure I had an awesome stay. I only had a few short days in Chattanooga but I left feeling like I had made some everlasting memories and friendships.... More 

Thank Kevin B
Saint Louis, Missouri
1 review
Reviewed 6 April 2015

I've stayed in many hostels before, but by far the Crash pad has been the best one. The hostel is lovely and very eco-friendly. I stayed in the bunks with a group of friends for almost a week and we had a great experience. The staff is also amazing, they are willing to do anything to help the guests out.... More 

Thank ml5282015
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48 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 March 2015

Security, Service, Support, and a wild dose of, "Hey Enjoy," made this stay Uncommonly delicious! The ease of on-line reservations with friendly front desk assistance kicked this travel option off with great expectations. Security is key here and each of our party was given access cards which we used to navigate various points of entry. The Pad is centrally located... More 

1 Thank JRSharp
Denver, Colorado
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15 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015 via mobile

Absolutely impressed with the Crash Pad, hands down one of the nicest hostels I've had the pleasure of staying in. It's beautifully constructed, has free parking, and located next to a delicious restaurant. Staff were exceptional. Security was good. They provided linens, towels, toilettes to buy in case you forgot anything, and a yummy breakfast. Everything was clean and beautiful!... More 

1 Thank Wanda K
Maryville, Tennessee
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10 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2015

My husband had stayed here before and loved it. But honestly, he can sleep on the trail with a rock for a pillow and feel 5⭐ so, really, how could I trust him?! We were heading down to Chattanooga to visit UTC and spend the night. He talked me into The Crash Pad because a) it was only one night... More 

2 Thank Brenda1120
Murfreesboro, Tennessee
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 December 2014 via mobile

We stayed here back on 9/21/14 while visiting Chattanooga. I must say, I have stayed in many hostels in the US, and this one is by far the cleanest and classiest I've ever experienced. We had a great nights rest in the super soft and extremely clean beds, and the staff were excellent - very friendly and knowledgeable about the... More 

Thank Michael R

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Kitchenette
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access

Additional Information about The Crash Pad: An Uncommon Hostel

Address: 29 Johnson Street, Southside neighborhood, Chattanooga, TN 37408
Region: United States > Tennessee > Chattanooga
Price Range: $38 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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“There are bunks or private rooms with queen beds.”
 of 5 bubbles carolk989, 17 May 2016 | Read review
“All rooms are great and well thought out”
 of 5 bubbles CnE_in_TN, 7 May 2016 | Read review
“I would definitely go with a bottom bunk”
 of 5 bubbles robertj192, 18 Apr 2016 | Read review
“bring earplugs”
 of 5 bubbles twoteachersSt.Louis, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Private rooms come with an in room washbasin and comfortable pillow top queen bed.”
 of 5 bubbles Shangheye, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
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