I found the premises quite charming especially looking at the house's exterior. It almost reminded me of Santa's North Pole home. The rooms are ok in terms of cleanliness and set up - not the best out there. The showers and bathrooms are shared. There are two kitchens, which helped with the crowd control, but unlike other hostels, this one didn't even have salt on the shelves, and the knives are very dull. My bone of contention with this hostel is the fact that reception is awful. Right after checking in, I went back to the desk to ask where the bathrooms were, and the receptionist was getting someone checked in, which can take a while. My was a quick question not requiring a lot of brainpower or effort to answer, but when I asked it, the receptionist snapped at me "don't you see that I'm with a customer!" That was not professional or courteous, and I do hold it against this place, which is in competition with other places that offer just as good if not better services. I would not stay here again.
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