The Old Town Hostel Sibiu
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TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Old Town Hostel Sibiu
got a dorm that was like a passageway to a 10 bed dorm and an 8 bed dorm I think.. Three connecting doors - one from reception and the others into the 10 bed dorm and 8 bed dorm. Was just impossible to sleep - doors banging all night as people passed through. Plus all lockers were in my space. ( a dorm with 4 beds!!!!!!!!)
Kitchen had 1 element working on the stove. Not easy to cook anything unless it was a one pot dish ( spaghetti with no sauce!!!!!) And at 50 lei ( 12 euro) was not value
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... old town was really well lit, so we spent the next few hours walking around Sibiu taking pictures.
We woke up early and enjoyed the free breakfast provided by the hostel. They had all sorts of cereal and bread/jams, but they also had fresh eggs that you could prepare for yourself! We made eggs with prosciutto and toast—it felt almost like home. All we needed was some hot sauce! Then we walked around Sibiu for ...
... was like going back in time. The streets are all cobblestone, and the buildings are brightly painted different colours. We had to rush through which was too bad, but we didn't want to miss our train back to Sibiu. One cool thing we did see (from the outside) was Vlad the Impaler's birthplace. We woke up early on the 7th and hopped on the train to Brasov, central Romania, to meet up with Dimity and Rich again ...
... so far! This drive is one of the top things to do in Romania, which is why it didn't surprise us that we saw more tourists here than anywhere else in Romania so far. Having said that, compared to other countries, the amount of tourists here is quite low.
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... most of which didn’t work any longer. However the normal shower WAS good. The bathroom was immaculately clean, but unfortunately there was a bad smell coming from the drain in the bathroom. Murray tried various things including covering the floor vent with wet paper, and making sure all the traps were full of water, but thinks it must be coming from a gap under the whizz bang shower, which was the only thing he couldn’t check out (he’s an ...