Caspian Plaza Baku

Address: Jaffar Jabbarli 44, Baku, 1065, Azerbaijan | Hotel
 
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    TravelPod Member ReviewsCaspian Plaza Baku

    Reviewed by 2bikesnpenguin

    A little grouchy but does the job

    Reviewed Aug 8, 2012
    by (2 reviews) , United Kingdom Flag of United Kingdom

    Stayed in the Caspian whilst we were waiting for our central Asia visa's. The family who run's the hostel is not initially friendly but seem to warm to you as you sty there longer (part with more money). There is no place where you can sit and chill out as the courtyard is surrounded by other flats and the only place you can get wifi is hot and cramped. Saying that it is clean, well situated and there is nowhere equally priced that we could find in Baku. We were lucky and had the downstairs dorm to ourselves for most of the time so it seemed like pretty good value.

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    TripAdvisor Reviews Caspian Plaza Baku

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