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Hostel Alma & Cafe Express

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Overview of Hostel Alma & Cafe Express

Hostel Alma & Cafe Express

Guests rated this property 2.9/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Breakfast included
  • Parking included
37 Folkestone Road, Dover, England

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationDover Museum7 min walk
  • Popular LocationGrand Shaft13 min walk
  • Popular LocationDover Harbour14 min walk
  • AirportCalais (CQF-Calais - Dunkerque)87 min drive

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About this area

Dover

Located in Dover, Hostel Alma & Cafe Express is near the beach. Dover Museum and Crabble Corn Mill are cultural highlights, and some of the area's attractions include Pencester Gardens and Leas Lift. Looking to enjoy an event or a game while in town? See what's happening at Crabble Stadium or Lydden Hill Race Circuit. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.

What's nearby

  • Dover Museum - 7 min walk
  • Dover Beach - 11 min walk
  • Grand Shaft - 13 min walk
  • Dover Harbour - 14 min walk
  • Dover Castle - 10 min drive

Getting around

  • Dover Priory Station - 3 min walk

Restaurants

  • The Priory Hotel - 2 min walk
  • The Dovorian Restaurant - 2 min walk
  • The Mean Bean Coffee Shop - 3 min walk
  • Brunch... - 4 min walk
  • The Allotment - 4 min walk

About this property

Hostel Alma & Cafe Express

Hostel in Dover with free breakfast
Free breakfast, free self-parking and free WiFi in public areas are available at this smoke-free hostel. All 12 rooms offer free WiFi, LCD TVs and hairdryers.
Hostel Alma & Cafe Express offers 12 forms of accommodation with a hairdryer. LCD televisions are featured in guestrooms.

Bathrooms include a shower. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a limited basis.

Property amenities

Internet

  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Free self-parking on site
  • Free off-site parking

Food and drink

  • Free continental breakfast available daily

Conveniences

  • No lifts

Guest services

  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Housekeeping (limited)
  • Luggage storage

Languages spoken

  • English

More

  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities

Bathroom

  • Hairdryer
  • Shower

Entertainment

  • LCD TV

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Policies

Check-in

Check-in from 3 PM - 10 PM
Early check-in subject to availability
Early check-in fee: GBP 5
Minimum check-in age - 18

Check-out

Check-out before 10 AM
Late check-out subject to availability
Late check-out fee: GBP 5

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily until 10 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property ahead of time using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 10 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property for check-in information

Pets

Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children 7 and younger are not allowed at this property; all guests older than 7 are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
Cots (infant beds) are not available

Payment types at the property

Important information

Fees

You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

    A damage deposit of GBP 50 will be collected before check-in.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Early check-in fee: GBP 5 (subject to availability)
  • Late check-out fee: GBP 5 (subject to availability)

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts Visa and Mastercard

We should mention

Children 7 years old and younger are not permitted at this property

Property is also known as

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Hostel Alma & Cafe Express Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Hostel Alma & Cafe Express Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Dover

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings

2.6
Rating 5 - Excellent. 2 out of 39 reviews
5 - Excellent 5%
Rating 4 - Good. 9 out of 39 reviews
4 - Good 23%
Rating 3 - Okay. 10 out of 39 reviews
3 - Okay 26%
Rating 2 - Poor. 6 out of 39 reviews
2 - Poor 15%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 12 out of 39 reviews
1 - Terrible 31%

2.9/5

Cleanliness

2.7/5

Staff & service

2.5/5

Amenities

2.6/5

Property conditions & facilities

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Best to Avoid
Really bad smell. No way to rebook that hostel.
Stayed 1 night in May 2019

3/5 Okay

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service
Parking was difficult. There was no parking on premises but had to park elsewhere and move the car by 9.30am
Stayed 2 nights in May 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019

4/5 Good

Travelled with family
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Hostel was close to town and breakfast provided was filling. It's right by a busy road so may not be for light sleepers, but I am usually a light sleeper and I was fine.
Stayed 3 nights in Apr 2019

1/5 Terrible

Travelled with family and small children
Disliked: Staff & service, amenities, property conditions & facilities
Very bad customer service!! He was very grimpy very Bad service
Stayed 1 night in Apr 2019