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Booking multiple beds in a hostel

  • 11-09-2017 6:22pm
    #1
    Registered Users Posts: 105 ✭✭ Barti


    Hi there, just a quick question, I am looking to book 4 beds in a hostel for a group of us heading off on holiday, but just getting a little confused with the hostel lingo.

    I was looking at the option for a "Single Bed in 4-bed Mixed Dormitory" and booking 4 people for that, but I am wondering if that just means 4 beds booked out of any of the dormitories (i.e. 1 in Dorm A, 2 in Dorm B, and 1 in Dorm C for example), or would it likely be all 4 beds within the one dorm?

    I know I can call the place and see if this is how it can be done, but just wondering if anyone has this experience and what I can expect if I was to go with this?


Comments

  • Closed Accounts Posts: 3,478 ✭✭✭ eeguy


    Call them and book the room. Otherwise they might put you in separate rooms.


  • Registered Users Posts: 105 ✭✭ Barti


    Thanks, I'll do that.
    Was just wondering if it is expected to be different rooms or all in one, or if it is really just a free-for-all/pot-luck situation.


  • Registered Users Posts: 4,875 ✭✭✭ TimeToShine


    Generally a free for all but if you rock up early as a group and ask them they'll generally swap people around to accommodate you. Agree with the above that calling is your best bet.


  • Registered Users Posts: 105 ✭✭ Barti


    Cheers, I've contacted them via email and I'll see what they say. It'd be the first time going for a hostel for a holiday out of the country, so just want to be sure it goes ok.


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