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94 out of 100

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Danhostel Aarhus City

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7.0

Fair (3,941 ratings)

Aarhus, Denmark - 

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280 m Royal Casino

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630 m ARoS

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700 m Musikhuset Aarhus

Hotel Overview

Danhostel Aarhus City is appreciated by many for its prime location and modern amenities, making it a popular choice among travelers seeking convenience and comfort in Aarhus. Based on user reviews, here are the pros and cons.

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Hotel highlights

Location

Amenities

Breakfast

  1. Central Location: Situated in the heart of the city, it offers easy access to local attractions, shopping, and dining options.
  2. Friendly Staff: Guests consistently praise the helpful and welcoming staff.
  3. Cleanliness: The cleanliness of both the rooms and common areas is highly rated by visitors.
  4. Affordable Prices: Many find the pricing reasonable for the services and location offered.
  5. Social Atmosphere: The hostel is known for its vibrant social scene, making it great for meeting new people.
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Area for improvement

Sleep

Bathroom

Accessibility

  1. Noise Levels: Due to its central location and social nature, some guests find the noise levels at night to be a drawback.
  2. Room Size: A few visitors have commented that the rooms can be quite small, especially when fully booked.
  3. Limited Privacy: The hostel setup, particularly in shared rooms, means privacy can be somewhat lacking.
  4. Basic Amenities: Some guests feel that the amenities provided are quite basic for the price.
  5. Queues for Facilities: During peak times, there can be significant waits for bathrooms and showers.

Amenities

Kitchen

Microwave

Breakfast available

Breakfast available

Parking available

Parking available

Free WiFi

Housekeeping

Laundry

Laundry

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

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Total 3,941 Reviews

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RateScore is average rating from most popular providers

Blended Web Rating

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6.9

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7.8

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booking

3,386 Reviews

6.9 / 10

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expedia

555 Reviews

7.8 / 10

Reviews

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Words are aggregated from hotel reviews across the web and listed by the most mentions.

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Sleep was mentioned 120 times

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Reviews based on Sleep

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Veselin Kanchev9 months ago
1/5Google icon

Probably the worst place to stay in all of Western Europe* During my trip to Denmark I had to stay at not one but two of those in different cities, which almost made me hate one of the most likable countries in the world. Here is why: - THE FEES: they tax you extra for bed sheets, which is just unheard of; - THE SHOWERS: they do everything within their power to discourage you from taking a shower – they don't give you a towel, the shower head is non-adjustable and the way to turn the shower on is to press A BUTTON which has it on for just a few seconds. Also due to the non-adjustable shower head you are closed in the cabin with a stream of (initially) cold water that just blows in your face. Taking a shower in this place is basically something people go through when they are being interrogated by the mafia, I can imagine. Given the fact that the beds are basically glued to each other (my feet were almost touching the head of the stranger sleeping in the next bed), Danhostel scaring people into not showering is really not a pleasure in any kind of shared room; - THE LIES: there was not a place to lock your stuff. If you are in a dorm room, good luck trusting all of the random people that would drop in, because even though the website specifically says there are bed rollers to use, there was not a single one of those in my room; - THE HYPOCRISY: even being the worst hostel in Denmark is not enough for this awful place – it also has to undermine environmental issues. Danhostel Århus is greenwashing the poor conditions it provides by sticking notes about how it is for the sake of the environment; However, all is very transparently done to cut costs at the traveler's expense. If you don't believe it, ask the reception to compensate you for any of the things that they falsely promised and you will see money is king for that company. Also, all of the QR-codes where you can see how much paying for something that should be free helps the environment, send you to either their homepage or some vague explanation how "water is life", etc., but not one sibgle actual contribution that they made for the environment. If the Danhostel admin manages to respond with at least a few examples of how the company helped preserve nature with an action on their part and not just advise towards guests / screwing guests over, I would stand corrected, so please do. *Would have said "in all of Europe", but it is widely known Eastern Europe has some really nasty prisons. PS: Positives: The room actually had some chairs that, although significantly fewer than the number of beds, were usable and fairly comfortable to sit in. The elevator was also working, unlike the other Danhostel I went to.

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Sam Wansbury11 months ago
1/5Google icon

What a disappointment. I stayed in Danhostel for 1 night with my girlfriend last weekend and was pretty disappointed with the hostel. Originally we had 2 nights booked and I am so happy we changed to just 1. My first and biggest complaint is that paying for a bed doesn't actually buy you a bed. It buys you a mattress and pillows but NO sheets. You have to pay an extra 50 kr ($7.50 USD) for sheets. And if you say no and are caught without sheets there is a fine of 300 kr. Myself and my girlfriend have stayed in more than 35 hostels in our lives between us and never has either of us stayed somewhere where you must pay extra for bed sheets. Bed sheets should be included in the price of the bed, end of discussion. There was nothing on hostel world when we made the booking or any email saying we would need to pay for sheets before arriving. We only found out upon checking in. What a scam. Secondly the kitchen was a joke. There is a staff kitchen which is large, well equipped, plenty of space. Then there is the guest kitchen which is small, dirty, and lacking even the most basic of kitchen utensils. Realisticly no more than 1 person could cook at a time. If a hostel advertises a kitchen then that kitchen should be equipped with the basics. Finally in our room someone had sneaked in and stayed in one of the empty beds without paying. At about 3am the actual owner of that bed arrived to find the bed taken and no spare beds. At that time my girlfriend was out of the room and so that paying guest that arrived went to take her bed as it seemed empty (no one was sleeping there). Luckily I was still awake in bed and told him the bed was occupied. Had I not been, he would have got in, then my girlfriend would have had nowhere to sleep. The only good think about this hostel is the location, that's it. All in all don't waste your money here. They will rip you off by making you pay for bedsheets then not even provide the basic means of security to keep out people that aren't guests. Very very disappointing, I definitely won't be back.

Hotel Quality

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General Info

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Total number of rooms 36

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Number of buildings/towers 1

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Year Built 1947

WiFi Quality

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Idle

11

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128

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81

Wifi Speed Is Good For

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web browsing

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HD online movies

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group video calls

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online streaming

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4K online movies

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online gaming

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Location Area Map

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What's nearby

Royal Casino

280 m

ARoS

630 m

Musikhuset Aarhus

700 m

Den Gamle By

1.05 km

Tivoli Friheden

1.5 km

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Getting around

Skolebakken Tram Stop

490 m

Aarhus Central Station

630 m

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Airports Nearby

Aarhus (AAR)

20 km

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Restaurants

Cross Cafe & Restaurant

140 m

Joe & The Juice

140 m

The Old Irish Pub

140 m

Ziggy Sidewalk

140 m

Alberts Bar ApS

210 m

Street View

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Daytime safety

89 out of 100

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Nighttime safety

71 out of 100

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Aarhus safety index

Safety

Crime

94

Overall Safety Index

Very Safe

An average rating of the six safety categories

94 out of 100

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Women safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of inappropriate behavior against women.

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90

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Physical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of injury due to harmful intent.

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100

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Property safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of theft.

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81

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Political safety

Very Safe

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Potential for infringement of political rights or political unrest.

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94

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LGBTQ safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of harm or discrimination against LGBTQ persons or groups and level of caution required at location.

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100

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Medical safety

Very Safe

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Likelihood of illness or disease, assessment of water and air quality, and access to reliable medical care.

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22

Overall Crime index

Low

An average rating of the crime categories

22 out of 100

Property crime severity

Low

31

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Mugging or robbery  15/100

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Car theft  13/100

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Car break-ins  25/100

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Home break-ins  21/100

Violent crime severity

Minimal

17

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Physical attacks  18/100

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Racism or religion motivated attacks  16/100

Other crime severity

Minimal

18

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Insult or harassment in public  20/100

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Corruption or bribery  14/100

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Drug problem  30/100

Prices Around Property

Average Daily Costs Per Person

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Bottle of water 1.5L

$0.5 - $1.3

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Coffee

$3.4 - $7.5

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Beer 0.5L

$0.8 - $2

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Meal, inexpensive restaurant

$13.4 - $26.8

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Public transport, one-way ticket

$2.9 - $6

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Taxi 1km (normal tariff)

$1 - $1.9

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Meal for 2 people, mid-range restaurant, three-course

$67.1 - $134.2

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Bottle of mid-range wine

$6.7 - $20.1

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McMeal at McDonalds

$10.7 - $15

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Coke/Pepsi 0.33L

$2.7 - $5.4

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Public transport, monthly pass

$48 - $107.3

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Gasoline (1 liter)

$1.8 - $2.2

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Mobile phone monthly plan

$6.6 - $26.8

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Fitness club, monthly fee

$26.8 - $47

Weather In Aarhus

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Precipitation In Aarhus

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Air Quality

Moderate

PM2.511

PM1020

26

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Slight concern for sensitive groups. Most can continue outdoor activities.

Drinkable Water Quality

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Poor

Water quality is very low. Consider alternative water drinking options.

Traffic around property

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Light

Few vehicles on the road, relaxed and stress-free driving experience.

House Rules

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Check in after 15:00

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Check out until 11:00

Children welcome

No pets

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