Archive | June, 2009

Some hostel managers need to grow up and treat their guests with respect?

We recently had a review submitted to hostelcritic.com complaining of petty and childish treatment by a hostel manager. A guest booked the Lyons House Hostel in Niagara Falls (Ontario, Canada)  through Hostelworld and after an enjoyable stay she posted this positive review on Hostelworld. Afterwards, she recieved a rude email from Patrick, the manager of Lyons House, […]

New Zealand’s top 10 small hostels

The latest BUG New Zealand guidebook reviews of around 500 hostels throughout New Zealand. New Zealand’s hostels range from small intimate places to large modern multi-storey hostels with hundreds of beds although compared with Australia the emphasis is mostly on smaller hostels. When I asked the authors working on the travel guide, their favourites were […]