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Old 03-07-2008, 01:28 AM   #1
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Default Samay Hostel, Sevilla

I planned on staying at Samay for about 4 days. It became about a week because the hostel was so great. Clean rooms, hot water (if you dont shower over about 10 minutes), free internet (I replaced the wallpaper with a
Travelpunk logo), a fully equipped kitchen with two stoves/ovens, and an open air terrace with a view of the Giralda. 10 minutes walk from the Alcazar/Cathedral, Plaza de Espana and just a little further for some of the outlying sites.

Great place (I even tried to get a job working for my bed but it didn't work unfortunately) and thoroughly recommended.

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thanks, another for my list. looks like there are a few great places to stay in Sevilla.

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Thanks for the tip, I'll check it out for my trip this summer.
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Good to know! Sevilla is awesome, I love the culture there
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I just booked 3 nights here for June 14th - 16th, but I'm leaving open the possibility that I'll love it and want to stay longer. I will keep an eye out for your sticker Joe, and I just gave you a shout out in my tpunk blog about recommending this hostel.
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Hehe, cool! I hope you enjoy it as much as I did. A favorite pasttime of mine was to sit on the deck upstairs, soak up the sun and drink a few claritas with my hostelmates.

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Joey described this place perfectly. I met some awesome people here and would return in an instant to spend over a week here. The only downside is that they close off the terrace at midnight because of the noise.
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Oh yeah I forgot about that! We always ended up either going out or hanging in the kitchen (although even in Feb, it got a little warmish so I gotta think in the summer it may have been brutal).

By having such a massive kitchen it became like the 2nd common room. Em and I made a few meals there with some of the other folks.

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yeah, my last night there I think we pissed off a couple people b/c we moved the party first into the common area downstairs and then our dorm room and kept it going til like 3 am. Awesome hostel though, I wish I spent more time in Sevilla.
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Thanks for the review gang. Sounds like a blast !

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Thanks for posting the reviews! I think my wife and I (and possible a few friends) will be headed to Seville next year and this really helps my planning.
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