[arch-events] Archcon: places to sleep and to eat?

Loui Chang louipc.ist at gmail.com
Tue Jun 29 21:52:44 EDT 2010

On Tue 29 Jun 2010 23:34 +0200, Dieter Plaetinck wrote:
> Okay, so for my 2nd week (21-28 july), I have (almost) arranged a bed
> and breakfast close to the conf campus.
> For my first week (14-21 july) I'm still not sure.
> Thanks for the hostel proposals. I've never been at a hostel and i'm
> somewhat hesitant to do so.
> While they seem nice (you get to meet people, they organise activities,
> you get food) 2 things scare me:
> 1) risk of theft. Somewhat alleviated i guess because most hostels have
> lockers.
> 2) loud/antisocial/.. room mates that keep you awake. I'm especially
> sensitive to this, more then average people :/
> I heard some bad stories about issue #2 in a hostel in Belgium, would
> this be a general problem or is it somehow possible that different
> hostels really have different (in terms of maturity) audiences?

I'd say hostels are a game of chance.
Sometimes it's awesome, sometimes it's not so awesome.
You could probably change rooms if people are cramping your style.
I wouldn't want to stay in a hostel for too long either though.

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