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Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

We planned to spent two nights in pension lion. The unique private room with bathroom is super small, on the ground floor, with an independent entrance directly from a courtyard of a bar. The manager said to me that the bar close at 1am, instead at 3am there was hundreds of guys laughing e shouting. Results: impossible to sleep. No... More 

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Zrenjanin, Serbia
1 review
Reviewed 17 February 2016

We stayed in the room 11 (The Love Room), the only room with a private ``bathroom``. It is extremely small, you can barely walk in it, it`s only a little bit bigger that the double bed. Also there is no closet, so you have to put your clothes on the floor, but than again there is no space for that.... More 

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Reviewed 14 September 2015

I just walked in and the room was made available for me. The owner lady was very charming and helpful. She prepared the room for me in less than five minutes and all with a smile. The room was small, cosy and clean. The toilets are surprisingly clean and well maintained. The small hostel is decorated in a good taste.... More 

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Thank Owais H
Dubrovnik, Croatia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 27 April 2015

Lion Pansion is situated right off the centre of Sarajevo - and they have safe parking just a few meters away for a good price which was important for me. Very friendly, family run establishment that is nice and clean and lots of smiles from the staff. I would easily return here, for all the above reasons. They even have... More 

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Pazin, Croatia
1 review
Reviewed 14 April 2015

Loveee Sarajevo and Bosnia <3 The best people and service in Lion =) The best prices and u can use their telephone also.Rooms are good for that we need great ... tnx Biljana =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =) =)... More 

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Thank Synergija
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Reviewed 22 November 2014

I am a frequent traveler and I know how difficult is to find good place to stay in Eastern Europe. I live in USA , but I was born in Montenegro and I know how to find it. Don't ask locals- they will send u to place of their cousins , don't ask taxi people - they ll send you... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 September 2014 via mobile

I stayed at the Lion Pansion for three nights in September, and it was a great experience. The positives: - Friendly and helpful members of staff, who demonstrated great customer service - especially Amar. - Amazing location - right in the heart of the Old City. - Clean and specious room. - Clean toilets and showers. - Free strong and... More 

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Warsaw, Poland
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 August 2014

We got there by accident and didn't regret that. Nice place, recently renovated. Clean bathrooms, comfortable bed. The owner was very nice and patiently answered our (lots of!) questions. Highly recommend this place.

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Thank 37Aleksandra
Geneva, Switzerland
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4 reviews
Reviewed 1 August 2014

Pansion Lion is a cosy hostel owned by a family. The daughter Monela speaks very good english french and italian. She and her brother were really friendly and helpful throughout my stay. Rooms and bathrooms are always clean and the location is perfect. I highly recommend it!

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Thank GeOr0
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Europe
1 review
Reviewed 26 July 2014

Really kind family who run the hostel - who helped wherever they could, like they printed my flight ticket for me which was so helpful. They are not pushy about staying either and let us leave our bags here even when we hadn't confirmed we'd be paying to stay. The location is great and the rooms are really special. It's... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Welcome to Hostel "Pansion Lion", a modern boutique hostel, perfectly located in the Old Town of Sarajevo. It's Close to the National Library "Vijecnica", The Cathedral, Gazi-Husref Bey's Mosque and the famous shops and buildings built in Oriental & Austro-Hungarian style. Hostel "Pansion Lion" offers unique elegance with the luxury of a hotel that is convenient for both business, vacation and backpack travelers, alike. This family owned and operated pension offers single rooms, double rooms, triple rooms, four person rooms and even a dormitory style room that sleeps up to ten. All rooms are clean & bright with colorful decor unique to each and are equipped with linens & towels along with satellite television. The friendly staff are willing to help you enjoy your time here and speak numerous languages. There is even laundry service available onsite for your convenience. The reception is open and under video surveillance 24 hours a day. More than just a hostel, Hostel "Pansion Lion" is a place where you can relax, forget your worries and enjoy the comforts and luxury that you could not expect in an ordinary hostel. Come and experience Sarajevo in the comfort of Hostel "Pansion Lion". We look forward to your visit. - The Lion Staff ... more   less 

Additional Information about Lion Pansion - Hostel

Address: Bravadziluk 30, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Region: Bosnia and Herzegovina > Sarajevo Canton > Sarajevo
Price Range: £13 - £30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“Please don` choose the room with a private bathroom (room 11), it`s terrible!”
 of 5 bubbles Leontina991, 17 Feb 2016 | Read review
“best position, best confort ,lovely people”
 of 5 bubbles Synergija, 14 Apr 2015 | Read review
“No need for tip, all free rooms are wide open and you can see it.”
 of 5 bubbles erolb347, 22 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Rooms other than the Love Room are more quiet but they don't have their own bathrooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 107mar, 3 Jan 2014 | Read review
“The largest room with a private bathroom is on the ground floor next to a bar, so the noise there can be disruptive (though bars do close around midnight/1a.m.). However, there are very cozy, nice single rooms on the upper floors, which are not noisy at all -- if you're a light sleeper, go with one of those.”
 of 5 bubbles 318janem, 17 Sep 2013 | Read review
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