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Hostel Old Plovdiv

Chetvarti Yanuari Str 3, Plovdiv 4000 Bulgaria
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#1 of 27 hostels in Plovdiv
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Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is proud to announce,

that we were appointed as one of the

Lonely Planet's 'Top 10 best value stays for 2014'

Hostel in name only-more like a boutique hotel at a hostel rate ! FREE Parking,FREE ultra speed WI-FI,FREE Breakfast! The only hostel in town with garden and terrace! 24-Hour reception, 24-hour hot water, no curfew, no lockout, free linen, free towels, free breakfast, free WiFi, free lockers, free luggage storage. Lounge room and dining room, Reception Bar, Washing and ironing facilities, free parking.In the heart of historic old town district, just 4 minutes away from the city's main pedestrian street, Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is a real architectural marvel.We offer all you can desire: superb location, 24 hour reception service, flawless security, hygiene to the highest standards and the friendliest staff possible. Located in totally renovated 144- year old Renaissance house, national monument of culture, Hostel "Old Plovdiv" will offer you experience of a lifetime! Our features include free individual lockers and locks, free towels, linen and duvets, , free breakfast; free Wi-Fi, free CD/DVD-burning facilities and free satellite TV and films. We offer book exchange, free maps and free luggage storage.Build in 1868, the house, where Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is located, belonged to one of the richest local tobacco merchants. The wooden columns of the house are made of Lebanese cedre and you will also see marble from Greece and granite from Ottoman Turkey. The 130-year old wooden floors and the 4 metres high ceilings and big windows will take you back in time of the Bulgarian Renaissance. Furnished with authentic antique beds and wardrobes, purchased from local antique shops and renovated by professional restorers in the local Renaissance style, our 8 spacious and cosy rooms will seduce you with luxury at affordable price

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Free public parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Game room
Hiking
Books, DVDs, music for children
Children's television networks
Car hire
Street parking
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Indoor play area for children
BBQ facilities
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Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
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Shared bathroom
Shared kitchen
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
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Languages Spoken
English, French, Russian, Bulgarian
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Falkoning wrote a review Aug 2023
Utrecht Province, The Netherlands20 contributions11 helpful votes
Dispite of the caring owner and lovely house and location, it was impossible for us to sleep here because of the warmth. There is no airconditioning and during summer the room temperature rises up to 40*c because of all the wood. Unfortunately we had to book a second hotel for the same nights in Plovdiv because of this. But to be fair, when its 20*c outside temp the rooms are very special.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Travelled as a couple
Room Tip: During summer the wooden building acts as an oven.
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kswuhawk wrote a review Aug 2022
Stone, United Kingdom7 contributions2 helpful votes
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Great stay at Old Plovdiv Hostel! We were personally greeted and given fresh lemonade, while shown a map of the area. Our room was spacious and the beds were clean and comfortable. We also had a wonderful continental breakfast of fresh meats, cheeses and other Mediterranean types of fruit. It was lovely and refreshing. Fresh coffee and lemonade whenever you wanted it! The hosts treated us like family friends, we will definitely return if our travels bring us back. Great hostel experience for our teens! Also very secure building and the rooms were smoke free.
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Date of stay: August 2022Trip type: Travelled with family
Room Tip: The host will guide you in to the area. He will stay in touch with you and you will be able to...
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Sofianec wrote a review Mar 2020
4 contributions5 helpful votes
First of all this hotel , yes this is a 3,5 star hotel in all aspects , is making a grave mistake. It lets dirty cheapy arrogant backpackers and cyclists in for 10 euros only with all the negative consequences. Tip for Xristo. Make the 5 bed a 3 bed and charge double, its worth it! Staff: of very high level for BG standards expect for the Moldovan girl who was rude to a customer twice her age. Cleanliness is excellent. Location : for Kings! Tip for Xristo number 2: Repair wooden stairs ASAP. Its such a shame that mouldy cold "hostels" with greedy , stingy owners in the dirty and noisy downtown charge as much money as this beauty which travels you back in time for free almost! Thanks for wonderful hospitality my friends. Will be back. Spiro Greece
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Date of stay: December 2019
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EllValchanova wrote a review Feb 2020
Sofia, Bulgaria54 contributions14 helpful votes
We stayed in only one night, but we were enchanted by the house and the furniture. It's an old house, built in 1868 and you can feel the old times when there. The lady on the reception, who was there in the morning was very nice, smiling and helpful. The breakfast was OK.
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Date of stay: February 2020
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Anthony wrote a review Dec 2019
12 contributions13 helpful votes
Excellent location, excellent value, quaint hostel. I drove, so I was in need of parking spots, which were at the hostel, free of charge. There are "ruins" in the courtyard, and even into dining area, which make for a nice experience. Breakfast was included, which was a large continental meal, more than I wanted or expected. Stand-out feature for me was the personal greetings to everyone who checked in on a given day.
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Date of stay: December 2019
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Room Tip: I was in a 5-bed room. All rooms are large, old-style wooden-floors.
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TWheel43 wrote a review Sept 2019
East Molesey, United Kingdom121 contributions96 helpful votes
Back in 2014 it was named one of the top best Hostels in the world. I think is still stuck in a time warp and living on past glories, Checking process was smooth and initial information was ok, Bed and room location was good. the showers and toilets were clean. Coffee machine needs replacing has seen better days. towels provided. Limited Bathroom and showers available. staff eager to please but limited knowledge of basic things like transportation or where to go etc.. Overall was good value, breakfast and towels included. but there were limitations and had hoped for more based on its reputation.
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Date of stay: September 2019
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Marta LaLov wrote a review Jul 2019
Pleven, Bulgaria34 contributions1 helpful vote
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The energy of this house was amazing! I know it used to be in a very bad shape but the owners restored it and kept what they could so we had modern accommodations and the feeling of being in the past all at once! They offer three breakfast options - regular, vegetarian and vegan, are very nice and helpful and you feel as though you are staying with relatives.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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T S wrote a review Jun 2019
Jupiter, Florida1061 contributions384 helpful votes
Directions provided prior to arrival were great. The check-in process was smooth. Lots of things to like and few problems with our stay. Pros: The beds were comfortable. Free tea/coffee. Nice seating area upstairs and a welcoming patio area behind the hostel. The showers and toilets were kept clean. Staff were multi-lingual and very helpful. Cons: Room 3 is across from the front desk, next to the drink coolers and the stairs and backs up to the patio. Our 2nd night was very loud. Guests returned to the hostel at mid-night, 1am and 2am (which triggered a door alarm). The last guest returned to the front desk at 3am to ask questions. Even with ear plugs sleep was impossible. The early risers arrived on the back patio around 7am. If you drink alcohol, stay out late and do not need much sleep, this is the place for you. Otherwise, look for another place to stay.
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Date of stay: June 2019
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Jason D wrote a review May 2019
Melbourne, Australia381 contributions159 helpful votes
This would have to be one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. The staff were superb, so friendly and helpful. I even arrived with a sign by the door with my name welcoming me! Perfectly located in the old town, very quiet and comfortable stay. Super friendly and chilled vibe which flows down to the guests who were all friendly and chatty. Free breakfast was great, the homemade lemonade was amazing!. I would stay here over and over again!
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Safwan13 wrote a review May 2019
Istanbul, Türkiye11 contributions11 helpful votes
I stayed in a dorm of 5 beds and was perfect. The staff are amazingly friendly and helpful, the house is delicately beautiful, an old authentic Bulgarian revival style which is wonderfully restored. The location is perfect, right in the heart of the old city and few minutes walking from Kapana.
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Date of stay: May 2019Trip type: Travelled solo
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hostel Old Plovdiv
Which popular attractions are close to Hostel Old Plovdiv?
Nearby attractions include Old Plovdiv Retro Photo (0.01 miles), Plovdiv Old Town (0.2 miles), and Plovdiv Roman Theatre (0.2 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hostel Old Plovdiv?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
What food & drink options are available at Hostel Old Plovdiv?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, a lounge, and barbeque facilities during their stay.
Is parking available at Hostel Old Plovdiv?
Yes, free public parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hostel Old Plovdiv?
Conveniently located restaurants include Festival, Aylyakria, and SKAPTO-PLOVDIV.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hostel Old Plovdiv?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, French, Russian, and Bulgarian.
Are there any historical sites close to Hostel Old Plovdiv?
Many travellers enjoy visiting Plovdiv Roman Theatre (0.2 miles), Casa Lamartine (0.08 miles), and Sahabeddin Imaret Camii (0.4 miles).