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“Lovely and friendly hostel”
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Old Town Hostel
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London, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Lovely and friendly hostel”
Reviewed 21 July 2014

This was a joy to stay in, I had been travelling around horrible hostel where people kept saying that that is just what hostels are like, then we stayed here. First of all the location is amazing, right in the centre of the old town. Secondly the lovely girl that greeted me and my friend told us more about the country and city in 15 mins than we had learned our whole time there. So friendly, so nice, beautiful décor. Our room was small but it didn't matter as we had a lovely balcony. Really recommend this place.

  • Stayed July 2014, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 20 July 2014 via mobile

Right in the center of the beautiful old Town of Dubrovnik, this hostel has the best location possible
Quite small room, very basic. The beds are similar to old hospital beds.
very friendly staff
The breakfast was very basic But you have a "private" fridge where you can store your sweets

Stayed July 2014, travelled as a couple
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Adelaide
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6 reviews
4 hotel reviews
Reviewed 9 July 2014

This hostel is amazing. Clean,large rooms with plenty of fans. Shared bathrooms cleaned regularly, one per floor. Fantastic location, on a side street off the main street just near Pile gate (entrance to Old town).

Staff are amazing, friendly and helpful especially Brazil in the world cup!

In short, an awesome hostel that I would highly recommend and I wouldn't stay anywhere else if I came back to Dubrovnik (which I intend to do!) :)

  • Stayed July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
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Reviewed 25 June 2014

Just left Old Town hostel after a 3 night stay. Would highly recommend, in the perfect location right in the Old Town (as you can probably gather from the name!) down a pretty side street. Has a rustic feel with beautiful painted ceilings, cushions and stone walls. The staff are very nice and keen to help with directions or even make you a coffee (with a proper percolator) and there is free coffee/ tea/ cereal/ juice/ biscuits throughout the day as well as 2 laptops with wifi in all rooms and common area. Very sweet place. Not a busy party place, generally a chilled feel but I went solo and got chatting to a few really nice people who I went for a glass of wine (or a few!) with, sitting on the streets of picturesque Dubrovnik.

Stayed June 2014, travelled solo
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Reviewed 5 June 2014

As someone who has never stayed in a hostel, and worried about what it would be like - I can pleasantly say that Old Town Hostel was a great first experience.
The rooms were simple, clean, and practical. The room was quiet and also had a fan which we used at night. The bathrooms are shared (1 on every floor) and were just like the room - simple, and clean.

The location is probably the best part about the hostel. It was in the HEART of old town Dubrovnik and close to EVERYTHING - restaurants, Adriatic sea, bars, caffes, etc., etc.
The staff was very helpful and gave us restaurant suggestions as well as advice about how to best reach the airport.

After my stay here - I very well could be a Hostel convert! If only all of them were SO lovely!

  • Stayed June 2014, travelled with friends
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Melbourne, Australia
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4 reviews
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Reviewed 31 May 2014

Perfect location, great people. Check in to be welcomed to a Green Tea Ceremony by Mike-San the owner, or perhaps a champagne party if later in the evening. The staff are friendly, and even the guests are a good bunch: plenty of friends to be made, interesting conversation to be had.
Two computers for use, and wifi in the lobby. Free breakfast of cornflakes and muesli, and tea and coffee. Clean bed sheets and toilets - what more could you need?

Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed 26 May 2014

I recently stayed at the Old Town Hostel for six nights and it was one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at. It is probably the most ideal location you can find in Dubrovnik...literally in the center of Old Town and walking distance to everything. The rooms are so cute and clean and the bathrooms are extremely clean as well. The best part about my stay was the staff! They were so friendly and helpful and always had so many snacks out for us! Mike was the best and he even treated us for ice cream! They really treat their guests well. I highly recommend this hostel to everyone...especially people looking to meet other people along their travels! We all hung out in the common room every night and had such a great time!

  • Stayed May 2014, travelled with friends
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Additional Information about Old Town Hostel

Property: Old Town Hostel
Address: Od Sigurate 7, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Dubrovnik-Neretva County > Dubrovnik
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Shuttle Bus service
Hotel Style:
Ranked #39 of 496 Speciality Lodging in Dubrovnik
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 7
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Old Town Hostel is located in the center of Dubrovnik's UNESCO protected Old City. It is a 400 year old, four story building that has been recently renovated to accommodate 20 guests in dorm and private rooms. We are ONLY 15 meters from the Stradun (main street), and seconds from all the restaurants, cafes, stores, markets, museums, bars, banks and beautiful beaches. We offer free Wi-Fi, internet access, breakfast, secure lockers, luggage storage, satellite t.V., Kitchen facilities, four common areas, book exchange, travel information at reception, currency exchange and laundry service. Welcome to our unique boutique hostel. May your time here be enjoyable and memorable. Come join the action and stay in the heart of it all. Our welcoming staff will be there to greet you. :) ... more   less 
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