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Aston Hostel Rijeka Reviews

Trg Zabica 5, Rijeka, Croatia

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174 Total Reviews
  • 68%Value For Money
  • 72%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 66%Staff
  • 57%Atmosphere
  • 71%Cleanliness
  • 59%Facilities

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Inside the hostel anyone could just walk into the room. The staff was very unfriendly and not helpful. It is just a place to sleep, nothing else.


It was alright, the location is good because its directly across from the bus station and maybe 5 min walking distance from the train station. There was no kitchen/fridge, so don't buy food expecting to cook.

  • 6th Aug 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


perfect location next to the bus shelter, easy to walk anywhere you want to go, and easy to find. also great for moving onto the next place - lots of people said that Rijeka is just a place to stop briefly in, but we sort of liked it! City has a good atmosphere.


for the price is ok but the staff wasn t friendly at all ! Not a lot fo information of the city and not even a smile when arriving or speaking to you. There is only 2 showers for many rooms of 13 people.


Lame!! Don't stay here. There are way better places


Tiny hostel, jamming in a lot of people, hot and poorly maintained. Staff were at first helpful supplying an excellent map of Rajeka, however from then on we're not interested. For god sake stay in Pula if you want to visit the beautiful Croatian coastline! The difference is astounding!


I wouldn't recommend staying at this hostel. When we checked in, the lady behind the counter was quite cooperative, but this soon changed. If we wanted some information about the activities in Reijeka, we had to knock a few times on the door of her room before she wanted to open. When she finally opened her door, she clearly had been sleeping and was very grumpy. There were some other shady looking guys who seemed to work for the hostel, but all they did was smoke in front of the main entrance.


right next to the bus station, so very handy location


Best location as right in the center of town & sea front and right next to main bus stop station. So if you want a bus to the other towns, Krk island beaches (Baska is the best!) or airport, you can sleep in to the last minute as it takes you only a few seconds to the bus! Safe, clean and friendly!


Short walk to the bus and train station. Only about a 1 min walk to the town. Reception staff were amazing and went above and beyond to help us with a question we had. Would definitely stay here again .They recommended we Zrće, thank staff !!!

  • 29th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Everything was fantastic except the hostess who needed cheering up. A communal area would have been great, too.


i wrote it all in the answer of why i would recommend this hostel highly :)


okay place. nothing to complain about really. Just average


This is a good budget stay. Very near the bus station. The kind of place that doesn't always have soap in every bathroom but you can get it if you ask the staff.


The hostel was cheap(ish) and clean but don't expect anything extra. Dorms with 19 noisy beds next to the harbour and the bus station, means you shouldn't expect to sleep long and well... On the other hand the location is perfect in case you are arriving late and leaving early by bus or ferry. The service was non-existing, so you really just pay for the bed and the locker.

  • 9th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


We were just passing through while travelling in croatia. Right next to the main bus station and in the city centre. Room was fine, small shower and thin walls. You could hear others guests at times but no noise from the street


The girl who works on the reception was nice, but her english wasn't good. The bathrooms were not clean up every day and only one of them could be closed. It were only a few steps to the main street and to the station.


This hostel is pretty par for the course, nothing special. It is in a delapidated building directly accross from the bus station, so with that the location is decent. The staff was nice.

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