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Ok I bloody loved this place! It feels like home. Big, airy, light filled common room with balcony, the whole place is spotless, the staff are super laid back - you can chat to them about anything, but they also aren't in your face. Check out was relaxed - I wasn't hurried out of my bed. It's just the most comfortable, clean and friendly hostel, I'm going to go back every time I go to Split. Great location too.
Really friendly hostel- the staff are exceptionally welcoming and the common room/balcony is lovely (although slightly confused by the 'huge terrace' that is advertized as this wasn't even mentioned in the tour, and I never found it during my 3 night stay!!!). I'd definitely stay again :)
Loved this hostel, Staff were helpful and friendly :) Great stay here. Air con was awesome in the rooms here, just what you need in Croatia in August! Close the old town and green market. Kitchen was well equipped so it was easy to make tasty cheap meals there.
Nice hostel on top floor which gives it a nice view of port..Not too far from port either (10 min walk). Croatian staff was helpful and nice to talk with. Only downer it is a small place so one shower for 2 rooms of beds - but even with that I didn't have much of a problem. Thanks!
More than one shower would be a big improvement.
the staff at the hostel were very friendly and helpful. Ryan especially takes a keen interest in helping travelers get a sense of the town. the hostel is in a good central location albeit that its a bit tricky to find initially. Things are kept very clean. The only draw backs are that you have to walk up 5/6 stories which could be a problem for some. One shower each for men and women meant that I spent quite waiting for my turn on a few occasions
No atmosphere or vibe and they play terrible pop music all day long so it doesn't make for the most relaxing environment. The dorms are not very spacious. This place doesn't have a 'home' kind of feeling.... feels a bit like a waiting room in a dentist.
Aside from the tons of stairs to get to the hostel on the top floor this was a great place to stay. Just a 5-10 minute walk to the old city centre. It's a pretty small hostel but nice and bright with much needed a/c. The staff were great. The shower flooded a bit and they could use another shower. But in general I have no major complaints and would stay here again.
I had great timing with them having this awesome guy ryan, wifi was super fast, air con, the only bad thing was the stairs are a bit of a killer, if you're a party animal do the 20 euro pub crawl 90 minutes of unlimited alcohol!
The staff were awesome, really made me feel like I was hanging out at a friends house! They took us to lunch at local places and local beaches out of the way which was cool. Mala was pretty cute too :)
Great little hostel with friendly staff, nice common room and kitchen facilities. The hostel was very clean and had aircon in the rooms.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
It was a pleasent for me to stay at the hostel , very lovely friendly informative staff , the location is good enough , a little of walk outside the old town so keep it in mind if you have big suitcase , the hostel inside is well decorated and the common area is cozy and perfect to meet new friends , i loved the good times and the talks we had at the balcony they have.
great homely environment, very communal. great for young people. staff are very helpful, made our stay in split very enjoyable. Mala volim te miss you already
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
The best place to stay in Split. Everything in the hostel is in great shape. The best part of all is not in the material items of this place though; it is the atmosphere and staff. Stayed here for Ultra Europe and had the time of my life with the staff and the other backpackers. The location is amazing, the people are amazing, the facilities are well kept and sufficient. What more could you ask for? Don't stay anywhere else! J
Beautiful space in at the top of a dreary looking building. Don't judge the hostel by the building. Inside is warm welcoming and very sociable. The location is a stones throw from the old town and the staff were great fun. Really enjoyed my stay here!
Nice hostel near the tourist centre of split. Staff are friendly and helpful. Only one shower so if it's a full house you might have to wait a bit. Also it's at the top of 6 flights of stairs- it was not a problem for us but just so you know! All in all no complaints.
A small hostel with a nice social vibe and excellent staff. It's in a strange place and you kind of wonder if you're in the wrong building as you walk up the 5 flights of stairs in this drab office building, but once you get inside on the top floor it's quite nice. The view isn't half bad either. About a 10 minute walk from the old city.
A great place just a few minute walk from old town. Very neat and clean. Really friendly and helpful staff.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
The staff at the hostel were really friendly and helpful during our stay in Backpacker's Fairytale. The location was good and our room was nice. The only problem with the hostel is that there are not quite enough bathrooms for all of the guests staying when it is busy.