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Celica Art Hostel

Metelkova 8, Ljubljana, Slovenia
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  • 76%Value For Money
  • 81%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 79%Cleanliness
  • 78%Facilities

Property Information:

One-of-a-kind, artistically transformed from an old military prison into a funky youth hostel.
Social hostel with lively atmosphere, great events every day of the week. Unique & fun!

Appreciated and awarded by cult travel specialists for its unique & unusual design:
• No.1 hippest hostel in the world by Lonely Planet
• the 25 ultimate places to stay in the world by Rough Guides
• No.1 hostel in Slovenia according to Hostelworld.com guests' reviews- 2010 Hoscar Winner

• 5-minute walk from the main bus & train station; perfect for late arrivals or early departures
• 10-minute walk to the old Ljubljana city center
• the hostel's surrounded by the funkiest environent ever – Metelkova City area with cult bars, pubs, galleries, museums, theatre etc.

A must stay experience when visiting Ljubljana. Spend the night in one of the 20 unique former prison cells with prison bars on windows and doors. Not entirely your cup of tea? Make your bed in one of the hostel's more traditional 4-, 5-, 7- and 12-bedded dorms featuring unique artistic elements.

parking • WiFi • towels and bed linen • welcome tea in the reception lounge • guided tours of the hostel • city maps • book exchange • board games • computer use • tourist info • tour booking • smiles for everyone

available every day, 7:30 – 10:30am for 3€

BBQ nights • get-2-gether nights • LIVE concerts • staff/guests social activities • cocktail nights • theme parties • daily lunches • brunch • snacks until late • art exhibitions • workshops

• Tours & Trips info desk for daily excursions around Slovenia – pick up place at the hostel
• city info, maps, schedules, travel arrangements, events, …
• Rent-a-bike – comfy vintage cruisers to go out exploring Ljubljana and surroundings
• Rent-a-car – special discounts for Celica guests
• plenty of space for motorbike parking

No curfew, no lockout, 24/7 reception.

Being locked up will never be more FUN!

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  • Latest Review

    One staff member on for the bar area and reception. This is very frustrating. Staff member was also new and did not know how to make hot chocolate. There was a smelly issue in the dorm and they were hesitant to help. Hostel is in a party area with drug deals happening out the back which you can see from the tiny kitchen upstairs. Bathrooms in room are just gross and never cleaned properly. Cool sitting area and restaurant. Location is outside rail but a fair walk from town. Not bad not great
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      Anonymous, Australia, Female, 31-40
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Towels Included
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Hostel Awards

  • 2011 Hoscar Winner
  • 1st
  • Country Winners Slovenia
  • 2011 1st Country Winners Slovenia

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  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Taxes Not Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy.
Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay, unless otherwise stated below (see 'Things to Note' information).

Things to Note

All prices are per person per night and include: overnight stay, sheets and towels, VAT. Tourist tax (1,01 eur per person per night) is NOT included in the price. The tourist tax rate will change - from January 1st,2015 the rate for it is 1,27 eur due to Slovenian new legislation. All cancellations of bookings should be made not later than 2 days before arrival, all the changes should be communicated to the reception desk in advance by email or phone. Your non-arrival by the agreed check in time will result in the cancellation of your entire reservation. In case you fail to arrive by your agreed check in date and time, Celica Art Hostel is authorised to charge your credit card without further reference to you an amount not exceeding one night's charge. Please note: Celica Art Hostel reception desk reserves the right to assign guests any double or twin cell free when booking a double room on-line unless stated differently

Celica Art Hostel Located at Metelkova 8, , Ljubljana.
Celica Art Hostel
Ljubljana 1000 Metelkova 8
81% 2031
46.0568014 14.5162117
Celica Art Hostel
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