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Downtown Backpackers Hostel Bratislava Reviews

Panenska 31, Bratislava, Slovakia

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1140 Total Reviews
  • 92%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 90%Staff
  • 87%Atmosphere
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 88%Facilities

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We really enjoyed our stay here. It's a great and cozy hostel. There is a big common room and a nice bar/cafe downstairs! Only thing to point a finger at is the WiFi. It was really slow in some of the rooms! But whatever! Book it


Good location near to old town.


The hostel is in the center of Bratislaw. 50 meters from the main street. I stayed three nights and i enjoyed so much. The rooms are normal, perfect for Backpackers. The restaurant is very good and they are very gentle.

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Hi, thank you for your stay at our hostel and for nice rating :)


Nice place to stay. The staff is nice -even though some do not speak english fluently, that can be a minus-. But the morning girl and Martin are really helpful. Has a large kitchen with everything you need. You have a living room also. Rooms are great, we even had a balcony. The bar downstairs is really good, nice beer, good prices, good cooking. I had really good meals there. The only thing is that you have to pay extra for breakfast, and it´s better to buy you own stuff at the supermarket

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, thank you for your rating. It's true that breakfast is not included in the room price, but every hostel guest has 10% discount for everything at the hostel restaurant and hostel bar.


We had a good time at this hostel. Well located. Nice bar just by the reception desk. Helpful staff.

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Hi, thank you!!! see you next time :)


Downside: Staff!!!!!!

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wow! we apologize, what happened... ?


Amazing rooms, amazing bar, perfect for some nights in Bratislava!

  • 11th Jan 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for your positive feedback. We hope to see you back here soon :)


Really friendly and helpful staff. Great atmosphere in the bar with other travellers and the staff. Rooms well decorated, antique furniture, comfortable lounge and kitchen. Great location,

Owner Comment (Hide)
Hi, thank you very much, hopefully see you also during the summer season:)


Excellent as usual! I look forward to staying again when I need a night in Bĺava. Cheers, Gordon.

  • 11th Dec 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)

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Hi thank you! Cheers to you and hopefully see you soon :)


The staff is really friendly. Always keen to have a chat and give some advices and tips about the city

  • 30th Oct 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)

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Hi there:) thank you very much for rating us. it was very nice to meet you. Come again and bring more friends:)

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