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Hobo Bear Hostel Reviews

Andrije Medulica 4, Zagreb, Croatia

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1824 Total Reviews
  • 91%Value For Money
  • 88%Security
  • 92%Location
  • 97%Staff
  • 85%Atmosphere
  • 88%Cleanliness
  • 87%Facilities

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Location was good and the hostel is clean and comfortable. There is a great common room which makes it easy to meet other travellers. Would definitely go back.


The spaces were all very clean! though the rooms were quite stuffy and got a bit smelly - the ventilation isn't great, especially in the heat, with the spaces being so small. Loved how the staff give out free tastes of Irakia during the happy hour. Knowledgeable, friendly staff. Enjoyed how small this hostel is - feels homey. Great high speed wifi made it possible for me to work late at night in the quiet of the kitchen. Missing for me was the lack of a side room to work if people are awake.


Excellent Hostel, nice staff, happy hours for a cheap beer ! To put in the nutshell, it is the place to stay in Sofia !


Great hostel, i enjoyed it very much!


Only stayed one night but would have definitely stayed longer if I would have had the time. Super helpful and friendly staff made it an excellent experience. Highly recommended.


Fantastic hostel - comfy, clean and great staff - really easy to meet people too. Would recommend and would definitely stay again!


Amazing hostel, we were only here for one night and absolutely loved it - wish we could have stayed. Great location just 5 mins from main square, staff were so friendly - free shots when we were playing drinking games. Kitchen is well-equipped and common area is good for meeting other travellers. Loved it!


Lived up to its hype. Extremely helpful, efficient and friendly staff. Kitchen facilities were second to none but in the end didn't use them as a very good recommendation for a traditional restaurant was made by staff. Not too far a walk from train station.


About a 15min walk from the train station. Very walkable (did it with travel bags). Good spot. Good atmosphere and very helpful staff.


Cool place, great staff


we are happy for the pick up service. the staff are helpful.


I had a great time in Zagreb. This hostel was easy to get to and very clean. The staff was amazing!


Hobo Bear was one of the best hostels I have ever stayed at! The staff was incredibly friendly and helpful, the kitchen was very clean and organized, the bathrooms were great as well. The common area also had a lot of character. Overall, it was an awesome place for meeting fellow travelers.


Great staff,good location,clean and good place for meeting people


Loved that we could get a free beer for singing Bratec Martin in croatian language. It is worth the effort! Hahah

  • 10th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


Nice staff, good atmosphere, clean and easy


Sanja is a sweetheart! Do the plitzvicka day trip with Vuku. Have a meal at Medvedgrad (spellcheck) or Kava Tava. Have cevapi from 125 Ilica. Good location and great staff!


Thank you to the staff who were very helpful, nice and welcoming. We liked the size of the hostel (small, with a family like atmosphere). Also, the room was very clean. The only drawback for us would be the fact that on our second night there, there was a group of boys who stayed in the kitchen until late and who were very noisy, so we couldn't sleep. We know it's a youth hostel and not a luxury hotel, and it's not the staff's fault, but we thought it might help to let you know.


Only stayed one night but I had a good time while I was there. Very friendly staff and good location


For an hostel that is supposedly one of the Best of the World, it clearly didn't meet my expectations. Rooms were PACKED with no place to move around mostly because lockers were too small to fit any of the backpack. The place was also really small and crowded. Staff was great though.

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