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94%

Rating
125 Total Reviews
  • 94%Value For Money
  • 94%Security
  • 99%Location
  • 93%Staff
  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 95%Cleanliness
  • 94%Facilities

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100%

The staff has been extremely helpful and friendly. Explained everything, gave recommendations. The facilities are amazing, the bed and bed linens are the best. Breakfast included (eggs, bread, muesli, some fruits etc.) with endless coffee and tea during the day. Every Friday they have free dinner for guests. Enjoyed that one a lot! Showers and bathrooms are very beautiful and clean. The location is amazing - right in the Old Town. Loved it!


83%

Good location, clean and good facilities. Hostel seemed very quiet and I ended up having a room to myself which was nice!


100%

The 2 girls managing the reception made the biggest difference. They are helpful, courteous and went out of their way to ensure that our stay was comfortable.


100%

This place is excellent! Prime location, clean and brand new facilities with everything you need-kitchen, wifi, computers, outlets, bed lamps, etc. What really makes this place is the staff. They were all super accommodating and helpful, from arranging tours and taxis, to picking out top notch restaurant recommendations. I would absolutely recommend this place to anyone staying in Sarajevo. It's a must!


100%

Brilliant hostel! The rooms are comfortable, spacious and nicely decorated. It is also the cleanest hostel I have ever stayed in! The staff are what really makes the place stand out as they are all extremely friendly, helpful and welcoming. Will return in future!

  • 13th May 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


86%

The hostel is lovely and modern, clean and looks new. There are good size lockers in the rooms but the mixed dorm rooms don't get locked. while i was sleeping one morning, a random man walked in and started yelling at me - turns out he had gone in the wrong room. also the cleaner barged in without knocking - basically your stuff is safe but anyone in the hostel can and will waltz in the room whenever they want. staff are helpful but easily distracted. Parking is NOT available

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear guest, first of all, thank you for staying at our hostel and thank you for your review. Imagine if we would start giving keys of the dorms to everyone who sleeps in the dorm. People would be locking doors, forgetting to pull out the key so you couldn't be able to open, it would make things more noisy and more complicated. Best regards FFH Team

91%

The bed is comfortable and the design of the bed makes you feel that you have some privacy. The bed comes with individual night light and plug which is good. Breakfast was good too, with eggs, bread and cereal. The staff are helpful.


97%

Franz Ferdinand was amazing- excellent facilities in the most perfect location close to all the old town sites and good restaurants. The Under the Siege tour was terrific and Muki is an excellent guide. I will recommend the hostel to anyone going to Sarajevo!


97%

I loved this hostel, everything about it was fantastic. It's all new and shiny, with a lovely kitchen, nice breakfast, comfortable beds, and best of all, thick fluffy towels :) The staff was so helpful and welcoming, you'll have a great stay in Sarajevo at Franz Ferdinand.


97%

The design of the showers is very aesthetically pleasing but maybe not functional because it is very difficult (almost impossible) to dry after use due to lack of ventilation. It would not dry even overnight.


100%

Excellent design A very friendly and helpful staff A rich breakfast

  • 14th Apr 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Taiwan
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


100%

Brillant hostel! Friendliest and most helpful staff, immaculately clean and tidy, great breakfast (eggs, coffee, bread, good quality muesli)...if you're going to Sarajevo, STAY AT THIS HOSTEL! (I promise I wasn't paid to say this :P )


91%

Hostel Franz Ferdinand is a pleasant place to stay. Very friendly staff and boss. Rooms are clean and it is located in the center of old town (Ferhadija and Bascarsija).


100%

loved that place! awsome location, most friendy people, multicultural city, rich history, excelent tours

  • 30th Mar 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Croatia
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


100%

One of my favourite hostels in Europe. It has modern furnishings, coupled with an Archduke theme throughout-which gives it a warming vibe and charming sense of location. The rooms and beds are comfortable, and the lounge, kitchen and facilities are great. Excellent value for money. In an easily accessible part of the city.


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