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House Poljanak Reviews

Poljanak 8, Plitvice Lakes, Croatia

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35 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 84%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 77%Staff
  • 82%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 81%Facilities

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The hostel is located about 5km from the Plitvice lakes. The room was good. Unfortunately there was no Wifi. The owner speaks poor English, but was trying to be helpful though. In the bathroom the shower was clogged so it was hard to take a shower for longer than 2 minutes. A small supermarket can be found across the street, with fresh fruits, bread and coffee.


Good płace to stay. It is however recommended to have a car while staying at house Poljanak


The worst place ever. It's so far away from the park and not even that cheap. DO NOT STAY HERE

  • 27th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


Airconditioned room would be a major plus.

  • 25th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Sweden
  • Male, 31-40
  • (1 review)


Place is amazing,location of the house is great! Entrance in the National park is very close,only 2 km and there is the biggest waterfall also. Room that we had book is very nice,comfortable and clean,you have a lots of space arround the house and the owner is nice,we appreciate the kindness that we had.

  • 24th Jul 2013
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Croatia
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


The owner doesn't speak English or any other language than Croatian.


Definitely a nice place. My friend and I didn't have a car and took a bus to the nearest stop. From the stop, it's a bit of a hike on foot, but nothing intense. The location allows you access into the rear of the park, which is rarely staffed so we didn't have to pay to get in! Facilities were clean, staff was courteous, and the location was very quiet. Only complaint was the water heater in our bathroom seemed to leak water, and the floor became flooded.


the lady of the house doesn't speak english but her neighbour does so we managed to communicate and she's very nice and helpfull! The shower is nice but it floods a little, only a minor default though. And the rooms are nice and spacious.

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Thank you for the nice reviews, we are very glad you had nice time on Plitvice Lakes.


It is really very close to Plitvice lakes, when you travel by car. The owner is very nice, although doesn;t speak English at all.


Hostel is in the middle of nowhere. Offers no directions to how to get there and it's over a 3km walk uphill from the closest station. NO ONE speaks english so very hard to communicate. Barely any kitchen utensils so was very hard to cook and we had to because there are no restaurants. Apart from one old guy who was an absolute legend. Only upside to this place is that you can enter Plitvice from a secret entrance and avoid the entrance fee.


The lady who takes care of the house is nice although she doesn't speak English. And the pro-side of staying here was walking (2km) to a rather secluded entrance where we wouldn't have known if we didn't stay here. Facilities at the apartment were good value for money. Cons: The trouble I have is getting the access to House Poljanak from the main bus stop. If you are not a local or if you don't have a car, it is rather difficult to get around.


Staff was very friendly and polite. Location is a bit far from Plitvice Lakes, which was our original destination but it is 10km away which is not that far if you have a car. We had two rooms a shared kitchen which was more than what was booked initially. Atmosphere score was reduced due to french mature couple that were in next room. Past 22:00 p.m. they requested us to keep it quiet and practically ruined our night as we have to whisper in order to talk. Payment with credit card was N/A.

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