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Nightingale Hostel

2A, Petko R. Slaveykov Square, Sofia, Bulgaria


  • 81%Value For Money
  • 87%Security
  • 97%Location
  • 91%Staff
  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 68%Cleanliness
  • 77%Facilities

Property Information:

Winner of the Best Value Award in May 2009!

Stay in the heart of bohemian Sofia at a top-located hostel!

We offer a free, yummy, homemade breakfast with a choice of cereals as well as free beer and snacks and free coffee and tea all day.

When you’ve had enough of the city rush, make yourself at home in our relaxed Chill-Out Room, fully equipped with a 42” HD TV with satellite, free Internet, couches, sofas and cushions. Our common room and lobby are air conditioned and you can meet your fellow travellers over a game of cards, backgammon, chess or checkers.

Our friendly, talkative staff host an evening soft drinks party every week and love to make this place feel comfortable. We’ve got walking, hiking and biking tours as well as free movies, sport and live music every day. We can also direct you towards the many events in the local squares and parks.

Reception is open 24hrs, with an electronic key system and no curfew, so you can get in and out whenever you like.

Our affordable rooms include bed linen and the toilets are fully renovated. Breakfast is served from 8.30am to 10am and is not included in the basic rooms.
Note our 4 bed dorm is accommodation in the common TV room on regular beds or double sofa-bed from 1 am to 8 am only. In the other time it is used by everybody- free sheets, WiFi internet, warm, hot showers it is ideally suited for travelers who want very late check- Breakfast not included in this room type!

When you see what your money will bring you at Nightingale hostel, you'll understand why this is the best place to stay in Sofia.

Rates do not include a 10% service charge, which shall be added to your balance upon arrival. There is also a €10 security deposit, payable in cash and refundable upon departure. Please read our Things to Note below before making a booking.

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  • Latest Review

    The hostel was excellent and the guy on reception was great - knowledgeable, helpful, and a great sense of humour. I would definitely stay there again as the place is very convenient for may places in Sofia.
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  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • DVD's
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Gym
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals available
  • Meeting Room
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Nightclub
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • PlayStation
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included
  • Washing machine


  • Age Restriction
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 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

Check-in: 2.30pm - 11.30pm. You’re welcome to use our luggage storage facilities for free if you arrive early. Please contact the hostel after booking if you require check-in after 11.00pm. Check-out: 12 noon. When possible, we’re happy to facilitate early check-in and late check-out for a fee of €3. We have a 24hr cancellation policy. Cancellations and changes must be made by 2pm the day before scheduled arrival. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night’s accommodation. We cannot change your reservation once you’ve arrived, sorry. We only accept cash; no credit cards. Rates do not include a 10% service charge, which shall be added to your balance upon arrival. There is also a €10 security deposit, payable in cash and refundable upon departure.

Nightingale Hostel Located at 2A, Petko R. Slaveykov Square, , Sofia.
Nightingale Hostel
Sofia 1000 2A, Petko R. Slaveykov Square
82% 392
42.6922144 23.3236956
Nightingale Hostel
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