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Excellent location within walking distance of sights, clean, secure and great value for money. Negatives - paper thin walls so anyone walking by your room sounds like their IN your room. Too few bathroom and shower facilities. On my floor one shower and 2 toilets for approx 20 guests. Rooms are a little claustrophobic and stuffy. However the pub downstairs has a great friendly atmosphere and is a great place to hang out. No kitchen or common room. Laundry service next door Is excellent.
Small and cozy hostel situated 5-10 min walk from Ljubljana city centre. The lady running the hostel was very helpful and kind. Only negative I have to say is that a small part of the wooden floor just outside our dorm squeaked when you walked on it.
No one was in the office when I arrived so the staff at the pub had to ring them. No common room - only a couch in the hallway.
Friendly staff, a little bit of a walk to town, but decent patio bar and large, clean rooms. Would stay again.
This hostel was really clean and located in a very nice area within walking distance to major sites. The pub downstairs was also fun. The staff were not the most helpful in terms of providing recommendations and were difficult to find as there never seemed to be anyone in the office. The pillows were really uncomfortable. Would consider staying here again.
Had an excellent stay here there was a mix up with the rooms when we arrived (not the fault of the hostel but the fault of some really ignorant men old men from yorkshire). However the problem was dealt with very well by the very friendly bar man at the hostel bar. Highly recommended very friendly hostel, great place for travelers to meet new people.
Not a bad hostel but not a good one either. It lacked the "hostel" feeling that many backpackers look for. Honestly if you're looking for a place to rest your head then its fine, if you want to party and/or meet new people I suggest going elsewhere.
It doesn't have a kitchen, but it's the only drawback I found. Great place.
All in all a great experience, very friendly staff! Would have enjoyed a common room and kitchen, but you can socialize in the Sax pub downstairs!
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The location was great, right next to the river and on a fun street of different bars and cafés. Staff was helpful at recommending places to go for food, etc. the four bed room was a bit squished but the bed was comfortable. The dorm rooms looked to have more space thought. I'd recommend to stay here.
The location of this hostel is perfect right next to the the river in Ljubljana....The hostel itself however really needs a kitchen so you do not have to eat out all the time. Quite a shame since it is right next to a grocery store. A common room would be nice too.
Absolutely brilliant, couldn't ask for more. What this hostel lacks in a 'common area' it makes up for with an excellent small bar serving coffee in the morning, and turns into a bar from afternoon onwards. Great location. Just out of the city centre - 5 mins walk along the river.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
A little further from the train station but Jlubjlana is such a small place...Huuuuge beds compared to other hostels and more comfortable too...Mateja was awesome and really gave me a lot of info on where to go in slovenia to get the best experience without being surrounded by tourists...hot showers and laid back atmosphere in the bar out front where you can meet so many locals who are so friendly..if you're lucky like me, you might even enjoy a VIP night at top 6..I can't dance, but it was fun!
No curtains in the room, which in summer is a problem. No catering facilities beyond a shared kettle (no fridge!). Poor WiFi - had to be by the door for a decent connection. Nice position in Ljubljana - quiet area, but 25 min walk to train station. Pub next door was quietly audible, but low level (occasional gigs can be louder). Hostel was quiet (not a party hostel). Room was a double, but quite small - only really big enough for sleeping in. Free hairdryer and (small) towel was a bonus.
I loved this place! It felt like home! I would defintely go back. Its extremely clean and has everything you need for a nice stay. It has a Jazz bar really cool and there are sometimes Jazz bands playing. Armin, at the bar, was so nice! An excelent place to stay. Dont miss it!
Sax Hostel is a great place to stay. Awesome location (small hike from the train station). Easy to walk everywhere. The staff we encountered were fantastic and offered many suggestions for things to do while in town. I will stay here again and am already planning my trip back!!
An excellent stay. The bedding was extremely comfortable, and it was a luxury having a feather duvet away from home. The showers and toilet facilities were some of the best we'd seen.