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No complaints! Great staff. On the first night our dorm froze it was that cold, but upon telling the staff they arranged a wood-burner to be installed the same day and everything was great!
I stayed at shanti 1 for about three weeks in October and November while studying Macedonian percussion and it was a wonderful experience. The staff is great (hi Tamara, Dodi, Sofia, Deena, Macki, Misha and Peter!!!! :) The bunk beds are great, solidly built and attached to the wall so they don't shake, also the beds have lights, privacy curtains, and power outlets. The courtyard is fun and they manage to keep a real social environment without devolving into a party hostel. I will be back soon!
Loved this hostel. We stayed on two separate occasions on one trip. Very friendly and chilled out staff, good atmosphere in the common room, pad locks given for lockers and a very central location. If you want privacy, the beds have a curtain and the wifi was quite good. The showers were always hot and powerful and the staff seemed to always be doing laundry for the other guests. Great spot, thank you Peter and co!
Good location. Many things is within the few minutes walk.
you guys are awesome! misha, have a few gins for me yeah.
Amazing hostel, amazing staff - so helpful! Can't recommend this place enough!
Enjoyed staying here, made to feel very welcome by Mikey and Peter. Thank you.
Clean, knowledgeable staff, free breakfast, very solid and homely facilities. Two thumbs up.
Located in what appears to be a sketchy part of town. No problems though. Nice staff. Simple hostel.
Good hostel - easy to meet people, relaxed atmosphere, friendly staff
Really good hostel! Planned on staying for two nights - was still there after 4! Helpful staff, good facilities and nice and small so creates a great atmosphere!
Best service I've received in 10 years of staying at hundreds of hotels. Not just flawless, but beyond the call of duty kind of stuff you only get from owners who love what they do. Stay here.
Good hostel with great atmosphere and nice staff. Well located close to bus and train station and the city center.
Really nice hostel with a great atmosphere! It 's also close to the bus station which is nice when you arive latr in the evening!
Great staff and great atmosphere! Located about 5-10 minutes away from the bus/train station. Loved the privacy curtains for the beds. Looking forward to coming back to this hostel in the future!
Amazing stay. Perfect location, the staff is the best. You'll feel welcomed instantly. Easy to bond with other travellers, so good for those who are on the road alone. Loved every minute.
The staff really make for a great time. They are really helpful and knowledgable about the area. This hostel is really relaxing. Highly recommend. Ps. We also recommend the free walking tour and Matka canyon while in town.
The hostel is conveniently located at a walking distance from the bus and train station so it was very practical. You can also walk easily to the center to visit the city or take a bus to the canyon. The staff is very friendly and will help you with any questions you have. Also we had a problem with our transport and had to stay another night and there was no problem. I would recommend definitely to stay there!
Staff was great!!!!!! Probably one of the best I've ever encountered. Free laundry was another great thing. Beds with curtains were a nice touch, I find the little extra privacy to be nice especially since I do school work while I travel and some people are sensitive to light. Would stay here again without a doubt!
Thank you for all the help. We had a great stay thanks to you! Lots of love, the belgium girls