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Kralja zvonimira 17, Split, Croatia

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382 Total Reviews
  • 88%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 93%Location
  • 92%Staff
  • 84%Atmosphere
  • 90%Cleanliness
  • 82%Facilities

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Excellent hostel, very clean and the staff is great.


Not a bad hostel, relatively standard, however, even though it has a kitchen, there is no hob, and therefore nothing to cook food on, which is a must for travellers in split, especially as it isn't cheap. Generally not bad.

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Dear Guest, like other hostels in Split we only have a kitchenette because of regulations. You could have used a microwave, toaster and a fridge so meals like pasta or rice can be easily done. Note for backpackers- eating out in Split is relatively cheap in restaurants that we recommend- for example Fife Restaurant or Toć Restaurant offers lunch or dinner for approx 6,50 Euros


Really close to the bus station and was clean and comfortable


The hostel is very easy to find now, they have a great big sign out the front so don't worry about that from the other reviews. The dorms are nice with lockers for backpacks only though, above the beds are personal lights with a power point. The location is great, took me 5mins from the bus station. Upon arriving the staff weren't the friendliest. There are only 2 showers for the whole hostel and only one female toilet


The only issue I had was that the door leading to the dorms was never locked. Staff were not there 24/7 so it was just the street door keeping people out. Other than that it was great, staff were awesome, location was ideal, and there were lockers big enough for all your luggage.


I have mixed feelings, firstly great location and some lovely staff. But I arrived a few hours before check in and was happy to just throw my bags down and come back later. I just asked for a recommendation of something to do and the staff were so rude to me and told me it was their time to clean. Which I appreciate but one suggesting in a nice way wouldnt be hard. Then on my 2nd night they had promised me a bed, yet after returning from a tour booked through them they had given my bed away.

Owner Comment (Hide)
I remember you very well so I`m little disappointed to see this reaction from you and to read this review. You know that in the morning is very difficult to show the details since it is very busy and there is really no time. Regarding the lost bed???? This is what borders me the most, I do not know why you did it, but I think we compensate our mutual mistake very well since you stayed with us the 2nd night as well and you stayed for free and in the better room that you booked earlier!


I really enjoyed everything about this hostel. The only downside was the fact that other travelers weren't as sociable as I would have liked, which obviously is not to blame the hostel/staff for. The stove top didn't work, but we made do. Very close to the beach, the train station and the bus station!


Very nice staff and very clean and comfortable rooms!


Perfect hostel for our needs as backpackers. The atmosphere was great and the staff was helpful. Big lockers and free towels. I really liked that the beds had a little curtain for some privacy. A few minutes to the harbour and busstation. A little bit confusing that they have two hostels, but I would stay here again.


Perfect for solo travellers - awesome staff - would definitely return


Kara who is working there is very great! very sincere and helpful. Every bed comes with a curtain which gives a lil more privacy. Personal charging point and light for every bed. It also comes with a big locker which allows u to dump your whole backpack in. Toilets are clean, almost always vacant whenever I need to use them. Supermarket is just 2 mins walk away. Beach is within walking distant as well. Great location. Quiet hostel, I slept very well. thumbs up.

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