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The Wild Fig Hostel

Uvala Bregdetti, 14a, Arbanasi, Zadar, Croatia


  • 88%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 81%Location
  • 94%Staff
  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 89%Cleanliness
  • 89%Facilities

Property Information:

Experience the real Zadar - we are located in the heart of Zadar in the charming and safe local neighbourhood of Arbanasi, its only 10 minutes walk from the MAIN BUS/TRAIN station and 10 minutes walk from the beautiful stone beaches, bars and cafes of Kolovare. This arty yet charming hostel is run by an Aussie and British Indian travelers, and was recently revamped by a group of local artist.

We have:
Private double/twin rooms (our double/twin rooms are located on separate floor from dorms, 2 of our double rooms come with private terraces)
various size dorm rooms with individual lockers for valuables
spacious fully equipped guest kitchen with a supermarket 2 mins away.
huge terrace overlooking Velibit mountains
spacious garden were we have summer BBQ's
common area with book exchange guest computer
hostel bar
Bike hire
discounted car rental with free drop off and pick up service

Our staff are travelers and locals with expert knowledge of Zadar and beyond, we speak 15 languages between us! We have an expert travel hub where we can arrange your trips in Zadar or beyond, or transport to festivals over summer. And yes we do have a fig tree with figs (and mulberry and peach tree) for guests to enjoy!

More about our hostel:
Our hostel is set in a spacious converted Croatian building in the charming suburb of Arbanasi where you get to experience the real Zadar, it has traditional yet clean and modern features. We offer a welcoming and relaxing atmosphere. We are only 10 minutes walk from the famous beaches, bars and cafes of Kolovare and a 20 minute stroll from the Old Town of Zadar and its maze of fascinating streets and buildings.

At The Wild Fig Hostel, our rooms are clean, spacious and are kitted with comfortable mattresses. All our bunk beds have been raised giving more space for the taller guests. Our ground floor has 5 large dorms with high ceilings, and our 5 private twin/double rooms are located upstairs with separate facilities and 2 of our private rooms have terraces. Our hostel has a beautiful spacious garden where you can relax and unwind.
Our hostel has a licensed bar serving fresh coffee, local beers, smoothies, fresh juices and local wines. We have regular BBQ's and curry nights
Our hostel features a comfortable and spacious lounge area, providing the perfect place to sip a drink, listen to music and meet people from around the world. Upstairs we have a peaceful sun terrace with views of the mountains, a lovely place to bring a book and relax. Our guests are welcome to use our free Wi-fi internet.

Tours/things to do:
We have a travel hub where we can arrange all your tours or group transport to the great national parks, Island trips (to party or chill), day trips visiting town just outside of Zadar, or we day boat trips , and many more. We can also arrange travel to

Whilst we are not located in the Old Town, you can still have fun in our hostel bar or we can arrange a taxi ride into town costing only a few euros.
We want to make this the place in Zadar to relax, chill out and experience the simplicity of the Croatian lifestyle. Our guests have described our hostel as romantic, intimate, charming, inviting and peaceful - yet a fun place to be!

So whether you're stopping over on your way to the Dalmatian archipelago of islands or looking for a place to kick back and unwind for a few days, The Wild Fig Hostel is a home away from home.

Please ensure you advise us of your late check-ins - you can email/text us directly if you arrive after 10pm, or if you need a taxi/van-pick up from the airport.

Do get in touch with us if you have any other specific requirements.

Have a great holiday in Zadar!

Please note:
Check-in from 13:00
Check-out by 11am

Cancellation policy is 1 day in advance, failure to cancel in this time will result in a cancellation fee equivalent to one nights accommodation.
We do accept Debit/Credit Cards accepted (maestro, mastercard and visa with 3% surcharge) and cash (Euro and Kuna)
Tourist tax: Guests must pay a 7 kuns (approx 1 EUR) tourist tax in addition to the room rate.

No curfew or time limited access

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  • Latest Review

    Really cool atmosphere in this hostel, very international! Friendly staff, nice kitchen for all, tasty wild figs directly from the tree. Just 5 minutes walk to the beach, that's awsome. Hostel is a bit outside the center, with car no problem.
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  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Board games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
  • Washing machine


  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Taxes Not Included

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.

Things to Note

Check in and check out times Check out time is 11am and check in time is midday. If you arrive early at the hostel we can securely store your luggage while you wait in our beautiful big garden. No curfew or time limited access

The Wild Fig Hostel Located at Uvala Bregdetti, 14a, Arbanasi, Zadar.
The Wild Fig Hostel
Zadar 23000 Uvala Bregdetti, 14a, Arbanasi
89% 285
44.1013314 15.2469849
The Wild Fig Hostel
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