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Villa Skansi Backpackers House Reviews

Lucica 2b, Hvar, Croatia

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92%

Rating
809 Total Reviews
  • 89%Value For Money
  • 89%Security
  • 90%Location
  • 95%Staff
  • 95%Atmosphere
  • 92%Cleanliness
  • 92%Facilities

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86%

Had a great time at the hostel, good cooking facilities and everywhere was very clean despite the large number of people staying at the hostel! Everyone was very friendly and welcoming and there is always something going on in the evenings to get involved in. Not somewhere for people after a quiet night in.


77%

De aparte kamer in de hostel was zeker in orde. Heel fris ingericht! Alleen maakte het 'Jong geweld' 's nachts veel lawaai. Ook al zijn de slaapzalen gescheiden van de aparte kamers. De receptie was niet 24/24 bemand, ook al stond dat aangegeven.

  • 19th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Belgium
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


91%

This place was pretty good, they have a 10 pm quiet time and are fairly strict about it. Everything was really clean and nice staff. Our shower didn't drain properly so whenever anyone would use it the bathroom would be a pool..hopefully they get it fixed. All in all nice place to rest your head.


94%

Atmosphere here is awesome. Definitely the place to be for backpackers in Hvar. I got in and everyone was cooking dinner, jumped in for a cheap dime and made some spaghetti. They have a beautiful terrace and a great communal kitchen were everyone kinda chills out. Great place to be and watch the sunset and meet people, everyone was so friendly. Only bad thing I can say about this is that if you do not go out, you must go inside your rooms at 10:00. Come on man!! Otherwise, so great!


89%

Villa Skansi was a great hostel close to Hvar town! Initially, I had a little trouble finding the hostel because the address was different, but eventually found my way. Rooms were clean and comfortable and activities are organized every night for guests by staff. Would definitely come back!


97%

We stayed in a 10-bed dorm and there was an en-suite washrrom which was awesome. The hostel has a huge outdoor hangout area (including a bar, which creates a really social atmosphere at nighttime), a large and equipped kitchen, and tons of showers and washrooms. Hostel is less than a 5 min walk to the beach and just a bit over 5 min to the main part of downtown Hvar. Girls working provided lots fo local recos and organized a pub crawl in the evening. Fun time!


100%

Staff and super friendly and informative and the hostel itself is really nice - very clean, big rooms, good kitchen facilities (3 big bar fridges) and common areas. Very social atmosphere, met some lovely people there, although quiet time is a little early for a party based hostel we went out on the pub crawl and had a good night. Would recommend this hostel to other travellers, thankyou for having me :)


100%

Best hostel I have visited!! Amazing staff and an awesome atmosphere. You can't find a better hostel than this one! Will definitely be back soon. Love saz xxxx

  • 12th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


91%

Great place to stay-clean and a great view with lots of outdoor seating. Easy to meet people. They organise a daily pub crawl. Walking distance to beaches, shops and restaurants. Some staff were rude not very friendly.


74%

Lively hostel with great facilities. The staff were friendly but overly so. It's a party orientated hostel, they will bring you out on pub crawls ect, but don't worry if you need peace and quiet because they clear all the noisy people out by 10pm. Great stay but the staff were very rude to us when we were 10 minutes late leaving our room to check-out. Made us realize how fake and put-on a lot of the smiles were, it's nicer to be at a hostel where the workers are more genuine and laid back.

Owner Comment (Hide)
Thank you for a nice review but we wanted just to clear your check out time.We are very flexible about it, but when you were late 1 hour and 30 minutes we asked you nicely if you can make your check out cause we want dorms to be clean and fresh sheets made for new guests as same as it was when you checked in. Cleanliness is very important to all travelers and all staff try to do their best and do all guests as friends.

91%

Excelente ambiente de party hostel. Convívio e saídas organizadas muito boas. Pontos negativos: Fomos trocados de quarto as 10 da manhã a meio da estadia. Wifi instável.


97%

This is a great hostel, one of the best I've been. Feels almost like a resort. There are activities every night as well. Staff is friendly, and it's also quite cheap.

  • 7th Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Netherlands
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


97%

Hostel is excellent! Close to the main port, supermarket and beaches and the directions are very easy to follow. Staff were really friendly and helpful-we were greeted with watermelon! They have a nightly pub crawl as well and a lovely patio to sit on. Will definitely be going back to Hvar and staying there!


60%

Not my kind... Reception girls sitting behind a desk in hostel t-shirt. You have to wear a wristband during your stay. Felt a bit like a childrens camp. :( Staff was friendly and helpful. To me it felt like lots of young people coming to party and have all day sleep-ins and hangovers. Most dorms open right into the outdoor kitchen or tables/sitting area. Must be a lot of noise for them. Left after one night, and then had a more than excellent stay at relaxt Earthers hostel!

Owner Comment (Hide)
Dear,all our staff has professional clothes so you can always know who is working in order to provide help and good service throughout the hostel at anytime, day or night.Also wristbands are for security reason (to keep high level of security in the hostel.That is why we have never had a security issue here)and for the free shots on our free pub crawl every night.All people in dorm close to new outdoor kitchen loves it.Gathering together and making dinners together makes so much fun for them.

100%

This hostel is amazing! The kitchen is a huge plus, everything was very clean, the location is perfect and the atmosphere was everything I could have asked for!


97%

Nosotros nos alojamos en una habitación con baño, muy bonita y limpia. El hostal estaba bien organizado y parecía que había muy buen rollo entre todos los inquilinos. Con respecto a la localización, el hostal está a 8 minutos andando del puerto, y cerca de una playa muy chula y de varias zonas de baño. La única pega, el colchón; Si lo cambiasen, sería perfecto... Muy recomendable!!


94%

Can't ask for better staff, so friendly, informative and giving you watermelon as you arrive. The hostel had a great atmosphere and easy to meet other travellers. They cleaned the rooms twice a day and there were lockers. Massive kitchen facilities and the offer of a pub crawl each night. I'd recommend staying here in Hvar!


91%

Super fun hostel, with lovely staff!! Defo recommend staying here if you like to party!


86%

One of the best hostels we stayed in this trip. Great atmosphere! The set up is really good as big kitchen /common area making a really social environment. Although the kitchen and fridges were not the cleanest we had seen, the bathrooms looked almost brand new in the dorm we were in, the best we had had all trip. I would definitely recommend staying here, had such a great time!


100%

This is my second time in ten days at villa skansi. I rate the hostel 5 stars. i have never seen a hostel so clean. It is situated perfectly, it is close to the port and also the best beaches. The hostel was by far the best hostel i have ever stayed at in my two year adventure across the globe. The atmosphere is very friendly. The staff went above and beyond to make my stay incredible. The hostel organized different events every night which brought everyone together to create the awesome vibes

  • 2nd Sep 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


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