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Castle Hostel 1004 - Bled

Book more than 2 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

After a long day of exploring an exciting new area, nothing feels better than to come home to a place where you can unwind and share stories with fellow travellers over a home cooked meal, a local beer or maybe even a slice of the famous Bled cream cake. All of the above is at the tips of your fingers. Step into a small town where people smile to greet each other, a place where everyone is willing to give you a helping hand and share a drink in the evening.

Just a few minutes walk from Lake Bled, Castle Hostel 1004 sits beneath the Bled castle in the old part of the town. You can enjoy a comfortable bed, hot showers and make use of our well equipped kitchen to create home made meals with other guests. If cooking isn't your calling then don't worry, there are plenty of affordable restaurants close by offering anything you might be craving including traditional Slovenian food.

Because a general feeling of kindness is hard to come by, that is exactly what we strive towards. We want to give you a stress free experience of Bled and it's beautiful surroundings. Our team is made up of friendly, fluent English speakers who are ready to answer any question you may have. Getting around Bled won't be a problem as the town is small, but we'll provide you with marked maps upon arrival to help you explore the area, and of course some helpful tips from a locals point of view.

When the skies are clear and swimming in the lake simply doesn't cut it anymore, you can treat yourself to some adrenaline fueled activities such as rafting on the local Sava river, canyoning at the edge of the Triglav National Park, or if you prefer a birds eye view, then paragliding or even skydiving might be the adventure for you. If the weather isn't in your favour you can still have a blast as you have computers, books, cards/board games and a guitar available in the common area along with a ps4 on which you can play out a friendly Fifa tournament or enjoy a movie on Netflix.

Our comfortable beds each have their own power point and reading lamp. Bed linen is included so don't worry, we've got you covered. Free wi-fi is provided to help you stay connected, and towels are available to rent. Each guest has access to a locker in their room, but a padlock is required. There is no curfew or lockout so feel free to come and go as you please. Check out is at 11:00, but take it easy because we offer full use of the common facilities and luggage storage until 21:00.

Here in Castle Hostel 1004, we truly believe that we live in a small paradise. Come join us, visit Bled. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.3

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Sep 2020
    Great place to stay, not only is it close to the centre and to the lake (Bled is relatively small anyways), but also about 15mins walk to the castle (highly recommended). Place is very clean, the kitchen is great, and there was a really good atmosphere both nights I stayed, so even though I was travelling alone, I met many people and eventually travelled with some of them for a few days. The workers are very friendly, and you should definitely ask Patrick for some travel recommendations!
    Spain, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Sep 2020
    Very welcoming and staff are very knowledgeable about the area and go above and beyond to help you in anyway they can. Great hostel
    Ireland, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    31 Aug 2020
    All was perfect. Nice place with an special atmosphere. The staff was nice and helpfully
    France, Couple, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Aug 2020
    I like the hostel, just have one recommendation, they supposed to provide me the Door Lock Code, which they didn't, thus I had to stay outside almost like one hour. I even called them but they didn't pick up! Luckily I saw one person who was going inside, and I requested her to tell the manager that we are waiting outside. However the overall experience was good.
    Hungary, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    12 Aug 2020
    Really enjoyed my stay at Castle 1004. The staff were super helpful and really went out of their way to give me from good tips for hiking and cycling in the area. Also, the terrace area is really a lovely spot to eat breakfast! Thanks very much, Luanna
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Jun 2020
    When I got to the place, no-one was around, and they were fixing up the place. However, when they saw me and understood that I had a booking they did everything to help me. I got to stay in another (empty) hostel for free, I had a few beers with the guys, and also got to loan a bicyckle. These are definitely some of the best guys I've met through travelling around the world - and I cannot recommend enough! Hopelfully I go back to Bled one day, and if so I'd definitely stay at Castle Hostel!
    Norway, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Jun 2020
    As someone who stays at dozens of hostels a year around the world this was the single BEST experience I am yet to have. The staff went out of their way to ensure that our stay was perfect. The rooms were clean, functional, quiet and comfortable. All facilities were excellent and we felt safe and secure the entire time. The location is absolutely central while maintaining a peaceful distance. The stay was brilliant value for money. I could not reccomend this place more highly. S-U-P-E-R-B. 10/10
    Austria, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    09 Sep 2020
    Great hostel with great staff. Full service kitchen. Be advised that hostel charges $10 per day for parking (this is a bargain compared to street parking), a detail they forget to mention in their listing. Our stay was made wonderful by Patrick, who was over the top in making sure we had loads to do while we were there. He was one great staff member!
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.4

    Superb

    06 Aug 2020
    Was a very enjoyable if short stay. Outdoor terrace was a good place to meet people even if it badly needs lighting at night. Impressive view from the terrace too.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1

    Superb

    21 Nov 2019
    Location is perfect, just few steps from the lake, bus station and supermarket, but when I got there, unluckely it was closed because of the low season, but they relocated me in another wonderful hostel few steps ahead, staff was very helpful and friendly.
    Mexico, Male, 25-30
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Jobs Board
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
Services
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi


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