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Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card 4 weeks prior to arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

In our communication when dealing with a potential cancellation of reservations we try to solve each reservation with hospitability, good business relations and in accordance with flexibility allowed by our operational costs and receipts. This is why each cancellation is treated separately. In the case of a cancellation of the reservation up to 14 days before arrival the payment will not be returned; the guest is, however, encouraged to use this amount for a similar or the same services in the following 2 months from the day of the cancellation. As long as the reservation is not cancelled by the guest, the full advance will be charged without the possibility of transferring it to another reservation.

Additional Terms and Conditions

The reservation is confirmed immediately after the 50% advance is paid, the entire price is to be paid 15 days before arrival.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Castle Hostel 1004 - Bled

Book more than 7 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 9.5

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.8

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.5

  • Cleanliness 9.2

  • Facilities 9.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    17 Jun 2019
    Best hostel I've been in so far, the staff were so friendly and gave great advice as to where to go sightseeing or activities to do, not too loud and perfect location lockers big enough to fit my 70l backpack
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 10.0


    16 Jun 2019
    Great location, staff is super friendly, and the patio is nice! It’s exactly as advertised. No more, and definitely no less!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    15 Jun 2019
    Really good location, a five minute walk from lake bled and the terrace is great for meeting people and socializing
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    11 Jun 2019
    loved this hostel, the location is perfect for bled. the staff were amazing and so helpful.
    Northern Ireland, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 9.4


    21 Jun 2019
    Great location and facilities, with comfortable beds and sizeable lockers. Didn’t receive the same run down of attractions/locations and discounts as other groups arriving did, maybe just arrived at a busy time for staff, not sure. Took quite a while to be able to grab a staff member to ask about receiving our beds tho it was sometime past check in and we had completed all other formalities previously. Staff were friendly and efficient nonetheless.
    Poland, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    17 Jun 2019
    Great location 3 mins from the lakeshore and 30 seconds from the grocery store. Good rundown at check in. Really nice terrace. Beds are comfy with outlets and lights. Big lockers. Showers are nice, but there’s a pileup in the mornings. Nice kitchen. Good WiFi. Lots of info about transportation.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 8.9


    23 Jun 2019
    It's a nice friendly hostel with a great atmosphere around the place. Very close to lake bled and the bus station. In the mornings you did have to wait for the toilets as they were full.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.6


    21 Jun 2019
    Loved my stay here. Staff were super helpful. Facilities were clean. Great amosphere. Would love to stay again
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6


    17 Jun 2019
    Only stayed one night in this hostel, but had a great time. Staff were really helpful when we had to change our plans last minute, and the terrace was a great place to meet other travellers. One downside was the TINY room with no fan - a hot night's sleep. Lots of activities on offer and a nice bar downstairs. Easy walk to the lake and town.
    Ireland, Female, 25-30
  • 8.3


    11 Jun 2019
    The wait wasn’t too bad for the showers and bathrooms but they could do with more. The kitchen was great and very clean. Patrik was very helpful in letting you know what to do and where to go. The terrace was a great place to meet people. We didn’t get a key to lock our room although we didn’t feel the need to there was lockers in the room and a passcode to get in the front door which was felt enough for us.
    Ireland, Female, 18-24
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • 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
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • PlayStation