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Additional Terms and Conditions

5 Rules while staying here:

• Do not consume your own alcohol beverages – hey, we have a bar here!
• Do not smoke in rooms – use our terrace
• Behave like You want others to behave with you
• Say everything to administration – good or bad
• Silent hours from 11PM

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping

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

Downtown Forest Property & Camping is located down the hill the city center, in the artistic part of Vilnius called Užupis. Walking down, the spirit goes up because of the rustic and warm neighborhoods around. Main tourist spots are within a slow-walk distance: City hall (10 min), Cathedral (15 min), Bus & train station (20 min). Plenty of green areas around: newly opened park (7 min), river and ponds (3 min). And of course republic of Užupis just meters away.

We call ourselves a forest, because we are located in a big house is surrounded by trees and a garden. Green is all around our not so fancy yet cozy chateu, as we call it. And the location is very downtown indeed. Peace and nature is what we have plenty of everywhere. Be sure, the rooms are not overcrowded.

Outside the house we have a terrace for relaxing, and a camping ground just on the other side.

This is not a standard cold spiritless hotel. We (the staff) make this property a place where we would like to stay. We all are passionate about traveling and about our city. We treat our guests just what we would like to be treated when we are traveling. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.8

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.6

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.6

  • Cleanliness 8.5

  • Facilities 8.8


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    21 Jul 2020
    Nothing but praise for this place. Great spot to be in, nice vibes with campsite and hostel people on the property, they even organised a music performance which we could attend as guests. Staff tries to help and facilitate wherever they can, really friendly.
    Netherlands, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    11 Jul 2020
    Very good hostel with friendly staff! Close to the nature and to uzupis republic which is the best district in vilnius! The only problem was with the water. Sometimes the flow stopped.. And if you are in the middle of a bath the problem is bigger.
    Greece, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    05 Jul 2020
    05/07/2020-07/07/2020 - I had a very pleasant stay at the downtown forest hostel. The location is absolutely amazing, in walkable distance to the center and to the bus stop. The ambiance was very calm and the hostel was kept super clean. I would totally recommend the hostel if you’re traveling solo or just wanna hangout with some friends too. -Srutha
    India, Female, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    02 Aug 2020
    Not so near downtown but good enough, not far for walk. Because it also is a camping atmosphere is special. Locals come to celebrate whatever, unfortunately they are groups imposible to join. Coded door locking system at the beginning is annoying. Rooms are huge. It was a new experience, I recommend, something else something new. Not for that one that looks downtown hostel with crazy social area.
    Netherlands, Male, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    26 Jul 2020
    Although the mattresses are thin, the dorm is spacious and common areas are well equipped. It is perfectly located on the border of old town, has its own outdoor area with hammocks, barbecue area, bar and pleasant atmosphere. I staid for 2 nights extra just to relax in the outside area, it feelt as being in a forest camp.
    Norway, Female, 41+
  • 9.1

    Superb

    04 Mar 2020
    Cozy stay in a quiet area of Vilnius, but only a ~10-15 minute walk from the city (there is also a bus stop immediately outside). The staff were very friendly -- the receptionist working on my last day saw that I had an early flight and opened the coffee bar 40 minutes early for me. :) There were quite a few older guests there though -- the other people in my dorm room were easily twice my age, which was very strange.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1

    Superb

    03 Mar 2020
    A really nice and cozy hostel really close to Uzupis district. It looked a little dead when I was there, but fair enough: it was the very beginning of March. I bet it looks and feels much more fun during warmer part of the year. Especially considering the camping area and the outside area in general! ♥️
    Ukraine, Female, 25-30
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    02 Aug 2020
    The hostels is also a bar and is frequented but a lot of groups coming from outisde the hostel. It can be difficult socialising and even feel like you're the outsider at your "own" hostel.
    Denmark, Male, 18-24
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    21 Jul 2020
    location is good and liked the bar and the whole area outside. But as there is no comfy common room it is hard to get in touch with other travellers. And the bed was terrible. It was also very loud. I think there are better hostels in Vilnius.
    Germany, Female, 25-30
  • 4.6

    Rating

    13 Feb 2020
    The hostel is 15 minutes away from the gate to the old city. The location is lovely, with long stairs going down to the building and a porch. Also the inside is cosy. We have a code to input every time we want to get into the room, into the hostel and even OUT of it. The locker in the room is not big enough to put your suitcase inside. The mattress is so thin you can feel the metal grid underneath. And there's only one toilet for the whole floor. Plus the staff isn't always helpful.
    Italy, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Towels Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dryer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Iron / Ironing Board
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Wi-Fi


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