Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

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

30 days prior to your arrival date, your credit card will be charged the full amount of your booking. After this period, the funds are non-refundable. Arrival date changes will still be possible, if and only if the hostel has the availability for the desired date change.

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

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Please make sure to read the full description before booking with us, as it contains some very useful information.

At Falling Lakes we are adventure and nature enthusiasts, who are keen to show you what Plitvice Lakes National Park and the surrounding area has to offer. We are your guide, if you are looking for the total local experience.

We are located in the nearest town on the southern border of the national park, called Korenica and are a 15min drive from entrance 2. We offer a cheap daily shuttle service from the hostel to the park and back (40kn return ticket and 20kn oneway). The shuttle leaves at 8:00 in the morning from the hostel and comes back at 16:00 from the national park. When we fill up the first shuttle, we add a second or third every 30 min thereafter depending on how many guests need to go on a given day.

For your nature fix you can partake in many other outdoor activities while staying with us. Here are our three highlights: the pljesevica mountain trek that leads upto a famous military base from former Yugoslavia (this free hike starts right outside the hostel and takes you to the border of bosnia with stunning views, hint: it’s the hike with the awesome rock in the picture), kayaking (a full day of going down rapids and waterfall jumping, no previous experience required), mrsinj grad hike (sunset hike, gorgeous views, remnants of an old fortress). There are numerous other hikes and activities you can do in the region just ask us when you check-in :) Find us online for more info.

Arriving by bus: Korenica has its own bus stop, so when booking your bus tickets to the hostel make sure you get a ticket to Korenica and not to Plitvice, otherwise you will end up stranded and in the middle of nowhere with miles of surrounding wilderness. You can purchase your bus tickets on, or if the online sales are closed for your dates you can buy them at any local bus station, or even directly from the bus driver. The bus stop in Korenica is a short walking distance from the hostel, so are all other amenities like supermarkets, restaurants, bank etc.

With sustainability in mind we designed our hostel to have solar thermal water heating, LED lighting and composting of all organic waste. Our hostel has comfy dorms with custom made bunk beds that have built-in lockers, a personal plug and a reading light. In our common room area you can hang out, read, play board games or enjoy a locally brewed beer. Some of our other services include: free wifi, free parking, free linens, free locks for rent, towels for rent, shared fully-equipped kitchen, luggage storage, outdoor patio, BBQ, and lots of free activities and events.

Please note that our RECEPTION CLOSES AT 10pm, so make sure to arrive within our reception hours. E-mail us if you cannot arrive before 10pm. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.4

  • Security 9.4

  • Location 9.2

  • Staff 9.5

  • Atmosphere 9.4

  • Cleanliness 9.6

  • Facilities 9.6

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    07 May 2019
    This hostel felt like home! Super clean, great people, good social areas, group activities, and a shuttle to take you to Plitvice Lakes. One of the best hostels I’ve stayed in.
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 10.0


    28 Apr 2019
    I loved this place! It is a short distance away from the Plitvice lakes and is in a town with everything you need. The two extra hikes are a major plus and you can’t go wrong with a hostel like this. Fantastic for meeting people and soaking in all the nature of Croatia.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    25 Apr 2019
    One of the best Hostels I've ever been, very clean and neat. The host was approachable, knowledgeable, pleasant and friendly. Overall atmosphere was really relaxing and enjoyable! I'll recommend this hostel to everyone!
    Serbia, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    23 Apr 2019
    Has everything what you expect of a good hostel. Big kitchen, common area and helpful staff.
    Austria, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    20 Apr 2019
    The hostel facilities are very great. Spacious, clean, new, and good decoration. It is near the national park, but you usually need to rely on their shuttle bus to get there and back, which costs extra small amount of money. The staff is friendly. Even when I went there in off season, the vibes in the hostel were still great.
    Taiwan China, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    08 May 2019
    Good hostel, there are many outdoor activities nearby
    Israel, Male, 31-40
  • 9.1


    06 May 2019
    If you are looking for an affordable place near the lakes, this is the place to go. Great facilities and location near supermarkets and bakeries. Do not expect to find much in the small town though. Some volunteering staff were also pretty rude. Take tupperware or they will throw your stuff out!
    Spain, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    30 Apr 2019
    Falling Lakes is great if you want to visit Plitvice National Park but I’d also reccomend staying a day or two longer to try out all the activities they have on offer. Super helpful staff and really clean facilities. Huge lockers as well which is a bonus !
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    03 May 2019
    We had a great stay at Falling Lakes, the communal spaces were really big with perfect kitchen facilities, our room was spacious with a small balcony that allowed us some extra space. One niggle for us was that you weren’t allowed footwear beyond the front step, whilst it obviously made the floors cleaner it did mean that kitchen, bathroom and just cleaned floors could be a little unpleasant or maybe unhygienic in the bathroom. A very small thing for an overall wonderful stay.
    England, Mixed Group, 25-30
  • 8.0


    23 Apr 2019
    Staff was friendly and the location felt awesome in the small village between the huge mountains! Only one bad thing to say is that the floors felt somehow sticky when walking with socks (you are not allowed to wear outdoor shoes inside). And also it was a great place to meet new people.
    Finland, Couple, 18-24
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  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
Food & Drink
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games