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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 on 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

For group bookings over 6 people the guests will be charged the full price for the entire length of their stay.

Additional Terms and Conditions

We do not accept stag groups or school groups during the peak season. (July and August)

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."

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


The Lazy Monkey Hostel & Apartments

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

Our hacienda-styled hostel & apartments are set in a peaceful surrounding community, close to waterfront cliffs and daytime bar. Located a pleasant walk from the old town we've shown that being outside the city walls, you can have the best of both worlds. We've adapted The Lazy Monkey this year towards the modern traveler, added studio apartments to our portfolio, now supplying holidaymakers, digital nomads, and remote workers with an alternative vibe. The hostel itself has huge social access with a front patio, garden and parking facilities, a commercial-sized kitchen, pool table, and comfortable undercover seating.
The lovely new one-bed and studio apartments are light and airy, they are located on their own floor separate from the hostel, with private terraces and apartment WIFI. They come equipped with personal kitchenettes, all with en-suite bathrooms, work desks, dining area, and wardrobe.

The Lazy Monkey still remains one of Hostelworld's top-rated Croatian hostels from 2015 to the current year and having the break over the last year we haven't faltered on our service to you.

We are globetrotting owners that each year builds a team of seasoned travelers and local staff that are the foundations of this fantastic homely hostel. The vibrant social areas have plenty of low-seated furniture and hammocks to chill and socialize. Hookah pipes are on offer and eclectic playlists for everyone's taste.

We have the Adriatic coastline on our doorstep, only 200 meters away to take a dip in the sea and just a few steps from the main bus station. We are a 25-minute stroll outside of the city walls, 15 minutes by local transport(bus), and only 5-10 minutes on one of our rental bikes. Renowned for being a place to kick back for a few days, The Lazy Monkey Property is your home away from home.

Every room is supplied with free WIFI, plug sockets, power bars, heaters, and air conditioning. We are very secure with the use of free lockers and a secure car park. We always try to keep the guests entertained, a calendar of activities includes a pool table(games), regular food nights, group BBQs, movies, and quiz nights. We guarantee you will find and chat with other like-minded travelers at our hostels.

We are also conscious of our environment, you will notice that most of our furniture is homemade and from recycled wood or pallets. We try to be as savvy as possible when it comes to recycling everything, including food waste (compost) and plastic bottles to the bottle bank. With our huge commercial-sized kitchen our tip, why not food share? It's a brilliant way to interact and meet new people or feel free to light up our BBQ.

On a final note, we really do want to make clear and understood to our guests, our location before you book with us. It's very hard to compete with the big commercial hostels, and when we receive the occasional bad location rating from those that have not read our bio properly, it makes us a little down. We hope, like us, that when you book you will enjoy staying close to the main bus station, which offers surprisingly good take-away options. This safe community neighborhood of ours offers a scenic Kolovare promenade, cliffs, bars, and the best sunsets in town. Nothing Zadar has to offer is out of Lazy Monkey's reach!

* We are not in the Old Town; we are close to the main bus station and able to offer you many of the facilities noted above for this very reason.
* We have a bar on site that can get noisy at times but this is regulated by and shut down by 12am.
* Croatian government tourist tax (10 Kuna per person per night) is not included in your price and applies to everyone on arrival at the hostel.

We are definitely a hostel that offers fun and excitement as well as lazy relaxation and home away from home vibes, come see for yourselves! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.9

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.9

  • Cleanliness 9.9

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    22 Sep 2021
    Sometimes when you are traveling you meet people that you'll never forget. Sometimes when you are traveling you stay at places that make you feel at home. Sometimes you just don't want to leave. The Lazy Monkey is all of the above and much more. The atmosphere is a whole other level than many other hostels I've visited. You feel at home, the food is simply amazing, the rooms are spacious and the hosts, Chris and Tiha absolutely rock! Thanks for the good times, see you guys soon! Cheers Tomi :-)
    Netherlands, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    19 Sep 2021
    The Lazy Monkey is a nice, relaxed hostel with fantastic hosts. Perfect spot to have a good time in Zadar and easy to meet fellow travelers. Hostelworld as its best! Enjoy your time out and best of luck for the new season!
    Germany, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    08 Sep 2021
    Had such a great stay at this hostel. The staff were unbelievable, so helpful and sorted everything we needed would 100% recommend this to anyone going to zadar
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    08 Sep 2021
    One of the absolute best hostels I’ve ever stayed in! Chris and Tiha were such fantastic hosts on, and off the clock. The vibe and atmosphere was perfect and the facilities were always immaculate. I was so sad that I didn’t spend more time in Zadar or at the lazy monkey hostel! I hope to come back one day!
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0


    07 Sep 2021
    Amazing place, run by hard working, lovely people. You feel right at home away from home. Very close to the bus station, supermarket, beach etc. You will not regret your stay!
    Netherlands, Male, 31-40
  • 9.7


    21 Sep 2021
    Such a great hostel, with a real family vibe. The owners were always around and were really welcoming and chatty to everyone there. Easy to meet new people as a solo traveller, with family style dinners if you want to join in, a bar to buy drinks and a pool table. The location is a bit far out of town but it's easy to get in walking or in an uber so not a problem.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 9.4


    16 Sep 2021
    I really enjoyed my stay at this hostel. The owners and staff were friendly and helpful and the place was clean. Security was good and there was a nice atmosphere. I would stay here again.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.4


    10 Sep 2021
    Wonderful hostel, mainly due to the atmosphere and the social vibe. Really a great place to meet interesting fellow travelers, chat, hang out and team up for activities. That alone more than makes up for the somewhat longer walk to the old town. Moreover, the neighbourhood is quiet and quite beautiful. A supermarket is right across the street and the beach a short walk away. Definite recommendation.
    Austria, Female, 31-40
  • 9.1


    10 Sep 2021
    I really enjoyed staying here. The hosts are welcoming and the atmosphere is extremely social. The design of the building itself encourages a social atmosphere so meeting new people there is very easy. Would definitely stay here again.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0


    10 Sep 2021
    Free coffee is great but for it to be 'instant' in this day and age is pretty lame. Charging for playing pool is a bit tight.
    Ireland, Male, 41+
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Follows Covid-19 sanitation guidance
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Pool Table
  • Wi-Fi