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Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments

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Jacobstr. 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2015

Located in walking distance to the central train station and the zoo, this cozy hostel is the perfect choice for a weekend trip to Leipzig. We stayed for two nights and our room was surprisingly big. Breakfast buffet is standard and a small kitchen with fridge is available. Interaction between guests and helpful information on what to do in the... More 

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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for two nights. It was reasonably priced and close to the city and a 5 minutes walk from the main station We found the lady at the counter nice and friendly and was happy to direct us to various locations. The dining area comfortably accommodated everyone we just wish there was a full kitchen instead... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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130 reviews
61 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday), for the location it was surprisingly not that busy. It's a few hundred meters from the train station, you can walk or take the tram 1 stop from train station to the hostel. Room was clean, furniture appeared to be relatively new. There was a shower in the room (4-bed dorm).... More 

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Zittau, Germany
2 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015

I really enjoyed staying in this hostel. The service was quite good and the staff was helpful, although they could have been a bit friendlier. But I guess it has to do more with the atmosphere created there. The breakfast they provided was great and it was really worth it. I should also say that I felt really comfortable there.... More 

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Tbilisi, Georgia
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7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2015

I am writing this review after having stayed in 2 6-bed dorm rooms at this hostel. My first experience staying here was quite nice and I have recommended it as THE place to stay during one's visit to Leipzig. However, now, at 03:53 in the morning, I am not having the same experience. As I am writing this review, it... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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89 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This place is located on the main station road, quiet at night and busy with trams connecting you to other parts of Leipzig easily. The staff is very friendly and gives all relevant explanations. The beds are comfy, double-deckers, showers are basic and you'd need your gel and shampoo. I stayed in a 4-person room, the place is very clean... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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4 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Very good location - in a city center, near train station. The building is renewed, very nice. Big room with table and bathroom. Good Wi-Fi. Nice Staff. Only the fridge in a kitchen was very small and somebody stole my sausage!!! And the city very boring.

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The Hague
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29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014 via mobile

We have stayed here for three nights. We had the top floor apartment which was very spacious and clean! The location is perfect and the beds are comfy. Parking in the neighborhood was no problem. We can definitely recommend this great place!

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Thank Appeltjeseitjes
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5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014 via mobile

We stayed in this place for one night. We had not booked a room, but they still had room for two girls from Finland. It had been a very hot for few days and since the sun was shining to the room's two windows all day long it was really hot in the room. Also the small bathroom you shared... More 

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Thank Mirka C
Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014 via mobile

Sleepy lion is in a great location very near the train station and pretty much in the city centre. The rooms are very clean and prices are good. The staff are also pretty friendly. On the downside there was not much of an atmosphere there. Everyone kept themselves to themselves and not much happened after 8pm. One other problem I... More 

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