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Hostel Celica

Metelkova 8, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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101 reviews 101 reviews
19 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

this hostel is too cool for words!! its one of the best hostels that I have ever stayed at! wish we were here for longer, its great for singles, couples or families, the food was immaculate, the best i have had at a hostel - the rooms are unique and comfortable bunks, i love the idea about the hostle how... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Now imagine if Banksy had a secret hideout where he would invite all of his friends to come over and hang out away from all the rain in London. Well if he did have a place this would be it. This place is an artist dream! The walls are covered in great pieces of work as well as the city.... More

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thirteen of us stayed in the cells on the first floor for a friend's stag party and the cells provide a truly unique experience. The staff both pre-arrival (Monika and Petra) and once we had checked in, were all extremely helpful and ensured that we had a great stay. Breakfast is quite basic, but completely fine given the overall cost... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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26 reviews 26 reviews
13 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This is by far the coolest hostel I have ever been to. It has the unique interior as all rooms are made as prison cells, and all are completely different. I always choose the cell because they are 2 or 3 bedded. Floor bathrooms are perfectly clear. The staff is great, very welcoming and cool. There is always something going... More

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14 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

this is a stylish hostel, very much worth the money, great atmosphere, friendly people and a band was even on when I stayed there, was a little disappointed about my room though.... I expected to stay in a cell but was in a normal room, everything else about the hostel though was top class

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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6 reviews 6 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014

It used to be a prision, and the rooms are actually cells. It's a different way to go. It's a great place t hang out, the external area is really nice for a beer (and pizza). Showers are shared, but definetely OK.

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Belgrade, Serbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

Every single one in the city that I asked for a hostel knew about this place. The staff was great. Hostel Celica was chosen because of the ex-prison cell concept that they brand themselves as it was not exactly the cheapest hostel around. It doesn't quite live up the hype, but the building is beautiful and artistic.

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12 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2013

Every single one in the city that I asked for a hostel knew about this place. For a hostel, it's quite huge, I think. The staff was great, really helped me to continue my (hitchhiking) trip with a few good tips and at the restaurant I even managed to get myself a complimentary cup of soup from a lovely waitress.... More

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Kuala Lumpur
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45 reviews 45 reviews
10 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2013

I'd initially wanted to stay 4 nights at this hostel but after reading a couple of reviews, I decided to just stay 2 nights and for once I thank my gut feeling for this. It was definitely an experience staying in a former prison but I think that's all the hype there is. I was lucky they gave me my... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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22 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2013

My hostel experience in Europe is relatively limited (months of experience in both Asia and South America) but will definitely say that this property provided a memorable one-night quick overnight between trains from Austria and on to Croatia for me. - Location is very walkable from the train station, although a bit of a hike from the riverfront core. I... More

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Also Known As:
Hostel Celica Hotel
Hostel Celica Hotel Ljubljana
Address: Metelkova 8, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Location: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Ljubljana
Hotel Style:
Ranked #14 of 40 Specialty lodging in Ljubljana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
HIPPEST HOSTEL #1 by Lonely Planet - situated in the centre of Ljubljana: train station - 3 min, Three bridges: 8 min walking distance - UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Sleep in 20 artistically renovated former prison cells (a priceless work of art). - Artistically renovated former prison into a modern youth hostel - Food & beverage facilities - Cultural events, art gallery ... more   less 
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