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Hostel Celica

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Metelkova 8, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
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88 reviews
27 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a hostel and great value and my reviews are based on those facts. The location is really unusual, and about a 15-20 minute walk from the city centre. The building has a real character and all of the rooms are different. A mate and I spent two different nights here, in different rooms. The location seemed reasonably quiet... More 

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Vrsac, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Hostel Celica once used to be a prison, however, it definitely doesn't look or feel like one now. I stayed for three nights and would definitely stay there again. Interesting rooms, friendly atmosphere, nice breakfast, very relaxing lounge, helpful staff, very clean... I recommend it for persons between 18 and 40, although I think anyone else would find it very... More 

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Languedoc-Roussillon, France
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are a student group of 40 people coming from France and we came in March 2015 in Ljubljana in Slovenia . This hostel is just great! people are nice and very kind . The hostel is very clean and decorated exeptionnelle.C'est a former prison and the rooms are cells that is truly original . The home is just lovely... More 

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2016

The most impeccably located (minutes from the train station), cleanest prison with comfortable facilities, a pleasant vibe and great staff on hand to help you plan your daily and nightly escapades. Plus, it's right next to Metakova, which is an incredibly alternative gallery space in the daytime, and a surreal, wild yet laid back collection of drinking holes at night.... More 

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Tirgu Mures, Romania
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31 reviews
17 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2016

Once a prison, it offers an amazing experience. The room with 2 beds is prison cell-like, extremely small, with bars and the bare minimum table and 1 chair. What strikes you as unusual, is the cleanliness and tidiness of this hostel. Staff is extremely kind, helpful and well organized. The shared bathroom is the cleanest I have ever seen in... More 

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Dundee, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2015

The hostel itself was really individual and staying in Metakova was amazing. There's a great little local rock bar and its really sort of sleezy looking but had the best night there. The room itself was okay, my main complaint would be having 12 beds far to close together as it was difficult coming home at night and being able... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2015

well if you are in search of something unique, sleeping in a comfortable prison cell should do exactly that. Affordable hostel with much to do around (given that is in Metelkova) and near the center with own free parking (which is rare for hostels in the center).

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015

A really great, clean hostel that was once a prison. The design was one of my favorite parts, a lot of thick timbered wood and neutral washed colors. Very quiet and positive while we stayed for two nights. The staff were some of the most helpful and friendly people that I have met so far and I've been in and... More 

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Kinokawa, Japan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2015

I wasn't sure what to expect when I booked a night in a renovated prison, but I was pleasantly surprised - this hostel was a real treat. Very friendly and helpful staff, clean and modern rooms, and regular themed evening and activities. This is perfect for the solo traveller looking to meet people, or just for an affordable option that... More 

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The Netherlands
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36 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

Couples, friends, older or young? It doesn't really matter here. I found this a great place to stay for anyone who visits Ljubljana. For me this hostel was definitely the best place I stayed at during my entire Interrail trip in central & south Europe. It's very clean, comfortable and trendy. Unfortunately the prison rooms were taken and I stayed... More 

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