We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Obchodna 38, Bratislava 81106, Slovakia (Staré Mesto)
Hotel amenities
Save Saved
You added City Hostel to your Saves list
City Hostel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In mm/dd/yyyy Check Out mm/dd/yyyy
Show Prices
A recent review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013
r_obrien91 Mirfield, United Kingdom
Write a Review

61 people have reviewed this hotel

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
Mirfield, United Kingdom
15 reviews 15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

This hostel is in a good location and good value for money. Our private 3 bed room was spacious and very clean (certainly no bed bugs in this room which one recent reviewer has complained about). The room looked like it had been recently refurbished and had the feel of a hotel, rather than a hostel. One downside is wi-fi... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
18 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013 via mobile

We arrive to Bratislava on august 2nd around 2 pm looking for a place to stay (hotel or hostel), another hostel (they were full) recommended us this place "City Hostel" , the girl at the reception was nice and we took a room (room number 5), we left our stuff and went to visit the city, we return around 11:30... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Menton, France
Senior Contributor
30 reviews 30 reviews
13 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Excellent ration quality/price. Rather clean basic hotel with renewed bathrooms. TV set are just there for decoration. Do not expect that all of them work. No internet connection either : just one single computer is available for guests, at the reception. Now, the price is very cheap, and quite surprising because the quality of the rooms is quite good. So,... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2013

I've stayed here on several occasions and intend to return as it's reasonably priced, clean and central. The staff have usually been friendly with me and always willing to help. But the rooms can be awfully noisy as other guests come back late at night and chat in the corridors. Its location is excellent for cafes and a splendid little... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2013

Room is basic and clean but there are no hostel facilities. Staff were quite grumpy and not very helpful. Basically it is a very cheap hotel in a good location. We booked a double room, however they only have twin beds so we had two pushed together not too bad but you can get lost in the gap!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Urk, The Netherlands
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
7 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2013

Clean enough, relatively comfortable bed. Room was en-suite which was a bonus. Reasonably pirced, 30 euro for a single room. Pointlessly small TV in the room, but all channels were Slovak in any case. Some of the drink they sold in the fridge was substantially out-of-date.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Moscow, Russia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2013

Its a room and bed and roof over a head for a relatively good price. Location is very good. Cleanness is average. We stayed at first floor, witch was good considering we had a toddler in a stroller. One member of staff was a smiling darling, another didn´t speak that much English and was not that good of a communicator... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Gold Coast
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2013

This hostel more resembles a dingy motel, there was no hostel experience. Things that were advertised blatantly did not exist. Advertised wifi and Internet, there was none and when enquiring were met with hostility. Advertised a common room, did not exist. Cabe tv, nope, etc. these things (expect Internet) weren't imperative but it leave a sour taste when it's what... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vossevangen, Norway
Top Contributor
56 reviews 56 reviews
27 hotel reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2013

We booked a triple room for one night, arrived late and left early. Price and facilities were ok for such a short stay. The gate towards the street was locked during the night and it was safe. Location is perfect - in the middle of the shopping street Obchodna ulica and not far from the main square in the historical... More

Was this review helpful? Yes
New Delhi, India
Senior Contributor
26 reviews 26 reviews
25 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2013

I spent here three nights when I was looking for an apartment for myself and didn't want to spend too much money on top of all the other expenses caused by relocation. This is not a hostel but a budget hotel, the rooms are large with private bathooms so you have your own privacy. My room was on the ground... More

Was this review helpful? Yes

Been to City Hostel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about City Hostel

Address: Obchodna 38, Bratislava 81106, Slovakia
Location: Slovakia > Bratislava Region > Bratislava > Staré Mesto
Hotel Style:
Ranked #22 of 47 Specialty lodging in Bratislava
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
City Hostel is a new hostel located on the youthful and lively Obchodna street. The 29 rooms are all equipped with their own en suite toilet and shower, unlike in most other hostels. City Hostel offers single, double, triple rooms and suites, all equipped with TV set. ... more   less 
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com, Priceline, HostelWorld, HostelBookers and HotelsClick so you can book your City Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage City Hostel, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.