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Hostel Lavele

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   14, Lavele str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Ranked #3 of 88 Specialty lodging in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel is well placed in the centre of Sofia. Cleanliness wasn't great as the bathroom floor was a dirty as it was just one wet room. The bedroom was basic with not much furniture but it was clean and comfortable. Staff were friendly and helpful. Good if you're looking for somewhere to sleep and have flip flops for the... More

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
16 reviews 16 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was in hostel Lavele with my two friends, and we stayed there only for one night. It is very close to the center of the city and it is in an old building, which for me was very interesting.The room was very clean and wide, and we even had clean towels. The breakfast is okay, nothing special. But the... More

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Sofia, Bulgaria
14 reviews 14 reviews
12 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Very friendly staff, in the heart of Sofia, cosy, authentic and comfortable, very clean...awesome hostel; i was about to forget about the breakfast and its fresh yoghourt...all fresh and tasty; I tried lots of Hostel in Sofia...Lavele is a unique, happy, relaxing and surprising Hostel; :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Rooms are simple but clean. Great position in Sofia. Brekfast is ok (but jogurt is excellent!). Very good price................................................................................................................

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Nantes, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

It's a very nice hotel. The rooms are clean, it's close from the center, from the hotel you can go everywhere (metro, taxis, by walk) it's very appreciable and the staff is very nice and recommend tours to visit Sofia. I recommend this hotel.

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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Everything was perfect, staff, close to center, apartment. We'll be back again. We had a small problem with the check out. We did not know where to leave the key, because the man who works on reception was not there. Good vaule for money.

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Sydney, Australia
18 reviews 18 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Easy walking distance to everything you need in Sofia, good info for local tours, highly recommend the free walking tour and the FREE FOOD TOUR~!!! absolutely awesome and all totally free. We booked a twin room and were on the top floor, those 4 flights of stairs were a bit painful with luggage so just a heads up. PRICE wise... More

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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2013

Hostel labeled is one of those jewels among hostels. the location is outstanding, the service is definitely above and beyond the call of duty.the value is unrivaled anywhere, and not least important the atmosphere is truly one of a kind

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16 reviews 16 reviews
11 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2013

I booked a room with this hostel because of all the good reviews. But we had a very different experience, e staff were not friendly or helpful. I booked the 2 bedroom apartment. My friend and I arrived to sofia a few hours earlier than the 2pm checkin, but we were told that we definitely couldn't check in before this... More

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Cleveland, Ohio
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21 reviews 21 reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

I cannot recommend this hostel enough--it's located smack in the center of Sofia, and is in perfect walking distance of the capital's major sights and entertainment (plus public transit). The owner, Mario, is happy to recommend a number of excellent restaurants and night spots, and if you inquire about various tours available (free, bike, foodie, Rila, etc.), he knows just... More

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Address: 14, Lavele str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Lavele 2*
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A hostel that combines the comfort of a budget hotel with the coziness of a guesthouse and the low prices of a hostel. It is located in the heart of the Bulgarian capital, at some 100m from St. Nedelya square, which is the starting point for exploring Sofia. Hidden in a tiny street, it offers tranquility during the night. ... more   less 
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