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Hostel Lavele

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   14, Lavele str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days 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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Put us up in a room when we turned up late on his doorstep. Was understanding when we came in at 6am making noise and just did us nice little favours. Room was clean, bed was good, shower was hot. No complaints whatsoever. Even the cleaning lady woke us up with a smile!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I have travelled a lot through out Europe and stayed in good hostels that were well located and clean. These are becoming standard however one thing that raises the bar is management. Mario not only maintains high standards, but he a a great host, Being very Helpful and informative he is willing to help your stay become memorable, going out... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's a nice place for staying! It's close to most of Sofias's attractions and to nice places for eating. There's a metro station right on the corner. Staff is really helpful and speaks good english. Room was large and the bed is really comfortable. Breakfast is good too. I would surely recommend!

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37 reviews 37 reviews
24 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

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
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

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
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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
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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
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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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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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Address: 14, Lavele str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Lavele 2*
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Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service
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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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