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Hostel Lavele

2.0 of 5 14, Lavele str., Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
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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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Toronto, Canada
18 reviews 18 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Getting into the hostel was frustrating enough! The staff at the hostel were incredibly lazy and incompetent, it took multiple calls to get through to the manager who claimed that his own website states 0900 hours being the opening time, in fact it is 7:30AM, astounded that the manager couldn't get his own opening hours right! Good thing that the... More 

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Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2015

Lavele hostel is at the very city centre and a couple of minutes walking distance to the Vitosha street, with many shops, bars and restaurants. Big and clean rooms, comfy beds, heating, decent breakfast, friendly staff, free wifi.. I've stayed at Lavele hostel five or six times so far and I will continue in the future. Can't beat the location,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

Really nice and comfortable hostel, everything clean and tidy and in good shape. Good location in the city. The staff was friendly and spoke excellent English. You could feel they really made an effort to create a welcoming environment for their guests. The breakfast wasn't extraordinary tasty, but it had everything you needed. I can only recommend this place!

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Kragujevac, Serbia
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

We stayed in the two-bedroom apartment. The accommodation is basic, but comfy. On the plus side, the beds are comfy, it is right in the heart of Sofia, breakfast is decent, and the price is really nice. The only thing we didn't like was the very dated bathroom, without a shower curtain or anything, so we had to wipe it... More 

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Ogre, Ogres, Latvia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Bad attitude from staff. Bad breakfast. Rooms clean but nothing similar to pictures. Close to center but staff speaks really bad in English. Did not like it. There as no kitchen. Actually didn't felt welcomed there. I don't recommend it.

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Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

Location and 24h access makes this the only plus for this very basic hostel. My rating is poor as the hostel could be so much better managed. I list some of my findings of the double room I booked - They forgot to make up one of the beds at my arrival. - The shower (shared with other rooms) did... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

We liked the location very handy for the centre of Sofia. The manager is very nice and speaks English fluently. The breakfast was quite OK. Appartment nicely furnished. Comfortable beds. Good wifi connection. The appartment was located in a building that did not look safe at all. The main door of the building is not safe at all. Same thing... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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56 reviews 56 reviews
9 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Lavele hostel is conveniently located just off Vitosha Street and within walking distance from all the major attractions in Sofia. The rooms are very clean and comfortable. The hostel manager Mario is extremely helpful. They arranged for my stay even though I was reaching well after check in hours. It is a very quiet hostel. I would definitely recommend this... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

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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Melbourne, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

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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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*
Number of rooms: 4
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