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Hostel Lavele

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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 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Sofia, Bulgaria
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I was traveling with a group of 8 on a tight budget. The owner was extremely accommodating and helpful. The 8 bed dorm was the best I've stayed in at a hostel. It had AC and the beds were nice and comfortable. The room was spacious even with a couch and table in it. Breakfast was good and filling, plus... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a great stay! The guys that work there were super kind and incredibly helpful, I really enjoyed my stay. The room had A/C, the showers were warm and the beds were comfy. Its a great location, right in the middle if everything. Cheap food is close, Vitosha street (walking street) with all the shops is right around the corner.... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The room was comfortable and clean. The location is incredibly ideal with loads of adventures and restaurants nearby. The staff was so friendly and helpful and made us feel welcome. I Loved my stay here!

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We were a group of 8 and had a great experience at Hostel Lavele. The staff was very helpful and friendly, the room was extremely comfortable, and the included breakfast was delicious. Our room was a relief at the end of each day. If I come back through Sofia I will be staying here again!

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Coquitlam, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Our room was very clean, but the upstairs shower was broken as was the light. I wanted to alert the manager about the light, but alas, after meeting him the first night we never saw him again and he was not around at opening/closing or any other hours, it seemed. We ended up paying the cleaner for our stay, who... More 

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is awesome! I was in a room of 8 with the people I was traveling with so we had the room to ourselves. Comfortable and clean beds, aircon, breakfast provided, friendly staff. I think we heard that there is only one room with aircon, so check with reception when it comes time for you to book your room.

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked for 3 night in a 4 dorm but when i arrive they give me a 8 one. but that is nobody with me so i am ok at the beginning. The first 2 night is good, the old man is so nice and the girls i will meet her at the breakfast is nice. I even feel ok... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Perhaps the most interesting thing about this hostel is where they serve breakfast which is also included in your price. "The Gallery" is an underground stone-face romantically lit large room, with adjacent corridor that leads to more underground rooms and open spaces.. Just stunning.. I was surprised to learn the building was only built in 1915 ( not that that... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

We stayed in Lavele this month and had a great experience. The Twin room was excellent and spacious and the manager, Mario was one of the loveliest and most helpful people, he really looked out for anything we might need, be it an umbrella, directions maps. The location is very central (and right near Seridka Metro making it easy to... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 via mobile

Hostel is very good located, close to the city center and metro. Nice and helpful staff. Our room was clean and cozy. Breakfast was ok. Unfortunately, there was only one bathroom on each floor. The bathroom on our floor was always wet.

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