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Backpackers Fairytale

Certificate of Excellence
Istarska 3, Split, Croatia
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Backpackers Fairytale
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Ranked #19 of 349 Specialty Lodging in Split
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015 via mobile

One of the best hostels I've stayed in. It's got a great home vibe to it and everybody is very friendly. Antea is very easy going and does a great job running the hostel. It's close to every thing you need!

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Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

If you are looking for a place with the most amazing sunsets youve ever seen, this is the place for you! You feel yourself at home in very large and colorful livingroom and very confortable beds. Warm and pleasing atmosphere. View of the sea. Great people! And it takes just 5 minutes to the Oldtown. Full kitchen, big lockers. I... More 

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Walt Disney World, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

We arrive here luckily ! After many places offered to us, we arrived to this hostel, it´s a lovely place. If you're looking for a place to stay where you feel great and want to meet nice people. This place responds exactly to my expectations in terms of 'guest house'.

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Santa Rosa, California
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59 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

First off, let me say, who cares if this hostel is located four floors up (eight landings)? If you are a view-lover, this is certainly one fabulous find. Off the large common room is a terrace that affords the most amazing views of Split as well as the sunset. You certainly won't find this view from any ground-floor hostel in... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

Not really a hostel. It's an appartement with rooms where you just happen to stay. No sign outside, no website. Just two showers for about 20 persons. Although the sign says non smoking inside, visitors as well as staff smoke certain substances on the balcony, so that the common rooms smells as well. According to house rules noise should be... More 

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KL, Malaysia
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81 hotel reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Yes, it's true, it's not too easy to find and of all times, this is one of the first that I didn't have the map or nor the address (my fault) and luckily I met someone who was staying there and guided me from the street. It's quite along walk up the stairs but if you take all those things... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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152 helpful votes 152 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Firstly, note that this hostel is incredibly difficult to find. No directions were listed on the hostel's booking.com page and I never heard from them despite requesting more information. If you are coming from the bus/train station or port area, head up Zagrebacka St and then follow it around to the left (at the intersection with Marina Drzica St). Turn... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

Nice little hostel with all the amenities there. Does what a hostel does best, mixed dorm rooms with a lounge and balcony over looking the main hub of Split. Kitchen and showers were fine, if not a little dirty. Staff were friendly and willing to help us out with knowledge of the area, best eating and drinking spots and hidden... More 

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Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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11 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2014

Stayed in this hostel for 2 nights and felt very at home. Hostel was very clean and dorms were spacious. Air-con was available throughout the day and night which was good. Felt like we were staying in someone's apartment - very homely with a well equipped kitchen. Slightly hard to find, but worth it for some great views from the... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This hostel is really good, especially the staff who are very willing to help you out and point you in the right direction in terms of beaches, restaurants, bars and nightlife. On the first day the staff told us to go a beach a little bit further out and it was one of the best decisions of the trip -... More 

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