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Backpackers Fairytale

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Istarska 3, Split, Croatia
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Ranked #24 of 358 Specialty Lodging in Split
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
Erin C Glasgow, United Kingdom
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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
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This hostel has a great, laidback atmosphere with very friendly staff. It's perfectly situated with the beach and the town centre within walking distance, great if you're looking for a chilled out place to stay.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015 via mobile

Such a lovely hostel. It was like staying in a friend's apartment! Everyone was so welcoming and helpful- very easy to make friends. Good location too! Comfortable beds and good facilities. Thank you very much!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

Amazing atmosphere in this cosy hostel in beautiful Split, had a wonderful time and would definitely go back! Everyone was so lovely and laid back. We had so much fun we decided to stay extra nights! :)

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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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2 reviews
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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
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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Utrecht
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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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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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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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