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Backpackers Fairytale

Istarska 3, Split, Croatia
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Ranked #23 of 332 Specialty Lodging in Split
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Santa Rosa, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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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69 hotel reviews
111 helpful votes 111 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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20 hotel reviews
147 helpful votes 147 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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Amsterdam
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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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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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 via mobile

I only stayed one night at the hostel but everyone is happy it's well placed and clean! Had a very good stay and I recommend it to all happy outgoing travelers. I was also very impressed with the available information and facilities! Thank you so much for the stay :)

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014

Backpackers should go there and get in touch with the staff! They are very friendly and helpfull. Ryan toured us around and showed us the best places to visit in Split! We had a great time there. The rooms are clean, but so is the kitchen! There is a living room inside where you can meet other guests. Awesome place!

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2014

I stayed at Backpackers Fairytale for three nights with a pair of friends during our Eurotrip and was extremely satisfied with the accommodation that the staff provided. I believe it was an 18 bedroom hostel that allowed for a relaxed home-ground set in the beautiful city of Split. The balcony allows for a view of the entire bay area and... More 

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Address: Istarska 3, Split, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Split
Number of rooms: 19
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