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Hostel Elena

Cirila Ivekovica 4, Zadar 23000, Croatia
#9 of 178 hotels in Zadar
35 Reviews 4.5 of 5 stars
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I recently stayed in hostel elena for two nights whilst travelling through Croatia. The hostel is lovely, it is clean and the location is great. Unfortunately, whilst I was there my whole backpack got stolen from the reception area where we had left it to be put into our new room (we booked the two nights separately so were in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely immaculate hostel, very friendly and incredibly helpful staff, nothing was too much to ask! Would definitely go back and stay again, we stayed for 3 days and loved it. Great kitchen, rooms are lovely, very quiet at night and great atmosphere during the day. Couldn't have asked for more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have just returned from Hostel Elena with 3 friends. It is in a brilliant location in the old town, right by all the local cheap eateries and bars. It is 30 seconds from the sea where a lot of people sunbathe along the city walls during the day with small steps to jump into the crystal clear turquoise waters.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

I arrived really tired and didn't really know what to expect, but it impressed me: Location is perfect, just in the old town and a few minutes walk to go anywhere, staff is helpful and nice and everything looks like brand new and properly clean. I would definitely recommend it!

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Bishops Stortford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

I spent about a week in and around Zadar and would definitely recommend this hostel. The staff are great, like pretty much everyone I came across in Croatia they're friendly and helpful and good for a chat. Rooms were clean with air-con (amazing) and lights/plug sockets for each bed in the dorm. Theres a nice kitchen space at the top... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Very helpful hostel host when checking in, letting us know of all the very very cheap bars close by. Modern and reasonably new furnishings in bedroom and bathroom, which are both very clean. 5 min walk from the sea organ (tourist attraction) and 20 min walk to the bus station, but very excellent location within the old town!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a nice hostel managed by a cool staff :) It is located in the wonderfull city center of Zadar, next to some bars, and next to the seaside! I had a great time there, even if only for 2 nights. If i go back to Zadar, I will book there.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

We went to Zadar as a bunch of colleagues. Our purposes were team building, sigthseeing and to enjoy life to the fullest. The hostel was clean and neat. The staff was very helpfull (e.g. recommendations for a night out or our trip to plitvice national park) . The lacation was great since any places of interest (e.g. water front, sea... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

Just back from a week at Hostel Elena in Zadar and couldn't fault it in any way, a small hostel in a fantastic location in the centre of the old town. Check-in was easy and efficient with Tania who was pleasant, helpful and friendly - she spoke fluent English, gave me a map of the city, offered to organise a... More

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Fortaleza, CE
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

This hostel is absolutely amazing...was a great stay... very new and clean, with kitchen available and the comfy rooms with air conditioner. The staff is very kind and helpful. Really enjoyed!!! For those who want to visit Plitivce Lakes, the staff can talk with a taxi to take you and back, with a good value $$$... unfortunately I couldnt enjoyed... More

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Address: Cirila Ivekovica 4, Zadar 23000, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Dalmatia > Zadar County > Zadar
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