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Hostel Elena

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Cirila Ivekovica 4, Zadar 23000, Croatia
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Turnhout, Belgium
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36 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

We stayed in this hostel for a few nights in August - September. We didn't book anything, but stumbled upon in while looking for a room. The hostel is cheaper than most other hostels and it's very clean and spacious. It's located in the old town of Zadar, a few meters from the water with it's stunning sunsets. We slept... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

I spent one night here and it was great! The mattresses are foam so one of the best nights sleep i have had in 3 weeks! The hostel is in a great location in the old town close to the water on one side and all the bars and cafes on the other. I would come back here for sure!

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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22 reviews
17 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015

Great location, clean hostel with good wifi and very good price. We stayed in the 4 bed dorm which had an en suite bathroom with shower and toilet and a locker each (lock provided). Secure building 2 minutes from the sea and 5 minutes from the town centre. Owner was friendly - although maybe a little too much as he... More 

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1 Thank Leanne M
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27 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015 via mobile

Me and my friends liked this hostel very much. Helpful and friendly staff, clean and fresh rooms, lockers, kitchen & computers, laundry service, air condition and very good location. We even booked more nights then expected, because of the high standard!

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Ottawa, Canada
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10 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

My friends and I had quite a difficult time trying to find the hostel. It could have been from exhaustion, but I sincerely found people in Zadar not helpful and to be blunt - very rude. We asked many different people in clothing stores to vendors on the streets where we were to go next and 90% of them turned... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2014 via mobile

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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2 Thank Ellen C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

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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Norwich
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 199 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

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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Medellin, Colombia
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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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16 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
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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