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Villa Skansi

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Domovinskog rata 18, Hvar, Hvar Island, Croatia
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

I have stayed at Villa Skansi for 7 years in a row now and I love it so much! Julia and Matko are such lovely hosts and take very good care of their guests - Matko sometimes makes homemade wine which is delicious and they have a great bbq! All the staff in general are very friendly and helpful. The... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014 via mobile

I highly recommend Villa Skanski, it's a fantastic place to stay while partying it up in Hvar. The owner, Julia is so beautiful, inside and out, and provides a very well run, clean place to stay. I had so much fun while in Hvar, made so many new friends that begins by gathering for drinks on the terrace then heading... More 

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

Great hostel with super communal areas. The atmosphere is really sociable and there is a bar crawl every night. Watch out with bookings as they get full even when you are there. not their fault though. would go back for sure.

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Lansing, Michigan
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12 reviews 12 reviews
9 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

My husband and I stayed in an apartment at villa Skansi. Even though this is a youth hostel (we are in our 60's), we had an apartment with a kitchenette and private bath. There is no age limit when renting the apartments like there is for the dorm areas. The apartments are in a separate building, so noise was never... More 

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Delft, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

Best atmosphere I have experienced in a hostel so far! There are a couple of shared areas like the big terrace, the big shared kitchen and the garden. Many guests relax and hang out together in these areas and I have met a lot of people here. At night this hostel organizes activities like games and a pub crawl every... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

So much fun. Awesome staff, awesome people, good rooms. If you're looking for a good time, look no further. The pub crawl is nightly and is a great way to meet the people you will be bunking with. The overall experience felt very community orientated.

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dublin
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

Had a very nasty encounter with one of the staff. On my last morning in the hostel, I was spoken to very rudely by one of the staff members. Check-out was at 10am and it was 10.30am and I had my bags on top of the bed and was just about to leave, when one of the staff of the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2014

I have stayed in many hostels but this hostel really blew me away. I ended my backpacking trip in Hvar in Villa Skansi and planned to only stay five days but ended up extending! On arrival I was given a complimentary water melon and was greeted by the friendliest staff, who showed me around and gave me really good advice... More 

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Montreal, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

Great hostel if you are with a couple of friends! Hvar is known to be a party island and the hostel has a very good location! Rooms are clean with a locker and air conditioning. I shared the bathroom but everything was clean! Great staff, very helpful.

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London, United Kingdom
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14 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This is definitely a party hostel, but if you're in Hvar, then this is likely what you're here for :) There are even cheeky signs in the bathrooms asking people not to have sex in the showers! But it's very clean and air conditioned, with a large outdoor terrace and bar, as well as kitchen facilities. They also do a... More 

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