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Sunny Lake Hostel

11 Oktombri 15, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
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Ranked #4 of 98 Specialty lodging in Ohrid
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 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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    4 of 5 stars
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Exeter, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
18 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Though this hostel is small (during our stay it was overbooked and people had to sleep in hammocks or in the reception) I would still highly recommend this hostel to anyone! The staff were so helpful and kind - they took us out in the evenings to the best places and fully organised onward travel! There is a well equip... More

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KL, Malaysia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
56 hotel reviews
84 helpful votes 84 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

There are many options for lake ohrid and if you are on a budget you can get it cheaper than this place but a cheap apartment might not provide you with all the necessary information needed and the brothers (owners) know what a backpackers need. From bus schedule, prices, maps, bicycle, laundry, laundry area, very well equipped kitchen, decent bed,... More

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Perth, Australia
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74 reviews 74 reviews
33 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

First things first, the beds at this hostel are like clouds! I didn't want to get up whenever I had a lay down! We really enjoyed our stay at this place, its location is excellent, it is clean and has a really good kitchen for cooking. Every room comes with huge lockers for added security as well. One night one... More

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Canada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Sunny Lake is a great hostel experience- plenty of common areas for chilling, a well-equipped kitchen (plus bbq), and very welcoming hosts. We happened upon this hostel by joining someone we met on the bus from Skopje, and we really got lucky! We did have trouble finding the hostel, as the old town in Ohrid has winding streets that seem... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Such a friendly hostel, great atmosphere. Stayed in private room - very good size although shower pretty rubbish. Staff were incredibly friendly and helpful, brilliant location and good breakfast - enjoyed meeting people. Would 100% go back and recommend to anyone travelling to Ohrid

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London, United Kingdom
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45 reviews 45 reviews
35 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

This is by no means a modern hostel, in fact it is a little shabby, however the people running the hostel and the general ambiance make it something special. The owner (?) is extremely helpful and seemed to go out of his way to help people and make them feel at home, he welcomed people like they were family taking... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

We arrived at night, after travelling the whole day. They signed us in gratefully and lead us to our room. The breakfast was included in the (very affordable) price and it wasn't anything spectacular but got the days started well. The staff was the most helpful kind and it felt more like a community than a hostel to be honest.... More

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Chesterfield, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
22 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2014

Visited over the Easter weekend in a group of 5. The hostel owner is a great guy, knowledgeable about the area and extremely helpful. He is a massive football fan and we enjoyed watching a few of the Premier League games with him in the hostel! The hostel itself is located at the top of a hill in the old... More

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Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

I stayed in Sunny lake hostel for one night with four more friends, but it was more than enough for a great impression. Hostel is placed little bit uphill, in the old part of Ohrid, with main street just behind the corner. The interior is spacious, with great terrace to socialize (especially in the summer), nice well equipped kitchen and... More

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Bucharest, Romania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2014

I spent one day in Ohrid and one night in Sunny Lake hostel and it was just wonderful. This little host in the centre of the old city, is just a little paradise. The staff is very cool, beds are comfortable, breakfast, very nice atmosphere. This is really a cool place for spending your trip in Ohrid, which is a... More

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Address: 11 Oktombri 15, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
Location: Republic of Macedonia > Southwestern Region > Ohrid
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