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“Great location, great price” 5 of 5 stars
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Hostel Mostel
2a, Makedonia blvd, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria   |  
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Ranked #2 of 99 Specialty Lodging in Sofia
Certificate of Excellence
Hitchin, United Kingdom
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12 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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“Great location, great price”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

Stayed for 3/4 nights in January. Really good value for money, lots of extras that go a long way. Really nice building hidden away behind endless rows of soviet era apartments. Staff are really helpful really resourceful in helping you out. I recommend the hostel pub crawl. Was a bit cold but thats probably just Sofia in January for you. Communal area great space to meet people and relax. Met the owner who bought me dinner so might have been bribed but didn't really have a bad word to say anyway. Would defiantly stay here again.

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Strabane, United Kingdom
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34 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

This hostel was a lovely little find which one could easily have walked past as it is behind a single street door on a busy city street. But once you open door you find a lovely courtyard and a pretty barn like conversion. The staff were very informative and helpful. We stayed in a private apartment only 2 blocks away from the main building which was clean and spacious! The main shopping street was only 10 minutes walk! Plenty choice of tasty restaurants at unbelievably great prices! Hostel offered a great breakfast and dinner with beer deal for only an extra 7 lev! Common areas of hostel were bright and quirky and full of like minded people who love to travel! Would stay here again :)

Stayed February 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2014

At first when we looked at entrance we thought what have we booked but in behind the door was this little gem of a hostel. Very friendly staff who have already sorted the places to eat and how to get there for u. Show u a map and places of interest. For only 7lev u could have an all u can eat breakfast and that also got u a pasta dinner later great for the budget. Really busy place so that speaks volumes. Will be back on our next visit for sure :)

Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
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Romania
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13 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2014

A lovely plave to rest and meet people, a great place to start from if you want to visit sofia. I loved the pub craw, beacausebyou are not aloud to drink after 10 pm, tone member of the hostel takes evribody on a pub crawl, wich is drinking at least one bear in as many diffrent pubs as possible in an hour. Lots of un

Stayed February 2014, traveled solo
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Ankara, Turkey
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62 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

Hostel Mostel is very popular hostel in Sofia. It has central location; you can easily reach from Serdika subway by on foot. Even I visited in winter hostel still alive and crowded. They offer two meals include the room price. Breakfast which includes juice or tea, jam, omelette and waffle. Dinner involves two basic vegetable meal and one beer. These meal options are great. Staff is helpful. We stayed at single room. Single room is in another building (at the other side of the road-not in the main building which have reception) Putting single room another building is a good idea since main building is composed dormiory rooms and always crowded. But there are two rooms in our apartment. In fact this building have two rooms one of double bed room and other is dormitory room. During our stay we felt uncomfortable (dormitory room customers make noise at night) If they put only single rooms in that apartment it will be more logical. We love the hostel but main problem is our bed linens are dirty. They didn't change; it has bristle and smirch on it.

  • Stayed February 2014, traveled with family
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 2 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Kotor, Montenegro
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Absolutely wanted to stay longer! Liked the vibe in the commom area,the staff is friendly,pub crawls are great,nice location,parking spot could be a problem if you are coming by car,but it can be solved leaving it further away if you dont want to be charged.
Breakfast and dinner they provide is a plus,you can have free beer as well...
One of those places where you can meet a lot fellow travellers,just feel free and have fun!
Big thanks to Stan for helping me to solve my little issue...

I will stay here again for sure,

Highly recommended!

Stayed February 2014, traveled with friends
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Izmir, Turkey
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

very good hostel , friendly staff , good atmosphere , I will go again thanks for all, they are serving you tea coffee also meal and breakfast with a good price. Heating was problem but not a big problem , Hot water should be hotter especially for cold days of sofia

  • Stayed January 2014, traveled with friends
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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Additional Information about Hostel Mostel

Address: 2a, Makedonia blvd, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Location: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 99 Specialty Lodging in Sofia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 10
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