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Toronto
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34 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed with my husband in a private room. Excellent hostel, good price. Room was clean, nicely painted with cute decorations on the walls (our room had a tropical theme with palm trees and hibiscus flowers) to give a bit of colour. We paid 4€ per morning, each, for breakfast. Quite basic, but it got the job done. Nice bread, cheese,... More 

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Nairobi, Kenya
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39 reviews
39 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed October 2, 2016

I stayed in Sleepy Lion twice, Once in the dorm, the other time in private room. Very well run established, conveniently located to the main railway station and the old market - 10 minutes walk to each. I especially liked the private room, 4 beds with kitchen. Probably one of the best options for budget accommodation in Leipzig.

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Thank gotardus
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16 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed August 3, 2016 via mobile

Hostel was quite basic, but it was everything I needed for WGT -festival trip. Staff was helpful and backyard was very simple but nice extra. I stayed in 6 bed room with my friend. Minus is from the lack of mirrors: I didin't see any fullsize mirror in the building and that was quite weird. Also beds could have been... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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15 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed June 22, 2016

~15mins walk from centre, located next to a museum. Stayed in female 6 beds room. Big and clean with a fine washroom inside. Staff was okay and friendly. The hostel was so quiet, no atmosphere at all, if you want to make new friends, maybe only in the traveling time like Summer. Overall quite good I would recommend people to... More 

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Thank Mavis M
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10 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed April 21, 2016

located near the main railway station the sleepy lion hostel is a good option if you are traveling with friends on a budget. the breakfast buffet is decent and the rooms are neat and tidy. location is the hostels biggest plus point since most of the tourist attractions in Leipzig is at a walkable distance from it

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Thank Ankoor B
Austria
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed February 28, 2016

I did stay one night in the sleepy lion hostel in February 2016. The hostel is nicely located and the prices for shared rooms seem to be fair. Nevertheless I had one of my worst hostel experiences at the sleepy lion. Here are the reasons: 1. (minor point) I have been to Leipzig several times before and I knew that... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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45 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed October 24, 2015

Located in walking distance to the central train station and the zoo, this cozy hostel is the perfect choice for a weekend trip to Leipzig. We stayed for two nights and our room was surprisingly big. Breakfast buffet is standard and a small kitchen with fridge is available. Interaction between guests and helpful information on what to do in the... More 

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Thank Silke M
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25 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed September 27, 2015 via mobile

We stayed in this hostel for two nights. It was reasonably priced and close to the city and a 5 minutes walk from the main station We found the lady at the counter nice and friendly and was happy to direct us to various locations. The dining area comfortably accommodated everyone we just wish there was a full kitchen instead... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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150 reviews
72 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed August 12, 2015

I stayed here for 3 nights (Friday, Saturday, Sunday), for the location it was surprisingly not that busy. It's a few hundred meters from the train station, you can walk or take the tram 1 stop from train station to the hostel. Room was clean, furniture appeared to be relatively new. There was a shower in the room (4-bed dorm).... More 

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Zittau, Germany
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed July 1, 2015

I really enjoyed staying in this hostel. The service was quite good and the staff was helpful, although they could have been a bit friendlier. But I guess it has to do more with the atmosphere created there. The breakfast they provided was great and it was really worth it. I should also say that I felt really comfortable there.... More 

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Our Sleepy lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments is situated right in the heart of Leipzig, known internationally as Germany´s revolution city. We are just a few minutes walk from the city´s theatres, clubs, bars, museums, shopping centres and the main train station. Your Hostel in town! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments

Address: Jacobstr. 1, 04109, Leipzig, Saxony, Germany
Location: Germany > Saxony > Leipzig
Price Range: $17 - $122 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments 2*
Number of rooms: 190
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“ask for a room not in direction of the main street!”
 of 5 bubbles Thomas123XYZ, Feb 28, 2016 | Read review
“Choose Wisely”
 of 5 bubbles Thosetravellingirls, Jun 5, 2015 | Read review
“Towels provided for 1 euro, bed linen 2 euros”
 of 5 bubbles TemaA518, May 12, 2015 | Read review
“I think all rooms are good, don't have much information.”
 of 5 bubbles brunob901, Jan 14, 2014 | Read review
“Ask for a room facing the back yard”
 of 5 bubbles JohnLackland01, Jan 6, 2014 | Read review
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