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Chilliwack, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

How many can say they've spent the night in an old jail?I was in room 101 a different felt like a little kid when I saw the bunk bed.Room was very clean but quite hot as there is no a/c in the room.Try and get a fan as it helps a bit but again if your in the top bunk... More 

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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The whole prison novelty of the hostel makes it a quirky and interesting place to stay, the atmosphere is great and the bedrooms are clean. The hostel bar and common rooms are attractively decorated and the staff are welcoming. Free wifi and adequate facilities with a small walk from the city center makes it a perfect place to stay if... More 

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Switzerland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

stayed here for two nights during our stay in ljubliana. neighborhood did not look to friendly at first, but was OK even during the night. we had a room on the top floor with a lot of natural light. During the night I recommend ear plugs, as i found the noise quite loud.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Stayed in a brilliant 2 person cell. Designed by a local artist it was like a cross between a prison cell and alpine lodge, it was a large loft bed (but very comfortable). The location was brilliant and the staff were friendly. Only downsides were that the room was very hot with window closed and noisy with open, and had... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed in this novel hostel on our first night. It quirky in that the rooms are prison rooms but don't forget showers and toilets are communal. We'd had a long day and wanted a fairly relaxed night but unfortunately the combinaion of a gig in the hostel and a cooperative opposite having a party till 3 in the morning... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016 via mobile

One of our teachers assigned us a trip to Ljubljana at the beginning of June and told us that we would spend the night in a hostel which is a former prison. At the beginning everyone was sceptic about the accommodation, but when we were hosted and saw the rooms we were impressed by the way these wonderful people turned... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

I went in a group of 4 and we booked a 4 bed ensuite on the top floor. The room was pretty basic and the bathroom had no ventilation so it had a funky smell from the moment we checked in. Whilst I was not impressed with room the rest of hostel was fine, staff were very friendly and helpful... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016

Very cool hostel! Stayed here 3 nights. Not very far away from the train station, walking distance to the center with tons of great bars and eats. Very clean and the hot water is HOT! Located right at the hip Metelkova City, big plus. Staff are great, shoutout to Katya for helping me with my shuttle booking. 3Euro brekkie is... More 

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Horley, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

Could have just been our room but wow it was bad, it resembles a jail cell but without the toilet. I honestly can say, i've stayed in jail cells with more character and warmth. Hostel wasnt great, overpriced food and drinks. Reception lady was lovely though. Also not sure what was happening at the middle of the night as was... More 

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Matlock, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Lovely family room at the top of the youth hostel was clean and quiet. Restaurant served really good supper and breakfast. Decor was all wooden and really interestingly carved. Staff were friendly Highly recommended.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HIPPEST HOSTEL #1 by Lonely Planet - situated in the centre of Ljubljana: train station - 3 min, Three bridges: 8 min walking distance - UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Sleep in 20 artistically renovated former prison cells (a priceless work of art). - Artistically renovated former prison into a modern youth hostel - Food & beverage facilities - Cultural events, art gallery ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Celica

Address: Metelkova ulica 8, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Location: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Ljubljana
Price Range: $44 - $119 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Celica 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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