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Hostel Celica

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2016 via mobile

This place was really amazing, rooms are former prison cells. Every single room in hostel is totally different, so any time you return back you can have different experience. Stuff is amazing, really friendly and communicative, they speak English great! Also the lunch bar is pretty good, I've traded 'Celica burger' and I must say it was amazing!

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Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016

Yes, the building used to be a military prison. Yes, a bunch of artists were given a room each to redesign, with "prisonhood" as their inspiration. Yes, they did a fantastic, creative job. And yes, your imagination will go wild staying in a room with a window that's too high to look through. But the point of this place is... More 

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London
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

It was my first hostel I stayed in where I was travelling on my own. This hostel was recommended by a friend, and I was impressed. Very clean, extremely comfortable and quite a chilled friendly atmosphere. Easy to take a shuttle bus from the airport to the hostel, and can walk 5 mins to the bus centre which will take... More 

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Weinheim, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2016

My girlfriend and I went there knowing that the place had good reviews, but not knowing it was a former prison. We both found out when we first opened the door to room 105 (which from what I have now read, is among their worst) and noticed the prison door inside. A few days later, we changed to another room... More 

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Belgrade, Serbia
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2016

It is really a great hostel.Very interesting neighbourhood and really attractive rooms.Every single one of them has it's own personal style.It's just a 15 mins walk from the centre of the city.The staff was very friendly and the breakfast offered was quite good!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2016

The rooms are clean and sparsely furnished proximity to center is abut 10 minutes walk away. very close to main line train station and about 45 minutes from the airport. Hostel facilities are very good and very reasonably priced. The area where the hostel is situated is depressing with a lot of graffiti .

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2016

Nice staff and atmosphere but not very clean and the 12-bed dorm is really not good value for money compared to some other hostels in Ljubljana. I was also overcharged compared to what was advertised... not by much, but still.

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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: $41 - $117 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Celica 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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