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Hostel Vagabond Sarajevo

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Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed December 4, 2016

We had a great experience staying at this hostel. The staff at the hostel were very friendly and accommodating. Clean, comfortable and located centrally on a walking street with lots of things to see nearby.

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Boulder, Colorado
Reviewed November 30, 2016

I loved this place and wish I'd stayed here longer!! It felt like home and the staff were so nice and always willing to help you out with anything you need. They helped me to arrange a shuttle to Belgrade with convenience. Stay with one of the best in the city!!

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Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed November 21, 2016

First, the city and the nation seem to have overcome the hardships of 1990s. Sarajevo is again full of life, and the middle of that Hostel Vagabond offers a comfy and pleasant stay. Situated in the center of center it's merely a short walk to every need-to-see spot. One becomes part of a family here.

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1Thank 214nicol
Reviewed November 14, 2016

Great hostel! Stuff is really friendly and welcome. Cleanness is on a high level. Everything is pretty new and clean. Just be sure which room are you booking since I was in a 6-bed room, but there was 8-bed room next to us divided with a "wall" which is open at the top and on a side, so it doesn't...

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Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean rooms with great beds. Wifi always works and has good speed. Separate male/female bathrooms that are also very, very clean and new. The staff are polite and always at your service, day and night. The location is right in the city center, in the main street. Best recommendations for this cool place!

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San Cristobal de La Laguna, Spain
Reviewed November 8, 2016

The hostel is comfortable and clean. The staff were realy nice and helped all the time. Lockers are inside the room and big enough for your backpack. The only thing that I would change is the distribution of the bathrooms and toilets, but is not a big deal.

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Hannover, Germany
Reviewed November 8, 2016

I passed a great week in Sarajevo and this hostel is amazing because it is in the heart of the city and the team is so kind! Strongly recommended! The rooms are nicely equipped and the common room was the perfect place to meet other hostel guests. Our group was there for election observation and we were taken care of...

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Brescia
Reviewed November 8, 2016

The hosts are really nice, always kind and at your side in case you need it. Don't be afraid to ask, they can always give you the right answer. This hostel is my heart place in Sarajevo. Racommended, I stayed there twice, once in april/may and once in october 2016.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed November 3, 2016

The best the tour guide and owner of the hostel, which also speaks great Swedish and switched into a perfect English to delight us with his incredible history. Breathtaking. Highly recommended. The hostal is located in the very city center and the staff were very helpful and warn.

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Reviewed November 3, 2016

Vagabond knows what it's about and does it well. They have a great and extremely helpful staff, a cozy and large common room, free amenities, fair prices, and oh yeah, about the best location you could possibly have! The hostel is on the main street of the old town by plenty of restaurants, shops, etc. and is literally 20m from...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are new and unique Hostel at the best location in Sarajevo. Our completely renovated premises with spacious and airy rooms, new bathrooms, and fresh aromatic linens are complemented by exceptionally comfortable ambient and fully committed staff. Vagabond is located at a "prime" location in the very epicentre of Sarajevo, in the central pedestrian zone called Ferhadija Street. We are less than 50-step walking distance from the old town area - Bascarsija, Turkish Ottoman-style bazaars, numerous restaurants and cafes. Despite of this, Vagabond is proud to be able to offer a perfectly quiet and calm refuge from both day-time and night-time street noise, which makes us the perfect choice for urban nomads. Vagabond Hostel offers tens of different services and tours, varying from city sightseeing to real little adventures. What is special about each and every of these and what makes us very proud, is that they are unique and non-commercial, plus absolutely adaptable to your particular wishes and preferences. It could be anything from trout fishing, wild horse photo-safari, rafting, mountain hiking, horse riding school, skiing, cooking local meals, learning about local culture, people and history or visiting pubs and shopping centres. Please let us know what are your wishes and we will make them come true. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Vagabond Sarajevo

Address: Ferhadija 21 | Main Pedestrian Zone, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina > Sarajevo Canton > Sarajevo
Price Range: $10 - $30 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“the biggest dorm has a great design as it takes place under the roof, and it has all wood around. really nice atmosphere.”
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“All the rooms are spacious and quiet at night.”
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“room on the first floor are the best !”
 of 5 bubbles Tim_ouellet-16, Oct 19, 2015 | Read review
“Higher floors have less cigarette smell but the lower floors are closer to the entrance and the bathrooms :)”
  • The Cathedral is in 30 second walking distance from the hostel!
 of 5 bubbles Bryndis93, Jul 29, 2014 | Read review
“Book in advance, and they will try to put you in an empty room, even if you have booked a dorm bed.”
 of 5 bubbles BritinBalkans, Jun 30, 2014 | Read review
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