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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was definitely a pleasure to stay here. The hostel is in the heart of the city, all of the staff are friendly and kind people who want to help, the service was amazinig and breakfast and free coffee all day were included. Highly recommended ;)

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Hey Aleksandra, Thank you for such a lovely review. It was a pleasure meeting you and we look forward to seeing you in the future :) Love from the FFH Staff.

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The staff is amazing and the rooms great. Location is awesome, walking distance from the best bars, restaurants and main attractions in the city center. Beds are very comfortable, common area very cozy and good vibe, and the place is quite clean. The only downside is that you can't fully appreciate the hostel's theme because some of the pictures are...

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Suri, Thanks for a great review. Our staff tries their best to help each and every guest. Unfortunately, that is a downside for us as well, but we cant move the furniture any where :( Take care Suri! All the best. FFH Staff

Toronto
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed 3 nights at this lovely place. Minela helped organize a trip for me to the neighbouring ski village of Jahorina which was delightful. She also shared a lot of information about Bosnia's history which was fascinating. Really great girl! The dark curly haired man helped me extensively with local transport and recommendations and was very nice!

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Thank you soo much for such a kind review! Our staff tries their best to help all of our guests. Adnan & Minela are both grateful that they helped you while you stayed with us. All the best and we look forward to seeing you in the future! Love from the FFH Staff

San Jose, Costa Rica
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hostel was a great first impression of the hospitality of the Bosnian folks. I had a great room, always clean and very helpful folks that work at the place. The location is also quite great for getting around as its centrally located. The staff in particular were very friendly and offered a candid view of modern day Bosnia. Definitely...

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Hey Michael! Thanks for an amazing review. We highly appreciate it! We hope everything works our for you in the future, good luck with getting that scholarship! Take care and we look forward to seeing you again. All the best from the FFH Staff

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I stayed at Nest for 5 nights and it was amazing! The room was really good, big and light. The breakfast was nice and the atmosphere in the hostel is just great! And best of all is the helpful and amazing personal. They speak perfect English and they are always ready to help you with all your questions. I will...

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Hey Gustav! Thanks for a great review. We're sending you love from beautiful sunny Sarajevo! :D All the best from the FFH Team

Lima, Peru
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Most comfortable mattress I've slept on in years, wanted to ship it home! This is a god hostel, deservedly popular. Staff speak English, very knowledgeable and helpful. Location is ideal, up off the main street, very quiet, no traffic, 50 yards from the main drag. Decent breakfast incuded, wifi, couple of computers for guests use too. Events on most nights,...

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Neildo, Thanks for a great review. We highly appreciate it. We hope you enjoy the rest of your travels! All the best from the FFH Team :D

Mugla, Turkey
Reviewed February 11, 2017 via mobile

Excellent Place to Stay at the Hearth of the Old-City. Well educated and friendly owners and personnel. Very good open-buffet breakfast. Few minutes walking distance to Stariy Charshiya. Very reasonably priced.

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Perth, Australia
Reviewed January 30, 2017

I stayed here for three nights and as the Sarajevo film festival was on at the time the atmosphere around town was buzzing and a lot of fun! Perhaps it was just the times I was at the hostel but for some reason there wasn't really a lot of people in the common rooms so it was pretty chilled out...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed January 27, 2017

We rented an AirBnB apartment in the same building but ended up relying on the Hostel Franz Ferdinand for everything, from advice, laundry, taxis and they even let us drink with their guests in their lounge after we became friends with one of their guests - this was very kind. The place is so clean, wonderfully located and they gave...

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Dear guest, We are amazed by your review of our hostel. Thank you so much and our staff is what makes us the best, we will continue to help everybody in the hostel and also other travelers who are in need of help. Thank you very much for this and looking forward to your visit :) FF Team

Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed January 5, 2017

Hostel is located in the city centre. Everything is very close - restaurants, pub, tram station. Nice and friendly staff, rooms are clean and cozy. We liked private bathroom a lot. Satellite tv with traditional music channels and Free breakfast are included

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Emela B, Manager at Hostel Franz Ferdinand, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you very much for your cool review, Definitely means a lot to us and we will continue to improve every day :) See you again :) FF Team

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel Franz Ferdinand is a newly opened hostel located in the very heart of Sarajevo. If you are looking for a comfortable accommodation in the center, easy on the pocketbook too, to sleep in a private rooms or mixed dorms – look no further.In a charming building, built in the Austro-Hungarian period, young architects and designers refurbished the space and shaped a hostel that tells you a story of the event that initiated the First World War and forever marked Sarajevo on the map of the world – the assassination of the Austro-Hungarian archduke and Royal Prince Franz Ferdinand and his wife Sophie. Every room in the hostel is authentic and you can choose to sleep in the Franz Ferdinand Room, Sophie Chotek Room, the Young Bosnia Room or the assassin Gavrilo Princip Room or rather, take the romantic room of the couple in love, the Sophie and Franz Room.From the quiet street where the Franz Ferdinand Hostel is, everything is close at hand. The street directs you to the main pedestrian zone. The most popular gathering places, clubs and restaurants in the city, are in the street right across it. The old part of the city, Baščaršija, is only a couple of minutes walking distance away from our hostel, and the distance is approximately the same to the center of the Sarajevo festivals, by which the city became well known in the after the war period. If you want to see all the landmarks of the city, which we cordially recommend, from the Franz Ferdinand Hostel, you can take a short walk to most of them. ... more   less 

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Address: Jelica 4, Sarajevo 71000, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Location: Bosnia and Herzegovina > Sarajevo Canton > Sarajevo
Price Range: $11 - $43 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 12
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“If you travel with your partner, choose a room with a private bathroom ;)”
 of 5 bubbles barnimirh, Jan 5, 2017 | Read review
“Exceptional location, breakfast included in the price”
 of 5 bubbles VlaJov, Nov 25, 2016 | Read review
“all was really good”
 of 5 bubbles draganzivkovic, Oct 29, 2016 | Read review
“The most economical option would be a mixed dorm, if you want privacy and don't mind paying extra there are private options available!!”
 of 5 bubbles samhF800WW, Sep 26, 2016 | Read review
“The rooms at the back (e.g. Letters) don't really get sunlight so try to get a room facing the street which is more bright and airy.”
 of 5 bubbles Alexmac1988, Sep 3, 2016 | Read review
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