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Arkabarka Floating Hostel

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As the title say, it's a great place, but for Belgrade, it's also a little pricey - therefore 3 and not 4 stars. We had booked a room with a river view, but got one facing the street/park. It was OK, but price was the same. There was a fan and an a/c, toilet etc. Everything was clean. Shower was... More 

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Salzburg, Austria
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

To stay at the Hostel is a great experience because of the location at the water, close enough to the center to explore the city and far enogh to have a quiet stay. The staff is extraordinary friendly and the place is nice. Rooms are basic but creativly furnitured. The terrace and the view from there are especially nice. For... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2016 via mobile

This riverboathostel is a charming, friendly and warm place. The staff greats you with warm smiles, tips of what to do, see and eat and do all in their hands to make your Belgrade-stay the best in all possible ways. Ok, the rooms are simple, but nice and clean, but the location- on the river - makes the stay magic... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2016

Marvelous location at the conflux of rivers Sava and Danube; true escape from the city noise, but very close to everything. Love sitting on the deck and watching the river, the ducks passing by. Marvelous sunsets and you can also see the Kalemegdan fortress in the distance. The place is creatively built and decorated - fun drawings on the walls,... More 

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

I just loved staying here. The owner and staff are delightful. Waking up to a river view was just bliss. I was traveling on my own and the location is great, I felt safe. I stayed last week of march, I was a bit worried there would be mosquitoes, as a previous reviewer had mentioned it, but NO mosquitoes :-)... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

I am visiting ArkaBarka since 2010 and I have never written a review regarding this floating paradise cause words are very poor to describe the peace of mind that this unique property can give you!!! I have made lots of friends there and now after so many years I can say that it's my home away from home. Lots of... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2016

We booked this place because my boyfriend insist.He thought it look like a nice place on the river but he was wrong . First of all they have to make decision or they hotel or hostel,because this high price is good for hotel or some very good apartment which you can find in Belgrade for 30 euro.We got window open... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

Hey, you don't often have the chance to lodge on a floating hostel, so if you're going to Belgrade, choose this place! Personnell is very kind and nice. Atmosphere is relaxed and chilling. The centre of Belgrade is not far (you may need a cab ride). The only issue are mosquitos, but... you're literally on the big river man, so... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 12, 2015 via mobile

My sister-in-law and I are around 50, so we don't usually stay in hostels anymore, but ArkaBarka is wonderful! Such a lovely location on the river. Yes, it's a bit outside the center, but you can easily catch a bus or taxi for very little money, and in 5 minutes you're in town. The rooms we stayed in (king studio... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015

Very cozy and beautiful place with excellent location. It is really amazing to wake up in the morning and the first thing to see when opening your eyes is the river. Pricing is fair. Hosts are very kind and nice people.

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ArkaBarka is a floating hostel in the river Danube situated in one of the most beautiful central parks of Belgrade. It offers the best opportunity to feel the beauty of Belgrade that is to enjoy nature while being in the center of the city! Panoramic views, free Internet, riverboat trips and a multifunctional space for events are few of the features that will make your stay in our hostel an unforgettable experience. Private & dorm rooms. Bed & breakfast from 15 Euro. Local beer 1.5 Euro. Caffe lounge & living room. Free breakfast. Welcome drink. Tax included. Free bicycles. Group discounts. River boat tours. Free map*Stay in the city, feel the nature. ARKABARKA FLOATING HOSTEL*HOTEL for 4 SEASONS* It is a place where you can relax and feel nature while being in central Belgrade. The Usce Park is a favourite hang out for bicyclists, roller bladers and nature lovers and a hot spot for the Sunday stroll of Belgradians, because of the long pedestrian walk that goes through it, parallel to the river bank, connecting the centre of the city with Zemun. The park is serene, while the floating cafes and restaurants are abundant reminding us that we are actually in the middle of the city. Only 20 minutes walk from the busy centre of Belgrade. All the rooms and the balcony of the ground floor offer splendid panoramic views to the Kalemegdan fortress, which is the city's main attraction. The Ratno Ostrvo (War island), with its wild peacefulness and to Zemun, the most river oriented neighborhood of Belgrade. 24/7 service, friendly staff, free wireless internet, laundry, river boat trips, information point, cafe and multifunctional space for workshops, seminars, events. Arkabarka aspiring to become an intercultural centre, bringing together people from different backgrounds and connecting them through artistic events, music nights, parties and more, taking part in the ground floor multifunctional space. The cosy cafe of that space is welcoming Belgradians and gives the opportunity for our guests to mingle with locals.* Arkabarka is also suitable for groups and the organization of small seminars or workshops *Accommodation Information: Double/ twin /triple private rooms with private bathroom, double /twin /triple /four bed, private rooms with shared bathroom, 5 bed mix dorm. ... more   less 

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Address: Usce b.b. | Park Prijateljstva , Blok 14, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
Location: Serbia > Belgrade
Price Range: $32 - $69 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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