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Funk Lounge Hostel
Ranked #7 of 155 Specialty Lodging in Zagreb
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26 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Good stay..”
Reviewed October 7, 2012

I stayed at the funk lounge during my recent trip around Europe. Funk lounge was a nice place to stay at and is not too far away from the main street. The staff was very friendly and helpful. The room was clean and bed was comfortable.
The one issue we had was with the bathroom. The shower door was a big problem. In many places I have seen doors that dont function, but here the door was missing :).. so it might be good to check that out before you settle in.
The cafe beside the hostel serves some descent food.. nothing fancy
Do your laundry elsewhere.. it is expensive to do it here..

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Reviewed September 28, 2012

I arrived in Zagreb for the begining of my trip in europ. I started by the funk lounge hostel!
I was perfect for start travelling. The staff it is so cool! I take all the tips for enjoy city and the country.
The hostel is very confortable and frindely.

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled with friends
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Bristol, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed September 23, 2012

I have never stayed at such a clean hostel it was fantastic and clearly alot of effort had been made to maintain high standards, the staff were awesome and very helpful with places to go etc etc,

Also, the directions provided by the hostel and the little yellow footprints from the tram station made the place very easy to find, there is also a bar section which has great food and drinks at very reasonable prices.

My only gripe would be they only have the one laptop for guest use which I suppose can mean long waiting times if you dont have your own wi-fi device but there is free wifi for iphone/laptops etc.

If I were to travel to Zagreb i the future this would be the place I'd stay for sure!

  • Stayed September 2012, traveled solo
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Munich, Germany
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed September 13, 2012

Stayed at the Funk Lounge and it was wonderful.

There are so many positive, so I will start with those. The rooms, bathrooms and kitchen stay clean. The beds are comfortable and although it is a hostel the space does not seem cramped. The people that work there are incredibly friendly and love to chat. They will be willing to work through bus itineraries with you to get you to Plitvice/Split/Zadar etc.Their buddy restaurant, which is next door has good food at good prices. (Try the risotto). The WiFi is generally reliable and works very well in most of the rooms. (I stayed in several). I highly recommended the pub crawl they offer 8 euros for a small bar in the center and an excursion to two clubs in the Jarun area. The taxi fare there and back is included! That automatically makes the pub crawl worth it. (I recommend Jarun to visit for the evening).

The only negatives I have for Funk Lounge is that it has a few repairs. Some of the lockers didn't work, a shower door was broken etc. But the good news is that the workers there ARE working on it. Other than that Funk Lounge is not in the center but it is really easy to get to tram 11 and 12 take you to the center and 4,5 to the train station/bus station. They come often and its a quick ride.You can even walk to the center in abt 25 min. Nice evening stroll.

Final words. It seems despite the broken lockers to be a pretty secure place. You may think that it is hotel like at first but don't worry if you hang around the couches in the kitchen or outside on the patio you re bound to meet someone you like.

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
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Brussels, Belgium
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Reviewed August 31, 2012

Wonderful experience again for my second stay in Funk Lounge. Good food for a nice price, perfect service, the team is super-friendly and ready to help.
For sure, next time I'm in Zagreb, that's the place I'll stay!

  • Stayed August 2012, traveled solo
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Reviewed August 7, 2012

Thank you to all the staff for making it a lovely and inviting stay. Hostel is very clean, security is 100%. Lovely common room/kitchen to hang out and cook your own meals (not that we did cook) Would be awesome if the WiFi worked in the bedrooms but other than that WiFi was excellent throughout the rest of the hostel! Fantastic tourist information at the front desk. All the staff are always willing to provide advice whatever the time!! Air con was throughout the hostel and rooms.

Room Tip: Only stayed in a 4 bed dorm which was perfect.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed May 20, 2012

We were a group of 35 people who stayed in this hostel for 3 nights. The staff was very nice and helped us a lot for the whole organization thing. We reserved a plenty of 6, 5 and 4-beds rooms. Every room was clean and modern and had a private toilet (with shower).

Very good service and accomodation for an hostel. Every morning we took the tram to reach the hostel: lines 11 and 12 do-the-thing.

  • Stayed May 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Funk Lounge Hostel
Address: Ulica Ivana Rendica 28b, Zagreb 10000, Croatia
Location: Croatia > Central Croatia > Zagreb
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant
Hotel Style:
Ranked #7 of 155 Specialty Lodging in Zagreb
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Funk Lounge Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 17
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
With the highest standards of quality, cleanliness, security, comfort and style, Funk Lounge is the perfect accommodation for all travelers! Our hostel features a cozy living room, fully equipped kitchen, free Wi-Fi, charming bar & restaurant and the friendliest staff ever! All private rooms and dorms are air-conditioned, have en suite bathrooms, individual lockers and key card room access.Our hostel is centrally located and within a walking distance to "Old Town of Zagreb" and Zagreb's most beautiful park "Maksimir," city ZOO and "Dinamo" football stadium. With the transportation right at our doorstep, Zagreb is accessible and easy for you to explore!If you want to try delicious and cheap traditional Croatian food, our hostel's bar & restaurant is a perfect place for you! ... more   less 
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