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Split is the second largest city in Croatia, although once you are there it will feel pretty compact. All of the major sights (with exception of the soccer pitch) are located right on the coastline, most of them within the confines of the harbor area. Split's train station, bus terminal, and ferry landing are all within steps of each other, making getting in, out, and through Split very easy.
Upon arrival in Split you will be overwhelmed by people with offers of apartments and rooms. Although it is possible to negotiate a deal here, you will not know where you are staying until the deal is closed. Stories of dirty rooms, far off apartments, and bedbugs are common. It is best to book ahead.
Over the last several years Split has become very backpacker friendly with many hostels setting up shop. They are all fairly new, which means clean and top rate facilities however the owners may still be learning how to properly run a hostel. Pay close attention to reviews, some hostel owners have been known to offer discounts and special rooms in exchange for positive reviews. If the majority of the reviews are negative with only a handful of extremely positive, be wary.
Split is a great place to relax and hang out by the beach, so book your hostel accordingly. Most of the nightlife is also centered around the harbor and the old Roman settlement. Most locations are within walking distance which is a good thing as the public transit leaves something to be desired.
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Silver Gate Hostel
"Right next to Diocletian's Palace - Good, basic hostel. I had trouble finding it, since there's a small sign pointing you to the top level of a building. Right next to the markets, which is good (for food) and bad (for noise). Just steps from the Riva and Diocletian's Palace, they really have the best location. At night they give you a code to let yourself in. They don't take cash, which is a bit annoying, but staff are friendly and are...
Al's Place Hostel
"Truly located in the center of town, Al's Place lies well within the walls of Diocletian's Palace making any sight within walking distance of the hostel. Run by Al, a somewhat nutty Brit, this hostel is open from May to the end of October. Really the only drawback to the hostel is the difficulty in finding it. Even the tourist information was unsure, and an Aussie couple asked police who didn't know. But, if you follow Al's directions and...
"The building that houses Hostel Placida is located centrally, just outside of the northwest corner on the palace. For first time users from the Croatia Airlines Shuttle/Bus depot/Train Station/Harbor -- walk to the center (take the street along the water with all the signs that say center. Then, follow the street along the water with the palm trees for a few blocks. Take the last marble street to your left (be sure to note the cheap pizza...
Mediterranean House Hostel
"Mediterranean House Hostel -- a friendly, family-run place -- feels like home away from home. And, it's only a three-minute walk from Diocletian's Palace! The Location The hostel is very well located close to central Split, only a few minutes away from Diocletian's Palace and the palm-lined harbour. The walk from the harbour/bus/train station takes about fifteen minutes, but make sure to write down the directions before you arrive in...
Split Hostel Booze & Snooze
"The Location Following the directions to Split Hostel Booze & Snooze may seem like working out a puzzle for the first-time visitor to Split, especially through the maze of cobbled stone streets within the Diocletian Palace. Pushing passed the crowds and busy cafes, the hostel is located in a little alley way behind a Tisak newspaper stand in Narodni Trg. Bear in mind that you may be accosted by some locals asking if you are looking for a...
"We are in the center of the city so you don't need to use the buss, also the accomodation is near the busstatin, trainstation and ferrystation. I think you will like it in our accomodation because we have a yard and in the summer all the people (mostly young) from the house gather around and hang out before they go out. you can check it out on our web site www.apartmentsnikolla.com. Looking foward meeting you." … "Family Hostel in the...
"Wonderful hosts, great accommodation - We spent one night at Kamena Lodge coming back from Hvar. The hosts Ann and Glynn are wonderful people with a lot of helpful information and insider tips on the area. The accommodation itself is awesome. The rooms are very clean, lovely decorated, and it feels like a home away from home. The pool is great to cool off and the pool area is nice for a little chat in the evening. There is a daily shuttle...
"… in Split. Our hostel is the best option for young travellers, backpackers, and couples who want to come and enjoy the city of Split. This hostel is in the old city, it has 7 bedrooms on three levels. First level, is one private double ensuite like a studio apartment. Second level, is three rooms, two twin privates and one double private with kitchen (for breakfast only) and bathroom which is shared by all rooms on this level....
Private Accomodation Hostel Antonio
"Hostel Antonio is surrounded by the wonderful atmosphere of Split, Croatia. It is right in the heart of the UNESCO heritage zone -- you will be walking amongst the living history of the area, on the centuries polished and sometimes treacherous stone streets and within walking distance or a short bus ride from all the major beaches and tourist points. Hostel Antonio tries very hard to be quality accommodation, though sometimes falls short....
CroParadise Green Hostel
"CroParadise Hostel is a small, cozy hostel in an apartment space. The Location The hostel is located about ten minutes' easy walk from the bus terminus. Walk through the market as you exist from the bus terminus, the hostel is one street away from the end of the market. Bus terminus is beside the port as well, so hostel is close by to the port (for boats to neighbouring islands). Rooms and Bathrooms The dorm room has four bed...
"RISK FOR ROOM OUTSIDE CENTRE! - This was truly the worst accommodation experience we have had in Croatia. As opposed to several hostels with friendly staff, nicely priced and splendid private rooms, for example in the middle of Dubrovnik and an overall a happy stay, our booked night at the D&D hostel in Split was a total disappointment and annoyance. We would strongly recommend you NOT to book this hostel. Because we'd be arriving at midnight...
Hostel Ana Zahirović
"Cool place - Great staff, very friendly and helpful. location is fantastic, just go out of hostel and you are in the middle of all -- bars, great nightlife, restaurants. I will visit this place again." … "Number one - I came to Split for a night and I stayed a lot more, had a great time there, the owner is very helpful and also he party with us! Hostel is very clean and everything is brand new. I will visit this place this summer."...
"Pletkovic Hostel offers the very basics if you are looking to explore the ancient Roman ruins or relax out on the Croatian beaches. The Location Located about five minutes' walking distance away from the train and bus station, this hostel is a great deal for where it is situated. From here you can easily walk to the open air Roman ruins or down the coastline for the beaches. The town itself is quiet small and there are a lot of...
Silver Central Hostel
"… just a 2 minute walk away from the hostel. At the hostel, we offer the following facilities at prices to fit every budget: Free Security Lockers Free Computer + WiFi Access 24/7 Hot Showers Air Conditioning / Heating in every room Free Luggage Storage Spacious Common Area Free Bed Linen + Blankets Free Towels Free Maps + Tourist Information Free use of TV, DVD's and PlayStation 2 No...
"Seaside tranquility - A perfect quiet beach house getaway to lazily tan for whole days. There isn't much else around to do (not that you'd want to do anything if it is sunny, apart from swim and tan). The breakfast is wonderfully catered. The accommodation is modern and clean. The seawater is basically on the doorstep of the common area. Absolutely the best full kitchen facilities in any hostel i've stayed in around the world for the last 8...
"Adriatic Hostel is newly renovated and has beautiful interior design with modern furniture. According to the owner, the decoration is just for the youth's style. Outside the hostel, there is a green market, which offers convenience for grocery and shopping. It is definitely the best choice to stay in Split, with reasonable price and good location. The Location The hostel is well located and is easy to find. It's near the old town,...
Inchy Rooms Guesthouse
"Excellent, Inchy and Boris were great! - The hosts, Inchy and Boris, were very nice and friendly. Boris came to pick us up at the bus station arrival at 1 a.m. We highly recommend!" … "The ideal location, comfortable, clean, and quiet - Our visit here was excellent. We were able to walk there with our luggage right off the ferry from Ancona Italy. The location is in the center of the old historic town, just where we wanted to be....
Youth Hostel Split
"Split, the second largest city in Croatia, is the capital of Dalmatia.The old town is built around the harbor. Ferries to nearby islands Solta, Brac, Hvar and Vis, are continuously coming and going. The western end of the peninsula is a vast wooded mountain park with its famous Marjan hill. Croatia enjoys a rich and diverse culture. It is popular for its national parks and is a principal tourist attraction. The weather differs among the three...
"… facilities to make our guests comfortable stay. Newly opened Situs private Apartment is a separated attraction of the Situs hostel. It is small loft penthouse located in the city centre 5 minutes walk from bus/train/ferry terminal and only 3 minutes walk from the main street of the city centre. Ideal for a couple or a single wanting more privacy. Kitchen (refrigerator and cooker), nice bathroom and one double bed room with : TV,...
"TOP centered location, amazing view and spacious rooms! Beautifull small hostel on the privileged location inside Diocletian Palace with the spectacular view on St. Duje chatedral and Peristil square. Hostel Palace is not tipical hostel, there are spacious rooms and high ceilings. We can offer you 6 beds dorm with spectacular view of St. Duje chatedral and Peristil, 2 rooms wiith 4 beds and 1 private room with 2 beds PLEASE SEND US SMS...
Beach Hostel Split-Bacvice
"Beach Hostel Split-Bacvice is a great hostel -- the quality overall is what you could expect from a good hostel in term of cleanliness and available infrastructure, but it's really the personality and dynamism of the manager (Ladybird) that will make your stay at this hostel feel like home. The Location Contrary to what the name may let you think, it's not a "feet in the sand" hostel. You'll have to make the overwhelming effort of...
"Hostel Premi is a small family-run hostel offering clean and comfortable accommodation placed right within the Diocletian's Palace. We offer you a 3-bed dorm, which is placed on the top in a fabulous attic with a terrace which enjoys views to Marjan Hill and has a small bathroom and a kitchenette. Another dorm has 4 beds and there is a private twin bedroom, too. We offer you a 3-bed dorm, which is placed on the top in a fabulous attic with...
Split hostel Fiesta Siesta
"A Favorite Memory - Three years ago I stayed a few days at the Split Hostel when I was cycling in Croatia. An arrival by bike must have been unusual because I was treated as though I had arrived from another planet, and when I resumed my journey got a tremendous send-off by everyone. Ko and Maria (from the land of Oz) are great hosts." … "… fun Split has to offer. So come and visit us…we are sure you will have an unforgettable...
Buzz Hostel - Split Beach
"… appreciate the importance of clean facilities, so you will notice we will be cleaning all day long. Our reception is open 24 hours a day. Security of guests is also our top priority –25h Video surveillance, security gards and one of safest neighbourhoods will ensure you feel comfortable and welcome! Long story short: Once you get here, you will have the most of your enjoyable beach summer time. See you at Buzz! All rooms are...
Split Guesthouse & Hostel
"Amazing place to stay! - Split guesthouse is an awesome place to stay while your in Split. I changed my plans and only stayed for one night but Josko was super accommodating and welcoming! He was kind enough to make us all dinner and made me feel very at home! It's a great place to meet people too." … "Fun Times! - This hostel is about five minutes from Old Town and definitely worth it! I met some amazing people that convinced me to go...
"Hostel Barbara is new hostel, it's very different from other hostels, because it's built very luxurious. We have rooms with private WC and with shared WC. Hostel is very luxurious, safe, comforted, clean with balconies. We also have new luxurious apartmets. Hostel also has awesome garden and parking. It's very near to city center, ancient Diocletian's palace. Hostel is very near to beautiful beaches such as Bacvice, Znjan and others. During...
Old Town Hostel
"Everything that you would expect from a hostel is right here at Old Town Hostel, a great little hostel that's positioned right in the heart of the Old Town, Split. The Location The hostel itself is located on the third floor of a residential building. As the hostel is situated in the Old Town, no cars or buses are permitted to drive into the historic district, so you will have to locate the hostel on foot. The bus station, train...
CroParadise Pink & Blue Hostel
"… friendly staff is at your disposal and ready to fulfill your desires. Experience your own Cro paradise adventure! All of our dorm rooms are quality, comforted and themed modern rooms with huge lockers which are enough to accept everyone's luggage. Guests are also available free wi-fi connection, air conditioners in every room, big LCD screens and PC's with huge selection of movies where they will be able to satisfy everyone's...
"… Reservations of more than 7 people should be cancelled 7 days prior to arrival day.Failure to cancel within this time will result a charge equal to whole amount of your stay. The rooms are basic in style and have free Wi-Fi. There are 3 rooms. There is a great atmosphere and positive vibrations providing travelers a cozy place to stay while exploring the exciting city of Split. -Our hostel offers spacious and comfortable dorms....
Golly & Bossy Design Hostel
"What a great ambiance, staff, and clean room (food is also fantastic) - great hostel for very low price. I recommend this to all young people." … "… into a department store, and now, through some inspired cuts and bold design choices earned it's international acclaim. Two out of Hostel's three storeys feature bright three and four dorm-style rooms with neat bathrooms, while the top floor offers more luxurious suites with...
Hostel Split Backpackers
"… than 200 meters from the hostel. GOOD TO KNOW : • No curfew • No lockout • Linen, towels, hairdryer included • Groups accepted (up to 30 people) • Gateway day trips • Pub Crawls • Free maps • Travel desk and info • Microwave in kitchen • Free coffee &Tea • Free Air conditioning • Free WiFi all around hostel • Reading light&security lockers Check-in from 12:00 till 20:00 Check-out at 11:00 ..we are...
Hostel Split Wine Garden
"… have been redecorated with new furniture and air conditioners. The two bathrooms have been fully renovated. The main room is equipped with fridge, TV and DVD. There is free WI-FI internet for your personal notebooks accessible from the entire property. The hostel reception can arrange laundry washing and storage of valuable personal possessions. A city guide and any other required information are provided on arrival together with...
"Great Hostel, great location - Very easy to find following the supplied directions, friendly very helpful staff, air conditioning. I broke my camera and the girl working there found a place that could fix it, called them to make sure, printed a map to the place and showed me where the bus stops were." … "… throughout the hostel. Don't forget to ask the staff what's new and cool in Split. They always have great recommendations....
Tchaikovsky Hostel Split
"Clean, friendly, excellent location - While backpacking with friends, I booked a 3 day stay in Split at this hostel. After the 3 days were up, we knew we had to come back, and immediately booked another 3 nights! The owner is very kind, accommodating (let us in early and ordered in tasty crepes!), and friendly. He gives good advice and is an all-around nice guy. The hostel itself is always spotless, and the rooms are great -- everyone has...
"… spacious, and in our kitchen you can prepare delicious food or buy home made muffins and home brewed beer. If you are too lazy or hungover to go to the beach you can always sunbathe on our huge terrace (75 m2). In addition to the terrace, the hostel has two big balconies facing south so you can enjoy sun from dawn to dusk. We are located 10 min from the ferry, bus and train station. We offer you: * Free WiFi and free...
Diocletian's Palace Hostel
"High Quality Hostel - Big rooms, clean bathrooms, wifi throughout, good location and friendly staff." … "Nice Apartment - I slept one night at the apartment, it was very nice, clean, and air conditioned. The beds was also very comfortable. The negative is that it was a little walk away from the main hostel, but the positive is that it then is more close to the beach and clubs by the beach. I'm not sure if it was from the hostel, but...
Sweet & Cheap
"… city, wih all bars, restaurants just few steps away. Sweet & Cheap offersfree tea and coffee. There are three separated rooms all equipped with air-condition and WiFi which is free for use. In each bedroom there are two single and one double bad. It is possible to book entire bedroom or just a bed, depending on Your needs and preferences. Our bedrooms are daily cleaned. There are two full bathrooms, one for the Gentlemen...
"… is charged 5 Euro per day -bed linen is included in the price -towels can be rent for 7 kunas per day (around 1 Euro) -we do the washing and it's 50 kunas per washing machine -if you have a car it is possible to find a free parking place (we can help you) or if you prefer there is also a parking lot nearby that costs 10 Eur per day Please note: Check in: 14:00-23:00 Check out: 10:00 Cancellation policy is 2 days in...
Hostel Jadran Zvoncac
"Amazing from the pool to everything else! - Our stay was one of the most fabulous! The pool alone is enough to convince anyone. But more importantly, the service from the team was surpassing any expectations! I worked in hotels for about 5 years and these guys provided better service than any 4 star hotel wouldnt even offer. Just one example, we were a bit hungry late during the night, the owner himself brought us cheese and ham at 2 am!...
City square hostel
"The location cannot get any better and you cannot get any closer to all the attractions in Split. You are right on the main square Narodni trg, surrounded by great bars, amazing restaurants and shops, walking distance to ferries to the islands, famous Bacvice beach and the picturesque farmers market. Our crew of insiders knows all the hidden places and will point you to best places whether you are looking to experience the local scene, shop...
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Split Travel Tips & Suggestions
You certainly need to do a Split walking tour -- see the Diocletian palace.
Everyone says they prefer Dubrovnik to Split, but I quite liked it in Split! Black Cat restaurant/bar near the station has amazing food, seems to be full of foreigners. The beach is concrete, so visit the islands if you want something more picturesque (although there are no sand beaches on any of the islands). Wandering around the center of town you'll see a multitude of bars and cool cafes in random alleys. It's quite touristy with all the shops.
Split is a very nice and idyllic city, but also modern with lots of shops and nightlife. There are two beaches, one in each direction if you stand at the promenade at the end of what seems to me was the end of the main shopping street. If you visit Split you should also take a boat trip out to some of the islands - like Hvar or Brac.
The region of Split seems like one big beach party in the summer. If you make it to Split proper, try the Roman ruin walking tour and definitely check out some of Croatia's beautiful islands. Also, if you are staying in a private room, always haggle - there are plenty of options so the prices will always come down.
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