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Zagreb is a city with a growing tourist base, and therefore also a growing number of hostels to accomodate them. You probably won't have any luck finding a hostel in Zagreb by asking people on the street, because most residents don't even know they exist. Croatians generally almost never stay in hostels, so the people in Zagreb hostels will most probably be exclusively foreigners. A lot of Zagreb hostels tend to be located in either smaller side streets or not in the immediate center of the city. The hostels in Zagreb with a longer tradition are, however, listed on the major hostel-booking sites.
Although the city gets many young travelers and backpackers, the entrepreneurs in Zagreb have yet to take advantage of this business opportunity. Hence, many Zagreb hostels are run by young Croatians who have traveled abroad as backpackers themselves. Unfortunately, this also means a lack of high-quality hostels as can be found in major Western European cities. They are usually located in converted apartment buildings or private houses, which can add to the charm and personal feel, but can also mean less-than-ideal standards in hygiene. In comparison to other Western European hostels, in general, the hostels in Zagreb are pretty much on the same or slightly lower scale, but they are all very similar to one another.
In terms of activities, Zagreb has yet to discover the full potential of offering things like city bike tours or pub crawls. You might find that the to-do board in your hostel offers suggestions of travel to nearby cities or tourist destinations (taken from the nearest tourist information office), but lacks organized activities for foreigners within the city itself. Most Zagrebians speak at least a little English, and are generally friendly, so asking for directions to tourist sites or for general suggestions about activities is usually met with kindness and interest. Zagreb residents, especially the younger generation, tend to like foreigners and are glad to help out.
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Ravnice Youth Hostel
"Ravnice Youth Hostel is a two-building, clean, quiet, forty-plus-room hostel. The friendly and knowledgeable staff speak excellent English and Spanish. The Location The hostel is located in a quiet area just outside the city centre. It is easily accessed by taking tram 7 toward Dubrava from the main bus station or tram 4 toward Dubec from the train station to Ravnice stop. At the tram stop, signs will point you in the right direction to...
HI - Zagreb Hostel
"The location is convenient enough, being under 10 minutes from the train station and just down the block from a market. It's another 10-minute walk to the city center. There are keys for 24 hour access and luggage storage for after you check out (9am!). The place seems a bit like an old hotel, the key word being old, with no real common room. The owners can be helpful when they want to be, though I'm pretty sure they like making fun of...
Hostel Mali Mrak Zagreb
"Best hostel we ever visited! - This is the best Hostel we ever have visited. It is convenient located near a tram stop, (the last stop of several tramlines so you can not make a mistake getting off) and within fifteen minutes we were in the very centre of Zagreb. The staff were superb, friendly, and helpful and the service they provided was excellent! (excellent will not cover it because they are more than excellent). The hostel was...
"Hostel is in a wonderful location very central to the Old Town and a short tram ride away from the bus station and train station. The staff of Dave and Leo are very accommodating and do everything they can to make your stay pleasant and comfortable. I stayed here for three nights and slept well the entire stay." … "This hostel is not only in the best location in Zagreb, but also the best hostel I've stayed at on my whole trip! It's...
Buzz Backpackers Old Town Zagreb
"One of the nicest and most comfortable hostels I've ever visited! - one of the nicest and most comfortable hostels I've ever visited! Very clean (both dorms and bathrooms), nice and helpful staff, great location -- and you can even store your luggage after check-out until you leave!" … "This place is great. The owners know what a backpacker wants -- beer, internet, and bed. It's very reasonably priced but they need to get premiership...
"Hostel Lika is making a concerted effort to be Zagreb's best hostel and provides guests with a warm welcome and many services. The owner-operators, Ilona and Marko, do their best to ensure that guests have a wonderful time whilst at their hostel and in Zagreb. They can help to organise tours to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Plitvice Lakes -- a must while in northern Croatia -- as well as offering helpful advice on local restaurants,...
"… traveling or having fun and just perfect to share your experiences with a new friend or our staff. Nice restaurant just by the hostel with amazing food and out door terrace is perfect for any meal. Everything in our accommodation is made with lots of love and effort. Zagreb is an undiscovered city that...
"… guests can relax with a coffee and internet, looking onto the main street (Tkalciceva). We offer our guests many different things, such as bike rental, internet, computers and different drinks. In agreement with a well known tourist agency we organize excursions around the city and beyond. We also offer sightseeing’s on a Segway, and many other tourist attractions. We are located in the liveliest street in town, where there are...
"There is a lot more to Croatia than its beaches, and Buzz Hostel reflects that. Zagreb, the inland capital, is full of hostels and wonderful things to see and do while staying in one. Buzz Hostel is a perfect home base for exploring the city because of its great amenities, great atmosphere, and great staff. The Location Buzz Hostel is situated somewhat far away from the city center, in a quiet residential area that is right next a tram...
Hobo Bear Hostel
"Good Hostel - We had a pleasant stay at the Hobo Bear Hostel. The staff was very helpful and kind to us. The location was very good and everything was clean inside." … "… to kick-start your night of club and bar hopping.We offer: • Internet Access free of charge • Web Access in Lobby • WiFi in Room • WiFi in Lobby • Free linen • Free lockers • Free luggage storage • Air Conditioning...
Taban Hostel Zagreb Centre
"… busy historic Tkalciceva Street, where all the action is. Our rooms are new and spacious for a good night sleep, and we offer numerous facilities like free Wi-Fi, a full bar inside the property, 24 hour reception, luggage storage, etc. Wake up smell the freshly ground coffee in the morning or enjoy cold beers in the bar or the terrace by the evening. We offer you wide range of the rooms to choose from. The traditional...
Dizzy Daisy Backpackers Hostel
"… in the hostel, listed below. You won't find such an offer for this price in any other hostel. Be sure, that you won't pay for all the things for which usually other hostels charge some euros extra. The hostel is located 10 minutes by tram from the very centre of Zagreb and the railway station. You can reach it also on foot. Just a few minute-walk from the hostel, you'll find some bars, cafes and restaurant. The reception will...
Logistic Youth Centre
"We offer you accommodation in our new Hostel Ivanda. Ivanda hostel opened its doors on March 1 , 2009. At 500 square meters there we have 11 superbly appointed rooms, single, double, triple, apartments + TWC (capacity approx. 29 persons), 3 common bathroom area, and two spaces for socializing, with a wealth of additional services (satellite TV, internet, etc. ). As part of the hostel is located (In hostel area is also located 600m2 ) own...
"I loved this place! the staff are really great. - The staff were excellent, very helpful and sociable, and willing to offer advice, answer any questions, and solve any problems i had. The facilities were all top notch. Haven't got a bad thing to say about this hostel, will def be back, hopefully this summer." … "Class! - Such a brilliant hostel, clean and modern with an amazing bar/restaurant! The staff are so nice and fun. It's easy...
Old Town Zagreb
"Good location and lovely Hostel owner! - I was staying for 2 nights. The rooms were clean and big enough for 8 People. The hostel owner was very nice and helpful. The common room is huge with a Computer and free Internet. The only downpoint was that the pillow and the mattress was uncomfy, but the rest was perfect!" … "Central. Small.Clean. Spacious layout with kitchen access. Great staff - Central location on 4th floor Hapsburg...
Chillout Hostel Zagreb
"Excellent - You will not be disappointed with anything here including the great staff." … "Very nice, albeit smoky - This hostel is not far from the old town center or the train station/bus station. Very clean and well maintained. The staff is very nice and helpful. Air conditioning in the dorm room was so nice. My only complaint was that the wifi was only available in the bar and my clothes stunk of cigarette smoke from spending time...
The Cherry Hostel
"Nice people -- slightly above-average stay - Lovely owners and the management team are really nice that try to make your stay comfortable. Realistically it isn't the most lively hostel and the rooms aren't big even for a dorm. The hostel is also about a 20minute walk away from the main square. If you are solo traveler that's looking for peace and quiet I recommend this place. If you are a solo traveler wanting to meet new people and hang out...
Day & Night Hostel
"… as well as night life are in walking distance. „Day and night“ is result of rich travell experience and running hostels before so we offer you unique place to chillout and meet fellow travellers and provide you with everything you need for a great stay in Zagreb. Free facilities and services: 24 hours internet and WiFi Air condition in all rooms Security locers Safety deposit box Skype phone Linen Towel Iron and ironing...
The House Hostel Zagreb
"A very welcoming place - This hostel is social, and has great common areas. Free computer usage. Simple, but nice breakfast. You need to take the tram to get there from the train station, but the bus station is in easy walking distance. Good beds and lockers in the rooms. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the overall atmosphere of the place is positive. I would definitely recommend staying here." … "Fantastic! - This place is...
"… can feel a cool breeze, Fun and Cooking Zone where you can chill, share your experience, cook and eat, watch movies and meet other sHappy people. Our guests will be given specially created maps with different routes – sHappy Route, Swag Route, Stripy Route… Following these routes will satisfy all of your wishes and desires as you discover all the fine art and romantic places, museums, night clubs, live bands, stand-up comedy, Zagreb...
Palmers Lodge Zagreb
"Really great!!! highly recommended! - nice clean accommodation with good facilities, really close to both train and bus stations (equidistant from both) and town squares, museums, shops, and upper town. Staff are great and really help make your stay worthwhile, showing you great places to go and even joining you on nights out. This hostel aims to please and is passionate about travel and Croatia and made great suggestions about moving on from...
Hostel Chic Zagreb
"Great location, nice room - Zagreb still seems a bit new to tourism, but it was definitely one of the most beautiful places I have ever been. This hostel was very nice -- small and friendly and definitely helped make my stay in Zagreb a pleasant one." … "A great place to stay in Zagreb - We stayed for two nights, although it says Hostel it is really like a hotel, great rooms at hostel prices. Good location for sightseeing in Zagreb....
Maju Jaya Hostel
"First time I have ever been sad to get a couchsurf - This is a really great hostel. Everything worked. Plenty of toilets (boys and girls). Spotless. Best smelling bathrooms I have ever smelled. Hot water and good pressure. Owners really nice. Wi-fi is great in rooms and common room. Nice tv and computers. Nice kitchen. Within five minutes there is a small Konzum grocery store. Within 10, you have a Lidel and a big Konzum and McD. The...
The Brit Hostel Zagreb
"Fantastic Hostel - This is a great hostel. It has everything you need and is clean and comfortable. I especially like the common area." … "Excellent hostel. - This is an extremely well-run hostel conveniently located near the centre of Zagreb. Excellent value for money." … "… for only 30kn/4EUR. We also want our guests to be safe and secured, therefore every dorm has free lockers for each bed and every floor (hallway) is...
Chillout Hostel Zagreb
"… scheduled arrival or a 1 night stay in the reserved type of room will be charged - In case the reservation is paid in advance and canceled 48 hours or more before the scheduled arrival, the deposit will be returned in full - Please do not make noise that could disturb other guests in the rooms, corridors and public areas, especially in the period from 11pm to 7am - Place your valuable posessions in the safe deposit box at the...
"… trips to national park 'Plitvicka jezera', fun nights at hostel with concerts of great bands, exhibitions of various types of artists, workshops, fun quizzes etc. We are renting a bicycles and roller skates. Friendly staff is always here if you need any suggestions and information about Zagreb and Croatia. Please note: Check in is at 14:00, check out time is at 12:00. Reception is working 7:00 - 23:00 Cancellation policy...
"… down in Zagreb. You will be provided with city maps and every important information you want to know. We have 8 and 4 bed dorm and private room. There is also lounge area with TV, laptops where you can sit and relax. A/C is in whole hostel. All rooms are spacious, cosy and quiet. Bed linen is included in the price and our bathrooms are clean with hair dryers. We have small kitchen, equipped with cooking utensils, microwawe,...
"… fully equipped kitchen, where you can have free breakfast and traditional Croatian lunch very cheap. Our staff will provide you with free information about the city, city maps and brochures. Where to go and what to see, in a fun & fancy way. They will also advise you on the various different discounts, where to party, where to relax walking through nature. Fancy hostel offers day trips and visits to castles around Zagreb or...
All 4 Seasons Hostel
"… shade. The kitchen has all needed appliances. There is also toilet and a separate bathroom with toilet. NOTE! The cool thing about our toilets is our surround music car radio! :P We also have a nice cozy chill out room were you can relax, watch tv and enjoy. All 4 seasons hostel Zagreb is situated in the center of city, next to main square, close to night life of Zagreb. The main railway station is not even 5 minutes walk from the...
"… to unwind after a day spent exploring the beautiful city. Private rooms, separate apartments, dorm rooms big and small, all on offer here at unbeatable value. Of course all the usual are free, WiFi, linens, towels,lockers, key cards secured dorms and our traditional Rakija welcome drink with our experienced helpful staff means your stay will be a happy one in the Swanky Mint. 'PLEASE NOTE: The City Tax is not included in the...
"Excellent service - Everything was clean and staff was very helpful. Best thing was great domestic food in their restaurant. They are 5 minutes tram ride (you don't need a ticket) from Bus station." … "… Wi-Fi, a welcome drink (domestic speciality, rakija shots),free towels, linens and sheets, free usage of the vault at the reception desk, free brochures, free private parking, lounge bar and a restaurant where you can consume...
My Way Hostel Zagreb
"… treasures of the beautiful city of Zagreb. We have different type of rooms with comfortable beds and air conditioning, nice bathrooms (each with high-pressure hot showers), big common r Surroundings Located 1 km from Zagreb's main square, My Way Hostel offers an on-site bar with a spacious terrace, free Wi-Fi and free private parking. The guests have access to a common room in the lobby. All rooms and dormitories are...
"… also have laundery service. You are welcome to our ga Surroundings Favela hostel is close to the market place, shopping center, hospital, exchange office, bakeries and fast-food restaurants, car rental and other services. Public transport is available within 5 minutes of walking distance, if you are going in the center of Zagreb. If you like walking in nature or want to see exotic animals, 10 minutes from the hostel Favela is the...
Big Smile Hostel
"… In low season reception works from 6 am till midnight . After midnight reception works upon request. Hostel has a kitchenette on disposal and all our guests have 10% discount for all meals (only food!) in the restaurant next door. Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 13:00 to 23:00 . Check out before...
"… We also regulary organize special tours at an affordable price providing an opportunity to discover cultural and natural beauties of Croatia. These tours include visits to places like the spectacular national park "Plitvice" or going to cultural heritage cities such as Varaždin. Our hostel is just 15 min away from the main bus station as well as the city center, and 10 min from the main train station, if you take a tram. We are...
"… tables and chairs in every room, and luggage storage and closets will make your stay here perfect, so do not wait a minute longer, book your stay with us and enjoy the luxury of a hotel for the price and the homelike feeling of a hostel. Please note: Check-in from 13:00 Check-out 11:00 Cancellation policy is 1 day in advance We accept payment by cash and credit card. No Curfew 24h reception All persons under the age of 16 must be...
"… can be reached in just a short walk. Room type: Twin Room with Shared Bathroom Air-conditioned room offering a small seating area, access to a shared bathroom with shower. Room type: Triple Room with Shared Bathroom Air-conditioned room offering a small seating area, access to a shared bathroom with shower. Room type: Single Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory Room Air-conditioned room offering a small seating area, individual lockers, access...
"… free wi fi for all our guests. There is also a lot of free parking space in the vicinity. Surroundings The hostel is located in a quiet neighbourhood next to the park Stara Trešnjevka. There are a number of shops in the vicinity of the hostel, as well as a number of cafe's, a bakery and a number of dinners. There is a supermarket located in the vicinity of the area (5 min walk) at the Trešnjevački plac, a place where you can see...
Zagreb Soul Hostel
"… have enough showers and hot water for all our guests. Since the hostel is located in a nice and quiet area, a good night's sleep is guaranteed. Please Note: Cancellation policy: 72h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay. Check in from 08:00 to 22:00. Check out from 11:00 to 20:00. Reception open 24/7. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit...
"… and short walking distance to all major tourist attractions. It is also close to famous Hotel 'Esplanade' and Shopping center 'Importanne'. One of the highlights near by is famous garden “Botanički vrt” where is always possible to find shade and peaceful corner to relax. Hostel offers all you need; nice friendly environment, amazing staff and great friendly atmosphere. Hostel Chaplin extends to 165 comfortable square meters...
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Zagreb Travel Tips & Suggestions
I just went to Zagreb for some cheap dental work as it's about less than half the price in the U.K. The local bread and cheese are very good, and the seafood is nearly the best in Europe and very cheap. Cheap accommodation is scarce but it's a beautiful city for a long weekend.
I have traveled through Europe a few times over and Zagreb will always remain my favourite city -- the people, weather, and the nightlife is superb. It's uncomplicated and great fun, however, accommodation is a major headache.
You cannot stay one weekend in Zagreb and think that you can have your own complete opinion 'cause...you haven't seen it all. I have lived in Croatia for 21 years and I'm still exploring and finding something every year that I didn't know that we had! For staying in Zagreb, in my opinion the most important thing is to meet and get friendly with somebody smart from Zagreb. Because you can spend a fortune here, or you can spend very little money. I know a lot of people who actually LIVE IN Zagreb and can give you the right answer about things like: where is good blues/rock'n roll club, where I can eat the best "chevapi," where is the best cheap beer?
I was sguck in Zagreb for 6days, however in my time there I fell in love with the city. The old town matches many of the more popular cities in Europe and the quality for the money you put in is great. The food is very good and nighlife is fantastic. My recomendations would be to go to the Jazz bar - great live music and the most friendly of clubs ive ever been to. Also try a day trip to Krapina or Trakoscanwhere youll be delighted by the views of the lakes and the history of mankind! I would also recommend taking in a football match while your there - the crowds chant some amazing things and you'll be left speechless by the end of it!
While it might be a difficult city to fly into, once you are there you definitely know it has been worth the journey. The architecture, the laid back atmosphere, the outstanding food, the friendly locals... Zagreb's really a stunning place that so many people overlook when travelling around Europe! And it doesn't break the bank either, unlike many European cities. I know I will be back on my next travels!
Zagreb is a great city, let's hope not too many people discover it! It is a proud city with beautiful proud people. Only on my third visit did I discover there was an entire old city hidden away behing the main square. Simply stunning. Driving north towards Hungary you find yourself travelling along a windy fairy tale of a road, between tall trees - a moving experience!
— Bart Groen
Zagreb is one of the prettiest cities I have ever been to. I have lived there for nine years and I can assure you that you cannot see all it has to offer in two days. People there are friendly and if you get acquainted with someone who lives there they can introduce Zagreb to you. From parks to museums and even pastry shops, it is amazing, and if you are young and like to have fun, night life in Zagreb can be very satisfying. All you can do there is relax and have fun, I know I will when I go this summer there.
Zagreb is the capital of Croatia, but it has a small-town feel. It's very easy to get around and is one of the most relaxed capitals in Europe. Unless you're here to live the life, however, the sights of Zagreb can be done in a day (2 days including the museums).
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