Hostels in Zagreb, Croatia

24 hostels available. Prices start from $12 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Zagreb

The Dots Hostel

City Centre
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Groups (10+ people) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
"…The bathrooms are clean and there is great water pressure and ample hot water. There are hooks on the wall for towels/clothes, but there is no space in the showers for toiletries. On the bottom … More
Solo Traveller
"…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 … More
Couples Family-Friendly Hostel Female Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
Ilica 50 ... More

Chillout Hostel

City Centre
Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel
"…Comfortable and central hostel. Funny furniture. Free WiFi and a big kitchen you can cook your own meal. Think of bringing your own locker. Only one negative aspect -- I found a condom bag under … More

Whole Wide World Hostel

City Centre
Free Breakfast
Groups (10+ people) Party Hostel Solo Traveller
"…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 … More

Main Square Hostel

City Centre
Free Breakfast
Couples Female Solo Traveller
"…There is a male and female bathroom. The female bathroom has two showers and two toilets. The water is hot and stalls have shower caddies to keep toiletries. Some rooms (including the female dorm … More
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…- cook tasty meals in our fully equipped and modern kitchen for guests - enjoy and have peaceful rest in our beautiful and spacious rooms with balcony - enjoy in beautiful view of the Zagreb … More
Solo Traveller
"…Even though it has a restaurant and bar next door, the rooms stay pretty quiet. There are very few negative points in general. Some may want a hostel inside the center of the city, but public … More
Adventure Hostels Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…We just opened the windows for some air to help this. There are also air conditioning systems in each room. The bathrooms are average and could be a bit cleaner but they are not extremely dirty. … More
Ulica Pavla Hatza 10 More
Family-Friendly Hostel
"…The central Ban Jelačić Square can be reached in just 250 m, while the Cathedral is 100 m away. Fresh food market Dolac can also be reached in just 150 m. Grocery shops can be found within a few … More
Party Hostel
Savska cesta 198b More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Cancellation policy is 48 hours We accept payment by cash & credit card. This is a no smoking hostel, smoking allowed in the garden. Note that we have to charge 1.60 € city tax ( per person … More

Hi Hostel

City Centre
Digital Nomads Groups (10+ people) Older travelers (+50)
"…Vending machines with hot and cold drinks are available in the lobby. And a microwave and refrigerator are available on request behind reception. Luggage storage is also available if you need to … More
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"… 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 … More
Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller
"…Friendly, fresh, and comfortable, almost like being allowed into someone's house. Go there! Don't believe this 30 minutes to town rubbish. It's 15 minutes at best but you pass the zoo on the way … More
Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest
Cernička 33 ... More

Hostels in Zagreb, Croatia

24 hostels available. Prices start from $25 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Zagreb (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Zagreb.

 Get to know Zagreb (no more

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.

Zagreb Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Zagreb, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 24
Average dorm price $31
Average private room price $76
Cheapest hostel in Zagreb Funk Lounge Hostel with $26.5
Party hostels in Zagreb Chillout Hostel (4 in total)
Most Zagreb hostels are located in City Centre, Dubica, Salata
Average rating of all hostels 6.5

FAQ about Zagreb Hostels

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Travel Tips for Zagreb - from the Community

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