Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Ohrid, Macedonia. You can choose from 5 Ohrid hostels. In total, there are 57 cheap places to stay in Ohrid such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $10 for a dorm.
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 Ohrid, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
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Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.
Travelling on your own to Ohrid? Fabulous!
Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Ohrid alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Ohrid. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.
This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and 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 Ohrid. To help you make friends with Ohrid before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Ohrid is a small city with less than sixty thousand inhabitants and you practically do not need to use public transportation, as everything is very close. Ohrid is a very lively city in the summer and you should visit it then, although hostels in Ohrid normally increase their prices for the summer season. A lot of Ohrid hostels are open only during the summer season, so be sure to make a booking in advance if you visit the city in the winter. All Ohrid hostels are located very close to Lake Ohrid and their prices are not very high and you can find very good accommodation. Ohrid is Macedonia’s most famous tourist destination and there are many tourists during the high season.
Lake Ohrid is very famous for its beauty and it is mandatory that you take a lake voyage. Lake Ohrid is a UNESCO Natural Heritage site and the Old City is a UNESCO Cultural Heritage Site. The city is very well preserved with many old houses (some Ohrid hostels are in such houses). There are also many churches, including the Church of St. Sophia, the Church of St. Panteleimon, the Church of St. George, the Church of St. Clement, and the Church of St. Petka. You can also visit the Ancient Theatre of Ohrid, the Basilica of St. Erazmo (fourth century), and the Museum of Slavic Writing Culture.
There are many summer festivals, which are very interesting even for veteran travelers. The Balkan Festival of Folk Songs and Dances, the Ohrid Summer Festival, the Balkan Music Square Festival, the Ohrid Choir Festival, and the Ohrid Fest are a few. If you stay longer in your Ohrid hostel, you might even catch more than one of them.
Written by local enthusiast for Ohrid hostels George Traveller
There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Ohrid. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Ohrid. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?
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Pack smart, not hard
Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Ohrid and Macedonia.
You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:
These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.