Hostels in Cluj-Napoca, Romania

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Get to know Cluj-Napoca (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 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 Cluj-Napoca. To help you make friends with Cluj-Napoca before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Guess what? Cluj-Napoca is also named and spelled Cluj - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Cluj-Napoca is a very beautiful city with great flight connections to other European countries. Almost all the sights and the best clubs are in the center, so you probably will not need to take taxis or public transportation at all. Although the number of hostels in Cluj-Napoca has increased in the last few years, there are still not many hostels in the city. The majority of Cluj-Napoca hostels are located in the city center and they are literally a few meters away from each other. The only problem is that the train station and the airport are far from the hostels, but you can get some of the buses that go to the center. Be sure to know the exact address of your hostel.

Cluj-Napoca is an amazing place to visit -– it is a great mixture of old and new. Visit the great museums and do not miss the old buildings, which keep memorable moments of European history. Some of the main sights are the Baroque church, the Szeky Palace, and the Church of Saint Michael. You can also visit Alba Iulia, which is only an hour away by train.

Cultural life is very rich –- visual arts, performing arts, and nightlife here are among the best in the Balkans. Visit the Transylvania Philarmonic and the Hungarian Theatre and Opera if you like performing arts, or visit some of the galleries if you prefer sculptures and paintings. There are all kinds of nightclubs, as well. The city has also a strong football team, which is very popular.

Written by local enthusiast for Cluj-Napoca hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Cluj-Napoca hostels George Traveller

FAQ about Cluj-Napoca Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Cluj-Napoca. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Cluj-Napoca. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Cluj-Napoca costs on average $18 for a dorm. A hostel in Cluj-Napoca with private rooms costs on average $36. shows all 6 Hostels in Cluj-Napoca. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 6 hostels in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Cluj-Napoca such as
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Hostel Cluj-Napoca - Retro Hostel is the best rated hostel for partying in Cluj-Napoca.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Cluj-Napoca

Your Packing List for Cluj-Napoca

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Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Cluj-Napoca and Romania.

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.

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Cluj-Napoca 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 Cluj-Napoca, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
6 Total number of hostels
$18 Average dorm price
$36 Average private room price
$18 Cheapest hostel in Cluj-Napoca
2 Party hostels in Cluj-Napoca
7 Average rating of all hostels

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