Hostels in Timisoara, Romania

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

 Get to know Timisoara (no more

Timisoara is one of the largest and most beautiful cities in Romania and it has great flight connections to other European countries. As Timisoara is close to Serbia and Hungary, it has a specific blend of cultures and still has minorities from these countries. Timisoara is a great multicultural city with rich history and a lot to see and do. The best time to visit Timisoara is spring or autumn. Public transportation is great -- cheap, clean, and on time. Train connections apart from close distances are not very convenient. However, there are many flights from Timisoara. Do not take taxis on your own from the airport -– you may be overcharged.

Timisoara hostels are few but in different locations; there are hostels in the center, near the train station, and in the surroundings. Hostels in Timisoara are cheap but you have to be careful as some of them are closed in the winter. There are also good clubs in the center and prices are not high -- most of them do not charge cover on weekdays. If you book a hostel in the center, you will not have to pay for taxis. There are several universities so the city is full of young people.

Visit the great museums and do not miss the old buildings, like the Huniade Castle, the Millennium Church, and the Orthodox Cathedral. There are many sights in Timisoara. You can also visit Arad, which is only an hour away by train.

Written by local enthusiast for Timisoara hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Timisoara hostels George Traveller

FAQ about Timisoara Hostels

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

A hostel in Timisoara costs on average $16 for a dorm. A hostel in Timisoara with private rooms costs on average $48. shows all 9 Hostels in Timisoara. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
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Your Packing List for Timisoara

Your Packing List for Timisoara

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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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Timisoara 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 Timisoara, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
9 Total number of hostels
$16 Average dorm price
$48 Average private room price
$24 Cheapest hostel in Timisoara
Freeborn Hostel is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Timisoara
Hostel Costel Timisoara is the best rated
7.3 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Arad (48 Km / 30 mi.)
Kikinda (60 Km / 37 mi.)
Vršac (71 Km / 44 mi.)
Reşiţa (72 Km / 45 mi.)
Zrenjanin (78 Km / 48 mi.)
Szeged (100 Km / 62 mi.)
Gyula (100 Km / 62 mi.)

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