Hostel in Košice, Slovakia

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

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

Košice is the second-biggest city in Slovakia and was chosen to be the European Cultural Capital in 2013. The city center is old and well preserved. You can visit the Executioner's Bastion and the Mill Bastion; the Košice State Theater; the East Slovak Museum; and many churches from different denominations, including the Calvinist Church, the Franciscan Church, the Evangelical Church, the Dominican Church, the Synagogue at Puškinová Street, and the Premonstratensian Church.

Košice has a very convenient location for traveling to different neighboring countries. Hungary is less than thirty kilometers, and Ukraine is less than a hundred kilometers away. Although Romania does not have a border with Slovakia, Romania is only two hundred kilometers from Košice. In fact, you need more time to get to Bratislava (four hundred kilometers away) than to any of these countries but there are regular flights from Košice to Bratislava, Prague, Vienna, and other destinations. We should not forget that the Slovak Tatry are also a hundred kilometers away from Košice so it is worth visiting the city in the winter, as well. However, there are only a few hostels in Košice from which you can choose. Luckily, there are Košice hostels that operate all year long and prices do not vary much throughout the year.

Nightlife in Košice is good at weekends and nothing special during the rest of the week. However, there are many good restaurants where you can taste delicious Slovak meals. Prices are moderate and portions are big with interesting lunch deals. Košice is a nice small city, which is a great stop for a few days if you make a European trip. From here, you can easily choose your next destination. The city is nice at any time of the year and will appeal to people who like smaller places with rich history. Hostels in Košice are not very expensive, so this will help your budget.

Written by local enthusiast for Košice hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Košice hostels George Traveller

FAQ about Košice Hostels

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

There is exactly 1 Hostel in Košice, Slovakia. Hostelz.com compares the prices for this hostel so you can get the best price on any major booking site.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 1 hostel in Košice, Slovakia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Košice such as
  • 3 hotels
  • 1 guesthouse
  • 2 apartments

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Košice.

Happy Bull is the best rated hostel for partying in Košice.

It offers: Pub Crawls, Bar.

Your Packing List for Košice

Your Packing List for Košice

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Košice and Slovakia.

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.

Get your full Packing List here

Košice 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 Košice, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
1 Total number of hostels
$21 Average dorm price
$21 Cheapest hostel in Košice
Happy Bull is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Košice
Happy Bull is the best rated
8.5 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Košice - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Košice. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Košice. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

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