Hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia

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

 Over the river looking towards Preseren Square

Ljubljana, Slovenia, is a beautiful city that is constantly growing and changing. There has been a lot of money spent on the city recently in order to improve it as a whole. As a recent surge of tourism is hitting Ljubljana, there are new hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia, popping up all the time!

There are lots of good tourist attractions -- the castle, big parks where you can wander for hours, historical buildings, churches, and museums. It's a very safe city and it's nice to walk around. Both sides of the river are good and have their advantages, so when looking for hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia, as long as you're close to the centre, don't get too hung up on exactly where. The Ljubljana, Slovenia hostels are spread out around the small city centre, so you can walk to everything!

The city comes alive at night time with live music on the riverbanks, and the restaurants and bars are buzzing and busy. All the Ljubljana, Slovenia hostels are close together, so the main attractions and bars are within walking distance. Ljubljana is also a good place from which to do day trips, or if you want to go somewhere for a few days. There's lots of mountains and scenic towns and villages nearby -- the most popular is Bled, which is about an hour away by public bus.

The city of Ljubljana is very modern and you can find tourist information and maps all around the city to help you plan your trip further. And of course all the hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia, will be full of information too! There's free walking tours in the city and plenty to do and see for a few days. The airport is around an hour away and it's easy and cheap to get to and from the airport using a shared transfer or a public bus.

Ljubljana is a lovely city, full of character and history; it's safe and has everything you need close by, as well as some really good local food restaurants. Although Ljubljana is beautiful, it doesn't take too long to see the whole city, which is something to consider when deciding how long to spend here!

Written by local enthusiast for Ljubljana hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Ljubljana hostels Shakesley

FAQ about Ljubljana Hostels

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

A hostel in Ljubljana costs on average $33 for a dorm. A hostel in Ljubljana with private rooms costs on average $85. shows all 34 Hostels in Ljubljana. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Hostel Tivoli is the best hostel in Ljubljana for couples.
Hostel Tivoli is the best hostel in Ljubljana for families.
Hostel Tabor is the best hostel in Ljubljana for groups.
Hostel Tresor and Turn Hostel are the best rated hostels in Ljubljana for female solo travellers. compares prices for 34 hostels in Ljubljana, Slovenia. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Ljubljana such as
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Your Packing List for Ljubljana

Your Packing List for Ljubljana

Pack smart, not hard

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

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

Ljubljana 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 Ljubljana, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
34 Total number of hostels
$33 Average dorm price
$85 Average private room price
$17 Cheapest hostel in Ljubljana
Simbol Rooms is the cheapest
3 Party hostels in Ljubljana
Hostel Zzz is the best rated
Most Ljubljana hostels are located in
City Centre, Krakovo, Koseze
5.6 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Dol pri Ljubljani (8 Km / 5 mi.)
Medno (10 Km / 6 mi.)
Medvode (12 Km / 8 mi.)
Domzale (12 Km / 7 mi.)
Polhov Gradec (15 Km / 9 mi.)
Grosuplje (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Skofja Loka (20 Km / 12 mi.)

Travel Tips for Ljubljana - 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 Ljubljana. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Ljubljana. 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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