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Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping

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Riga, Latvia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Awesome place. Very nice and helpful staff. Reception cozy with fireplace and books and games. Rooms where clean and warm. For breakfast you can order very delicious croissants. Coffee and tea for free. Beautiful patio - we where in march, but i believe in summer patio is more beautiful. Receptionist suggest where to go to eat good local food. I...

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Reviewed 14 February 2017

This hostel is one of the best I visited, it has 24h reception. Beds are nice, there are lockers available in the room, shared bathroom. There is a bus stop just at the street above, but to go to the city center you don't need a bus, it is just a walk of 10 mins.

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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 13 February 2017

We were here in May, and it was nice and quiet, and a short walk into town. We'd recommend ordering the croissants for breakfast - they were lovely and tasty and warm! We even saw some wildlife on the campsite in the shape of a hedgehog and a frog! Lovely little place, and we'll be back if we return to...

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Reviewed 5 February 2017 via mobile

If all you need is love, this is the right place in Vilnius. I was here two nights, and fully appreciated the facilities of the hostel, as well as the friendliness of the stuff. I missed at least a chair in the room; I didn't ask but I'm sure I would have got it no probs. Great outdoors, BBQ and...

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Runaway Bay, Australia
Reviewed 28 January 2017 via mobile

Me and my brother had two nights in this lovely little place. When you check in you are met by a cozy little lounge that has a fireplace, people sitting around reading or having a beer at the bar. The room was perfect and even came with a set of earplugs which was great and definitely had to be used....

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed in a private twin room for 5 nights here. The room is comfortable for my friend and I. The shower area is clean and well cared for. The staff Adam, and others are friendly. The reception can become a social area, esp when the fire place is lit. I managed to print my boarding pass there and booking...

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Kyyiv, Ukraine
Reviewed 18 January 2017

This was my second time in this lovely hostel,no words can describe how amazing it is! They must have hired the most helpful and friendly people in Vilnius, they create a magical atmosphere at the hostel, you never want to leave it! The location is just perfect, you're in a quiet place, but at the same time it's like 7...

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Moscow, Russia
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Me and my boyfriend rented a triple room in January 2017. The whole hostel is very clean and comfortable. Staff loves its work and makes everything with a smile. A great bonus foe us was a fireplace in the lobby, because these days the weather in Vilnius was tough (-25 C). We definitely will return in spring. Highly recommended!

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Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2017 via mobile

I stayed at this hostel during a small trip in Europe. I stayed in a 8 mix dorm room. Had good reviews and was well priced. Hostel staff was very helpful and showed you around the hostel when you checked in. I like the added touch they had for people staying there, they had ear plugs on the bed waiting...

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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The position of the hostel is good. They have big garden and the grill. We couldn't make use of it (because during dicember in Vilnius it's very cold and we didn't want to stay out too much) but i can image that, in summer, could be wonderful to spend time in the garden during warm day:) The hostel is a...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping is located down the hill of the very city center, in the artistic part of Vilnius called Uzupis. While walking downhill, the spirit goes up because of the rustic and warm neighborhood around. Main tourist spots are within a slow-walk distance: City hall (10 min), Cathedral (15 min), Bus&train station (20 min). Plenty of green areas around: newly opened park (10 min), river and ponds (3 min). And of course republic of Uzupis just meters away. We call ourselves a forest, because we are located in a big house which is surrounded by trees and a garden. Green is all around our cozy chateau, as we call it. And the location is very downtown indeed. Peace and nature is what we have plenty of everywhere. Be sure, the rooms are not overcrowded. Outside the house we have "Wolf's bar and grill rental" terrace. You can grill your food while sitting in the terrace. Camping ground is on the other side. We have 5 places for Campers and big green area for tents with all the facilities. This is not a standard cold spiritless hotel. We (the staff) make this hostel a place where we would like to stay. We all are passionate about traveling and about our city. We treat our guests just what we would like to be treated when we are traveling. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2015! TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2016! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping

Address: Paupio St. 31a, Vilnius 11341, Lithuania (Formerly Uzupio Hotel)
Region: Lithuania > Vilnius County > Vilnius
Price Range: $14 - $60 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping 2*
Number of rooms: 25
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Also Known As:
Paupio Namai Vilnius
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“Very clean, great location (near Uzupis), bike rent, camping”
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“I had room number 001, with 2 single beds, a little bathroom and a kitchenette. It is without cooking possibilities, but you will find that straight down the hall in the big kitchen. I can't speak about the other rooms since I only saw mine :) ”
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