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Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Really cosy hostel with good rooms and nice garden with many flowers.The rooms with bathrooms are surprisingly good quality for a hostel,even for more stars accommodation. The hostel is in the centre,but its quiet for a good night sleep

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Ioannina, Greece
Reviewed 17 May 2016

Without any doubt one of my favorite hostels around the world. Upon my arrival I was warmly welcomed by the staff and the owner itself. The staff was extremely friendly. I had two great evenings here. After being prepared that this is just a one star hostel, I was pleasantly surprise of the large size and modern condition of the...

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Plovdiv
Reviewed 13 March 2016

Central location with excellent, clean rooms, the bathrooms are great. It's my third stay there, I love the decor, there is a kitchen for use on each floor. The neighborhood is very quiet, which is important for me for a good sleep.

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Thank Tanya G
Reviewed 28 February 2016

I was heaving a business meeting in Sofia and I needed place with good location for reasonable price. The personal is nice, rooms are fine and its above average hostel! I would definitely use it again if I have business meeting and I need place with good location.

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Thank Orlin B
Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 19 December 2015

I needed a stay for my friends for couple of nights. This hotel has very good location – near the central bus station, near the main railway station and near a metro stop which gives the possibility to make very easy and fast connection to the airport. Friendly and kind staff, Pleasantly furnished rooms, excellent breakfast.

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Thank bellodox
Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 3 November 2015

Very good location, near city center. Cool people to chat with! the hostel price includes breakfast. there is a bar crawling and trips to nearest local landmarks. Overall it's a really nice family hostel with great attitude

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Thank Assen L
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Unfortunately, I cannot say much about the Orient Express hostel, in which we booked a room, because upon arrival we were moved to another hostel, which, in my opinion, is unacceptable. We had to walk to this new hostel (Hello Sofia) a couple of blocks with all our luggage. They do not accept any credit cards ('We are not a...

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Thank ksushagal
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2015

No hot water for shower and a very tiny sink in the shared bathroom, tv broken, I reported it. Basic breakfast of bread and jam , cheese and tomato for breakfast, in need of TLC, good location. Ok for a night or two but not a long stay.

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Thank k m
Phuket, Thailand
Reviewed 6 February 2015

The hostel is located in the center, professionally run, excellent rooms, very clean, delicious breakfast. I'll be back there definetely in my next visit to Sofia, which will be soon! BUT: the address is changed since more than an year!

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Thank vedra777
Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 January 2015

I have visited the hostel several times, for my regular trips to Sofia! I have always found the staff very helpfull and kind! Nothing was too much trouble for them. The rooms were clean, changed on a daily basis. Location is exellent, right in the city centre. The new address of the hostel is 2 "Balkan" street, which is on...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Our 3-store house in the center has 9 rooms, 3 kitchenettes,7 bathrooms, 2 common spaces, BBQ area in the garden from May-September. We offer variety of rooms to suit every situation: Singles, Doubles, Triples, Quadruple, Private rooms and dormitories. We also have apartments for 2, 4, 6 and 8 people. Our rooms are sunny and spacious, all with wooden flooring,TV with 70+ international channels, new beds with orthopedic comfortable mattresses, TV in each room and designer bathrooms.Free Wi-Fi and Internet access. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orient Express Hostel

Address: 2, Balkan Street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia > Serdica
Price Range: $23 - $35 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Orient Express Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 16
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“location,good pricing”
 of 5 bubbles orlinb2016, 28 Feb 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms are clean and well furnished.”
 of 5 bubbles vedra777, 6 Feb 2015 | Read review
“The privates in this place are very good.”
 of 5 bubbles alisK8400BL, 15 Oct 2014 | Read review
“For the best experience, go somewhere else.”
 of 5 bubbles Keldale, 12 Oct 2014 | Read review
“Address: Sofia, Bulgaria. 2, Balkan street.”
 of 5 bubbles mllecousin, 31 Jul 2014 | Read review
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