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Hostel Lavele

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
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Reviewed 23 April 2015 via mobile

This hostel is in the center of Sofia, you can reach metro station Serdika in 2 minutes. They have a little art gallery inside the hostel you should take a look :) BUT sheets are not that clean I recommend you to bring yours. The breakfast is poor and the kitchen ladies don't know English :( If you have a...

Thank Eda İpek G
Seoul, South Korea
Reviewed 29 March 2015

Well...the hostel has a great location! It is close to the main sights in Sofia аnd is easy to find! The hostel itself and the rooms were very tidy and clean. The outside area is nice to meet up with other travellers and just to relax. Didn't have the opportunity to chat a lot with the staff, but they seemed...

Thank Ayano P
Greater London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 March 2015

I had an unexpected business trip to Sofia and the administration of the Hostel Lavele proved to be really helpful when I enquired for a last-minute reservation. I got my room assigned in less than 30 mins - it was clean, warm, cosy and spacious. What really impressed me was the towel decorations on the bed linen - something you...

Thank TDechev
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 March 2015

Great location, nice clean rooms, professional and friendly staff. Language barrier could be a problem any where in the world but not in this place- I haven't had any issues. Some staff members may not have strong english language skills(excluding the manager- gorgeous and very attentive person!you always can get him on his mobile phone) but their basic english, common...

Thank Mariya G
Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 24 January 2015

Getting into the hostel was frustrating enough! The staff at the hostel were incredibly lazy and incompetent, it took multiple calls to get through to the manager who claimed that his own website states 0900 hours being the opening time, in fact it is 7:30AM, astounded that the manager couldn't get his own opening hours right! Good thing that the...

Thank SingleTheNewNorm
Republic of Macedonia
Reviewed 11 January 2015

Lavele hostel is at the very city centre and a couple of minutes walking distance to the Vitosha street, with many shops, bars and restaurants. Big and clean rooms, comfy beds, heating, decent breakfast, friendly staff, free wifi.. I've stayed at Lavele hostel five or six times so far and I will continue in the future. Can't beat the location,...

Thank Bobby D
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 24 December 2014 via mobile

Really nice and comfortable hostel, everything clean and tidy and in good shape. Good location in the city. The staff was friendly and spoke excellent English. You could feel they really made an effort to create a welcoming environment for their guests. The breakfast wasn't extraordinary tasty, but it had everything you needed. I can only recommend this place!

Thank Lawrencecraft
Kragujevac, Serbia
Reviewed 24 November 2014

We stayed in the two-bedroom apartment. The accommodation is basic, but comfy. On the plus side, the beds are comfy, it is right in the heart of Sofia, breakfast is decent, and the price is really nice. The only thing we didn't like was the very dated bathroom, without a shower curtain or anything, so we had to wipe it...

Thank MilosavT
Ogre, Ogres, Latvia
Reviewed 2 November 2014

Bad attitude from staff. Bad breakfast. Rooms clean but nothing similar to pictures. Close to center but staff speaks really bad in English. Did not like it. There as no kitchen. Actually didn't felt welcomed there. I don't recommend it.

1Thank Santa O
Barcelona, Catalonia, Spain
Reviewed 17 September 2014

Location and 24h access makes this the only plus for this very basic hostel. My rating is poor as the hostel could be so much better managed. I list some of my findings of the double room I booked - They forgot to make up one of the beds at my arrival. - The shower (shared with other rooms) did...

Thank mikeOmatic

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A hostel that combines the comfort of a budget hotel with the coziness of a guesthouse and the low prices of a hostel. It is located in the heart of the Bulgarian capital, at some 100m from St. Nedelya square, which is the starting point for exploring Sofia. Hidden in a tiny street, it offers tranquility during the night. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Lavele

Address: ul.Lavele 14, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range: $30 - $38 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Lavele 2*
Number of rooms: 4
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“We had the 8 person room and the beds were all so comfortable.”
I2684YWjoshm, 15 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Avoid directly beside Karaoke bar :)”
S9481AAmm, 13 Aug 2015 | Read review
“Don't take 34 if you have to choose this hostel, don't look for the young boy staff he is playing music with his girlfriend.”
Sze430, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
bobbyd896, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Do not rent an appartment. Rent rather a room (shared or not).”
mariedac, 11 Sep 2014 | Read review
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