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Frome, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2012

Excellent central location - easy walking distance to all the significant Sofia sights, shops and all sorts of restaurants. First class breakfast - best bread we found in Bulgaria - home-made. Exceptionally friendly and helpful - booked hire car no problem, delivered to and collected from the door. Good source of advice - excellent English spoken. We stayed five nights...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 July 2012

I stayed as part of the Water Tower Arts Festival group, and the Hostel Lavele was better accommodation than I could have hoped for. The building itself is beautiful and the location perfect - very easy to walk to any of the main attractions of the city. Area also felt safe, ideal for a solo female traveller. Breakfast was great,...

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Madrid, Spain
Reviewed 26 June 2012

Booked one single room that in fact was a double room for single use. Shared bathroom. Room was spacious with lamp, curtain, chair, a couple of night tables and electric heating for winter season. Room was tidy and clean but a little hot during summer, so it would have been better if it included a fan. Bathroom was recently refurnished...

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Reviewed 15 May 2012

Just a couple blocks from the Sveta Nedelya church, and beyond that, all of the downtown landmarks and churches. About a 30-minute walk from the train and bus stations, or you can take one of the trams. My room and the shared bathroom were clean, staff was friendly, breakfast was good. Unfortunately the wifi didn't work on the third floor,...

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 April 2012

We stayed at Hostel Lavele for one night, paying £27 for a private twin room with shared bathroom, don’t be put off by the exterior of the entrance – this hostel is more like a guesthouse, our room was basic but really large which made it feel bright and airy, spotlessly clean with comfortable beds and free Wi-Fi. Despite being...

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metripgo
Reviewed 11 January 2012

clean hostel, very helpful staff but beware that hostel rooms has no private toilet. if you choose their apartment option you get private bathroom but you don't have wifi since its located in the block next door to the hostel. Their breakfast is well presented and tasty. Overall I was happy with my staying

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 3 January 2012

We stayed in the hostels 'Apartment' in January 2012. The apartment is in a separate building a few doors down from the hostel. It is very spacious with bedroom, living area and kitchen and a bathroom. The kitchen was unusable with no cooking facilities - this was very disappointing as we weren't able to cook. There was also no rubbish...

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1Thank Gidgetshare
London, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2011

Lavele hostel in Sofia was certainly a pleasant surprise - it is really clean and cosy, more like a hotel than a hostel (yet at hostel prices). The location couldn't be better - super central, safe and convenient to get anywhere.The breakfast also offered more than we expected. I would recommend it to anyone.

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Milan, Italy
Reviewed 18 October 2011

The hostel is one of the cleanest and with most beautiful forniture I've ever stayed in. The bed is extremely comfortable and the sheets are so soft. Breakfast is really HIGH LEVEL, with hand made bread, delicious jams and plenty of food. Morover, the position is perfect cause you're 5 mins walking from Sveta Nadelia square. BUT if you're looking...

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 8 September 2011

Overall I had a good experience at this hostel. The 8 bed dorm was newly furnished and quite pleasant. Breakfast was really good - homemade yoghurt and everything included. The staff were helpful and friendly. They could organise a private tour to Rila Monastery or other locales. The location was good. Right near the start of the free Sofia walking...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
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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: $28 - $35 (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.”
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“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.”
 of 5 bubbles Sze430, 28 Jul 2015 | Read review
“all rooms are good”
 of 5 bubbles bobbyd896, 11 Jan 2015 | Read review
“Do not rent an appartment. Rent rather a room (shared or not).”
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