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Art Hostel

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07/05/2017 08/05/2017
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Nuremberg, Germany
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

It's a hostel full of art and music. There is a great bar too, which is also famous to locals. A good breakfast is included. The Stuff is friendly and helpful. There is nothing more I want to say, but I need to write at least 200 words... (do you really wanna read that much?). BTW it's hard to find...

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MI
Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

On our arrival we found out that the hostel had been overbooked and that our room was not in che main building but in a guesthouse 500mt away. Noone told US about that. At first they wanted to offer a room for one night at the hostel and then switch to the guesthouse. The room at the hostel had no...

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Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Didn't stay at the hostel but heard about the basement bar and went there to grab a drink or two. Super nice place, the decoration is awesome, the drinks are really good and cheap and people really in a good mood! Had a really good time! I don't know about the hostel but the bar is highly recommended!!

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Reviewed 30 August 2016

I made my way to Sofia to start a moth long trip through the Balkans. Sofia is a great and lively city full interesting and cool things to do both from a cultural, adventurous and a love drugs and rock&roll perspective. The art hostel was a fall out basis for the night. 4 beds room and bathroom with a non...

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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Arrived at the main hostel late in the evening to find out that we would be staying at another location, about 5 mins away. Our room had no windows, and the door didn't lock, although the door problem was sorted out. The bucket with soiled toilet paper had not been emptied, and remained that way for our 2 night stay!...

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Reviewed 14 August 2016 via mobile

We sayed over at a really cozy looking 4beds dorm being told that the two of us girls would only use this room over the night. Haveing our minds set on being alone we locked the room after 23:00 when we went to bed for there where a lot of nosiey/drunk guys that night. Around 00:00 another guy of the...

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Warsaw
Reviewed 12 August 2016

I arrived at this hostel late in the evening to find out that my friend and I would be staying at another location, then to find that the room had no windows, the door to our room didn''t lock (although that was fixed quickly), and to find that the bin, with soiled toilet paper, had not been emptied - and...

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Rolde, The Netherlands
Reviewed 30 June 2016

The room was nice but the people were so friendly and helpful. I just felt lucky to be there and I have enjoyed every minute of my staying. The nicest thing was that it was open for locals as well, so I could exchange my experiences with them. Live music much cultural things and a whole lot off love that’s...

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Stockholm, Sweden
Reviewed 11 June 2016 via mobile

We arrived at 1 am to an active bar downstairs. The receptionist was very helpful and we got a complimentary shot. The rooms are unconventional but clean and I slept well. I am not a regular hostel patron but the Art Hostel was great value for money.

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Reviewed 8 June 2016 via mobile

This is a busy hostel and great if you want to socialise and have a drink. Sadly however you'll likely be having that drink with English gap year morons who will then keep you awake all night. On the plus side this softens the impact of having to deal with the quite grumpy staff. A pretty hostel, but less nice...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
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  • Kitchenette
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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Join us at the Art-Hostel for the unique experience that we create, now for more than 11 years, offering art events to travellers from all over the world.We are people who like to mingle with others, so if you like to share your beer with locals, then we're the right place for you.The Art-Hostel is situated in the very heart of the city and offers dorms and private rooms, all with breakfast; social bar-gallery space and the best hidden inner yard you can find in Sofia. Wi-Fi everywhere.What the “Guardian” says for us is: “Explore and enjoy a Parisian mentality and a Russian thirst for liquor in the centre of Sofia. Probably the best hostel in Europe ... more   less 

Additional Information about Art Hostel

Address: ul.Angel Kanchev 21/A, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range: $18 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Art Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Dont go!!!!!!!!!!!”
Pim073, 12 Apr 2017 | Read review
“ask for the events in the bar”
alexzp2017, 18 Feb 2017 | Read review
“The room is for the night, and I personally close my eyes at night. I slept very wel”
P2497PRrobj, 30 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Find a local to speak with.”
VihrenMitev, 26 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Kamer naast de ingang is een afrader”
JvG1992, 29 Dec 2015 | Read review
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