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    The Balkan Backpacker

    Svetoga Shimuna 15, Dubrovnik 20000, Croatia
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    2017-12-24 2017-12-25
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    Room & Suite (4)
    Hotel & Grounds (9)
    • Excellent58%
    • Very good29%
    • Average8%
    • Poor1%
    • Terrible4%
    15 Oct 2016
    27 Dec 2015
    Free Wifi
    Breakfast included
    Free Parking
    Room Service
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    Reviewed 30 June 2015 via mobile

    I stayed here with a friend in June 2015, excellent location within the Old City walls and two cliff side bars near by. The facilities were above the standard for hostels. Ideal for young travellers. Staff were extremely friendly, informative and helpful. Would stay here...More

    Thank Katie M
    Reviewed 17 June 2015

    Nice location in the old town, right by the cliff bars and a short walk down the steps to restaurants and bars. Hostel is very clean and staff are friendly and always ready to help with recommendations for where to go or where to eat.

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    Reviewed 26 May 2015

    Pros - super friendly staff, great advice and assistance planning onward travels, amazing views from top floor room, good location Cons - air con barely worked in small private room so got quite stuffy and had to keep window open at night and got eaten...More

    1  Thank smbingham
    Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

    First of all the greeting we had was quite nice. The staff was very friendly and helpful (not like some other hostels...). The location is a bit hard to find, after the big staircase that leads to a gravel square ask your way at one...More

    1  Thank Jean-Simon L
    Reviewed 17 May 2015 via mobile

    Fantastic hostel. Nina Mariana and Ana were so hospitable we thought we were sharing a home and not a hostel. Their knowledge of the area and desire to hang out with travellers is by far the greatest I have ever experienced in a hostel. Much...More

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    • Top amenities
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
    • Breakfast included
    • Hotel Amenities
    • Breakfast included
    • Things to do
    • Bar/Lounge
    • Price range
    • US$44 - US$106 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
    • Number of rooms
    • 22
    • Location
    • Croatia >
    • Dalmatia >
    • Dubrovnik-Neretva County >
    • Dubrovnik
    • Also Known As
    • Fresh* Sheets Hostel Dubrovnik Old Town Hotel Dubrovnik
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    "Studio apartment worked very well for us."
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    "Stayed in 6 bed dorm on 1st floor - pretty and lots of space."
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    ""Bedbugs in single room""
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    "If you're a single or couple happy to spend a bit more for privacy, there's one double room at the..."
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