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Leeds, United Kingdom
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Had an amazing experience. The hostel was super clean, probably cleaner than my house. The staff were really friendly, attentive and couldn't do enough to help. The atmosphere was so layed back too. Even the group of french men who sounded like group of bears when they slept didn't dampen my mood... IN FACT I JOINED THEM. Cheers guys for...

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Reviewed 21 April 2015 via mobile

So I stumbled across this place after another place I was aiming to go to fell through. It was clean, well laid out, and the staff were extremely helpful. Mariana and Mirna helped me heaps with tips on getting to Paklenica, looking up times etc. You'll also find Kiki, and Holly super helpful too. All the staff are social. Ps....

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Thank Poleansky
Kansas City, Missouri
Reviewed 9 April 2015

One of the most enjoyable experiences I have had at a hostel. The staff is beyond great. All of them are extremely helpful and lovely people. The rooms are perfect, clean, comfortable, safe, etc. Blankets are super soft as well, its a great plus. The bar is nice, they have a really great rum and the manager is pretty liberal...

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2Thank Andrew B
Liverpool, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2015

I had an amazing time staying here, staff are amazing, the people staying there were really friendly and it was super clean! The terrace on the roof was perfect for hanging out with other guests and the atmosphere is really sociable, so I made some really good friends. I thoroughly enjoyed staying here and if I'm ever in Zadar again,...

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Reviewed 8 March 2015 via mobile

Everything you need from a hostel and friendly, helpful staff. Nice bar for socialising, cold beer in the fridge, spotlessly clean, great price. Great value, great facility. Will be back. I only want to write 158 characters, but trip advisor says 200 min, so I'll keep ty

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Thank Lambtikkadansak
Reviewed 24 October 2014

The staff.....amazing! they are helpful, welcoming and they all have a great sense of humour Location......i've read some negatives about the location, but the location is perfect, ten mins from the bus station and only a short walk into town. couldn't, in my opinion, be in a better location. Rooms......clean, fluffy blankets and a heater for when needed! Bathrooms......clean, GREAT...

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1Thank Cheryl-louise D
Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany
Reviewed 15 October 2014

Other than some bad music playing at the bar, no complaints. Helpful staff, clean, safe, cool setting, and area. The lounge is a cool place to hang out, with a small book-exchange library, chess, cards, and a bar. There's also computers which you can use anytime the office is open, usually 9am-9pm

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Thank tyler h
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Reviewed 13 October 2014

The facilities here will blow your mind considering that this is a youth hostel. Always clean bathrooms, reliable wifi, comfortable lounge, fully equipped kitchen, clean beds... really anything you could think of they have made sure they have it! On top of this the staff were truly amazing. They helped us book taxis, out-trips, and restaurant reservations. Considering there was...

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Thank Tamara C
Reviewed 12 October 2014

Our stay as a group of 19 in the Drunken Monkey was nothing short of exceptional. Upon arrival the reception was hugely accommodating in terms of sorting out all of our rooms, and then she proceeded to tell us all of the best places in the town before booking us lunch and dinner tables at two fantastic restaurants, while they...

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Greenville, North Carolina, United States
Reviewed 5 October 2014

This was easily the best hostel I have ever been to. Everyone was super nice, the bathrooms are gorgeous and it was just an overall awesome experience. Definitely recommend. If you stay in Zadar then this is pretty much the only hostel you should consider.

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are the only established hostel in Zadar owned and run by fellow travelers. Set in a charming part of town only 15 minutes walk along the water front to the old city gates. 'Why should I stay outside the old town? 'Well, quite simply, we offer what the other hostels do not. We have a decked garden complete with sun loungers, splash pool, bar, and a sun terrace. As well as this we have a private courtyard, movie projector and guest computers. We are a clean, comfortable and secure hostel, located in the safe neighborhood of Arbanasi. Ideally situated minutes away from the main bus station, and the scenic Kolovare promenade; nothing Zadar has to offer is out of arm's reach. Note to self to all our globetrotters, avid and novice travelers that like to leave our beloved reviews - We are not in the Old Town! We are able to offer you all the facilities noted above for that very reason. We do have a bar that can get a little exciting and noisy at times, however, this is well regulated by us. We are definitely a hostel that offers fun and excitement as well as relaxation and calm. Come see for yourselves...... ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Drunken Monkey Hostel

Address: Ulica Jure Kastriotica Skenderbega 21, Zadar 23000, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Zadar County > Zadar
Price Range: $22 - $62 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“I stayed in Banksy which is a 5 bed mixed dorm.”
 of 5 bubbles sebd794, 5 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Our room was soundproofed which was great. The bar is open till quite late.”
 of 5 bubbles michaelfH4577JP, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“relaxing yet good party atmosphere, AC (good) Wifi included”
 of 5 bubbles wavesguy, 29 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Dorms are fine, front door is locked, lockers available. Rooms over the bar may be louder, but I didn't go to bed until very late...”
 of 5 bubbles jeffreyt237, 19 Jul 2015 | Read review
“Make friends with the people you're rooming with, pretty soon you'll have a little community.”
 of 5 bubbles 558lydiag, 1 May 2015 | Read review
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