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Slovenia
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went there by myself because I had business related trip in Ljubljana. At first I meant to sleep in hotel, but then I remembered that in Ljubljana is this hostel, so I decided to give it a try. It was great - location is great, atmosphere too, and staff very friendly.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was awesome to visit the former prison and stay in one of the so called cells. I did check the basement cells where political prisoners were struggling for years. This is the place to stay in Ljubljana.

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Cork, Ireland
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed here in 2009 and 2005 and found the hostel to be absolutely stunning and very unique. Each of the self contained cells are designed by a different artist. I stayed in two different cells and had to overcome my fear of heights to climb a ladder to get to bed each night. I didn't mind this as I...

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Leamington Spa, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Loved this place, Very friendly, clean and tidy. Found this place on TripAdvisor, very quirky. Will stay there next time. Fantastic little cafe selling very good and we'll priced food and drinks. Tell your friends you spent the night in prison.

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Eat there many many times the food is good but the portions are way too small for the price. The waiters are nice and frendly and the ambient is also nice and cosy. About the slepping i don't really know.

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Rota, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

DISCLAIMER: if you choose a dorm you won't get a cell Picked it due to the pictures online to stay in a cel but when I got in the room there wasn't any cool rooms in dorms. There were also no locks in the lockers (just a space under the bed) that made me take my valuables to the front...

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Reviewed 8 February 2017

Original And alternative hostel! During My trip i had The chance To stay in this hostel, The staff is great, wonderful location, Very close To The Train station And city centre! I Will come Back for sure!

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Calgary
Reviewed 21 January 2017

An exceptional rating for a really exceptional hostel. The 4-bed loft dorm was tiny and could do with a couple of extra plugs but in all other respects the Celica is really in a class of its own. Comfortably furnished, extremely well-appointed and spotlessly clean with crisp white bed linen and an excellent in-house breakfast, the Celica is a fine...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Stayed here during Christmas holidays. Staff were very friendly and helpful! Hostel was clean and nice. Great food and drinks available at the bar, also cool events going on most evenings! Great for meeting other backpackers and quite central to the city and main bus and train station. I would highly recommend this hostel!

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Reviewed 15 January 2017

I was there during my Erasmus in Slovenia whenever we would come to the capital for some event. It's a great place to stay, meet people and to have fun! Near Metalkova which is an area where local artists get inspired and exhibit their art! It's located next to the city center (10 min walking) and the bedrooms are cozy...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
HIPPEST HOSTEL #1 by Lonely Planet - situated in the centre of Ljubljana: train station - 3 min, Three bridges: 8 min walking distance - UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Sleep in 20 artistically renovated former prison cells (a priceless work of art). - Artistically renovated former prison into a modern youth hostel - Food & beverage facilities - Cultural events, art gallery ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Celica

Address: Metelkova ulica 8, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Region: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Ljubljana
Price Range: €35 - €99 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Celica 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“If you're afraid of heights request a room without a ladder.”
nicolamarieo, 9 Apr 2017 | Read review
“All the cells we looked in were different and interesting.”
AlanC437, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Even wanted to know what sleeping in prison feels like, this is it”
lucydB4718MN, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I will go for the Cells!!!!”
159hermanz, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we thought rooms on the first floor might have more room than ours which was on the 2nd”
482lizzyg, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
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