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Reviewed 22 April 2015

Actually i can think of hotels/hostels that are more prison-like than Celica! Seriously Celica fitted the bill for my (rugby) group in most respects...for the price it is ideal, staff were great, continental b'fast was adequate, garden area was fab, style - very arty. Slightly further out than perhaps we wanted, but taxis are easy to order (thanks to the...

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Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

This hostel is one of the most unique places I've been and an attraction in its own right. The staff are lovely and the shisha bar is pretty cool too! And on a Friday there's awesome events behind it which I strongly suggest!

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Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

We where there on a rainy day, even then it was a magical place. The area it lays in, is a artistic place:) It reminded us a bit of Berlin. The building itself was interesting, the artists really did a great job. You should do the free tour, they will tell you about the history of the prison en the...

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Reviewed 19 April 2015 via mobile

Very nice and neat place near a young life. Very recommended and clean, if i gi to ljubliana again i will visit it for sure...............................................................................

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mumbai
Reviewed 13 April 2015

I loved the hospitality of the staff and also loved the stay but there were a few hiccups 1. The shower in room didn't work to expectation 2. The Heating system was not strong enough 3. The room was missing the toiletries But will still recommend people to enjoy their stay there.. as it is a unique experience

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Murska Sobota, Slovenia
Reviewed 13 April 2015

Celica is a great hostel.Is a very inspiring and unique place.The staff were friendly and helpful. The room was definitely not like any standard hostel room. The facilities were very nice and clean. Metelkova is a unique location in Ljubljana.

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Asikkala, Finland
Reviewed 31 March 2015

I found Celica Hostel a very inspiring and unique place. The room was definitely not like any standard hostel room, this in a positive sense. The restaurant was great, especially at lunch time (All vegetarians, please note, there is a vegetarian choice on the menu every day. cheap and tasty). The staff were friendly and helpful.

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Brooklyn, New York
Reviewed 30 March 2015

Celica is a great hostel. The staff were friendly and helpful, and the facilities were very nice and clean! Metelkova is a unique location in Ljubljana with a great music, arts, and activism scene. From the contemporary art museum next door (one of the finest contemporary art museums I've ever been to) to the art studios to the student radio...

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Reviewed 30 March 2015

Helpfull and very friendly stuff, the Place and surrounding made me, Age 56, feel a Student again. Lovely "monk"cell!!! with a sort of indirect lighted "Tabernakel " , I only missed the reading light near my bed. Perfect Service: for example the Transfer to the airport . I definitly will come again, maybe next Time to show my kids......

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Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2015

Only negatives are that the hostel is a bit empty in late February (more to do with Ljubljana only having so much tourism at this time of year) and the kitchen is not very well equipped. BUT, I had a great time - the staff (all Slovenian, all very nice) took me out for beers, the breakfast is very good...

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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 

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Address: Metelkova ulica 8, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Region: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Ljubljana
Price Range: €30 - €96 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Celica 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“Even wanted to know what sleeping in prison feels like, this is it”
 of 5 bubbles lucydB4718MN, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I will go for the Cells!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 159hermanz, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we thought rooms on the first floor might have more room than ours which was on the 2nd”
 of 5 bubbles 482lizzyg, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The "cell" rooms are cool but probably impractical for a long stay!”
 of 5 bubbles OrlaDv, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
“take the cell rooms for two persons!”
 of 5 bubbles D_vid13, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
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