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Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Wow. Avoid this place at all costs. Yes it was cheap, but so NOT worth it. NOT clean, the kitchen was a complete mess, the hot water in the shower was practically non existent, I was given a key for a (tiny) locker which was already taken, and my key did not work for. The receptionist was very friendly, however...

Thank Victoria M
Nelson, New Zealand
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

I booked this hostel last minute & was pleased that I did. This hostel is located in a residential building on the top floor (no elevator) - great views & really well located to the old town &bus/ferry stations. The hostel is homely and clean but quite small. I was in a 6 bunk dorm and the bunks were quite...

Thank Sophie W
Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

Initially my brother and I only intended on staying for one night, but fell straight into the trap of the Fairytale and ended up making it our home for five. After being on the road for seven weeks for not we were due for a rest and to have some down time and this was the perfect place for it....

Thank Zade K
Reviewed 28 September 2016 via mobile

I spent 3 nights with a friend in this hostel in split. As I'm traveling for 4 months, I've been staying at a lot of hostels around Europe. I can really recommend this place. Staff is very friendly and chilled out, the hostel is clean and very comfortable. It's in a 5th floor so it gives you a great view...

Thank Carlos O
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Comfortable hostel not far from the water, I can see the water from the balcony. Clean and quiet. Just at the edge of a commercial area on the 5th floor of what appears to be a residential building. Staff is friendly and helpful, appeared to not be staffed late at night.

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Reviewed 3 September 2016

I arrived as a solo traveller for 4 nights and had a comfortable and welcoming stay. It is like a little guest house for young travellers like myself and I found the staff highly attentive, friendly and helpful. The hostel itself is really interesting and is like staying in someone's house, equipped with games, books, hula hoops and a small...

Thank JessicaElise12
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Me and my friends spent 2 nights here and had a warm welcome from the owner and her cool dog! The place was clean and tidy and had a great view of the city. We booked our tour of the Krka National park through the hostel and did not regret it, what a day out! The hostel has a nice...

Thank Will J
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Stayed here with 2 friends for 3 nights in a 4 bed room! The room was clean a bit on the small side but still equipped with air con and lockers! The bathrooms were all located near the rooms and were also quite clean - a few small flies in the bathroom but only something you'd expect in summer. We...

Thank Olivia M
Reviewed 27 June 2016

To give you an idea of how nice a stay it is here, I had planned to stay in this hostel anyway, but walking down the street towards it a group of people who clearly thought I looked like the kind of person seeking accommodation mentioned it to me without prompting! The host was very friendly, making sure I was...

Thank Thomas B
Reviewed 21 June 2016 via mobile

The best part of this Hostel is the amazing atmosphere, where I felt totally at home and also made really good friends. In my my first day there they are installing some cameras at the place and Antea, the owner, broth pizza for everybody, as a apologize for the messy, although it was not that messy. So she is a...

Thank Yuri A

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A brand new hostel only 5mins walk from the Dalmatias Palace. Antea, the host is an amazing young woman and deserves all the assistance she can get to help her up and comming business. will stay with her again and reccommend her to friends in Croatia and abroad. ... more   less 

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Address: Istarska 3, Split 21000, Croatia
Region: Croatia > Dalmatia > Split-Dalmatia County > Split
Number of rooms: 19
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“All rooms are just as great!”
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 of 5 bubbles Seanrkennedy, 21 Jun 2016 | Read review
“best views in Split”
 of 5 bubbles jaredk551, 20 Jun 2016 | Read review
“View from the balconies is nice”
 of 5 bubbles ThomasLecoffre, 24 Jan 2015 | Read review
“The one double bedroom was nicely arranged and tucked away from the rest of the group rooms. Had a great stay there.”
 of 5 bubbles BenAkers2014, 13 Jun 2014 | Read review
“8-bedroom have a nice balcony.. ;)”
 of 5 bubbles 864elae, 23 May 2014 | Read review
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