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Hostel Old Plovdiv

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Reviewed 20 September 2016

From day one of booking this wonderful establishment I felt a very warm welcome. The owner emailed with information and a contact number from my initial booking with a booking web site. I was stopping one night after a short break in Smolyan with my children and my mother. A lovely welcoming sign awaited our arrival along with home made...

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Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Really, you should visit Plovdiv, just to stay in this house. Hostel Old Plovdiv will be the main attraction you are visiting . Such hospitality and sophisticated details in service are rarely see. Furthermore the price is more than good. Btw, you will fall in love with their cats.

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Reviewed 28 July 2016 via mobile

Great location in the old town, friendly, informative and helpful staff, amazing description of how to find the place, incredible welcome, beautiful building, no bunk beds, amazing bathroom. Great breakfast. Would stay here again and recommend to everyone!

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1Thank Danielle O
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

The hostel is fantastic, especially for the price. The building itself is gorgeous, and the location is perfect, as you can reach almost all of the main attractions of Plovdiv on foot: we had to take the bus only to and from the main bus station, and even that was quite convenient. The staff are very nice and helpful, and...

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Reviewed 23 July 2016

Our stay was absolutely perfect and we didn't really want to leave. From the warm welcome, to our amazing historic and authentic room (Room 8), through the clean and fancy bathrooms, the cosy common areas and the chilled garden in the back, the hostel's facilities are amazing. The staff was very friendly and incredibly helpful with all of our requests...

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1Thank Tzveta D
Zurich, Switzerland
Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Is it nessesary to write a review after all these reviews here? Maybe yes? Our stay was very nice, we were welcomed with cold lemonade and our names on the blackboard!! The room was very big, but be careful when you sit on the bed - it's very easy to break - but we could easily fix it after this...

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1Thank VivaLaVida88
Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 7 July 2016 via mobile

This place is amazing!! Habdz up to this guys!!! For a start I was surprised to see a welcome sing with my name rigth after walking into the door, brilliant touch btw! The atmosphere is great, place is beautifull, the best free brrakfast and service I ever saw in a hostel, and a chillout garden where you get free expressos...

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1Thank Nadia H
Plymouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 July 2016

We only stayed in this hostel for one night as we were heading to meadows in the mountains the next day, however the night we stayed here was lovely. The rooms were big and spacious. They have been constructed recently but have kept the same old style within the rooms which is really nice. The bathrooms were nice and had...

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
Reviewed 22 June 2016

From the word go the communication from the owner, Hristo Giulev, was fantastic and extremely helpful. As it was our first time in Bulgaria, so Hristo kindly set up a taxi for us to bring us straight to the door of the hostel. Perfect! I had booked a twin room for me and my friend which was very well kept...

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Canada
Reviewed 16 June 2016

I would recommend this place to everyone. The place is beautiful and its located right in the middle of Old Town. Its like a museum inside. Your room is filled with antiques, the common area is gorgeous, the breakfast room has ancient artifacts, back yard has a fountain and bistro sets, and the place is filled with spotless bathroom facilities....

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  • Free Parking
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is proud to announce, that we were appointed as one of the Lonely Planet's 'Top 10 best value stays for 2014' Hostel in name only-more like a boutique hotel at a hostel rate ! FREE Parking,FREE ultra speed WI-FI,FREE Breakfast! The only hostel in town with garden and terrace! 24-Hour reception, 24-hour hot water, no curfew, no lockout, free linen, free towels, free breakfast, free WiFi, free lockers, free luggage storage. Lounge room and dining room, Reception Bar, Washing and ironing facilities, free parking.In the heart of historic old town district, just 4 minutes away from the city's main pedestrian street, Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is a real architectural marvel.We offer all you can desire: superb location, 24 hour reception service, flawless security, hygiene to the highest standards and the friendliest staff possible. Located in totally renovated 144- year old Renaissance house, national monument of culture, Hostel "Old Plovdiv" will offer you experience of a lifetime! Our features include free individual lockers and locks, free towels, linen and duvets, , free breakfast; free Wi-Fi, free CD/DVD-burning facilities and free satellite TV and films. We offer book exchange, free maps and free luggage storage.Build in 1868, the house, where Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is located, belonged to one of the richest local tobacco merchants. The wooden columns of the house are made of Lebanese cedre and you will also see marble from Greece and granite from Ottoman Turkey. The 130-year old wooden floors and the 4 metres high ceilings and big windows will take you back in time of the Bulgarian Renaissance. Furnished with authentic antique beds and wardrobes, purchased from local antique shops and renovated by professional restorers in the local Renaissance style, our 8 spacious and cosy rooms will seduce you with luxury at affordable price ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Old Plovdiv

Address: Chetvarti Yanuari Str 3, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Plovdiv Province > Plovdiv
Price Range: €18 - €33 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostel Old Plovdiv 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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“in the city center, awesome surrounding, stylish place”
 of 5 bubbles no_mig241, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Room 8 is the one with the beautiful historic painting on the wall that is usually visible on the photos”
 of 5 bubbles tzvetad2015, 23 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Room in the front had a great view of the street. Excellent ppl watching & almost private bathroom as its right outside the room door.”
 of 5 bubbles LadyBlueCanada, 16 Jun 2016 | Read review
“We had a quadruple private room with a view on the cobbled streets outside, I believe all the rooms are great though.”
 of 5 bubbles Stin0, 16 May 2016 | Read review
“The private triple room was great and very spacious :)”
 of 5 bubbles 13gabrielad, 23 Feb 2016 | Read review
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