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Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

The hostel is nice and lovely made, but when we visited, everything was quite dirty everywhere. There is a great view to the fortres during the light show and it offers free breakfast and WiFi. Take the bus from the trainstation to the citycenter.

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San Diego, California
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 August 2016

A little far out of the center but VT is small. A little disappointed with this one. It was recommended to me by their affiliate in Plovdiv so I gave it a shot. The beds are comfy and the room is good enough but the atmosphere is not that great - the staff, the only person working there was rather... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

This hostel is for those who adore magnificent view and don't mind to climb up the hill a little. It has 2 bathrooms, kitchen and amazing terrace with a view on mountains. The owners are very nice, serve a good breakfast and make everything to make you feel like at home. I recommend it!

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Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The hostel is great, located near to the hiking trail and many great bars and restaurants. The staff are extremely welcoming and very nice to talk to. We had gotten a bottle of home made rakija when we arrived. Sophie was great and cooked us a fantastic breakfast (Banica and ayran). Would recommend staying here.

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1 Thank Patrick A
Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria
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Reviewed 2 November 2015

this hostel is one of the worst hostels ive been to since the new people who are in charge took over,the showers are broken the bedding is one sheet and one rough blanket,you have to walk up an almighty hill because the taxis wont bring you up,if your not fit dont bother even trying to reach this place, and you... More 

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Reviewed 22 May 2015 via mobile

I LOVED the hostel! From the second I entered, the whole place made me feel so comfortable as if I was home. There's a large lovely yard where you can enjoy your cup of coffee, having a terrific view over the hills! Mila is an amazing host who is easy to talk to and gives a very positive vibe. Wonderful... More 

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Sonthofen, Germany
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Reviewed 20 May 2015

i came for one night. stayed two. came back, stayed a week... its 10 years ago now. and i still came back every year at least one time...spend 100somthing nights here by now, think there will be more... in general, its just a small, cosy hostel with a great view. but it has very special features: - a lot of... More 

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Temecula, California
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Reviewed 15 December 2014

I was planning on going to Hostel Mostel for their tour of the UFO building, but they were being really annoying and unhelpful about scheduling. After a MONTH of giving me the runaround, and with my departure date from Bulgaria pending, I finaly desperately called this hostel on a lead from a blog, and got the fabulous Mila on the... More 

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Ardmore, Pennsylvania
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 May 2014

This hostel wasn't as brightly painted as others might be, but it felt very relaxed and friendly. It was easy to spend too much time there with the friendly staff over a cup of coffee in the sunshine. I also felt like I was somehow part of a long line of historic hikers in staying here, that someday I will... More 

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Reviewed 21 April 2014 via mobile

This is a nice basic hostel. The location is about a five minute walk from the centre in a quiet residential area. The common room offers a good view of the Fortress and light show. The staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was very basic, but nice. The bathrooms smelt a little and had no hooks or etc. But... More 

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Address: Rezervoarska Str 91 | Samovodene Marketplace, Veliko Tarnovo 5000, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Veliko Tarnovo Province > Veliko Tarnovo
Price Range: €12 - €26 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“eight beds in a small room”
 of 5 bubbles 345will, 2 Nov 2015 | Read review
“the double ot "the cave" for couples, i prefer the hammak under the walnut tree”
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 of 5 bubbles Peter_Petzold, 20 May 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in a 4-bed room and the 10-bed room, both of which were great. I'd still go with the 10-bed just because it is a little bit cheaper.”
 of 5 bubbles vspendergraft, 25 Mar 2013 | Read review
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