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Hostel | bul Russestr23, Varna, Bulgaria 9000

85.4% Overall Rating

114 out of 123 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/08/2015)

"We slept in pirates' place! Great decoration, excellent atmosphere, personal very welcoming, pleasant, disponible and with alot of good advice. The beach, market and city center are very close."

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  • Bar
  • Car Parking
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Currency Exchange
  • Games room
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 8.47

What's Included

  • Breakfast
  • Linen
  • Towel

Cancellation Policy

Customers can cancel their reservation free of charge up to 2 days before arrival (local time). Payments made to HostelBookers are non-refundable.

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A highly recommended hostel in Yarna from Lonely Planet guide book 2008! Important information! Yo-Ho-Hostel has moved to a new place! A 2 minute walk from the old house, just behind the opera house on 'Russe' str. 23 - more comfort, more security, more facilities, more friends! Read more

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About Yo-Ho-Hostel

Yo-Ho-Hostel –welcome aboard! OPEN ALL YEAR ROUND!

Top rated hostel in Varna for 2007, 2008 and 2009 from www.hostelworld.com! Sleep Easy!!

Best recommended hostel in Varna from 'Lonely Planet' Guide Book 2008 and 2009!

The only hostel in Varna recommended from 'Le Guide de Routard' 2008, 2009 and 2010!

We are part of friends hostels in Bulgaria ! Check in www.hostelworld.com for :
Sozopol : Yo-Ho-Hostel - summer hostel
Veliko Tarnovo : Nomads Hostel
Sofia : Art Hostel -Usually we spend our time in the garden
Burgas : Hostel Burgas
Ruse : The English Guest house

We suggest that you sleep only in LEGAL Hostels – Yo-Ho-Hostel is one of them !!! There are many illegal places and many places far away from Varna– beware !!!

Where are we on the map?

Yo-Ho-Hostel is the most central place for accommodation in Varna! Every young and alternative looking person in the city can tell you where Yo-Ho-Hostel is situated. If you arrive at the Railway or Bus station, you can call us and use our free pick up service, or from the Airport we can order for you the cheapest taxi company to drop you off at our front door. Walking, it is very easy to find too. We are on the Central square, just behind the Tourist Information Center. The address is 23, “Ruse” Street and here you will see a colorful door with a lot of graffiti art – this is Yo-Ho-Hostel! Our GPS coordinates are : 43*12.216 N , 027*54.619 E

What about the hostel’s facilities?

Yo-Ho-Hostel has three 4-bed dorms, two private doubles and a twin private room with a view overlooking The Cathedral and Opera house. Our self-catering kitchen is fully equipped and you can make coffee or tea for free. We have a sunny and quiet common room with free breakfast every morning and internet access.

Accommodation Information

If you don’t like boring places!

We will always give you an option to do something fun and interesting.
For travelers, who like culture :
-guided trips around Varna museums and art galleries
-guided day trips to more than 20 interesting natural and historical sites
-visiting Varna film, music and cultural festivals
For alternative backpackers:
-Bungy jumping from a 52 m high bridge
-Bike hire and guided trips in “Golden sands” national park
-Boat trip from “St. Constantine” resort to Varna with fishing on the way
-SCUBA diving for beginners and professionals
-Kite, wind, long and skim board surfing close to Varna
-Once per year - 3 days kayaking trip with sleeping in tents
-Pub crawl in summer time
-visiting of hot mineral springs in “ St. Constantine”

This is the ONLY hostel where every night you can enjoy live music and meet some of the best musicians, artists and sportspeople from Bulgaria - exchanging interesting experiences with them.

Location Information

From Train Station:

Walking from the train station to Yo-Ho-Hostel takes just about 7 minutes. After you get out of the train station building cross the wide street through the underpass and continue straight ahead.

In about 5 minutes you will reach the main pedestrian street of Varna (“Knyaz Boris I”).Turn on a left and you will see a large square and the opera house. In left side of it start ‘Russe’ Str. In 2 minutes on your left side will be the new house of Yo-Ho-Hostel- 23 'Russe' Str. , second floor. Ring the bell- you are welcome!

From Bus Station:

It is a 20-minute walk from the Central Bus Station to Yo-Ho-Hostel as well. Just take the wide street in front of the bus station and start walking in a direction towards the centre of the city, which is the opposite of the one from where the bus has arrived.

In about 15 minutes you will reach 'The Assumption Cathedral' on your right side. Only strait ahead you will cross a big boulevard ('Hristo Botev') and on opposite side is KFC, theatre and opera house. From left side of the opera house start 'Russe' Str. Our new Yo-Ho-Hostel is on number 23, second floor.

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