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Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments

Hostel | Jacobstr. 1, Leipzig, Germany 04105

94.1% Overall Rating

90 out of 91 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (28/07/2014)

"It's a well managed hostel, very clean, new facilities, a nice old building. Have a look at the beautiful stairs! Good lockers. The location fits to all interests, close to the city centre, main station and stadium,…"

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Self-catering Facilities
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • BBQ area
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Outside area
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 4.35
  • Linen USD 2.72
  • Towel USD 1.09

What's Included

  • Luggage Room

Important Information

A maximum booking of 7 consecutive nights and 10 persons is possible. For bigger groups or longer stays please use the group enquiry option. Since we are not a party hostel, we don't accept bookings for stag nights. Groups with only male guests have to pay an extra deposit of 10 EUR per person on arrival. We reserve the right to turn down guests when not behaving in an appropriate manner (e.g. drunkenness and rude behaviour at check-in).

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.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 14:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Leipzig?

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The Sleepy Lion Hostel is conveniently located right in the town centre. We are offering 24 hour reception, lockers, free city maps and free Wi-Fi.
With more than 11 years experience and located in a beautifully refurbished Gründerzeit building we are THE place to stay when you visit Leipzig. Read more

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Shared Rooms Help! A shared room (typically a dorm) is a bedroom which you share with other people from the property. The number of beds in a room is shown in the room name, e.g. ‘5 Bed Dorm’, and you can book as many as you need. Some properties have male only dorms and female only dorms.

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

6 Bed Dorm - Female only (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

10 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

8 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included
Private Rooms Help! A private room is a room that is not shared with other people from the property – in other words, you book and pay for all the beds in the room. If you are traveling alone, for example, but want to book a double room, you must pay for two people in order to book the whole room.

Twin (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

Triple (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

About Sleepy Lion Hostel, Youth Hotel & Apartments

Our hostel is situated right in the heart of Leipzig, known internationally as Germany´s revolution city. We are just a few minutes’ walk from the city´s theatres, clubs, bars, museums, shopping centres and the main train station. We offer you...

* Located right in the city centre
* Comfortable accommodation in clean 1 to 10 bed rooms
* Modern apartments from 1 to 4 beds with kitchen & TV
* Every room with shower and toilet
* Breakfast from 7 - 11 am (4 €)
* Non-smoking rooms only
* Disabled-accessible rooms
* Luggage storage
* Free lockers (useable with your own padlock)
* 24 hours service
* Elevator
* High-speed internet and FREE Wi-Fi
* Major credit cards accepted
* No curfew
* Free city maps
* Drinks and snacks
* Backyard/ BBQ area
* Small tea kitchen (kettle, microwave, fridge)
* Free tea and coffee

As we are an independent hostel, there is no age-limit, no curfew and no membership is necessary!

Please be aware that we are not accommodating stag nights or other male party groups. In case of bookings for only male guests of more than 6 people we take an extra deposit of 15 EUR per person. In case of drunkeness or inappropriate behaviour at check in we reserve the right to refuse to accommodate the group.

Accommodation Information

The Sleepy Lion has 4 dorm types available - 4 beds, 6 beds, 8 beds and 10 beds.
We got private singles, doubles and triple rooms. All rooms are equipped with an ensuite bathroom and security lockers.
Our apartments for 1-4 persons have a fully equipped kitchen and TV as well.

Bed sheets are obligatory and not yet included in the price.
Therefore we are charging a one time fee of 2.50 € per person on arrival.

Location Information

Sleepy Lion Hostel
Jacobstr. 1
04105 Leipzig

It is just a few steps away from the Thomaskirche, the Stasi museum, the zoo, the main station, the Kneipenviertel (area of town with a large number of bars and restaurants), the Leipzig Arena, the Bach Museum, the Nikolaikirche, the Moritzbastei and many of Leipzig’s other sights and places of interest.

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