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Celica Art Hostel.

Hostel | Metelkova 8 SI, Ljubljana, Slovenia 1000

88.8% Overall Rating

320 out of 349 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (26/06/2015)

"Staff was really friendly and always there to help you out, including pointing out amazing local restaurants. Good enviroment between everyone. Breakfast was good for 3 euros."

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  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • 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.

Check-In/Out Details

Earliest check-in: 15:00
Latest Check-out: 11:00

Group booking?

Group of 15 or more traveling to Ljubljana?

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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.

2 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

4 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

2 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

2 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Shared bathroom)

No meals or drinks included

5 Bed Dorm - Mixed (Private bathroom)

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12 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.

2 person (Shared bathroom)

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4 person (Private bathroom)

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About Celica Art Hostel.

One-of-a-kind, artistically transformed from an old military prison into a funky youth hostel. Soak up the hostel atmosphere in our BAR & RESTAURANT with lively evening events every day of the week.

Appreciated and awarded by cult travel specialists for its UNIQUE & UNUSUAL DESIGN:
• No.1 hostel in Slovenia according to Hostelworld.com guests' reviews - 2011 HOSCAR Winner

FREE parking
FREE towels and bed linen
FREE welcome tea and other drinks in the reception lounge throughout the day
FREE guided tours of the hostel
FREE book exchange
FREE board games

A MUST STAY EXPERIENCE when visiting Ljubljana. Spend the night in one of the 20 unique former prison cells with prison bars on windows and doors. Not entirely your cup of tea? Make your bed in one of the hostel's more traditional 4-, 5-, 7- and 12-bedded dorms featuring unique artistic elements.

SELF SERVICE BUFFET BREAKFAST: available every day, 7:30 – 10:30am for 3€

(This includes bread, hot and cold drinks, milk, yogurt, muesli, cornflakes, butter, jam, honey, chocolate spread, salami, cheese, eggs, pastry)


- BBQ nights
- get-2-gether nights
- LIVE concerts
- staff/guests social activities
- cocktail nights
- theme parties
- daily lunches
- brunch
- snacks until late
- art exhibitions
- workshops


- Tours & Trips info desk for daily excursions around Slovenia – book and go!
- what to see & do tips
- city info, maps, schedules, travel arrangements, events, …
- Rent-a-bike – comfy vintage cruisers to go out exploring Ljubljana and surroundings
- Rent-a-car – special discounts for Celica guests

No curfew, no lockout, reception opened 24/7.

Being locked up will never be more FUN!

Accommodation Information

Hostel CELICA offers accommodation in:

20 artistically re-designed cells, shared bathroom (double, twin, triple cells)
4, 5-, 7-bedded rooms with unique artistic elements, bathroom ensuite
12-bedded dormitory, bathroom ensuite

All cancellations of bookings should be made not later than 2 days before arrival.
Your non-arrival by the agreed check in time will result in the cancellation of your entire reservation. In case you fail to arrive by your agreed check in date and time, Hostel Celica is authorised to charge your credit card without further reference to you an amount not exceeding one night's charge.

Location Information

• 5-minute walk from the main bus & train station; IDEAL for late arrivals or early departures
• 10-minute walk to the old Ljubljana city center
• the hostel's surrounded by the funkiest enviroment ever – Metelkova City area with cult bars, pubs, galleries, museums, theatre etc.

FREE PARKING in front of the hostel building. Motorbike owners welcome - FREE parking available inside the hostel property.

VAT is included in the price.
Tourist tax is NOT included in the price (1,27 EUR; per person per night).