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Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here September 2016 with my fiance. One of the coolest hostels we have stayed in - an old converted prison. Staff really friendly, nice atmosphere in the hostel, decent bar, free (board) game rental. Good communal showers. Only down side was that the room was extremely hot, and there is no air con in the rooms. There is a...

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Reviewed 13 September 2016

I stayed in this hostel for a total of four nights, first with three friends in a 4-bed room, and then one more night in a 2-bed room. The 4-bed room was fairly narrow and lacked furniture, there was virtually nothing except for a table and the beds. There were drawers under one of the bed that could accommodate a...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 September 2016

our family of 4 stayed in this ex-prison and whilst the building was fun, the room itself wasn't that great. 2 of the 4 beds in the room were really small, and the shower was tiny - 3 out of 4 of us could see over the top. It wasn't altogether clean either. That said, it was good value, a...

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Crema, Italy
Reviewed 31 August 2016

Amazing rooms and strnge location of bed in this old prison that has been totally restored as hostel. Water of shower was always cold. Reception and café very appreciated. Few steps far from station and from city center.

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Reviewed 29 August 2016

my friend from Slovenia bring us here for lunch he usualy have lunch here everyweeks, very fast service the burger is quite big, you will be satisfy! thanks a lot for nice staff from here, next time i visit Lujbljana, i will come again here!

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Reviewed 28 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here end of august during the weekend. Hostel was clean with good atmosphere. Unfortunately was not able to stay in the prison cells. Our rooms (top floor) were good. Only almost no charge points. Breakfast was not that great, I suggest to spend money for breakfast somewhere in the city. +- 10-15 minutes to walk inti the ciyy Biggest...

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Fantastic location within walking distance of the bus stop and city centre. Nice, clean budget accommodation in a unique location. I stayed in one of the "cell" rooms - I'm glad I did but I think the novelty would wear off fairly quick. The room was quite small and very warm - the fan provided didn't help much. In fact,...

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Bologna, Italy
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Hostel Celica is a unique place full of art pieces. Every cell is designed by various artist from all over the world. While staying in Celica you can how art can create a place for travellers starting from a place full of violence like a prison. Also you'll have the chance to live inside Metelkova, just walking around is like...

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Ghent, Belgium
Reviewed 31 July 2016

We slept here while passing through Slovenia. Although we were a group, we opted for the cell rooms (each time two persons). They are small and can get warm in high summer, but they are such fun! Each of them is originally decorated, they are clean and the beds - although sometimes difficult to reach - comfortable. I had a...

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Chilliwack, Canada
Reviewed 13 July 2016

How many can say they've spent the night in an old jail?I was in room 101 a different felt like a little kid when I saw the bunk bed.Room was very clean but quite hot as there is no a/c in the room.Try and get a fan as it helps a bit but again if your in the top bunk...

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HIPPEST HOSTEL #1 by Lonely Planet - situated in the centre of Ljubljana: train station - 3 min, Three bridges: 8 min walking distance - UNIQUE EXPERIENCE: Sleep in 20 artistically renovated former prison cells (a priceless work of art). - Artistically renovated former prison into a modern youth hostel - Food & beverage facilities - Cultural events, art gallery ... more   less 

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Address: Metelkova ulica 8, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Region: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Ljubljana
Price Range: ₹ 1,698 - ₹ 6,721 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Hostel Celica 2*
Number of rooms: 29
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“All the cells we looked in were different and interesting.”
 of 5 bubbles AlanC437, 18 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Even wanted to know what sleeping in prison feels like, this is it”
 of 5 bubbles lucydB4718MN, 27 Nov 2016 | Read review
“I will go for the Cells!!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 159hermanz, 9 Nov 2016 | Read review
“we thought rooms on the first floor might have more room than ours which was on the 2nd”
 of 5 bubbles 482lizzyg, 3 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The "cell" rooms are cool but probably impractical for a long stay!”
 of 5 bubbles OrlaDv, 22 Aug 2016 | Read review
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