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Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Not exactly a 5-star hotel (understatement, much...) but, to be fair, it's incredibly cheap. There was a kinda funny smell from time to time, but leaving the windows open for a couple of minutes was an easy fix. Management was very helpful and the cleaning service that cleans each day does a good job. Also, the location is phenomenal, so...

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Giv'atayim, Israel
Reviewed 9 February 2016

Don't come close if you know what is good for you, this is definitely one of the worst hostels i've ever been to, started with a ridiculous demand from me to pay 5 euros just to store my luggage near the reception desk (never happened to me ever before) so i can go to visit the city without the suitcase...

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Spain
Reviewed 2 December 2015

Check-in after 23:00 it's supposed to be possible with an aditional charge (they sent us an e-mail with this iformation) however when we arrived to this "hostel" at 23:30 nobody opened the door. We called and after four tries they answered. Literally they told us "I'm sorry, have a good night", nobody came, nobody opened the door and we had...

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2015

Looks bad from the outside - but don't worry! Once you get past the insalubrious-looking door and up the scarily dark stairs, it's absolutely fine! Clean rooms and washrooms, simply but serviceably presented interiors, quiet area. If you're looking for world-class swanky accommodation, this is NOT it. But if you're a budget traveller looking for somewhere decently plain as a...

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Forli, Italy
Reviewed 30 July 2015

Good position, good for travellers with low standards. Unsufficient cleaning conditions. Loud and noisy during the night because of the neighborhood - not a party piace. Anyway, very colse to the city centre.

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Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Very bad hygiene, rude service and hostel smelss really bad. My astmathic friend could not sleep there and we had to change hostel. We didint even get refund... In the picture you can see mold from at end of the bed. AT SLEEPING ROOM WALL. Only good thing was wifi..

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Taipei, Taiwan
Reviewed 7 May 2015

We booked two rooms here but planned to arrive there after 23:00 so we confirmed for late check-in with additional 5 Euro. However, when we arrived there no one answered our phone and we stayed out of the building in cold night for more than one hour. Finally we had no choice but to find another place. BUT, after I...

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North Florence, Alabama, United States
Reviewed 16 April 2015

It was a horrible stay me and my friend went there requested for an early check 2 days back they said ok you can come after 8 am,when we arrive we called the guy the guy said they do not entertain i asked do you have a couch atleast to sit ,meanwhile their cleaner came we went in she said...

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Dingli, Malta
Reviewed 2 September 2014 via mobile

We were coming from a long flight and after te flight was delayed he requested an additional charge since we arrived a few hours later then that planned. Te price if the charge was more then the price of the room, after this was indicated he invented a new price just a bit lower but still double the price of...

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Barcelona & Costa Brava
Reviewed 29 July 2014

Our 3 night stay at this hostel ruined our holiday in Bulgaria. This hostel is so dirty - floors, bed linen, dust all over the place, blood in toilet room and on pillow, cockroaches - disgusting. During all hours of the night people used to come ring the bell of the hostel but since no receptionist, no one will answer...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
With free Wi-Fi and a/c, this affordable guesthouse enjoys a prime location in the historic centre of Sofia. The Sofia Central Guesthouse occupies a turn-of-the-20th-century building and offers 12 basic and inexpensive rooms, all with air conditioning (extra charge), heating, a TV, hairdryer and free Wi-Fi. Bathrooms may be shared or en suite, and a left-luggage service, TV lounge. The guesthouse is perfectly situated for exploring Sofia's magnificent old quarter. Many of the main sights, including the National Theatre, the National Art Gallery, and the National Palace of Culture are within an easy stroll. It's also convenient for public transport, if you want to explore further afield. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ivani Hostel

Address: bul.Hristo Botev 70A, Sofia 1303, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Sofia Region > Sofia
Price Range: ₹ 1,685 - ₹ 2,426 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 7
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“Never Stay or Book Here!”
 of 5 bubbles LeeYunhan, 7 May 2015 | Read review
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 of 5 bubbles TomSiddons, 19 Jan 2013 | Read review
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