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Arkabarka Floating Hostel

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Treviso, Italy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked one of the apartments( Queen Studio ) at Arkabarka for 2 nights and we got the confirmation e mail from the staff that the booking went through and that everything is all right. After few hours we receive an e mail that actually the apartment that we booked is not available for the first night of our staying...

Thank jagodica19yu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to summarise it with one or two words. I really needed to relax and was desperate to be in nature so this hostel was the perfect choice. The location is great as it's right on the river, with trees behind you and left right centre:) You wake up and hear the birds not car horns... Apart from that,...

Thank Dina P
Warsaw, Poland
Reviewed 14 March 2017

This hostel is located very conveniently, well communicated with public transport and just by a bike route. The rooms are quite small but colourfully decorated, with heaters, AC and comfy beds. We got a room with a private bathroom (because the key to the no-bathroom room was lost) and it was very convenient. There is a sauna in the shared...

Thank aszajnowska
Reviewed 6 December 2016

I'm really glad we stayed there when we were in belgrade. It was a day to remember. Good staff. And nice, clean rooms. It was amazing having a great breakfast on the deck. Travel in daytime and have some peace of mind in night time on the deck while you drink your coffee.

Thank Onur Ü
Slovenska Bistrica, Brezovica, Slovenia
Reviewed 11 November 2016

Stayed here with a couple of friends and had the best time. Beautiful hostel on the water. Extremely clean and very helpful staff. Hope to see you soon guys, keep up the good work! And the location is very central (only 20min walk to the city center) but still ridiculously quiet! The staff is so awesome, you feel at home...

1Thank Veronika J
Reviewed 29 October 2016

This was my first time sleeping in a floating hostel! The feeling is awesome with the tiny waves of the Danube helping you find sleep. And the location is very central (only 20min walk to the city center) but still ridiculously quiet! The staff is so awesome, you feel at home from the beginning to the end of your stay....

1Thank Julian G
Bratislava, Slovakia
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I stayed in Arkabarka for 4 days and I feel like they are my family now. Great and peaceful location, amazing and friendly staff, original design, beautiful rooms and easy going atmosphere. Watch out for Rakija!!! It's one of the greatest and strongest I've ever tried :D Hope to see you soon guys, keep up the good work! Daniel

2Thank Daniel F
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Stayed here with a couple of friends and had the best time. Beautiful hostel on the water. Extremely clean and very helpful staff. The bar is a nice addition with some local craft beers which I loved. Will definitely stay here again. Highly recommended!!

3Thank Jonathan V
Interlaken, Switzerland
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Fantastic location, Arkabarka is really a unique experience on the Danube river! Stayed in a private double room with en-suite shower. Staff are very friendly and super helpful, you can see they are truly passionate about their work! They have a fire place, great coffee, bikes, maps and much more! Plus they are members of Europe's Famous Hostels! When in...

3Thank Lara B
Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 25 October 2016

definitely one of the coolest hostels I've been to, with great staff always willing to help, even (too) early in the morning. and yes, the coffee was good! loved sitting out, "on water", relaxing with great view. the room design is also really good, nothing more to add than - keep up the good work, guys!

1Thank marinko1006

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ArkaBarka is a floating hostel in the river Danube situated in one of the most beautiful central parks of Belgrade. It offers the best opportunity to feel the beauty of Belgrade that is to enjoy nature while being in the center of the city! Panoramic views, free Internet, riverboat trips and a multifunctional space for events are few of the features that will make your stay in our hostel an unforgettable experience. Private & dorm rooms. Bed & breakfast from 15 Euro. Local beer 1.5 Euro. Caffe lounge & living room. Free breakfast. Welcome drink. Tax included. Free bicycles. Group discounts. River boat tours. Free map*Stay in the city, feel the nature. ARKABARKA FLOATING HOSTEL*HOTEL for 4 SEASONS* It is a place where you can relax and feel nature while being in central Belgrade. The Usce Park is a favourite hang out for bicyclists, roller bladers and nature lovers and a hot spot for the Sunday stroll of Belgradians, because of the long pedestrian walk that goes through it, parallel to the river bank, connecting the centre of the city with Zemun. The park is serene, while the floating cafes and restaurants are abundant reminding us that we are actually in the middle of the city. Only 20 minutes walk from the busy centre of Belgrade. All the rooms and the balcony of the ground floor offer splendid panoramic views to the Kalemegdan fortress, which is the city's main attraction. The Ratno Ostrvo (War island), with its wild peacefulness and to Zemun, the most river oriented neighborhood of Belgrade. 24/7 service, friendly staff, free wireless internet, laundry, river boat trips, information point, cafe and multifunctional space for workshops, seminars, events. Arkabarka aspiring to become an intercultural centre, bringing together people from different backgrounds and connecting them through artistic events, music nights, parties and more, taking part in the ground floor multifunctional space. The cosy cafe of that space is welcoming Belgradians and gives the opportunity for our guests to mingle with locals.* Arkabarka is also suitable for groups and the organization of small seminars or workshops *Accommodation Information: Double/ twin /triple private rooms with private bathroom, double /twin /triple /four bed, private rooms with shared bathroom, 5 bed mix dorm. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Arkabarka Floating Hostel

Address: Usce b.b. | Park Prijateljstva , Blok 14, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
Region: Serbia > Belgrade
Price Range: ₹ 972 - ₹ 3,047 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“Some beds are quite close to the ceiling so if you're claustrophobic, make sure you let the staff know in advance.”
  • Floating Terrace
deafleopard80, 4 Apr 2017 | Read review
“take a room with bathroom or the big one with river view”
aszajnowska, 13 Mar 2017 | Read review
“I've been in double ensuite room with balcony and I really enjoyed it. Very spacious.”
DanielF130, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The apartments upstairs have the best views!”
LaraB886, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with balcony overlooking river”
CazCop, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
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