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Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping

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Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful stay: friendly staff, nice room and relaxed atmosphere. Hostel is in a nice area as well, walking distance from most places of interest in the city. I will definitely be back soon. Thanks!

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Wroclaw, Poland
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very comfortable bedroom. Lovely atmosphere, charming fire place. Very comfortable kitchen, well equipped. Best organized hostel ever! I loved the idea of the free coffe in the mornig and music playing all day long. So close to the old town! Shower in the bedroom

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Kiev, Ukraine
Reviewed 29 October 2016

I live only in this hostel when I visiting Vilnius. Interior, staff, music, free coffe in the morning, clean rooms, location, own bar... Everything the best ) And the same time very quite place, like you're really somewhere in a forest. Just love this place.

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Gothenburg, Sweden
Reviewed 27 October 2016

I arrived at night and my chin dropped as I turned the corner and saw the garden. Yellow leaves covered the whole ground and the lights were it like a bright star roof. Very nice staff. Great, cheap locally brewed beer and THAT fireplace. I spent a lot of time in from of that. All hostels should have a fireplace...

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Santiago, Chile
Reviewed 26 October 2016

This hostel is a really great alternative to the typical hostels inside a city, it has a natural feeling while seeing super close to the center of the old town. Really recommend trying the local beers and ciders they have to offer and prices are really good also.

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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

When we arrived, the heating wasn't working and it was fixed immediately. Personnel was very helpful and nice, atmosphere is pleasant. Room was very clean, bathrooms tidy and there is a fridge in the common area so you can have a drink anytime you feel like and pay when checking out. A nice place to stay with your friends or...

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Chantilly, France
Reviewed 11 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed two nights in the tent. The camping-hostel is very well situated, it's in the district of Uzupis, not far from the city center. There are a lot of bathrooms so you don't have to wait, and it's clean. The kitchen is big and you have everything at your disposal if you want to cook. The camp site is...

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Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Currently spending a few months in Europe. During this time I have stayed in numerous hostels, and Downtown Forest remains the one that takes the cake. My time there was brief, and I wish I'd stayed longer. It is the only hostel so far I would make a return trip to. So much thought has gone into the operating of...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

Interior was really beautiful and cosy, toilets, showers, room was clean. Location is really good. It was little bit noisy, but you can not blame hostel :) It is cheap to stay and of course worth to :)

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Laurel Springs
Reviewed 22 September 2016

We were traveling in a group of 9 and looking for a convenient inexpensive place to stay for 5 nights. Downtown Forest Hostel provided just that. We were warmly received at the reception. The host was helpful and pleasant. The outdoor courtyard was lovely and all in all we had a very positive experience. The only negative was that our...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
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  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping is located down the hill of the very city center, in the artistic part of Vilnius called Uzupis. While walking downhill, the spirit goes up because of the rustic and warm neighborhood around. Main tourist spots are within a slow-walk distance: City hall (10 min), Cathedral (15 min), Bus&train station (20 min). Plenty of green areas around: newly opened park (10 min), river and ponds (3 min). And of course republic of Uzupis just meters away. We call ourselves a forest, because we are located in a big house which is surrounded by trees and a garden. Green is all around our cozy chateau, as we call it. And the location is very downtown indeed. Peace and nature is what we have plenty of everywhere. Be sure, the rooms are not overcrowded. Outside the house we have "Wolf's bar and grill rental" terrace. You can grill your food while sitting in the terrace. Camping ground is on the other side. We have 5 places for Campers and big green area for tents with all the facilities. This is not a standard cold spiritless hotel. We (the staff) make this hostel a place where we would like to stay. We all are passionate about traveling and about our city. We treat our guests just what we would like to be treated when we are traveling. TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2015! TripAdvisor Travellers' Choice 2016! ... more   less 

Additional Information about Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping

Address: Paupio g. 31a, Vilnius 11341, Lithuania (Formerly Uzupio Hotel)
Region: Lithuania > Vilnius County > Vilnius
Price Range: $15 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — Downtown Forest Hostel & Camping 2*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Keep it up! ”
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“Unfortunately, I can't remember which room we were in, but as I mentioned the shower didn't drain well. ”
 of 5 bubbles T7925WZdebbieb, 22 Sep 2016 | Read review
“I had room number 001, with 2 single beds, a little bathroom and a kitchenette. It is without cooking possibilities, but you will find that straight down the hall in the big kitchen. I can't speak about the other rooms since I only saw mine :) ”
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