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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.

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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...

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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....

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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

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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!!

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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...

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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!

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Italy
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

We had a private room facing the river and every morning I would wake up to the magic of nature, swans and ducks floating by. The room is in excellent condition, good coffee for breakfast, cheap local beer from a small brewery ... And free bikes to cycle along the river! Approx a half hour walk to the centre along...

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Leipzig, Germany
Reviewed 24 October 2016

in one word: fantastic. thanks for an amazing stay at arkabarka and in the wonderful city of belgrade. hostel top, staff top, food top, rakja top, location top, serbien experience top. will come back for sure!

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Edinburgh
Reviewed 24 October 2016

The hostel is very cool, a proper hostel with real character and a vibe set by the owner, Pike. It sits on the river in the middle of a park which can make it tricky to find but it's worth it for the setting once you get there.

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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 

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Address: Usce b.b. | Park Prijateljstva , Blok 14, Belgrade 11000, Serbia
Region: Serbia > Belgrade
Price Range: $20 - $48 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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“I've been in double ensuite room with balcony and I really enjoyed it. Very spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles DanielF130, 26 Oct 2016 | Read review
“The apartments upstairs have the best views!”
 of 5 bubbles LaraB886, 25 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Ask for room with balcony overlooking river”
 of 5 bubbles CazCop, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Rooms over the river are the best”
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 of 5 bubbles mamodDublin_ireland, 29 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Try to ask for the loft apartment when you need 6 beds, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, beautiful terrace with overwhelming view on the Donau”
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 of 5 bubbles kristaberghs, 27 Aug 2016 | Read review
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