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Hostel Old Plovdiv

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09/04/2017 10/04/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 18 February 2017

This place is incredible. The hostel itself is incredibly beautiful; full of character and rustic charm. All areas of the hostel were spotlessly clean. The staff were friendly and helpful. The free breakfast was substantial. The location could not have been better; right in the middle of the picturesque Old Town. I thought the stay was incredible value for money...

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Due to Excellent Reviews Like Yours We Are Officially Winners Of TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013,2014,2015 & 2016 !!!! Without our guests we are nothing ! Thank you for supporting our efforts with sharing your positive experience with our future gusts ! Best regards Hristo-the owner :)

Sofia, Bulgaria
Reviewed 17 February 2017

If you are wondering where to stay - choose the Hostel Old Plovdiv - it is an amazing place! An old Bulgarian house, decorated and furnished in the old style - classic, cosy, interesting, authentic... it is a devastating place for sure! The staff is nice, welcoming and hospitable, and the hostel is in the heart of the old town...

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Reviewed 1 February 2017

The place is really good. What I liked most were the bathrooms. They are really spacious, so are the rooms. And about them, the furniture's style brings you back centuries back, so amazing. The food is alright if you are not picky eater. Ten points to the staff for letting Veneta ( the cat ) to keep us company in...

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Dear Maria, for our family, the greatest reward is to see smiling guests, who leave our house as our friends! Thank you for your wonderful words about Hostel Old Plovdiv ! You are always welcome back here ! Greetings Hristo and Velislava

Reviewed 10 January 2017

They need to raise the prices. This 10 buck hostel is making my 30 buck hotel look like a dump-hole. The staff were very honest, flexible, kind. The hostel is beautiful. They beds are comfortable. The breakfast delicious. Therenis a reason this place as high ratings. Also, this hostel is right where you want to be.

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Dear Shanda, No, we will not going to raise the prices :) Affordable Luxury - this is our Moto ! Reiews like yours make me really proud ! Thank you ! Best regards Hristo-the owner :)

Reviewed 24 December 2016

Awesome place. High quality service for the best price ever! This is my second trip in Guest House Old Plovdiv and they are on top even in winter season! The personal and the breakfast was wonderful. I really love this place.

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Kris, my friend ! Visiting us 4 times in just 2 months shows, that you really enjoy your stay in Hostel Old Plovdiv ! Sharing your positive experience with our future guests is such a delight for me and my team ! Best regards Hristo-the owner :)

Denver, Colorado
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Staying here was like staying in a hotel more than a hostel. The "dorms" have three or four single beds and very spacious lockers. There is a gorgeous common room that looks like it was plucked out of a museum display. Breakfast is included in the price, and is expansive -- the regular option included three kinds of meat, two...

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

WOW ! You have highlighted every traveller is looking for: Free and Delicious Breakfast, Free , Reliable and Super Fast Wi-Fi, Great Location and Goodd Heating in the hursh winter :) I allready shared your review with my team and it gives us power to work even harder ! Thank you ! Best regards Hristo-the owner :)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

Perfect hostel. Very nice twin room. It was warm (we visited when there was snow). Very good location and good personalized breakfast. Friendly staff (Ivan) whi has great local knowledge. Last but not least: they have a parking lot so we could easily park our rented car. Very recommended hostel!

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Yes, our guests often tell me, that they have the feeling, that they sleep in a Museum :) This is because our House is a National Monument of Culture, protected by the State and it is buit 1868 ! We have tried to preserve the spirit and the character of this amazing building as close to the times of Bulgarian...

Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

Beautiful old hostel and garden. Nice breakfast, great hosts. But please do something about the doors to the bedrooms. They make so much noise. Everyone wakes up at night when someone visits the toilet. The only toilet on the first floor is in the bathroom. So better stay downstairs.

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Dera Hanneke, thank you for taking time to write feedback for your recent stay - it is much appreciated. The doors are soundproof now, so next time you come you will feel comfortable and relaxed ! Best regards Hristo-the owner :)

Poitiers, France
Reviewed 20 November 2016

The location is really nice, in the center of the Old town. The area is very beautiful and not noisy. The only thing is that most taxis won't go until the front of the hostel, because of the big stones of the old town, but they can stop pretty close. If you don't mind walking a little bit, this is...

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Petya and Nana from our Reception send you their warmest regards. They miss your sweet girly talks and are waiting to see you back in April. Best regards Hristo-the owner:)

Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 18 November 2016

We enjoyed the location of Guest House Plovdiv while we did an overnight in the town. It is a great location to stay at so that you can walk by foot and explore the area. The gentleman that greeted us was friendly and sat down with us to give us a map of the area and point out a few...

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Hristo G, Owner at Hostel Old Plovdiv, responded to this review

Having big families with children as our guests is always special for us and it is so nice to see, that our efforts to make our guests feel at home are appreciated ! As you mentioned we offer Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Free Wi-Fi, Free Board Games Free Book Exchange, Free Tea, Coffee and Home Made Lemonade :) But the...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is proud to announce, that we were appointed as one of the Lonely Planet's 'Top 10 best value stays for 2014' Hostel in name only-more like a boutique hotel at a hostel rate ! FREE Parking,FREE ultra speed WI-FI,FREE Breakfast! The only hostel in town with garden and terrace! 24-Hour reception, 24-hour hot water, no curfew, no lockout, free linen, free towels, free breakfast, free WiFi, free lockers, free luggage storage. Lounge room and dining room, Reception Bar, Washing and ironing facilities, free parking.In the heart of historic old town district, just 4 minutes away from the city's main pedestrian street, Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is a real architectural marvel.We offer all you can desire: superb location, 24 hour reception service, flawless security, hygiene to the highest standards and the friendliest staff possible. Located in totally renovated 144- year old Renaissance house, national monument of culture, Hostel "Old Plovdiv" will offer you experience of a lifetime! Our features include free individual lockers and locks, free towels, linen and duvets, , free breakfast; free Wi-Fi, free CD/DVD-burning facilities and free satellite TV and films. We offer book exchange, free maps and free luggage storage.Build in 1868, the house, where Hostel "Old Plovdiv" is located, belonged to one of the richest local tobacco merchants. The wooden columns of the house are made of Lebanese cedre and you will also see marble from Greece and granite from Ottoman Turkey. The 130-year old wooden floors and the 4 metres high ceilings and big windows will take you back in time of the Bulgarian Renaissance. Furnished with authentic antique beds and wardrobes, purchased from local antique shops and renovated by professional restorers in the local Renaissance style, our 8 spacious and cosy rooms will seduce you with luxury at affordable price ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel Old Plovdiv

Address: Chetvarti Yanuari Str 3, Plovdiv 4000, Bulgaria
Region: Bulgaria > Plovdiv Province > Plovdiv
Price Range: $27 - $71 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hostel Old Plovdiv 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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