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Exeter, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This hostel was the cutest little place, attached to the sax pub jazz music could be heard all the time which was so serene. Enough bathrooms for the amount of rooms, lovely staff and lots of leaflets etc about Ljubljana and the surrounding area, located very close to the centre but a little far from the stations but still close...

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SaxHostel, Manager at Sax Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, hope we see you again soon!

Reviewed 12 October 2016

we arrived for 7 nights and were really happy to stay in this hostel. after the first night, my girlfriend realized few big bites on her body, we thaught it was from somewhere we have been before. the night after, more bites were coming so we went to the nearest pharmacy in order to buy some medicine. The next day,...

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SaxHostel, General Manager at Sax Hostel, responded to this review

Dear ''disapointed'' Bastien V, first of all please let me apologize once again for this unfortunate situation and make a few comments about your interpretation of your stay in our hostel. There isn't a hostel in a whole world which doesn't have to deal with bed bugs from time to time. Bed bugs are not something that comes from unclean...

Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 August 2016 via mobile

Me and some friends booked here for the start of our trip around Central Europe. It's a lovely, friendly hostel that I certainly recommend. The sheets are clean. Shower room is good. In fact it was spotless clean. The lady on reception was friendly and helpful. The bar in front was nice but was only open one night whilst we...

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Reviewed 14 May 2016

We stayed just one night, but it was really good. As hostel should be. Good bed with good soft blanket and pillow, good shower and toilet, tea and coffee, nice art, nice stuff, good position. And it is quiet!

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Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

My friend and I stayed here on our interrailing trip and we could not recommend it more, we were so welcomed by a lovely lady who made us feel at home, perfect location! Nice rooms and very tidy, nice bathroom and perfect for a few nights stay! There was a bar at the front with cheap deals if you were...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

Granted we haven't been to other hostels in Ljubljana but this one doesn't stand a chance as we don't even think about going elsewhere and we have been going there two years in a row so it's safe to say that we will be regulars haha Cosy and friendly, quiet and chill, love the bar downstairs... Can't wait to go...

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SaxHostel, receptionist at Sax Hostel, responded to this review

And we can't wait to have you again! We promise we won't change! ;)

Reviewed 25 March 2016 via mobile

I've stay in Sax Hostel for few days in March. Even knowing that this month the city is not very full, I've made lots of friends in the hostel, the pub is also nice to meet people and the beer is great! Is 10-15 min away from the center by the river., but is safe to came at night. They...

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SaxHostel, receptionist at Sax Hostel, responded to this review

This is all that matters- making new friends while travelling, so it was our pleasure we were a part of it!

Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 8 March 2016 via mobile

When a hostel staff is like a family, it creates a very welcoming atmosphere for guests. The Sax hostel and adjoining pub do exactly this, making my stay here worth telling the world. Besides the awesome staff, the beds and showers were a delight. I will return to this hostel without hesitation. Thanks sexy Sax crew

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SaxHostel, Receptionist at Sax Hostel, responded to this review

Hey, Sax family is thanking you for your kind words and we definitely look forward to have you again! :)

Reviewed 25 January 2016 via mobile

First we want to clarify that the staff members were really helpful and nice. We stayed there two nights and the second night we realised our bed was infested with BED BUGS. After telling the guy in charge (who was also the only waiter in the fully crowded pub), he called his boss a couple of times without having the...

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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Sax hostel is an easy walking distance to the centre of Ljubljana. The wifi was a bit slow at times, but we never had any real problems. The beds were very comfortable but a bit freaky if people moved around. The bathroom had a fantastic shower. The staff were very friendly and welcoming and more than happy to help with...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Sax Hostel is Ljubljana's newest hostel, housed under the roof of the city's legendary jazz pub, Sax Pub. We are ideally located along the river running through the city's lively old center, where music lovers of all ages and walks of life have gathered for 25 years. Over the bustling terrace of Sax Pub, behind the graffiti-clad facade, are immaculately renovated doubles and dorm rooms, named after blues and jazz greats. To mix with Ljubljana's hip crowd, you need only to descend the stairs and take in the music of the pub, which on Thursdays is live. All rooms are equipped with power-outlets, reading lights, and free wi-fi. Every guest is provided with a personal locker for luggage and valuables. A fleet of bikes, ideal for exploration of the city, can be rented cheaply. Towels and linens are provided. Wheelchair accessible. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Sax Hostel

Address: Eipprova ulica 7, Ljubljana 1000, Slovenia
Region: Slovenia > Upper Carniola Region > Ljubljana
Price Range: RM52 - RM265 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Check your beds for the hundreds of bugs around.”
 of 5 bubbles Nikkkkkkkkk, 25 Aug 2015 | Read review
“all rooms will do. i stayed in the shared room and was pleased”
 of 5 bubbles BrittnieKusch, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“9-bed dorm is really spacious, double rooms are also nice, basically you cannot get it wrong”
  • garden in the morning
  • honeymoon :)
 of 5 bubbles tobiasm747, 17 Mar 2015 | Read review
“The upstairs room has the best beds!”
 of 5 bubbles zanderh2013, 5 Sep 2013 | Read review
“We had a private room but from what I saw of the dorms, they were equally spotless. Would have happily stayed in them!”
 of 5 bubbles NickW751, 11 Jul 2013 | Read review
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