Downtown Backpackers Hostel

Panenska 31, Bratislava, 81104, Slovakia

7 Reviews

Downtown Backpackers Hostel
Enter dates for best prices
Compare best prices from top travel partners
Booking.com HostelBookers.com Hostelworld.com

87%

Satisfaction Very Good
Excellent
26%
10
Very Good
39%
15
Average
26%
10
Poor
10%
4
Terrible
2%
1

N/A

Value Score No Data

Show Prices

Good For Solo
  • Families50
  • Couples50
  • Solo83
  • Business0
  • Poznick's Profile Photo

    Great new hostel, well located in Bratislava

    by

    Christmas in Bratislava could be a dull afair if your hostel didnt have a bar downstairs, fortunately, we did. The personable staff and ecclectic feel of the building itself, lent this hostel both authenticity and modernity in a city that does likewise.

    Unique Quality: Large common room with out-of-tune guitars and piano, gorgeous bartender with lots of sexy piercings, dimly lit bar & restaurant downstairs, free internet, comfy beds.

    Directions: One block SW from the Grasalkovicov Palace

  • catherineneill's Profile Photo

    A big old house

    by

    This was a great place to start off our trip. The staff were friendly, the showers have all been refurbished and there was a selection of games and books in the common room, as well as free internet access and a bar. Lockers available, smokers can smoke in the foyer. It is spread over 2 or 3 floors and there are plenty of rooms.

    It was however through a lot of scaffolding but it wasnt too hard to find from the train station at all. (see below)

    Directions: From the train station (look in the main hall for the sign) take the bus 93 from outside the station 2 stops. Get off there. You should see a hotel (cant remember the name)

  • Not like the film

    by

    I spent a couple of days here in 2005. as hostels go it was basic enough but the atmosphere was good and the staff were efficient if not over friendly. a good mix of travellers here and the bar was a good place to have a chat for an hour or two.

    Unique Quality: very central

  • MLW20's Profile Photo

    Good location & price, small room

    by

    The Downtown Backpackers is in a good location- it's about a 5 minute walk to the old town which is where you want to be.

    We had a private room with a bath. The room was across the street from the hostel itself. I think they have 5 rooms like this.
    The room was small but totally fine for two nights. The bathroom was decent asides from the poor lighting.

    Unique Quality: The staff was very friendly and helpful. The price and location are the selling point for staying here however.

    Directions: Located in the Bratislava Old Town next to the Presidential Palace on Paneska Street.

  • carolynllew's Profile Photo

    hostel with character

    by

    Dorm rooms accommodate 4-7 people mostly in bunk beds. Three story in narrow street. Wonderful showers. Great kitchen facilities, also lounge and bar.Reception usually friendly but occasionally condescending. Closer to old city than main railway station but walking distance from both.
    Close to Nova Scena (Kollarovo nam 20) for operettas, musicals or drama. Ticket office is open 12-7pm weekdays and one hour before performances.

    Unique Quality: Very convenient location and a lovely old building. See photo.

    Directions: Can be hard to find.If you are coming from Hlavna stanica walk or tram to Presidential Palace, then go under Stefanikova When you come up the escalator you are only about 15m from Panenska Street. Turn right at the cute little florist.

  • RandomDreamer's Profile Photo

    Downtown Backpacker's Hostel

    by

    I was unsure where to stay when I got to Bratislava. I heard that there are 2 hostels in the city (which is 2 more than a couple of years ago). I saw a sign for this place in the train station so headed there. I'm glad 'cos I heard not such good things about the other hostel.

    This place is very cool. Well located and onnly 5 minutes from the Old Town by foot. It has the most comfortable hostel beds I've experienced and good cooking and washing facilities. The staff are friendly and will drink with you and chat to you which is always nice. There's just the one small common room which is good cos you can't help but meet everyone.

    Dorm Rooms are about 600sk a night.

    Directions: On a street on the other side of the square with the Presidential Palace. Bus Routes 206/208. Walking distance from Hlavna Stanice.

  • ratherton's Profile Photo

    Downtown Backpacker's Hostel

    by

    Very friendly, pleasant hostel only a few minutes walk from the Old Town in Bratislava. All the staff were very helpful and spoke excellent English.

    If you are looking for a hostel to stay at in Bratislava. There is no need to look any further than here.

    Unique Quality: Internet access, common room, 24 hour bar and reception, no curfew.

    There are all sizes of rooms from doubles to 8 bed dorms. The kitchen has microwaves, oven, pans, plates etc.

Comments

Popular Hotels in Bratislava

Marrol's Hotel Bratislava

Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

Tobrucka 4, Bratislava, Bratislava

Show Prices

Hotel Arcadia

Hotel Class 5 out of 5 stars

Frantiskanska 3, Bratislava

Show Prices

Mamaison Residence Sulekova Bratislava

Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

Sulekova 20, Bratislava, Bratislava

Show Prices

Crowne Plaza Hotel Bratislava

Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

Hodzovo namestie 2, Bratislava, Bratislava

Show Prices

View all Bratislava hotels

View all Bratislava hotels

Latest Bratislava hotel reviews

Radisson SAS Carlton Hotel
266 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 12, 2014
Hotel Astra
23 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jan 14, 2014
Hotel Esprit
12 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Sep 15, 2013
Art Hotel William Bratislava
124 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Feb 12, 2014
Patio Hostel
111 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 15, 2014
Marrol's Hotel Bratislava
559 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 14, 2014
Garden View
2 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Aug 27, 2009
Park Inn Hotel Danube Bratislava
305 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 7, 2014
Hotel Remy
8 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Jan 25, 2014
Hotel Arcadia
178 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 16, 2014
Mercure Bratislava Centrum
338 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 17, 2014
Film Hotel
20 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Mar 5, 2014
Ibis Bratislava Centrum
374 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Apr 17, 2014
Red Star Hostel
13 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Aug 29, 2011
Crowne Plaza Hotel Bratislava
192 Reviews & Opinions
Latest: Mar 28, 2014