Celica Art Hostel.

Metelkova 8 SI, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 1000

Overall Rating: 88

Spend the night behind bars! Awarded as No.1 HIPPEST HOSTEL IN THE WORLD by Lonely Planet.

Hostel CELICA offers accommodation in: 20 artistically re-designed cells, shared bathroom (double, twin, triple cells) 4, 5-, 7-bedded rooms with unique artistic elements, bathroom ensuite 12-bedded dormitory, bathroom ensuite All cancellations of bookings should be made not later than 2 days before arrival. Your non-arrival by the agreed check in time will result in the cancellation of your entire reservation. In case you fail to arrive by your agreed check in date and time, Hostel Celica is authorised to charge your credit card without further reference to you an amount not exceeding one night's charge.


Facilities at this hostel include:

  • Bar
  • Credit cards accepted
  • Car Parking
  • No curfew
  • Free city tour
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Washing machines
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Bicycle hire
  • Laundry service
  • Bar(s)
  • Café
  • Common area / room
  • Communal kitchen
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Internet café
  • Outside area


Rating Type
88 Overall
91 Atmosphere
93 Staff
89 Location
86 Cleanliness
88 Facilities
90 Safety
0 Fun
80 Value

Important Information

One-of-a-kind, artistically transformed from an old military prison into a funky youth hostel. Social hostel with lively atmosphere, great events every day of the week. Unique & fun! Appreciated and awarded by cult travel specialists for its unique & unusual design: • No.1 hippest hostel in the world by Lonely Planet • the 25 ultimate places to stay in the world by Rough Guides • No.1 hostel in Slovenia according to Hostelworld.com guests' reviews- 2010 Hoscar Winner GREAT LOCATION • 5-minute walk from the main bus & train station; perfect for late arrivals or early departures • 10-minute walk to the old Ljubljana city center • the hostel's surrounded by the funkiest environent ever – Metelkova City area with cult bars, pubs, galleries, museums, theatre etc. UNIQUE CONCEPT & STORY A must stay experience when visiting Ljubljana. Spend the night in one of the 20 unique former prison cells with prison bars on windows and doors. Not entirely your cup of tea? Make your bed in one of the hostel's more traditional 4-, 5-, 7- and 12-bedded dorms featuring unique artistic elements. FREE STUFF parking • WiFi • towels and bed linen • welcome tea in the reception lounge • guided tours of the hostel • city maps • book exchange • board games • computer use • tourist info • tour booking • smiles for everyone SELF SERVICE BUFFET BREAKFAST available every day, 7:30 – 10:30am for 3€ BAR & RESTAURANT BBQ nights • get-2-gether nights • LIVE concerts • staff/guests social activities • cocktail nights • theme parties • daily lunches • brunch • snacks until late • art exhibitions • workshops HIGHLY RECOMMENDED by Celica staff: • Tours & Trips info desk for daily excursions around Slovenia – pick up place at the hostel • city info, maps, schedules, travel arrangements, events, … • Rent-a-bike – comfy vintage cruisers to go out exploring Ljubljana and surroundings • Rent-a-car – special discounts for Celica guests • plenty of space for motorbike parking No curfew, no lockout, 24/7 reception. Being locked up will never be more FUN!