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Overview of Hostel Centar

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Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets
Free WiFi, bed sheets

Hostel Centar

2 out of 5

3.8/5 Good

Guests rated this property 3.7/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Laundry
  • Room service

Explore the area

    Popular LocationZagreb Cathedral2 min walk
    Popular LocationCroatian Parliament9 min walk
    Popular LocationCroatian National Theatre14 min walk
    AirportZagreb (ZAG)27 min drive

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Single Room

4.3/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 1 Twin Bed

Triple Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 4
  • 1 Twin Bed

Twin Room, Shared Bathroom

4.1/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Twin Beds

Single Bed in 4-Bed Dormitory Room

5/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 1
  • 4 Twin Beds

Classic Double Room

3.9/5 guest room rating
  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Twin Bed

About this area


Located in Zagreb, Hostel Centar is near a train station. Archbishop's Palace and Mestrovic Pavilion are local landmarks, and some of the area's attractions include Zagreb Zoo and Salata Sport and Recreation Center. Museum of Illusions and Technical Museum are also worth visiting. Guests appreciate the hostel's central location.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Archbishop's Palace - 1 min walk
  • Ban Jelacic Square - 2 min walk
  • Zagreb Cathedral - 2 min walk
  • Croatian Parliament - 9 min walk
  • Croatian National Theatre - 14 min walk

Getting around

  • Zagreb (ZGC-Zagreb Central Train Station) - 14 min walk
  • Zagreb Airport (ZAG) - 27 min drive


  • Mala kavana — 3 min walk
  • Meet Mia — 4 min walk
  • Argentina — 4 min walk
  • Zero zero — 4 min walk
  • Express Bar — 4 min walk

About this property

Hostel Centar

Zagreb hostel in Donji Grad, walk to Ban Jelacic Square
This smoke-free hostel features dry cleaning and free WiFi in public areas. All 12 rooms offer free WiFi and room service.
Hostel Centar offers 12 accommodations. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Food and drink

  • Room service available


  • No elevators

Guest services

  • Dry cleaning service
  • Front desk (limited hours)

Languages spoken

  • Croatian
  • English
  • German
  • Italian


  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Bed sheets


  • Hair dryer (on request)
  • Towels

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Check-in from 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 9 AM - 10:30 PM
Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Rollaway/extra beds are not available
Cribs (infant beds) are not available

Property payment types

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 1.61 per person, per night for adults; EUR 0.80 per night for guests aged 12-17 years old. This tax does not apply to children under 12 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
This property accepts credit cards and cash

Property is also known as

Hostel Central Zagreb
Hostel Central
Central Zagreb
Hostel Centar Zagreb
Hostel Centar Zagreb
Hostel Centar Hostel/Backpacker accommodation
Hostel Centar Hostel/Backpacker accommodation Zagreb

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Hostel Centar and receive a full refund?
Yes, Hostel Centar offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Hostel Centar cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
How much does it cost to stay at Hostel Centar?
As of Apr 21, 2021, prices found for a 1-night stay for 2 adults at Hostel Centar on May 2, 2021 start from $29, excluding taxes and fees. This price is based on the lowest nightly price found in the last 24 hours for stays in the next 30 days. Prices are subject to change. Choose your dates for more accurate prices.
Is Hostel Centar pet-friendly?
No, pets are not allowed at this property.
What time is check-in at Hostel Centar?
Check-in is from 3:00 PM - 10:30 PM.
What time is check-out at Hostel Centar?
Check-out is at 11:00 AM.
Where is Hostel Centar located?
Located in Donji Grad, this hostel is steps from Archbishop's Palace, Ban Jelacic Square, and Zagreb Cathedral. Zagreb Zoo is 2.2 mi (3.6 km) away. Zagreb (ZGC-Zagreb Central Train Station) is 14 minutes by foot and Zagreb Central Station is 14 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 17 out of 72 reviews
5 - Excellent 24%
Rating 4 - Good. 33 out of 72 reviews
4 - Good 46%
Rating 3 - Okay. 13 out of 72 reviews
3 - Okay 18%
Rating 2 - Poor. 5 out of 72 reviews
2 - Poor 7%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 4 out of 72 reviews
1 - Terrible 6%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Traveled with group
Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Loved it. Very convenient
Stayed 3 nights in Aug 2020

3/5 Okay

Traveled with group
Disliked: Staff & service
Property was centrally located. Reception was largely unstaffed during our stay. Receptionist tried to charge double the tax on arrival and later argued that this was a misunderstanding when challenged. Towels provided would have been inadequate as hand towels. Shower was tiny and doors broken. Wallpaper in rooms was peeling off. All in all I would avoid if other options are available.
Stayed 2 nights in Aug 2019

3/5 Okay

Business traveler
Liked: Staff & service, amenities
Disliked: Property conditions & facilities
The location is good, decoration is nice, and the staff, especially Kristina who hosted us, was very pleasing. But the place needs a serious air-conditioning -- the rooms were very hot and there was no ventilator. That is why no one could really spend time at the hostel besides sleeping when the weather gets cooler.
Stayed 3 nights in Jun 2019

4/5 Good

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities
Brilliant location just on the pedestrian area.
Stayed 2 nights in Jun 2019

1/5 Terrible

Liked: Staff & service
Disliked: Cleanliness, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Uncomfortable, cramped and bed bugs.
Hostel not accurately reviewed. 9-10 rooms sharing one shower and 2 very small "toilet rooms". Beds were extremely uncomfortable and pillow almost nonexistent. No towels in "toilet room". Towel they give you is a large wash cloth. To top it off, our room (#6) had bed bugs and we ended up leaving after our 2nd of 3 nights to get new hotel room after we discovered bites all over our bodies and while packing our stuff up, inspected mattress to see bed bug full of blood. I do not usually review and am very relaxed about room choices but was shocked at all the 9-10 point reviews. Feel that it is totally inaccurate and misleading. Pluses do include location and cost which are amazing, but is far outweighed by negatives. I would not recommend at all.
Stayed 3 nights in Sep 2018

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