Wild Elephants Hostel

Frantiskanske namestie 8, Bratislava, Slovakia, Distance from city centre: 0.9km
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Rating: 97%from 4 reviews

  • 100%Atmosphere
  • 100%Staff
  • 100%Security
  • 85%Cleanliness
  • 100%Location
  • 100%Value for money
  • 100%Facilities
Our philosophy is simple, The Wild Elephants Hostel is not just a cheap bed in a good location, we offer you an experience unlike any other. We are international travelers who would like to involve you in various daily activities, from walking our puppy Rocco, to our delicious vegan family dinners; and fun pub crawls where staff and guests form one bunch for a wild night out in the best and cheapest local venues of Bratislava.

The Inclusive social environment that we work hard on to create will easily make you a part of your new home away from home, from the moment you arrive. We might NOT be the fanciest hostel, best equipped, newly furnished or even professional, but we love what we do and we share this love with everybody who seeks a free spirited place to have fun and meet people.

We are on the 2nd floor of a 200 years old historical building, therefore we do not have an elevator or unlimited hot water in the showers. What we do have instead is; a hip space shared with up to 40 of your future friends, spacious common areas to hang out, artistic free walls to paint and express yourself on, a well equipped kitchen, comfortable smoking area with table foosball, time machine, big banana room, etc.

Home rules (policies):
Any kind of groups over 4 people are disallowed, even if they are different reservations.
Age restriction is from 18 to 45 years old.
We do not accept stag, hen, birthday parties and similar kind of groups that fly in to Bratislava just to get drunk, whatever the number of people is.

We keep the right to cancel your reservation or immediately turn you away with no refunds if you violate any of our policies.

+ Government tourist tax is 1.70 euro per night per person and is NOT included (except students between 18 to 26 years).

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 24 hours in advance notice
Late cancellation or no show: one night charge
Payment upon arrival, by cash only
Check in from 14:00
Check out before 11:00
Breakfast not included
Government tourist tax 1.70 EUR per night, NOT included. age 18-70, except for students 18-26.

Arriving late at night? The main gate downstairs is locked after midnight, so in case it is locked, just ring the bell on the left side of the door once and the night receptionist will come and get you in a few seconds.

We are a small hostel. Therefor we only accept single travellers or small groups. We do not accept groups over 4, there is no difference if it is 1 reservation or multiple reservations. If you come to our hostel and there is more than 4 of you, we will charge you for the 1st night but you will not be permitted to stay with us.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Adaptors
  • Age Restriction
  • ATM
  • Bicycle parking
  • Board Games
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Steam Room
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Towels For Hire
  • Washing Machine

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

Please note:
Cancellation policy: 24 hours in advance notice
Late cancellation or no show: one night charge
Payment upon arrival, by cash only
Check in from 14:00
Check out before 11:00
Breakfast not included
Government tourist tax 1.70 EUR per night, NOT included. age 18-70, except for students 18-26.

Arriving late at night? The main gate downstairs is locked after midnight, so in case it is locked, just ring the bell on the left side of the door once and the night receptionist will come and get you in a few seconds.

We are a small hostel. Therefor we only accept single travellers or small groups. We do not accept groups over 4, there is no difference if it is 1 reservation or multiple reservations. If you come to our hostel and there is more than 4 of you, we will charge you for the 1st night but you will not be permitted to stay with us.

Directions
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To use the buses in Bratislava, purchase a 0.90 Eur (from airport 1.20 EUR) ticket before entering the vehicle. Once on the bus, validate the ticket, it will stamp the time and your ticket will be valid for the next 30 minutes ( 60 from airport) . In case you have any difficulties, just call us and we will do everything, to help out - 00421908821174

MAIN Train Station (Hlavna Stanica, Bratislava Hl. St.) - Bus 93, get off at the second stop (Hodzovo nam.), from here continue walking straight as the bus continues straight not right!(do not turn towards the castle on the right side!). When you pass the tram tracks you walk 10 more steps and turn right into the historical center ( again, you should NOT be able to see the castle :P). You are now walking down Michalska street, underneath Michal's Gate. The second street to the left is Biela Street, and at the end of this street next to the square you will find the hostel on the left side. It's the green building with the spider and THAI massage signs everywhere. Inside the hall, take the second door to the left and walk up the stairs to the second floor. This should not take more then 10-15 minutes, in case you are not at the hostel by this time, just call us.

PETRZALKA Train Station (Some trains from Vienna) - Bus 80 (direction Kollarovo Nam.), get off at the 5th stop Zochova. Turn left from the bus, walk in the direction the bus IS going for 20m and turn right, you are walking between a big ugly building on your left and an old monastery on your right. At the end of the street you will see tram tracks, cross them and continue straight for 1 more minute. Turn right into the historical center . You are now walking down Michalska street, underneath Michal's Gate. The second street to the left is Biela Street, and at the end of this street next to the square you will find the hostel on the left side. It's the green building with the spider and THAI massage signs everywhere. Inside, take the second door to the left and walk up the stairs to the second floor. This should not take more then 10-15 minutes, in case you are not at the hostel by this time, just call us.

MAIN Bus Station (AS Mlynske Nivy) - find Bus 210, leaving from in front of the bus terminal all the way to the Main Train Station (last stop). From here follow the directions from the Main Train Station.

NOVY MOST Bus Station (Most of the buses from Vienna) - Walk into the old town (your back towards the castle and the river to your right), continue for 5-10 minutes. When you come to the McDonalds, turn left and walk for 5 more minutes. At the big square (Main Square) with the fountain and yellow church tower, walk to the smaller square on the top right corner of the square, we are just behind the temporary fence.It's the green building with the spider and THAI massage signs everywhere. Go inside and take the stairs to the second floor.

AIRPORT (Letisko) - Bus 61, leaving directly from in front of the arrivals terminal all the way to the Main Train Station. From here follow the directions from the Main Train Station

TAXI
!In case you decide to take a TAXI, you should agree on the price before you enter and it should not be more than 10EUR from anywhere in town, except from the airport, which should not be more than 15EUR.

Arriving late at night? The main gate downstairs is locked after MIDNIGHT, in case it is locked, just ring the bell on the left side of the door (big grey button :P) once and the night receptionist will come down and get you in 30 seconds.

PS: Do not come here by car, we are in the pedestrian zone and your car will be towed...

Located Near

Our location is without bullshit, THE location and cannot be beaten. Located in the pedestrian zone 30 seconds from the Main square! To get here from your arrival points you will need to use a tram or bus same as to every other hostel, but once you check-in you will need no public transportation, because you can reach everything just by walking. All the traditional restaurants, Bratislava Free Tours, theaters, bars, historical venues are in front, down the street or around the corner.

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