Hostel Lavele

14, Lavele str., Sofia, Bulgaria, Distance from city centre: 0.2km

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In our place you can find private rooms, not just the usual for a hostel dormitory. You can chat in English, French or Spanish with our staff, they will provide you with usefull information about everything, related to Bulgaria.

We are a small place of accommodation situated in the topcenter of Sofia. In a hand distance you can find the main attractions of Sofia - The Presidency, the Sv.Nedelya church, the largo of Sofia, the Central Halls, the shopping street Vitosha, plenty of bars, coffees and restaurants. In same time we are located in a small and very quiet street. You feel like you are in the heart of the vibrant and crouded capital, but without its unplaisant noises. We are MOUNTAINEERS, HIKERS AND BIKERS friendly - here you can find advices and maps.

We are more then a hostel - we combine the comfort of a budget hotel with the hospitality and coziness of a guesthouse and the low prices of a hostel.
The hostel is easily reachable from Central Bus/Train Station - just 20min by walking or 5min by tram. We offer transfers from airport upon request.

Our hostel has a no smoking policy...
Check-in: 14:00
Check-out: 11:30
IMPORTANT NOTE: Cancellation fee (which has to be made through e-mail) if cancelling less than 24hours before check-in time.

Dear traveler, feel invited to drop by any time!
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Airport transfers
  • Bicycle parking
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Taxes included
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels Included

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.

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by tram: taке number 12 or 18 in direction downtown Sofia and get off at Alаbin street. This is after the first left turn of the tram. From there is 5min walking to our hostel. Just continue following Alabin str. and when you reach the back of the Palace of Justice turn left in Lavele st. Pass behind the Court and walk straight until you reach bul. Al.Stamboliiski. Cross it and 30m further you find us on the left side of the street.

by taxi: don't take taxi from the ones that are waiting in front of the railway station, at least not before you ask about the price. The distance is very short and the real cost is 4-5 leva. You better go on the main bulevard and stop a passing taxi or order one from the desk of OK supertrans inside the central bus station.

by foot: take direction center, which means to take the big bulevard that starts from the central bus/train station and goes downwards. After walking for about 20min straight you will reach the enormous building of BULBANK. We are in the street behind it - the second on your right, if you take Al. Stamboliiski blvd and the first left if you take Todor Alexandrov bul.


by bus: number 84 from both terminals. It stops at the University of Sofia. From there you can continue by foot, following the yellow cobblestones that start from the Parliament (or from Radissan hotel). At the end of them you will reach the BULBANK, go behind this building, we are hidden there. OR, from the University you may take the metro just for one station. Choose direction OBELYA and get of at SERDIKA station. Once you are up you will see the BULBANK building, go round it and find us just bihind it!

by taxi: the easiest and fastest way to get in city center is by taxi. It is not expensive, just be careful about cheating taxi companies. The usual rate is about 0.50/0.55 LEV/km, which makes 12-15lev (6-7 EUR) from airport to the center. Rates are shown on the taxi's rare window - dont forget to take a look BEFORE you take it! You can order a taxi from the desk of OK supertrans inside the airport, that way you will be sure to catch to right one!

by PRIVATE TRANSFER: we offer transfer from airport for 15 EUR for max 3 people. We meet you at the arrivals gate with a sign with your name on it and transfer you to the hostel. If you take both ways transfer the price is discounted to 25 EUR. For larger groups from 4 to 9 people, the transfer is 35 EUR one way!

Located Near

- Sveta Nedelya square - 100m
- Zig Zag Holidays(alternative tourism travel agency) - 20m
- TZUM - 100m
- Central Halls - 400m
- National palace of culture - 800m
- the Presidency - 200m
- Central bus/train station - 2km
- shopping street Vitosha - 200m

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