Hostel Mostel voted as
* 'BEST SMALL HOSTEL' 2006
by Hostelworld customers has a unique setup in a totally renovated 19th century house.
Our unbeatable set of facilities include big sitting area to chill out, romantic wooden veranda in front of the house, free to use Wi-Fi Internet access all over the place, pool table and much more.
* PERFECTLY CENTRALLY LOCATED.
+ We have the city's tourist attractions, outdoor markets, restaurants, clubs and bars all just around the hostel. Sveta Nedelia Cathedral - the absolute center of Sofia is 5 minutes walking away from the hostel.
+ We're within walking distance from the central railway / bus station as well.
+ Mostel Hostel is perfectly located in the city center, still you will be well hidden from the street noise in our inner yard.
* The ONLY HOSTEL IN SOFIA where you get FREE each day of your stay:
+ FREE All you can eat breakfast -3 kinds of jam, salami, ham, yellow cheese, white cheese, Bulgarian yoghurt, olives, tomatoes, muesli, milk, bread, butter, orange juice, tea and coffee
+ FREE Unlimited high speed Internet access and WiFi connection all over the hostel
+ FREE Portion of Pasta and a Beer in the evening!
+ FREE Clean and fresh sheets, blanket, pillow
+ FREE towel on request
+ FREE 24 hour running hot water
+ FREE Locker, security access entrance card, luggage storage
+ FREE Use of modern fully equipped kitchen
+ FREE Sofia map with highlights
Sunny PRIVATE ROOMS - with balcony.
+ Bright, spacious, spotless rooms. Wooden floors and blossoming flowers will make you feel at home
+ Comfy, spacious common room - to make you feel relaxed and enjoy an easy-going conversation with other travellers and local people
+ 42 inch plasma screen TV with 50 international and movie channels
+ Pool Table
+ 4 computers with high speed Internet access and WiFi connection all over the hostel
+ Fully equipped guest kitchen
+ Brand new spotless bathrooms with 24 hours running hot water
+ Hair dryer, iron
+ Travel fresh - we will do your laundry for you
+ We are voted the most secure hostel in Sofia. Use our:
- Security Access Entrance card
- Safe luggage storage
* FREE full information support for every spot of Bulgaria.
We are here 24h to help you with whatever information you might need:
- What to see and do in Sofia and Bulgaria
- Where to stay
- How to get there
- Information, guidebooks and maps for the surrounding countries
- Bus/trains timetables and ticket reservations
* One day trips - get immersed in the Bulgarian culture and history and enjoy our wild nature
* Welcoming and helpful staff around the clock
* No curfew, no lockout - enjoy your freedom :)
For artistic travelers who want make a performance at the hostel we offer a free night stay!
Please note - the food is not included in the prices less than €9.00
Availability & RatesTo view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
Hostel Facilities & Policies
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Airport Transfers
- Bicycle hire
- Bicycle parking
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Free Breakfast
- Breakfast Not Included
- Cable TV
- Card Phones
- Ceiling Fan
- Child Friendly
- Common Room
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Games Room
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Jobs Board
- Key Card Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Late check-out
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Meals Available
- Meeting Rooms
- No Curfew
- Outdoor Terrace
- Pool Table
- Reading Light
- Reception (limited hours)
- Shuttle Bus
- Steam Room
- Taxes included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels For Hire
- Towels Included
- Vending Machines
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis 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 InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Please note that food is not included in the prices lower than 9 euro
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
NOTE that the directions on how to find us
in the LONELY PLANET guidebooks are WRONG!
Please stick to the directions provided below.
From the Central railway station
- 25 minutes
Take 'Hristo Botev' (Христо Ботев) blvd, in 5 minutes you will cross a bridge at 'Slivnitsa' (Сливница) blvd.
Keep walking straight and stop at the intersection called 'Makedonia' square (площад Македония).
Landmark when you are there is a tall building on your left.
At the intersection turn right and you will see a 'Win Bet' casino and a 'Post Bank' office. Right after the bank there is a small metal door with a Hostel Mostel sign on it. Ring the bell, we will open the door for you. Walk through the arcade and you will see our traditional building with a wooden terrace.
By public transport:
- 15 minutes ride.
First of all buy two tickets - 1.00 lev (0.50 Euro) each (one for you and one for your backpack) from the nearest newspaper kiosk. Then take a tram No 1, 6 or 7, direction to 'Makedonia' square stop - the 4th (Ploshtad Makedonia spelled in Bulgarian). Look for 'Win Bet' casino and a 'Post Bank' office there. We are just next to it.
Don't take a taxi from the train station! You can find cheap taxis in front of the MAIN entrance of the bus station only - it is 100m to the left from the train station.
Distance to the hostel: 1.5 km, an honest fare is 0,80 Lv/km (written on a sticker on the cab window). The total fare should be no more than 5 leva.
From the International bus station
It is just next to the Central railway station so use the directions given above.
Avoid the scam!
NEVER accept taxi offers at the train or bus station!
From the Airport
Too far & boring, not recommended!
You can use our pick-up service. Write us an e-mail with your flight number together with the expected arrival time.
For the pick-up we charge additional 20 Leva (10 Euro) during the day and 30 Leva (15 Euro) between 22:00 and 07:00.
By public transport: (20-25 minutes ride plus 15 - 20 minutes walking)
Buy two tickets from the newspaper kiosk in the departures terminal or from the bus driver (although sometimes the driver has no tickets) - 1.00 lev (0.50 Euro) each (one for you and one for your backpack).
Take bus No 84 to the city center. Punch the 2 tickets.
Get off the bus when you see Starbucks Coffee on your left and a park to your right.
Getting off the bus take 'General Gurko' str and walk straight until you see McDonalds on your left and a building with lions on the right. Keep going and you will reach Makedonia Square.
Look for 'Caesar' casino and a 'Post Bank' office there. We are just next to it.
To avoid scam go to the desk of 'OK Taxi' at the terminal and request a cab to our address. The distance to the hostel is15 km, honest fare is around 15 Lv (7.5 euro).
Sveta Nedelia cathedral.
The absolute center of Sofia.
Less than 5 minutes walking.