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
- 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 the food is not included in the prices of less than 9 Euro per night per person. Parking is 100 meters from us and costs 5 Euro per 24 hours.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From the Central railway station
Around 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 pharmacy. Right after the pharmacy 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:
Around 15 minutes
First of all buy two tickets - 1.60 lev (0.80 Euro) each (one for you and one for your backpack) from the nearest newspaper kiosk. (Don't forget to punch them when on the tram.) Then take a tram No 1, 6, 7 or 9 direction to 'Makedonia' square stop - the 4th one (Ploshtad Makedonia spelled in Bulgarian). Look for
'Win Bet' casino and a pharmacy. Right after the pharmacy 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.
Don't take a taxi from in front of the train station! You can find cheap taxis in front of the MAIN entrance of the bus station only - it is 200m to the left from the train station.
Distance to the hostel: 2.5 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!
From Sofia Airport Terminal 1
Public transport buses are running between 5am and 11pm.
Make sure you have 2 tickets – one for you and one for your luggage (1.60 Leva each). The bus driver does not always sell tickets so you can buy them from the newspaper agents inside the airport. Get on the bus No.84 to the city center. Punch your tickets. Get off when you see Starbucks Coffee on your left and a park on your right Take Gurko street and walk straight until you see McDonald’s on your left (10-15 minutes). Then keep going until you reach Makedonia square (5 minutes). Look for 'Win Bet' casino and a pharmacy. Right after the pharmacy 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.
Around 30 min
There is no metro going to Terminal 1 but there are free shuttle buses running between the two terminals every 30 minutes from 7am - 8pm. If you are arriving earlier or later you can request a free shuttle from the Information at the Sofia Airport.
From Sofia Airport Terminal 2
Take bus number 84 following the instructions above.
Around 30 min
Make sure you have 2 tickets - one for you and one for your luggage(1,60 Lev each).You can buy them at the counter in front of the entrance of the metro). Take the metro to Serdika metro station. Once you exit have a look for Happy Bar and Grill restaurant which is at the corner of Stamboliyski Blvd. and Vitosha Blvd. Take Vitosha Blvd. and turn right on Alabin str. at the courthouse (big building on your right with two lion statues in the front). Walk for 4-5 min straight ahead and you will reach Makedonia square. Look for 'Win Bet' casino and a pharmacy. Right after the pharmacy there is a small metal door with a dark-red 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.
Sveta Nedelia cathedral.
The absolute center of Sofia.
Less than 5 minutes walking.