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A hostel in a prison... well, a former prison. Hostel Celica is a fascinating and vibrant place to stay in Ljubljana where the old prison cells have been artistically transformed into rooms that people would want to break into, not out of...
Hostel Celica is a place with a fascinating story and concept. The building that served as a military prison for more than 100 years is now a modern and lively hostel with a strong artistic touch. Several artists gave new life to the building and turned it into a hostel in which every corner tells a story. The main attraction of Hostel Celica is its prison cells, now uniquely transformed into artistic rooms.
Altogether, there are 92 beds in 29 rooms:
- 20x cells (twin, double, triple rooms), shared bathroom
- 6x rooms for 4 people, bathroom ensuite
- 1x room for 5 people, bathroom ensuite
- 1x dorm for 7 people, bathroom ensuite
- 1x dorm for 12 people, bathroom ensuite.
Hostel Celica serves a rich buffet breakfast, snacks and drinks daily, lunches from Monday to Friday. Guests can relax and meet new people in the cafe, garden terrace and other common areas.
For groups, we have special deals and lunch and dinner menus adjustable to your taste.
Bike hire is available on site, while various day trips and tours or rent-a-car can be booked at the reception.
Ljubljana's historic centre is just 1.2 km away (15 min walk). The hostel also features the Museum of Confinement and an art gallery, as well as the Point of Peace spiritual room.
Train and bus station is 0,7 km away, Ljubljana Airport is 32 km away, and the property can organize shuttle transfer upon request at a surcharge. Free public parking is provided nearby.
- 24-hour reception
- Free WiFi
- Token operated Laundromat
- Luggage room
- Safety deposit box
- Guests’ kitchen
- Seminar room
- Air conditioning
Hostel Celica's owner is The City of Ljubljana and the hostel has been managed by the Public Institution Ljubljana Castle since 2018.