Best Hostels for Solo Travellers, Couples, & Groups in Plitvice Lakes National Park
Plitvice National Park in Croatia is one of the most beautiful places to visit in Europe. It has breathtaking natural beauty that is truly unique. The park has a system of sixteen interlinked lakes as well as a large forest area. The national park was established in 1949 and in 1979 the area became a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
There are several hostels in and around Plitvice National Park. Some are remote enough that a car is required while others are in walking distance to the basic essentials. Most offer a peaceful setting where you can enjoy the natural landscape.
A good hostel for solo travellers, small groups, and families.
Dorm Bed: $16.53
If you're visiting Plitvice Lakes to experience the outdoors and the natural beauty, then this is the place to stay. It is owned and run by nature enthusiasts who work hard to make sure you enjoy the area as much as they do. The staff work as your guide, and can help you with all kinds of hiking information.
The hostel is in a valley that is between Mrsinj and Pljesevica Mountain that is a great place to base yourself is you want to enjoy the area's best hiking and biking trails. There are many different outdoor activities in the area including kayaking and mountaineering. To reach the hostel, make sure you take a bus to Korenica and not Plitvice. From Korenica, it's a five minute walk to the hostel. In town there are three supermarkets, a post office, restaurants, cafes, bars, and everything you could need.
The hostel has some great amenities for guests including a nice common area where you can relax, play board games, or enjoy a drink with other guests. There is also free wi-fi, luggage storage, an outdoor patio, and a barbecue area. Guests can also us a shared kitchen to prepare their meals.
There are twin private rooms available. Dorms sleep four, six, eight or ten people.
Vaganačka 14, Korenica ,
Dorm Bed: $19.69
This is a small and simple place to stay in Plitvice. It's in the heart of Plitvice Lakes National Park and is the perfect place to stay if you're a budget conscience traveler that wants basic and affordable. The hostel is small, with only four rooms available in a small house. There is a large garden that has a nice outdoor terrace that is quite large.
Twin private rooms are available as are dorms that sleep four or six people. The staff at the hostel are excellent and can help you with anything you may need. If you don't have your own car, you must rely on others to help you get around as the hostel is remote and not close to many places. Buses are hard to find at night and it can be difficult to reach the lakes on your own schedule. If you have your own car, this is a great option. It really feels more like a home than a traditional hostel, so if you're looking for a relaxing retreat, then this is a good place to stay.
Jezerce 62, Jezerce Plitvice Lakes ,
A good hostel for couples, small groups, and families.
Also located in the heart of Plitvice Lakes National Park, Villa Jezerka sits in a beautiful natural setting that will take your breath away. It's easy to walk to the hiking trail that goes around the lake. There is also a pizza restaurant and a market less than a kilometer away. If you have your own food, you can use the shared guest kitchen to prepare your own meals. This is a convenient and budget friendly way to eat in the area.
The hostel has wi-fi throughout. Although breakfast is not included in the price of the room, it is available for an addition six euro fee.
This hostel makes a great base for exploring the area. The staff can help you with any directions or information you may need. There are no dorms but there are a range of private room types available. Basic doubles and triples are available and you can choose between shared and private bathrooms. There is also a "deluxe" five bed apartment available.
Jezerce 12a ,
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