Sibui, Romania: Reviews of the Best Hostels
Sibiu was the largest and wealthiest of the seven walled citadels built in the 12th century by German settlers known as Transylvanian Saxons. The riches amassed by its societies paid for the construction of both impressive buildings and the fortifications required to protect them. Sibiu's Old Town retains the grandeur of its earlier days when rich and powerful unions dominated regional trade. Like Sighisoara and Brasov, it has a distinctly Germanic feeling. Sibiu is a pedestrian-friendly city with two easily accessible levels: the Upper town, home to most of Sibiu's historic sights, and the Lower town, lined with colorful houses on cobblestone streets and bounded by imposing city walls and defense towers overlooking the river Cibin. Beyond its grand architecture, Sibiu has a good dose of bohemian flair. Houses with distinctive eyelid-shaped windows (imagine a benign 'Amityville Horror' House) watch a cast of artists and buskers bustling below them. Cafes and bars inhabit brick-walled cellars and luminously decorated attics. Sibiu's soul lies somewhere in between genteel coffee culture and unbridled creativity; go find it. Whatever draws your interest to this beautiful destination, there are plenty of options when it comes to budget friendly accommodations as a base for exploring.
How much do hostels in Sibiu cost?
|Average Dorm Price
$14 ($12 to $18)
|Average Double Private Room Price (in a hostel)
$53 ($27 to $93)
A social hostel with plenty of amenities
Dorm Bed: $12.06
Housed in a medieval building, this hostel is modern equipped and decorated in a casual chic decor, offering a homey and high quality stay. Here you can relax on the sofa near the fireplace or socialize with travelers from all over the world in the lounge area. There is a fully equipped kitchen where you can cook & socialize. Breakfast is included in the room rate and it is served from 8 AM to 11:00 AM. There are several dining options within a few minutes walking distance from the hostel. Facility offers: double & twin private rooms, mixed-dorms of 6 and 8 beds, 2 bathrooms, 2 kitchens, and a lounge area. The custom-made bunk beds have been designed to provide special comfort with, orthopedic mattresses, individual reading lights, sockets & tray, as well as private lockers. Linen and a towel are also included.
Pasajul Scarilor Street No1 ,
A friendly hostel in the center of the city
Dorm Bed: $12.06
Pangeea - 'The Entire Earth' - is located in a friendly and hospitable atmosphere, in the heart of the historical center of Sibiu, exactly at the entrance to The Big Square. It only takes a 2-5 minute walk to get to some of the most popular sights of the city: the Bruckental Museum, with its impressive art gallery, the Lutheran Cathedral, the History Museum with its Gothic architecture, the Ethnography Museum: 'a shelter for keeping the past' and the old traditions of the Transylvanians, the Bridge of Lies, where even Pinocchio is caught, the Council Tower, and the City Hall. You can enjoy your morning coffee in a baroque atmosphere inside the hostel's café, 'Geea'. There is also a supermarket across the street for your convenience. There are 3 cozy rooms divided in 2 apartments, each apartment has its own fully equipped kitchen and bathroom. There is an 8-bed dorm, a 6-bed dorm, and a double ensuite. Linens and towels are included with your stay.
Avram Iancu, nr. 4 ,
A small and comfortable hostel in a good location
Dorm Bed: $13.26
Located in the city center of Sibiu, near the Ibis hotel, hostel La Padre was founded to provide a pleasant place for tourists who come to visit the city of Sibiu. The facility offers a country background, rooms full of light, double beds, and a kind staff to help make your stay in Sibiu one of your best experiences. The property also provides comfortable bunk beds, clean sheets, bath-shower, TV, refrigerator, a kitchen, and Internet access. Pets are also allowed at La Padre. The hostel can accommodate up to 10 people over 2 rooms each with independent bathrooms, the first with 6 bunk beds, and the another one with 4 bunk beds. There is also an outdoor terrace for your enjoyment and linens are included.
str Somesului Nr.14 Sibiu Romania ,
A social hostel with a great vibe in the old town
Dorm Bed: $12.87
Old Town Hostel Sibiu is located in the heart of the historical center, in Piata Mica ("Little Square"), the oldest and most romantic of Sibiu squares. The facility is located in a 450 year old building with Renaissance style arcades, at the first floor above the Pharmacy Museum. This museum holds the furniture and equipment of the oldest Transylvanian pharmacy. This hostel combines an excellent location with great services. It is an international meeting point for backpackers, individual budget travelers, families and groups. Accommodation offerings include double, twin, and dorm rooms (4,6,8 and 10 beds), all with own bathroom, TV, Wi-fi, and access to the common kitchen. All of Sibiu's amenities (museums, the historical center with its narrow crooked alleys and venerable old houses) as well as the best restaurants and pubs are at a stone's throw from the hostel. You can visit the Brukenthal Palace with its art gallery and library, the Ethnographic Museum "Franz Binder", the Museum of History, the Museum of Natural History, the Pharmacy Museum. Bed sheets and linen are provided and all rooms come with secure lockers and bathrooms with 24 h hot showers.
Piata Mica 26 ,
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