The Best Hostels for Backpackers, Students, and Budget Travellers in Slovenia

The Best Hostels for Backpackers, Students, and Budget Travellers in Slovenia
Ljubljana | Bled | Bovec

Slovenia continues to grow in popularity as a tourist destination in Europe. It's bordered by Austria, Italy, Hungary, and Croatia, and it controls several major transit routes through the area. Slovenia has a fascinating culture and impressive outdoor setting that you can explore. If you enjoy skiing, hiking, mountain biking, or rafting, then the mountains and rivers in the Julian Alps make an excellent area to visit.

Most major tourist destinations have at least a few hostels to choose from. The quality can vary but the prices are usually reasonable. If you're a student or backpacker who doesn't want to spend a fortune on accommodation, then a hostel may be your best option.
How much do hostels in Slovenia cost?

You can find our comprehensive analysis of all hostel prices in Slovenia here. We've found the average prices of dorms and private rooms, as well as the typical prices of hostels with various amenities, too.



A quiet and affordable hostel for backpackers and students in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Dorm Bed from $19.44
Private Room from $20.96
Overall Rating: 88%
Gradaska ulica 10, Ljubljana
Hostel Vrba is a clean and comfortable place to stay for budget travelers and backpackers. The hostel has a quiet atmosphere so it can be a bit difficult to meet other travelers, but it's a reliable place to stay in a pleasant part of the city. The hostel has a wide variety of rooms to choose from. There are four, six, seven, and eight bed dorms that include both co-ed and female only options. There are also private twin rooms available if you want a little more privacy.

All of the standard amenities are available including free wi-fi and even car parking (about half a kilometer away). You must reserve a parking space in advance.

If you're looking for a quiet and comfortable place where you can enjoy a good nights sleep, then Hostel Vrba is a good option. It's reliable and feels secure. It also has a friendly staff who can help you with any information that you might need in the area.


An affordable and fun hostel for backpackers, students, and solo travellers in Bovec, Slovenia.

Dorm Bed from $28.12
Private Room from $28.69
Overall Rating: 95%
Mala vas 120, Bovec
Hostel Soca Rocks is a favorite hostel in Bovec, Slovenia. It's located just a few minutes from the town center and is near many great shops, restaurants, and bars. It's also about three kilometers from Soca River.

The hostel is a fun place to stay where it's relatively easy to meet other guests. There's a large common area where you can hang out, a shared kitchen where you can prepare your own meals, and a fun bar where you can unwind after a busy day. There's also an impressive barbecue area.

If you're hoping to organize some activities while you're in the area, the hostel is affiliated with Aktivni Planet, where you can book rafting, kayaking, hiking, mountain biking, or ziplining activities.

The hostel has six bed dorms available as well as double private rooms.


Private Room from $27.74
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
32 Maistrova Ulica, Kamnik
B&B and Hostel Pod Skalo is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a swimming pool, a bar, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's free breakfast, self-catering facilities, and a microwave. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, security lockers, luggage storage, parking, towels included, internet access, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Private Room from $19.51
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 100%
Petkovškovo nabreĹžje 41, Ljubljana
You'll love this guesthouse because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service, bicycle hire, and cable tv. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, key card access, towels included, internet access, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable. And Rooms Sincere 1830 is also child friendly and pet friendly.


Dorm Bed from $16.03
Private Room from $27.25
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 98%
Triglavska cesta 15, Mojstrana
Hostel Lukna is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, bicycle hire, a common room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Luggage storage, towels included, air conditioning, and housekeeping are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $48.10
Private Room from $65.27
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 98%
Bohinjska Bela 133, Bled
Second Station Hostel is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service and a common room. Wi-fi, parking, towels included, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $28.63
Private Room from $34.35
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 98%
Vrsiska cesta 90, Kranjska Gora
Erjavceva hut is very popular due to the atmosphere, great location, and long list of amenities. It features friendly service, a bar, a common room, board games, and cable tv. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's a restaurant and a cafe. Wi-fi, laundry facilities, luggage storage, 24 hour reception, parking, towels included, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.


Dorm Bed from $41.23
(Prices vary by season)
Overall Rating: 96%
Riklijeva cesta 3 Bled, Bled
You'll love this hostel because of it's good location and quality amenities. It features friendly service. When it's time to eat, it's also nice because there's self-catering facilities and a microwave. Wi-fi, security lockers, parking, and internet access are also on the list to make sure your stay is very comfortable.
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