300 years of history and it all came downtown to be a lovely and caring boutique and 5 Star Hostel. Welcome to Varad Inn Boutique Hostel and Café in Novi Sad, Serbia. Novi Sad is a treasure loaded with cultural highlights and history. It is located right in between Budapest and Belgrade, so it makes it a perfect stop. A walk through Serbia's gem by Hostelgeeks.

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Das Varad Inn Boutique Hostel ist in einem originalen Barockstil gehalten, erbaut im Jahr 1714 am Fuße der Festung Petrovaradin. Es ist das einzige 5 Sterne Hostel in Novi Sad und de facto ist es die erste Herberge in der Stadt, die sich dem heutigen, modernen Reisenden verschrieben hat.

Es wurde von Grund auf renoviert, inklusive antiker Möbel, darunter Originalstücke aus dem Jahre 1714. Wir lieben das unverwechselbare Ambiente der Herberge. Die Kunst, die du rund um das Café, Lounge und die Zimmer findest, stammt von einem lokalen Künstler.

Genau wie bei Hostel Celica in Ljubljana, das ehemalige Gefängnis in der Hauptstadt von Slovenien. Dort haben internationale Künstler die ehemaligen Gefängniszellen in kreative Schlafzimmer verwandelt.

Wir sind Hostelgeeks, deine unabhängige Abkürzung zu den besten Hostels der Welt, die 5 Sterne Hostels.

Rund um Novi Sad findest du noch weitere Schmuckstücke. In Zagreb befindet sich das Swanky Mint Hostel, eine ehemalige Fabrik mit bester Stimmung, Swimming Pool und ausgepfeilten Interior.

Die Maverick City Lodge ist in Budapest Zuhause, ein weiteres Reiseziel, das wir sehr lieben. Wir zeigen dir den Boutique Stil von Maverick und seine Palenka Wein-Proben. Auch das kleinere Bruder-Hostel, das Maverick Hostel Budapest ist ein mit 5 Sternen ausgezeichnetes Hostel.

Varad Inn Hostel - Original Baroque Style from 1714 and 5 Star Hostel

Vielleicht eines der wichtigsten Details über das Varad Inn ist sein Verdienst für die Stadt selbst. Sie haben das Bewusstsein und neue Energie für den historischen Teil der Stadt geweckt. Von vielen wurde dieser Stadtteil vernachlässigt und geriet langsam in Vergessenheit.

Die Herberge ist auch in unserem neuen eBook „Greatest Hostels of Europe 2017„. Hier bekommst du einen Rabatt von 10%. Also, lasst uns das kleine Boutique Hostel direkt neben der Fuß anschauen.

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1. Sustainable? Look under the surface

The hostel is housed in a baroque building from 1714. Exactly 300 years later, in 2014, it was turned into THE OLD TOWN’S first hostel. The building was completely renovated, while the focus of the remodeling was kept on the future hostel installation. That included allowing air-conditioned rooms with ensuite facilities, a café, common areas, and more details.

In the process of reconstruction, old bricks, stones and wood has been reused, and integrated in the today’s interior. There is even something special about the roof. During the construction, 12.000 clay roof tiles have been hand washed in one day, restored and returned to their original position.Today, you still find them perfectly placed when you look down at the hostel from the famous clock tower.

The biggest sustainable win, however, got was a different one. They gained lots of attention by starting a new business in the historic part of town, the part that has been forgotten by so many. The old town lies across the river, a short walk away from downtown. Thanks to Varad Inn Hostel, more travelers come across the river, stay here, and experience a local ambiance of Novi Sad.

Varad Inn Hostel - Original Baroque Style from 1714 and 5 Star Hostel

2. Neat and Quality – the design

Neat and clean, combined with a homey garden and a bit of upcycled furniture. The hostel tried to keep their interior to a minimum, avoiding overloading the space with useless elements. By no means that’s to say the space is empty. Just have a look at the photos to get an idea. Here are 13 design ideas to steal borrow from hostels.

The light in the corridor shines through partially colored glass bricks, and you can enjoy spacious, clean designed dorms. You can choose between bunk-bed style dorms as well as single beds. Here you can find an overview on different rooms at hostels. All rooms are equipped with A/C and ensuite facilities.

When we say „all rooms“, we mean all 7 rooms.

Because, yes, in fact, the boutique hostel only offers 7 rooms, an intimate hostel for a wonderful quality time. Yet it is not the smallest 5 Star Hostel in the world, it is this one.

Room at Varad Inn Hostel Bunk Bed Room at varad Inn Hostel

The design and art you find around the hostel and cafe is crafted by local artists. The name of Varad Inn indicates it already, the design has a strong influence of boutique-style accommodation we love.

Not many hostels manage to design the accommodation trendy, neat, and yet so cosy that it fells like a home. Kudos, Varad Inn team, well done!

Related article: +110 design hostels to admire

3. 300 years of history and 7 rooms

What makes this place different and unique?

The hostel is housed in a renovated 300 years old building. This building is a gem itself as it is an original baroque style building. Built in 1714 at the foot of the Petrovaradin Fortress, it welcomes today travelers from all over the world. Here is a list of cool things to do in Novi Sad.

Also the location is great. It is positioned at the foot of the Petrovaradin Fortress, the symbol of Novi Sad.

Private room with ensuite facilities is available as well The bunk bed option Twin Room at Varad Inn with lots of natural light

Varad Inn Hostel and Café is the only hostel in the city designed and reconstructed to be an actual hostel in all terms. With only 7 rooms, the location, and its intimate atmosphere, this budget accommodation is special and highly recommended to join.

Also, please make sure you actually pick your right type of hostel.

4. Like a family home to unwind

This isn’t like a hostel at all, it’s more like a small hotel.“,

is one of the common reviews.

So many guests claim to feel a positive energy at Varad Inn, and love to extend their stay due to the great time they had here. As mentioned, Varad Inn has only 7 rooms which makes it the perfect place to unwind, yet mingle with fellow nomads.

Travelers enjoying Varad Inn Hostel

We enjoy that the accommodation has so many different spots to get people together. You can socialize in the private garden, the cafe lounge, common room, or kitchen. On that note, here is a list of 46 things that tell you a hostel is awesome.

5. Feeling welcome and 7 Languages

What’s to say about the staff? There are three words that come to mind right away: informative, educated and friendly.

Have you ever been to an accommodation where the receptionist does not speak a bit of English? Communication can be tough then. However, not so at Varad Inn. All together the staff speaks over 7 languages, which makes it so convenient and fun to chat.

The staff is the last big plus we wanted to include. It gives this special feeling of feeling welcome, homey, and safe. We at Hostelgeeks really admire when the hostel team goes the extra mile, and it is even better to notice, this attitude comes from the heart.

Last but not least, have a look at the full guide to European hostels. It is your guide to understand hostel-typed accommodation, what to know before and even what to pack. Here you can find the ultimate hostel packing list.

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