3 Best Hostels in Skopje, Macedonia – Probably the Funniest Capital in Europe

3 Best Hostels in Skopje, Macedonia - Most Likely the Funniest Capital in Europe

Welcome to your ultimate guide to best hostels in Skopje, North Macedonia. It is packed with super cool hostels to choose from, including perfect locations, and a bunch of the coolest things to do in Skopje.

Our favorite hostels in Skopje are:

  1. Shanti Hostel - best for Backpackers
  2. Urban Hostel & Apartments - best for Female Solo Travellers
  3. The Yard - best for Solo Travellers

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We have visited Skopje twice and know the city really well by now.

We tested for you (and for us) all hostels in Skopje; from the cheapest hostels to the best ones. There were some surprises, let us tell you that.

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This guide is perfect for YOU, when you…

  • are tired of crappy hostels!
  • want a social Hostel to actually meet people
  • are happy to spend $1 to $2 more for a much better experience

We condensed it all to the 3 coolest hostels in Skopje. In total we compare 12 hostels. This comparison will be very interesting for you, since the ratings on the most popular websites evens out more or less all of them.

However, there is quite a difference in quality of hostels here.

In location, in design, in vibes. Make sure you read until the end. We even included a guide on how to get around and safety. Skopje is perfect for a fun, short and cheap city break.

Quick Introduction to Skopje Hostels

Average price for a bed per night: You are lucky, hostels in Skopje are good and cheap!

A bed in a dorm can be as cheap as 6€ and 7 € per night. You can score a private double room for as little as 20€. This is a rough average just to give you an idea.

Prices always depend on season and holidays. Please always check exact rates on Hostelworld.com or Booking.com.

Check-In and Check Out: The average check-in time is from 15:00 (3pm), while the Check Out time is before 11:00 (11am). Hostels usually offer luggage storage in case you arrive earlier or leave later. Make sure you check if luggage storage is free or if there is an extra cost.

Location: Skopje is quite small. Whether you are staying close to the bus station, in the city center or the Debar Maalo area, everything is actually close. Our best tip would be staying in the Debar Maalo area.

Why? Here’s the local life, super cool bars and restaurants – and it is the bohemian part!

Scams: We hear there’s the typical “That hostel is closed” – scam by taxi drivers. Do not fall for it. When arriving, taxi drivers may approach you, ask you if you need a taxi and where you are staying. Once you told them, they will try to convince you, your hostel is closed, and they offer you a different place.

Worldwide this is common scam; don’t fall for it. Just smile, say you are ok and keep walking.

🎁 New to Hostels? Read our guide to staying in a Hostel for the First Time here. We especially recommend reading:

The 3 Best Hostels in Skopje are …

Let’s jump right into the coolest hostels in Skopje.

  1. Shanti Hostel – best for Backpackers
  2. Urban Hostel & Apartments – best for Female Solo Travellers
  3. The Yard – best for Solo Travellers

These are our favorite hostels in Skopje. We want to make your life even easier, so we put all accommodations on a map for you. We even added our own tips for favorite restaurants, things to see, and more.

Overview: Best Hostels by Traveler Type

🦸 Solo Traveler: The Yard
🙎‍♀️ best for Female Solo Traveler: Urban Hostel & Apartments
👫 For Socializing:Shanti Hostel
👩‍❤️‍👨Couple Hostel: Urban Hostel & Apartments
👨‍👩‍👦 Family Hostel: Urban Hostel and Apartments
👩‍💻 For Digital Nomads: The Yard
🧘 Cozy Hostel: HI hostels
🎒 for Backpacker:Shanti Hostel

1. Shanti Hostel (Top rated location)

One of the most famous hostels in Skopje, the Shanti Hostel.

It is the kind of hostel that comes to mind when thinking of backpacker hostels. Lovely staff, warm and welcoming, and a bit quirky.

A great choice for hostels in Skopje! It is a big plus that it is located between the bus station, train station and the city center. Very convenient from that point.

All of the 3 top hostels have something great in common: The dorms have privacy curtains! So, yes, Shanti Hostel also added privacy curtains to the dorms.

If only ALL hostels would do that, right?!

A big plus is also the lovely, green garden in summer times. This is where most of the time will be spent in the warmer time of the year, which is between May and September/ October.

Shanti Hostels offers following room types:

  • Private Double Room
  • 4 Bed Dorm mixed
  • 8 Bed Dorm mixed

Good to know: There is a Shanti Hostel 1 and Shanti Hostel 2. The second hostel is only open during summer, while the Shanti Hostel 1 remains open all year long.

Location: Shanti Hostel is located in the centre of Skopje, a 7-minute walk from the Macedonia Square. The Main Bus and Train Station can be reached within 3 minutes.

Shanti Hostel is the best hostel in Skopje for:

  • Backpackers
  • Everybody looking for a cool hostel nearby the bus station
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Shanti Hostel Skopje Living Room

Shanti Hostel Skopje Room

Shanti Hostel Skopje Garden

Shanti Hostel Skopje Dorm

2. Urban Hostel & Apartments

Neat and modern design, the Urban Hostel & Apartments is perfect for modern travelers.

It is a very clean hostel with modern furniture and solid wooden bunk beds. You know, the types of solid beds that won’t wake up the whole room when someone turns in their sleep.

The location is also great.

Too bad there is no free breakfast.

Perks at Urban Hostel & Apartments:

  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

Location: Urban Hostel in Skopje is a 10-minute walk from Macedonia Square, 4 km from the Main Bus Station.  Skopje Airport is 15 km away.

A great choice for

  • Female Solo Travellers
Book Urban Hostel & Apartments here

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Urban Hostel & Apartments Living Room

Urban Hostel & Apartments Room

Urban Hostel & Apartments

3. The Yard

The Yard is a charming hostel that offers the best garden in central Skopje. This is a place where you don’t feel like a stranger. Even though it is not far from the city centre, the area is quiet. 

They have the variety of options to do there, and they are also pet friendly (they have plenty of cats to enjoy cuddling with). 

The place is spacious, and the trees in the garden are exceptionally majestic and make a lot for the atmosphere there. They also have playroom with keyboards and some other instruments in the common area. There is also a nice sound system to start and enjoy your day with music following you everywhere. The kitchen has a really good standard also.

In one sentence, The Yard hostel itself is quite a social programme to experience, so even if hypothetically the city doesn’t offer you that much, this Hostel will make it up for you – and that is an imperative. 

Location: The Yard is located 1.9 km from Stone Bridge, within 1.7 km of Macedonia Square, 2.4 km of Kale Fortress, and Museum of the City of Skopje is 1.3 km away.

This is one of the best hostels in Skopje for

  • Solo Travellers
Book The Yard here

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The Yard Skopje Garden

The Yard Skopje Dorm

The Yard Skopje Living Room

The Yard Skopje Room

More Hostels worth a mention

Now that we have covered the 3 top hostels in Skopje, you are really set to have an amazing time in the capital.

Obviously, there are more hostels in Macedonia Skopje.

First of all, why do we only share 3 BEST hostels?

We think, you only need one fantastic place to have a good time at. We do the legwork for you and actually sort out all the others so you have an easy time to pick. Simple as that!

Yet again, there is more.

We share with you more hostels in this list worth to consider.

  • Get Inn Skopje Hostel
  • UNITY Hostel Skopje
  • Hostel 42 Skopje
  • HI Skopje Hostel
  • Backpackers Hostel Skopje
  • Hostel Valentin
  • Skopje Downtown Hostel

Get Inn Skopje Hostel

One of the first hostels we tested in Skopje was Get Inn Hostel.

Every day they offer something for free; From hair cut to dinner. A real fun place.

It is a small hostel, but with only a few dorms and private rooms. Everyone can fit on the balcony at once!

One thing we did not enjoy really was the bathrooms. There is only two bathrooms for around 20 guests. A few more bathrooms would make this place better.

Perks at Get Inn Skopje Hostel:

  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Good breakfast

Location: Situated in Skopje, 2.5 km from Stone Bridge. Macedonia Square is 2.1 km from the accommodation, while Kale Fortress is 2.1 km from the property.

Book Get Inn Skopje here

Compare prices and read reviews at: Booking.com | Hostelworld

Get Inn Hostel in Skopje

UNITY Hostel Skopje

A short walk away from the main square, Unity is one of the hostels in the city center in Skopje. It is a solid backpacker hostel.

Your experience will depend completely on the people you are staying with. The staff receives negative comments from major booking platforms.

The breakfast is included.

Get more information and rates of Unity Hostel here.

Perks at UNITY Hostel Skopje:

  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

Location: The modern Unity Hostel is in the heart of Skopje, a 5-minute walk from the Main Square, Old Bazaar, Kale Fortress and Museums Quarter. The City Park and many bars, clubs and restaurants are reachable within a 5 minute walk.

Book UNITY Hostel Skopje here

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UNITY Hostel Skopje

Hostel 42 Skopje

Hostel 42 shines through its staff. This is why people love it here. The team knows Skopje like the back of their hand.

Hostel 42 also offers big apartments for groups of 6. This is a great choice for groups then.

Perks at Hostel 42:

  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

Location: Hostel 42 is located in Skopje, a 5-minute walk away from the main square, the Old Bazaar and the Kale Fortress. The hostel is 700 m from Stone Bridge and 700 m from Macedonia Square. The football stadium is is a 2-minute walk away. Skopje Alexander the Great International Airport is 17 km away.

Book Hostel 42 Skopje here

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Hostel 42

HI Skopje Hostel

HI is one of the few hostels in the Southern area of the city.

You will pass Mother Theresa’s Memorial House and Skopje City Museum when going to the city center.

In summer months, HI hostels organizes an open-air summer cinema in their own garden; super fun! It is basically a big screen, good movies and drinks.

The design is mostly quirky and eclectic. A great hostel choice for real backpackers!

Perks at HI Skopje Hostel:

  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Fabulous breakfast

Location: Featuring a 600 m2 large garden with an open-air summer cinema. The centre of Skopje is a 10-minute walk away. Hi Skopje is just 2.5 km from the Main Bus and Train Station. Skopje International Airport is 25 km away. Free private parking is provided.

Book HI Skopje Hostel here

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Hi Skopje Hostel

Backpackers Hostel Skopje

A fun backpacker place with free wifi, a creative interior design and green backyard.

This place is perfect for backpackers, literally, and everyone looking for a jam session with a guitar in the backyard. The rooms are very basic. They do offer double beds in a dorm for couples.

More info and rates for Backpackers Hostel Skopje here.

Perks at Backpackers Hostel Skopje:

  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Pets allowed

Location: Situated in Skopje, 3.3 km from Stone Bridge. Kale Fortress is 3 km from Backpackers Hostel, while Macedonia Square is 3.1 km from the property.

Book Backpackers Hostel Skopje here

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Backpackers Hostel Skopje

Hostel Valentin

One of the cheapest hostels in Skopje, Hostel Valentin.

It is basically two rooms in a building used as a hostel. The first hand experiences we heard were not very pleasant.

Perks at Hostel Valentin:

  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Airport Transfers

Location: In Skopje, Hostel Valentin 2 enjoys a location 450 m from the Main Train Station and a 20-minute walk from the Macedonia Square. The nearest shop, restaurant and café can all be found within 200 m.

Book Hostel Valentin here

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Hostel Valentin

Skopje Downtown Hostel

Skopje Downtown Hostel offers private rooms and dorm rooms with balcony and bathroom. All rooms have clean, comfy beds and linens.

It is located in a quiet residential area so you can have a good night sleep after a very tiring day.

Staff and owners are hospitable, accommodating and helpful. The kitchen is spotless and the common area outside was so comfy where you can hangout and meet new backpackers.

Perks at Skopje Downtown Hostel:

  • Airport shuttle
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Family rooms
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi

Location: Located in Skopje, 900 m from Stone Bridge. Popular points of interest near Skopje Downtown Hostel include Museum of the City of Skopje, Saints Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje and Museum of Macedonia.

Book Skopje Downtown Hostel here

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Skopje Downtown Hostel

Party Hostels in Skopje?

Skopje is not really a party town, and you won’t find a crazy party hostel like on Thailand islands or Corfu in Greece for instance.

However, that’s not to say it’s boring here.

The best place to mingle, hear good music and have a few drinks is Shanti Hostel. It is famous for its social vibes. It is really the backpacker-style hostel that you think of. It is a warm, easy-going place, simple to mingle and have a drink or two.

Hostels with Parking

Are you coming to Skopje with a car?

Then you want to choose a hostel with a free parking on the premises. The best option is The Yard.

They have parking right on their premises, directly in front of the hostel. Perfect choice! The parking area fits 3 cars. Parking is free, you won’t pay any extra at check-in.

Not too many people are traveling by car to Skopje, since bus and flights are a popular option.

Good to know: we recommend letting the Yard Hostel know when you arrive by car. They can then make sure you have a space.

Hostels in Skopje City Center

When looking for a hostel near a bus station, train station and the city center, the Shanti Hostel is your place to be.

The train station and bus station are actually right next to each other.

We know some of you travelers will only come to Skopje for a quick stop-over, so in this case Shanti is your best shot.

If you have a bit more time (meaning more than 2 nights), then I would recommend our first first two best hostels on this list.

Is Skopje safe?

Yes, Skopje is a very safe city; for male and female travelers alike. The only thing we recommend to pay attention to is scams.

It does not happen often, however it is good to know that they exist.

A few individuals think they can take advantage of foreigners and try to scam you for paying more, bringing you more expensive food than you ordered and such.

Also, be aware of the taxi scam, the one of “your hostel is closed”, “your accommodation does not exist anymore” etc.

When arriving to the bus station or airport, a taxi driver can approach you, asking if you need a ride to your place. Once you tell them the address or name of the place, he/she will try to convince you the place does not exist anymore/ is closed/ or full – or whatever.

They will then want to offer you a great place they know.

They will get a cut from your payment to the new hostel or accommodation; and you are left in a bad hostel or accommodation paying twice the price for a night: the one you already booked and your “new” one.

So, to sum it up, YES, Skopje is safe to travel.

It is safe at night too! They only downside are the annoying scams.

How to get around Skopje

Skopje is fairly small. It is very walk-able and easy to get around.

It is actually also a perfect city for biking since it is quite flat.

There is regular buses connecting all dots around the city. A bus ride is cheap, it costs less than 1€. You can buy your bus ticket directly on the bus or at the bus station ticket shelter.

Wondering how to get from the center to the Airport? Jump to the section “airport in Skopje“.

Things to do in Skopje

Okay, now that we have covered all the cool hostels in Skopje, what is there to do? There is a couple of activities in Skopje, and fun things to do.

We wrote a big guide on things to do in Skopje here.

Here is the list to scan:

  1. Alexander The Great aka Warrior on a horse
  2. Admire more statues
  3. Free Walking Tour
  4. Matka Canyon
  5. Millennium Cross
  6. Escape Room (for the hot summer and rainy days)
  7. Take photos of the Colorful Revolution
  8. Cinema 3D (local & cheap!!)
  9. Bar with Live Music: Gostilnica La Tana
  10. House of Mother Theresa
  11. Get Lost in the Old Bazaar
  12. Walk up Kale Fortress
  13. Byzantine church: Church of Saint Panteleimon
  14. Mustafa Pasha’s Mosque
  15. Museum of Contemporary Art
  16. Museum of Illusions
  17. Museum of the Macedonian Struggle
  18. Debar Maalo – the bohemian part of Skopje
  19. Have a stylish coffee at Coffee Factory
  20. Drink Raika
  21. Walk the City Park
  22. Hop on a double decker bus
  23. Toto Restaurant – LOCAL!
  24. Outside the city: Skopje Aqueduct
  25. Day Trip to Ohrid
  26. Day trip to Pristine in Kosovo
  27. Bazaar at Partizanska Boulevard
  28. Skopje Zoo
  29. Football Stadium and Arena of Philip II

What about the cheapest hostels in Skopje?

Of course, there are always cheap hostels. But how do you actually find them? When you are traveling on a shoe-string budget and you want to save every dollar, there are ways to find the cheapest places in Skopje.

  1. Open Hostelz.com with a full list of all hostels in Skopje
  2. add your dates
  3. Order the listings by price

Simple as that.

Hostelz.com is a price comparison site for hostels. They list every single one in the world and tells you exactly which website is cheaper to use.

Another smart Tip: Check what is actually included, and what is excluded. Take a closer look at the location, too. A further location might mean more costs in transport.

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How to book?

The most popular booking platforms are Booking.com and Hostelworld.com. On both platforms, your credit card is 100% protected and the booking 100% confirmed.

We included some handy links to each of the recommended hostel. Just click on the hostel name. The link will lead you to check prices and availability.

Read: Step-by-Step guide on how to book with Hostelworld

We recommend booking your hostel as early as possible! All of Skopje best hostels are popular; especially in high-season. To make sure you end up in those stylish and good hostels, secure your room/bed as soon as you have your travel dates fix.

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Our Favorite Hostels in Skopje put on a map + sights

Most of hostels in Skopje are located in a neighborhood called “Debar Maalo”.

This is a residential area with many hip restaurants and bars at night. You won’t find touristic prices here, which makes it even more interesting, right?!

It is a 15 minutes walk to the very downtown of Skopje.

Although this might seem a disadvantage, truth be told, it’s the best location.

  • It is a safe area
  • many bars for going out
  • local restaurants
  • many supermarkets to shop until late
  • local markets nearby like Green Bazaar

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Skopje is perfect for a fun, short and cheap city break. You can find cheap flights from destinations like Barcelona, Nuremberg and others to Skopje with Wizzair, for instance. When arriving at the Airport, you can chose between a taxi ride to the city center or public bus. The bus is the cheapest option, it costs around 3€.

Check updated bus prices and schedules here.

Good to know: Many cheap flights to Skopje arrive after midnight. Sometimes there are no shuttles around this time. If this is your case, we recommend to send an email to your hostel, asking about pick-up service from the Airport. The so-called airport shuttle. Even if they do not offer this service by their own, they always work with reliable taxi drivers they trust.

We did this the first time we arrived in Skopje. It worked perfectly. The ride was 15€ for 2 people.

More best hostels in Balkans and rest of Europe

Here you have your answer to where to stay in Skopje on a budget and in style. Yet, there is more epic destinations around. From Skopje you can travel easily by bus to Ohrid in Northmacedonia too, Tirana in Albania, Pristine in Kosovo, Thessaloniki in Greece and Sofia in Bulgaria.

One of the best Ohrid hostels is Sunny Lake Hostel.

It is a small hostel, famous for its ambiance and good vibes. In summer they also organize great boat tours; great fun!

Check out all 5 Star Hostels in Europe here. And the following guides:

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Last thoughts on Hostels in Skopje and the city

We really, really enjoy the city, and we really enjoy the hostel scene here.

Skopje is a fantastic city for a city break, jam-packed with culture, cool things to do, and fun hostels to stay at. Now, Skopje is not the romantic kind of city like Paris, it does not have the epic nightlife like Amsterdam, and no beaches likes Barcelona.

However, there is something about it. It is unique, and you will feel it once you’ve arrived. The bizarre city center is something to remember.

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3 Best Hostels in Skopje, Macedonia - Probably the Funniest Capital in Europe

CLOSED: Nordic Hostel

Update: Our former #1 hostel has permanently closed. We’ve kept this content here for your information.

Our #1 hostel is NORDIC Hostel. It is our selected 5 Star Hostel in Skopje. In fact, it’s the only one.

There are several reasons why this is your top choice.

Perfect for couples: The private rooms are wonderful, kept in a simple, Scandinavian, minimalist design.

The double rooms easily challenge a hotel. Just have a look.

The only downside: the private rooms are on the same level as the common area. Most likely you cannot sleep before 11pm, this is when the common area is closing. For us this was totally fine, since we mingled anyway, no one went to bed that early.

Perfect for Solo-Travelers: The pods add the bits of privacy to the dorm. The dorms are actually quite big, with up to 10 beds. However, thanks to the pods it feels like you have your own tiny private room.

Each N-box capsule has its own power socket, reading lights, two lockers big and small, curtain. Also worth to mention is the High-speed WiFi access.

Rooms at Nordic Hostel:

  • 4 Bed Dorm
  • 10 Bed Dorm
  • Private Double Room

Read: Guide to the room types at hostels

We especially loved the rooms (dorms and privates alike) and the ambiance in the stylish common area.

The minimal design and open space really invites to have a seat and chat.

What about the location of NORDIC Hostel?

It is a 15 minutes walk to the very downtown of Skopje. Although this might seem like a disadvantage, the truth is actually, it’s a better location. This neighborhood is called “Debar Maalo”, a residential area with many hip restaurants and bars at night.

You won’t find touristic prices here, which makes it even more interesting, right?! Check our map for more info.

Fact is, most hostels are located in this area. For good reason:

  1. It is a safe area
  2. many bars for going out
  3. local restaurants
  4. supermarkets to shop until 9pm
  5. local markets nearby like Green Bazaar

Who should you stay at Nordic Hostel? This place is the best hostel in Skopje for:

  • Couples
  • Female Solo-Travellers
  • Male Solo-Travellers

Stylish lounge at Nordic Hostel, one of the best hostels in Skopje Fancy a private room? Go with Nordic Hostel in Skopje It does not get better than that: The stylish Capsule Beds at NORDIC Hostel in Skopje

CLOSED: Lounge Hostel (the staff rocks)

Update: Our former #2 hostel has permanently closed. We’ve kept this content here for your information.

Stylish eclectic design created with passion.

The staff at Lounge Hostel Skopje is local experts that will help to create a unique experience during your stay. Alongside eye-catching interior and a welcoming atmosphere, this is the “hostel to be”.

The bunk beds in the dorm are very basic.

Yet, they added the privacy curtains. The extra point goes to Lounge Hostel!

Rooms and dorms to choose from are:

  • Twin Room
  • 6 Bed Dorm mixed
  • 8 Bed Dorm mixed

The eclectic design is a serious eye-catcher. Have a look on all the vintage decoration here. We especially love the type writer!

Whilst the design is clearly unique and some great add-ons like the curtains pop-out, it is still the staff that gets most attention and thankful comments. The staff at Lounge Hostel is really outstanding, and you always have the feeling they go the extra mile.

Once in a while, when the staff has free time on hand, they run their own little pub crawl.

It is nothing like an official pub crawl actually, just guys and girls heading out for a drink.

What about the location of Lounge Hostel?

Very central, max 5 minutes to the main square downtown and 10 to the Old Bazaar.

The neighborhood is called Debar Maalo, one of the most beautiful and hippest areas. You remember, the same area as NORDIC Hostel. Nearby there are plenty of restaurants offering Macedonian cuisine.

Refer to our map for more info about the location.

In comparison with the NORDIC Hostel, the location is 5 minutes (walking) closer to the city centre aka. the main square. The design points however goes to Nordic Hostel. And when it comes to comparing the rooms and dorms, Nordic makes the race.

We recommend both hostels for the same type of traveler.

Lounge Hostel is the best hostel in Skopje for:

  • Couples
  • Male Solo-Travellers

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✈️ Cheap Flights: The first websites we always check are Skyscanner and Google Flights.

🤒 Travel Insurance Simplified: We always go either with Safetywing and Hey Mondo.

🤓 Smart Travel Tools you need to know: Find a list of our favorite travel tools.

Get your Smart Packing List (Free Printable): Knowing what to pack and what not to pack is key. Get our ultimate list of smart items to bring on your trip.

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