Orient Express Hostel Sofia

Balkan street 2, Sofia

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Orient Express Hostel Sofia


Overview of Hostel

We offer variety of rooms to suit every situation: Singles, Doubles, Triples, Quadruple, Private rooms and dormitories.

We also have apartments for 2, 4, 6 and 8 people.

The house has a common room with sofas and TV, free Internet and Wi-Fi access in it and in each room as well.

Our room

From Nights People


From the central bus/train station:

Please read well the instructions for the directions below:
Please remember that there is no big sign for the hostel, just a very small sign ONLY on the Garden doorbell .

The address is:
2, Balkan street - the house in the back yard), NOT the old address 8A ' Hristo Belchev' street, but if you're looking in Google map by the' hostel' name it might show you the old one.
Some taxi drivers don't know our street because it's very short , but if you say the corner of 'Balkan' and 'Bratya Miladinovi' street, this one they know very well.

1. By tram:
Take tram from the train station No. 1,3,4,5,6,7 in the direction to the center and get off on the 3rd stop. when you get off the tram, go back oposite of the direction of the tram you've arrived and turn right on the second street- at 'Balkan str.'' ( You'll be able to turn to the right only). We are at the end of the street, which is probably one of the shortest in Sofia.

3. Walking:
Walk 10-15 minutes along 'Hristo Botev ' boulevard direction to the center, please walk on the LEFT side ONLY, otherwise you cannot see the sign 'Balkan' street.
It ends at the blvd. and has no continuation on the other side.
5. By Taxi
Tell the driver the corner of 'Balkan' / 'Bratya Miladinovi' str., they know 'Bratia Miladinovi str. , rather than the very short street 'Balkan'.
We are the second building on the corner with 'Bratya Miladinovi str.' (Miladinovi Brothers).
6. From the Airport:
Pick-up service for 15/19 euro per car day/ night time
Call the hostel and staff will arrange to meet you at the airport .

Take bus No 84 or 284 from the Airport and get off at Sofia University. Take the Metro line from Sofia University to Serdika Metro stop (1 stop). There are 4 exits- take the 'Pirotska' one, then walk along the same pedestrian 'Pirotska steet' . After 3-4 mins.walk you'll see at the end of the street a tram line going to the right, turn right and in front of you you'll see the streets become 'Y' shaped , the right one is the Market street, take the left one - 'Bratia Miladinovi' str., we are the second street on the left, you'll be able to turn only to the left.

Number 2 is the second building from the corner , we are in the house in the backyard.

2. By Metro:
Not recomended- we are exactly in the middle between the fist and the second Metro stop.
2.1. In case you take the Metro line to the first stop- Luvov most (Lions Bridge) take the exit with the sign: 'Opulchenska.'

Walk along 'Slivnitsa ' blvd. and after 4 streets you'll see 'Bratia Miladinovi str.

3. Walking from the Train/Bus Station:
Walk 15 minutes along Hristo Botev Boulevard direction to the center, please walk on the LEFT side, otherwise you cannot see the sign 'Balkan str.', because the begining of the street


Located near

We're located in the center of Sofia on a quiet street next to the Sofia's main and cheapest food market; the hostel is a perfect place for travelers to exploit all the sights. We're within minutes' walking to the : 10 minutes to :National Theater, City Garden, National Art Gallery, City Art Gallery, Archaeological Museum and Court House. 15 minutes' walk to the National Palace of Culture, Alexander Nevsky Cathedral, the Russian Church, Sofia University.

Conditions & Policy

Child Friendly

CANCELLATION POLICY: * If you want to cancel or change your booking Free of charge, it should be done 7 days before your arrival date. Please send email for confirmation. * For No-shows and cancellations later than 7 days before arrival, the total price of the reservation will be charged. Breakfast is 2 euro for all you can eat per each guest