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Youth Hostel Proteus

Trzaška cesta 36, Postojna, 6230, Slovenia

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Overall Rating 94%

From 8 Reviews

Hostel rating (8)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 98%
Cleanliness 90%
Location 94%
Security 94%
Service 98%
Comfort 92%
Green rating 90%

Youth hostel Proteus is situated in a hundred year old park in the center of Postojna, not far from the entrance to the Postojna Cave.

  • Dorm
    From $18.49
  • Private
    From $28.35
10 or more people?

Postojna Hostel

Hostel Postojna

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

You are invited by the city of Postojna with its magnificent cave, the pearl of
undergronud in the heart of vast forest within the fresh basin of still pure air and its kind people.
You will leave richer, knowing it was worth experiencing this country and its people.
You will be thankfull to yourself for the decision to take a walk or drive round the diverse landscape of rich forests, wide plains meadows plateaus, and hills. Here you have the
opportunity to take a really deep breath. There are many roads in the area and everyone will find one at his convinience. If you climb Nanos you will be presented by the view of the entire country, from Triglav to the sea. You can as well decide to go along (school) forest path and listen to the life in forest ecosystem. A very special way of getting in touch with nature is entering the underground world, only rarely visited by a man (sport caving).
Come to us; The city of Postojna and the Proteus youth hostel are expecting you. For a reasonable price you can hire a single and double room or bed in 3-bedded dorm. The youth hostel Proteus is situated in the hundred year old park in the center of Postojna, not far away from the entrance to the Postojna cave. Close by there are also tennis, basketball and volleyball courts and foodball field. Children will enjoy visiting the neat playground in the sport park Therefor: Become our guests - you`ll be charmed

Mirjam Fras

Mirjam Fras


Prices are non-member prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


Important info

  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • A non-member supplement of 10 % of rates quoted is payable on arrival at hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Free
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +386 51 63 07 81

Fax. +386 5 726 22 20

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Postojna Cave (500m to 1km)
  • Park of Military History (More than 10km)
  • Planinsko polje and Planina cave (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



Friendly and helpful staff. Well equipped kitchen and nice rooms. Bathrooms could be improved.


Avatar for Daniel


Wed 07 Mar 2018

best beds ever! nice kitchen :) I had a great stay. thank you for everything!


Avatar for Christine


Sun 07 Jan 2018

Unglaublich nette Leute, cooles Design, super billig, alles sauber und neu renoviert.


Avatar for Tobias


Wed 13 Sep 2017

VERY friendly stuff at 00:30h in the morning, comfortable beds, peaceful and quiet at night, ... I really enjoyed being there!!


Avatar for Jerica


Tue 27 Jun 2017

Schöne, geräumige Zimmer. Alles ist neu renoviert die Lage im Park ist toll.


Avatar for markus


Tue 13 Jun 2017


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (500m - 1km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (More than 10km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (500m - 1km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Brnik 70km
Titova cesta 2 Postojna 400m 5 min
Koper 50km
Parking at the hostel
Kolodvorska cesta 25 Postojna 1 4 km 19 min

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Renewable energy
  • Green energy supplies
  • Energy efficiency appliances
  • Double-glazing windows


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs


  • Recycling areas
  • Local and seasonal food


  • Water savers in toilet

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