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Slovenian Hostels Voted Best in the World on Leading Site

Maribor, 22 May - Visitors of the web portal of the Hostelling International federation have voted Slovenian hostels the best in the world, ahead of Singapore, South Korea and Switzerland.

Celica Youth Hostel
Photo: Nebojša Tejić/STA

In the voting that opened at the beginning of the year, Slovenia places first among a total of 41 countries, Hostelling International Slovenia said in a press release.

Slovenia's top ten hostels in the voting are Tresor and YH Ljubljana (both Ljubljana), Alieti in Izola, Bledec in Bleda, Pekarna and Uni in Maribor, Histria in Koper, Proteus in Postojna, Menina in Rečica ob Savinji and Hostel Radenci.

The average score given to Slovenia's top ten hostels was 93.3%, and none of the listed hostels scored lower than 90%.

Slovenia is followed in terms of quality of hostels by Singapore, South Korea, Switzerland, Iceland, Turkey, the Czech Republic, Scotland, Japan and Hong Kong.

Hostelling International, formerly known as the International Youth Hostel Federation (IYHF), is a federation of more than 70 national youth hostel associations.

© STA, 2015