Located on a quiet pedestrian lane, next to the medieval defensive wall, two minutes walking from the main square of the city, Retro is the best established youth hostel in Cluj-Napoca. During your visit you will certainly need a nice, inexpensive and comfortable place to stay.
Our hostel is the top solution for travellers, since it combines an excellent location, good quality lodgings and amongst the most competitive prices in town.
We are offering you over 48 accommodation places in double, triple, single and shared rooms, bathrooms in the rooms or shared and also breakfast included!
From our desk office you can easily get the information about Cluj, rent a bike or a car, or join one of our tours we organize in Transylvania!
You can find us 500 meters away from "Babes - Bolyai" University, the second largest in the country and within walking distance of tourist attractions, the best restaurants, clubs and bars.
Thank you for choosing us!
We look forward to welcoming you!
Best recommendations by
Lonely Planet, Rough Guide,
Guide du Routard:
- Top choice on Lonely Planet Eastern Europe 2011: "On a quiet lane amid 16th century citadel wall fragments, the Retro is one of Romania's best hostels."
- Author's choice on Lonely Planet, Romania 2004: "...is the very definition of what a hostel should be"
- Rough Guide, 2008: "...possessing a great central location, it's an immaculate clean, friendly and well-run place"
Cluj - the liveliest place in Romania! Next events: September21st - The Red Army Choir, September 24th - live concert Eros Ramazzotti,, September 26th the most famous Romanian rock band - Iris live at Casa de Cultură a Studenților, October 5th - Pink Martini, Sala Polivalentă, October 9th - Ricardo Caria, October 10th - Lord of the Dance, 11th - 12 of October Rockfall Cluj, October 13th - Joe Satriani live at Sala Polivalentă, October 23rd - Transylvania Music Event, October 27th - Holograf, November 4th - Al Bano, Ricchi e Poveri, November 29th Jose Carreras, December 8th - Christmas Jazz Day, December 10th - Fire of Anatolia, December 18th - Kings of Ice, January 16th, 2016 - St. Petersburg Ballet, February 19th, 2016 - Manowar live at Sala Polivalentă
Rainy outside? Our sauna is ON and ready to use!
Our new types of rooms are now ready: - Twin Room with Private Bathroom; - Family Room with Private Bathroom; - Triple Room with Private Bathroom; - Quadruple Room with Private bathroom;
Special facilities?? Our sauna is now waiting for you!
Hostelling International cards for sale at the best price in Europe! :)
Our conference room - finally is available and ready to be booked!
Thank you for thanking us!! The folks at Retro Hostel listed on Lonely Planet latest edition - Behind the Scenes - \"The author\'s thanks section\"
For our guests - grab a bike from the hostel and ride across the city :-) P.S.: it`s for free ;-)
Guiding tour at Targoviste Garrison, the place where Nicolae Ceausescu and his wife Elena had their trial and execution on December 25th 1989. Local guide - one of the three officers who pulled the trigger!! Feel free to ask for more infos!
Travel easily in Romania! RENT A CAR! Opel Corsa AUTOMATIC, prices from 33 €/day (we rent the car for at least 3 days). If interested, please write us :)
- Transilvania on line booking center: bus tickets from Budapest to Cluj and return, car rental in Cluj!
- Cluj-Napoca airport pick ups and transfers anywhere in the city and Transylvania!
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