Located within a 5-minute walk from the UNESCO-protected Diocletian's Palace and the charming Riva Promenade, Backpackers Fairytale Hostel offers air-conditioned dormitories with free Wi-Fi, a shared kitchen and a lounge area with computer. There is also a shared terrace and 2 balconies.

Free public parking is available by the hostel. A grocery shop and the nearest restaurant are within only 100 yards from the property.

The city's central marketplace with a rich offer of fresh fruit and vegetables is right by the Palace. Next to the marketplace there is a bus stop with connections to all other parts of town.

The sandy Bačvice Beach and its night clubs are about 0.6 miles away. You can also relax on the lush Marjan Hill, which is about 0.9 miles from the Backpackers Fairytale.

The hostel can help you organise various kinds of excursions and activities, including rafting, kayaking, horseback riding and visits to national parks.

This is our guests' favourite part of Split, according to independent reviews.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 9.3 for a two-person trip.

Backpackers Fairytale Hostel has been welcoming Booking.com guests since 16 Apr 2013.

Property highlights

Situated in the best rated area in Split, this property has an excellent location score of 9.2

Free parking available on-site


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Closest beaches
  • Bacvice Beach

    Bacvice Beach

    7.5 Good beach
    1,200 yards from property
  • Ovcice Beach

    7.7 Good beach
    1,500 yards from property
  • Firule

    8.0 Very good beach
    1,550 yards from property
  • Trstenik

    8.3 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Jezinac Beach

    8.1 Very good beach
    1.3 miles from property
  • Obojena Svjetlost

    8.2 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Prva Voda Beach

    8.0 Very good beach
    1.4 miles from property
  • Znjan Beach

    8.4 Very good beach
    1.6 miles from property
Property questions and answers
Browse questions from guests for anything extra you want to know about the property
The property usually replies within a few days
  • Are sheets and towels included?
    Yes they are included
    Answered on 13 September 2020
  • Do you offer luggage storage?
    yes, u can leave your begs during the day with us.
    Answered on 13 September 2020
  • Is it quiet at night?
    Its pretty quiet neighbourhood, but super close to the centre and all the bars
    Answered on 13 September 2020
  • Do you have planned events or activities?
    We havd interesting tours like Krka national park and Stand up paddle boards
    Answered on 13 September 2020
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?
    No it has key
    Answered on 13 September 2020
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Property surroundings *
Facilities of Backpackers Fairytale Hostel
  • Towels
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun terrace
  • Terrace
  • Shared kitchen
Room Amenities
  • Fold-up bed
Pets are allowed. No extra charges.
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Walking tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Pub crawls Additional charge
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Evening entertainment
  • Snorkelling Off-site
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Hiking Off-site Additional charge
  • Canoeing Off-site Additional charge
Media & Technology
  • Streaming service (like Netflix)
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
Free public parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Street parking
  • Pet bowls
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Lockers
  • Luggage storage
  • Fax/photocopying
  • Tour desk
  • Laundry Additional charge
Entertainment and family services
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/puzzles
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Key access
  • Adult only
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating
  • Ironing facilities
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Iron
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Croatian
  • Italian
Sustainable initiatives
This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Backpackers Fairytale Hostel takes special requests - add in the next step!


13:00 - 22:00


06:30 - 11:00


Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodation type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check the conditions of your required room.

Children and beds

Child policies

Children are not allowed.

Cot and extra bed policies

Cots and extra beds are not available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Free! Pets are allowed. No extra charges.

Cash only

This property only accepts cash payments.

Credit cards are only needed to guarantee your booking .

The fine print

Please inform Backpackers Fairytale Hostel in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.

FAQs about Backpackers Fairytale Hostel

  • The nearest beach is just 0.7 miles from Backpackers Fairytale Hostel.

  • Backpackers Fairytale Hostel offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking
    • Bicycle rental (additional charge)
    • Snorkelling
    • Diving
    • Canoeing
    • Evening entertainment
    • Walking tours
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Bike tours
    • Pub crawls
    • Movie nights

  • Backpackers Fairytale Hostel is 450 yards from the centre of Split.

  • The prices at Backpackers Fairytale Hostel may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates you select, hotel's policy etc.). See the prices by entering your dates.

  • Check-in at Backpackers Fairytale Hostel is from 13:00, and check-out is until 11:00.