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This property is completely surrounded by beaches. Boasting a garden and a restaurant, Youth Hostel Pinesta is situated in Novigrad Istria, 2.1 km from St. Pelagius and St. Maximilian Church. Novigrad Marina is 2.1 km away. This property provides guests with a children's playground, beach volleyball court and beach basketball court. Free WiFi is available around the reception. At the hostel, some rooms include a desk and a sink. Every room comes with a shared bathroom, while some rooms are equipped with a sea view. A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the property, also lunch and dinner by daily menu during the summer season. A variety of popular activities are available in the area around Youth Hostel Pinesta, including cycling and hiking. Rigo Patrician Palace is 2.1 km from the accommodation, while Lapidarium Museum in Novigrad is 2.1 km away. Pula Airport is 77 km from the property.

Couples particularly like the location — they rated it 8.4 for a two-person trip.

Youth Hostel Pinesta has been welcoming guests since 18 Aug 2017.

Property highlights

Top location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.5)

Breakfast info

Continental, Vegetarian

Free private parking available on-site

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Value for money
Free WiFi
Low score for Novigrad Istria
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Property questions and answers
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  • Hi, is there a possibility to have access to a fridge?

    Depending on the period of your arrival, there is a kitchen that guests can use that have also a fridge.
    Answered on 18 August 2022
  • Hi, do you have parking? And if yes where?

    Hi! Parking is beside the reception.
    Answered on 9 August 2021
  • Hallo. Haben Sie noch eine frei Zimmer für zwei Personen ?

    Hallo! Heute leider nicht. Am 11.8.2021 haben wir noch 3-Betten Zimmer.
    Answered on 9 August 2021
  • Do u have Air Conditioner or Fan in Family room?

    Hello, we do not have air conditioner or fan in our hostel rooms.
    Answered on 8 August 2022
  • Hello ! room with other people?

    Hi! No. We sell units per room, not per bed. Regards, Pinesta doo
    Answered on 9 August 2021
  • Hi!! Is far away the bus station?

    CCa 3 km. You can arrive with summer turistical train, which takes off every half an hour from Novigrad to Mareda.
    Answered on 24 June 2022
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Property surroundings *

1 restaurant on site

  • Restoran #1
    • Cuisine
      European • Croatian
    • Open for
      Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner
    • Ambiance
      Family friendly • Traditional
    • Dietary options
      Vegetarian • Vegan • Gluten-free • Dairy-free

Facilities of Youth Hostel Pinesta

Most popular facilities
  • Free parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Beachfront
  • Family rooms
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Restaurant
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Bar
  • Breakfast
  • Toilet paper
  • Bidet
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Linen
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Beachfront
  • Garden
  • Beach
  • Horse riding
    Additional chargeOff-site
  • Cycling
  • Hiking
  • Children's playground
  • Tennis court
    Additional chargeOff-site
Food & Drink
  • Special diet menus (on request)
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Restaurant
WiFi is available in some rooms and is free of charge.
Free private parking is possible on site (reservation is not needed).
  • Accessible parking
Reception services
  • Invoice provided
Entertainment and family services
  • Kids' outdoor play equipment
  • Minimarket on site
  • Non-smoking throughout
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by stairs only
  • Sun loungers or beach chairs
    Additional charge
Languages spoken
  • English
  • Croatian
  • Slovenian

Sustainable initiatives

This property has taken steps to provide more sustainable and environmentally friendly travel

House rules

Youth Hostel Pinesta takes special requests - add in the next step!


From 14:00 to 22:00


Until 09:30



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 of any age are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy information, please add the number of children in your group and their ages to your search.

Cot and extra bed policies

0 - 1 year
Cot upon request
€ 7.14 per child, per night

Prices for cots are not included in the total price, and will have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of cots allowed is dependent on the option you choose. Please check your selected option for more information.

There are no extra beds available at this property.

All cots are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There is no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa Cash Youth Hostel Pinesta accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Youth Hostel Pinesta 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.

Bar is closed from Thu 15 Sept 2022 until Mon 01 May 2023

FAQs about Youth Hostel Pinesta

  • Check-in at Youth Hostel Pinesta is from 14:00, and check-out is until 09:30.

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

  • Youth Hostel Pinesta has 1 restaurant:

    • Restoran #1

  • Youth Hostel Pinesta is 1.3 miles from the centre of Novigrad Istria. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Youth Hostel Pinesta offers the following activities / services (charges may apply):

    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Children's playground
    • Tennis court
    • Beachfront
    • Horse riding
    • Beach

  • Guests staying at Youth Hostel Pinesta can enjoy a highly-rated breakfast during their stay (guest review score: 5.7).

    Breakfast option(s) include:

    • Continental
    • Vegetarian