On a Budget? These Hostels in Novalja May be Perfect for You!

Posted in   Uncategorized   Updated on July 3, 2023    By Jelena Samaržija  

The island has always been spoilt for choice when it comes to good quality and affordable hostels in Novalja. 

Here we take a look at a selection of hostels in Novalja you can stay at on your ‘holi-bobs’ in Novalja.

Hostel Zrce (closest to Zrće Beach)

Hostel Zrće has located 2 km from the famous Zrće Beach and 1.5 km from the center of Novalja. It is also conveniently located opposite Novalja’s main bus and coach station. 

This  hostel in Novalja has a fantastic swimming pool and the on-site restaurant serves great food. Free WiFi is available and free private parking is provided. 

All rooms are air-conditioned and feature lockers, bed linen, and towels. Shared or private bathrooms come with a shower. 

Hostel Zrće also has an outdoor fitness center for guest to enjoy.

Moon Rocks Hostel

Moonrocks has been open since 2013 and is the official hostel for the Zrce beach superclub, Papaya.

This hostel in Novalja offers various types of accommodation - 8, 6, 5, 4 bed mixed dorms and private double bedrooms. All rooms have their own bathroom, fridge, and air conditioning. Most rooms also have their own terrace with a sea view.

Moon Rocks has a delicious restaurant and a bar with a terrace attached and the accommodation comes with free Wi-Fi in the common area. There is also free car parking on site. Zrće Beach is approximately 3 km from the Moon Rocks.

 And let’s not forget the awesome swimming pool downstairs! A really cool place to stay!

Providenca Hostel

The Providenca is located right in the heart of Novalja city centre (near the main square). It is in an excellent position for all the shops and bars and we only ever hear good things from the people that stay there.

This hostel in Novalja has a reputation for being clean and friendly. The rooms are excellent and the value for your money is always spot on!

There is also a nice common area to make some meals or enjoy pre-drinks and the hostel staff are always on hand to help.

Definitely recommended if you are on a budget.

Hostel Timun

This hostel is located right in the middle of Novalja on the promenade front. Hostel Timun offers beachfront accommodation local to everything you need. They are only 2 minutes from the nearest beach, have an excellent restaurant downstairs, a relaxing bar and a shared lounge for the guests to enjoy.

This hostel in Novalja also has a terrace, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi is available throughout the hostel. At Hostel Timun, each room comes with air conditioning and a shared bathroom.

Ticks all the boxes if you are on a budget!

Hostel Casa La Cha

If a great location is what you are looking for in a hostel in Novalja then look no further, Hostel Casa La Cha has stunning views of the famous Novalja sunsets and is just a few metres away from the local beach and busy town promenade. Supermarkets, restaurants, bars and local transport are literally right on the doorstep.

Casa La Cha offers around 10 air-conditioned rooms, six of them with a beautiful sea view, and there are 6 bathrooms located on the two floors. Let’s not forget, there is also a cool bar, terrace and chilled garden downstairs.

A perfect location in the most beautiful of Croatian towns!

About the author

Jelena is a Novalja Local. She is an expert in local tourism as she worked for a tourist agency for over a decade, received her tourist guide license, and also organized tours all over Croatia. Local cuisine is her forte as both of her parents are renowned chefs who specialize in Dalmatian food.

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