Goli Bosi Design Hostel is situated in the heart of the old town of Split, within the walls of a Roman Palace constructed in the 4th century by Roman Emperor, Diocletian.
The hostel space is planned as a cross between a Japanese Pill Hotel and an old European department store, with the story of Split written all over it’s walls, so guests get to meet the city you are staying within.
Everything in the hostel is yellow. This is because sulphur is yellow and Split was well-known for it’s sulfurous baths in the old days.
There are 29 rooms, ranging from two bedroom top floor suites with a view, to a dorm style 8 bed spaces; each with their own shower and hairdryer, clean towels and bed sheets.
At Goli Bosi Design Hostel, there are 138 beds divided in 29 rooms, so all guests have to do is to choose between 4-bed 6-bed and 8-bed ones.
One thing that sets this hostel apart from any of it’s counterparts, is the fact that even in the rooms with many beds you can have a bit of privacy. Each bed is a private capsule separated with a wall and a heavy curtain, containing a light and a power socket for electric needs.
Every room is equipped with bathroom, shower and hair-dryer. You get clean towels and clean bed sheets and a personal locker. They have also developed a personal Smartphone app that serves as a universal key for your room and locker.
Hostel amenities and services include: reception is open 24 hours a day, every day, check in 14-23h, check out 8–11h, but late check in-out can be arranged, free Wi Fi internet, free breakfast with every private bed, luggage and safety storage, elevator, escalator, and air conditioning. There is also common spaces on every floor, a small projection room theatre and a DJ booth.
Within the hostel, there is De Belly restaurant. All the dishes are made from original ingredients, and their knowledgeable chef takes great care of all the fabulous food and you can watch him in action.
Once you settle in, you are welcome to grab refreshments on their shaded terrace and trade stories with fellow travelers they will help you explore Split.