We welcome you at Nomads Hostel, Veliko Tarnovo, Bulgaria – the home of travelling people from all over the world. Nomads on the Way to the true home Perpetual journey inside Itself where everyone belongs to everything We try to-get-(t)her(e) to co-create the reality we dream for…
Our house is at the heart of the old town of Veliko Tarnovo – on the beautiful Gurko Street famous for its authentic 19th-century houses. Gurko Street was the main street of Veliko Tarnovo when the town was capital of Bulgaria, and is among the most significant sites in the country where the architectural style from the Bulgarian Renaissance has been preserved. Nomads Hostel itself is a memorial house dating back to the revival period in the Bulgarian history and has been renovated to meet the needs of contemporary life.
Here you can enjoy the panoramic view revealed from our balcony and savour the charm and quiet of the old times. Or you can walk around our beautiful town and explore its many gems, among which is ‘Tsarevets’ Fortress where Bulgarian rulers used to live. Just 5 minutes away is the city centre where you can dive into the wild nightlife of Veliko Tarnovo, which hosts one of the major universities in Bulgaria.
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Facilities and Services
At Nomads Hostel you get a lot more than just a bed for the night. Below are some of the facilities and services that come with the price for your stay here
- No doubt : the best located hostel in the town!!!
- Every walk in town starts from Gurko Street
- 10 min walk to the bus station and 5 min to the center of town with all bars and restaurants
- In memorial house – part of an unique architectural ensemble
- Mixed dorms – new comfortable thick mattresses with fresh and clean sheets, blankets and pillow. Bright, spacious and clean rooms
- Spacious double private rooms / plus a bunk bed if you are a family or a group of 4 people/
- We also have cosy small private rooms for those who seek an oasis for rest and seclusion
- All rooms have an amazing view over the river and the mountain
- The best balcony in Veliko Tarnovo
- TV/DVD lounge
- High speed FREE Internet and Wi-Fi connection
- Spacious and clean Bathrooms – 4 bathrooms in the house!!!
- Travel fresh – we will do your laundry for you
- Fully equipped kitchen
- Parking place
- Guided day trips
- Pick-up service – on request
- Home-made meal from Bulgarian cuisine – on request
- Herbal tea from Bulgarian organically grown herbs
- International and local train / bus timetables
- City map with highlights
- Taxi order
By choosing to stay at Nomads Hostel you reduce the ecological footprint made by tourism. You choose to meet an alternative city lifestyle and help local producers of clean food, organic cosmetics and hand-made souvenirs. You choose to save time and money and experience firsthand traditional life and culture in Bulgaria.
- ROOM N1
- ROOM N2
- ROOM N1
- ROOM N2
- ROOM N3
- ROOM N4
- ROOM N3
- ROOM N4
FOUR BEDS ROOM
- ROOM N3
- ROOM N4
DORM ROOM BED / FOUR BEDS MIXED DORM
- ROOM N3
- ROOM N5
- HEALTHY NATURAL BREAKFAST: SOURDOUGH BREAD MADE BY US, NATURAL MILK FROM FARM, NATURAL JOGHURT MADE BY US HERE IN THE HOSTEL, NATURAL CHEESE, HOME MADE BY US NATRUAL FRUIT JAM, NATRUAL HONEY, BUTTER, COFFEE
- PICK UP SERVICE ON REQUEST
- USE OF THE KITCHEN
- PC, INTERNET + WIFI IN ALL THE HOUSE
- BED LINEN
- TOWEL ON REQUEST
- LOCKER ON REQUEST
- HAIR DRYER
- CITY MAP
AIRPORT PICK UP FROM SOFIA, PLOVDIV, VARNA, BOURGAS, BUCHAREST
Explore with us
There are so many beautiful places around Veliko Tarnovo that you will need at least a a week to visit all of them. We will be happy to take you on a daytrip and show you at least some of them.
Home of the Bulgarian royalty during the late Middle Ages, Tsarevets is one the most interesting sights in the country. It is just a 20-minute walk from Nomads Hostel to the main gate of the magnificent fortress that stands on one of the several hills of Veliko Tarnovo
One of the first eco-trails in Bulgaria leads to the spectacular gorge of Emen. The path winds along the foot of beautiful rocks and crosses two wooden bridges high above the river. After a steep descent you arrive at a picturesque little lake under a high waterfall. The gorge of Emen is located 20 km north of Veliko Tarnovo and is a perfect site for a half-day trip
Founded in the 14th century this monastery impresses with its masterful decoration carried out by the famous painter from the Revival period Zahari Zograf. The church is also unique for is structure designed by one of the most renowned Bulgarian architects Kolyo Ficheto. There is an ecotrail leading to the monastery from Veliko Tarnovo and it takes about 2 hours to get there.
Set on a high plateau that is visible from Veliko Tarnovo, Arbanassi is a village with rich history and a large number of historical monuments. There you can visit medieval churches and see many examples of Bulgarian National Revival architecture or enjoy the great view that is revealed from the top of the plateau.
The biggest monastery in the Balkan mountains lies next to the old town of Troyan. It is surrounded by beautiful forests and the Cherni Osam river, which gives a particular charm to the place. Troyan monastery is about 2 hours away southwest of Veliko Tarnovo and a perfect site for a daytrip from Nomads Hostel.
How To Find Us
Nomads Hostel is very easy to find and within walking distance from the major train and bus stations in Veliko Tarnovo.
From Train Station
WALKING – 15-20 minutes
With the train station behind you, take the street on your left. The road goes along the river and after 100 meters you will start seeing the old town.Go straight to the Town Art Gallery and the Assenevtzi Monument. Take the bridge on your left-hand side. On your right will be the big white hotel ‘Veliko Tarnovo’. Go through the parking-lot of the hotel. Then you will see a small street – go right. After 20 meters you will see a few steps between the houses. Here you go – you are on cobblestoned GURKO street. Take a right – after 50 meters you are at the hostel.
Take the bus to the post officce. Take the street between the Information Centre and the red-brick building. After reaching the cobblestoned Gurko street you have another 50 meters to the hostel.
From Bus Station “Yug” /South/
WALKING – 10 minutes
Take the street uphill. After 5 minutes you will see the Information Centre on your right-hand side. Take the street between the Information Centre and the red-brick building. After reaching the cobblestoned Gurko street you have another 50 meters to the hostel.
From Bus Station “Hotel Etar”
WALKING – 5 minutes
With the hotel behind you, turn right and walk uphill 50 meters. Take the street between the Information Centre and red bricks building. Reaching the cobblestoned Gurko street you have another 50 meters to the hostel.
From Bus Station “Zapad” /West/
BY BUS – N10
Take a bus to the Post Office. Take the street between the Information Centre and the red-brick building. After reaching the cobblestoned Gurko street you have another 50 meters to the hostel.
Anyway you can ask us for our free pick-up service! It will be pleasure for us to welcome you with a short City trip in our Renault Espace.
Very Important: Don’t trust the people at the stations (especially the train station) who pretend to know the best place to sleep. Don’t follow them – it is much better to take a taxi to the city centre, which would cost no more than 3-4 Leva /2 Euro/