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Postojna Youth Hostel Proteus

Tržaška cesta 36, Postojna, 6230, Slovenia

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Youth hostel Proteus is situated in a hundred year old park in the center of Postojna, not far from the entrance to the Postojna Cave.


Postojna Hostel

Hostel Postojna

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Hostel Proteus is located in the centre of Postojna. Hostel is 500 m far from the main bus station, 1500 m from the railway station, 800 m from the Postojna cave, 12 km far from Predjama Castle and only 50 m from the local bus station. There are local inns and pubs close to the hostel, and 300 m from the hostel there is a large shopping centre with plenty of variety stores. Near the hostel park there is a town sports park with a stadium and playgrounds for tennis, basketball, handball, football, an athletic track and children`s playground.

Hostel Proteus has 90 beds. Rooms are three bedded with common sanitary facilities to share. In July and August there are additional 180 beds. Guests can also be offered breakfast if they wish. From Monday to Friday it is always possible to order full board (by prior arrangement also at weekends). Hostel is open all year, 24 hours a day. WiFi is available free of charge and guests can also use a small kitchen for making hot drinks and meals.

Cvetka Kernel

Cvetka Kernel

Group facilities & services

Group facilities & services
  • Suitable for Special Occasions
  • Parking for coaches (on or near site)
  • Linen and towels
  • Packed Lunches
  • Rooms for leaders and drivers
  • Catering/meal service
  • Meeting room/communal area for group use

Hostel Suitable For

  • Friends/Family
  • Interest Group
  • Other
  • School Group
  • Sports Group
  • University/College Group
  • Tour Operator
  • ESN



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • TV room


  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ
  • Self-catering kitchen
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Free
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel
  • Car Parking at Hostel Type - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

Open 24 hours
From 14:00 to 23:45

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +386 5 850 10 20

Fax. +386 5 726 22 20

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Postojna Cave (500m to 1km)
  • Park of Military History (More than 10km)
  • Planinsko polje and Planina cave (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (500m - 1km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (More than 10km)
  • City Centre (Less than 500m)
  • Cycle trails (Less than 500m)
  • Golf course (More than 10km)
  • Gym (At or next to the hostel)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (Less than 500m)
  • Local market (Less than 500m)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • National / State Park (More than 10km)
  • Nightlife (500m - 1km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (500m - 1km)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (500m - 1km)
  • Shopping area / Mall (Less than 500m)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (More than 10km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (Less than 500m)
  • Theatre (500m - 1km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (500m - 1km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (Less than 500m)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Brnik 70km
Titova cesta 2 Postojna 400m 5 min
Koper 50km
Parking at the hostel
Kolodvorska cesta 25 Postojna 1 4 km 19 min

Sustainability initiatives


  • Low carbon activities
  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning


  • Energy saving lights
  • Insulation and ventilation systems
  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Renewable energy
  • Green energy supplies
  • Energy efficiency appliances
  • Double-glazing windows


  • Working with local community
  • Mission-based activities
  • Educational programs


  • Recycling areas
  • Local and seasonal food


  • Water savers in toilet