LONG a sore point for low-budget tourists, Bratislava's lack of a full-time youth hostel has finally been filled.
Located at Panenská 31 in the city centre, just next to the Presidential Palace on Hodžovo námestie, the Downtown Backpacker's Hostel Bratislava is appropriately named. A Hostelling International member, it offers dorm beds, two double rooms, and the atmosphere of the backpacker's trail.
For more information, go to www.backpackers.sk. For reservations, call 02/5464-1191.