Hostel Situla is located right in the centre of the capital of Dolenjska (Novo mesto). The hostel, with its architecture and design, tries to show the guests a part of the city's history in a fresh and innovative way. The motifs of the situla decorations are present throughout the hostel, on windows, walls and
even on the unique bed linen. The art from the Hallstatt era is nicely complemented by the modern furniture of Situla. Guests have a wide range of accommodation types: from single rooms to dormitories and the apartment of a Hallstatt prince. There is a restaurant in the hostel as well; and one of its main features is the beautiful garden, which comes alive in summer.
Type of accommodation
restavracija, kavarna, letni vrt
Situla is a decorated (usually) bronze bucket or vessel, typical of the Hallstatt era (7th century b.c.). Novo mesto is a city of situlas, since numerous situlas have been found there. The decorations on the vessels depict various topics from the ancient times: rituals, religion, social life, market, hunting and love. The hostel is full of these sights, which take the guests back to the Iron Age.
In Situla you can overnight in:
A room for disabled persons
The apartment of the Hallstatt prince (with private bathroom)
The writer's apartment (with private bathroom)
The hostel has a common room as well, a café, a restaurant and a gift shop. Their pride and joy is the summer garden, which is dominated by a magnificent lime tree and where pleasant summer evenings can be spent.