Founded over fifteen years ago as the first ever hostel in the HISTORY of Sarajevo, HARIS YOUTH HOSTEL served as one of the pioneers of the Bosnian-Herzegovnia tourism industry. Located in a building which has been in the familiy for several generations. The house has survied through the reign of the Ottomans, Hapsburg Austira, Nazi Germany and Yugoslavia, the scars of its war torn history comes free of charge.
Situated just a 5 MINUTE walk from the center of oldtown and NEXT DOOR to local Bakery/Supermarkets/ATM. With one of the most beautiful views over Sarajevo, why bother visisting Yellow Fortress when you can enjoy a better view from our large terrace with a warm Čevapi a la Haris in your hand.
Serving as president of the hostel conglomeration network Balkans Best Hostels, HARIS himself is surely one the most beloved charachters in the Balkan hospitality industry. A licenced tour guide, electrician, proffesional čevapi chef and legendary bartender. Haris truly stands a god amongst mortals. Whether you accompinated him for a tour around the city, a trip in his Yugo or simpily enjoying a chat over a cold Sarajevsko, we guarentee an experience you wont easily forget.
Beer on tap and homemade Rakija served in our cosy basement bar, a former bomb shelter during the war! Rustic and warm it becomes exciting when filled with travellers keen to enjoy their evening. Free welcome drinks everyday at 8pm. Often live music too!