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Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

Locaon was good, but the staff wasn't very welcoming and the doors were very choky in terms off air conditions and illumination. In the morning you can have free Croissants and coffee but I wasn't quite comfortable and pleased with my stay in that hostel.

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Cesena, Italy
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

definitely disappointed by the restaurant.... confusing waitresses, a pretty good selection of food but not very well served; we have taken and tasted many courses but we have been disappointed by all of them. and we have even paid too much for what we have eaten. too bad.

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Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 12 January 2017

We stayed three nights here. Staff was very nice and helpful. Room and bathroom were average. Conditions are absolutely satisfying for the price. Bar and the "agora" were very noisy some nights, The restaurant, food and service is more than perfect. The market place is very close so you can buy delicious local food there.

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catona
Reviewed 28 December 2016

We stayed in a private ensuite room. It was extremely comfortable and cozy! Silvia and the rest of the staff were so helpful and friendly! The bar and restaurant is super cool with great food and music. thanks guys. We will be back. Claire and Mike

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Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

A must go in the lovely city of Catania! Young and nice atmosphere with a delicious menu, fair prices for the quality of fresh and well done dishes, adding the enthusiastic staff as a final touch. Special attention and recognition for Fulvia, a girl that nicely served us :-)

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Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 1 December 2016

This was a great place to stay to explore Catania and surroundings. Everything was in easy walking distance. It is a typical hostel with several bunks in each room but it is clean and the staff is very helpful. The time we were there, there was no hot water so showers were a quick affair. A highlight was the restaurant...

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Ottawa
Reviewed 1 December 2016

I ate here with a large group (about 30) several days in a row each month this summer. They were able to cope with our group, get the orders right, keep the beverages flowing and provide great food at a good price every time.

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Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 19 October 2016

Stayed in the hostel and it was good. Nice people on reception and very very helpful. Clean place and a great location. Right near the market and you can get fruit and veg first thing in the morning. The hostel was clean and the showers in the girls bathroom were lukewarm (but nothing you can't manage if you man up)...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel is great for meeting people as it is next to a lively bar and restaurant which attracts lots of travellers. The location is good, next to a fish market and walking distance to the sites in Catania. The staff are very friendly and helpful. The kitchen is well equipped but quite small. The hostel is next to a...

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Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 9 October 2016

The hostel is very well located, nearby the Piazza Duomo and you can see most of the main attractions of Catania by foot, at night the Piazza down the hostel is a good point to meet and drink a beer. The staff is excellent and very friendly, they gave us tips of places and about the Etna Volcano, the only...

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Banquet Room
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
independent hostel in the heart of Catania, Sicily, next to Mt. Etna, Taormina, Syracuse. dorms, doubles, twins, restaurant, bar, wine bar. It's worth visiting the hostel itself and many tourists and locals come to sample our unique atmosphere. We have a fantastic restaurant with authentic sicilian dishes. Have you ever sipped a glass of wine whilst sitting in an underground lava cave? You can here at the hostel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Agora Hostel

Address: Piazza Curro' 6, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Region: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Price Range: $24 - $53 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Agora Hostel 1*
Number of rooms: 9
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“We chose a private ensuite which was worth the extra few euros”
 of 5 bubbles ClaireG223, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms are further away from the bar, so perhaps less noise.”
 of 5 bubbles minus102016, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“get the private rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles 210tylerb, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere unless you enjoy bed bugs and no sleep”
 of 5 bubbles johnK180OA, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Bring a towel and flip flops!”
 of 5 bubbles Colorado425, 16 Nov 2014 | Read review
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