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Agora Hostel

04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 22 July 2013 via mobile

Party time in the bar of the hostel without having been warned. The solution in a crowded dorm is to close the window with a Temperature of 40 degrees! Slept 3 hours. That a really not fair not to warn the clients about a party stopping after 3pm

1Thank Vasco67
Hamburg, Germany
Reviewed 11 July 2013

My friend and I stayed there for 4 nights. The hostel is well located. The bus depot is 3-5Minutes away, the shopping street too. And right next to the hostel is the fish marked of catania. The personnel was very friendly and helpful. Also their English was very good. The hostel is open 24 hours, so you can go and...

Thank Laura E
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 11 July 2013

This was the worst night I have ever had travelling. Thankfully,I only had one night in catania or I would have moved. I stayed in the "single/twin room". The room had a window that opened onto the street which was unable to be closed. This meant that anytime anybody walked alone the pavement or a vehicle went passed it was...

3Thank Alex8916
Northampton, Massachusetts
Reviewed 10 June 2013

I really don't know what to make of this hostel. The location is unbeatable, it has excellent staff, and the sheets and toilets are impeccably clean, but the layout makes no sense (several dorms are only accessible through other dorms), and parts of it are literally falling apart (like the shower curtains). They've crammed bunks in as close as they...

Thank Jeff B
Braunschweig, Germany
Reviewed 24 May 2013

WE DIDN'T STAY AT THE HOSTEL, ONLY BEEN TO THE RESTAURANT Almost everyone in Catania suggested us to visit that hostel even if we don't stay there, and told us to try their special beer and enjoy the food. There was a huge sign on the wall saying: " I <3 COUSCOUS!" so we were deceived by the sign and...

Thank tunayokumus
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 21 December 2012

We had traveled for 43 days across Italy and France and this was the WORST hostel/hotel experience. In Sept 2012, we had booked a private room for 2 people with a private external bathroom for 3 days. The bathroom was clean, which was the only thing that was close to good about our stay. Our room was on the main...

2Thank G N
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 29 September 2012

This hostel is optimal on an international scale of hostels i've seen, nothing wrong with it but its a bit more expensive than expected in Sicily and a little hard to find but once you are there its a perfect stay.

Thank Pumukliboti
Ljubljana, Slovenia
Reviewed 7 May 2012

Stayed here for four days. It was the best hostel i´ve visited! The rooms are clean, breakfast is great. Also the location is awsome, there is a great park next to the hostel. Metro is really not that far away (it took us 5 minutes). Great value for that money.

Thank ajerdna_12
Reviewed 6 September 2011

Agora is a nice and pleasant hostel situated in central Catania. The location is great for sightseeing (especially recommended to visit the market on a busy morning). The rooms are simple but clean. There is free wifi downstairs, the staff is helpful. There is a bar/restaurant next door with a special offer for drinks and food for hostel guests which...

Thank happyfeet051
Reviewed 13 August 2011

Some good points- free wi-fi in the bar and downstairs some good bathrooms. The rooms are very basic. In the private twin room there was a small metal bunk bed with leather mattresses and not enough room to swing a cat. The noise from the bar starts early (loud music switched on at breakfast) and continues late into the night....

Thank Travellinglite84

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • 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: $21 - $92 (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”
ClaireG223, 28 Dec 2016 | Read review
“The private rooms are further away from the bar, so perhaps less noise.”
minus102016, 11 Apr 2016 | Read review
“get the private rooms.”
210tylerb, 29 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Stay elsewhere unless you enjoy bed bugs and no sleep”
johnK180OA, 28 Oct 2015 | Read review
“Bring a towel and flip flops!”
Colorado425, 16 Nov 2014 | Read review
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