Ostello degli Elefanti
AddressVia Etnea 28 bulding A 2nd floor CataniaSee nearby area
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Lonely Planet review
Housed in a 17th-century palazzo a stone's throw from the Duomo, this brand-new hostel offers incredible location and value. Three dorms and one private room have frescoed high ceilings and panoramic balconies, with reading lights, USB ports and curtains for every bed. The marble-floored former ballroom doubles as a restaurant-lounge, while the rooftop terrace-bar offers incomparable Etna vistas.
Our independent authors have visited Ostello degli Elefanti and selected this as one of our recommended hostels in Catania.
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Come join us at Catania's most central Hostel, Ostello degli Elefanti.
Experience traditional Sicilian art, cuisine and culture with our centralized location for: Mt. Etna, the ocean, authentic markets and much more! Catania is the easiest point to access to all Sicily has to offer.
The hostel takes place in the art and music rooms of a palace that dates back to the 1600s. The baroque architecture style will amaze you as the delicious food from our kitchen fills your stomach. Our hostel offers complimentary breakfast, WiFi, luggage storage, maps and lockers. We offer delicious lunch and dinners through our kitchen. There is also a large common area for socializing complete with a bar. In our shop, we sell toiletries, guides and international fair trade products.
The dorm rooms are adorned with stunning frescos as well as private balconies to view the beautiful Piazzas on each side of us. The rooms are spacious with a lot of natural lighting and are furnished with desks, end tables, chairs and lockers. Our beds have individual curtains for your privacy.
Our gorgeous roof top terrace offers a panoramic view of Catania's historic center as well as Mt. Etna and other UNESCO sights.
Our young and local staff are here to help you experience what Catania has to offer!
Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.
Cancellations must be made by 10,30 am the previous day.
Check in 24h
Check out before 10:30
Our reception is open 24/7. If you arrive during the night please contact us.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
Services & facilities
- Bicycle Parking
- Free Breakfast
- Bicycle Hire
- Board games
- Book Exchange
- Cable TV
- Common Room
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Washing machine
- Outdoor Terrace
- 24 Hour Reception
- 24 Hour Security
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Air Conditioning
- Ceiling Fan
- Meals available
- Airport Transfers
Bureau de Change/ATM
- Currency Exchange
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Internet Access
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