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Ostello Villa Olmo

Via Bellinzona 2, Como, Italy
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Ranked #8 of 32 hotels in Como
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013
wanderlustDan Toronto, Canada
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Toronto, Canada
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2013

The lady at the front desk is a one of the most helpful, smart, and friendly I've met! She spoke English, Italian, French, and German (I'm sure more) and knew how to get anywhere you wanted to go, and some places off the beaten path, like the beautiful section of Lago di Como near Bellagio, where you can swim for... More

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Sydney, Australia
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

It doesn't look like much and the lockout time is a bit annoying, but it really is worth it! Breakfast is included in the price (bread, coffee, juice, cereal) as is wifi in the garden and dining room. It it literally 2 mins around the corner from some of the most gorgeous buildings on Lake Como and the staff are... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2012 via mobile

If you dou don't mind the male-female dorm seperation, this place is just perfect. The staff is nice, the rooms and showers are clean, and the breakfast is great, with full of aroma Italian coffee. We recommend it with all our hearts.

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St. Asaph, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2012

This is one of the best hostels that I stayed in during a recent trip to Italy - clean rooms with lots of air, lockers, garden, good showers, food on offer very good. Very friendly, trusting and patient staff with a wealth of info and tips. Seems to be a family-run hostel. 25 minutes walk from downtown Como, Lago di... More

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Lincolnshire, England
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

This was our third visit and the first time we had stayed in the family room. Very quiet, clean, spacious, but what makes Villa Olmo Hostel so special is the incredibly lovely family running it. The husband is a terrific chef, his delightful wife (or another lady, possibly their daughter?) is the first point of contact for guests. They are... More

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Rye, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

I have stayed at this place twice now, once in 1998 and once in 2009. Same owners. The lady that runs the place is very helpful and friendly. She has a wealth of info on touristy things to do. The rooms were clean. Off street parking is available fortunately. Nice place. Unfortunately had to sleep in the men's dorm and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2012

Villa Olmo Hostel is a great place to stay in Como on a budget. The staff is very helpful for sightseeing, and super friendly. The beds are in single-sex dorms, and my fellow travelers were very considerate while I stayed there. The hostel is located a pleasant walk to and from town, or the local bus stops right in front... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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57 helpful votes 57 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2011

Ostello Villa Olmo is family owned, and a nice, friendly hostel. There are two single sex dorms. The female dorm consists of about 32 beds (8 beds are in a seperate room with a door). There are low dividing walls to make it feel more private. There are three showers and three toilets for the whole dorm. The male dorm... More

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Vancouver, Canada
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2011

This is a small family run hostel, right beside Villa Olmo and about a 10-15 minute walk along the lakeside into town. The woman who seemed to be running the show was quite helpful and spoke english well. There is only one room for women, and one room for men. The rooms are set up nicely though with half walls... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2010 via mobile

I had a great few days in como exploring the sights due to the helpfulness from the staff at this hostel. They gave me advice on where to go, the discounts I could receive and what the weather was going to be like! They are a pleasant 20 min walk along the shore of the lake into the town of... More

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Address: Via Bellinzona 2, Como, Italy
Location: Italy > Lombardy > Lake Como > Como
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