We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
All 15 Bari accommodations

Bari Backpackers - Santa Claus Hostel

4 Arco San Pietro | Piazza San Pietro, 70122 Bari, Italy
Hotel amenities
Bari Backpackers - Santa Claus Hostel
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Save
You added Bari Backpackers - Santa Claus Hostel to your Saves list
Ranked #12 of 15 Specialty Lodging in Bari
Write a Review

14 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
    0
    0
    1
    4
    9
See reviews for
1
4
6
Business
0
Rating summary
  • Location
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    1.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    1.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room Tips
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
    (14)
  • Mar-May only
    (1)
  • Jun-Aug only
    (5)
  • Sep-Nov only
    (5)
  • Dec-Feb only
    (3)
All months
Bari italy
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013

Wow, the breakfast offered was a few chocolate biscuits on a dirty table and a mouldy green yogurt, the bathrooms had pubic hairs inside the shower floor and no towels were offered even after we had paid for them, the bed was clean but the place is dirty, and not what it seems, if u book for accomodation in the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Seattle, Washington
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2013

This place is hard to find. We stayed in the apartment. It was musty, not very clean. The towels were tiny and didn't look very clean. The biggest problem we had was that what we were promised was not delivered. There was no wifi, no breakfast (just instant coffee you could brew yourself and one croissant from a box). The... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Reviewer
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2012

The happy octopus logo couldn't be more unsuitable, and so is the information on the website. Most of it just isn't true. I arrived in Bari late in the evening, after a long and very much delayed trainride from Napoli. Despite several attempts to have them pick me up from the train station with their 'comfortable Chrysler Voyager', no reply... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Hong Kong, China
Top Contributor
153 reviews 153 reviews
148 hotel reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2011

This is my first time to stay in a hostel. Service is very friendly, however, this place is very dirty. The blanket seems never wash and the toilet is always wet. I can never sleep all night and I felt very itchy. It located in the old town so prepare a map to look them up. I will not return... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Francisco, California
Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
11 hotel reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2011

We finally found this place after a bunch of searching around Piazza San Pietro. It looked promising with pirate octopi on all their signs and sort of a grungy, cool, hostel feel. They advertised on the door that someone was there everyday between 11-2 and then also in the evening. We got there at about 11 and knocked. No answer,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Des Moines, Iowa
Senior Contributor
24 reviews 24 reviews
21 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2011

Take this review for what it's worth, considering this was our first night in Italy after a long day of travel. Having never truly traveled through Europe, my girlfriend and I were bound to be overwhelmed regardless of where we began our Italian trip. Bari, however, was awful. First off, I'd suggest avoiding Bari. Compared to the rest of the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
London
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2011

The hostel did not confirm my reservation, didnt answer my phone calls but felt free to charge my credit card a no show fee even when their staff assured me this wouldnt happen since they never received my reservation! When i asked them to refund my card they pretty much said "too bad" and said I can go ahead and... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Vancouver, Canada
Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 hotel reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 5, 2010 via mobile

The owner/manager who runs this hostel, the Cosy Rox, Serene Globerunners, Bari Belle Camille and B&B Bari Murat is a greedy man. To put it bluntly since he seems to run all the cheaper accommodation in Bari I would honestly suggest staying in an inexpensive Trulli in Alberobello or in Brindisi which is a much more beautiful town. I stayed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 4
Vienna, Austria
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2010

This is the worst hostel I ever stayed in. It is way too overpriced, dirty, the staff is lunaticly unfriendly (if somebody is there - most of the time nobody is there!). You cannot lock doors, because there are no. The hostel is in a tower, so prepare to climb many stairs... Breakfast is a joke, it's just a packed... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Bari Backpackers - Santa Claus Hostel? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Bari Backpackers - Santa Claus Hostel

Address: 4 Arco San Pietro | Piazza San Pietro, 70122 Bari, Italy
Location: Italy > Puglia > Province of Bari > Bari
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 7
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your Bari Backpackers - Santa Claus Hostel reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.

2 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All traveler photos (3)
Viewed
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay