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C.C.Ly Hostel

Piazza G Falcone 3, 95131 Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #13 of 55 Specialty Lodging in Catania
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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 of 5 stars
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Zagreb, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't know what to say about this hostel: there was a guy presenting himself as a staff, but he was not. Also, a tief stole document to our room mate. But the main staff was kind and helpfull, so perhaps there's some kind of magis there :)

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Stockholm, Sweden
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2015

Spent one night here after coming back from Avola. Perfect location very close to the bus and train station. The building was a little hard to find since the hostel is inside a huge, beautiful palace that you wouldn't think contained a hostel. You had to enter first through a metal gate and then through a GIANT, heavy wooden door.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

We had a nice stay here, it was off season, so there weren't so many people in the hostel, but anyway Marco, the manager, was always ready to chat about everything, Italian football, Sicily, everything that you're interested at. He's a really helpful person and will make your stay in Catania comfortable!

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Island of Malta, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I stayed at C.C.Ly Hostel for 5 nights. Cleanest hostel I've ever stayed in so far! Actually the hostel is part of a beautiful historical palace and located in the old city.The food at the pizzeria just below the palace is delicious. There are many tabacchi shops and stores nearby for daily needs. The hostel's kitchen can be used by... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Let me start by saying that we arrived here in the middle of the night and while the outer door made it look like a giant haunted house, it was wonderful inside. The area around it has plenty to do, the staff was super friendly and the other guests all welcoming. The view from the private room with en-suite bathroom... More 

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Mantua, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

The positive reviews of this hostel on TripAdvisor don't match the nightmarish experience I just went through at C.C. Ly., and the one that I'm currently living through as I nurse the 40+ welts covering my body due to the bed bugs I received at this place. Where to begin? The sheets I was given for my bed were soiled... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

The hostel is overall a bit grungy. If it weren't for the bright colors it would look even dirtier. The bedrooms and lockers were nice enough and the area is pretty quiet so it is easy to sleep, but beware of the cockroaches that come out at night. They were huge and were crawling into the common area and in... More 

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Umea, Sweden
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

Despite pushing the huge castle like door to come in and a couple of mosquitoes in the room, this hostel is a very good place to set up your base camp to explore the city. Close to train / bus station and a little walk will take you to the city centre. The staffs are extremely generous and friendly.

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Saint Julian's, Malta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

After 1 night you feel like your Home. It's a small hostel very nice, clean and with a friendly staff !! The deco are very funny. You have a kitchen for make your lunch and your dinner. the breakfast is included, the same for sheets and towels. Very close to the center of Catania. What else ??

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Castellana Grotte, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2013

very good, in the center of the city nice place, clean and friendly. nice common space where it's easy to find interesting people and have advice about catania, sicily and italy. located in an old fascinating building you can evan have a good view of the god of the city, etna volcan. enjoy

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