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Agora Hostel

Piazza Curro 6, Catania, Sicily, Italy (Centro Catania)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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92 reviews 92 reviews
7 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best thing about Agora is of course the strategic location. It is located less than 3 minute walk to the fish market and to the Duomo. You can even go to the market in the morning to buy fruit or breakfast. The lower bunk bed was not so comfortable as the upper bed is very low, so you can't even... More

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Hong Kong, China
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42 reviews 42 reviews
12 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

Location of Agora hostel is so-so. It is not easy to find. It takes sometime for my friend and I to find the hostel as we needed to walk pass a fish market and a little slope. But it is close to Piazza Duomo where is a popular plaza in Cantania so it is easy to ask the locals for... More

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Oslo, Norway
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8 reviews 8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

We were happy to find an available couples room w. private bathroom and were able to reserve with just one day notice. This B&B is perfect for young people and backpackers, but I would only recommend it to couples if you are able to reserve our same room, which was a modernly furnished attic a bit shielded from the rest... More

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St. Petersburg, Russia
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2014

It's really nice hostel coz the personal is more than kind! They are really nice and friendly people! The hostel is quite simple place with some problems like - no hot water sometimes, but they decide this thing very fast. And the location is very good. So another thigs are acceptable.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I stayed three nights in Agora Hostel during catanian winter. The hostel was really up to my expectations. good, reasonable prices. A bar next door with discount for residents of the hostel. a bus stop with popular destinations like Siracusa, taormina and Palermo just 3 blocks away. The best of all were the people i met, both staff and other... More

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Wellington, New Zealand
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236 reviews 236 reviews
67 hotel reviews
133 helpful votes 133 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

We stayed here three nights. Location is not very good, close to duomo and piazza where lots of buses leave from but backs straight onto the railway line - the building moves every time trains pass, breakfast is extremely basic - only expect 1 croissant and a glass of juice,, staff are friendly however and room was basic but OK.... More

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Rosenheim, Germany
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37 reviews 37 reviews
22 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2014 via mobile

This Hostel is good to stay in 1 night but no more... Old beds (not very high), toilets without seats, not really hot water in the shower, no soap in the bathroom. Its cheap and has a good location but its also near a train line and you hear it, feel it anytime a train passes by. I wouldn't stay... More

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Zug, Switzerland
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118 reviews 118 reviews
47 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2013

We did not stay in the hostel but went there to see the river in the restaurant. Once there we waited to get a table outside to enjoy a drink. It was crowded and pretty loud. It seemed that the evening just started around 11 pm there. Lots of people had diner. It looked really nice. But my guess is... More

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2013 via mobile

I'd usually choose a cheap hotel over a hostel but this was a pretty good shout. The location and adjoining (cheap) bar were the main boons, but the bed, the bathrooms and the staff were all serviceable too. Most of the staff were very helpful when we were tryin to sort day trips. Breakfast is crap though, may as well... More

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Milan, Italy
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3 hotel reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

My friend Gemma and I thought we would only stay one night, but ended up staying two because: - the staff was great, Alessandro and Santina were wonderful! - the restaurant next door was delicious, where every Tuesday the cous cous is half-price and the waiters buzz around from table to table, smiling, laughing and making you feel like part... More

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Address: Piazza Curro 6, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
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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 
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