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Agora Hostel

Piazza Curro 6, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #11 of 47 Specialty Lodging in Catania
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 days ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 hotel reviews
45 helpful votes 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Cool Hostel with Great Location. Agora Hostel is the place to stay in Catania. It is centrally located to the train/bus station, the sites of the city, and the nightlife. It has its own bar and restaurant right next door where a ton of locals and foreigners alike go in the evening. The Hostel is pretty good: there is a... More 

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Colchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Great facilities. The staff are really friendly and happy to help. The bar and restaurant are very good and well priced. I have travelled a lot and this is one of the best hostels I have ever stayed in. Highly recommended.

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Sliema, Malta
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24 reviews 24 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stoped here for 1 night.. Rooms are big but look "packed"... In summer it's ifficult to have a good sleep there. It's hot, the fans are noisy, if u open the balcony the noise of the music and people partyiong outside is too much. Also, it is situated in one of the worst areas of Catania, where a lot of... More 

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Catania, Italy
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have been there a few times over the last four years. There is almost always a cool band playing and is a great place to meet interesting people. The best night to go is on a Monday when most other restaurants are closed. The food used to be good, but on my last visit it was pretty disappointing. We... More 

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73 reviews 73 reviews
11 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I stayed here with a large group during a tour and we were given a room with a key for all of us. It was nice to have our own room. The staff was friendly and helpful. The hostel was of average cleanliness. I recommend brining flip flops for in the shower and walking on the floors. Also bring a... More 

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Many of the review comments listed are commenting the noise in the area being an issue; the noise of the bar below is the best reason to stay here. Such a fun place and full of locals. If you don't know the city and looking for a low cost to stay then this place is ideal as the restaurant below... More 

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Dunfermline, United Kingdom
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58 reviews 58 reviews
17 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

We only stayed one night in a triple room with its own bathroom. It was clean, good shower, located very closely to the fish and fruit market. Buzzing restaurant and bar just on the corner. Parking spaces right in front of the hostel but not dedicated to the hostel. If you are lucky you have a spot to park. Driving... More 

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Naples, Italy
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91 reviews 91 reviews
15 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014 via mobile

Perfect position Nice staff Comfort not so great in room(stone beds ) No WiFi in room Cheap In the end good experience if u have to move fast in ur trip. Even I have to tell the the near restaurant it's really noisy in the night, so if u could have some difficoult to get sleep

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10 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2014

Its too expensivefor this money. It was too hot in room without air condition, its not really clean. Yes, its really cool restaurant in this hostel and its really great location, but nothing more. And its really noisy when the train just going near to it.

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Very noisy environment, the bar is right next to the hostel. People party all the night, finding it was difficult to get to sleep. Bunk bed was smaller than regular size. So easy to hit the head. The only good thing is it is near the market. If you are planning to cook, it is an advantage. All the toilets... More 

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