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Agora Hostel

Piazza Curro 6, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 56 Specialty Lodging in Catania
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 4 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4.5 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
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We only went to the bar here because we had rented an apartment nearby. Great place for a beer. Nice music and atmosphere. Wad surprised by the belly dance routine but it was entertaining. Service good. Avoid the mojito though, very poor which is strange given that the fresh limes are so good in the area.

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

We booked a double room that was lovely and clean, although they didn't give us any towels. The hostel has a restaurant. The service was more than bad. The girl at the door was so rude and even spied on us when we did eventually get a table. The cous cous was the worst I've tried and all their vegan... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Rooms are small with tiny beds and not warm enough blankets. Noisy at night due to a neighbouring bar open till late in the night-early in the morninig. Bathrooms not very clean. No wifi in the rooms. Except for the pizza, not worthwile staying there.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2015

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 April 11, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

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
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

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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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 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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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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21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 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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