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Onda Road Beach Hostyle

Via U. Boccioni 13, 87028 Praia A Mare, Italy
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Windsor, Canada
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

Onda Road is not just a hostel... it's a family! The hostel is located in a relaxing environment, close to Praia a Mare downtown and the awesome beach. The colorful and bright interior will make you happy all day long, the comfortable beds and hammocks will give you some rest, the amazing activities the hostel offers will thrill you and... More

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Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2013

this place is awsome, everyone is so friendly and its really like a home, you meet lots of different people here which is nice. martina is lots of help with everything you need aswell and papi is a great cook and the boat tours show you well around the area and the cliffs. it is right across from the beach... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2013

The place is nice and quite. The owners are really friendly people. You won't feel as you are talking "unamed-hotel-workers", but with real people instead. The beach is amazing! some with black pebbles and some with white pebbles, which gives an incredible blue tone to the already blue water. Great place to take a rest for a few days.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2013

The Onda Hostel was mentioned in a recent Top Hostels of Europe recently and I fully agree, been there last year and still remember the good experience I had. so I am writing the review now. Onda Road Beach Hostel and the amazing family running it are main reason why I wonna go again to that part of italian south...... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

I discoverd Praia a mare in 2011, and I returned again this year, for me Praia is perfect, outstandingly beautiful, unspoilt , and very simple, no stress, this is a great place to chill out relax. The town is small basic and not over complicated has everything you need, and very cheap everything is good value mainly the hostel, Martina... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

I really loved this hostel, Martina, Papi, Symba, Diego and Naymar make it so welcoming, really beautiful and chilled out place. Papi cooked a great dinner one night and it felt like we were all just sharing a house together rather than a hostel. The beaches and area around are stunning - definitely do the boat tour, best morning of... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Praia a mare is one of the most beautiful places i visited on my last trip to sicily and Calabria. Martina and papi are great hosts. I have recommended this hostel to many many travellers and no one ever complained. DO YOUR SELF A FAVOUR, if your already travelling to Sicily (can easily get here from Catania and Palermo) or... More

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San Jose, Costa Rica
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2013

My memories of Onda Road Beach Hostyle are among the best from any of my globetrotting. It all started with the owner Martina, who waited two hours for my delayed night train to arrive at Praia a Mare, then drove me to the hostel and cooked me pesto pasta after midnight. The next morning I awoke to an invitation to... More

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Moscow, Russia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

I can not say this place is very good. The hostel itself is just an old house. It is really very dirty in this house. And as the other traveller said, it is not professional management. ''Breakfast included'' - that means you have to wait for your pancake like a homless with a plastic plate. Everything in this house is... More

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tripper0000, Proprietario at Onda Road Beach Hostyle, responded to this review

the last russian girl we hosted at the hostel was 4 years ago! this review is completely out of date and untrue. you can even see it from the pictures you posted, they are sooooooo old!!! not even the town looks like that anymore :) plus you were not even here in the month of september!!! and you can prove... More

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2013

I have wonderful time when i stayed at this hostel this summer , the atmosphere was perfect for my vacation when i started it , friendly people , great fun vibe .. Martina is so fun and uplifting .. the place is walkable distance from an amazing beach and bar "Budda Beach" !! .. lot of things to do around... More

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Additional Information about Onda Road Beach Hostyle

Address: Via U. Boccioni 13, 87028 Praia A Mare, Italy
Location: Italy > Calabria > Province of Cosenza > Praia A Mare
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #2 of 6 Specialty lodging in Praia A Mare
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Onda Road is not a hostel... It's a hostyle ! ! ! enjoy your holiday within your backpacking...Here at Onda Road Beach our duty is not over after renting you a bed. We won't be happy until we make sure you feel part of the family and feel at home. Our goal is to make you enjoy your time in Calabria.The hostel is located just a few metres from a beautiful beach, that offers you a range of activities that goes from snorkeling to scuba diving, beach volley, cliff jumping (from a 22 metres high natural bridge!), rafting, kayaking, trekking or paragliding... Price includes:breakfast (the best banana pancakes ever, cereals, homebaked cakes...)pick up from the station kitchen facilities and barbecue facilitieslarge garden and solariumTravelling by car: you need to contact us by email at least one day in advance letting us know the time of expected arrival.Get off the touristic route! We look forward to transform your trip in an experience!Cancellation notice is strictly at least 72 hours before expected arrival. ... more   less 
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