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Agora Hostel

Piazza Curro 6, Catania, Sicily, Italy
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Finland
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4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Affordable price.Good location, shopping street and attractions.Nice and helpfun staff. Suite was ok,but not towels.Tidy room. Aircondition in the room.Wifi kept dropping. Bus stop nearby for example airport.

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Vienna, Austria
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

It is perfect for people who want to stay in the centre of Catania and take part in Sicilian night life as well - right in front of the hostel Catania's youth meet up for a beer and music. Rooms are clean and simple, showers work, good breakfast. Just round the corner you get loads of cheap vegetables and fruit... More 

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Istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016

If you wanna: meet people, stay in down town, have access every where by walking - stay! If you are looking for a quite place: don't even think about it! I had a lot of fun staying at the Agora Hostel, but the rooms & beds!!! are very small. Not in very good condition! The bed sheets were old and... More 

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Thank ELFENTURM
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2016 via mobile

Pretty good hostel. The location is fantastic it's right near the fish and vegetable market. Everything is within walking distance. The rooms were small, it's next door to a bar so it's loud all through the night. Wifi drops in and out when you're in the bedroom, but is 100% fine in the common area. Bathrooms are mostly clean Staff... More 

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Thank Stephanie C
Box, United Kingdom
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016

We booked a twin room for 7 nights at the Agora Hostel. The location was great, right by the fish market and a 5 minute walk from the bus station. We had our own private bathroom and bunk beds - the facilities were basic but all clean and functioning. The staff in the hostel were very welcoming and happy to... More 

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Thank Peggy A
New York City, New York
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

This was a friendly hostel. It was a larger hostel with main lounge areas. The main attraction is that it has a great outdoor connected restaurant that is a popular stop for locals, and better yet in the morning the local markets take over the streets just a hundred meters away. Quite, respectable, roomy. Getting there is simple. About a... More 

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Thank Owenrocks
Budapest, Hungary
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2016

it was really cheap and freiandly hostel, the staff alsom was nice (when we want to change our rooms they was helpful and we found the best resolution). here you can meet with some other guys from all over the world and it has an own bar which is really cool to get new friemds :)

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Thank vasso2016
Tartu, Estonia
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

The hostel is just in the center, 50m from everyday fish market. The staff was really helpful and nice, making me feel just like at home. Only thing one could complain a bit is the breakfast, witch is tea/coffee, croissants, cookies, but well... I haven't really been in a hostel before, where the breakfast have been brilliant, so no worries.... More 

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Thank AndresGinger
Cardiff, United Kingdom
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2015

I was on a university field trip with about 45 people. I have been to a lot of hostels and this one was great. Staff were very nice and welcoming and it is right in the centre where everyone hangs out so it is super easy to socialise and get a feel for the place. The rooms were basic but... More 

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Thank Tyler B
London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

Lively, ie very noisy place. A few feet away from a freight train. Very noisy bar downstairs until early hours or morning. Very noisy air-con units. We all got bed bugs. Often no hot water. Breakfast is stale bread and instant coffee. Food in evenings is reasonably good. What more do you need to know???

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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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 

Additional Information about Agora Hostel

Address: Piazza Curro 6, Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Price Range: $28 - $120 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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