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Tartu, Estonia
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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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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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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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London, United Kingdom
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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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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015 via mobile

We ate here one evening as we were keen to see if it lived up to the hype. The food was pretty good (we had pizza), but we have had better. The underground river is worth seeing too. The place is popular with young people and families. I can't comment on the hostel as a place to stay.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015 via mobile

It's about 5 years i do join this wonderful place. Have always and only eat here, lunch or dinner doesn't matter. ..it's always a pleasure. Deep down the Hill, you meet natural cave and see water flow under Catania's skin ...atmosphere and nice service does the meal a wonderful one. Perfect for lovely couple evening meal or a talk meeting... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2015

Worst hostel ever. I left after the first night and didn't bother with the remaining night. I booked another place. I caught a man in his late 30's looking over the cubical whilst I was taking a shower. I got out and got dressed and went to get staff and waited outside the cubical. When he came out the man... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015

I am quite old for these kind of places but I have to admit it had everything I really needed: shower, and bed. I slept with earplugs really well and the people who work there were very kind and helpful. there is a small breakfast for if you early enough which is just enough toget you going.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015 via mobile

This review is only of the restaurant and live band, which were both fabulous. If we'd wandered where the heart of the city was in the evenings they were here. It was a massive ghetto street party. Haven't seen one of those in a while. The vegetarian food was superb, and despite the massive crowd the waiters would appear out... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 via mobile

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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Amenities

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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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, 95121 Catania, Sicily, Italy
Location: Italy > Sicily > Province of Catania > Catania > Centro Catania
Price Range: $28 - $305 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
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