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La Controra Hostel Naples

Hostelworld.comUS$ 44*
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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
US$ 83*
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This was one of the most enjoyable stays of my Italian trip. At first glance, the exterior seemed kind of rundown, but the inside is very spacious, welcoming and very secure. The man who checked me in was very friendly and humorous and helpful. Happy hour lasted for a long time each evening and people had a chance to meet,...

1Thank Rebekah F
Malmo, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed in a private room, it was big, clean and comfortable. The hostel had a nice garden where we sat in the evening (you could buy drinks at the hostel bar). Breakfast is included in the price, but I would recommend you to skip it. The location is a bit off, it's a 25 minutes walk down hill to...

Thank ChandosBaez
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 February 2017

The hostel is located withing a walking distance from the centre, it is super beautiful, the garden is just spectacular. Beds are comfy and the atmosphere really great! I especially loved the interiors, also the bathrooms are cool, unlike many hostel ones... AMAAAZING, thank you guys!

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Colleyville, Texas
Reviewed 19 January 2017

The staff really make this place what it is - friendly and helpful, they are well prepared and eager to do their job right (and it's not always an easy one in this business!). The hostel facilities themselves are a perfect balance -- spacious and modern without feeling sterile. Huge garden area and affordable bar, plus a big, varied breakfast......

Thank Lauren M
Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

This location was one of the more memorable places on my 4 month trip. It was also the first hostel my girlfriend had ever been to so she lucked out big time!!!! Getting here from the nearby subway station is an easy downhill walk that only takes about 4-5 minutes. Follow the street signs that point toward a hostel (it...

Thank Devin C
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I really enjoyed La Controra. They had friendly staff who spoke excellent English. The showers were warm, the room was spacious and was well-ventilated. The hostel is well connected by public transport

Thank Ian C
Helsinki, Finland
Reviewed 21 December 2016 via mobile

I loved it here! I was railing through Italy for three weeks and stayed in many hostels, this one definitely had the best athmosphere. Staff was so friendly and easygoing you almost forgot they were staff in the first place. During check-in they show you places to go on the map, in detail! Found those tips very useful. Hostel has...

Thank MaleficentMaddy
Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I stayed at this hostel for three nights in a dorm room of 12. Best part was the friendly staff! I felt very welcome, and they gave me tips of what to do in Naples. The reception is open 24h, which makes the place feel very safe, along with the key cards in the dorm rooms and door bell at...

Thank Norantt
Reviewed 30 October 2016

I stayed with a friend here as part of a long self-guided tour of southern Italy thanks to the location and price; we chose a shared private room (a compact "triple" with a bunk bed over a big bed) and we were immediately impressed by the lovely garden and sociable, open-plan environment. Everything worked including the all-important WiFi and the...

Thank savvytravel99
Freeport, Maine
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

I stayed here in mixed forms with a friend for 3 nights in September 2016. We had both read very positive reviews of the hostel, but found upon arrival a very different place than what was described in reviews by visitors and by the hostel on their hostelworld.com page. First of all, they describe themselves as a 'luxury' hostel, which...

4Thank Megan S

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Deep down in Naples, La Controra is a monastery transformed into a backpackers hostel. Better than a Stargate: La Controra with its garden is a place where you can relax yet right in the middle of the bustling town around you. La Controra's recently renewed rooms are decorated by art sculptures placed in the floor tiles featuring sea shells, Neapolitan coffee pots, garlic and chilli peppers, “ex-voto” and red coral horns (ethnic Neapolitan esoterica and good luck charms!). ... more   less 

Additional Information about La Controra Hostel Naples

Address: Piazzetta Trinita alla Cesarea 231, 80136, Naples, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Naples
Price Range: ₹ 1,448 - ₹ 5,793 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 15
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“If travel solo .. dorm room is always great to meet people.”
laurenta30, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I guess maybe try get a room close the the router if you want internet connection!”
697milenab, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“All very Comfy :)”
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LilianaD472, 12 Oct 2015 | Read review
“All rooms are good, even the 10-bed dorms are big and comfortable enough, also there are lockers in the dorms.”
56soledad1, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
“choose the 6 bed mix dorm ensuite or a double ! High class hostelling!”
  • The lovely garden
10christinel, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
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