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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

As you enter the building it's a very odd layout, the hostel is on 7th floor, to access you need to take a lift to 9 then walk down and follow signs. All receptionists were lovely, they gave you maps and showed you were to go in the city. They booked me a tour one day so all in all... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at this hostel for two nights. They have a great location close to the main places and restaurants, friendly and helpful staff and, very clean bathrooms and rooms. The breakfast is included and it was good. I would definitely go back again! Pro tip: they have free dinners on Tuesday and Thursday!

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Leuven, Belgium
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I went there with other 10 people, so we were 11 and we aimed for private rooms. We were coming of different days, imagine how complicated! Anyway in the end we managed to organise. Everything was fine, the rooms was clean, maybe a bit cold based on the opinion of my 2 roommates, breakfast basic dar enough to start the... More 

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hostel was my favourite stay in Italy. It doesn't look like much from the outside, but inside the facilities are clean and practical. The best part is the warm welcome present throughout - before even being allowed to check in I was handed a plate of free (delicious) pasta and sat down to talk about where I had come... More 

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Thank Shane C
New York City, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I enjoyed my brief stay at Hostel Of the Sun in Naples. The staff was friendly and very accommodating, giving me the lay of the land as well as pointing out great spots for food and entertainment (Sorbillos!!). The rooms were clean, the bathrooms spotless and the location central and very close to the efficient airport shuttle. While traveling on... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 hotel reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in this Hostel for 5 nights. It´s perfect to visit Napoli, near to the bus and metro stations, which brings you to the Vesuv, Pompeji and Amalfi. Although near to the bus station to the airport and to the harbour, from where the ferry goes to capri. The stuff is friendly and helps you with every problem. Breakfast... More 

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Thank Juliane D
Lille, France
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Amazingly friendly staff were welcoming from the very beginning and extremely helpful providing us with recommended places to eat, places to visit, and free walking tours of the city. Great vibe to the communal area. Rooms were very clean and security lockers were great. Very nice clean bathrooms with plenty of space. By far the best breakfast I've had at... More 

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Cameron Park, CA
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have stayed in many hostels from the pretty sketchy to the very nice. Hostel of the Sun can be pretty scary if it is your first experience, especially if you arrive after dark. It is in a dimly lit alleyway. The staff were all very pleasant and extremely helpful in getting around. A Plus for them! One of the... More 

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 24 October 2016

I stayed at this hostel for 3 nights. First night, the girl in my dorm complained about flea bites on her arm the night prior. The staff was nice and wanted to take care of for her right away by changing her bedsheets. With this, I decided to use my sleeping bag ASAP once I heard this news, of course.... More 

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Thank Yen K
Melbourne, Australia
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Reviewed 22 October 2016 via mobile

This hostel only loses a mark based on the fact the rooms are a bit old and rusty and there are limited toilets/showers. Otherwise this hostel gets top marks. The environment is super welcoming, if your flying solo this is ideal. There's a great communal space and heaps of activities and tours on offer. The staff are so lovely and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Hostel of the Sun is located in the safest part of Naples and just a few steps from the ferry terminal and bus station. Experience our award-winning service yourself with a warm bed and 5 min walk for an easy day-trip to Pompeii, Capri, Ischia, Amalfi Coast, Sorrento, Mount Vesuvius and Hercolaneum. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hostel of the Sun

Address: 15 Via Melisurgo, 80123, Naples, Italy
Region: Italy > Campania > Province of Naples > Naples > Porto
Price Range: €26 - €77 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“Ask for a room on the 7th floor, it´s closed to the receiption and breafast room.”
 of 5 bubbles 912julianed, 31 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Do not stay here!”
 of 5 bubbles 86yk, 23 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Bedrooms on the other floor (away from reception) are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles anabB4255PK, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“5th level rooms were quiet and spacious and tastefully furnished nice bathrooms”
 of 5 bubbles 777sut, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“5th floor was great”
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