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La Controra Hostel Naples

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Newmarket, Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 4 weeks ago 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...

2Thank Megan S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

The staff are very friendly, and were helpful in recommending lots of places to visit and how to get there. The kitchen is well stocked, however often left with dirty lots and pans. The rooms are nice enough, relatively clean and AC was good. The bathrooms weren't great, and the showers were not the cleanest. The location is good, close...

Thank KatherineJo14
Innsbruck, Austria
Reviewed 9 September 2016

Greatest thing is the garden, where you can relax after a day in the city of Naples. Just remarkable! Always a nice atmosphere there to meet people, listening to music and have a drink. The hostel has clean and modern rooms. The staff is really nice and you feel welcome from the beginning till the end. Always helpful when you...

Thank lebensreisende
Pentre Halkyn, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Stayed here for 5 nights in a mixed 10 bed dorm. The dorm itself was big and clean, with security lockers and power sockets. Bedside lights didn't work so could be annoying at night. Air-con was really poor, the first night it was on and made the room extremely cold, after that it was turned off so room was extremely...

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 27 August 2016 via mobile

Very average hostel. Wifi didn't really work, the bathrooms & showers were disgusting !! The rooms were ok, the air conditioner was incredibly strong leaving the room freezing. The outdoor area is lovey and dinner is basically free! The location is average, it's about a 25 minute walk to the center of town. All round Naples is pretty average.

Thank Stephanie C

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  • Breakfast included
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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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: €24 - €63 (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.”
 of 5 bubbles laurenta30, 27 Jul 2016 | Read review
“I guess maybe try get a room close the the router if you want internet connection!”
 of 5 bubbles 697milenab, 10 May 2016 | Read review
“All very Comfy :)”
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 of 5 bubbles 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.”
 of 5 bubbles 56soledad1, 8 Nov 2014 | Read review
“choose the 6 bed mix dorm ensuite or a double ! High class hostelling!”
  • The lovely garden
 of 5 bubbles 10christinel, 25 Apr 2014 | Read review
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