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Como - Villa Olmo

Via Bellinzona 2, Como, 22100, Italy

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Overall Rating 87%

From 22 Reviews

Hostel rating (22)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 94%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 88%
Security 86%
Service 91%
Comfort 74%
Green rating 79%

Hostel Villa Olmo is the historic city hostel of Como. A stone’s throw from the lake and just fifteen minutes walk from the city center , it is the ideal place for a relaxing holiday in a family and friendly context.

  • Dorm
    From €20.00
10 or more people?
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Como Hostel

Hostel Como

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Ostello Villa Olmo is set in a beautiful lakeside location, where guests will have a wonderful experience in this warm and friendly hostel. The town is within easy reach as frequent ferries cross Lake Como and there are lots of things to see there, including the beautiful art galleries and quaint shops.
Ostello Villa Olmo provides free breakfast and extra meals are available that taste delicious and are reasonably priced. The hostel also has a TV room, common room, Wi-Fi and Internet access, a garden and a cycle rental store.
Como is in Lombardy, 45km north of Milan and in the Province of Como. Como is only a few miles from the Swiss border and 20 minutes from Lugano. The mountains around the lake are 2000m high and Lake Como is up to 1350 feet deep, making it one of the deepest lakes in Europe.

Prices

Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night

Beds

Private - Per room per night

Rooms

Important info

  • 24-hour check-in is not available
  • Government-issued photo ID is required to check in.
  • Children under the age of 14 must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
  • Unaccompanied children under the age of 18 can be accommodated only with a letter from a parent or legal guardian providing permission for the child's unsupervised stay.
  • Children under the age of 5 stay free.
  • Membership can be purchased on arrival at hostel.
  • Rates quoted assume guests are members of Hostelling International or a National Youth Hostel Association.
  • Non-members are required to purchase full membership on arrival at hostel.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Additional tax is payable at check-in.
  • Only parties of mixed sex may be accommodated in mixed (co-ed) dorms.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout

Facilities

Facilities

Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • TV room
  • Table tennis / ping pong
  • Terrace / patio

Accessibility

  • Not suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • Licenced Bar/Pub
  • Restaurant onsite

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers - Charges Apply
  • Wifi - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Car Parking at Hostel - Free
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Library / Book Swap
  • Lockers Available - In Room
  • Luggage Room - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open from 01/03/2016 to 13/11/2016

Reception:
From 07:00 to 10:00
From 16:00 to 00:00
Check-in:
From 16:00 to 23:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +39-031-573800

Fax. +39-031-573800

ostellocomo@tin.it

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Villa Olmo Park (Less than 500 m)
  • Brunate funicular (2 to 3km)
  • Boat trips (1 to 2km)

See the full list of attractions

Reviews

Reviews

Sehr einfach zu finden. Die Jugendherberge ist das, was ich mir unter einer Jugendherberge vorstelle. Für Frühstück war ich ein wenig enttäuscht, da könnte man noch mehr (reichhaltiger) machen. Der Rest war super.

87%

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Ivo,

Mon 20 Jun 2016

das die herberge von 10 uhr bis 16 uhr geschlossen ist finde ich mittelalterlich, das essen war naja sehr bescheiden,aber der dickste hund war das kleine deckenlicht das die ganze nacht brannte, das sei wohl in italien im og vorschrift,schlafen war wenn überhaupt nur mit augenschutz möglich, der urlaub war nicht im geringsten erholung,und soweit ich weis wird schlafentzug auch zur folter eingesetzt, wir können dieses hostel leider nicht weiterempfen.

67%

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Simone,

Wed 01 Jun 2016

The location was great and I was comfortable. There were no locks on the doors so anyone from the street could have wandered up into the rooms during the day when the gate was open. I found that a bit weird. The motion sensor light in the bathroom went off VERY quickly, so you'd be in a dark room in the middle of your shower or if you didn't move enough while brushing your teeth. That was frustrating.

87%

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Jillian,

Thu 26 May 2016

Location

Location
Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Amusement / Theme park (More than 10km)
  • Beach (More than 10km)
  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (1 to 2km)
  • Cycle trails (At or next to the hostel)
  • Golf course (5 to 10km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (1 to 2km)
  • Local market (1 to 2km)
  • Mountainous Area (2 to 3km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (1 to 2km)
  • Parks / Green Area (At or next to the hostel)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • River / Harbour / Lake (At or next to the hostel)
  • Shopping area / Mall (1 to 2km)
  • Ski area (More than 10km)
  • Swimming pool (At or next to the hostel)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (1 to 2km)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (More than 10km)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (3 to 5km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

Airport
Milan Malpensa Airport 60km Bergamo Orio Al Serio 75km.
Bus
From the city centre to the hostel: Bus #1, 6 or 11.
Ferry/Boat
Car
Rail
Como 1.5km
Tram/Cablecar
Sports & activities

Sports & activities

  • Canoeing
  • Cycling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Skateboarding
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Walking / Hiking
  • Windsurfing

Sustainability initiatives

Air

  • Public transportation is promoted
  • Environmental cleaning

Energy

  • Light/energy sensor control
  • Double-glazing windows

People

  • Educational programs

Waste

  • Recycling areas
  • Composting
  • Growing own vegetables
  • Local and seasonal food

Water

  • Water-wise garden

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