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Como - Villa Olmo

Via Bellinzona 2, Como, 22100, Italy

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Overall Rating 87%

From 23 Reviews

Hostel rating (23)

Rating category Satisfaction percentage
Staff 92%
Cleanliness 89%
Location 89%
Security 87%
Service 89%
Comfort 74%
Green rating 81%

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

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 zufrieden

100%

Avatar for Monika

Monika,

Sun 15 May 2016

My stay at Ostello Villa Olmo was fantastic! Marcella at reception was so knowledgable and always ready to help and suggest things. Her service was really exceptional!! Breakfast was very basic, but a good start to the day, tasty coffee. Security could improve as the only thing that locked was you locker in your room, not even the room door. It's ok if you have small bags. Beds are comfy, and room bright and spacious, as are the bathrooms, which are clean Close walk to town too! Great hostel!

97%

Avatar for Ciara

Ciara,

Sat 07 May 2016

I thought it was strange that there was a curfew for adults? We had to be back before midnight or be locked out for the night which made me nervous getting back & time strolling around the city felt a bit rushed. Internet did not work in the room but everything else was good, the staff was friendly.

80%

Avatar for Jennifer

Jennifer,

Tue 27 Oct 2015

It is a wonderful view and feeling to take a walking from the Villa Olmo to the down town along the lake trip.

80%

Avatar for Ho Yi

Ho Yi,

Mon 26 Oct 2015

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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