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Noto - Il Castello

Via Fratelli Bandiera 1, Noto, 096017, Italy

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Noto Hostel

Hostel Noto

Hostelling International

Welcome to our hostel

Noto – Il Castello is a jewel in the heart of this Baroque town and UNESCO world heritage site. You can enjoy this converted castle and hostel and its swimming pool whilst getting your dose of history, and the beach at Lido di Noto, which is only 15 minutes away by car.

Here you can choose from a mix of private accommodation and dormitories, with spacious rooms with offer stunning views of Noto. The dormitories are for 8 guests and each have their own bathroom and shower. Continental breakfast is served each morning, Wi-Fi is available in the lobby, where you can also rent bikes and friendly staff can provide tourist information.

This hostel is well placed to visit Marzamemi old fishing village and Vendicari Nature Reserve, both between 5 and 10 km away.


Prices are members' prices

Dorms - Per guest per night


Private - Per room per night


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.
  • Limited payment options apply at hostel check-in
  • Payment methods accepted at hostel are cash only in local currency.
  • Pets are not permitted in the hostel.
  • Prices and product availability is as accurate as possible but may be subject to change during checkout



Leisure & Fitness

  • Common room
  • Garden
  • Terrace / patio


  • Elevator / Lift
  • Suitable for wheelchair users

Food & Drink

  • BBQ

Facilities - Internet Access

  • Computers
  • Computer Charges - Free
  • Wifi
  • WIFI Charges - Free

Facilities - In-Hostel Services

  • Air Conditioning
  • Cycle Rental
  • Cycle Storage
  • Luggage Room
  • Luggage Room Availability - Available during hostel reception times
  • Travel / Tour Desk
Opening times

Opening times

Open all year

From 15:30 to 20:00
From 15:30 to 20:00

Get in touch

Get in touch

Tel. +39-3208388869

Fax. +39- 0931-894492

Main attractions

Main attractions

  • Vendicari Nature Reserve (5 to 10km)
  • Marzamemi old fishing village (5 to 10km)

See the full list of attractions



BED BUGS in room no.1 !! Perfect location, beautiful hostel and breakfast fantastic. But if you ever had experience with them & know blood stains on bed linen then be aware! Ok,u may be lucky, they don't drink everybody's blood. I was alone in a big room (of probably 12 beds) so tried 2 beds remotely located from each other but both had bugs. No risk more, i took the mattress straight to the floor and slept with light on (in theory light should keep them away but not always.


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Wed 29 Jun 2016

thanks for the communication of the problem, we fixed it.

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Noto - Il Castello,

Fri 01 Jul 2016

L'auberge est sympa, située dans les hauteurs de la ville. Vue agréable. En revanche, l'accueil... Attendre une heure avant d'être accueillis par les propriétaires. Et aucune excuse... Heureusement, j'attendais avec un sympathique couple d'Italiens. Mais ce n'est pas professionnel et pas respectueux de votre part envers les voyageurs. Vous auriez pu au moins prévenir avant, que vous n'étiez pas disponibles de telle heure à telle heure. Je n'aurais pas attendu, je me serais balladé dans Noto.


Avatar for Fanny


Fri 13 May 2016

O albergue mais bonito da Italia que já visitei. Davide e Elena são extremamente simpáticos e atentos às necessidades dos hóspedes! A cidade é maravilhosa, a comida incrível, e a gente de Noto muito receptiva!


Avatar for robson


Mon 03 Aug 2015

Sehr freunliches, junges Paar.


Avatar for Gherrit


Sun 23 Nov 2014

The staff are fantastic, incredibly friendly and helpful. The location is wonderful right behind the cathedral. The breakfast was very good - cereals, yogurt, bread, cakes, juice, tea/coffee, etc. The only issue I had was the shower in the women's dorm was broken and the showerhead removed so the water was just coming straight out of the pipe. The shower also leaked water into the dorm room which was a bit annoying.


Avatar for Melanie


Wed 13 Aug 2014


Around the hostel

Around the hostel

Nearby attractions

  • Beach (5 to 10km)
  • Cinema (5 to 10km)
  • City Centre (At or next to the hostel)
  • Gym (1 to 2km)
  • Hiking / Walking trails (5 to 10km)
  • Mountainous Area (5 to 10km)
  • Museums / Art Galleries (Less than 500m)
  • Nightlife (At or next to the hostel)
  • Parks / Green Area (5 to 10km)
  • Restaurants (At or next to the hostel)
  • Swimming pool (500m - 1km)
  • Supermarket / Food store (1 to 2km)
  • Theatre (Less than 500m)
  • UNESCO World Heritage Site (At or next to the hostel)
  • Water park (More than 10km)
  • Wooded Area (5 to 10km)
Getting to us

Getting to us

100Km to Catania Airport
2 km to Sais Public Gardens bus stop
100 km
2km to known train station

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