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Ave Gratia Plena

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness

Property Description

Since 1650 the Ave Gratia Plena, according to the will of the town of Salerno, has been a convent for maidens and girls on the brink.

In 2003, updating its mission of hospitality, it became the address of the Salerno Youth Hostel, offering comfortable rooms ensuite.

Let us welcome you into this 17th century convent, nestled in one of the oldest streets of the historic town centre and still maintaining its original architectural structure while providing modern services.
Without forgetting the simple and essential style which defines us, we offer our guests all they need to enjoy a very pleasant stay: multilingual staff, 24hrs reception service, wireless connection, electronic keys, welcome corner and much more.

Our hostel have been the first in Italy to receive the Hi-Quality
Certification, issued by the world organization for our network, the International Youth Hostel Federation.

The building, situated in the heart of the historic town center, is just a few meters away from the sea and some of our rooms face the nearby 11th century Cathedral, with its Arab-Norman bell-tower.
The old Longobard bard town, with its maze of alleyways, the old churches and the noble families' palaces are all within walking distance, just as the promenade, perfect for a relaxing walk.
The wonderful beaches of the Amalfi Coast, with gems like Amalfi itself or Positano, are easily reachable thanks to comfortable landing places and another boat trip will take you to the 'not-to-be-missed' Isle of Capri.

The ancient history of this area is close at hand too, as quick journeys by bus and train will take our guests to discover Pompeii's archaeological site and the imposing Greek temples of Paestum.
Those who prefer staying in town can find little gems in the historic center, like the old 'Giardini della Minerva' botanical gardens, where the Medical School of Salerno started from, while the artisans' workshops and the goldsmith tradition of the old 'Via Mercanti' will surely tempt the shopping-lovers.
At night, it will be perfectly safe to take a walk through the narrow streets of the historic town center, throbbing with life thanks to the many bars, pubs and wine shops, where you can taste the delicious typical food of our area.

Otherwise, our visitors can enjoy peace and quiet in the hostel, relaxing in the cloister, lulled by the water flowing out of the 17th century fountain, or on the 4th floor sundeck, which affords a fantastic view of the historic center and the sea.

Above all, what we strive to offer our guests are good memories: of our hospitality, of our professional working team and of the magic and silent atmosphere that can be felt among the ancient walls of this building.
We believe in constant improvement and this is why we can assure our guests that they can trust us when they choose their next holiday.

We look forward to seeing you at Salerno!
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Ave Gratia Plena Located at Via Canali, , Salerno.
Ave Gratia Plena
Italy
Salerno Via Canali
85% 303
40.6802881 14.7571492
Ave Gratia Plena
    Rooms available 8 Bed Female Dorm 8 Bed Male Dorm

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Mon 29 Aug 2016 - Thu 1 Sep 2016 Change

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Latest Review

" We stayed in the dorm room and overall it was okey. Its sad that there are no lockers in the dorm, and no other possibility to secure the worth stuff. Because of that somebody took our cash. So when you go there, dont be as naive as us and let anything worthy in there! The door lock is also not working, so everybody could just go in there.... The staff was friendly, sometimes you have to ask a few questions to get the information you want. THe patio is nice but mostly with no people there.. "

- Anonymous
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Facilities

  • Free

    Linen Included Free City Maps Free WiFi

  • General

    Wheelchair Friendly Security Lockers Key Card Access Common Room Elevator Bicycle Parking Breakfast Not Included Meeting Rooms Book Exchange Hot Showers Outdoor Terrace Reading Light Hair Dryers For Hire Safe Deposit Box Washing Machine Steam Room

  • Services

    Internet Access Laundry Facilities Towels for hire Luggage Storage Fax Service 24 Hour Reception Tours/Travel Desk 24 Hour Security Housekeeping

  • Food & Drink

    Restaurant Bar Meals Available Cafe Tea & Coffee Making Facilities

Policies

Policies

Child Friendly Credit Cards Accepted No Curfew Taxes Included

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

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