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Via Colombo 94, Riomaggiore, Cinque Terre, Italy

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2934 Total Reviews
  • 67%Value For Money
  • 61%Security
  • 82%Location
  • 61%Staff
  • 67%Atmosphere
  • 67%Cleanliness
  • 63%Facilities

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Cozy appartment feel. Not ideal for solo travellers.


My friend and I stayed in a double bed private room. Although there were about 7 flights of stairs to get to our room the climb was worth the incredible view. We had a patio over looking the harbor which offered an excellent place to hang out and enjoy the view. This was by far the best hostel I have stayed in yet. Amazing location and view! ( just pack light :))


Amazing views!


The owners were very friendly and polite =)

  • 25th Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Portugal
  • Male, 25-30
  • (1 review)


It was a great place to meet other travelers, since it was more like an apartment than hostel and people can hang out at the living room. The reception and the apartment I stayed in located right at the town centre so everything was within reach. But the apartment offered no lockers and the doors/ gates all looked a bit run-down, so it could be worrying when you go out. You also have to be able to trust other travelers, trust honest system. Washing machine was broken in the apartment.


Although the office locates at main street, the rooms (house) locate at a dark alley. Quite scary when returning at night, especially for single traveler. But inside the house, everything including decoration is localized. You can sense you are living in a Italian house but not just like staying in a hostel. Really love it.


The balcony area had not been cleaned and therefore could not be used.. Nothing could be sat on or touched without wiping it down first. In our room you could hear the noises from the adjoining room very clearly. I had the pleasure of enjoying a neighbors bath as I tried to sleep. Terrible set up. The room smelled of mildew. Not a serious effort at providing quality accommodations. I don't have inordinately high standards, but this room was way over priced for what was delivered.

  • 22nd Jun 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


We had the private double room with an ensuite at the top of the spiral staircase. The room had a partial view of the water. The room is tiny. Only big enough for the double bed. We had to store our backpacks under the bed. The toilet and shower are also tiny rooms. Only big enough for one person. There is a verandah also which was nice. It was almost bigger than the room. The location is amazing, 2 minutes and your on the street where all the shops are. For the price its a good stay.


The absolute worst I ever want to experience. The toilets didn't flush and the shower was completely gross. There was literally a hole in the bathroom wall filled with trash and goodness knows what else. The bedding was questionable and wasn't even changed before we arrived at the hostel. The location is the only positive if you ignore that there are between 10 and 15 flights of steep stone stairs to some of the apartments. The owner was rude and the price was INSANE for what we had. Thumbs down


The hostel was a bit of a hike up Riomaggiore, but definitely could have been worse. The people were helpful, just very busy and took a while to get to us when we were trying to check us in. My only real complaint was that there wasn't a locker or any place for me to lock up my stuff while we were gone for the day. Overall, it was slightly expensive, but one of the cheaper options anywhere in Cinque Terre, so we were happy.


DO NOT TAKE SUITCASES HERE. the location is deceitful. Main office is right outside the tunnel from the train station, but the actual rooms are a hike away and if you have big luggage you're done. Wifi is only available in one of the little cottages so be sure to ask the staff where it is/what the login info is and they should give it to you. The view is amazing, the rooms are comfortable, but be aware of bugs. Enjoy it because it's absolutely BEAUTIFUL!


Well located hostel, and the staff is awesome, always answered to all of our requests. There is no locker, but we felt really safe in Cinque Terre and that was not a problem. Sugestion: Let the wifi available all night long. It was not a big deal to live without wifi after 10pm, but it could be an improvement. Totally recommend it, keep the awesome work!


My dorm was super basic but the location was perfect. Bit sad there was no pretty view or anything but location was great... in the heart of riomaggiore and that's all that matters. Next time though I think I would stay in vernazza or manarolo...riomaggiore had less going on.


This hostel has a beautiful view of the ocean and a wonderful front patio. Although it is located not on the main road and it is quite the climb (about 15 min uphill) to get to it. Internet is only available during office hours and only at the main office, which is located far away from the hostel room. Great for a one night stay.


We were traveling in a group of 3 friends. When we arrived we were escorted to our room which was a 15 minute walk from the reception in the main part of town. The room was 1 bunk

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