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It was a good choice staying at Giovanni's Home. He is really helpful and worried. He even offers pasta on your arrival! I've had problems with the bed in the first night, but he changed it as soon as I told him. I would definitely indicate this hostel.
Giovanni was extremely welcoming, funny, helpful. He helped us cook our dinner because we were doing it wrong. We had a great time staying with him.
Giovanni was very welcoming and gave us an awesome hour-long briefing about Napoli when we arrived. We love it when hostels do that to orient guests to the city. He gave us a pesto pasta cooking lesson as well. Place had nice air conditioning. A decent common room; great to meet other travelers. Very reasonable cost. Giovanni was an involved and very helpful host. Highly recommend!
Giovanni was wonderful and he loves his city! There is nothing he does not know about this town! Expect a full presentation about Napels and the surrounding area on arrival. No elevator and the hostel is on the 3rd floor. Laundry facilities.
On arrival Giovanni explained all the best things to do in Naples (I had no idea there was so much to see and extended my stay)and how to be safe in the city. He took me on a scenic tour on the back of his motorbike around the most stunning viewpoints of the city, a priceless experience. He gives you gelati and cooks delicious traditional pasta for you, showing you the best way to make authentic Italian pasta. You can tell Giovanni loves his job. It was an absolute pleasure staying there.
We had the most amazing stay at Giovanni's. He greeted us with a plateful of pasta which was followed by an incredible introduction and guide to Napoli and the surrounding areas. Staying at Giovanni's felt like we were at home, he went out of his way to look after us and share his passion for Napoli. It was also very comfortable - the air-conditioning was bliss after a day in Napoli sun and the bathrooms and rooms were all clean and spacious. Grazie di nuovo Giovanni - alla prossima!
This is much more than a hostel, Giovanni really does welcome you into his home and is an excellent host. He was extremely generous with both his time, teaching us about the history of Naples and the best way to make the most of our short time there, and his food! We would definitely recommend staying here to anyone as it is incredibly good value and Giovanni is an absolute treasure :)
On arrival you'll be overwhelmed by Giovannis hospitality and knowledge of Naples and as you walk the streets following his advice you will be thankful for every bit of knowledge he shared. Giovanni was an amazing host, and treated us like family insisting on cooking for us (beat soup I've ever had) and even brought us gelato when we were sunbaking on the terrace. The hostel is very clean and homely and has everything you need. Thanks Giovanni for everything, hopefully we'll be back soon.
Giovanni made my trip to Napoli so wonderful, he really cares about helping you fall in love with his city! The rooms are basic and clean, with a terrace with a fun relaxed vibe where guests gather to eat pizza or drink wine in the evening. Giovanni even cooked us gnocchi and took us for a motorbike ride through the city! Napoli really felt like home for a few days because of this wonderful hostel, and you can't beat the price!
Giovanni's is really a home. The atmosphere is great and as a host, Giovanni can offer you the best experience of Naples. My experience at this hostel made my experience is Naples really special. So much local knowledge and history is to be learnt about this city. The location is good, beds are a bit uncomfortable and accommodation isn't flash but it's good value for money.
Giovanni's Home is a nice place to stay in the historic part of Naples. Giovanni is a very helpful host who will really help you to see Naples and the surrounding area if you have the time. We didn't think Naples had as much to offer as other Italian cities and didn't stay there as long. After meeting GIovanni though, we regretted that. No partying allowed here, but that was fine by us. Facilities are nothing special here but if you really want to truly see Naples, this is a good place to stay
Giovanni is awesome! The hostel is in a great location in Naples, and Giovanni gives you a great introduction to the city, where to go, where not to go, where to eat, etc. There is a kitchen, terrace, and good wifi. The beds are a little uncomfortable, but Giovanni's hospitality more than makes up for that. Highly recommend!! Thanks for the motorcycle ride, Gio!! xx
Giovanni will provide you with a lot of information about Naples and its surroundings, which is great. Facilities are a little more ... basic.
I really enjoyed my stay at Giovanni's Home. He is an incredibly nice man and is more than willing to help you with anything you may need help with. He provides you with a map of the city and shows you where to go, what to see, etc. He made dinner for us one night and it was delicious. Highly recommended!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Giovanni is amazing! Had a great time staying there. The atmosphere is like a big family in the hostel.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
Giovanni is the man and makes you feel at home; he made me ice cream and coffee! Really nice, cosy hostel with plenty of facilities and a great patio. Cool historic building in the old town. Can't reccomend Giovanni's enough.
The biggest attraction at this hostel, even more so than the fantastic location, is Giovanni himself. He loves Naples and will pass that love onto you during your visit.
Giovanni is the best host and the hostel is super relaxed. He gives you a really informative talk about the city when you arrive which really helped us to get the best out of Naples. The kitchen is great and so are the bathrooms. The neighbourhood is super cool and our favourite place to walk around!
A very warm welcome from Giovanni, he is an angel. I was slightly concerned at first about not having locked storage, but everyone was so nice there that I didn't worry. Love the outside area. Could not recommend this place highly enough. Have told all of my friends about Giovanni :)
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 31-40
- (1 review)
Giovanni is such an amazing host. He updates you on everything in the city, helps you to feel comfortable and enjoy the time you have in Naples and its surroundings. I would highly recommend this hostel and will definitely be back in the future. Thanks to Giovanni this stay for me was so much more than just staying at a hostel, but more like staying in his home. Easy to socialise and get around the city from this locations also. Best hostel I have stayed in so far on my travels.