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Ostello Per La Gioventu' Ancona Reviews

Via Lamaticci N. 7, Ancona, Italy

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72%

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389 Total Reviews
  • 76%Value For Money
  • 65%Security
  • 85%Location
  • 71%Staff
  • 64%Atmosphere
  • 78%Cleanliness
  • 65%Facilities

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100%

Staff were friendly and accommodating. The atmosphere was relaxed and pleasantly enjoyable


80%

No air conditioning and fan during the heat wave period (burning 37degrees late into the night). It was practically cooking in the dorms so we had no choice but to leave the doors open while sleeping in our underwear. No lockers provided. Showers are clean and abundant.


77%

There was no air conditioning, which made for very hot nights! And it would have been nice if the luggage cupboards could lock. Great location right by the train station, and lots of bathrooms and showers so I was never waiting for anyone

  • 29th Jun 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Canada
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


74%

It's a nice hostel for a short stay, with friendly staff. Sometimes there's a language barrier but for the most part it's good. Rooms were cozy but very hot, nice big Windows so sometimes there's a breeze but it's very noisy. One key for the room but they have a good system so not a problem. Has a kitchen, the only thing I didn't lie was having to leave the room at 10am for a few hours of cleaning.


34%

Greated with an impatient grumpy owner who was not willing to help us out much at all! Asked if there was breakfast served, he replied by pointing to a vending machine, need I say anymore


80%

Basic hostel if you are catching a ferry, use of kitchen and Internet and room was very spacious. Nothing special but did the job


54%

this hostels feels very run down and leaves a weird impression, as it's one of the official Italian youth hostel association this doesn't astonish one. I booked it only because it was the only one available in Ancona. Rooms/bathrooms are clean, but kitchen is a nightmare! Very dirty (no one cares !!!), not even plates available (only plastic dishes). Staff doesn't speak English properly and in lobby are hanging around black immigrants the whole day without recognizable reason. Frightening.


74%

Good place to stop in for a day or two. Internet can sometimes switch off, when this happens the modem needs to be reset by turning it on and off. Cooking facilities were adequate to cook good meals, although the floor was bit dirty at times( could be due to traffic in the kitchen so can't really complain). Shower pressure was really good, only bad thing was drying yourself in the open bathroom made the floor very wet and dirty. Maybe bath mats or something of this sort could fix this.


71%

This may well be the only hostel in Ancona, but lets face it there's not much in this town other than the port which is why all the people I met in the hostel were staying there. It's just across the road form the train station where you can also get a free bus (#20) to the ferry ticket office and port. Staff here were nice enough but not great English. PLace isn't very clean but I suppose since most people only stay one night they don't bother too much. I was happy with what I got for my money.


69%

Basic but perfectly fine accommodation in Ancona, 1min from train/bus station. Ancona itself isn't up to much but if you're waiting for a ferry like I was this hostel is a fine place to crash. Clean enough and friendly despite the language barrier with the staff. Atmosphere lacking but its a transitional place. Decent enough kitchen too. Only real downside is lack of lockers to secure your stuff and there being only 1 key for each dorm.


74%

Really close the gare station / supermarket / checkin ferry. There was only one key for all of us and you can't close the toilets and shower ... No hot shower no pressure. The staff was helpfull and friendly ! Wifi only on the kitchen / living room


94%

Close to station and the rooms and facilities are clean. Large common room, get to meet people


86%

The staff helpful,was good at getting through different language barrier


69%

Staff were reasonably helpful, but need better English. It was good to be able to stay downstairs, once I had checked out of my room. There was no pressure to leave, and I was able to cook and eat a late breakfast.




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