Group Booking Terms and Conditions

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General Group Booking Terms

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  • In order to make a group reservation on it is necessary to pay a deposit. The balance is due directly to the hostel according to their payment conditions.
  • The booking deposit is non-refundable.
  • Please note that any cancellations must be notified directly to the hostel at least 24 hours in advance of your scheduled arrival date, unless otherwise stated in the hostel's conditions.
  • are not responsible for changes or amendments to your reservation once it has been processed. All correspondence with regard to changes to your booking need to be dealt with directly with the hostel.
  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
  • It is your responsibility to pay the balance of your accommodation cost to the hostel in accordance with their payment conditions (see below). Failure to do so may result in your reservation being cancelled by the hostel.
  • Individual hostels may have special booking conditions relating to group stays, please read the hostel booking conditions carefully before making your reservation.

Hostel Specific Terms & Conditions

The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card on arrival. Should numbers or room selection change, the per person deposit times the number of people who actually travelled will be deducted from the total accommodation charge levvied by the hostel.

Cancellation / No Show & Reduction in Numbers Policy

free cancellation 30 days before arrival for groups between 10 and 20 persons, for bigger groups free cancellation 60 days before arrival.

Any cancellations resulting from agreement to these terms and conditions under false pretences will result in loss of deposit.


Balarm Hostel

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Excellent Cleanliness
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Property Description

The Balarm Hostel offers comfortable air-conditioned dormitories, large and bright soundproof windows with balconies overlooking the city, all rooms also have clothes racks, reading lamps, near the beds and comfortable mattresses (20 cm).

Our structure was born in 2018 offers to all guests free use of a fully equipped kitchen with oven, refrigerator, dishwasher, a bar-bistro where you can enjoy simple dishes at reasonable prices and the option to request half-board or full board treatment, a common area with tables and chairs, benches and tables for large groups, a relaxation area with sofas and armchairs, the wi-fi (fiber fastweb) is free and reaches the entire structure, the showers separated by WC offer more space and privacy and have stools and hangers included, hot water is available 24/7.

Every morning from 8:00 to 10:00, the Balarm Hostel offers an italian breakfast for free or continental breakfast for payment with pastries, jams, butter, orange juice, milk, coffee (professional machine), bread, cakes, Nutella, eggs, cheese, cereals (3 types) Vegetarian and vegan breakfast on request.

Access to the structure is via an electronic keyboard with code that guarantees access only to guests. Each room is equipped with a smoke detector, fire extinguisher, radio and information. On the ground floor you will find a modern reception and an info point where you can find all the information about our city and island full of treasures and surprises.

Please note:
Check-in from 14:00 to 23:00
Check-out from 00:00 to 11:00
free parking in the neighboring streets, private parking in the garage at a cost of 20 euros for 24 hours
Free cancellation 48 hours before arrival View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.7

  • Security 8.7

  • Location 9.6

  • Staff 8.8

  • Atmosphere 8.3

  • Cleanliness 8.8

  • Facilities 8.2

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    05 Oct 2019
    I've liked a lot !! Perfect
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0


    30 Sep 2019
    Hope my alien homie is still there he needs a YouTube
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 9.4


    30 Sep 2019
    Really nice Hostel. Super close to Palermo Centrale. Everything worked as it should. My only complaints would be that the lockers were very small and that the top bunk beds had no fence on one side so you could just fall down in your sleep. Very nice and friendly staff❤️ Except that the martian man Christopher was watching us at all times, even in our sleep😬
    Denmark, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1


    11 Oct 2019
    Beds not super comfortable, otherwise it was fine.
    England, Female, 31-40
  • 8.9


    16 Sep 2019
    Great hostel with very friendly staff in the middel of Palermo. The station and city center are both near. The hostel is on a busy road which produces a lot or noise, however you can only hear it in the common room.
    Netherlands, Male, 18-24
  • 8.9


    10 Sep 2019
    Good location, friendly staff. Epic kitchen.
    New Zealand, Male, 18-24
  • 8.3


    08 Oct 2019
    The is just one or two member of staff who speaks. The other one we couldn't even hear a sound
    France, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3


    03 Sep 2019
    Not a social party hostel. Definetly more for group travellers or for people who are cool to be alone. In saying that it was nice to come across a quiet hostel where you didn’t have to rink or socialise too much but instead could relax. GREAT location, great breakfast. The coffee was annoying as you could only have one, suggestion would be for them to have the 1 machine coffee option however as well as hot water and instant coffee ready. Staff were friendly but weren’t too knowledgeable
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    18 Sep 2019
    Overall, a good hostel. Its very close to the train station (good for airport transfers) but its on a very major road, so can get very loud at night. The staff are lovely. Always down for a good chat and happy to help out when needed. The breakfast is simple, but a good atart to the day. Overall, a nice base from which to explore Palermo, but its certainly not a high end hostel. Good value for money.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 6.9


    06 Oct 2019
    Great location and lovely people. Too noisy at night as it's on the busiest streets of the city. They had no towels to give me .
    Greece, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • Card Phones
  • Microwave
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Towels for hire
  • Wake-up calls
Food & Drink
  • Cafe