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The remainder of the amount due will be charged to your credit card ???? 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.

The following group types are not accepted by this hostel: Holiday with Friends, Junior / Primary School, High / Secondary School, College / University, Business Trip, Stag/Hen/Bachelor Party, Sports Group, Cultural Group If you have misrepresented the type of group you are booking for, your booking may be cancelled by the hostel."

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Costello

Book more than 4 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

HOSCARS 2020 — WE HAVE BEEN ELECTED THE BEST NEW small HOSTEL IN THE WORLD for 2020!

Housed in a charming 1800s building in the heart of La Spezia, Costello is built to suit the traveler’s needs, with a mix of homely feel and ultimate comfort. In our brand new hostel you will find four rooms for up to 24 guests: a small environment for a first class experience.
More than just a hostel, Costello is the perfect place to call home during your stay in our amazing places. Andrea and Alessia will be more than happy to welcome you!


Stay, Socialize, Experience: that's our motto.

STAY
At Costello, we want you to feel the most comfortable. The fully equipped kitchen and the neat bathrooms will guarantee a highly comfortable stay. Coffee, tea and drinking water dispensers are always at your disposal, as well as a set of essential kitchen tools. Last but not least, the terrace: that is the perfect place to chill after a long day out.

SOCIALIZE
Costello wants to sparkle interaction among travelers, encouraging socialization and new friendships. The kitchen and terrace next to it are the places where our guests share most of their time with others. Also, you will love laying in the hammocks while reading a book!

EXPERIENCE
We believe this is what matters the most. There's no tell, just come and experience it!
We are two siblings, Andrea and Alessia. We love our area and are keen to provide you with any tip you need. Andrea loves hiking and adventuring too, so feel free to ask him for suggestions.
Andrea quit his managerial career to start his own business and create his “joyful space for travelers”. He ensures he has great local tips for your stay! ; Alessia is an architect and she’s the brain behind the project Costello.


Costello is within walking distance from the train station, the bus station and the ferry terminal.
We are just steps away from the city’s street market (Piazza del Mercato) and from an array of bars, bakeries and restaurants. In addition, a supermarket is open until 12am.


PLUS:
Each bed comes equipped with a memory-foam mattress that will make you sleep highly comfortably.
You will also find a personal USB port and a lamp. There is air conditioning in every room.
The well-designed bathrooms offer hairdryers and private spaces with toilets and showers.
Interesting books are always available from the shelves. Iron is available as well.

NO CHECK-OUT TIME
We only ask you to free your bed by 11 but don’t mind staying at the hostel as long as you need during your check-out day.

Digital Nomads, Globetrotters, Cyclists, Artists are always very welcome at Costello.

ARRIVEDERCI AT COSTELLO!


Taxes not included - city tax 2.50 EUR per person per night
Breakfast not included. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.6

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.9

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.9


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    18 Sep 2020
    I stayed for two nights and absolutely loved it! Really nice staff, lovely atmosphere, very clean and well-kept with great access to all public transport! The beds were very comfortable and there was more than enough storage space
    England, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Sep 2020
    A brilliant hostel. Everyone there was incredibly helpful and friendly, made you feel like you were at home. Great rooms and terrace, best hostel I have ever stayed in, hope to return next year!
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    16 Sep 2020
    I had the most amazing stay at Costello! The atmosphere and the people were incredible, and the staff was very kind and helpful. The location of the hostel is good and it is very easy to get to Cinque Terre from there. The beds were comfortable, the rooms were nice and clean and the common area was cozy and chill. I really felt at home. I would definitely recommend staying at Costello's and I will definitely come back.
    Denmark, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    15 Sep 2020
    Wow I had such an incredible time here. Was meant to stay only a couple nights but ended up staying six. There’s nothing bad to say about the hostel, met loads of great people, I loved the atmosphere on the terrace every evening. Kitchen great, bathrooms great and Alessia and Andrea who own the hostel made everyone feel at home and were extremely helpful in explaining the best things to do in the area. One day I will return just to see them! This is one of the best hostels I’ve stayed in.
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Sep 2020
    A place where you feel like at home. The owners and the staff are so friendly and helpful. They give you information about the places you should visit and restaurants where you can eat delicious food. Very well equipped kitchen and an amazing chill out terrace. Will come back:)
    Slovenia, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    09 Sep 2020
    I had a lovely stay at Costello! The staff & the vibe were amazing. The location is fantastic, with bus stations right outside the doorstep. If I go to La Spezia again I gladly would stay there again!
    Switzerland, Female, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    04 Sep 2020
    The hostel is a nice old building, and the staff is super nice and friendly, there is always at least one person of the staff ready to help with wathever you need. Everything is clean and comfortable and you have a nice terrace to chill out and meet people of all over the world. The location is perfect, close to the reailway station, the bus stop and the city center.
    Italy, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Sep 2020
    My stay at Costello was amazing. The showers, bath and kitchen is really clean. The welcome of the Hostelhost was extremly friendly and warm-hearted that I felt very welcomed and almost like home. The entry of the hostel is not very good signed, but this is the only negative point I have for this hostel. I can definitely recommend this hostel for other backpackers and travellers. Will definitely come back!
    Switzerland, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    04 Sep 2020
    A really sociable hostel with friendly staff and great for solo travellers wanting to meet other people. The hostel was centrally located and very close to the train station.
    England, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    03 Sep 2020
    I stayed two nights. The hostel is within 5min reach of the train station. Great, if you wanna go to cinque terre. The train to cinque terre itself takes 7min. The staff at Costello was super friendly and helpful. Bathrooms were clean, the kitchen had everything you need and there's a nice terrace. Beds could have been a little bit more stable, they have been a bit squeaky, especially when the one on top is moving, but that's just whining at a high level.
    Germany, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Flexible NRR
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
Entertainment
  • Wi-Fi


Awards

  • 2020

    1st, Best New Small Hostel

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