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 ???? 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."

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

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  • Perfect Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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Property Description

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.

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.

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!

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”; 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.

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.
Are you staying over 4 nights? Then use our FREE WASHING MACHINE service.

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.


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 9.7

  • Security 9.6

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 10.0

  • Atmosphere 9.7

  • Cleanliness 9.8

  • Facilities 9.8

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    09 Oct 2019
    Woow! One of the best I’ve been to! Andrea is so welcoming and has the best tips for Cinque Terre and La Spezia, everything is new and clean and the location is perfect (for downtown and also for buses)! Thanks again! Julien
    France, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    04 Oct 2019
    One of the best experience of hostel that I have had, very homely and nice atmosphere. Friendly staff and people, great culture.
    India, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    03 Oct 2019
    I’ve been traveling for over a month, best hostel I’ve stayed at. Clean, safe, great kitchen, outdoor space, nice showers, and amazing staff. Andrea was the nicest Hostel host I’ve ever met, he gives awesome recommendations and is always happy to help. You truly feel like you are at home in this Hostel.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Sep 2019
    Such a great place! Andrea and his sister (who planned and decorated this beautiful place) are such good and kind hosts. Great atmosphere and good facilities. Big kitchen for cooking. Perfect.
    Israel, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    29 Sep 2019
    They really go out of the way to make you feel at home here. Sort of like your staying aunt and uncles with privacy.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    25 Sep 2019
    Our stay at Costello was amazing! The friendliest owners ever, the hostel was super clean, comfy beds, great atmosphere, in a great location too, I'd recommend this hostel to anybody wanting to check out cinque terre /la spezia area :)
    Canada, Couple, 18-24
  • 9.7


    04 Oct 2019
    The staff are super helpful, the location is perfect, a great social atmosphere, super clean, fantastic facilities and really comfy beds. Hands down the best hostel I've ever stayed in
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 9.7


    04 Oct 2019
    Had a great stay here! The rooms themselves aren't locked but there were several options for lockers provided. Great atmosphere for solo travelers with a great common kitchen and terrace. Location is superb. I highly recommend this as a base to explore 5terre and any of the surrounding areas.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    26 Sep 2019
    The owners at Costello really care about their guests' experience. They are incredibly helpful and provide wonderful insight and information. The hostel is bright and feels like you are suddenly at home. I would stay there for weeks on end.
    Canada, Male, 25-30
  • 9.1


    01 Oct 2019
    I really enjoyed my stay at Costello. It was the perfect place to stay whilst visiting Cinque Terre. A short walk from the train station, & Andrea & Alessia are wonderful hosts. It’s a new hostel, so everything is new and very clean. Comfy beds, hot showers, great kitchen with everything you need, & a Lovely outdoor area with hammocks to relax in! We weren’t given keys to our bedroom doors, so these weren’t locked, but we each had a good size personal locker & the hostel felt very safe.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
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  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Dishwasher
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Microwave
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Towels Not Included
  • Washing Machine
  • Express check-in / out
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Late check-out
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
Food & Drink
  • Cafe
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Wi-Fi