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La Controra Hostel Naples

Book more than 14 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
  • Wonderful Location
  • Superb Staff
  • Fantastic Cleanliness
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We love this Hostel!

It gets our thumbs up for consistently high guest reviews.

Hostelworld says

La Controra Hostel Naples is located 15 minutes' walk from Certosa di San Martino and is about 20 minutes from the rest of the historic centre. It's also located very near a metro station, so it's easy to get all around the city quickly. This hostel's most popular feature is its very large grassy courtyard as well as their free, highly praised breakfast. Hostelworld guests tell us the staff are "great and helpful" and that they'd definitely stay here again.

Property Description

UNBELIEVABLE!!! OUR PRICES ARE TAX INCLUDED!!
Keep out the crazy town and chill out in the spacious garden among palms and citruses.
We offer dorms as well as private solutions. Free Wi-Fi, the computer room and the lounge, our great garden and bar, a fully equipped kitchen are only few of the many services that made La Controra become the most famous hostel in town.
Book our really cheap and funny Walking Tours; even better, enjoy our Floating Tour, an amazing day trip on a private traditional Neapolitan boat in the sweet Naples Gulf: Capri, Sorrento and the whole coast included in the tour!
Like La Controra Hostel Rome near the Spanish Steps, La Controra Hostel Naples is in the centre of the city, in a safe area halfway up the Vomero Hill, very close to a Metro Station and within fair walking distance from the historical centre further downhill, and from the most important sights of the city such as the Sant'Elmo Castle, the Royal Palace, Spaccanapoli, and the Modern Art Museum Madre, and even from the bus terminal for day trips to Capri and Pompeii, Sorrento and the Amalfi Coast.
La Controra Hostels Naples and Rome: the only luxury hostels in Italy.
At hostel prices.
Check out 11.00 am

Please note: check in at our hostel is 24 hours, but the rooms have to be left at 11.00 am. If you arrive before than that and your room is occupied, you can stay at our common area waiting for your room to be ready or you could even leave your bags with us and have a walk around the town if you prefer, before your room will be ready.
Please be sure you have 10
Cash with you for the key deposit
Without which we can't let you in. View House Rules

Overview

Live the Italian dream, with a little luxe thrown into the mix, at La Controra Hostel Naples. You can work on the tan in the big, grassy courtyard or get some shade under the palms and citrus trees. There's a café bar (where you can fill up on the free breakfast) and free Wi-Fi for uploading a shot of those dreamy palm trees on Instagram (#wanderlust). Our trips are some of the coolest: choose from walking tours and private journeys on a classic boat in the Gulf of Naples, swinging by Capri and Sorrento for good measure.

Location

We're about 25 minutes on foot from the gorgeous Certosa di San Martino, an old monastery that's close to the middle of the old town. After all that wandering you can save your legs by taking the metro – Salvator Rosa station's a 5-minute walk away and gets you to us from sights like Castel Sant'Elmo in two stops. Naples International Airport is less than a 20-minute journey from La Controra. You can grab the Alibus to the Plaza Garibaldi and then get a 15-minute metro ride (L1 towards Piscinola) to Salvator Rosa.

Rooms and Dorms

We've got private rooms with en-suites or you can opt to say in a dorm. Air con and linen are included to make your stay extra comfy and you'll be glad to know we've got an elevator to whizz you (and your pack) up to the rooms. Each bed's got a reading light and we've got hairdryers on hand to save you packing one. You can hire a towel from us too.

Extras and activities

Feeling inspired by those drool-worthy pizzas you're seeing everywhere? We've got a kitchen where you can test your skills. If you're more of a snacker than a cook, we've got vending machines as your fall back. There's a lounge for putting your feet up and having a gossip, or head to the games room. Keen to catch up on your social? Feel free to use our computers.

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.3

  • Security 9.5

  • Location 8.2

  • Staff 9.7

  • Atmosphere 9.3

  • Cleanliness 9.1

  • Facilities 9.1


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Feb 2020
    Absolutely fantastic place to stay! Of all the hostels I've stayed in before, this one definitely comes out on top! The staff are attentive and friendly, the rooms are very clean (as is the whole hostel) and the bar/kitchen are also very very nice. This place has an excellent vibe about it - if you are going to Naples I strongly advise that you stay here!
    Scotland, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0

    Superb

    29 Feb 2020
    Lovely staff. Satisfying breakfast. Would happily stay again. 10/10.
    England, Male, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    23 Feb 2020
    This place made Napoli even better than I was expecting. The staff is always welcoming and ready to help with anything-they even let me receive a super important package days before I arrived! Breakfast and dinner are perfect and there are tons of good pizza spots close by for lunch. Rooms and bathrooms are super clean and taken care of every day. Couldn’t have asked for more. After walking from Central Station at like 11pm Michela was the perfect welcome and made me feel immediately at home.
    USA, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    22 Feb 2020
    We love Controra and we have been here few times.
    Croatia, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0

    Superb

    10 Feb 2020
    I loved this place and couldn’t recommend it enough. The service, facilities, staff and atmosphere were all beyond my expectations. I wish more hostels were like La Controra.
    Czech Republic, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0

    Superb

    03 Feb 2020
    Excellent free breakfast, and its healthy. When you buy a drink dinner is included! Really spacious with many differentiation nooks, suitable for doing work, socializing and just relaxing. Great kitchen- is occupied most evenings by the volunteers preparing dinner. The staff are super friendly, helpful and very knowledgeable! The location is well connected by metro. The walk is steep but there are views the whole way. Would highly recommend.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    24 Feb 2020
    Micaella and the rest of the staff were great, the breakfast is actually breakfast, the building and atmosphere were good. Over all this was a pleasurable experience and I would definitely stay here again.
    USA, Male, 41+
  • 9.7

    Superb

    29 Jan 2020
    Spectacular
    Turkey, Male, 18-24
  • 9.1

    Superb

    21 Feb 2020
    Within walking distance (20 minutes) to top attractions, a little hard to find as google maps points you in the wrong way but overall have a great stay and the breakfast was awesome!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6

    Fabulous

    13 Feb 2020
    I enjoyed my time at this hostel, the drinks were a bit expensive but you can buy a 3 euro drink and get a free dinner at 8pm. But the drink prices don't go down even if you don't get a plate of food. The breakfast was awesome!! LOVED starting my day with the granola and yoghurt and fresh fruit every morning. The staff was really nice and answered any questions I had and I met some really nice people staying at the hostel.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
Services
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Games Room


La Controra Hostel Naples says

I think what really makes us different is that La Controra is an open place for the locals as well. It has a CSR programme sustaining the activities of different NGOs, organizes events (music, arts and culture) and conferences for everybody that has an interest in promoting the city for durable development, encouraging in this manner the communication between the tourist and the locals, offering a more impactful experience in getting to know Neapolitan culture.
Our building was originally constructed in the 1600s as a monastery, so it's got a lot of big common areas, a high level of security and a big interior garden that's an oasis from our crazy and crowded city, regardless of the season.
As we all know, we flashpackers love to walk. Within walking distance from here is the Archeological Museum (7 minutes), the historical centre (10 minutes) and San Martino (20 minutes). It's kind of difficult to recommend just one place but my favourite is probably the Archeological Museum.
We welcome anyone aged 18 to 30 who has a free spirit and wants to explore, people who have as passion travelling and that would enjoy a crazy day/night spent in the historical centre, but also like to socialize and enjoy all the facilities that we offer. Our kind of guest is the global citizen. Not only we are children friendly but we also have an entrance easy reachable by bikes and wheelchair. The elevator is big enough also for wheelchair, we have some rooms that have special features for people with disabilities. Mugu, Staff

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