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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.
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  • 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.
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  • Cancellations for reservations must be made directly with the hostel and must conform with the individual hostels cancellation policy (see below)
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  • 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

To confirm bookings groups need to pay at least 50% of the overnight fee at least 2 weeks prior to arrival.

Additional Terms and Conditions

A mobile phone number of the group leader, or possibly 2, is aboslutely necessary. Groups arrival check in is best at 6 p.m. Group leaders absolutely need to coomunicate if arrival is execpetd after 8 pm.

Additional Info:

Groups are accepted only if after booking online a clear and frequent communication is held with the hostel and are accepted only on a half board basis. Half board includes breakfast and dinner for 11 each in addition to the overnight cost. Absolutely no alcohol is allowed in rooms. Only beer and wine purchased at the hostel can be consumed in hostel premises as we are a licensed bar.

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


Lake Como Hostel La Primula

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

Lake Como Hostel 'La Primula' has views that will literally take your breath away! It is well known as one of the best Hostels in Europe for its great location on the Lake; add free WIFI, excellent cuisine, and friendly atmosphere and you have everything you need.

The hostel offers excellent meals at an affordable price on his Lake View terrace, organizes cooking, Italian Language, sailing and rock climbing courses (also for beginners lasting from a few hours to a few days) rents bikes and kayaks, has a licensed alpine guide to take people to do a Classical Alpine Via Ferrata, and provides detailed information for hiking in the area. It has a private beach and has excellent rock climbing opportunities within walking distance. Nowhere in the world you can enjoy a beer or a glass of wine in front of mountains turning pink at sunset.

Cancellation Policy 7 days before arrival
Please advice about arrival time.
Check-in time (15/06-15/09): from 2pm until 11pm (call if later)
Check-in time (15/03-15/06 and 15/09-05/11) : from 5pm to 10 pm (call if later)
Check-out time: until 10.00 View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.0

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.3

  • Staff 8.9

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 8.0

  • Facilities 7.1

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    23 Mar 2019
    We loved staying here! We were here for two nights and it was I credible. The location was nice, since it was far enough from the crowds but close enough to still get to where we needed to be reasonably with a beautiful view. The staff was so friendly and we thuroughly enjoyed the food they offered and they had a great common area. We loved it! Thank you!
    USA, Mixed Group, 18-24
  • 9.7


    21 Mar 2019
    Fantastic hostel in one of the most beautiful locations imaginable. The staff are super friendly and extremely helpful. Rooms are great with basic facilities such as showers and bathrooms shared along the dorms. I chose the half board option that you are given when completing check in online and it's brilliant. The food is amazing that's available from the hostel, and I highly recommend doing their 3 course half board! One of the best hostels I've stayed in. Highly reccomend.
    Northern Ireland, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7


    03 Nov 2018
    Absolutely beautiful location. Wonderful restaurant downstairs. The staff was very friendly and interactive. I loved my stay here. I would definitely recommend this hostel.
    India, Female, 18-24
  • 9.4


    29 Dec 2018
    Great location on beautiful lake como! and very helpful staff :)
    USA, All Female Group, 18-24
  • 8.9


    31 Oct 2018
    Great location overlooking the lake. We arrived late and one of the staff told us that we are too late to eat however she came to find us again and informed us that they are going to keep the kitchen open a bit more and we ate a very good pizza at the hostel at good price. Drinks and breakfast are very good. The bedroom looked nicer in the pictures however we can't complain because it was great for our expectations. Staff were friendly and helpful and I really enjoyed my stay!
    Malta, Male, 25-30
  • 8.6


    11 Apr 2019
    Stayed in 6 bed female dorm, view was great, beds a bit squeaky but overall decent. They didn’t have a kitchen which wasn’t good, but location is good. Right next to ferry, only 4.60 euro to get to Vienna or Bellagio. Friendly staff. Cheap wine. Bathroom shower did Leak onto floor a little bit though, had to wear shoes in the bathroom. A few ants but nothing to worry about (no infestation), probably cause we had our own food in the room.
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    06 Apr 2019
    Great location and views!! We arrived about 20 minutes before check in time and staff went ahead and let us in to rest and charge our phones until check in. Atmosphere was very fun and free breakfast was so so appreciated
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    04 Apr 2019
    BYO lock for lockers. Showers had no pressure and no hot water. Great breakfast and seemed to have good valued dinners. 3 course meal for 14€.
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 8.0


    10 Apr 2019
    It was a nice hostel for a few nights, easy to get on the ferry and visit Varenna which has more to see than Menaggio. The staff were nice and helpful when I asked about things. The room was good for the price, basic breakfast is included and you can add on more things if you want. The bathroom in my room was always flooded and there is no mirror in the room which is annoying especially for a room full of girls. Also the bunks are extremely noisy and have most uncomfortable pillows ever.
    New Zealand, Female, 25-30
  • 7.1

    Very Good

    09 Apr 2019
    Friendly staff, convenient location. A bit run down - beds are very noisy!! Menu add ins are helpful, although very small portions
    New Zealand, Female, 31-40
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Key Card Access
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Friendly
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Fax Service
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Restaurant
  • Board Games
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Wi-Fi