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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

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
  • Superb Staff
  • Awesome 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 8.5

  • Security 8.8

  • Location 9.4

  • Staff 9.0

  • Atmosphere 8.7

  • Cleanliness 7.9

  • Facilities 7.5

Latest Reviews

  • 9.4


    19 May 2019
    One specific staff member went out of their way to accomdate us. Great view, free breakfast was Carby but a great addition. We loved it here.
    Canada, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.1


    20 Jun 2019
    Amazing hostel with fantastic lake view. Staff were very friendly and food/beverage was cheap. Bring a lock for valuables. Easy to find from the bus stop. Would definitely recommend
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    14 Jun 2019
    As my first hostel experience it was so great, best views the location is perfect short walk to the ferry and to the main town. Also very close to some swimming spots. All the staff were so kind and helpful and I would 100% stay here again !!!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.1


    05 Jun 2019
    Great location- we had a beautiful view of the lake from our room and a small balcony. The ladies showers do not have much space to put your belongings while you shower without them getting wet.
    USA, Female, 41+
  • 8.9


    20 May 2019
    Great place very peaceful and lovely staff
    USA, Female, 18-24
  • 8.6


    26 May 2019
    Great little hostel up the coast of the Lake Como. The eating area and rooms had a lovely view of the lake & town. They had their own bar/ cafe on site with some great food options, in particular the pizza was good. Staff were lovely and helpful with questions. Three of the four showers were more a dribble but no issues other than that.
    New Zealand, Female, 18-24
  • 8.3


    27 May 2019
    The only hostel on Lake Como, a 5 minute walk from the ferry dock in Menaggio. Como is beautiful, so you should visit, but the rooms here need to be fixed up. Mattresses and pillows are old and hard, sheets cheap and pillow cases are just those sheets cut up. Bathroom old with ants coming out of a hole in shower. Common area is inviting, if not surprisingly quiet in May. Pizzas are good value. Full dinner was amazing years ago, now it feels pricey. Go hiking!
    Ireland, Male, 31-40
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    13 Jun 2019
    Food was awesome. Staff were pretty stingy - always paying beforehand for everything and big deposits for towels, sheets etc. Sketchy facilities upstairs. Beautiful location
    Canada, Female, 18-24
  • 7.7

    Very Good

    05 Jun 2019
    Great location, food very good value. Facilities in the room let’s it down. Could do with updating.
    England, Female, 41+
  • 4.6


    21 May 2019
    When we arrived, the directions were vague. We had to trek up a steep hill to reach the hostel. The staff was not friendly from the beginning. The room was large, but there were too many beds so it felt very crammed with everyone's suitcases. The bathroom was disgusting and tiny-we used the communal bathroom & shower which was slightly larger, but still too small. The lights in the hallway & bathroom were motion sensor, but would turn off too quickly. The breakfast & other food was not good.
    USA, Female, 18-24
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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