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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

one day before 20%
no-show 50%

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

Book more than 7 days in advance for Free Cancellation.
8.0
  • Perfect Location
  • Marvellous Staff
  • Good Cleanliness
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Property Description

This is THE place to enjoy the real Ischia vibe! Run by 3 Italian brothers, the Ring Hostel was established in 2002 and continues to be the only original hostel on the island. Located right in the historic centre of Forio, 5min from the port, where tiny roads and buzzing Vespa's will lead you to our front door. You will find great value for money in our themed rooms including Free breakfast, linen, Free use of Kitchen, internet and WiFi. We have international staff speaking different languages who will explain how to get around the island, what the best attractions are and give you free maps and info. We try our best to assist you with anything you need during your stay.

You can relax and soak up the sun during the day on some of the most beautiful beaches on the island or simply enjoy the hostel's roof-top terrace with sun-chairs. Other fun free activities include Cliff Jumping, Hiking and Hot Springs. Then sample the tastiest home cooking on the island and party with us at night at La Casereccia - our family restaurant.

Look out for special deals and offers on our hostel wall! And don't forget to see our Wall of Fame!

Stay with us and we will show you the best time you will have on your holiday!

From Forio Port you can take day trips to Capri, Amalfi, Sorrento, Pompei. If you want to have a fun time, or just a calm vacation, Ring Hostel can offer both.

We offer private ensuite rooms for 1 to 8 people as well as dorm rooms for 2, 4, 6, and 8 or 12 people with shared bathrooms. We have a wide selection of rooms, so please choose what suits you best. And if you don't find what you looking for, send us an email - we have other accommodation which might suite you better! Always happy to accommodate!

Our Great rates include:

Free linen
Free Breakfast
Free lockers
Free internet
Free Wi-Fi Connection
Vending machines
Free Pool Table, Ping Pong Table, Guitars
Huge common room with books and a big Satellite TV
Free access to our Private Beach Platform
Free Kayaks and pedal boat
No curfew
No age limit
Washing machines available
Roof garden & terraces with fresh herbs
Discounts for local sites, like thermal gardens & spas
Free transportation to and from our family restaurant

Things to do in town:
Disco & Night Club
Pub & bar crawls
Day trips to Capri, Pompei & Amalfi Coast - we do reservations
Moped, car & bike rental can be arranged
Boat Rentals
Moonlight parties at the Hot Springs
Italian Language & Culture courses
Cooking & Pizza courses
Cocktail Sun Downers at our Beach Residence

Booking at Ring Hostel you will have free access to Poggio del Sole and Rotonda sul Mare facilities including , bars, restaurants, beach, terraces, you name it! View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 8.5

  • Security 7.7

  • Location 9.0

  • Staff 8.4

  • Atmosphere 8.5

  • Cleanliness 6.8

  • Facilities 7.3


Latest Reviews

  • 10.0

    Superb

    07 Aug 2019
    This hostel wasn’t a 10/10 but I’m giving it a 10 as a few of the recent reviews were ridiculously low in my opinion. In terms of suitability for a solo traveller over my 4 nights I cannot speak highly enough of the environment Lorenzo created. 10/10 atmosphere for those solo, the bathrooms could be cleaner and the rooms were quite hot if I’m being critical. Every night there was something on, we went to the hot springs, Lorenzo’s mums restaurant and then to his brothers beach bar.
    Australia, Male, 18-24
  • 9.7

    Superb

    10 Sep 2019
    Great Hostel, beautifully situated with a lovely Staff. Big recommendation!
    Germany, Male, 25-30
  • 8.3

    Fabulous

    29 Jul 2019
    In Ischia, you can't ask for a good location, since it's an island, it's hard to find a very good spot. The hostel was very cool, nice atmosphere, friendly staffs always willing to help, fair price and in the middle of the island. The only thing I didn't like was the bathroom. It wasn't so clean and one of them was clogged.
    Brazil, Male, 31-40
  • 7.4

    Very Good

    18 Sep 2019
    This hostel is hard to review because it’s amazing in so many ways but then falls down in others. The good: absolutely fantastic atmosphere 10/10 - met fantastic people here as a solo traveller, the evening trip to hot springs, gnocci dinner and rooftop terrace were all great fun and good for meeting people. Thanks Lorenzo :) The bad: the hostel needs renovation as lots of things are old and broken, and upkeep could be improved - sometimes hard to get basic things like toilet paper or towels.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
  • 6.6

    Good

    17 Sep 2019
    We enjoyed our stay at the the Ring Hostel mostly! A lot of good and bad aspects; We got to use lorenzo’s brothers paddle boards for free, we did the dinner, wine and hot springs for €10 and experiences lorenzos CRAZY driving and met great people. The not so good things are, lorenzo is hard to find and get information from and a lot of things in the hostel are broken. Other than this we had a great time!
    England, Couple, 18-24
  • 6.3

    Good

    21 Sep 2019
    Ischia is a really neat place! A nice spot to take a few chill days out. Lorenzo is great (although can't always be found). I was disappointed my room wasn't cleaned when I checked in, but the room was good value for money. I would have liked more social activities, unfortunately I missed out on the Hot Springs tour which was the day before. Just a warning, when arriving make sure you catch the ferry to Forio - as Ischia is a 30min bus ride away and local buses are VERY crowded and unreliable.
    England, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    26 Jul 2019
    If you’re simply looking for a bed to sleep in and don’t care too much what the bathrooms look like, this is the place. But honestly, I have seen way more value for the same amount of money in other places before.
    Austria, Female, 25-30
  • 6.0

    Good

    26 Jul 2019
    The hostel has seen better days, dorms are a funny layout. The number of beds dont add up to what you actually get. Stayed in big dorm with three rooms with entrance in first and bathroom in last so people walking through all three all day and night. Fridge and kitchen is tiny and the owner gets really unhappy when you ask to use their big fridge in reception. They state things like free ping pong table and table football but weren't anywhere. The rooftop was good and had good vibe though
    England, Male, 25-30
  • 4.6

    Rating

    20 Sep 2019
    I arrived at this place and was no one at the reception after 15 minutes came a girl and said sorry is my last day here working I wanna be on the beach hahaha it was the best excuse ever, at night met few guys at the hostel they said two days ago a couple left cos they got bed bugs, I supposed to stay two night but when got to the reception my first impression said to me book only one night here 😂
    Brazil, Female, 31-40
  • 4.0

    Rating

    15 Aug 2019
    Dirty. Place. Too many beds placed in small room with lot of wardrobes. No space. Booked 4bef dorm placed in the 6 bed dorm. Staff don't have much knowledge on the area to advise what to do or what to see. Got charged for 4 bed but slept in 6 bed. 2 bathrooms on 20 people. So the island doesn't have much of cheap accommodation so you got no choice. It is cheap but don't expect nothing to even basic. Only the breakfast was OK but even in the restuarant I saw small rats so that tells me how clean
    Australia, Male, 31-40
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Facilities

Free
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Parking
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
General
  • Adaptors
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Outdoor Swimming Pool
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Security Lockers
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Washing Machine
Services
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Postal Service
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Cafe
  • Meals Available
  • Mini-Supermarket
  • Restaurant
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Vending Machines
Entertainment
  • Board Games
  • DVD's
  • Foosball
  • Games Room
  • Nightclub
  • Pool Table


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