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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.

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The Yard Hostel

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

We are on Viale XX Settembre, the central street of the city of Catania from which you can easily reach the main places of historical and cultural interest, the shopping streets, historic markets and the nightlife areas of Catania.

The hostel has a bar, a shared kitchen, a large common room, a garden, a terrace and a courtyard.

Inside the hostel you will find spacious dorms with 8, 6, 4 beds and a double /single room with private bathroom.

The Yard Hostel Policies and Conditions:

Cancellation policy: 48h before arrival.

Check in from 7:00 to 23:00 .
Check out before 10:30 .
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards.
This property may pre authorize your credit card.


Taxes included.
Breakfast included.
No curfew. View House Rules

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Reviews & Ratings

  • Value For Money 9.9

  • Security 9.8

  • Location 9.7

  • Staff 9.9

  • Atmosphere 9.8

  • Cleanliness 10.0

  • Facilities 9.9

Latest Reviews

  • 10.0


    26 Oct 2019
    I love this hostel, the patio area is like being in your own backyard in the heart of the city surrounded by trees and rocks, it's quiet and charming. The bathroom and shower are so clean, and the bed is a full-size bed in a spacious room. The staffs are genuine and great people! I will definitely stay there again.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    18 Oct 2019
    Best hostel I’ve ever stayed at! The house is absolutely beautiful, beds are wonderfully comfortable, bathrooms were spotless and the overall hospitality from the owners were delightful.
    Canada, Female, 25-30
  • 10.0


    13 Oct 2019
    I really enjoyed staying at this hostel. The location is perfect. The owners are very friendly and helpful. The breakfast was yummy. I like the bathroom setup with several bathroom stalls and shower stalls. The beds also have curtains for privacy which is a huge plus.
    USA, Female, 31-40
  • 10.0


    13 Oct 2019
    It is an amazing place run by great group of people (Alessia, Carlos you guys do a great job). The place is new, centrally located and has a great ambience. What i liked the most is the relaxed environment at the hostel and their true warm Sicilian nature (hospitality). I was lucky to share a nice pasta alla norma (made by Alessia's dad) on my first day for lunch. Grazie a tutti!! If you are travelling to Catania and plan to stay at any hostel, this is the place to be. ;)
    Netherlands, Male, 25-30
  • 10.0


    12 Oct 2019
    Hands down the best hostel I have ever stayed at, a great chill atmosphere. Awesome for meeting people! The staff are incredible aswell
    England, Male, 18-24
  • 10.0


    10 Oct 2019
    Second time staying in this hostel . Don't bother looking anywhere else , this place is the best ! Thanks again guys 😊
    Australia, Female, 41+
  • 10.0


    07 Oct 2019
    This is honestly the most beautiful hostel that I’ve come across in all my travels, made only better by the incredible people who run this home away from home. It has got everything you could ever want in a hostel and more and I’m only glad I came across this gem of a place at the end of my travels because it really sets the bar. I can’t thank these guys enough for such a wonderful stay, I’m already looking forward to coming back next time!
    Australia, Female, 18-24
  • 9.7


    16 Oct 2019
    Favorite hostel in Sicily. The layout is great, facilities are super clean, and the atmosphere is super chill. It's also neatly tucked away in an alleyway, so there's no outside noise keeping you up at night.
    USA, Couple, 25-30
  • 9.7


    10 Oct 2019
    This was a great place to stay! The staff was amazingly helpful, and it was clean with a nice atmosphere. I definitely recommend it!
    USA, Male, 31-40
  • 8.0


    09 Oct 2019
    I enjoyed my stay at the Yard Hostel. It’s a beautiful place, with huge beds that have privacy curtains, and individual lockers in the dorms. Communal facilities were good, but could be better if there was somewhere to put your clothes when you’re in the shower. I’ve marked it down for security because every door in the hostel seemed to be open all day long, inside and out. I didn’t feel this was particularly secure for people’s belongings - although this is also guests leaving the doors open.
    Australia, Female, 25-30
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Linen Included
  • Air Conditioning
  • BBQ
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Cable TV
  • Common Room
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Security Lockers
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Washing Machine
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Housekeeping
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Luggage Storage
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire
Food & Drink
  • Bar
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Board Games
  • Games Room
  • PlayStation
  • Wi-Fi