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“Like sleeping at a youth hostel run by the nuns”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Ostello di Perugia

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Ostello di Perugia
Ranked #51 of 112 Speciality Lodging in Perugia
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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“Like sleeping at a youth hostel run by the nuns”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 July 2010

15euros a night for a shared room (4) at the busiest time a year (umbria jazz festival). So you dont expect much of it. But Ostello offers a very well organized and nice (basic though) hostel with clean beds and bathroom utilities. You cant be in the hostel between 11 and 4 because that is cleaning time (they sure take that seriously) and be weary not to enter the ladies bathroom as a man because you'll be sure to know it. ;-)
I would recommend this to anyone traveling on a budget visiting perugia or umbria. A great deal.

  • Stayed July 2010, travelled with friends
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    4.5 of 5 bubbles
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    4 of 5 bubbles
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 January 2010

This hostel is probably the best budget choice in Perugia. Its best assets are location (in the middle of the medieval center near the main square), cleanliness (probably the cleanest hostel I've ever seen), staff (really friendly and funny people) and of course the price, which at 15 euros a night can't be beaten. Not to mention the amazing views from the rooms over the Tiber valley!

Of course, the place is a hostel after all which means dorm rooms (minimum 4 persons, maximum 6; bunk beds) and shared bathrooms. However it is all very clean and the hostel also has a kitchen you can use to cook your own foods, which you can then eat on their roof terrace. The place also has a curfew (11AM to 15.30PM if I'm not mistaken, and it closes for the night at 3.30AM so beware). These are the only downsides I can think of.

It is not much of a party hostel, I found it to be quiet at night (which for me is a good thing). In any case, the party in Perugia takes place outside anyway on the steps of the Duomo on the main square.

If you are on a budget this place is wholeheartedly recommended. I have stayed here twice already and will stay again if I return to Perugia in the future.

  • Stayed January 2010, travelled with friends
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Property: Ostello di Perugia
Address: Via Bontempi 13, 06122, Perugia, Italy
Region: Italy > Umbria > Province of Perugia > Perugia
Hotel Style:
Ranked #51 of 112 Speciality Lodging in Perugia
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Ostello Di Perugia Italy - Umbria

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