Ostello degli Elefanti


via Etnea 28, Catania, Italy
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Come join us at Catania's most central Hostel, Ostello degli Elefanti.Experience traditional Sicilian art, cuisine and culture with our centralized location for: Mt. Etna, the ocean, authentic markets and much more! Catania is the easiest point to access to all Sicily has to offer.The hostel takes place in the art and music rooms of a palace that dates back to the 1600s. The baroque architecture style will amaze you as the delicious food from our kitchen fills your stomach. Our hostel offers complimentary breakfast, WiFi, luggage storage, maps and lockers. We offer delicious lunch and dinners through our kitchen. There is also a large common area for socializing complete with a bar. In our shop, we sell toiletries, guides and international fair trade products.The dorm rooms are adorned with stunning frescos as well as private balconies to view the beautful Piazzas on each side of us. The rooms are spacious with a lot of natural lighting and are furnished with desks, end tables, chairs and lockers. Our beds have individual curtains for your privacy.Our gorgeous roof top terrace offers a panoramic view of Catania's historic center as well as Mt. Etna and other UNESCO sights.Our young and local staff are here to help you experience what Catania has to offer!Please note:Cancellation policy: 24h before arrival. In case of a late cancellation or No Show, you will be charged the first night of your stay.Cancellations must be made by 10,30 am the previous day.Check in 24hCheck out before 10:30Our reception is open 24/7. If you arrive during the night please contact us. Payment upon arrival by cash, credit cards, debit cards. Taxes included.Breakfast included.No curfew.Child friendly.Non smoking.


  • Adaptors
  • 24 hour security
  • 24 hour reception
  • Internet
  • Air conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • ATM
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Hire
  • Bicycle Parking
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Cable TV
  • Cafe
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Common Room
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fax Service
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Games Room
  • Hairdryers
  • Hairdryers for Hire
  • Hot showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Internet Access
  • Jobs Board
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Meeting Room
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Postal Service
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Shuttle Bus
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facil
  • Tours/Travel desk
  • Towels for Hire
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Child Friendly
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • No Curfew
  • Non Smoking
  • Pet Friendly
  • Taxes included


It’s extremely easy to get to the Ostello degli Elefanti. From the train and bus stations: The hostel is 1.3km or 16 minutes by foot from the train and bus stations. Follow the via VI Aprile towards the piazza dei Martiri. Once you’re in the piazza t