About Palermo Hostel

Baia del Corallo is the official youth hostel of Palermo and it's part of A.I.G., the only Italian association recognized by “Hostelling International”. HI comprises more than 5,000 hostels around the world and allows millions of people to travel every year, thus giving them the opportunity to have fun, to form friendships, to experience other cultures and, above all, to save money.

View from a room at Palermo Hostel

The youth hostel is situated in Palermo city, at 27 Plauto street, in the splendid gulf of Sferracavallo where it directly faces the sea. Typical Mediterranean vegetation covers the 10,000 square meter property. The hostel is connected by public bus with the center of Palermo.

Palermo Hostel is surrounded by sicilian wild nature

Palermo's youth hostel offers the opportunity to experience sea and nature as well as the history, culture and art of one of the most ancient cities of the Mediterranean. It is also an excellent base for visiting other places of historical, cultural and artistic interest in Sicily (e.g. Erice, Segesta, Cefalù, Agrigento and many more).

Palermo youth hostel has 76 beds, divided into private double rooms and four-bed dorms, all with en suite bathrooms. Only AIG/HI members can stay at this hostel, for those without a card, however, it is available for purchasing on arrival.

Palermo Hostel also has a nice restaurant with panoramic view on the sea

There's also a restaurant service named "Chez Valù".

Rooms & Facilities

If you stay at Palermo Hostel you can choose to book many kind of rooms, according to your needs: there are private rooms for 2 persons (bunk beds or double beds), there are family rooms (children are accepted) and there are also dorms (with 4 beds, only for male or female guests). All rooms are clean, bright, well furnished and have a private bathroom.

Palermo hostel is also a green hostel (we are eco friendly, help us to protect the environment too!) and some rooms are wheelchair friendly (contact us if you need to book these rooms).

A cosy and clean room in Palermo

"Baia del Corallo" Hostel has many good services for its guests:

  • Internet point and free wi-fi access
  • Laundry service
  • Fridge

  • Direct access to the sea
  • Heating
  • Parking lot (not included)

  • Beach chair and camping beds rental
  • Garden and solarium

  • TV
  • Luggage storage (2,00€ per day)
  • Bar and restaurant

Most of the rooms have a nice view on the sea

ACCESS AND RECEPTION
Check in: is from 7.30 A.M. to 10.00 A.M. and from 3.00 P.M. to 11.00 P.M.
Check-out: you have to leave your room free before 10:00 A.M.

PAYMENT
At the hostel we can only accept Bancomat, Visa, Mastercard and Maestro. Do not use differet credit card do reserve this hostel.

CANCELLATION POLICY

To cancel ovenights for single or little groups (until 4 persons):

- 25% fee for cancellations communicated more than 24 hours before the arrival date;
- 1 night fee for cancellations communicated less than 24 hours before the arrival date;
- 2 nights fee for no shows.

To cancel ovenights for groups more than 4 persons:

- 10% fee for cancellations communicated more than 31 days before the arrival date;
- 50% fee for cancellations communicated between 30 and 8 days before the arrival date;
- 75% fee for cancellations communicated less than 7 days before the arrival date;
- 100% fee for cancellation communciated less than 24 hours before the arrival or in the event of a no show.

For more information, please contact us by email or send us a fax at (0039) 091.6912376.

Book online

You can use this simple form to search the real-time data on the available rooms and the best offers at Palermo Hostel. You can then book your room online through a safe and simple process: you will pay a 10% deposit via credit card, while the remaining 90% can be paid at the check-in.

PALERMO CITY TAX

The city tax is not included in the price: it's €0,50 per person/per night (until a maximum of 4 nights)

H.I./A.I.G. MEMBERSHIP CARD

Please note, if you are not a Member of Hostelling International there is an extra charge of 2,00€ per person per night. Once you have stayed 6 nights at a H.I./A.I.G. Hostel you become an HI member, and no extra charges will be applied for future stays. For italian citizens or people who are resident in Italy the price for the membership card is only 2,00€

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Contacts & Directions

Phone: +39 091 6797807
Fax: +39 091 6912376
Email: palermo@aighostels.it
Address: Via Plauto 27, 90148, Palermo

HOW TO REACH PALERMO HOSTEL

From "Palermo Centrale", the main railway station
Take bus no. 101 to Piazza Alcide De Gasperi, then change to bus no. 628 to Sferracavallo (the bus stop near the youth hostel is called 'Punta Matese');

From the Palermo port
Walk to Viale Libertà and take bus no. 101 to Piazza Alcide De Gasperi, then change to bus no. 628 to Sferracavallo (the bus stop near the youth hostel is called 'Punta Matese');

From the "Falcone e Borsellino" airport of Punta Raisi, Palermo
Take the “Prestia e Comandè” Pullman to Piazza Alcide De Gasperi, then change to bus no. 628 to Sferracavallo (the bus stop near the youth hostel is called 'Punta Matese').

Another possibility: take the train from the airport to “Tommaso Natale” Station then change to bus no. 628 to Sferracavallo (the bus stop near the youth hostel is called 'Punta Matese').

Remember that the last bus no.628 from p.zza De Gasperi is at about 11:30 p.m.

For the bus time table:
http://www.amat.pa.it/

For the Metro time table:
http://www.palermoweb.com/trasporti/metro_pa_and.pdf
http://www.palermoweb.com/trasporti/metro_pa_rit.pdf

Palermo Hostel is surrounded by great nature