Book your stay at the Hostel.

Hostel in a historic building

A stylish stay

Lose yourself in the history, the art and the culture of our beautiful town and enjoy the unique experience of our typical cuisine!

Thanks to the very central location, you will be able to visit the old town centre and its historical markets on foot and to reach other destinations easily.

Our hostel is located in a 1600's palace, one of the oldest in town, and is surrounded by pubs and bars where you can discover Catania's nightlife.

The Baroque architecture will fill your eyes with beauty, while arancini and cannoli will make your taste buds dance.

Enjoy the fabulous experience of staying in a unique hostel.


  • 1600'S PALACE
Frescoes of '700
Frescoes of '700
beds with sunshade

Your satisfaction is our priority

At Ostello degli Elefanti, your satisfaction is our top priority.

This is why we encourage our guests to contact us through our website before their stay.

We are guest-oriented and we are keen to meet each guest's requests, to make your stay with us as comfortable as possible.

You are welcome at Ostello degli Elefanti, centrally located between the Duomo and Piazza Univesità.

We are located right at the heart of the Sicilian Baroque, on the slope of beautiful Mount Etna and close to the bright blue sea, warmed up by the hot sun all year round.

Accomodation in Hostel

Room 01

Mixed dorm - 10 beds

Hostel - Room 01

This is the most spacious room of the hostel, with beautiful frescoes, inspired by art and music.

The room is equipped with 10 single beds; from the palace's main balcony you can enjoy the wonderful view on via Etnea and Piazza Duomo.

Room 02

Female dorm - 8 beds

Hostel - Room 02

Being attentive to the needs of our female guests.

Ostello degli Elefanti wants to give them special attention: room 2 is dedicated to female guests only and is equipped with 8 single beds.

Room 03

Mixed dorm - 4 beds

Hostel - Room 03

Room 3 is equipped with 4 single beds and is perfect for families and groups of friends.

It has the same features of all the other rooms, such as single beds, desks, armchairs and lockers.

Room 04

Private room - single/twin/triple room

Hostel - Room 04

The private room offers the best in terms of comfort and privacy.

It can be booked for single, double or triple occupancy.

The ceiling and the terrace was amazing, the hostel staff super caring! Ilze
Il dormitorio e la sala comune sono stupendi. Bella atmosfera, colazione a buffet con ottima varietà. La prima sera nell'Ostello c'era anche un concerto. Antonio
Je vous conseille de venir passer votre séjour dans ce lieux agréable. Pascal
Eine sehr schöne und gut gelegene Unterkunft. Sehr freundliches Personal. Sehr gute Küche. Josef
Ubicacion perfecta, atencion del personal de primera, todo el hotel esta bien pensado. Omar
好好好,服务周到,舒适,自在 Xueling
天井が開く、スペースが広いです。スタッフはいい人で色々教えてくれます。 Nozomi

Latest news from our Blog

We know that our location is perfect to take part in the events that Catania has to offer; for this reason we will inform you about all the activities going on in town and at our Hostel.

La Festa di Sant'Agata a Catania

Wednesday, 24 June 2015

Per provare a spiegare l'importanza della Festa di Sant'Agata a Catania basterebbe questa frase: si tratta della terza festa religiosa più famosa al mondo. Non è un'esagerazione ed è un...


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