Abbey is the first born of the hostel chain 'The Hostel'. An ex convent from the 1400’s where today people meet and tell stories from all over the world.
A place that originally served a purpose for silence and prayer is today restored like a home in which people meet from all around the world. Inaugurated in March 2014, it offers accommodation for 41 guests. Dormitories, double rooms or singles plus ample common areas.
Abbey is in the historic centre of Genoa, a small distance from the Piazza Principe Railway Station and the famous Aquarium. It is two minutes (by foot) to Via Garibaldi, the street of the UNESCO heritage buildings and to all the major attractions of the city. Everything you require is close by including restaurants, cafes, supermarkets, gelato shops, information centres and all the tourist attractions.
It is the first hostel in the city with a new concept: to offer hostel prices with the comfort of a hotel. It covers the area between hostel and hotel, taking the best characteristics of both.
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Hostel Facilities & Policies
- Air Conditioning
- Board Games
- Book Exchange
- Breakfast Not Included
- Common Room
- Credit Cards Accepted
- Telephone/Fax Facilities
- Free City Maps
- Free Internet Access
- Free WiFi
- Hair Dryers
- Hair Dryers For Hire
- Hot Showers
- House Keeping
- Internet Access
- Self-Catering Facilities
- Laundry Facilities
- Linen Included
- Security Lockers
- Luggage Storage
- Non Smoking
- Reading Light
- Taxes not included
- Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
- Towels For Hire
- Washing Machine
Cancellation PolicyThis property has a 1 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.
Must-Read Hostel InfoThis property has specific Terms & Conditions.
Cancellations must be submitted 24 hours before your date of arrival. If you do not cancel by then, you will be charged for one night.
Things to Note:
There is a 1am curfew (outside doors get locked) until reception opens at 08:00 (you are able to leave before this time).
Check in from 15:00 to 23:00.
Check out by 10:30.
We can store your bags before check in time or after check out so you can keep exploring the city.
Payment upon arrival by cash, credit card or debit card.
10.00 Euro Key deposit must be payed by cash (late night and locker keys included)
Breakfast is not included, it is €3.50 per person per day between 08:00 and 10:00.
DirectionsShow MapHide Map
From Principe train station : 10 minutes walk
Exit the station through the main exit to Piazza Acquaverde and walk straight ahead to Via Balbi.
Continue along Via Balbi until the end of the street. As soon as the street opens up to the roundabout turn right and then right again in 10 metres. You will see a street sign Vico Nuovo (it is a narrow street that looks more like a footpath rather than a street). Take Vico Nuovo, it turns left after just 20 metres.
Continue on this street and in a few seconds you will see the hostel straight ahead of you.
From Cristoforo Colombo Airport : 30 minutes by bus
Exit the airport and take the Volabus.
Get off the bus at the Stazione Prince stop by the train station.
Follow the walking directions above.
Abbey Hostel is very close to Piazza della Nunziata, Acquario di Genova, Porto Antico, Piazza Principe train station and Darsena Metro station.
Abbey Hostel is in the middle of Unesco heritage and the university area, located in one of the biggest old town center of Europe