Eco Hostel offers unique accommodation in Catania!
Spend your time in the common areas to share stories about your travels and meet new friends, and enjoy your 'me' time in the privacy of our unique beds in shared dormitory rooms.
Your own personal bed is equipped with all the features you will need during your stay: a closet, usb socket, pop-up desk, personal reading light, personal safe deposit and a roll-up blind to guarantee your comfort and privacy.
Eco Hostel is for travellers that want to experience the real Sicilian welcoming atmosphere while enjoying all the comfort and convenience of a modern backpacker heaven.
Wake up in the morning with the aroma of coffee, home baked cakes and pastries and join us on the ground floor to enjoy your free breakfast, and after your day out and about exploring the city, enjoy our bar filled with travellers from all over the world.
In the common area you will also find our fully-equipped kitchen to prepare a home cooked meal and chat with fellow travellers.
You will find our front desk open 24 hours a day and with us you will enjoy free breakfast, free bed linens, free WiFi, free personal safe deposit, luggage storage, super friendly staff and a convenient laundry service.
We are located in the heart of Catania, few steps away from the famous 'pescheria' Catania's 'fish market' and couple of minutes walk away from the Dome square 'Piazza Duomo' and Main Street Via Etnea.
Few minutes of walk will also lead you to the famous Ursino Castle and many other historical attractions and interesting spots to explore.
You can reach us easily from the airport using the Alibus that will drop you a short walk away from us, we are also easily accessible from the train station, using the city busses, and of course if you need, we offer a shuttle service to pick you up or drop you off anywhere you need to go.
Property Name: Eco Hostel
Address 1: Via Fornai, 44
City : CT
Postal Code : 95121
Contact Name: Eco Hostel
Check-In / Check-Out Policies
This property has the following check-in and check-out times and policies.
Property and Cancellation Policies :
Full Charge - Full Stay - If cancelled within 3 days of arrival
Terms and Conditions
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
These Terms and Conditions (Conditions) set out the basis on which Eco Hostel (as defined below) will provide accommodation and other products and services at its hostels to Customers (as defined below) and Guests (as defined below). By making a Booking (as defined below) the Customer agrees to comply with these Conditions.
In these Terms and Conditions, unless the context otherwise requires, the following expressions have the following meanings:"Arrival Date" means the date on which the Customer’s stay at the hostel is due to commence, as per the Booking Details "Booking" means the reservation by the Customer of accommodation and any other products and services detailed in the Booking which is accepted by Eco Hostel“Booking Details”means the details of the Booking including the number of Guests, the number of rooms required, the duration of the Guests’ stay at the Hostel and any other products and/or services to be included in the Booking “Charges” means the charges payable by the Customer in connection with the Booking “Contract” means the contract between the Customer and Eco Hostel in relation to the Booking “Customer” means person who makes the Booking “Eco Hostel” managed by SAFE S.A.S. (registered P.IVA IT05256150870) “Guests” means the Customer and any third parties they invite to the Hostel in connection with the Booking “Hostel” means the hostel owned or operated by SAFE S.A.S. with location Cortile Archirotti, 1,Catania, Italy.
2.1 Customers can request Bookings via Eco Hostel website or by contacting Eco Hostel’s staff at the Hostel.
2.2 When requesting Bookings, Customers will be required to provide identification information including, but not limited to, their name, address, contact telephone number and email address.
2.3 No request for a Booking should be deemed to be accepted unless and until Eco Hostel confirms its acceptance and provides a booking reference, at which point the Contract will come into existence.
2.4 Subject to clause 4 Eco Hostel will use its reasonable endeavours to accommodate any request from the Customer to change the Booking Details but any request to change the dates or length of stay or add products and/or services will be subject to availability and the Customer paying for such increased length of stay and/or products and/or services at Eco Hostel’s standard rates from time to time.
2.5 When booking beds in a shared room, Eco Hostel will attempt to put people on the same booking in the same room, however this can not be guaranteed
3. FEES AND PAYMENT
3.1 The Charges will be as quoted by Eco Hostel to the Customer upon the Customer’s request fora Booking.
3.2 Unless otherwise agreed by Eco Hostel, the Charges only cover the provision of accommodation and Breakfast meal at the Hostel and the Customer may incur additional charges including, without limitation, charges for meals, Towel etc.(the “Additional Charges”).
3.3 Tourist taxes subject to local laws are not included in the standard rate and are intended per person per night and to be payed in cash at the time of check in in the Hostel.
3.4 Customers will be informed of the amount of the Additional Charges before they are incurred.
3.5 Bookings will be subject to the Customer: making payment of the Charges in full in advance or, at Eco Hostel’s option, paying a booking fee and/or deposit; and providing valid Debit or Credit Card details via which payment of the Charges or the balance of the Charges(as the case may be) and any Additional Charges can be taken at check in at the hostel or at the time of booking.
3.6 If not prepaid in full at time of booking the balance of the Charges must be paid by the Customer immediately on checking in at the Hostel. Any Additional Charges must be paid either as they are incurred or, at Eco Hostel’s option, upon the Customer checking out at the Hostel.
3.7 The following payment methods are accepted by Eco Hostel
3.7.1 Credit and Debit Cards
- American Express, Diners Club, Visa and Mastercard
4.1 Subject to clause 4.2, the Customer may cancel the Booking without charge if notice is given to Eco Hostel at least 72 hours prior to 1400 hours (local time) on the Arrival Date. In which case Eco Hostel will refund to the Customer all sums paid by the Customer in advance, if any.
4.2 Where the Customer has been offered a discounted rate on condition that the Booking becomes non-refundable upon cancellation then, provided the Customer has been informed of such Condition, in the event of cancellation of the Booking, all Charges applicable to that Booking remain payable in full.
4.3 Where the Customer fails to give sufficient notice of cancellation as per clause 4.1 or fails to arrive (no show) at the Hostel, the Booking will be deemed cancelled and the Customer must pay the Hostel an amount equivalent to the Charges applicable to the full amount of the nights stay at the Hostel.
4.4 Eco Hostel may at any time cancel a Booking if the Hostel becomes unavailable due to circumstances outside Eco Hostel’s control in which case Eco Hostel will pay the Customer a full refund of any Charges and any booking fee paid.
4.5 Eco Hostel may at any time cancel the Booking if the payment details provided by the Customer in accordance with clause 3.4.2 are invalid and the Customer fails to provide alternative valid details.
5. CHECK IN AND CHECK OUT
5.1 Check-in time at the Hostel booked is from 1500 hrs. Check-in prior to 1500 hrs. may be available subject to prior arrangement with Eco Hostel and subject to the full range of services and facilities at the Hostel not being available until the standard check in time.
5.2 Check-out time at the Hostel booked is 1000 hrs. Later check-out times may be possible by prior arrangement with an additional charge and subject to availability. (In the absence of such prior arrangement, failure to check-out by 1100 hrs may result in the Customer being charged for an additional night’s accommodation at the standard applicable rate.
6. HOSTEL RULES
6.1 Valid photo identification in the form of a Driver License, National I.D. or Passport is required at check-in.
6.2 Customers are required to conduct themselves and ensure that their Guests conduct themselves in a reasonable and responsible manner at the Hostel and must not act in anyway which may disturb other guests. Failure to adhere to this requirement may result in Guests being asked to leave the Hostel in which event all Charges and Additional Charges shall become immediately payable by the Guest.
6.3 Smoking is not permitted inside the Hostel and only in the designated smoking areas.
6.4 The Customer will be responsible for any loss or damage caused at the Hostel by Guests or visitor of the Guest. The Guest may be liable for Eco Hostel’s reasonable cost of repairing, cleaning or replacing any property of Eco Hostel which is damaged, soiled or lost by a Guest.
6.5 No animals are allowed in the Hostel.6.6 Eco Hostel does not accept bookings made by those under the age of 16. Under 18’s can stay in any shared rooms, when accompanied by an adult over 18 years. If you’re between 16-18 and want to stay in a shared room, you’ll need written consent from your parent or guardian. Failure to adhere to this rule will result in automatic Cancellation with no refund given.
7. FOOD AND DRINK
7.1 Unless otherwise agreed by Eco Hostel, the Charges include Breakfast only in the standard room rate.
7.2 Customers and their Guests may only consume food and drink purchased from Eco Hostel in the hostel. No externally purchase food and drink may be consumed inside Eco Hostel.
8. DISABLED GUESTS
8.1 Eco Hostel complies with all laws regulating the treatment of, and provision for, disabled Guests.
8.2 Customers with any special requirements pertaining to a disability should inform the management team at the Hostel prior to the Arrival Date.
9. ECO HOSTEL’S LIABILITY
9.1 Nothing in these Conditions purports to limit or exclude Eco Hostel’s liability for:(a) death or personal injury caused by the negligence of Eco Hostel its employees, subcontractors or agents;(b) fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation; or(c) any other matter for which it would be illegal for the Hostel to limit or exclude its liability.
9.2 If Eco Hostel breaches these Conditions or is negligent, it is responsible for the loss of damage suffered by the Customer that is a foreseeable result of the breach of negligence but are not responsible for any loss or damage that is not foreseeable. Loss or damage is foreseeable if they were an obvious consequence of Eco Hostel’s breach of these Conditions or if they were contemplated by Eco Hostel and the Customer when they entered into the Contract.
9.3 The Customer agrees that Eco Hostel is only supplying its facilities, products and services to the Customer for private use and have no liability to the Customer for any loss of profit, loss of business, business interruption or loss of business opportunity.
10. PERSONAL DATA
10.1 Eco Hostel treatment of Customers data follows the Italian Personal Data Act.
10.2 The Customer hereby consents to Eco Hostel collecting of the Customers personal data such as name, surname, email address, social security number, customer number, address,contact information and details of the bank account number and IP number.
10.3 The personal data is used by Eco Hostel for the performance of the Contract and for marketing and as a basis for statistics and for Eco Hostel’s product development. Eco Hostel has the right to share your personal data with its partners for advertisement and promotion.
10.4 The personal data may be analyzed and grouped for the selection, prioritization and planning of the marketing of Eco Hostel, so-called profiling.
10.5 As a customer of Eco Hostel, you agree to receive marketing information via mail, telephone,or e-mail and text messages, and other digital channels. Marketing through email and sms is regulated in the Italian Marketing Act. Your personal data maybe disclosed to all offices within the Eco Hostel’s group.
10.6 Personal information is disclosed to Italian authorities only when it is required by law or official order.
11.1 The Customer’s rights as a consumer under consumer protection legislation from time to time in force shall not be affected by these Conditions.
11.2 Eco Hostel may transfer its rights and obligations under the Contract to another organisation but will always inform the Customer if this happens and this will not affect the Customer’s rights under the contract.
11.3 Eco Hostel will not be liable to the Customer for any failure to perform or delaying in performing its obligations where such failure or delay is due to an event outside Eco Hostel’s control (including without limitation, extreme adverse weather, industrial action or natural disaster). If such an event prevents Eco Hostel from fulfilling the Booking, either party may cancel the Contract.
11.4 Eco Hostel may, from time to time, change these Conditions without notice. However, the version of these Conditions in force at the time of the Booking will continue to apply to the Contract. Customers are advised to check Eco Hostel’s website for the latest version of these Conditions before making a Booking.
11.5 Eco Hostel complies with its obligations under the Data Protection Act 1998 (the “Act”) in relation to data protection. Eco Hostel will process personal data (as defined in the Act) in relation to Customers and Guests solely for the purpose of performing its obligations and exercising its rights in connection with the Contract. Eco Hostel will not provide any such personal data to any third parties apart from third parties who provide services to Eco Hostel such as the provision of legal advice.
11.6 No failure by Eco Hostel to enforce these Conditions shall constitute a waiver of the right to subsequently enforce that provision or any other provision of these Conditions. Such failure shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any preceding or subsequent breach and shall not constitute a continuing waiver.
11.7 If any provision of these Conditions is held by any competent authority to be invalid or unenforceable in whole or in part the validity of the other provisions of these Conditions and the remainder of the provision in question shall not be affected.
11.8 No person who is not a party to the Contract will have any rights in connection with it.
1. Subject to clause 4.2 of Terms and Conditions the Customer may cancel the Booking without charge if notice is given to Eco Hostel at least 72 hours prior to 1400 hours (local time) on the Arrival Date. In which case Eco Hostel will refund to the Customer all sums paid by the Customer in advance, if any.
2. Where the Customer has been offered a discounted rate on condition that the Booking becomes non-refundable upon cancellation then, provided the Customer has been informed of such Condition, in the event of cancellation of the Booking, all Charges applicable to that Booking remain payable in full.
3. Where the Customer fails to give sufficient notice of cancellation as per clause 4.1 or fails to arrive (no show) at the Hostel, the Booking will be deemed cancelled and the Customer must pay the Hostel an amount equivalent to the Charges applicable to the full amount of the nights stay at the Hostel.
4. Eco Hostel may at any time cancel a Booking if the Hostel becomes unavailable due to circumstances outside Eco Hostel’s control in which case Eco Hostel will pay the Customer a full refund of any Charges and any booking fee paid.
5. Eco Hostel may at any time cancel the Booking if the payment details provided by the Customer in accordance with clause 3.4.2 are invalid and the Customer fails to provide alternative valid details.