Costello is located in La Spezia, 18 miles from Carrara Convention Center and a 9-minute walk from Stazione La Spezia Centrale. Among the facilities at this property are a shared kitchen and a shared lounge, along with free WiFi throughout the property. Mare Monti Shopping centre is 22 miles from the hostel. Rooms come complete with a shared bathroom equipped with a shower and a hairdryer, while some accommodations at the hostel also feature a seating area. Popular points of interest near Costello include Saint George's Castle, Technical Naval Museum and Amedeo Lia Museum. The nearest airport is Pisa International Airport, 52 miles from the accommodation.

This is our guests' favorite part of La Spezia, according to independent reviews.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 9.4 for a two-person trip.

Costello has been welcoming guests since May 28, 2019

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Property Highlights

Located in the top-rated area in La Spezia, this property has an excellent location score of 9.7!


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Guest reviews


Value for money
Free WiFi
High score for La Spezia
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  • Thi
    The staff at this place is very friendly and accommodating, making sure that your stay is comfortable and hassle-free. The rooms and bathrooms are spotlessly clean and contemporary and offer serene views of the surrounding streets. You can drop...
  • Sheliza
    It felt like staying with one big family! Very home-y and conforming. They made dinner for everyone on the first night.
  • Vu
    The staff were really kind and friendly. Location is great and bed was comfortable!
  • Jennifer
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    This hostel was amazing! Everyone here was so kind from the staff to the other guests. I love that it is a smaller hostel (only 24 beds), so you can actually get to know the other guests and staff. The location was easy to access via the train....
  • Kaitlyn
    I LOVED IT HERE. Amazing staff amazing people. Free food for breakfast free pasta for dinner. The place did family style dinner a couple nights a week. Super close to the cinque terres. I would stay here again in a heart beat. I met the most...
  • Asa
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    Amazing hosts, great location, would stay here again
  • M2m2c93
    The staff provided the best customer service I've ever experienced in a hostel
  • Hans
    One of the many pleasant aspects of this independent family-like hostel: After I announced arriving late (because of an arduous cycling route) and the wish to store my bicycle indoors, the founder (being a long-distance cyclist traveller himself)...
  • Yuval
    everything about it. starting with the stuff, and the dorms, the great location. it was just perfect.
  • Annabelle
    United States of AmericaUnited States of America
    The staff here were so incredibly nice that even though the hostel wasn’t perfect, I can’t help but give it a 10/10! It’s very clean and not filled with a million people. I got a text beforehand from the owner to confirm my arrival time, he then...

Property questions and answers
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  • Do you offer luggage storage?

    Yes we do.
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Do you have planned events or activities?

    Yes we do. We regularly offer kayak and other adventurous experiences.
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Hi, is there late check in?

    yes, until 11pm
    Answered on 8 July 2021
  • Do I need a lock for the lockers?

    No because we can provide it for free.
    Answered on 14 October 2019
  • Hello! I am planning to visit the Cinque Terres when I stay with you. I am wondering how far you are from the train station in order to arrive there? ..

    6-7 mins walking from train station. yes we offer lockers to safely secure your belongings while at Costello.
    Answered on 3 March 2023
  • Is it quiet at night?

    Yes, we are in the quiet part of the city centre
    Answered on 14 October 2019
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Amenities of Costello
Great facilities! Review score, 9.6

Most popular amenities
  • Free WiFi
  • Toilet paper
  • Toilet
  • Hairdryer
  • Shower
  • Shared kitchen
  • Hiking
    Additional charge
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Soundproof rooms
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • Italian

House rules

Costello takes special requests – add in the next step!


From 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM


From 6:00 AM to 11:00 AM



Cancellation and prepayment policies vary according to accommodations type. Please enter the dates of your stay and check what conditions apply to your preferred room.

Children & Beds

Child policies

Children not allowed.

Crib and extra bed policies

Cribs and extra beds aren't available at this property.

Age restriction

The minimum age for check-in is 18


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card Cash Costello accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

Please inform Costello of your expected arrival time in advance. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly using the contact details in your confirmation.

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FAQs about Costello

  • Costello offers the following activities/services (charges may apply):

    • Hiking

  • Costello is 1,300 feet from the center of La Spezia. All distances are measured in straight lines. Actual travel distances may vary.

  • Check-in at Costello is from 12:00 PM, and check-out is until 11:00 AM.

  • The prices at Costello may vary depending on your stay (e.g. dates, hotel's policy etc.). To see prices, enter your dates.