Offering a terrace and views of the mountains and the sea, Timbuktu Hostel is located in San Vito lo Capo in the Sicily Region, 22 mi from Trapani.

Some rooms include views of the garden or city. Rooms are fitted with a private bathroom. One room comes with a flat-screen TV.

You will find a 24-hour front desk at the property.

Marsala is 30 mi from Timbuktu Hostel, while Favignana is 27 mi away. Trapani Airport can be reached by car in 1 hour.

Couples in particular like the location – they rated it 8.3 for a two-person trip.

Timbuktu Hostel has been welcoming guests since May 10, 2016

Property Highlights

Top Location: Highly rated by recent guests (8.7)

Want a great night's sleep? This property was highly rated for its very comfy beds.


Select dates to see this property's availability and prices

Travel Sustainable property
Travel Sustainable property
This property is part of the Travel Sustainable program, which means it’s taken significant steps to make your stay more sustainable.
Closest beach
  • San Vito Lo Capo Beach

    8.6 Excellent beach
    2,900 feet from property
Property questions and answers
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  • Hello! I am travelling with public transport. Flying to Catania. Is it possible to reach the hostel by bus or train?
    hello, to reach the hostel you must first go to Palermo than from Palermo catch the RUSSO bus to San Vito lo Capo, there is no train station in San Vi..
    Answered on September 6, 2021
  • Hello! It seems that the two bed are very close to each other. Is there any separation between them? Grazzie!
    we're using a curtain and there are less people in the room
    Answered on October 1, 2020
  • Hello , Im want to stay at your hostel from May 1st- May 8th . 1) I have to work sometimes. do you have stable wlan and some quiet corner for me to w..
    Hello Anke nice to meet you, thanks for writing! We do have a stable connection and yes you will definetely have a quite corner to work. To go to the ..
    Answered on April 17, 2021
  • hello,do you have lockers?
    Hello, yes we have lockers in the rooms. Have a good day
    Answered on August 31, 2021
  • Hi. I am travelling with my 2 kids 15 and 18 years old. would it be possible to book the double room and add one bed ? thanks
    Hello, yes, its possible, send us a e mail, let us know the dates and we will find the best solution for you!
    Answered on May 12, 2022
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Amenities of Timbuktu Hostel
  • Toilet paper
  • Bidet
  • Private Bathroom
  • Toilet
  • Shower
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Outdoor fireplace
  • Picnic area
  • Outdoor furniture
  • Sun deck
  • Barbecue
  • BBQ facilities
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Shared kitchen
  • Dining table
  • Coffee machine
  • Toaster
  • Stovetop
  • Oven
  • Kitchenware
  • Electric kettle
  • Kitchen
  • Washing machine
  • Microwave
  • Kitchenette
Room Amenities
  • Socket near the bed
  • Drying rack for clothing
  • Clothes rack
  • Aerobics Off-site Additional charge
  • Live sports events (broadcast)
  • Live music/Performance
  • Cooking class Additional charge
  • Tour or class about local culture Additional charge
  • Happy hour Additional charge
  • Themed dinners Additional charge
  • Bike tours Additional charge
  • Movie nights
  • Temporary art galleries
  • Beach
  • Water sports facilities on site Additional charge
  • Snorkeling Off-site Additional charge
  • Diving Off-site Additional charge
  • Cycling Off-site
  • Hiking Additional charge
  • Karaoke
  • Game room
  • Fishing Additional charge
Living Area
  • Dining area
  • Desk
Media & Technology
  • Telephone
Food & Drink
  • Coffee house on site
  • Wine/Champagne Additional charge
  • Snack bar
  • Bar
  • Tea/Coffee maker
WiFi is available in all areas and is free of charge.
No parking available.
Front Desk Services
  • Invoice provided
  • Lockers
  • Baggage storage
  • Tour desk
  • Express check-in/out
Entertainment & Family Services
  • Outdoor play equipment for kids
  • Indoor play area
  • Board games/Puzzles
  • Board games/puzzles
Cleaning Services
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Laundry Additional charge
Business Facilities
  • Fax/Photocopying Additional charge
Safety & security
  • Fire extinguishers
  • CCTV outside property
  • CCTV in common areas
  • Security alarm
  • Key card access
  • 24-hour security
  • Safe
  • Shared lounge/TV area
  • Vending machine (snacks)
  • Vending machine (drinks)
  • Hypoallergenic
  • Designated smoking area
  • Air conditioning
  • Hypoallergenic room available
  • Tile/Marble floor
  • Heating
  • Soundproof
  • Elevator
  • Family rooms
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Airport shuttle
  • Airport shuttle Additional charge
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Bathroom emergency cord
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Upper floors accessible by elevator
  • Full-body massage
  • Head massage
  • Foot massage
  • Neck massage
  • Back massage
  • Beach umbrellas
  • Massage Additional charge
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

House rules

Timbuktu Hostel takes special requests – add in the next step!


3:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card at check-in


4:00 AM - 10:30 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 of all ages are welcome.

To see correct prices and occupancy info, add the number and ages of children in your group to your search.

Crib and extra bed policies

0 - 3 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per child, per night
Crib upon request
€ 15 per child, per night
4 - 10 years
Extra bed upon request
€ 20 per child, per night

Prices for cribs and extra beds aren't included in the total price. They'll have to be paid for separately during your stay.

The number of extra beds and cribs allowed depends on the option you choose. Check your selected option for more info.

All cribs and extra beds are subject to availability.

No age restriction

There's no age requirement for check-in


Pets are not allowed.

Maestro Mastercard Visa UnionPay credit card CartaSi JCB Diners Club Timbuktu Hostel accepts these cards and reserves the right to temporarily hold an amount prior to arrival.

The fine print

In response to the coronavirus (COVID-19), additional safety and sanitation measures are in effect at this property.

Food and beverage services at this property may be limited or unavailable due to the coronavirus (COVID-19).

Due to the coronavirus (COVID-19), this property is taking steps to protect the safety of guests and staff. Certain services and amenities may be reduced or unavailable as a result.

Please inform Timbuktu Hostel 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.

Guests are required to show a photo ID and credit card upon check-in. Please note that all Special Requests are subject to availability and additional charges may apply.

License number: 19081020B600762

FAQs about Timbuktu Hostel

  • Check-in at Timbuktu Hostel is from 3:00 PM, and check-out is until 10:30 AM.

  • The nearest beach is 0.6 miles from Timbuktu Hostel.

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

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

    • Massage
    • Cycling
    • Hiking
    • Game room
    • Snorkeling
    • Diving
    • Fishing
    • Karaoke
    • Bike tours
    • Aerobics
    • Back massage
    • Water sports facilities on site
    • Full-body massage
    • Cooking class
    • Foot massage
    • Happy hour
    • Neck massage
    • Beach
    • Head massage
    • Temporary art galleries
    • Live music/Performance
    • Themed dinners
    • Live sports events (broadcast)
    • Movie nights
    • Tour or class about local culture

  • Timbuktu Hostel is 2,450 feet from the center of San Vito lo Capo.