Hostel of the Sun is in one of the safest areas of Naples, a short tram ride away from the Central Station and 100m from the airport shuttle bus stop. We are close the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of the Historical Centre, the San Carlo Opera House and Piazza Plebiscito, and just 50m from the port for ferries and buses to Capri, Pompeii and the Amalfi Coast. Just a short walk away you'll find the city's two most famous Pizzerias where all you foodies can get your fix!
Our staff is always available and happy to answer your questions, give advice and recommendations; you'll arrive as guests and leave as friends. We have an in-house bar with cheap cocktails if you fancy staying in to meet other travelers or if you just want to get your night out off to a good start!
95 % Total ratings: 85
Come to our Naples hostel and see for yourself why we are recommended by all the major travel guides and our staff is consistently rated amongst the best in Europe.
We are fantastically located for a Naples Hostel near to the port and bus terminal making your day trip to Pompeii and Vesuvius or the beautiful Island of Capri easy and comfortable, as well as being close to the historical centre of Naples and all the main monuments, come stay in our Naples hostel in one of the safest areas of the city which is a a short bus ride away from the Central Station. For all you foodies: Southern Italy is the home to some of the best food in the world and Naples is no exception. We are a stones-throw away from the world-famous pizzerias and inexpensive trattorias where you can get your fix.
Our staff is always available and willing to answer questions, give advice and recommendations, and quite often to lead, nightlife adventures. Cheap cocktails at our in-house bar will make sure that your night gets off to a good start.
There is no better way to experience this area of the world than staying here at Hostel of the Sun Naples Hostel with us and we will do everything in our power to make sure your stay is as enjoyable as it should be! We have accommodations to fit all requirements and budgets, from comfortable dorm beds to luxury en-suite double rooms with TVs and DVD players to enjoy our huge DVD library in private. There is also free air conditioning and WiFi throughout.
Address: Via Melisurgo 15, Napoli 80133 Italy
Phone 1: +39 081 420 6393
From the Train Station By Tram :
Exit the station and cross the square in front (Piazza Garibaldi) until you will reach the tram line (it’s the only one in the Piazza). Take the Tram Number 1, in the direction ‘Colombo’, which is to the left when you are have your back train station. You get off at the LAST stop and the hostel is on the road between the Agip and Esso petrol stations on your right hand side, ‘Via Melisurgo’. We are number 15 on the right.
REMEMBER: You need to buy the ticket (1,30 euro) BEFORE you get on the tram, and then stamp it when you get on. You can get the tickets at any newsstand or tabacchi shop.
Walking From The Train Station:
Exit the station and walk towards the city center on ‘Corso Umberto’ (sometimes also called Rettifilo). At end of Corso Umberto starts Via Depretis, walk until you are approx. 100 meters from Castel Nuovo (the big castle at the end of the street) and the last street on the left is via G. Melisurgo (newspaper stand at the corner) We are at number 15 on the left.
From Naples Airport:
Outside the arrival terminal there is a shuttle bus called ‘ALIBUS’ that runs to the main square, you should get off at ‘Piazza Municipio “, next to the main port Molo Beverello, the last stop, and follow the map. It’s about 2 minutes on foot.
To get into our building, please press 51 (buzzer) to ring reception, walk inside, make a left and take the elevator to the reception..
From the Central Station a taxi costs 11 euros, from the Airport 19 euros. Always ask for the Tariffa Fissa (the fixed fare).
For more information, please contact us directly
Rated 5/5 based on 18 customer reviews
26 Sep 2014 - Reviewer frankie
My second time at the hostel of the sun ando lived it just as much this time!! Comfy rooms but the staff make the place magic
08 Sep 2014 - Reviewer Olivia
Hostel of the Sun is such a brilliant place. Excellent, knowledgable and friendly staff! Knew so much about Italy. Gave so much helpful advise about where to go. So welcoming on arrival it's a little shocking! Really great chilled out atmosphere, like a big psychedellic house of nomads. Music blearing, cool dogs coming up for cuddles. Loved it.
23 Jun 2014 - Reviewer Jarod
Good location in Naples, walking distance from everything. Absolutely fantastic staff that couldn't do enough for us. Can't believe they evern folded our washing up!
18 Jun 2014 - Reviewer Mirella
One of the best hostel I have stayed!!!!!!!!
17 Jan 2013 - Reviewer Patricia
The staff was really nice. I'd like to have a female room. The boys seems a little shy and i think would better different rooms
30 Sep 2012 - Reviewer Manny Silva
I stayed at Hostel of the Sun for four days in July 2012, the location is near the waterfront and easily accessible to ferries to the ilands and near the communter train station for excurstions out of town. The rooms are clean and comfortable, and the staff are very helpful with organizing your sightseeing and offering suggestions. I highly recommend staying at Hostel of the Sun when in Naples. I will definitly stay here when I visit southern Italy again.
02 Jul 2012 - Reviewer Matt Bassett
Brilliant. Hostel of the sun is a great hostel, I was bombarded with info and maps and activities when i got there and it had a really good vibe. Thanks guys!!
23 Mar 2012 - Reviewer Louis
The hostel that I will now judge all other hostels against. The staff was amazing, extremely helpful, knowledgeable and genuinely friendly. I actually felt like I was leaving friends behind when I left Napoli after a week. Great location right next to the docks and major bus station which makes day trips easy. Good breakfast, clean rooms, great common area, warm showers. The best hostel I've been to.
07 Nov 2011 - Reviewer rmbkythe
I had a great time here. The staff is super helpful and quite knowledgable about everything. Everyone I met was extremely friendly and outgoing...the hostel just seems to have that atmosphere. Clean, organized and perfectly priced. Also, location is perfect. If I go back Naples, I'll stay here for sure.
28 Oct 2011 - Reviewer Michael Nazzaro
We had a wonderful one night stay at Hostel of the Sun. The staff is extremely friendly and the place is very comfortable. It has a nice "home" feeling to it with nice couches, books, and a TV to relax and watch a movie. The beds are comfortable and the place is very clean. You can even do your laundry there! Oh and it is very close to all of the site-seeing there, you can walk out of the hostel and get to the good food and the city center easily, just don't get mugged at night ;-) Ask the staff for information about food, sites, Pompei, ferries, etc. they will have answers for you. I would recommend staying here to fellow backpackers.
12 Oct 2011 - Reviewer Michael Nazzaro
This hostel was very nice and comfortable. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. They had a nice "living room" to watch movies and relax, and it was overall a very pleasant atmosphere. If you are in Napoli, I would recommend staying here
10 Oct 2011 - Reviewer Lola123
The stuff very nice, hostel well equipped, nice rooms, atmosphere cool, cheap drinks, I recommend it 100%;)
06 Oct 2011 - Reviewer Adriana
Good location, comfortable and clean, great breakfast and the most friendly staff ever!! You feel like home there and well looked after!!
06 Aug 2011 - Reviewer Sonia
The staff was awesome. Hands down the friendliest of any hostel I've stayed at. The full private bathrooms (toilette+shower) provided some privacy that is rare but a very welcomed change.
06 Aug 2011 - Reviewer Pablo leschevich
The hostel and the people who work's in there are rally great
16 Jun 2011 - Reviewer Joe K
All in all I was happy with Sun. looked better than the other naples hostels online. italy was great and would go back again.
15 Jun 2011 - Reviewer Sweet
this hostel was really great. thanks to nita for help planning the trip.
06 Jun 2011 - Reviewer Mickeal
Was a good hostel.
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