Hostels in Bari, Italy

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Get to know Bari (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Bari. To help you make friends with Bari before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Bari is located in the south of Italy, in the Puglia region whose shape recalls the heel of the boot. Bari is quite a big city, one of the biggest of the whole of southern Italy. Even if Bari might not be on your destinations bucket list, you could end up there -- for instance, if you are traveling by boat, as the town is located on the Adriatic Sea.

Whatever reason takes you to Bari, you should take advantage of what the city has to offer. Nowadays it is a large city known for its commercial importance as it's port is a center of import and export for many goods. But Bari it isn't only made of shops, houses, and boats -- there is the old town, which is worth visiting. The local people call it "Bari Vecchia" and it seems like a small medieval town within the city. It's almost magic walking in the narrow streets, enjoying the stone architecture and the slice-of-life scenes (an old lady making fresh pasta or hanging the washing out of her windows) -- it brings you back in time.

In Old Bari, there also is the famous Basilica of Saint Nicola, which is the main and more impressive church, well known for its crypt and golden-decorated ceiling, which is definitely worth a visit. There are many other old buildings you can visit, and also there are a lot of coffee shops, restaurants, and bars that are usually open until late at night -- here is where most young people spend spare time. Just one recommendation -- the old town is also famous for its pickpockets, so be careful when using cameras or other valuables.

Getting around Bari is pretty easy on foot or by using the local buses or taxis, which might be a bit pricey. If you're stopping for the night, there are plenty of hotels, but the cheap options, including Bari hostels, are limited. There are few Bari hostels with dorms and private rooms, but they are not that cheap either. Apart from Bari hostels, you might find some budget accommodations at reasonable prices like bed and breakfasts. After a good night sleep at your Bari hostel, there are plenty of places to go for shopping to buy everything from typical products (wine, fresh homemade pasta, and pottery) to high-fashion brands.

Written by local enthusiast for Bari hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Bari hostels ANGLOITALIAN

FAQ about Bari Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Bari. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Bari. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Bari costs on average $36 for a dorm. A hostel in Bari with private rooms costs on average $91.
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Bari Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Bari, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
3 Total number of hostels
$36 Average dorm price
$91 Average private room price
$25 Cheapest hostel in Bari
Olive Tree is the cheapest
8.3 Average rating of all hostels

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