Hostels in Como, Italy

Hold on, finding you the best prices right now...

Hostelworld/Hostels.com
HostelsClub
Booking.com
Loading...

Get to know Como (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 Como. To help you make friends with Como before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Looking for hostels in the area of Como? We made it easy for you and put all hostels near Como in a group. Find all hostels in Lake Como.

Como, Lombardy, Italy, is situated in the north of Italy in close range to the Swiss border. The city, with a population of roughly eighty-five thousand, is located right at the shore of Lake Como, one of the deepest lakes in Europe that covers an area of more than one hundred forty square kilometres. The scenic landscape was used for numerous movies, advertisements, and photo shoots. The lake and the Alps are the main reasons for tourists to visit the area, but besides the scenic nature, the city also boasts numerous churches, gardens, museums, and works of art. Due to the geographic location, it has been an important crossing point between northern Europe and the Mediterranean for centuries. It was an important city for the Roman Empire, as well. It was a communication point between Rome and the territories north of the Alps.

Como boasts points of interests for culture enthusiasts. One of the most important ones is the Como Cathedral, seat of the Diocese of Como. It took more than three hundred years to complete the cathedral and while different architectural styles influence the building, it is still considered as a Gothic cathedral. Another really lovely one is the public gardens with the Tempio Voltiano. The temple is designed in an interesting neoclassical style and is perfect for a stop when you stroll along the waterfront.

Como is an attractive city for tourists and you can choose from numerous hotels, holiday apartments, and guesthouses. Most accommodations are clustered in the centre of the city. In addition to that, you can find some more places to stay at the shore of the lake. Surprisingly, you can find book some Como, Lombardy, Italy hostels, as well. Staying in a hostel in Como, Lombardy, Italy, is the best option for students or backpackers who want to save some money. If you are flexible, you can check out the other hostels nearby such as in Merone.

Written by local enthusiast for Como hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Como hostels Flo

FAQ about Como Hostels

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

Hostelz.com shows all 2 Hostels in Como. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Cascina Respaù is the best hostel in Como for families.
Hostelz.com compares prices for 2 hostels in Como, Italy. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Como such as
  • 2 hotels
  • 4 guesthouses
  • 1 apartment

This makes this very website the best place to find cheap accommodation in Como.

Ostello Villa Olmo is the best rated hostel for partying in Como.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Como

Your Packing List for Como

Pack smart, not hard

Hostel? Check! Now let's have at your hostel packing list for Como and Italy.

You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

Get your full Packing List here

Como 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 Como, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
2 Total number of hostels
1 Party hostels in Como
Ostello Villa Olmo is the best rated
8.9 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Lake Como (5 Km / 3 mi.)
Merone (13 Km / 8 mi.)
Schignano (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Lezzeno (18 Km / 11 mi.)
Saronno (20 Km / 12 mi.)
Gerenzano (19 Km / 12 mi.)

Travel Tips for Como - from the Community

Oh man, so far no one from the community has left a comment or travel tips for Como. How about you kick start the discussion here? Gather your best backpacking recommendations for Como and jot them down below. The community thanks you.

Como comments only. Don't discuss the hostels here, post a review on the hostel's page instead.

Unlock your Hostel Account to Freedom!

Unlock your Hostel Account to Freedom!

Sign up with Hostelz.com and get access to exclusive hostel content and much more.

Do you already have an account? Login
Home Wishlists Login