Hostels in Pisa, Italy

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

Pisa is most famous for the Leaning Tower of Pisa but it also has many other things to offer -- great restaurants, opera, and the beach is just a few miles away. There are plenty of hostels in Pisa in virtually every part of the town. Some hostels in Pisa are located in old buildings and might lack some modern facilities but compensate with their atmosphere. However, there are also many Pisa hostels in new buildings. All Pisa hostels are within walking distance of the Leaning Tower of Pisa, and this should not be a concern -- after all, the town is small. Prices of hostels in Pisa vary.

You might have problems finding your Pisa hostel as the streets are quite chaotic, so do not be afraid to ask people for directions and be sure to know the name of the street where your Pisa hostel is located. Although Pisa is a massive tourist city, most locals do not speak English but are very helpful. In other words, basic Italian knowledge can do miracles. At least get to know the colors as the bus lines are in colors ("verdi" is green, "rosso" is red).

You can go to Pisa by plain or train. The bus station is very close to the center of the city and all hostels in Pisa are within twenty minutes' walking at most -- some of them are even closer. Getting to your hostel in Pisa from the airport would require taking some public transportation (strongly recommended) or a taxi. Public transportation is great -- reliable, cheap, and regular. Even taking a taxi would not cost you much, as the distances are small. However, there are not so many taxis available and you might wait a lot.

Written by local enthusiast for Pisa hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Pisa hostels George Traveller

FAQ about Pisa Hostels

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

A hostel in Pisa costs on average $27 for a dorm. A hostel in Pisa with private rooms costs on average $78. shows all 6 Hostels in Pisa. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay. compares prices for 6 hostels in Pisa, Italy. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Pisa such as
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Safestay Pisa is the best rated hostel for partying in Pisa.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Pisa

Your Packing List for Pisa

Pack smart, not hard

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

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Pisa 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 Pisa, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
6 Total number of hostels
$27 Average dorm price
$78 Average private room price
$25 Cheapest hostel in Pisa
Hostel Pisa Tower is the cheapest
1 Party hostels in Pisa
Safestay Pisa is the best rated
5.6 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Pisa - from the Community

Hey fam! Here are a few more tips from the community, from them to you, and you to them. This space is dedicated for travellers to share their best tips on backpacking Pisa. Have a closer look - the Hostelz community share real hidden gems, insider knowledge and overall impressions of Pisa. Everyone is welcome to add something useful, funny, unexpected and the "absolutely necessary to know before you go" - share, share and then share a little more!

At the Piazza dei Miracoli I made great friends! Italian people are so nice and helpful. I met a lot of nice people here. You will also be absorbed once you see the incredible church frescoes. Simply a must.

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