7 Hostels in Bologna, Italia

Welcome to your detailed guide for hostels in Bologna, Italia. You can choose from 7 Bologna hostels. In total, there are 64 cheap places to stay in Bologna such as guesthouses and bnbs. Prices start from $25 for a dorm.

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Bologna 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 Bologna, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.

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Cheapest hostel in Bologna


(Il Castello HOSTEL BOUTIQUE is the cheapest)

Party hostels in Bologna

Oh no, zero party hostels here!

Most Bologna hostels are located in

University District

Average rating of all hostels


Hostels in Bologna for all Traveller Types

Below you can discover the best hostels to suit every traveller type. All of our recommendations are based on information shared by genuine travellers, the hostels and data that has been calculated from the system. Don't forget to check the ratings and see how these compare with the rates.

Best Hostels in Bologna for Solo Travellers

Travelling on your own to Bologna? Fabulous!

Pick a great hostel designed with solo travellers in mind, and you're bound to meet plenty of like-minded people who have also dared to venture to Bologna alone. Here are the top hostels for solo travellers in Bologna. We've also highlighted which hostel offers special perks you, as a solo traveller, will love. Each hostel offers great social spaces to meet fellow backpackers and wonderful opportunities for making new friends. You'll soon realise that travelling on your own definitely does not mean travelling alone.

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

We wrote a complete guide about backpacking Bologna here. This guide is only available in English. Please click the link to read our handwritten guide.

Other Nearby Cities
Budrio Budrio (16 Km / 10 mi.)
San Pietro in Casale San Pietro in Casale (24 Km / 15 mi.)
Loiano Loiano (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Castel Guelfo di Bologna Castel Guelfo di Bologna (28 Km / 17 mi.)
Nonantola Nonantola (31 Km / 20 mi.)
Imola Imola (33 Km / 21 mi.)
Modena Modena (37 Km / 23 mi.)

FAQ about Bologna Hostels

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

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FAQ about Bologna Hostels

A hostel in Bologna costs on average $25 for a dorm. A hostel in Bologna with private rooms costs on average $80.

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Travel Tips for Bologna - from the Community

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Your Packing List for Bologna

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

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:

  1. Padlock
  2. Earplugs
  3. Sleeping Mask
  4. Quick Dry Travel Towel
  5. Head Lamp

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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Your Packing List for Bologna