Bari, a port city in Italy attracts a lot of travelers and backpackers who look for inexpensive accommodations while they explore the nearby areas. Bari is known for its medieval castles, relics, ancient churches, and pilgrimage destinations. It is the capital of the Puglia region in the South of Italy and is located in the Adriatic Sea. It is also known for its peculiar cuisines; after all, it is an agrarian-based economy that the city thrives on. Its cuisines include pasta like recchietelle, chiancarelle, cavatelli and orecchiette. It’s filled with lovely restaurants serving these cuisines, interconnected by cobbled and narrow roads. But when you visit here to enjoy all of this, the Bari hostels will add some real Italian experience to your holiday.
Top 8 Bari Hostels
Bari is definitely not cheap. If you want to engage your palates and other senses in its cuisines, delectable wines and gorgeous sights and sounds, you surely will have to adjust if you’re on a budget. The travel blogging culture has further led to a rise in the number of solo travelers who prefer to meet new people at every turn to have more experiences. There are many hostels that offer cheap accommodation without sacrificing the comfort factor and instead of creating a communal experience where you can meet fellow travelers and probably make long-lasting friendships. Some of the best backpacking hostels in Bari are listed below:
1. Olive Tree
This hostel is situated near Bari Centrale Train Station and the beach. It offers mix gender dorms, free wi-fi, laundry service. There is also an outdoor terrace, lockers, and bag storage facility. Evening events are organized throughout the week which includes wine tasting, barbecues and other things. It is conveniently located at a 3 km distance from Pane e Pomodoro beach, so you can go for a swim if you feel like it. The Bari Centrale Train Station is just a 9-minute walk away from the hostel, thus providing better connectivity to other distant places.
Location: Via Scipione Crisanzio 90, Bari, Italy
Contact: +39 331 196 3949
Cost: Rs 1500 per night
Google Rating: 4.2/5
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2. Blablabla Bari (SumusBla)
It is a cosy place at the centre of Bari city. They have single rooms, double rooms and dorms with bunk beds, with shared bathrooms and kitchens. The place has free wi-fi, coffee and tea and facility of lockers and storage. There is no curfew and thus no problem of being locked out. The staff is extremely genial and friendly. The warm, cosy interior decor provides a homely experience. The rooms are clean and well maintained.
Location: Piazza di Savoia, 40, Bari, Italy
Contact: +39 392 303 2311
Cost: Rs 1900 per night
Google Rating: 3.7/5
3. Bari Backpackers 2.0
Located in an extremely exquisite setting in the old Town Square near the Cathedral of Saint Nicholas (1.8 km away) and the Petruzzelli Theatre is 2 km away, Bari Backpackers 2.0 have well-maintained and clean rooms that are comprised of all the modern amenities such as a flat screen television, coffee machines, minifridge, shared kitchens and bathrooms, and free Wi-Fi. The place offers a bicycle rental service for guests as well. The Bari Karol Wojtyla Airport is 14 km away from the hostel.
Location: Vicolo San Pietro 4, 70122 Bari BA, Italy
Cost: Rs 1900 per night
Google Rating: 2.8/5
4. Movida Cavour Hostel
This hostel has a seafront view and is very near to the Bari Central Station. The Basilica of Saint Nicholas is 1.1 km away from the Movida Cavour Hostel. The rooms have bunk beds and balconies overlooking the sea. Each room has its own desk. The kitchen and dining rooms are common areas that can be used by the guests as they please. After all the cooking and eating do make for one great communal activity where people can get to know each other over a hearty feast. There is also free wi-fi and tea and coffee. They even offer free towels, which is quite rare in hostels.
Location: Corso Cavour 51, Bari, Italy,
Contact: +39 351 249 8927
Cost: Rs 1200 per night
Google Rating: 3.5/5
5. Freddy’s House
There are no booking fees at Freddy’s House. It aims to provide a home away from home experience after all. It is the second of the three buildings in Santa Claus. The staff is extremely kind and caters to your every need. They will also provide you with tips and information regarding places you should visit when in Bari. The rooms have a private bathroom, fridge, AC and TV. They offer 2-3 types of rooms ranging from 4-bed dorms to imperial apartments.
Location: Corte Tancredi, 11, Bari, Italy
Contact: +39 338 174 4695
Cost: Rs 1600 per night
Google Rating: 4.0/5
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8. Santa Claus
It includes 3 structures the main of which is the Don Vito Trulli, facing the St. Peter Arch. It is a rest place for travellers at a minimal cost offering the ‘sleep and go’ solution, albeit you could stay for how many ever nights you like. The staff is welcoming and accommodating of your every need. There’s a communal kitchen and each dorm has shared bathrooms. It is very conveniently located, therefore easy to access. All in all it’s a cheap alternative to any other expensive hotel room.
Location: Strada Arco San Pietro, 4, Bari, Italy,
Contact: +39 3381744695
Cost: Rs 1100 per night
If you are a student, solo traveler or a small group looking for cheap accommodation with basic amenities, one of these will definitely suit your needs. You could even meet other people with similar plans or make plans with them, if you haven’t already, and could become fellow companions on your journeys. Now that your accommodation queries are sorted, plan a trip to Italy right away and head to Bari for a wonderful staycation.
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