The Menaggio Youth Hostel (a IYHF Hostel) has views that will literally take your breath away! It is well known as one of the best youth hostels
in Europe for its great location on Lake Como; add excellent cuisine and friendly atmosphere and you have everything you need. The Hostel is now managed by a group of former hostel guests who want to preserve the tradition of affordable accommodation in an amazing place. The hostel offers
excellent meals at an affordable price, organizes cooking, Italian Language, sailing and rock climbing courses (also for beginners lasting from a few hours to a few days) rents bikes and kayaks, has a licensed alpine guide to take people to do a Classical Alpine Via Ferrata, and provides detailed information for hiking in the area. There is a beach nearby and excellent rock climbing opportunities within walking distance. Nowhere in the world you can enjoy a beer or a glass of white in front of mountains turning pink at sunset.
Cancellation Policy 48 hours
Please advice about arrival time.
Check-in time: from 17.00 to 23.00
Check-out time: until 10.15
Please note, if you are not a Member of Hostelling International there is an extra charge of �3 per person per night.
Menaggio is on the Western shores of Lake Como, about 30 km North of Como, 26 km. East of Lugano (Switzerland). It is perfectly located in the Centre of the Lake. It is an ideal location to visit the other places on the Lake by boat or bus, and in less than an hour by bus you can reach Lugano (Switzerland).
The Hostel can be reached by train from Milano either to Varenna (then 15 minutes. by ferry to Menaggio, the Hostel is right above the ferry landing) or to Como (then one hour with the C10 bus stopping right under the hostel, last bus at 8.24 pm). Last ferry from Varenna is at 7.40 pm (to Menaggio) or 9.40 pm (to Cadenabbia, 3 km South of the Hostel). Or by train to Lugano, then one hour C12 bus (last bus at 6.40 pm). from the Cassarate Bus Stop (in front of the Lugano Lido).
Fly to Milan Malpensa, Linate or Bergamo (low cost airports) then by Train from Malpensa (change in Saronno, then catch the train to Como Lago, then C10 bus to Menaggio, see above), or by train from Bergano to Lecco, then to Varenna, then by ferry. From airports by train and bus it is approx 120 minutes, by car 90 minutes.
By car from Switzerland: Gotthard, Lugano, Italian border, 20 km to Menaggio.
By car from other regions in Italy: get off the autostrada A9 at Como Nord Exit, Menaggio is 30 km north of Como.
Breakfast Included, Restaurant, Internet Access, Laundry, Bicycle Hire, Wheelchair Friendly, Linen Included, Bar, Towels, Security Lockers, Luggage Storage, Telephone/Fax Facilities, Travel Desk/Travel Info, Common Room, Bike Parking, BBQ Area, Free Carpark, Non Smoking, Meeting Facilities
Lake Como Youth Hostel La Primula
Via IV Novembre 106
Lake Como, Italy 22017