Overview of Hostel
The original and the best hostel experience in Bari. Olive Tree was rated number 7 in Europe in 2014 by hostelword customers and continues to be the favourite destination for backpackers staying in Bari. Just a 7 minute walk from Bari Central Train Station it is perfectly positioned while the young,
FROM BARI CENTRALE (Train Station) - 8 minutes by foot
Exit the side of the station which reads Uscita Piazza Aldo Moro and walk straight across the roundabout and continue down the street which runs straight ahead past McDonalds on the left hand side. Take the next left onto Via Crisanzio which borders the park which you will see straight ahead. Walk for 4.5 blocks and we are number 90 on the left, 1st floor!
FROM LARGO SORRENTINO (Bus Station) - 10 minutes by foot
Arrivals by bus to Largo Sorrentino should enter the train station (Bari Centrale) and walk accross to the other side which exits in Piazza Aldo Moro. Follow the instructions above from Bari Centrale.
FROM THE PORT - 25 minutes by foot, 15 minutes by bus + possible 30 minute wait
Take bus 50 from inside the port to Bari Central Station which is the final stop and follow the directions above. You can walk (25 minutes) by exiting the port onto Corso Antonio De Tulio, crossing the road and turning right. Walk for 5 minutes until you reach the castle. Turn left as soon as you pass the castle and walk straight for 4 small blocks until you reach the main road Corso Vittorio Emanuele. Turn right and walk 1 block to tree-lined Via de Rossi. Turn left and walk 9 blocks to Via Scipione Crisanzio. Turn right and walk 1.5 blocks. We are number 90 on the left, 1st floor!
FROM THE AIRPORT
From the airport there is a train which runs to Bari Central Station every 25 minutes and costs €5. There is also a shuttlebus called Tempesta which runs every 30 minutes from just outside the terminal to the train station and costs €4. Local bus number 16 which leaves every hour also runs to the train station and costs €1.50 but is much slower. From the train station follow the instructions given above. Note the last check in is at 11pm so arrivals to the airport after 10.30pm should take a taxi directly to us which costs €25.
By car follow the SP73 into the city centre..
Olive Tree is an 8 minute walk from Bari Central Station and 15 minutes to the historic old town and sites such as the Basilica of Saint Nicholas, Cathederal and Castle. Small 'alimentari' can be found on every corner selling delicious local fare such as focaccia, orrichiette, olive oil, cheese and wine. The trendy cafe's and bars of Corso Vittorio Emanuele and Piazza Ferrarese are just 10 minutes by foot and we are only a 20 minute walk to the beach!
Conditions & Policy
Please Note: Cancellation policy: 3 days advance notice. Cancellation must be made before 8am 3 days prior to arrival date. Payment upon arrival by cash Check in from 14:00 to 23:00 Failure to check in before 23:00 will result in the bed being unavailable. Check out before 10:00 Breakfast and taxes included Bag storage before check in is free of charge. Bag storage after check out is €3