Funny Palace Hostel Reviews
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Mabri was incredibly helpful in planning our group's itinerary while in Rome. He and the other staff members were flexible with our arrival and departure times and other requests.
Great place! Close to train station, market and places to eat. Mabri and Lilly were so lovely and helpful! Rooms were good, bathrooms recently updated. Pizza place across the street is great. Really enjoyed my time here and would come back for sure!
Excellent place to stay, perfect location. Would definitely stay there again. Mabri was very friendly, and the routes and tips he gave proved incredibly useful, as did his maps. Security-wise, electronic safes are provided. Make sure to read the directions, look at google streetview and print the map before you go - I ended up relying on a compass and a bad sense of direction. Note that keys are collected from a launderette, but you'll actually be staying next door.
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 18-24
- (1 review)
It's a decent place to stay. Nothing out of the ordinary. One down side was that we were placed on the top floor of the building, which was at lease five stories high and the elevator was broken the whole time we were there.
The hostel is in a brilliant spot close to the termini station. Just need a big sign maybe because it can be hard to find. The room was great, first towel free, loved the free breakfast every morning. And Mabri, the owner and his sister are so friendly. Id stay again!
The breakfast is pretty nice (coffee was very good!), the rooms are ok, wifi is fast. Nothing special to write home about, but very value for money if you don't mind sharing your room with 5 others :-)
Absolutely wonderful hostel. The perfect mix of hotel and hoste.. Right next to the train station, so it was easy to get around, and the man in charge was very friendly and offered every person a map and gave directions on how to best spend what time they had in Rome. He was also genuinely interested in ensuring that we knew where to go and enjoyed the city. The rooms were cleaned and the beds were made up daily. Only 4 people in my room (though I was the only girl) and good WIFI connection.
The owner of the Hostel was really nice and helpful. He knows a lot of good insiders tips, which are really helpful. The location is great only 5 minutes away from the Termini, thanks to that you can easly take the metro or the busses. We had a private room, which was really nice, clean and roomy. The breakfast the Hostel offers is in a small caffee around the corner. The croissants are the best I have ever had. I would go back there anytime!
We loved Funny Palace. Mabri, the owner is so nice and helpful. We had the cutest room with a nice view of balconies. It is very close to the bus and train station that will take you anywhere and you can walk most places. There is a place to do laundry right down stairs.
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
Mabri made this hostel a great choice! He moved us into the same room, though our bookings were in different rooms and was friendly and helpful. The rooms were cleaned daily and the facilities all worked well, though the wifi was spotty. Marbi was an excellent guide and recommended a plan for each day of our trip to see the best of Rome and gave us fantastic food/gelato idea (all of which quickly became our favorite spots). Planning our few days in Rome was much less overwhelming with his help!
Conveniently located near the station. The staff was incredibly kind and helpful. You could not have asked for a better staff! The place was very clean and the wifi was good. Lockers would have been a nice addition but the rooms did all have personal safes so I wasn't worried at all. It was a great hostel! I would definitely stay here again if I came back to Rome!
Although we only stayed for one night, our stay was remarkable. The guy who runs the place (Mabri) was amazing and very helpful in providing much needed tips on getting around in Rome. We got upgraded for free and the room was very clean and comfortable. Also very secure (multiple security locks before entering room). Funny Palace also has the added bonus of having printing and laundry facilities at very cheap rates. Would definitely come back when I return to Rome. Highly recommended. Dinesh
Great stay in Rome! Weird place and you wouldn't believe it's a hostel from outside (yep! It's a laundromat!). Super cool host, Mabri, that draw and guide you on what you should do in Rome and how to get there. He will help you with almost anything (even help me with last min vatican ticket to cut the queue). Just follow his tips and tricks! Clean place, safe, and good bed. The wifi is slow thou & the drainage at the shower was not flowing properly. Overall, I had an amazing stay! Recommended!
Amount of "tourist tax" would have been nice to know before hand. No air conditioning made sleeping impossible. Staff and breakfast were great.
The owner and staff of this facility were very Helpful, upgraded our rooms and gave us all thr information that we require to know about Rome . Would come back and recommend this facility to others as well. Nice olace overall!
- Novice Nomad
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
This hostel is very conveniently located 5 minutes walk from the train station. The staff was amazingly helpful, especially when they came to my aid when I completely messed up my ride to the airport. They showed me the best ways to get to all the sites, recommended good restaurants, and were very helpful and friendly. There was no wifi in the room,but it was available downstairs. The name made me hesitant, but the facilities were good, and quiet.
Really close to termini which is both a blessing and a curse