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I really did not appreciate arriving late and having your front desk clerk ignore me so that he could finish playing his game on the computer-that was extremely unprofessional.
I had a great stay in a 8 bed mixed dorm. The room was spacious and clean, the bed was comfortable enough and the bathrooms were okay. Only problem was the patchy wifi in the room but at least it worked in the lobby. Overall, I think it was a nice hostel and would definitely recommend it! The location is really good!
Staff were very helpful and kind. Air con in room didn't work and the power point was in a bad spot. Other rooms air con did work though. I liked it I would stay again. The sister hostel had a good terrace party. Easy to meet people for solo travellers. Walking distance to most tourist places in Rome. Along with public transport
Breakfast is $4 eu and its canned fruit one piece of cheese and packaged lunch meat, not even a croissant Sometimes have to ring two or three times for them to buzz you into building, air conditioning was only on at night, room very stuffy during the day wifi slow, pay a few extra euros and stay somewhere else Have to pay for tours no guide to free tours in Rome
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 41+
- (1 review)
Rooms are cool, clean and comfortable, perfect for resting after a long day of sightseeing. Staff are always cheerful and friendly, ready to help and hugely knowledgeable about Rome, from where to find an atm and opening times of the local supermarkets to more specific questions like how long to expect to wait at the Colosseum. Ovens even arranged us a taxi after we missed our airport shuttle. Only negatives were quality of breakfast and patchy wi-fi and fluctuating water temperature.
I didn't particularly enjoyed my stay as much as I thought. The cleanliness of the bathrooms was very poor and the staff was not the most helpful for a traveller in a budget. I had to discover all the details of the city, as well as the areas to avoid, all by myself. However, the bed was good, the room was big and had air conditioning, which made my stay a little more comfortable. Wouldn't come back and do not recommend it for people on a budget.
I stayed 2 nights in a mixed bed dorm which was quite messy and on the first night there was a power outage and the wifi didn't have a great connection. I stayed again a week later in a different dorm and on a different level which was really nice and clean and the wifi worked really well. The location is great and it's easy to get to anywhere in the city on the metro or buses. The area can be a bit dodgy at night but I never felt too unsafe travelling on my own.
Staff were extremely rude-We were cooking when the kitchen closed (which we didn't know about as there were no signs posted) and instead of telling us the staff just took our pot of food and through it away. The facilities were extremely dirty, especially the bathrooms. Sheets did not feel clean either. We also had a phone charger stolen out of our room during the day. The location isn't bad but the neighborhood around Termini station can be a bit scary for girls walking around at night.
Hostel staff were rude and not helpful. Facilities were average to low relative to other hostels of same price. Internet and air con not working. Breakfast for 4 euros was a rip off - most hostels do better than this for free..
We only stayed one night but it was the best hostel we've stayed at! Large rooms, very clean, great breakfast but best of all, really lovely and helpful staff. Definitely recommend!
- Novice Nomad
- All Female Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
Very close to the Termini train station and easy to find. The hostel has all the facilities you would need including a kitchen and activity room. The hostel felt secure and safe and the other guests were friendly. The only thing I did not like were the bathrooms with their motion sensor lights and lack of changing areas. The pub-crawl was average at best.
Power went out multiple times. AC turned off more than half of the stay. Mold in bathrooms.
The directions to get to the hostel were really clear and it was in a good location quite close to a big super market. It was also a good hostel for meeting people negative there were araaranged activities like a sangria night and there was also the kitchen/eating area to hangout. The only complaint was that I had trouble with my rom key working and also sometimes I couldn't get the WiFi to work.
It was wonderful, but the staff could be more gentle...
No complaints here, value for money clean hostel. Great pub crawl! One of the best pub crawls in Europe. The only thing we noticed was the atmosphere was better at the partner hostel down a few blocks which has the bar and is the location of the start of the pub crawl.
- Novice Nomad
- Mixed Group, 18-24
- (1 review)
Nice hostel located close to the Termini train station. Clean rooms and cheap bar at the sister hostel not far away.
It was the best hostel I have stayed at on this trip it looked good on the hostel world web sight And did not disappoint. I am so glad I booked. My stay in Rome
I really appreciated the storage facilities and the free printing. Staff were very helpful and told me exactly what buses I needed to take to see what I wanted to see. Good location for sightseeing, close to the buses and trains. NOTE: Wifi was not working.