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Via Palestro 9, Rome, Italy

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1140 Total Reviews
  • 67%Value For Money
  • 74%Security
  • 75%Location
  • 66%Staff
  • 60%Atmosphere
  • 69%Cleanliness
  • 55%Facilities

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Would not stay there again...EVER! Visibly dirty, layers of dust and bad smelling. Questionable staff.


You should think about getting a spare key for the main entrance, because standing outside and waiting to be let in is a little bit annoying. And get a real bedcover instead of this funny blankets. It gets really cold in Februar.


It was all ok, it's a nice building, the staff was really friendly and helpfull (Although one of our agreements was changed once unilaterally by them. They could have offered us the replacement room for the same price as the promised one, that's a little minus on the staff which, other than that, was excellent.) IT'S A HOTEL, NOT A HOSTEL, YOU GET MORE PRIVACY FOR THE SAME PRICE BUT YOU HAVE NO ACCESS TO A KITCHEN. If that's what you want it's a good choice.


I was stuck in the elevator for an hour because the person incharge didnt know what to do incase the elevator gets stuck. a drom is more like a single room with twin beds and they can fit a third one in if needed. horrible experience

  • 24th Dec 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • India
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


It's definitely a smoking room, no breakfast was included, didn't have hot water part of the time.


No kitchen, no common room. Wifi only in 2x2 "common room and loby mix. Rooms were nice though, good for one night while waiting to get into the yellow!


We had an amazing time at this place, which seems like a good hotel with a price of a hostel. It is an excellent value for money: excellent location, helpful and nice staff, super clean rooms and quiet premises. We were really quite impressed with the awesome experience we had. Congratulations!


I spent only one night at the hostel, in a private room. It is not a regular hostel, I would classify it as a low cost hotel. The place was very clean and silent, and it is very close to the Termini, but the water in my shower was cold, I could not find the remote control for air conditioning and the wi-fi internet was not working properly. For one night only it was ok, but for longer stays I think there are better places to stay.


Clean, friendly staff and close to some restaurants

  • 11th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Argentina
  • Female, 31-40
  • (1 review)


People working in the receotion is really rude. And they add you a tax (that in your receiot it is already added) because thay want. You cannot pay by credit/debit card. Only cash. Obviously the receiot they gave to you is not "official"... Rooms are ok but the cleaning is disgusting: the cleaner the last day left a dirty towel in our room from another room. I claimed at the official web of Italian (Rome) tourism coz they deserve to be closed. Hope you do not go there. It is disgusting.

  • 4th Oct 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Spain
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)

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