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Hotel Alabarda Reviews

Via Valdirivo 22, Trieste, Italy

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179 Total Reviews
  • 82%Value For Money
  • 82%Security
  • 94%Location
  • 85%Staff
  • 77%Atmosphere
  • 82%Cleanliness
  • 80%Facilities

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Excellent ratio price/quality Recommanded

  • 22nd May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • France
  • Male, 41+
  • (1 review)


Well located, 5mn away from bus station and 10 from the city center. Stayed on the 1st floor of the building the hotel's in where you have 4/5 rooms with several beds in it and bathrooms & lockers outside the rooms. It looked depressing, sheets looked like theyve been in use for 20 years, matresses are covered in stains, and one window in my room didnt close (it seems to be but when you try to open it still,it opens) which is bad since all people from the apartment can access that window...


We only stayed here for one night passing through Trieste. The beds were very comfortable, breakfast was great and staff were welcoming. The hostel seemed clean but dated and could do with being refreshed. For a one or two night stay we would stay here again for the low price we paid, however for longer than that you may want something more accommodating. It's also a difficult place to meet other young travellers.


Not a hostel and therefore lacking in any sort of traveller atmosphere, but pretty good as far as budget hotels go. Decent location, and the free breakfast was great.


Nothing to complain about. Nice little hotel, perferct for student budgets and the situation is very convienient (short distance to railway statipn and city centre) although the view is a bit bleak. The door to the hotel is a bit hard to find so if you are having trouble with it, just ask a local they are usually helpful and polite! Maybe knowing some italy may come in handy though.

  • 10th Apr 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Finland
  • Mixed Group, 18-24
  • (1 review)


The Alabarda is a bit spartan. I liked it that way. The tone of the place is relaxing. This is a grand old building with an exposed elevator and a beautiful doorway which, I suppose, some might not notice or fully appreciate. This is a good place to stay and I highly recommend Trieste. Walking around that town put a smile on my face.


Breakfast was great. Room was bit cold.

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