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The only outstanding thing about this hostel is its location, nthng else. The staff clean the bathrooms everyday, but they have a natural, irremovable mold. They offer pasta dinner every night. I personally would not go back there if I was to visit Rome again. The bedrooms are kind of claustrophobic, with very tight on space. They accommodat more beds than they should. Also, no directions instructions on how to get to the hostel in the e-mail we get from hostelworld, which is very amateur IMO.
A bit dirty. Also, felt like an outsider since I didn't want to "party" with staff and others in hostel.
Good atmosphere, friendly staff, great location. Shower in our ensuite wasn't great, but the ones out in the main area worked well. Should have more lockers to accommodate everyone, as there are only about half the amount of lockers as per the amount of people in the room. Make sure to understand it is a party hostel, don't expect to go to bed before midnight.
I've never seen a hostel matching all points like this one before...friendly people, well located, positive vibrations and lots of fun. Totally recommended =)
The lockout at this hostel is an absolute joke. A hostel with an 11-4 lockout is definitely not a party hostel. The location is perfect and I met some great people here, but next time I would pay a little more to stay somewhere else.
We had a great time at Invanhoe Hostel ! Free pasta or cocktail night, great to meet people! It's small but friendly, the staff was really helpful.
Definitely the place to stay in Rome. With everywhere else so pricey, its amazing you can get such a brilliantly located hostel that is actually a nice place to stay in. Was only here 2 days so was mainly exploring Rome and didn't spend a lot of time chilling in the hostel- but it was a great place for the evening and the people who had been there longer seemed really settled. Staff make sure you have fun, drunk nights without disturbing those in need of rest. Vibrant, busy atmosphere.
Stayed at the all female dorm. I just slept there but it felt like your typical party hostel, plus very quiet at night. There was always someone at the reception, our room/dorm didn't lock and there were small lockers inside the room which I didn't personally use but I guess you could. Towel felt clean, sheets not so much, no pillowcases, blanket didn't have a cover and felt dirty. Bathroom was cleaned once a day, at lockout (relatively clean) and 3 out of 4 times there was no hot water.
busy hostel! stayed there only for one night, but really enjoyed the movement around the kitchen (free pasta!!) and in the corridors! If you are looking for something quiet, though, I wouldn't recommend it (although the super friendly staff ask people to stop the noise from midnight on). Well located, confortable beds, lockers in the room. Recomendable!!
Stay here if u wanna meet people, eat free pasta and stay in central.rome
- Novice Nomad
- South Korea
- Male, 25-30
- (1 review)
Pretty good location from the sites, especially the coloseum. The lockout didnt bother me much but cant speak for the rest. Dont expect too much from the "free champagne" night as it is only a punch bowl of jungle juice with 90% juice and 10% alcohol which is easily consumed by everyone within minutes. Nice place to get to know others as the free champagne and pasta nights tends to bring everyone together to socialize. For being advertised as a party hostel, they send everyone to bed at midnight
Stop looking! You found your hostel to stay at in Rome! The staff is incredible, its in a prime location, and has an incredible atmosphere! It's definitely the best value for your buck and if you don't feel like going out some nights, they're key to making sure that the 12 o'clock curfew is followed. I'd go back in a heartbeat and recommend it to anyone.
Staffs are excellent and the reason why you may wanna go back again.
Staff were extremely rude! I woke up with bed bug bites all over my body! Nothing felt clean. The lock out of your hostel from 11am til 4pm is an absolute joke. I got kicked out of my bed after a long day of walking around! No atmospher just bunks in a very small room
Staff was so fun, super helpful and enjoyable to see everyday. Also free spaghetti nights! Everyone there was super talkative a friendly it was loud with music until 12 so if your trying to just sleep this is a very social hostel. Breakfast in the morning for 2 euro! Would stay here again.
- Novice Nomad
- Female, 18-24
- (1 review)
The hostel located in the center of Rome. Everything is so convenient! The staff is really friendly and helpful. There are party every night except Sunday, free snacks and drinks! The breakfast is cheap and tasty. I strongly recommend this hostel!
love this hostel we,re back here now, its like home! the staff are amazing, free pasta and cocktail nights altinate. the beds are comfy, the people are amazing and the wifi and showers are great! so close to everything and the staff help you get around, befriend them and they may even help you with the next place you stay!! salvatore, alli, justin, tommo, imran and vivki are all awesome and the best hosts! dont love lock out during the day but put up with it just to stay here
Good to spend a few days backpacking , they don't have decent lockers though, The ones that they have are real small. Regardless the location is Great, it is only 8 min walking from the coliseo, and you can enjoy the experience of staying in the very downtown rome, in the streets near the hostel there is a piazza and a gelateria where a lot of people gather up and it is gourgeus.
The staff were amazing and so friendly and helpful. The atmosphere was awesome, so many fun people. Free spaghetti and free cocktail nights alternate which is good too. Right near a train station and can walk tote Coloseum and some other attractiions. They have a lock out but it's not very strict and you're allowed to come back and get things and they actually do clean during that time!