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Via Osimo 61, Rome, Italy

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618 Total Reviews
  • 63%Value For Money
  • 55%Security
  • 46%Location
  • 68%Staff
  • 56%Atmosphere
  • 53%Cleanliness
  • 53%Facilities

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its a hostel so im not expecting the red carpet when i stay but im paying for a place.... i believe that should include a toliet seat. having to hover in public restrooms is one thing. having to also do it in a room you paid money for. not cool. the lockers didnt work well. it was close to the bus lines and easy to get to the metro. so overall it is an ok place to stay. clean and relatively comfortable bunkbeds. buuuuut i really missed the toliet seat.


It was very aweful. Very far with dirty and damaged equipments. Showers and many things in rooms was damaged. Every thing was old. The hostel doesn't have any sign to find it. We went to hostels in other countries such as German and Czech,they were same as the pictures in your website but it wasn't. It was without any air conditioner in such a warm weather of Rome. When we request,they give us a small fan. There were a lot of mosquito bitting us and really disturb us.

  • 2nd Jul 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Iran
  • Female, 25-30
  • (1 review)


The value for money is really good, I paid 20 Euros/night for a private room. The staff member are really kind, however the bathroom cleaning is not the best, there was always some water on the floor. The location is good, 30 min walking from the subway station, supermarket, drugstore and bakerys surrounding. Although the inside is not impressive, the outside garden is amazing. It is a perfect place to chill out


For the price is OK!


Bad location


Most of the facilities are too old or damaged...


The hostel is in sketchy neighborhood (especially the subway station looks super shady), but it's probably cheapest option to stay in Rome. It will take 20-30 minutes to get to Termini station. Facilities are worn, no amenities, sometimes no light in bathroom. Locks are provided which is good. Kitchen and common room is nice. Wifi is OK.


This place was extremely out of the way from Rome and had to take a bus and a metro into the center. When I stayed there, they left a dog locked up in a cage all night and would moan and whine without anyone to help him out. In the morning at 8am they started construction drilling waking us up . Staff was okay, disinterested and not very welcoming. The bathrooms were extremely not well kept and the showers often didn´t work or where extremely torn down. Lizards in kitchen. Not recommended.

  • 7th May 2015
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • USA
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)

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