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Via Palestro 49, Rome, Italy

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86%

Rating
9393 Total Reviews
  • 83%Value For Money
  • 90%Security
  • 87%Location
  • 88%Staff
  • 89%Atmosphere
  • 84%Cleanliness
  • 83%Facilities

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94%

Wifi great, staff friendly, bar has great atmosphere...be careful its easy to get drunk in that bar...a drink with one shot in it ends up with about 2 shots in it lol. Room was cleaned everyday, ensuite was good. Only criticism is that there was no air con in the room and it was very hot...wouldn't bother me if I hadn't paid the extra for it.I would stay again.


100%

We had a fabulous time staying here. It was very clean everywhere. The food was cheap and genuinely really nice (same goes for the drinks). The location is great - really easy to get from termini, right near metros and we managed to walk everywhere from it. All the staff were super friendly - none were intimidating or unwelcoming like some other places we stayed. Safes and drawers with locks in every room. The only flaws were occasional cold shower water and rude cleaners.


89%

Private room was clean and spacious, but had no hot water for showers, but the dorm we stayed in was hot and the bathrooms were not clean. Staff were great as was the atmosphere at the bar. One of my favourite hostels and reasonably priced too!


71%

Not a fan of the sensor light in the shower in my ensuite room.. Light kept switching off while I was showering! Also it took over an hour to get checked in. Good for socialising though.


80%

This is a big place, definitely a party hostel. Bar downstairs is fun, especially the basement and drinking games. Comfy beds, good bathrooms, and helpful staff. Love the outdoor patio.


83%

Needs a common room where you can get amongst other travellers with a few drinks


89%

Best hostel to stay at in Rome. The place is super clean and has awesome scanning cards that are wicked. It also has the best party you're going to find in Rome at the bar downstairs, but in general Rome is not a party city.


63%

Bar is far too noisy at night! I could easily hear the ruckus from my room. Moreover, the staff was not overly professional. For example, a worker came into the our room at 3 in the morning, turned on the lights, and conversed with a hosteler in order to reconcile a booking mistake the Yellow had made. When informed about this incident the next day, the staff merely offered a half-hearted apology without taking corrective measures. Would not return.


91%

Best hostel ever!!! Such a great place for meeting people from all over the world. The staff was extremely friendly and cooperative. During the day they offered great tours through Rome and at night they partied with the guests at their bar. Sooo awesome!

  • 28th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Germany
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


97%

We had a great time here. The room was lovely and the bar served good food. It is very near the train station which made getting around very easy.


89%

Stayed for 3 nights, got upgraded to a 4 person private with ensuite, was very good!!! like a hotel room!!!! The bar downstairs was always busy at night! Walking distance to train station! Easy to get to the underground metro


97%

This was by far my favourite hostel to stay at within Europe. The staff are young, lively and up for a party! The whole system is brilliant and all the info you need about tourist attractions is available. The bar is a lot of fun and the food is cheap but yummy!

  • 26th Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • England
  • Female, 18-24
  • (1 review)


86%

Great hostel with an attached bar that is a blast in the evenings. Located very near to the train station, but not so close to significant sights. The hostel map provided was very useful and the wifi connection was superb around the whole hostel.


54%

Overrated as far as the hostel has seemed to be pumped up. Fan room, the fan didn't rotate, we had bad roommates at the time as well. For how much you pay it is not up to standard and lacking in security as you could get into our room through the shared bathroom. Good lockers and close to the train station though and pretty good party in the basement but you can also party there no matter where you stay.


94%

Really excellent staff! Great vibe, easy to meet new people!


100%

This place is lol. If you like having fun and want to lol, go to this place. Bar is great. People working are great. Rooms are great. And you'll lol a lot. From Australia, xxx

  • 23rd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Australia
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


66%

A hostel for party, weak security as my adaptor have been missing and service level is below average in world standard. But for Italy standard should consider average.


86%

Stanley and the crew showed us an amazing time! Great night life to complements Rome's day time touring! The burgers are also very good


91%

The best Hostel in Rome and best place to meet new people, if you are traveling alone.

  • 22nd Jul 2014
  • Novice Nomad
  • Anonymous
  • Mexico
  • Male, 18-24
  • (1 review)


77%

Nice hostel, with good vibe! Tours the had organised is a must! Great to see Rome and know the fun facts. Biggest plus was their bar, great way to meet new people!


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