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Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

The staff was great. The reception is open 24/7 and they are very friendly and glad to help. However, the hostel looks shady. It's clean. The location is decent. 20 minutes walking from Termini Station, but far from the city center. You have to take the metro to go.

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Reviewed 19 July 2016

Rome City Hostel - Review Having read other reviews about Rome City Hostel, the only thing I had some concerns about were that it had been described as rather small. Don't let that put you off. I have been hostelling for 20 years, all over the world. This place has absolutely everything that you could wish for and it is...

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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 July 2016

This Hostel was quite hard to find on foot, as it just looks like a normal door to a block of apartment buildings, that on the surface looks quite drab. But when entering and meeting the staff and the other guests there I was overwhelmed with how friendly everybody was. The place has a really nice chilled atmosphere and it...

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Reviewed 14 May 2016 via mobile

Better than I expected. I got a very warm welcome when I arrived. Yes it's a small hostel but it's homely. Beds and linen are very clean as is the ensuite. Comment area is ok. TV and WiFi are available. Nice to have open windows and fresh aire in the room. I would come again. It's a good area with...

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Reviewed 2 May 2016

My sister and I spent three nights at the Rome City Hostel. At first we were a little unsure because it is quite small but it turns out it was exactly what we needed! By day three we already knew so many people and felt completely at home! Michael at reception is an absolute gem who works very hard at...

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Province of Milan, Italy
Reviewed 7 March 2016

The hostel is very decent, with opportunity to make your own meals and breakfast inclusive, neat and close to the u university. 10min walk from tiburtina train station. Ten minutes by bus to termini.10min to the national livery, It's really nice for the price, the owners a young family were receptive, the young staff are a bit to keep at...

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Reviewed 4 September 2015 via mobile

I had a great time staying here, mainly due to meeting other travellers. It's a very small hostel with only 5 rooms. The ensuite rooms are huge but non ensuite are very small (and hot). Communal area is very small but cosy and so easy to meet people. The day staff were very friendly and helpful. Location isn't too bad,...

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Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

The hostel is about 20 minutes walk from the main train station, or there is a metro stop five minutes away which is easy enough to use. The rooms had everything you needed, and so did the kitchen! The only thing is that the outside sitting area is only for the people in the 4 bed dorm (so try get...

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Hamilton, New Zealand
Reviewed 16 August 2015 via mobile

My friend and I spent 3 nights here in the heat of mid August. Their air conditioning made it much more bearable and sleeping was easy wen the rooms are nice and cool. The hostel was always very clean but quite small so it could be a bit crowded when full. Some of the staff were very lovely and showed...

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Reviewed 12 July 2015 via mobile

I spent there just one night. Very helpful staff, clean rooms, WiFi, small breakfast in the morning included in anyway low price of stay. Excellent spot to start your trip around Rome. The hostel is a bit out of the center in quiet area but roughly 10min walking you will get to subway which can take you to each part...

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San Lorenzo
San Lorenzo may look all street with its pulse in urban art and street food, but don’t be fooled. This gritty student neighbourhood immediately east of Termini train station is on the avant-garde rise. Art galleries, curated mural projects by artists like Rome’s favorite Alice, charming cafes, and boutique restaurants are slowly infiltrating the streets of San Lorenzo with counter-culture chic. Don’t worry, San Lorenzo still retains its local vibe with weekend festivals and demonstrations, and is always a hub for Rome’s university student scene.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This hostel is ideal for families and those who prefer cozy and tranquil lodgings as it is in a quiet location. This Hostel is geared primarily towards private accommodations, either with shared or en suite bathrooms. Our international atmosphere and English speaking staff help make us a true backpacker's paradise. This Hostel will provides an ideal base for the Travelers & Backpackers to explore Rome's Monuments and Historical Place. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Rome City Hostel

Address: Viale Ippocrate 91, 161 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > San Lorenzo
Price Range: £24 - £64 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 5
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“Ask for the room with access to the patio area if you plan on using it.”
 of 5 bubbles 2015Backpacker, 19 Jul 2016 | Read review
“All the rooms have unique peculiarities”
 of 5 bubbles abimbolaa433, 7 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If you can, try to find a room farthest from the common room, and bring earplugs.”
 of 5 bubbles lauriet871, 5 Mar 2015 | Read review
“They're all the same - the only option is lower bed or higher bunk bed”
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 of 5 bubbles Sid42, 15 Dec 2013 | Read review
“Not all the rooms have bathrooms. If it's an issue for you, you can pay an extra euro or two a night to get a room with a bathroom. Otherwise you use the ones in the hallway. I stayed in both types of rooms and it's not a big deal. I never had to wait to use it either.”
 of 5 bubbles HeidiM664, 10 Jul 2013 | Read review
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