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Alessandro Downtown Hostel

Via Carlo Cattaneo 23, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #218 of 747 Specialty Lodging in Rome
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Easy to find from the train station. No more than a ten minute walk to the coliseum. Also within walking distance to Vatican City. A map was given up entry, with details for Wifi, breakfast, laundry, free wine and sangria on certain nights and information on decent restaurants. A convenience store around the corner. Put up in a room that... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is nice and clean and Is walking distance to the Colosseum. They have lockers for your stuff and the showers are good. Private bathroom and shower in room as well as community bathroom and showers. The staff was friendly and helpful.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location and staff. The location is very close to Termini station... but the street is very dirty... i saw many rats walking close to the garbage on the streets... typical downton and close a terminal... but we could visit all points of Roma without bus, taxi or any other kind of transport. we just walked! visited on May 2013... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bad staff wouldn't really help out, all they were focused on was you checking out... Even the wifi password was based on checkout, I find that rude. On top of that, no working AC, and it was hotter in the room than out, so open the window and we were all greeted by Mosquitos. If you need a cheap place... More 

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Water didn't work for the first day being there. Witnessed them not changing the sheets in beds. Scooter alarms going off outside all night. Smelled like bug pesticides in all the hallways. Not a good experience. In the ghetto. In china town

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were not impressed at all with this hostel. The desk staff were great, but that's about it. They don't have an age limit so unless you're okay sleeping with old men (as in 65+) in their underwear, I wouldn't recommend staying here. Two nights we shared a room with two different elderly men sleeping naked. On the first night... More 

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new delhi
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

The amazing feature of the hostel is the location and security. The staff is really courteous. We needed to upgrade our rooms and it was done very smoothly. Do participate in the events organised by the hostel every night like the Sangria night, free sangria for all. Good eating joints in the vicinity of this place. Loved the stay.

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Leicester, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

This little hostel is located Within 5 minutes from Termini station Which is excellent if you are coming to Rome by train! I spent only one night there in a female dorm but was a good one. PROS: * There is the city tax in this hostel (3.50 euro per night); * Comfy and clean bunk beds; * Secure with... More 

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Guelph, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

Very helpful staff who were keen to plan nights out for guests (plus free sangria night numerous times a week was a bonus!). Room was clean and bathrooms were great - hot water in the showers, clean facilities. Rooms contained excellent sized locking storage lockers (it fit my 80L pack and small backpack perfectly with room to spare). Lockable storage... More 

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Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We met a lot of cool people staying here and the pub crawl was a blast. I would recommend doing it and staying here. The rooms were warm but you can open a window to help a bit. Lots of space to feel at home in the rooms, kitchen and lounge area. The location was good because it was close... More 

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