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Alessandro Downtown Hostel

Via Carlo Cattaneo 23, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #220 of 731 Specialty Lodging in Rome
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed for 3 nights at mixed 8 bed-dorm. the room was big enough and the bathroom was clean but only with two toilets, two shower. I waited for shower over 30 mins at the evening. there is a kitchen that you can cook your own food. They also provide free Sangria and chips every Thursday. very near to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Review of Hostel Alessandro, Downtown Rome By Jim Coppens Hostel Alesandro, Downtown Rome (HADR), is so convenient to transportation, it is not believable. It is a 5 minute walk from the major train station in Rome, which is also the hub for the Metro and Bus system. From there you can get to anywhere in Rome. The staff is very... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

If you can find anywhere else to stay .... do it. We were placed on the first floor of the hostel which I thought would be great, I was mistaken. The bathrooms were beyond disgusting with hair clogged in the drains and a sewer like smell coming from the toilets. The beds did not seem clean and the blankets were... More 

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Corrientes, Corrientes, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

the room is spacious and ventilated, the bed is comfortable and the bathroom is clean, I only have problem with the hot water the last day. the area where the hostel is located is not very good, but is near from termini, which is important because every bus or metro goes to there.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

It's a classic hostel. The room was as we expected to be. Spacy enough, lockers inside with bathroom. There was only one bedsheet for the bed and one blanket but not in a very good condition. Unfortunately we had to pay for towels which should be included in the high price.

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Rome, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

I have stayed in Alessandro Downtown Hostel 2 times. I would say it is a nice place for backpackers to spend a night at. Rooms are pretty big and every guest has a locker, so make sure you bring your padlock. Other than that, it has a big dining area with wi-fi where people hang out during the evening time.... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2015

My standards are not very high when it comes to hostels: my friend and I were just looking for a bed to sleep in for our last night in Rome. However, Downtown Hostel failed to provide even that. When we got into our room, it became clear that there were not enough available beds. After talking with the man on... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Rooms were spacious, everything was very clean. I went on my own and met some really wonderful people who kept me company! Great value for money and convenient location for getting from the airport although a little far out from the centre after days of walking! Breakfast was the only downside being not really worth the money. would definitely return!

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