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Alessandro Palace Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Via Vicenza, 42, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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Barcelona, Spain
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good location and easy going reception. In the middle of what seems to be the acomadation area of rome there are lots of restaurants and other hotels around. They have teed up a deal with the resultant next door for a really cheap 4 Euro breakfast, probably the best value for money breakfast I've had!

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

First time in Rome was wonderful as the place where i staid also. Alessandropalaced hotel was one of my best choices i did in Rome. friendly people at the resepsion ,clean rooms, low prices according to other hotels.In addiction ,by joying their event you can meet a lot of new people and get great friends from other countries, as i... More 

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Bangalore, Karnataka, India
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21 hotel reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My experience at this hostel went from good to pathetic in a matter of hours. When I checked in, the entire process was extremely smooth. They have a room to deposit your bags in, and a locker where they store your valuables if you'd like that. After I'd done both, I went out to tour Rome. The problems began when... More 

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DeWitt, New York, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hostels Alessandro was pretty basic as hostels go. Nothing fancy, and the atmosphere left a little to be desired. However, when I forgot my jacket there, the owner Niccolo was INCREDIBLY helpful - he found it, held it for me, and ultimately mailed it to the states for me! 5/5 for the customer service

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Florence, Italy
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed here for a week. The staff were helpful in organising day trips, maps, important sites etc. We booked a private room and bathroom. It was sufficient for us but a bit small. We also had issues with the hot water. The location to Roma Termini was pretty good, although quite a walk to anywhere else.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

New year party organized by this place was the worst time spent in my life. A total disaster. First of all expensive, disorganized and on top of that rudeness shown by the organizers. If someone in future plans to spend their new year in Rome don't go with Alessandro Palace. Better find some other disco or pub to spend your... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do they mean "palace" ironically? Had to stay here because my hostel I was staying at during the week around the corner (the Yellow) was booked up on the weekend. Everything about this place was deplorable: the place smells, the beds are uncomfortable, the front-desk staff are sketchy, the business practices are shady, the social vibe is nonexistent, the lights... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We stayed at this hostel for 4 nights. The beds were comfy, with decent blankets and the room was cleaned daily. We stayed in the apartment block separate from the main hostel so the wifi didn't work which was annoying. We had to go to reception to log on. The hostels in a great location, 5 mins to termini and... More 

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 16, 2014

The location was the primary attraction and from that aspect it was ideal. The room was reasonably basic but not unexpectedly so. There was a very nice restaurant next door that hostel customers get discounted breakfasts and evening meals. We didn't try the bar because we had friends staying at the Yellow hostel around the corner and drank there. Having... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2014

Nice clean rooms, great atmosphere, super close location to everything you need. Really close to the Yellow hostel too, which has an even better nightlife. Staff were super friendly and helpful. Only criticism was the wifi was patchy in my room! No kitchen but you can use the sister hostels…. wasnt a deal breaker for me! Would definitely reccommend :)

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Address: Via Vicenza, 42, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Alessandro Palace Hostel 2*
Number of rooms: 28
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