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Alessandro Palace Hostel

2.0 of 5 Hostel   |   Via Vicenza, 42, 00185 Rome, Italy (Esquilino)
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Mojokerto, Indonesia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Location is really a strong point of this hostel. Well, and its price. However, the top bunkbed was without rails -> a person sleeping there could just easily fall down! Wifi was free. Overall, this is an average hostel.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Location is good: 5 minutes from Termini Station (subway and train station), close to restaurants and a supermarket. Facilities are ok: lift, bar and reception are well-functional. However I had some problems with the room. The room is superficially cleaned everyday, however corners were dirty and the shower corners with full of that black wet dirty, like it had never... More 

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Kingston, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I've stayed in both Alessandro hotels. Both are within walking distance of the main train station (which is also where the airport transfer buses drop off and pick up, and the Train from the airport comes into, and the tour buses also stop/start here, and the metro(Every link, to get any where basically)) So the location of both are quite... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic place for meeting new people and going on their bar crawls, also a great bar. However, there was a a very unpleasant and rude receptionist which did tarnish my opinion of the place. He started shouting at a group of us because some people weren't staying there but were drinking at the bar. We tried to apologise and ask... More 

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Trail, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at Alessandro Palace for 4 nights at the end of January, travelling by myself Pros: inexpensive, close to Termini and walking distance to Trevi Fountain and Colosseum, friendly reception, happy hour every night and pub crawls to make friends (although Yellow Hostel down the street has better nightlife) Cons; BED BUGS!! I stayed in room 14 on a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The room we were in was a little loud but the place seemed friendly and relaxed. It was a little too hotel like for me with everyone running around doing their own things but the reception staff were polite and helpful. I'm not a fan of chain hostels and the place just seemed a little too "processed" for me. The... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

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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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

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 January 12, 2015

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