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Hotel Positano

#1,035 of 1,269 Hotels in Rome
Via Palestro 49 | Rome, Lazio, Italy, 00185 Rome, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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Rajahmundry, India
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12 hotel reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The rooms are small and the shared bathrooms can be untidy. Opt for a private room at the cost of extra euros. The location is a plus point and there are lot of young people around in the evenings to hang out with.

Thank sitegorge
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7 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Four of us arrived to Rome on Monday afternoon. We haven't booked any room before so just decided to find something there. Our first choice was hotel "the yellow" because they have good opinion on the internet. But the service at the reception was terrible so we went to hotel Pasitano which is just next door. The gentleman at the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

Pay extra to not have a shared bigger room. there's no soap, even for the sink. This is a very basic needs Hotel. No a/c, you should be kind of hot but nothing miserable at night. Great location, right across from a super fun bar, which is another reason to pay extra for a private room: you will face the... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015 via mobile

We have spent 3 nights in this hostel. Firstly, they made a mistake and we got another room, which was even less comfortable than what we booked, even though it was in the hotel part! On the next day, they wanted us to leave our room around 11, and then leave our luggages in the hall next to reception because... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

Hotel positano was the first hostel we stayed in on a 7 month european trip and it was one of the worst hostels though also one of the cheapest. The shower doors were broken and the floor dirty. Dorm rooms looked like a hospital, but sheets were clean and beds relatively comfortable. Fun backpackers bar across the road called Yellow.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

location is good, close to the station. this was the 1st hostel I have stayed at hat did not have a kitchen so if you are staying a while you, you can't really prepare any meals. I didn't find the place very clean and there were bed bugs, they argued the fact of this not being possible. I requested a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2014

I got lucky because my gf and I were in the shared room and only on the final day did two other people move in. The room was decent, but the facilities such as the shower/toilet were really dirty. Not really any toilet paper/soap around which isn't nice, and going up and down that elevator for any sign of internet... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

I was originally planning to stay at the "Yellow Hostel" that is in the same building as Hotel Positano. However, upon arrival I discovered that Yellow Hostel was fully booked. When I asked them for a recommendation, they directed me towards Hotel Positano which is in the same building. I'm so glad this happened, because I ended up with much... More 

1 Thank Rnprkh
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2014

We stayed here one night and then moved across the road to a different hostel. We booked a 5 person dorm. We arrived at about 10.30pm tired from travels, checked in and went upstairs. The place is old, dirty and the room numbers are like bits of paper with a number on. We arent fussy and only wanted a clean... More 

2 Thank Justine M
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2014 via mobile

Maybe it is because we got a cheaper room up on the top floor... But this place was horrible! Can't understand why it's even classed as a hotel...no towels, room was dirty... Shudder to look at the state of the pillows under the pillow cases. Bed was lumpy and very old. Bathroom was the worst part- very dirty and scummy,... More 

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