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M&J Hostel

Via Solferino 9, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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Ranked #316 of 560 Specialty lodging in Rome
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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    2.5 of 5 stars
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I stayed here 5 nights with a friend in July. The hostel is located very well, close to Termini, the central station of Rome. However it's very old and crappy. The beds actually need replacement (you think they will break down when someone swaps sides) and we stayed in a room next to the street which almost made it impossible... More

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Soldotna, Alaska
2 reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I visited 3 countries and stayed in 5 different Hostels/Hotels during my trip and this one ranked pretty low. I stayed in a mixed dorm, which was fine, but the quality of the dorm is ABSOLUTELY not what they have pictured. The bunk-beds were super rickety and the matresses were covered in plastic which makes climbing into bed and getting... More

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Melbourne, Australia
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30 reviews 30 reviews
3 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Upon readings the reviews; a friend and I were hesitant to stay here. Alas we kept the booking. The hostel staff were welcoming on arrive and throughout our stay advising us on different places to visit (well done blonde lady at reception very helpful). The bed bug issue was our biggest concern but was non existent due to the plastic... More

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Kuala Lumpur
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We booked the hotel and pre-book Vatican City trip few weeks in advance. But we only being informed that Vatican is closed on Sunday upon checked-in. Well, I personally think that we should be told in advance because we actually changed our plan to go to Vatican City instead of La Spezia! But we ended up no going to any... More

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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

A serviceable place with a few fatal flaws: Room 101 is a single island room with noise all around- behind the headboard is the common room, on one side is reception/vending/noisy secondary meeting spot, in front is tiled hallway so everybody going by echoes into the room, to the other side is a dismal courtyard/boiler room/ laundry area that reverberates... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
13 reviews 13 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

I got bedbugs at this place and the man that was working at the desk at the time was nice and apologetic but the owner acted like he was doing me a huge favor by giving me reduced rates for the rest of my stay when I should have gotten them for free. I don't recommend staying here. Also, it... More

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

The grimiest hostel I have ever seen. Please don't waste your money by staying here. My family and I left our bags in the luggage closet for a few hours and they came out drenched in some red liquid. We couldn't ever sleep because of the bar downstairs attached to the hostel. The bar/restaurant was also one of the most... More

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London, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014

Just got back from 5 nights here. I have stayed in numerous hostels all over the world and have never written a review before but I felt compelled to here because this place is so awful. See below a list of key things I found during my stay: No hot water in the morning and when there was hot water... More

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Rishon Lezion, Israel
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The rooms are clean, the crew is nice and the location is o.k (next to termini station) but there is a funny smell in the rooms, you don't get a real pillow (the worst one I ever saw..) the blanket is too short to cover your entire body, the first day I had NO water at the shower (I don't... More

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Denver, Colorado
4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

If you are a seasoned hostel traveller and urn for the good old days when the hostels were famous for being small, cramped, smelly, and dirty then this is your place. The up side is that it is in a great location. Right by the train and metro stations. The down side is everything else. It needs paint everywhere, the... More

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Address: Via Solferino 9, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
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