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M&J Hostel

Via Solferino 9, 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
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    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    2.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good localisation, however it's quite loudly all the time, what may be annoying for someone during night. Convenient bed(in room for 6). Room as well as bathroom were clean, I haven't met any insects what was mentioned here by others. Kitchen was well equiped and stuff was friendly. For me and my wife it was what we expected for that... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The service was extremely bad, ever since we got to the hostel the reception guy was trying to steal money from us by: turning off the air conditioning and telling us it was 14€ per night even tho it was free, asking for more money that we initially owed, and charging us for everything we did!! They also lack elevators... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I stayed with one other person and it Was in an alright location really good if you are using the train and like to walk a lot, the bar downstairs was nice, only wifi in the lobby, no air, mold in all the bathrooms, slow services. I would stay somewhere else because it's not worth the price here

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

The best point about this hostel is definitely how close it is to Roma Termini train station. Everything else, not so great. The bathrooms were often horrible with no warm water. Its located near the Reppublica area which feels outrageously seedy and overall not safe after dark. I was traveling alone and would definitely not recommend it to others who... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

Honestly I would give it a 0 if it were possible. I understand hostels are low quality because they are cheap, but this was awful. No AC in the room which I understand is a thing throughout Europe, but it was miserable. The slabs on my bed were broken, and my mattress collapsed to the floor as soon as I... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

The common room wasn't that exiting, and our room was clean but then again not that comfortable. The bathroom got a little bit dirty after a four days (as we were 6 people sharing it and no one cleaned it), and their was no cold water for a couple of days (but it got fixed when we asked!). It's definitely... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

It was soooo hot. There is no AC in our rooms or in the common room. There are no fans either and even the private rooms, that were suppose to have AC, it was broken. There are no lockers in your room to keep your stuff so hopefully you have sane roommates. There is an option to leave your luggage... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

The only best thing about this hostel is the distance to main train station. It's 5-10 minutes of walk. we stayed in private rooms. the price was fair. but it's very dirty. the bed was awful. wifi is only in reception. the bathroom is also dirty and the shower head was broken. We tried not to touch anywhere while having... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015

Bags sliced open with a knife, no hot water for 4 days, tangy smelling bathrooms, no wifi in the bedrooms, unstable bunks - it's safe to say we will not be staying here again or recommending it to others. The only pluses about this place is it's close location to the train station and friendly staff members.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015

Terrible place. I wanted to save money and get a location. Alrighty, I managed to do both. Having said that, this is a terrible place to stay and I think we could have found something better for the same price. The rooms are old (and so are the mattresses), crowded, and showers were for both men and women. This really... More 

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