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Hostel Mona Lisa

Via Palermo 13,, Rome, Italy
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  • Location
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    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 of 5 stars
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Anzio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

One of the best location if you want to get around Rome without spending money for public transport. Everything you should see is nearby on walking distance, and I got really impressed of the close I was to everything. The hostel was cute and clean, and also the italian dinner was a good deal. Definitely worth. One word: comfortable. Would... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2012

so i turned up to the address only to be approached by a bloke telling me the hostel has moved! did i have a map to show me where to go! he then walked me there - 10 minutes away...not the greatest start - a simple email would have made it easier. Thought it was going to be dodgy and... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2012

We booked 3 nights at the Mona Lisa hostel in Rome after reading decent reviews and seeing that it was rated %74 on hostel world. After traveling through europe for nearly a month the mona lisa was the worst hostel we had walked into. we stayed in there for 10 minutes before we decided there was no way we were... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2012 via mobile

So, we stayed here for 3 nights. A brief review - mixed dorms, clean rooms, clean beds. Very friendly staff, helpful for information and directions. Hot pasta meal provided at 7 pm daily. Great if you're on a budget. If you are looking to keep cost down but are not looking for frills, book and stay here! P.s the 'terrible'... More 

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Lviv, Ukraine
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12 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2012

Nice hostel. Nothing special, but everything you need to stay over for a night or two. Lockers, hot water, wifi and free pasta every night. Friendly Indian guy as a stuff.

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Antibes, France
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2012

booked the place for 2 nights. first of all, the hostel is really hard to locate in actual city.. the booking system is not very good, when we reached, the guy said their office forgot to send them the reservation... so they took us to some other hostel for one night that was far away... on the next evening, we... More 

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2011

Very small place but great location and includes dinner which is a huge plus if you are on a budget

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Moscow, Russia
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56 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2011

...first worst was "Peace and Love" in Paris, see my review. This place features: 1. absolutely no security. No keys, no lockers, nothing. People strill freely in/out no one askes who or where you belong. 2. tiny rooms and poor equpment. No other furniture than bunk beds - you only can spread your stuff on the floor. Common room is... More 

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ancona
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2010

I stayed there 1 night, i didnt mind the drunk ppl who slept there, things i didnt like are that I paid 18eur for bed in room in which 6 ppl slept and the others paid 12eur. I stayed 8 hours, They say there is dinner and Air Conditioner, not true. There wasn;t even water and eletricity, I slept in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2010

Easy (10 mins) walk from the train station made an easy transfer from the airport. The welcome we got was warm and friendly and the hostel was immaculate. I travelled with 3 other friends and we had the private en-suite room which was spread across a ground floor and mezzanine level and had air con (which we were able to... More 

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