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Funny Palace

Via varese 33/31, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #1,360 of 3,192 Rome B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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Kilkenny, Ireland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in one of the dorm rooms at funny palace for 2 nights. The hostel is in a great location,just 5 minutes from Termini station and from there it is easy to get anywhere in Rome. The staff were very helpful, they circled in a map all the must see places and things to do and how to get... More 

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Bolton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I stayed at Funny palace with my partner for a duration of 3 nights. The hostel is in an excellent location around 5 minutes walk from the main station; Termini. Upon arrival we were greeted by Mabri, the hostel owner, who gave us a map with his suggested route around Rome to see everything you can imagine. He also gave... More 

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Norwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

RIght next to the train station this is perfect for anyone that''s only in Rome a few nights and only needs a place to sleep. We had a double ensuite room which was perfectly clean and they even came in and made the bed every day/cahnged bins (totally wasn't expecthing this it being a hostel). having to check in at... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This place is awful!! Don't stay here. No hot water or wifi. Dirty. Reception is in a laundromat that is unlabeled, hard to find, and filthy. We booked online with credit card but upon arrival was told they only take cash. Shocked by the look of the place we checked out all the reviews only to find how awful it... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

A friend and I stayed at Funny Palace for 3 nights in Rome, we were upgraded at no charge to a double room with an ensuite bathroom because of a cancellation. The room was clean and comfortable, the staff was incredibly helpful in planning our time in Rome. Although it looks a bit sketchy in a not super populated area... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

We get there right after the airport. It was late , 23h00 the host was waiting for us he explained every activities we could do during our stay in roma and gave us a map where he wrote a walk for us. Very friendly and the room was nice , quiet and clean. Nice place!

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Taunton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

I would absolutely echo comments from the people I met there and indeed written on here - this is less of a hostel than just a apartment/room. Nevertheless, the room is nice (no bunk bed) and clean. The bathroom was old and not always entirely clean, but it would be wrong to penalise management for this; as a lot of... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

For about €25, I don't know exactly what I was expecting. Very low quilts rooms, with visible grit on the walls and showers . The check-in is located in a laundromat, which is confusing. No common areas to speak of and wifi is intermittent . Sheets were not changed throughout the stay.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Johnny was very helpful during our check in, he gave us a lot of great instructions about sightseeing in the city and also gave us a free upgrade to a private bathroom room (which I think they often do if they have ensuite rooms that are not booked by other guests). Thumbs up!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

I had paid for 3nights in a private en suite double room and I was not impressed. On arrival my partner and I had to sit in the middle of a launderette - not the typical reception area I was expecting. We were shown to our room to find it to be dated and dirty. Our double bed consisted of... More 

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