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Funny Palace

Via varese 33/31, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My friends and I were in Florence and decided to head to Rome for the weekend. We needed some place that was decent and conveniently located. It was then when we stumbled upon Funny Palace. Though its name may sound well, funny, it was a great place to stay and it was more than we could ask for! In addition... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
11 reviews 11 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hostel is right next to Termini/main train station, which means you can easily take Metro [underground] anywhere in Rome and it's only two stops from Colosseum.. The bus company Terravision takes you there right from the airport for 4 Euro, and from the station you can just walk directly to the hostel. It is pretty easy to find. We... More 

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Milan, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hostel is really closed to Termini station, so well connected to the centre and to every interesting place in Rome. People working here are really nice and super helpful and we had also a private bathroom without over charge. The cherry on the top is the reception, which is located inside the laundry...which is also an internet point and... More 

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at this property. Before going few reviews on this hostel scared us. But we are very happy with the location (max. 5 mins from Roma Termini), value for money and hospitality of the staff. On registration the staff explain the important places to see in Rome based on the duration of stay of each guest. Tips on transport... More 

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14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A hostel located in different departments of buildings. The beds are bad, very old. Bathrooms are insufficient. No common areas. It is located in a degraded and dirty area, it is not pleasant to walk but well connected. The best ticket you get for breakfast.

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Coral Springs, Florida
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19 hotel reviews
86 helpful votes 86 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

Very nice accommodating staff very knowledgeable about all the attractions a give you a map and speak very good English. I booked a five bed dorm very reasonably priced they also give you a complementary breakfast and 10% off a very nice pasta restaurant called Andrea. The Wi-Fi was very strong in our room however the showers were very very... More 

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Rzeszow, Poland
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Good price and just two minutes away from main station Termini, walking distance to many touristic atractions. Mabri gave us a map and drew routings for each day of our stay which saved us a lot of time. Complimentary bottle of wine was also a very nice gesture. Rooms were clean and very comfortable. The only minus was a bathroom... More 

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

We booked a double room. Easy walking distance from the train station and we were welcomed after our long haul flight in the laundromat come Internet cafe check in point. We were given a map and tips on catching public transport and places to eat. Our room was two buildings up from this and we had keys to access it... More 

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
11 reviews 11 reviews
6 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My son and I stayed here, and had a great experience. We booked a twin room (two single beds), with private bath and shower (there are other options available, including more hostel-esque accommodations with shared rooms and bathroom facilities). Our room was clean and comfortable, with air conditioning that maintained a comfortable temperature in the heat of Rome in August.... More 

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Singapore, Singapore
16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

We were initially taken aback by the check in area. It was a small laundry shop. However, the moment we entered, the owner welcomed us very pleasantly and began to offer us tips on how to get around and places to visit. This really helped out with our planning. We were also given a bottle of wine and an upgrade... More 

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Address: Via varese 33/31, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 4
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