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Carlito Hotel and Hostel

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed October 28, 2016

Upon arriving at this hostel, I was immediately taken down the road and put in another building which had a number of rooms. The room was spacious, but there were no lockers inside the room, instead they were out in the hallway, which I didn't trust at all. I ended up having to leave my bags under my bed with...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed October 23, 2016

There are two buildings, one is a hotel with hostel in the top floor and the second is a hostel. I stayed in the main building which has the hostel. Review is for that. 1) Excellent Location- walking distance to the bus stop and the metro station. And all main attractions are 2 to 3 stops in the metro. 2)...

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Badulla, Sri Lanka
Reviewed September 26, 2016 via mobile

One of the cheapest I could find online in Rome !! You check in at a hotel at the address given then you walk and find the hostel few blocks away with a map provided at the reception ! No one at the hostel except the guests ! I'm not sure if there's a kitchen ! Bathrooms are dirty and...

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Minneapolis
Reviewed July 15, 2016

Stayed here for a week and a half. Place can be tricky to find, the main entrance to check in is not where you stay. I was given a key and a crappy map to find the actual hostel room location. Walked a couple blocks to find the place with no idea if what I was headed to was right....

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DES ARTISTES R, Guest Relations Manager at Carlito Hotel and Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to comment on our hotel. Many travellers find out location very convenient because it provides good connectiion with the main sights. Thanks for having chosen Hostel Carlito's way, it will be so good to have back again in our hostel! Kind Regards.

Council Bluffs, Iowa
Reviewed June 25, 2016

We stayed in one of the private rooms that required use of a shared bathroom. (The hotel/hostel is in the same building as Hotel des Artistes.) The shared bathroom was always clean (although the shower stall is very small), and we never had to wait to use them. We were there on the weekend, so there was some noise late...

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DES ARTISTES R, Direttore at Carlito Hotel and Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you the review which is very important for us to improve our services to satisfy the guest's expectations. We will be happy to see you again. Regards Lorenzo

Reviewed June 5, 2016 via mobile

My brother and I rent out out own room, which was nice. In the close proximity were 2 bathrooms and 2 showers. Everything was clean and we'll take cared for. Internet was super slow and often times non-existant but for the most part it's in a great area and was a nice place to go back to and rest. Not...

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DES ARTISTES R, Guest Relations Manager at Carlito Hotel and Hostel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your review! We deeply appreciate your kind words, definitely a wonderful prize for our efforts! We are glad to know that your experience with us was totally satisfying. We will keep on doing our best. Looking forward to having you back with us! Kind Regards

Cape Town Central, South Africa
Reviewed May 30, 2016

This place is less than average! The photos of lush headboards, beautiful draped curtains and orchids is a far stretch from what it actually is! We started at this beautiful reception area, only to be diverted 2 blocks away to our actual hostel. We were then unfortunately given the room at the front entrance on the street side next to...

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DES ARTISTES R, Guest Relations Manager at Carlito Hotel and Hostel, responded to this review

We hope you had a wonderful time in Rome and we would like to thank you for staying with us during your visit. We, as always, have taken note of every specific point in your comment and thank you for your input. We greatly appreciate any suggestions from our guests as this helps us to improve were necessary in our...

Reviewed May 15, 2016

The best thing from this hostel is the location, very close to the main station in Rome. People that I shared the room with were quiet and respectful, I almost didn't notice them. Bathrooms are shared, generally I found them available and clean. They are also very spacious. The internet is very bad and they charge me 12 euros for...

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Singapore, Singapore
Reviewed January 7, 2016

Stayed at the hostel for 5 nights over the New Year period. The room had 3 beds and room was tidied up and kept clean daily. Quite a comfortable stay. It helped that the other 2 beds were unoccupied on my last 2 nights, so I had the whole room for myself. General condition of the room was well maintained....

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DES ARTISTES R, Guest Relations Manager at Carlito Hotel and Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write your review, which allows us to improve in order to achieve higher standards of quality. We really appreciate your opinions. We have taken note of your suggestions and we have already proceed with all necessary improvements that will result in a better service regarding your advices

Rajahmundry, India
Reviewed October 31, 2015

Just okay hotel for the historic city. I was on a two day visit to the famous attractions of the city and I found this place to be budget friendly. It good enough for a simple night's sleep, bath etc.,

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DES ARTISTES R, Guest Relations Manager at Carlito Hotel and Hostel, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review about our hostel, we greatly appreciately it. We hope to see you again in the near future.

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
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Additional Information about Carlito Hotel and Hostel

Address: Via Villafranca 18/a, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range: $20 - $81 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 8
Also Known As:
Carlitos Way Rome
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#1 Best Value Hotel in Rome
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“Ensure you are in the main building.”
 of 5 bubbles danielnU1455SU, Oct 28, 2016 | Read review
“Far from the front doors and bathrooms - basically NO WHERE!”
 of 5 bubbles Lynnae18, May 30, 2016 | Read review
“Dont Choose this hostel at all!!”
 of 5 bubbles 801darshana, Sep 4, 2015 | Read review
“I went to Hostels.com and I got a room for cheap.”
 of 5 bubbles teflonrobg, Jul 4, 2014 | Read review
“Watch your wallet in Termini subway station!”
 of 5 bubbles 97markd, Dec 12, 2013 | Read review
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