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Orsa Maggiore for Women Only

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Cologne, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

The hostel is nice enough, room is basic but serviceable, amenities clean. Unfortunately the hostel is way to loud at night. Nevermind the noise from the streets, that's tolerable but the people in the courtyard/bar/outside keep laughing and talking until late at night and nobody tells them to tone its down or go elsewhere. Similarly, other residents phone and Skype... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Very nice place to stay in, close to all sight seeing, conformable and clean. You can find all the facilities. I had some problems with my flight, they tried their best to help. Thank you ladies. If I plan to go back to Rome of course I will stay there. Strongly recommended

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Thank Lena C
OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Hi Lena, thank you for your review! We are glad to see that you are finally back home! All the best More 

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12 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Orsa Maggiore is set in a fantastic location! Opposite the river and walking distance to the Vatican!! Lots of great restaurants, super markets and bus stops nearby! The hostel staff are lovely and friendly and more than happy to help! I stayed here with a friend in a private twin bed room. The rooms are lovely and big with wardrobe,... More 

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Thank Brigid R
OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Thank you for the review. We are sorry for the inconvenience due to the lack of hot water. Unfortunately we have electrical boilers (like the most part of roman buildings), so if someone uses a lot of hot water, the other guests have to wait. Generally we do not have mothers and daughters or many locals. Our guests are 90%... More 

Brasília
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59 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016 via mobile

I was very pleased with this choice of hostel. Rome is an expensive city and finding female bedrooms was a challenge. When I found this hostel I felt more comfortable. The location is very good. Near bus stops and if you feel fit, everything could be done walking from there. The price is a little more expensive then common hostels.... More 

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Thank Julia M
OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Dear Madam, thank you for the review! Our earnings go to women in need, as soon as we collect some money we will renovate showers and bathrooms! As per the restaurant we will definitely report your review, it is a new external management and the must give a good service and food. More 

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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2016 via mobile

This place was simple but the rooms were quite spacious and not crowded. The location is great as most of the major attractions are within reasonable walking distance and it's very close to several quaint restaurants and bars in the Trastevere district. Perfect for a traveler looking for a low-key place to sleep and clean up after exploring for the... More 

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Thank Ruth C
OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Thank you Ruth, We are very glad that you apreciated the location! We are within walking distance from all the major sightseeings and the Trastevere city night life. See you! More 

Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2016

I travelled alone to Rome with a lot of photography equipment for work. I wanted to make sure I and my equipment would be safe so I figured this would be the best option and it sure was! The hostel is clean and quiet all the time. All of the guests just keep to themselves. The locker provided was VERY... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

We booked a room with two single beds, which was both clean and comfortable. For being located in Trastevere--so close to the Centro Storico--the only slightly noisy night was a Friday, but we could barely hear it through the closed window. Another guest left the floor quite wet one morning in the shared restrooms with individual shower cabinets, but otherwise... More 

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Thank Amanda W
OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Dear Ms Amanda, thank you for your review. Our hostel is actually very quiet, because we are some blocks away from the city night life! We try do do our best to keep the shared restrooms clean, but sometimes some guest don't care of other guests. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Atlanta, Georgia
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48 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Orsa Maggiore for three nights. The women who work at the front desk are friendly and always willing to answer questions. I read reviews that said it was hard to meet people here. It is certainly not a party hostel and you aren't forced to meet people- if you want to be an introvert for a day... More 

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OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Thank you Jessica, you are right, our hostel is not a party one, but a relaxing spot. You can choose to meet people to talk or go out together for dinner or to discover Rome, or you can stay by yourself and non one will disturb you! More 

Sheffield, United Kingdom
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5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2016

Couldn't have asked for more from this hostel. Good location and good price, with helpful and friendly staff. It was very clean and felt safe/secure (lockable cupboards provided for belongings and bedroom doors also can be locked. All in all, great stay at a great hostel.

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OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Thank you! We are glad when we receive a beautiful review, because it means that all our efforts go in the right way. We hope to see you again in the future! More 

Toronto, Canada
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31 reviews
19 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2016

My first visit to this women's only hostel was in Oct 2012 as a solo traveller. I had such a good experience here that I did not hesitate to return when my friend and I embarked on our 2 week Italian vacation last fall. After a surprisingly unpleasant start (Paula had shown me that Venere.com had booked me two rooms,... More 

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OrsaMagg, Direttore at Orsa Maggiore for Women Only, responded to this review

Dear Madam, thank you for the positive review! Unfortunately the WIFI is the best possible in this old part of Rome, but we hope the companies will improve it. As per the bathrooms, you are right, we have to fix them in some ways so that the guests do not break the box after one month! (That's why we put... More 

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Staying in Trastevere

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Trastevere
Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.
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  • Free Internet
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
Internet
  • Free Internet
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  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Concierge
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A women only Hostel in the center of Rome. Our Hostel is located inside the Internationa Women's House in a XVI century ex convent. We are in the famous Trastevere district: bars, restaurants and city nightlife are few blocks away, as well as the major sightseeings: St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museums, Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona ecc. We have some private rooms and some dorms all with wodden ceilings and antique "cotto" tiles. Our Hostel is an ideal place for solo travellers, and for all the people who like to relax after a day out. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Orsa Maggiore for Women Only

Address: Via san Francesco di Sales 1/a, 00165 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Trastevere
Price Range: $48 - $91 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 13
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