Best Hostels in Rome

Choosing the right accommodation is perhaps the best way to cut extra expenses from your travelling budget. Hostels can come very handy in this endeavour. You will be surprised by how much you can save by opting for a hostel instead of any other place. Of course, when it comes to a city like Rome, the options, even in that, spans wide and varied, from affordable dormitories to cosy private rooms. Let us tell you there are no 'best' places to stay in Rome; it all depends on your preferences and choices!

So to help you there here's our curated list of different yet popular hostels in Romey that can cater to your needs and help in making your stay even more memorable. Check them out!

1. Hostel Alessandro Downtown

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One of the best hostels in Rome, Alessandro Downtown is for party people and those who loves to hustle with the crowd. The place is located in the middle of Termini station and the colosseum and brims with social events all the time. Come here to attend one of its popular events like Happy Hour or Free Aperitivo Hour and treat yourself with an experience like none other! Purposely designed for budget backpackers, the dorm rooms in Alessandro Downtown are clean and spacious and has all the amenities like heating units, lockers, free city maps, a tourist info stand and vending machines. The hostel staff are amiable and ready to help you with anything you need!

Address: Via Carlo Cattaneo, 23, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: 3 pm
Rates: € 26.80 onwards
Amenities: Equipped PC Rooms, Free Wifi, Air Conditioning, Kitchen (1pm-10:30 pm), A Secure Keycard System,  Large common rooms
What's Special?: A rooftop terrace with an awesome view, A social lounge with a TV, Pizza NO limits and Night-out party

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2. Freedom Traveller

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If you are one of those people who likes to travel light, the place is for you! Freedom Traveller is about providing a comfortable space to the modern day backpackers and assists them in their exploration endeavours. The place offers all the amenities that you might need including spacious sleeping areas, a well-equipped kitchen and a common area for all to relax in. The decor has been kept light and vibrant to complement the cosy vibes of the place. There is a small restaurant as well that serves free delicious breakfast every morning.

Address:
Via Gaeta, 23, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: 3 pm
Rates: € 12 onwards
Amenities: Air conditioning, Free Wi-Fi, Lockers, Self-Catering Facilities, Parking, TV, Free City Maps, Fridge, Outdoor Terrace
What's Special?: A backyard garden and a book exchange library.

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3. The yellow

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Yellow Hostel is a communal hostel with a fun atmosphere. You can make full use of the common rooms and hostel bar to make friends from around the world, it's within walking distance to some of the best pizza places in the city, and it's close to the main train station as well. It's no surprise that this is one of the top rated hostels in Rome.

Address:
Via Palestro, 51, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: 2:30 pm
Rates: € 28 onwards
Amenities: Garden, Shared Kitchen, Karaoke, Nightclub, Air Conditioning, Safety Deposit Box, Free wifi, Laundry, Restaurant and Bar, Lockers, Tour Desk
What's Special?: Yellow bar, evening entertainment and amazing city view

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4. Rome city Hostel

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This hostel is ideal for families and those who prefer cosy and relaxing lodgings as it is in a quiet location near the University La Sapienza. Geared primarily towards private accommodations, either with shared or en-suite bathrooms. Rome City Hostel is a clean and safe place to stay close to the main sights, in the heart of Rome, with free WIFI and several transportation options close by(underground, buses, etc.) Moreover, their international atmosphere and English speaking staff help make it a true backpacker's paradise. This Hostel will provides an ideal base for the Traveler & Backpacker to explore Rome's Monuments and Historical Places.

Address: Viale Ippocrate, 91, 00161 Roma, Italy
Check In: 1 pm
Amenities: Linen, Free Breakfast, Shared Kitchen, Free Parking, Free wifi, Bicycle Rentals, Air Conditioning, Heating, Lockers, Luggage storage, Tour desk, Laundry
What's Special?: A beautiful terrace garden with a cool ambience

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5. Legends

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Just a stone's throw away from Termini train station is a cosy little hostel that offers free wi-fi in all of the rooms. Guests that choose to stay here find its location convenient for moving around the city and for travelling to and from Rome on day trips as its close to Rome's biggest public transportation hub. Compared to other hostels in Rome, the accommodations are impeccably clean. The Legends Hostel staff also organises a free pizza party for its guests just about every night in the common areas and lobby so that travellers can make friends during their journey.

Address: Via Gaeta, 64, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: 3 pm
Rates: € 30 onwards
Amenities: Free City Maps, Free WiFi, Security Lockers, Air Conditioning, Adaptors, Hot Showers, Fridge, Cable TV, Safe Deposit Box, Luggage Storage, 24 Hour Reception & Security

6. Funny Palace Rome

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Whether you are looking for a hostel in dormitory beds or comfortable private rooms in a hotel, the funny Palace Rome is the ideal place to enjoy the wonders of Rome. Just down the stairs from our hostel, you will find spacious internet point with laundry service. Here you will meet travellers from all over the world. Located near the main central station Termini, a few minutes walk you can reach to the main attraction of Rome, the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps, Piazza Barberini and Pantheon.

Address: Via Varese, 33, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: 2 pm
Rates: € 24 onwards
Amenities: Free Breakfast, Free City Maps, Free WiFi, Security Lockers, Reading Light, Safe Deposit Box, Laundry Facilities, Steam Room, 24 Hour Reception, Travel Desk

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7. Camping Village Roma

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Just 15 minutes' drive from the Vatican, Camping Village Roma is the closest camp site to Rome's historic centre. Features include a seasonal outdoor pool, hot tub, and poolside bar. The Village Roma offers chalets and air-conditioned bungalows. There are a well-stocked supermarket, a laundry room, and a currency exchange point as well in the area. You can enjoy drinks and snacks throughout the day at the Ciao Bella poolside bar, which is open until 2 pm and has its own DJ. The seasonal restaurant serves Italian cuisine and fresh pizza.

Address: Via Aurelia, 831, 00165 Roma, Italy
Check In: 2 pm
Rates: € 47 onwards
Amenities: BBQ facilities, Garden, Seasonal outdoor pool, Free wifi, Bar and restaurant, Games, Laundry, Heating and Air Conditioning, Safety deposit box, Parking, Tour desk
What's Special?: For families to have an eventful stay

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8. Hostel Des Artistes

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Not to be confused with the Hotel Des Artistes, which is slightly more upscale than this budget accommodations. Though the Hostel Des Artistes is run by the same owners. Des Artistes is a favourite among repeat travellers to Rome as it has great common areas with a TV room, board games and a rooftop terrace which makes for meeting new people easier. Amenities include free lockers and luggage storage, no curfew, linens and blankets are included in the booking fee. They also have towels to rent for just 1 euro each. The hostel is just one metro stop from Termini train station.

Address: Via Villafranca, 20, 00185 Roma, Italy
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Rates: € 24 onwards
Amenities: Free City Maps, Free WiFi, Security Lockers, Common Room,  Adaptors, Hot Showers, Cable TV, Parking, Microwave, Luggage Storage, 24 Hour Reception, Travel Desk
What's Special?: A beautiful outdoor terrace for you to walk around and chill

9. Dreaming Rome Hostel

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In the centre of Rome, 1 mile from the Colosseum, 2 miles from Termini Station and few meters from Metro San Giovanni, born Dreaming Rome Hostel, a charming hostel took care of details. At Dreaming Rome Hostel provides the rich variety of breakfast. It is also the cleanest hostel you have ever experienced. The Dreaming Rome Hostel guaranties your comfortable stay in Rome. They also have Laundry facilities and towels and 4 beds dormitory, private double and triple rooms

Address: Via Cuma, 2, 00183 Roma, Italy
Check In: 2 pm
Rates: € 27 onwards
Amenities: Free Breakfast, Free Parking, Free City Maps, Free WiFi, Book Exchange, Self-Catering Facilities, Hair Dryers, Safe Deposit Box, Card Phones, Laundry Facilities, Tours Desk, 24 Hour Security
What's Special?: Best for solo travellers who get to meet with strangers and make friends.

10. Four Seasons Hostel Rome

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Four Seasons Hostel is located 300 meters from Termini Station and the Hostel is within in walking distance to many of the tourist attractions. The Hostel offers a welcome champagne. Hostelworld guests say very professional Staff, who care about their guest's needs, and they are very knowledgeable. From the hostel you can reach the Colosseum, Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain in 15 to 20 minutes walk and the Vatican, Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel by bus in 15 minutes. Amenities around the hostel are ATM machines, post office, grocery store, pharmacy store and lots of souvenir shops, pubs and bars.

Address: Via Carlo Cattaneo, 23, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: from 3 pm
Rates: € 27 onwards
Amenities: Free City Maps, Free WiFi, Security Lockers, Common Room, Air Conditioning, Adaptors, Hot Showers, Hair Dryers, Safe Deposit Box, Laundry Facilities, Steam Room

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11. Zen House B&B

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If you're looking for a central location which is clean and friendly, we've got hearty breakfasts and our staff speak fluent English, German and Spanish. Your host Giacomo is a fellow traveller who knows how important it is to find a friendly and cordial atmosphere away from home. Kenzo and Coji, 2 lovely cats, are sharing the living room. Come to the Zen House and find your home away from home! We're only about 10 minutes walk from San Giovanni metro stop! Free Breakfast is available in the morning.

Address: Via Sinuessa, 17, 00183 Roma, Italy
Check In: 12:30 pm to 12 am
Rates: € 52 onwards
Amenities: 24 Hour Security, Book Exchange, Cable TV, Free City Maps, Free Internet Access, Hot Showers and Tub, Laundry and Ironing Facilities, Luggage Storage, Parking, Pet-Friendly
What's Special?: A calm ambience where you can unwind and relax

12. The Beehive

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The Beehive is a stylish, cosy, eco-conscious hostel owned by an American couple, Linda & Steve, who came to Rome to follow a dream. It is a unique cross between a budget hotel and an upscale hostel - a place where we want you to feel at home.
Everything about The Beehive reflects the personal values of their owners. They not only provide a clean, comfortable and relaxing place to stay but all the information that helps you get the most out of your time in Rome and also experience a bit of Rome off the beaten path.

Address:  Via Marghera, 8, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: 7 am to 11 pm
Rates: € 67 onwards
Amenities: Free City Maps, Free Internet Access, Adaptors, Book Exchange, Outdoor Terrace, Hair Dryers, Safe-Deposit Box, Luggage Storage, Restaurant and Bar
What's Special?: A 'home away from home' experience

13. Orsa Maggiore for Women Only

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Located in the heart of Rome, this women-only hostel is set in a 16th-century ex-convent inside the International Women's House. They offer beds in dorms or private rooms. All the rooms are very large and quiet and overlook the inner garden or the typical red rooftops. The living room features a kitchen corner and a fridge for the guests' use. Their amenities include free Internet and Wi-Fi, a wash-and-dry service and a book exchange. They also have maps and tourist information and can help you with museum reservations. Guests can relax in their large garden under the centuries-old magnolia and taste the menus offered at the Restaurant Luna e l’Altra at a special price.

Address: Via di S. Francesco di Sales, 1, 00165 Roma, Italy
Check In: 12 am to 10 pm
Rates: € 21 onwards
Amenities: Free City Maps, Free WiFi, Common Room, Book Exchange, Hot Showers, Fridge, Reading Light, Laundry Facilities, Luggage Storage, Restaurant and Bar, Board Games
What's Special?: Places like Piazza Navona, Campo Dei Fiori, Synagogue and the Botanical Gardens that are a little away from the place.

14. Comics Guesthouse

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The Comics Guesthouse is a funky decorated hostel with comfortable and spacious rooms near the Vatican. Comics is conveniently located near the metro stop, Lepanto and is also just a short walk from the beautiful Piazza del Popolo. The rooms are cheerfully decorated with comic-style characters and themes as the name suggests. All the rooms have Wi-Fi access and air conditioning. If you upgrade to a private room, you'll also get a nice flat screen TV and a DVD player to use as well. There are no kitchen facilities on the grounds and the reception generally closes around 10:30 pm.

Address:  Viale Giulio Cesare 38 00192 Roma, Italy
Check In: From 2 pm to 8 pm
Rates: € 55 onwards
Amenities: Free City Maps, Free WiFi, Security Lockers, Common Room, Air Conditioning, Hot Showers  Cable TV, Safe Deposit Box, Laundry Facilities, Steam Room, PlayStation and Games Room
What's Special?: Decor that will make you relive your crazy childhood days.

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15. M&J Hostel

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M&J Place Hostel Rome is set centrally in Rome, just 500 m from Termini Station. Offering free Wi-Fi in public areas, it has a large shared lounge, and rooms and dormitories with satellite TV. The rooms and dormitories are simply decorated and come with a work desk. Some rooms are interconnecting too. The restaurant serves Mediterranean cuisine, and a buffet-style breakfast is also available. Via Nazionale, with its many shops and restaurants, is just a 3-minute walk from the Rome Hostel M&J. The Coliseum is 2 metro stops away. Central Station is a great choice for travellers interested in roman ruins, monuments and architecture.

Address: Via Solferino, 9, 00185 Roma, Italy
Check In: 2 pm till late
Rates: € 20 onwards
Amenities: Free City Maps, Free Wifi, Common Room, Key Card Access, Parking, Air Conditioning, Hot Showers, Cable TV, Safe Deposit Box, 24 Hour Security and Reception, Book Exchange, Luggage Storage
What's Special?: All the attractions, from museums to bookstores and supermarkets, lies within close vicinity.

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Follow the thumb rule of travelling and do the proper research before arrival. Opt for the one that suits you the best and you will be having your time of life in Rome! It is all about planning we tell you!

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