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Amalfi Coast, Italy
Reviewed 3 October 2016

The Blue Hostel was wonderful...Conveniently located near the train station...comfortable beautifully appointed rooms...attentive staff. They even upgraded us to a suite at no extra cost. You can't go wrong.

1Thank Matt B
Reviewed 2 October 2016 via mobile

The location was great, the room was lovely and the staff were really friendly. Nice quiet location but close to everything! The room was really comfy, clean and beautifully decorated, it even had a fully stocked coffee machine. I had my bags carried for me when I arrived and had a pesonalised map with points of interest. All in all...

Thank Genea L
Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 27 September 2016

I have stayed twice at this excellent small hotel in Rome in recent weeks and each time found it to be a really ideal base. Ercole and Andrea are terrific and helped me with local recommendations. They went out of their way to help with booking an early morning car service to the airport - the driver was really great...

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Hinckley, United Kingdom
Reviewed 25 September 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights and found the Blue hostel to be a great place too be based for the trip. It is easy to find from the main station (2 mins walk) and is ideally located to walk to all of the main attractions. The only time we took the metro system was to get to the Vatican...

Thank paulkey
Auckland, New Zealand
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

This place was brilliant! Quirky location in an ex convent building. Fully renovated and modern furniture, modern bathroom, comfy bed. Nespresso machine and daily coffee capsule top up. Nothing was too hard, the staff were wonderful and really friendly. Best part - Blue hostel has had their own map of Rome designed specifically for tourists!! It had great local recommendations...

Thank HouseDepositHoliday
Reviewed 15 September 2016

Stayed for two nights at the beginning of September. Communication before we arrived was excellent. The rooms were clean, comfortable and all that we needed. Close to all the main sights of Rome it was a fabulous base. The street map that was provided had great suggestions for the best places for breakfast, pizza, ice cream etc. this was very...

1Thank Louise P
Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 15 September 2016

We came to Rome for 3 nights child-free in September and had a wonderful stay at the Blue Hostel. The location was spot on being only 5 minutes walk from Termini and in easy access to the rest of the city. The staff at Blue hostel were welcoming and helpful and we would highly recommend staying here! If we return...

Thank amesburyr
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Reviewed 14 September 2016

This is an excellent place to stay if you are visiting Rome to see the sights. We stayed one night at the end of August and couldn't have asked for more. Ercole is very friendly and helpful and will give you loads of tips on the best things to see and best places to eat. The location is great, within...

Thank 118Richard
Tamworth, UK
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Great communication from hostel manager before we arrived. The Blue Hostel is very easy to find, from the station / airport bus and we were at the door within 10 minutes. It is well placed for walking to all the main sights, such as the Colosseum, the museum and there are lots of small shops and restaurants on the roads...

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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

Only stayed for one night but the experience was a nice one. Nice and clean room, with a welcoming atmosphere and a much appreciated coffee maker. Next to one of Rome's landmarks, the Santa Maria Maggiore. Got detailed recommendations for cafés and restaurants in the Monti area (not available at other hotels 😉). Will surely consider staying at Bluehostel again,...

1Thank Valgerður H

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Staying in Esquilino

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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. 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 neighbourhood 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 centre. 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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Housed in a former convent built during the 17th century, with an amazing location between Santa Maria Maggiore, Termini Station and the Coliseum, Bluehostel provides fantastic double or triple rooms.Every room at Bluehostel has en-suite bathroom and shower, air conditioning, Lcd TV, free wifi and wooden floors.The rooms are daily cleaned and tastefully refurbished and are decorated with excellently preserved traditional ceilings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Hostel

Address: Via Carlo Alberto 13, 00185 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino
Price Range: $186 - $243 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“Take on 4th floor the first room to the right. Its quiet and nice. For couples. But be aware of what you pay.”
TeddyB_12, 31 Jan 2017 | Read review
“The apartment has views to a church and to Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore”
sola792, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It wasn't problem for us but there is no elevator in the building.”
_Z3610QO, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No views.All rooms look in to the courtyard.”
dipsy999, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face quiet inner courtyard”
K3622MXbryans, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
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