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Sydney, Australia
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I booked the Basic - Single room and it was just as the name states. The shower door ran off its hinges and so water leaked in the bathroom. The bathroom smelt of old stale water if that makes sense. The shower was a flexible spray hose which was leaking and so had no pressure for the detachable shower head.... More 

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Sandakan, Malaysia
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28 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2015 via mobile

Rome isnt well connected with the metro.. Staying close to the termini station which has two metro lines going to the main sights was essential... This hostel was just a walking distance less than a minute from the station. Even if you look at the poverty surrounding this district, do not come in expecting one of those hostels you will... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2014 via mobile

If you have made a reservation cancel it - I don't know how this place can stay open - by a mile the worst place I have stayed in. I stayed here half way through a 2 month trip around Europe. The beds were too small and felt like they would snap any second. The bathroom is disgusting, I couldn't... More 

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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2014

That was pretty close to Termini station , the owner was very helpful because I have made the reservation some hours before and he managed to give me a room. I do not know if I found it expensive because Rome is expensive, but it was really expensive for me , and it did not have breakfast (if i had... More 

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Madrid, Spain
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49 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2014 via mobile

We went to this hostel because of its price, as we were a big group and it had big rooms. Rooms were not bad, WiFi worked, but only two toilets and showers for up to 18 people make it a bit cramped. It lacks anything ressembling a kitchen and common space, and there is no safe available. Best thing: it's... More 

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Paris, France
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 January 2014

We have chosen this hostel because in the photos it looks quite nice for price. I still think that we can find better even if you pay cheap. It was dirty and the room was so dark. The good point is that we didn't stay a lot of time inside the room, so we could enjoy our holiday outside. The... More 

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Devizes, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 7 January 2014

Great location - 1 min walk from the train station. The hosts were more than helpful, telling me the best options for transport around Rome and places to visit. I could drop my suitcase before 12, as the room had been vacated but not cleaned. Facilities for tea - just take the kettle in the room and when finish put... More 

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London
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3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 November 2013

We stayed for one night at the beginning of our six week trip. We expected it to be basic what we didn't relalise that it would be very basic. The six bed dorm we stayed in was very small with little room, no room to store our bags only a very small locker was available (at a further cost) further... More 

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Thank BLreviews
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69 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 September 2013

I stayed here for 4 nights in September 2013, and it was not the best accommodation. I was in a 6 mixed room (although only girls stayed), where the room was very dirty and it looked out onto a very noisy street. The bathroom facilities were terrible - smelly showers and toilets, which were right next to the "reception" area... More 

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roma
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Reviewed 30 June 2013

really really bad. i stayed here because it was very late and i had trouble finding another hostel, but i regret it. the room was not worth the money i paid (which was more than a hostel room usually is). the room seemed clean but the bathrooms were dirty and there was water all over the floor. there was no... More 

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Esquilino
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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Address: Via Magenta 24 | 1st floor,int 2(scala -A), 00185 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range: $35 - $152 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 22
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“Don't choose the basic room!”
 of 5 bubbles TroyG6, 14 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't get one looking out onto the street - people stand there 24/7 smoking, and it just wafts into the room, as well as their loud voices.”
 of 5 bubbles roseannec2013, 9 Sep 2013 | Read review
“Make sure you have a lower bunk!”
 of 5 bubbles waltria, 25 Sep 2011 | Read review
“all rooms is good”
 of 5 bubbles monicapenholato, 4 Sep 2011 | Read review
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