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Papaya Female Hostel

67 reviews
Traveller (11)
Room & Suite (6)
Dining (1)
  • Excellent51%
  • Very good34%
  • Average14%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
19 Jun 2017
“One of the best hostels I ever stayed in”
29 Apr 2017
“Good one, good value”
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Reviewed 20 September 2013

I would recommend this if you are solo and want to be safe. It definitely is safe and about a 5-10 min walk from the train station. It is also near many restaurants and every morning they have a market outside on the street with...More

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Reviewed 27 August 2013

I stayed here in June with a friend while on a month long trip around Europe. The facilities were excellent: free wifi, and two desktop computers also connected to the internet that were free to use; a kitchen, which lacked a proper oven but had...More

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Reviewed 5 August 2013

I cannot recommend Papaya high enough! I stayed here for 4 nights as a solo female traveller and after some bad experiences at previous hostels regarding poor hygiene or safety I was thoroughly relieved to find Papaya was just as promised online. It was bright...More

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Reviewed 25 June 2013

Besides one handsy male helper, this place was great! The wifi worked, the bathrooms were beautiful and I felt very safe. Not to mention the location was very good. :) Just know that you have to check in across the street. I had a rough...More

Thank Katie C
Reviewed 24 March 2013

We stayed at the Papaya hostel for a week and found it to be clean, safe and comfortable. It was a great way to meet other travellers, chill after a hard days sightseeing and it has everything you need to make the holiday a great...More

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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
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7 January 2015|
Response from Harumi U | Reviewed this property |
The Ciampino Airport is kind of far from the center of Rome, so you can take a Cotral/Schiaffini bus from the airport to get to the Ciampino Train Station. From there you should be able to take a train and get to Rome... More
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"Ask for the room with the private bathroom if you are travelling with friends and the hostel has enough bunk..."
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"try to get room number 4 :) it is the furthest away from the main door"
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"Make sure it's Papaya hostel and not Il Paverado (spell?) that you book. Papaya's wifi is free and..."
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"The room 4 to the back will be quieter as it looks on to the communal yard"
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