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Featured Hostels in Rome

Hostel Trastevere
Via Francesco Benaglia 13, Rome, RM
The price is £65 per night

Located in Gianicolense, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Porta Portese Market and Testaccio Market. Santa Maria in Trastevere and Circus Maximus are ...

4.2/5Excellent! (73 reviews)

"More restrooms would be good. I had to wait for my roommate to finish showering, or for the one in the hall to be free."…"

Reviewed on 11 Feb 2020

Hostel Trastevere
Generator Rome
Via Principe Amedeo 251, Rome, RM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £49 per night

Located in Esquilino, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Via Nazionale and Via Marsala ...

4.2/5Very Good! (287 reviews)

"Hotel Quality for Hostel pricing. Standard of rooms was as good as a Four Star Hotel. Would reccomend. Will stay again."…"

Reviewed on 16 Jan 2020

Generator Rome
YellowSquare Rome
Via Palestro, 51, Rome, RM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £50 per night

Located in Marsala, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Via Marsala, Via Nazionale and Via XX Settembre. Piazza della Repubblica and Teatro dell'Opera ...

4.1/5Very Good! (201 reviews)

"My first time in a hostel so I booked a private room. It was cozy and clean. The property was very quiet and convenient. I loved the bar across the street and the price was great."…"

Reviewed on 24 Dec 2019

YellowSquare Rome
The RomeHello - Hostel
Via Torino, 45, Rome
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Located in Repubblica, this hostel is steps away from Piazza della Repubblica, Via Nazionale and Via XX Settembre. Via Veneto and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma are ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (341 reviews)

"It was the best hostel I’ve ever stayed in my life, and I’ve travelled quite extensively around the world...the staff are legitimately friendly, they even hire people with down syndrome The rooms felt like a hotel room with a desk and even a closet for your coat The kitchen is chef’s grade with an ..."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

The RomeHello - Hostel
New Generation Hostel Rome Center
Via dei Quattro Cantoni 35 Rione Monti, Rome
The price is £14 per night

Located in Monti, this hostel is steps away from Santa Prassede and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Via Nazionale and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma are also within ...

3.9/5Good! (26 reviews)

"Hotel is super clean and well though. Safe was much bigger than the ones in other hotels, which made it so much more comfortable to keep my stuff in order. Also you get a light for each bed and a plug, which makes it so much more comfortable. It was a good stay overall, just be aware that you will ..."…"

Reviewed on 16 Feb 2020

New Generation Hostel Rome Center
Alessandro Downtown & Bar
Via Carlo Cattaneo 23, Rome, RM
The price is £75 per night

Located in Esquilino, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Santa Prassede and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Via Nazionale and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma ...

3.8/5Good! (268 reviews)
The best hostel in Roma

"This place was great! I felt very welcomed and the staff was helpful in every way. The front desk showed me where important spots were including the closest ATM and good shops to buy supplies for a budget minded traveler such as myself. The breakfast is amazing. You can go back up and get as many ..."…"

Reviewed on 7 Feb 2020

Alessandro Downtown & Bar
Palace Rome
61 Via Osimo, Rome
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £38 per night

Located in Quartiere XXX San Basilio, this hostel is within 9 mi (15 km) of Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and Pantheon. Piazza Navona and Roman Forum are also ...

4/5Very Good! (3 reviews)
Excelente atención

"Buena ubicación, en medio de la naturaleza, solo falta cuidar un poco algunos detalles estéticos dentro de la habitacion, la atención fue excelente. Check in 24 horas."…"

Reviewed on 21 Feb 2020

Palace Rome
Wiki Hostel & Greenvillage
Via Colle Casette 34, (via Prenestina Nuova km 71), Zagarolo, RM
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Situated in the historical district, this hostel is within 1 mile (2 km) of Toy Museum of Zagarolo and Palazzo Rospigliosi. Sanctuary of Fortuna and Castelli ...

4.2/5Very Good! (17 reviews)
Amazing staff

"The amazing staff absolutely makes the wiki experience awesome. I wanted to get out of the hustle of Rome and it was a nice little getaway. A few drawbacks. Wifi is spotty and our room had a pretty sticky door with the adjacent bathroom being equally loud so hard to come in and out unnoticed. Another ..."…"

Reviewed on 2 Jun 2019

Wiki Hostel & Greenvillage
Orsa Maggiore Hostel for Women Only
Via san Francesco di Sales 1/a, Rome, RM
The price is £40 per night

Located in Trastevere, this hostel is within a 10-minute walk of Via Giulia and Bambino Gesu Hospital. Campo de' Fiori and Piazza Navona are also within 15 minutes. ...

4.3/5Excellent! (92 reviews)
Really great stay.

"Staying here made me proud to be a woman. The positivity of the staff and the wonderful women I met made this stay more than I could have wished for. I was very fortunate to have 2 roommates who were tidy and considerate. The location is fantastic and I felt safe throughout. Top tip - flip flops ..."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jan 2020

Orsa Maggiore Hostel for Women Only
Free Hostels Roma
Via Luigi Luzzatti 3, Rome
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £149 per night

Located in Esquilino, this hostel is within a 15-minute walk of Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, Via Marsala and Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano. Colosseum ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (30 reviews)
Beware of Bed Bugs.

"I enjoyed the location but the bed bugs were everywhere. I'm sure there are nicer howtels out there that are much cleaner. I came back with so many bites, and the girl who slept above me was also bitten by bed bugs."…"

Reviewed on 29 Aug 2019

Free Hostels Roma
The Bricks Rome
Via dei Laterizi 16, Rome
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £80 per night

Located in Quartiere XIII Aurelio, this hostel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Vatican Gardens and San Carlo di Nancy Hospital. Istituto Dermopatico dell'Immacolata ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (41 reviews)
Great

"Front desk reception very helpful always and friendly excellent customer service will recommend 👍 Only thing was that the refrigerator was not to clean in my floor."…"

Reviewed on 25 Jul 2019

The Bricks Rome
Des Artistes Budget Rooms
Via Villafranca 20, Rome, Rome
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Located in Marsala, this hostel is within a 5-minute walk of Via Nomentana and Via Marsala. Via Nazionale and Via XX Settembre are also within 15 minutes. Castro ...

4.2/5Excellent! (97 reviews)

"Rooms are clean, Staffs are so friendly and humorous, however it definitely needs improvement on soundproofing of doors and internet speed. It takes few minutes to load an instagram story and u can always hear people talking in the corridor in the morning"…"

Reviewed on 17 Dec 2019

Des Artistes Budget Rooms
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Hilton Rome Airport
Hilton Rome Airport
4 out of 5
Via Arturo Ferrarin 2, Fiumicino, RM
The price is £155 per night
3.8/5Good! (4,279 reviews)

"It was attached to the airport - accessible by a covered walkway which ran through the airport parking garages."…"

Reviewed on 15 Mar 2020

Hilton Rome Airport
Hotel Delle Muse
Hotel Delle Muse
3 out of 5
Via Tommaso Salvini 18, Rome, RM
The price is £53 per night
4.1/5Very Good! (356 reviews)

"Excellent place, very greatful for their kindness and service especially Claudio and Enrique."…"

Reviewed on 4 Jan 2020

Hotel Delle Muse
MEININGER Roma Termini
MEININGER Roma Termini
Via San Martino della Battaglia 16, Rome, Rome
The price is £50 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (198 reviews)
good price good local good staffs

"great location for buses local subways and close to Rome Termini, supermarket right next to the hotel great friendly staffs only missing fridge in room"…"

Reviewed on 21 Jan 2020

MEININGER Roma Termini
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The wonders of the Vatican Museum, the soaring Pantheon, the cobbled lanes and pizza eats of Trastevere, the great Colosseum – the Eternal City's enduring draws don't have to come at a price. In fact, hostels in Rome are a great way to explore the metropolis of emperors and popes for less. They have some seriously enticing rates on beds, made possible by cheap and cheerful dorm-style sleeping arrangements and shared bathrooms. Convenient locations on the doorstep of Roma Termini – a major metro interchange – mean you can head out to for peppercorn pastas and prosecco on the piazzas whenever you feel like it. And on top of all that, hostels in Rome can put your Italian adventure into overdrive with evening cooking lessons, limoncello-fuelled pub crawls, walking tours and all sorts of other organised entertainments.

Italian flair in hostels in Rome

You can usually tell it's a hostel in Rome just by looking. High-ceilinged interiors have dormitories housed in centuries-old palazzi, with big windows that open onto streets fringed by wine bars and osterias. Inside, there's typically something for all sorts of visitor, whether you're keen to bag a wallet-friendly bunk in a 16-bed room or a private double with its own ensuite – calling all couples. A smattering of chic design hostels takes care of the upscale range of places. They bring graffiti murals, minimalist decor, and fusion styles of east and west together – think bars lit with Chinese lanterns and bathrooms clad in retro metro tiles.

The energy and buzz of hostels in Rome is what keeps the young crowd coming back. Just in case you didn't want to head out to snap selfies by the Colosseum, taste Romana pizzas and scale the Castel Sant'Angelo all alone, it's possible to join guided tours of the metropolis in many of these establishments. Others have a focus on cranking up the fun after dark, with in-house pub crawls and live music gigs on the menu. Come morning, it's common to find a continental breakfast that includes Italian-roasted coffee and fresh pastries.

Explorations in the Eternal City around hostels in Rome

You might not have to stray very far from the colossal atriums of Termini station to discover the top-rated hostels in Rome. Blocks of grand buildings, carved with stone statues and fronted with passata-scented, wine-sloshing trattorias spread out all around that main transport hub, hosting low-cost stays like Generator Rome. Inside that elegant, modern and arty option, you'll find sleek double rooms and industrial-chic dorms. A 20-minute walk through the pine-scented Park of Colle Oppio to the south and you'll eventually reach the mighty Colosseum and the Roman Forum, too. It is one of the world's bucket-list sights, and you can bag a combined ticket that will reveal the old temples and the gladiator fighting pits alike. Couples on a romantic escape together might prefer to look to the neighbourhood of La Trastevere. It's across the Tiber to the west, hosting Hostel Trustever and its charming array of B&B-style rooms. Around it is a maze of cobbled lanes and aperitif bars, all topped with age-stained palazzi and the palm-shaded walks of the Museo Orto Botanico.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Rome?
If you’re looking for an affordable place to stay in Rome, one of the 35 hostels here might be a great option. Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your budget for exploring. You can check out cultural highlights like the historic sites in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.
What is a hostel?
No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all offer shared rooms (though many have private options too), budget prices and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Rome?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These ones have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start: Hostel Trastevere - Close to public transport, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Rome Trastevere Station. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a bar and a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, hairdryers and desks. Generator Rome - Close to public transport, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Vittorio Emanuele Station and Laziali Station. Property features include free WiFi, a restaurant and a bar. Rooms come with showers. New Generation Hostel Rome Center - Located steps from Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Guests can enjoy free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen and a 24-hour front desk. You’ll find showers, hairdryers and linens in all rooms. Palace Rome - Property features include free WiFi and air conditioning. You’ll find towels, showers and linens in all rooms. The Bricks Rome - Property features include free WiFi, free parking and a rooftop terrace. You’ll find showers, free toiletries and hairdryers in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Rome?
The weather can be a big factor when you’re discovering new places, so here’s a little information about the local climate: The hottest months are usually July and August, with an average temperature of 23°C, while the coldest months are January and February, with an average of 9°C. Average annual rainfall for Rome is 777 mm.
What is there to see and do in Rome?
In general, Rome is known for its historical sites, museums and churches. Major attractions include Via del Corso, Piazza di Spagna and Spanish Steps. Get out into nature with places such as Villa Borghese, Pincio and Vatican Gardens. Cultural attractions include Trevi Fountain, Roman Forum and Borghese Gallery.
What's the best way to get around Rome?
You can search for flights to the closest airport in Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) from the city centre. An alternative is Rome (CIA-Ciampino), which is 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away. When you’re out and about, you might want to use public transport to get around. You can take advantage of metro transport at Spagna Station, Barberini Station and Flaminio - Piazza del Popolo Station. To check out more of the area, hop on a train at Rome Piazzale Flaminio Station, Rome Termini Station or Rome San Pietro Station.

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