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Reviewed 1 July 2014 via mobile

Bed bugs! Was told to either stay in same bed or go to another hostel when i asked for help. The "owner" was utterly unprofessional, he kept on denying the problem. I only got bitten after second night, clearly from this hostel. When i finally found another hostel coz i had enough of his hostility, he only refunded me 27...

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Harrogate, Tennessee
Reviewed 23 May 2014

My two friends and I stayed at the Funny Palace for 2 nights. The hostel is near the train station, and within close proximity of several restaurants. Our room was upgraded, we were given towels, and a bottle of wine, all free of charge. Within moments of arriving we were briefed of the entire city with a map, color coated...

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Santiago
Reviewed 21 April 2014

The rooms were comfortable , it was a little odd at the beginning since the check in is in a laundromat and the rooms 1 block from there, not sure where the other rooms were. Once we were in our room we felt comfortable. The location was fine, there were some good places for eating. Termini is not a beautiful...

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1Thank Camilo F
Bremen, Germany
Reviewed 6 March 2014

At five minutes walking from Termini station, the location could not have been better! The staff are quite friendly and helpful. One heads up: the check-in is at the Laundromat and Internet point. Their rooms are distributed among several buildings. The rooms are really clean and well furnished. However, if you are looking for a typical youth hostel atmosphere, you...

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1Thank Debkalpa
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 January 2014

This wasn't the most amazing hostel for atmosphere, and the check in was completed in a laundromat. There was no common area or kitchen. However, it was in a very good location and everything in the room was comfortable, clean and working. We enjoyed our stay because we slept well and found the stay to be quite comfortable. Rome can...

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Brisbane, Australia
Reviewed 2 December 2013

On our arrival we received a bottle of free wine which we later discovered was off. This pretty much set the tone of our five night stay at funny palace. This place is not really like a normal hostel as there are various rooms separated over a couple of floors which detracts from the atmosphere that other hostels have and...

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3Thank treeoflifelife_86
Rome, Italy
Reviewed 8 November 2013

when I first got dropped off from the airport I was a little lost and didnt know where to go. If you ask anybody where the street of the hostel is they will tell you its very close which is it. Once you figure out how to get there is probably 5 streets away from where you get dropped off....

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Rome, Italy
Reviewed 8 November 2013

This hostel was surprisingly very nice. I was a little skeptical when we arrived because the place dosent have a sign and where you check in is a laundry mat. But once we checked in the staff sat down with us, opened a map and showed up how to get everywhere. They basically helped us plan out our whole trip,...

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New Delhi, India
Reviewed 7 November 2013

The location of this place is great. because its right next to the Termini. Its the place that you will land into once you reach Rome. Either by air or train. All trains from the airport connect you to this place. The owner is very friendly, gave us a bottle of wine as a welcome present. he will help you...

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Melbourne, Florida
Reviewed 16 October 2013

We emailed the owner to see if it would be okay to check in late, around 11 PM. He said that it would be fine, and after finally finding the place, he gave us a map with routes and a lot of information about how to plan our days in Rome. He also gave us a bottle of wine! We...

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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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  • Breakfast included
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Here you will find really spotless, safe, and low cost accommodation in the center of Rome. Whether you are looking for Hostel accommodation in dorm beds or for comfortable private rooms in a hotel, the Funny Palace is the ideal place to stay to enjoy the wonders of Rome. Every thing you need is close by, from tours, restaurants, internet, and laundry service to air tours above the ancient city. Stay as long as you want, we guarantee your stay to be a joyful one. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Varese 33/31, 00185 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range: RM180 - RM456 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“I can't compare but I was very happy with my room which had shutters so it was nice and dark at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 433teresajj, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“i stayed in a private room which was great”
 of 5 bubbles 289renatac, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“make sure you ask how the door of the floor opens! It has a funny button you need to slide rather than push!”
 of 5 bubbles 993katerinap, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Only one of the two buildings we saw had an elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike_n_Dagi_Explore, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We had room close to the street which was quite loud, rooms in the back were more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles bolzz, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
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