7 Top Rome Hostels

Top Rome Hotels
Rome, Italy

Travel to Italy and you have to see Rome. Thankfully there’s a wealth of great value accommodation in the Eternal City, but with some being better than others I’ve sought out the very best. Here are my 7 top Rome hostels recommendations, with the 8 best guesthouses below:

The Beehive

Top Rome Hostels - The Beehive

๐Ÿ“ Two streets away from Rome Termini train station
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Basic bunks with private reading lights. Lockers in dorms. Female-only dorms
๐Ÿšฟ Clean, modern bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Kitchen available for self-catering, plus small and great value cafe
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ 7 private rooms with 5 shared bathrooms, plus some private rooms with private ensuites

Free Hostels Roma

Top Rome hostels - Free Hostels Roma

๐Ÿ“ 20 minute walk to the Coliseum, 18 min walk to Termini
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Cleverly designed stylish dorms with extremely private ‘nests’
๐Ÿšฟ Each dorm has its own bathroom (max. 6 beds), free towel use
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Relatively new kitchen, common areas include outdoor terrace
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Private double rooms with ensuite bathrooms

Yellowsquare Rome

Top Rome Hostels - Yellowsquare Rome

๐Ÿ“ 8 min walk to Termini, 38 min walk to the Pantheon
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Sturdy bunks, some with privacy curtains and reading lights
๐Ÿšฟ Bathrooms are…OK
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Cheap bar, loads of common areas, music venue, new coworking space, not quiet!
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Small private rooms with ensuite bathrooms

RomeHello hostel

Top Rome Hostels - RomeHello Hostel

๐Ÿ“ 16 min walk to Trevi Fountain, close to Termini
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Sturdy bunks with reading lights and sockets in spacious 4, 8, and 10-bed dorms
๐Ÿšฟ Each room has good-sized bathroom
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Lovely, modern kitchen, terrace with table tennis and foosball, bar with live music
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Twin, double and triple en-suite private rooms

Roma Scout Center

Top Rome Hostels - Rome Scout Center

๐Ÿ“ 6 minute walk to Bologna metro station
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Stylish 4-bed dorms (female, male, and mixed) with private reading lights
๐Ÿšฟ Large shared bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Breakfast included, good value restaurant/bar, but no kitchen
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Doubles, twins and mini-suite, all with ensuite bathrooms

La Controra Hostel

Top Rome Hostels - La Controra Hostel

๐Ÿ“ 14 minutes from both the Trevi Fountain and Termini station
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Spacious dorms with up to four beds, towels included
๐Ÿšฟ Plenty of modern bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Small kitchen and communal areas
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Private rooms with ensuite bathrooms

MEININGER Roma Termini

Top Rome Hostels - MEININGER Roma Termini

๐Ÿ“ 8 minute walk to Termini
๐Ÿ›๏ธ Usual good quality dorm bunks and beds (319 in total!), with private reading lights
๐Ÿšฟ Chic ensuite bathrooms with all dorms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Relatively small kitchen, but great value bar/restaurant
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Plenty of spacious private rooms with ensuite bathrooms

…and here are Rome’s 8 best guesthouses:

Blue Hostel

Top Rome Guesthouses - Blue Hostel

๐Ÿ“ Once a 17th century convent, located 8 min walk from Termini
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms, largest configuration room is for 3, plus a 4-bed apartment
๐Ÿšฟ Each room has beautifully designed private bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ No common areas or kitchen, apart from in the apartment
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘All of the boutique rooms are private and well-designed

Trani B&T Rooms

Top Rome Guesthouses - Trani B&T Rooms

๐Ÿ“ Just steps to Termini
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms, four private rooms one of which can accommodate up to 8 people
๐Ÿšฟ Some room share a bathroom
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ No common areas
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ All rooms are private and, although somewhat dated, amazing value

Hostel Mosaic Central

Top Rome Guesthouses - Hostel Mosaic Central

๐Ÿ“ 10 minute walk to Termini, 16 minute walk to the lovely Villa Borghese
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms, max. 3-bed basic rooms
๐Ÿšฟ Clean shared bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ No kitchen, small lounge area, complimentary breakfast
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Double rooms available

Dreaming Navona Rooms

Top Rome Guesthouses - Dreaming Navona Rooms

๐Ÿ“ Conveniently located 10 mins to the Pantheon and 18 mins to St Peter’s Sq
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms, 2-, or 4-bed rooms, tastefully decorated, in characterful old building
๐Ÿšฟ All rooms have basic bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ No communal areas
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ All rooms are private

Night And Day

Top Rome Guesthouses - Night And Day

๐Ÿ“ Just five minutes from Trevi Fountain
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms
๐Ÿšฟ Rooms have clean, spacious bathrooms
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ No communal areas
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Rooms can sleep up to four people

Downtown Accommodation

Top Rome Guesthouses - Downtown Accommodation

๐Ÿ“ Superbly positioned within easy walking distance to the main sights
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms, air conditioning is an extra charge, good soundproofing
๐Ÿšฟ All rooms come with an ensuite bathroom
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ No communal areas
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ All six rooms are double, some can accommodate an extra bed


Top Rome Guesthouses - Campanella3

๐Ÿ“ Perfectly located for exploring Vatican City
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms, five tastefully decorated rooms
๐Ÿšฟ All rooms come with an ensuite bathroom
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ Small kitchen and dining area, breakfast included
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Most rooms are double, some can accommodate up to four people

Agnes Roma B&B

Top Rome Guesthouses - Agnes Roma B&B

๐Ÿ“ Located in the Trieste area, known for its nightlife
๐Ÿ›๏ธ No dorms, elegant and clean rooms
๐Ÿšฟ Clean bathrooms (towels included)
๐Ÿฝ๏ธ No guest kitchen, free breakfast in dining room
๐Ÿง‘โ€๐Ÿคโ€๐Ÿง‘ Double and twin rooms, all with private bathrooms

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