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

📍 Two streets away from Rome Termini train station
🛏️ Basic bunks with private reading lights. Lockers in dorms. Female-only dorms
🚿 Clean, modern bathrooms
🍽️ Kitchen available for self-catering, plus small and great value cafe
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 7 private rooms with 5 shared bathrooms, plus some private rooms with private ensuites


Free Hostels Roma

Top Rome hostels - Free Hostels Roma

📍 20 minute walk to the Coliseum, 18 min walk to Termini
🛏️ Cleverly designed stylish dorms with extremely private ‘nests’
🚿 Each dorm has its own bathroom (max. 6 beds), free towel use
🍽️ Relatively new kitchen, common areas include outdoor terrace
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Private double rooms with ensuite bathrooms


Yellowsquare Rome

Top Rome Hostels - Yellowsquare Rome

📍 8 min walk to Termini, 38 min walk to the Pantheon
🛏️ Sturdy bunks, some with privacy curtains and reading lights
🚿 Bathrooms are…OK
🍽️ Cheap bar, loads of common areas, music venue, new coworking space, not quiet!
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Small private rooms with ensuite bathrooms


RomeHello hostel

Top Rome Hostels - RomeHello Hostel

📍 16 min walk to Trevi Fountain, close to Termini
🛏️ Sturdy bunks with reading lights and sockets in spacious 4, 8, and 10-bed dorms
🚿 Each room has good-sized bathroom
🍽️ Lovely, modern kitchen, terrace with table tennis and foosball, bar with live music
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Twin, double and triple en-suite private rooms


Roma Scout Center

Top Rome Hostels - Rome Scout Center

📍 6 minute walk to Bologna metro station
🛏️ Stylish 4-bed dorms (female, male, and mixed) with private reading lights
🚿 Large shared bathrooms
🍽️ Breakfast included, good value restaurant/bar, but no kitchen
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Doubles, twins and mini-suite, all with ensuite bathrooms


La Controra Hostel

Top Rome Hostels - La Controra Hostel

📍 14 minutes from both the Trevi Fountain and Termini station
🛏️ Spacious dorms with up to four beds, towels included
🚿 Plenty of modern bathrooms
🍽️ Small kitchen and communal areas
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Private rooms with ensuite bathrooms


MEININGER Roma Termini

Top Rome Hostels - MEININGER Roma Termini

📍 8 minute walk to Termini
🛏️ Usual good quality dorm bunks and beds (319 in total!), with private reading lights
🚿 Chic ensuite bathrooms with all dorms
🍽️ Relatively small kitchen, but great value bar/restaurant
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Plenty of spacious private rooms with ensuite bathrooms


…and here are Rome’s 8 best guesthouses:


Blue Hostel

Top Rome Guesthouses - Blue Hostel

📍 Once a 17th century convent, located 8 min walk from Termini
🛏️ No dorms, largest configuration room is for 3, plus a 4-bed apartment
🚿 Each room has beautifully designed private bathrooms
🍽️ No common areas or kitchen, apart from in the apartment
🧑‍🤝‍🧑All of the boutique rooms are private and well-designed


Trani B&T Rooms

Top Rome Guesthouses - Trani B&T Rooms

📍 Just steps to Termini
🛏️ No dorms, four private rooms one of which can accommodate up to 8 people
🚿 Some room share a bathroom
🍽️ No common areas
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 All rooms are private and, although somewhat dated, amazing value


Hostel Mosaic Central

Top Rome Guesthouses - Hostel Mosaic Central

📍 10 minute walk to Termini, 16 minute walk to the lovely Villa Borghese
🛏️ No dorms, max. 3-bed basic rooms
🚿 Clean shared bathrooms
🍽️ No kitchen, small lounge area, complimentary breakfast
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Double rooms available


Dreaming Navona Rooms

Top Rome Guesthouses - Dreaming Navona Rooms

📍 Conveniently located 10 mins to the Pantheon and 18 mins to St Peter’s Sq
🛏️ No dorms, 2-, or 4-bed rooms, tastefully decorated, in characterful old building
🚿 All rooms have basic bathrooms
🍽️ No communal areas
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 All rooms are private


Night And Day

Top Rome Guesthouses - Night And Day

📍 Just five minutes from Trevi Fountain
🛏️ No dorms
🚿 Rooms have clean, spacious bathrooms
🍽️ No communal areas
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Rooms can sleep up to four people


Downtown Accommodation

Top Rome Guesthouses - Downtown Accommodation

📍 Superbly positioned within easy walking distance to the main sights
🛏️ No dorms, air conditioning is an extra charge, good soundproofing
🚿 All rooms come with an ensuite bathroom
🍽️ No communal areas
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 All six rooms are double, some can accommodate an extra bed


Campanella3

Top Rome Guesthouses - Campanella3

📍 Perfectly located for exploring Vatican City
🛏️ No dorms, five tastefully decorated rooms
🚿 All rooms come with an ensuite bathroom
🍽️ Small kitchen and dining area, breakfast included
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Most rooms are double, some can accommodate up to four people


Agnes Roma B&B

Top Rome Guesthouses - Agnes Roma B&B

📍 Located in the Trieste area, known for its nightlife
🛏️ No dorms, elegant and clean rooms
🚿 Clean bathrooms (towels included)
🍽️ No guest kitchen, free breakfast in dining room
🧑‍🤝‍🧑 Double and twin rooms, all with private bathrooms


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