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La Controra Hostel Rome

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04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The location of this hostel makes up for other problems. Most of the tourist attractions (pantheon, trevi fountain and spanish steps) are within walking distance. Bus stop and metro station are also very close. However, the breakfast can be improved. The biggest problem was the night time noise in the living room (mostly young backpackers and some locals). This can...

1Thank Kunal D
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel is on a quiet street walkable distance to most things in Rome & less than 10 mins to the metro station. The rooms are clean & comfortable with big lockers & nice bathrooms. I also had an aircon (not sure if every room does). Breakfast is basic & the staff are friendly & helpful in answering all your...

Thank Sarah A
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Only good things to say about here! Comfortable clean sheet, friendly staff, nice ensuit bathroom and an air con! Breakfast wasnt anything too crazy (toast spreads and ceral) but it was definatly suffiecent! It felt like good value for money, would defiantly stay again!

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Clean, very friendly and helpful staff, nice communal area. Breakfast provided. Also in a good location. Not enough plugs, no air con, no curtains and back rooms have loud continuos noise from generators. No organised tours or nights out.

Thank jamesk123
Knoxville, Tennessee
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We are finishing 4 days in Rome and La Controra has been a big part of how much we have enjoyed the city. Roma is chaotic, but La Controra is quiet, has a great location, priced very affordable and the staff has been extremely helpful as well (recommendations for things to do, where to eat and drink, calling cabs if...

Thank phazel09
Destin, Florida
Reviewed 28 April 2016

I'm currently staying here as I write this. I see many hostels on here, but based on price, this is the best out there. Why spend money on a place if you're going to spend most of your time out in the city? I'm in a 2 person room and I got put in room 5. I chose this place...

1Thank jinxguy1000
Lancaster, United Kingdom
Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

It was a short stay In Rome but I had a wonderful time .One of the reasons that made it so was La Controra, as it was all clean and neat with a quiet atmosphere. The staff were fantastic especially Marwa who helped with all what I needed to know about the places to visit and eat. It has a...

Thank lancaster0-0
Brno, Czech Republic
Reviewed 27 January 2016

One of the best hostels I've ever stayed at! The staff are so friendly and helpful, they really made the experience great for me. We cooked a lot, hung out together and met travelers from all over. The beds are comfortable and the place is clean. Free breakfast is a plus. The location is good too, just 10 minutes walking...

1Thank Matthew L
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Reviewed 17 January 2016

The hostel was conveniently located only about a block from the underground station which was really nice for getting around to different tourist attractions. The four bedroom mixed dorm we stayed in was nice and clean and provided lockers for us to store our backpacks. Wifi worked well. Our only problem was that there didn't seem to be enough outlets...

Thank Jessie W
Melbourne, Australia
Reviewed 16 January 2016

I stayed three nights in a shared room for two people, and it was very spacious, clean and the bathroom looked very new. This is a pretty small hostel with limited front desk hours, so there is little "communal hostel feel". However breakfast was nice, and provides good chance to commune on a small table with other guests, just like...

Thank Tammi S

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Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 20:00.
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Additional Information about La Controra Hostel Rome

Address: Via Umbria 7, 00187 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Price Range: $94 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“I staye din room of 4; had lots of space.”
howiet1971, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try and room together and book far in advance. You never know who's going to come through the doors!”
jinxguy1000, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The 2-person shared room is extremely spacious.”
487tammis, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the kitchen and communal area as the noise travels very easily”
  • Bedroom and storage facilities. Cleaned daily.
  • En-suite bathroom. Good shower! Cleaned daily.
684stephent, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“Request a room away from the living room if you're sensitive to noise”
Jamesvvang, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
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