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Featured Hostels in Rome

Hostel Trastevere
Via Francesco Benaglia 13, Rome, RM
The price is $68 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 Feb 11, 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 Jan 16, 2020

Generator Rome
YellowSquare Rome
Via Palestro, 51, Rome, RM
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The price is $30 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 Dec 24, 2019

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

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 Feb 21, 2020

The RomeHello - Hostel
New Generation Hostel Rome Center
Via dei Quattro Cantoni 35 Rione Monti, Rome
The price is $12 per night

Located in Monti, this hostel is steps 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 Feb 16, 2020

New Generation Hostel Rome Center
Alessandro Downtown & Bar
Via Carlo Cattaneo 23, Rome, RM
The price is $80 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 Feb 7, 2020

Alessandro Downtown & Bar
Palace Rome
61 Via Osimo, Rome
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $37 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 Feb 21, 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 mi (2 km) of Toy Museum of Zagarolo and Palazzo Rospigliosi. Sanctuary of Fortuna and Castelli Romani ...

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 Jun 2, 2019

Wiki Hostel & Greenvillage
Orsa Maggiore Hostel for Women Only
Via san Francesco di Sales 1/a, Rome, RM
The price is $39 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 Jan 25, 2020

Orsa Maggiore Hostel for Women Only
Free Hostels Roma
Via Luigi Luzzatti 3, Rome
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The price is $97 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 Aug 29, 2019

Free Hostels Roma
The Bricks Rome
Via dei Laterizi 16, Rome
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $74 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 Jul 25, 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 Dec 17, 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 $172 per night
3.8/5Good! (4,280 reviews)

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

Reviewed on Mar 15, 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 Jan 4, 2020

Hotel Delle Muse
MEININGER Roma Termini
MEININGER Roma Termini
Via San Martino della Battaglia 16, Rome, Rome
The price is $56 per night
4.4/5Wonderful! (199 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 Jan 21, 2020

MEININGER Roma Termini
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

What Is a Hostel?

If you're searching for an affordable place to stay in Rome, one of its 31 hostels might be a great choice. No two hostels look identical, but these dorm-style accommodations all have the following:

  • Shared rooms (though many hostels also have private rooms)
  • Low prices
  • A social environment

Hostels are a great way to stay in Rome for a good value, so you can save more for fun things to do. You can check out cultural highlights like the historic sites in this destination, or enjoy the local tours and other activities.

Hostels in Rome

Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks get the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start:

The RomeHello - Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a 24-hour front desk, as well as an arcade/game room. You'll find showers and hair dryers in all rooms.

Carlito Budget Rooms - Close to public transit, this property is within a 5-minute walk of Castro Pretorio Station. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. Rooms come with showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers.

Des Artistes Budget Rooms - 2-minute walk from Castro Pretorio Station for easy access to public transit. Property features include free WiFi, a 24-hour front desk, and multilingual staff. You'll find showers, free toiletries, and hair dryers in all rooms.

Alessandro Downtown Hostel - Located within a 5-minute walk of Colosseum and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Property features include free WiFi, a shared/communal kitchen, and a 24-hour front desk.

Hostel Trustever - Close to public transit, this property is within a 10-minute walk of Rome Trastevere Station. You can take advantage of free WiFi and a bar, as well as a 24-hour front desk. Rooms come with showers, hair dryers, and desks.

When Is the Best Time to Visit Rome?

The weather can be important when you want to venture out and explore, so here's some information about the seasons:

  • The hottest months are typically July and August, while January and February are the coldest months
  • January-March: Daytime temperatures average 62° F and nighttime temperatures average 36° F
  • April-June: 84° F is the daytime average and 46° F is the nighttime average
  • July-September: Daytime averages are around 87° F and nighttime averages are around 57° F
  • October-December: The average temperatures are 75° F during the day and 40° F at night
  • Average rainfall is 1.14 inches in a year

What Can I Do in Rome?

Depending on how you want to spend your time, you might enjoy these places to visit:

Top Sights
  • Spanish Steps
  • Trevi Fountain
  • Colosseum
Natural Features
  • Villa Borghese
  • Bioparco di Roma
  • Fontana del Babuino
Cultural Attractions
  • Roman Forum
  • Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
  • National Gallery of Modern Art

Generally, Rome is known for its:

  • Historical sites
  • Museums
  • Churches
  • Art
  • Architecture
  • Tours
  • Cafés

How to Get to Rome and Around the Area

You can find the nearest airport in Rome (CIA-Ciampino), located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) from the city center. An alternative is Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), located 13.9 mi (22.4 km) away. Once you've arrived, you may want to make use of public transit. You can access metro transit at Spagna Station, Barberini Station, and Flaminio - Piazza del Popolo Station. To explore more of the surrounding area, catch a train at Rome Piazzale Flaminio Station, Rome Termini Station, or Rome San Pietro Station.

Frequently asked questions

Should I stay in a hostel in Rome?
If you’re looking for a low-cost place to stay in Rome, one of the 35 hostels here might be a great option for you. Hostels are a great way to stay for a good value, so you can save your money for sightseeing. 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 the same, but these dormitory-style accommodations all feature shared rooms (though many hostels offer private room options too), budget prices, and a social setting.
What are the best hostels in Rome?
Ready to book a hostel in town? These top picks have the highest reviews from our customers and might be a good place to start: Hostel Trastevere - Close to public transit, 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, hair dryers, and desks. Generator Rome - Close to public transit, 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, hair dryers, 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 hair dryers in all rooms.
What's the weather like in Rome?
Good weather’s definitely a plus when you’re experiencing new places, so here are some stats that might be helpful: The hottest months are usually July and August with an average temp of 73°F, while the coldest months are January and February with an average of 47°F. Average annual rainfall for Rome is 31 inches.
What is there to see and do in Rome?
Generally, 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 like 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, which is Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.), 13.9 mi (22.4 km) away. An alternative is Rome (CIA-Ciampino), located 9.2 mi (14.8 km) away. Once you’ve arrived, you might want to use public transit during your trip. You can take advantage of metro transit at Spagna Station, Barberini Station, and Flaminio - Piazza del Popolo Station. To check out more of the area, take a train from Rome Piazzale Flaminio Station, Rome Termini Station, or Rome San Pietro Station.

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