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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Everything is great about this hostel. Great room, modern, very clean and confortable great welcoming and helping staff and very well located. The perfect nest in such an amazing city. Special poke to Andrea ;)

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
Reviewed 2 days ago NEWvia mobile

We booked Blue Hostel for four nights after reading all the reviews and absolutely were not disappointed. We booked the Vatican City Elite Walking Tour through the hostel as well and had an incredible morning there. The only thing is that the price of it can't be found on the hostels website (it was 63 euro per person, through the...

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Stuttgart, Germany
Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We just spend 5 very pleasurable days at the Blue Hostel's apartment. The location is perfect with all major sites as well as the train station in easy walking distance. The apartment is decorated tastefully with nicely refurbished wooden floor and ceiling. The street is noisy but the windows are excellent and closing them keeps all the noise out. Having...

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I don't like hostels: you can't sleep properly and you have no privacy. But following a recommendation I booked here and loved it!! Much better than a lot of hotels I've stayed in! I had the best night's sleep, it's in a great location (just 15 mins from the Colosseum) and the wifi is good. The only improvement I'd recommend...

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Gwangju, South Korea
Reviewed 1 week ago

Stayed here for 5 nights. It was a very cozy room and clean. Easy walking distance to major sites. Andrea was extremely friendly and gave us a warm welcome. The staff responded quickly to any concerns we had, gave us advice, and helped book tours. The only downside is there are a lot of stairs if you have heavy bags...

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Tennessee
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I booked this based on the reviews I read here and I wasn't disappointed! Andrea the manager is extremely nice and speaks wonderful English. He even gave me his cell number (free texts over wifi!) in case we needed to get in touch with him. A bit strange that there is no front desk, but Andrea will be there to...

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Bainbridge Island, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I have visited Rome many times and we thought that the Blue Hostel was the best place we have stayed at in the city. The rooms are lovely and very clean. The owner was extremely friendly and helpful. He will give you a map of the neighborhood with restaurants explained and stores and other points of interest...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at the Blue Hostel for 2 nights and we wished we had more time to stay a few more. We booked a double room and got an upgrade to the amazing apartment, such a nice surprise! Andrea, the manager checked us in and help us a lot with general information (where to try the best coffe with cream...

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London
Reviewed 29 October 2016

Blue Hostel lived up to its reviews. Great staff, really helpful with some wonderful recommendations. Room was clean and lovely. Coffee machine was an added bonus. No English tv channels though - not that we needed them. Great value for money.

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Reviewed 19 October 2016

Great location, comfortable rooms, good price, helpful staff. Andrea managed transfer from and to airport for a good price. Also He gave us a map of the center of Rome with very useful marks of restaurants, shops etc.

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Esquilino
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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Housed in a former convent built during the 17th century, with an amazing location between Santa Maria Maggiore, Termini Station and the Coliseum, Bluehostel provides fantastic double or triple rooms.Every room at Bluehostel has en-suite bathroom and shower, air conditioning, Lcd TV, free wifi and wooden floors.The rooms are daily cleaned and tastefully refurbished and are decorated with excellently preserved traditional ceilings. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Blue Hostel

Address: Via Carlo Alberto 13, 00185 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino
Price Range: €75 - €196 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“The apartment has views to a church and to Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore”
 of 5 bubbles sola792, 20 Dec 2016 | Read review
“It wasn't problem for us but there is no elevator in the building.”
 of 5 bubbles _Z3610QO, 19 Oct 2016 | Read review
“No views.All rooms look in to the courtyard.”
 of 5 bubbles dipsy999, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“All rooms face quiet inner courtyard”
 of 5 bubbles K3622MXbryans, 30 Jul 2016 | Read review
“good location, kind staff,”
 of 5 bubbles notorloren, 21 Jul 2016 | Read review
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