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Chicago, Illinois
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8 reviews
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You get a bed and a shower. The Hostel management is what really made our stay comfortable. Greeted with free towels and a bottle of wine we were very please with the service. Free pastry and a drink is included for breakfast, and you can tell the staff really goes the extra mile to make sure you get the most... More 

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Cameron Park, CA
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29 reviews
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

I have been in worst and I have been in much better. It is a bit of a strange place. There is no common room. You check in and check out at the laundry mat. You must pay in cash. (?) They give you a voucher for a coffee and pastry at a nearby bakery. Again, if you are just... More 

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Worcestershire, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016 via mobile

This place is not really what I would call a hostel, the atmosphere is non-existent. There is no social common area, and no breakfast room, meaning that meeting people is difficult. The organisation of this hostel is over complicated as you have to check in through a laundrette, here is where you are supposed to receive your breakfast vouchers. Unfortunately... More 

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Thank Jack M
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8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

I stayed at Funny Palace for three nights and it truly was a very nice place. First off, I must admit I am a hotel snob. When traveling with my family, I have stayed at some of the best hotels in the world. Thus, I was a bit unnerved about staying in a hostel for the first time with a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 June 2016 via mobile

Let me say that I am writing this on my own accord and no one has asked me to. I just say this because of other reviews on the site. The hostel is conveniently located not far from Rome Termini and upon booking it I was given clear instructions on how to find it. It is a bit funny sitting... More 

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Nanuet, New York
2 reviews
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Reviewed 30 May 2016 via mobile

My 2 friends and I booked for 3 nights. We ended up staying only one. One of the workers, very rudely, at about midnight banged on the door and demanded that it could not be locked. At no time did they inform us that it could not. He was in an incoherent fury and stayed in the living room area... More 

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Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

I went to Rome in April that i stayed 2 days with my friend. Hostel was perfect. (%100 safe) Staff were polite and friendly. Rooms were very clean and comfortable. Also location was very good. You can go every where just on foot. If i go to Rome for second time, i'll stay there again. Thanks for everything Jonny. We... More 

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Hollywood, Maryland
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Reviewed 19 May 2016 via mobile

I had a nice stay here. The best part was the location. It was right by Termini, making it easy to get around the city. The staff was very helpful with public transportation and attraction recommendations. The room was nice, although the beds felt a bit close. Security consisted of an automatically locking door to the flats themselves, and then... More 

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Beccles, United Kingdom
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92 reviews
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Reviewed 17 May 2016

A few days in Rome we booked again with Funny Place, the location is perfect for the termini and walking the many great places in Rome. As ever the reception was warm and friendly. Nothing is too much trouble for Eric, Marabi and Johnny who run the establishment. If we had a quire about how to get to places or... More 

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Liege, Belgium
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86 reviews
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Reviewed 12 May 2016

You're a bit worried when you discover that the reception is located in a shabby looking lavatory/internet point, but it turns out the rooms, apparently converted flats, are located in another building. The rooms are okay, although the beds are a bit too close to each other. The bathroom is functional and there is aa safe. Breakfast is just a... More 

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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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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Here you will find really spotless, safe, and low cost accommodation in the center of Rome. Whether you are looking for Hostel accommodation in dorm beds or for comfortable private rooms in a hotel, the Funny Palace is the ideal place to stay to enjoy the wonders of Rome. Every thing you need is close by, from tours, restaurants, internet, and laundry service to air tours above the ancient city. Stay as long as you want, we guarantee your stay to be a joyful one. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Funny Palace

Address: Via Varese 33/31, 00185 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range: €41 - €101 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“I can't compare but I was very happy with my room which had shutters so it was nice and dark at night.”
 of 5 bubbles 433teresajj, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“i stayed in a private room which was great”
 of 5 bubbles 289renatac, 17 Sep 2015 | Read review
“make sure you ask how the door of the floor opens! It has a funny button you need to slide rather than push!”
 of 5 bubbles 993katerinap, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Only one of the two buildings we saw had an elevator.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike_n_Dagi_Explore, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
“We had room close to the street which was quite loud, rooms in the back were more quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles bolzz, 9 Oct 2014 | Read review
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