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Reviews of Hostel Des Artistes

Hostel | Via Villafranca 20, Rome, Italy 00185

81.1% Overall Rating

235 out of 271 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (22/08/2015)

Madelyn Berner thinks…

"The location was great because it was in walking distance to Termini train station and the subway. But if you wanted, you could also walk to some of the big shopping neighborhoods like Barbieri and…"

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Facilities

  • Bar
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Lounge area
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Common area / room
  • Elevator / lift(s)
  • Internet access in public areas
  • Television room

Purchasable Extras

  • Breakfast USD 8.91
  • Towel USD 3.90

What's Included

  • Luggage Room
  • Linen

Important Information

Payment policy: Payment is due upon arrival in CASH. LOCAL CITY TAX For all guest bookings with the period of stay from 1st January 2011 onwards, a local tax of 3,- Euro per person per day must be paid. This is an additional charge and is not included in the room rate. You have to pay it directly in the hostel in cash only. CANCELLATION POLICY: You should give us 3 full days notice of your cancellation prior to your arrival by email or fax. Failing to do so will result in a one-night charge on your card. We don't accept phone cancellations. So if you have a booking starting 25 june this means you can cancel your reservation until 21 june midnight Italy time. Dorm beds : Limit of age is 36 years old. If you have booked for more than 1 person please note that although we will try our best to keep you all together in one room we cannot guarantee it. If staying together is essential then we suggest you book a private room. Preauthorization on card as a guarantee : Kindly note that the credit card required at the time of booking is as a guarantee only and a few days before due arrival we will run a small verification that funds are sufficient, and this for the amount of the first night. This is not a payment, however the sum will be as a result frozen and therefore will be unavailable for the next few weeks. On your bank statement it may show as a pending payment whereas in fact it is only a preauthorization which expires automatically, and money then reverts to your account.

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81.1%

Overall Rating

235 out of 271 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hostel Des Artistes'

Atmosphere
74.4%
Location
91.2%
Facilities
65.6%
Cleanliness
78.4%
Staff
85.6%
Value
82.4%
Safety
90.4%
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91.4%
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SUsan Garner

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture

16 June 2014 SUsan would recommend this property

Liked: Clean bathrooms which are very important to me. Loved the location and met so many nice people. I travelled as a single female and felt secure and safe

Disliked: They don't have a bar, but you can get beer in the lobby and vending Machine and drink on the roof

91.4%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Dario Alegre

Alone

Family Holiday
Partying / nightlife

08 June 2014 Dario would recommend this property

Liked: The clean staff , realiza it's work and you must leave the room. The signal, don't disturb wasn't respect

Disliked: Dario left no negative feedback.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Matthew Benson

Alone

City break

07 June 2014 Matthew would recommend this property

Liked: Great property, friendly staff in a good location for termini...20mins walk to most tourist sights but isn't a problem! Free wifi was great and general good experience!

Disliked: The website says a computer is free to use whereas they only offer free wifi but this affect me as I have a wifi device and I suspect most people are fine with it!

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Emily DeLacey

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 May 2014 Emily would recommend this property

Liked: A very beautiful building and the dorms were spacious.

Disliked: It was not a place to meet other people, but it was not really such a bad thing!

65.7%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

29 March 2014

Liked: Location to termini was good- 15 min walk. Bathrooms were very clean, rooms were very clean. Very quiet.

Disliked: Not a good hostel to meet people. Go to a hostel that has a bar or a mess hall that allows interaction. Computer room was down so I had to pay for a 4 days on internet.

91.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Konstantina Karamani

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

27 March 2014 Konstantina would recommend this property

Liked: Cleanliness and commodioudness

Disliked: Payable wi-fi

94.3%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Partying / nightlife

18 February 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean, loved how there was no curfew and location is very convenient!

Disliked: nothing.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

02 January 2014 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and safe

Disliked: nothing

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

anna belikova

Alone

City break
Visiting friends or family

05 December 2013 anna would recommend this property

Liked: everything

Disliked: anna left no negative feedback.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

John Pham

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

25 November 2013 John would recommend this property

Liked: They treat you more like you're staying in a hotel than a hostel. The room was HUGE for 4 beds. Other places they would squeeze in 12.

Disliked: A little hike to the center of Rome, but worth it.

94.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Peilu MA

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

16 November 2013 Peilu would recommend this property

Liked: Very clean hostel, and the staff was very kind.

Disliked: None

100.0%
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Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

linda erliz

With friends / other travellers

City break
Visiting friends or family

14 November 2013 linda would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very helpfull and lovely. Great location and comfy rooms. The brakfast , if not included with your room is well worth paying for.

Disliked: linda left no negative feedback.

65.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Partying / nightlife
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

14 November 2013

Liked: Decent location. Some staff was wonderful, some acted like you were a bother.

Disliked: It's the top floor of a hotel, so there is no concern from staff about hostel patrons. You sort of feel like the weirdos upstairs... Also, have to bring own lock, pay for wifi and towels. No group plans or anything. More like a Radom cot in a building than a youth hostel.

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Onur Öztürk

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

14 November 2013 Onur would recommend this property

Liked: Clean and nice rooms.

Disliked: Internet and tovel aren't free, you must pay money for those. Bathroom and toilets aren't enough.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Sightseeing & culture

13 November 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were very friendly and helpful. The roof top terrace is a great space to relax/eat.

Disliked: You have to pay extra for wifi and the connection isn't very fast.

71.4%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

25 October 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Close to Termini.

Disliked: Free internet meant an old PC with not working keyboard. For wifi, we had to pay.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

LEIDY GARZON

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

17 October 2013 LEIDY would recommend this property

Liked: i like beacuse people are very frendly and helpful, and the place are very cleaner

Disliked: nothing

42.9%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

16 October 2013

Liked: The lift

Disliked: There was no real common area, no activities to bring the hostel'ers together, you had to pay for wifi and towels. The kitchen was barely functional and the supplied computers didn't work.

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Judith Kramer

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

09 October 2013 Judith would recommend this property

Liked: Very nice rooms, good bathrooms as well.

Disliked: You have to pay for Wifi, that was strange. No common room, not really like a hostel.

88.6%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Alan Mchugh

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

08 October 2013 Alan would recommend this property

Liked: Great location and friendly staff, rooms are really nice, my favourite part was when they had an issue with my booking they personally emailed me to resolve it, really great

Disliked: The atmosphere was very relaxed but it didn't have much of a common area, also having to pay for wifi seems a bit cheap

85.7%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Beach / sunbathing
City break
Visiting friends or family

13 September 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Its very nice an clean , nice place very close to the station , the price is very good for that type of services

Disliked: I had to pay for using the internet !

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

28 August 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: the hotel jas a very good location app. 2-3 minutes from Termini station and like 1 minute from subway...also I really liked the staff, they were very friendly and helpful ... as for accommodation, rooms are small, but nicely decorated ...

Disliked: I did not like the level of cleanliness. While the rooms were clean with towels changes every 2 days, the bathrooms were really disgusting, especially toilettes and the paper was constantly missing. This is due to the fact that there are not enough bathrooms per each floor.

100.0%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Ainslie Gerritsen

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

15 August 2013 Ainslie would recommend this property

Liked: The rooftop garden is great. Very clean, good facilities

Disliked: Nothing

71.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Anne Mette Høj Jensen

With my spouse / partner

City break
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

16 July 2013 Anne Mette Høj would recommend this property

Liked: The doubleroom we ordered was perfect - big, clean, with fans, and a sink!

Disliked: As a hostel it is not a very good place to meet other travellers. The roofterrace should have some hammocks..

85.7%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

15 July 2013 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very helpful and friendly.

Disliked: The location could have been better


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