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Reviews of Hotel / Hostel Il Papavero

1 star Hotel | Via Castelfidardo, 50, Rome, Italy 00185

74.7% Overall Rating

545 out of 695 customers would recommend this property

Recent review (07/09/2013)

"A really great stay. A very warm welcome from the lovely receptionist who spoke English very well and was more than helpful with advising us on what the see and where to go. It was one of our best hostels yet."

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Facilities

  • Credit cards accepted
  • No curfew
  • Secure lockers
  • Internet / Wi-Fi
  • 24 hour reception
  • Safety deposit
  • 24 hour hot showers

Purchasable Extras

  • Airport Pickup USD 53.71
  • Luggage Room USD 2.69
  • Towel USD 1.34

What's Included

  • Linen

Important Information

Rome City Council decided since 01/01/2011 to charge 2 Euros per person per night on tourists who visit Rome. This is unfortunately NOT included in the accommodation fee, upon making reservation please consider this extra fee in your budget to be paid in cash at arrival. PLEASE NOTE CANCELLATION POLICY: 72 hrs from arrival 1 night charge on credit card will be applied 24 hrs from arrival total stay will be charged ( 24 hrs in Italy nowhere else! ).

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74.7%

Overall Rating

545 out of 695 HostelBookers customers said that they would recommend 'Hotel / Hostel Il Papavero'

Atmosphere
68.0%
Location
81.6%
Facilities
63.2%
Cleanliness
82.4%
Staff
72.8%
Value
79.2%
Safety
76.0%
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68.6%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Denae Hebert

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

01 April 2012 Denae would recommend this property

Liked: Good location. Friendly staff. Good price.

Disliked: Wi-fi is not free (although the 1 euro/24 hr charge is not bad). Wi-fi is only available in the main building, which sucks if your room is not in the main building. No real kitchen, but there is a fridge and microwave.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Herli Surjadjaja

With my spouse / partner

Backpacking / gap year
Family Holiday
Sightseeing & culture

21 March 2012 Herli would recommend this property

Liked: Close to Termini Station and Metro, wide and clean room, cheap

Disliked: Herli left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

11 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Abovementioned

Disliked: Had to pay for WiFi

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

ali imran sandhu

With friends / other travellers

Relaxation/spa

05 March 2012 ali imran would recommend this property

Liked: 1-It is located very close to the termini. 2-The lady at the reception speaks very fluent English and she was very helpful. 3- I mistakenly reserved a double room for a wrong date, and she gave me an upgrade of 4 bed private within the same cost, and I truly appreciate it. 4- The room was very clean with hot water facilities. In short I would like to say that I just paid 20 euros per bed, and within this price I got much more than my expectations. For a stay of couple of days, it was the best spot and I would also recomend it for couples as well.

Disliked: my room was exposed to the street so it was noisy even in the night.....but i would rather say that this is very usual and common in almost every hostel.....

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

04 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The nice cute rooms, proximity to the centre and staff.

Disliked: nothing.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

04 March 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Excellent value for your money! Our room was perfect for 2 students exploring Rome for the weekend. Everything was clean and the location was very convenient!

Disliked: My only problem was that you had to pay for the internet, and it was terrible at that. But I knew that from other comments already, so it wasn't a big deal. Still a great place to stay.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

28 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: close to termini station, clean, friendly.... a very good no hassles hostel for an extremely low price!

Disliked: The height of bunk beds. If u are in a lower bed, beware - there isnt even enough room to get up in bed! One must roll over sideways, drop to the floor and then stand up from there. Isnt nice at all!

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
City break
Sightseeing & culture

26 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location was great, close to the main train station with a grocery store near by. Staff was very friendly and helpful. Rooms were very charming and clean.

Disliked: No locks on room doors, only lockers in rooms. One of our roommates had a really unpleasant experience with one of the managers when she accidently used the wrong computer in the common room, even though she paid for computer access and it wasn't indicated that this specific computer was off limits to costumers.

77.1%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 80% Facilities - 40% Safety - 80%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

26 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Good location, easy to get to and from the train station and the airport.

Disliked: "Wireless" internet could only be used from the hostel check in and was not free.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

25 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: I liked the friendliness of the staff and the good localization of the hostel (near to Termini Satation)

Disliked: There is no coffeebreak

57.1%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 40%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

21 February 2012

Liked: The mattress was nice, the bedding was clean, and the staff was very helpful in terms of information about seeing the city.

Disliked: There was no common space for meeting other travelers, and the shower head did not stay up nor did the shower drain well. The location was a little further from the main sights than I would have wanted.

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

sam frank

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

13 February 2012 sam would recommend this property

Liked: very good location!great staff clean comfy beds

Disliked: not the hostels fault but the guy next door watched porn from about lunch time til 11pm everyday i was ther,and the tv must b right behind the wall to the hostel room cauz it was hearable :s awkward

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

SELEN CELIKALAY

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

09 February 2012 SELEN would recommend this property

Liked: I like rooms, safety place, you can feel good in there and location is good, you can walk everywhere from there so staff is helpfull, they answer every question about rome or transportation...

Disliked: SELEN left no negative feedback.

80.0%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 80%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

06 February 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Its is very clean and all is new. Very kind people at reception and location quite near to Termini station

Disliked: All is ok

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

Gabriela Albu

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

01 February 2012 Gabriela would recommend this property

Liked: A LOVELY, NICE AND QUIET PLACE VERY CLOSE TO TERMINI STATION.

Disliked: Gabriela left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

31 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Super nice staff, would have been nice to have a more robust kitchen, but it was still fine.

Disliked: Lack of a kitchen.

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

Helen Christine Pinzari

With friends / other travellers

City break
Events / festivals
Partying / nightlife
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture
Visiting friends or family

23 January 2012 Helen Christine would recommend this property

Liked: very friendly and helpful staff, someone was allways there to help!! would use this hotel again x

Disliked: there was nothing to dislike

77.1%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 100% Facilities - 20% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Shopping
Sightseeing & culture

23 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: location

Disliked: noise

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

Leow Mee Leng

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

16 January 2012 Leow would recommend this property

Liked: 1. Own individual lockers to keep personal/valuable items. 2. Private showers and toilets facilities. 3. Room premises very clean and tidy. 4. Friendiness of the reception staff . Duccio is very informative and friendly 5. Am very happy with the assigned lady room-mates.

Disliked: Nothing

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

ciprian simion

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

08 January 2012 ciprian would recommend this property

Liked: clean,nice,next to termini,nice people inside,comfy beds,excellent staff.

Disliked: everything ok.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 100%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

ANNA HU

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

07 January 2012 ANNA would recommend this property

Liked: good price

Disliked: ANNA left no negative feedback.

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

Customer review

Alone

Romantic getaway

07 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The atmosphere, the location, the staff, how the room was provided, the comfort and the atmosphere. Everything was just ideal.

Disliked: Nothing at all!

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

Szu-Yun Lin

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

05 January 2012 Szu-Yun would recommend this property

Liked: it worth it

Disliked: wifi not good enough

77.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Shanting Zhang

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Relaxation/spa
Sightseeing & culture

04 January 2012 Shanting would recommend this property

Liked: Rooms are classical Roman style, and the staffs are quite nice. The location is quite close to the train station.

Disliked: The door of the bathroom doesn't work and there's no comfortable facilities which enable us to sit nicely.

82.9%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 80%

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

Partying / nightlife
Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

03 January 2012 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Papavero hotel is near Termini Station and a few minutes walk from the center of Rome. Staff was friendly especially the receptionist who guided us with maps and gave us info about the buses, metro and how to get everywhere in Rome.

Disliked: The room was a bit small and not very clean but.. what you get is what you pay!


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