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

santiago miranda

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

09 June 2011 santiago would recommend this property

Liked: location, very clean

Disliked: you have to pay for internet 1euro the hour

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Family Holiday

08 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: our room was very nice, clean and comfortable

Disliked: it was awful at nights, because of a noise from a street. it was absolutely impossible to sleep. it was a very noisy street.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 40% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 40%

Emilio Gilmar Farias Salvado de Lima

With friends / other travellers

Family Holiday

06 June 2011

Liked: ...

Disliked: internet has to be paid and you only can use at the building beside, it´s dangerous at night. lift doesn´t work well. receptionist sometimes treat you well sometimes bed. one receptionist does not speak english. but they help you, when you need.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

06 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was very nice. It was a fine place to stay. Not great but fine.

Disliked: Hard bed, kind of gross shower

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

Kara Moro

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

05 June 2011 Kara would recommend this property

Liked: Close to everything, clean.

Disliked: a bit loud, but nothing a good pair of earplugs wont fix.

20.0%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 20% Cleanliness - 20% Value - 20%

muhammed eken

With friends / other travellers

Backpacking / gap year

04 June 2011

Liked: nothing

Disliked: staff is untolarable. they dont help you. there is no understanding. my friend just slept while she was sitting and the lady get her wake up because sleeping is forbidden just for a second. they make problems about the payment. according to them they are good but i saw lots of hostel but it is the worst one for the money. they even dont give soap for toilets the reason is everybody can buy the soap themselves. i dont recommend you to go there.

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

Customer review

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

02 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The rooms was generally pretty clean, and each room has their own bathroom. The staff was really great with advice on where to eat and how to get everywhere. Overall, great place.

Disliked: Not a big space for meeting people except for your roommates.

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 60%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 100% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

01 June 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: It was clean, well priced, and right by termini station and a grocery store.

Disliked: no real common room, rather difficult to meet other travelers if traveling alone.

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

Shahrukh Khalid

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
City break

31 May 2011 Shahrukh would recommend this property

Liked: The staff was extremely friendly, helpful and GREAT! The rooms were clean, the location is perfect and prices were reasonable.

Disliked: Nothing

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

29 May 2011

Liked: if you want to take a good sleep here, this is an absolutely a good choice

Disliked: not a right place to meet people

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break

28 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were extremely helpful. Very willing to assist us. Rooms and ensuite were very cl;ean and tidy

Disliked: n/a

68.6%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 60% Facilities - 80% Safety - 80%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 80%

Olga Klebanov

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 May 2011 Olga would recommend this property

Liked: it was ok

Disliked: not really fun

74.3%
Atmosphere - 80% Staff - 100% Facilities - 40% Safety - 60%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 60%

Tatiane Ivy Okazaki

With my spouse / partner

Romantic getaway
Sightseeing & culture

25 May 2011 Tatiane Ivy would recommend this property

Liked: The bedroom and bathroom was clean and the room is kinda cute. The employees helped us and were really kind. And it is really well located.

Disliked: No elevator to the first floor (our bags were heavy, if you are backpacking no problem then), they didnt accepted credit cards, the water in the shower went cold in the middle of the second bath (only on the first day, the second the water was hot during both baths), they dont see to whom they are opening the doors, so anyone can enter the building with no difficulties.

48.6%
Atmosphere - 20% Staff - 60% Facilities - 20% Safety - 40%
Location - 80% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Customer review

Alone

City break

24 May 2011

Liked: location

Disliked: No private lights in shared accom, which meant people checking in late would potentially wake up others

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

Customer review

With my spouse / partner

City break
Sightseeing & culture

19 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff spoke fluent English, highlighted the best sites to see in Rome, and answered all of our questions about transportation, food, drink, etc. We never felt lost or on our own for a moment.

Disliked: Nothing to dislike.

97.1%
Atmosphere - 100% Staff - 100% Facilities - 100% Safety - 100%
Location - 100% Cleanliness - 80% Value - 100%

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

18 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: great location, good accomocation very helpful employees

Disliked: nothing

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

17 May 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Dynamis lady on reception was entertaining.

Disliked: Attic room with extremely low celing and tiny shower. I kept banging my head.

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

Franck Gampio Killy

With my spouse / partner

Family Holiday

10 May 2011 Franck would recommend this property

Liked: clean and quiet good location thanks

Disliked: nothing

62.9%
Atmosphere - 60% Staff - 80% Facilities - 60% Safety - 60%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 60% Value - 60%

Josephine Ong

Alone

Sightseeing & culture

03 May 2011

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: The hotel was on the first floor and not served by a lift so travelers with heavy luggage should reconsider using this hotel. The male staff talked loudly at night while we are trying to sleep. The tap is stiff and cause noise when turned on and off affecting others sleeping. In front of my room was a table with TV making movement in and out of the room inconvenient.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

30 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The receptionist was very helpful. We weren't disturbed at all.

Disliked: Yes, the hostel wasn't too bad and it's within 10mins walk from Termini; but paying over €70 per night is a bit too high for this hostel.

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

Sightseeing & culture

27 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The lady working at the desk was extremely helpful and guided our stay throughout Rome. She went definitely above what we would have expected from the staff. The room was clean and we had a locker with our own lock to keep our suitcases in.

Disliked: The bathroom was in the room and you had to share it with 6 people. Which meant arranging showers in the morning was a bit difficult. And in the morning it was loud because people might be getting ready early when you were trying to sleep.

31.4%
Atmosphere - 40% Staff - 20% Facilities - 20% Safety - 20%
Location - 60% Cleanliness - 40% Value - 20%

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year

26 April 2011

Liked: The only thing I liked about the hostel is that I met some fun people in my room.

Disliked: The room was clean, but it was damp with mould growing on the ceiling. The female staff gave were great but the male staff were extremely rude.

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

Guilherme Feron

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Events / festivals
Sightseeing & culture

26 April 2011 Guilherme would recommend this property

Liked: Big clean rooms

Disliked: No breakfast included, small comon area

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

Customer review

With friends / other travellers

City break
Sightseeing & culture

26 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: The staff were really friendly.

Disliked: There was no key to the door as it is open 24/7

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

Customer review

Alone

Backpacking / gap year
Sightseeing & culture

25 April 2011 Customer would recommend this property

Liked: Location good to walk to Colleseum, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, Panthanon. Front desk staff super friendly and very helpful.

Disliked: Was given wrong key for locker. So came back one day and they mved all my stuff to the correct locker. Didn't think that was appropriate.


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