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Mashhad, Iran
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23 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 February 2014

The hostel location is reasonably close to places you may need such as Termini station, Colosseum and nation street. If you couldn't find it just don't panic , it is just there but in a big apartment there is only one bell on the wall that "Sandy " is written on it. Yes that is sandy hostel. It is on... More 

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Paris, France
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 November 2013

The location of the hostel is the only positive thing about it, it's a short walk from the Colosseum and the metro station. It was on the fourth floor, I usually don't have problems climbing stairs but it was quite the workout taking those every day. The rooms are very basic, there was hair on my bed sheets which wasn't... More 

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1 Thank traveler9564
Lunenburg, Massachusetts
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115 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2013

I stayed here for one night after a cruise, and was leaving Rome the next day. I found the place very easy to find, as I had the address written down - pretty simple. I arrived early before check in, but I was able to leave my bags there and check out the city, and then come back later. I... More 

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Thank bellamh
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10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 July 2013 via mobile

If you are reading this and have booked a room, don't panic. I did upon reading these reviews. It is not hard to find if you can count building numbers. Granted the climb to the 4th floor is a challenge even for the athletic!! We were welcomed by a guy who was really friendly and helpful. We had 2 beds... More 

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Thank iwandthomas
Washington D.C.
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7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 July 2013

We booked this "hotel" at the last minute while studying abroad in a graduate program. When we saw all the horrible reviews we quickly started regretting our payment. However, when we got there we were refreshingly surprised. I believe most people are probably dissatisfied with this hostel because it's called "Hotel Sandy" and they are expecting a luxurious hotel, or... More 

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Thank JohnsonK48
Berlin, Germany
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 17 June 2013

I stayed here in june 2012. In general acceptable accommodation option (for undemanding tourists), but can be better. Minuses: location is closer to the station than to the attractions. Inconvenient to find and the stairs were bad. Noisy, when there were many guests. Pluses: the price matches the quality. The staff was friendly and diligent. WiFi was good. Summary: for... More 

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Littleton, Colorado, United States
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27 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 June 2013

The place is VERY difficult to find and very hot. But for the price its close to train station and i met some really cool people here. The staff was nice and i felt very safe at the hostel and it is kept decently clean.

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Thank Ryan H
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2013

After reading all the reviews before finding the place, I started to get nervous. The place was NOT that bad, though! If you pay attention to the directions they give you on the confirmation email and watch the building numbers, the place is NOT difficult to find. The location is wonderful--within walking distance of the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the... More 

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Thank TravelingSinceBirth
Canberra, Australia
2 reviews
Reviewed 8 October 2012

First of all I have never written a complaint email in my life, but I want to warn any other innocent travellers like ourselves from wrecking what could be a good time in Rome. Ok so where do I start!? Firstly, you cannot find the hostel anywhere. There was no sign out the front, it was just fortunate that I... More 

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Milan, Italy
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97 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2012

i had to stay one night in rome somewhere near to the train station and not far from the colosseum...the location is good, but this is where all the good ends...the elevator does not work, and the hostel is on the last floor, there is no breakfast, no kitchen, just rooms, with just one plug, so if u have phones... More 

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Monti is Rome’s rebel yell. This neighbourhood just west of Termini train station mixes grit with fun as it continues to fight for its reputation as a magnet for the artsy, alternative, and hipster. Every season, quirky boutiques and food spots sprout up on its cobblestone streets. The neighbourhood supports unique and homegrown businesses that cater to its longtime residents as well as hipsters on the hunt. Hang out at Piazza della Madonna dei Monti anytime after lunch and you'll always find something going on.
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Address: Via Cavour 136, 00184 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Monti
Price Range: $48 - $207 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 6
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“accessibility, awesome location, friendly staff”
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 of 5 bubbles 829ivans, 7 Apr 2015 | Read review
“you have to walk a lot to get your room, everything is located in a fourth floor with only stairs”
 of 5 bubbles tomcB9831VE, 10 Aug 2014 | Read review
“Bring your own pillow case (to any hostel).”
 of 5 bubbles JohnsonK48, 8 Jul 2013 | Read review
“There are no good rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles OlavA661, 3 Oct 2012 | Read review
“Dont stay here.”
 of 5 bubbles Mike2001Cork, 3 Sep 2012 | Read review
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