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Funny Palace

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 1 week ago

perfect hostel, free breakfast, wonderful and helpful staff, clean, right next to train station. the owner gave us a map and told us routes to do for everyday and night we were in rome. would have been lost without it. so many ideas and fits it all in with the time we had there. we pretty much did the whole...

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 1 week ago

I was disappointed with this palace/hostel. It is not a hostel, the owner appears to have several rooms in different buildings and calls it a hostel. The rooms each have a bathroom and yes are clean. Breakfast is included - it is a pastry from the cafe and all guests a bottle of free red wine! There are plenty of...

Thank blot17
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

As other reviews have mentioned, this place is hard to find. We went into a building and there was a buzzer with "funny" written on it but no one answered. Turns out check in is in the laundry place next door. The management said we should have gotten an email with instructions but we never did. During check in process...

Thank Hannah T
Reviewed 28 February 2017

We were very pleased with our stay at the Funny Palace. The location is nice--a quieter neighborhood, but not too far from the Termini station or the Colosseum. The hosts were very helpful and gave us tips on where to eat and how to get to the sites we had planned to visit. The room was comfortable and clean. The...

Thank AnnaMK14
Bengaluru, India
Reviewed 27 January 2017

Good location in central Rome, rooms in several apartments in probably century old buildings. Close to Termini, walking distance. Breakfast included at a coffee shop close by - a coffee and a croissant/donut.

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Detroit, Michigan
Reviewed 27 December 2016

We booked because it was reasonably priced and conveniently located. The rooms were newly renovated, if a bit sparse. By far, the best part was the staff. I think it might have been the owner/operator, but he was awesome. He sat us down, told us about bus lines, free museum days, and a great gelato place nearby. You could see...

Thank S A
Draper, Utah
Reviewed 14 December 2016 via mobile

There are definitely different types of travellers and Rome being "touristy" it would be important to find an accomodation that fits you. This one is for those looking for a quiet and peaceful place to sleep next to the Termini which will connect you everywhere. This is not a place for the party-goer types or the getting-drunk types. Check Google...

Thank marckindark
Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 12 November 2016

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...

Thank stephaniefay4
Cameron Park, CA
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...

Thank july22sue
Worcestershire, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 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...

Thank Jack M

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Staying in Esquilino

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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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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Laundry Service
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: $62 - $143 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 4
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“room was good, first floor and ideal”
hannahmw1234, 14 Apr 2017 | Read review
“I can't compare but I was very happy with my room which had shutters so it was nice and dark at night.”
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“i stayed in a private room which was great”
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!”
993katerinap, 12 Mar 2015 | Read review
“Only one of the two buildings we saw had an elevator.”
Mike_n_Dagi_Explore, 18 Jan 2015 | Read review
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