Places to Stay in Rome
There are a number of different places to stay in Rome, depending on your budget and what you prefer. However, Rome is not the cheapest place to visit on holiday. Private rooms in hostels can cost from 39 euros per night and they are few and far between. Therefore to help you with your selection, here are some of the different types of accommodation on offer in the Italian’s capital.
For those who like a good party, you will not be disappointed with The Yellow, located on Via Palestro in Rome. The drinks are a reasonably priced at the hostel bar and there are often activities taking place in the evening. There is a free welcome drink as well and for just 3 euros, there is breakfast every day. For those who have to be connected to the internet 24/7, there is free internet access and WI-FI in the common room and you can hire an iPad for 30 minutes a day. The hostel prides itself on its staff who go out of their way to help its customers. The friendliness of the staff as well as its close proximity to the main tourist attractions in Rome has meant the hostel enjoys repeat visits in the 10 years since it was opened.
Yes you can camp and be in Rome is less than 30 minutes. Plus Camping Roma is located on via Aurelia, 831, 15 minutes from the Vatican city. For those that want to get a taste of camping yet still stay in relative comfort, this is the place for you. There are a number of house tents for rent as well as modern cabins and mobile homes. It is a very sociable hostel with a regular themed parties, a pool, Jacuzzi, beach volleyball as well as poolside bar and disco. There is also a private shuttle bus in the summer to and from the Vatican and the hostel offers a transfer service for Ciampino and Fiumicino airport for under 12 euros.
For those that want to stay in one of the newest hostels in Rome, visit Youth Station Hostel located on Via Livorno. It has all the facilities you would expect from a new establishment. There are private bathrooms, air conditioning in the summer, heating in the winter, cupboards with locks and WI-FI everywhere, not just in the common room. Youth Station is 3 metro stops away from Termini station and is very close to all the main tourist attractions. For those travelling on their own, this is a great place to meet new friends. There is a pub crawl every night with a different theme for every day of the week. Before you head out with everyone, take advantage of the happy hour offer 7:30pm to 9:30 daily.
There are many hostels to stay in Rome, however not all of them offer private rooms. If you are travelling with a friend or a small group you may wish to rent one of the many short term Rome apartments available in the city. The apartments are located in the city centre, within walking distance of many of the main attractions. They range in size from a studio to up to three bedrooms.
Renting apartments in Rome provides a different experience for visitors and can sometimes work out cheaper if you are travelling with friends or family.