Alessandro Downtown Hostel & Bar

Via Carlo Cattaneo 23, Rome, Italy, Distance from city centre: 1.5km
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Rating: 93%from 6 reviews

  • 90%Atmosphere
  • 96%Staff
  • 96%Security
  • 96%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 93%Value for money
  • 96%Facilities
NEW 2019
- Bar
- Rental pocket WiFi device available (from 9.99€ per day)
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Weekly bar events
'Pasta Party': MON, WED, FRI, SUN
'NIGHT-OUT-PARTY': TUE, THU, SAT
Beerpong tournament: SUNDAY
Happy hour: every day!
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Continuing the same high standards of the original Alessandro Hostel, Hostel Alessandro Downtown was designed expressly for budget-minded backpackers.
We have large, clean dorm rooms with shared bathrooms. All rooms have air conditioning and heating units (on energy-saving timers). Linen and blankets are included and lockers are available in all dorm rooms.
Free Wi-Fi (hots pot) available throughout the building. Our large common room has a widescreen TV.
Offering a wide variety of services at reasonable prices, our exceptional location provides a safe, convenient base to explore and enjoy Rome's sites.
Designed expressly with the budget conscious traveler in mind, our hostel boasts free city maps, a tourist info stand, vending machines and free luggage storage before check-in. We also organize parties to entertain evenings.

basic services and facilities:
- FREE WIFI at common space and in bed rooms
- FREE city map
- Bed linen INCLUDED in price
- All rooms air-conditioned
- Very close to Termini station ( 5 minutes walk )
- Lockers in dorm rooms (FREE to use it but please bring your own padlock size 25-32-38)
- Coin-lockers (2€ for a max of 12 hrs) available in storage room if you would like to feel safer.
- Video surveillance system
- Fire alarms and fire proof door
- Large common rooms
- Kitchen available (open 12 pm-10 pm)
- Self-service laundry available in house. (4€ wash/4€ dry/1€ soap)
- Towels available to buy: 2.50 € cash only ( included in the double rooms )
- Full breakfast (5€)
Includes: Bacon, Scrambled eggs, Cheese, Fruits, Bread, butter, jam, chocolate, and drinks: Fruit juice, Espresso coffeeAmerican coffee, Tea, Milk

Also convenient location
Alessandro Downtown is very close to Rome’s main station, Termini. It is in 5 minutes walking distance.
The Colosseum, Roman Forum, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, and San Pietro in Vincoli are very close, less than half-an-hour away on foot, and all parts of the city are accessible with public transportation by Metro, bus and tram.
The shopping mecca of Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and the classy Via Veneto can all be reached on foot in approximately half an hour. Our central location means we’re close to Termini station, bus stops, the metro, supermarkets and historic sites. We have discounts agreed with Laundromats and restaurants nearby!

staff members are happy to:
help you and give travel tips and advice for the best deals and places in Rome.

In dormitory rooms, we accept guests at age up to 50 years old. For double/twin rooms, this does not effect.
Also there are exceptions for supervisors who accompany school groups.

Pet's are not allowed to enter.

guest's advantage:
We now have a new family in our group, a brand new restaurant, the Bramble Bar & Kitchen.
You are a “privileged” while you are staying at either of the Alessandro Hostels.
The Bramble Bar & Kitchen is waiting for hostel guests with fantastic offers & discounts!
The Strada Romana Restaurant is waiting for hostel guests with fantastic offers & discounts!
(The Bramble Bar & Kitchen is in 10 min walking distance from the Alessandro Downtown)
Please read our Things to Note below before booking.

Please note:
1. We do not accept group bookings for Easter and new year’s, etc.
2. Important: Max number of guests for a reservation is 8 persons. We do not accept group reservations through online reservation system.
3. Pets are not allowed to stay in the hostel.

Our large common room is suitable to meet your buddy travellers.
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Age Restriction
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • House Keeping
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Reading Light
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • Washing Machine
  • Wi-Fi

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 2 day cancellation policy. Failure to cancel within this time will result in a cancellation charge equal to the first night of your stay.

Must-Read Hostel Info

This property has specific Terms & Conditions.

There's no curfew but our cleaning hours are from 10am to 3pm. There is no lock-out during the day, but we do ask that you help our cleaners out by staying out of their way as much as possible during their work.

Reception is open 24hrs throughout the year.
Late arrivals accepted.
Check-in: from 3pm.
You're welcome to leave your luggage with us during the day before check-in or after check-out.
Please make sure to inform us of any changes to your estimated arrival time.

Please note:
1. We do not accept group bookings for Easter and new year’s, etc.
2. Important: Max number of guests for a reservation is 8 persons. We do not accept group reservations through online reservation system.
3. Pets are not allowed to stay in the hostel.

Payment is due upon arrival. Credit cards accepted. City tax: € 3,50 per night and person.

We have a 48hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night's accommodation. Cancellations and changed are only accepted via email or fax. Phone cancellations/changes are not accepted.

Airport pick-up can be arranged upon request. Fee for 1-4 persons with four suitcases: from �57 per car. Fee for 5-8 persons with one suitcase per person: from �12 per person. The stated price is minimum tariff; the fee varies depending on flight arrival time and airport (Fiumicino / Ciampino). It must be requested least three days prior to arrival as we need to check availability. For further details, please inquire by email AFTER making reservation. We are unable to send or fax letters for visa document applications to embassies and/or consulates.

Note for pets:
We are sorry but pets are not permitted to enter our hostels.

In dormitory rooms, we accept guests at age up to 50 years old. For double/twin rooms, this does not effect.
Also there are exceptions for supervisors who accompany school groups.

Directions
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From Termini station:
We're located a short five-minute walk from Termini train station.
1. With the train tracks at your back, exit Termini Station by Track No.22 on the left-hand side of the station.
2. Make a left on Via Giolitti and then take your second right down Via C.Cattaneo.
3. Continue down Via Catttaneo until you reach #23 on the left side of the street.


From Fiumicino Airport (Leonardo da Vinci):
Follow the signs for 'ai treni' to the platform and buy a ticket for the non-stop train to Termini (Leonardo Express). You can purchase from either the ticket window, vending machines, or tobacco store near the platform. The Leonardo Express leaves every 30 minutes and the journey is about 30 minutes.

A slightly cheaper (but slower) option is to take local train that has the final destination of either Orte or Fara Sabina. It will stop at a few small local stations heading into Rome, but it does not stop at Termini Train Station. You need to get off at Tiburtina station (about the eighth stop), and then follow the directions 'from Tiburtina' and then 'from Termini'. Trains leave approximately every 15-30 minutes and takes one to one-and-a-half hours.

Important: Don't forget to validate your ticket with the little orange or yellow boxes before you get on the train!

If you take a taxi, it is highly recommended to take it from official airport taxi stand, not private ones. Depending on the traffic, the journey should take 30-40 mintues and cost 40 to 45.

Another easy way to reach city centre from Fiumicino is to take a shuttlebus which departs after every flight. We recommend Terravision service. Journey time is about 50 minutes.

From Ciampino Airport (Usually RyanAir and Easyjet):
The easiest way to reach city centre from Ciampino is to take a shuttlebus which departs after every flight. We recommend Terravision service. Journey time is about 45 minutes.

The blue Cotral Bus service connects Ciampino Airport to the Anagnina metro (underground) station and costs approximately. Tickets can be purchased at the vending machines located at the bus stop or inside the airport. Once you arrive at Anagnina, buy a metro ticket and get off at the Termini stop (about the 15th stop). Follow the directions 'from Termini'. Journey time is about 1hr-1.5hrs.

If you take a taxi, it is highly recommended to take it from official airport taxi stand, not private ones. Depending on traffic, journey time is about 30 to 40 minutes and should cost 35 to 40.

From Tiburtina Train Station:
Follow the signs for the Metro (Underground). Take Linea B (Line B) in the direction of Laurentina and get off at Termini station (the 4th stop). Then follow the directions 'from Termini'. Journey time is about 10 minutes.

Metro tickets can be bought from either vending machines or tobacco stores located inside the train station. The Metro runs approximately every 5 - 15 minutes, depending on the time of day.

Located Near

Alessandro Downtown Hostel is located near the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, San Pietro in Vincoli (which houses Michelangelo's statue of Moses) snf Termini train and bus station.

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