Alessandro Palace Hostel & Bar

Via Vicenza 42, Rome, Italy, Distance from city centre: 1.8km
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Rating: 86%from 3 reviews

  • 93%Atmosphere
  • 93%Staff
  • 73%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 86%Location
  • 86%Value for money
  • 93%Facilities
Weekly Palace BAR events
- Karaoke Party "Sing For a shot!"
- Beer Pong
- Aperitivo with Italian Pizza

= TUE, THU and SAT =
- Happy Hour (2 times)

- Sunday Cocktail Party

New 2019: Pocket Wi-Fi device available (now on winter promo: 5€ per day!)

The original Alessandro PALACE offers a prestigious ospitality service and a famous experience in the hospitality industry. All rooms are well equipped with bathrooms in the room and heating and air conditioning control on time. There is also a bar and a TV room with satellite drinks and a bivrante and fun atmosphere. These combined elements fregene a great opportunity to find friends among travelers.

Established in 1990, the “Alessandro Palace Hostel” has become one of the most popular hotales in Rome, for backpackers and independent travelers.

The Alessandro Palace Hostel offers air conditioning and heating units (energy savers), as well as bathrooms in each room. Located in a central and safe area, Alessandro Palace Hostel is a short 5 minute walk from Termini, the central bus station, subway, taxis and trains, which will take you wherever you want to go.

Alessandro Palace Hostel is one of the few Hostels in Rome that has a Pub with satellite TV inside, drinks with the lowest prices, and much more, Alessandro Palace is a proud selected member of Europe's Famous Hostels (Famous Hostels of Europe).

Both hostels are conveniently located, 5 minutes walk from the main station of Rome, Termini. From this station the tourists have easy abscess to all the places of major tourist interest and major areas of interest of the capital.

After a recent renovation (in spring 2017), the hostel offers:

- Check-in 3.00 PM / check-out 10.00 AM
- Free WIFI (in rooms and common spaces)
- free city maps
- bed linen included in the price
- free coffee / tea all day in the lounge
- Pocket Wi-Fi device rental available (from € 9.99 per day)

also presented:
- 24 hour reception (= welcome late arrivals)
- Vending machines for drinks, snacks, travel items and toiletries.
- Common kitchen (available from 8.00 a.m. to 10.00 p.m.)
- common bathrooms in case the bedrooms are occupied
- elevator
- gym (8.00 a.m.-9.00 p.m.)
- 2 accessible restaurants: the Bramble Bar & Kitchen (fine dinners and drinks, cocktails) and the Strada Romana restaurant (Roman cuisine)

- all rooms with bathroom and air conditioning
- Breakfast (€ 7) from Monday to Friday from 10: 00-12: 00 (includes: bacon, cheese, fried eggs, sausages, toast, jam, fruit juice and American coffee) at the Bramble Bar & Kitchen (next door )
- Discount for dinner at the Bramble bar and kitchen right next door
- Lockers in all rooms (FREE use but PLEASE bring your own lock, size 25-32-38!)
- Towels available to buy: € 2.50 (cash only) - included in double and triple rooms

No pets allowed.

In shared rooms, we accept guests up to 50 years. For double / double rooms, this has no effect.
There are also exceptions for supervisors who accompany school groups.

Notice about Rome's new tourist tax
Rome City Council decided to charge 2 Euros per person per night on tourists who visit Rome. It is implemented from the 01/01/2011. We are sorry but this is unfortunately NOT included in the accommodation fee, upon making reservation please consider this extra fee in your budget..
Prices are per person per night.

Availability & Rates

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Airport Transfers
  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Elevator
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Fitness Centre
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Self-Catering Facilities
  • Late check-out
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Towels Not Included
  • Utensils
  • Vending Machines
  • 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.

Credit cards accepted.
Towel rental available.

Important: CITY TAX (3,5€ per person per night) will be extra. It is NOT included in the reservation price. Please pay it upon arrival in cash.

Check-in: from 15:00 to 3:00am
Check-out: from 3:00 to 10:00

Check-in: 3pm. Late arrivals are accepted. You're welcome to leave your luggage with us if you arrive early. Please make sure to inform us of any changes of your arrival time. Don't worry if you've got a late flight coming in our reception is open 24 hours.

Please note that group reservations of more than 8 people are not accepted through the online reservation system.

For cases in which this term is not respected, we reserve the right to cancel the reservation/s without any notice. The paid deposit is not refundable.

We are unable to send fax or letters for visa document applications to embassies and/or consulates.

Payment is due upon arrival.

We have a 72hr cancellation policy.

Late cancellations and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night accommodation.

Cancellations or alterations are only accepted by email or fax. Phone cancellations/alterations are not accepted.

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

Please note:
We do not accept group bookings for Easter.

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.

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>>> From Termini station:

Easily reachable, Alessandro Palace Hostel is located a short 5 minute walk from Termini train station.

1. With the train tracks at your back, exit Termini Station by Track No.1 on the right hand side of the station.
2. Make a left on Via Marsala, then take your first right down Via Vicenza.
3. Continue down Via Vicenza, until you reach #42 on the left side of the street.

>>> From Fiumicino Airport (Leonardo da Vinci):

Follow the signs for 'ai treni' to the platform & 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.

Duration: about 30 minutes
One way ticket: 14 (Aug'11)

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 8th stop), and then follow the directions 'from Tiburtina' and then 'from Termini'. Trains leave approximately every 15-30 minutes.

Duration: about 1hr-1.5hrs
One way ticket: 8.00 + 1 metro ticket from Tiburtina (Aug'11)


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.

Duration: about 30-40 minutes (depends on traffic situation)
Fee: 40-45 (Aug'11)

Another easy way to reach city centre from Fiumicino is to take a shuttlebus which departs after every flight.

We recommend Terravision service.

Duration: about 50 minutes
One way ticket: 6 (Aug'11)

>>> 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.

Duration: about 45 minutes
One way ticket: 4 (Aug'11)

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'

Duration: about 1hr-1.5hrs
One way ticket: 1.50 + 1 metro ticket from Anagnina (Aug'11)

If you take a taxi, it is highly recommended to take it from official airport taxi stand, not private ones.

Duration: about 30-40 minutes (depends on traffic situation)
Fee: 35-40 (Aug'11)

>>> 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'.

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.

Duration: About 10 minutes
One Metro ticket: 1 Euro (Aug'11)

Located Near

Alessandro Palace Hostel is located within a 5 minute walk from Termini train station.

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