Hostel Alessandro Palace & Bar

Via Vicenza 42, Rome, Italy, Distance from city centre: 1.8km

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Rating: 78%from 11 reviews

  • 76%Atmosphere
  • 83%Staff
  • 76%Security
  • 72%Cleanliness
  • 87%Location
  • 78%Value for money
  • 72%Facilities
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weekly bar events & specials
Day: Mon, Wed and Fri
- happy hour
- Pizza NO LIMITS with drinks
Day: Tue, Thu and Sat
- happy corona hour
- Party night-out: 9PM-late
Day: Sun
- Happy hour extended
- Happy corona hour
- Karaoke for a shot
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New: 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 Offers& discounts
Note for Rome's Tourist Tax (you only pay 2€ instead of 3.5€!)

The Alessandro palace, conveniently near Termini station, welcomes you with all bedrooms ensuite, Free wifi and fantastic offers& discount at our new stylish restaurant, the Bramble Bar & Kitchen!
Established in 1990, the Alessandro Palace has become one of the most popular hostels in Rome for backpackers and independent travelers worldwide.
The Alessandro Palace Hostel provides Free wifi air-conditioning & heating units and lockers as well as bathrooms in every room. Located in a safe central area, we're a short five-minute walk from Termini, Rome's central transportation hub for buses, metro, taxi stops, and trains to get you where you want to go.
This is one of the few hostels in Rome to have its own onsite pub with satellite TV and the cheapest drink specials in town. Furthermore, we're a proud selected member of Europe's Famous Hostels.
Our hostel boasts traditional Roman-style architecture and atmosphere. Michelangelo's masterpiece The Creation is painted on the ceiling, welcoming you along with our friendly bar staff. It's the perfect place to sit back, relax and chat with fellow travellers over a beer!
A wide-screen TV with satellite and a surround-sound speaker system keeps you entertained with all the sports and music until late. The bar also offers Wi-Fi connection and special events like free parties, games, the cheapest drinks in town and happy hour every night. It's open from 6pm until 2am (last call 1:30am) every night!
You can also relax on our roof garden from 8am to 11pm during summer.

All rooms are ensuite and include linen and blankets. We also have air conditioning and heating units (at any time in the double rooms but time controlled in the dorms). All dorm rooms have lockers, please bring your own padlock.

We have hot showers, an elevator, free city maps, a tourist info stand, vending machines and contineltal breakfast (4€) with Ham, cheese, jam & butter, bread, cereals, fruit, hot/cold drinks and milk.

We have a high standard of security, with key card access, a video surveillance system, fire alarm system and fireproof doors. We're open throughout the year with 24hr reception and no curfew.

Before check-in and after check-out, you are welcome to use our free luggage storage, and also we have newly installed coin lockers with payment if you would like to feel even safer!

Our convenient central location means we're close to supermarkets and historic sites like the Colosseum, Roman Forum, San Pietro in Vincoli, the Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, the shopping mecca of Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain and the classy Via Veneto.

Please note:
Through online form, we do not accept group bookings with over 9 people .

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

To view availability and prices please select dates and click 'Update Dates'
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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Book Exchange
  • Breakfast Not Included
  • Card Phones
  • Common Room
  • Cooker
  • Credit Cards Accepted
  • Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Telephone/Fax Facilities
  • Free City Maps
  • Free WiFi
  • Fridge/Freezer
  • Hair Dryers
  • Hot Showers
  • Internet Access
  • Key Card Access
  • Late check-out
  • Linen Included
  • Security Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Meals Available
  • Microwave
  • No Curfew
  • Outdoor Terrace
  • Reception (limited hours)
  • Restaurant
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea & Coffee Making Facilities
  • 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.

Please note that since 2011 Rome has a tourist tax of 2 Euro (�3,50 from 01/Sep/2014) per person per night. We are sorry but this is unfortunately not included in the accommodation fee; upon making reservation please consider this extra fee in your budget.

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.

Lockout is from 10am to 3pm to facilitate the cleaners.

Airport pickup is available upon request. For 1-4 persons with up to four suitcases it's from 57 Euro (in one car). For 5-8 persons with one suitcase per person the price is from 15 Euro per person. The stated price is minimum tariff; the fee varies depending on flight arrival time and airport (Fiumicino / Ciampino).

Pick-up must be arranged at least three days prior to arrival as we need to check availability. For more details please inquire by email after booking.

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 48hr 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.

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

Directions
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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)

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.

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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