Orsa Maggiore for Women Only

Via San Francesco di Sales 1/a, Rome, Italy, Distance from city centre: 1.6km
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Rating: 81%from 14 reviews

  • 81%Atmosphere
  • 84%Staff
  • 81%Security
  • 80%Cleanliness
  • 82%Location
  • 81%Value for money
  • 78%Facilities
We’re 15 minutes’ walk from St. Peter’s Cathedral. Located in the heart of Rome (Trastevere) this women-only hostel is set in a 16th-century ex-convent inside the International Women's House (Casa Internazionale delle Donne).

We offer beds in dorms or private rooms. All the rooms are very large and quiet and overlook the inner garden or the typical red rooftops. There are no bunk beds. Each room features ceiling fans and include linen and towels.

Our tasty expanded continental breakfast features espresso, tea, milk, butter, yoghurt, jam, corn flakes, orange juice and cheese. It’s served in a comfortable room and is included in the price. The breakfast room also features a microwave, fridge and boiler.

Our amenities include free Internet and Wi-Fi in the lobby and garden, free hot showers, 10 toilets, a wash-and-dry service and a book exchange/library. We also have maps and tourist information and can help you with museum reservations.

Guests can relax in our large garden under the centuries-old magnolia and taste the menus offered at the Restaurant Luna e l’Altra, or in the bio-snack place Bio&Bio. Ask at reception to avail of our special €8 dinner menu at Luna e l’Altra, served between 7pm and 8pm.

New! With our Association Card included in the rate you will have discounts in some museums such as the Capitoline Museums, Traiano Markets, Ara Pacis, GAM, Macro, Palazzo delle Esposizioni, Scuderie del Quirinale and many more.

Orsa Maggiore is located in a quiet and relaxing spot in the very centre of Rome. Our characteristic neighbourhood, Trastevere, is one of the attractions of ancient Rome, full of cinemas, theatres, bars, small restaurants and artisan shops; hence, it’s an ideal spot for a taste of everyday city life. We’re also just a few minutes’ walk from Piazza Navona, Campo dei Fiori, Synagogue, Gianicolo Hill and the Botanical Gardens.

Please note that this hostel is only for female guests.
Prices are per person per night.

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Hostel Facilities & Policies

  • Bar
  • Book exchange
  • Breakfast Included
  • Ceiling fan
  • Common Room
  • Credit Cards Not Accepted
  • Curfew
  • Elevator
  • Free City Maps
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free Wifi
  • Hair Dryers For Hire
  • Hot Showers
  • Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Non Smoking
  • Reading Light
  • Restaurant
  • Taxes not included
  • Tea/Coffee Making Facilities
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels For Hire
  • Vending Machines

Cancellation Policy

This property has a 3 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.

Check-in: 10am-10pm.
Check-out: 10am.
Curfew: 3am.
You are welcome to leave your luggage here if your bed is not yet ready when you check in.

Payment is due upon arrival by cash only, please.

Please note that rates do not include a city tax of €2 per person per night.

We have a 36hr cancellation policy. Late cancellations, late changes and no-shows shall be charged the equivalent of the first night’s accommodation. Cancellations must be made via fax or email; phone cancellations will not be considered.

We do not send or fax letters for visa document applications to embassies and/or consulates.

Towels not included in specials or last-minute deals.

Breakfast is served from 8am to 10am.

Please note that from June to the end of July there could be some music or theatre events in the garden strarting from 9 pm.

Directions
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From Fiumicino: train to Orte or Fara Sabina
get off at Stazione Ostiense, bus 280, stop in Lungotevere dei Tebaldi.
Cross the bridge and the street see steps on your left: go in Via della Lungara, the first street on your right is Via San Francesco di Sales.
From Ciampino, busses to Termini.
From Termini get the bus 64 and get off at Santo Spirito Hospital (first stop after the bridge) and get bus 280 0r 23 or 271 for 2 stops (Ponte Mazzini). Go down the steps and the first street on the right is Via San Francesco di Sales

We are at the second floor of CASA INTERNAZIONALE DELLE DONNE. Once in the garden you see the sign Foresteria on your left and the elevator.

Located Near

Orsa Maggiore is few minutes away from the major sightseeings such as Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona, St. Peter and Vatican Museums, and from bars, restaurants , city nightlife.

We are also few blocks away from the center of the Rome Dolce Vita: Piazza Trilussa, Via della Scala, Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere and the streets around, are full of the coolest bars and restaurants of the city, where you can meet either locals or people of all around the world.

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