Hostels in Rome, Italy

45 hostels available. Prices start from $17 for a dorm bed.

Hostels in Rome

La Controra Hostel

Near Termini
Free Breakfast
Couples Quiet Rest

La Controra is a warm and peaceful getaway right behind Fellini's ''La Dolce Vita'' famous Via Veneto. The rooms are spacious, cozy, non-smoking, air-conditioned and come with a TV & private … More

from $50.26
Couples Digital Nomads Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller

The artistic design scheme will keep you snap happy, and the staff busy with endless activities. RomeHello Hostel offers an onsite lounge, bar and beer garden. Sign up for yoga classes, cooking … More

from $23.14
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…Breakfast available. 24-hour reception. General: No pets allowed. No curfew. Non-smoking." …"The location couldn't be better. You're just a 10 min walk from the Termini train station so … More
from $21.63
Digital Nomads Party Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel
"…We can also provide additional items upon request such as shampoo, soap, earplugs, a hairdryer, and an iron. We also offer free luggage storage, linens, and welcome pets in private rooms. At … More
from $26.15

The Beehive

Near Termini
Couples Family-Friendly Hostel Female Solo Traveller Older travelers (+50) Quiet Rest Solo Traveller

A seriously cosy and warm space cleverly set up by American owners Linda and Steve. Get ready for barefoot walks to grab morning coffee from the cafe, organic & vegetarian breakfasts, … More

from $17.22
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller Youth Hostel

A seriously fun hostel with exclusively-designed comic rooms where you can relax with your heroes. There are regular parties held here and friendly international staff always at hand. Each room … More

from $16.88
Couples Solo Traveller Boutique Hostel

The interiors of MEININGER are dedicated to classic movies set in Rome. The cinematic murals are set to impress! Over at the hostel bar there’s fresh muffins, cookies and snacks. Make use … More

from $23.98

Free Hostels Roma

Near Termini
Privacy Curtains
Quiet Rest Boutique Hostel

Private capsule beds, an onsite bar and large outdoor area - just some of the highlights of Free Hostels Roma. All of the rooms - shared dorms and double privates - come with air conditioning and … More

from $20.73

Yellowsquare

Near Termini
Free Breakfast
Female Solo Traveller Party Hostel

The Yellow team love to have a good time and share epic parties with you. There’s a nightclub right downstairs! At the hostel bar there is often live rock music, burlesque shows & … More

from $20.34

Budget Rooms Des Arts

Near Termini
Free Breakfast
Family-Friendly Hostel Solo Traveller
"…Best hostel I've stayed at. The people are cool, the rooms are comfy, and the bathrooms are super clean. I was shocked that this could be a hostel. It's also pretty centrally located. I'd … More
from $16.83

Hostel Lodi

Near Termini
Free Breakfast
Couples Family-Friendly Hostel Quiet Rest

“Hostel Lodi is an exquisite art-nouveau villa embellished by an enchanting internal private garden for our guests to relax amidst fruit trees, palms and vines.” There’s a mix … More

from $17.41

Palladini Hostel

Near Termini
Digital Nomads Female Solo Traveller Solo Traveller

A warm welcome includes a glass of champagne at Palladini Hostel. All bedrooms are keycard accessible and come with air-conditioning. Some even have an ensuite. Dorms come with 4,6 and 8-beds, … More

from $17.63
Party Hostel Solo Traveller

Rooftop terrace, open-air bar, social lounge & weekly events = everything you need for a great party! Drinks are very reasonably priced, including yummy cocktails. Other perks include a gym, … More

from $16.73
Family-Friendly Hostel Female Solo Traveller

This friendly and laid back hostel resembles a boutique hotel. It’s designed to suit travellers on a shoestring budget. The rustic-but-modern exposed brick interiors are fantastic! Sunny … More

from $20.13

Youth Station Hostel

Piazza Bologna
Solo Traveller

Youth Station Hostel offers FREE city tax! This newly renovated hostel offers private bathrooms, air-conditioning and free WiFi in every room. Other cool inclusions are: airport pickup (on … More

from $22.79
Couples Quiet Rest

A small, homely hostel that’s ideal if you’re looking for a quiet and relaxing stay. It happens to be just 500m from the main transportation hub, with easy access to all the hotspots … More

from $14.88

Roma Scout Center

Nomentano
Free Breakfast
Solo Traveller

A warm and cosy atmosphere is on offer here, especially good for solo travellers. The place to hang out is certainly at the pub-restaurant where you’re encouraged to try the chef Mario& … More

from $18.76

Generator

Near Termini
Party Hostel Youth Hostel Boutique Hostel

Once a beautiful 19th-century building, now a hip, modern & fun hostel just a short walk from the Colosseum. Set over 7 floors, there are 67 intricately styled private and shared ensuite … More

from $18.84

Sandy Hostel

Near Termini
Free Breakfast

This is a well-known place to stay for young travellers and very popular! Located on the 4th floor of a 19th-century townhouse, it is a calm, cosy and budget-friendly place. Whilst there is no … More

from $26.78

Freedom Traveller Hostel

Near Termini
Free Breakfast
Couples Solo Traveller

A social atmosphere awaits at Freedom Traveller. There is a daily Happy Hour, best enjoyed out in the garden or on the terrace. Free wine & snacks await you after a long day of exploring. … More

from $12.10

Hostels in Rome, Italy

44 hostels available. Prices start from $34.00 for a dorm bed.
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Get to know Rome (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel.

 Hostels Rome Italy

Rome, also known as the Eternal City, is the capital of beautiful Italy.

There are also numerous opportunities to meet people from all over the world all over the city if you are social and talk to people. The Spanish steps are a great place for tourists to hang out, listen to some locals play the guitar and sing, and meet new people.

Rome is not a dangerous city if you don't make yourself a target. That means not wandering around with a map in your hand or wearing obviously touristy clothing (fanny packs, for instance). Also, attempt to have an air of confidence about where you are, even if you're totally lost. You can still ask for directions, but don't make it obvious that you're lost.

It's a super busy with a LOT to see, so make sure you book in advance and spend at least a few days here.

Read: When to book hostels? For spontaneous souls & pre-planners.

All things Hostels Rome

The majority of the hostels in Rome are clustered around the main Roma Termini train station. These are labeled on Hostelz.com as “Near Termini”. The area is so dense that there will often be multiple hostels located in the same building.

The neighborhood surrounding Termini station is touristy and unimpressive, but it does make for a convenient central base for exploring the city centre (plus hotspots like Santa Maria Maggiore), especially since both of the Rome metro lines also intersect at Termini and most bus routes also connect there.

When you're wondering where to stay in Rome, we recommend the Termini area for convenience.

Some top hostels near Termini include:

Looking for youth hostels in Rome? A good Rome youth hostel worth checking out is Youth Station Hostel.

Find here our guide to best youth hostels in Rome.

You'll also find a number of excellent Rome hostels in other parts of the city. For hostels in other areas of Rome, do pay attention to the location of the hostel. Some are located a long ways from the city center, which is fine if that's what you're looking for, but it's good to be aware of the location before you check availability and make your booking.

Piazza Bologna is another good spot, not too far away from Termini. A good hostel here is Youth Station Hostel.

Roma Tiburtina is the second-largest train station with good connections to the city. We recommend Roma Scout Center in this area.

Are hostels in Rome safe?

Absolutely. Hostels in Rome, Italy are as safe as all hostels around the world.

Yet, as always, it depends on who is staying in the hostel and how careful you are with your valuables. At the end of the day, you can never predict someone else's motives. So! Always use a locker and keep your valuables close.

Have a read of our full article which answers the question: Are Hostels Safe?

Including 11 safety tips for hostel travel.

How much are hostels in Rome?

This depends on the season and location within the city. It's always best to use Hostelz.com to do a price comparison. You can find a wide range, from cheap hostels in Rome to boutique design with a bigger price tag.

What hostel should I stay at in Rome?

There are so many places to stay in Rome, including cheap hostels, many guesthouses, airbnb Rome and also hotels in Rome. Yet, we'd always recommend staying in a hostel in Rome, Italy.

That's because many of them offer free breakfast, free Wi-Fi, private rooms and air conditioning – hotel standards at hostel prices.

Regardless, if you really want to try out a hotel, you can find over 140 on Hostelz.com, just use the filter and search for 'hotels'.

Similarly, if you are looking for a guest house, you can find +400 on this site!

Just remember; always check the location, rating, and reviews before booking.

Written by local expertz for Rome

Written by local expertz for Rome Hostelz

Rome Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Rome, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 45
Average dorm price $69
Average private room price $229
Cheapest hostel in Rome San Lorenzo Guesthouse with $31
Party hostels in Rome Jo&joe Roma (11 in total)
Most Rome hostels are located in Near Termini, Piazza Bologna, Nomentano
Average rating of all hostels 6.7

FAQ about Rome Hostels

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Travel Tips for Rome - from the Community

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