The original Alessandro Downton & Bar was established in 2000. Following in the footsteps of the Palace Hostel, the Downtown quickly grew a following and became a haven for budget minded travellers from around the world. Downtown provides a lounge area with a wide screen TV, as well as spacious rooms with freshly laundered linens. An affordable price and excellent location make the Downtown the perfect platform to explore Rome. Continuing the same high standards of the original Alessandro Palace, the Alessandro Downtown Hostel was designed expressly for budget-minded backpackers. The Alessandro Downtown hostel is situated near Termini station and offers large & clean dorm rooms, FREE WIFI available in common area for wireless devices.
Offering a wide variety of services at reasonable prices, its exceptional location provides a safe convenient base to explore & enjoy Rome’s sites. Colosseum, Roman forum, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, San Pietro in Vincoli are very close in a less than half an hour on foot and any part of city can be accessible with public transportation by Metro, Bus and tram. As backpackers themselves, the Alessandro Downtown Hostel’s staff will be happy to offer tips & advice for the best deals in Rome. Both hostels are conveniently situated within a 5 minute walking distance of Rome’s main transit station, Termini. From this transit hub visitors to Rome are given easy access to all the major historical sites and attractions.
Most of the famous sites such as the Colosseum, Roman Forum, San Pietro in Vincoli, Basilica Santa Maria Maggiore, the shopping mecca Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, the classy Via Veneto can all be reached on foot in half an hour approximately. From Termini station, by public transport, it takes no more than 30 minutes to reach the Vatican and the adjoining museums, Castel Sant’Angelo, Piazza Navona, Campo de’ Fiori and Trastevere district etc.
Important Notice: Rome’s Tourist Tax
CITY TAX (3,5€ per person per night) is not included in the reservation price.
Please consider it as an extra and pay it upon arrival in cash.
Notes: Pets cannot enter the hostel. 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.
- Free WiFi
- Free City Maps
- Onsite-Bar (6:00pm-0:30)
- Lounge room
- 24 Hour Reception
- Air Conditioning
- Book Exchange
- Common Room
- Breakfast Not Included
- Full Breakfast 5€ (only for groups with pre-order)
- Hot Showers
- Key Card Access
- Reading light
- Linen Included
- Luggage Storage
- Tours/Travel Desk
- Towels on sale (2.5€)
- Vending Machines
- Kitchen (open 12pm-10pm)
- Rooftop Terrace
- Roof Top Terrace and Bar
- Coin locker (2€ for max 12hrs)
- Check-in: 3PM~
- Check-out: ~10AM
- Free tea coffee corner
- Lockers in room
- Padlock size for locker: 25-32-38
- Self laundry (4€ wash/4€ dry)
- Rental Pocket Wifi (5€/day-now Winter Promo!)