The Beehive

Address: Via Marghera 8, Rome, Lazio, 00185, Italy | Hostel
 
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      TravelPod Member ReviewsThe Beehive Rome

      Reviewed by kaizen

      Home away from home

      Reviewed Jan 2, 2013
      by (1 review) Newcastle , Australia Flag of Australia

      I stayed at the Beehive 8 years ago and didn't even think of staying anywhere else when I headed off for Rome in January. I have stayed in the bunk room and two of the apartments. The staff are great, friendly and helpful - they obviously like people and want you to get the most out of your Roma experience.
      Being just a quick walk from the station, it is great for arrivals and departures, and the main transport hub of Rome.
      The beds are comfortable, with bed lights. The bathrooms are modern and clean. There is a cafe for light meals and great breakfasts. Relaxed, bright and safe - Linda and Steve have created a quiet oasis in the busy streets of Rome.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Reviewed by electronicfrog

      Highly Recommended

      Reviewed Jun 24, 2012
      by (1 review) Naperville , United States Flag of United States

      My teenage son and I spent 3 nights in the dorm and really enjoyed our stay. The hotel is clean. The staff are helpful and friendly. We ate our first breakfast in Rome at the hotel's cafe and were completely satisfied with the coffee and yummy homemade bread. We often bought picnic ingredients at the grocery store in the basement of Termini and then dined on the hotel's relaxing shaded terrace.

      This review is the subjective opinion of a TravelPod member and not of TravelPod.com.

      Historical Traveler Reviews The Beehive Rome

      Great...but I styed in the private apartments

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      We stayed here in early March 2004. It was one place of about 35 on a two month Europe trip. We booked wayyyyyy in advance on thier website for the private apartment which we loved!!!!!!!!!!! Despite being moved around after we had already booked and sharing a bathroom, you can't beat the charm of this place! I didn't see much of the hostel part, but it looked just as cute, and the staff was very friendly. However, please note that this hostel has moved recently. We found that out the hard way when we arrived at midnight into the train station and following directions from an old (2002)guidebook, walked about a mile in the wrong direction! The location is better than expected, despite being two blocks from the train station.

      So So Awesome!!!

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      After a terrible hotel experience in Florence, I was ready for a comfortable place to stay, and boy was I pleased when we reached the Beehive!!! My friend and I had a private room that was incredibly nice. It was underground and had an ceiling fan, so even in late June, it was quite cool in the room. I will say, the beds weren't super comfortable, but they were clean and nice looking. The bathroom was pretty big, and I was delighted to see they provided some liquid handsoap - a nice touch!

      I appreciated the free internet in the kitchen, though it tended to get hot in there.

      The location was pretty good. Being close to the Termini meant we could get anywhere pretty quickly that way, though we tended to walk most places anyway. Getting to the Coliseum by foot wasn't hard.

      Oh! And I can't say enough how awesome it was to get the book of Rome recommendations from Steve and Linda (the owners)! We tried several of the restaurants and were very pleased. If you can get a reservation here, book it!!!

      Great stay at the apartments

      from

      Wonderful stay. They were full and found us a nice room in one of the apartments. We are over 30 and wanted to do Rome on the cheap but wanted to avoid the bunk beds. We were really happy with the great location, the price, and our quiet neighbors in the apartment's other 4 rooms. The apartment had a full kitchen, and coffee, tea. Great and a steal at 60 euros and within walking distance of many bus stops, the subway, and the Termini Station.

      Excellent value!

      from

      If you're looking for value, the Beehive is it! Just blocks from the train station, it is convenient to most of the major sites. In March 2003, we stayed for three nights in a private room with shower and it was roomy and clean. We did not use the shared kitchen, but it is quite a nice set up and great convenience. Linda and Steve were also very helpful with suggestions for tourists activities and places to shop for food. They are very helpful with the budget traveller. I would recommend the Beehive to anyone!

      Best thing for familys

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      I Loved it. My family and I along with another family stayed in one of there apartments. It was nice to have room for everyone. The Staff was very helpful when we needed to find some information. The Free internet and local Phone calls where also very help ful. This was my 2nd trip to Roma and I enjoyed haveing a kitchen to cook my own food. also you get to know a tast of what life is like in Italy. For my next trip I will bee staying with The Bee Hive and telling every one how much i loved it.

      The Beehive - Millefiori apartments

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      Stayed in Millefiori apartments in June 2003, and had a basic double room with shared bathroom. There are only 3 private rooms in total here, so you feel like it's your own apartment with communal living area and kitchen with full facilities. Our room overlooked a courtyard, so we could hear other families going about their daily lives which added to the experience. Was a great first place to stay at the beginning of our Europe trip.

      It's close to the Termini station too - probably a 5 minute walk.

      Thanks for the memories....

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      What a disappoinment it was to stay at The Beehive after reading so many rave reviews. I found the staff to be unwelcoming and disinterested and the dungeon-like private room we stayed in stuffy and uncomfortable (though clean). Their free internet and the recommendation to a local laundromat were what we enjoyed most about our stay at The Beehive. Thanks Linda and Steve.

      Best value in Rome

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      The Beehive is amazing, it's the friendliest and far and away the nicest hostel I've ever stayed in. Two of us shared a private room, and although it was designed for four we didn't pay any extra. The room was huge and very comfy, with a shared bathroom that was positively luxurious - not like the scummy ones you often get in hostels. It costs maybe a little more than your average hostel, but if you get a private room then standards are similar to the (vastly more expensive) Rome hotels in a similar city centre position. A five minute walk gets you to Piazza Navona, and there are enough restaurants around to keep any gastronome happy. Very impresive.

      Highly Recommend

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      Stayed at the Beehive - Clover Private Apartment in October 2002. Very close to the train station. Very clean room with decent and clean washroom. Very safe ... building key, apartment key and room key, so no worries.I Highly recommend this place.

      The Best hostel in Rome

      from

      The Beehive is probably the best hostel I have ever stayed in, and I have stayed in quite a few. The staff were most helpful and friendly. Free internet, hairdryers, irons (if you need one) and free fax facilities are just a few of the available services. It is spotlessly clean and the bathrooms are better than in my own home! I would recommend booking in advance as it is very popular and not all that big.

      TripAdvisor Reviews The Beehive Rome

      4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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