We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
New! Find and book your ideal hotel on TripAdvisor — and get the lowest prices

La Controra Hostel Rome

Show Prices
Certificate of Excellence
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Compare best prices from top travel sites
Management photos
La Controra Hostel Rome
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"containerClass":null,"scriptFlags":null}
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
JPMiles / PAYBACK
50

215 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 121: English reviews
USA
Level Contributor
85 reviews
78 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Across from US embassy, very safe. Can walk or metro from here with ease. Friendly staff. Love the bean bag in the common space. Smaller place, maybe 28 beds or so, made the stay feel more like home, not very busy.

Helpful?
Thank MerryManUSA
Lahti, Finland
Level Contributor
18 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location of this hostel is good. You can walk to any sights and there is a subway station near, which goes directly to the Vatican city. It is not too far from the Termini-station either. The room was spacious and tidy, and quite good value for money.

Helpful?
Thank MinttuFi
Level Contributor
12 reviews
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This Hostel is perfectly located in the heart of Rome. We stayed here with the family and we enjoyed the short distances to all Rome highlights. The rooms and facilities are good equipped and are perfectly clean. I will tell all friends to stay here, whenever they want to visit Rome.

Helpful?
Thank Sven-Olaf B
Swindon, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
102 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 October 2016

Excellent location: 10 minute walk from Roma Termini station / 10 minutes from Metro Berninini / 15 minutes form Trevi fountain and Spanish Steps. Excellent rooms - lots of space, comfortable beds, modern decor, lovely bathroom and common area. There are 2 floors, 1st and 3rd. I stayed on the 1st. Free breakfast from 08.30. Friendly, helpful staff. Space to... More 

Helpful?
Thank howiet1971
Queensland, Australia
Level Contributor
8 reviews
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Everything was very clean and ready upon our arrival. offered many services, had a nice common lounge, and provided breakfast. It was also a short walk to termini and near a metro station. Staff were friendly and helpful, rooms were clean.

Helpful?
Thank Jessica F
Level Contributor
3 reviews
Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

The location of this hostel makes up for other problems. Most of the tourist attractions (pantheon, trevi fountain and spanish steps) are within walking distance. Bus stop and metro station are also very close. However, the breakfast can be improved. The biggest problem was the night time noise in the living room (mostly young backpackers and some locals). This can... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kunal D
Level Contributor
59 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

This hostel is on a quiet street walkable distance to most things in Rome & less than 10 mins to the metro station. The rooms are clean & comfortable with big lockers & nice bathrooms. I also had an aircon (not sure if every room does). Breakfast is basic & the staff are friendly & helpful in answering all your... More 

Helpful?
Thank Sarah A
Level Contributor
23 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Only good things to say about here! Comfortable clean sheet, friendly staff, nice ensuit bathroom and an air con! Breakfast wasnt anything too crazy (toast spreads and ceral) but it was definatly suffiecent! It felt like good value for money, would defiantly stay again!

Helpful?
Thank tomdI8173MZ
London, United Kingdom
Level Contributor
5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 June 2016 via mobile

Clean, very friendly and helpful staff, nice communal area. Breakfast provided. Also in a good location. Not enough plugs, no air con, no curtains and back rooms have loud continuos noise from generators. No organised tours or nights out.

Helpful?
Thank jamesk123
Knoxville, Tennessee
1 review
Reviewed 9 May 2016

We are finishing 4 days in Rome and La Controra has been a big part of how much we have enjoyed the city. Roma is chaotic, but La Controra is quiet, has a great location, priced very affordable and the staff has been extremely helpful as well (recommendations for things to do, where to eat and drink, calling cabs if... More 

Helpful?
Thank phazel09

41 photos of this hotel

Traveller photos: See what travellers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveller Photos (41)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
View from Room (3)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (3)
Viewed
Dining (4)
Viewed
Bathroom (5)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (2)
Viewed
Other (8)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travellers also viewed these Rome hotels
Esquilino
Four Seasons Hostel Rome
Four Seasons Hostel Rome
#40 of 1,028 in Rome
797 reviews
Esquilino
The Yellow
The Yellow
#19 of 1,028 in Rome
1,173 reviews
Esquilino
Alessandro Palace Hostel
Alessandro Palace Hostel
#41 of 1,028 in Rome
663 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Esquilino
Mosaic Hostel
Mosaic Hostel
#58 of 1,028 in Rome
236 reviews
Esquilino
Blue Hostel
Blue Hostel
#1 of 1,028 in Rome
414 reviews
Monti
New Generation Hostel Santa Maria Maggiore
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices

Staying in Ludovisi / Via Veneto

Neighbourhood Profile
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Thanks to Fellini and La Dolce Vita, the Ludovisi and Via Veneto neighbourhood earned its reputation as a posh area where gorgeous Marcellos wooed actresses and models while bored housewives hung out in streetside cafes. The cafes are still there, and so are the cocktails, but the neighbourhood is now home to five-star businesses including hotels, banks, law firms, and embassies. The area is also right next to Villa Borghese, a beautiful park for sporting and cultural adventures. If you're looking for tranquility by night, this may be the place: Ludovisi and Veneto tend to shut down after 20:00.
Explore this neighbourhood

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Services
  • Free Breakfast

Additional Information about La Controra Hostel Rome

Address: Via Umbria 7, 00187 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Price Range: ₹ 3,068 - ₹ 8,182 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 14
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with HostelWorld so you can book your La Controra Hostel Rome reservations with confidence. We help millions of travellers each month to find the perfect hotel for both holiday and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travellers have asked, with answers from La Controra Hostel Rome staff and other travellers.
4 questions
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from La Controra Hostel Rome staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travellers prefer

“I staye din room of 4; had lots of space.”
 of 5 bubbles howiet1971, 14 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Try and room together and book far in advance. You never know who's going to come through the doors!”
 of 5 bubbles jinxguy1000, 28 Apr 2016 | Read review
“The 2-person shared room is extremely spacious.”
 of 5 bubbles 487tammis, 16 Jan 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room away from the kitchen and communal area as the noise travels very easily”
  • En-suite bathroom. Good shower! Cleaned daily.
  • Bedroom and storage facilities. Cleaned daily.
 of 5 bubbles 684stephent, 30 May 2015 | Read review
“Request a room away from the living room if you're sensitive to noise”
 of 5 bubbles Jamesvvang, 30 Apr 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay