Lungomare Paolo Toscanelli 18600121RomeItaly
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About Litus

Housed in a historic building, the Litus hostel is located on Ostia’s beach. Ostia Lido Centro Station is half a mile away and offers a regular service to the centre of Rome.

Accommodation consists of rooms with sea-views and dormitories. They include a TV, fan, bed linen, towels and a bathroom with free toiletries.

Onsite parking is free at Litus. Luggage storage and safe deposit boxes are among the services available via the 24-hour reception desk. Wi-Fi is free in the public areas. There is a games room and films are shown, free, in the cinema room. Launderette facilities are also available.

Free breakfast is served in the breakfast room and the hostel has a bar and snack bar. Restaurants in the area include Don Pepe and Red Fish. There are several Carrefour supermarkets nearby.

Fiumicino Airport is approximately five miles away and the hostel is easily accessed from there via the cheap Cotral bus to nearby Ostia Lido Centro.


Lungomare Paolo Toscanelli 186, 00121, Rome, Italy
Telephone: +390(6)5697275 | Fax: +390(6)5691788 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • WiFi in lobby
  • WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Car park
  • Conference rooms
  • Direct beach access
  • Hotel bar
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Lift
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • PC with internet
  • Pets allowed

Room facilities

  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Desk
  • Fan
  • Ironing board
  • Television

For children

  • Child / Baby cot

Positive Reviews

A relaxing setting

Rooms with sea views and what amounts to a private beach, add up to a perfect environment for a cheap, beach holiday. Beds are comfortable. Opinions vary regarding breakfast but, as it’s free, it does at least help to keep costs down.

Friendly staff

Everyone who works here is very friendly and helpful. They all seem to be very happy too – and so they should, as they are lucky enough to be working in this sunny, beach-side environment.

Good facilities

It’s good that they’ve got the cinema and games room. These facilities help to bring people together socially.

Negative Reviews

“Arrivederci Roma”

The words of Mario Lanza’s song (*English translation: ‘Goodbye Rome’) certainly ring true today – and here. This place is miles away from the centre of the city! It takes over 30 minutes by train! An hour plus, travelling there and back, is quite a chunk out of the day. You will yearn for the buzz and activity of Rome though – because, after a while, you’ll find that there is nothing to do here and it is quite boring. Add to this the fact that, apart from a pizza place, there aren’t many places in the vicinity where you can eat cheaply.

Basic and not too clean

You shouldn’t expect luxuries at these prices, so don’t be disappointed by the Spartan setting and facilities. Cleaning and maintenance are way down the list of preferred staff duties.

A sunny outlook - but with some shady features

It’s a badly lit and quite an ugly building and these negatives are emphasised by the otherwise appealing beach-front setting. Particularly during the busy season – and with 130 beds – it can get noisy at night, but that’s to be expected.

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