You can find many room rentals and bed & breakfasts in Italy, however hostels are relatively fewer compared to other countries. Farmstays are becoming more popular in some parts of Italy including in Apulia, Sardinia, Abruzzo, Umbrian, Piedmont and Tuscany. They provide an excellent combination of affordable prices, wonderful sights and tasty foods. There are also some self-catering accommodations in places like Calabria and Amalfi.
Camping allows you to save a lot of money on accommodation. Campsites in Italy are often well-managed. However, managers tend to refuse accepting a group of youths as there were cases where local guys caused some problems, so it’s advisable to book in advance.
The Camping Village Roma is an interesting campground, where you can many basic facilities, such as laundry service, luggage storage and wireless internet access.