Via Aureliana 40, Rome, Italy, 00187
TODAY BAM Pool Party 11pm to 5am
Rome’s largest gay sauna & spa for gay, bi-sexual and bi-curious guys. EMC’s beautiful wet area makes it one of the top gay bathhouses in Europe – he perfect place to relax, unwind and meet like-minded guys.
This well-maintained sauna attracts men of all ages. Open 7 days a week. Best time to visit is between 4pm-8pm on weekdays and all afternoon on Sundays. Every Friday night there is BAM Pool Party, popular pool party with the younger crowd.
This is a members–only club, 18+ only. Membership card E.n.t.e.s. is required – be sure to bring the card, your photo ID card or passport with you.
nearest station : Termini
weekday: 13:00 - 00:00
weekend: 24 hours
venue Sauna | features bar, music, cafe, swimming pool, steam room, sauna, jacuzzi / hot pool, relaxing cabins, dark room, gym | customers: gay
Great Italian hospitality
“A great place to suit every guy's tastes... well-lit places for the eclectic ones and darker places where inhibitions melt away. Three fantastic pools where our sins can be exercised and a numerous spectrum of native Italians and foreign tourists for intercultural encounters. Enjoy the beautiful Italian hospitality here.“
Philipp on 07-Jan-2020 | Problem with this review?
Very good club!
“I was here on Friday night and Saturday night, BAM Pool Party night. It was perfect. Many young guys, a lot of action, many different facilities, clean place. The 3 swimming pools with dance music inside are wonderful!“
Carlo on 29-Aug-2019 | Problem with this review?
“This place is disgusting to say the least.
The stuff is beyond nasty same as the cleanliness. All I have to say a wood floor that’s flooded 24/7 from the pools is the perfect place for fungus to spread like crazy.
Pools smelled like pee, so clearly water was not clean.
I went to remove my sandals after 5 mins to leave, and my toe had some black moldy stuff ... dirt? Poop? Mold? I don’t know, but gross“
n on 16-Aug-2019 | Problem with this review?
“Dirty, no young people, very little bar, bad clima system, swimming pool no clean.... never more“
mike on 03-Aug-2019 | Problem with this review?
Young guys and 3 swimming pools, I love this gay sauna in Rome
“I like very much this big gay sauna, with 3 wonderful swimming pool. I don't understand the reason about people say that it's dirty. The club is well maintained, of course with many people sometimes could seem dirty, but I saw the cleaners go always rapidly to clean everywhere and every time, so I think that it's very clean.
The cocktail bar is small, but offer good beers and drinks and nice food. The bar is open on afternoon and the whole night on weekend. I like the people that go, you never are alone. But I love on friday night and saturday night with many young guys for the BAM Pool Party, an awesome dance naked party.“
David on 13-Jun-2019 | Problem with this review?
“When I went to EMC I found a 40-50 old "Ogre" styled man on the reception who's English was very-very bad. We can't speak in text, just in single "trigger" words :D
I was under than 26, but my ticket was 24 EUR and he didn't understand anything about this...
I didn't went there for having action. Just for relax. But when I found the sauna first I realized immediately it's not possible here... Noisy POP music everywhere. When I went into the sauna I left my slippers outside as in the normal sauna. I found there a boy who's went beside me when I sat down and got busy beside me. It was very disgusting for me, so I went out from there. Then I realized It was a bad idea to leave outside my slippers. By the way in the sauna hasn't any light. So I couldn't check the hygiene condition. Then I lay onto the bed and waiting a little and then I went to the changing room and dressed back and went back to the reception where I tried ask back my money cause my experience and what I thought about this place was very different. But the reception "ogre" forgot all English knowledge what he has earlier. So it was my first and last experience in any gay sauna... :(“
Gabor on 28-May-2019 | Problem with this review?
To Rome with love
“Location: Central area. Not far from Termini station.
Type of customer: Predominantly 35 to 45 years old men, fit and good looking. Italians, but also many foreign tourists.
Structure: When it was new it was fabulous. With the passing years, it needs restoration, but it is still aesthetically pleasing and has everything you need.
Prices: Adapted to what it offers.
Advice for customers: If you happen to be in Rome, you should try it. Almost certainly, you'll find someone you like. Sunday is quite crowded.
Advice for managers: more attention to
to maintaining the structure and cleaning. You have one of the best saunas in Europe and you have to take care of it.“
Moscardini on 13-Apr-2019 | Problem with this review?
Where old gays go to die
“Having travelled around most of the gay saunas in Europe, was VERY disappointed with this old and tired venue. The staff are amazingly friendly, but the venue relies upon tourists who visit because of its historic great revues, tourists however quickly leave after being pounced upon by the locals (average age 95+) who hide in the dark corners like Gollum awaiting their precious.
OK not all lurk in the dark, some are on their phones on Grindr, phones are not allowed downstairs (unless you're a local let's be honest your on the hunt )
Others conspire like velociraptors awaiting any fresh meat that might stumble into the communal area, no one gets out alive
For those who want to chill and relax, maybe watch the locals at play, We actually watched one guy sat in the communal area platting the hair of another guy,
Tourists, move on and try something new.“
paul on 03-Mar-2019 | Problem with this review?
Nice and clean place
“I was there on a Tuesday evening from 17 to 21. The place seemed busy for being a weekday but not really with a young crowd. I ended up doing nothing because I wasn't able to meet the right one. I was told weekends are better to meet younger guys and that the Bam party on Friday is very cool. You will need to pay the ticket and the year-round card to enter. I paid a total of 24 euro. You can use the card in other places. This association fee is mandatory in clubs like that in Italy otherwise they may be punished to promote sex in public places. Stupid laws.. but if I think about it, I actually feel safer this way.
The place is big and feels clean. I don't understand people complaining about towels. You are provided with two towels and slippers. The sauna is large and temperature enjoyable, Turkish bath it's also nice. I found the jacuzzi water a little bit colder than it should be. The area with the private rooms is large but I think the temperature was too cold and when you are wet it may be a problem. Sadly I did not like the crowd there. Mainly 40+ which tend to be insistent sometimes.
If you are reading this, please try to understand when a person does not want to engage with you! Everyone has the right to have fun but sometimes the one you like is not interested in you... especially when you are 50 and the other guy 25. I'd really like to see a day of the week where under 30 pay less or something like that.. maybe that will lower the average age.
I had a relaxing afternoon and my experience was positive. I am not gonna leave a bad review only because I was not able to have sex that day. Sometimes that seems the way people review these places around the globe...
PS. I am not sure if they provide condoms? I am sure they do but they should handle them to you when you enter.
I found safe sex to be a big concern in Italy and that's a very good approach.“
Gabriel on 09-Feb-2019 | Problem with this review?
Young guys, large sauna: perfect
“My favourite gay sauna in Rome is Europa Multiclub because is very very big and in the city center, with beautiful pools, large cruising area with dark room and many facilities. Very clean. It is usually fairly busy, but the best party is on Friday night, the BAM Pool Party, with dance music and many young guys!“
Valerio on 09-Jan-2019 | Problem with this review?
“Very expensive - 24 euro for a membership card, 17 euro to enter - Money money money. The first and the last time i go there. “
mark on 15-Oct-2018 | Problem with this review?
The correct price
“The admission quota is 15 euro, the membership card (also valid for other italian gay clubs) quota is 9 euro. So the first time (if you don't have the membership card yet) is 24, from the second time 15 euro.“
Peter on 07-Nov-2018 | Problem with this review?
“Only a few very young people playing with each other or they are there doing nothing. People who turn around and a few in the dressing room on their behalf I did something but for those who are mature better to go elsewhere. “
franco on 14-Oct-2018 | Problem with this review?
Good fun for this UK visitor
“Just returned from a week in Rome - Tuesday afternoon thought I’d give it a try turned up without a passport and not speaking much Italian but the guy on reception ran my name through the computer and said I was ok but to bring my passport next time for the andos card. wow had a great time - those Italian lads are really handsome and had great bodies and knew how to have a good time - the sauna was clean and the pools were fun. Paid two more visits last week and had great fun each time. The only negative was the towels did seem to smell a little sweaty when they got wet but a very minor point compared to the awesome fun!“
Adrian on 23-Apr-2018 | Problem with this review?
Really had fun here
“Went on a random Tuesday afternoon. Nice mix of guys. Very friendly staff. Was spotlessly clean.
The pools are something else. Really good design. Cabins, steam rooms, saunas - all great. Definitely worth a visit.“
Big on 17-Apr-2018 | Problem with this review?
Nice sauna with hot guys
“There are enough hot guys, great water area and not convenient cruising zone. But it is the best sauna in the Rome and don't waste time for comparing with others ones. The best time - Sunday afternoon. Download Onepass in your mobile and you will get couple free drinks.“
Viktor on 29-Mar-2018 | Problem with this review?
“Just arrived at EMC and discover the discrimination for tourists. Obliged to pay the 17€ annual fee card
Well. That s the rule and accepted. I paid.
But bad exp with the lack of hygiene and the rudeness of the front desk employee.
Mike on 18-Mar-2018 | Problem with this review?
“Visited here the other day. Facilities are are great and there were a good 20 or so people in the sauna. Seemed to be more or younger crowd 20-30s and all in good shape (not like saunas back home).
Was a bit slow at first due to my lack of Italian as well as a bit of nerves. Soon picked up once I got my hands in someone in actual sauna, soon had a small group watching and touching. Very hot, would highly recommend.
Only negative is it doesn't cater for casual tourists as need to buy anddos card for 15 before entry which is another 15“
Stu on 15-Mar-2018 | Problem with this review?
Dr very disaapointed
“I hate to write bad comments because I am always by the side of those who like to build, not to destroy. But today I have one of the most sad experience of my entire life.
I visit EMC and was accused of peeing in the sauna by a clerk. He said that 4 people saw me. I iuet pasa by the sauna 5 min and nobody was there. As a physician is unacceptable If I had pee'd. I will apology but I didnt pee. There is many places there including the jacuzzi ti do it. As a professional it is embarrassed to be accused stupidly and hope has nothing to do with the fact I was the only black man in that facility because a placed that is advocating against discrimination should not allow such accusations. God may have mercy.“
Misael on 03-Jan-2018 | Problem with this review?
I relate...but for me..
“I believe your experience as I get sly discriminatory experiences here in The U.S. but over there it was as if I was Ryan Goseling walking around. Had 4 hot Italian guys. It was actually overwhelming. And I'm like "Lupita Nyong'o" dark! I know I was objectified but the BEST I've ever experienced in my life and no I'm not hung and no I'm not a bottom and no I don't have a fat ass and I'm average looking! I was being FOLLOWED around that place as if I was Will Smith...it was a trip. Tables were turned and I got to experience being "sought after" guy. I don't want to sound self hating but I do experience rejection from the gay community mostly indirectly.“
American on 24-Mar-2018 | Problem with this review?
Overpriced for such a bad service
“The place its OK, for the regular fee. But there was no people there. One would expect more after paying the 15 euros anddos membership.
Service provided by the barman was just the worst, just rude. One of the local customers told me he was making fun of me after he realized I didn't speak a word of Italian.“
Alex on 28-Dec-2017 | Problem with this review?
Love to go
“No experience for me about this, never gone but would love to this Roman gay sauna.“
Suresh on 27-Dec-2017 | Problem with this review?
“I've been there with my boyfriend in November. First we had to buy the "anddos" membership card for 15 euro additional to the entrance fee of 17 euro each.
Really hot and steamy around the pool, quite small steam bath and the bar was temporary closed. Everywhere is a strange smell, even the towels. For us it smells like urine.“
Joshua on 05-Nov-2017 | Problem with this review?
“Full of old age groups. Young are arrogant. Masseur is the sexiest one ever. No available lubes at rooms. Receptionist was tough.“
Rough on 20-Sep-2017 | Problem with this review?
Good and big sauna
“We visited this Sauna and liked it a lot. Has a large pool with colorful balls, it is very clean. Bar closed on day of daily, you have a machine.“
Esdie on 11-Mar-2017 | Problem with this review?
“I have been here this December. I can say that it is the best place for hot Saturday. It is very clean and a lot of entertament. The prices on bar is very friendly like a staff. Good place and better then the busy clubs. Good luck.“
K on 04-Dec-2016 | Problem with this review?
Not good and will not come back
“The staff were unfrendly, both at the receptionist and cleaning. The dark rooms smelled and dirty.“
Rowling on 09-Oct-2016 | Problem with this review?
“El lugar no es grande pero esta bien distribuido. Las cabinas privadas son muy pequenas y el laberinto de pasillos alrededor demasiado estrechos. Lo que me gusto fue el jacuzzi mas grande que semeja una caberna y tiene como vericuetos. La clientela es heterogenea. El precio de entrada si no tienes la tarjeta de menbresia es algo cara: € 15 la tarjeta mas € 15 la entrada.“
Rafael on 24-Sep-2016 | Problem with this review?
“The best sauna ever!! All recently remodeled!! All new interior. New jacuzzis, one hot jacuzzi, one warm, new steam rooms, new lockers, new cafe area. Absolutely gorgeous. Super busy with a great mix of young and older. Have been to saunas all over the world and this was bar far the best anywhere. 5 stars!!!“
Brian on 15-Jul-2016 | Problem with this review?
“Are you kiddin' me with this place? I should have listened to the comments. Please people, don't waste time even thinking about it. Bad.“
Dinco on 15-Jun-2016 | Problem with this review?
If you're a tourist, it's a rip off
“You have pay €15 for some stupid card... And then another €15 to get in. €30 isn't worth it. Very few attractive young men, instead all the usual suspects (OAPs, the dadbods, men) despite the queue not being huge, they took FOREVER to process people. I soon realised it was because first time visitors needed that stupid card and they were having to fill in all their details. I wouldn't bother to be honest.“
Jay on 13-Mar-2016 | Problem with this review?
Don't even think of going there
“You have to pay 15 Euro for some stupid gay card in Italy and 15 Euros to enter. I just wanted to use the place for two hours as I had a layover in Rome. They don't mention it anywhere on the website and I think it is unfair for tourists. If I knew it was that way I wouldn't have wasted time going there. They don't mention their prices online. Not transparent and deceitful“
Me on 16-Feb-2016 | Problem with this review?
“There has been a vast improvement here since my last visit a year ago - pools have been repaired, new lighting and obviously a lot of investment. This seems to be reflected in the crowd which is diverse and hot, especially a t the weekends.“
Eric on 09-Feb-2016 | Problem with this review?
Poor Hygiene - Carente dal lato igienico, poca cortesia.
“Carente dal lato igienico, Grubby, no care (It seems). A few good men - obviously, but a Sauna for UnSafe Sez - condoms not freely available. Good idea to close for a week, clean the place thoroughly“
Ross on 07-Feb-2016 | Problem with this review?
Poor quality, bad service and unsafe practices
“The sauna was very quiet on the night we visited. The interior has definitely seen better days too. They do not supply condoms routinely you must ask and lube will not be provided unless you put €10. Safe sex seemed to be frowned upon and the receptionist was rude when I asked for condoms. I would give it a miss unless you have absolutely nothing better to do and money to waste.“
Disappointed on 03-Jan-2016 | Problem with this review?
“Best sauna I’ve been! Place is big ,the pool area is nice and seems like a great place to relax. I go there everytime I can! Very crowded in the afternoon. Nice people from all over the world. Staff is very friendly and are happy to chat if they’re not busy. Great place.“
Luca on 10-Dec-2015 | Problem with this review?
beau sauna de Rome
“C'est le plus beau sauna de Rome. Ils sont en train de le rénover entièrement et je suis sûr qu'il deviendra encore plus beau. Plein de jeunes, des bassins grands et propres, plein d'initiatives en semaine pour nous étrangers. Le personnel parle plusieurs langues et il est toujours agréable.
Quand je viens à Rome, j'y fais toujours un saut.“
Andréa on 10-Dec-2015 | Problem with this review?
Good place in Rome
“I went here two times. The crowd was a mixture of ages and types but tended towards older . The facilities are fairly well kept, but there is no lighting in the sauna or steam room. The place is large and the price ok. 13 Euros for under 26. Also you need to buy a membership card which you cam use elsewhere in Italy.“
Z on 07-Nov-2015 | Problem with this review?
I really like it
“Well I visited three time in my 2 weeks in Rome. Yeah, the place is most of the time empty because I don't think it is a local destination. “
JAY on 11-Sep-2015 | Problem with this review?
“Prima volta questo pomeriggio.
Carente dal lato igienico, poca cortesia.
Non mi ha entusiasmato.“
Amedeo on 07-Sep-2015 | Problem with this review?
August 28 2015
“Tubs are kinda run-down. And pretty pricey, though it's huge and the massage is really good.“
Madison on 28-Aug-2015 | Problem with this review?
Dirty - but not the way you would like it to be...
“Were there on a Wednesday evening: only few other men (they said weekends are better, and during the week days the peak is right after the office hours). Because it is a "club", you need to pay the yearly payment and then entrance and hence the visit costed 30 euros.
The real problem is not only slitage (nothing has been done there in many years), but the dirtiness of the place. This is notable in the smell of the place, including the towels, which really stink. And as a bonus, I got skin infection from the place....“
Tapani on 02-Aug-2015 | Problem with this review?
The largest and most beautiful?
“We have been in this sauna on April 4 and 6, 2015. It is reasonably clean sauna only deferred maintenance as loose lighting in the steam room, loose and missing tiles in the hot tub / pool. Staff is friendly and drinks are not expensive.
But to say this is the biggest sauna of Europe!!! Maybe they should have a look at Suncity in Paris. Compliments to a small German-speaking Italian masseur, he's really great.
Marco and Peter from the Netherlands“
Peter on 09-Apr-2015 | Problem with this review?
“Worst place I ever seen, everything is worst there. Not clean, smells bad....“
Koffi on 29-Mar-2015 | Problem with this review?
Not the best.
“Is this the biggest an most beautiful sauna of Italy? Not even visited the other.
To be restored, it is small, smells bad, it slips, it is not clean. The people who attend are all scared and end up in the dark to have unprotected sex.
Is the mirror of the Italian gay. Wake up.“
Richk on 27-Jan-2015 | Problem with this review?
“Aweful staff, not tourist friendly. Te hacen pagar 15 euros para un carnet por un año! Y luego te cobran otros 15 euros por entrar! 30 euros por una sauna! They make you pay 15 euros for membership and another 15 for entrance :(. And im 29 year old and muscled!!! Unbelievable!“
Daniel on 03-Jan-2015 | Problem with this review?
nice place fallen into a dangerous ruin
“Nice sauna but in a state of ruin which makes it dangerous to enjoy (unless you go there just for the dark room).
Guys, fix the pools, the floors under water are missing tiles and cut the feet, the stairs going in the main pool are slippery. Several times I was about to fall and could hit my head. Tiles on border of the pool also fallen, it looks like a Baghdad sauna.
I've been to your sauna over the years, noticed how it goes into ruin. But you chose to invest money in opening a fuck floor. Start with the pools!“
Chris on 23-Aug-2014 | Problem with this review?
“Great nice young guys. Very busy weekends. Big pool, cheap drinks.“
Alan on 07-Aug-2014 | Problem with this review?
“I have been there 3 times during my visit in Rome. Every time I had a great time there. You can find any type of men. Recommended time: 5 to 8 pm. The staff are really friendly.“
Ethan on 02-Aug-2014 | Problem with this review?
When in Rome...
“Best in Rome, although that not really saying a lot. Looked like it could do with a bit more housekeeping. You need an Arcigay Card to get in - can be bought on the door but this makes a one time visit quite expensive. However, the upside was that there were plenty of guys all ages and body types. Not too much attitude and you can hang out in the bar for a chat if you want. Had some fun.“
Happy tourist on 03-May-2014 | Problem with this review?
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