Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 69
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by RubyandRon Great value - but suburb or central?
We read the reviews before booking so we were well aware that the hotel wasn't centrally located in the city centre. With that in mind it was a great balance between cost and location, we found the train from Tuscolana the most convenient for us (if always 10 minutes late!# as it was only 1 Euro each way to the main station in Rome where you can catch the tour busses to everywhere else. We were lucky with the weather too and enjoyed the walk one morning from the hotel to the Coliseum which was an enjoyable 50 minute walk through a mixture of shops and residential areas. But we did agree with others about feeling the need to be a bit wary walking around at night time in the hotel's neighbourhood, however this was just a feeling due to the overall poor keeping of this part of town, we never experienced anything untoward.
The hotel its self was as expected from a Holiday Inn Express - clean, well appointed, good breakfast so only praise for this. The staff were pleasant enough, but not very warm and friendly which was a shame as otherwise it is a great hotel for those tourists on a budget like us, or on business.
We only had two issues, one was with the air-con not working in the winter as it was switched off centrally #so it didn't work at all) and we couldn't leave the windows open at night as we had a balcony so security was a worry, and the trains nearby were quite loud. the other was with the TV which decided to stop working mid stay, this rectified immediately by us switching rooms.
November 25, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 Clean and comfortable
An excellent modern budget hotel. Clean and well-appointed rooms and bathrooms, with a both an internal lounge and a spacious internal courtyard. A wide range of breakfast selections, from cereals and fruit to freshly made cakes and pastries, with multiple choices of beverages, open from 6.30-10.30 daily. Friendly and helpful staff, speaking good English.
A short stroll from the Metro (Furio Camillo is more convenient to get to/from than Ponte Lungo) through Via Veturia with local shops including a mini-supermarket and fruiterers. Restaurants include the excellent Binario 96 on via Nocera Umbra, 5 mins walk from hotel.
Proximity to the Tuscolana rail station is an advantage getting from Fiumicino airport (we found the train to be unreliable getting back, but easy to get to Termini for Leonardo Express), and the noise of trains is a small price to pay for otherwise great value.
November 7, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by norhene value for money
free breakfast for the entire duration of the stay.
wide array of breakfast items to choose from
very clean room. very comfortable bed.
November 6, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by ecaba nice room and very good service
we stayed 4 nights . everything was ok: the staff is helpfull , the rooms are large and cleaned every day.
the aperitivo at the bar is nice too in the evening!
But, it's just a bit far from Rome center: 15 mns to get to the metro+ 15mns to get to Rome on an awful crowed metro at 9 am and 6 or 7pm!
a shame : you have to pay to get the WIFI or use the internet!!!!!!!
November 3, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by surviver13 Clean and simple
Room was clean but too simple.
Breakfast is acceptable for price asked considering that is included for all customers.
Is located on a dark street a little scary at night.
I request a transfer service between airport and hotel and it worked well... is an acceptable hotel for 2 or 3 night to whom wants to visit Rome (metro station Ponte Lungo is at 300mt +/-)
November 1, 2013
Rated 5.0 out of 5.0 by carti Best Value in Rome
I arrived early (before noon) and was expecting to just store my luggage but was able to check in early. I was also given a room with a balcony. The free wifi connection (Platinum member) was great but limited to 2 devices only.
The hotel was better than expected, clean rooms and bathrooms. Continental breakfast with a variety of choices was the best way to start the day. Bus and Metro were nearby and provide an excellent way of getting to all the tourist sites or to train stations.
If you are not used to living in large crowded cities like NY, you might find the area a bit scary. But it was safe to walk around late at night. There are restaurants, cafes, pizza places, and tabacchi
stores (bus passes or phone recharge cards).
Staff were friendly, extremely helpful, and spoke English which was a plus for non Italian visitors.
October 24, 2013
Rated 4.0 out of 5.0 by hand6772 Nice relaxing stay
Our was generally very good. The hotel was clean, quite modern and came with a good wifi network. We will certainly stay again.
October 22, 2013
Rated 3.0 out of 5.0 by kwang thx. n good
this is really good lacatoin.
n free breakfast. kind staff.
October 18, 2013