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Via Carlo Cattaneo 31, 00185 Rome, Italy (Esquilino)
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La Girandola
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Ranked #1,003 of 3,011 Rome B&B and Inns
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very clean, close to Termini station. Cozy room, hot shower. The owner and staff were super nice. A bit hard to find, but that's even better! Wifi worked perfect. Breakfast modest but yummy. I would definitely go back!

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Pretoria, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2015

We stayed in Rome for two nights 9-10 January 2015 at La Girandola with our two sons booking two rooms ; we opted for an affordable option close to the train station on our way back home not expecting much ! We found the front door with ease in an unexciting street ; We were very happy to find a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2012

B & B was very easy to find from station, we were met upon arrival and shown our room which was a pleasant surprise. Room was large, clean, decent bathroom (small shower) and even had a fridge. Whilst the host does not speak much English he understood it was our first time in Rome and showed us on a map... More 

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

A great B+B so close to the Railway Station....( just don't trust the map ) best thing when arriving is to go out the left Exit doors from the main platform, cross the pedestrian crossing and turn left. Take the 2nd street ( about 150 mtrs ) and turn right. It will be on your left walking down about 100... More 

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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2012

I stayed at La Girandola for 2 nights, because I arrive at night and it is not on a particularly pretty looking street, I thought my god what had I come too. I couldn't be more wrong, the room was spotlessly clean, the ensuite shower room modern, clean and bright. The family that run this 3 bedroom B&B are so... More 

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Tucson, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2012

We needed an inexpensive B&B near the Termini train station in Rome for the night of May 23, 2012, so that we could catch an early flight the next day from the airport. We walked the block or two from the station, rang the bell, and were greeted by a pleasant gentleman who spoke no English. He got us settled... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2012

Easy to find and you can walk from the Termini station if your luggage has wheels. The owner offered each of s coffee on arrival. BUT : he does not understand or speak any other language the Italian. Not a word ! Obtaining information is thus impossible. Room very small. Bathroom with toilet en suite. Well isolated from (loud) street... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2012

B&B is situated just 5 mins away from Termini Station. Spend quite some time looking for it when we just arrived Rome. Owner do not speak English but is very welcoming. He will try his best to make you feel at home and help you in the attractions of Rome. Breakfast was basic, room is small and clean.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2012

Our first time stay in B&B, very nice room and owner. Location is opposit to the Termini, many restaurants around here. The room is clean, breakfast was provided. We feel comfortable stay here. Hong Kong

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2010

Wonderful, clean hotel, very friendly own. Location was perfect, clean, near Termini. The area was safe with many restaurants nearby. Breakfast was included, very substantial. Rates are amazon, around 60 euro which is a bargain for nice a place. Would definitely recommend this place.

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Address: Via Carlo Cattaneo 31, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 3
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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.