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Cesare Balbo Inn

Via Cesare Balbo 43, 00184 Rome, Italy (Monti)
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Ranked #576 of 3,012 Rome B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Athens, Greece
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We arrived on the Friday night and left Monday morning. There were two of us in one room and a friend in a different one. It was very homey; the room had a TV, a farely spacious wardrobe, a double bed and a little table. The bathroom had toiletries, which included soap, shower gel and shampoo (2 last in one).... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My three friends and I stayed here in October 2014 for 4 nights. We couldn't believe our luck - excellent value for money. Very clean, spacious and comfortable. The location was fantastic - short walk from Termini station and the centre of Rome. Very comfortable beds too :-) Glen was so friendly and welcoming. Would definitely stay here on any... More 

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Cuenca, Ecuador
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21 reviews 21 reviews
110 helpful votes 110 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2014 via mobile

This little B&B was a surprising find in Rome. The staff was very helpful, the location is fantastic. It is also very close to many small, welcoming restaurants and shops. I think it may be the best value in Rome, loved it.

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Athens, Attiki, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014

We visited Cesare Balbo Inn with two friends. It was an amazing little hotel, in the center of Roma (10 minutes walking from Colosseum). We had breakfast there,an authentic italian one. The room had Wi-fi which was important for us. Very clean, comfortable, for families and friends. Stuff was very kind and helpfull. If i ever visited Rome again i... More 

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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

My wife and I had a great stay here. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful and brought breakfast to our room every morning. Upon arriving Glen spent over 30 min showing us all the places to visit and making recommendations. I wouldn't hesitate to stay here again.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014 via mobile

Stayed there one night before our trip back home. Glen greeted us and was very nice. The place is good, a bit of a smell but nothing really bad. Rooms are spacious but would need a reno soon (laminated floors chipping and peeling) the beds are springy and not the most comfortable. Be there before 6 or they will charge... More 

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Lehigh Valley, Pa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

fortunately Glenn was there when I arrived to check me in, but no one is around during the day to give advice on where to eat, how to navigate the city, etc. Breakfast is a cappuccino, juice box, individually wrapped pastry and toasts with nutella and jam; something you'd see from a hostel.

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CESAREBALBOINN, Direttore at Cesare Balbo Inn, responded to this review

Dear Customer, regarding your kind review , just to remind you : we are open seven days per week , 365 days per year , from 08: 30 am to approx 04:00-06:00 pm ( in case we do not have any arrival ). As we are a guesthouse and not an hotel, the desk it is not open the whole... More 

Athens, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

It's a budget place to live in Rome, so don't expect luxuries and professionalism as major hotels do. The stuff were pretty helpful with everything and the location of the residence is really close to great attractions in Rome. Also it's a 10' walk to the Termini - no need for taxis and buses to catch a train to the... More 

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CESAREBALBOINN, General Manager at Cesare Balbo Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, thanks for you kind and useful review of our small guesthouse. We will take note of what you undermarket regarding an extra care to cleaness. Regarding the breakfast , as already told to many other kind customers, we CAN'T serve any other breakfast then that. And more reviews like yours we receive, more we get close to quit... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014

The room was beautiful, it was 5 minutes walk from Cavour metro station, Luca, the employee who waited outside on the street for us when we were checking in, recommended us to this amazing local restaurant nearby called Trattoria Pizzeria and best of all, after a hot day, the AC cooled the room down in literally 2 minutes. We would... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

Photos of the place make it look like a huge 100 room hotel on a triangular corner of the city. It is on a triangular corner but only has 5 rooms. The size of the room was a bit small. The location is not the best as the street has hardly any foot traffic and get a bit creepy after... More 

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CESAREBALBOINN, Manager at Cesare Balbo Inn, responded to this review

Dear Guest, as always we do , we thank you for having shared with other travellers your experience. It is very important for us and for our customers to know pro and cons of our guesthouse. Second thing : reading your review i realized once again that many people think we are an hotel. But the word hotel it is... More 

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Address: Via Cesare Balbo 43, 00184 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Monti
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 5
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