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Dipendenza Hotel Smeraldo

#788 of 1,267 Hotels in Rome
Via dei Chiavari, 32, 00186 Rome, Italy
Dipendenza Hotel Smeraldo
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

The hotel looks much better on internet then in real. Reception staff is moody, but not rude. Rooms are very tiny and sober. Be careful not to hit your toes or fall from the small stairs opening your door. Breakfast is okay. Location is very good though. That makes up for the rooms.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

this hotel was in the perfect ovation and the staff was very friendly. The rooms are quite small but you don't need anything big when your out traveling all day. There are plenty of restaurants in the area and definitely try S. Anna because their food is amazing! When we return to Rome we will most definitely stay here again!

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Sharpsville, Pennsylvania
11 reviews 11 reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Great staff and perfect location, location, location in the heart of Rome. Massimo, Eugenio and other staff were very helpful in all regards. Very close to what we wanted to see, Campo de Fiori, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Largo Argentina, etc. Decent breakfast, also close to several restaurants we wanted to visit. We wish our three days could've been three months.... More 

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Samara, Russia
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2013

The hotel is very well situated, the reception staff could be more friendly and polite. After cleaning the room my earrings disappeared from the bedtable. The staff replied - never saw. I was on business trip and left the earrings there to wear in the evening. UNfortunately the maid decided they fit her better. Robbers clean the rooms at this... More 

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Felixstowe, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
14 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

What a great location! This hotel was in a great location, close to a fab bakery and just around the corner from a lovely market and some great coffee shops and restaurants. We only stayed here one night on our way to the amalfi coast but the room was clean if a little small but we only slept there as... More 

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Los Angeles, CA
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23 reviews 23 reviews
23 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

As countless others have pointed out in other reviews, the Hotel Smeraldo and its annex (Dipendenza) are located in an absolutely wonderful area of historic central Rome, within very easy walking distance of many significant tourist sites, including the very atmospheric Campo dei Fiori. The properties are extremely clean, with very modern bathrooms, air conditioning and flat screen TVs. Rooms... More 

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Mandeville, Louisiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The rooms were adequately sized, but they were a little warm. My roommate and I kept our window open (in January!). The beds were a little uncomfortable, but after spending all day exploring the Eternal City, I didn't really care all that much. Small, cramped bathrooms. Bedroom and bathroom always seemed clean. Wonderful location: right next to the Camp di... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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26 reviews 26 reviews
6 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2012 via mobile

Well there is free wifi and free continental breakfast with cafe americano, hot tea, juices, milk, pastries that are to die for, cereals and yogurts. The rooms are tiny and so are the bathrooms as other reviewers have said. I excepted tiny but this is the bare minimum in size. The AC was loud but since it is fall now... More 

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Tooele, Utah, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2012

My husband and I stayed at Hotel Smeraldo for 2 nights. It was an excellent location, we were able to walk to many of the sights we wanted to see, the Vatican City is a little far, though. the hotel was clean and the breakfast was good. The long haired night guy was a little grouchy.

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New York
16 reviews 16 reviews
4 hotel reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 25, 2012

My wife and I stayed at the Smeraldo 7 nights in September 2012. We stayed in the part of the hotel that was across the street by Roscioli Bakery. We were up on the 4th floor and our room was very small, but we were able to quickly get used to that by completely unpacking our bags and putting everything... More 

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