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La Papessa

3.0 of 5 Via del Corso 241 | Angolo Vicolo Sciarra 61, 00186 Rome, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I had a wonderful time in Rome, and a wonderful stay in this small B&B. Great location for exploring The Eternal City, lovely vibe, and the hosts; Caterina and family, are very helpful and friendly. I was even offered a free upgrade to room with a nicer view as it was available, a nice gesture and much appreciated. Many thanks... More

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Canmore, Canada
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Our youngest brother had stayed there twice before so it was pretty much a no brainer to stay there. And he was spot on. They arranged a very nice driver to pick us up at the Airport and that was just the beginning of their assistance to us in the Eternal City. Right in the centre of the things we... More

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Paris, France
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Small friendly guest house perfect for a long weekend. All major sites are walking distance and lots of restaurants. Caterina was a perfect host and gave us great tips, like the visit of the Italian parliament on Sunday and the local produce market near the Forum where we bought cheese and biscuits. Breakfast was fine for us.She also organised our... More

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Auckland
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44 reviews 44 reviews
27 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Such a wonderful location, just a stroll to well known landmarks. Some great restaurants nearby too. Caterina and Marcella are exceptional hosts. It was a delight to see them again. They certainly made our stay a home form home. Our accommodation suited the three of us, If I recall correctly the room was la Papessa, Clean tidy with good facilities... More

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CATERINA P, Direttore generale at La Papessa, responded to this review

Lovely family, it has been so nice to meet you again. You all are very kind and nice persons and we loved talking to you every day at breakfast time. Thank you for your warm review. We wait for you in a next future again.. Take care, Ciao, Caterina and Marcella More

San Francisco
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11 reviews 11 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Incredibly convenient, large comfortable rooms, generous breakfast. Much quieter than expected for location. The owners, who run this B&B, plus another 4 blocks away, are charming and incredibly helpful. If you want a hotel with restaurant, bar, etc, this is not for you. If you want a nice place at good value and to be able to step out the... More

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Prague, Czech Republic
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It's a small guest house with very nice atmosphere - perfectly matches the mood you get wandering the streets of Rome and enjoying the good weather and all the beauty around! Located on the main street, near to most of the tourist destinations. Friendly and welcoming Marcella showed us how to get to all the places we wanted to see... More

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CATERINA P, Responsabile reception at La Papessa, responded to this review

Dears, grazie mille for your comment, it is so nice for me to read my name in your review! As I promised you, I'll throw your coins in the Trevi Fountain when it will be ready so I'll be sure that you come back again in Rome. All the best, Marcella More

Warwick, England
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

This is a lovely small bed and breakfast - five minutes walk from the Trevi Fountain, five minutes walk from Pantheon and about ten minutes to the Colleseum. The spacious, stylish rooms are air conditioned and the breakfast was very good. The staff were extra-helpful and friendly. We hope to be back soon Highly recommended.

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CATERINA P, Direttore generale at La Papessa, responded to this review

Hello! Thanks for your review. We all are glad that you enjoyed your stay at La Papessa and that you appreciated our rooms and our services. We hope to welcome you again. Regards, Caterina and the Staff More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Me and my boyfriend stayed here for four nights and couldn't be more pleased with our stay. We had a friendly welcome from Marcella who couldn't do enough for us and was more than happy to talk us through how to get around and where to go. Our room was spacious and had everything we needed. We ate breakfast every... More

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CATERINA P, Responsabile reception at La Papessa, responded to this review

Dears, "grazie mille" for your kind review, you're right when you say that I was more than happy: it was so nice to talk with you every morning and help you to feel you as at home in Rome. I hope with all my heart to see you again very soon. I wish you all the best and "arrivederci a... More

Seattle, Washington
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

We stayed here in early July, all 4 of us snug in one room. As others have mentioned, the beds are harder than typical in the U.S. but I got used to them. Note carefully the directions they send to you, as it is not obvious from Via del Corso where the guesthouse is located. A great location, easy walking... More

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CATERINA P, Direttore generale at La Papessa, responded to this review

Hello Dear Family, thank you very much for your review. It is extremely rewarding to know that our guests are satisfied with our services. We wish you to come back soon to Rome and of course we hope to welcome you again at La Papessa. Take care, Caterina More

Manchester, United Kingdom
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22 reviews 22 reviews
8 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

La Papessa is an absolutely fantastic guest house. Marcella was beyond helpful in introducing us to Rome and providing all the information we could have wished for. The location is absolutely perfect - we walked everywhere including to the other side of the river and the Vatican with no problems at all. The room was beautiful with a painted ceiling... More

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CATERINA P, Responsabile reception at La Papessa, responded to this review

Dears, thank you so much for choosing to stay at La Papessa and for your nice comment. I hope that you'll choose us again when and if you come back to Rome so we'll be able to meet you one more time. I'm happy that you appreciated everything. Ciao from Rome and me, Marcella. More

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Address: Via del Corso 241 | Angolo Vicolo Sciarra 61, 00186 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — La Papessa 3*
Number of rooms: 4
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