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A Casa Di Penelope

via Varese, no 5 | Marsala - Termini, Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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Ranked #1,710 of 2,564 Rome B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013
DavidNewman69 Southsea, Hampshire
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Warsaw, Poland
16 reviews 16 reviews
16 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2013

Dirty room. Stinky and not washed bed linen. There was no hot water for entire evening. We had stayed there just for few hours (one night, morning flight) - but they had ruined our mood completely. Avoid this place and find something better.

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Southsea, Hampshire
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65 reviews 65 reviews
7 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2013

Via Varese is really picturesque, calm and tranquil and max 5 mins from Termini. This hotel is clean and pleasant. The place has security gates - so nice and safe - if you arrive at night you may need to ring the bell on the right hand side of the gatepost as the security gates will be locked, and they'll... More

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Split, Croatia
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

We (my boyfriend and I) stayed here for 4 nights and we simply loved it! It looked exactly the same like on the photos. The location is great, the room was spacious, very modern and clean, with clean towels each day. It had everything we could ask for and that little fridge was a cherry on top. Jewel was an... More

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Venice, Italy
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108 reviews 108 reviews
32 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

We stayed there because the b&b where we usually stayed in Rome was fully booked and it was a very short notice. First of all, the place is not run by Italians, so if you're looking for something typical this is not the place. Second, they seem to be very disorganized, 3 people to handle 1 check-in. The rooms are... More

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New York City, New York
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2013

The location was good and close to the train station. There was internet, but the connection was spotty. The bathroom was in the room, clean, and spacious. The room itself was big for the price and comfortable with a little fridge as well. There was an elevator and the staff (Jewel) was more than happy to help us with anything... More

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London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

My first time writing a review because it's seriously not worth to stay. I have reserved two rooms for the stay. Upon arrival, we had to change rooms, not very convenient at all. Breakfast was at a different place as it's not advertised on details. Impossible to connect on wireless and the host just kept asking us to try again,... More

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Henderson, Nevada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2013

Jewel went above and beyond to ensure that things went smoothly for me during my stay. He was personable and very professional. I had a problem with my bill after check out but he personally attended to the matter and took care of it promptly.

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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

We booked a ‘Deluxe’ room at the hotel as displayed on the website. On arrival, we were told that there was a problem with the room (they had overbooked) and we would be moved to another room at a hotel around the corner. We were then told we could move into the room we had originally booked in the morning.... More

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Jakarta, Jakarta Raya, Indonesia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

We stayed there for 3 days 2 nights. There were nine of us. It was our first trip to Rome ever. We booked this place based on the reviews only, so it was quite a gamble. The location is excellent. Roma Termini is just a few minutes away. There are a lot of shops and restaurants in the surrounding neighborhood.... More

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Dusseldorf, Germany
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

The Hotel is 5 minutes away from Rome Termini, but still safe. The rooms are clean and good furnitured, The Bathroom is clean and modern. Babu (the receptionist) took care of us and helped us to find a good place in Firenze. We are thankful for this help. I recommend this Hotel.

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a Casa Di Penelope Hotel
a Casa Di Penelope Hotel Rome
Address: via Varese, no 5 | Marsala - Termini, Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Ranked #1,710 of 2,564 B&Bs / Inns in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A Casa di Penelope" embodies a new concept of Hotel, a unique space with several rooms where art, atmosphere and hospitality blend together and create a fascinating path of sensorial involvement. Design... Comfort... Innovation... Location... Vision...every room is an open space designed to be a synthesis that gives a broad liberty of expression to our guests embraced by the milky white of our industrial resin floor. Hands... Mouth... Ears... Nose... Eyes... every room is characterized and become a unique space defined by the details that live within it: original works of art made of Bakelite and designed by Giovanni Lamorgese in every bedroom, vintage objects shown in the hall. The building is located in the Umbertin area very close to Termini station, 10 minutes by walk from the main important monuments of Rome like the Colosseum an the Roman Forum. The Vatican, the Spanish steps, Trevi Fontain, Piazza Navona are all no more than 15 minutes away from the hotel on public transport. To get to Fiumicino airport it takes 30 minutes by train from Termini station. ... more   less 
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