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Fraterna Domus

Vicolo del Leonetto 16, 00186 Rome, Italy
Fraterna Domus

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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 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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Boston, Massachusetts
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24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A group of us stayed here on pilgrimage and we loved it. The sisters were friendly and helpful, the rooms were clean and comfortable, the food was basic and good. Central location near the Tiber and the Vatican.

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London, England, United Kingdom
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

A warm welcome from the nuns and excellent food. Note that this is easily reached by bus from the station and is excellently placed for the Vatican and the centre of Rome. The room was comfortable - no lift. We would definitely stay here again!

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Foggia, Italy
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The venue was very disappointing and the staff unfriendly. When I arrived I was told the price was more than it was when I booked, the price had increased more than three years ago and they tried to get me to pay more, even though the price I had been quoted was written on the information sheet in the room!... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2014

The only good thing I have to say about this place is the location, which is fabulous! We were in very easy walking distance of the main attractions of Rome, including the Vatican City and the Spanish Steps. On the other hand, however, there is nothing else to mention that is positive about this place. Firstly, the rooms are incredibly... More 

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Hjärup Sweden
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5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

Relatively basic B&B, often used by groups, which may mean high level of noise, people running up and down stairs etc. Rooms OK, all with wc and showers ensuite. Bus stop around the corner. Avoid the very basic breakfast, go to the bar around the corner for a caffè latte and a cornetto instead. Location, on the other hand, is... More 

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Chapel Hill, NC
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

We had stayed in a convent previously and had a delightful experience, so we were hoping this would be similar. How wrong! Our room was miniscule with miniscule bathroom. VERY noisy from street noise, I hardly got any sleep (window was closed). We complained to the sisters, and they got defensive and huffy. After much wrangling and unpleasantness, they agreed... More 

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Baden, Switzerland
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6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2014

We first stayed at Fraterna Domus in 2006 with the kids (triple room), and this year when I brought my mom to Rome, I could not think of any better place to stay. The location is fabulous, we only walked everywhere for 3 days, never having to take any other mode of transport around the city. Staff very friendly, from... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

My sister and her husband had never been to Rome before and we wanted to give them a great taste of the wonderful city. Included in this wish was a return visit to Fraterna Domus for evening dinner. We were not disappointed. The welcome was warm and the food delicious. As I understand it, fresh ingredients are purchased each day... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

NOTE: This review is only about the restaurant of Fraterna Domus. We did not stay overnight. After reading a lot of great reviews, our group of 8 made a reservation and walked a couple of kms to this unassuming place. It was a little confusing when we got there -- hard to determine exactly how to get in, and where... More 

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West Bloomfield, Michigan
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76 reviews
26 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2013

what we spent, and what we got for what we spent, has become the running joke of our vacation. once the laugh is done, i can't help but feel like this place is symbolic of how some businesses expect tourism to compensate for the weakness of the local, national or regional economy. in this case, we got some basic pasta... More 

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