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Kennedy Hotel

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Filippo Turati 62- 64, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This hotel is situated close to the Rome train station which is handy if you're catching the train but it also means you are staying in the ghetto part of Roma. The filthy streets are littered with unsavoury types so watch for pick pockets. You will need to take a taxi to find a meal that won't result in an... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We booked this hotel purely for it's location and not knowing the city wanted to be as close to the station as possible. The holel staff were very nice, could not be more helpful. We asked for a change of room due to bath being stained and the views to the yard. We were re-located to a luxury room, which... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite nice hotel close to Termini Station. Clean, comfortable, air-conditioned. Helpful staff with maps and extra information. The shower fitting was only hand-held. It would be much better if hotels could just add another hook higher up the wall to enable a hands-free shower. Free wifi. Close to some very nice restaurants for dinner.

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Melbourne, Australia
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10 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

OK, this hotel gets its share of bad wraps but for us it is what we expected I.e. a three star hotel handy to all the sights in Rome. Given that, the only issue had was with the size and configuration of the bathroom which required a fair degree of dexterity to use the toilet and shower. That aside the... More

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014 via mobile

The friendly English speaking front desk staff were efficient. We liked that the breakfast allowed us more than one coffee and also had some fruit and yogurt available for those who prefer a healthier start to the day. The room was basic and clean. The shower is very small with fixed doors, so may not work for a fuller figure.... More

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

We stayed five nights at the Kennedy Hotel in May. We chose to stay in the annex which is about a 2 minute walk from the main hotel. We were taken to the annex by a staff member because it was raining. We were grateful as it might have been hard to find otherwise. The area felt a bit dodgy... More

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Canberra, Australia
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We chose the Kennedy based on its proximity to the railway station. In that respect it was an excellent location, but I did not really feel safe in the area. The hotel itself is quite old and a bit run-down, with creaking floorboards and a confusing layout. Our room, a double on the third floor, was reached by a lift... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

We had booked to stay at the Hotel San Remo but on arrival we were told that we would have to stay at this hotel, we were taken a 5 minute walk away to this hotel by a member of staff who was very helpful, on arrival the staff were very helpful giving us maps and explaining breakfast times, he... More

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Jersey, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

We stayed in an annex down the road but still part of the Kennedy Hotel. Good sized room and bathroom with hair drier, safe, air conditioning, comfortable bed and plenty of extra blankets and pillows. The down side is it overlooked the Termini train statation and it was noisy in the evening but the upside of the location was we... More

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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2014

We stayed one night out of the four nights we had booked. You could not move in the room with your Luggage. That area we where told was not a safe area to stay, I was mugged just around the corner on our first night, was worth the extra $1.000 bucks just to feel safe, We would not recommend this... More

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Address: Via Filippo Turati 62- 64, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
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Hotel Class:3 star — Kennedy Hotel 3*
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Strategically located in the center of Rome, Kennedy hotel is among Termini Station and St. Maria Maggiore Basilica. The hotel overlooks the Roman Aquarium, now House of Architecture, and it offers a panoramic view on the neighboring garden with archeological parts of Roman Walls of the King Servio Tullio, 578 to 539 b.C. In a historical building of 18th century, Kennedy Hotel has 51 rooms and 2 Junior suites perfect for families. Wifi internet connection in available in the entire establishment. All the bedrooms are individually furnished according the original architecture harmonizing comforts and hospitality. Rooms are refurbished and soundproof, and they are well equipped with air conditioned, tv satellite and telephone. Tasty buffet breakfast is served from 7,15 till 9,45 and there are two lobby rooms and a small international library. At disposal of all clients a baggage store room. WI-FI internet connection FREE OF CHARGE ... more   less 
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