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Genio Hotel

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via G Zanardelli 28, 00186 Rome, Italy (Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori)
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Ranked #651 of 1,264 Hotels in Rome
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Sydney, Australia
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4 reviews 4 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The location of this hotel is great and close to everything, but the hotel itself needs a lot of work. The shower is terrible even after changing two rooms. The carpet smells. The lift is so tight even for two adults.

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for your kind review, we are glad you liked our central location. We will use your suggestions to offer a better service in the future. We care very much about cleaning and we have carpeted rooms or rooms with parquet. More 

Israel
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Location is Excellent. 5-10 min walk to most of the popular places. Rooms are clean, some rooms big and some small. but good enough. Breakfast is good enough, it not fancy. Hotel crew are nice and very helpful. If you need direction or recommendation, they will help you. Internet is free, it is not very fast, but I was able... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear EB112, thanks for your kind review, we are glad you had a great stay with us, and that you liked the location, our staff, breakfast and free wi-fi connection. We hope to host you again in the future. More 

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014

Went to Rome to watch Manchester City - Roma and then tour the City. Staff were very helpful and friendly and spoke English to a fluent level. The Room was large and in great condition. The only think that needed attention was the shower head, which was broken. This was reported and fixed immediately. Breakfast was great and the room... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Mark S, thanks for your kind review, we are glad that we offered almost a 5 stars service, we are sorry your wi fi had some connection problems. We are glad you liked the breakfast, the room and the staff. More 

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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

I stayed here on a recent trip to Rome. Was delighted with the location. Walkable to most of the popular sites. More important - centrally located to same sites. It was really a great place. The roof top terrace was wonderful for sunset happy hour. The room was well appointed. Clean and quite large for an inner city european hotel.... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear SuzyW2008, we are glad that you would stay with us again, it's the best proof that our guests like our hotel. We apologize because you had to wait for the second cup of coffee and that the staff seemed not friendly enough, they usually are. Therefore it makes us happy to know that you liked the room, the terrace... More 

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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

I'm very sorry but this hotel is not worthy of four stars. I'm not very picky but after been spending two nights freezing in a child position and almost crying because it's so intensely inefficiently soundproofed and starving because the breakfast was a joke I'm quite sure of my judging. I guess experiences are different but to almost have five... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Samsam87, we are sorry that we were below your expectations, the heating system is meant to satisfy the majority of our guests and usually we don't have any problem with it, our breakfast is continental and except the posted eggs, yogurt and cherry tomatoes has cheese, ham, bread, cakes, croissants, biscuits, jam, honey, rusks, salad, etc. If our guests... More 

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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4 reviews 4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

great hotel,location superb,very clean place,relaxed lobby,very professional helpful front desk. just a very nice surprise,bountiful roof top breakfast area.walking distance to all important attractions.

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Arie G, thanks for your kind words regarding our location, staff and breakfast, we are glad you enjoyed our terrace with the panoramic view. More 

Duluth, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014

This hotel has a great location, with huge, clean rooms and a fantastic rooftop breakfast. The views on the roof are breathtaking and the food is great. We were in easy walking distance of the Vatican, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, etc. The hotel clerk advised us to explore Rome at night when we first arrived and gave us a map and... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Julie N, we are happy that you would recommend to other guests to stay with us and we're looking forward to hosting you again! We are glad you liked the food, the cleaning, the rooms, and, of course, our central location close to Navona square. More 

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8 reviews 8 reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

The Hotel Genio is ideally located steps from Piazza Navona, arguably one of loveliest piazzas in Rome. The hotel itself is comfortable, with an abundant breakfast on the top floor, adequate room space, an in-room safe, armoire and basic bathroom facilities. My only complaint is that housekeeping(?) took my Vichy hand cream from my room. Granted, it isn't often that... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear janet M, we are glad that you would stay with us even after the incident you describe, no one expect our maids has access to the rooms and they have been working with us for years and certainly would never take anything from the room, probably there was a mistake, the maid may have thought the box was empty... More 

London, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
7 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

Our first trip to Rome so wanted to be near the centre. Genio seems well placed for walking and a 10 EUR ride in a white taxi to the other sights. Recommend Lonely Planet Pocket Rome, tons of useful stuff. Reception staff helpful and english speaking. Hotel has the essentials although a bit worn at the edges. Our back room... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear whiteswan79, thanks for your time and for kind words about our staff, luggage deposit, terrace, air conditioning system and location. From Termini station you can reach us also by bus (70, 492 that stop directly in front of the hotel at via Zanardelli, or 40, 64 that stop at 5 minutes by walk from the hotel at the stop... More 

California, US
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54 reviews 54 reviews
11 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2014

Our travel agent recommended this quaint hotel located around the corner from the Piazza Navona. The location was outstanding - I walked everywhere! For the five days that I was in Rome, I never once took a bus, metro, or taxi. Everything I wanted to see/do was within a 45-minute walking distance. You can get to the river within two... More 

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Nadia P, Guest Relations Manager at Genio Hotel, responded to this review

Dear LisaO22, thank you very much for your 4 stars, they mean a lot to us, we are glad you loved the location, that you enjoyed your stay, the rooms and breakfast. More 

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Address: Via G Zanardelli 28, 00186 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Navona / Pantheon / Campo de’ Fiori
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Genio Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 62
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#251 Luxury Hotel in Rome

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