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Hotel Galileo

#350 of 1,267 Hotels in Rome
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Via Palestro 33, 00185 Rome, Italy
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Stayed for three days, really nice setting with roof terrace,my room opened up onto terrace. Helpful and friendly staff who were very concerned when one case was lost in Rome airport. Phoned airport to chase it up, helped us to inform us of places to visit etc, would be happy to return

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed 3 nights as an interim measure before joining an organised tour. Room was sparce, bed was comfortable and shower too small for an average size person. The mini bar was useless, sure it heated items not kept them cold. The breakfast selection was fine but times were inflexible. To have access to a tea, coffee or cold water outside... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for three nights, 5 of us in two rooms. Basic hotel rooms, but at least a good size bathroom compared to other places we stayed. Both rooms got a free bottle of wine, which was lovely. The staff were wonderful, very helpful with any enquiry we had regarding how to get places around Rome. Breakfast was supplied in our... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited with my 2 daughters for a 5 night stay. Booked superior triple room which came with free wine (they disputed this despite it being on my printed voucher). Enquired about balcony or bath and was laughed at and told that no....this was my room. It was a nice enough room so made do. Breakfast was very basic. Tinned fruit..cereal...bread....cheese.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had a very pleasant 4 night stay at hotel Galileo. It has the perfect location just 5 minutes away from Termini station, another 5 minutes walk to Castro Pretorio metro station (line B) and 10 min to Termini metro station (line A). The rooms are small but nicely decorated with new furniture and quiet enough. Although the breakfast was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

A four night stay in the eternal city at Hotel Galileo was a very enjoyable experience, we found all the staff to be really friendly and very helpful, particularly the reception who passed on several tips on where we could eat and drink locally without paying a fortune and those tips were spot on. Location wise, not a problem for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

We stayed here in May 2015 for 4 nights with a group of friends (5 couples). The staff were extremely helpful, friendly and welcoming upon our arrival. The rooms were clean and well presented although we had shower only - no bath. Air-con in all rooms. There is a pleasant roof-top terrace were you can relax in the evening with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Great hotel for the price, superb breakfast and bedrooms! Near Termini station. Next time I'll go to Rome I'll return here! It is in a really quiet zone of Rome, near the ambassades. I really enjoyed the hotel! Great staff too!

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015

Hotel in the vicinity of Termini, 10 minutes by walk. Clean and comfortable rooms with air conditioning. Breakfast could be better. Receptionist very helpful and friendly staff. Overall I would recommend this hotel for a budget traveller.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

We stayed here on three separate occasions. It is on a one way street approx. 10 mins walk from the main termini. If you take a taxi, it should only cost around 5-6 euro from the station...don't get ripped off by taxi's with no meters. We got a very friendly welcome from the reception staff, the room was nice, the... More 

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