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Columbus Hotel

#678 of 1,267 Hotels in Rome
Via Della Conciliazione 33, 00193 Rome, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

had stayed for 2 nights, the hotel locatiom is excellent as it is 2min from Vatican in the main street. the hotel is of nice deign but the rooms furniture is very old, nad not comfortable to stay in. also if you book online they will give you very small room in the end of the hotel with furniture that... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Perfect location for the Vatican and with the open top bus stop opposite it makes a great place to use as a base to explore the rest of the city. Ancient Rome and other attractions are within a reasonable (3-5 k) walk through meandering streets that distract you from the distance covered. Staff are friendly and helpful and the hotel... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We booked here primarily because of its proximity to St. Pete's Basilica - literally next door. Ok, maybe a few door down. A few things that travelers wont like is that this place has not undergone any type of face lift or major renovation and still appears to be in its original state which we didn't mind. Almost everything in... More 

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Dunedin, New Zealand
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

I booked here because the price was good but I was really impressed with the single room I had - it was massive with a king size bed and a nice clean bathroom. The location is very close to St Peters and close enough to anything else we wanted to walk to - bit far from the train station with... More 

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Esther B, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Columbus Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Guest, we thak you for your review, almost people is interested in criticizing everything instead of appreciating the good we find everywhere. So please accept all our gratitude for choosing to stay with us and feel a part of your unforgettable experience. Looking forward to see you again for your next stay, cordially Luana Iannuzzi More 

Evanston, Illinois
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22 hotel reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

We had stayed at the Columbus Hotel before and decided to stay again because you can not beat the location. It is about a block from the Vatican, and an easy walk to Trastevere, our favorite place to eat dinner and look at their shops. It is a short walk to the Trevi Fountain and The Pantheon. This hotel was... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Stayed here with some friends for three nights in June, and had booked several rooms. Pros: -The location is GREAT, just steps away from St. Peters -Breakfast was decent quality -Outdoor courtyard was a nice touch -The bellman, Mario, was a joy to talk to and very helpful -There is a lift, but operates very slow (most people took the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

positive: the location is perfect, just in front of San Pietro basilica.. I liked very much the restaurant in hotel, and the garden bar, indoor space, lobby and floors are really nice, with high walls, it seems very elegant and classy, like you are in some kind of museum.. negative: rooms are surprisingly bad and low quality... not clean, as... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

Stop and smell the roses, so to speak. We thoroughly enjoyed the locality. Close to the start of the hop on/off buses. So close to the Vatican you can almost hear the Pope! The room we had was adorable and the cute little window overlooking the side street was quiet but not so quiet as you couldn't enjoy the sounds... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

If you want some flash hotel then do not come here. We stay in 'flash' hotel when we travel abroad but this is Rome. Get into the atmosphere and stay here, just walking round this hotel reminds you of being in the Vatican. Fantastic if you want to get in the mood and the ambience of Rome, if not stay... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014

It looked as a nice old and kind of romantic hotel at first. But the more you get to see the inside and use their service, you quickly realize this is not a 4* hotel by far. Rooms and beds are very simple (oldfashioned), although the view was truly amazing, especially Basilica by night. During the weekend there was a... More 

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Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighborhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.


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