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Hotel Rex

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Torino 149, 00184 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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Ranked #360 of 1,267 hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars reviewed yesterday
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Hanoi, Vietnam
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12 reviews 12 reviews
10 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Friendly staff, about a €10 taxi or 10 minute wall from the main train station. Modest, clean and comfortable accommodations. Perfect for a budget traveler that doesn't want to make any big compromises. I was a female traveling solo and felt totally comfortable.

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York
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Rex is only a 10 minute walk from the main train station Termini so you can use the Leonardo Express (14 Euros each way) or airport link bus (4 Euros each way) and save yourself a taxi fare from Rome airport. The location is also near to The Pantheon, Spanish Steps, Piazza Navona, and the Colosseum. And if you... More

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London, United Kingdom
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44 reviews 44 reviews
9 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

Executive summary Pros - Good location near Termini station, friendly staff, decent functional room amenities, very cosy 'drawing room' or living room for those who are not familiar with the term Cons - bathroom is in need of maintenance*, room can feel outdated, standard room is on the small side (normal for Rome) *The bathroom was very aged for a... More

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed here for one night in July 2014. We were spending a night in Rome before traveling to the airport after returning from Sorrento. Upon first glance, we were worried. The room is small, the bed is small. However, the room is clean, the bed is comfy. We were worried about two adults sleeping on a... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed one night at the Hotel Rex. It's about a 10 minute walk from the train station, and pretty easy to find. Staff were super helpful onsite and offered us information on the site, nearby restaurants, services, breakfast, and luggage assistance. Very friendly and helpful. The hotel itself is the ok part. It's older, a little oddly configured and... More

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Gurgaon
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12 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

we stayed at Rex hotel, Rome for 3 nights in June, 14. Nice Location very close to train station and all major attractions. Good friendly staff. Rooms were quite ok with all the facilities and free internet. Breakfast was good with sufficient choices. Front desk was always available with smile and very friendly treatment. no complaints and would certainly stay... More

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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17 hotel reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After researching many hotels (we needed one near the main train station), what clinched it for me was the prompt and helpful responses to any queries I had. The price also was the best I could find for 3-4 star hotel. We were not at all disappointed, it turned out to be a good choice . The staff were friendly... More

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I have to say that this hotel was just in the right spot 10 minutes from the railway/bus stations and walking distance of some of the sights, Metro was 10 minutes away as well. Hotel itself is in need of some refurbishment it looks very tired and worn .Small lounge with a wooden floor which was downright dangerous to walk... More

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paisley
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4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 5 days,on arrival,check in was nice and easy,on entering our room,it was pitch black,heavy curtains all closed,immediately on opening,we discovered why,window looked onto a dirty brick wall with pipes all over it,so therefore curtains closed the full time as no natural daylight.We figured we would only be there at bedtime anyway,apart from that room ok,however there... More

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Howell, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed at Hotel Rex for three nights in June 2014. Our room was just OK. It was old and in need of remodeling. While it was really big and accommodated our family of four just fine, it didn't feel clean. The bathroom shower had mold in it and the door barely closed. The tile bathroom floor had nicks and... More

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Address: Via Torino 149, 00184 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Rex 4*
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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Room Service Suites
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#147 Luxury Hotel in Rome #273 Family Hotel in Rome
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The Hotel Rex is a charming and cosy histori hotel located a few steps away from the Opera House and Saint Mary Major Basilica and 15 minutes away by walking from the Colosseum. Our guests and their needs are at the centre of our work and the staff is ready to assist you 24 hours a day. All the rooms are equipped with free WiFi connection, Tea&Coffee maker, Playstation with a selection of films and games available for free at Reception, Sky, airconditioning, minibar and inroom safe. Our delicious breakfast with homemade cakes, quiche and omelettes is served every day in our cosy breakfast room. The Rex Bar tempts you with coffee, cappuccino and a good selection of wine. To enjoy yourself, use the brand new "Rex Fight Club" Fitness Centre with the possibility to exercise with the Wii on a maxi screen or sunbath on the Terrace. Great news are coming: a new Restaurant and brand new rooms are going to come! Come to the Hotel Rex and experience the best in Rome! ... more   less 
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