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California Hotel

#283 of 1,267 Hotels in Rome
39 Via Principe Amedeo, 00185 Rome, Italy
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Salisbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely hotel, staff are welcoming and the room was nice and clean with good facilites, Breakfast was plentiful and varied. Only gripe if any was no kettle in room, but there was lots of cafe's nearby it wasn't a problem/

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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Rated as a 3 star hotel but I’ve stayed in different hotels in this location for 15 years and this is the best by far. Clean and presentable with modern updated rooms and reasonable speed (free) wifi thought. Staff were very helpful and polite. Breakfast was the usual continental you’d expect in Europe but the pastries, cheeses and meats were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really enjoyed to be and to sleep in this Hotel. Nice, cozy, super clean room with a very comfortable bed..... Like i m sleeping on clouds..... Bathroom is also clean and tidy with many many snow white towels.(they changed them every single day - i had no opportunity to use one more than one time :-). ) Breakfast ..... Mmmmm....... More 

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Mooball Australia
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67 reviews 67 reviews
41 hotel reviews
58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My husband and I stayed 4 nights (EUR49pn), and we chose it to be close to Termini station as we were arriving and departing by train. It is only a couple of blocks and although there are some touts on the street it wasn't bad. Check-in was easy and then you take your bags up in the small elevator which... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind and detailed review, we are really happy that you enjoyed your stay here. We really hope to see you soon back here! Best regards, Hotel California More 

Manchester , UK
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32 reviews 32 reviews
18 hotel reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Stayed for 3 nights in early March 2015 . We got the train from/to (Fiumincio) airport to Termini which took around 35 minutes , cost 14 euros each way and runs every half hour .The hotel is very close to Termini and as such is easy to find . Check in was efficient and we were immediately handed a useful... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your review, it's very important for us that our guests enjoy their stay here and we are glad that you voted us with 5 stars. We really hope to see you soon back here! Best regards, Hotel California More 

Herning, Denmark
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed at this hotel for one night and I am happy that it just was one night. The room was not very clean, beds were average, the drains and room smelled of sewer and the breakfast was poor. The highlight of this hotel is that it is approximately 5 minutes by foot from Rome Termini (Central Train Station). The... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, we are sorry that you did not enjoy your stay here, we are trying to figure out what went wrong. We improved a lot our breakfast, as you can probably read on the other reviews, but we will try to make it even better to make it perfect. Finally, the "expensive extra special tax" is the normal city... More 

Holsworthy, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I had read all the reviews on Hotel California So had some idea of what to expect, but this hotel exceeded all our expectations, extremely clean, very comfy bed, lovely shower and room cleaning and bed making everyday, we were on the 4th floor and it was very quiet, bar one noisy guest stomping around on one early morning, the... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Debby, thank you so much for your wonderful words, we are really really happy that you enjoyed your stay here. We worked so hard to completely renovate the breakfast service and the rooms in the 4th floor, so it's a great joy for us to know that our efforts are appreciated by pur guest. We hope to see you... More 

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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Location, location, location. This is a very small hotel in US standards, but located just two blocks from the Rome's main train station, TERMINI and the metro makes it very convenient. Most attractions are at walking distance. Furthest from this hotel is the Vatican city which is only a 15 min Metro ride. Rooms are small, but clean and comfortable.... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you very much for you kind review, we are glad that you gave us 4 stars on 5 and that you appreciated our service. We hope you will choose us again for your nest stay in Rome. Best regards, Hotel California More 

Donegal Town, Ireland
2 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

Stayed here for a short break in January 2015, the hotel is located five minutes walk from termini station and very close to all other attractions. We stayed on the fifth floor and the room was very quiet, very comfy bed and the shower was brill, room was basic, no coffee/tea facilities. Free Internet, Breakfast was very good. Staff are... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, thank you so much for you review, it's a joy for us that you enjoyed your stay here with us. We hope you are going to choose us again for you next stay in Rome! Best regards, Hotel California More 

2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

The rooms were clean and comfortable. The breakfast was not worth mentioning. ..let's just say the best part of the breakfast was the espresso machine. The value overall was decent. The outside restaurant was not that good, but the one across the street was fabulous! Very conveniently located near the main train station that comes direct from the airport. About... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Dear Danny, thank you very much for your review and for the 4 stars rating you gave us. We are sorry that you didn't like our free breakfast: since we renovated the breakfast room and the choice of food, almost the 100% of our guest love it, so we are wondering what went wrong for you. Anyway, we are glad... More 

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