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Hotel Sonya

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Del Viminale 58, 00184 Rome, Italy (Esquilino)
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Ranked #296 of 1,264 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 days ago
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Crete, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel was nice and the owners were really nice and helpfull. The location is perfect if you want to discover the centre of rome and the opera in front of the hotel makes it even more interesting to take a night walk. About the breakfast there's always room for improvement but it was nice! However, the only thing that... More 

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Alblasserdam, The Netherlands
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Booked this hotel to spend 4 days, including a weekend, in Rome. First impression was that this hotel is in drastic need of refurbishment. The elevator looks terribly unsafe, more like an elevator builders would use to work on higher levels. The staff is typical Italian; unhelpful, loud, visibly annoyed when you ask - in their opinion - difficult questions.... More 

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Mercer Island, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When planning to stay alone in Rome for 6 additional days last Fall after my travel companion home, I booked a room at this small/family-operated hotel near the train station because it was recommended by our local travel guide/writer, Rick Steves. I was at first concerned that it might be too noisy or lack character in such a busy section... More 

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Teneryfa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

Nice, clean hotel. Nice breakfast and and waiters are doing a really good job. Nice people and nice atmosphere. The room has tea and coffee making facilities, but no milk. Wi-fi worked well. However, it would be nice to have some more stuff in the bathroom - there is only 1 piece of tiny soap and shampoo/bath liquid sachet per... More 

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Belton, South Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

When we arrived a nice young man took our luggage and showed us the room. He was very helpful and friendly. Our room was an average size room for a hotel in Rome. The room was clean and the bed was comfortable. The TV worked well and we could get several channels. There was a coffee maker in the room... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2015

The hotel is well situated very close to Termini, not so far from city center. Really friendly personel would help and answere any question. The room was tidy but it need to be refreshed soon. Bathrom very small but ok anyway if you are big size it could be a problem. In general 4/5.

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Hangzhou, China
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

I arrived the hotel at 11:30PM and was told that my reservation was canceled without any prior notice. The receptionist firstly tell me that i canceled my reservation by myself. After I show my booking NO. to him, he introduced me to another hotel. though they reduced the room rate, I was so tired to run from one hotel to... More 

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

I made reservation in this hotel for my stay early December and Return late December 2014. I was given a room with seemingly only a 3/4 size bed in it and no other furniture? As baths have all been built after these old buildings they are to be expected higher than the sleeping floor however this room had a bath... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Excellent location near everything included buses and trains. Friendly staff and they can said English. Great breakfast. Nice variety of restaurants nearby if you want to try some Italian cuisine , rooms kind of small but fine for staying a few days. As other review mention, the air conditioner isn't working properly so it can be a little annoying, Noise... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 via mobile

Hotel Sonya is a reasonably priced Rick Steves hotel with an elevator after you get up the one set of 8 – 10 steps. If you are driving the car park is about ½ block away and was 32 euro. Breakfast was included, was decent and was typical with excellent service. The hallways were interestingly warm to hot and the... More 

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Address: Via Del Viminale 58, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Sonya 3*
Number of rooms: 23
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#119 Family Hotel in Rome
#253 Romantic Hotel in Rome

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