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Hotel Santa Prisca

#606 of 1,269 Hotels in Rome
Largo Manlio Gelsomini, 25, 00153 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #606 of 1,269 Hotels in Rome
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015
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62 reviews 62 reviews
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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

The hotel is well-situated near public transport. There are numerous restaurants within easy walking distance. This was my second stay and once again my room was spotless and the staff was unfailingly polite and helpful. Breakfast is minimal with no fruit and limited choices, but you can ask for a capuccino. The rooms are small and basic. There is very... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

I've stayed in the S. Prisca a number of times over the years. It is in a great location and it is clean. However, the rooms are tiny, the beds far too small and they serve a really poor breakfast. I've stayed in much better hotels in the same area for roughly the same price (Aventino and surroundings).

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

Clean room, comfortable bed, friendly staff. Every tourist attraction is accessible from here by foot easily. The only problem here is the boring breakfast which was just the same every single day....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

I often travel for work to a small town ~10miles southeast of Rome. I picked this hotel because it has a large parking lot and is very easy to get to main roads leading outside the city. This hotel is not in the heart of the tourist district but is an easy ~15 min walk to the Colosseum. The room... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2013

I've never written a review before, but I feel like I owe it to Hotel Santa Prisca to write something. My wife and I loved this place. When we booked our hotels we decided to stay at a low-budget place the first few nights then splurge on something fancier for the end of the trip. We wish we had just... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2013

Our original booking to an another B&B in Testaccio was cancelled and then we found this nice place. Location is perfect, 20 mins walk to the heart of Trastevere, 30 mins walk to Colosseum and 10 mins walk to stations: Metro Piramide and Train Ostiense. Breakfast had serials, bread, cheese, ham, eggs, pastries, yogurth, jam, cappuchino, juices and filtered coffee.... More 

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