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Relais Orso

#318 of 1,267 Hotels in Rome
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Via Dell'Orso, 88, 88 00186 Rome, Italy
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  • Location
    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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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is a boutique hotel in the heart of Rome. It is perfectly located and most of the attractions are within walking distance. The rooms are clean, albeit very small (think New York City small), but that's the price you pay for being at the city center. This is probably a good hotel for a couple staying in Rome for... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

One of my favorite neighborhoods, the Via del Orso location is perfect for getting to all parts of Rome. Comfy hotel, with modern finishes, and a great little breakfast included. Staff at the front desk are very accommodating and can help with whatever you need. Roof deck was closed in December, but it looked like a great place to enjoy... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

I was booked here by my local business partner for work meetings. What a charming surprise! Super modern clean and comfortable room, with a designer's touch. Such a contrast to typical business hotels. Lady at reception was a bit disorganized during check in and check out when there was more than one person asking something of her. Manager rescued her... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

My friend and I stayed here on a JetSetter promotion. The hotel staff really went the extra mile here to help us in terms of recommendations and directions. One of them called our next hotel in Naples to arrange an airport pickup for us. The beds were quite comfy and the hotel had a nice modern ambience. While the neighborhood... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

I had an amazing experience at this hotel. the rooms are large and modern and spotless while still incorporating the originsl historic feel of the building and the staff is friendly and so helpful and speaks wonderful English. I would highly recommend this hotel to anyone who is coming to rome for the first time or I'd a seasoned regular... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

We spent 10 very comfortable nights here. The location can't be beat. We loved the proximity to Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain. And, the major bus stop of Largo Argentina is just 5 minutes away. Staff are very personable and are fairly comfortable speaking and understanding English. They were always able to assist us: making restaurant reservations, calling... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 27, 2014

Going to Italy in August is probably not the best idea. In fact, it's probably the worst. Italy doesn't really operate in August. Everyone goes away and leaves you to it. Which is fine, because excluding a minor incident with a schizophrenic Segway at Villa Borghese, nothing bad happened and we didn't require any non-existant emergency treatment in a hospital... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014

This hotel is in a great location for exploring. Easy to find from Spanish steps. Doesn't have any sign except for on door so look carefully. The staff was helpful and rooms very clean. A little small but you are not often in it. Breakfast was lovely on roof terrace. Would definitely recommend. There are some negative comments on this... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 1, 2014

We stayed at the Relais Orso for 3 nights Sept 2014. The hotel is small, very charming and well located for exploring central Rome. The rooms are small but comfortable and we really enjoyed our stay aside from 2 'water related' issues. On the night we arrived we discovered the bath plug was inoperable and the tub would not drain.... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

I took my boyfriend for his birthday to Relais Orso and as we paid a high price I expected it to be high quality. Unfortunately the negatives out weighed the positives and have left us with a poor view of this hotel. When we went in June the roof bar was also closed and a lot of the areas are... More 

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