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Residenza Paolo VI

4.0 of 5 Via Paolo VI 29 | Vaticano-Piazza San Pietro, 00193 Rome, Italy
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    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Bury, United Kingdom
5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed for four nights and couldn't fault the hotel. We ate in the hotel one evening and the food was simple but delicious. The breakfasts were all you could wish for and the staff were friendly and couldn't do enough for us. The location was second to none and I would recommend it to anyone visiting Rome.

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Paradise Valley, Arizona
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4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chose Residenza Paolo VI for a brief stay at the end of our Italian viaggio. We personally enjoyed our time at this hotel very much. Those who travel to Rome to specifically concentrate on St. Peter's and Vatican City should not be disappointed. This property is within the governance of Vatican City. Those aspects of this property not necessarily... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoyed our stay at this hotel, very conveniently located near the Vatican. Staff was fantastic, rooms very clean. Only caveat would be to be sure to reserve a larger room. The smallest rooms are very small for any stay over 1 night

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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

The location is incredible, and I agree with all the reviews about how clean it is, and how friendly the staff is, but I do need to add some caution to folks as a frequent traveler. We were just here for 4 nights. If I were here for a romantic visit, I would be sorely disappointed! The beds were hard,... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
20 reviews 20 reviews
7 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 1, 2015

Across the street from St Peter's Square, with a roof terrace overlooking the Vatican from where you can see the Pope deliver the Angelus on Sundays. This is a stylish hotel with excellent friendly staff and a superb breakfast dining room, where the staff could not be more helpful. Secure and quiet, it was our ideal hotel, where we would... More 

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New Providence, New Jersey
11 reviews 11 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 25, 2014

Excellent location, just steps away from St. Peter's Basilica. Ability to bypass the crowds by visiting Vatican early or late in day. Helpful, friendly staff. Great breakfast. Terrace with view of the Basilica. Close to bus and metro in order to visit the rest of Rome. Stayed for a second time around Christmas and will visit again in the future.

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Northampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014

We chose this place because if it's location right by St. Peter's and the previous good reviews and we weren't disappointed at all. We arrived earlier than the stipulated check in straight from the airport - no problem and straight in to the room. the room as on the small side, but well furnished and clean - not a huge... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

We had a great stay here a few weeks ago, such helpful staff who at our day before notice, arranged a taxi to pick us up from the train station. Also arranged a packed breakfast for 4 so we could tour early morning to Pompeii. They recommended two lovely restaurants within walking distance and we were certainly not disappointed. Right... More 

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South San Francisco, California
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014 via mobile

I selected The Residenza Hotel by all the good reviews on Tripadvisor. The hotel rooms were very small. The shower was very small. Each shower with each turn you have to be careful or you will adjust the water temperature. We had a street view. Every night there was someone outside playing an accordion. This made it very special. Less... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

As ever - just a great place to stay. Beside the Vatican. Excellent staff. Always helpful. Easy access to the city. Rooms kept immaculately clean. Quiet. Peaceful and restful after long days walking Rome. Recommend room overlooking courtyard - facing away from street. This is a renovated monastery. Ground floor is an embassy. Second floor is Department Sacred Music. Third... More 

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Address: Via Paolo VI 29 | Vaticano-Piazza San Pietro, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Vatican / Borgo
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Residenza Paolo VI 4*
Number of rooms: 35
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#91 Romantic Hotel in Rome

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Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighborhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.