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Hotel Porta Maggiore

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Piazza Portamaggiore 25, 00185 Rome, Italy (Esquilino / Termini)
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 days ago
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I don't have particularly high standards for travel hotels, so the noise, tiny size of the room, and its relative discomfort weren't huge deals for me. I'm basically in a hotel to sleep and clean up, so I don't need a lot of amenities. That being said, though, the front desk staff made the experience quite unpleasant. At my initial... More 

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The Woodlands, Texas, United States
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Walking distance to metro. Street cars in front of building. Rooms were small but adequate. Towels were awful just pieces of cotton. Internet is not free but good after you pay. Breakfast was adequate. Cereal rolls coffee and juice. Pleasant lobby with comfortable chairs. Not enough electrical outlets. One in bathroom and one in bathroom. Tv minute and old. We... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is outdated. I'm not one to complain, understanding this is just an old building, but the staff was also extremely rude and unhelpful. So I feel more inclined to warn others. The room is tiny. I MEAN TINY. There was only two of us and were still tripping over each other. Our tv must have been from the... More 

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7 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The hotel is a 15 Min walk to the Rome Train station or 10 Min to closest metro station. There is a tram (trolley bus) that passes with 50 metres of the hotel entrance but we didn't use it as it didn't go where wanted. The hotel breakfast is very adequate (continental) with plentiful pastries, cereals, coffee, juice, ham and... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The hotel is very simple. The rooms are very small. Our safe didn't work, bed were uncomfortable, bath towels paper thin. The showers are so small it's no wonder European woman don't shave their legs if this is the common shower size in Europe. Their were roaches crawling all over the breakfast bar and hiding out in the pastry basket.... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The hotel is decent- by no means marvelous. Pretty outdated. Even smells somewhat old, for lack of a better word. But, it's basic and serves your needs. They do serve breakfast, though I can't speak for it as we did not eat there during our stay. One thing that I wasnt very thrilled about was the linen and towels, all... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a nice and quiet hotel. The service is good and the staff is very helpful. The breakfast is simple but aleways plenty room to sit and good coofie. The rooms was clean and had aircon that was working perfectly and silent. The location was ok. 10-15 min walk to Colosseum.

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Lusby, Maryland
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5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hotel is very outdated. Our room was in disrepair, we had no shower curtain, smelled of smoke even though it was non smoking. We asked for an upgrade but the front desk told us it already was upgraded. The refrigerator wasn't even cool, and many tiles were broken on the floor or were just missing. This hotel was rated 3... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 hotel reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

very basic, no free wifi, breakfast does not have much. at least the room is big. the towels are not really towels, they're very thin but does the job i guess. the key is not a card like other hotels, it's an actual KEY and you have to lock the door when you enter and leave. only good thing is... More 

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Lusby, Maryland
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4 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The building is in fact a very old building which is nice but clearly the owner has forgotten to update the very basic things like a shower curtain in each room, fixing broken lights, upgrading old spring twin mattresses with grade school frames and actual towels not cardboard pieces of fabric. The breakfast was a joke with 3 day old... More 

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Address: Piazza Portamaggiore 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino / Termini
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Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Porta Maggiore 3*
Number of rooms: 215
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