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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

4.0 of 5 Via della Conciliazione n.51, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Constanta, Romania
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Excellent. Everything was excellent, from staff to breakfast, from comfort to cleaning, from location to everything. Everything is at your fingertip. Taxi, city tour buses, ATMs all around, shopping, souvenirs, restaurants, coffee-shops and other. From hotel, to any point of interest, taxi is only 10 euro, or in 15 minutes walking you are in Piazza Venezia. Hotel staff offer you... More 

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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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29 reviews 29 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went back in December 2014, for our pre-Christmas stay, and we weren't disappointed. After a complete screw-up by the airline this place rescued our sanity once again. As comfortable as ever, and we enjoyed sitting outside in the cloister bar. Great breakfast, quiet and secluded despite being right slap bang by St Peter's They kept our luggage for us... More 

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3 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

A wonderful experience, felt real pampered when return from a days walk ALL over Rome. From the robes to the complimentary slippers, and wonderful breakfast to go, as we had to catch a plane prior to breakfast time. Truly caring staff, superior accommodations and steps, yes steps from the Vatican. Real private and romantic palazzo! Loved it and would definitely... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 via mobile

Stayed here and could not have had a better time. The hotel is steps from the Vatican and within easy traveling to all the other great sights in Rome. My husband and I loved sitting in the courtyard after sightseeing all day having a late night bite to eat with a glass of wine. The rooms, while a little small,... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014 via mobile

if your next visit to Rome is to see and visit the Vatican, you can't do better than this hotel. The Cardinal Cesi is located less than 1 block from the entrance to St.Peter's square. The rooms are small in size with tiny bathrooms that can only fit one person in them at a time. The shower size will challenge... More 

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Sarasota, Florida
13 reviews 13 reviews
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

I chose Palazzo Cardinal Cesi due to its proximity to St. Peters Square. This gem of a property felt more like home than a temporary place to rest my tired body. A mere block from the most amazing church on earth! The room was quite lovely, the breakfast was terrific. Front desk was friendly, helpful and generally all around delightful.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

We chose to stay here again because we loved it so much back in 2011. It is located 'on the doorstep' on the Vatican, making it extremely easy for us to take part in the Papal Audience - The hotel serves breakfast earlier on a Wednesday to allow for those who are attending this. The rooms are exceptionally clean and... More 

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Bel Air, Maryland
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59 reviews 59 reviews
19 hotel reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This hotel is located only a block from St. Peter's Square. We stayed here four years ago and again this October. Evelin, the concierge, remembered us. She is the best and gave us fantastic recommendations where to eat. We had our favorite meal of all time at La Caletta, because of her recommendation! If you want to go out for... More 

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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

We chose the Palazzo Cardinal Cesi to start our trip to Italy and in celebration of our 30th Wedding Anniversary.... It was the perfect choice, just steps from St. Peter's Basilica in a peaceful, beautifu section of Rome. The entrance hall is stunningly beautiful with an open garden patio and courtyard entrance that takes your breath away. The location couldn't... More 

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Chicago, Illinois, United States
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

My uncle suggested this hotel as it was close to where he lives. When we were booking our vacation with our travel agent, Lisa, from Beach Bum Vacations, she also said how great this hotel was. Their recommendations did not disappoint! Pulling up in our car to the hotel and right in front of you is St. Peter's Basilica was... More 

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Address: Via della Conciliazione n.51, 00193 Rome, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Palazzo Cardinal Cesi 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi Rome
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Hotel Style:
#50 Luxury Hotel in Rome
#110 Family Hotel in Rome
#140 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#163 Business 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.