We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Brando & Gio

1.0 of 5 Via Castelfidardo 31, 00185 Rome, Italy (Formerly Hotel Castelfidardo)
Best prices for your stay
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Show Prices
Compare best prices from top travel sites
and 5 more sites!
Brando & Gio
Professional photos View all
Browse nearby
Brando & Gio
Write a Review

80 reviews from our community

Traveler rating
See reviews for
Rating summary
  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
Traveler tips help you choose the right room.   Room tips (3)
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Japanese first
  • Spanish first
  • Any
English first
  • All months
  • Mar-May only
  • Jun-Aug only
  • Sep-Nov only
  • Dec-Feb only
All months
There are newer reviews for Brando & Gio
See the most recent reviews
London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
45 reviews 45 reviews
32 hotel reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2011

I really liked this hotel, very friendly staff and generally very clean. Didn't change the towels during our whole stay, but otherwise the room was cleaned reasonably well and bed made. Had air con in the room but the bathroom was rather small. Shower was a a bit weak. Breakfast was included and taken at a cafe further down the... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Vancouver, Canada
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2011

The hotel is a quick 10 minute walk from the train station. The room was a good size, the bathroom was a little small and the air conditioning was really good. The beds were awful, so hard it was impossible to get much sleep.

Was this review helpful? Yes
12 reviews 12 reviews
6 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2011

Very much a "budget-hotel" in a backstreet, so it wasn´t so nice to be heading home much to late, but besides that very close by to the central station and good restaurant and a good supermarket (condeti). The room was ok, but in the bathroom we found some muld :-( and the staff wasn´t so good at english, but they... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2011

We stayed in this hotel for 4 nights, prior to starting an Intrepid Trip. We joined the Intrepid group at this Hotel. It is within walking distance of Termini. Te room size was adequate and it was clean. However the shower did not have hot water - the only way we could have a shower was freezing cold. It was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Budapest, Hungary
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

I stayed 4 night at the hotel. The location is perfect, just some minutes from Termini station (I came from the airport). The room was really comfortable and very good furnished, with WORKING air-conditioning. The room was very loud because of the street but if you close the windows you can't hear anything from outside. Staff is helpful and they... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Auckland Region, New Zealand
Top Contributor
90 reviews 90 reviews
14 hotel reviews
81 helpful votes 81 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2011

Arrived in Rome after a hell 24 flight. So wasn't in the right frame of mind when we walked into the hotel. The antiquated lift at first scared me but became my best friend! The hotel staff were a family it seemed and seemed a bit bemused by two tired kiwis wanting a room. We were a bit early so... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Sofia, Bulgaria
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
13 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2011

I stayed there for a 7 nights and was very satisfied. The staff was friendly.The room in which we stayed was very nice, clean and comfortable. The location is perfect. The only problem that can occur is the noise from the street below - but with wrking AC it is OK. Overall the hotel is perfect when you are looking... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
ramsgate united kindom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2010

This small hotel is very much aimed at the budget market.I went basic without breakfast.It was a five minuet walk from the rail station,and was located on the third floor of a large building.There is a lift so no problem.The staff speak English,and were friendly enough.There was one shower,but for some reason nobody seemed to use it.Maybe some rooms have... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Calgary, Canada
Senior Reviewer
6 reviews 6 reviews
3 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2010

I stayed here for 4 nights on my own and couldn't have been happier with my stay. The rooms were exactly what I expected for the price I was paying, comparable to other hotels I've stayed at in Europe. My dealings with the desk staff, both day and night was very pleasant and courteous. They both spoke English and were... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2010

Would like to say we were very pleased with this hotel.....we arrived and were given keys for 2 rooms across the road in DiscoverRoma (a 5 room part of the Hotel chain).....We were worried as i'd read on here bad things about rooms over the road....but to our delight we were pleasantly surprised as the rooms were very nice, son... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 1
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question
Owners: What's your side of the story?
Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.
Manage your listing

Been to Brando & Gio? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about Brando & Gio

Address: Via Castelfidardo 31, 00185 Rome, Italy (Formerly Hotel Castelfidardo)
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:1 star — Brando & Gio 1*
Number of rooms: 5
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Hotels.com, Priceline, Cheap Tickets, Despegar.com, TripOnline SA, HostelWorld and HostelBookers so you can book your Brando & Gio reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Brando And Gio
Brando & Gio Hotel Rome
Castelfidardo Hotel Rome

26 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

All traveler photos (22)
Room/suite (6)
View from room (1)
Bathroom (3)
Hotel & grounds (6)
Dining (2)
Other (4)

Management photos: Courtesy of the property manager

All management photos (5)
Room/suite (2)
Other (3)
Hotels you might also like...
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay

Staying in Esquilino

Neighborhood Profile
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.