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Barcelo Aran Blu

4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Lungomare Duca Abruzzi 72, 00121 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #650 of 1,267 hotels in Rome
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014
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  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

I had higher expectations to this hotel according to the photos. I stayed here for 4 nights, and the WiFi didn't work any other places than in the fire stairs -I made the front office aware of the problem, but nothing changed during our stay. Breakfast was very tiny, with a very small selection of dark bread. The terrace on... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

The pictures are obviously manipulated and some of them also lie. The best part about this hotel is the location. Other than that I have no great review to offer. First of all the hotel seems to mix a lot of concepts and it doesnt seem like they have decided what concept they wanna go for. Its not a city... More

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13 reviews 13 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2014

This hotel is located right on the beachfront and just a walk away from the marina. It's beautiful. The hotel is clean and the staff were friendly and helpful. The room was clean, had a huge flat screen TV with a spacious bathroom. However, there are little things about the hotel which dont feel like a 4* hotel. It doesnt... More

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Bangkok, Thailand
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29 hotel reviews
109 helpful votes 109 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2014

We booked this hotel to get some sleep after 20 hours of travel, then our plan was to check out the next morning for a hotel we booked in the heart of Rome. First don't be fooled, it is not a very nice area, a little rough actually and I frankly felt unsafe leaving the window open all night- which... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I would recommend this hotel because of the great location right on the sea and to the restaurants and shops . The staff is friendly and everything is new looking and in great shape. The design of the bathroom is very nice.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

Management and reception's staff, we love you all. Wish we could stay much longer. good hotel, excellent location. Unfortunately no lunch and dinner facility at all. Suffering severely from Staff shortage.Week Room service, Do by reception's staff, sometimes you have to wait long to get room services.

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St. Petersburg, Russia
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12 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2014

We rent this hotel for 1 night before our morning flight ... We were really schocked when we had found that the internet wasnot available. So, we couldn't done the flight registration... the main reason why we choose this hotel was because this hotel is close to FCO, but now I doubt about my choice: 1) there are impossible to... More

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Itala, Italy
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87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

We needed a place to stay while our boat was in the yard. Aran Blue is right next to the marina. Beautiful and modern - not something you easily find in Ostia. Ostia is a little neglected seaside town about an hour from Rome. So don't expect anything in the way of sightseeing. Ostia Antica is the only must place... More

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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

Internet not working at all. Heating not working Very noisy. Staff not at all service minded. Do not book this hotel if you like to have a pleasant stay dont and i repeat do not at all choose this hotel. When i ask why wad all of the above the staff told me that the owners do not care. In... More

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Montreal, Quebec
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

The Aran Blue provided a nice stay. The hotel is very new and the room was perfect. It is not near a downtown area (in Ostia), but there are interesting sights and facilities near the marina. The personnel was friendly, and helped me find my way around town. It is located in a residential, and this gives an interesting touch... More

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Address: Lungomare Duca Abruzzi 72, 00121 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Barcelo Aran Blu 4*
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Barcelo Aran Blu Hotel Rome
Aran Blu Rome
Hotel Aran Blu

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Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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#245 Luxury Hotel in Rome
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The Barcelo Aran Blu**** hotel is located right on the seafront at Ostia, next to the Rome's tourist port. It is a welcoming and peaceful designer hotel, with large glazed spaces to enjoy the views of the Tyrrhenian sea. It offers 68 rooms, which have been updated in 2014. Both modern and comfortable the rooms are equipped with LCD TV, rain-effect showers in both bathrooms, most have a terrace and some with sea views. ... more   less 
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