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Serendipity Residence

Viale Castro Pretorio 25, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 stars
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English first
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

We had a really pleasant stay. The part of the hotel we were in had obviously been recently upgraded. It was clean and modern and a really good place to put your head down after a long day exploring the delights of Rome. Very close to the train terminus and with the Roma Pass we purchased we made good use... More

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45 reviews 45 reviews
7 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014 via mobile

This hotel, located in a residential building, was selected by a friend of ours (we traveled with two other couples). Within blocks of the central Termini station and shopping there, but if you like walking, you can get to the Colosseum and forum with a brisk stroll. Location, friendliness and responsiveness of the staff, and clean larger room were pluses.... More

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 1, 2012

Stayed here for 5 days Feb 2012. Horrible place. There was no heating and i had to sleep in my coat to keep warm as they only provid two thin sheets on the bed (which is an old fold up spring mattress) The tv only has a few italian, arab and indian channels so being english that was no good... More

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Sao Jose Dos Campos, SP
16 reviews 16 reviews
8 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2011

Adequate for one night in transit. Location next to Termini Station is very good.

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Jindrichuv Hradec, Czech Republic
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2011

Arrived, found the after a while as the marking is not the best. Two facilities with separate entrance in one building. The receptionist told us they cancelled our reservation as they have a group of children they had to accomodate. Even if we had confirmation and paid reservation fee. Of course, they didn't let us know. They offered us a... More

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Toronto, Canada
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2010

We booked 4 days in Rome and Serendipity was a good choice,looking from the outside;I understand that the building is old,and they(owner)cannot do much about it;But there are lot sof things that CAN be fixed;shower was not draining properly,remote control was not working,BRAKFAST was a big joke-a coffee and ONE piece of pastry-that is not breakfast,and served outside the premisses.NOT... More

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2010

We were looking for a place to stay for a night to catch a train for the next day and this place fit the bill. It is very close to the train station and even though the area is not the nicest, it feels very safe and is gated with video cameras. The room was very clean and looked liked... More

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Louvain la Neuve
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2010

This hotel should not has a name as "hotel"... Fiestly, you shoul not believe in this hotel website, because all photos are not real. Only facade of Serendipity is really nice, but all thing inside are horrible. recweption is in the same building but not in the same staircase!!! So... to get to the rooms, you have to go ONLY... More

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52 hotel reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2010

i do a LOT of budget traveling, and please understand my standards are not that high. this hotel was repulsive. it was filthy and dark and dingy. the beds felt literally like sacks of nails. there were dead mosquitos stuck on the walls (yes, more than 1 mosquito & more than 1 wall), with BLOOD SMEARS from the mosquitos. cobwebs... More

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2009

Just recently got back from my first trip to Paris. I traveled with a friend and had a wonderful time and decided on settling on this location for my last night prior to my departure back to the U.S. Finding this "hotel" was the first problem. There is no clear signage and is located on a major corner with other... More

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Address: Viale Castro Pretorio 25, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
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