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Matisse Colosseum

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Via Cavour 266, 00184 Rome, Italy (Monti)
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Matisse Colosseum
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Hampton, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2013

When we arrived we were asked if we wanted to switch from the Via Nationale location to the Via Cavour location - and were happy to find that this was even a better location! It's very central and just a few minutes walking from the Colosseum and Forums, about a 10-15 minute walk to the Termini. The owner Roberto was... More 

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Bournemouth, United Kingdom
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42 hotel reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2012

relocated from Matisse via Nazionale,we stayed as a group at the via Cavour location for three nights. On the positve side its cheap,clean and a brilliant location.Its a ten minute walk from Termini station,5 minutes from the Metro sation Coloseo,and walking distance from Trevi fountain ,Spanish Steps and the Colosseum.There are items left out as a 24 hour breakfast bar,Water,Juice,cereals... More 

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Kitchener, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2012

We were originally booked to stay at the Matisse Nationale and were skeptical initially when Roberto asked if we wanted to switch to the Matisse Colosseum however we are quite pleased we did. The location was incredible and we were literally minutes from the Colosseum!! Our window was into an alley that got was noisy at times however the windows... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2012

Matisse Colesseum is perfectly placed to all the major sights as the name suggests! The Colesseum literally not even ten minutes walk away and every other point of interest a good 10-15 walk away from each other and for this reason alone it's worth it!! On arrival we were greeted by Roberto who showed us around and marked out the... More 

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Saratov, Saratov, Russia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2012

We've been reallocated here from Matisse Nazionale when we arrived there, but we were quite positive about that since the place has even better location. it is 5 min walk from Colloseum. 7-10 min walk from Piazza Venezia - and from there you can easily get to major tourist destinations like Trevi Fountain, Pantheon etc in like 10-20 minutes. Place... More 

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new york
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2010

After reading all the good reviews on Trip Advisor,I booked an hotel for Nov 28, 2010 for 1 night at Matisse B&B. We arrived at 7PM and Roberto came down and told me that the Matisse B&B was shut down by the government temporary for a few months and the website automatically booked us and he was moving me to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2010

Matisse Coloseum is a really great place if you're looking for an hotel or bed & breakfast in the middle of Rome. It's not to luxurious but who needs that anyway when you're all day walking in the city. For instance: the Coloseum and the Forum are just around the corner. Roberto was really nice to us, we could even... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2010

This was my 5th stay at Matisse. Why it plunges you into the atmosphere and flavour of Rome. The accommodation adds to the atmosphere clean, safe, and spacious, within walking distance to Rome’s great monuments like the Colosseum. You will find your self surrounded by Rome’s ancient history. You’re located in the centre of Rome and just a stones throw... More 

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Wetzlar, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2010

Best location imaginable! We walked everywhere except TO the Vatican (it was raining and we walked home) and Roberto called us a taxi, and even ran out and bought us umbrellas! When we first arrived I had read about a few restaurants and Roberto called and made us reservations, as well as suggested some good pizza and gelati in the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2009

really good value for money accomadation (E90for 2 night for 2 of us. They lik cash on arrival). More like a 6 bedroomed appartment than hotel, was on 1st floor of large old building and near too all the sights around the Roman forum and colosseum . Room was plain ,clean and comfortable with ensuite (room 22). It had full... More 

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Address: Via Cavour 266, 00184 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Monti
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Number of rooms: 21

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