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Palma Residence

Via Varese, 5, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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Ranked #1,808 of 2,566 Rome B&B and Inns
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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Prague, Czech Republic
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say that due to the negative reviews here, I almost cancelled our reservation at Palma Residence. Nevertheless due to the good price in great location, we gave it a try. We paid 55 euros per night for double room - due to this price I was expecting a better hostel with private bathroom and thats what I... More

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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 hotel reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This 'hotel' is like staying in your own authentic flat in Rome. Albeit with all modern beds,wardrobes and bathroom. (Plus fantastic power shower) It has working original shutters, stumpy chunky radiator, and the hall and staircase is all quality marble. The room that we were given was big enough. The bed was good ,the wardrobe big, The room had bedside... More

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Odense, Denmark
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

Only one thing was normal there and it was a location, the rest was just a nightmare, a huge nightmare. I would never suggest this terrible place to anyone. Better to be homeless than to stay at this hotel. During our stay there the things got even worse reaching an unbelievable level. We will start with the things that the... More

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Odense, Denmark
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

I have stayed at Palma Residance for 6 nights (12 - 16) in february 2014 with a friend in the residence they have on Via Varese no.5 and it was the worst experience! The information they offer on is a total lie. You have to know the following before you book a room at this hotel : 1. The room... More

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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2014

I have traveled 4 weeks around northern Italy December 2013 and my last 4 nights were to be spent in Rome. According to Agoda the room that I booked was at an extension. I needed a place to stay not more than 10 minutes walk from Termini as I was pulling my luggage of 20 kilos. Upon check in (10... More

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Auckland, Auckland, New Zealand
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

What you read and see on this website is not necessarily what you get. I spent three nights there only because for someone who is first time in Rome it seemed like a waste of time to look for another place. The mismatch between the information on the website was obvious immediately upon arrival - the entire building was covered... More

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Portland, Oregon
13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

The Palma Residence was a great place to stay for a few nights in Rome on a budget. It was very clean and had a nice ensuite, plus a fridge to keep snacks cold. For the price it was great. It was a bit confusing to find - both the main building and then the one where our room was... More

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Sugar Land, Texas
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34 reviews 34 reviews
4 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2013

We just came back from an adventurous trip in Italy. Complete with trains and backpacking. We could not book ahead since we were being adventurous on our stops. So I would book our hotel the day before arriving to our stop. Trip Advisor and Hotels.com were my best friends. We tried to stay not only on budget but also to... More

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Kidderminster, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2013

Good location as close to Termini station and buses. Advertised with breakfast but this was the let down as we had to walk near to a mile to a small cafe called Rick's. We were greeted with " have you got your ticket"? So we were then told we could have a choice of drink with a cake. Anything else... More

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Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2013

My girlfriend and i travelled to Rome in Feb 2011 and never got round to the review... Over all rating of Average for the price, the only plus side to this place is the close proximity to the train station. The most annoying element of our stay was the noise one could swear the walls were made of rice paper,... More

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Palma Residence Hotel
Palma Residence Hotel Rome
Address: Via Varese, 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Wheelchair access
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Ranked #1,808 of 2,566 B&Bs / Inns in Rome
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