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Palma Residence

Via Varese, 5, 00185 Rome, Italy (Castro Pretorio)
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014
Fatmajk Lund, Sweden
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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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Lund, Sweden
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10 reviews 10 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

As others have already told, this place was a little bit hard to find. The staff was ok but not as welcoming as other places I've been too. The internet/WiFi stopped working after a day in the whole building. They didn't had it fixed for at least two days so we had to use the WiFi at the breakfast place... More

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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

The guest house itself was hard to find. If the guy from the reception had not seen us, we would probably not have found it, because it was also late and dark. After checking in we had to walk quite a long time, several streets away, and the "receptionist" did not even know where the room was.Then another, unintroduced man... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
2 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Excellent location and cleanliness. Daily cleaning and change of towels. Breakfast is a sweet pastry which is very tasty, cappuccino and juice. Breakfast is served in the cafe restaurant that is nearby. WiFi is good. The only gripe is the price, which is high for this type of service.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2014

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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Edinburgh
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 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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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
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3 helpful votes 3 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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Sydney
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25 reviews 25 reviews
17 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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Address: Via Varese, 5, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Castro Pretorio
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 25
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