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Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci

Piazza S. Maria alle Fornaci 27, 00165 Rome, Italy (Trastevere)
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Ranked #320 of 1,263 hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence 2013
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014
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Rating summary
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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42 reviews 42 reviews
15 hotel reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2014

This was our second stay and again, we were not disappointed. This place was made for pilgrims rather than tourists and therefore it is fairly modest but adequate nonetheless. Rooms are furnished sparsely, we had a twin bedroom which consisted of a large wardrobe, desk, mirror and chair plus telephone. Please bear in mind there is no TV or radio... More

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Vicenza, Italy
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31 reviews 31 reviews
8 hotel reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2014

After an initial bit of difficulty finding this hotel, we discovered it was a short distance to Saint Peter's Square and the Vatican. The rooms were a bit worn and small, but the cost was so affordable, it was fine. The shower and bathroom are small, but I am not tiny and fit fine. The wifi was sometimes a bit... More

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Baltimore, Maryland, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Great option for visiting Rome. Simple rooms, and few amenities, but great location and reasonable price. Excellent breakfast as well. Recommend if you will be out all day visiting the sights. I don't recommend if you want to spend a lot of time relaxing in your room.

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London
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17 reviews 17 reviews
5 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2013

Simply furnished but clean, comfortable, helpful staff, excellent breakfast and great location when visiting the Vatican. Prices are very affordable and nearby there are plenty of restaurants and shops. Would be being picky to find fault and only slight criticism is that sound proofing between rooms could be better but only a minor niggle.

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2013

It's a good hotel for stay in Rome, a very great location to Vatican as just few minutes walk. Also staff are helpful to solve the problem. The room is clean and with basic needs which with air conditioner, private bathrooms, free wifi which the connection is good. Hotel serves a simple breakfast with good taste coffee, juice, cold cut,... More

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Basel, Switzerland
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114 reviews 114 reviews
22 hotel reviews
317 helpful votes 317 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2013

It's a place in poor state and feels somehow cold. The furniture and the overall impression are very poor if not shabby. Breakfast was terrible. Everywhere are religious paraphernalia. The room was very, very tiny and the bathroom even more so. Staff was grumpy and not friendly at all. It's not a good place to stay when in Rome and... More

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trinitatis, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci, responded to this review

Premettiamo che la persona che ha scritto questa recensione non ci risulta aver mai soggiornato presso la nostra struttura. Le cose che dice sono in tale palese contrasto con le altre opinioni di nostri ospiti che non merita neppure risposta. L'unico motivo per cui scriviamo questa replica è perchè non sembri che chiunque possa scrivere falsità a suo piacimento ed... More

NJ
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

This is about my 4th stay Casa Santa Maria. Always look forward to my stay here. The service is always top notch. The location is unbeatable. The value is out of this world. If your goal is to see Rome and have a great locale at a great price then this is the place for you. Clean, quiet, affordadle and... More

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Mississauga
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10 reviews 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2013

This place served as our base for 5 days in Rome. Great location. We saved some money by taking the train behind the building (Roma-S. Pietro) to Termini-1 euro each. Great way to get to the Colosseum. Just check the schedule for times. Also, just down the street, on Via delle Fornaci, is a Carrafour Food store. They have everything... More

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2013

The location is marvellous if you're going to visit the Vatican and surrounds, there are a few good restaurants and cafes in the neighbourhood too. Public transport to Termini, while slow and crowded is regular and affordable. But what I love about Casa Santia Maria alle Fornaci is that it's clean, quiet and the service kind and polite. The airconditioning... More

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Moscow, Russia
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2013

+ (Location - 5) The nearest garden with marvelous viewpoint is really good place for walking. As well as embankment, Vatican City and Castle snt Angelo Supermarket, Post office and Bus station are not far from the Hotel (5-7 minutes walking). + (Service - 5) *strong WiFi signal with rather high speed, *breakfast is really good: tasty coffee, porridge, corn... More

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Also Known As:
Casa Santa Maria Alle Fornaci Hotel
Casa Santa Maria Alle Fornaci Hotel Rome
Address: Piazza S. Maria alle Fornaci 27, 00165 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Trastevere
Hotel Style:
#28 Best Value Hotel in Rome
#349 Family Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The building is at 300 meters from Vatican with rooms all equipped of ensuite hygienic services, conditioned air and internet wi-fi, and receive those who, singularly or in groups, want to stay "in the shadow of the big dome". Approximately 10.000 hosts coming from all over the world, every year, demonstrate to appreciate the total absence of architectural feature that provides access to handicapped, the breakfast-room, the tv-room ... more   less 
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