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Hotel James Joyce

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   via dei Cavazzeni, 7, 34121 Trieste, Italy
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Ranked #18 of 49 hotels in Trieste
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 1 week ago
Sue B Cambridge, United Kingdom
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have just stayed overnight in room 501 of this hotel. Very pleasant stay. Comfortable beds, and AC in room. The bathroom was lovely and very powerful shower! Overall a good little hotel highly recommended for a short Trieste break!

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60 reviews 60 reviews
45 hotel reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2014

The James Joyce shares the personnel and reception with the Urban Design hotel next door. The word Design indicates the priority. Some very serious training is needed for the reception staff who has no clue how to handle a problem. On the other hand, I appreciated the help with my luggage.

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Keighley, United Kingdom
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

hotel james joyce is a few minute wallk from Piazza Unità D'Italia in a nice area of trieste plenty of bars and restaurant nearby, hotel was clean good breakfast safe and mini bar in room only ten minute walk from railway station

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10 reviews 10 reviews
10 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

This boutique hotel is exactly what a small hidden hotel should be. Named after the Irish writer who lived in Trieste and penned the famous Ulysses it offers the traveler a most excellent location, very comfortable room, and an enjoyable bed and breakfast ambiance somewhat hard to find in such establishments. the staff also were impressive without being overpowering as... More

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Vienna, Austria
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131 reviews 131 reviews
24 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014

This hotel is very near to the centre of Trieste / a little hard to find as it is accecable through very small street. We had room of comfortable size with double bed. Check in has to be done by reception of Urban Hotel Design, on the other side of the street - it took a little bit until we... More

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Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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33 reviews 33 reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

We booked to stay in the James Joyce Hotel in January, on arrival I was told we would be getting a free upgrade to the hotel which they partner (called Urban Design) and where they have a 24hr reception. The hotel itself is located in the heart of the city, so I can't fault the location from a tourist point... More

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president57, Proprietario at Hotel James Joyce, responded to this review

Dear Joules1811, we are so pleased that you have enjoyed the upgrade! Thanks for your review, we greet you dearly! Manuel More

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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2014

We had two nights in this hotel, which is very centrally located to the 'old' town in Trieste. Knowing that the hotel and reception was via Urban Design was very important to finding it. Driving in central Trieste was not easy.The reception staff at Urban Design were very helpful. Our room was adequate, but we were a bit disappointed with... More

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Donegal, Ireland
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2013

Accommodation: we had booked the triple room for €89 but upon arrival at reception were told that our room was double booked. Apparently I was notified by email that there was a problem with my debit card a week after I received booking confirmation . This email must have gone to my junk mail as I wasn't aware of the... More

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president57, Proprietario at Hotel James Joyce, responded to this review

Dear Nigrainne , Thank you for your recent visit to James Joyce Hotel. As a much-valued guest your feedback is important to us as it does help us to improve the services and facilities we provide and I was therefore extremely concerned to read that we did not meet your expectations. I would like to take this opportunity to apologize... More

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23 reviews 23 reviews
20 hotel reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2013

A very central hotel to just about everything in Trieste central city. Only metres walk to the main square. Very comfortable room that promised everything that was advertised. Breakfast was very good in the costy breakfast room. The only downside - if any, was I had programmed our GPS to find this particular street, which of course is pedestrian only.... More

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Darmstadt, Hesse
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2013

We stayed at the James Joyce for one night in early August 2013 as a waystop coming from Croatia on our way to Bolzano. We had a great stay. The hotel staff, including the reception staff at the Urban Design hotel are super friendly. The rooms were nice and corresponded to the pictures posted online. There`s a little work to... More

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president57, Proprietario at Hotel James Joyce, responded to this review

Dear Rorschach, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback following your stay with us at James Joyce hotel. I was glad to read that overall you enjoyed your stay and the location. I am again delighted that we met your expectations. May I also take this opportunity to wish you all the very best for your upcoming... More

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Address: via dei Cavazzeni, 7, 34121 Trieste, Italy
Location: Italy > Friuli Venezia Giulia > Province of Trieste > Trieste
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel James Joyce 3*
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