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Hotel James Joyce

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   via dei Cavazzeni, 7, 34121 Trieste, Italy
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5 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Simply appointed but comfortable room, nice shower room (no bath), good continental breakfast including REAL coffee. WiFi worked well. Reception staff very attentive and friendly. Would we go back? Definitely.

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London, United Kingdom
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79 hotel reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The hotel is located a short walk away from the central Piazza Unita’ down a small alleyway (of which most of the buildings appear to be owned by the small hotel group that runs the James Joyce) Slightly bizarre that you need to check-in at the Urban Design hotel, on the opposite side of the alleyway to the James Joyce... More

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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 July 17, 2014

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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France
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75 reviews 75 reviews
54 hotel reviews
47 helpful votes 47 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
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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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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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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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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
36 helpful votes 36 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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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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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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