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Hotel James Joyce

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   via dei Cavazzeni, 7, 34121 Trieste, Italy
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Ranked #17 of 52 hotels in Trieste
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2014
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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 of 5 stars
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Vienna, Austria
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87 reviews 87 reviews
16 hotel reviews
12 helpful votes 12 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
20 reviews 20 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
26 helpful votes 26 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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22 reviews 22 reviews
20 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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

5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2013

Great little hotel in fantastic location. Every body was very helpful - from the receptionist in the Urban Hotel where we checked in - up to the handy man who helped us with the closed safe. Thank you, we will come back! Only litte downside - the walls are quite thin and the digital key makes a "hell of a... More

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

Dear vogels-on-tour, we are really pleased to read about your satisfying stay at James Joyce hotel! Thank you very much for your nice feedback! Sharing your comments with our staff will be a real pleasure! We are also glad that you did appreciate our strategic and suggestive location in the Old Town location, close to Stazione Marittima, the main monuments,... More

Tartu, Estonia
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

great location. smallish but practical, stylish and clean room. wifi and air conditioning worked like promised. walls not the most sound-proof. breakfast is as good as it can be without a dedicated kitchen (i.e. no cooked meals). excellent coffee!

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London, United Kingdom
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210 reviews 210 reviews
33 hotel reviews
68 helpful votes 68 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2012

We stayed here on a weekend away with friends. The position is great and we could walk to everything you wanted to see in Trieste and it is also only a couple of minutes from the main square and the sea. The welcome is a little low key as the hotel has no reception and you have to check in... More

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Brussels, Belgium
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596 reviews 596 reviews
103 hotel reviews
971 helpful votes 971 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2011

We were in a room at the fifth floor, with the elevator reaching only the fourth. The room was small and not particularly comfortable and was not design at all, no matter what they write on their web... Service friendly and attentive, but a tad slow.

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Address: via dei Cavazzeni, 7, 34121 Trieste, Italy
Location: Italy > Friuli Venezia Giulia > Province of Trieste > Trieste
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Ranked #17 of 52 hotels in Trieste
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel James Joyce 3*
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