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Urban Hotel Design

#11 of 50 Hotels in Trieste
Certificate of Excellence
Androna Chiusa 4 | Via dei Cavazzeni, 34121 Trieste, Italy
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, United Kingdom
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105 reviews 105 reviews
42 hotel reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pros: Location is incredibly convenient Staff is very friendly and helpful Rooms are of decent size - and an "upgraded" room is quite large Hotel is very clean Cons: Internet is ridiculously slow Can be noisy if windows are open The breakfast is really, really disappointing. Not at all up to a 4 star quality The bed was terribly hard... More 

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Boston, Massachusetts
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 hotel reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

We spent two nights in beautiful Trieste in February 2015 and had an amazing stay at this hotel! Staff were extremely friendly and helpful, room was clean and comfortable, but the real standout was the breakfast! It was one of the best breakfasts I have had in Italy. Great cappuccini and everything you could want. Fantastic central location!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015 via mobile

We arrived hours early and they got us into our room within an hour. Alas, our room at the sister Hotel James Joyce had a non-functioning heater. They kindly upgraded us to the Urban Design nearby. All the staff, from the barista Manuel to the ladies at the front desk went above and beyond their duties.

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Bratislava, Slovakia
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

We stayed only one night and it was excellent. The hotel is close to the main square. The staff was very helpful and provided great information and direction. Beds were very comfortable and rooms were nice and clean. The only problem it doesn't have a parking, but they were helpful to tell us where we can park and arranged for... More 

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London, United Kingdom
2 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

Great service from all the friendly, helpful staff. We would never have found the hotel if it wasn't for the receptionist, Valentina who also recommended a restaurant nearby and booked us a table first checking the kitchen was open (it was after (10.15pm). Fantastic food and house red. The directions for walking to the hotel from the station need to... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

We had booked a room at the James Joyce but were upgraded. We were thrilled with the room and its cleanliness. I really have nothing bad to say at all. Maybe if you're used to standard size twin beds these were a bit small but it didn't matter. The most outstanding part of this hotel experience was the breakfast. It... More 

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Herceg-Novi, Montenegro
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23 hotel reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

For Italy, being a modern hotel, this place is pretty good. Mattress is comfortable, got an upgrade to superior room after talking to concierge girl a bit. They also offered to park my car in front of the hotel since I leave early in the morning. I can recommend this place, just don't expect a 5 star hotel!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 29, 2014

My friends and I stayed here one night during our travels. There was 3 of us, the room was a little small for 3 but was fine for the night. The hotel is right in town so we went for a walk looking for a restaurant for dinner. Breakfast in the hotel was great! Rooms were very clean and modern.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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38 hotel reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

The heading says it all really. Urban Hotel Design is extremely well located in the centre of town, handy to the waterfront and to shops, cafes, bars etc. If you have a car (we did), parking is a bit hit-and-miss - you rely on spaces being available in the streets nearby - but generally there is no trouble and the... More 

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manuel c, Proprietario at Urban Hotel Design, responded to this review

Dear tonystraw, Many thanks for your kind feedback following your recent stay with us at Urban Hotel Design. I was really pleased to read that you enjoyed all aspects of your stay including the service and location of the hotel. I have passed on your feedback to my team and we all look forward to hopefully welcoming you back again... More 

Sydney, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014 via mobile

If we could score 6 out of 5 we would. We only stayed 1 night in Trieste. In a month of travel in Italy and Croatia it's the one place we wished we stayed longer. We found this hotel had real style but it was also clean, the staff were friendly, our room was quiet, the location was central and... More 

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manuel c, Proprietario at Urban Hotel Design, responded to this review

Dear Russell, Many thanks for taking the time to post your kind words following your recent stay with us at Urban Hotel design. I was really pleased that you enjoyed your stay with us and I have passed on your feedback to my team. Please do come back and stay with us again in the near future. Kind regards, Manuel... More 

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