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Hotel Dei Consoli
4.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Varrone 2D | Angolo Via Cola di Rienzo, 00193 Rome, Italy   |  
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Ranked #194 of 1,266 hotels in Rome
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“Excellent hotel”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2013

Was there a few days ago. A small but very beautiful hotel very close to the Vatican. The staff was very polite and helpful, especially Samuel. The room was small but comfortable, the bathroom spotless and the bed was excellent. Very near to metro station and with easy access to tram and buses this make it an excellent place for someone who visit Rome without car.
I really enjoyed it.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled on business
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LauraHotelConsoli, Owner at Hotel Dei Consoli, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear Client,
I am so happy to read that your stay was great and that you consider the Hotel dei Consoli as an excellent choise for visiting Rome.
Thank you for recommending the hotel and for putting in evidence that you found the staff very polite and helpful, the room comfortable, the bathroom spotless and the bed excellent.
I look forward to having you again at my hotel!
Warm regards,
Amalia Consoli
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Madrid
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87 reviews 87 reviews
43 hotel reviews
Reviews in 44 cities Reviews in 44 cities
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Our room was nice and spacious (it even had a small lobby) although not particularly stylish, there was little else than the walls. The bed was comfortable, clean and of a good size; the bathroom was spotless and some toiletries were provided. A word of advice: be careful when you book through a travel portal because the Hotel Dei Consoli has two venues: the hotel itself and an annex, which is in another building about 200 meters away. The hotel website clearly tells you where you are booking but it’s not always the case in some hotel booking portals so just double check. The rooms in the annex are cheaper; that’s where we stayed and we definitely recommend it because the room itself would be of a four-star standard at a very good price for Rome. As a matter of fact, the only thing in the annex that put us off was the shabby staircase and the lift, which we weren’t brave enough to use. Never mind: as soon as you get to the corridor where the rooms are, everything will change and you won’t be disappointed. With regard to location, the hotel is in a very nice neighbourhood close to the Vatican City (a 10-min walk), with plenty of shops and restaurants. However, it’s not really in the heart of Rome: assume a 40-min walk to Piazza di Spagna (the best is to take the metro). Be aware that the hotel is not “intra muros”, so the flat fee for a taxi ride from the airport does not apply and you will be charged according to the meter (about 50€ from Ciampino). When it comes to restaurants, Rome is not that expensive if you go a little bit off the beaten track and, most of all, if you avoid restaurants geared for tourists which serve frozen pizza. Ask a local for advice, any passer-by will be glad to help you. All in all, I definitely recommend Hotel Dei Consoli.

  • Stayed October 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 3 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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LauraHotelConsoli, General Manager at Hotel Dei Consoli, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Dear Client,
thank you so much for your recommendation of Dependance of Hotel dei Consoli.
I am proud to read that you had a very pleasant stay and that you put in evidence that "the room was nice and spacious", that "the bed was comfortable, clean and of a good size", that the bathroom was spotless, the "very nice neighbourhood close to the Vatican City, with plenty of shops and restaurants".
I hope to have you again here at Hotel dei Consoli. If you will contact us directly it will be my pleasure to offer you our best available offer.
With warm regards,
Amalia Consoli
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2013

Many thanks to all staff at Hotel Dei Consoli. Myself and my partner had a really lovely time here in Rome. We had looked up numerous hotels prior to visiting and we were very happy with our stay here. Dei consoli is only a 5 minute walk from the vatican, and it is in the middle of a good shopping street. Very central loacation, train station only a 5 minute walk away, can get anywhere very quickly from this hotel. We walked pretty much everywhere, except when we were doing the colloseum...hopped on train...very easy to find. Very central loaction. The hotel was quiet at night. Rooms were small and compact, but most hotels are like this in Rome, and we spent a lot of the time out travelling the sights! Lovely bed, great shower, room was cleaned every day. Breakfast included, a little bit of everything, coffee wasnt too good however...but this was the consensus throughout all of Rome! The hotel staff were so helpful and lovely, could ask them anything. I would definately recommend this hotel to family and friends, and should I get the chance to visit Rome again I will not have to spend much of my time looking up where to stay as I shall be booking in again with Dei Consoli! Wouldn't recommend the dinner in the hotel, but breakfast is nice.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LauraHotelConsoli, General Manager at Hotel Dei Consoli, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Hello Susan,
thank you so much for your detailed review and for recommending Hotel dei Consoli.
We are proud to read that your full stay was pleasant and that you enjoyed the "helpful and lovely staff", the breakfast, the location, the "quiet rooms", the "lovely bed", the "great shower", the room cleaneless...
I do hope you to be able to visit again Rome. Please next time contact us directly and it will be our pleasure to offer you the best available offer and to share a welcome drink.
Warm regards,
Amalia Consoli
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stayed at the hotel for three nights . Small rooms but more than adequate and very clean ! Hotel close to Vatican and open top bus service . The concierge was very helpful ! Would recommend to anyone going to Rome !!!

  • Stayed January 2013
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
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LauraHotelConsoli, General Manager at Hotel Dei Consoli, responded to this review, January 29, 2013
Hello Julie,
what a pleasure to read about your pleasant stay at Hotel die Consoli.
In fact, we are proud to contribute to our clients successfull holidays.
Also, thank you so much for recommending Hotel dei Consoli to other travelers. I hope at some point in the future to have you again here and to meet you in person.
Warm regards,
Amalia Consoli
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2013

Our stay was incredible all-round. The staff was very friendly (especially the hilarious desk clerk who greeted us -- sorry I cannot recall his name). The room was very nice, with free wi-fi, and very clean. The breakfast (included) was wonderful, with a mixture of hot (bacon and scrambled eggs) and cold (cold cuts, cheese, cereal, breads etc) and juice and coffee.

The hotel had a roof-top bar and restaurant, from which we could see the dome of St. Peter's Basilica. The hotel was a short walk from Vatican City and Vatican Museum, and nearby streets had ample high-end and mid-range shopping options. Nice restaurants, cafes and pizza snack bars were within walking distance.

The hotel is a fair distance (a 15-euro cab ride) from the Forum, but my wife and I walked there. It took about three hours, during which we passed the Spanish Steps and walked among the ruins and the Coliseum. (We took a taxi back to the hotel.)

The staff was friendly and they were incredibly efficient at cleaning the room. I see some others complain about lack of hot water, but that was not an issue for us. Also, there were three channels -- CNN, BBC and National Geographic? -- of English television.

On the downside, there did appear to be some street bums sleeping outside nearby buildings, but they did not bother us as we were entering or leaving the hotel.

I will stay at the hotel if I visit Rome again. It was well worth the money. I felt I got great value.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 5 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 5 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LauraHotelConsoli, Owner at Hotel Dei Consoli, responded to this review, February 18, 2013
Dear Rob,
thank you so much for your genuine and detailed review of Hotel dei Consoli.
We are proud to read you and an incredible wonderful stay with us. It is our commitment to contribute to a very pleasant and memorable stay of our guests.
Thank you for mentioning that you found the staff very friendly, the room very nice and very clean, the breakfast wonderful (with a mixture of hot - bacon and scrambled eggs - and cold -cold cuts, cheese, cereal, breads etc - and juice and coffee), that you enjoyed the roof-top bar with the view of the dome of St. Peter's Basilica, the very short walk from Vatican City and Vatican Museum, and the nearby shopping options, nice restaurants and cafes.
I hope to have you again at Hotel dei Consoli.
Kind regards,
Amalia Consoli
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Salzburg, Austria
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9 hotel reviews
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2013

The hotel isn't bad but claiming to be four stars is pushing it. It is probably 3.5 star hotel. I'm well traveled and know what to expect from rooms and amenities and this hotel is not a four star... the room is actually quite large for a European city.

For two days in a row (I'm still staying at the hotel as I write this), there has been no hot water!! The only time my girlfriend or I had hot water for a shower was when she woke up at 6:30AM to take one. From 7 AM to 10 AM there is absolutely no hot water. We called downstairs and they told us to keep the shower running for ten minutes... doesn't work.

Anyway, a good shower is half of what you pay a hotel for besides a good sleep. I definitely would not recommend this hotel during a busy weekend. Possibly when there are less people staying here there might be hot water during the week.

Room Tip: Don't get the third floor, you can hear footsteps above you during breakfast.
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 stars Service
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LauraHotelConsoli, Owner at Hotel Dei Consoli, responded to this review, January 20, 2013
Dear Client,
I am sad at reading your review concerning the lack of hot water during your stay.
In fact, you are right for hot water and we do apologise for the inconvenient that occurred to us. Unfortunately, one of our water heaters broke down unexpectly and it took longer time to us to find a provider able to fix our problem. The remaining heaters probably did not work properly into your room. I am really sorry that you do not recommend the hotel for missing hot water that was at all referred to a temporary problem...
I like to thank you for recognising that room are large for an European City and for the great location, it is very sad for me that you do not mention breakfast, room cleanless, staff friendliness because these are usually areas where our clients recognise great commitment and very good results.
Please once again accept my sincere apologies.
Kind regards,
Amalia Consoli
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Madrid, Spain
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Excellent location, near the Vaticano and the classic Rome center.Plus the nearness to the subway. Makes easy to combine business and at evening have a view of Rome treasures
Very friendly and warm customer service,clean and tidy rooms and quiet by night (important for a business traveler)

Very good value for the buck¡¡¡¡

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled on business
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 5 of 5 stars Location
    • 4 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 5 of 5 stars Service
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LauraHotelConsoli, Owner at Hotel Dei Consoli, responded to this review, January 13, 2013
Dear Client,
we are so glad we exceeded all your expectations for your stay in Rome.
Thank you for your recommendation and for putting in evidence particularly the "excellent location (near the Vaticano and the classic Rome center.Plus the nearness to the subway)", the "very friendly and warm customer service", the "clean and tidy rooms and quiet by night"...
You are so incredibly right while considering that our location "makes easy to combine business and at evening have a view of Rome treasures".
Looking forward to having you again here at the Hotel dei Consoli. Please, next time, contact us directly and it will be my pleasure to meet you and to offer you a welcome drink.
Kind regards,
Amalia Consoli
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Address: Via Varrone 2D | Angolo Via Cola di Rienzo, 00193 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#78 Luxury Hotel in Rome
#112 Business Hotel in Rome
#129 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#196 Family Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Dei Consoli 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Just a short walk from the Vatican and the Sistine Chapel, Hotel dei Consoli opened in 2000 is a luxury hotel in rome, and offers guests excellent hospitality in an atmosphere of elegance and imperial splendor.Hotel dei Consoli is located in via Varrone, near the Vatican with its majestic piazza and church, in a sumptuous building fully refurbished in the Empire style. The interior stucco work is by the Neopolitan master craftsmen who were responsible for the decoration of the famous Reggia di Caserta near Naples. The Hotel occupies three storeys, respectively designated the storeys of the Mappamondi (maps of the world), Fiori (flowers) and Battaglie (battles). On the roof garden and terrace you can enjoy breakfast while admiring the famous dome of St Peter's. The peaceful atmosphere is especially welcomed by single guests looking for rest and comfort in total seclusion. Furnishings in warm colours and careful soundproofing make the hotel an oasis of refinement and peace right in the heart of the Eternal City. With its elegant atmosphere, fully-qualified staff and all the very latest technology, Hotel dei Consoli is sure to make your visit to Rome an unforgettable experience."Since 2006 the Hotel dei Consoli has the best customer reviews on Trip Advisor: friendliest and best staff, great location, very clean, home away from home" ... more   less 
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