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“Blood stained bedding” 1 of 5 stars
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Hotel Chopin
2.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Via Arsiero 2, 00054 Fiumicino, Italy   |  
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Ranked #18 of 21 hotels in Fiumicino
Sydney
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15 hotel reviews
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“Blood stained bedding”
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2010

We were only looking for a budget place to stay for the night but I thought places this bad only existed in the movies. The bedding actually had blood stains and other stains on it.

The rooms were very large but the fixtures look like they had not been updated in 30 - 40 years. The service level was also quite ordinary; at check out they actually sent us back upstairs to get our remote control even though they could clearly see I was on crutches.

Don't stay here

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 1 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Rating summary
  • Location
    3 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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33 hotel reviews
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2010

We accidentally came to this hotel as our plane could not fly for 3 days. They charges us for a very basic room with tv (with only five channels with among them poker chanel iatlia) and bath (without a plunge in it) 80 euro aswe arrivd late in the evening.
We had no breakfast for this price.

Location was horrendous, it was next to an expressway and the only way to get away from it was trough the sewer under the road to take a bus to the town.

Staf was not really friendly and they did only repair our tv after 2 days (and 2 times asking).

If you do not have to go there, stay away.

  • Stayed April 2010, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Sleep Quality
    • 2 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2009

I definately recommend this. We cancelled our more expensive hotel in the city to stay somewhere cheaper and by the airport because we were leaving at 4am the next morning. The hotel booked a taxi for us (taxis only start at 4am in the morning). We were upgraded to a better room in the main building when we got there and the girl on the front desk was really friendly.
The room was the most spacious we'd had in europe and had its own bathroom. Definately recommend if you want somewhere cheep and cheerful.

  • Stayed September 2009, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars Value
    • 4 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 stars Service
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2009

we had this hotel booked because they promised a "shuttle pickup service"

we did get one, but we never expected that we will be charged extra for this, and this extra was alot, 60 euros one way, from and to the airport!

when we got there, they wanted 120 euros for the room, but we disagreed as we knew their rates from the net, and they immediately brought it down to 90. they are fishy.
what is it with these hotels that just can not give us what we had booked?
it wasnt like we felt comfortable just going back up on that ripoff taxi or their shuttle whatever and going to another accomodation.

without these things, the hotel itself was ok. quite italy alike furnitures, room was big compared to others and comfortable.

  • Stayed November 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 3 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 4 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 stars Service
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Key West, Florida
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21 hotel reviews
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77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2008

I booked this hotel as a one night stay after a cruise. I did not want to have to rush from the port of Civitavecchia to the airport, so I, along with extended family, booked this hotel near the airport.

Lets me say that my stay was preceeded by 3 nights at the spectacular Hilton Cavalieri, then a 7 night cruise on the Navigator of the Seas in a Junior Suite. I say this because this may have spoiled me prior to staying here....but I doubt it.

Imediately upon arrival, I felt uncomfortable. We had to wait outside in the searing heat on dirty chairs and tables for our rooms to be ready. The lobby was very small with no A/C.

The hotel advertised being within walking distance of ruins. What they failed to mention is that if you attempted to walk there, you would die. It is a busy road with no sidewalk.

Also, they advertised having a restaurant. The restaurant was not open, and it did not appear to have been open in quite some time. There was no way of getting coffee or any food here.

For dinner, we ordered pizza delivery. Of course, the pizza that was delivered was nowhere near what we ordered. But the delivery boy had an arrogant attitude and we paid him to just give us the pizza and leave.

The rooms were clean, but very outdated and uncomfortable.

There is literally NOTHING to do around this hotel. And there is nothing at the hotel to entertain. To pass time, my wife and I walked the streets of the residential neighborood behind the hotel. The highlight was looking at cows.

We then took a taxi, which we waiting 45 minutes for, to the nearby sea-side town of Ostia. After walking around for about an hour, we realized it was not tourist friendly and there was nothing to do. We ate a burger at McDonalds. Finding a taxi back was very difficult. The local shop employees were not friendly and refused to assist. Finally, one lady at a buffet style restaurant was nice enough to call for us. By then, I was ready to leave that town and never return.

If there is a silver lining here, it is the friendliness of the young lady at the front desk. She was very nice and was fluent in English.

  • Liked — Friendly Front Desk Persons
  • Disliked — Everything else
  • Stayed September 2008, traveled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 stars Value
    • 1 of 5 stars Location
    • 2 of 5 stars Check in / front desk
    • 1 of 5 stars Rooms
    • 3 of 5 stars Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 stars Service
    • 1 of 5 stars Business service (e.g., internet access)
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Additional Information about Hotel Chopin

Address: Via Arsiero 2, 00054 Fiumicino, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Province of Rome > Fiumicino
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #18 of 21 hotels in Fiumicino
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:2 star — Hotel Chopin 2*
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Hotel Chopin Rome/Fiumicino

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