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California Hotel

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The location of the hotel is excellent-very close to Termini.The room was good and the breakfast spread was sumptuous. There were quite a few eateries around the hotel giving you variety of options to choose from. The staff at the reception was average but the staff at the kitchen were good and cooperative.

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The location is perfect. The hotel is close to Termini Station which is an ideal starting point for your day trips. The building is old but the rooms are clean. Breakfast is very basic. Staff is not very kind and willing to help. But at the end it's still good value for the money.

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New Jersey
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Let me start by saying this hotel is 3 blocks away from Roma termini (Rome central train station) 10 min walk to the colosseum, 15 min to Trevi fountain, 15 to the Pantheon and about 20 min to piazza navona, so very good location since Rome is a big city and the sites are spread out. This hotel has a... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We,2 families visited the hotel. The hotel is located in the center. You can walk to collosseum, forum, train station and many places. Receptionists are kind and helpful. We, together with 3 children were late only 2 minutes but they didn't allow us to take even the packaged products. The breakfast was very poor. Coffee was bad and fabric made.... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

It is within 5 mins walking distance from Roma Termini. Just cross the road from Termini and walk in the street for 2 mins then you will reach this hotel. Male receptionist (don’t know his name) was too good and helpful in providing information and addressing our basic need. Rooms and bathroom is very neat & good Wi-Fi. Breakfast was... More 

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

We want to go back! This hotel is walking distance to the train station and wonderful restaurants and gelato - what more could you want! Stray a block or two away from the souvenir sellers to find El Negro Gallo and put on your walking shoes to make it to the Colloseum. We had no complaints and would stay there... More 

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

The hotel is located in excellent location, near the train station and in walking distance from the main sites in Rome. Also the staff are very hospital and cooperative, in general you receve good value for money. The room is relativly small, but it is ok.

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ENGLAND
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

Great location. Hotel is a 5 minute walk from Termini station. You can walk to the Colosseum within 15 mins. In a lively area with plenty of restaurants around. You can get a meal and a drink for 10 Euros in most of the restaurants. Checkin was quick and easy and the staff on the desk were very friendly and... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2016

The hotel is well located, just five minutes from Roma Termini station and ten minutes from Coliseo. good restaurants around, especially at Via Urbana. The hotel are doing some works to improve the rooms. Probably the next year they will finish the reforms. Poor breakfast, but it is cheap, 5 euros.

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review, we are glad that your overall experience was good. We hope to see you next year, so you will see our new rooms, they should be ready within next January. Best regards, Hotel California More 

Rome, Italy
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2016

The room itself is nice. Clean, modern, good aircon. Great location for train transfers at Termini. Perfectly fine for a night. My only problem is I shared a room with my adult step daughter and both the shower stall and toilet - which are in the room and not in a separate room - have see through doors. I would... More 

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Gabriele L, Direttore at California Hotel, responded to this review

Hi there, as we said answering to another review: yes, we have different style of rooms. There are the pictures, there are the descriptions, there are guests' review. Tell us what you need and we will try our best to make it. Or, if you did not read anything online before booking, tell us to change the room immediately and... More 

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Esquilino
Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighborhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighborhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic center. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Breakfast
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Concierge

Additional Information about California Hotel

Address: Via Principe Amedeo 39, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range: $63 - $284 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — California Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 44
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#256 Family Hotel in Rome
#263 Romantic Hotel in Rome
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