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Best Western ARS Hotel

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#489 of 1,226 hotels in Rome
Location
3.1
Cleanliness
4.2
Service
4.0
Value
3.9
The Best Western ARS Hotel is a remarkable example of a building designed in the immediate recovery of the early Twentieth Century. The restoration works have involved the use of a villa in the district of Rome called "Montesacro- Garden City", for the realization of a receptive hotel "ARS" The challenging work has allowed us to enhance the original architectural and environmental characteristics. The current building is the result of several layers, which was originally built in the early twenties. The villa has a building complex which is completed with other buildings in the urban area, surrounded by a unique garden. The main building is composed of a ground floor, three upper levels and an attic. In addition, the layout of the volumes is enhanced by small balconies that characterize the different floors. Access to hotel you can either from the main entrance in Via Monte Altissimo that behind the complex in viale Carnaro.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking on-site
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Free breakfast
Airport transportation
Meeting rooms
Rooftop terrace
Baggage storage
24-hour check-in
Secured parking
Wifi
Bar / lounge
Coffee shop
Breakfast buffet
Special diet menus
Vending machine
Taxi service
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor furniture
Shared lounge / TV area
Sun terrace
24-hour front desk
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
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Room features
Air conditioning
Housekeeping
Safe
Bottled water
Minibar
Flatscreen TV
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Non-smoking rooms
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HOTEL CLASS
4.0 of 5 stars
HOTEL STYLE
Residential Neighborhood
Languages Spoken
English, French, Spanish, Italian

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Via Monte Altissimo 20/24, 00141 Rome Italy
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Best Western ARS Hotel
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Mick O wrote a review Mar 2024
4 contributions3 helpful votes
This hotel is clean and tidy but a little tired. The staff were friendly and helpful. Breakfast was ok, quite a limited choice but could have as much, or as little, as you wanted. We stayed for two nights, and that was enough. It's about a 15-minute walk down a steep hill (you have to walk back up) to the Metro, and about a 15-minute journey to the Colluseum, so not as close to the centre as we would have liked. The hotel is situated in a residential area, and there is nothing in the way of bars and restaurants nearby, although there are some down the hill! This hotel is definitely not for you if you have mobility issues. The '3' marking is based purely on the location.
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Date of stay: February 2024Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: As already stated, not for you if you have mobility problems!
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A_MEssex wrote a review Jan 2024
Brentwood, United Kingdom14 contributions4 helpful votes
Great base for exploring Rome. Short walk to the metro. Reception really friendly and helpful. Excellent breakfast. Room small but adequate and clean. After a busy day in the city centre we found a great little outdoor bar for a chill out. Close to the hotel and used by by the locals. Lovely atmosphere. Aperol spritzers were amazing and reasonably priced.
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Date of stay: September 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Quite a lot of steps to the metro. Must be quite fit.
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Patrick wrote a review Jan 2024
Washington DC, District of Columbia1 contribution
The front desk attendant (young guy in his 30s with curly hair: on Tuesday Jan 10 5pm Rome time @ ARS Best Western hotel): The front desk attendant - he was threatening me with violence and was yelling obscenities telling me to f-off and to f-myself! I work for the embassy and nobody has ever talked to me like that ever! I don’t know what his problem was?? 😔 This is inexcusable / he’s telling me to f myself, and that I’m an idiot, and to go f off - nobody deserves to be talk like this, no matter what. It is so sad because I stayed almost a week at this hotel and I really enjoyed it, all the other people were super nice and the service excellent! I am really sad, and I don’t know what the heck happened with this guy - or this hotel! And the next day, after I complained to the manager - he laughed it off, saying it was just a misunderstanding! It was not! I do not recommend this hotel - it's definitely not worth the price: It is at most a 2 star hotel & it is located in a horrible location - dirty and far away from Rome city center (over an hour walk to the colesseum)! I will opt for a nicer closer hotel, with respectful service next time I am in Rome.
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled on business
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Diplomat wrote a review Jan 2024
Buenos Aires, Argentina106 contributions71 helpful votes
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Best Western Ars hotel, Roma 🇮🇹 This is definitely a great hotel - beautiful, traditional Italian Palace-like hotel with a modern interior in a great location… I really enjoyed it here, and it was wonderful! But sometimes the best part of one’s stay at a hotel is the service, in this case, the service was perfection! Impeccable service at the front desk by Graziana! Great job 👏🏻 Thank you so much! I highly recommend this hotel 👍🏻 Ricardo
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Date of stay: January 2024Trip type: Traveled on business
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Christine S wrote a review Oct 2023
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As this was a Groupon deal we didn't know what to expect, but we were pleasantly surprised, this is a lovely little hotel, with lots of tucked away terraces for sitting in the setting sun with a glass of wine, the reception staff were lovely and very helpful, our room was very clean and tidy with a lovely bathroom and free safe, we had a cute balcony where I enjoyed a red wine with my book, breakfast was continental but very nice and sufficient, there are many restaurants in the local area. However, the bus service is excellent if you wish to eat in Rome centre, about 25 mins from hotel. It has easy transport links to and from the airport too. One point to make, if you find steps a problem, do NOT take the metro to the hotel as there are a LOT of steps up a bank which is hard going with your luggage, my husband has angina and found this a problem. It's €7 for bus from the airport to Termini Station, take the no 90 bus to sempione, then use Google for hotel it's a short walk with a slight bank but far better than the steps.
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Date of stay: October 2023
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Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: The buses are very busy so just be very aware of your surroundings.
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Sarah C wrote a review Oct 2023
Kingston-upon-Hull, United Kingdom4 contributions
Liars and substandard dangerous electrical equipment! The gym was substandard if not dangerous and the staff lied about fixing it. The kettles in the room didn’t click off…fire hazard…bins in social areas not emptied equipment on room terrace broken and dangerous also. ! Don’t go it’s not the standard it should be for a BW hotel!
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Trip type: Traveled with friends
Room Tip: Don’t stay here
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Jackie G wrote a review Oct 2023
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The shower had NO power, it dribbled water. I asked for help from the staff and was told it was because the hotel was full. So if you shower in the evening, morning or midday apparently you can expect a dribble of water which is usually cold (unless you're lucky then it runs luke warm.) We asked where to buy bus tickets but the receptionist wasn't sure. It's on the main road at the newsagent and it's bus 90 for Roma Termini or bus 60 for centro (on the same side as the newsagent.) The hotel is up a hill. The local restaurants are cheap and offer really good food. Despite the awful shower, once we worked out transport the hotel was ok.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Room Tip: Bring wet wipes to wash yourself
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Shusan245 wrote a review Sep 2023
Essex, United Kingdom30 contributions9 helpful votes
Very nice quiet hotel and helpful staff. Modern decor and a nice terrace. Our room was lovely and had everything we needed , apart from tea/ coffee facilities which was a shame. Breakfast was very good and plentiful. But it’s not so easy to find as it’s set back from the main road( thankfully)and uphill. If you have walking difficulties you may want to think twice. It’s a bit further out than it looks.
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Date of stay: September 2023
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Room Tip: Bit further out from the airport than it looks, some quite steep places to negotiate.
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Sunshine wrote a review Aug 2023
Basildon, United Kingdom55 contributions27 helpful votes
The reception staff are very friendly and helpful. The room I would not sing about. It was clean to an extent. The bin had not been emptied from the previous occupants. There is a really tiny fridge which you cannot fit a big bottle of water. You have to pay extra for the safe. The shower is a really tight squeeze. The air conditioner was not working to cool the room. Breakfast is very basic that if I had known I would not have paid for it. You need to go early if you want things like tomatoes as if you go an hour after start time they just tell you it’s finished. It’s 15€ by taxi from the town centre. The Metro and buses are 1.50€ so very cheap. The taxi transfer to the airport from hotel is 70€. Bus from airport to town centre is 8€.
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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Holly P wrote a review Aug 2023
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When we arrived at the hotel we was very shocked by all the dirty smelling bins outside the hotel. On our first night at the property we went to get into bed & there was all blood on the bed sheets from the previous guests before us! The next day we was out of the hotel all day exploring the city, when we came back in the late afternoon we discovered that one of our belongings had gone missing from our room, when we went down to reception to ask where the item had gone they did not understand what we was trying to say as they have very little English vocabulary. The following day when we went to check out they had tried to charge us for bottles of water out of the mini fridge that we did not have!! We are both smothered in bites from the room & very very disappointed!! Avoid this hotel as this certainly is not a 4* hotel!
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Date of stay: August 2023Trip type: Traveled as a couple
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PRICE RANGE
$135 - $186 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
ars hotel rome
FORMERLY KNOWN AS
ARS Hotel
LOCATION
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NUMBER OF ROOMS
48
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Frequently Asked Questions about Best Western ARS Hotel
Which popular attractions are close to Best Western ARS Hotel?
Nearby attractions include Malto Matto (0.2 miles), Twenty 2.0 (0.3 miles), and Roof Cocktail Bar (0.3 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Best Western ARS Hotel?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a lounge.
Which room amenities are available at Best Western ARS Hotel?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Best Western ARS Hotel?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Best Western ARS Hotel?
Yes, paid private parking on-site and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Best Western ARS Hotel?
Conveniently located restaurants include Kisa Cuisine & Lounge, Vinea, and Dolmen.
Does Best Western ARS Hotel have airport transportation?
Yes, Best Western ARS Hotel offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Best Western ARS Hotel?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Best Western ARS Hotel?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English, Spanish, French, and Italian.
Are there any historical sites close to Best Western ARS Hotel?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore (3.3 miles), St. Peter's Basilica (4.7 miles), and Colosseum (3.9 miles).