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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

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Certificate of Excellence


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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, only a few yards from St Peter's Square, on Via della Conciliazione, is an oasis of peace and spirituality drenched in history at the very heart of Christendom, with the enormous privilege of being able to stay so close to the Holy Father's residence. As you enter through the imposing door, leading to the secluded cloisters, experience the reassuring sensation of taking a step back into a bygone age, leaving behind you the hubbub of the city to enjoy the luxury of settling down in an elegant haven, surrounded by every comfort of to the highest standards of first-class accommodation, where everything has been carefully designed to welcome you, and to make you immediately feel at home.
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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Room service
Banquet Room
Dry Cleaning
Laundry Service
Meeting rooms
Multilingual Staff
Non-smoking hotel
Wheelchair access
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Air conditioning
Family Rooms
Non-smoking rooms
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Historic Hotel


Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
194Restaurantswithin 0.3 miles
66Attractionswithin 0.3 miles
Via della Conciliazione n. 51 Zona Vaticano, 00193 Rome Italy
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Getting there
Ciampino Airport10 mi
Fiumicino Airport12 mi
Ottaviano - San Pietro - Musei Vaticani11 min
Lepanto16 min
Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighborhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighborhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.
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Very quiet but nice breakfast in the refractory. Room on the small side. Beautiful courtyard garden entry. Personalized checkin. A little difficult to get to as located within the pedestrian area of Vatican City..... but worth the effort!
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Only about 28 rooms at this hotel, located 100 yards from St. Peter's Square. Building is from the 1500s, so the rooms are not spacious like modern hotels. Hotel has lovely interior garden and is loaded with history. The staff members were wonderful, especially the evening
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We stayed in Rome for four nights. Our trip was arranged by a small boutique travel agent and Palazzo Cardinal Cesi was their selection. We arrived around 10:00 AM. We had a driver from the airport and he was able to drive to the front of the hotel. The entrance required
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A dream place to stay, only steps away from the front of the Vatican. Yet, it’s such a relaxing environment. I will only stay here when I visit Rome. The staff went out of their way to help and provide great recommendations. They had a limousine take us to the airport, as part
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Lovely property, with a gorgeous courtyard and very close to St Peter's. The hotel was very peaceful, it felt like a nice Catholic retreat, but only in a good way! I had an international flight that got in very early and the staff (maybe seeing my exhaustion) was very kind and
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They have a car that will take you to the airport but I am not sure if they offer that service for the port.
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yes they have hair dryers
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Both times we have stayed here we have not heard much noise at all. especially as the area is now cut off from most traffic for security
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I do not know. The hotel staff will organise a taxi. Taxi fares are broadly similar to fares in most cities.
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"Very close to the Vatican so at all times there is noise. Stay above the 1st floor."
"Room are on small size but everything there."
"Request Away from elevator"
"Walls are very thin! You will hear every noise you neighbors make!"
"We stayed on 1st floor and was essentially at street level; would recommend higher loor"
$115 - $358 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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