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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This quint beautiful hotel, which use to be an old monastery is perfectly located next to the Vatican. The hotel is not large or grand it is very clean, secure and pleasant. The the staff are very helpful. Breakfast is really great. The rooms in general are small because it was a monastery, however we moved from our original room... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2016

This small hotel was a wonderful respite very close to St. Peter's. The rooms were clean and spacious. The hotel staff was excellent. They helped us with everything from dinner suggestions and reservations to tours of the area. Breakfast was great with a wide assortment of food on the buffet. Will stay there again in a heartbeat. It is perfect... More 

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Fairfax Station, Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

Great location just walk out the front door and you are steps from the Vatican. Rooms are typical European size, quiet location, minibar, refrig, TV and Wi Fi connections throughout. Bathrooms are equipped with amenities including hair dryer, although the shower is tiny. We opted for included breakfast and this was more than we expected. Hot eggs, meats, cheeses, fruits,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

Your location at Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is bar none if you wish to visit Vatican City. Walk out the front doors to a beautiful view of Saint Peter's Basilica. The rooms and beds are comfortable but not excessive. The showers stay hot. The staff is friendly and multi-lingual. The food is good. The environment is homey. If you can afford... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful place we have had several special requests and they have all been immediately addressed with professional curtesy. Nothing we have asked for has been denied or met with a bad attitude. The bathroom in our room is very small but who needs a large bathroom on vacation. They have a breakfast buffet with a large variety... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here as a family due to proximity to Vatican and St. Peter's. As others have noted, rooms and bathrooms are very small but clean and the building itself is historically interesting and beautiful interior. We did have an issue with one of our rooms having no A/C so it was very uncomfortably hot. When we notified the front... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016 via mobile

We selected this hotel based on the close proximity to St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museum. The rooms are nice with a full breakfast included. Room 504 was on the back side of the hotel. Although we could hear the garbage trucks early in the morning, overall the room wasn't too noisy. The bathroom was small. Showering was a... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2016

If you want to be next to the Vatican this is the place to stay. However, there will always be crowds around (and homeless at night). The room and bathroom are extremely small and for a whole day there was no hot water. The buffet was disappointing for the price. Only stay here if the Vatican is bery important, otherwise,... More 

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Louisville, Kentucky
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2016

Second time here. Rooms a bit small, and AC seemed a bit weak however the walking access to the Vatican (500 yards down the plaza). And easy access to all the Rome sights made this hotel primo. Bring your tennis shoes you will average 5 + miles a datpy when in Rome.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016 via mobile

We stayed for 2 nights and could not have been happier. From the moment that you enter the front door into the courtyard you know this is special. The room was plenty big enough, the bathroom typically tiny but adequate, the full buffet breakfast, and all less than 100 steps from St Peters Square!

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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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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
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.Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, sulla magnifica Via della Conciliazione, nel cuore della Cristianita, a soli pochi passi da Piazza S.Pietro, e un'oasi di pace e spiritualita, intriso di storia.Splendido palazzo del '400 con delizioso chiostro interno,. Un elegante rifugio, con tutti i confort di un 4 stelle, dove si e circondati da un'atmosfera calda, curata ed elegante che fa sentire l'Ospite come a casa propria ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

Address: Via della Conciliazione n.51 | Zona Vaticano, 00193 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Vatican / Borgo
Price Range: $152 - $335 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Palazzo Cardinal Cesi 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Also Known As:
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Hotel Style:
#109 Business Hotel in Rome
#124 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#144 Family Hotel in Rome
#152 Luxury Hotel in Rome
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