We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.

Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci

Show Prices
#637 of 1,292 Hotels in Rome
Enter dates for lowest prices
powered by PriceFinder
Check In Check Out
1 room 2 adults 0 children
We check 200+ sites to find the latest and lowest prices.
Professional photos
Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))"}},"scriptFlags":null,"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

188 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Showing 96: English reviews
Start your review of Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci
 Click to rate
Polcenigo, Italy
Reviewed December 19, 2016

Since this is a monastery the rooms are pretty small, plus the lighting is not the best ... but everything else is good. The front desk staff are helpful and are always present. The breakfast was very good and had a wide selection. The location was perfect for visiting the Vatican. If you have time visit the church next door...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank David B
Reviewed October 10, 2016

Found and booked this hotel on the back of Trip Advisor reviews. Our first trip to Rome and whilst not centrally located, I selected this hotel due to ease of transport links and close to the Vatigan. Hotel staff helpful and efficient. Hotel spotlessly clean. Double room and ensuite similar to a conference style bedroom in that it was functional...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Nevertooyoung
Tarxien - Malta
Reviewed September 29, 2016

I will recommend this hotel. Very nice and clean. Rooms excellent and wi-fi very good. Staff very friendly and nice breakfast. When I visit again I will book in this hotel. It is a 5 minutes walk from the Vatican and there are many trattorias and restaurants near this hotel. There even a church exactly near the hotel. Also there...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Carmel G
Reviewed September 8, 2016 via mobile

I will give the positives first! The hotel is in an excellent location for accessing the Vatican, the railway station and the 64 bus! Plenty of hot water and fresh towels were available. Internet access is excellent in all areas of the hotel. The breakfast provided was very good with hot and cold options, better than in some other Roman...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank anneyoung73
Dumfries and Galloway, United Kingdom
Reviewed August 4, 2016 via mobile

I would recommend this place. Lovely room and so close to everything. You are a hop skip and a jump from the Vatican and everything else was well in walking distance. Clean and friendly staff. Close to some great places to eat too- La Vitorria is just a few steps down the street, authentic delicious Italian food very cheap.

 Report
Helpful?
Thank fmdum
fort wayne, Indiana
Reviewed July 28, 2016

This was a very comfortable hotel in a great location! As other reviews have indicated, the rooms are small - ours had two single beds, a desk, a wardrobe and two night stands. It was tight for two of us with multiple suitcases, but not unworkable. AC worked great! Bathroom is small. Shower is tiny - even smaller than most...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank FrequentFlier608
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed July 13, 2016

Stayed here as part of a pilgrimage. Usually prefer something a bit more luxurious. Had been told that the residence was closing for six months for a complete refurbishment. Didn't see any sign of this. Rooms were very small for two people and had obviously been designed for one person. Shower room was tiny and although cleaned on a daily...

 Report
Helpful?
1Thank walkstar2014
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Reviewed June 12, 2016

We stayed here with a group on pilgrimage. Normally, if booking for ourselves, we would have looked more up-market (our first visit to Rome was earlier this year for a business conference and we were put up in the Waldorf Hilton). A former religious house, right next door to a church, this is a few minutes walk from the Vatican...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank 1984abrcem
Dumbarton
Reviewed May 31, 2016

Hotels in Rome? Don't expect miracles. Even the budget end is over-priced but if you want to visit the Vatican and are on a pilgrimage, a religious residence is a good solution you may not have considered before This would explain the success of the website Monastery Stays for example. The environment may be too sedate for some, but let's...

 Report
Helpful?
2Thank GrantGroover
New York
Reviewed April 8, 2016

The staff here is wonderful. I arrived on a hot July day and was welcomed by a very friendly man who helped me get my keys and wifi sorted. On my second day there was a problem with the wifi, but as I needed it to confirm future travel plans the very kind man working at reception helped me to...

 Report
Helpful?
Thank Anne E V
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

48 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (48)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (8)
Viewed
Room/Suite (16)
Viewed
Bathroom (12)
Viewed
View from Room (1)
Viewed
Other (11)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Travelers also viewed these Rome hotels
Sotto La Cupola Guest House
#454 of 1,292 in Rome
98 reviews
Emmaus
#509 of 1,292 in Rome
325 reviews
Prati
Domus Carmelitana
Domus Carmelitana
#464 of 1,292 in Rome
205 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Casa I Cappuccini
Casa I Cappuccini
#472 of 1,292 in Rome
86 reviews
Vatican / Borgo
Residenza Paolo VI
Residenza Paolo VI
#118 of 1,292 in Rome
425 reviews
Residence Candia
#386 of 1,292 in Rome
384 reviews
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
Room types
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
In your room
  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Public Wifi
Services
  • Breakfast included
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The building is at 300 meters from Vatican with rooms all equipped of ensuite hygienic services, conditioned air and internet wi-fi, and receive those who, singularly or in groups, want to stay "in the shadow of the big dome". Approximately 10.000 hosts coming from all over the world, every year, demonstrate to appreciate the total absence of architectural feature that provides access to handicapped, the breakfast-room, the tv-room ... more   less 

Additional Information about Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci

Address: Piazza di Santa Maria Alle Fornaci 27, 00165 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range: $62 - $121 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci 3*
Number of rooms: 54
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Booking.com and Agoda so you can book your Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Casa Santa Maria Alle Fornaci Hotel Rome
Hotel Style:
#93 Best Value Hotel in Rome
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing

Questions & Answers

Here's what travelers have asked, with answers from Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci staff and other travelers.
1 question
Ask a question
Questions? Get answers from Casa Santa Maria alle Fornaci staff and past guests.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Can tickets for local attractions be purchased at the front desk?
  • Do you have to pay extra for a mini-fridge?
  • At what time does the pool open each day?

See which rooms travelers prefer

“All rooms are in a quiet environment. Rooms are all with an A/C and a telephone. and and comfy beds.”
 of 5 bubbles CarmelG22, Sep 29, 2016 | Read review
“Ask reception to give you air-con remote control”
 of 5 bubbles 1984abrcem, Jun 12, 2016 | Read review
“Most of the rooms are exactly the same except some have a double bed and some have two twin beds.”
 of 5 bubbles lippincottfarm1, Mar 28, 2016 | Read review
“Just state any special requirements when booking, as staff are helpful”
 of 5 bubbles 46jeanm2016, Mar 16, 2016 | Read review
“Top floor so no-one is above making a noise.”
 of 5 bubbles Pammypolly, Oct 17, 2015 | Read review
5 of 5
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question