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Hotel James Joyce

#18 of 49 Hotels in Trieste
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This quirky little hotel is actually linked to the modern 4* Urban Hotel Design. The reception (check-in, service, payment etc.) is in the Urban Hotel Design, then you walk out their back exit, across a narrow backstreet and use a card-entry to access the James Joyce hotel. There are no common rooms or reception, just access to the bedrooms, except... More 

Thank Citrus-Farmer
Riverside, CA
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179 reviews
47 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 220 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for 3 nights prior to a cruise. We loved that this hotel was right next to everything yet tucked away down an alley with not much traffic. Check in across the alley in the Urban Hotel was quick and easy. The room was just basic. We opened a window to get some cool fresh air but had... More 

1 Thank ryanwest
Campinas, SP
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226 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2016 via mobile

The hotel has a good price, good breakfast, friendly staff. Well located but the rooms are very noise. We are luck to have a room for three persons, so it was a " bigger" room, and was an inside windows. But the noise comes from the upper room, which we could hear any movement. It was a pity because makes... More 

Thank Anganacca
San Francisco, California
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625 reviews
48 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 153 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

As others have noted, the JJ is part of the (seemingly chicer and more modern) Hotel Urban Design, across the street. High marks for the following: Location - you can step right out into the Trieste street party that seems to go on all night; Breakfast - good solid breakfast with lots of options; Staff - friendly, helpful and responsive,... More 

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Vestal, New York
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86 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

This hotel is a great value tucked away in a very quiet side street. The rooms are a little on the small side but that doesn't bother me. The rooms are very clean and the staff are helpful. The buffet breakfast is more than adequate. It is only a ten minute walk from the train station and my wife and... More 

1 Thank David S
Chico, California
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93 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2016

The rooms were small, which is typical for an older European hotel, but the worse thing was the noise. You either had an inner room view that faced right into a wall of windows (not good if you are claustrophobic), or the room we had, which also faced windows, but these were across the walking street. The trouble was, at... More 

1 Thank BidwellRunner
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8 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2016

This hotel is operated by the Urban Design hotel which is just across the alley from the door of the James Joyce. It is on a small alley that winds back in an attractive way for a street just off the Piazza d'Unida de Italia (I know I have misspelled that a bit). So the location is about as central... More 

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3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

If you want a clean, tidy hotel in the center of Trieste, but you don't care about luxury? Then this is your hotel. The price was an excellent value and I was not one bit disappointed. I was on the 2nd floor and you can hear the 'party' outside- but I love it and cracked my window open to hear... More 

Thank Mina C
London, United Kingdom
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83 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2016

Hotel James Joyce offers clean, comfortable rooms a few minutes walk from Piazza Unità d'Italia and the seafront. The tariff in February was a reasonable €50 per night. Generous breakfast fare is provided across the alley in the Urban Design Hotel which also acts as reception for the much smaller James Joyce (Urban Design is a modern conversion of an... More 

1 Thank Colin M
Washington DC
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7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2015

Wonderful location not far from the Adriatic Sea, it is tucked away in a small side-street that assures a quiet night's rest! The hotel is close to several bus lines, but is also reasonable close to various locations that may be of interest to the walking tourist. The rooms were very clean, the staff courteous and helpful. The breakfasts were... More 

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  • Wheelchair access
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Additional Information about Hotel James Joyce

Address: Via Dei Cavazzeni 7, 34121, Trieste, Italy
Location: Italy > Friuli Venezia Giulia > Province of Trieste > Trieste
Price Range: $90 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel James Joyce 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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