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Hotel James Joyce

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Property amenities
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Breakfast included
Laundry Service
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Wheelchair access
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Public Wifi
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Full view
100Great for walkers
Grade: 100 out of 100
188Restaurantswithin 0.25 miles
91Attractionswithin 0.25 miles
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Oak Lawn, Illinois
Reviewed Oct 19, 2018
We spent two nights here to explore the city. The hotel is a block into the Old City, charming (but you enter through the Hotel Urban Design, as no taxi can fit in the narrow street that is before the James Joyce! Simple, clean; very helpful front desk staff, it appears that someone with English skills is always on duty. An absolutely wonderful breakfast buffet, graciously served. A great start to the day.
Thank Michael5508
Fiona L
Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
Reviewed Aug 19, 2018via mobile
We were only here for night, arriving late from Trieste Airport en route to Slovenia Coast. Our rooms were simple, straight forward and very clean. The air con and shower worked efficiently, the windows blocked out virtually all the loud street noise and the beds were very comfortable: the best first night's sleep away from home I can remember. Breakfast in the morning was a good quality buffet of fruit salad, 3 types of ham/salami, cheese slice, cereal, yogurt, 3 types of bread rolls, 3 types of croissant, jam/spreads, cake, fruit juice. There was a barrista to do our coffee rather than the standard hotel offering of filter coffee. They were happy to store our bags after checkout while we explored the city and for us to wait for 45 min on the sofas in the foyer while awaiting our taxi. Would definitely stay again when next in Trieste
Thank Fiona L
Munich, Germany
Reviewed Apr 1, 2018via mobile
We spent 8 days here in March 2018.
We’d been before and were very positively disposed towards the establishment.
Nothing has changed.
Super friendly staff over at the Urban Design desk which looks after the servicing and maintenance of HJJ.
Flexible and always attentive to your wishes and needs.
Clean rooms with WiFi and TV. En suite bathroom.
Breakfast is simple with a good choice from the buffet.
The hotel is very central - just 5 minutes from the Piazza Unità which is the Centre of Trieste.
Our stay was perfect and the hotel was really the perfect base for an adventurous 8 days enjoying the wonder that is this lovely town.
I can fully recommend the hotel and imagine that Finn may be Waked Again for us in the Hotel James Joyce.
Thank FrankMcLynn
Reviewed Sep 18, 2017via mobile
Just stayed one night here, room was great, clean, cosy. Breakfast was lovely. Reception staff were friendly and helpful. Location was great , very central. Parked the car in the car park fairly close to the hotel. Would definately recommend .
Thank Nicoledean
Munich, Germany
Reviewed Aug 11, 2017via mobile
Excellent hotel. Small. Reception desk at Urban Design Hotel.
Wonderfully clean. Incredibly helpful staff. An email sufficed to secure a room which suited a person with mobility problems.
Excellent buffet breakfast.
Perfect wifi.
Very friendly staff. Forthcoming and concerned.
We all fell in love with this hotel and have already planned to return.
Try it out - you'll be happy too.
Thank FrankMcLynn
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Sure... that was our concern too - but no problem. The hotel has a couple of short stay spots out front for checking-in and luggage drop-off etc. They offer an expensive valet service, but no need. There is an... More
Room Tips
"Lower level rooms pick up more street noise."
Oct 19, 2018
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"top floor if you want quiet room"
May 22, 2017
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"Rooms on the street are noisier."
May 30, 2016
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"Not sure whether there are any distinctions. Our window was on an air shaft but I do not think that any..."
Apr 27, 2016
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ItalyFriuli Venezia GiuliaProvince of TriesteTrieste
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