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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

If you do not have a car (parking in Orvieto is a nightmare, and this hotel does not have private parking), and you are not in search of the trendy, seriously consider staying at the Grand Hotel Reale. It is, as the charming proprietress observed, "not so much a hotel as a palazzo." It is the ancient residence of a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016 via mobile

A truly dreadful hotel. We made a last minute booking on booking.com to meet up with friends of ours in Orvieto. We wanted to be central and as many hotels were full because of the annual festival we landed up with Hotel Reale which showed availability of one room only for euros 150. At this price we were looking forward... More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

The hotel is old, and historical, true. But the man behind the desk, who with his coke-bottle glasses and wizened skin is also old and historical, is really mean and unfriendly. I was there with two very well-behaved kids, and he showed such a lack of kindness and warmth that we left and went to stay somewhere else just purely... More 

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Canberra, Australia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015

Yes, we recommend avoiding this hotel. The Grand Realm is, however, grand in a few respects . It has a grand marble staircase. It has a grand location, right in the middle of Old Orvieto. It has grand ceilings. Sadly, it also has a grand cheek to be asking 90 euros for a double room in a hotel with: a... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

If you like old fashioned hotels with huge stairs, want to feel like Fred Astaire or rather RiffRaff from Rocky Horror Picture Show? Choose this hotel 😊 Land lords are great and very friendly, lady is only able to speak Italian but with many gestures and body language all went well. The house is so old fashioned, you have to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

A beautiful building inside and out. Fabulous ceilings in the bedrooms and magnificent staircase. Has been a grand place in its heyday. The size of the rooms is great and the facilities although dated are all in place. The staff are pleasant and helpful. It is like something from an Agatha Christie novel and very quaint on a large scale.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2015

I stayed 9 days. It is a lovely old palace with an amazing grand staircase. The rooms vary, depending upon the size of your party or if they've been updated. The staff could not be more friends and accommodating. It helps to speak a little Italian. This is the Italy I remember, grand and traditional.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

This place has so much charm and history. I have stayed here on multiple occasions and love getting different rooms to see the difference. The people there are very friendly. Very clean. I will definitely come back here to stay.

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Adelaide, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014 via mobile

We stayed only one night, it was good vale for money the bed a little hard for my liking but the people were great and showed us the Royal suite and chapel and the piano/music room. Lovely quiet location except for the bells well they are all over the village. Take ear plugs, they didn't bother us but you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2013

Walking up to the hotels impressive facade we were thrilled with our choice, not too concerned with the bit of chipped paint on the front of the building. Entering the foyer we found no one until the gentile innkeeper greeted us from the staircase above, by name, before even seeing us. :0. We were escorted by a tiny elevator to... More 

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Address: Piazza del Popolo 25, 05018, Orvieto, Italy
Location: Italy > Umbria > Province of Terni > Orvieto
Price Range: $97 - $100 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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