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Villa del Cardinale

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Via dei Laghi km 11, 00040 Rocca di Papa, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Not often can one be treated to the luxuries of the lifestyle of an Italian Renaissance aristocrat. The Villa del Cardinale offers just that, an incredible indulgence. Cardinal Colonna proved that he knew how to enjoy the pleasures of life when he chose the location for his villa: perched atop a steep slope with the Albano Lake below in a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I recently stayed at the villa for a wedding. Our room was small but it was charming and had a superb view of the lake. The rate was very very reasonable for the service and view, which was priceless. The villa itself was also quite charming. I would highly recommend this hotel to people who adore old... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2013

The reason we stay there is because the hotel was quite near the airport and we had an early flight to catch. We didn't have a pleasant stay because: 1) The rooms were very old and it they were situated very far from the main reception building. We arrived with tons of luggages, but the receptionist didn't offer to send... More 

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Amandola, Italy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2013

Great hotel for the price - very clean and pretty quiet, too. Breakfast was adequate, but the coffee was truly dreadful! Tasted powdered, which was a disappointment. I was also surprised that there was a daily charge of €5 for wifi in the rooms, although it was free in the public areas.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2012

It's amazing to find such a hotel in such a place. You feel as if you were part of the Colonna familly back in the 17th century. The hotel is located in an ancient villa : architecture remains as it was in the past and the rooms have very different patterns from one to another depending of their location in... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Villa above all, is a place rich in art and archaeology and ecological itinerary in a strip of nature that is almost uncontaminated. It is the ideal place for all types of cultural events and ideal for wedding in Italy. In addition to being provided with every comfort, the rooms make You re-live, thanks to magic atmosphere, those stays enjoyed by the illustrious guests of the Villa in the course of centuries, it may be considered the perfect location for receptions in Italy. The Villa offers perfects locations and places where planning your Italian wedding parties becomes easy and comfortable due to the proximity of the Rome airport. Built in the year 1629, by Caridinal Gerolamo Colonna on the land donated by Pope Urbano VIII Barberini, the newly renovated Villa is a faithful reproduction of the original palace, the work of the architect Antonio Del grande who was also commissioned by the same Cardinal Colonna to build the Duomo di Rocca di Papa and the church of S.Barnaba in Marino. Already in the past two thousand years, in this place there was a small house that was used a resting place by the Counsels and Pontiffs when they came to celebrate the 'Feriae Latinae' in the Temple of Giove Laziale. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa del Cardinale

Address: Via dei Laghi km 11, 00040 Rocca di Papa, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Province of Rome > Rocca di Papa
Price Range: $65 - $242 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 30
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