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“Nice hotel, good location” 4 of 5 bubbles
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Hotel Best Roma
Ranked #775 of 1,292 Hotels in Rome
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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25 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
“Nice hotel, good location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 27, 2013

Lovely hotel with really good access to local transport.
My friend and I shared the Junior Suite and whilst it was not as spacious as we were expecting, it was still very nice and comfortable. We wanted a hotel that was typically 'Italian' in decor and we got it! But the room still boasted a modern bathroom with all the expected amenities expected from a 4star hotel. Breakfast was provided and was a continental buffet. A good start to the day and made even better by being able to sit in the garden to enjoy. The staff are very friendly and ready to provide directions, advice and maps!
The hotel is situated on a main road, but you don't really hear the noise in the rooms. It is within walking distance to the Termini train station as well as various bust and tram stops.
As it is a tiny bit away from the main historical attractions the pricing is more reasonable (especially if you contact the hotel direct) but still a 10 minute tram journey to the city.

All in all, I would definitely recommend this hotel for visiting Rome.

Room Tip: I didn't see any of the other rooms, but the junior suite was nice. Probably go for a room facin...
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  • Stayed May 2013, traveled with friends
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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HotelBestRoma, THE MANAGEMENT at Hotel Best Roma, responded to this review, September 27, 2013
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Hope to see you soon again in Rome.

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    4 of 5 bubbles
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    3.5 of 5 bubbles
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Kildare, Ireland
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3 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 23, 2013

Central location and close to the Metro and bus stops,really friendly staff and breakfast was good.Very good price for the cleanliness and location.Room was small but had everything you needed,really good air-con as we went in August.

Room Tip: Ask for up-grade we got one on the second day and we weren't charged :)
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Stayed August 2013, traveled with family
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

Great hotel near the Termini station (3 stops from termini with bus or tramway)
Room is good with TV , mini bar and clean bathroom. Breakfast too. Great terrasses.
The neighborhood is a little bit weird but ok.

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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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17 reviews
8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2013

Stayed in room 104 had a balcony view of the patio.. Breakfast very good, very quiet and peaceful close to the <manzoni train station which brings you to all the places to see, laundymat where they wash clothes close by so you dont travel with dirty clothes...Dont use the pizza place rest they advise use the one directly across the street from it or the one on the corner. Neighborhood ok it is safe at night.. they booked a day tour to isle of capri for us where we were picked up and dropped off at the hotel highly reccomend

  • Stayed August 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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We thank you for the kind words regarding our hotel and its services.

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13 reviews
5 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 15, 2013 via mobile

Booked this hotel as a surprise for my girlfriend's birthday as I wanted a reasonably priced hotel with a central location. We were certainly not disappointed with that, it was located a 10 minute walk from the Colosseum and close to the Rome underground so all areas of the city could be reached easily. Room was compact but very clean and tidy, and the staff were extremely friendly and helpful when asked for advice about exploring the city and how to get around. Basic continental breakfast was included with the room and could be eaten on the outdoor terrace which was very nice each morning. However, there is no bar or restaurant, but alcoholic drinks can still be ordered from the hotel menu and served to you by the staff along with complimentary bar snacks. Overall, hotel contributed to a great trip to Rome, and really is a great base for exploring the entire city. Would highly recommend.

Stayed September 2012, traveled as a couple
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5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 9, 2013

My new husband and I stayed at the Hotel Best Roma for 2 nights on 24th June 2013 for our mini honeymoon. Rome was fantastic, bustling with people, wonderful sights and absolutely fantastic food! The B&B itself is lovely. It is clean and bright and elegantly furnished. The room we stayed in was the room which appears on the website and all the leaflets. It was clean and had a boudoir feel to it with chandelier, vintage style telephone, shutters, damask bedding and a gilded mirror. The breakfast was typically continental. Fresh rolls, cheese spreads, salami, parma ham, sliced cheese, cereals, croissants, jams and fresh fruit and yoghurt. Various different types of coffee and teas were also available. Nice, simple and yummy. There is a small seating area in the breakfast room and the most fantastic terrace outside with stylish chairs, tables and umbrellas. I would definitely recommend dining alfresco. The staff were pleasant enough but I've definitely experienced friendlier. I had emailed the hotel prior to our departure to inform them my husband and I would be travelling for our honeymoon however no special provisions were put in place to make our stay even more memorable which was a tad disappointing. The hotel is situated a good half an hours walk away from the colleseum/Spanish steps which was fine for us but could be too much for some people. The nearest metro station (Vittorio Emmanuel) is only a 5-10 minute walk from the hotels front doors which is very convenient. The area the hotel is situated in does not appear to be the most pleasant either. It appeared to be in a Chinese type district and there was an awful lot of graffiti, rubbish and at times a rather strong smell of urine in certain shop doorways enroute to the hotel. This didn't really affect my partner and I however could be fairly intimidating for others. All in all the hotel was nice and great value for money and we would stay there again if the price was right however I don't think it is a 4 star hotel as described. The iron we were given had the wires exposed around the cord and the fire alarm light above our door fell out of its casing on one occasion. Only minor things but still not conjusive of a 4 star residence.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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Melbourne, Australia
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108 reviews
56 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 6, 2013

When we arrived late at night, the receptionist did not have a record that after I had booked a room for 2 via expedia, I had emailed the Hotel directly and organised an extra bed. It looked like we were going to have a very significant problem with no room for 3 people!
I suspect this review would have been a tale of misery if I had not been able to produce the full documentation of our email messaged.
Once this was read the receptionist kindly upgraded us to a huge room by Roman standards at no extra charge
Our experience was fantastic, we had a huge dividable room. The rooms are nice, quiet given our room faced the busy road (Double glazing and shutters made the difference) and the bathroom was spacious
Staff were friendly and helpful, and the breakfast was very good.
A long distance to walk between the hotel and the train station if you have heavy suitcases
All in all, we could not have had a better experience
So I recommend that you email the Hotel directly to confirm your arrangements then take a copy of the emails with you on arrival.

  • Stayed July 2013, traveled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Location
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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Thank AlexMaz
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Property: Hotel Best Roma
Address: Via di Porta Maggiore 51, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #775 of 1,292 Hotels in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Best Roma 4*
Number of rooms: 24
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The HOTEL BEST ROMA is located in the heart of Rome, between the Colosseum and the cathedrals of San Giovanni in Laterano and Santa Maria Maggiore, at a short distance from the Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain and the stunning Piazza di Spagna. Completed in September 2008, this fully renewed four-star hotel combines beauty, quality, and style in such a way as to complement the glorious city around it. The HOTEL BEST ROMA is the perfect place to stay in Rome, thanks to its welcoming atmosphere, the elegance of its premises, its lovely terrace and inner courtyard. Our staff will provide you with flawless service, and will be very happy to meet your requests. Fully refurbished and made with attention to the smallest details, the HOTEL BEST ROMA offers its guests antique-style rooms with air conditioning. Amenities include satellite LCD televisions, DVD players (on request), writing tables, Wi-Fi connection, minibars, and direct-dial phones. In our marble bathrooms you can find bathrobes, slippers, phones and hair dryers. The HOTEL BEST ROMA also offers you peace of mind in terms of security and privacy for you and your family, with modern anti-intruder systems, 24-hour staff, safety deposit boxes, soundproofing and fire alarms. The HOTEL BEST ROMA provides its guests with Wireless Internet connection in every room and in all common areas. Guests can enjoy a complimentary continental buffet breakfast each morning. The hotel is located within a set of very charming gardens, offering its guests a place to relax after a long day of sightseeing. Guests can also access a magnificent outdoor terrace to enjoy the tranquility of a warm Roman evening. ... more   less 
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