We stayed here september 2013 for 3 nights and were slightly let down by it. In images the hotel looks lovely, clean and modern-ish. But its a tad on the side of run down.
Our room although big had stained walls, dusty floors and a stained pillow, the colour scheme of dark green also gave it the feel of a hospital room.
We were also unlucky enough to be right at the top of the stairs (Room 148) so all night all you could hear was people walking past, high heels on tiled floors and rolling cases.
The other travellers seemed to not care about other people and would shout, scream, laugh and run about the halls, the staff did nothing to control this.
Our main gripe however was, that we were also opposite the vending machine, and believe me that thing is LOUD. You hear every coin being dropped in, the selection buttons and then three loud clangs as the drinks fall into the drawer. This goes on all night.
If you are looking for rest and relaxation after a day of sightseeing, this isn't the place for you!!
Location wise, it is quite far out of town but as everyone has already stated you can easily hop the 558 bus to Subaugusta and join the metro. However we found this difficult todo on a sunday. You can buy tickets in the shop attached to the pizzeria opposite the hotel.
Our advice buy a 75min ticket to get into town then find a news stand and buy a 3 day pass. Then you can tram, train and bus, where ever you like.
The Tram is just around the corner,
- exit hotel right, right again, straight down past Lidl and its the platform on the left. (there is 2 platforms, either-side of a crossroads the left one you get on, and the right one is where you get off) - which is much more straight forward and takes you straight to Termini Station, from there you can join either metro line although it does take 40mins and the surrounding areas are not that scenic but patience is rewarded as a stop or two before Termini you come to a beautiful Ancient Archway, (you can't miss it).
You can also jump on the 105 bus, but we never used this option. Its busstop is next to the Tram stop.
Food: We found it to be better than other reviews led us to believe, a range of different cereals, fresh milk, orange & pineapple juice. The cheese/egg mix was nice and the sausages were tasty too. Fresh croissants too, with a choice of chocolate, custard or plain.
Overall we would say, it is a bit far from central Rome and its not very relaxing, we wouldn't return.
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