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“Very Large Rooms Even For American Standards & Fantastic Location”

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The Westin Excelsior, Rome
Ranked #206 of 1,291 Hotels in Rome
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75 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Very Large Rooms Even For American Standards & Fantastic Location”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2014

Service was more than we could ask for. Arrived really early (10:30) & with no hesitations they showered us to our room. We are SPG members but nit sure if that matters. The rooms are better in life than the photos but they are smelly because of the building being so old. But you can't have ancient & good smelling at the same time, I've realized in Europe.

Huge bedroom & bathroom. We leave the doors open for the most perfect weather for Rome in April. Westin bed which is the greatest for traveling & my most important criteria, down pillows & awesome neck rolls.

  • Stayed April 2014, traveled as a couple
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marc l, General Manager at The Westin Excelsior, Rome, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Dear Tripadvisor
Very happy to read that you enjoyed the service of our staff. We are indeed fortunate to have large rooms and all rooms have the Westin Heavenly bed
Looking forward to welcome you again
Marc L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 31, 2014

Beautiful FIVE STAR hotel, beautifully appointed rooms/suites which are quite large. Loved my stay here. Attentive, polite, excellent staff. Harry's Bar is right down the street and there's a beautiful park where the Borghese mansion and gardens are. It was an outstanding visit before heading to Tuscany, Florence and Venice.

Room Tip: Excellent location and walking distance to most historic sites. Very quiet and just the BEST!!!
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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marc l, General Manager at The Westin Excelsior, Rome, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Dear Tripadvisor
Thank you for your nice review and for mentioning the attentive, polite and excellent staff
This is very motivating for us
Looking forward to welcome you again
Marc L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

We had a wonderful three day stay at the Westin Excelsior Rome. With the 3 days for the price of 2 promotion, a weekend stay is great value, and we thoroughly enjoyed the experience. We were in Rome celebrating our wedding anniversary, and the hotel made it really special for us with Champagne and flowers. It was very much appreciated.

The lobby is visually stunning, and the reception and concierge staff were uniformly friendly and helpful. The breakfast buffet is excellent, and the staff could not have been more efficient; the service was great.

The location in North Rome is convenient to the Spanish Steps and Villa Borghese, and a Metro stop is only a few blocks away. Lots of restaurants close by, although we discovered that a number of these are tourist traps (one in particular was recommended by the Concierge, perhaps do your own research also).

All in all a lovely stay, very highly recommended.

  • Stayed March 2014, traveled as a couple
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marc l, General Manager at The Westin Excelsior, Rome, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Dear Tripadvisor
Happy to read you enjoyed your stay and that we recognized your wedding anniversary.
Thank you for mentioning the efficiency of the staff and their service
Best regards
Marc L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 30, 2014

Very Nice Hotel with Nice rooms and Great service . Location is fantastic within walking distance of Spanish Steps and Colosseum. If you want to give the Italian food a break ( not that I would understand why ) then Hard Rock is just across the road .

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled on business
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marc l, General Manager at The Westin Excelsior, Rome, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Dear Tripadvisor
Thank you for mentioning the great service, the nice rooms and the location. Happy to read we met your expectations
Marc L
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 27, 2014

So many nice hotels in so many places,and this is nice Had a lovely balcony ,best bed ever.

But come on 1bottle of water. Jaded room decor,hinges unhinged dirty walls and filthy corners in shower

Staff very pleasant and courteous , though did not see any as I struggled with my luggage as I left Will return to Rome but not the westin. Too many nicer hotels for the same price and star rating

Would advise people looking for value for money to double check before booking

Room Tip: I loved our balcony overlooking the American embassy
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  • Stayed March 2014, traveled with friends
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marc l, General Manager at The Westin Excelsior, Rome, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Dear Tripadvisor
Thank you for your review and for mentioning the pleasant and courteous staff
I apologize that at the check-out we did not have an associate to help
Happy to read you enjoyed our Westin Heavenly beds.
Marc L
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

First Time here. Location is perfect. Room is clean and soooooooo comfortable. The only problem: no a/c because for Roman, it is still winter (but hot for North American like us). And room service (for towels and night turn down) very uneven (some day perfect, some day, no service). Over all, a very nice hotel. And I have forgot to say room 164 has absolutely no view and we were desapointed since were were here for a week

  • Stayed March 2014
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marc l, General Manager at The Westin Excelsior, Rome, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Dear Tripadvisor
Happy to read we exceeded your expectations with the clean and comfortable room and for saying that overall we are a nice hotel
I apologize for the inconsistency in the turndown service and will avoid this in the future
Best regards
Marc L
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NJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 19, 2014 via mobile

Not sure when Westin became involved some cabbies still know it as Excelsior...on Via Veneto not far from Villa Borghese...taxi stand right at corner. Not far from Spanish Steps either. Room was clean, very large high ceilings, the staff were very very friendly and helpful. We had a drink in the bar...very good service....the only reason not 5 rating was hotel is a little tired...and the nickel and dime charges like 30 Euro for tv are a little annoying. Would go back and would recommend....the street it is on is tree lined and serene and maybe 1/2 mile from the park which contains Villa Borghese.

Stayed March 2014, traveled with family
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marc l, General Manager at The Westin Excelsior, Rome, responded to this review, April 4, 2014
Dear Tripadvisor
Thank you for your nice comments. The Excelsior Rome was rebranded years ago as the Westin Excelsior Rome like the Westin Palace in Madrid and some other legendary properties.
Happy to read you enjoyed your stay and the location of the hotel
Best regards
Marc L
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Property: The Westin Excelsior, Rome
Address: 125, Via Vittorio Veneto, 00187 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Ludovisi / Via Veneto
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#20 Spa Hotel in Rome
#118 Luxury Hotel in Rome
#131 Business Hotel in Rome
#180 Family Hotel in Rome
#211 Romantic Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:5 star — The Westin Excelsior, Rome 5*
Number of rooms: 316
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A restful and invigorating stay awaits you in one of our 281 rooms and 35 suites, few steps from Rome center and facing Via Veneto, hearth of DolceVita.Our rooms will welcome you with maximum comfort and technology and are equipped with the revitalizing Westin Heavenly Bed ®, high-speed Internet connection (surcharge), LCD flat screen televisions, pay-per-view movies and much more. ... more   less 
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