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Barocco Hotel
Ranked #13 of 1,287 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Toronto, Canada
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20 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“Excellent and Incredible Staff”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2013

Stayed three nights....fantastic location, services and staff. Massive inclusive extras like large room and shower compared to European city hotels, incredible breakfast with long open times and good in room wi-fi. Very helpful staff regarding tips as well. Only downside is typical city street noise so see if you can get a room that does not directly face the street.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Wellington, New Zealand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2013

We stayed at Hotel Barocco twice during an extended stay in Italy and wouldn’t hesitate to stay there again.

It was the location that first attracted us to this boutique hotel. It nestles just off Piazza Barbarini, a stones throw from the bustle of Via Veneto, 5 minutes walk from the Spanish Steps and ten minutes saunter from the Trevi Fountain.

On our first stay our room looked out over the piazza and the constant theatre of life that makes up this bustling place. We had arrived by car with our two small dogs and a mountain of luggage. We were tired, hot and my wife was in need of a doctor.

The lovely staff on the front desk sorted everything with style and efficiency. The luggage was whisked upstairs, the car was parked, we were checked in and a doctor was called. What a great welcome to Rome.

On our second visit about 2 months later we were remembered and as “regular clients” were upgraded to a room that had it’s own terrace and felt more like an apartment than a room.

A special mention goes to the young barman who we kept up late one night – time got away from us as we spent the night chatting – us of our travels and our home, and him of the goings on in Italy at the time. Between us I think we solved most of the world’s problems that night.

From memory the hotel is listed as 4 star. I would rate it higher because despite the high standard of service, the immaculate rooms and the excellent breakfast, there is a genuine friendliness from all the staff that is worth a star in its’ own right.

Room Tip: If you want to feel you are part of the bustle of Rome, a room overlooking the Piazza is for you.
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  • Stayed July 2012, traveled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 stars
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3 Thank Graememo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Perfect place to stay. Friendly and VERY helpful staff. When we need smth we get assistance within minutes! Comfortable trasportation from and to the airport. Great location. Looking forward to stay here again.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2013

Where do i start, This hotel is perfect in every way. Arriving on thursday 28th February 2013 the reception staff were impeccable, nothing to much trouble. Room was very very clean, elegantly decorated and presented, as were all areas. Breakfast - very good and service excellent, well done to the staff.
Basically made our trip to Rome an experience to remember - Thank you Hotel Barocco
We will be back!

  • Stayed February 2013, traveled as a couple
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3 Thank Edward666
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 101 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2013

The hotel is in a great location - literally one minute from Barberini station. We stayed in the annex, which I think are their cheapest rooms. Basically, the hotel has a block of apartments in a neighboring building that is otherwise owned by companies and individuals. You somewhat feel like you are living in a posh (if small) apartment in Rome. Our room was small, TV small too, bathroom was a good size. The decor was upscale. Not sure how the annex rooms compare to the main building rooms, but overall we were happy. Because they don't own the entire building, they can't control some things - like for example the apartment above us doing construction at 8am. That is a bit unfortunate. Also, it's a bit odd that they request you to return the room key to reception every time you leave - maybe this is just for the annex (these aren't typical plastic hotel keys, but actual metal keys on a giant keychain with tassels).There was a fruit basket in the room and flowers waiting when we arrived. On our last night, they gave us a handwritten farewell card and deserts. Hotel staff was very friendly. Breakfast was good for Europe, quite nice breakfast dining area. No fitness area or pool. I realize I have focused on some negatives, but other than the room being small, I have nothing really critical to say about this place. Would definitely recommend.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank Russianoligarch
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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Perfect area to stay, very central to pretty all the major sights!
staff really friendly and made us feel at home.
i will definitely come back to stay here.
- make sure you have perfect change for taxis because sometimes dont give you change.

  • Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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2 Thank JeanettCraze
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Boston, Massachusetts, United States
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2013

Very helpful and friendly staff. Excellent breakfast with typical Italian offerings as well as made to order egg dishes. Extremely clean and quiet. Very good value for Rome. Very comfortable beds. Our room had marble floors and a very nice balcony looking out at Piazza Barberini.

Stayed March 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Barocco Hotel
Address: Piazza Barberini 9 | Entrance: Via della Purificazione, 4, 00187 Rome, Italy
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Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Room Service Suites Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#6 Business Hotel in Rome
#6 Family Hotel in Rome
#7 Luxury Hotel in Rome
#7 Romantic Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Barocco Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 37
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Overlooking Bernini's Triton Fountain, the Barocco is a boutique hotel with just 37 rooms (and a staff of 22!) Located in an old aristocratic building in the heart of Baroque Rome. Carefully refurbished in 2010 and 2012 to offer guests superior standards of comfort and style, the Barocco has followed the example of leading international hotels, becoming 100% smoke-free.Attention to detail, absolute cleanliness, unique and highly sought-after rooms, an atmosphere from times past, and 21st-century technology, make guests' stay at the Barocco a warm Italian experience full of magic. ... more   less 
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