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Mariano Hotel
Ranked #558 of 1,273 Hotels in Rome
Reviewed August 6, 2012

A great value for money hotel. Basic, but very clean, free wifi, a good view, in a great location close to the station and within walking distance of restaurants & bars in Monti and Ancient Rome. The staff are friendly & helpful - all in all very good value for money.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Reviewed August 5, 2012

It is a very clean hotel, close to to central station, and within walking distance to the main attractions. The breakfast is pretty small, and you should not expect a big breakfast for this price. In general it is worth the money paid.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank Alexandra_432
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Reviewed July 6, 2012

Not plush, but offers a very clean room, tidy bedroom, ensuite facilities in a convienient location for tourist attractions. Not in the most up market area, but remember if are staying here you are on a budget and it offers a fair product for a fair price.

  • Stayed: July 2012, traveled with friends
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2  Thank Nobody3
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Reviewed April 24, 2012

Worst place I have EVER stayed. How they ever managed 2 stars is beyond me, there should be a minus star rating. .
Arrived after 30+ hrs of travelling with my fit 70 year old Mum and so looking forward to getting to our hotel we were very disappointed.
On arrival no warm welcome, dour minimum information.
No fridge in room, no drinks at all, drinks machine in lobby broken down for the 3 unfortunate nights we spent in this awful place.
Once we reached our room Mum called down to reception and asked could she possible get a cup of tea, was told "no, its not possible", she asked could she get anything at all to drink, "no, not possible"
No sitting room or space where you could relax and absolutely nothing in the rooms, apart from the tv (which of course we couldnt understand anyway).
Sour older woman on guard in their cold, uninviting breakfast room, ensuring no-one disappeared with a couple of packets of condiments, maybe some strawberry jam to lick out of the packet in their room.
The breakfast was shocking, no fruit, 3 cereals (coco pops, cornflakes and a very ordinary muesli), white rolls or sweet pastry. There was an orange drink, it was not juice, more like a cordial
No wifi access at all
The final night the overwhelming, nauseating smell of sewerage permeated our room to the extent that neither of us slept and I had to wrap a scarf around my nose and mouth to try and block the odour. We could not get out fast enough. I wrote a letter that I handed in with our key, explaining how dreadful our experience of their hotel had been.
The man on reception then charged us the city tax. I was aghast, it was the final insult after a sleepless night and being treated so badly by the staff there and I told him about the stench and the appalling service and said I did not mind paying a city tax but in this instance the decent thing he should do in the circumstance was pay it on our behalf. He could not believe that we had experienced such a bad smell as we were in the new rooms! I am not sure if he thought we were making it up but my goodness it was disgusting.
Never, ever have I been so pleased to leave somewhere and it has coloured our whole experience of Rome. It is such a shame as the place was recommended by a friend who stayed there several years ago.
Arriving in Florence was so great after that experience and our 2 star hotel here is blissful and really deserves more stars, it is brilliant and shows just how repulsively bad the Hotel Mariano is.

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  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with family
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1  Thank Moira-jane C
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Reviewed April 19, 2012

This hotel worth the money you pay.

It is located 5 minutes walk from the central station Termini
and you have many places to eat nearby.

The rooms are clean and you can always ask question about what to do.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled with friends
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3  Thank Ori_haim
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Reviewed April 13, 2012

This is definitely one of the best budget hotels I have ever stayed in. The staff is veeery helpful, location is perfect, rooms are very clean, nice, comfortable, perfect bathroom. We have stayed at the end of February, 2012 so it was not the season and price was really low. I would really stay here again and recommend it to others.

  • Stayed: February 2012, traveled as a couple
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1  Thank Egidija L
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Reviewed April 10, 2012

Very nice hotel, it's a 3* but is clean and proper for the city and the level of italian hotels. Nice staff and location. It deserves the good rank it has.

  • Stayed: April 2012, traveled as a couple
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Thank LM2097
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Additional Information about Mariano Hotel

Address: Piazza Manfredo Fanti 19, 00185 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #558 of 1,273 Hotels in Rome
Price Range: $48 - $163 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Mariano Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 33
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Hotel set in former Italian Officers Quarters dating from 1880 offers modern comfort; located near Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica. ... more   less 
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