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“Memorable Experience”
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Hotel Museum
Ranked #479 of 1,290 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Vallejo, California, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“Memorable Experience”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 5, 2014

My husband and I stayed at this family run hotel owned by Paolo Alimandi who also worked the front desk. He was very helpful in recommending nearby family owned restaurants. The front desk receptionist, Duny Avast, was very helpful and alert regarding the Gypsies around the neighborhood. She spotted the gypsies following us to the hotel. And thank you to Francesco, who make sure that we have hot breakfast buffet served at the rooftop. This great hotel is just across the Vatican Museum, a 10 minute walk to the Vatican City and St. peter's Basilica. I highly recommend this hotel when you go to ROME.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 22, 2014

We were here with a tour group, and loved the hotel, right near the entrance to the Vatican Museum. Our room was a gem of organization (almost like a dorm room), with shelves and drawers in just the right places. Lots of public rooms and a large enclosed breakfast area on the roof. Very helpful staff, and plenty of ice for my achy knees.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Holbrook, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 2, 2014

Great location and fantastic little hotel. A street away from the Vatican makes it a great for St Peter's, Sistine Chapel, etc.. but also walking distance to many of Rome's other sights.

Friendly & helpful staff made our stay, with useful advise on getting round the busy tourist spots and recommending some superb places to eat & drink. Francesco serving breakfast was a blast and really made us feel welcome, even with New Year hangover!

I strongly recommend this hotel if you are looking for a Vatican based hotel and will hopefully return sometime in the future.

  • Stayed December 2013, traveled as a couple
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Kilgore, Texas
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2013

My husband and I booked a room at the Alimandi B&B but were upgraded when we arrived to stay in the Hotel Alimandi Tunisi, which was wonderful and a great experience in every way. We had a little trouble finding it after getting off at the Cipro metro stop, but after a quick call to the hotel with some good directions, we found it just fine. The front desk staff were always helpful and friendly. The room was very comfortable and quiet almost all the time. There are two elevators for those on higher floors (we were on the first floor somewhat near the lobby). The breakfast buffet in the morning is excellent with hot food, cereal, yogurt, cheese, breads (sweet and savory) and coffee, juice, and milk. All of this is served by the very friendly Francesco on their rooftop terrace. The hotel is located just a few steps from the Vatican Museum entrance and a few blocks from two metro stops and several convenient bus stops (#23 being our most used and favorite). Many stores and restaurants are also nearby along with two grocery stores and a laundromat. This was an exceptional value per night as well, and the rate included breakfast. We would recommend the Hotel Alimandi for anyone visiting Rome. The only issue is that it is not as convenient for walking to the historic city center, but the bus system is well connected to the area, and perfect for getting around.

  • Stayed November 2013, traveled as a couple
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Breda, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2013 via mobile

Very good location to visit Vatican. Everything was very clean. Kind and friendly staff. Very helpful. I was glad they were flexible to adjust my booking.

Breakfast is rather poor, once we had cold scrambled eggs, cappuccino is not drinkable.

Stayed October 2013
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Toulouse, France
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2013

The Almandi Tunisi is directly across from the Vatican Museum and around the corner from St. Peter's Square. Could not be better positioned for a visit to this beautiful city. They serve a generous breakfast and are always ready to prepare a coffee if you need a pick-me-up. This is a 3 star hotel that merits its rating. Staff are prepared to give you advise on what to do and where to go. I'd stay there anytime.

  • Stayed October 2013, traveled on business
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Rochester, MN
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2013

We stayed at the Almandi Tunisi in late June - early July. The hotel is located in a convenient place close to the Vatican, but in the evening when the tourists leave the neighborhood reverts to a setting with small restaurants, shops and local residents.
The family that owns and operates the hotel and two other facilities nearby are very invested in making you feel welcome. In addition, the staff made a number of great recomendations as to where to eat in the neighborhood,
As others have commented, Franscesco the breakfast chef is a special delight, and makes your day start with a smile.
The rooftop terrace is is a great place to have breakfast, or a glass of wine before (or after dinner). Having the terrrace available makes up to some extent for the relatively small size of the room.
Although the room was small, it was designed to have adequate space to store clothing and was was comfortable. The air conditioning worked very well, and the bathroom (with a walk in shower) was actually rather large for a european property.
There is no question that we would stay there again.

  • Stayed June 2013, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Museum
Address: Via Tunisi 8, 00192 Rome, Italy (Formerly Hotel Alimandi Tunisi)
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Amenities:
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #479 of 1,290 Hotels in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Museum 3*
Number of rooms: 35
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