The location is just perfect to visitors of the Vatican Museum as it is just a few blocks away from the museum's gate...The place is indeed quiet, quite affordable and it was a plus that our intention to stay was accepted despite the very last minute booking
however, if you're claustrophobic and does not like rooms which are not well lit, this is not the property for you... as others previously mentioned it is in a basement, which we only found out only after booking it in hotels.com (we had a sudden change of plan so we have to extend for a few days in Rome) .having this property advertised in hotels.com is a bit deceiving as of course you'll get the notion that it is somewhat comparable to hotel services to at least a two star hotel...
As it is a B&B, breakfast was also available - pocket cup cakes and a couple of milk boxes are available in the fridge...
Nevermind that we came 30 minutes earlier than notified time of arrival, as we rung the doorbell, we we're told that the owner Gabrielle has not arrived yet so we need to give him a call for us to come in.. unfortunately, our phone cannot make calls... so we have to wait outside the gate.. the lady who answered our doorbell came out and kindly let us use her phone but we cannot contact Gabrielle...little that we know that, Maria, the nice lady , is Gabrielle's caretaker.. she cannot speak straight english, and i am not sure if she can understand us well too, but we managed to make sign languages and maybe out of pity... she led us to our room.
to cut the long story short... we were indeed disappointed but at least we had a roof to stay for a night (although we booked for 2) and we had a good shower (with the mini shower) before we left for the airport.
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