Let me start out that this hotel is actually outside the Rome city limits, surrounded by countryside. When we purchased this hotel on Expedia.com, it was listed as 3 kilometers from the Laurentina metro stop, but in all actuality it was about 5 at least. Unsure about the bus system, we decided to walk and it took us about 3 hours to find the place. Granted, after finding it, it was very easy to get around. The 044 bus stops right outside the hotel, which takes you to the Laurentina stop on Line B metro. From there you can get right into Rome, but it is about an hour altogether to travel to the Colosseum, and even farther for the Vatican. What is nice is that you can get anywhere in Rome for only 1 euro (it includes all buses for 75 minutes, and one metro ride). If you don't mind the time wasted traveling every day, this hotel is a true bargin.
The hotel itself is very nice with a mod decorating style. All of the lights are controlled by a digital remote, which is kind of neat. One thing I did not like about the room is that the enclosed shower is out in the open, which a clear view to everyone in the room through its glass doors. Definitely could be embarrassing if you are traveling with someone you do not want to see you naked.
The staff was very friendly, although most do not speak English well. After arriving late, staff was kind enough to have pizza delivered for us (only 10 euro for two large pizzas and 2 supplis---which was the most amazing food I had the entire time in Rome).
Altogether a steal of a deal if you can put up with a few major drawbacks.
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