Stayed at this hotel last week, we were in Turin for a family wedding. Room was basic, requested a double and single bed in the room, which we got (2 single beds pushed together but not a problem), beds very comfy, large bathroom with a bath with a shower over. Shower was a bit of a pain, had a mind of its own, very powerful and the holder that the shower head went into was broken so moved around a lot, bathroom floor always quite wet when finished. No tea & coffee making facilities in the room but there was a mini bar which we used to keep our water cool. In room safe didn't work but used safety deposit box at reception. Breakfast was nothing exciting, I personally just had peaches and a croissant every morning, no de-caff coffee that I could see.
Be aware, there is a city tax to pay when you check out which is €3.20 per person, per night (age 12 and over) for the first four nights only. Also, the bar is only open occasionally, think out of our 5 nights it was only open twice at night.
To sum up wouldn't say it was a bad hotel and would probably stay again if we ever went to Turin again, could do with a bit of updating though.
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- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- The Diplomatic hotel is one of the most prestigious hotels in Turin, located in the historic centre of the city, a few metres from the Porta Susa railway station, the main hub of high-speed rail transit between France and Italy.However you choose to get to the Diplomatic, the hotel is convenient due to its proximity to the Torino Caselle "Sandro Pertini" airport terminal, to the new underground line which takes you to the "Lingotto Fiere" Congress Centre in a few minutes, to the Polytechnic University of Turin, the Olympic Stadium and the new Juventus stadium.Strolling under the beautiful and historic arcades in Turin you reach the city’s most beautiful squares (Piazza Castello, Piazza Vittorio Veneto, Piazza San Carlo, Piazza Carlo Felice), the main places of “Turin nightlife” (the Roman Quarter (Quadrilatero Romano), the Murazzi, the Banks of the River Po, the Dora Docks, the Valentino Park), the most important museums and cathedrals (the Egyptian Museum, The Museum of Cinema, the OGR Officine Grandi Riparazioni, the Mole Antonelliana, the Chapel of the Shroud, the churches of Gran Madre and Maria Ausiliatrice). ... more less
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