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“Four night stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Review of Hotel Diplomatic

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Hotel Diplomatic
Ranked #38 of 128 Hotels in Turin
Mosta, Malta
2 reviews
“Four night stay”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013 via mobile

The hotel is only 30 minutes away from the airport and only two minutes to the buses, metro and train station. It is within easy reach to most museums. The hotel room is very comfortable and clean. Buffet breakfast is excellent. For a peace of mind we used the hotel airport shuttle for our way back to the airport and the driver was very polite and friendly. We certainly recommend this hotel.

Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 18, 2013

I did enjoy staying in this hotel even though it was a walk to the center of town and the restaurants. The neighborhood was super quiet at night, and it was quite safe all in all. The reception was great!! Helpful and friendly. Breakfast was good also. The room we stayed in was actually sizeable, with a sizeable bathroom. I would stay there again despite the distance from everything! Torino is a walking city anyway, and therefore it was not too much of a problem. I recommend this hotel wholeheartedly.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 17, 2013

I stayed here end of December 2012.

The room and bathroom were both clean, although both were quite small. The staff at reception had a good grasp of English.

The included breakfast was surprisingly generous: bacon, eggs, salami, croissants, coffee etc. We had dinner there one night and it was nothing to write home about.

The hotel’s location was great. Only about 15 minutes walk from the main piazza in Torino and via Roma (main shopping street). Metro stations Porta Susa and XVIII Dicembre are both a few minutes’ walk from the hotel.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 1, 2013

We stayed end December 2012 for a weekend at the Hotel Diplomatic. It is perfectly situated in walking distance to the center, or you can get the tramway or bus. The staff was very friendly and helpful and spoke good English. We enjoyed the typical old fashioned European city hotel atmosphere, nothing splendid but perfect for a travel stop. The rooms are comfortable and clean. We left the car in the hotel garage during the stay and were even allowed to leave it longer on the day of departure as we went off again by foot into town. We had an excellent internet rate, so the price/quality ratio was absolutely perfect. Will choose it again next time without hesitation.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Paris, France
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 25, 2012

I stayed in this hotel just one night.
I got the room for half a price, thanks to an offer I found on internet (otherwise it would have been too expensive). So I was really lucky. In fact the hotel is really good. It's close to the porta susa train/metro station (5 minutes on foot). It's at 10 minutes from the city center.
The room is very clean, you've everything you need (and you don't need). The personnel is kind and competent. It was a very good experience.

  • Stayed December 2012, traveled solo
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Atlanta, Georgia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2012

So the hotel is 4* but in this case only an average one.
Nice breakfast, quite some choice.
We had there dinner as well, it was not exceptional.

Unfortunately our room was cold, the air condition did not work properly although somebody came to "fix" it. It didn't help. When we woke up in the morning the temp. was only 20deg - for me it's definitely too few, especially we both had a cold at that moment. And surprisingly the air condition started to work (blow warm air) once we were up and leaving our room - so sorry folks, too late!
Strange room decoration and this funny old fashion equipment, amazing that you can still find such things in hotel.

There was free wifi but also working strange? To have access I was supposed to log into some social network (for example facebook, google....etc.) and what if someone doesnt have any of those? So basically I just log into my gmail and after this I had an access to Internet....
One point: be careful when watching TV, it seems for some channels you are supposed to pay... o_O

But anyway enjoy Turin as it is a great city! Many small markets in a places you wouldn't even suspect. On Sunday there was also some market not far from hotel.
So location is fine but not so close, still there is some min.15min to get to main square.
There is also some tram not far and subway station.

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  • Stayed December 2012, traveled as a couple
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Dewsbury. W. Yorks
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 3, 2012

Stayed two nights with my wife. Our room was a nice size, but I have stayed before and had a very small room. This is a basic hotel, but it is well placed to access public transport and the town centre. It is a typical old fashioned European city hotel...I like it. The breakfast is basic, but this time around our evening meal in the hotel restaurant was excellent. It is clean and the staff were fine and importantly for we Brits they spoke excellent English. A good bet for a reasonable weekend break.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled as a couple
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Property: Hotel Diplomatic
Address: Via Cernaia 42, 10122 Turin, Italy
Location: Italy > Piedmont > Province of Turin > Turin
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#24 Luxury Hotel in Turin
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Hotel Class:4 star — Hotel Diplomatic 4*
Number of rooms: 126
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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