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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 16 July 2012

Location was great, two or three blocks down from Termini. Nice little building, greeted by the ever friendly Babu. Rooms were plain but clean. Babu went to great lengths to ensure that our air conditioning was working. Bathrooms were clean, and we had clean towels. Only downside is that the wifi can't really be accessed in our rooms, we had...

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Clearwater, Florida
Reviewed 14 July 2012

This was quite a bit different than what I expected. It is not labelled from the street, so you have to look at the street numbers. We finally found the place after walking past it twice and someone helped us find it. It is just part of another building, so you have to look for it as you would an...

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Cyprus
Reviewed 26 June 2012

We stayed for 5 days and considering this we should have asked for a quiet room as where we were given we heard everyone coming and going at night through the doors. Location is good rooms are ok some attention needs to be taken on little broken accessories. one day had no hot water but fixed quickly but not informed....

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Dalyan, Turkey
Reviewed 12 February 2012

first of all thanks to Babu for everything. hotel is in an apartment which is just 2 min. away from the Termini. Babu gives you all the keys (even the apartments key) so you feel like your home. everything in the room is new and very functional. we loved the decoration of the room. our room was quite big and...

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Katowice
Reviewed 20 January 2012

The rooms are new, simple and modern. Very friendly place and best location! just a few minutes from Termini Station! From Termini we had direct access to all trains and buses which was great. We paid 45 Euro/per night!

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Zagreb, Croatia
Reviewed 8 September 2011

Very nice place for a trip! Recommended!! Nice attractions, pleasant people, ideal for young couples!

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Reviewed 24 August 2011

The cleaner was rude and I continued to say hi to her our whole stay and she never even gave me a smile! Bit awesome location and because we booked well in advance we got a great price. Although it was advertised they had a small kitchen which is not what they had at all...?

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Athens, Greece
Reviewed 15 August 2011

A casa di penelope is a hotel in a building of apartments, which is not bothering. The rooms are new, simple and modern. There was an everyday cleaning of the room. The breakfast was a couple of blocks away, coffee or juice and a croissant type sweet with cream or jelly, pretty good! Excellent cappuccino! The only thing that bothered...

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Veldhoven
Reviewed 11 August 2011

The location is great just a few minutes from terministation. The rooms are clean and had a good airconditioning. But you can here the neighbours very good!

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Germany
Reviewed 17 July 2011

From Termini we had direct access to all trains and buses which was great. As mentioned below - this is an appartment turned into a hostel. The rooms are simple (IKEA-style) but they have a good air-con and a new, clean bath. Having a dust-alergy I strongly prefer places w/o carpets - which is the case here. Unfortunately, no kitchen...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
A Casa di Penelope" embodies a new concept of Hotel, a unique space with several rooms where art, atmosphere and hospitality blend together and create a fascinating path of sensorial involvement. Design... Comfort... Innovation... Location... Vision...every room is an open space designed to be a synthesis that gives a broad liberty of expression to our guests embraced by the milky white of our industrial resin floor. Hands... Mouth... Ears... Nose... Eyes... every room is characterized and become a unique space defined by the details that live within it: original works of art made of Bakelite and designed by Giovanni Lamorgese in every bedroom, vintage objects shown in the hall. The building is located in the Umbertin area very close to Termini station, 10 minutes by walk from the main important monuments of Rome like the Colosseum an the Roman Forum. The Vatican, the Spanish steps, Trevi Fontain, Piazza Navona are all no more than 15 minutes away from the hotel on public transport. To get to Fiumicino airport it takes 30 minutes by train from Termini station. ... more   less 

Additional Information about A Casa di Penelope

Address: via Varese, no 5 | Marsala - Termini, Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Price Range: ₹ 2,843 - ₹ 6,836 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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 of 5 bubbles dawncO4801WC, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
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“There is a very small elevator, and stairs. We used the stairs, but if you find that a struggle, use the small elevator [but you might need to make several trips]. Check what elevator your room might be.”
 of 5 bubbles WendyandAlbieN, 5 Nov 2014 | Read review
“Request Clear Instructions on how to enter the building when ckecking - in Confirm airport transfers day before to make sure you are not fogotten”
 of 5 bubbles MariaZ197, 22 Oct 2014 | Read review
“We had a room inside the building, so ask for that one, I suppose it's more quiet than the one one the street,”
 of 5 bubbles GreSamsa89, 10 Aug 2013 | Read review
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