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Domus Carmelitana

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Best location in Rome. Your close to everything, restaurants and the Vatican literally round the corner. Secure and clean rooms with a very good breakfast. Very nice and helpful staff with a bar coffee shop open 24hrs.

Thank Ryan P
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Reviewed 1 week ago

First things first, the amazing picture taken from the roof terras with the angle burrow and the Vatican in the background, my compliments to the photographer because that is not by far what it looked like. But you are indeed a a short walk away from these tourist attractions. The only downside to that is that these attractions are actually... More 

Thank Stephan S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed for a week here in October. Situated close to Castel Sant'Angelo and the Vatican but in a very quiet side street making it the perfect location. The accommodation was comfortable - good sized room with a shower and bath. The view from the rooftop garden was fantastic - Dome of St Peter's one way and Castel Sant'Angelo and... More 

Thank Brian M
DirezioneDomus, Direttore generale at Domus Carmelitana, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for your review about us. We are glad to know that your stay with us has been satisfying. A special thanks from all our staff! Hope to see you soon in Rome. Best regards More 

Bristol, United Kingdom
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70 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 October 2016

We were not sure what to expect from a convent in Rome, but this surpassed our expectations. We arrived at mid day and although booking in is not officially until 3pm our room was ready and there was no problem. The receptionist was lovely and very helpful correcting a mistake that I had made with the booking. So friendly and... More 

Thank RogerM9000
DirezioneDomus, Direttore generale at Domus Carmelitana, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks very much for your opinion. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your stay with us. Hope to see you soon in Rome! Best regards. More 

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Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

Lovely rooftop terrace. Breakfast provides good choices. Other meals by arrangement. Walking distance for St Peter's & the Vatican, also Pantheon, Piazza Navona etc. 24 hour desk is useful. Some staff not very helpful or friendly, others are fine. €5 charge to use an ironing board.

Thank Gabrielle S
Washington, United Kingdom
2 reviews
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I was with a group of 52 people on a pilgrimage to Rome hotel facilities and food were excellent. Very close to the Vatican and within easy reach of many of the tourist attractions. I would definitely stay here again when traveling on my own to exprience the wonders of Rome

Thank John B
DirezioneDomus, Direttore generale at Domus Carmelitana, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for your opinion about us. We are glad that you enjoyed your stay and we hope to see you again here! Best regards. More 

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Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

The thing most lacking when travelling with teenage daughters is space but the family room that we booked had not only two bedrooms but two bathrooms as well which was a life saver! There was also an interconnecting room which had a sofa bed in so space was abundant! The style itself was basic but the beds were comfortable and... More 

Thank ChelleyJ
DirezioneDomus, Direttore generale at Domus Carmelitana, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for sharing your opinion about Domus Carmelitana. We are glad to know that you found very pleasant yours stay with us and that you enjoyedour family room. We hope to see you soon in Rome! Best regards. More 

Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
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8 reviews
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Reviewed 30 August 2016

This is a very good hotel. The roof top patio and shady sitting area on the ground floor, are perfect for relaxing after exploring the sites. We really enjoyed our evenings on the rooftop patio, after the heat and crowded tourist sites that we trekked through during the day. We also loved the breakfast that was included, and the fact... More 

Thank Valleyfolk535
DirezioneDomus, Direttore generale at Domus Carmelitana, responded to this review

Dear guest, thanks for your review. We are happy to hear that you found our place satisfactory. Remember to follow us on our social media pages to stay updated about our offers and news: Facebook, Twitter, Google+! We hope to see you again in Rome! Best regards. More 

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Reviewed 12 August 2016

Four of us stayed at this Hotel the first week of August. This is our second time staying. The service was great, and the staff was very prompt in addressing any issues. The facility is a former Carmelite convent, and it has a Catholic atmosphere. It's location is excellent, with a 700 meter walk to the Vatican entrance, plus numerous... More 

Thank TomatoNiceville
DirezioneDomus, Direttore generale at Domus Carmelitana, responded to this review

Dear guest, many thanks for your review about us. We are glad to know that your stay with us has been satisfying. Hope to see you soon in Rome. Best regards. More 

Los Angeles, California
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Reviewed 9 August 2016 via mobile

Yup, as others have stated: superb location...about 10-15 min. walk to get to the Vatican (restaurants and shops on the way along Via Borgo). Need to book well in advance due to prime location. Accommodations are very simple: dated furnishings, small bathroom, but clean room with air conditioning! Old style keys you leave with the front desk when you leave.... More 

Thank Mystique777

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Staying in Prati

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Just steps away from the chaos of the centre, Prati is the closest Rome gets to calm. Meticulously planned in a neat grid, quite unlike neighbouring Borgo, Prati is a local favourite for its aesthetic organisation and wide streets lined with a range of boutiques for every shopping fantasy. Nonnis pushing baby carriages and gossiping teens own every inch of the sidewalk, but that’s only during business hours. Once the sun sets, quirky sidestreet bars celebrate aperitivo hour, those evening cocktails that help wash away the tensions of Roman life.
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Domus Carmelitana is located right behind Castel Sant'Angelo, close to St. Peter's and the Vatican Museums and is well connected to the major attractions of Rome. The magnificent dining room with vaulted ceiling, the frescoed meeting room and mandarin garden parking are just some of the aspects that make us unique! Our highly qualified staff takes the job of meeting the expectations of serenity and comfort of our guests always very seriously. - Very central location - American breakfast, always included - Panoramic terrace with breathtaking 360° views - Internal car/bus parking - Bar and reception open 24/7 - Quiet and secure location in silent side street, with large green areas for sitting and relaxing - Very close to via Cola di Rienzo, one of Rome's main shopping streets - Free Wi-Fi in all inside and outside areas and multilingual satellite TV in every room - Suggestive conference room for meetings, events and receptions ... more   less 

Additional Information about Domus Carmelitana

Address: Via Alberico II, 44, 00193 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Prati
Price Range: ₹ 6,068 - ₹ 22,433 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Domus Carmelitana 3*
Number of rooms: 65
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“better suited for pilgrimage/Vatican”
 of 5 bubbles 270roys, 29 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Better views on the upper floors”
  • View from the roof garden of Castel St Angelo
  • View at night from the roof garden of St Peters
 of 5 bubbles Bearair52, 17 Jul 2016 | Read review
“A view of Castle Saint Angelo is awesome”
  • Roof garden
 of 5 bubbles chefoj13, 26 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Beware the brass bedside lamps that give 3rd degree burns if touched after being on for a few hours”
  • Beware the burning top of the room brass lamp
  • burn after 2 days
  • burn after 1 week
 of 5 bubbles Jojo3113, 22 Jun 2016 | Read review
“112 is far from the lifts (good for us) - ask about location if this could be an issue.”
 of 5 bubbles 87AndrewK, 29 May 2016 | Read review
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