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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The hotel bypassed the booking app and ripped me off for a 5 day visit and did not refund us and we had to stay in another hotel cos of their mistake we got given a single room and my partner was forced to stay elsewhere!! They never admitted their mistake and kept our money

1Thank James B
Swansea Bay, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 February 2017

Cardinal Cesi, lovely hotel, great location, staff very helpful and nothing was too much trouble very clean, a really atmospheric place. great base for travelling around the sights, food was a great selection, breakfast inclusive. Staff very helpful suggestion tours and site visits around Rome.

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Reviewed 12 February 2017 via mobile

Wonderful hotel tucked away just 100 yards from St. Peter's Basilica! Very romantic courtyard that makes you feel so spiritual! Nice rooms and very good breakfasts!!!! REAL food!!!! Evening drinks in the sparkling lit courtyard takes you away from the noise of the crowds!

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Reviewed 16 January 2017

The hotel was located by the Vatican. It was a stunning old building that had been very well modernised but keeping the period features. No restaurant but the breakfast was excellent and the bar very friendly. The staff were very helpful, organised taxis and checked us in for flights. Extremely comfortable. Not cheap but it was well worth the money....

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Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 22 December 2016

My wife and I have stayed at the Cesi twice and would stay again the next time we are in Rome. Where else can you open your window in the morning and be greeted with a close up view of the dome of Saint Peters! Rooms are a bit small (it is Rome after all), but are very clean and...

2Thank John B
Eliot, Maine
Reviewed 7 December 2016

I was here for 4 nights with a small group of friends before taking a cruise. We chose this hotel for its location and were very pleased with the accommodations, although the tiny bathrooms REALLY need updating. I have seen other reviews complaining about the noise. We did not experience any of those problems - perhaps some rooms open onto...

1Thank JBFarr
North America
Reviewed 5 December 2016

We booked a room at this hotel and from the start, the proprietors were helpful with information about nearby restaurants, Vatican visits, and much more. We had a twin room, which was clean and cheerful, and the breakfasts were great! We would have NO problem recommending this hotel to anyone who wants a taste of Rome and the Vatican. Walking...

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Endicott, New York
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is located near St. Peters. The staff are wonderful ververry helpful. Especially Eveline. Our room was very nice clean and very quite. The food was very good and the breakfast was excellent.

1Thank Joajohg
Flushing, Michigan
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very nice and pretty. The garden area esp. pretty to look at while having a drink and snack from the bar. Our room was a 2-twin room, very nice yet small but we weren't planning to be in the room so weren't worried about that, would've liked a better view since we had no view at all just of an...

1Thank T13QFlisac
Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 11 October 2016

The hotel is just steps away from the Vatican. I believe the hotel was a monastery, which is interesting and unique. The hotel lobby area is an open-air garden where you can sit and have cocktails, breakfast, and dinner. It's beautiful and peaceful. The staff is exceptional and will do anything and everything to please their guests. The rooms are...

2Thank Anita L

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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighbourhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.
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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, only a few yards from St Peter's Square, on Via della Conciliazione, is an oasis of peace and spirituality drenched in history at the very heart of Christendom, with the enormous privilege of being able to stay so close to the Holy Father's residence. As you enter through the imposing door, leading to the secluded cloisters, experience the reassuring sensation of taking a step back into a bygone age, leaving behind you the hubbub of the city to enjoy the luxury of settling down in an elegant haven, surrounded by every comfort of to the highest standards of first-class accommodation, where everything has been carefully designed to welcome you, and to make you immediately feel at home.Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, sulla magnifica Via della Conciliazione, nel cuore della Cristianita, a soli pochi passi da Piazza S.Pietro, e un'oasi di pace e spiritualita, intriso di storia.Splendido palazzo del '400 con delizioso chiostro interno,. Un elegante rifugio, con tutti i confort di un 4 stelle, dove si e circondati da un'atmosfera calda, curata ed elegante che fa sentire l'Ospite come a casa propria ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

Address: Via della Conciliazione n. 51 | Zona Vaticano, 00193 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Vatican / Borgo
Price Range: ₹ 13,054 - ₹ 22,949 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Palazzo Cardinal Cesi 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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Hotel Style:
#109 Business Hotel in Rome
#123 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#143 Family Hotel in Rome
#199 Luxury Hotel in Rome
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“Don't hesitate to write to them with your questions. They were very good about responses.”
GlobalTravler, 5 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Large people would have obstacles using the shower we had. Maybe this small shower is only in the 2-twin room, I don't know??”
T13QFlisac, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book as far in advance as you can, not a large hotel, books up fast.”
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“Take the suite it has a Fresco on the ceiling!”
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