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La Papessa
Ranked #105 of 3,762 Rome B&B and Inns
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Wassenaar, The Netherlands
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“We didn't want to leave!”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2012

We spent 6 nights at La Papessa and just returned home yesterday. When we arrived at 11:00 pm, the owner and his wife greeted us, helped us with our bags and showed us to our room. We were VERY pleased and surprised with their kindness at such a late hour. In the morning, we woke up and went to the cozy breakfast room to enjoy a quiet breakfast (even one morning Catherina brought in some delicious tiramisu to try!) and then were given invaluable touring information by the owners! In fact, two mornings in a row the owner personally drove us around and gave us a tour of his fine city. We will always treasure that! Our young son felt completely welcome here as the staff went out of their way to be so kind to him (they even had the cartoon channel on in the breakfast room in the morning, just for him!) When going to Rome please choose to go to La Papessa, the location is perfect, the staff is extremely helpful and kind and the actual hotel itself is impeccable.

  • Stayed February 2012, travelled with family
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CATERINA P, Responsabile reception at La Papessa, responded to this review, 25 February 2012
Dears,

many thanks for your comment. We are very happy to welcome our guests, specially when they are a so wonderful family as yours. We hope to welcome you again if you decide to came back to Rome...the "Tiramisù"are waiting for you!!!

A big kiss from Roma,
Caterina & Marcella.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 February 2012

I recently spent just under a week at La Papessa, which turned out to be a charming and well situated B&B, with equally as charming staff.

Overcoming a few minor difficulties with the room- due to my disability, and not the fault of the hotel to be noted - the staff were overly helpful in making my stay an enjoyable one.

Also to be noted, in my humble opinion, extraordinarily good value for a residence of its caliber.

  • Stayed January 2012
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CATERINA P, Responsabile reception at La Papessa, responded to this review, 9 February 2012
Dears,

thank YOU for the comment and also for choosing "La Papessa" for your stay in Rome. We hope you have a good memory of Rome and of us. Don't hesitate to contact us again if you come back...we hope!

"Ciao" to you and your beautiful wife,
Caterina & Marcella.
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 February 2012

Stayed here for three nights and i have to say that it made our stay in this beautiful city perfect. The location and value for money is simple unbeatable..step out onto the main street and literally only few mins from all the main attractions...the Vatican would be the furthest at approx twenty mins walk so if you didnt feel like doing this you could take the bus that stops directly outside this guesthouse. Rooms were lovely and immaculately clean with gorgeous high ceilings and had everything you could need for your stay..including a safe to keep your money, documents safe during stay. The hospitality we received was wonderful and anything we needed help with was greeted with the most helpful attitude. I would highly recommend La Papessa to make your stay in Rome perfect. Would not hesitate to stay here again if we are ever lucky enough to make it back to Rome again.

  • Stayed January 2012
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CATERINA P, Responsabile reception at La Papessa, responded to this review, 7 February 2012
Dear Guests,

"grazie mille" for your wonderful comment.

We are very happy that your stay in Rome was perfect and that you have a good remember of Rome and of us also, this is the most important goal of our job. We hope to welcome you soon if you come back to Rome.

Many thanks again!
Caterina & Marcella.
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 February 2012

We stayed here last week and it was perfect. They arranged for to be picked up at the airport and dropped to there door. The location is walking distance from all the.sights and there are macdonalds just down the.road if you not crazy about italian food. Drink is expensive and night life is none existent.there are three Irish pubs within walking distance scholars is the best one thanks to a nice bar man from ennis. The rest are rubbish.the rest sites are amazing and the people lovely..

  • Stayed January 2012
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 February 2012

We enjoyed our stay at La Papessa - the location really could not be any better. The wonderful Pantheon is just 5 minutes walking distance, the Colisseum 15 mins and Trevi Fountain approx 4 mins (go in the evening - the lighting is great).
Our room was pleasant (we were in the triple room above the main street) - ear plugs recommended if you're a light sleeper as the traffic is fairly loud.
The guest house is three floors up in a nice old building (not labelled outside) next to a pharmacy.
A few suggestions.... gentle music whilst having breakfast would be nice (the silence was slightly embarrassing). Would also have liked the option of (cut up) fresh fruit. Shower gel would be appreciated in the en-suite.
All in all, a good choice for a stay in central Rome. Would recommend.

  • Stayed January 2012, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about La Papessa

Property: La Papessa
Address: Via del Corso 241 | Angolo Vicolo Sciarra 61, 00186 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Trevi
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #105 of 3,762 B&Bs / Inns in Rome
Price range (per night): ₹ 9,006 - ₹ 78,477
Hotel Class:3 star — La Papessa 3*
Number of rooms: 4
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
La Papessa is located in the historical centre at 200 meters from Trevi's Fountain and 800 meters from Spanish Steps. Located in a XVI century building, our strategic position let you reach by foot all the most important places: Circus Maximus, Colosseum, Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Campo de'Fiori or to take the bus to the Vatican Museums. Pubs, trattorie, osterie, typical restaurantes and the shopping area of Via Condotti, Via Frattina, Via del Corso are just next to us. BREAKFAST Breakfast is served in the breakfast room or can be served in the room at a free cost. It's at continental way (8:00-10:30), with a rich choice of beverages (coffee, tea, italian cappuccino, milk, fruit juices, hot chocolate) and foods (toast bread, jams, butter, croissant, boiled eggs, cheese slices, italian salami, fresh fruits, cereals, yogurts, home made cakes). On request we can provide diabetic and celiac breakfast (no extra charge) STAFF We speak English and Spanish, some French, Portoguese and German and we will be very pleased to assist you and to help you with informations about the events and the curiosity of Rome. A city map will be provided and we will show you how to reach the main famous places. We are at La Papessa every morning from 8:00 untill 13:00 and sometimes also in the afternoon but you can always reach us by phone or Whatsapp - also during the night, just in case of any emergency :: ROOMS The rooms have decorated high ceilings (XVIII century) and antique forniture. Elegant and comfortable for a special relaxed vacation Double, double + extra bed or quadruple, they all have: private en-suite bathroom (shower box, courtesy kit, hair dryer) free wifi minifridge air conditioning safe (lap top size) tea/coffee facilities (tea/coffee free begs included) TV telephone for free local calls and emergency calls Daily Cleanings from 9:00 untill 11:00 For late arrivals, we can provide cold plate packaged directly in the room (extra charge) From 1st January 2011 a city tax will be applied, it is €3,5 per person per night Checkin until 18:00 (6pm) Checkout from 8:00am until 10:30am Please, inform us about your arrival time as we haven't any 24h reception service Airport transfer service (€50 to 80) ... more   less 
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