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4 reviews
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Very friendly host, short walk to Metro. It was in a high-rise with other businesses so the name wasn't very apparent. Only on a intercom system - in small handwriting. Appeared to be an apartment that was remodeled into several hotel rooms. No problem finding it. Very clean, modern. Nice shower/bathroom, cold AC. Would recommend for the budget traveler.

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Malta
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Reviewed 10 September 2016

Stayed there for 4days with a friend. The room had wifi, tv and a nice spacious shower. Although sparse in furniture the room was very clean. Very close to stazione termini which is a plus as this station even has a 24hour pharmacy. When I had to stay for a day in bed the owner was very kind and kept... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 10 August 2016

The owner was unhelpful and rude. When we arrived the room was not ready (we arrived at 16h00) and he said that my girlfriend should not see the room because girls do not like mess and the room was messy, what? Ok, she did not and I left the lugagge. We went out to visit the city and when we... More 

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Reviewed 7 May 2016

Very nice staff, good spacey room, excellent service. Very close to Termini train station. Nice and quiet. Rooms were clean, service to measure, nothing was too much asked. We could recommend this to any kind of traveller.

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Famagusta, Cyprus
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

We were three female friends on a trip to see Rome for the first time from the 16/9-24/9-15. The price is fair considering you get your own room, I've seen a lot of dorm room places at the same price, and stayed at a place in London where the price were almost the same even though it was a dorm.... More 

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Riga, Latvia
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Reviewed 3 September 2015

I was at these apartments for 3 nights- there were three of us traveling around Rome and we were looking for not so expansive apartment, just to have a place where to put our luggage, and where to sleep- exactly for this purpose it was very OK- clean room, polite staff, convenient location- very near to the train station, center,... More 

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Reviewed 17 August 2015 via mobile

This guest house is near termini station - central station in rome. But this guest house is in a apartement building and no signage, so we have to ask people nearby. Dont be fool by the look of the building, the room is clean and good. The surrounding is also full with local restaurant and near to place of attraction

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Manila, Philippines
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Reviewed 2 July 2015 via mobile

penelope is located in an apartment building near roma termini station. reception was in the 2nd floor and we were given a room on the 3rd floor in another apartment housing 3 other rooms. room was clean and spacious. bathroom was huge though the shower stall was really tiny. wifi is free. room had a balcony which was nice. staff... More 

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Reviewed 25 May 2015 via mobile

3 nights, very friendly staff, elevator for luggage, available 24 hrs and helpful staff, address totally accurate and labeled on the front door. Close to termini and nice places to eat nearby. Lots of room and storage on room

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Reviewed 23 March 2015

very basic appartment close to the termini (train and bus station) these are rooms in a residental block tiny reception to collect your keys and then a tiny two person lift to the 5th floor we had a two bedroom appartment it had 2 single beds and 2doubles large living room seperate toilet and 2nd bathroom the kitchen let it... More 

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Old school vibe from the very beginning is the only way to describe the Esquilino neighbourhood. The Esquilino takes pride in being one of the oldest areas in Rome for its key location on one of the city’s famous seven hills. From an ancient neighbourhood to its modern incarnation as a multicultural hub, Esquilino always has something going on—polyglot vendors debate street artists while kids play pick-up basketball games. Look around you: this area isn’t like the historic centre. Liberty architecture, large piazzas, and long boulevards mix with archaic arches, secret side alleys, and beautiful churches like Santa Maria Maggiore.
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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: $57 - $129 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 10
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“There were only 4 rooms in our area. Wouldn't make a difference.”
 of 5 bubbles dawncO4801WC, 30 Sep 2016 | Read review
“The room called "nose" is OK”
 of 5 bubbles NikaVeronikaNikaVero, 3 Sep 2015 | Read review
“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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