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San Jouan Guest House

07/05/2017 08/05/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 December 2016

The B&B is situated in a great location, approx 10 min walk from the Colosseum. We booked a Superior Room, the room itself was pretty basic... in most hotels I would have said this would have just been a standard room. It was however just what we needed for our short sight-seeing stay in Rome. The only thing I think...

Thank AmyLou2105
Reviewed 26 May 2016

My husband and I travel to Rome very regularly (for work) and have stayed in all sort of places. San Jouan Guest House proved to be one of the best so far. The location is excellent - just between Manzoni and San Giovanni metro stations and a walkable distance to the Colosseum. The guest house is built in a private...

Thank Gabriela I
Okehampton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 May 2016

Firstly I would like to say if you want all mod cons, this may not be the place for you. That said we had good wifi and a room safe. Last time I stayed in Rome I stayed in a 5 star hotel and paid £600 more for a 4 night break than I did in San Jouan. I know...

Thank donellad
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 4 May 2016

We stayed at the San Jouan in March. Firstly this isn't a B&B and if you pay the extra for breakfast it's literally toast and 2/3 cereals. The guest house was okay, we stayed as a group so had 4 rooms in total. The bed linen and towels were clean and the rooms all had the 'simple' look but they...

Thank 2011KEA
Reviewed 27 April 2016 via mobile

Spent our first night in Rome in a shadey hostel so this place was very well received. Email communication before arrival helped make it easy even with turning up before 8am. They gladly held our bags for us while we spent the day exploring. On return at the end of the day our bags had been placed in our room....

Thank Rochelle H
Reviewed 10 April 2016 via mobile

Well to start, I emailed the B and B to request the shuttle from the airport,to which I had no reply, the room we were given on arrival made me cry! It could only be described as aladins cave! Dark, dingey and NOTHING like the pictures! I requested a change of room as I refused to sleep in there! The...

1Thank Bethany D
Saltaire, UK
Reviewed 8 March 2016

We stayed 3 nights in March. San Jouan is an excellent little place. Immaculately clean, modern and well located this guest house is 5 minutes walk to Manzoni Metro and about 15 minutes walk to the Colosseum. The staff are very friendly and helpful, and it feels very safe and secure. On the whole, it is very quiet but we...

Thank James L
Reviewed 28 December 2015

Hidden and secure room is basic but as its only needed for sleeping and having a shower it served its purpose you couldn't stay this cheaply in any other major cities. Downside for us was there was no kettle too make a tea of coffee in the morning. Oh and towels not changed for 3 days when we left them...

Thank chez84
Coventry, United Kingdom
Reviewed 16 December 2015

this was my first trip solo and it was great .Nestor was very helpful giving me a map highlighting all of the local ameneties . The room had a couple of little faults with it , but it was immaculately clean and i had the best nights sleep i have had in a hotel anywhere.once you are into the guesthouse...

Thank Lynne642013
Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 October 2015 via mobile

Booked this place via booking.com as was cheapest and most central we could afford. Quite small, rooms are basis but serve a purpose. It is very small with little amenities. Our room (3) had a very annoying banging noise constantly from what sounded like a defective air conditioning units perhaps. Overall just average.

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Staying in Esquilino

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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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San Jouan Guest House in Rome have six beautiful bedrooms, with en-suite baths, hairdryers, terry-towel robes, cable TV, telephones and air-conditioning. The private bathroom with shower and bidet is ensuite. San Jouan Guest House in Rome It's a Great accomodation on Via F. Berni, 7 , was opened in November 2005. Situated inside an historic Roman building near the San Giovanni Basilica. ... more   less 

Additional Information about San Jouan Guest House

Address: Via Francesco Berni 7, 00185 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino
Price Range: $133 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2 star — San Jouan Guest House 2*
Number of rooms: 6
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“Our Superior room was pretty standard, so I'd imagine the Standard Rooms are very basic.”
AmyLou2105, 6 Dec 2016 | Read review
“excellent location, clean and quiet”
99gabrielai, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“We had room 6, just by the front door, never heard any coming and going.”
donellad, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“Choose one of the bigger rooms if you can, more expensive but worth the extra”
Lynne642013, 15 Dec 2015 | Read review
“Ask for the suites, they are very nice.”
magdab70, 22 Jul 2015 | Read review
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