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Tehran, Iran
Reviewed 4 August 2013

It's called b& b because its small but it's really like a very good and cozy hotel,room is very big comparing to European standards and very comfortable,it's close to metro,Vatican and I enjoyed staying in there,specially if you want to go shopping!which I highly recommend,because rom is the best place for that and the location of the hotel is good...

1Thank gj_jeiran
Brampton, Canada
Reviewed 3 August 2013

My husband and I stayed at Ancient Rome for 5 nights. This is a charming hotel in a beautiful area of Ancient Rome. It is about a 50 Euro cab ride from the airport and about a 15 minute walk from the main train station (Termini).  The location is perfect for sight seeing; just a 10 minute walk from the...

3Thank Kim M
Darlington, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

Excellent ! We enjoyed a lovely stay with fantastic air conditioning which was very welcome in 40 degrees heat Francesco and his family are very hospitable and the garden terrace is a welcome place to have a drink or breakfast ! We will be returning

1Thank wendy606
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 28 May 2013

More of a hostel than a B&B. Really nice welcome from the reception, nice location but noisy as it is next to a main road. Nice size room but is extremely noisy with water pumping into the water tank in the middle of the night, we could hear it whenever next door was having a shower or using the toilet,...

1Thank Erin L
ancientromance, Proprietario at Ancient Romance B&B, responded to this review

We are sorry that Miss Erin had a bad sleeping at our place. When she complained she told us about the next room guests who had shower at 4 o' clock at night. We discounted her 15% of the first night cost, which we thought adequate. She agreed, got the discount, then she did not complain anymore, so we thought...

London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 11 April 2013

We were welcomed by very friendly and attentive staff - when we had to leave early in the morning to get a 5:30 a.m. train, they packed us breakfast to take with us and ordered a cab to Termini at a reasonable price. The room was very basically decorated (the La Dolce Vita room - from photos online, the other...

Thank margaretlucy
Seattle, Washington
Reviewed 9 April 2013

The location is great... Bus, tram, train - 5-10 minute walk away. Right outside the Vatican wall. Secure. Helpful staff. shuttle to the airport can be requested. Basic adequate breakfast.. BAthrooms and rooms clean. Safe and mini-ref in the room. The curtains could use a little washing. Wifi in the room was erratic. We got the streetside room and the...

Thank GLS_13
Reviewed 23 March 2013

İt is a very convenient place in the center İt is 100 meters to via del corso. cheese,jam and butter is the all breakfast. No stove or microwave to use. The rooms are so close beside to eachother . The price is very reasonable And a secure place to stay in

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 10 January 2013

Michele was an excellent host. The B&B was very spacious and a tremendous value. We frankly just needed a place to sleep since we walked around Rome from sunrise to sunset. Our suite had two bedrooms, a large bathroom with shower, kitchen, and small dining room. The rooms were clean and a basic breakfast was provided, plus a cappuccino maker....

2Thank H4VT
Reviewed 6 October 2012

We spent 2 nights at this B and B after a 10 day cruise from Rome. It is just clocks from the Vatican and close to good shopping and restaurants. we walked formiles and saw all the main attractions of Rome, but the Vatican Museum is one of the highlights. The staff were helpful, even with their limited English. A...

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
Reviewed 2 August 2012

We arrived on a Sunday afternoon and although we knew we had the right address, the doors were shut and there was nothing on the outside to indicate that this was indeed the place. Just as I was about to phone their number, someone came out and it was only once we got into the entrance hall that we saw...

Thank Raeberry

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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)
“Ancient Romance” is a bed and breakfast located in the wonderful, historical and artistic area of the Vatican City, in the hearth of ancient Rome. It is just 50 metres far from San Pietro square and the Vatican Museums. Our B&B has just been renovated and it is situated in a splendid late-19th-century building, in via Ottaviano, on a quiet pedestrian precinct. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Ottaviano 9, 00192 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Prati
Price Range: $66 - $164 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Ancient Romance B&B 3.5*
Number of rooms: 3
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“Good for Vatican location only”
 of 5 bubbles Parksey7, 11 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Don't go for a room overlooking the street - it's seriously noisy”
 of 5 bubbles Purple_thistle2013, 23 May 2016 | Read review
“Make sure you have an electric plug adaptor!”
 of 5 bubbles DrPJShield, 12 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Just don't try it , its a mess!!!”
 of 5 bubbles 836elinap, 4 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We stayed in the 'black room' while my sister stayed in the next door pink room. The black room seemed a little larger.”
 of 5 bubbles 233nanettea, 13 Dec 2013 | Read review
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