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Hotel Portacavana

11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 14 September 2016

We stayed in the Hotel Portacavana for 1 night as a pit stop. It was a group of 4 girls, driving and we picked it because of the central location and free parking. It was a huge disappointment. We arrived to find there was no parking. The location is great but after 1 lap around the streets we realised that...

Thank Sinead K
Berlin, Germany
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The hotel is situated right in the center of the city, therefore museums, shops, sightseeing, restaurants and seaside resorts are easily to be reached by feet. Despite the hotel is situated in the center, it is extremely quite. The room is comfortable, clean and cozy. The staff, who speaks Italian, English and Spanish, is truly nice and they are always...

Thank Donatella D
Stavanger, Norway
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

I booked this hotel because i have an early train schedule it mentioned in booking.com that its 6mins walk from train station. But its not!!!! The truth is its maybe 6 mins drive to train station. Second its not a hotel its just like a guesthouse. The picture in booking.com is far from what it really looks like. No lifts...

Thank brianjill16
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

First time I've written a negative review. Arrived to find we were actually staying in a un-staffed building at a different address. When we got there, another guest had locked the connecting door to the bathroom believing it was their private bathroom. Im not sure why they had a key to lock a communal area. Called the number on the...

Thank Fie268
Boston, Massachusetts
Reviewed 8 June 2016

Nice personnel, helpful, but not too clean, especially dust on all the wooden furniture tops. Restaurant food smells in the room, long-into-the-night noise from tourism on the streets below, no light in the stairwell at night if you go out, NO WIFI in upstairs rooms--you have to spend your free time in the office using your phone or computer there....

Thank gailspilsbury
Reviewed 3 September 2015 via mobile

Unless you are about to sleep on the street. .. then don't!!!! I usually refrain from posting negative reviews.... but this one was just too much to handle.... we booked as we were told it was nice etc.. we just did not expect it to be so bad... I mean a 3 stars is a 3 stars and not 1/4...

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Belgrade, Serbia
Reviewed 25 November 2014

Well, this can happen in Italy. Hotel has a great location, but everything else is really horrible. It is located at first and third floor of an old building, with tight and labyrinth like hallways. Bathroom was just too small. I don't know if slightly larger person could even fit there. And room, well, that was first time that I...

Thank 0605987
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 6 August 2014

Although well located in the center, very noisy despite the double glazing windows. It advertises air-conditioned but non existent. Shower in our room was so narrow to get in that if you happen to be overweight, let alone on the obese side, you do not manage to get a shower. Staff not particularly friendly except for Mary who tried to...

Thank Turflover2013
Budapest, Hungary
Reviewed 10 June 2014

I am not saying this is the best hotel in town, but you get the exact service for your money what you paid for. It is a relatively cheap one star hotel, down town. The staff was kind, the room was clean, and everything was by walking distance.

Thank don d
Munich, Germany
Reviewed 21 September 2012

... namely a cheap place to stay a few days in Trieste. My single room was extremely small, not even a chair could fit there, but it was clean. I was assured to have WLAN, but it works only in some places on the floor, not in the room. My TV never really worked, but I cannot complain, because I...

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Additional Information about Hotel Portacavana

Address: Via Felice Venezian 14, 34124, Trieste, Italy
Region: Italy > Friuli Venezia Giulia > Province of Trieste > Trieste
Price Range: $72 - $131 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1 star — Hotel Portacavana 1*
Number of rooms: 17
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“Pick another hotel”
730sineadk, 13 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Bathroom in common, but it is not a very big deal. In the rooms and in the whole building is forbidden to smoke.”
65donatellad, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“go to a different hotel a few blocks from via Cavanna. Via Cavanna is the epicenter of tourism.”
gailspilsbury, 8 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Tratar de obtener habitaciones interiores. La nuestra, numero 4 evitar.”
Turflover2013, 5 Aug 2014 | Read review
“rooms are bitz noisy but we love the noice of the Italian life, so it was not a problem. Room nr 3.”
dond906, 10 Jun 2014 | Read review
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