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Hotel James Joyce

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#16 of 50 Hotels in Trieste
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11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Reviewed 9 January 2014

We had two nights in this hotel, which is very centrally located to the 'old' town in Trieste. Knowing that the hotel and reception was via Urban Design was very important to finding it. Driving in central Trieste was not easy.The reception staff at Urban Design were very helpful. Our room was adequate, but we were a bit disappointed with...

Thank MeggSydney
Donegal, Ireland
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Accommodation: we had booked the triple room for €89 but upon arrival at reception were told that our room was double booked. Apparently I was notified by email that there was a problem with my debit card a week after I received booking confirmation . This email must have gone to my junk mail as I wasn't aware of the...

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president57, Proprietario at Hotel James Joyce, responded to this review

Dear Nigrainne , Thank you for your recent visit to James Joyce Hotel. As a much-valued guest your feedback is important to us as it does help us to improve the services and facilities we provide and I was therefore extremely concerned to read that we did not meet your expectations. I would like to take this opportunity to apologize...

Reviewed 3 October 2013

A very central hotel to just about everything in Trieste central city. Only metres walk to the main square. Very comfortable room that promised everything that was advertised. Breakfast was very good in the costy breakfast room. The only downside - if any, was I had programmed our GPS to find this particular street, which of course is pedestrian only....

1Thank Barbara H
Darmstadt, Hesse
Reviewed 5 September 2013

We stayed at the James Joyce for one night in early August 2013 as a waystop coming from Croatia on our way to Bolzano. We had a great stay. The hotel staff, including the reception staff at the Urban Design hotel are super friendly. The rooms were nice and corresponded to the pictures posted online. There`s a little work to...

1Thank Rorschach
president57, Proprietario at Hotel James Joyce, responded to this review

Dear Rorschach, Thank you for taking the time to leave your feedback following your stay with us at James Joyce hotel. I was glad to read that overall you enjoyed your stay and the location. I am again delighted that we met your expectations. May I also take this opportunity to wish you all the very best for your upcoming...

Reviewed 6 March 2013

Great little hotel in fantastic location. Every body was very helpful - from the receptionist in the Urban Hotel where we checked in - up to the handy man who helped us with the closed safe. Thank you, we will come back! Only litte downside - the walls are quite thin and the digital key makes a "hell of a...

1Thank vogels-on-tour
president57, Proprietario at Hotel James Joyce, responded to this review

Dear vogels-on-tour, we are really pleased to read about your satisfying stay at James Joyce hotel! Thank you very much for your nice feedback! Sharing your comments with our staff will be a real pleasure! We are also glad that you did appreciate our strategic and suggestive location in the Old Town location, close to Stazione Marittima, the main monuments,...

Tartu, Estonia
Reviewed 7 August 2012

great location. smallish but practical, stylish and clean room. wifi and air conditioning worked like promised. walls not the most sound-proof. breakfast is as good as it can be without a dedicated kitchen (i.e. no cooked meals). excellent coffee!

Thank Andero U
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 7 June 2012

We stayed here on a weekend away with friends. The position is great and we could walk to everything you wanted to see in Trieste and it is also only a couple of minutes from the main square and the sea. The welcome is a little low key as the hotel has no reception and you have to check in...

1Thank Imogen B
Asuncion, Paraguay
Reviewed 24 July 2011

We were in a room at the fifth floor, with the elevator reaching only the fourth. The room was small and not particularly comfortable and was not design at all, no matter what they write on their web... Service friendly and attentive, but a tad slow.

1Thank apalmero
Reviewed 11 April 2011

This rather basic place is okay, but with no reception service. To check in you have to go to the posh 'Design Hotel' opposite, where in our case at least, we felt we were regarded as second class compared to their regular business customers. We were given a dark room with soft beds. We were paying a lot (90E) per...

2Thank gottatrickyhusband
Reviewed 5 November 2010

fantastic staff - in association with Urban Hotel design. Very good value option for Trieste. Staff provided helpful information about restaurants and other services e.g. dentist. Those wanting more upmarket accommodation could consider staying in the Urban Hotel Design adjacent; more recently removated building in more modern style, same lobby and reception etc.

Thank DickSydney

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  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Wheelchair Access
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Dry Cleaning
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Additional Information about Hotel James Joyce

Address: Via Dei Cavazzeni 7, 34121, Trieste, Italy
Region: Italy > Friuli Venezia Giulia > Province of Trieste > Trieste
Price Range: $122 - $185 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel James Joyce 3*
Number of rooms: 12
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“top floor if you want quiet room”
564norm, 22 May 2017 | Read review
“Rooms on the street are noisier.”
Yog-Sothoth, 30 May 2016 | Read review
“Not sure whether there are any distinctions. Our window was on an air shaft but I do not think that any rooms have a view.”
769richardlb, 27 Apr 2016 | Read review
“We were in 501. Lift goes to four and a flight of windy steps takes you to 5. Views over roofs of Trieste! Maybe make sure curtains are closed as not sure whether or now it's overlooked but nevertheless, a pleasant room.”
SueB976, 16 Jul 2014 | Read review
“check in at urban design hotel, lift only goes to fourth floor stair to floor five”
thomas341, 28 May 2014 | Read review
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