Borromeo Hotel

, Rome, Italy
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Borromeo Hotel

, Rome
3 star

Rooms: 28

117 Via Cavour - Rome - 00184 - Italy Hotel Website | | 6485856
477 Traveller

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from valentinaGermany
We have been in this hotel few weeks ago and we found it really beautiful!!
The hotel is newly refurnished and we had a lovely room with decorated ceiling, large and very clean. Great bathroom with nice marble. The room had minibar, fridge, private safe, great air conditioning system! and pay tv. We asked for room service at 1am(we were out of lighter!) and the service was fast.
Nice terrace on the top were breakfast is served. Rich buffet with all you can need to start yr day.
We walked from the Hotel to all the most important sights, there are some restaurants in the area, one just in front the hotel is open till late night(very useful!).
We like this Hotel very much, we will come back here again.

great hotel!!

from lulud
We ve been in this lovely small hotel for 3 days in august was really a great experiece. We have been in Rome many times and we had good and bad experience, this was the best.
The Hotel is right in the city center, is completely new and has lovely rooms, clean and with all comforts.
Breakfast( a rich one!) is served on the roof, and you can either stay inside with air conditioning or outside in a small nice terrace.This open space is open until 1am and we enjoyed night time there with a book and a coffee.
Staff is also very friendly and the helped us in many different things.
We will definitly be back in this Hotel!!

Stay away from Hotel Borromeo

from A TripAdvisor Member
This was the most dishonest hotel I’ve ever stayed at. The photos on the internet have been altered to make this look like a nice hotel. The reality is this place is dump. Anyone having anything good say about this hotel is either associated with the hotel or is used to getting ripped off. Do yourself a favor and find another hotel. I booked the hotel through Hotels and when I complained they said there was nothing they could do and they didn’t want to get involved. Hotels still advertises this hotel with the hotels fake pictures.

Lights Out

from AnniePie07
We may visit Rome again, but we will never again stay at the Hotel Borromeo. We were rather concerned about the neighborhood and all the graffiti as we approached the hotel. We had reserved a room for four, and when we arrived we found a room for two with two extremely uncomfortable cots added. There was no room to walk, much less store luggage. One evening we returned to our room to find the door left wide open. Electricians were down the hall working on the lights. Our wing of the hotel was without electricity for a couple of hours. The electricians had been in our room but did not lock it up and did not have anyone close enough to monitor the room in case someone walked in and took our belongings. The hotel policy states that management is not responsible for any loss, and yet our room was left open for anyone to enter. After the second night, our oldest daughter checked out to return to her job in the US. We asked that the room be changed to a three person room and management agreed. Upon checkout we were charged for four people for our entire stay. Needless to say, there was no adjustment in the price for the lack of electricity. The managers attitude was one of "Pay me now, and I don't care that you will never come back". My advice to anyone going to Rome is stay somewhere else. This hotel is in a rather shady party of town, the breakfast is not good, the terrace view is a joke, and the management is rude. Anyone concerned with getting a good value for their money, will not be satisfied at this hotel.

What a pleasant surprise

from A TripAdvisor Member
I have just spent two very pleasant nights staying at this hotel, although having read the previous reviews, I was a little apprehensive when we arrived.

Yes there is a minor vibration from the subway below, but it wasn't intrusive!

It most definitely is not in a seedy area, it is in the heart of a bustling City.

The rooms we had were small, but VERY clean/comfortable and have all amenities including a quiet air con system, the staff were very hospitable and the location means that all the important sights are within easy walking distance.

Remember that this is a budget hotel, you get what you pay for, but the Borremeo is excellent value for money.

Having read the previous negative reviews I think it is fair to say "when in Rome---" We will return and to this hotel.

If you have any taste...

from A TripAdvisor Member
Don't stay here if you have any taste or want to sleep. Just came back from a 3 night stay this month. Could feel the subway from our 3rd floor room each time it passed by. The traffic noise was not so bad. Could hear the neighbors conversations, using the toilet, flushing the toilet, opening/closing the doors. Door hinges were exceptionally loud. The shower was moldy. No hand towels were provided. Only 2 thin bath towels. No floor/shower mat in bathroom. (The rooms had scales to weigh yourself. Though I would rather them invest in a can of WD-40.) The room was not as small as other European rooms. The breakfast was not good. Poor quality and little selection. No cappuccino here. However, the coffee was tastey. The location was convenient for walking everywhere. The Vatican museums were a far walk but everything else was relatively close. The hotel was in a seedy area of the city center. You can find a better location as long as you stay in the city center of Rome. I got a stellar last-minute deal on the Borromeo hotel and did not expect much from it prior to arriving. I was not let down nor was I proven wrong in my expectations. Rome was awesome, but I would never recommend this hotel to anyone. I am an American who typically stays in 3-4 star hotels in the US. It is worse than a Motel 6 or Super 8 in the US. If you like to stay at 3-4 star American hotels, don't stay here--I say it is equivalent to a 1.5-star.

Cute and Convenient

from A TripAdvisor Member
My husband and I stayed at Hotel Borromeo November 4-9, 2004. The hotel is located on busy Via Cavour, but two sets of double paned windows absolutely kept out the sound in our room overlooking the street. The lobby is unpromising, with barely room for the welcome desk. However, work was proceeding to expand the lobby into the space next door. A winding marble staircase ran around a small elevator that carried us to all four floors.

The interior of the hotel is done is lime green and pink. It was spotlessly clean, and clearly there are ongoing attempts to upgrade the facilities. Our room (109) had small rugs over pieces of missing floor tiles, but the bathroom had been beautifully modernized with the best counterspace we had on the trip. Mirrors helped make the room seem even larger.

A nice feature of this hotel is its rooftop breakfast room, featuring a long buffet with a big selection of cereals, fruit, rolls of all types and the usual drinks. Even in late fall, it felt like we were eating in a garden. One side of the room opened to an outdoor area where my husband enjoyed his late afternoon cigar. That rooftop added a lot of room for us to relax in the busy city.

We found the location to be convenient for us, with the Cavour Metro station a block away and the Colosseum a few minutes' walk. The area has lots of restaurants all along Via Cavour and more on the side streets, so we didn't have to go far for dinner.

The staff were very friendly and helpful, arranging tickets to the Villa Borghese Gallery for us as well as having their car take us to the airport on departure. The only surprise was a 10% tax on our room when we paid the bill. We had not been taxed anywhere else in Italy. Perhaps there is a room tax in Rome, but who knows?

I would recommend this hotel if you are looking for a moderate price (E 120/night), convenience, and good service.

This hotel ruined our holiday

from A TripAdvisor Member
My first mistake was booking this hotel and my second mistake was not checking out after one night.
We booked a quad room for four adults (even though we were two adults plus 14 and 8 yr old children) to ensure we got space. We were given a standard bedroom from which armchairs, side table etc were removed to accommodate the two cot beds. There was no floorspace left. Forced to upgrade to a "suite" for an extra €100 per night we were given a spacious room but unfortunately adjacent to the hotel and on the ground floor. The noise of the traffic on Via Cavour was constant and unbareable. The metro runs under the hotel so the beds vibrated each time a metro passed under us. We did not get any sleep during our stay. Finally the towels were gray and threadbare, the bathroom did not have a shelf for toiletries and clothes storage space was limited.

An Average Hotel

from SoFLTraveler
I stayed here in July and thought that the hotel was a good value for the reasonable price paid. The location is good, as it is near the Railroad Station and within a short walk of many attractions. The subway station is a 3 minute walk down the street. The air conditioning was fantastic, and very welcoming in the 95 degree heat. My single room was comfortable, nicely furnished and clean. I liked the bathroom. The staff was friendly. There are a fair number of nearby restaurants and even an inexpensive internet cafe down the street. On the downside: it is on a very noisy street, but even though I had a room in the front I was not disturbed at night as the traffic slows down. The breakfast was very plain...I was surprised to find the equivalent of wrapped American cheese slices. My inroom safe didn't work and it was not repaired after I complained. The lights functioned with a room card installed in a slot and were a bother to turn on and off at night. I might consider staying here in the future, depending upon the price.

Cool and Quiet in the middle of Rome

from JulieHouston_Texas
The five of us in my family stayed here the second week of July. We had a suite consisting of two rooms with a bath. While the hotel had advertised that the suite held five, the fifth was a cot in the middle of a small room with two other single beds. The kids were very cozy. Although there was construction on the street below us, the double windows kept noise out. And the air conditioning cooled us down after a long hot day sightseeing. The hotel is so close to the Forum, Coleseum, St. Mary Major, the subway, and restaurants that I could forgive the broken plaster on the walls. After all this is an old city. The staff was friendly and told us how to catch the subway and the busses to various parts of the city. They even arranged for a van to pick us up at the airport. Even though we were late getting in, the driver was there waiting for us. It was well worth the money to not have to drag our luggage through the train station and down the street after a long flight.
I think I got a bargain and was pleased with our visit.

Top Local Tips for Rome

The Good and Bad of Rome If you walk down Via Cavour ( down toward the Forum) there is a wonderful outdoor spot. Ristorante Impleriale has just the BEST Food and Service at a fair price! Frederica was our server both nights and she was excellent. It is perfectly located near the Colosseum and Forum. If you are watching your dollars, then this is the place for a great meal. The best Value we found during our 5 days in Roma. NOW for a place we suggest you AVOID! THE CANOVA Caffe near the Vaitcan. CAN YOU SPELL RIP OFF in large letters. 3 Pannini sandwiches and 3 soda's that normally cost between 14 -18 EURO's all over town,, came to over 37.00 EURO's at this place. When the waiter tells you that he is going to give you a special price... WATCH OUT! It is on the Via della Conciliazione. The staff was overbearing and pushy, not to mention they thought it was cute to keep hitting on our daughter all during lunch. In our opinion this Cafe really is a place to avoid.

Terravision Terravision is a coach which provides transport between Ciampino airport and Termini Station (direct). It can be booked at airports in the UK and also on arrival in Rome. It's a really easy way of getting to the centre of Rome, and only costs 8 euros each, or I think it was 14 euros for a return ticket. We booked just one way (into Rome) then booked our return ticket separately the day before we left, from the Terravision staff who are situated around the Termini station. The coach is really frequent and is timed to coincide with the flights, so there will always be one to get you there on time.

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  • Address: 117 Via Cavour - Rome - 00184 - Italy
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