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San Mateo, California
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30 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

This is a small hotel in a nice part of town. We had a deluxe room which was about 300 sq ft (29 meters) and worth the extra expense. Very comfortable true king size bed. The lobby is small (no common area to sit) but the desk staff is wonderful, helpful, and all spoke English. The hotel has an elevator... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We booked at Babuino 181, and were positively surprised by the high quality and space of the rooms, and great location to many Rome attractions. The adjacent streets to Via Babuino are full of great restaurants and coffee places. The hotel provided a guide book made by the owner suggesting few local coffee places, resturant and shops; we tried few... More 

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RomeLuxurySuites, Front Office Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear Waleed, Thank you for your lovely review of Babuino 181. We’re delighted to hear you appreciated our rooms, which have been designed to the highest standards. Thank you also for recommending our property and we look forward to having you stay with us agan. Best regards, The Management Team More 

Shrewsbury, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
45 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Having spent a lot of time researching hotels in Rome (and having accepted we would have to pay quite a lot to stay in the centre!) we settled on Babuino 181 and we were so pleased we did. We were only staying for 2 nights so we wanted to be within walking distance of all major sites and Babuino 181... More 

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RomeLuxurySuites, Front Office Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear keeno9712, Thank you for taking the time to write a detailed review on Babuino 181. We are delighted that you chose to stay with us after so much research. It’s great to know you had a wonderful stay and appreciated the personal touches that allowed you to explore Rome like a local. We hope to welcome you back for... More 

Perth, Australia
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6 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Babuino 181 is a small hotel located in the shopping district of Rome. A short walk through the surrounding streets leads you past all the designer shops to the Spanish Steps. There are many lovely restaurants located within a few minutes of the front door. Staff were very helpful and their photos of their accommodation and hotel are accurate. A... More 

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RomeLuxurySuites, Front Office Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear aneclough1. Thank you for your review and we agree that the location of Babuino 181 is second to none. We hope to be your hosts in Rome again. Best regards, The Management Team More 

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6 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2016

We booked a last minute trip during October half term week (just returned) for our family of 4 with our kids being 10 and 15. I actually called the hotel before we booked to check out the best room for us and if they could accommodate us. From the moment I spoke to Maria, I could tell they really care... More 

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RomeLuxurySuites, General Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear chooby, We love welcoming families to Babuino 181 and pleased you had a wonderful stay in the Patrizi Suite. And yes, the terrace sure is gem. Thank you for acknowledging our staff and we hope you’ll stay with us again on your next family trip to Rome. Best regards, The Management Team More 

New York City, New York
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We have stayed several time at this lovely hotel. It's very modern and has everything you desire in a luxury hotel however the WIFI is unacceptably slow !! If you need to do business or surf the web you will no be happy !! I complained about in May and it's October and it still extremely slow. I posted a... More 

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romesuites, Front Office Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear ThePhotoGourmet, Thank you for staying at Babuino 181 for the second time. We appreciate your feedback and we’ve great news to share – we’ve just upgraded our wifi. We hope you will choose to stay with us again on your next visit to Rome. Best regards, The Management Team More 

New York
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14 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2016

We started our vacation here and were so glad we did! The staff helped us with directions, taxis, tours, reservations and suggestions for meals in the neighborhood. Our room was quiet and elegant with wonderful linens and a bottle of Prosecco to welcome us in. We would stay here again in a heartbeat. Treat yourself to this hotel and you... More 

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romesuites, Front Office Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear maggiebellasmom, Thank you for your lovely review on Babuino 181. We’re glad to hear that our staff made your stay memorable and you enjoyed the welcome Prosecco. We look forward to welcoming you back soon. Best regards, The Management Team More 

Wilmington, Delaware
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13 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 October 2016

the Babuino 181 Hotel in the heart of Rome is a treat. Great rooms, plenty of closet space, excellent roof top bar...and bets of all from the front desk on the service is superb. smart, friendly, knowledgable people. It all adds up to a fantastic choice!

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Miami, Florida
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18 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

We were here 5 nights. We almost rented an apartment in Rome but were so happy that we opted to be here!! My husbands bag never showed and mine eventually showed up after 3 days. Can't say enough about the fabulous staff and the capable help they gave in trying to track them down with repeated calls to the local... More 

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romesuites, Front Office Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear LupnerLL, We are so pleased that our staff at Babuino 181 were able to help you in tracking down your lost bags. Thank you for acknowledging them and it is wonderful to know that staying with us made for a fabulous time in Rome. Best regards, The Management Team More 

Long Beach, California
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4 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 October 2016

Though admittedly it would have been smart to ask first, the staff neglected to mention that breakfast was not included (+20 Euros per person), when giving us the hotel rundown upon our arrival. Unfortunately, we discovered this AFTER we ate on our first morning. One staff member almost ruined a day trip we wanted to take, because he said there... More 

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romesuites, Front Office Manager at Babuino 181, responded to this review

Dear Korova16, Thanks so much for acknowledging the great location, nice size rooms, modern decor, and lovely rooftop bar/lounge at Babuino 181. We hope that all these positives helped you have a wonderful stay in Rome. As for your service comments, it sounds like we got off on the wrong foot and didn't recover. As you probably read on our... More 

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Campo Marzio
From its original role as ancient army training fields to its present-day identity as one of the city’s most desirable neighbourhoods, the Campo Marzio is the best place to get lost in Rome. Gorgeous Renaissance and Baroque palazzos line the streets, and are filled with enticing boutiques and food shops. By day, Rome’s best-dressed denizens criss-cross its streets in a fashionable parade of errands, occasionally pausing to look fabulous in gorgeous piazzas like San Lorenzo in Lucina. Campo Marzio can be a bit of a sleeper after aperitivi hour (21:00), so visit by day and experience the pulse of daytime Rome.
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Rome’s most exclusive boutique hotel, on Rome’s most exclusive street. Babuino 181 is located in the best location in Rome, in the heart of the upscale Spanish Steps quarter. And every bit of it is as chic as its neighboring boutiques. Step between Rome’s top fashion designers, disappear through discreet glass doors… and enter another dimension of Italian boutique luxury. After a day of inspiration touring Rome’s sites, come back to your home in Rome. Sip a cocktail on the brand-new, rooftop terrace overlooking Rome’s beautiful streets. Soak in a spacious marble bath. Slide between Frette sheets. Rest in comfort—and with the confidence that, no matter what you need or what personalized service you require, Babuino 181’s professional staff can make it happen. ... more   less 

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Address: Via del Babuino 181, 00187 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Campo Marzio
Price Range: £138 - £333 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Babuino 181 3*
Number of rooms: 24
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Hotel Style:
#9 Family Hotel in Rome
#10 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#26 Business Hotel in Rome
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