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Hotel Diplomatic

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Buxton, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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Campbell, California
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We really liked the location of this hotel from our last stay. We also felt safe in the neighborhood so we decided to stay again. It met all our needs. We had a small double bed room on the third floor overlooking the street which was nice to open the large door like windows to let the fresh air in....

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Manchester, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The hotel is in a great position by the river. You can walk to most attractions easily. The room was comfy and overlooked the busy road outside but you couldn't hear the traffic. Breakfast was good, usual continental mix, cereal, toast, yoghurt, pastries. Staff were very friendly, helpful, concierge on the door gave helpful tips on visits. Would recommend for...

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Alexandria, Louisiana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I booked this hotel off of one of the major internet travel sites, but it was far more than I expected. I love the location and the staff was incredibly friendly. I am already planning on staying here next year.

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Kungsbacka, Hallands Län, Sweden
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I give the Diplomatic 5 stars for fully meeting expectations. The location is about 20 minutes walk from the Vatican ( nice walk along the Tiber ) and appr 15 minutes walk from the Piazza Espagna. Several bus line stop outside. Taxi distance from Fiumicino Airport is about 35 minutes. The street is rather busy, traffic noise sometimes but sometimes...

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Pamplona, Spain
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This hotel is a very good option for tourists: it is near everything but, at the same time, in a quiet area, so at the end of a busy day in Rome, you can rest a little bit and visit some less crowded places for dinner. There are some good options nearby (around Piazza Cavour). The hotel is nice, a...

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Kaplan, Louisiana
Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

Sixteen friends stayed at the Hotel Diplomatic for several days during our visit to Rome. It was a great location....walking distance to the Vatican and other great tourist spots. Restaurants were available within walking distance as well. The hotel staff were all helpful & eager to please. For me personally, this was my 2nd stay at this location, and will...

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 9 October 2016

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 19 September 2016

Great spot, midway between City and Vatican. 5mins walk over the bridge to city where Trevi, Colosseum, Pantheon and numerous eateries and bars await. Easy 15min walk along the river to Vatican City. Hotel is average, typical Italian style. Clean, great reception staff, food OK. Recommended for short stays.

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Reviewed 8 September 2016

Returned yesterday after a 3night stay location was fab room was spotless decor a bit tired but bed was really comfy staff were all fantastic especially Luca on reception nothing was too much bother breakfast was good would have been even better if there were tea making facilities in room we had rooms at the front nos 101 and 102...

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Prati
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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Welcome to the Hotel Diplomatic. A truly memorable holiday.With its gold and marble decor and high ceilings, in the Italian late 19th century style called Umbertino, the Hotel Diplomatic is considered a "classic" Roman hotel, thanks to its timeless elegance. The hotel is appreciated by both business and leisure guests, especially for its strategic location, between the world famous Vatican Museums and the fascinating boutiques in the environs of the Spanish Steps. A prestigious venue, it has been completely refurbished and offers 45 comfortable, spacious and airy rooms, equipped with top level amenities. The large patio on the first floor is truly unique, for relaxing and enjoying a huge array of tasty specialties at breakfast. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Hotel Diplomatic

Address: Via Vittoria Colonna 28, 00193 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Prati
Price Range: £62 - £140 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Diplomatic 3*
Number of rooms: 45
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Also Known As:
Diplomatic Hotel Rome
Hotel Diplomatic Rome
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#235 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#309 Family Hotel in Rome
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“The 5th floor has awesome balconies, but the elevators are REALLY slow”
 of 5 bubbles thollingsworth71, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing the backside are more quiet, no traffic noice.”
 of 5 bubbles A4445ZSmichaele, 6 Nov 2016 | Read review
“The room was perfect for our family of 4.”
 of 5 bubbles mariebF6766KR, 14 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Whatever room you are allocated will not be noisy .Shutters and windows that close ensure a good nights sleep.”
 of 5 bubbles 821carolec, 10 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Rooms at the back (not overlooking the street) are the best as they are quiet.”
 of 5 bubbles jenniferdB687UA, 12 Jan 2016 | Read review
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