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Aldrovandi Villa Borghese
Ranked #59 of 1,272 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 6 November 2011

A fine, comfortable hotel with courteous and very helpful staff. Our rooms were quiet and spotlessly maintained. The breakfast was excellent and catered for every conceivable taste.
For some the distance from the city centre might be a disadvantage, but others will appreciate the setting on the edge of the Borghese Park. Anyway the hotel runs a free shuttle service to the Spanish Steps. We spent 4 nights there as a family and it was a very happy experience.

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Reviewed 4 November 2011

We stayed here for 4 nights as a family and we all loved this hotel. In a nice, quiet area but a half hourly courtesy shuttle takes you to the Spanish Steps in the centre in 15 minutes or so. Some people have criticised this but we found as long as you remember to book the return you are fine! Beautifully appointed rooms with marble bathrooms. Very good breakfasts. Excellent staff. We will return!

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the gardens are quieter.
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Reviewed 4 November 2011

All aspects of our stay at the Aldrovandi were excellent - from the elegant and spacious rooms, the helpful and accommodating staff to the delicious breakfast. The location on the Borghese Gardens means that the setting is peaceful yet still only a short drive from the centre of Rome - or a leisurely walk through the park. Well worth a return visit.

Room Tip: Rooms overlooking the hotel gardens and pool are particularly peaceful.
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 2 November 2011

the hotel is well located next to Borgese Villa park, and 5-minute cab drive to the city center (Paizza del Spagna and Piazza del Popolo). The hotel has a free shuttle that leaves every 30 minutes, which is an excellent arrangement. i had two connecting rooms which are good for the family. Rooms are clean, traditional in style, cleaned well. Molton Brown toiletries.
The staff is friendly and speaks English.
You will find most of the TV channels at most world languages.
Breakfasts are superb.
One thing to look out for is air conditioning which is switched off in late autumn. make sure you ask for the room that faces the courtyard, otherwise you will find it noisy with having to open your windows.

Room Tip: see my comments above - ask for the courtyard facing room.
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Reviewed 1 November 2011

Early autumn short trip to one of the great cities.
5 star elegance here that some might find 'traditional' in style - but that I liked, as it had not succumbed to a 'contemporary' makeover. Quality finishes throughout.
The main plus point of Aldrovandi Villa Borghese, in it's park setting 5 minutes Cab ride from The Spanish Steps, is it's staff. The people there are first rate and service exemplary.
Reception, through to room maids: all deserve a mention.
Breakfast is absolutely civilised - and the room elegant & very well run; a fine start to the day.
A final thanks to Oliver Glowig and his team in the restaurant - fine dining par-excellence. A special occasion meal certainly, but gourmands should note - very good cooking here!

Room Tip: Poolside rooms quieter. However frontside do have triple glaze so the road noise was minimal and did...
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  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 31 October 2011

My husband and I spent an enjoyable week at the Aldrovandi Villa in mid October. The hotel was very lovely, the staff gracious and our suite spacious. The room was cleaned thoroughly during the day and freshened in the evening. The bathroom was large with double sinks, Molton Brown toiletries and a fine bath/shower combination. All staff, including the front desk, concierge, bar, restaurant and the shuttle driver was accommodating. The hotel is by the Borghese gardens and museum and hence is in a quiet location.

  • Stayed: October 2011, travelled on business
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Reviewed 30 October 2011

Spacious room, with great view of Villa Borghese. Anyone that stays here, MUST try the restaurant by the pool . . AMAZING FOOD ! The staff are friendly, and they've even got free shuttle service to the city center. Highly recommended for couples.

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Additional Information about Aldrovandi Villa Borghese

Address: Via Ulisse Aldrovandi 15, 00197 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Parioli
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#8 Spa Hotel in Rome
#15 Business Hotel in Rome
#40 Luxury Hotel in Rome
#44 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#54 Family Hotel in Rome
Price Range: £148 - £530 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:5 star — Aldrovandi Villa Borghese 5*
Number of rooms: 103
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Perched above the Eternal City in Rome's exclusive, residential Pinciano neighborhood, Aldrovandi Villa Borgheseis a palatial retreat that feels a world apart from the crowded piazzas of the Italian capital, although within walking distance of many highlights of the Eternal City. Overlooking the gorgeous greenery of Rome's Borghese Gardens, Aldrovandi Villa Borghese takes center stage in the Eternal City's poshest neighborhood. A former convent, this grand 19th-century ivory villa is dressed in marble and dripping in chandeliers. With its MYTHA SPA state-of-the-art fitness suite featuring the latest equipment, the one -Michelin-star restaurant Assaje, secluded garden with outdoor pool and palm tree-lined terrace, and a private shuttle to whisk guests straight to the Spanish Steps, this urban retreat offers all the perfect luxurious amenities. ... more   less 
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