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Selene Style Hotel
Ranked #117 of 1,256 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Finland
1 review
“Can recommend easily!”
Reviewed 3 December 2013

We enjoyed our stay in Hotel Selene. Our room was located in the new, renovated side of the hotel, and our room was very nice, modern and clean. The hotel felt safe. The WIFI worked very well. The staff was very helpful and friendly. The hotel was very near Termini station, and not far from turist locations if you're willing to walk for a while. The only negative sides were that the reception was under renovation, so it was moved to another hotel's 3rd floor. The sings to the right place were quite hard to find. During taking shower the temperature of the water would change from hot to very cold, propably because other people using showers at the same time. But overall, we can easily recommend this hotel to others!

Room Tip: We enjoyed our room in the new renovated side of the hotel.
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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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G_Milano, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Selene Style Hotel, responded to this review, 4 December 2013
Dear Opansku,

thank you for writing a positive review on Tripadvisor regarding your stay with us.

I am glad that you have enjoyed staying in one of our renovated Comfort Rooms; we are always glad to upgrade direct reservations made through our website/email/telephone.

Please allow me to clarify to you and to the other Tripadvisor's users that our reception has not moved to another Hotel! We actually own the reception area you have seen and the rooms you've seen around it are still the Hotel Selene Roma's rooms! If you'd have any doubts you could have asked our reception staff, they would have explained it to you.

Anyways, I am glad to understand that overall your stay with us has been pleasant and satisfactory for your needs: we look forward to welcoming you again.

Best regards

Gabriele Milano
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Reviewed 30 November 2013

I highly recommend Hotel Selene for those who are looking for comfortable bed and breakfast in Rome.

My wife and I stayed for two nights in total (stayed 1 night, went to Firenze for 2 days, and came back to stay for 1 more night).

The hotel is situated close both to Repubblica and Termini Stations which is convenient transport stations to the airport or sightseeing.

The staffs were excellent - very friendly and warming. When we came back from Firenze, the staff remembered my name without looking at any papers and the fact that I went to Firenze. Although I did mention that I would be back for another night later on when we left for Firenze, I didn't expect that they would remember my name and where I went! This was definitely a huge plus. The hotel also kindly offered me an upgrade of the room when we spent our second night. We were pleasantly surprised!

The rooms were very cleanly kept and the breakfast (continental) was very good as well. My wife and I thoroughly enjoyed the stay, and I will definitely stay at Hotel Selene if I were to travel to Rome in the future.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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G_Milano, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Selene Style Hotel, responded to this review, 4 December 2013
Dear K,

thank you very much for the great review that you have posted.

I am very charmed from your words regarding our staff; we approach to guests liberally because we look at them as new life experiences whilst we try to provide the best possible service.

I am also very pleased to understand that you have enjoyed the free upgrade in one of our newly remodeled Comfort Rooms.

Thank you again for the excellent feedback, we look forward to welcoming you again.

Best regards

Gabriele Milano
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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 24 November 2013

The hotel is around 5 min walks from Termini , the staff was very friendly , the room was comfortable and cleaned every day , breakfast was great - continental buffet . If we travel to Rome again will definitely stay there again ! Thanks :)

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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G_Milano, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Selene Style Hotel, responded to this review, 26 November 2013
Dear VIK9,

thank you very much for the great review posted on Tripadvisor.

All your considerations are definitely going to be an excellent help for whom would like to choose Hotel Selene Roma.

I especially thank you for mentioning the friendliness of our staff and the cleanness of our hotel.

We all hope to welcoming you again.

Kind regards

Gabriele Milano
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Reviewed 18 November 2013

We will be returning to this hotel again. Perfect location.The reception staff were very accomadating whilst we were waiting for our transport to the airport when the weather wasn't very kind.Overall we had a lovely weekend,the breakfast buffet was continental which was excellent.

  • Stayed November 2013
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G_Milano, Responsabile reception at Selene Style Hotel, responded to this review, 19 November 2013
Dear harry1England,

thank you very much indeed for have spent your time on writing a great review regarding your stay at the Hotel Selene Roma.

I am delighted to understand that we have contributed to make your weekend in Rome pleasant and enjoyable.

I specifically thank you for mentioning the warmth of our staff and the good quality of our breakfast.

We look forward to welcoming you again.

Best regards,

Gabrilele Milano
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Hong Kong, China
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Reviewed 17 November 2013

Best part about this hotel is it's central location. It is very near to the Termini station. Staying near the transportation hub of the city can give you many benefits. You may get some great deals on Hop on Hop Off tours as well at some tobacco shops near by. If you are travelling to other cities by train or you have a transport day pass - it makes a lot of sense to stay here. Trams .buses, metro, trains all are in perfect proximity. The hotel itself is very pleasant, rooms are nice and cozy. Breakfast was very good as well.No complains at all. I would recommend this place to anyone who wants to travel to multiple places in short time. Great value for money. Location of the hotel saved me a lot of euros. You don't need to hire a cab to reach your hotel.From termini, you are at walking distance from the hotel.To airport, you have regular train and bus service. And yes, it adds a few more tangible hours to your trip. Precious!!! A wonderful stay....

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
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G_Milano, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Selene Style Hotel, responded to this review, 19 November 2013
Dear Mehul J.,

thank you for the positive review you have posted for Hotel Selene Roma.

It is great that you've wanted to tell about your experience with us almost 9 months after your actual stay! I am glad that , back then, you have liked our rooms and that you've felt comfortable in one of these.

Please be aware that we have renovated 19 of our rooms( they are called"Comfort" on our website) and in March all our rooms are going to be totally remodeled; feel free to contact us if you'd like to come back in our hotel for a completely new experience, you will be welcomed warmly.

Kind regards,

Gabriele Milano
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

We stayed in one of the family rooms on the fourth floor for four days. The room was large enough for all four of us and as it was a corner room we had a viewpoint over two different streets. Very clean and well maintained accommodation. Staff were amazingly helpful especially when I realised that I needed to print out our tickets for the Coliseum five minutes before we were due to leave and they had to help me to use the computer. Breakfast buffet was so good we didn't bother with lunch most days and the coffee was wonderful. The hotel also arranged for us to get a private car from the airport to the hotel and return for 50 euros each way. This was comparable to the price for four of us catching the Leonardo express and definitely removed a lot of stress from the journey. Location of the hotel was great - very handy for walking to the Roman Forum/coliseum and the Trevi fountain and near to the station for visiting the Vatican. Would definitely stay there again and have recommended it to friends. Only way possibly to improve it would be to remove the hawkers just outside the front door trying to sell to passing tourists.

Stayed October 2013, travelled with family
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G_Milano, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Selene Style Hotel, responded to this review, 14 November 2013
Dear Kayleigh65,

thank you very much for the excellent review you have written for Hotel Selene Roma.

I am glad that you have enjoyed your stay with us and found one of our Family rooms comfortable and suitable for the four of you.

All of your considerations regarding the competence of our staff, the good quality of our breakfast buffet and our location will absolutely and positively influence all the readers of this commentary.

Thank you very much again.

Kind regards,

Gabriele Milano
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Reviewed 13 November 2013

This is a great hotel! It's close to termini station and the free breakfast actually includes bacon! We booked airport transport with them for travel at 4 AM; the price is good (55 euro); due to some misunderstanding (the front desk referred to the transport as taxi), we didn't get on the arranged transportation and rode with a taxi that drove by (the meter ended up as 52 euro). When we arrived at the airport, we find that the transportation company actually sent someone to check up on us and make sure we arrived safely at the airport.

  • Stayed November 2013, travelled as a couple
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Thank gychen
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G_Milano, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Selene Style Hotel, responded to this review, 14 November 2013
Dear gychen

thank you a lot for the very positive dedicated to Hotel Selene Roma.

I am pleased you have enjoyed our breakfast buffet and thank you also for pointing out the excellent service that we always try to provide to our guests.

We do care about our guests and we would like to demonstrate it in any possible way.

We look forward to welcoming you again.

Kind regards,

Gabriele Milano
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Property: Selene Style Hotel
Address: Via del Viminale 8, 00184 Rome, Italy (Formerly Hotel Selene Roma)
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Amenities:
Beverage Selection Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#99 Family Hotel in Rome
#103 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#134 Business Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:3 star — Selene Style Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Hotel Selene is the perfect hotel for both leisure and business. It is located in the heart of Rome, at the crossroads of culture, history and shopping, in a privileged position very close to the following tourist sites: Piazza della Repubblica, Termini station, Trevi Fountain, Colosseum, Roman Forum, the Spanish Steps, Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore , Diocletian Bath, Teatro dell'Opera, dell'Esposizioni Palace, Basilica of Santa Maria degli Angeli, St. Peter in Chains, the Palazzo Venezia. Vatican City and St. Peter's Basilica can be reached in 10 minutes by using from Piazza della Repubblica the line A of Rome's Subway. Most of our 40 rooms overlook Via del Viminale or Via Principe Amedeo, two very quiet streets with little traffic. Hotel Selene Roma has recently renovated its 40 rooms: the decor of Hotel Selene Roma is simple yet elegant and classic and instantly creates a relaxing atmosphere. Book on the hotel's official website in order to get advantage of the best deals. ... more   less 
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