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Reviewed 25 February 2014

I took my wife to Rome for Valentine's Day and of course had to choose a suitable hotel for a romantic stay. The Hotel San Anselmo did not disappoint. From booking, throughout the stay to our departure we have nothing but praise for the hotel and staff who were helpful in every way and thoroughly professional in every respect. The hotel is in a lovely quiet neighbourhood but only a short walk to the main road and trams/buses to the city centre attractions and shops. The first evening we walked (about 20 minutes) to the Coliseum to give you an idea of distance. The rest of the time we caught a tram or bus (whichever came first) as we would be doing plenty of walking anyway. The reception staff were exceptionally helpful with directions and advice, which turned out to be extremely valuable else we may have wasted money on unnecessary tickets etc. Breakfast in bed on Valentine's Day was a must and what a spread! Almost too much to eat... I can only comment on our room which was a deluxe and was absolutely fantastic., great facilities and very comfortable - just a shame we had to go out to see the city and not stay in bed all day! Definitely 5 stars, would have been six, or ten if they went that high, and I earned enough brownie points to do me until next year.

Room Tip: Though booking.com you will be offered a standard room, get in touch directly with the hotel and ask for a deluxe.
  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel San Anselmo, responded to this reviewResponded 3 March 2014

Dear Guest,
Thank you so much for your beautiful review on Tripadvisor following your stay with us at the Hotel San Anselmo for your Valentine’s Day.!! And especially that you have chosen us for this very special day.
I am so glad to know that our roman villa, facilities and service met your expectations and made your stay comfortable and enjoyable.!!
I have personally conveyed your very kind words to the entire team that is looking forward to your next visit in our romantic city.!

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Reviewed 17 February 2014

My husband and I stayed four night at this fantastic beautiful hotel. The staff were extremely helpful and friendly and the rooms were so clean! we had spent a lot of time on their website and on the phone with their staff before booking our room, and yet we were still so pleasantly surprised when we saw our room - was absolutely beautiful and luxurious! would happily recommend this hotel.

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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel San Anselmo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2014

Dear guest,
Thank you for posting such a rewarding review about our property.!!
We are so happy you enjoyed the charme of our Hotel San Anselmo and thank you for your preference. Your sensibility noticed our continuous effort to create beautiful surprise to our precious guests and special atmosphere for the comfort..!!
Thank you for recommending our Hotel San Anselmo, and we hope to host you again for your next trip in Rome.!

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Reviewed 14 February 2014

My husband and i spent five nights at this beautiful hotel ..... we had a lovely room , which was beautifully decorated. On our arrival we were greeted with a warm welcome and a hot chocolate. The staff were friendly, the hotel was really relaxed and the breakfasts were good to. We found it a good location to walk to all the main sites .... it was lovely and quiet and off the crowded streets.
Thought the hotel was very good value and worth every penny.
we would perhaps have liked some information about tours etc. that could have been available at the hotel.

Room Tip: we stayed in 826 - fab bath and shower
  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel San Anselmo, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2014

Dear Guest,
Thank you so much for your positive review posted on Tripadvisor and for thinking about us once back home.!
We are glad that you appreciated our warm welcome, your room, our service and the calm and the beauty of the Aventino hill..and of course the delicious breakfast every morning to start a good day..!!
We take high consideration of your suggestions as is so important for us to achieve complete satisfaction of our valued guest.
We hope to see you again for another roman experience.!!

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Reviewed 13 February 2014

My wife missed breakfast twice, due to broken sleep as one of our kids was unwell. No issues sorting breakfast in the room. Very child friendly and never felt having the kids, 8, 6 & 5 was an issue.

We usually stay 5*, but chose this hotel due to location. We were happy to do so and would only change in Rome for a hotel with a pool.

Happy hour was good and relaxing after much walking around Rome and the location was spot on, near good restaurants and most of the sights. Wifi was strong also.

We got good recommendations for the restaurants nearby
If in Rome again, would happily returned

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with family
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel San Anselmo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2014

Dear Mike,
we are very proud that you finally chose our hotel amongst the 5 stars! Even if San Anselmo is not a really “family” hotel, it seems that you and your children enjoyed very much our kind service and the location.
We hope that you and your family could enjoyed again the magnificence of Rome and visit again our property!

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Reviewed 12 February 2014

We stayed here for four nights from 7th February. We arrived Friday afternoon and were immediately greeted with a welcome juice and a free upgrade to a stunning room across the courtyard.

The setting for the hotel is absolutely beautiful and the surrounding area is just as pleasant. The room consisted of a massive downstairs bathroom and was beautifully decorated. It was as romantic a hotel as I have ever stayed in surrounded by orange and lemon trees. The hotel even surprised us with prosecco and strawberries on my birthday.

It is a short walk into the city centre with a few hills but if you enjoy walking then the walk itself is very pleasant with a surprise around ever corner, for example, just behind the hotel is a keyhole where you can look at the dome of St. Peter's and a park which has a stunning view of the city at night time. The breakfast was excellent and the hotel were kind enough to recommend a great restaurant called Angelinas the night of my birthday which was lovely. We had some drinks in the bar one afternoon which came with a lovely selection of canapés which was a nice surprise.

The restaurants in the suburb itself are all local, very reasonably priced and very enjoyable, well away from the tourist traps of the city centre. All in all a very enjoyable stay and I would highly recommend this hotel, my only one negative would be that it would be nice if the reception were a little more forthcoming with assistance about getting to the airport when you check out but other than that no complaints whatsoever!

We booked online well in advance and got a great deal so the hotel was great value!

Room Tip: I asked for a big bath and we were upgraded to a stunning room across the courtyard
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel San Anselmo, responded to this reviewResponded 23 February 2014

Dear Guest,
thank you very much for your compliments about our little boutique hotel San Anselmo! It is a pleasure to learn that you met your expectations and, especially, that you loved the “Vanity Room”, the deluxe room that was given to you, whose main characteristic is the beautiful big bathroom! Moreover we really appreciate your nice words about the service and the perfect location.
We wait you for a next stay in Rome!

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