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“Central Location with excellent service”
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Aberdeen Hotel
Ranked #293 of 1,259 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
malta
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25 reviews
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“Central Location with excellent service”
Reviewed 24 February 2014

Hotel Aberdeen is in a central location but in a quiet street.
For a 3 star hotel the rooms are good sized,clean and modernised with all the necessary facilities such as a/c, fridge etc.
Service from the staff in general and especially from reception was first class with members of staff bringing the luggage to our rooms and getting it down on check out. Breakfast even though did not have any hot food such as eggs, bacon etc. was satisfactory and sufficient with a good variety and quality.
The only negatives were that one would have to go up a couple of stairs since the hotel is on the first floor so this might be a issue for guests with mobility problems or guests with babies. The breakfast room is a bit small so during peak times it might get crowded.
But most probably this is one of the best 3 star hotels in Rome.

  • Stayed February 2014, travelled with family
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Montauk, New York
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Reviewed 19 January 2014

Another excellent 8 day stay at the Hotel Aberdeen. Love returning to my favorite hotel in Roma, it is my home away from home. Mariano, Costel, Matteo, Livio greet their guests like family. And, Cinzia, Viria, Angela and Ariel create a warm environment for all. The breakfast is bountiful and the staff does an outstanding job cleaning the rooms and the hotel. Hoping to see you all in 2015. Nunziata/Montauk, New York

Room Tip: The rooms in the rear have less noise than the front rooms.
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  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
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Shepherdstown, West Virginia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 January 2014

Simply a great location, 220 yards from the Metro Station and the taxi service was incredible. Our taxi’s appeared within a few minutes once the people at the desk summoned them. That was something we were very grateful for as we were there on business. We stayed there 4 days in December 2013. We found that being within walking distance of main tourist attractions was wonderful as we could work our site seeing around a work schedule. There are delightful restaurants, pizza, pasta shops, and a lovely Galleria close by for shopping and eating with reasonable prices. Our room was old fashioned, charming, immaculate and cleaned every day. We had a room with a balcony and enjoyed it. The staff is multilingual and available 24 hours a day. Our airline lost our luggage somewhere between Washington, DC and Rome and the staff couldn’t have been more accommodating trying to help us recover it. The free breakfast was fresh, satisfying and we enjoyed their delicious coffee and cappuccino as we studied the absolutely beautiful frescoes in the breakfast room ceiling. We appreciated having access to free wifi in the lounge area and in our room. We highly recommend this hotel to anyone traveling to Rome for business.

Room Tip: We loved our room with a balcony;
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  • Stayed December 2013, travelled on business
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Singapore, Singapore
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72 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 249 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2014

This hotel came highly recommended in Rick Steves book and price was reasonable for considering year end. Booked from their website directly for 253 Euro for 3 nights. Initially I missed the “Rick Steves” reservation link which gives you discount but after contacting them, they are able to give the discounted rate. However it was a mixed experience, I'd probably stay elsewhere if I can find better value.

PRO:
- Great location, walking distance from Termini train station and Republica metro, plenty of bus options
- Good 24 hours receptionists, helpful, speak perfect English. They will hold your stuffs before check in/after check out and pretty safe too (at least I didn’t lose anything)
- Spacious rooms, cleaned every day, TV, mini fridge, hair dryer, safety box
- They honor and gave Rick Steves readers discount even without showing the book (although I have brought them just in case)
- There's a computer with internet and printer that you can use for free at the lobby. Toilet also available if you already checked out
- Free basic breakfast
- If you travel light & backpack like me, FYI that they have towel warmer so you can wash at the sink and dry it there overnight

CONS:
- Stairs, no lift
- No aircon! I went in winter so it doesn't matter, but if you're going in summer; definitely need to consider it
- Weak and unstable wifi; they advertise in room wifi but it doesn't work from my room but only at the lobby which was literally in front of it (16 small steps! I counted!). Even from the lobby there is couple of days where I had to try more than 10 times to login
- Tired rooms; although quite complete but the rooms definitely seen much better years... Chipped mirrors, old furnitures, ancient TV... Definitely not for those looking for modern amenities
- They locked the big door in front o the building at night; even at 16.30 one day; I was rushing and it took them a while until someone opened the door

As much as I want to give this place 5 stars, I can't.... If you find my review to be helpful, pls click that helpful vote, thanks!!!

  • Stayed January 2014, travelled solo
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Del Mar, California, United States
Level 3 Contributor
10 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2014

We had to stay at this hotel for one night because the Hotel Oceania was booked. Compared to the Oceania which is on the same street, this hotel should be a one star. The bed was extremely uncomfortable, the room decor was old and the breakfast was horrible. The coffee was not drinkable so I ordered a cappuccino which tasted like soapy water. The service was extremely indifferent. This is the only negative review I have given in three months of travel! If you can, stay at the Hotel Oceania. I was there for one week and it was heaven in comparison.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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San Francisco, California
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9 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 December 2013

great location, reasonable price. perfect for female solo traveler. within walking distance to/from Roma Termini (train/metro stations). breakfast is included (great caffè & cappuccino). free wifi. accommodating staff.

  • Stayed December 2013, travelled solo
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Moncton, Canada
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10 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2013

This hotel is a great spot to stay when in Rome. It is only 10 minute walk from the Termini train station and just a step from Via Nazionale. It is centrally located and within walking distance of most of the main tourist attraction. I couldn't believe how quiet the room was and it was a good sized room for Europe. The staff are exceptionally friendly and helpful. I will definitely be staying here the next time I am in Rome.

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  • Stayed November 2013, travelled with friends
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Property: Aberdeen Hotel
Address: Via Firenze 48, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Esquilino , Castro Pretorio
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
Hotel Style:
#124 Family Hotel in Rome
#299 Romantic Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Aberdeen Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 36
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Aberdeen hotel has been completely refurbished and is located in a convenient position on walking distance to the main important sites. The rooms are carefully furnished down to the smallest detail and offer all the comforts. It's the ideal place to begin a visit to the Capital or start off on a shopping trip. ... more   less 
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