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Capo d'Africa Hotel
Ranked #66 of 1,292 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Perth, Australia
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126 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 68 helpful votes
“Can recommend”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 May 2013

Lovely hotel,within easy walking distance of the colluseum and forum. Breakfast was served on the top floor where you could sit outside on the terrace. Everything was of a standard expected of a 4star hotel but the staff made it exceptional. They were so friendly and efficient and nothing was too much trouble for them, it really made our stay memorable.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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London, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

Great hotel, close to the Colloseum and ancient Rome so you can pretty much walk anywhere. The roof top restaurant offered a great breakfast and the waiting staff although very busy were always polite and helpful

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  • Stayed May 2013, travelled on business
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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Wellington, New Zealand
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30 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

The double bed is large and reasonably comfortable. The room size is good but it is dark due to a lack of natural lighting. The breakfast was ok but nothing special, although the coffee is always just about warm. If you decide to have your breakfast outdoor, pigeons can be a problem. The Wifi connection wasn't the easiest and reliable during my stay.

  • Stayed May 2013
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 May 2013

We had 2 stays at this excellent B&B, one when we arrived and one when we departed Rome, both for 2 nights. Breakfast was good with selection of cheeses, cured meats, scrambled eggs, bacon, bakery goods, cappuccino, tea, coffee and you can enjoy all on the rooftop terraces with great views. The staff is very helpful and knowledgeable. We were greeted by Massimo who has a wonderful personality and speaks 6 languages!! The rooms are nicely decorated and laid out, big enough for a couple. Bathrooms r small but adequate and extremely clean, as is the entire property. Location couldn't have been better, far enough away to be quiet and a short walk to Ancient Rome. Restaurants were plentiful and delicious all within 2 blocks of the hotel, including gelato! We would definitely stay here again and would have no hesitation recommending it. They also have a small workout room.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Rosemarie G
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Southampton
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26 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 May 2013 via mobile

Found this hotel on BA website and saw all the good reviews on this site. Really pleased with our choice. Nice modern hotel in convenient location. Comfortable clean rooms. Terrific Breakfasts and the waiting staff all very friendly and helpful. Lots of choice of restaurants within close proximity. This was our first trip to Rome so we have nothing to compare this Hotel to but nonetheless, highly recommended.

Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
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Brisbane, Australia
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121 reviews
25 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2013

Stayed here for 2 nights and were delighted by the hotel and the very helpful staff. The location is within sight of the Colosseum - a short 5 min walk away. The room is large and comfortable with loads of closet space or room to put those heavy suitcases and is air-conditioned however it had not been turned on when we first arrived as it was just getting warm. The bathroom is small but well designed and includes great selection of toiletries. Our bed was very comfortable and we had a quiet nights sleep. Breakfast is on the rooftop with a great view to the ruins and good selection of items. The best thing is the front desk staff who could not have been more engaged and helpful in assisting us with tours and directions. Definitely would stay here again.

  • Stayed April 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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2 Thank brisvegasgirl
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Canada
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73 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2013

Certainly no regrets except when it was time to leave. Really enjoyed this hotel. 5 to 10 minute walk to the Colosseum and Metro. Restaurants are everywhere.

The breakfast is from 6:30 am to 11 am. It is very good although if you stay for 5 days or more (like us) - it gets a bit repetitive and there is not much variation. Nevertheless, it is a good start of the day.

The staff at the breakfast lounge are all wonderful. We have met Josef, Giulianna and everyone is very friendly with big smiles every morning.

The bedroom is big enough for a couple in my opinion, high ceilings and the bed is so comfortable. We look forward to lying down at the end of a long touring day.

The Receptionists are all very helpful and knowledgeable. One rainy afternoon, they have umbrellas for the guests which we gladly took advantage.

One minor glitz was the unexpected suspension of WIFI in the midst of our stay. This is a bit frustrating because one of the main reasons we chose Capo D'Africa is because of the FREE WIFI. We were advised by the Reception that it will be out for 2 days and we were on our 3rd day of stay. But to their credit, the WIFI was back within 24 hours and sooner than they have originally promised.

What a lovely hotel and we will certainly stay here again if we were to come back to Rome. Highly recommended to friends and Trip Advisor readers.

  • Stayed May 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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1 Thank Emilialoves2travel
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Additional Information about Capo d'Africa Hotel

Property: Capo d'Africa Hotel
Address: Via Capo d'Africa 54, 00184 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Monti
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#39 Luxury Hotel in Rome
#46 Family Hotel in Rome
#63 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#75 Business Hotel in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): ££
Hotel Class:4 star — Capo d'Africa Hotel 4*
Number of rooms: 64
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Capo d'Africa Hotel is an elegant and welcoming Boutique Hotel, located next to the Colosseum , with a breathtaking view from our roof garden. On the top floor, the Hotel's 2014 new service: L'Attico bistrot. Situated on the panoramic room with a double facade overlooking the two terraces, the restaurant offers a Roman cuisine reinterpreted in modern key. During Spring and Summer time the guests are welcome to enjoy a relaxing drink or a delicacy in the magic atmosphere of "La Terrazza" bar, situated on the roof garden. In the Hall, besides the reception, there is a Centrum Bar and a cosy lounge. When you enter the hotel, you can immediately admire the hotel's symbol: a wall of rubber roses ("Il cespuglio") created by the artist Paolo Canevari. The 65 rooms, arranged on three floors, are immersed in the warm shades of ochre, sand and yellow saffron . Capo d'Africa has three multi-functional and day-light conferences rooms able to seat up to 60 people and a gym provided with modern exercise equipments. L' Attico bistrot is open from 7.00 Pm to 11.00 Pm, from Monday to Saturday. The Chef prepares appetizing dishes from the Roman and Italian cuisine reinterpreted in a modern key, all strictly home-made express and creative, in line with the fresh and modern style of the Hotel Capo d'Africa. Selected ingredients and high quality products are the basis of our menu. The service is provided on the panoramic room with a double facade overlooking the two terraces. ... more   less 
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