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Foresteria Roma
Ranked #653 of 1,291 Hotels in Rome
Chelmsford, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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“A great stay..”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2013 via mobile

Myself and a friend (22year old women) stayed at the hotel for 3 nights in June,it's a 20-25minute walk from the termini, there's a small hill on the walk, you certainly need to be fit because the heat (40C) and the walk don't mix well. The staff were always helpful when we needed them, the breakfast is simple but you're not paying for a la carte, 2 different cereals, fruit, toast, juice etc. The rooms were clean and comfortable, we stayed in a single room with extra bed and en suite, we paid €30 a night each, the room was made daily, sheets weren't changed but we weren't bothered, they provide towels. We did come across a small problem, make sure you take two plug adapters because one of ours didn't fit which was supplied with my travel hair dryer.
Another plus was the fact that the reception was open all day, I think we came back from a local bar at about 12am and we just had to buzz to get in.
The security of the hotel made my friend and I feel safe because you get two keys one for your room and another for the room to the corridor, there are about 10 rooms down one corridor. There's also a small kitchenette, you can't cook anything but there's a fridge/freezer which we used to cool our drinks down overnight.

We didn't use the metro or trains and found the buses easier to work out, there's a small information area out of the termini, we took a photograph of the bus numbers and where they went and used that to plan our journeys.

There are also plenty of great bars and restaurants around the hotel and a little market.

Overall this hotel is a great and cheap stay. The only minor thing we would've liked would've been a fan or air conditioning in the room, we didn't ask so we can't really complain and dont know if they do supply them, by the end of the day we just wanted to sleep, we managed with the windows open. If we return to rome we will more than likely stay here again.

  • Stayed June 2013
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7 Thank lennykins
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Daniele P, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Foresteria Roma, responded to this review, 25 June 2013
Dear Madam,
thank you very much for your comments on our Foresteria, we are really happy that you enjoied your stay
Thank you for your suggestions, we took good note...
Hoping to see you again,
Ciao from Rome

Massimo
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Calgary, Alberta, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 June 2013

The hotel had an incredibly helpful staff, and a great location (right next to the #3 tram and 20 minutes from termini walking). The wifi was very fast as well. Although the room was small, it was clean and efficient. For the price, it was a great stay. It was surrounded by local shops, and restaurants, with a true italian feel. Would recommend for people who dont mind walking, and would like to see the "real" Rome.

  • Stayed June 2013, travelled with friends
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3 Thank naan1993
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Daniele P, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Foresteria Roma, responded to this review, 25 June 2013
Dear Friend,

thank you very much for the nice words you used about our Foresteria.
We are at your full disposal anytime you decided to come to Rome again

Best regards
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Huntsville, Alabama
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013 via mobile

All I needed was a place to lay my head and Foresteria not only met that need, but exceeded it. Clean and resonably priced, it is located in a quiet area and provided a great breakfast with the best Italian coffee I have had from any hotel - Moka-made, not from an automatic machine. The staff was friendly and willing to help with any navigational needs I had.

Stayed May 2013, travelled solo
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6 Thank Hanshaw
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Daniele P, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Foresteria Roma, responded to this review, 25 June 2013
Dear Friend,

we are really happy about your comments about us, as you have seen we do our utmost to satinsfy any client's need; we hope to see you again in Rome

Ciao from Rome
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2013

Everything was really good. Good price too! I'd stay there again in my next rome visit. Totally recommended if you're looking for a good place to stay for a low price. Includes free breakfast and a kitchen if you wanna cook. The staff was really nice and kind.

  • Stayed May 2013
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3 Thank Haroldisasis
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Daniele P, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Foresteria Roma, responded to this review, 31 May 2013
Tank you for your comments and we are very pleased for that . We look forward to your next trip for to arrange you stay even more pleasant
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 May 2013

My husband and I stayed at Foresteria Roma easter weekend. We had a very hard time finding a place to stay in Rome in our budget this weekend. Foresteria Roma was not on our top 10 list, but we had a very nice stay there. The hotel is about a 20 minute walk from Termini Train station, after sight seeing for 12 hour days, I wish that walk was shorter. Foresteria Roma is a 2 minute walk to a tram line that comes about every 20 minutes. We loved utilizing the tram in the mornings (it connected with both the blue and the red metro lines at Manzoni or the Collesium). We never found a tram schedule while we were in Rome and didn't utilize the tram to get home, because we weren't coming back until 11 or 12 most nights. I recommend if staying here that you find out the tram information prior to arrival in Rome.

The hotel staff was very accomodating and very helpful. Everyone was friendly. Most employees did not speak english, but we could get by with our spanish. The staff also went out of there way to pick up our tickets for the Easter Papal Mass prior to our arrival in Rome. We were so grateful that we didn't have to use a courier. They offer a very simple breakfast with a few different breads, juice and cereal. The rooms are very basic and clean. The hotel has very thin walls, but everything was very quiet. Ideally we would have stayed closer to other attractions. There were no tourists in this area, it was nice to get off the beaten path. I think we were some of the only tourists staying there. My husband and I are young, very active, love traveling the world on a budget and are quite adventurous.

  • Stayed March 2013, travelled as a couple
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5 Thank natfly821
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Halifax
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13 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 January 2013

This was a perfect place to stay for my son and I while we visited Rome. Everything we wanted to see was within walking distance, which made our stay in Roma so much more enjoyable than we'd imagined it would be. The staff was very friendly and helpful as well. The room was small but clean and comfortable, it had everything we needed for a night's sleep. When we left (after only a three day stay) the staff came to say good-bye. We felt like we had made friends. If I ever make it to Roma again I would look to stay nowhere else but here.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with family
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10 Thank mrlinux
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Daniele P, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Foresteria Roma, responded to this review, 20 June 2013
Dear Sir,we read your comment about your stay at our Foresteria and we have no words to express our gratitude for your nice and warm comment.
Our main target is to do the best to make a client's stay "sometihng special" and we really do hope to see you again in Rome.Thanking you once more we remain,
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Gotenburgo
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 January 2013

My son ,wife and two small children and myself (grandmother), stayed at La Foresteria for a some days in May last year. We loved the friendly atmosphere and found the personal very service minded and helpful. The rooms where simple,clean and nice. The hotell is very central ( near the train station)and it is easy to get around in public transports. We also liked the area where the hotel is located. Nice little restaurants , shops etc. We would really like to go back for another holiday and we do warmly recommend this hotel if you are planning a holiday in Rome!

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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7 Thank Marita F
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Property: Foresteria Roma
Address: Via Degli Apuli 41, 00185 Rome, Italy
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Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > San Lorenzo , Tiburtino
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Business Centre with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
Ranked #653 of 1,291 Hotels in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Number of rooms: 40
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Guesthouse is situated in Rome, in the area of San Lorenzo and welcomes 60 people in single, double or family rooms. Discounts for students, families, groups with more 'than 5 persons, members of the Salvation Army. We also have singles, triples and quadruples rooms all with en-suite bathroom, TV and Wi-Fi. On a convenient pricing we also offer twin rooms with bunk debs and shared bathroom. There is the possibility to have dinner in the Foresteria (self-service) A meal of 10€ which includes a choice between two first courses, two main courses, two side dishes, fruits, bread and a bottle of water 0.5L can be booked. Our hotel is close to a tram stop going to the Colosseum or San Giovanni. If you get off at the Manzoni stop, you can take the underground and go to the Vatican or take the 19 line and reach Piazza Risorgimento close to the Vatican. For further information or for a quotation please do not hesitate to contact us ... more   less 
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