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Hotel Villa San Pio
Ranked #79 of 1,267 Hotels in Rome
Certificate of Excellence
Reviewed 17 February 2014

We’re a young couple that went for a romantic city getaway for 3 nights and were left feeling very satisfied. The décor of the room is quite rustic Italian and is kept in good condition, our room was contrasted with a modern stylish en-suite which was very practical. The breakfast was good and served near the conservatory within the beautiful gardens that are very well maintained (a very nice feature to this hotel). We were fortunate to have good weather so we chose to eat outside though did notice that people had the option to eat in their rooms though should they wish.

I must commend the excellent service that the staff delivered, everyone that we encountered from check-in until check-out was incredibly friendly and helpful, the staff were very accommodating with every request.

It is located a little bit out of town, however there is a bus stop at the bottom of the road just a few minutes walk away or the piramide metro station that is a 10-minute walk away. It wasn’t a problem for us but it is something to bear in mind that you may have to walk a bit and get some form of transport to see the attractions of Rome but we covered everything we wanted to see within 3 days leaving no stone unturned whilst staying at this hotel.

The biggest drawback from this hotel for us had to be the mattress of the bed. The bed itself was a lovely size but we found that we didn’t sleep that well on it because we couldn’t get comfy, the bed was a little too hard for us both. This could very well be a one off or a personal preference but it did take away from the experience of what is a lovely hotel. It’s clean, spacious, had good wi-fi. It was a small blip on what otherwise was a great hotel.

Would I recommend this hotel to someone else?
As long as they don't mind the walk (which late at night can be very dark, the street lights weren't on, but felt safe), yes. It was great value. Lovely 3* hotel.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel Villa San Pio, responded to this reviewResponded 20 February 2014

Dear Guest,
thank you so much for thinking about us once back home and for sharing your positive experience with us.!
We take high consideration of your suggestions as is so important for us to achieve complete satisfaction of our valued guests and to improve our service and quality standards..!
I’m sorry if you didn’t find our bed comfortable and soft and I sincerely apologize for this inconvenience.
A little disappointed though you didn’t let us know about it, because we could have easy provided a bed softer for your comfort in order for you to enjoy a great night sleep.!!
Hopefully this little inconvenience did not ruin your “sweet memories” of your roman holidays.!!
Looking forward to your next visit for another romantic getaway in the eternal city.

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Reviewed 14 February 2014 via mobile

The decor for this 3 star hotel is amazing. Romantic, friendly, superb environment for a great city getaway, you will enjoy the private hotel with great breakfast and high class hospitality.
The rooms are clean, spacious and air corn friendly

Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel Villa San Pio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2014

Dear Mr. Richard,
thank you very much for your positive review and for thinking about us.!!
We are proud to know that the hotel Villa San Pio really met your expectations and made your stay very romantic..!!
Looking forward for your next visit in the Eternal City for another romantic stay with us..!!

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Reviewed 12 February 2014

We stayed there for 5 nights, our room was a bit small but we were out most of the day so we did not care much. It is a bit far from the center, but the bus station is just 2 min from there. The breakfast was really very good ,served at a patio in the garden and the breakfast staff very polite. The evening receptionist was also very polite and helpfull ,something we cannot say about the morning lady who was not very polite,althought she answered our questions,her attitude and way of speaking to us was UNACCEPTABLE.We also do the same job and we tried to bother the staff as less as possible but someone should teach her that when a quest comes in and you hear the door open, especially if there is no one else there,.....you look the quest and greet him..but no she didnt even bother to raise her head unless we spoke to her.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled with friends
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Thank maril1Lamia
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel Villa San Pio, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2014

Dear guest,
thank you very much for sharing your comments with us!!!
We are delighted to learn you enjoyed our breakfast and our lush garden and patìo surrounded by orange and lemon trees!!!
I’m disappointed though, you were not greeted friendly by the morning lady as well as the rest of our concierge staff. I sincerely apologize for her attitude and behavior. I’m very surprised about it, and I assume it was just a bad moment of the day as she is always so professional and friendly and loves to take care of our valued guests!!!
Anyway I understand completely your point, and again, I’m sorry you had to experience this during your vacation in Rome.
Hopefully you will give us the pleasure to host you again in our hotel in the next future!!!
Kind regards

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Reviewed 10 February 2014

Hotel Villa San Pio is a wonderful hotel in a nice and quite area. The room was excellent - spacious and comfortable. The staff was very helpful and accommodating. If you are looking for a location close to the central areas of Rome without all the traffic and noise... this is the place.

  • Stayed: February 2014, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel Villa San Pio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2014

Dear Guest,
Thank you very much for your positive review about the hotel Villa San Pio.
We are really happy to learn that you liked so much our roman villa and you appreciated your comfortable room and furniture. The staff is pleased to give the best service to satisfy every guest’s needs.
Looking forward for your next visit, for another pleasant experience with us.!!

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Reviewed 7 February 2014

My wife and I stayed here for 3 nights for our wedding anniversary in November. This was our third visit and we had another enjoyable stay. We had a nice comfortable room on the top floor with a balcony overlooking the street which was good, and enjoyed the grounds and the breakfast room in the grounds. The location is good and easy for walking to Circo Massimo & Trastevere etc plus the local neighbourhood (Testaccio) is interesting with good bars and restaurants (Da Bucatino worth a visit) and a regular market.

The only downside of our visit was a group of young Italian lads who were staying in the hotel (and mostly on our floor) on the Saturday night - at one point my wife went out into the corridor to find one of them stripped to the waist pacing up & down brushing his teeth!! We complained to reception a couple of times but it didn't make any difference, and this did spoil things a bit. Otherwise though the guys on reception were very helpful.

  • Stayed: November 2013, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel Villa San Pio, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2014

Dear Guest,
thank you very much for your nice review about our beautiful roman villa.
We are glad to know that it was your third visit and we are so happy you trusted us once again..especially for a very important event for you..!!
Hope to see you soon for another pleasant stay with us for your next trip in the eternal city.

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Reviewed 30 January 2014

We stayed at the Villa San Pio for the weekend. The room was fabulous, good amenities, warm (important factor in this cold), clean. Matress was a bit hard but all the rest is perfect. The staff was very welcoming and helpful, breakfast was charming in the setting of the covered garden. We had a car so it was easy to access, parking is available in the hotel. It's very close to the city and convenient location.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel Villa San Pio, responded to this reviewResponded 2 February 2014

Dear Guest,
thank you very much for your nice review posted on Tripadvisor.!

We are very happy to know that you enjoyed your stay with us in the Hotel Villa San Pio, appreciating the “fabulous” room and all the service that all the Staff gave you with pleasure.!!

We really hope to see you again for your next visit in Rome

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Reviewed 22 January 2014

I stayed here for 9 nights with my boyfriend back in August 2013. The staff couldn't do any more to help us. They even tried to get us tickets for the Super Cup Final! The hotel room was amazing. We had a corner room on the 1st floor with a very spacious bathroom. Breakfast in the gardens was a delight every morning. We made a few feline friends who would be waiting in the gardens as we came down for breakfast. The view from the roof is lovely. We didn't realise how close we were to the Circo Massimo (only about a 10 min walk.) Perfect location and couldn't fault a thing! It was a very quiet and lovely place to stay at.

Room Tip: The corner room that we had was large and the bathroom was very spacious.
  • Stayed: August 2013, travelled as a couple
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FamigliaPiroli, Direttore at Hotel Villa San Pio, responded to this reviewResponded 27 January 2014

Dear guest,
thank you very much for spending time to share your long stay experience in our beautiful hotel! It is a pleasure learning that you enjoyed your spacious room, the breakfast time, the perfect location and our friendly staff! We really hope to pamper you again in our hotel Villa San Pio!

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Address: Via di Santa Melania 19, 00153 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Aventine
Amenities:
Restaurant Room Service
Hotel Style:
#52 Business Hotel in Rome
#62 Family Hotel in Rome
#69 Romantic Hotel in Rome
Price Range: £57 - £228 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Villa San Pio 3*
Number of rooms: 78
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