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3 Bedrooms, 3 Bathrooms, Sleeps 9
Rome, Lazio

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brendan85...
Coventry, United Kingdom
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
“a very odd place”
Reviewed 29 June 2014 for a stay in June 2014
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we were given a room withe two single beds that were set up off the floor on a platform if we had not been quite as fit as we were we would never have got in the the beds. the room was very odd with a shower room and toilet and sink that all looked as though an amature diy man had done all the work. luckly the apartment was empty while we were there as i could not imagine staying there when other people were also renting one of the other rooms. the place was a mis match of rooms all on different levels and with light switches plugs and odd cupboards all over the place.
the area was ok but the apartment is just wrong and for the price we paid we also stayed in a very good 3 star hotel and got breakfast thown in. untill we got there i did not realise it was some families apartment who seemed to have moved out so we could stay there.

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Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 50-64
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   No.
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Management Response
9 Jul 2014
"A very odd review"

Dear guest ,
we have been very surprised and mortified of your bad rewiew .
We are sorry for your waiting of 30 min in the street at your arrival , but we have to underline that the reason of that (in a time out of normal time for check-in) had been not for our fault : you haven't ring the bell on the main door of the street ...so we cannot know that you were out and we had no any phone call or message from you .

In your rewiew there are many uncorrect and false claims .

1) Key pickup/acces to the proprety 2/5? Why this evaluation ? Have you had some problem about keys or lift able for handycap people too? We had no comunication of it from you ;

2) Quality of bedding/mattresses 2/5? Why this evaluation? Have you had some problem on that ? We had no comunication from you about it and the room with the beds is clearly visible in the photos published ;

3) Cleanliness of bathroom 2/5? Why this evaluation ? We had no comunication from you about it during your staying and we check personally the cleaning and their quality ; and we think that if you had some problem with that , immediately you would contacted us and your rewiew would be about it , underlining that , but nothing you have written of it ;

4) Overall contition 2/5 ?Why this evaluation ? All the apartment and the services are in perfect conditions and full equipped ; your personal taste about the style of the apartment is no matter of that ; You can see the photos and decide if you like or no the style of the apartment before the booking;

5) Kitchen/utensils quality 2/5 ?Why this evaluation? Our Kitchen is full and well equipped for maximum 12 people ; there are gas cooker with 6 fires , howen , microhowen, dishmachine ,washmachine, fridge , freezer, duoble sink , toaster, kattle, coffee machine, many cupboard for plates (3 different styles for a total of 108 pieces ) , glasses (3 different style for a total of 42 pieces) , cups (5 different styles os those for a total of 72 pieces) , many pots in steel and ceramic ...and many and many other things ; what is lack? why you hadn't comunicated that to us?

6) Quality of facilities/amenities ? Why this evaluation ? We give to our guests free wi-fi , televisions , Cd reader etc. And also we gave you linen , blanquets , and final cleaning for free . What lacks more? Why you haven't told us? We are h 24 at disposition of our guests ;

7)the big number of plugs and lights and cupboards is no a problem , but is a value for one apartment ...

We are very sorry and mortified for your bad evaluation , because our will is to give a familiar and warm atmosphere to our guests , to give them the feeling that they stay "at home" ; many our guest give many thanks to us for that , so we are very surprise of your hard evaluation without any comunication during your staying.
Our apartment on two levels (very precious in the center of Rome) is the result of a fine architectural design with many ancient and precious furnishings , so we can't understand your comments about ; you had all the possibility to see it in the photos published befor to book ; probabily you had no see those and you have booked thinking an other style of apartment ...so we can understand your disappoint .
Hoping to have you an other time as our guest to have the possibility of clearify the doubts and to stay well in Anfore a Testaccio .
Best regards.
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Kerry F
San Diego, California
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39 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
“A Real Italian Experience”
Reviewed 29 May 2014 for a stay in May 2014
1
person found this review helpful

We loved our stay here. This apartment is in a real Italian neighborhood, with a real community feel. You know, the one where everyone knows each other by name and is current on the latest about their kids/grand kids and family. It's a really nice environment.
Kids are out on the playground-in the middle of the square, across the street from the apartment-people are walking their dogs and visiting with neighbors. The locals were kind and welcoming-and tried to help us with the little Italian we spoke.

Testaccio Cafe-to the right if you're facing the church-has amazing white-chocolate croissants. And thanks to Simon, we found Remo's pizza right across the street on our first night in the neighborhood.

The apartment:
The double room with a bathroom was a good choice for us. It's nice, clean and big, which gave us plenty of room to spread out. The bed was comfortable and the room was tastefully decorated with a desk and dresser.

I loved the shower. It's a super-cool, old-world Italian design made with brick and using a lion's head as the faucet. A hair dryer and adapter was on hand-definitely a plus.

The kitchen was well stocked with everything we needed, which made cooking in a few nights easy and convenient. There is a grocery store 1 minute walk away around the corner.

The hosts were kind and gave great advice about the area. They made themselves readily available if we needed help.

From the apartment, it's about a 1 mile walk to the Colusseum and 3.5 miles to the Basilica. You just walk up the street, turn right and follow the river most of the way. Any excuse to work off a few of the carbs!!! The metro station is about 1 mile away.

If the legend surrounding the Fountain of Trevi is right, I will be returning to Rome. When I do, I will definitely stay here again.

Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
30 May 2014
Dear Mark , thanks so much for your kind and beautiful rewiew .
We have been very happy to meet you and to have you in our home and when you'll decide to come back again you will be so much welcome in Anfore a Testaccio ...we'll go togheter to Remo to eat a pizza in table on the Piazza. Warm regards . Andrea and Simon
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marina a
2 reviews
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Reviewed 21 June 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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lorenzo19...
Ostuni, Italy
1 review
Reviewed 19 September 2014 for a stay in September 2014
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Liked least: nella mia stanza non c'era il bidè
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Your age range 13-17
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MauraM75
Asti, Italy
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Reviewed 28 August 2014 for a stay in August 2014
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Travelling group: Family with Young Children
Your age range 35-49
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