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“stay away from Settembre 95” 1 of 5 bubbles
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Settembre95
Ranked #2,139 of 3,730 Rome B&B and Inns
San Francisco, California
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
“stay away from Settembre 95”
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2013

I reserved through online, but B&B does not accept credit cards. Room was small but ok. The problem is that management is rude and helpless, especiually when it comes to leaving the B&B.
I had really horrible time picking up the luggage I left. It was a matter of luck that I got it at all. To let people in the management has to go down 4 floors which they are reluctant to do. Stay away from it if you can!

  • Stayed February 2013, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank Bor L
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Sleep Quality
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Service
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Cleanliness
    4 of 5 bubbles
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Jacksonville, Florida, United States
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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2012

My friend and I booked this b&b as a part of our Tour of Italy vacation. Thus far it has been our worst accommodation in terms of hospitality, service and quality. We arrived at Settembre 95 at about 6 pm on Monday, July 23. No one answered when we rang the bell, so after 15 minutes of waiting with all our luggage on the corner we went to the pharmacy next door to use the phone. The proprietor answered and came down stairs to let us in.

Check-in was probably the most courteous she was with us during our entire 3 night stay. She spoke no English except for maybe the word payment, which she used often while hounding us for money two of the three nights. We had established, in broken Italian, that we'd be paying the morning of our check-out when we arrived. And we payed the city tax upfront. But the proprietor was persistent and rude. She hovered over us while we had our coffee in the morning. She approached us well after midnight as we were coming back from a long day of sightseeing. She called out to us as we were leaving in the morning... It was relentless!

Beyond that, there were multiple issues with the room. First, it was cramped even for two people, though we hadn't expected too much from an inexpensive place in Rome. Second, the light in our bathroom broke our first night there. We brought it to the proprietor's attention. She stormed in, fidgeted with the switch, threw her hands up and stormed back out. So without a resolution, the bathroom light remained on for the duration of our stay. Third, our air conditioning read 17 degrees Celsius, but was never colder that 76 degrees (Fahrenheit), leaving us to suffocate in the summer heat. When we did open the windows, we were "gently" rocked to sleep by the sound of Vespas, buses and every other noise one could imagine on the street below.

Also, the proprietor breezed in and out of our room as she pleased while we were out, (she moved things around and took the money we paid for mini bar use), but never once did we get clean linens, towels or any attempt at tidying the room.

Finally, the proprietor insisted we check out at 10, though it was clearly stated on the back of our door that check out was at 11, she yelled at us.... YELLED... When we took her the sign to show her it read 11. All in all, I would not recommend this hotel unless you like poor service, broken utilities and to be rushed out after paying 70 euro a night.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled with friends
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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3 Thank Jennifer M
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Rome
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2012

Room was fine. And breakfast was small and receptionist didn't speak english. But only for night and sleep it was fine, only street was noisy.

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2012

Breakfast was extremely poor. Room was not cleaned neither soap and shampoo replaced from one day to the other. The place is not expensive, but the quality-price ratio was not what I expected, based on the reviews I´ve previously saw. In a word, disappointing.

  • Stayed June 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
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    • 2 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 3 of 5 bubbles
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    • 1 of 5 bubbles
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Jersey City, New Jersey
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 March 2012

My husband and I had a horrible experience here. First, we arrived at the address to find a condominium building with no sign and no indication that there was a hotel there. We called the provided phone number and were told to buzz a certain floor, but when we did there was still no answer. We called back and were told that someone would be sent down to meet us. We then proceeded to wait for almost 10 minutes until a woman (wearing sweatpants and a t-shirt) finally opened the door and pointed at the elevator without a word. No apology about the wait or the trouble we had finding the place we were paying 120 euro a night for! We followed her upstairs and showed her our confirmation email, after which she gave us the key and walked out again without a word, leaving us alone in what appeared to be the floor of an apartment building and with no one at the "front desk." No mention of the breakfast that was supposed to be included or any other info about the place. She didn't even collect our passports to register us with the local police as is required by law in Italy. We went into our room to find something resembling a subpar hostel ... dirty, scuffed walls, no telephone, and a window opening onto a sketchy alleyway. It basically looked like someone attempted to turn a tiny apartment bedroom into a "hotel room". We decided right away that we were not going to stay and left, but not before being refused a full refund of the city tax we had already paid. Thank goodness there was a REAL hotel right next door (Leon's Place) with great service and lovely, clean, modern rooms where we were able to stay for only about 50 euro more a night ... totally worth it after our horrible experience at Settembre 95!

  • Stayed March 2012, travelled as a couple
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 1 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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7 Thank LF_NJ
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Philadelphia USA
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2011

Small comfortable room with A/C. Decent continental breakfast. Good services (restaurants, bank) in area.
10 min walk from Metro.
Hard to find - 4th floor B&B No Sign.
Elevator available.

  • Stayed June 2011, travelled with family
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Sleep Quality
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Cleanliness
    • 4 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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1 Thank RRBPhiladelphiaUSA
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London, United Kingdom
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 June 2011

we stayed there for 3 nights. great place to stay, walking distance to the termini station, very friendly staff, nice and clean room, think it was recently refurbished, we walked to all the attractions. would definitely recommend this place.

  • Stayed May 2011, travelled as a couple
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Value
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Rooms
    • 5 of 5 bubbles
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    • 5 of 5 bubbles
      Service
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4 Thank eastendgooner
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Property: Settembre95
Address: Via XX Settembre, 95, 00185 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Shuttle Bus service Suites
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Ranked #2,139 of 3,730 B&Bs / Inns in Rome
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:2 star — Settembre95 2*
Number of rooms: 8
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