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“Good location, depending of what you want to do...” 3 of 5 bubbles
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Poseidon
Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Terracina
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Landskrona, Sweden
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51 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
“Good location, depending of what you want to do...”
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 August 2012

If the purpose with your stay is to visit Rome you should be aware that the hotel location is far from optimal. Without rental car you have to go by buss or train, and whatever you choose it takes 1 hour+ to reach Rome.

The hotel it self is of pretty good standard, Nothing special but a typical 3-4 star hotel. Nice restaurant, pool within the hotel premises and a nice and loooong sand beach no more than 100 meters from the hotel reception.

Ideally for a family summer holiday if the weather is nice so you can enjoy the beach. Except for the beach there is not so much nearby to brag about however.

Terracina as such is more or less divided in two city parts - old town and tourist hotel town.
The old town is like a traditional coastline town mixed of tradition and tourist attractions. Worth a visit!
The other part, where the hotel is situated, is however somewhat of a disappointment. Hotels and beach and that's it. The neighborhood at the backside of the hotel is shady and nothing that I can recommend.

The Terracina train station is situated in the old town and it takes approx 40 minutes reaching it if preferred walking. The train departures two times per day and you better be awake early since you need to catch the same train as the persons traveling to work in the morning. The train trip it self takes about 55 minutes.

All in all I could consider giving a 4 star rating depending of the travel purpose. But being a bit objective taking the location into consideration I would say a 3+ is more accurate.

Free Wifi and room size is a plus. The professionalism of the staff is mixed, some service minded and some not. The cleaning of the room was OK. Some missed spots but overall decant.

Family and summer time - recommended
Back packer, or off season - not recommended

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled solo
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 June 2012

We Stayed at this hotel for 4 nights on our way to a wedding in sorrento. It is an immaculately maintained hotel 50 m from the beach. Breakfast was basic but well laid out. The hotel staff were all really helpful and attentive. We would definiately recommend this hotel

  • Stayed June 2012
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2012

This astonishing hotel with its one of a kind architecture made my vacation unforgettable!

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled with friends
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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 June 2012

Everything about the Poseidon is excellent, from the rooms with balconies, the friendly and helpful staff and the overall ambience of the hotel. Breakfast was very well catered for and the special deal for dinner at a nearby restaurant was fabulous and very reasonable .

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled with family
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Cambridge
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 May 2012

The hotel staff are very friendly and the public areas and rooms are spotlessly clean. Breakfast is excellent but a shame there aren't sandwiches or rolls available for lunch as we were starving when we arrived after a long flight and coach journey. The nearest cafe or restaurant is a good 10-15 minutes walk away and the town centre is a taxi ride away. The beautiful sandy beach is just opposite the hotel but any other Terracina amenities are a bit far away. The rooms are very basic but ideal for a quiet holiday. The pool area is lovely.

  • Stayed April 2012, travelled with friends
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Järfälla, Stockholms Län, Sweden
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 April 2012

Beautiful hotel, perfectly located close to the beach in peaceful area. Nice rooms and nice staff.

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled with family
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 March 2012

I Just Love This Hotel!! All the staff was super friendly and very helpful. The room were perfectly comfortable with an excellent seaview from the balcony. It was located perfectly! Just 20 seconds walk to the beach! Could not believe how clean the Hotel was. The pool area was really nice too. The Hotel has a bar were you could buy sandwiches, pasta, ice cream, beverages etc. All the staff was really kind with us. We will defenetly come back soon, I can't wait!

  • Stayed August 2011, travelled as a couple
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Property: Poseidon
Address: Via Piemonte, 04019, Terracina, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Province of Latina > Terracina
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Restaurant Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
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Ranked #2 of 13 Hotels in Terracina
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Poseidon 3*
Number of rooms: 48
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