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Hotel Colonna
Ranked #3 of 14 Hotels in Frascati
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Dublin, Ireland
Level 3 Contributor
24 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 54 helpful votes
“A keeper!”
Reviewed 17 September 2012

We needed a room not too far from Ciampiano. This was a very reasonably priced hotel in a central location. It surpassed our expectations for the room rate. Very friendly staff, warm reception on arrival, good airconditioning, room typical size (i.e. verging on small but was adequate, bathroom was good) They took care of parking and delivered car to the front door in time for our departure which was very convenient considering parking in Frascati. Dining options within a short stroll and views over Rome from some of the street side restaurants. Breakfast in fresco lined (slightly naive style) room was ok, at this price it was actually better than we'd expected. I'd certainly revisit.

  • Stayed August 2012, travelled as a couple
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Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 12 July 2012

Good value hotel, centrally located in Frascati. Parking is tight in Frascati, so we were attracted by the free parking. This is a gracious old hotel that is well maintained. We had a really large bathroom and comfortable room. Breakfast is basic but

  • Stayed July 2012, travelled as a couple
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GamerGirl-STL
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 May 2012

I stayed here a few days while attending a conference in Frascati. The hotel is clean and very centrally located -- I enjoyed each evening walking back to the hotel through the "piazza" and seeing the social activities of the town. Be aware that you need to be fairly fit though -- there's no elevator, so you'll be dragging your bags up multiple flights of stairs to your room. Plus you're heading down another flight to get to the breakfast area. It's a definite hike if you're coming in by train, too, since there's a steep flight of stairs from the train station to the main square. The bathroom is good sized, but with a very slippery tile floor, and the bathtub is tiny tiny and a bit difficult to navigate if you're trying to wash your hair or something. No shower curtain, so the floor gets wet (and slippery) quickly. Wi-fi was free, but keeps timing out so you have re-login with the password every time you want to re-connect, which gets a bit old. All in all though, a good economical choice, in a great location.

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  • Stayed May 2012, travelled on business
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Truro, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 115 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 May 2012

The staff were friendly and the rooms well furnished and comfortable. The breakfast was OK - you could squeeze your own orange juice - but for a Brit the offerings could be considered sparse. However the electric sockets did not work properly and they blew the fuses if you tried to plug in a kettle or iron. I also had a problem charging up my laptop, although the owner insisted it was not the problem of the sockets. Alora ............................

  • Stayed May 2012, travelled on business
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Reviewed 26 November 2011

We returned to Frascati for a short break trip to Rome, the town is a lot better in the evening than the hustle and busyness of Rome. The train from Frascati gets you to Roma termini in 30 mins and costs 1E 90 for a single and a train goes ever hour, the train also stops at Ciampino so handy for budget flights from the uk.
Ok on to the hotel, we booked the junior suite for 130E per night for two of us. We were met and shown to our room, we arrived at 12 midday but there was no issue with checking in earlier than stated on the website. The room was spotlessly clean and a great view of the street and church from the balcony.
The staff were very helpfully indeed and always greeted you with a smile and checked everything was ok with you when they saw you. The only down side to the room was the shower could be more powerful as it took my wife about an hour to wash her hair!!
If your looking for a great place to stay then stay here, we will be back to visit again!!



  • Stayed November 2011
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Menlo Park CA
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Reviewed 2 November 2011

A very pleasant hotel, with adequate sized room. Quiet enough. Parking on the street. they said that parking was included, and it was. Seems they had to move the car several times during the night. Helpful staff. And well priced

  • Stayed October 2011, travelled as a couple
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Englewood
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99 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 September 2011

If you want to save some money while touring Rome, this is the place. The staff was really friendly and helpful. The owner even took us to the train (beware that it is quite a shlep up many stairs from the station). The breakfast was nice and the room standard. The town is quite lovely.

  • Stayed September 2011, travelled as a couple
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Additional Information about Hotel Colonna

Property: Hotel Colonna
Address: Piazza del Gesu' 12, 00044 Frascati, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Province of Rome > Frascati
Amenities:
Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Frascati
#2 Family Hotel in Frascati
#2 Business Hotel in Frascati
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): £
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Colonna 3*
Number of rooms: 20
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Far only two steps from San Pietro Cathedral in Frascati, the Hotel Colonna faces Piazza del Gesù, wherestands the homonymous church of the 7th Century characterized by a wonderful front, a Carlo Fontana’s project.Breakfast is served in a polished room with original frescoes representing the beautiful facades of tuscolanas villas.Hotel Colonna offers advanced services and it answers carefulnessy to tourists and working people. ... more   less 
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