Budget Rome hotel for 3. Suggestions?

Dec 18th, 2006, 01:19 PM
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Budget Rome hotel for 3. Suggestions?

Rome certainly isn't cheap, is it??

I am taking my daughter and a friend to Europe in late March through 11 April 2007.

I am looking for a room in an area of Rome with good acess to the train station and something that will allow us to walk where ever we need to go (or at least most of the time)

We would prefer a room with 3 single beds, but I will share with my daughter if need be. Our budget is tight, we prefer a room for no more than 150 euro a night. We don't need much, just safe, clean, and well located.

Thanks for any help.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 01:27 PM
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Hotel Panda has been mentioned recently. Try there:
http://www.hotelpanda.it

Of course look at the reviews.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 01:31 PM
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Thank you Will, I guess I should have mentioned that I have already tried reservations at Hotel Panda and Hotel Aberdeen. Both full on dates I am looking at, which are April 5 through the 8th
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Dec 18th, 2006, 01:32 PM
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Although the Panda doesn't seem very close to the train station, it's a short Metro ride away. It's in a good area, and has been well-written of here.

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Dec 18th, 2006, 01:39 PM
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Did you try Hotel Julia and Domus Julia? They might be over your limit, though. These are also a metro ride away from the train station, but that's an advantage, as their location is extremely convenient to the main sites.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 01:40 PM
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There's the Beehive, also. They take reservations exactly two months in advance, the last I heard, so you would have to hope for perfect timing. But give them a call. And of course there are various convents you can try.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 01:46 PM
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Seems I was a bit scatterbrained when I booked this trip. April 8th is Easter, must be what the problem is finding affordable accomodations...
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Dec 18th, 2006, 02:22 PM
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Try these...although you most likely will find rates to be at the high end for Easter...

Hotel Montreal
http://www.hotelmontrealrome.com/
I put in fake dates of April 5 for 6 nights, and it came back 900E for a triple (for the 6 nights)

Hotel Sonya - Triples 120-220
http://www.hotelsonya.it/en/
- check avail. and price

Hotel des Artists
http://www.hoteldesartistes.com/
152€ 'cash price'

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Dec 18th, 2006, 02:25 PM
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Did you try Residenza San Panteleo?
http://www.residenzasanpantaleo.com/home.html
This is a simple, inexpensive hotel in possibly the best area of Rome. If you want safe and well located, I don't think you want to be near the train station.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 02:29 PM
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Have you tried any of the convents?
http://www.santasusanna.org/comingToRome/convents.html

Might a long shot but they are not too expensive.

I stayed in a single at hotel Julia about a year ago, it was about 70 euro for the night. The location was excellent, close to a metro stop but I walked everywhere. Not sure about triple rooms though.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 02:34 PM
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My boyfriend and I were quite satisfied with Casa Zavatti. http://www.casazavatti.net/

We paid 70 Euros in June for a double, looks like the highest rate for a triple, even during Easter, is 110 Euro.

We stayed in a room with an en-suite bathroom. The room was clean, no frills, the tv only worked with earphones (as to not disturb your neighbors), but it was a great neighboordhood, and most importantly to us, about a five minute walk to the OTTAVIANO - SAN PIETRO. Good food in the area as well. The B&B is actually in a residential building, so it is a local scene.

Biggest plus: Right next to the Vatican (within 4-5 minutes walk), which could be especially nice for Easter.

Biggest downside: The breakfast was not very good for a B&B (but it was free), not a good area for nightlife beyond lingering dinners.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 02:35 PM
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Meant to say 5 minute walk to OTTAVIANO - SAN PIETRO metro station!
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Dec 18th, 2006, 03:31 PM
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Check Hotel Italia. I haven't looked at Trip Advisor reviews lately, but they were generally satisfactory a couple of years ago. It's in your price range and not far from the Termini.

http://www.hotelitaliaroma.com./index.htm



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Dec 18th, 2006, 07:26 PM
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Thank you for all the suggestions, I have emailed all of the hotels listed requesting reservation information.

I will keep my fingers crossed.
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Dec 18th, 2006, 07:40 PM
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Another convent-type place I ran across on the internet--San Francesca da Roma. All single beds, beautiful garden and outdoor area. Check it out. www.sanfrancescaderoma.com. Hope that is the right address.
 
Dec 18th, 2006, 07:44 PM
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Sorry, make that Casa di Santa Francesca Romana. Have not stayed there, but I am keeping it in mind. Looks lovely and peaceful.
 
Dec 18th, 2006, 08:35 PM
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Hi

What about a B&B? Try B&B Blue Rose - http://www.bbbluerose.com - near the Termini. The website for Casa di Santa Francesca Romana is - http://www.sfromana.it.
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Dec 19th, 2006, 11:03 AM
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Thank you so much, I have made contact with several of the options listed and am well on my way to having a place to stay during Easter weekend!
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Dec 20th, 2006, 11:00 AM
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Did you find a hotel yet?
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Dec 21st, 2006, 01:59 AM
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Hi
We stayed at B&B Bologna, just out of Rome - www.beb-bologna.it . It is located 3 stops from the Termi so you have the option to take the metro or there is the bus across the road that takes you directly into Rome.

The price was 75e for a double with shared bathroom and it included breakfast. The host Aldo was simply the best. Our rooms were large, clean and air conditioned.

Simply couldn't go wrong for that price.
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