Rome hotel w/ terrace or balcony

Old Aug 4th, 2005, 12:50 AM
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Rome hotel w/ terrace or balcony

Hello: We are planning a trip to Italy. I have been researching many hotels. Curious if anyone has had a nice stay at a property with a terrace/balcony in Rome. Looking for a quad or family room. Thanks for any feedback.
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Old Aug 4th, 2005, 05:34 AM
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Check out the Albergo Del Senato in Rome. I haven't stayed there ( we were based at the Hotel Pantheon just around the corner), but I understand that they have suites which may accomodate your family, and some of the rooms have balconies/small terraces overlooking the Rotunda Della Pantheon.
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Old Aug 4th, 2005, 09:44 AM
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Weadles. You are always so helpful. Thanks for your response.
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Old Aug 4th, 2005, 10:46 AM
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The Del Senato, with the wonderful rooftop terrace, in case you don't have one actually in your room, is a good choice. The Santa Chiara has balcony rooms. The Portoghesi has a room (but not a quad) with a fabulous terrace, and also a breakfast terrace available to all. The Crown Minerva just behind the Pantheon also has a roof top terrace, but I don't think they have individual rooms with terraces.
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Old Aug 4th, 2005, 11:37 PM
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iluvitaly - thank you. I'm checking out a couple of your suggestions as well as Weadles. Also, I understand that the Hotel Margutta has a couple of terrace rooms but I've been reading mixed reviews for this hotel. They also request an Int'l bank draft for a nonrefundable room deposit for next June.
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http://www.hotelsancarloroma.com/index.htm

We stayed at the Hotel San Carlo at the Spanish Steps and had a HUGE terrace with a small room though. Not sure if they have family rooms or not but worth checking out since they have the terrace thing going.
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Old Aug 5th, 2005, 10:05 PM
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thanks srice. I'll look into it.
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Old Aug 6th, 2005, 08:26 AM
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Ljyoung - We stayed at the Albergo Santa Chiara in May 2004. The hotel is literally right behind the Pantheon and we had balcony as requested. The balcony was probably 6 feet by 14 feet and they had a couple of chairs out there with flowers. The bathroom and room were pretty good size. The price was good at 214 Euro a night. The reviews are pretty consistant on Tripadvisor.com. Good luck!
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After HUNDREDS of hours of reseach I chose Hotel Carmel sometimes called locanda Carmel in Trastevere. It is very reasonable, the top two rooms, one a double with two twin beds and the other a king both open onto a balcony. It sounds great and was VERY REASONABLE. I won't know if I made a good choice or not untio we go the beginning of Oct. Check it out, it's listed on this web site as well as Frommers and Trip Advisor. Good luck!
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It's nice when people write back and say what they decided on! Thanks. Let us know how it goes.
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Oops - now it see it wasn't OP. Oh well...
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Old Aug 10th, 2005, 12:33 AM
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Hi Everyone. Thanks for your continued input. Tweeter -I have sent 2 emails to Albergo Santa Chiara and have yet to hear back. I am interested in this property and location. And jane2ron - will be interested to hear about your stay. I'm still working on it!
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Old Aug 10th, 2005, 07:01 PM
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Hi Ljyoung,

It doesn't surprise me that you haven't heard from the Santa Chiara yet. We had the same problem when we booked it. I don't think they are great on email. It took at least a week to get a reply from them. The best way to get fast results would be to call them. We booked in Dec/Jan for May and had no problem getting a room with Balcony. Let me know if you have any more questions.
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Oh, I should add that we strongly considered the Hotel San Carlo and Albergo Del Senato, both mentioned above. We really wanted a balcony or terrace, so I bet they are both good options.
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The Due Torri, in the same general, but not exact, area you are considering has terraces. I don't know if they have quads, though. We did enjoy the small but adequate terrace there, and brought home lunch one day to eat there.
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