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Hotel Alba Roma

4.0 out of 5.0

Recent guest reviews

I and my friend stayed in the hotel for 3 nights. We were in Rome for tourism just for this short period. The longest period of our vacation we spent in Rimini. The hotel was chosen because it was cheaper than the hotels in the center and it looked convenient to get to the center by metro. Well, I couldn’t know that it’s so difficult to change line in Rome’s metro (you have to come out from metro and go on foot for 10 minutes or take a bus). Anyway it’s possible to get to the center by metro and the metro station is pretty close to the hotel. We booked a standard double-room. The room was pretty clean, spacious and comfortable, but the furniture was partly time-worn. We could see a lovely courtyard from the window. The design of the room was simple and pleasant. There wasn’t air-conditioner (!), but it wasn’t hot in Rome during our staying. It had a mini-bar but it worked really badly. The safe wasn’t free but Wi-fi was free and worked excellent. The beds were comfortable, but the hotel was big, there were a lot of people and it wasn’t comfortable to sleep there after 7 A.M. Breakfasts were pretty basic, every day we had the same menu, the quality of food was average, but we definitely weren’t hungry after breakfasts. Sometimes we had to come to the restaurant and come back to the room because there were too much people in the restaurant and all the food had been eaten before we came, but in 30 minutes the staff brought the food again. The staff on the reception and in the restaurant were friendly but very busy, so they couldn’t pay lots of attention to every person. The cleaning-service was totally satisfactory. In conclusion, we spent the biggest part of our time in Rome watching breathtaking touristic attractions and our staying in the hotel seemed quite pleasant, but I think that place can’t be the 4* hotel, and I was glad that I didn’t need to stay there for longer time. On the other hand, it helped to save some money and wasn’t disgusting. So, I can say that the hotel is OK.

Comfortable stay. Breakfast pleasant 15 mins by bus to nearest A line metro - then a further 40 mins to Termini. You need to buy a day pass before you can get on a bus, nowhere within 15 mins walk to buy this. Rooms of basic standards but clean. I would pay the extra and stay in centre of Rome. Positive it's only 15 min taxi from Ciampino airport. €40 to the hotel and €25 from hotel to Airport??? Be aware they charge 4* city tax of €6? per person per night 2-3* charge €3-4 per night.

We stayed here at the start of Feb as we had come to watch Italy V Wales in the 6 Nations. It is miles from the centre of Rome, had to get a bus and the metro. Beds so uncomfortable... very squeaky everytime you moved. Sheets on the bed hadnt been ironed You could hear people in the rooms above and next door. Shower door was broken and didnt roll properly to close/ open Flannels provided looked like they had been used thousands of times over The double wardrobe only had one door No tea and coffee making facilities Breakfast was pretty poor, just scrambled egg beans and mini hot dogs for hot food and a few crossaints and cake for continental I guess on the plus side, there was a fridge in the room.

The hotel was a very reasonable price, it's very modern and in a secure location. It's on the outskirts of Rome. Rooms were very spacious and the housekeeping staff were great- very clean. However, there wasn't a kettle in the room which was disappointing. The hotel is located on the outskirts of Rome, the metro station to torre spacatta is about a 20 minute walk. There aren't many restaurants near the hotel as a tourist you would have to go into central Rome for the best food. Breakfast was ok in the hotel. The staff are also very friendly, overall good budget place to stay if you are sightseeing in rome and don't mind a walk however, next time I would probably book a hotel situated in the centre. Also when out and about in Rome and on public transport watch your belongings- lots of pickpockets!

Rooms are big enough but not that clean. For example walls were a bit dirty. Bathroom is a bit dodgy and is equipped with different things for old persons or for persons with difficulties in motion. It is not a 4 star hotel but it is not that bad. Breakfast is enough, coffee is good. It is just next to the bus station in a quiet area but it takes you at least 40 minutes to arrive in Rome. I recommend it for those who want to visit Rome and stay at decent hotel with low prices.

I was in this hotel for business purpose and it is definitely a great place to stay! The location is not appealing from a touristic perspective, being too far from the center. However it could suit business trips. The hotel is very modern, with beautiful, clean, and spacious rooms, including all facilities. The breakfast is good and various, although not a lot of salty options. The staff is extremely kind and helpful, always ready to assist you with their biggest smile.

Giving this a two is over rating , me and my husband went for my 30th , thought it was a 4 star which it is not and not even anywhere near it! On arrival Rooms where musty , sheets dirty, air con was loud ! We woke up to find our room covered in ants (when reported to reception man played dumb like he didn't know what I was saying so showed him a picture on my phone he said he would have it cleaned , returned few hours later and wasn't dealt with so had to look for the housekeeping staff myself!!) and our electricity had blew so room was like a sauna!! The fact that we where charged £45 when checking out is ridiculous! The breakfast was the same stale breads, hotdogs, burnt scrambled egg, and what I think was ament to be bacon but god only knows! Safe to say I won't be bk , we stayed here as we thought it was a short travel to the city but u have to wait forever for a bus then get a train all in about 30min travel, it's 5 mins from airport yet the only transport is a taxi which is a fixed rate of €25! Next time I would definitely stay in the city ! No travel and much nicer hotels with no checking out fees!!

The service was good and the staff was very kind. But the rooms doesn't looks like a 4 star hotel definitely. The location of the hotel is far from the center and it takes an hour with the metro. The breakfast which is included in the price was very poor.

Very basic hotel more like a two star. Only breakfast facility no restaurant or laundry services. Staff polite and helpful. Lidl near by and pizza kebab near have to go into centre for decent food. Can be a bit pricey in Rome. Tip book online skip the queues tickets for things.

This hotel was quite disappointing. The day of arrival i called the hotel twice to receive directions from where i was but they did not no local restaurants or even where the hotel was from the hospital which is close by. In the end i followed google maps and turns out i was 400 yards away from the hotel. Room was basic. Shower had a few things hanging off but that was all. There are no tea or coffee making amenities in the room. Court yard was pleasant. Its a bus and metro journey into rome centre which is straight forward once you know where you are going. I only stayed here for two nights and that was enough the A/C in the room didn't work very well was very hot still. The second night we was there the fire alarm went off three times during the night. We got up and left our room the first time it went off. All fire doors where closed and no-one was around to know what was going on after about 5 mins it went off so we went back inside. No-one came to see if people were okay or to tell people that it was a false alarm. It then went off an hour or so later we stayed in bed. When we checked out in the morning NO apologies were given it wasn't even mentioned. The service is poor and breakfast was even worse. I would not recommend this hotel there are nice and better priced hotels closer to rome centre.

Viale di Torre Maura, 81 Rome RM

Hotel highlights

  • Free buffet breakfast
  • Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
  • Bar/lounge
  • 24-hour front desk

Located in Cinecitta, Hotel Alba Roma is 1.6 mi (2.6 km) from University of Rome Tor Vergata and within a 15-minute drive of Roma Est. This 64-room, 4-star hotel has conveniences like free breakfast, a bar/lounge, and free in-room WiFi. Marco Simone Golf Club and Museum of Roman Civilization are also within a 30-minute drive.


Dining

Free buffet breakfast is included with your stay and is served from 7 AM to 10 AM. Savor a meal from the comfort of your room with room service, or make new friends over drinks at the bar/lounge.


Rooms

All of Hotel Alba Roma's 64 air-conditioned rooms provide refrigerators, safes, and phones. Guests can expect to find free WiFi and flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Bathrooms have hair dryers and free toiletries. Desks are also standard.


Property features

Hotel Alba Roma features free WiFi in public areas and a garden. Self parking is available for EUR 5 per day. Multilingual staff at the front desk are standing by 24/7 to help with tours or tickets, luggage storage, and securing valuables. This smoke-free hotel also has wedding services.

Room options

Double Room Single Use

Full 1 | Sleeps 2

Triple Room

Full 1 | Twin 3 | Sleeps 4

Quadruple Room

Full 1 | Twin 4 | Sleeps 5

Reviews from Trip Advisor

Trip Advisor aggregated rating

37% of guests recommend this hotel

Total of 285 reviews