I Giardini del Quirinale0.0 out of 5.0
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This hotel had everything we needed for a city break in Rome. The location is unbeatable, walking distance to all the local attractions (12 mins to the Trevi fountain) public transport links are a stones throw away and there are plenty of shops, restaurants and bars nearby. We couldn't believe our luck! The hotel is a little tricky to find if you haven't done your research. We tried to get the free shuttle pick up from the airport but no one was available. We understood this so got a shuttle from the airport for just under €5 each to the termini station which is only a 10 minute walk to the hotel. I simply used google maps on my phone to find the hotel, then rang the owner who let me in. I would recommend that you street view the hotel before going so you have an idea of what you're looking for, we did this and found it no problem. The staff are very friendly and always happy to help. We managed to get a free shuttle to the airport on our last day which saved us money and effort! We didn't have hot water on some of the days but the staff did everything they could to rectify it so we did not complain. The rooms are basic but have everything you need eg. Wifi, daily maid service, mini fridge etc. We were extremely very happy with the value for money these rooms represent. Breakfast was included and was a nice touch as it meant we could fuel up for our busy days of site seeing almost immediately. If you want a hotel that's cheap and cheerful that's centrally located, this is a no brainer! We would definitely book again if we ever return to Rome and I have recommended them to all my friends and family!
When we arrived to I Giardini del Quirinale, there was no one to answer the buzzer. It had a non-descript facade with really nothing to indicate that it's the location of the B&B so make note of that if you're trying to find it late at night. We rang the buzzer several times but to no avail- no one seemed to be there. It was getting quite late at this point and we attempted to go find a phone to get ahold of the hotel. Someone answered after the second call and hurriedly told us that he was at his other hotel and would be at Quirinale in 45 minutes. Since we had gone quite a distance to find a phone, it took us 25-30 minutes to get back to the hotel. Still, with 15ish minutes to spare. We waited outside for 20 minutes and no one showed up. Eventually, a family entered the building and they kindly let us in. We made our way to the B&B's floor and proceeded to sit there and wait for the next 45 minutes. No one ever showed. At this point, we were forced to go a couple doors down to another hotel and buy a last-minute hotel room for the night. When I called Giardini in the morning to inquire about the night before, the man claimed that someone showed up and didn't see us there and had the audacity to say that it looked like we never showed up. Well, we sat outside the door of your b&b for 45 minutes and there's video footage to prove it as there's a security camera set up right at the corner of the door. Additionally, even if he had showed up early (within that 30 minute time period in which we were heading back to the hotel), shouldn't he have waited knowing that he had guests coming? And waited the full 45 minutes? That is, if he even ever came. They were rude and unpleasant to deal with and I would suggest people spare themselves the grief of dealing with a place like this and finding a place that actually has some service available. This place is basically a glorified hostel.
This was below our expectations on more than one level not a hotel more like a very noisy dusty b&b, you may be impressed if your used to back packer accomodation but expensive at NZ$600.00 for 4 nights (that price included a 11% discount) not a place I would recommend. One good thing was the central location metro is approx 5 min walk & Termini Station is only 7/8 minutes walk.
I arrived in Rome after a long flight from the US with another teacher and 8 very tired high school students. We dragged our bags to this B and B. There is no outside signage beyond a tiny label next to a doorbell that reads "IG!ADQ". We had been told that there was a Chinese restaurant next door and since there was, we felt we were in the right place. We rang the doorbell and there was no answer at all. The door opened and someone was coming out so we all scooted in. There was a man at a window (who was not associated with the B&B and he told us to go to the second floor. When we got to the second floor, we knocked on a door and a woman told us to go to the 3rd floor. There was a door with a sign that read "Hotel i Giardini del Quirinale". We knocked on the door and no one answered. After some time, one of the students tried the door knob and it was open. We went in and there was NO ONE there. The place looked like it had not been cleaned in some time and the keys to the rooms were are laying on a desk. We went into the rooms and the beds were unmade and the bathrooms were dirty. We waited over 1 hour for someone to show up but no one ever did. We contacted our travel agent and she said she would make some calls. Apparently the person who was to work that day did not show up and didn't tell anyone. We finally did get into our rooms (which were on another floor) but the man who took care of us was quite rude and did not bother to tell us how to get into the building from the outside or where anything else--like the breakfast area--was located. Don't be fooled by the photos this place has on their website. That site was done by someone who really knows how to manipulate pictures to make things much better than they seem. We finally met a man named Jerry who tried to make things right but by then it was too late. And the final insult was that they turned off the hot water AND the wifi at midnight! We had students in the shower when that happened.
My husband and I had booked an airport pick up. It did not happen. We booked a cab and got down at Quirinale hotel, only to be told that we have reached a wrong place. Our booking is for some place in an adjoining thin street. We start hunting for the place... unable to see anything. We call on phone and the person directs us to a Chinese restaurant and says he will open the door. So this place is some nondescript place with no signs outside... god alone knows how one is expected to find it. We reach the room, only to be told the AC is not working and the engineer has been trying but was unable to fix. Why on earth we were not informed is a mystery. When we protest, the guy says he can take us to another building where there is one room -- no other room available-- but that room is small. No option, we trot down, across the street to another building with no sign on it. Mercifully there are lifts! We reach the room--- it is probably meant for single person use, difficult to imagine how the bed got in!!! Could not get thinner!! Most up professional. We pay for a good room to be socked with this room. Beware of this B&B!!!
I will begin with the positives as the bed was very comfy and it was clean. The downside was you could hear the next room as if they were in with you. Also there is no sky tv as they state. I queried it and he said not in rooms only at breakfast and that was only on once during our stay. Breakfast was ok ish lukewarm eggs and bacon but nice croissants, also states breakfast in the terrace? Don't know where that was!!! It is in an apartment block so not actually a hotel entrance very confusing as we thought we had been dropped off at the wrong place, until a nice local explained. Just one more very valid point, myself and partner are just average build, if you are on the large side don't think you would squeeze into the shower cubicle in our room, mimosa, it is tiny. But I suppose for what you pay its adequate just need to guarantee what they offer. . Two nights would be enough in this hotel no more!
Hotel is located in area not far from the bus station but well oriented, have pleasant staff, wonderful breakfast site and kitchen any time. Simple but fresh and sufficient place. Breakfast was very delicious. Available any time You arrive. You will be guided with maps and help any time.
This hotel is a great choice! We felt like we were at home! Good job! The breakfast was delicious and the room was very clean and tidy. Great location, only a few minutes away from touristic attractions.
This place was a great bang for your buck find. It was very small but had everything you needed to relax after a long day out (except no English tv stations). It was a 30-40 minute drive from the airport, courtesy of the amazing pick up service the B&B offers. For free. There is a Metro station about 5 minutes from the B&B however; I walked everywhere from the B&B. Approximately 15 minutes to the Spanish steps. 25 minutes to the Trevi fountain. 40 minutes to Piazza Navona and the Pantheon is 2 minutes from there. The B&B breakfast room is very small, as is the food selection but what is there is okay. Cereal, toast, yoghurt, croissants. I never had any of the hot food so can't comment. The only negative things is that the rooms said they have sound proofing. They don't. When the rooms next to mine flushed their toilet, it sounded like it came from my rooms bathroom. You could hear each cough or sneeze. Slightly annoying first thing in the morning. Check out was strange as there was no one there to check me out so I just left my keys on the table but all in all I was happy. Their email responses to enquiries is also very quick and helpful!
A very clean hotel, in a great location, the historical center is in walking distance, very polite and friendly personnel (mostly Jerry), very good and fresh breakfast with omelette, bacon, sausages, fresh orange juice, croissants with chocolate etc., the free transfer was an additional advantage, we had complementary coffee whenever we wanted, nice and renovated rooms with an amazing bathroom (new and very clean).
- Walking distance to Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
- Free buffet breakfast
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Airport shuttle (fees apply)
Located in Repubblica, I Giardini del Quirinale is within a 5-minute walk of Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and within 15 minutes of other popular attractions like Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. The 9 rooms at this townhouse include minibars and coffee makers and guests can enjoy free breakfast. Located in central Rome, the townhouse is also near St. Peter's Basilica and Trevi Fountain.
Free buffet breakfast is served each morning from 7 AM to 10:00 AM.
All of I Giardini del Quirinale's 9 individually decorated rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free newspapers. Guests can expect to find satellite TV and stay connected with free WiFi. Bathrooms offer hair dryers, free toiletries, bathrobes, and slippers. Safes, phones, and desks are other standard amenities.
I Giardini del Quirinale features free WiFi in public areas, a computer station, and free newspapers. Airport transportation is made easy with an airport shuttle (available on request) for EUR 30.00 per person one-way. The front desk has multilingual staff that can help with luggage storage and tours/tickets. This townhouse accommodation also has a terrace.
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83% of guests recommend this hotelTotal of 145 reviews