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Grand Hotel Villa Dei Papi

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new jersey
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31 reviews
15 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 October 2012

There are so many good things to say about this hotel ,that I hope I cover them allThe decor and ambience are exquisite.The view from our room overlooks lago di castello gondolfo and the summer palace of the pope.The rooms were immaculate and well appointed. The breakfast was superb. the staff was outstanding and urbane. When we arrived early for... More 

1 Thank mocdoc
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27 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 June 2012

It's a great location to visit the Albano lake. The roons are enormous, superbly decorated, very well equipped. Breakfast is sumptuous. Walter, the receptionist, was outstanding, offering a caring service and spared no effort to make our stay pleasant. A lovely pool is a great bonus.

3 Thank KorenJerusalem
Surbiton, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 May 2012

My girlfriend & i stayed here for one night while travelling around Italy, we wish we had stayed for longer! This is a beautiful place, with the lake as the centrepiece, we wish we had time to go to Castel Gandulfo. We got a train to Marino from Rome (35 mins) and when we arrived I didn't have any luck... More 

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alexandria, Virginia
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267 reviews
191 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 198 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 April 2012

We stayed here for one night in March during our travels in the Castelli Romani., The room was large, overlooking the pool (which was not open), wifi, fridge, strange long and narrow bathroom with shower, large parking area, no restaurant, and breakfast in the room. The people at the front desk were very friendly. The "lakeside" rooms overlook the street... More 

1 Thank erntravels
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102 reviews
42 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 80 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 October 2011

This hotel is in the countryside, about a mile walk to the nearest town of Marino (worth a visit) We arrived mid morning, and were surprised to be welcomed very charmingly by the gentleman at reception, and shown to our room. We had a HUGE room overlooking Rome in the distance, it was extremely clean and comfortable, the decor was... More 

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New Jersey
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14 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2011

I visited Marino for a wedding in July, where the bride made accommodations at this hotel. The first thing you notice is the stunning view of Lake Albano from the hotel entrance! The rooms are very comfortable and clean! The breakfast offered lots of variety! The pool was perfect place to keep cool in the nice summer heat. Most importantly,... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 28 July 2011

a nice quite place ,mostley for couples or mature people , i believe there was only few families during my 2 weeks stay , lake view during fullmoon was just undiscribable ! awesome view with no lights around but the moon's. the reflection of the moon on the lake at night was so nice, i felt like i would become... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 July 2011

This hotel is great as a base for touring the area and also for relaxing. Far enough from Rome for peace and quiet but close enough to see all the sites. My room was very large and very comfortable - the hotel is very clean and the rooms a serviced every day. The staff at reception are very helpful and... More 

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15 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 July 2011

we stayed here for 2 nights and the service was atrocious. There was no food on offer when we arrived (which was at about 1pm, normal Itaian lunch time!) - the only thing they could offer wasa microwaved sandwich which quite honestly left a lot to be desired... the rooms were small and not very clean, we had booked 2... More 

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Krakow, Poland
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23 reviews
10 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 June 2011

the hotel is situated on a hill between Castel Gandolfo and Marino overlooking the lake - marvellous view (get a room with a view). Service is very friendly - we got a coffee and a croissant at 6 o'clock in the morning. If you have to catch an early plane from Ciampino airport this is a very suitable place to... More 

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  • Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
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  • Pool
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Self-Serve Laundry
  • Conference Facilities
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Grand Hotel Villa Dei Papi is a recently constructed, four-star hotel that is magnificently located on the enchanted hillside of the Castelli Romani. It overlooks the beautiful Lake of Castel Gandolfo and the stately summer Pope residence. We feature 27 spacious rooms and 15 junior suites. All rooms feature a mini-bar, safe box, air-conditioning, direct dial phone, Wi-Fi free connection, satellite LCS TV, hotel restaurant, American lounge bar, outdoor swimming pool and fitness room. We also have ample parking space. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Hotel Villa Dei Papi

Address: Selva Ferentina 15/17 | Marino, 00047 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range: €140 - €220 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Hotel Villa Dei Papi 4*
Number of rooms: 42
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#315 Luxury Hotel in Rome
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“Choose a room which faces the lake”
 of 5 bubbles mocdoc, 8 Oct 2012 | Read review
“We did not spring for the lakeside view, but assume these would be higher up. Our room faced the pool and was quiet during off season.”
 of 5 bubbles erntravels, 2 Apr 2012 | Read review
“Ask for a view of the lake!”
 of 5 bubbles gnocchi13, 4 Aug 2011 | Read review
“There are lake view rooms at an extra charge. I had an 'ordinary' room - pool view with Rome stretching into the distance.”
 of 5 bubbles More_Holidays05, 14 Jul 2011 | Read review
“any room with a view!”
 of 5 bubbles elzdur, 17 Jun 2011 | Read review
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