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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

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Endicott, New York
2 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 18 October 2016

The Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is located near St. Peters. The staff are wonderful ververry helpful. Especially Eveline. Our room was very nice clean and very quite. The food was very good and the breakfast was excellent.

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Flushing, Michigan
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21 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 October 2016

Very nice and pretty. The garden area esp. pretty to look at while having a drink and snack from the bar. Our room was a 2-twin room, very nice yet small but we weren't planning to be in the room so weren't worried about that, would've liked a better view since we had no view at all just of an... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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Reviewed 11 October 2016

The hotel is just steps away from the Vatican. I believe the hotel was a monastery, which is interesting and unique. The hotel lobby area is an open-air garden where you can sit and have cocktails, breakfast, and dinner. It's beautiful and peaceful. The staff is exceptional and will do anything and everything to please their guests. The rooms are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 129 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 October 2016 via mobile

The place is astonishing. An ancient Building with a charming courtyard. Frescos on the ceiling. Rooms are very simple and essential. In the morning it's noisy and you cannot sleep cause cleaning service on the corridor which starts very early. Breakfast is ok but not quality food. Staff was professional.

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Reviewed 22 August 2016 via mobile

I wanted a hotel for our six day stay in Rome that was close to what we wanted to do, yet a place to relax after the long days. Palazzo Cardinal Cesi was the answer! Just walking through the front doors was the peace that I needed. The staff is amazing, the rooms were very comfortable, the location is perfect.... More 

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Palmdale, California
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Reviewed 17 August 2016

Celebrating our 40th Anniversary in Italy.I had always wanted to see the Pope up close.We needed to be at St. Peter's Basilica at 7:30 AM for our tour, which would get us as close as possible to see the Pope.Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is within steps of the Vatican.Once you open the huge doors and are out of busy Vatican city.... More 

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Stevenage, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 August 2016

Well, you don't get to stay much closer to the Vatican unless you get an invite from the Pope. Turn left out of the front door and you're less than 100m from Piazza San Pietro. The hotel is a little unusual in that you enter up a few steps through the doors (which are locked after 19:00 with key entry)... More 

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Auckland Region, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed in this beautiful hotel at the end of June for three nights. Right from start to finish we knew it was a great choice. You really can't be any closer to St Basillica, just right on the door step. The hotel had organised our Papal assembly whilst we were there and over all nothing was... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 July 2016

This quint beautiful hotel, which use to be an old monastery is perfectly located next to the Vatican. The hotel is not large or grand it is very clean, secure and pleasant. The the staff are very helpful. Breakfast is really great. The rooms in general are small because it was a monastery, however we moved from our original room... More 

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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5 reviews
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Reviewed 19 June 2016

This small hotel was a wonderful respite very close to St. Peter's. The rooms were clean and spacious. The hotel staff was excellent. They helped us with everything from dinner suggestions and reservations to tours of the area. Breakfast was great with a wide assortment of food on the buffet. Will stay there again in a heartbeat. It is perfect... More 

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Vatican / Borgo
Frocked priests, colorful Swiss Guards, insistent souvenir shop owners, flag-waving tour guides, and pilgrims from around the world. This is the Vatican and Borgo, Rome's most recognized neighbourhood which acts as Vatican City's front yard. Aside from the souvenir boutiques and a few food spots, the only business conducted here is papal. In the daytime, the tiny medieval sector bustles with holy activity, as visitors vie for elbow room, or stand in line for a visit. Once the sun sets, the neighbourhood is transformed into a quiet and picturesque hamlet.
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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, only a few yards from St Peter's Square, on Via della Conciliazione, is an oasis of peace and spirituality drenched in history at the very heart of Christendom, with the enormous privilege of being able to stay so close to the Holy Father's residence. As you enter through the imposing door, leading to the secluded cloisters, experience the reassuring sensation of taking a step back into a bygone age, leaving behind you the hubbub of the city to enjoy the luxury of settling down in an elegant haven, surrounded by every comfort of to the highest standards of first-class accommodation, where everything has been carefully designed to welcome you, and to make you immediately feel at home.Palazzo Cardinal Cesi, sulla magnifica Via della Conciliazione, nel cuore della Cristianita, a soli pochi passi da Piazza S.Pietro, e un'oasi di pace e spiritualita, intriso di storia.Splendido palazzo del '400 con delizioso chiostro interno,. Un elegante rifugio, con tutti i confort di un 4 stelle, dove si e circondati da un'atmosfera calda, curata ed elegante che fa sentire l'Ospite come a casa propria ... more   less 

Additional Information about Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

Address: Via della Conciliazione n. 51 | Zona Vaticano, 00193 Rome, Italy
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Vatican / Borgo
Price Range: RM589 - RM1,377 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Palazzo Cardinal Cesi 4*
Number of rooms: 30
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#109 Business Hotel in Rome
#124 Romantic Hotel in Rome
#144 Family Hotel in Rome
#173 Luxury Hotel in Rome
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“Large people would have obstacles using the shower we had. Maybe this small shower is only in the 2-twin room, I don't know??”
 of 5 bubbles T13QFlisac, 15 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book as far in advance as you can, not a large hotel, books up fast.”
 of 5 bubbles vacationcindy2222, 16 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Take the suite it has a Fresco on the ceiling!”
 of 5 bubbles SunSeekers101, 15 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Select room with view to Via Conciliazione”
 of 5 bubbles C5735EPmarinag, 24 May 2016 | Read review
“If room temperature matters; do not stay here”
 of 5 bubbles Fiona_and_Ian, 27 Mar 2016 | Read review
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