Hotel Fawlty Towers

39 Via Magenta, Rome, Lazio, 00185, Italy | 1 star hostel
Prices starting from $102.00

Travel Blogs from Rome

Easter Mass at the Vatican

A travel blog entry by dane


I didn't make it to Easter Mass last time I was in Rome. All the rooms were booked, for the whole of Italy it seemed like, so I ended up sleeping on a train to a town I'd never heard of. Not that memorable. So this time I decided I really wanted to see mass. We emailed and secured tickets, which we had sent to a B&B we weren't staying at. They agreed to hold the tickets and let us pick them up at 7:30 Sunday morning. Very nice people. Then, we headed ...

What can go wrong will go wrong in Rome.

A travel blog entry by iancarmen


Today I work up at 7am, did a download of my
pictures, while that was going on, I started packing my bag, I still
have my hat from Barcelona, then went down to breakfast, had a quick
one then back to the cabins to collect our stuff, I went through the
cabin to see if anything was left behind and found lots, so I took it
to the bus and gave it back to their owners. Once the bags were on
the bus we left. We had a different driver as magic had 2 days off ...


A travel blog entry by cleanslate


... the Sistine chapel. Of course, the Sistine ceiling was the highlight of the tour; it really defies any sort of description. It's one of those "ya gotta see it with your own eyes" places. We followed the shortcut' in Rick Steves' book, bypassed another huge lineup and slipped into St Peter's basilica with remarkable ease. It's amazing how many people we see, walking around with Rick ...

ROME - On Christmas Day

A travel blog entry by rossandliz


... of Rome and then a walking tour near the important monuments and the Vatican. We had some time to walk around the Colosseum and then off to the Vatican by 11:00. We had time for a coffee and a look around the Vatican grounds. Unfortunately, because it was Christmas day, the cathedral and the Sistine Chapel were not open to be visited. Instead we all crowded in St Peter's Square to see and hear the Pope give his Christmas ...

What you can learn before you even leave the plane

A travel blog entry by samemoonsamesun

... charades the couple informs me I have to go back to the platform to validate the ticket. I jump off the train, run back and get my stamp, and run back to the train, which has just started to leave the station. Even 5 seconds later and and I would have been standing on the platform, ticket validated, watching the train depart.

Sad thing is, after all that effort, no one even checked my ...

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