Travel Blogs from Rome
... and mushroom rigatoni in a creamy sauce and then a lasagne with veal, peas and mushrooms in a tomato sauce. The main was a steak with a creamy pepper sauce and soft roasted potatoes served with a green salad on the side, then dessert was a strawberry gelato with berries .... We were full by the end of the lasagna so it was a feast to behold. We were also entertained during the meal by two musicians who played guitar and the flute and also sang. The night culminated in singing ...
... in Rome. We met her at her convent, where she introduced us to other nuns and a priest. We had afternoon tea with them and took a walk through their property. It was an interesting visit. I was surprised to see what wonderful senses of humor they had...the habit can be so deceiving!
It's hard to believe how quickly this holiday is coming to an end. Today we spent the entire morning strolling through the Borghese Gardens and all ...
... I asked if it was world wide? He said, " No, Europe, but I see two texans." they don't really help themselves do they.... So we planned to start early, everyone has told us the earlier, the better. We had good intentions, but when the alarm went off at 7am, we hit snooze. Come 10am we were at the bus stop outside the campsite. After an hour of waiting, and some Italian lady mention something that sounded like strike we figured we'd give up. ...
... the Forum but when we got to the bottom of the hill, you first come to Trajan's Forum and we decided to follow it round. In doing so, we came across Trajan's Market, which is now a Museum. We ended spending up several hours there as they had a very good audiovisual of the whole Forum complex. After lunch, we went to find the entrance but noticed that you would get a good ...
... a few. Well, once they left and realized I was not with them they were unsure if I had gotten ahead or fallen behind. They finished the rest of the museum quickly and waited outside to see if I would show up. After about 25 minutes I came strolling out to the sight of them talking with a cop. Apparently they were asking the cop if they could page me over the intercom. He asked how old I was and after finding out told them he could only page for very young or ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsAstoria Garden Rome
The Astoria garden is a samll tourist hotel in a comfortable neighborhood in Rome. It is about a half mile from the train terminus. The hotel was clean, comfortable, and reasonably priced. They had a wonderful, helpful staff. The customer service was outstanding. Thier assistence made our vacation in Rome more enjoyable. Check out this hotel for value, location , service and comfort.
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Historical Traveler Reviews Astoria Garden Rome
Good hotel, TERRIBLE location
The hotel is lovely - nothing fancy, but clean and comfortable with a decent breakfast. But the location is dreadful, and extremely scary at night (and I'm from Brooklyn, so clearly I do not scare easily to sketchy nighttime activites). Pay a bit more and stay in a better location, like near the Spanish Steps.
We stayed at the Astoria Garden Hotel in December 2003 and found it to be a great little hotel. We used their shuttle service from the airport for EURO 55.00 (for 4 people) which saved us a lot of aggravation. The hotel is located between two metro stops which made getting around very easy. There were also lots of good, inexpensive restauransts in the area. The showers were wonderful and the staff was very helpful.
Great Place to Stay
After two tiny showers in London and Paris, getting the showers here seemed huge! Very clean, spacious, and the staff is extremely friendly.
The hotel is a short walk from Termini, which gets you where ever you want to go. Breakfast was acceptable. I would definitely recommend this hotel to anyone planning a trip to Rome.
The Astoria Garden Hotel is Fantastic
The Astoria Garden Hotel was fantastic. The rooms were large, well decorated and clean. It was nice to be able to relax in the garden after a day's sight seeing. The staff made us feel very welcome and were very friendly.
Excellent hotel that perfectly balances class with value.Within comfortable walking distance of the famous sights and areas (10mins), this hotel benefits from being slightly away from the traffic and other tourists. That is not to say that this hotel is remote its a turning away from the main train/bus/metro terminal and so you can get anywhere very quickly.The hotel is bright and airy, and really has that touch of class that makes a holiday in Rome special. The rooms are simple, but of high quality and have the two essentials a good bed and a great shower! Staff are always friendly and courteous, going out of their way to make your stay comfortable.Truly a wonderful hotel that I would eagerly recommend to anyone.