Travel Blogs from Rome
... down while the chef went inside to fire up the ovens and don his toque and then came back outside to take our order. We didn't know it, but we were in for a real treat. I had prosciutto wrapped veal that almost melted in my mouth, while Susan enjoyed a lightly fried lamb chop. Despite the fact chef spoke no english, and we no italian, we were able to find a common language in good food and wine, it being evident that this, for ...
... possibility of picking it up, running with the ball a bit, before throwing it back to them. But no, that’s not the way to get in the game….so I made my move. I caught up with that soccer ball, spun it around with my foot, and then proceeded to kick it right between the poles of one of the market stalls—right through— and back to the boys! Yeah! “Grazie”, ...
... Gregory Peck on these very steps in Roman Holiday.
We sat watching the goings on for a while longer and it was most entertaining watching the tourists trying to avoid the rose hagglers who were pushing gorgeous long stem roses into the hands of the gullible lovers who wanted the perfect pic on the famous steps. We even watched one haggler give some older ladies a whole bunch of beautiful roses while he took ...
... tickets in the right way to open the barrier to let them into the station. In a very out if character move, I left the line, went up to the father, took the ticket from his hand and put it into the ticket slot to open the barrier. He initially looked stunned but once he stepped through the gate proceeded to tease the others that he was through and they weren't. Because if them we missed our train. Luckily another train came half an hour later (though on the time table ...
... so decided to do it on our own...we caught a metro to the Vatican and started to walk towards the Vatican and on the way stopped at st. Anne's church ...where I went to mass for the first time in Italy ..we then walked to the Vatican square and then out and around to the museum. we had no tickets so we had to wait until all the people who had already per purchased tickets had entered ..about 30 minutes and then we where allowed to enter ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Concordia Rome
Quaint little hotel
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Concordia Rome
It's a lovely hotel in the heart of Rome, small but very clean and cosy.
I spent a romantic wedding anniversary with my husband and found the hotel to be a perfect stay for my type recurrence.
I reccomend the hotel Concordia to any couple for a romantic stay in Rome.
A gem of a hotel !!!
My wife and I totally enjoyed the 5 day stay at this family-run,gem of a hotel.I have since,read all the reviews,and fully agree. with the comments.This place is clean,welcoming and fantastically located.The rooms are brightly decorated and contain all that is needed for a comfortable stay in a bustling and noisy city,which is Rome.We found the staff to be always at hand for assistance and good advise.We got to know other clients staying at the hotel.They were full of praise for their stay at the Concordia.I got the impression as though a big emphasis is put on the client,as one would do to someone visiting ones home.This is thanks to the style and grace with which its owner,Mr Roberto,treats his guests,and expects his staff to do likewise.The Hotel Concordia is a small gem in the heart of Rome !!!
We toured Italy in mid-October for three weeks and stayed at the Concordia for 5 days. It proved to be the best deal amongst the 5 hotels we stayed at. The rooms are simple, pretty and extremely clean. The staff is wonderful and takes an almost personal interest in making sure your stay in Rome goes well. The service is exeptional. The owner, Mr Roberto, runs the show with charisma and entertaining conversation. He is full of good knowledge and tips for his guests. They gave us a safe in the room at no extra charge. I must thank Mr Roberto for his hospitality and hope to return there soon.
The perfect hotel
I have recently returned from a one week stay in Rome. It was my first time to the Eternal City. Thanks to this hotel, amongst other things, my vacation proved to be one to remember. The hotel was a perfect base for sightseeing, shopping, eating out and getting a feel of this unique city. We were made to feel at home by the concierge and the staff. They provided us with information on places to visit during our stay and tips on restaurants. The hotel itself is extremely clean and the rooms proved to be very restful and relaxing after a day of hard walking. On the front desk the guys are good humoured and always helpful. The breakfast proved to be of a good standard. After throwing my coin in the Trevi Fountain I hope to return to this wonderful city and I won t be worried about having to find a hotel to stay at. The Hotel Concordia is high on my list!
Great hotel in a great location
My wife and I have just come back from a 6 day trip to Rome and were delighted to have stayed at the Hotel Concordia.This place really is good.We paid 150 euro a night for a pretty room,extremely clean and nicely furbished.The great thing is that the rooms are relatively quiet considering its very centrally located.The breakfast offered a good choice, in clean and cheerful surroundings.The staff is english speaking and always willing to recommend a restaurant, where you won t get ripped off.I got to know the owner Mr Roberto,who has been in the trade for 40 years.He treats his guests with warmth and old style hospitality.He speaks English and German fluently.This is a great hotel, in a great location.in a great city.When I return to Rome the Concordia is the place for me!
The Hotel Concordia is a great place.Its the second time I ve been and I can t praise this place enough.The staff is very attentive and very friendly.The hotel is very clean well organised and its rooftop terrace is awesome, with a view of St Peters.The rooms are comfortable brightly decorated and clean with parquet.Its owner Mr Roberto is very talkative and goes out of his way to make his guests feel at home.This place is great.
Hotel Concordia: Simply perfect!
I recently returned from a 4 day, 3 night stay (Oct 15-18, 2004) at Hotel Concordia which I found by consulting TripAdvisor. Although at the time, there was only one review posted, it was a very positive review; I got very short notice about a business trip in the area (2 weeks in advance) and my personal side trip to Rome was one that I had to put together quickly. Although this hotel is not listed in any of the major guide books, I believe that through word of mouth, it will be constantly sold out in the future, so book it now!
The personnel working at the front desk are friendly and English-speaking, as are the women serving breakfast. Tony at the front desk was especially helpful in directing me to a great local supermarket and arranging a car to pick me up for the airport. He introduced me to the owner, a man named Roberto, who has been in the business for 40 years, and prides himself on cleanliness and customer satisfaction.
The first impression of my single room was very positive. It was a bit on the small side (as most European B&B's are) but the beds and furnishings looked new. A small refrigerator and a safety deposit box are under a small writing "ledge" with chair. A large closet had ample hanging space and room to store one suitcase. The A/C worked fine, as did the TV. The separate bathoom (like the bedroom) was spotlessly clean. A "pie wedge" shower was included in mine and the toilet and sink looked shiny and new. Water pressure was very strong with hot water coming very quickly. My only critique would be the hand towels - they resembled cloth napkins. The bath towel was huge but no facecloths were provided. Soaps and shampoos were on the sparse side, but that was no problem. The room was quiet - I slept soundly every night.
The breakfast buffet was really lovely. A few evening rainshowers moved the serving area from the shaded rooftop terrace (Tony let me have a look at it and the views were spectacular) to a basement serving area which was very cozy and nicely appointed. There was capuccino, orange juice, cereal, yogurt, fruit, rolls, filled croissants, jams, nutella, and other assorted items. It was all fresh and tasty.
The location, for me, was the best. It is on a street very close to the Spanish Steps but the street is not noisy or busy. The neighborhood felt perfectly safe to me, with a terrific chocolate shop a few doors down. I walked everywhere (Trevi Fountain is also close, and the other attractions like the Pantheon and Piazza Navonne are not that far).
It's close to the Barberrini Metro stop if you need the subway.
So all in all, if I ever get back to Rome, Hotel Concordia will be my first choice!
I am a Roman living in New York for work reasons,I spent one week at the Hotel Concordia after leaving a bed and breakfast advised by my american collegue and discovered this wonderful hotel in the heart of Rome.It is very clean very friendly and hospitable.The rooms are quiet and have satellite tv and have parquet.The staff are very informative.I recommend this little jewel in the heart of Rome
What a relief!
After staying at the (awful) Palio Bianco, we switched to the Concordia, in the same convenient neighborhood near the Spanish Steps. What a relief! The rooms were simple, but clean, quiet, and had satellite TV. The bathroom actually had shower doors, so the floors weren't soaking wet after a shower. It was a very comfortable place to crash after walking the city.
Additionally, the service was really attentive. The women who cleaned and served the food were gracious and friendly; the men at the front desk were similarly amiable and tried to be helpful and informative - one really went out of his way to help us get tickets to see Lazio vs. AC Milan, and gave great advice on where to sit, how to get there, and when to go to soak us as much "atmosphere" as possible.
It wasn't cheap (Sept is the tail end of high season), but it was clean, comfy, and enjoyable. The Concordia saved our time in Rome.
This hotel is great. The location is near the spanish steps and is walking distance to everything. More importantly, it is resonably priced and very clean. The rooms are cute, well decorated, and have a new and clean feel. The staff was very nice and helpful. They let us store luggage there and had it in the room when we returned. They also set up a taxi for us to the airport at 3am. I would highly recommend this place to anybody.