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The minute we arrived in Rome we loved it. We were picked up in a Mercedes van and whisked off at great speed to our hotel. Situated very close to the Spanish Steps (the only two words we taught our driver) The Hotel D'Inghilterre was everything we had ever imagined a Rome hotel to be and more. It has beautiful Italian everything. It is very hard …
... the bikes and walked down Via Nazionale to the Trajan pillar and the Victor Emmanuel monument, before going to the colosseum. We had to queue for 45 min for tickets but at least it was inside in the shade. After wandering round that we went to the Palatine and Roman forum. Too hot - in the mid 30s. Then down to the river and across to Trastevere, a neighbourhood we had enjoyed on the last trip here 10 years ago. We tried to find our ...
... tasks! Roman broccoli looks much different than what we would expect in the US. In fact I had seen it at the grocery store and didn't even know what it was. This was boiled so that the water with the flavor could be used to boil with the other vegetables to create a unique and organic flavor for the risotto to boil in.
Once the ingredients for the meatballs were ready, the bread pieces were soaked in milk. This only took a second and then you squeeze the bread ...
... of you stop suddenly and turn around to come off while others are pushing to get on. You are caught in the middle and they steal your wallet. 2. Pickpockets dress up as tourists with fanny packs and cameras and jostle you around the ruins as they pick your pockets. 3. Young women with babies engage you in conversation while others pick your pockets. We will really have to be careful! Off to see the Pope's blessing in St. Peter 's square after breakfast ...
... sea battles are what had me shaking my head as I tried to imagine that spectacle in this only partially enclosed auditorium.
At this point in our trip it is fun to satirically shrug unamused at the unbelievable reality of just BEING in such ancient places, and I took a guilty pleasure in relaxing along one of the internal walls editing photos I had just taken there. "What's the rush? This old thing is not going ...
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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel d'Inghilterra Rome
The hotel D'Iinghilterra is the most amazing hotel that we have stayed in. It is situated very close to the Spanish steps and close to all the label shops.
The hotel has a lounge on each room and every one of them is incredible. The attention to detail, the attentive staff, the food, the ambience cannot be rated highly enough
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel d'Inghilterra Rome
My wfe and I spent the last night of our honeymoon here just before flying back to the states. We were exteremely disappointed, but only because we had paid for a 5 star hotel in a 5 star neighborhood and ended up getting 2 star service. Maybe it was the room (we had the smallest in the hotel) or maybe it was the price (we got some kinda deal through our agent) but they treated us like we had some foul odor eminating from our pores.
Love this hotel
stayed there three nights several years ago, great location, spacious room, friendly staff, well funnished, convenient. really liked it. Wanted to stay ther again on my last trip to Rome, but the travel agent I used stated it was not on her list. i should have insisted though.
The Best Hotel in Roma
We stayed here from Apr. 16 to Apr. 26, booked a package through Expedia. Price was very good. The hotel itself is waaaaaaay better than expected. Location is excellent and safe. The staff is very courteous and professional, special thanks to Marmi & Paolo (front desk), the doormen, and the bartenders. I cannot put in words how much we loved this hotel and Rome OMG the best place in the world besides our hometown of course =) if you do stay here I suggest trying their breakfast at least once everything is fresh esp the mozzarella. Did I mention this hotel is walking distance to everything. If you do stay here you will have the time of your life. Once again thanks to Marmi
D'Inghilterra is the place to be! Located in the chic area of Rome (by the Spanish Steps), the ambience, rooms and attention you receive here is fabulous! From the minute I entered this hotel to the day I left (6 nights) -- I have nothing to complain about. The food is divine. The rooms were great but most of all, the entire staff were the kindest people I have ever met. Each and every one of them gave us their undivided attention...assisting in any way they could. They were kind, had wonderful senses of humor and gracious. Yes, that's the word...gracious. I would recommend this hotel to EVERYONE! I can't wait to go back.
My husband and I were here in mid-Nov. of this year. We loved this hotel. THe location was so convenient to everything! Close to the Spanish Steps. THe staff were very nice and helpful. We had a suite which was nicely decorated with antiques and nice fabrics. The room was comfortable and had a big bathroom. However, I would avoid the Cafe Romano located in the hotel--Pricey and not very good. But the breakfast served in the lower level of the hotel was very good. Small bar w/friendly bartenders who told us about a couple of great places to eat!
Great location although an expensive hotel. We booked through Magic of Italy who also organised our transfer from Rome to Sorrento. Wish that they'd warned us that the relatively early start would mean that we would have no breakfast. Not even coffee. We thought that by staying in a more expensive hotel this problem would't arise. Instaed we suffered a long transfer without having any chance to have anything to eat or drink. Our complaints to Magic of Italy went without response.
So, expensive hotel and really not worth it.
We stayed for 3 days in October and loved the hotel. Room 540 - ask for it. The veranda was huge and the service excellent. The concierge could not have been more helpful. I would not go to the "in house" restaurant for anything more than a snack though, and the front desk recommendation for a "real" Roman restaturant was a bit iffy. The location is perfect for both sightseeing and shopping. I would definitely return.
The best hotel in Roma
The best hotel in Roma. Our room was enormous, the location cannot be beaten, the staff is amazing. We had a rental car that needed to be returned and Guiseppe said he would take care of it and we never saw the car again! What a relief! Steps away from all my favorite shops whose bags helped to fill our large room! When our daughter was studying abroad and wanted to go to Roma we felt very comfortable having her stay at this hotel by herself.
WAY OVERPRICED/ Good Location
My huband and I stayed here toward the end of our honeymoon. Way overpriced for the good location considering that it is past its prime (damaged furniture in room, dirty carpets that need replacing, shower water switched from hot to cold without moving lever) and had awful concierge service (was told at 5:45 that we could not have a shirt pressed even though the service closed at 6:00 - manager very rude and unhelpful - had to actually yell at the manager to get anything done).
Street noise audible, but that is to be expected just about anywhere in Rome. Would not come here again - not recommended.