Hotel Pineta Palace
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Historical Traveler Reviews Hotel Pineta Palace Rome
Hotel is very hard to find. Rooms are clean, very small, and have absolutely unusable bathrooms. Seems that they were designed by somebody, who didn't know that people have legs - you can literally brush your teeth while sitting on the toilet, that if will fit your legs uner the sink.
We just came back from Rome after a week stayed in the Pineta Palace Hotel. We read all the reviews before we went to Rome and people seem to hae different opions about the hotel. Here are our opinions and hope they will be helpful: Frist, don't trust the MapQuest. The hotel is not even close to the Quinarel: it is on the other side of the river. The taxi in the airport wants 80 Euro to take us to the hotel so we opt to take the train/subway/bus. It took us about three hours but we got to know the Rome transportation quickly. If you are an adventurous, this is the hotel for you. After the second day, we found it is very easy to go to the City and all the main attractions. We found out the bus line 446 is less crowded than 994.The hotel has very basic service: no exercise room, swimming pool, no vending machine. It has limited TV stations - 9 Italian, 1 CNN, 1 BBC, 1G erman (sometimes), 1 Bloomberg.Our biggest complain about the hotel is the wall is very thin. We can hear people's activities from both sides of our rooms, which include TV, phone calls, and any other "personal" activities.The hotel serves a decent breakfast but after looking at the exactly the same breakfast for a week, we lost our appeptite.Since the hotel is in a residential area, it only has one restaurant in the area. We found a little pizza place which have excellent pizza (pianeta pizza) but it is a 15 minute walk.The hotel people are very curteous and prompt when we requested for services.Hope these feedback help you to plan your trip.
Just returned from a stay at the Pineta Palace. The rooms are very clean but the walls and doorways are thin. I could hear conversations from the room above and I thought that people in the hallway were in my room, ithat is how loud it was. I take exception to the information posted about the hotel on-line. It is not a short walk to the bus (there was road work also). It took about 10-15 min. The buses are few and far between and very, very crowded. As to being 15 minutes from the Vatican - even in a taxi it took longer. Plan to stay out for the day as it is very hard to return to the hotel to rest. The buses are confusing and I never did find the ones that returned to the hotel.
Good value hotel
This is an excellent value hotel. Clean, guiet and pleasant to stay in.
Its a bit of a distance from the centre of Rome but this is more than compensated for by the exxcellent facilities, quiet neighbourhood, helpful staff and low prices. I would recommend this hotel. We enjoyed our stay there and found no problems. The air conditioning is good and stayed on all night. You get a small balcony which is lovely to sit out on. The breakfast is OK and there is an excellent and cheap pizzaria just down the road (see previous review). Lots of tour companies use it but thats not a problem.
We are just back from Rome a great place to Visit.The Hotel is clean and tidy, although rooms decor is a little sus, it is quite a trek outside of the Centre not exactly a place you can nip back to to freshen up before going out in the centre for the evening.You take the tube to Cornellia on the A Line and then get the bus (994 or 446) or walk it, walking will take about 20-30 mins its about 1.75 miles from the Metro we waited about 20 min for the bus, and about 7 mins, bus ride.You can pick up Metro ticket from any Tabacconist or the Hotel reception and costs 0.77 for 75 min travel.We were on the 4th Floor had a Veranda and a view of St Peters Basillica in the distance.They have free safety Deposit Boxes in the MiniBar! which you can also put your own booze in, the TVs remote did not work and the picture was rubbish.But for all that we got a room in July for £70 a night in the height of the season, so the distance was well worth it, for the money we saved.Its a good clean Hotel about 2.5 Star in UK standards (Travel Inn)They do have there own website hotelpintapalace.Just around the corner from the Hotel is a great local cheap Pizza resturant and I can garrantee you will be the only non italians, and 2 pizzas, Beers, Cokes, Salads, Garlic bread and Gnooche came to around 30 Bargin you won't get that in the centre.
When you arrive at a hotel you have a real sense of anticipation - you hope it's going to be wonderful. Unfortunately the Pineta Palace wasn't all I'd hoped for.