Hotel Villa Torlonia
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- Minbar in room
- Continental Breakfast
- High-speed internet in room
- Room service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
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The She-Wolf sculpture tells story of Rome's foundation myth. It features two twins babies reaching up to drink milk under a large wolf. According to the story, an evil ruler, Amulius, sends the twins babies, Romulus and Remus, to be abandoned after birth at the Tiber river. They survive because a she wolf lets them drink their milk and takes care of them. Eventually the ...
... hot and humid. Even the Italians are saying it's unusually hot for September. The hotel was the worst we'd stayed in and there was some kind of scout jamboree so it was packed. The air conditioning would not go lower than 22C so we were melting. The bar fridges often aren't turned on in the rooms as Italians don't think cold drinks are good for you. We walked down to a small supermarket below the hotel. We had to walk through big bins of ...
... the way of them and their pope. I am pretty sure I have been cussed out in Italian at least ten times today and I am being kicked, shoved, elbowed, etc. every ten seconds. There are people fainting left and right from the heat (I am probably next), nuns disregarding the crowds and praying, and mothers trying to explain the importance of this ordeal to their irascible children. The air is filled with cigarette smoke and holy water: two things that I am actively trying ...
... honks; cars, scooters, taxis, ambulances. I can't decide if the drivers in NYC or Rome honk more. But in Rome there are various honks for various reasons. I think I've deciphers their code. One quick beep = hi it's me. Three quick honks = I'm turning watch out. One long honk = the light is green go. Two long honks = damn scooter move over. A frustrated fist into the horn = get out of my way, pedestrians stop crossing the street in a crosswalk I'm a car. ...
... all warm and cosy.
Tonight we had dinner at the hostel which were shared platters of a variety of foods which resulted in a very full tummy. The plan for the evening was to have a toga party with the other bus in the bar at the hostel. The hostel was kind enough to provide us with sheets and even provide a demo on how to wrap a toga. The next our consisted of us trying to do it ourselves and make it secure. I decided to wear my black dress underneath and even incorporate into ...