Lirico Hotel

Address: Via del Viminale 31, Rome, Lazio, 00184, Italy | 3 star hotel
 
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This 3 star hotel, located in the Historic Center area of Rome, is near Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, Appian Line Tours Rome, Teatro dell'Opera, and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma.
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      Historical Traveler Reviews Lirico Hotel Rome

      A perfect spot!

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      We picked this hotel based on the reviews from Tripadvisor, and we were not disappointed. This is a great little hotel that is about 5 minutes from the termini train station. The hotel is extremely clean and has a wonderful help staff that spoke very good english. The breakfast room was very quaint and served a wonderful breakfast every morning. Our room faced on to the Opera house across the street, a perfect view. The decor was the best we had been at in Italy. Fabric covered walls with big drapes and perfectly accented furniture. The Lirico web site does this hotel justice. We got the best deal through the web site when we scheduled the room. We are real walkers, and the time it took us to get to most of the attractions was a little longer than those mentioned in the other reviews, but still close. It took us about 20 minutes to walk to Trevi Fountain and about 45 to walk to the Vatican. This hotel is definitly not for the disabled or the elderly, although most of Italy is not. As other reviewers have stated, there is a long stairway that leads to the hotels lobby on the second floor - no elevator. Otherwise this is a great spot. On a side note, even though it looks cheesy with its neon lights, the little pizzeria at the end of the via delle Viminale (a 20 second walk from the hotel) is great and served a great pizza for only 5 euros. Another side note, we stumbled upon what looked like a great restaurant over by the piazza di spania called Restarante 34. This place was packed and looked to have amazing food. We had reservations for the night before we left but were unable to make it. Definitely give it a try.

      Lirico Hotel

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      We based our choice of the Hotel Lirico on the reviews from the trip advisor site and we were not disappointed. The hotel staff were extremely helpful and the room was well decorated, clean and comfortable. Rates were very competitive.

      A word of warning. The hotel is a short distance from the Stazione Termini - a taxi should cost you no more than 10 euros. We were met by an unscrupulous taxi driver who took us a circuitous route and then charged us 25 euros. If you ever find yourself in this situation, you should take the number of the taxi and ask for a receipt. We did neither! We will know next time!

      Anyway, you can be sure that the staff at this hotel will take care of you. Leave it up to them to sort out your taxis etc. Enjoy your stay in this most central location and feel safe and secure from the minute you arrive at reception! This was a good choice of hotel.

      Excellent location

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      Excellent location, 5 minutes walk from Termini rail station. The hotel is on the first floor at the end of Via Viminale (parallel to Via Cavour). The hotel is 5 minutes walk from Maria Maggiore and 8-10 minutes from the Colleseum/Forum, 10-15 minutes walk from the hotel to Trevi and another few minutes to the Spanish steps. The reception is small but cosy, the room was medium size but in perfect condition and very nicely decorated. The bathroom was small but in perfect condition, with bath/shower and bidet. Air conditioning also. Small bearkfast room with nice continental breakfast. There is a handy small cafe/bistro beside the hotel and a small supermarket a few steps away in the next building(in the basement). The hotel room wasn't cheap but was well worth it. We read the other reviews before we booked it and concur with the them. We would recommend this hotel to our friends if visiting Rome.

      Very good budget hotel

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      We stayed at the hotel between 2nd and 5th Feb 2004. Prior to arrival requested info on transfers from airport to hotel. E mail received within 24 Hours arranging taxi and giving train alternatives. On arrival we were given a map of the city and details of tours available.

      Staff very good. English speaking and always willing to help. Hotel NOT suitable for people with mobility problems due to access up several steep stairs. Rooms immaculate but basic. Air conditioning. No tea or coffee making facilities but 24 hr bar offering this service at 1.5 euro a pot. Breakfast, continental, plentiful and good. en suite shower in each room regularly serviced with toileteries and towels. Safe deposit box available. Both free to view and pay TV available, (if you have time to watch it!). Mattresses very firm. WITHIN EASY WALKING DISTANCE OF ALL ATTRACTIONS FOR ANYONE WITH AVERAGE FITNESS. Trevi fountain and spanish steps within 20 - 30 min walk. Coloseum 30 min, Vatican, St Peters basilica,and sistine chapel 45 min. Good public transport if you choose. Bus/Metro/Taxi. Good restaurants in locality..

      (Try ALLESSIO, 300 Metres away. Out of hotel turn left towards Piazza Cinquecento and past opera house. Restaurant is on right hand side just at the junction of 2 roads). Have a nice time, (it's impossible not to in ROMA), Ciao

      Great Hotel

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      A Very good hotel, totaly refurbished. Good location , welcoming staff.

      Good breakfast in a nice breakfast room. Room nicely decorated with very good bed. Recommended

      Nice hotel - convenient location

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      We stayed in February 2003. The hotel was very clean, the staff was friendly and always at the desk, and the breakfast was better than most at hotels. The room was slightly smaller than the standard American hotel room, average for Italy. It's only a few blocks from the main train station (and right next to the opera hall), so we were able to walk there with our luggage. It's also easy to walk to any of the sites in the Colosseum area, or back to the train station for the subway.

      Because of its proximity to the train station, there are many hotels and restaurants in the area. There is an ATM and wine/liquor shop down the street, and some nice restaurants because of the opera. I don't think that the hotel is handicapped accessible, as there are two flights of steps to the hotel in the building and a small flight of steps to the small elevator. Rome in February is cold enough to require a jacket, but not enough to make you uncomfortable, as we ate most of our lunches outdoors.

      Very nice - recommended

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      Nicely-decorated, clean, but small rooms. En-suite full bath with hair dryer and towel warmer.

      You have to climb one flight of stairs on entering the hotel, then there is a tiny elevator up to the rooms.

      Friendly, English-speaking staff. Beverages, wine, beer, some liquors available 24 hours - just ask at the desk. Breakfast is included, but its not great. Just have some coffee or capuccino and a croissant to get going, and get some real food elsewhere. Skip the "orange juice", which is really orange Kool-Aid.

      Very convenient location within walking distance of Stazione Termini. We walked pretty much everywhere from this hotel. Lots of restaurants/shops nearby.

      Overall, would recommend.

      TripAdvisor Reviews Lirico Hotel Rome

      4.00 of 5 stars Excellent
       

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