Mercure Roma Delta Colosseo
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Tuesday morning Caterina called us a taxi and we were off to the train station to catch our train to Rome. We were quite early so had a coffee and sat watching the information board for our train's platform number to come up.
I haven't mentioned this before but there seems to be a very high percentage of smokers here in Europe and they are …
Chegamos a Roma às 14:30, vôo muito bom desde Lisboa. Nossa que cidade linda, deu uma emoção quando entramos em Roma e direto vimos o Coliseu, acho que não tem quem não fique emocionado. Nosso hotel fica à 200m do Coliseu, no dia que chegamos era 1º de maio estava tudo fechado, então demos uma volta no entorno do Coliseu e depois fomos pra um Wine …
... of Rome from the overlooks leading up to the Piazzale Garibaldi. It took us some time. To figure out the maze of roads and walkways in the park, but we eventually made our way to the gates of Vatican City. Our approach brought us into the area where cars and buses park in cavernous underground garages that make it look more like a government complex in Washington than the Vatican. Around the corner and through the arched gate in ...
... in white jackets etc, so naturally we gravitated towards that for our drink. Just a drink right? We sat down and were immediately handed a card that informed us than even sitting there listening to the music would be 6 euros each. We thought this was ok, as we had planned to try and pretend we were cultured by maybe going to an orchestra that night. We figured that for 12 euros we could get the orchestra experience right then and there instead (we ...
... pictures). It was well worth the 10E and we practically had the museum to ourselves. And you can take pictures.
Next we went to the Baths of Diocletian/Santa Maria Church. All that's left are 8 original columns of granite 5 feet in diameter. The Church of Santa Maria was built in it's place, partly designed by Michelangelo. It's a huge space with a soaring ceiling. And it's free. I should mention the weather is wonderful - about 15 degrees and ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
this hotel is located 3 minutes walk to the colliseum,and very close to restaurants shops etc,nice clean cosy hotel.
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I am actually staying at the Mercure as I am typing this on the free internet computer located in their bar. I had an email need and this came in handy. I just landed in Rome from Service in Kuwait so I hope my perspective is not too skewed, but I was overjoyed with the big fluffy towels, the hairdryer and toiletries available - I had the best shower I have had in months - and I look forward to a great night's sleep in a comfortable bed. Aside from that, in comparison to places I stayed in London, Paris, Berlin and Prague - this hotel feels more along the lines of American standards, than European standards - again that is why my expectations were rather low. The staff has also been very friendly and helpful. It is a stones throw from the Colesseum/Forum - so if that is one of your destinations - the location is perfect. Now, the collesseum, on the other hand, could use a few renevations and some cleaning up - ha ha. Hope this helps - also I got a great internet deal from the mercure site that competes well with other internet offerings.
We stayed at this hotel for three nights at the end of April.
I do not require a room with all the perks--however a couple of things that are very important to me is a clean environment with helpful service. I found neither at this hotel. It was simply one of the worst hotel experiences I have had. Not only is the hotel in need of significant updating, but the carpet in both the corridors and in the guest rooms was rather worn and extremely filthy. The couch in the room was stained. The walls also need cleaning or a new coat of paint. Some of the rooms are terribly small-barely big enough to hold a twin size bed. As soon as I entered the hotel I really wanted to leave--but I was there on business and it was the hotel being used by our company. The staff was not very helpful either. The hotel lacks ambiance. If you are looking for a reasonably priced hotel, I recommend Via San Pio--a small, quaint well kept hotel--a little further out but still not too far from the Colleseum.
A great place to discover Roma
We stay 3 days on april 2004 in this hotel. We had a close but cosy room, with direct view on the Colosseo.
The staff is very kind and helpfull. Confortable bar/restaurant. Breakfast at international standart of these hotels level.
Inded the greatest advantage of this hotel is the location, close to the Colosseo and the forum.
We stayed at Mercure Delta Colosseo, it was a free stay because of a bad stay at another hotel in their chain (not Rome).
Good value for money
Stayed there with my wife in May 2004. Location is great, we could see the Colosseum from our room. Also many other sights are within the walking distance. The staff was nice and very helpful.
There is also a bar, sundeck and swimming pool at the roof with a great view to Colosseum. For the best price book directly at ---accor--- (that goes also to all other Accor-hotels, e.g. Novotel and Sofitel). Breakfast was better than in any other Italian hotel I have stayed at, both in business and pleasure.
We had an excellent dinner at Hostaria Isidoro, Via di San Giovanni in Laterano 59, just 2 - 3 blocks from the hotel. I can warmly recommend the restaurant.
If you need a transportation to/from the airport, ask the hotel arrange a car. It was cheaper than a taxi.
Great location! Walking distance to the colloseum as well as train station. We found everything in the previous reviews to be true. We needed 3 rooms, 1 triple and 2 doubles for 4 nights. The triple was excellent. Big and well air conditioned the 2 doubles were small, very warm and one of the rooms had a column about 1 foot in diameter from floor to ceiling at the foot of the bed. I went down stairs to one of the 3 computers in the lobby with free internet access and booked 3 rooms at the Mercure Piazza Bologna because I felt that the air conditioning wouldn't get any better. The rates were a lot less, the rooms were bigger and the air conditioning much better. Since there is a free hotel shuttle bus connecting all 3 Mercure hotels and the Termini train station in a 45 min. loop, we hopped on the shuttle and moved to the Piazza Bologna. Nothing of interest around there but the subway station is around the corner. Both hotels had great breakfasts and the staff at the Piazza Bologna hotel was very nice and very helpful. If you need to have a car, parking at both is 25 Euros! Cab ride from anywhere is 10-15 Euros. The Mercure Piazza Bologna was an excellent value for the money. The 3rd Mercure also looked newly renovated but out of the way.
Value for money
I've stayed for 5 days (Nov.2003). Near the Colosseum and excelent localization (bus, metro, train, airport transfer). Excelent value for money. Great breakfast. Free Internet Access. Good rooms.
Stayed Aug 2003
A bit out of town (especially if you have kids) but great for the Colosseum. Outdoor roof pool very good.
Would highly recommend subject to caveat that walk into the centre is probably 15-30 mins.
Stayed for 1 week - summer 2002 The hotel is about 2 blocks from the Colosseum. It is within easy walking distance of the Vatican and central Rome and about an hour's walk from the Bougese Gallery. The Terminii train station is about 1/2 hour away on foot and there is a subway station at the Colloseum. The property is at the higher end. The rooms are good to very good with air conditioning (definitely needed in the summer). The lobby area is very well kept and efficient. They offer a breakfast (in the room rate). Very good meal is offered to start the day. Free internet terminals in the lobby / bar. English speaking staff. There is a pool on the roof that offers spectacular views of the city at night (especially the Colloseum). Lots of restaurants towards the Colloseum and the centre of Rome. A bit pricey, but a good value and we would stay there again.