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About this property

Description

Overlooking years of history is this modern hotel in the heart of ancient Rome. From this ideal location you can easily walk to the Colosseum, Palatine Hill, and the Roman Forum. The metro station makes it easy to access historical sights spread in other areas of the Italian capital. Despite the historic surroundings, all guestrooms offer amenities such as an LCD TV, wireless internet access, and hair dryers. Exploring Rome is exhilarating, but tiring as well, and for that the property offers a range of wellness treatments and massages so that you fly home completely relaxed. When staying at the Kolbe Rome Hotel you sign up for the perfect mix of both the new and the old.
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Features

Internet access

  • Free Wi-Fi in all rooms
  • Wi-Fi in public areas

Getting around

  • Airport transfer
  • Car park

Things to do, ways to relax

  • Garden
  • Massage(s)
  • Tours

Dining, drinking, and snacking

  • Bar
  • Restaurant(s)
  • Room service

Services and conveniences

  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange
  • Laundry service
  • Luggage storage
  • Newspapers
  • Safety deposit boxes
  • Shop(s)
  • Smoking area

For the kids

  • Family room

Access

  • Check-in/check-out [express]
  • Elevator
  • Facilities for disabled guests
  • Front desk [24-hour]
  • Pets allowed
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Policies

As of January 1st 2011, the Municipal Council of Rome has introduced a room occupancy tax in the amount of maximum EUR 3.00 per person per night – applicable for maximum 10 days. Starting from September 1st, 2014 the amount has been increased up to EUR 7.00 per person per night (depending on the accommodation type and star rating). Children under the age of 10 years are exempt from payment. The fee will be asked of anyone staying in overnight accommodation inside Rome’s boundaries at the end of each stay. The fee is not included in Agoda's price and must be paid at the Hotel.

Child and extra bed policy
Infant 0-1 year(s) Stay for free if using existing bedding. Note, if you need a cot there may be an extra charge.
Children 2-3 year(s) Must use an extra bed
  • Guests over 3 years old are considered as adults.
  • Extra beds are dependent on the room you choose, please check the individual room capacity for more details.
When booking more than 5 rooms, different policies and additional supplements may apply.
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Useful info

Check-In From: 2:00 PM
Check-Out Until: 10:00 AM
Distance from City Center: 1 km
Distance to Airport: 26 km
Internet Usage Fee: 3
Number of Floors: 3
Number of Rooms : 72
Room Voltage: 220
Time to Airport (Minutes): 45
Year Hotel Built: 2007
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Verified traveler reviews

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Excellent



based on 51 reviews
  • Cleanliness 8.7
  • Facilities 6.8
  • Location 9.3
  • Room comfort and quality 7.7
  • Service 8.3
  • Value for money 7.9
  • Food and dining 7.7
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Barbara from United Kingdom
Solo travelers
Double Economy
Stayed 6 nights in August 2016
Not what I expected
I arrived at the Kolbe as a solo traveller staying for 6 nights at the peak of the holiday season. The hotel has several significant plus points - the location is wonderful (next to the Forum) but in a peaceful back street. Most importantly I had an excellent night's sleep every night - not always the case even in very good hotels. However, my room on the ground floor was very dark (definitely no view - so those who really want a view must book one in advance). It therefore seemed an odd choice to decorate it in such dark colours - the whole effect was quite gloomy. The shower was adequate but very small and not nearly as nice (or as large) as those in the rooms I stayed in on Capri and in Sorrento - not in 4 star hotels. Breakfast was also disappointing - coffee from a vending style machine and not much fresh fruit - again I'd just come from other less exalted hotels that offered a much better fresh breakfast. So it has good points and some less good.
Reviewed September 07, 2016

Helena from United Kingdom
Couples
Double or Twin Room
Stayed 3 nights in August 2016
Fantastic Stay in Rome
The Kolbe is a modern hotel hidden within a traditional Italian building with character and a lovely garden right in the heart of Rome. Our first room on the ground floor (Room 111) was very disappointing as it was soooo small with no opening window only a light well. It was very claustrophobic, we were able to move the following day to Room 238 which was much better, still small but had a window overlooking the garden. Much better. The hotel itself was very clean and the staff, Francesca on reception and the guys in the bar were great. Breakfast which was included was fine, neither great nor poor.
Reviewed August 13, 2016

Laurence from United Kingdom
Solo travelers
Triple
Stayed 1 night in July 2016
Great Hotel
Great location, great staff
Reviewed July 05, 2016

Dennis from Philippines
Couples
Double or Twin
Stayed 3 nights in April 2016
Disappointing hotel for the price
Of all the Europe hotels we stayed in, this was the most expensive. More than the rate, the city tax was also very expensive at €6 per person/night x 3 nights. City tax is more expensive the higher the stars of the hotel, and this was supposedly a 4 star hotel. I don't agree it's a 4 star. The room was old, bed was hard, shower too tight, toiletries limited (i.e., plastic cups instead of glasses in the bathroom) and worst of all, the breakfast was awful - same bland food everyday and the coffee was quite bad (we had a couple of hotels before that also used Nespresso, but not this bad). The location was a bit of a walk from the bus station and certainly far from the train station. The saving grace was the housekeeping staff who made the room spic 'n span daily.
Reviewed April 28, 2016

Melitta from Hungary
Couples
Double or Twin
Stayed 1 night in April 2016
Perfect hotel a few minutes walk from the Forum Romanum
Great location, fantastic garden where you can sit at any time, also delicious buffet breakfast, high speed internet, helpful staff.
Reviewed April 22, 2016

Christie from Canada
Families with young children
Double Economy
Stayed 2 nights in September 2015
Nice location
Location, view, bathroom
We had a nice stay at this hotel. The location was quite good and within walking distance to many attractions. We were upgraded to a room with nice view and quite spacious. Staff were very friendly and the breakfast was enjoyable. The down side of this hotel was that there weren't many restaurant nearby. Best to eat before heading back to the hotel.
Reviewed March 10, 2016

Gunanta from Indonesia
Couples
Double Economy
Stayed 2 nights in November 2015
there is room for improvement
location, transportation, staffs
No hot water when first use the shower. Turned out that I have to open hot water access which location is very high and beyond reach. The hotel should do it before guest checking in, it's winter!!. No water boiler (the staff was kind enough to lend me one at the end of the day, but they should make it standard). No facial tissue in room. Overall, the stay was ok.
Reviewed November 18, 2015

Alexios from Cyprus
Families with young children
Double Economy
Stayed 1 night in August 2015
Great location but staff can improve
Location
Great location, average rooms, staff underperforming. Not particularly helpful or friendly and reception staff often absent.
Reviewed August 28, 2015

Zhang from China
Couples
Double Economy
Stayed 2 nights in August 2015
Roman Holiday
Location, staff
Located 10 minutes walking distance from the Colosseum, hotel lobby decorated in Roman style
Reviewed August 27, 2015

Alexios from Cyprus
Families with young children
Double Economy
Stayed 4 nights in August 2015
Good hotel in excellent location
Location
Great location but hotel is basic. Reception staff is often absent and not very friendly or helpful.
Reviewed August 25, 2015



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