"Awesome people at a great location"
We loved staying here. The staff were friendly and provided great service. We were welcomed even though we showed up early for check-in. They provide a very nice continental breakfast as well as free wifi, computers, DVDs, and games. The location is a quick walk to 2 Metro stations as well as the main train station. I can't say enough good things about […] Hotel Rex. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Staff were extremely nice and helpful. Speak English and are very knowledgeable about transportation. Metro passes sold at front desk. Breakfast from 0700-1030 was satisfying to hold you over until lunch. Air conditioning was a must. Internet reliable. Excellent location as it is close to termini for train or most bus routes. Perfect to take the train […] to and from fumicino, and the beach. Only downside is the size of the room compared to hotels in the US, but are standard for European needs. Definitely recommended. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great Hotel, Great Staff, and Great Location"
Right in the center of town, but close to train station.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The reception at check in was outstanding. The desk clerk gave us a great overview (in very good english) of the hotel, its services, restaurant, and bar. She provided us with a city map and circled our location and provided directions to tourist attractions. Our reservation was accurate in the system. The room, #506, was spacious (I could turn two […] cartwheels in the free space)and nicely furnished. The bathroom was very large with a bathtub that had both a handheld shower and a fixed shower head. Only drawback was that there were some carpet stains in the room, the central air conditioning vent rattled a bit, and there was no shower curtain or partition on the bath tub (the shower water just splashed onto the tiled floor). Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Hotel Rex is less than 10 minute walk from Roma Termini Station. It is also about less than 10 minute walk to Bus station. Staff was very friendly and Hotel is very clean. They have xbox in each room and a video library downstairs. They have a computer, printer etc in the common library which we found very useful.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Good location and wonderful staff!"
The hotel is nicely appointed and close to public transportation and plenty of restaurants. The staff was excellent!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Review of Rex"
Convenient to train station and sites and restaurants. Hotel was clean, staff friendly and helpful and the room comfortable. The baths were a little dated but fine. Would highly recommend for those wanting to be near the sites and still enjoy the comforts of a fine hotel.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Hotel Rex Review"
Good, safe location near the main train station, Metro and one of the hop-on hop-off bus stops. Room showed its age, but it was quiet and well maintained. Staff was extremely helpful. We would stay at this hotel again.Genuine Expedia guest review
Customer service, very helpful. Clean & big room We really recommend this hotel. :-)Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"rome tour stay"
only negative was the appearance of carpet stains, staff was wonderful, breakfast was OK, bread and pastries could have been fresher, would stay again-was great location to see Rome from and was $100-150 cheaper then anything we could find for family of 4Genuine Expedia guest review
Highly recommended; great staff, room, location and overall experience.Genuine Expedia guest review
"We would go back tomorrow!"
We had a wonderful time at the Rex! The staff really made the visit ideal -- they were helpful with tips on using transit (and even sold us our day passes for the Metro) and recommendations for area restaurants when we were too tired to venture far afield. When most attractions were closed because of the snow (how fun to have snow in Rome, though!), […] the front desk staff called around to help us find places that were open, and also helped us line up our return ride to the airport at the end of the trip. The breakfast was wonderful -- lots of variety and it was fun to have the choice of cappuccino or caffe latte as well as American coffee. And the pastries were divine! We loved having a tea kettle in the room, as well as the mini-bar where we could store a few provisions. The room was small but comfortable and all we needed. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Hotel staff were friendly and the hotel was generally clean and comfortable. The breakfast offerings were poor including the coffee. We tried the breakfast twice but then went out for breakfast the rest of the week.Genuine Expedia guest review
This was a great place to stay. Nice size room, large bathroom. Great size bathroom for us large Americans. The room was clean and very comfortable. Although some of the fixtures were dated everything was clean, in great working order and problem free. The free breakfast was ok, yes it could have been better but, I could have also been required to pay […] for it. Hotel REX rocks! Although I only stayed in this hotel for one night I moved to a "better, four star hotel" around the corner for the rest of my stay here in Rome. Better is not always better. To compare the two places would be unfair because Hotel REX beats this second upscale hotel in so many ways. Hotel REX has GREAT personal customer service. The other hotel not so much... Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great deal and location"
The hotel is a great deal for the price, excellent staff, very helpful and lots of good recommendation, well informed staff. Centrally located walking distance to lots of the sites, our stay included the breakfast and had a good selection. I would definetly recommend this hotel to a friend.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Normal and friendly"
This is actually a nice hotel. We paid a price that was very low for a 4 star hotel so we didn't expect all that much. We had the smallest room on the floor, about 10 square meters. The bed was a bit skewed and uneven, and the sewerage was a bit old and noisy and had a small leak. Apart from that we had no other complaints. There was no shower curtain […] but a nice sliding door. The ventilation system was easy to use and working well. The staff was very friendly and very knowledgeable about the city. The hotel was very clean and provided free movie rental and wifi in the rooms. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great staff, small bathroom, perfect location"
We stayed 4 nights at the Hotel Rex over Thanksgiving and enjoyed our stay. The rate was great, close to the train station, metro, and walking distance to just about all of the sights in Rome. Our biggest complain was the bathroom. The shower stall was tiny (we're used to European standards) but the grout throughout the bathroom needed to be re-done. […] It was all black. In addition, there appeared to be no rhyme or reason when there would or wouldn't be _any_ hot water. One day we showered at 6:30am, freezing water. Two days, plenty of hot water at 8:30. Once at night, 9pm, no hot water. You get the idea. The only other real complaint was the quality of the mattress (again, we're used to European hotels). This thing was rock. After full days of walking around Rome it wasn't the most pleasant thing to lie down on. Aside from the above, we thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff was always available to answer any question (in English) and help out to improve our stay. The location was great as we weren't close enough to any major streets to hear the noise but we were never more than a 10 minute walk to a large variety of restaurants/metro/sights. For a slightly more upscale stay than a no-frills hostel (with a private bath) for a reasonable price, Hotel Rex is the way to go. Just don't expect the Ritz. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Off the beaten track"
This hotel was a little pricey but come on it's in Rome. Were treated well with no surprises. A few times we had to wait a little for hot water. Buffet was good with nice options besides breads/pastries.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Nice hotel, 10 minutes from main train station (Termini)"
Hotel pretty nice. American type space for room and bathroom. Bed was soft but pillows nice. You have to climb stairs to get to reception; once you take elevator, you still have to sometimes climb 1/2 flight of stairs to get to your room. Not sure how they handle their wheelchair customers. Service was good. Would stay here again.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great Oasis in Rome"
We loved this hotel. It was located within walking distance of the Termini station and was so convenient to incredible restaurants. The breakfast in the mornings was WONDERFUL and a great introduction to my first real morning in Rome. We would definitely stay here again. So glad I found it through your site....since I had NO idea where to begin.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Very good Hotel"
I booked Hotel Rex for its convenience to the train station (about a 5 minute walk). It's a very good European hotel. Clean, comfortable and a great staff. And it was reasonably priced. It's about a 10 minute walk to the Coloseum and about 10 minutes from Spanish Steps/Trevi fountain... but most everywhere else in the city... Piazza Navona, Vatican, […] etc... is a good hike or a cab ride away. There are some restaurants nearby, but most of the best ones are in surrounding neighborhoods. BUT... we didn't mind the walking to and from the various sites and liked not being surrounded by tourists. Took a cab one night for dinner to the Pantheon area... cost about 10 -12 euro... but worth it to stay in a quieter, less hectic part of town. So, if you're just stopping in Rome for a couple days and want the convenience of being near the train station, it's perfect. If you want to be in the middle of all the "action", then you may want to look around. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
We stayed in Hotel Rex, it was the best idea ever! The location is easy. You might not know the city very well, but you can still come home easily without any troubles. Lots of buses go to Termini, which is the main station in Roma. The area is quiet and closed to all of the tourist attractions. The hotel itself is very safe and clean. it is not big […] but so charming. The breakfast is so good, it helps you save some money and time. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Great breakfast - amazing choices of eggs, vegetable tarts every day + fresh fruit, yogurt, coffee choices, nice jams, breads, pastries, juices, cereals + meat and cheese. Convenient Location - close to Termini and Repubblica, buses, shopping, etc. Very helpful staff - called another hotel on skype for me when I was trying to reach someone and my cell […] phone wasn't working. Gave directions to post office, camera store, mac store, etc. Only downside - Air conditioning even on high did not keep the room cool. They were doing remodeling, but it wasn't bothersome at all. Super cute kids and sitting area. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Hotel Rex is only a short walk from Rome's main train and metro station as well as some decent restaurants. Our room (a triple) was on the small side and the bathroom in particular was cramped. The room and entire hotel was very clean and well maintained. The breakfast was very good and the included wireless internet was fast and reliable. Best of all, […] the staff was very friendly and helpful. Overall, a pleasant stay and a good value. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"a little creepy but adequate"
Location was convenient (but not a good neighborhood), breakfast was above average, shower was broken and barely worked.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
The staff was great. The only thing I didn't like was the tiny showers. I also felt like they overcharged for the amenities like the snacks and tea bags placed in the room.Genuine Expedia guest review
Enjoyable experience. Pros: Moderately priced. Clean. Great breakfast. Close to Termini (can walk with suitcases) but far enough to feel secure. Refer in room. Cons: Bathroom venting odor (typical for Rome) just open the window. The staff was very friendly and helpful. They helped us get reservations for the Borghese gallery (no charge) the only place […] we didn't prebook. Get a Roma pass to travel the city buses and subways endllessly and get discounts to the major sites. Prebook the Vatican (no discounts) and all major sites on line before you go so you don't have to wait in the very long lines. We were able to walk past everyone with our reservations, just be on time for your appt! Enjoy The Rex as your homebase. Read moreGenuine Hotels.com guest review
The Rex is a wonderful little hotel. The staff are very helpful and welcoming. The room was comfortable and clean. The shower door gave a terrible screech, but the bathroom was big, clean and had plenty of hot water and nice towels. The breakfast was included in our room cost and was wonderful - cappuccino, meats, cheeses, bread, cereals, pasteries, […] etc. Wish I could have that every morning back home! Location is super convenient - only a 5 minute walk to the train station/metro, but it was surprisingly very quiet at night. Restaurants around the area are a little touristy, but the food and prices were decent and there also seemed to be a few locals there as well. I would definitely stay there again and recommend it to any family or friends. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Absolutely NO complaints about this hotel. Clean, friendly, comfortable, good location and nice breakfast.Genuine Expedia guest review
Very good Hotel, excellent located. We stayed there before our cruise and we felt wonderful. Very close to Termini train station. Laura from the reception was great. Breakfast was delicious.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Lex Hotel in Rome - Very convenient"
3 star hotel and friendly staffGenuine Hotels.com guest review
Staff were extremely helpful and caring. Room was really clean...I have nothing bad to say about it really. Highly recommended!!Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great hotel in a great location"
Had a very nice 1 night stay here. Very nice location: close to the main station and within walking distance of all the major sights.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Nice hotel in good location"
Lovely hotel and very well maintained with helpful staff who provided you with information booklets upon arrival as well as a list of local restaurants. Staff were always pleasant and respectful. Hotel room and on suit bathroom was spacious and clean. In addition a safe provided for extra security. When in Rome again will certainly consider this hotel […] if available. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Well located, big rooms, very clean."
Rooms were very big for a group of 4 like us. Staff very accommodating. Fluent in many languages... Wifi & breackfast included. Highly recommended.Genuine Expedia guest review
"A week at The Rex"
The room was as we expected. We were pleasantly surprised by the size of the bathroom. The staff was extremely friendly and helpful. Breakfast was simple yet delicious and the cappuccino was included. The best part was the location. We did a few day trips and took the train to the airport and only needed to walk a few minutes to get there.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Not what I expected"
The lock of the room door fid not work properly. They did not replace the tea/coffee in the room in the morning. The bathroom door did not close and could not be locked. The only English tv channels available are a few news channels.Genuine Expedia guest review
"i little overpriced"
staff was very friendly and helpful, room was ok, dark and not cool enough, breakfast was good, big selection of foods. very centric with lots of rests nearby.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"I wasn't sure what to expect but was happy"
A great little hotel with nice staff and a good breakfast each morning. My family of four (10/7 yr old) had a great stay and we were able to walk to many sights.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
Excellant ---Best hotel we have stayed in--This was our 5th trip o/s &overall-best hotel of all. We will be backGenuine Hotels.com guest review
"Perfect tourist hotel"
A central hotel in a side street. Unpretentious but well run with excellent knowledgable staff. Our room was double sided, airy and of a good size and we were kept well supplied with clean towels. Our breakfasts included in our deal were above the average for 'continental' breakfasts with the usual cereal, fresh fruit Salad, yogurts, rolls, bread and […] croissants and hams, egg omelette and cheeses. There were also jams and a selection of cakes and pastries. Coffee and tea. All a buffet, so you could help yourself. Good and plentiful. We were a short walk from Rebublica andTermini Metros also buses and obviously main line trains. You could get anywhere easily. We really enjoyed our stay and would recommend the hotel to anyone. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
"Great location, wonderful staff and good value"
Hotel Rex was conviently located near many of Rome's attractions and within walking distance. The free hot and cold breakfast buffet was very nice. The meet and greet staff at check-in were fantastic and the simple 10 minute one on on private introduction to the area and hotel was a really useful and unique service that the Hotel provided. Staff were […] very knowlegeable, always smiling and seemed to really like there job. We were escorted to our room and shown how to use the Tv and cable, etc and so the attention to customer service was excellent. The hotel itself is old and the rooms are dated and smallish. The bathroom however was recently renovated and very modern. No complaints about the room at all as it was very reasonably priced for the location. Read moreGenuine Expedia guest review
Good location, excellent breakfast very friendly and helpful staff. Did'nt use the bar or restaurant so can't comment.Genuine Expedia guest review
Great hotel in the heart of Rome. Easy access to everywhere.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Clean Hotel close to everything"
Hotel located within 5 minutes of Termini Station and within walking distance of all sights. Clean hotel with very friendly and helpful staff. Plenty of eating areas around. Once you come away from Termini area very safe and clean. Very basic hotel but fresh sheets and towels everyday.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Excellent service and a very comfortable stay"
The reception staff were friendly and helpful. The breakfast was great with lots of variety. Good Internet access. Close to public transport and the sights of Rome.Genuine Expedia guest review
"great staff, handy location"
Staff extremely helpful, polite and efficient. Room slightly smaller than expected, but clean and well appointed. Good selection of options for breakfast, and mini-bar reasonable prices compared to local bars/ restaurants. PS2, Sky TV and decent, free WiFi. Easy walking distance to most tourist spots. Would stay again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Bring an iron"
Good location. Really small bathroom, and shower. No iron or ironing board, they offer dry cleaning and pressing only. Refrigerator did not work, or telephone. Comfortable and large bed. Really good breakfast. Would consider staying there again.Genuine Hotels.com guest review
"Great hotel for a family"
Good value for money. Good location within walking distance of most of the sights. Only 5 minutes from Termini. Very helpful staff. It was nice to have free WiFi (with a decent bandwidth) and breakfast included.Genuine Expedia guest review
"Great perks but not for the light sleeper."
Great staff. Great location. The hotel has a lot of perks (free wi-fi and free breakfast) but if you're a light sleeper beware. The walls are thin here. And the doors only close with some forceful pulling, so there's quite a lot of banging throughout the day.Genuine Expedia guest review
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