The 33-room, four-story Julia is in a 200-year-old building, but the rooms have all been remodeled and the location is superb. Piazza Barberini is less than 100 yards from the entrance. There you will find metro access, bus stops, and, most importantly, a number of street-side cafés. The Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, and Via Veneto are all within a half kilometer (1/3 mile). It is on a cobblestone side street, so, except for some very noisy police smoking and talking one night right beneath my window, it is very quiet.
My room was quite large by European standards, though the furnishings were nondescript, but so what. The plumbing worked, the windows opened, and the air-conditioning was qui...Read More