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June 6, 2006
Santa Monica, California
August 22, 2000
From journal Rome by Foot
Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
August 30, 2010
April 19, 2005
The concierge desk provided us with ample resources to schedule tours, and the staff at the front desk were extremely helpful in navigating the sometimes infuriating system of roads, subways, buses and trolleys that are in place to get you from Point A to somewhere near Point B. Our only complaint is that we didn’t receive the wake-up call we requested and were lucky we had thought to set an alarm on my wristwatch, or we would have missed our 5:30am flight home.
On the premises is a fully-stocked bar and a restaurant, La Mascagni. We didn’t have dinner there, but it is where one has the complimentary continental breakfast every morning, serving sliced meats (bologna and parma ham, primarily), sliced cheese (I’m sure they were Italian cheeses, but I’m no expert--the Swiss-like cheese was possibly Gruviera, and there was what looked and tasted like a firm mozzarella), several pastries, including bagels, croissants, and pain au chocolat (don’t really know if there’s an Italian equivalent), as well as custard and fruit tarts and fresh fruit. Regular drip coffee is available, as well as juice and milk, but if you want a cappuccino or latte, you’ll have to ask for it and pay extra (we managed to get a couple cups for free before we knew we were supposed to pay for them, because the waitstaff were too busy to keep track of us before we left).
The final touch of excellence to our stay were the brown bag breakfasts we received at 4:30am on our last day; the front desk kept track of our flight times and knew we were leaving early, so they had a croissant sandwich, a juice box, some fruit, and a hard-boiled egg in a paper sack for each of us waiting down in the lobby when we checked out. I would definitely stay there again!
From journal Italian Holiday - Rome
May 13, 2011
October 5, 2004
Breakfast here is a really good buffet with a vast variety of food, including museli and rolls and cold cuts for northern europeans, as well as fruit, danish rolls. Excellent coffee, juice, yogurt, and some cereals.
They have lobby access to the internet for 4 euro for 20 minutes, very reasonable. We had a group dinner in their dining room which was not bad.
It was a bit pricey, but then, so is all of Rome!
From journal Roman Pilgrimage