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Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

791 reviews
+39 06 6819 3222

Top Amenities

Free Wifi
Free Breakfast
Child Care
Airport Shuttle

Palazzo Cardinal Cesi: Traditional Style Steps from the Vatican

What Do the Rooms Include?

Each room at the Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is a private retreat, where you can rest in comfort after long days of sightseeing in Rome. The rooms are climate controlled and feature private ensuite bathrooms and satellite television. Standard equipment includes a desk, free dial-up internet, an in-room safe, a mini bar, and a hair dryer. The hotel provides toiletries and blackout drapes, and can bring you an ironing board or roll away bed upon request. Room service is available during limited hours.

What Amenities does the Palazzo Cardinal Cesi Offer?

The hotel’s classic elegance reflects its history; the Palazzo was built in the year 1400 and later refurbished into an art museum by Cardinal Pierdonato Cesi. Start your day with a complimentary breakfast and in the evenings you’ll enjoy sharing a cocktail in the hotel lounge. High-speed Wi-Fi is available in public areas. The Palazzo offers tour assistance, a concierge, laundry service, and child care. The hotel’s garden offers a peaceful respite from the city.

What are the Room Rates at Palazzo Cardinal Cesi?

Hotels in Rome are often seasonally priced. Regular rates at the Palazzo start at $318, but you can find rates as low as $150 during winter months.

What’s There to Do Nearby?

The Palazzo is just steps from the Vatican, in the heart of Rome’s historical district. St. Peter’s Basilica and Castel Sant’Angelo are within a 10-minute walk.

What’s the Bottom Line?

The Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is an elegant Roman hotel in a building with a rich history. 


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Via Della Conciliazione 51
Rome, 00193
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User Highlights
"Clean rooms" "Clean room"
93% said rooms were clean.
100% thought it was clean.
"Staff exceeded our expectation" "Great customer service"
96% found the staff to be very friendly.
87% said the reception staff was great.
"Right next to the Vatican" "Close proximity to the Vatican"
93% liked the proximity to sightseeing.
Difficult to access by car, said 75%.
"Breakfast choice reasonable" "Wonderful breakfast buffet"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 67%.
"Ensuite elegant" "Everything taken care"
95% enjoyed the friendly atmosphere.
92% said it was a stylish hotel.
"Wonderful facilities" "Lovely garden"
69% thought the building was acceptable.
98% found the grounds to be nice.
"Internet didn't work" "Wifi reception patchy"
70% said the wifi quality was bad.
Value for money
"Reasonable price" "Breakfast choice reasonable"
Breakfast prices were ok, according to 67%.
"No iron in room" "Pillows uncomfortable"
86% said rooms were small.
87% complained about the bathroom.
"You can hear everything" "Pillows uncomfortable"
86% said rooms were small.
For only 54%, the noise level was all right.

Good to know...

Bathroom could be bigger
Pleasant hotel grounds
Wonderful sightseeing
Friendly service
Expert Reviews
DK Eyewitness
The palace is an absolute gem, decorated in warm crimson and sienna with parquet flooring. Rooms have modern facilities.
The 30-room Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is a mid-range hotel located right by the Vatican City and within walking distance of several top sights