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Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound

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wrexham,north wales
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stayed here over the weekend for the rugby. It's within walking distance to the Vatican but further for other sites etc. The hotel is small but well catered for. The rooms are comfortable with drums as side tables, CD player on the wall and a disco ball in the bathroom. A mini fridge in the room with 2 small...

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Hi Kelly! Thank you so much for you kind words!! :) I'm really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Come to visit us again, we will hush the bells ;P Ciao! Valeria

Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Third time we stayed at the Franklin Hotel. Again a fantastic experience. Nice hotel, comfortable, luxurious and very affordable. Very friendly Staff. English speaking. Best the Vatican in a very quiet neighbourhood. We will be back!

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Hi Marc!! Thank you so much for your wonderful review and for coming back to visit us!! Very happy that we were able to let you live a remarcable experience!! Can't wait to meet you again! Ciaooo Valeria

San Francisco, California
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

My wife and I spent one romantic night here (a Smartbox present for our 25th anniversary) . We found the staff really polite and helpful. The room was charming, clean and comfortable. Breakfast was fine and with a lot of choices.

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Dear Bryant! Thank you so much for your kind words! We love to be a romantic scenario in your memories :) We can't wait to have you back for your 50th anniversary!! ;P We are kiddin.. you can come also before!!!! :D :D :D Ciaoooo Valeria

Cambridge, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

I have been there with my wife and our two kids, for a quick tour in San Peter square on our way to our home town (in the south of Italy). This place is gorgeous, between a hotel and a b&b, informal and 'cool' atmosphere, very stylish: basically each piece of forniture is a musical instrument! Clean and large rooms,...

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Hi Francesco!! thank you so much for your kind words :D You just caught our true spirit and we are happy that you and your family appreciated our way to live hospitality! Thank you also regarding your feedback about the elevator! Every suggestion is deeply important in order to get better and better! We can't wait to see you again!...

Dublin
Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

Stayed here with my partner in April 2016. The positives are: its clean and modern with interesting decor. Its a short walk from the vatican and there are plenty of nice places to eat around the area which aren't tourist traps. The negatives: the room and bed were too small for two people. The bed was only slightly bigger than...

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New York City, New York
Reviewed 7 December 2016

What a great find! This is an adorable 23-room musically-themed hotel near the Vatican. Big, comfy bed, great shower, very clean property with super-friendly staff. The breakfast buffet is lovely as well.

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni pubbliche at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Hi WonderDogRufus! Such a funny nickname lol :D You are adorable too!! Thank you so much for your words!! Hope you'll come back soon!! Ciao!!! Valeria

Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Reviewed 21 October 2016

We stayed here for 4 nights with our two boys (aged 8 and 5). Had a GREAT time, lovely part of Rome, great location for Vatican City, Metro and places to eat (Popeye Pizzeria round the corner was particularly good!). Close enough to everything for little legs! We got to see all Rome's major sights. Hotel comfortable and clean, staff...

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Hi David!! Thank you for your fantastic description of us and our neighborhood! I remember your boys haw happy they were playing with our instruments in the hall :D I'm soglad that you felt our sound and I really hope tosee yuo all soon!! Ciao!!! Valeria

Ponce, Puerto Rico
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Hotel nearby Vatican City (15min walk), 10 min to Ottaviano Metro station, very safe and calm neighborhood, lots of restaurants and cafes. If you like craft beers, there's a place nearby called Birretta, lots of different italian craft beers. Valeria, the hostess is a charm! very helpful and friendly, room really clean, confortable, hip and cool. we really loved it.

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Hi Wilbert! Thank you so much for your words and compliments .. expecially the one regardin me of course eheh ;P As a beer lover like you, when you'll come back I will be glad to show you other places in Rome where you can drink great beers! Hope you come back soon to visit us again! Ciao!! Valeria

Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Nice and clean hotel close to the Vatican, 30 min ride by bus to Piazza Venezia and 10 min to Trastevere. The area has good restaurants and shops. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The breakfast choice was limited but all the products came from local producers. Also the breakfast space is rather tight but there are several tables...

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Hi Gorachuk!! Thank you for your review!! Sorry to read that you've fund our choice poor, cause we got like a lot of stuff to eat!!! Next time Camelia will be happy to show you everything :) We are a boutique hotel so we have also a boutique caffeteria.. but, you know.. The small barrel preserves the best wine ;)...

Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

We stayed here during August and had a fantastic stay. We were a family of 2 adults and 2 children, the adults had a double bed and the children only had a pullout single bed to share. The sound system in room was awesome and even had speakers in the bathroom. There were lots of interesting features in the room...

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Europe_Hotels_Srl, Responsabile relazioni con la clientela at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, responded to this review

Ciao Ross! we are pleased that after months you still remember us *__* Your adjectives make us a great pleasure! We like to leave our distinctive mark, this is one of our main objectives! We hope you can come back to Rome soon, maybe to make you try a new fantastic stay in the Italian capital accompanied by our company!...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound is not just a hotel. It is the ideal place from which to visit the center of Rome in an intimate, family-friendly setting, just steps away from the elegant Prati quarter. If, like us, you are passionate about music, design and technology, come visit us at the Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound, a relaxing 3 star accommodation option in Rome where you can enjoy your trip to the rythm of your favourite music! Feel Our Sound and make it resound in one of our 22 rooms inspired in Pop, Rock, Blues, Jazz, and Soul music. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Rodi 29, 00195 Rome, Italy (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel Franklin Feel the Sound)
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range: $115 - $227 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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Also Known As:
Franklin Hotel Rome
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#285 Romantic Hotel in Rome
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