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Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound

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#232 of 1,257 Hotels in Rome
11/06/2017 12/06/2017
1 room 2 adults 0 children
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Yeovil, United Kingdom
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The staff were lovely. There was a mishap with our room as we did not get the room we thought we had booked. The website needs to show you better details of triple rooms. It was rectified for our second night. Great staff and a really funky hotel. Close to Vatican

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Los Alamos, New Mexico
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I thought with was a very nice boutique hotel. My kids loved the musical theme and the staff were very helpful. Our breakfast wasn't included with our stay but we chose to eat there twice as the food was super fresh and included local meats and cheeses. The disco ball in the bathroom is pretty great! Close to the metro...

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

Hi Lemursquirre!!! Thank you for your words!! I'm very happy to read that you loved our breakfast!! I love it too... in fact since I work here I started going in the gym..... O_O ouch Hope to see you soooooooon!!!! Disco ball misses you all!! :D Ciaoooo Valeria

Danville, California
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

I love this hotel, very quint! Staffs are very friendly and helpful. Rooms are modern and super clean! It's a Hidden Gem!! Love it!!! Love the music theme!! Love sitting in the courtyard to regroup, who says that travel can be relaxing!!

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

..and we love your review!!! Hi Sunflowbea, thank you so much for defining us as a HiddenGem :D :D :D You make us so proud! Hope to see you again soon!! Ciaooo Valeria

Kiev
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Selected this hotel cause stayed here a couple of years ago (the hotel was managed by Best Western). In general I'm not the fan of hotels in Rome: or this is a small old cage or it is a decent room that costs a fortune, especially if you're travelling during holiday season. So this hotel has simple and nice interior,...

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wrexham,north wales
Reviewed 23 February 2017 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

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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 

Additional Information about Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound

Address: Via Rodi 29, 00195 Rome, Italy (Formerly BEST WESTERN Hotel Franklin Feel the Sound)
Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range: $123 - $272 (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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