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Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound

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#248 of 1,257 Hotels in Rome
04/06/2017 05/06/2017
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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!...

Reviewed 5 September 2016

A lovely clean hotel in a quiet area with great staff and a wonderful ambience. I can't think of anything bad to say about it. The room was great with free wi-fi and we took uo the breakfasts and they were worth every Euro

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

Ciao Tim!! Come stai?? Hope everythin's ok! Thank you for your kind words, it was a pleasure meeting you and your family! I'm really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us and that you liked our breakfast! I will report that to Camelia, she loves compliments.. as well as make great cupcakes!! You were a really special guest and...

Bristol, United Kingdom
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

The hotel itself is an amazing location, it's 10 minutes from the metro. Also we walked to the Vatican, it's not far. The staff are all lovely and friendly. They keep your key while you are out, and there is a staff member at reception 24/7. I've seen bad reviews about the breakfast although for the price it looked okay....

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

Hey Grace, how are you? Hope everything's fine! Thank you so much for your review!! We try to make every guest feel like home, happy that we made it with you too!! I totally agree with your point about reviews, I know we can't be liked by everyone .. but, you saw, you can't really say that our brekfast is...

Nicosia, Cyprus
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Very nice hotel, clean, walking distance to the Vatican with good access to the city center via metro or bus. Everybody was really polite and helpful especially the nice lady at the breakfast she was really nice with my kids. Thank you so much for the pleasant stay

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

Hi Mariaxri! Thank you so much for you kind words!! :) I'm really happy that you enjoyed your stay with us! Camelia says hi to everybody expecialy the little ones ;) Come to visit us again!! Ciao! Valeria

Skane, Sweden
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Quiet residential area but not lacking in restaurants nearby. Walking distance to Vatican. A little longer to nearest Metro station Modern and very nice rooms. Breakfast is ok to good. Do sit outside. Friendly staff. Would definitely consider it again

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

Hi Majodang, thanks for your review!! I'm happy that you've appreciate our peacefull garden. It's difficult to find such a calm place in the main center of Rome! Sometimes after my shift I stay a little longer to enjoy a coffee outside, I really love to chill there :) I hope that you'll consider to come visit us again! You...

Lowestoft, United Kingdom
Reviewed 26 June 2016

I was able to book the room direct with the hotel. Reception was very helpful and they all spoke good English. They can book tours and taxis to the airport. The breakfast was typical Italian with a good selection. It is possible to sit outside the back of the restaurant if the weather is OK.

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

Ciao Duck41!! Thank you sooo much for your kind review :D You know, we are so far ahead that now you can book even through whatsapp!! Contact us so we will give you our number! We can also write in english as well as speak in it lol!! Hope to see you again soon!!! Ciao! Valeria

The Hague, The Netherlands
Reviewed 6 June 2016

My family and myself enjoyed our stay. We come from Portugal but living in Kuwait and Amsterdam, Dacruz family. The room was nice ambience and the beautiful sweets on the bed and everything else as well. The service of Regus and Daniele and Titsiana and Pablo and also Maria and others was awesome. Sorry for the spelling mistake of your...

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

Ciao Urbano!! thank you so much for your review!! It was a pleausure to chat with your parents :) You are such a nice family, and it was a so nice to see you all together knowing that you you all live splitted in different countries! I like the fact that now we are part of your memories! Thank you...

Pittsburgh, PA
Reviewed 4 June 2016

I've stayed at Hotel Franklin Feel The Sound twice in a span of 5 years and it was great both times. A small hotel, it is close to the Vatican and a short walk to the subway stations. Clean and modern, wooden floors and an attentive staff. Nice breakfast in the morning. Will be back again.

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

Hi Christine!! We were so happy to have you back again with us, and now we are even happier to see that we were be up to your expectations!!! in italian we say "non c'è due senza tre", that I try to translate with "there's no three without a two".... So .. we can't wait to see you again!! :D...

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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: $124 - $278 (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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