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La Locanda del Pontefice

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Certificate of Excellence
La Locanda del Pontefice, a luxury country house in Castel Gandolfo, is a place of senses. Here you can live enchanting emotions.Only 7 Km from Ciampino Airport and 19 Km from the centre of Rome, the Hotel has been awarded with the certificate of excellence. Located in the naturalistic park of the Roman Hills and at the top of one hill overlooking Castel Gandolfo Lake, the Hotel has a picturesque landscape extending to the sea.If you stay here, it will be your little bit of Paradise.When the Villa was renovated everything has be planed and detailed: an unique building with bright and reserved interiors, with antique furnishings, with terraces overlooking Castel Gandolfo Lake and Rome.The Hotel has different kinds of rooms: Deluxe, Junior Suite, Suite and Charme Suite. Some rooms have a wonderful lake view.The Hotel has a meeting room where we can arrange different set up from 10 to 100 people.Our internal restaurant, Urbano VIII, is the right place for your weddings, events, business lunches, and romantic dinners. It is said the Pope Urbano VIII, whose original name was Maffeo Barberini, was used to spending whole days preying and enjoying the most beautiful landscape in the area.
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Property amenities
Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Breakfast included
Wheelchair Access
Public Wifi
Business Centre with Internet Access
Room Service
Airport Transportation
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hot Tub
Banquet Room
Multilingual Staff
Conference Facilities
Non-Smoking Hotel
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Room features
Non-Smoking Rooms
Air Conditioning
Family Rooms
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Full view
54Somewhat walkable
Grade: 54 out of 100
72Restaurantswithin 0.5 km
10Attractionswithin 0.5 km
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

The location is awesome, being just above the Albano Lake, and gives a breathtaking panoramic view. The cream-shaded rooms are outstanding and spacious. Breakfast needs to be improved, both about quality and range of choice. Parking area is a bit small and uncomfortable.

Date of stay: October 2018
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Reviewed June 14, 2017

The rooms which we had 205 and 206 for a family of 4 were extremely spacious and are of a high standard by comparison to other hotels in this area. The view from the garden over the lake is wonderful we found the hotel to...More

Date of stay: June 2017
Thank boccoco
Response from Panoramalago, Proprietario at La Locanda del PonteficeResponded June 16, 2017

Thank you Mr. O 'Connor. We will be happy to have you and your family at the Pontiff's Inn

Reviewed February 3, 2017

This Luxury Country House, is located about 35 minutes from Fiumicino airport and very close to Ciampino airport. La Locanda del Pontefice is on Via Dei Laghi 24, at the Km 8 in Marino, Lazio. If you're using gps, it will take you to the...More

Date of stay: January 2017
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Reviewed June 30, 2016

Stayed at the hotel for 3 nights and cannot fault it. Was very clean, the staff could not do more. View overlooking the lake were amazing. All rooms are very different but all v large (ask for shower or bath preference). Located approx. 45 mins...More

Date of stay: June 2016
Thank trupti50
Response from Panoramalago, Direttore at La Locanda del PonteficeResponded July 3, 2016
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Traduzione: "Posizione fantastica, personale straordinario " 5 su 5 stars4 giorni faRecensione scritta da trupti50 Siamo stati in hotel per...More

Reviewed June 14, 2015

It was an amazing hotel but very over priced, and the food was not too great, the view from my hotel room the "charm suite" was amazing but for the price there are better places to stay, it was a great venue for a wedding...More

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Date of stay: June 2015
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Response from Panoramalago, Direttore at La Locanda del PonteficeResponded July 22, 2015
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Le par giusto lamentarsi del prezzo? Perchè mai non ha scelto una situazione più economica? Ci sono tante offerte su...More

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"Ask for Lake facing rooms on ground floor to get good breeze."
Jun. 30, 2016
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"The rooms with the view over the lake are great."
Oct. 7, 2014
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"Ask for a room with a lake view"
Aug. 12, 2014
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"Rooms with a bay view are a must. One we were showed first was cramped."
Aug. 11, 2014
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US$85 - US$175 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ItalyLazioProvince of RomeMarino
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