Caravel Hotel - Rome

Via Cristoforo Colombo 124, Rome, Italy, 00147show map
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Overview

Located in Spagna district, Caravel offers currency exchange, a safety deposit box and a beauty salon as well as helpful staff. This 4-star venue was opened in 1967 in an Italian-style building. Caravel comprises of 118 rooms.

Location

The accommodation is situated in the centre of Rome, near Eataly Roma. It is also strategically located near Ostiense.

Guests may find Domus Aurea within 2.9 km and Palazzo dei Congressi within 3.9 km of the hotel.

You can reach Roma Ostiense railway station in 15 minutes' walk.

Rooms

The non-smoking rooms include complimentary WiFi, flat-screen television and a balcony as well as a dishwasher, tea and coffee making facilities and a stove. In a traditional design rooms combine wooden furniture and parquetry flooring.

Eat & Drink

Buffet breakfast can be enjoyed in the bar in the morning before work or sightseeing. The property features a 24-hour restaurant and a lobby bar. At the bar you can select from a range of excellent drinks. There are several restaurants nearby, such as Trattoria Cotto e Magnato and Enoteca Colombo.

Services

A video projector, computers and a meeting room along with free shuttle bus service, 24-hour room service and a doctor on call are offered for guests' convenience.

Leisure

The accommodation provides cots and babysitting for families with children.

Internet

Wireless internet is available in the entire hotel for free.

Guest Parking

No parking available.

Number of floors:   8.  Number of rooms:   118.

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Facilities
Wi-Fi
Parking
Luggage storage
24-hour services

24-hour check-in

24-hour reception

24-hour room service

Food/ Drinks

Bar/ Lounge area

Shuttle

Free shuttle service

Fitness/ Gym

Fitness centre

Laundry

Self-service laundry

Sports & Fitness

  • Fitness centre

Services

  • Free shuttle service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Housekeeping
  • Self-service laundry
  • Dry cleaning
  • Doctor on call
  • Wake up service
  • Shops/Commercial services
  • Bell staff/Porter
  • Computer connection

Dining

  • Half board
  • Continental breakfast
  • Restaurant with air conditioning
  • Bar/ Lounge area
  • Gluten-free meals
  • Dinner
  • Free breakfast
  • Buffet breakfast

Business

  • Business centre
  • Meeting/ Banquet facilities
  • Business services
  • Projector
  • Microphone
  • Fax/Photocopying

Children

  • Cots
  • Babysitting/Child services

Spa & Leisure

  • Beach access

Room view

  • Garden view
  • Pool view
  • Landscape view

Room features

  • Individual air conditioning
  • Individual heating
  • Free in-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Connecting rooms
  • Living room
  • Balcony
  • In-room desk
  • Ironing facilities
  • Queen bed
  • Rollaway beds

Bathroom

  • Bathroom
  • Bathtub
  • Shower
  • Hair dryer on request
  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Toilet

Media

  • Flat-screen TV
  • Cable/ Satellite television
  • International calls
  • Direct dial telephone
  • AM/FM alarm clock

Room decor

  • Parquet floor
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Rooms and availability

Double Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Single bed
    • 2 Single beds or 1 Double bed
    • 2 Single beds
  • Max occupancy:
    12 persons
  • Garden view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Balcony
  • Air conditioning
room details
Standard Triple Room
  • Bed options:
    • Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
    • 1 Double bed
  • Max occupancy:
    3 persons
  • Landscape view
  • Shower
  • Heating
  • Air conditioning
room details
Basic Room
  • Bed options:
    • 1 Double bed
    • 2 Single beds
Basic Room for Single Use
  • Bed options:
    1 Double bed
  • Max occupancy:
    1 person
Basic Single Room
  • Bed options:
    1 Single bed
  • Max occupancy:
    1 person
Basic Triple Room
  • Bed options:
    Sleeping arrangements for 3 persons
  • Max occupancy:
    3 persons
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Location
  • Restaurants
  • City landmarks
All'Antica TorrettaAll'Antica Torretta40 mVia Cristoforo Colombo, 130
Stoka CaffeStoka Caffe10 mVia Cristoforo Colombo 128A
Trattoria Cotto e MagnatoTrattoria Cotto e Magnato160 mVia Cornelio Magni, 27 Zona Eur Colombo
Centro Pizza SpeedCentro Pizza Speed80 mVia Cristoforo Colombo Angolo Viale dell'Oceano Pacifico
Eden caffeEden caffe130 mVia Cornelio Magni 11
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Getting around
Train
Roma Ostiense Train Station1.3 km
Underground
Garbatella Metro Station1.2 km
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Reviews
7.8
Very goodbased on 389 reviews

Rating by category:

6.3
Location
8.0
Rooms
8.7
Service
3.0
Dining
  • 8.4
    Great

    Caravel is an affordable hotel that is one bus ride away from major activities. The front desk staff was pleasant and professional. The rooms were clean and included breakfast was good with various fruit, pastries, beverages, and types of protein. The hotel restaurant served quality food that was affordable. There is a coffee shop next door that is not open during the weekend and a dinner restaurant a few doors away that serves great local food. The neighborhood is middle class and it was great to be around locals instead of tourists. I plan to stay here again.

    clean, comfortable rooms affordable breakfast included reasonably priced restaurant away from tourists - more of a local feel access to bus/public transit. friendly staff

    must travel 2 - 3 miles to major sites

  • 7.4
    Very good

    The hotel is good value for the location and cost. Anything closer to the attractions is much more. One bus takes you downtown. The cleanning staff is very thorough and good. The buffet breakfast is decent.

    It is however a noisy place and the walls are paper thin.

  • 9.4
    Perfect

    The breakfast was great and the rooms brand new recently renovated. 20 minutes walk from Colosseo. free sat tv and in room valuables safe box. Great restaurant in the same block and easy access by bus or underground. The Staff were good and willing to help. Would hope to stay there again soon.

  • 8.8
    Great

    Had slept very well despite the ongoing refurbishment (which was made known to me at the time of booking). Could only notice works being carried out wheb at reception. Rooms were spotless & comfortable. Bathroom was spacious and hot water was constant. The only slight problem was the basin plug kept dropping to the bottom meaning that after washing, you would end up with a pool of water still left in the basin, however, this was fixed when brought to their attention. Breakfast was simple & continental but with plenty of choice in terms of food & drink. Staff were helpful & knowledgeable of the local area. Location was good also as quite a few of the tourist sites were a short bus ride away. Free 30 minute use of Internet was useful also. All in all, we enjoyed our stay at the Caravel hotel & would not hesitate in recommending it to family & friends.

  • 9.2
    Perfect

    Loved the new decore of the rooms; we went whilst it was still under construction but the new rooms were amazing and the location was superb..

    Because we went when it was user construction the wifi and wired Internet was not available in the rooms...there was only a shared computer that had access to Internet. Also, the buffet breakfast did not have much variety of items to choose from so it got boring pretty quickly....

  • 8.8
    Great

    The hotel is being renovated now but this makes no discomfort for the clients. The room was excellent as well as the bathroom! The breakfast was included into the price,.

    The metro is 1500 meters from the hotel around 15-20 minutes of walk

  • 6.2
    Nice

    Behaviour of hotel staff are very good.

    Breakfast offered was not good. Due to renovation work going on, the way to stair was not clean

  • 7.4
    Very good

    Comfortable room and clean

    Dodgy area during the night

  • 8.2
    Great

    The Hotel Caravel offers the good facilities and the comfort of 3-star in Rome, just a 10 minute walk from Garbatelle Metro Station. Rooms are with air conditioning, TV, and a mini fridge. Clean hotel but with old furniture.

    TV is without satellite channels

  • 6.6
    Nice

    the hotel's location is good and easy to access the city centre by buses. The staff was good in general but one staff was not.

    The worst thing of the hotel is Internet, we must pay EUR 2.5/ hour and Internet was going Very Slowly, sometimes it crashed... the worst thing I ever met

  • 8.8
    Great

    The room was very comfortable

    There was no wi fi internet in the room

  • 8.2
    Great

    brand new hotel, good service

    wifi NOT free, and really expensive

  • 9.2
    Perfect

    Accessibility to transport and the city. Staff were very friendly and helpful.Super buffet breakfast.

  • 7.0
    Very good

    Very clean room, well supplied with towels every day, very helpful personnel, nice and plentiful breakfast. No problems with utilities or any other in general.

    The hotel was undergoing renovations at the time we stayed, but only in the middle of the day when we were out in the city so there was no problem.

  • 5.0
    Guest rating

    15 min. from metro by foot or 5 by bus. 3 or 4 metro stations from the Colisseum.

    I asked for non-smoking room, but it was a smoking and the smell was not good.The breakfast is really poor.

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Highlights
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Good to know
Check-infrom 14:00-23:59FREECheck-outuntil 11 amFREE
Children & extra bedsThere are no extra beds provided in a room. 
PetsPets are not allowed.
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Getting around
Train
Roma Ostiense Train Station1.3 km
Underground
Garbatella Metro Station1.2 km
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