Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

Via Della Conciliazione, 51Rome00193Italy
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About Palazzo Cardinal Cesi

Nestled between Vatican City and the Tiber River, Palazzo Cardinal Cesi offers luxury accommodations in an historic, fifteenth-century building. The hotel is less than a minute from St. Peter’s Basilica.

Tastefully-decorated accommodations feature cherrywood furnishings and modern amenities. Each room features satellite TV, minibar, safe, air conditioning, and free internet access.

Guests can unwind in The Library, the hotel’s sitting room, or take a stroll round the courtyard garden. The 24-hour front desk offers a night porter service, bike and car rental, and tourist information. The hotel also features a chapel and meeting/banqueting facilities.

An American buffet breakfast is served each morning in The Refectory, the hotel’s breakfast room. A bar service is also available.

Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is 150 metres from Vatican City, where travellers will find St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel, and the Vatican Museums. Castel Sant’Angelo is within 500 metres of the hotel.


Via Della Conciliazione, 51, Rome, 00193, Italy
Telephone: +39 6684039 | Fax: +39 668193333 | Official Homepage

Top amenities

  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Pool
  • Spa
  • Parking
  • Pets
  • A/C
  • Restaurant
  • Hotel bar
  • Gym

All amenities

Hotel facilities

  • 24-hour reception
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car park
  • Concierge
  • Conference rooms
  • Express check-in / out
  • Free WiFi in lobby
  • Hotel safe
  • Laundry service
  • Non-smoking rooms
  • Porter service
  • Room service
  • WiFi in lobby

Room facilities

  • Air conditioning
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Central heating
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Free WiFi in rooms
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet
  • Room safe
  • Television
  • WiFi in rooms

Arrival / Departure

  • Check-in: 14:00
  • Check-out: 11:00

Positive Reviews

Just seconds away from Vatican City.

Palazzo Cardinal Cesi is approximately 150 metres from Vatican City, a detail past guests have been quick to praise. Travellers wishing to visit with the Pope, witness the breath-taking frescoes of the Sistine Chapel, or explore the Vatican museums will find all of this, and more, within a few seconds of the hotel.

Historic and grand building.

Past guests have been impressed by the grandness of the historic building in which the hotel is situated. The building, which dates back to 1400, is said to feature a museum-like quality, complete with ornate columns, pristine wooden floors, and precious artworks.

Pleasant and attentive staff.

According to reports, the hotel staff is professional, pleasant, and attentive. Guests report that the reception staff is happy to attend to queries, whether they're about the hotel, requests for tourist information, or anything else.

Negative Reviews

Some rooms smaller than expected.

Some guests staying at Palazzo Cardinal Cesi are disappointed by the size of their accommodations. Reports suggest that some rooms are on the small side. Meanwhile, private bathrooms are said to be particularly compact.

Some issues with air conditioning.

Several guests have experienced issues with air conditioning at the hotel, reporting that older units are unable to keep accommodations cool. Reports suggest this is a rare problem but one that can make for an uncomfortable stay.

No further issues reported.

So far, no other recent negative opinion has been expressed by guests about this hotel.

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