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4.1 out of 5

"Facilities: Modern; Value: Affordable; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Immaculate; " More

By Linzey, from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on Sat 01 Mar 2014

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Hotel Description

UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma places you in the center of Rome, within just a 15-minute stroll of Villa Borghese and Museum of Contemporary Art of Rome (MACRO). Highlights at this hotel include a restaurant and in-room free WiFi.

You can enjoy LCD TVs with satellite channels, and all 110 soundproofed rooms feature free newspapers, safes, and hair dryers. Minibars provide refreshments, and room service makes dining in an option. Nice touches to enhance your stay include bathrobes and slippers, while premium bedding and pillow menus invite a good night's rest. Additionally, phones, desks, and designer toiletries are available.

The restaurant, Aureliano, serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open for breakfast and dinner. Blue Bar is the hotel's own bar. Other amenities include free WiFi in public areas, a snack bar/deli, and laundry facilities. Each morning continental breakfast is served between 7:00 AM and 10:00 AM. There's also the convenience of a theme park shuttle.

Sights within a 20-minute walk of this 4-star Rome Historic Centre hotel include Trevi Fountain and Piazza di Spagna.

Classic Double Room, 1 Double or 2 Single Beds

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max
AU$108* Per night/room 23 Jan. - 24 Jan.

Classic Double Room Single Use, 1 Double Bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

Executive Double Room

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 2 Max

Triple Room, 1 Double Bed with Sofa bed

Bed Count 1 Full Bed Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Triple Room, Multiple Beds

Bed Count 2 Twin Beds Maximum Occupancy 3 Max

Classic Single Room, 1 Single Bed

Bed Count 1 Twin Bed Maximum Occupancy 1 Max

UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma ratings based on 19 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
4.1 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 0.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma

Everyone (2) Couples (15) Family (2)
5 out of 5
Location: Perfect
Facilities: Modern; Value: Affordable; Service: Outstanding; Cleanliness: Immaculate;

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 1 Mar. 2014

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4 out of 5

Posted by , from New Zealand - Auckland on 21 Jan. 2014

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4 out of 5
Pros: Locaion
Cons: Small size room but expected
Location: Close to everything
Facilities: Typical; Value: Acceptable price; Service: Basic; Cleanliness: Pleasant;

Posted by , from Australia - WA - Perth on 14 Nov. 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: Location
Cons: Impersonal service
Location: Close to everything
Facilities: Nice ; Value: Affordable; Service: Impersonal; Cleanliness: Spotless; Breakfast was just adequate.

Posted by , from Australia - VIC - Melbourne on 26 Oct. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Location
Cons: The room was quite small
Location: Great
Facilities: Everyday; Value: Economical; Service: Flawless; Cleanliness: Immaculate;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 18 Sep. 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: Staff
Cons: Location and atmosphere
Location: Uninspiring
Facilities: Typical; Value: Reasonable; Service: Professional; Cleanliness: Pleasant; this hotel lacked any real sense of energy which made the experience feel souless

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 2 Sep. 2013

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5 out of 5
Pros: Comfortable bed, clean room, friendly staff
Cons: I had trouble with the WIFI I had to keep going to the desk to get a new code. One code should last a whole stay!
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Typical; Value: Great deal; Service: Remarkable; Cleanliness: Spotless;

Posted by , from Australia - SA - Regional SA on 23 Aug. 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: Cyril the door man was excellent! He provided great advice on local restaurants and was genuinely friendly which we loved. Really made our stay.
Location: Just right, Some freeparking outfront
Facilities: Good; Value: Affordable; Service: Professional, Friendly; Cleanliness: Pleasant;

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 18 Aug. 2013

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4 out of 5
Pros: Bed
Cons: Bar staff availability
Location: Close to everything, Just right
Facilities: Nice ; Value: Affordable; Service: Courteous; Cleanliness: Faultless; very helpful staff, really happy with our visit, great to have Wi-Fi free.

Posted by , from Australia - QLD - Brisbane on 7 Aug. 2013

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3 out of 5
Pros: The swimming pool
Cons: Rooms are tiny and no entertainment for children such as movies or tv in other languages, definitely not Four star hotel
Location: Tranquil
Facilities: Swimming pool good; Value: Over-priced; Service: Below average; Cleanliness: Tidy; There is a huge park near by and very cheap good pizzeria down the rd

Posted by , from Australia - NSW - Sydney on 10 Jul. 2013

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About the UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma

Location Via Aureliana 39, Rome, RM 187

Property Features

There's a restaurant on site, as well as a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at the bar/lounge. A computer station is on site and WiFi is free in public spaces. A theme park shuttle, a train station drop-off service, and a bus station shuttle are available for a fee. A library, tour/ticket assistance, and multilingual staff are also featured at the business-friendly UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma. The hotel can provide concierge services, limo/town car service, and wedding services. This Beaux Arts Rome hotel is smoke free.

  • 1 building
  • 110 guestrooms or units
  • 5 levels
  • Built in 1887
  • Deli
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Breakfast available (surcharge)
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Front-desk safe
  • Car service
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Library
  • Garden
  • Computer for guest use
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Television in lobby
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • No smoking on site
  • Water dispenser
  • Bar or lounge
  • Dining venue

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family property
  • Free WiFi
  • Soundproofed rooms
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Transport

  • Train station: Rome (XRJ-Termini Rail Station) (1.4 km / 0.8 mi)
  • Metro station: Repubblica - Opera House Station (0.6 km / 0.4 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Train station pick-up, cruise terminal shuttle, ferry terminal shuttle, theme park shuttle, shopping center shuttle, and bus station shuttle

Room Amenities

UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma offers 110 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Beds feature premium bedding. A pillow menu is available. 32-inch LCD televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include bathtubs or showers, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access (speed: 25+ Mbps). Business-friendly amenities include desks, desk chairs, and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary newspapers and hair dryers. Housekeeping is offered daily and hypo-allergenic bedding can be requested.

  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LCD television
  • Satellite channels
  • Luxury bedding
  • Hypo-allergenic bedding
  • Pillow options
  • Bathtub or shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Newspapers (free)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Telephone
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Sound-insulated rooms
  • Air conditioning
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Wardrobe or closet
  • Desk chair

Food & Drink

For a fee, guests can enjoy continental breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM.

Blue Bar - Onsite bar.

Aureliano - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves breakfast and dinner. Reservations are required. Open select days.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

A hosted evening meal is available for a surcharge on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday. Reservations are required.

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at anytime

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up, and test must have been administered no more than 48 hours prior to check-in. COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 15 days prior to check-in.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by 10:00 AM

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Kids stay free! One child 2 years old or younger stays free when using existing bedding.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.

Pet Policy

  • Pets: EUR 15 per accommodation, per stay
  • Only dogs and cats are allowed
  • Maximum 1 per room (weight limit: 44 lbs)
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Service animals are exempt from fees

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

This property accepts Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, Diners Club, JCB International, Union Pay, debit cards, and cash. For guests' safety, the property includes a carbon monoxide detector, a smoke detector, and a security system in each accommodation. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place. Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F; guestroom doors are sealed after cleaning; the property is cleaned and disinfected with electrostatic spray. Personal protective equipment, including masks, will be available to guests. Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer; cashless payment methods are available for all transactions; masks are required in public areas; reservations are required for some onsite facilities. Enhanced food service safety measures are in place. Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast. Each guestroom is kept vacant for a minimum of 24 hours between bookings. At check-in, guests must provide either a negative COVID-19 test result or a record of full COVID-19 vaccination. The negative COVID-19 test result requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up, and the test must have been administered no more than 48 hours prior to check-in. COVID-19 vaccination record requirement applies to all guests aged 12 and up; guests must have received complete vaccination at least 15 days prior to check-in. This property affirms that it follows the cleaning and disinfection practices of Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy).

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • Service animals are allowed
  • Service animals are exempt from fees/restrictions
  • One child stays free
  • Debit cards
  • UnionPay
  • Staffed front desk
  • Car not required
  • Security system
  • LGBTQIA friendly
  • Pets cannot be left unattended
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wear personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available for guests
  • Masks are available for guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitiser
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is not available
  • Property follows regional sanitisation guidelines Safe Hospitality National Protocol (Italy)
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually wrapped food options are available
  • Individually wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • gap period enforced between guest stays 24 hours
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is not available
  • Property does not follow sanitisation practices of any association
  • Guest accommodation is sealed after cleaning
  • Electrostatic spray is used for disinfection
  • Cashless transactions are available
  • Masks are compulsory at the property
  • Contactless food service / room service is not available
  • Reservation might be required for some facilities on site
  • Mobile key entry is not available
  • Food service has been amended for enhanced safety
  • Guests must provide health documentation
  • Guests must provide a negative COVID-19 test result
  • Guests must provide proof of COVID-19 vaccination
  • Negative COVID-19 test result must have been issued within a specific period before check-in: 48 hours
  • Minimum age for negative COVID-19 test result requirement: 12
  • Minimum age for proof of COVID-19 vaccination requirement: 12
  • COVID-19 vaccine must have been received a minimum number of days before check-in: 15
  • Property does not offer on-site COVID-19 testing

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 6 per person, per night, up to 10 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 10 years of age.

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for continental breakfast: EUR 10 for adults and EUR 10 for children (approximately)
  • Offsite parking fee: EUR 35 per day (0.4 mi away)
  • Pet fee: EUR 15 per accommodation, per stay
  • Service animals are exempt from fees
  • Late check-out is available for a fee (subject to availability, amount varies)
  • Hosted evening meal: EUR 25

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Empire Palace
  • Empire Palace Hotel
  • Empire Palace Hotel Rome
  • Empire Palace Rome
  • Hotel Empire Palace
  • Empire Palace Hotel
  • UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma Rome
  • UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma Hotel
  • UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma Hotel Rome

You should know

  • All guests (including children) need to be present at check-in to show their government-issued photo ID or passport.
  • Onsite cash transactions can't exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For more details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.
  • UNAWAY Hotel Empire Roma offers transfers from the cruise terminal, ferry terminal, and train station (fees may apply). Please contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation 24 hours prior to arrival with your arrival details.
  • One child 2 years old or younger stays free in the same room as the parent or guardian when using existing bedding.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • This property welcomes guests of all sexual orientations and gender identities (LGBTQ friendly).
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Frequently asked questions

*Price based on the lowest price found within past 24 hours and based upon one night stay for two adults over the next thirty days. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.