"Old hotels don't have good heating system" Rome Tourist Trap Tip by joiwatani

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When I went to Rome, it was winter time and since I was new in the area, I didn't realize that my group and I reserved a hotel far from the city. On top of the location of the hotel which was not really a problem for us because we rented a bus, our biggest problem was heating. Although the hotel has a heating system, it was old and it took at least eight hours to heat our room!

The water was also freezing cold and we ended up not showering at night and the next day because the water was still cold!

Unique Suggestions: Make sure to check the age of the hotel, which in Rome, the hotels are all old and ancient. If the hotel is old, make sure to ask if the hotel was recently renovated and have heating system in the room and their plumbing system is updated.

Make sure to ask if their is a heating system and if there is, if it is working. Also, ask if there is cold and hot water.

Believe me, it is freezing cold in the hotel without heating!

Fun Alternatives: We stayed in a hotel passed the Laguas de Papa. Book your hotel close to the city.

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  • Written Oct 12, 2011
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