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Hotel and Restaurant recommendations in Civitavecchia Pre-cruise

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We are planning to fly in the day before and head right to Civitavecchia since we have been to Rome before.  I am looking for a hotel close to the terminal  and a  restaurant for dinner the night before our cruise leaves.  Thanks 

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I can't help with any positive recommendations (not a big fan of Civitavecchia), but I would advise you to read the link here with recent discussion regarding the Hotel San Giorgio (and avoid them):

 

 

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10 hours ago, cruisemom42 said:

I can't help with any positive recommendations (not a big fan of Civitavecchia), but I would advise you to read the link here with recent discussion regarding the Hotel San Giorgio (and avoid them):

 

 

I almost booked this hotel, but decided to check  the reviews on TA, and after reading  the reviews I decided against it.   Hopefully, someone can point me in the right direction.  🙂

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I have booked this hotel also, but then read the reviews so I am quite worried about their "overbooked" issue.  Would appreciate any other recommendations for 2 night pre-cruise stay in Civitavecchia.

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We stayed in a town a few miles away (we had rented a car from FCO) and drove to the hotel and then dropped the car the next day in Civitavecchia before our cruise

 

It was the Hotel Villa Delle Palme in Santa Marinella.  Right on the water, we had a beautiful view and balcony.  They have a wonderful restaurant on property, and they were wonderful.  Just a thought if you don't mind being a town over.  Really about 15 minutes away, and you could take the train, as there is a stop there.

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On 2/16/2019 at 12:52 PM, ctnurse said:

We are planning to fly in the day before and head right to Civitavecchia since we have been to Rome before.  I am looking for a hotel close to the terminal  and a  restaurant for dinner the night before our cruise leaves.  Thanks 

Ahoy ctnurse 

We stayed at Hotel Traghetto in Civitavecchia .   The entrance to the port is a few minutes walk from the hotel.  Once you walk through the gates, you will be directly to a large greyhound like bus (free) that will take you to the ship.   The oven brick oven Pizza place is next door.  All the locals say its the best pizza in town.  They weigh the oblong sized pizza.  

Hotel Traghetto can arranged pick up from the airport with a private car at your cost.  

You can also walk down the street for some outdoor cafes and shops..

 

 

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On 2/22/2019 at 4:22 PM, MCazer said:

We stayed in a town a few miles away (we had rented a car from FCO) and drove to the hotel and then dropped the car the next day in Civitavecchia before our cruise

 

It was the Hotel Villa Delle Palme in Santa Marinella.  Right on the water, we had a beautiful view and balcony.  They have a wonderful restaurant on property, and they were wonderful.  Just a thought if you don't mind being a town over.  Really about 15 minutes away, and you could take the train, as there is a stop there.

 
 

 

That sounds like a lovely option.  I share Cruise Mom's feelings about Civitavecchia.  In fact I would stay in Rome to enjoy a stroll in the city in the evening free from the day trippers. 

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On 3/21/2019 at 5:56 PM, Parrotheadtoo said:

Ahoy ctnurse 

We stayed at Hotel Traghetto in Civitavecchia .   The entrance to the port is a few minutes walk from the hotel.  Once you walk through the gates, you will be directly to a large greyhound like bus (free) that will take you to the ship.   The oven brick oven Pizza place is next door.  All the locals say its the best pizza in town.  They weigh the oblong sized pizza.  

Hotel Traghetto can arranged pick up from the airport with a private car at your cost.  

You can also walk down the street for some outdoor cafes and shops..

 

 

I also stayed at the hotel traghetto and it’s the worst hotel (actually tied with one in London) we’ve ever stayed in on our 7 trips to Europe. It’s convenient but it’s a 1 or 2 star hotel at best. The feeling was mutual for our group of 10.

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