Old May 29, 19, 8:47 am
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Originally Posted by catocony View Post
That really is astonishing on the central air. I've stayed at European hotels that didn't have AC at all and it's miserable in the summer. I remember a big heat wave in Germany in May 1998, when it was well into the 90s F for several days and only into the 70s F at night. Absolutely miserable in the room.

Rates are really cheap in Rome for the first week of August. E$80.00 at the Courtyard, even less the Marriott and two Sheratons out to the west. The Meridian is at E$130.00 a night, but with no AC controls, I'm not going to risk it.
Iíve not stayed in summer: my only experience has been end of winter/ early spring, so maybe the cooling works ok. Certainly there are individual controls in the room: but on all my stays ( at least 4) , they havenít worked.
Those other Sheratonís are way out in the boondocks...there isnít any value out there, IMO, once you factor in your time getting anywhere.
Ä130 is a pretty good rate for the Visconti.
Maybe someone else will have better information about the cooling system in summer.
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