Arrival. On arriving at the railway-station (Plan I, 25) the traveller
will find hotel-omnibuses in waiting, fur the use of which a charge of
1-1 '/a fr. is made in the bill. One-horse cab, for 1-2 pers., 1 fr., each
additional person 20 c. more; at night 1 fr. 20, and 4(1 c. respectively;
two-horse carr., for 1-4 pers. , 1 fr. 70, at night 1 fr. 90 c.; small ar¬
ticles of luggage free; each trunk 50 c.; porter 25-60c. — Police-Office
(Questura): Via S.S. Apostoli 17 (PI. II, 16, 19). — Railway-Office, see p. 113.
Embassies and Consulates. There are two classes of diplomatic agents
at Rome, those accredited to the Italian government, and those accredited
to the Papal court. The offices of two of the former class alone need here
be mentioned: English Embassy, Sir Augustus Berkeley Paget, Via Monte
Magnanapoli 280; American Embassy, George Perkins Marsh, Via della
Fontanella di liorghese 35. — English Consulate: Alex. Macbean, con¬
sul, Corso 378. American Consulatk: MacMillan, consul, Piazza di Spagna
26; Dumaresq, vice-consul, Piazza di Spagna 81.
Hotels (comp. pp. vi, xxii). The best, and the most expensive, are in
the Strangers' Quarter, between the Porta del Popolo, the Piazza di Spagna,
and as far as the railway-station. For a prolonged stay an agreement
should be made beforehand. Visitors are expected to dine at the table
d'hote. French is spoken almost everywhere. Many hotels are closed
during the summer months.
-Costanzi (PI. I, 23, p), Via S. Nicola di Tolentino 14, R. 4-6, D. 5, B.
f/a fr.; -Quirinale (PI. I, 25, li), Via Nazionale, a large establishment
belonging to M. Baur of Ziirich (pension 12 fr. and upwards); Russia (PI. I,
18, b), Via Babuino 9; Londra (PI. I, 17, c), Piazza di Spagna 13; Europa
(PI. I, 20, d), Piazza di Spagna 35; Hotel du Louvre (PI. 1, 23, u), Via S. Ni¬
cola di Tolentino; Bristol (PI. I, 22, x), Piazza Barberini, expensive; In-
ghilterra (PI. I, 17,/), Via Bocca di Leone 14; Serny, Via S. Sebastiano 3;
Albergo di Parigi, Via S. Sebastianello; America (PI. I, 17, g), Via
Babuino 79; Nuova York (PI. I, 17, u), corner of the Via Carrozza and the
Via Bocca di Leone; :,Roma (PI. I, 17, i), Corso 128, D. 6 fr.; Allemagna
(PI. I, 17, k), Via Condotti 88; della Citta (PI. I, 18, o), Via Babuino 196.
Charges at all these about the same: R. from 3, D. 5-6, B. I1/-.', A. 1 fr.;
pension for those who make a prolonged stay 10-12 fr. and upwards per diem.
Somewhat less expensive are: Anglo-Amehicano (PI. I, 17, (), Via
Frattina 128; Molaro (PI. I, 19, w), Via O.regoriana 56, well spoken of;
Italia (PI. I, 23, an), Via tjuattro Fontane 12; Vittoria (PI. I, 19, l), Via
Due Macelli 24; Sud (PI. I, 19, v), Via Capo le Case 56; Cavour, at the
corner of the Via del Viminale and Via Principe Umberto , near the rail-
way-stalion; La Pace (PL I, 19, z), Via Sistina 8.