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The modern centre of Rome - home to landmarks such as the via (Vittorio) Veneto or the Quirinal palace - comprises the rioni (wards) of Castro Pretorio (also known locally as "Macao") and Trevi, plus the area around piazza della Repubblica. It's the city's hub of activity, especially shopping and nightlife; it is also home to a huge assortment of hotels, and it's likely that you'll be staying here, despite the fact that most of Rome's historic attractions are elsewhere.


The Fountain of the Naiads at piazza della Repubblica

This part of the city was first laid out in the late 1860s, during the last years of the Papal States, in order to accommodate the city's first train station - Termini. After the annexation of Rome by the Kingdom of Italy (20 September 1870), the area grew exponentially as it was designed to house (along with the Esquilino and Prati districts) the civil servants of the newly-established Italian state; most of the buildings you'll see - with the exception of those located in the much older rione of Trevi - date from that era. The majestic piazza della Repubblica (known until 1960 as piazza Esedra; many Romans still refer to it by using the old name) was laid out in 1888 by architect Gaetano Koch: at its centre lies the fountain of the Naiads, which was built in the same year and was originally devoid of statues. Sculptures depicting the Naiads, whose "obscene" (by that time's standards) posture caused an uproar within the Roman public opinion, were added in 1901 by artist Mario Rutelli.

Get in[edit]

The modern centre of Rome is not hard to find as the Termini station brings you into the western edge of it. As you leave the station, the Castro Pretorio district is to your right, with many smaller hotels. To the left the main roads of via Cavour and via Nazionale lead down the hill. Larger hotels here, catering more for groups than independent travellers.

Piazza dei Cinquecento, the square in front of Termini station, is a major bus/Metro/tram/taxi hub with buses to all parts of the city. Beware of some of the taxi drivers who operate nearby, as it seems to attract the most crooked ones. Get a cab from the rank and ignore the drivers who solicit your custom outside the station. Always insist that you see the metre is turned on after you get into the cab. No matter what time of day or night the starting price should never be more than €6 (during the day less) and a figure "1" on the metre should indicate that the correct rate is being applied. A legitimate extra fee of €2 is levied for all rides beginning at the station.

This district is served by both lines of the Metro and by the #5 and #14 tram lines.

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Trevi Fountain[edit]

The incomparable Trevi Fountain

Completed in 1762 to a design by Nicola Salvi, this spectacular Baroque fountain features a mythological sculptural composition of Neptune, god of the seas, flanked by two tritons: one triton is struggling to control a violent sea-horse, the other controls a pacified creature, both symbolising the dual nature of the world's oceans. The location of the Trevi fountain marks the terminus of the ancient Aqua Virgo aqueduct, completed in 19 BCE in order to supply the Baths of Agrippa, and is so named on account of its position at the junction of three roads (tre vie). The legend says that one who throws a coin in the fountain shall one day return to Rome and those thrown in the fountain are regularly collected to finance charities. The fountain has been made even more famous as the target for the Three Coins in the Fountain, soaking the actress Anita Ekberg in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita. According to popular superstition and custom, throwing coins with one's right hand over one's left shoulder into the Trevi Fountain is a practice endowed with good luck. Throwing one coin ensures that the thrower will return to Rome; throwing two coins will ensure that the thrower will fall in love with a beautiful Roman girl (or handsome boy); throwing three coins, finally, ensures that the thrower will marry that girl or boy in Rome itself.

Other attractions[edit]

  • Via Veneto (strictly speaking, via Vittorio Veneto) was immortalised in 1960 by Federico Fellini's film La Dolce Vita. It is also the location of the U.S. Embassy, in the massive palazzo Margherita. Via Veneto went into a period of decline in the ‘80s but has returned to popularity and the roadside cafés are the place to be seen if you are into that sort of thing.
  • Aurelian walls (Mura aureliane), (so close you can almost touch it). Remains of city walls built between 271 and 275 A.D. enclosing all seven hills of Rome and the Campus Martius.  edit
The Capuchin Crypt: designs made of skulls
  • Capuchin Monastery, via Veneto (right by piazza Barberini), [1]. Built after 1631, the crypt of the church contains a macabre display - a series of chapels decorated with the bones of 3700 dead friars. The bones are glued to the walls and ceilings in bizarre and striking decorations.  edit
  • Quattro Fontane, intersection of via delle Quattro Fontane and via del Quirinale, [2]. Four fountains from the time of Pope Sixtus V, when much of Rome was redeveloped. A reclining deity is the theme of each sculpture. This is a busy intersection and if you don't look twice you may miss these exquisite examples of Roman mythology.  edit
  • Museo delle Paste Alimentari, piazza Scanderbeg 117, +39 6 699 1119. 09:30-17:30, closed public holidays. A museum devoted to pasta, Italy's premier gift to world cuisine.  edit
  • Palazzo Massimo, +39 6 39967700. M-Sa 09:00-13:30, 14:30-17:00. A magnificent collection of ancient Roman sculptures, mosaics and wall paintings, including the famous paintings from the Imperial-era villa discovered under the villa della Farnesina, as well as the dining room from the Empress Livia's villa at Prima Porta. Located across the piazza dei Cinquecento (the square in front of Termini station), opposite the Baths of Diocletian. €10, €6.50 EU citizens between ages 18 and 24.  edit
  • Rome's National Museum at the Baths of Diocletian, viale Enrico de Nicola, 79 (facing Termini station. Next to Santa Maria degli Angeli.), [3]. On the site of the Roman baths this museum houses an enormous collection of statues, etc. 10 euros gives admission to all four of Rome's National Museums, including Palazzo Massimo (above).  edit
  • Palazzo Barberini (Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Antica), via delle Quattro Fontane, 13, +39 6 482 4184, [4]. Tu-Su 09:00-19:30. This remarkable building, designed partly by Bernini, houses the National Gallery of Ancient Art, including some famous paintings by Lippo Lippi, Caravaggio as well as Raphaels famous La Fornarina. €5, several discounts available. Free entrance for people under 18 and over 65.  edit
  • Piazza Barberini. With Bernini's famous Triton Fountain. Via Veneto starts here too.  edit
The Quirinale. Official home of the President of Italy.
  • Quirinal Palace (Palazzo del Quirinale), via del Quirinale (atop the Quirinal, highest of the famous Roman hills), +39 06 8530 1758, [5]. 9:30-16:00 Tuesday – Wednesday – Friday – Saturday – Sunday. Home of the President of the Italian Republic, and the Quirinal Gardens. Built in 1583 as a papal summer residence, has since also served as the residence for the Pope and later (from 1870 to 1946) for the King of Italy. Booking your visit online is highly recommended.  edit
  • San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, via del Quirinale, 23, +39 06 48 83 261. A very small and beautiful church, the first design commission of Francesco Borromini.  edit
  • Santa Maria degli Angeli, via Cernaia 9 (piazza della Repubblica), +39 06 48 80 812. This church was built inside the former baths of Diocletian. Very light and airy inside. Note the unusual art on the outside doors. Around solar noon check out the sun's image on Francesco Bianchini's meridian line inside.  edit
  • Santa Maria della Vittoria, (bottom of via XX Settembre, close to piazza della Repubblica). Now unfortunately invaded by readers of Dan Brown's "Angels and Demons", this is an interesting Baroque church containing Bernini's "Ecstasy of St. Teresa". Either side of this chapel are characters in what can best be described as theatre boxes. These are members of the Cornaro family, who paid for Bernini's sculpture.  edit
  • St. Paul's Within the Walls, (just down via Nazionale from piazza della Repubblica, on the corner with via Napoli.), [6]. More modern than most Roman churches: it was started in 1873. This is Rome’s Episcopalian church, with some very interesting artwork, particularly the mosaics by Edward Burne-Jones of the Pre-Raphaelite school.  edit
  • British Embassy, via XX Settembre, 80. At the northern end of via XX Settembre next to the Michelangelo-designed Porta Pia. The previous embassy had been destroyed by a terrorist bomb in 1946 and was eventually replaced by this world-renowned modern design by Sir Basil Spence. It was built on stilts so as not to interrupt the view of the garden.
  • Porta Pia. Designed by Michelangelo himself and built between 1561 and 1565, this city gate is notable for the fact that it was the spot where, on 20 September 1870, the Italian troops breached the Aurelian Walls and entered the city; Rome was thus annexed to the newly-formed Kingdom of Italy and the Papal States ceased to exist. A commemorative statue, depicting a bersagliere, was built in 1932; it's located right in front of said city gate.

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The front facade of the Palazzo Barberini, grandiose residence of Pope Urban VIII
  • Palazzo delle Esposizioni, via Nazionale, 194 (imposing exhibition centre half-way down via Nazionale.), [7]. Rotating exhibitions, usually three at one time. Exhibition descriptions normally provided in both Italian and English. Avoid Sunday morning - when the Romans go - as queues to get in can be long. €12.50; reductions €10. You can purchase a discounted, combined ticket for the Palazzo and the Scuderie.  edit
  • Scuderie del Quirinale, via XXIV Maggio, 16 (on the corner of piazza del Quirinale), [8]. 10:00-22:00. Former stables of the Quirinal Palace, now an exhibition centre that usually hosts some excellent art shows. €10 reductions €7.50.  edit

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For a little bit of shopping, via Nazionale is perfect: souvenirs, clothes, Italian shoes, etc. But the main attraction is without a doubt via Veneto.

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  • Al Piccolo Arancino, vicolo Scanderbeg, 112 (near the Trevi Fountain). 12:00-15:00 and 19:00-00:00, closed M. Small restaurant with a lot of Italian guests and moderate prices.  edit
  • Aqui, Ristorante Pizzeria, via Principe Amedeo, 49-5 (near via Cavour and Termini station, close to the corner of via Daniele Manin, next to Hotel California). A street side restaurant with excellent food, attentive service and warm atmosphere. Eat outside or inside, depending on the weather. Try the fish fillet baked in potato which should please anyone who likes fish - it is excellent. Their marketing says they are a pub, perhaps to pull in tourists hankering after home but this is an Italian restaurant. The waiters hustle passers by into becoming satisfied diners. The white table cloths, linen and cutlery are presentable. The menu is varied and does not stress Pizza, though they do have it. There are a variety of meat and fish dishes and pasta. The house wine is modest but good value. There seems to be no wine list. €25-35 for dinner including wine and bottled water.  edit
  • Est! Est! Est!!!, via Genova, 32 ("Metro), +39 6 4881107, [9]. Open Tu-Su 19:00-00:00, closed M. The chefs here make a relatively small but amazingly good pizza. The calzone, one of their specialities, is excellent too. The staff speak English, and this is one of the few places where there are both plenty of tourists and very good food. Reservation is advisable. To cause confusion, there is another EST,EST,EST pizzeria in the same neighbourhood.  edit
  • Trattoria al Camoscio d'Abruzzo, via Castelfidardo, 78, [10].  edit
  • Il Pavone, via Palestro, 19/b, +39 6 4451463 (), [11]. . Restaurant in the centre of Rome  edit
  • Il Gelato di San Crispino, via della Panetteria, 42 (just up the hill from the Trevi fountain and turn left), [12]. Considered one of the best ice creams in Rome. Check out the meringue ice creams and the fruit sorbets according to the season.  edit
Dining on the Via Veneto
  • Castroni, via Nazionale, 71 (opposite the Palazzo delle Esposizioni), +39 6 20369680. Coffee bar upstairs, delicatessen downstairs. Stocks all sorts of imported food products to satisfy the homesick traveller.  edit
  • Gelateria Blue Ice, via delle Muratte 18a/19, +39 6 67 96 762. A decent ice-cream, just a one minute walk from the Trevi fountain  edit

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  • Dagnino Tea Room, Galleria Esedra, via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, 75, +39 6 4818660. If you haven't tried a "Cannolo" or a "Cassatina" then get one here, they are simply great. Don't sit at the tables (it's pretty expensive) just take them away. Good pastries too.  edit
  • Harry's Bar. You can't visit via Veneto and not go to Harry's Bar, immortalised in Federico Fellini's La Dolce Vita. Harry's now a swanky, if slightly upmarket {read expensive} bar/eatery where celebs can still be spotted. A piano bar, it has a regular duet performing nightly from 21:00. Sometimes guest artists will play the piano and entertain the patrons.  edit

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  • A Casa di Teli Rome – Via Principe Amedeo 58 A, 00185 Rome, Italy. [42]. Telephone +06 446 0626 • Fax 39 06 296 9066. Breakfast included, en-suite bathroom, free wi-fi, TV and air conditioning in all rooms. Rates: Single €41-€74; Double €50-€90.
  • Alessandro Hostels, via Vicenza, 42, +39 06 446-1958 (fax: +39 06 49380534), [13]. Other branch: Alessandro Downtown, via Carlo Cattaneo, 23. 2F, +390 6 44340147. All locations are 5 minutes on foot from Termini, include free breakfast, free linens, no curfew, cheap internet, video security, free pizza parties at the Palace pub, internet PCs & Wi-Fi available at both hostels. From €15 for dorms.  edit
  • Baltic Hotel Rome – Via Venti Settembre, 89, 00187 Rome, Italy. []. Telephone +39 06 485509 Fax +39 06 4814775 • Standard and superior rooms with private bath, colour TV, telephone and wi-fi. Breakfast included. Standard Double: Euros 40. Superior: Euros 46.
  • C Luxury Palace & Apartments Rome – Via Statilia 31, 00185 Rome, Italy. [43] Telephone +39 06 6641 6205 • Fax +39 06 4200 1816. Wide choice of standard rooms and apartments with kitchen, sauna, Jacuzzi, terrace, private bath with large shower, satellite TV and paid Wi-Fi access. Rates: Single N/A; Double €53-€120. Breakfast not included.
  • Caravaggio Hotel Rome - Via Palermo 73, Rione Monti, 00184 Rome, Italy [44] Telepone + 39 06 485915 • Fax +39 064823905. Twenty-one bedrooms with TV, private bath, shower and complimentary breakfast. Double rooms rates starting from 45 Euros.
  • Collina Inn Rome – Via Collina, 24 Scala B, 5, 00187 Rome, Italy [45] Telephone +39 06 64824386 • Fax +39 06 64824386. Guest House of Rome with breakfast included, four bedrooms and private bath with shower, coutesy kit and airdrier. Double rooms starting from 45 euros.
  • Carolina Suite in Rome B&B – Via Milazzo, 14, 00185 Rome, Italy. [46]. Telephone +39 06 445 5661 • Fax +39 06 446 3124 • Single, double, triple and quadruple rooms with private bath, shower, air conditioning and satellite TV. Double rooms: E. 60. Triple E. 85. Rate includes Breakfast, FREE WiFi and Services.
  • Casette Monti Rome – Via Baccina, 56 - 00184 Rome, Italy. [47] • Telephone +39 06 4885889 / 06 4820270 • Fax +39 06 4881989. Self-catering apartments with kitchenette or kitchen, bedroom, bunk bed, private bathroom with shower and living room with sofa bed capable to accommodate from two to 6 people. Rates per night: Apartment for 2-4 people Euros 62; Euros 75 up to 6 people.
  • Corona Hotel Rome – Via Napoli, 3 - 00184, Rome Italy [48] Telephone +39 06 48 80 080 • Fax +39 06 48 23 614. Private bath, shower and breakfast included for this three star hotel with 62 double, twin, triple and family bedrooms. Double rooms: 80 Euros.
  • Domus Castrense Guest House, viale dell'Università, 25, [49]. Telephone +39 6 4469195 • Fax +39 6 49385435. Single, double and triple bedrooms with private bath, TV LCD, breakfast, internet connection, telephone and mini bar for this guest house of Rome. €75 for a double room breakfast included.
  • Evergreen B&B, via Milazzo, 23, +39 6 44363186, [14]. No curfew, no lock-out. Towels and bed linen included. Daily room cleaning. English and Italian spoken. Singles from €40, breakfast included.  edit
  • Flann Central Guest House Rome – Via Firenze, 47 - 00184, Rome, Italy [50] Telephone +39 06 4880418 • Fax +39 06 4880418. Seven double and triple bedrooms with private bath, shower, free Wi-Fi and TV. Double and triple rooms starting from Euros 55 and 69.
  • Freedom Traveller Hostel, via Gaeta, 25, +39 6 47823862, [15]. A four-minute walk from the central train station, this hostel has adequate dorms, some have nice balconies. Kitchens and communal areas. No curfew, but lockout from 11:00-15:00. From €23 per night, including free breakfast, internet and dinner.  edit
  • Giuliana Hotel Rome - Via Agostino Depretis 70, 00184 Rome, Italy [51] Telephone +39 06 4880795 • Fax. Single, twin, double and triple room with en-suites private bath, satellite TV, Air conditioning and Wi-Fi access (surcharge). Double and twin rooms with breakfast included: 60 Euros.
  • Hotel 53 – Via di San Basilio, 53 [52] Telephone +39 6 42014708 • +39 6 42 01 47 76. Three star hotel with twin, double and triple bedrooms. All with en-suites services, shower, TV and free wi-fi internet connection. Prices include breakfast. Double and twin rooms 46 Euros.
  • Hotel Bed in Roma, via dei Mille, 64 [53]. Telephone +39 6 89687664 • Fax +39 6 89687665. 8 guest rooms which can be booked as single, double, twin, triple and family. All with en-suite services and shower. Special discounts with the local bars for breakfast. Single €50, double €65 and triple €75.
  • Hotel Cortorillo, via Principe Amedeo 79/a, +39 6 4466934, [16]. Two star hotel with 14 bedrooms divided in single, double and triple, and a single family room with four beds. Single and double rooms available starting from €40-€50 with breakfast included..  edit
  • Hotel Indipendenza, via Magenta 13, [54]. Telephone +39 6 44362204 • Fax +39 6 83391815. 3 star hotel. Single, double, twin, triple and family rooms available. All with en-suites services, LCD TV and free internet access. Double rooms: €54.
  • Hotel Malu Rome [55] – via Principe Amedeo, 85/a. Telephone +39 6 96031250. Fax +39 6 4466905. Comfortable one star hotel of Rome with three double for single use and nine twin and double rooms. All with private bath. The price for a dus goes for €50-120, for a double/twin €60-150.
  • Maryelen Hotel Rome – Via Principe Amedeo 87/B - Cap: 00185, Rome, Italy. [56]. Telephone +39 06 4460626 • Fax 39 064460626. Fourteen single, twin and double bedrooms with private bath, shower, mini bar, TV and free wi-fi. Breakfast is not included. Rates: Single €41-€80; Double €49-€107.
  • Nuova Monaco Hotel Rome – Via Flavia 84, 00187 Rome, Italy [57] Telephone +39 06 4201 1922. Rooms with private bath, free wi-fi and air conditioning. Rates do not include breakfast: Single €40-70; Double €60-€110.
  • Holiday Rome B&B, via Palestro, 49, +39 6 4453024 (), [17]. Bed & Breakfast near Termini. Three rooms with private bathrooms and an air-conditioning system. Price from €45/person.  edit
  • Hostel Papa Germano, via Calatafimi, 14/a, (+39) 06486919 (fax: +39 6 47825202), [18]. Near the station. Free internet, sat TV, minifridge, telephone, air conditioning, free maps, no curfew, credit cards accepted. €16 for dorms / €50 for private rooms.  edit
  • Hotel Rubino, via Milazzo 3, +39 06 4452323 (fax: +39 06 445425), [19]. Cheap and cheerful low budget hotel right in the centre of Rome near the train station and public transport, caters mainly to young people. Clean and secure. Singles from €50.  edit
  • Imperia Suite Rome, Via Imperia, +39 0338 262 8546 (fax: +39 06 83901172), [20]. * Inn Central- Piazza Vittorio Emanuele II, 55 [21]. Telephone +39 06 64870844 • Fax +39 06 64870933. Besides the single, double and triple rooms, this guest house of Rome also presents a cosy independent mini apartment for four people with kitchen facilities. All accomodations come with private bathroom. Single room: €60, mini apartment: €95. Single, double and suite rooms with private bath, shower, Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Double room: €79, breakfast included..  edit
  • M&J Place Hostel, via Solferino, 9, +39 6 4462802 (), [22]. Within spitting distance of the train station. Friendly staff, reasonable dorms and nice private room. This popular hostel has a good breakfast for €3 but no lockout or curfew. Try the bar Living Room for food or nice drinks. Free Wifi. Had a major bedbug infestation in 2011. Dorms from €12.  edit
  • Montreal Hotel Rome - Via Carlo Alberto, 4 - 00185 Rome, Italy [58]. Telepone +39 06 4457797 • Fax + 39 06 4465522. Wide choice of bedrooms with private bath, shower, TV and free Wi-Fi access. Double bedrooms: 48 Euros, with breakfast included.
  • Maison de Julie Rome – Via Palermo 67, 00184, Rome, Italy [59] Telephone +39 340 615 3343. Double, twin and triple bedrooms with private and shared bath rooms. Plus shower, air conditioning, Wi-Fi, commune kitchen and breakfast included: Double rooms starting from 18.50 Euros.
  • Mosaic Hotel Rome - Via Cernaia,39/B, 00185 Rome, Italy [60]. Telepone + 39 06 98937179 • Fax + 39 06 99334172. Twin, double and triple bedrooms with private and shared bath. Also available TV, free Wi-Fi access and breakfast included. Double rooms: 50 Euros.
  • Porta Pia Hotel Rome – Via Messina, 25 – 00198, Rome, Italy [61] Telephone +39 06 44249911 • Fax + 39 06 44249924. Nineteen single, twin, double and triple rooms with private bath, shower, satellite TV, free Wi-fi and breakfast included. Single: E.50. Double: E.55.
  • Hotel Sonya, via del Viminale, 58, +39 6 4819911 (fax: +39 6 4885678), [23]. The Hotel Sonya is a three star hotel in the centre of Rome, situated a few minutes away from Rome Termini Station and in front of the Opera House. Singles from €70, doubles from €90.  edit
  • Salotto Monti Hotel Rome – Via Della Consulta 1b, 00184 Rome, Italy. [62]. Telephone +39 06 487 4463 • Cell +39 327 845 4320. Wide selection of bedrooms suite and apartments with free wi-fi, private bath, shower, Jacuzzi and balcony. Rates: Single €71-€262; Double €71-€262.
  • Soggiorno Blu Hotel Rome - Via Magenta, 39 - Cap 00185 Rome. Phone: 0039 06 495 8232 • Fax: 0039 06 445 4251. [63]. Single, double, triple and family rooms with private en-suites bath, shower, TV, air conditioning, free Wi-Fi and breakfast included. Single room: Euros 42. Double: Euros 46.
  • Soggiorno Comfort Rome – Via Palermo 3, 00184 Rome, Italy [64]. Telephone +39 06 4741546 • Fax +39 06 47883497. Single, double and triple rooms with en-suite bathroom, satellite TV and air conditioning.
  • Stargate Hostel, via Palestro, 88, +39 6 4457164 (, fax: +39 6 49384134), [24]. Hostel situated 5 minutes away by foot from the termini central station, near the Castro Pretorio metro stop. Does not rent individual beds in dorms, only rents whole rooms out. Bed in a dormitory costs €22 incl breakfast.  edit
  • Texas Hotel Rome - Via Firenze, 47 - 00184 Rome, Italy. [65] • Telephone +39 06 4742107 • Fax +39 06 4814079. Private or shared bathroom, free Wi-Fi access and breakfast available (but not included). Single N/A; Double €44-€89.
  • Tiffany Roma Suites – Via Antonio Salandra, 6 [66] Telephone +39 6 83518288 • +39 6 42745804. The Tiffany Roma Suites presents single, double and triple soundproofed bedrooms with private bath with shower, free internet Wi-Fi, air conditioning and mini bar. Double bedrooms: €50 breakfast included.
  • Yellow Hostel, via Palestro, 44, +39 6 49382682 (), [25]. Rome's #1 party hostel, the Yellow is the hostel for you if you want spacious rooms, cleaning service everyday, free Wifi, awesome staff, live DJ set every night, longest happy hour (12:00-21:00), beer pong, cheap but filling breakfast meals, lunch specials and dinner (burger bar and pub food until midnight), themed parties and contests and more. 5-minute walk from Termini and two steps from METRO B (Colosseum). Fans, Air-conditioning, Underbed personal locker, common and private bathrooms, tour info, and Yellow guide. Dorms from €24, Private Rooms from €39.  edit

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  • Alex Inn, via Emilia, 47, +39 6 97273360 (fax: +39 6 97273150), [26]. Small guest house in the centre of Rome near via Veneto. Relatively new and pretty good facilities, and a small terrace off each room. Doubles from €110 including breakfast..  edit
  • Al Viminale Hill & Hotel, via del Viminale, 38, +39 64 7823235 (, fax: +39 64 7823598), [27]. 3-star hotel on Colle Viminale near Termini Station. Offers its guests 15 rooms with Jacuzzi tub. Doubles from €80 incl breakfast.  edit
  • Art and Relax Suites, via Giolitti, 137 [67]. Telephone +39 339 6166937 • Fax +39 6 69290948. The Art and Relax Suites is a cosy bed and breakfast of Rome with 6 double bedrooms with private en-suite services, shower and breakfast. €140.
  • Artemis B&B Rome – Via Nazionale, 243 - 00184 Rome, Italy [68] Telephone +39 3899787112 • Fax +39 0645494035. Six bedrooms with ensuite private bath, air conditioning, free wi-fi, heating and breakfast included. Double and twins rooms: Euros 170.
  • Augusta Lucilla Palace Rome – Via Massimo D'Azeglio, 24 - 00184 Rome, Italy [69] Telephone +39 06 48939942 • Fax +39 06 4885270. Wide range of bedrooms with private bath, free Wi-Fi access, satellite TV and breakfast included. Double rooms: E.90; singles: E.85
  • B&B Trevi, via del Lavatore 83, [70]. Telephone +39 6 69380944 • Fax +39 6 69293654. Bedrooms with private en-suite bathroom, free wi-fi connection. Rates: Single N/A; Double €75-€160, with breakfast included.
  • Flann O’Brien Rooms Rome – Via Nazionale, 17 - 00184, Rome, Italy [71]. Telephone ++39 06 4880418 • Fax +39 06 4880418. Ten rooms with private ensuite bathroom, shower, free wi-fi connection, TV and breakfast included. Rates: Single N/A; Double €36-€400.
  • Guest House Rome 55 – Via delle Carrozze 55 [72] Telephone +39 6 69797761 • +39 6 69380109. The Rome 55 guest house presents five double and twin bedrooms with private bath, shower, TV LCD, internet access, min bar and air conditioning. Rates start from €160.
  • Hotel Atlantico, via Cavour, 23, +39 6 485951 (, fax: +39 6 4827492), [28]. A four-star hotel in a 1912 building on the highest of Rome's seven hills, the Esquilino, giving it good views of the city. From €145.  edit
  • Hotel Cortina, via Nazionale 18, [73]. Telephone +39 6 4819794 • Fax +39 6 4819220. Three star hotel of the central street of via Nazionale with fourteen bedrooms divided in single, double, twin, triple and quadruple with private bath (shower included). Also available two apartments located 20 metres away from the hotel. €95 for a single and 115 for a double.
  • Hotel I Giardini del Quirinale, via Firenze, 43, +39 6 48930388 (fax: +39 6 48989945), [29]. Upscale B&B situated very close to via Nazionale and the Quirinal palace. All the bedrooms offer internet connection, mini bar, air conditioning, telephone with direct line and LCD television. Also available private parking and continental breakfast. From €165 incl breakfast.  edit
  • Hotel Romanico Palace, via Boncompagni, 37, +39 6 42083881 (, fax: +39 6 42815558), [30]. A four-star hotel with 64 rooms ob six floors. On the 7th floor there's a nice panoramic terrace with good views of the historical centre. From €180 all exclusive.  edit
  • Igea Hotel Rome – Via Principe Amedeo 97 , 00185 Rome, Italy [74] • Telephone +39 06 446 6913 • Private bath, shower, free Wi-Fi, TV and air conditioning. Double and twin room 80 Euros with breakfast included.
  • La Piccola Maison, via dei Cappuccini, 30, +39 6 42016331, [31]. Guest House located in Via Veneto. Rooms with international channels, air conditioning, wifi, minifridge and telephone. Doubles from €80 with free wifi.  edit
  • Mirage & Halifax Hotel Rome – Via Milazzo 4/6, 00185 Rome, Italy. [75] Telephone +39 06 06 445 5661 • Fax +39 06 233204381. Two star hotel with a large choice of bedrooms and services, as the private en-suite bathroom, shower, free Wi-Fi, satellite TV and breakfast included. Double rooms: 72 Euros.
  • Hotel Navona Colors*** (Boutique Hotel Rome), Via Dell'Orso, 38-39 - 00186, Roma, +39 06 68392128 (), [32]. Boutique Hotel decorated and furnished with a modern style. Breakfast with home-made and local products. Double room from 150 €  edit
  • Nuovo Hotel Quattro Fontane, via delle Quattro Fontane, 149/A, +39 6 4884480 (, fax: +39 6 4814936), [33]. A 3-star hotel housed in an entirely renovated 18th-century palace. Double room from €120. (41.902462699193066,12.489636540412903) edit
  • Numbs Luxury Rooms & Suites – Via Belsiana 7, 00187 Rome, Italy [76] Telephone +39 06 69797732 • Fax + 39 06 69797732. Six suites with private bath, shower, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi connection and breakfast included. Double rooms: 209 Euros.
  • Picasso Hotel Rome - Via Venezia, 25 - 00184 Rome, Italy [77] Telepone + 39 06 487 3261 • Fax +39 06 482 3905. The Hotel Picasso offers 17 single, twin and double bedrooms with private bath, shower, TV and air conditioning. The free Wi-Fi connection is available at the Reception. Double room: 70 Euros with breakfast included.
  • 69 Manin Street B&B, via Daniele Manin, 69 [78]. Telephone +39 6 48987856 • Fax +39 6 48907904. Cosy Bed and Breakfast of the historic centre of Rome with double, twin triple and quadruple rooms. Toilette with shower and breakfast included. €140 for a double. Same price for a double for single use.
  • Magnifico Hotel [79], via Nazionale, 243. Telephone +39 6 488 4331, Fax +39 6 489 19332. Budget accommodation with six bedrooms divided in single, double, quadruple and suites. All with private bath and modern facilities. Double €130. Breakfast included.
  • Marconi Hotel Rome – Via Giovanni Amendola, 97 - 00185 Rome, Italy [80] Telephone +39 06 4880864 • Fax +39 06 4880885. The Marconi is a two star hotel with 39 bedrooms of different size. All with private bath, shower, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi connection. Double rooms: 80 Euros. Breakfast included.
  • Matisse Rome – Via Nazionale 243, 00184 Rome, Italy [81] Telephone +39 06 45494035 • Fax +39 06 45494035. The Matisse is a bed and breakfast of Rome with seven double and twin bedrooms. Private bath, shower and breakfast included. Double rooms starting from 110 Euros.
  • Mosaic Central Hotel Rome – Piazza del Viminale 5, 00165 Rome, Italy [82] Telephone + 39 06 48906709 • Fax +39 06 99334024. Twin, double, triple and family rooms with private bath, shower, air conditioning, TV and Wi-fi access. Double room: 78 Euros, breakfast included.
  • Residence AT Rome – Piazza Barberini, 2 - 00187 - Rome, Italy [http://] Telephone +39 6 46661058 • Fax +39 6 4746421. Guest house of Rome with breakfast included and a large selection of bedrooms and suites with private bath, shower, ari conditioning, soundproof windows and satellite TV. Double room: 70 Euros.
  • Residenza A – Via Vittorio Veneto, 183 - 00187 Rome, Italy [83] Telephone +39 6 486700 • Fax +39 6 42012435. Boutique art hotel with single, double and triple bedrooms. En-suite services include private bath, shower, internet Wi-Fi and satellite TV. Double room rate starting from €98, breakfast included.
  • The Liberty Boutique Hotel Rome – Via Palestro 64, 00185 Rome, Italy. [84]. Telephone +39 334 991 1728 • Bedrooms with private bath, free wi-fi and breakfast included. Rates: Single N/A; Double €150-€265.
  • Target Inn, via Modena, 5, +39 6 4745399, [34]. A town house with 5 classic rooms, 1 deluxe and 1 suite, which can host up to four people. Modern facilities (plasma TV, internet ADSL), car parking, free breakfast, private bath and Jacuzzi bathtub. Average single €110, double €150.  edit
  • The Relaxing Hotels – Via Liberiana, 21 [85] Telephone +39 6 48930495 • Fax +39 6 4814837. Wide range of bedrooms with private bath, shower, satellite TV and breakfast included. Double rooms: 190 Euros.
  • San Marco Hotel Rome – Via Villafranca 1, 00185 Roma, Italy [86]. Telephone +39 06 490 437 • Fax +39 06 495 8303. Bedrooms with private bath, shower, free wi-fi and breakfast included. Rates: Single €37-€120; Double €40-€150.
  • The Suite Rome – Via Firenze, 47, 00184 Rome, Italy [87]. Telephone +39 06 4864 40. Rates: Single N/A; Double €110-€140. Rooms with air conditioning, private bath, free wi-fi and breakfast included.
  • Trevi Group Hotel Rome - Vicolo del Babuccio, 20/21 A, 00187 Rome, Italy. [88] • Telephone +39 06 79844142 • Fax +39 06 79800131. Wide selection of bedrooms and services including private bath, shower, air conditioning, satellite TV, free wi-fi access and breakfast included. Rates: Single €67-€215; Double €75-€225.
  • Villafranca Hotel Rome – Via Villafranca, 9 – 00185, Rome, Italy [89] Telephone +39 06 4440364 • Fax +39 06 44700857. Wide choice of bedrooms with private bath, shower, air conditioning and satellite TV. Double and twin rooms: Euros 71. Rates include Wi-Fi, breakfast and taxes.


  • Hotel Villa Morgagni, via Giovanni Battista Morgagni, 25, +39 6 44202190 (, fax: +39 6 44202190), [35]. Single Room from €80-127, Double room from €113-181.  edit
  • Hotel Bernini Bristol (a member of Summit Hotels and Resorts), piazza Barberini 23, +39 6 488 931, [36]. Near the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain. All rooms come with an LCD flat-screen TV and WiFi access. €100-200.  edit
  • Manfredi Hotel Rome – Via Margutta 61, 00187 Rome, Italy [90] • Telephone +39 06 320 7676 • Fax +39 06 320 7736. Standard rooms and suites with private bath, shower and bath whirlpool, sauna, satellite TV, free Wi-Fi and buffet breakfast included. Double rooms: 200 Euros.
  • Hotel Mascagni, via Vittorio Emanuele Orlando, 90, +39 48904040 (, fax: +39 06 4817637), [37]. Single Room from 160€ to 250€. Double Room from €170-250.  edit
  • Hotel Quirinale, via Nazionale, 7, +39 6 4707 (, fax: +39 6 482 00 99), [38]. checkin: 14:00; checkout: 12:00. 4 star hotel close to piazza della Repubblica. Style from the mid-19th century, reasonably large rooms and high ceilings. Internet connection costs €15 for 24 hours. Service at reception can be very poor, on occasions, it is downright rude. From around €200.  edit
  • Hotel Victoria Roma, via Campania, 41, +39 6 423701 (), [39]. checkin: 14:00; checkout: 12:00. 4 star hotel close to Via Veneto. From around €120.  edit
  • Ambasciatori Palace Hotel, via Veneto, 62, +39 6 06 47493 (), [40]. checkin: 14:00; checkout: 12:00. Prestigious five star hotel. From around €160.  edit
  • Relais Trevi 41 Rome, via della Panetteria, 41 [91]. Telephone +39 6 69921250 • Fax +39 6 92913357. The Relais Trevi 41 is a guest house with double and twin bedrooms. All with private bath and shower whirlpool. Double with breakfast included €200, double with no breakfast €190.
  • La Reggia dei Principi Rome – Via del Viminale, 38 | 00184 Rome, Italy [92] Telephone +39 06 4828374 • Fax +39 06 4828374. Roman guest house with 8 bedrooms with private bath, shower, satellite TV and free Wi-Fi. Double room with breakfast included starting from 200 Euros.
  • Trevi Collection Dependance Rome – Via Francesco Crispi 1, 00187 Rome, Italy [93]. Telephone +39 06 6992 3273 • Fax +39 06 7980 0131. Single €71-€206; Double €80-€216, with private bath, shower, free wi-fi and air-conditioning. Breakfast is not included.
  • Villa Spalletti Trivelli, via Piacenza, 4, +39 6 48907934 (, fax: +39 6 4871409), [41]. A splurge hotel in a quiet location. The rooms are large, with extra high ceilings, linens and bed of good quality, bath with shower and separate tub, bidet and two sinks. All the interiors are beautifully decorated, and the outside garden is perfect for a midday break. The staff is friendly and supportive. €363-1,067.  edit


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