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Very Central Colosseum/ Roman Forum Quite Perfect for Family Apt Wifi + Cell

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Last updated: 07/31/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

This apartment is located in the heart of ancient Rome,next to the Colosseum and the important Basilica of San Clemente. Looking out the window, you’ll have a view of the Colosseum and a part of the Vittorio Emanuele Monument at Piazza Venezia to your left and to the right you’ll see the Obelisk of San Giovanni and the upper part of the Basilica of St Anthony of Padua. This location is perfect for those who like to walk in the centre (easily you can reach by foot the main sites like the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia , Fontana di Trevi, Pantheon, Campo dei Fiori) or reach any other destination by public transportation.
This apartment ,A.C., has been completely remodelled. The owner takes great pride in personally decorating the apartment and it shows. The apartment is elegantly furnished and includes tromp l’oeil painted by the owner. She pay also very close attention to details: bedrooms have double-glazed windows (not only double panels) and shutters to guarantee a good night's sleep, well-equipped kitchen corner, comfortable beds, ample linens and bath towels. The apartment can accommodate up to 5 people and has 2 big and very comfortable bedrooms with 1 American king size bed 200x200cm( can be separated in two twins beds 100x200cm), 1 queen/king size bed 180x200cm, 1 extra single bed, 2 bathrooms with shower, living/dinning area.The owner decided, from her own experience, to make the living/dining area smaller in order to have larger bedrooms since the tourist in Rome spends most of the day out enjoying the many things to do as well as the sights.
Cable TV with international news (BBC, CNN) movies in English (when the original languages is English) and DVD.
We would like draw your attention on our COOKING CLASSES/ CULTURAL EXPERIENCE that are organized in the country side near Rome. Feel free to ask additional information or visit .
The owner has, and still do, attended courses of the History of Roman Art, which allowed her to get to know the city very well. At check she will personally welcome you and spend time to guide you in programming your vacation, sharing with you all her knowledge. You will have the feeling to meet a personal guide, that help you at 360' in discovering this big city so full of history, and save so much time that normally takes to a person that is in town for the first time.
She offer free wire less internet service, so guests may bring their own laptop and be assured that they need not look for Internet cafes at odd hours to keep in touch with home, also a cell. phone (use of the phone is free, personal calls are not included) so that guests can very easily reach her at any time, should they have questions or concerns about the apartment or about Rome itself(free).
There is a bus stop (bus 117, included in Roma Pass at € 34 which includes 3 days of transportation free + first 2 museums free) close to the apartment, that will take you in few minutes in Spanish Steps or Piazza del Popolo (the trendy and famous fashion district). Underground stop “Colosseo line B” at only 5 minutes walk. With public tranportation you can easily reach Ancient Ostia, very important port during the Roman Empire, and the seaside/beach front of Ostia Lido, where you can spend part of your day expeccially in the summer season.
Rates include the cost of utilities (gas, A.C.,electricity, heating, 24 hours hot water) and final cleaning.
No additional cost for Holiday or Sunday check in.

Deposit is required upon the booking.
Cancelletion Policy: up to 60 days prior arrival date deposit will be refunded ( less Euro 15 for bank and postal fees) cancellation less than 60 days prior arrival date, there will be no refund.
We generally do not ask for a damage deposit but do expect the tenant to notify us immediately if anything occurs. We also expect the tenant to pay for these damages.
Next to the apartment: restaurants, gelato, banks, ATM cash machine, post office, butcher, backer, supermarket, pharmacy, bars, souvenirs shop, tobacconist, travel agency……
Transportation from and to the airport can be organized. We also organize transportation to Tivoli and Civitavecchia's port. Clients are not allowed to exeed the number of guets specified in the resevation form, unless an agreement has been reached prior the guest's arrival.
Check in time at 12 am(unless there has been a mutual agreement, when possible we will be very happy to check in you earlier) NOT LATER than 8.00 p.m.
Check out on the day of departue at 10 a.m. (unless there has been a mutual agreement).
Keywords: Very convinient for a family vacation, clean and spacious bedrooms. Walking distance of the most famous turistic site as Colosseum, Roman Forum, Basilica of San Clemente, Navona, Campo di Fiori.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • On floor 2
  • 65 m²

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Children Welcome
  • Non Smoking Only
  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5, Beds for 5

  • Bedroom 1


  • Bedroom 2


  • King size beds (1) 1 king bed (200x200cm) can be divided in 2 single beds (100x200cm), Queen size Beds (1) This bed size is between a queen and king size bed cm 170/200, Twin or Single Beds (3) The king size bed can be divided in 2 very comfortable big twins cm 100x200 + 1 twin sofa bed, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

Other Amenities

  • don't need to carry with you in your luggage heavy guide books regarding Rome since in the apartment you will find a big selection of guide books , brochures, maps, anything you may need to organize your vacation and also at check in we will illustrate the most important sites to visit as well as directions...moreless


  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Botanical Garden
  • Churches
  • Cinemas
  • Museums
  • Restaurants
  • Ruins
  • Synagogues

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital
  • Laundromat
  • Medical Services

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Outlet Shopping
  • Shopping
  • Sight Seeing

Location Type

  • Monument View


  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 5 people


  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage:

    a public garage is located next the apartment...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone:

    the use of the cellular phone is free, personal calls are not included but it is free for reservation of museums or restaurants in town. ...moreless

  • Parking Off Street:

    parking in the street below the apartment is permitted,during the day a parking fee is request, free parking at night and at week end...moreless

  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet:

    free wireless internet access...moreless


  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster

Building Type

  • Building


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High Season 2015
Mar 16 - Oct 31, 2015
4 night min stay
November 1/15
Nov 1 - Nov 15, 2015
3 night min stay
November 16/30
Nov 16 - Nov 30, 2015
3 night min stay
Dec 1/22
Dec 1 - Dec 22, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas /New Year
Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2016
5 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Taxes Not included


Rates are given up to 4 people. for the 5th person there is an addicional € 30/nt.

Rates include: taxes, WIFI, AC, heating, courtesy mobile phone, linens, final cleaning, maps guide's books.

August minimum 7 nights.

25% at booking, balance in cash in Euro at arrival.

We generally do not ask for a damage deposit but do expect the tenant to notify us immediately if anything occurs. We also expect the tenant to pay for these damages

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Last updated: 07/31/2015
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25 Kilometres
Nearest Airport
Leonardo da Vinci/Fiumicino -Ciampino
50 Metres
Nearest Barpub
3 Kilometres
Nearest Train
Terminal Central Station
50 Metres
Nearest Restaurant
Clementini, Naumachie, Domenico,Isidoro, Pizza
25 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
Ostia Lido

Car: Not Necessary

Next to the apartment:

- The Historical Museum of the Vatican City located in the Noble apartment of the Lateran Palace (admission from the atrium of the Basilica of St John Lateran).

- Complesso del Vittoriano: from the Terrazze delle Quadriglie enjoy a breath-taking view of the City of Rome.

- For your children: 3D Rewind Rome: a small technological jewel allows us to relive Imperial Rome with a virtual jounery in 3D bringing us back two thousand years.

- Time Elevator: Three large screen, mobile platforms simulating movement, and audio-video effects combine to re-create the history of Rome. Domus Romanae at Palazzo Valentini: the fascinating tour takes visitors through ther remains of the patrician 'Domus' and mosaics, painted walls, polychrome and paved floor can be admired thorugh multi_media reconstructions of the past involving light displays, sound effects and film showings. Colosseum and Roman Forum at 7 minutes walking. San Clemente Church at 3 minutes walking, very important testimonial that Rome was builded up one level above the other through the Centuries, you can visit 3 level below : 1 level below is from 4th Century and another level below will take you to the first Century (we reccomedn to rent an audio guide). Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano at 7 minutes walking as well as the 'Holy Stair'. The legend says that some angels brought the stair to Rome, this is the srair that Gesus Christ climed when he meet Ponzio Pilato. Shopping: at few minutes walking, just after the Bsilicia of San Giovanni, starts the busy Via Appia, the shopping street of Roman people. Restaurants in the area: prices are not so high like in Campo dei Fiori/Navona Square area but very good quality at reasonable prices, romans people come in this area for dinner. We will reccommend the best in the area.


Manager info

Year Purchased: 2001

About: Natalia worked as a flight attendant (cabin crew) for Alitalia Airlines from 1970 to 1995. Prior to her work at Alitalia, she lived for more than a year in London, studying and working in a tourist agency. She speaks excellent English, understands and speaks Spanish and can 'get by' in French. Her husband Walter worked as well as pilot in Alitalia for more than 30 years. The twenty-five years she spent traveling from one country to another gave her an opportunity to learn about the ways and customs of many countries and enhanced her natural predisposition for interpersonal relationships; she always succeeds in establishing an immediate, friendly relationship with her guests. Since 1995, she has attended the 'Academy of Decorative Arts', discovering a hidden talent for painting and decorating that she never imagined before. She now puts this talent to use personally decorating her apartments. In fact, the tiles in the kitchens and the tabletops in the dining areas of her apartments are all hand painted as well as the tromp l'oeil paintings, which gives each apartment a unique touch. In the last 4 years she has attended courses of the History of Roman Art, which allowed her to get to know the city on a new level. She provides her guests with useful information on Rome and its monuments and archaeological sites.

Why Colosseo Foro Romano (Coliseum & Roman Forum):
The apartment is located next to the one of most visited historical site in the wolrd: The Colossum. The Colosseum or Flavian Amphitheater was begun by Vespasian, inaugurated by Titus in 80 A.D. and completed by Domitian. Located on marshy land between the Esquiline and Caelian Hills, it was the first permanent amphitheater to be built in Rome. Its monumental size and grandeur as well as its practical and efficient organization for producing spectacles and controlling the large crowds make it one of the great architectural monuments achieved by the ancient Romans. In few minutes walking from the apartment you will be 'catapulted' back 2000 years ago.

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Speaks: english, spanish, italian

Guestbook comments from the property manager

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  • King size bed can be devided in two comfortable twins

    King size bed can be devided in two comfortable twins

  • Walrer piloting Pope Giovanni Paolo II to Monzambico in 1988

    Walrer piloting Pope Giovanni Paolo II to Monzambico in 1988

  • tromp l'oeil by the owner

    tromp l'oeil by the owner

  • Delicious and genuins items in the farmer's  market next the apartment

    Delicious and genuins items in the farmer's market next the apartment





  • Natalia and Walter

    Natalia and Walter

  • view from the window with the view of Colosseum

    view from the window with the view of Colosseum

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