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Very Central Coliseum Cozy Perfect Solution for a Family Free Wifi + Cell

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master bedroom, bed can be devided in two twins


Last updated: 12/24/2014
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  • Minimum stay:3-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Colosseo Foro Romano (Coliseum & Roman Forum) apartment description

This apartment , Colosseum View1, is located in the heart of ancient Rome,next to the Colosseum and the important Basilica of San Clemente.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) or reach any other destination by public transportation.

Before we start the description of the apartment 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
This apartment has been completely remodeled, elegantly furnished and beautifully decorated (the colors chosen are all in tones of the white and beige, creating a relaxing and pleasant atmosphere) and includes tromp l'oeil paintings by the owner. The apartment, 55 sqm, is on the 1st floor (second floor for American, no elevator) of a building from the early 1900s, and includes air conditioning in each room, soundproof windows and is composed of:
a small entry hall that leads to the living room where you will also find a small corner kitchen decorated with hand painted tiles (refrigerator, microwave, electric stove, dishwasher and everything necessary for cooking). In the living room you will find sofa, two arm chairs, a dining x 4 table and four chairs (the tabletop is hand painted with a faux-marble finish). The apartment also comes equipped with SATELLAITE TV, DVD.
2 bedrooms :
One of the two rooms has a larger bed that is closer to a king size (180x200cm) with a fresco painted above with the view of the Dome of St. Peters and the Tiber river. The bed can be separated in two twins. The other bedroom, quite small, has a queen size bed that measures 160x190cm. Both the rooms have windows to let in the light.
1 + 1/2 Bathrooms:
One very spacious bath is decorated with travertine tiles and includes all services (sink, w.c., bidet and shower, wasching machine), the 1/2 bathroom, while smaller, still contains a sink w.c, and a small shower.
A door leads out on to a small balcony.
For your comfort this apartment is more suitable for 3 adult, or for a family of four, with two kids.
The owner pay also very close attention to details: well-equipped kitchen (hand painted tiles), comfortable beds, ample linens and bath towels.. She attended courses of the History of Roman Art, which allowed her to get to know the city very well and she will share her knowledge with you at your arrival. At check in 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
Free wire less internet service is offered, 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, as well as 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).
Natalia worked for many years in the airline industry as a cabin attendant and she has excellent language skills, including English, but also a real understanding of just what travellers need when they’re renting a short-term apartment in a foreign city. We advise our guest to avoid bring heavy guide's book, we have anything you may need about Rome :Maps, tourist information, guides in english...
There is a bus stop bus 117, included in Roma Pass( € 34 includes 3 days of transportation free + first 2 museums free) just next the building that will take you in few minutes in Spanish Steps or Piazza del Popolo (the trendy and famous fashion district). or use underground stop “Colosseo line B” at only 5 minutes walk. With public tranportation you can also easily reach Ancient Ostia, a very important port during the Roman Empire, or the seaside/beach front of Ostia Lido, where you can spend part of your day expeccially in 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: for less than 15 days bookings:up to 60 days prior arrival date deposit will be refunded, less Euro 15 for bank and postal fees, less than 60 days prior arrival date, there will be no refund. For more than 15 days bookings: up to 90 days prior arrival date deposit will be refunded, less Euro 15 for bank and postal fees, less than 90 days prior arrival date, there will be no refund.For bookings more than 30 days, an additional 25% is request
30 days before arrival (no refund)

Next to the apartment: restaurants, gelato, banks, ATM cash machine, post office, butcher, backer, supermarket, pharmacy, bars, souvenirs shop, tobacconist, travel agency……
Transportation from/to airport can be organized and from/to Civitavecchia's port.
Check in time at 1 p.m.( when possible we will be very happy to check you in 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 central cozy A.C. WIFI, family apartment at walking distance of most important sites as Colossum, Roman Forum, Piazza Navona, Piazza Venezia, Pantheon, Spanish Steps, very well connected with public transportation. Metro and bus next the apartment.


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Property Type

  • Apartment
  • 55 m²

Accommodation Type

      • Vacation Rental


          • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Not Allowed
          • Wheelchair Inaccessible

          Bedrooms: 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4, Beds for 4

          • Bedroom 1: 1 king

            This bed is cm 180 x cm 200, can be devided in 2 twins...moreless

          • Bedroom 2: 1 queen


          • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1)

          Bathrooms: 1 Bathroom, 1 Half Bathroom

          Other Amenities

              • Maps, Guide, books in english. Don't need to bring with you heavy guide's books, we have a great selection in the apartment...moreless


              • Books:

                A lot of guides books are available. Avoid to curry heavy guides books...moreless

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


              • Budget
              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions


              • Churches
              • Museums
              • Restaurants
              • Ruins
              • Synagogues

              Local Services & Businesses

              • ATM/Bank
              • Groceries
              • Hospital
              • Medical Services

              Leisure Activities

              • Shopping
              • Sight Seeing

              Location Type

                  • Monument View


                  • Dining Area
                  • Seating for 4 people


                  • Air Conditioning
                  • Garage:

                    Car is not neccessary, park is possible for free in the street during night, close to the apartment there is a garage...moreless

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

                    cell phone...moreless

                  • Towels Provided
                  • Washing Machine
                  • Wireless Internet


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




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                      Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
                      Christmas/New Year
                      Dec 23 - Jan 4, 2015
                      5 night min stay
                      Jan 5 - Feb 28, 2015
                      3 night min stay
                      March 1/15
                      Mar 1 - Mar 15, 2015
                      4 night min stay
                      2015 High Season
                      Mar 16 - Oct 31, 2015
                      4 night min stay

                      Additional information about rental rates


                      • Taxes Included


                      Eater 2015 - April 3/7 € 210/nt.

                      November to 22nd December we offer ONE free ride from or to Airport.

                      Rates include: taxes. WIFI, A.C., heating, courtesy mobile phone, linen, courtesy of cell. phone, final cleaning, no extra fees.

                      In August minimum 7 nights

                      25% deposit through Pay Pal, Balance in cash at check in. 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: 12/24/2014
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                      • basilica di san Clemente View on map

                        Archaeologically speaking, the structure is a three-tiered complex of buildings: (1) the present basilica built just before the year 1100 during the height of the Middle Ages; (2) beneath the present basilica is a 4th century basilica that had been converted out of the home of a Roman nobleman, part of which had in the 1st century briefly served as an early church, and the basement of which had in the 2nd century briefly served as a mithraeum; (3) the home of the Roman nobleman had been built on the foundations of a republican era building that had been destroyed in the Great Fire of 64.

                      • San Giovanni in Laterano View on map

                        St. John Lateran's Basilica, is the cathedral church of the Diocese of Rome and the official ecclesiastical seat of the Bishop of Rome, who is the Pope.

                      • Sancta Santorum View on map

                        The Sancta Sanctorum chapel is a side chapel from the sancta scala (holy staircase) of the Lateran Palace, The artwork of the Sancta Sanctorum in Rome was the basis for the art at Assisi

                      • Domus Aurea View on map

                        Domus Aurea was built by the Emperor, Nero, in the heart of ancient Rome, after the great fire in 64 AD

                      • Colosseum View on map

                        The Colosseum, originally the Flavian Amphitheatre o), is an elliptical amphitheatre in the centre of the city of Rome, the largest ever built in the Roman Empire. It is considered one of the greatest works of Roman architecture and Roman engineering.

                      • Roman Forum View on map

                        It was for centuries the center of Roman public life: the site of triumphal processions and elections, venue for public speeches, criminal trials, and gladiatorial matches, and nucleus of commercial affairs

                      • Arco di Costantino View on map

                        is a triumphal arch in Rome, situated between the Colosseum and the Palatine Hill. It was erected to commemorate Constantine I's victory over Maxentius at the Battle of Milvian Bridge on October 28, 312.

                      • Circo massimo View on map

                        is an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue situated in the valley between the Aventine and Palatine hills, it was the first and largest stadium in ancient Rome and its later Empire. It measured 621 m (2,037 ft) in length and 118 m (387 ft) in width, and could accommodate about 150,000 spectators

                      • Bocca della verit� View on map

                        the Mouth of Truth is an image, carved from Pavonazzetto marble, of a man-like face, located in the portico of the church of Santa Maria in Cosmedin. The most famous characteristic of the Mouth, however, is its role as a lie detector. Starting from the Middle Ages, it was believed that if one told a lie with one's hand in the mouth of the sculpture, it would be bitten off.

                      • Ss quattro coronati View on map

                        The church dates back to the 4th (or 5th) century, and is devoted to four anonymous saints and martyrs.

                      • Capitol hill View on map

                        one of the seven hills of Rome. It was the citadel (equivalent of the ancient Greek acropolis) of the earliest Romans

                      • Saint Peter in Chain View on map

                        best known for being the home of Michelangelo's statue of Moses, part of the tomb of Pope Julius II.

                      • monumento a Vittorio Emanuele View on map

                        A monument built to honour Victor Emmanuel, the first king of a unified Italy,

                      • Foro e colonna Traiana View on map

                        Is a Roman triumphal column which commemorates Roman emperor Trajan's victory in the Dacian Wars. It was probably constructed under the supervision of the architect Apollodorus of Damascus.

                      • Santa Maria maggiore View on map

                        It is the largest Roman Catholic Marian church,. The mosaics found in Santa Maria Maggiore are not just incredibly beautiful works of Late Antique art; they are also one of the oldest representations of the Virgin Mary in Christian Late Antiquity.

                      • Santa Prassede View on map

                        The Basiica Santa Praxedes, rich in works of art can be defined almost a summary of the art in medieval Rome.

                      20 Kilometres
                      Nearest Airport
                      Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci
                      10 Metres
                      Nearest Barpub
                      Many bars next the apartment
                      5 Kilometres
                      Nearest Train
                      Central termini Station
                      10 Kilometres
                      Nearest Motorway
                      20 Metres
                      Nearest Restaurant
                      Clementini, Naumachie, Isidoro,Rioni
                      20 Kilometres
                      Nearest Beach
                      Ostia Lido/Ancient Ostia

                      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.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.


                      Owner info

                      Year Purchased: 2001

                      About the owner: 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. 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.

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                      Speaks: english, spanish, italian



                      • master bedroom, bed can be devided in two twins

                        master bedroom, bed can be devided in two twins

                      • another view of the living corner with the small balcony

                        another view of the living corner with the small balcony

                      • two separate beds

                        two separate beds

                      • second bathroom

                        second bathroom

                      • the Colosseum at five minutes walking from apartment

                        the Colosseum at five minutes walking from apartment

                      • the entrance of the famous Church of San Clement at two minutes from  apartment

                        the entrance of the famous Church of San Clement at two minutes from apartment

                      • The Church of San Clemente builded in first Century a.c.

                        The Church of San Clemente builded in first Century a.c.

                      • San Teodoro farmer's market close to the apartment on Sutarday and Sunday

                        San Teodoro farmer's market close to the apartment on Sutarday and Sunday

                      • The Forum next to the apartment

                        The Forum next to the apartment

                      • Natalia and Walter

                        Natalia and Walter

                      • the living corner

                        the living corner

                      • second bedroom with tromp l'oeil painted by the owner

                        second bedroom with tromp l'oeil painted by the owner

                      • tromp l'oeil painted by the owner

                        tromp l'oeil painted by the owner

                      • one bathroom with shower and travertine tiles

                        one bathroom with shower and travertine tiles

                      • the small balcony

                        the small balcony

                      • the kitchen corner

                        the kitchen corner

                      • The cloister of San Clemente Church

                        The cloister of San Clemente Church

                      • this is the Street where the apartment is located

                        this is the Street where the apartment is located

                      • Genuine farmer's items in San Teodor market

                        Genuine farmer's items in San Teodor market

                      • another view of the Forum

                        another view of the Forum

                      • Walter in flight with Pope Paolo Giovanni II

                        Walter in flight with Pope Paolo Giovanni II

                      VRBO #394881

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                      This listing was first published here in 2012.

                      Date last modified - Wednesday, December 24, 2014

                      €130 - €210 per night (EUR)

                      2 Bedroom / 1.5 Bathroom
                      Sleeps 4

                      View calendar: Updated 12/24/14
                      Minimum stay: 3-5 nights
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                      Member since: 2007
                      Speaks: english, spanish, italian
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                      • Calendar last updated: 12/24/2014
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