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NAVONA BEST LOCATION MOST REVIEWED APT; return guests; last min NOV €95/nt/2 p

Sleeps5
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Space 538 sq. ft.
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 1 Bedroom + living room, 1 Bath, (sleeps 5)

Please, view 250 FAVOURABLE COMMENTS ***** FROM PREVIOUS GUESTS

There is a lot of returning guests !

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The apartment of 50 square meters (538 square feet) is a typical old home of 17th century just renovated.

It is spacious, clean, comfortable and nice.

It is made for experiencing the real Rome, not an Americanized version.

It is on the first European floor above ground level (USA 2nd floor), with elevator.

It has an original beam ceiling (about 3 m. high).

Its windows overlook an interior courtyard, therefore it is very quiet,

warm in winter and cool in summer as our previous guests reviews confirm.

Sleeps (maximum 4-5):

2 people queen bed (strong and comfortable) in the bedroom;

1 single bed in the entrance;

2 single beds in the living-room

+ cot for baby

Free WIFI connection

The apartment is composed by:

- ENTRANCE with a single day bed, cupboard (please see vrbo photo 2); it opens on to the living room;

- LIVING ROOM with sofa, table & chairs, chest of drawers, TV, cot & high chair for baby, cupboard with dishes & glasses, iron, ironing board, (1-2 eventual additional beds), free WIFI (Wireless Internet) ; the French window opens on to a quiet tiny terrace in the courtyard; it is divided from the bedroom by a door (vrbo photos 1 & 3-7);

- Fully equipped KITCHENETTE with gas cooker, oven, refrigerator, microwave, toaster, cutlery, pots & pans; its window overlooks the courtyard (vrbo photo 5);

- One double BEDROOM with a queen size new confortable bed (160 x 200 cm, corresponding to 63 x 79 in) and a large wardrobe; it is divided from the living room by a door; its French window opens on to the quiet tiny terrace in the courtyard (vrbo photo 8);

- One BATHROOM with a shower and separate water closet and bidet, hairdryer; its window overlooks the courtyard (vrbo photos 9-10); although there is one bathroom, it is a separate shower/sink area and water closet, an asset when more than one person is getting ready to go out;

- Tiny terrace in the courtyard, divided from the apt. by gates (vrbo photo 11).

There is a beautiful COMMON TERRACE on the roof top of the building, accessible by elevator, where you can bring your pizza & a bottle of wine, sit and enjoy a stunning view on St. Peter's dome, Janiculum hill and Baroque Rome (vrbo photos 12-13)

THE APARTMENT IS NON SMOKING.

Perfect location: near Piazza Navona, Campo de’ Fiori and Vatican, in the heart of historical and archeological Rome.

Tourist information point (Roma Pass & Hop-on-Hop-off tickets), phone center just round the corner.

All places of interest (museums, monuments...), ATM machines, travel agencies, shops, restaurants are at walking distance.

Bus, taxis, trains are easily accessible.

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CHECK-IN time 1:00 pm onward; CHECK-OUT time by 10:00 am

If you arrive earlier or leave later, you can store your luggage in the owner's home (3rd floor, same buiding, with elevator).

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If you wish, you can take:

LESSONS

• Italian & French Lessons for Foreigners (Euro 20/30 min, 30/1 hour per person)

• Italian Cuisine ( Euro 30/ 1 hour/ person)

MEALS

We can prepare typical Italian meals to take away or to eat in a typical Italian atmosphere in the beautiful owner’s apartment on the 3rd floor of the same building.

Recommended for: Age 55+, romantic getaway, girls getaway, tourists without a car, families with young children, sightseeing, families with teenagers, adventure seekers

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Before contacting us, please CHECK OUR AVAILABILITY CALENDAR for your desired dates.

IN CASE OF UNAVAILABILITY of the above apartment, you may have BED & BREAKFAST IN THE BEAUTIFUL OWNER's APT.

(same buiding than apt VRBO # 108288, same features & rates; 2 rooms + private bathroom; 1-5 sleeps. Please see photos 15-16:bedroom + dining room + sitting room that converts into a bedroom).

If you wish to make a tour in Tuscany on summertime, we suggest you our country house in Maremma on mount Amiata slopes.

Please, do not hesitate to ask for further detailed information.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
mirella
Member since: 2006
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 26, 2017

About mirella

I live in the same building where is the apartment I rent, on the third floor. Therefore I can help guests for any eventuality. With me just upstairs, you will feel visiting family.

I know my town very well as my old family lives in Rome since Julius Cesar time.

I made classical studies and I have a licence in Political Sciences. I have been an official at European Union Commission in Brussels, Belgium.

Then I became a teacher specializing in language teacher training.

I teach Italian and French (as a second language) to students and language teaching methods to language teachers. I have many years of experience in this field.

I organize for my guests:

- lessons (Italian & French for foreigners, cooking, painting, art);

- guided tours in Rome and outside Rome;

- pick-up from/to airports, from/to Civitavecchia port.

I speak French & English and I love art.

mirella purchased this condo in 1984

Why mirella chose Rome

The apartment is in the same building than my home, so I can help my guests on every eventuality. You'll feel at home and you'll live in Rome as Romans do.

My family lives in this area since Julius Caesar's era. That's why I love and know very well my town.

One of the most valued features of the apartment is its location in the old district of Rome: it gets you away from the tourist crowds and right into a wonderful, Italian neighbourhood “Centro Storico”.

Address: Via Banchi Vecchi.

The apartment block is situated between the Vatican and Campo de’ Fiori, in the heart of historical and archaeological Rome.

The location of the apartment makes it easy to get to all the places of interest

(Piazza Navona, Castel S. Angelo, Colosseo… monuments and museums)

either by walking or by taking the convenient bus lines.

Well connected to all areas of Rome by public transportation (bus stops, taxi stands are so accessible).

The area is very safe.

What makes this condo unique

Just around the corner: fashionable shops and characteristic eating places, supermarkets, groceries & bakeries, pharmacy, laundrette, art galleries, antique shops, bookstores, jeweller’s,

Internet Point/Phone Center, banks with ATM machines, travel agencies, post office. A fascinating open air fresh food market is held every morning in the medieval Campo de' Fiori square nearby.

PARKING nearby www.parkingviagiulia.it

On request :

TAXI SERVICE with from/to the airport, from/to Civitavecchia Port.

LESSONS (Italian and French for Foreigners, Italian Cuisine, Porcelain Painting, Watercolor).

MEALS (We can prepare typical Italian meals)

TOURS: Individually designed guided tours, tailored to meet individual tastes and requirements,

can be arranged to show historical and artistic aspects of:

ROME (walking tours or transport arranged with Mercedes passenger van))

OUTSIDE ROME (transport arranged with Mercedes passenger van)

Guestbook comments from the owner

Hi Mirella,

we really enjoyed staying at your place and meeting you.

We are grateful for your hospitality and will probably come back again -

Thanks for everything including for the lovely dinner on the terrasse

À la prochaine et merci encore pour tout mais surtout pour votre hospitalité chaleureuse et pour votre efficacité !

Cordialement,
Aug 2017
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Amenities

Centro Storico Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
Floor Area:
  • 538 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Covered Parking ...
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • One BATHROOM with a shower and separate water closet and bidet; hairdryer; the bathroom window overlooks the courtyard (photos 9-10);
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    entrance room - 1 twin/ single
    living room - 2 twin/ single , 1 baby crib
  • 1 Queen size Bed in the bedroom, 2 Single Beds in the living room + baby crib 1 Single bed in the entrance;
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • Television
Outside:
  • Bicycles ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • 1 bicycles
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • ice skating
  • swimming
  • tennis
Notes:
On the roof top of the building: a beautiful COMMON TERRACE , accessible by elevator, where you can bring your pizza and a bottle of wine, sit and enjoy a stunning view on St. Peter’s dome, Janiculum hill and Baroque Rome (photos 12-13).

Reviews

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average rating of 4.888 based on 376 reviews
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Cozy well equipped apartment - excellent location

  • 4 of 5

Comfortable apartment with access to rooftop veranda. Located near shops and restaurants. Well equipped for at-home meal preparation. Fast internet connection. Within walking distance of main sights. Mirella lives in the same building and is available to assist you with your stay. I would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Sep 22, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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All the conveniences of home while away!

  • 5 of 5

Mirella opens the door and has every detail worked out and waiting for you! Location was good but must taxi to most sites. Coming from the States, air-conditioning is different for me. Fans are OK but I would not say it's air conditioning by US standards. Overall an absolutely lovely home and hostess and would not hesitate to stay again!

  • Submitted: Aug 26, 2017
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Great location and wonderful home

  • 5 of 5

Great little apartment and fantastic location! Beautiful view from the rooftop, and Mirella is a wonderful host!

  • Submitted: Aug 24, 2017
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B & A

  • 5 of 5

Great location, very good spacious apartment, easy access through one flight of stairs, elevator if needed, very good WiFi, a convenient kitchenette, a small balcony with plants, many stores in the immediate vicinity of the apartment, including an espresso coffee bar, a COOP grocery store, a nice delicatessen store, several small restaurants, walking distance to Tiber river and across to St. Peter Basilica, very close to Piazza Navona and many good places to eat there. Very close to the main bus line. In spite of such a central location the apartment is free of street noise. Mirella is a fantastic host, very friendly, warm person with a wealth on knowledge about Rome. We greatly enjoyed talking with her and having dinner with her on the rooftop terrace. We would love to visit there again.

  • Submitted: Aug 12, 2017
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Cosy, comfy & convient

  • 5 of 5

Great apartment, perfect location and lots of information provided about the area. Mirella always happy to assist, organized transport to and from the airport. Will definitely stay here again :)

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
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Perfectly central location in Rome, walking distance to all major attractions.

  • 5 of 5

Comfortable, clean and centrally located. Mirella was the perfect hostess; meeting us on arrival and offering us a wealth of information and advice. She was easily contactable prior to and during our stay, and booked us an inexpensive taxi service to the airport upon our departure. The apartment is simple, but adequate for a short stay in Rome, with wifi, electric fans and cooking facilities. The location was excellent, and we were able to walk everywhere. Thank you for a wonderful stay!

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
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Map

Scuderie del Quirinale
St Peter's Basilica
Saint Peter's Square
Piazza Navona
"One of the most beautifull squares in the world. Baroque fountains and alive typical Roman a..."
Fontana del Pantheon
"The best preserved Roman monument in the world. It's a Roman temple converted into a church. "
Campo de' Fiori
"Typical open air market where you can find fresh fruits and vegetables every morning. At nig..."
Castel Sant'Angelo
Villa Borghese
Colosseum
Sistine Chapel
Arch of Constantine
Piazza del Campidoglio
Circus Maximus
Piazza di Spagna
Piazza del Popolo
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Fountain of Triton and Fountain of the Bees
Trevi Fountain
Borghese Gallery
San Giovanni in Laterano
Gianicolo
Jewish Ghetto
Vatican Museums
Capitoline Museums
Pantheon
Palatine Hill
Ponte Sant'Angelo
Palazzo del Quirinale
Quattro Fontane
Tiber River
Italy Food S.R.L.
Nearest Point of Interest
Piazza Navona
Nearest Point of Interest
Pantheon
Nearest Point of Interest
Campo de Fiori
Nearest Point of Interest
St. Peter's Basilica
Nearest Point of Interest
Castel Sant'Angelo
Car: not necessary

The apartment is situated between the Vatican and Campo de’ Fiori, in the heart of historical and archaeological Rome.

Nearby Locations: Piazza Navona 5 min; Campo de' Fiori 5 min; S. Peter & Vatican 10 min; Pantheon 10 min; Spanish Steps, 15 min; Colosseum 15 min.

The location of the apartment makes it easy to get to all the places of interest

(Piazza Navona, Castel S. Angelo, Colosseo… monuments and museums)

either by walking or by taking the convenient bus lines.

Well connected to all areas of Rome by public transportation (bus stops, taxi stands are easily accessible).

In this historic neighbourhood you will find the magnificent palaces of the antique Roman families.

This popular tourist area also offers a range of fashionable shops and characteristic eating places, (trattorias, pizzerias, wine bars …) where typical Roman cuisine can be enjoyed so that visitors will really feel part of the atmosphere of old Rome.

Guests can shop at one of the many small and lovely markets and food specialty shops in the neighbourhood. There are supermarkets, groceries & bakeries just around the corner and a fascinating open air fresh food market is held every morning in the medieval Campo de' Fiori square a few steps away from the apt.

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $35.57
Additional Guest Fee $23.71 per person per night

1-2 PEOPLE RATE (Add € 20/nt/ each additional p)

LAST MINUTE NOV 1-30 2017
€95/nt; 7 nts or more €90/nt; 30 nts or more €80/nt


AUTUMN 2017 (Sep-Oct); XMAS 2017 (Dec 17-Jan 7); SPRING 2018 (Apr 1-Jun 30)
€110/nt; 7 nts or more €100/nt; 14 nts or more €95/nt; 21 nts or more €90/nt; 30 nts or more €85/nt


WINTER: Dec 1-16, 2017; Jan 8-Mar 31, 2018
€100/nt; 7 nts or more €95/nt; 14 nts or more €90/nt; 21 nts or more €85/nt; 30 nts or more €80/nt

ADD:
€20/nt/ EACH ADDITIONAL p
€30 each wk & final cleaning

CANCELLATION Policy
If you cancel before 60 days prior to arrival date, we will refund you 50 % of the down payment (wire commission at my charge)
For a cancellation notified less than 60 days prior to arrival date as well as for over 1 cancellation there will be no refund

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.

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