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Lovely !! in Rome's Heart - 2/4 people, free internet - LAST MINUTE

Sleeps4
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Apartment, 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath, free WI FI, washing/drying machine, 2-4 people

The apartment is in the middle of Rome's historical center with all main seesights at WALK DISTANCES. The flat is surrounded by St. Peter's, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Castel Sant'Angelo, the Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, the Forum, the Capitol... and with Trastevere just on the other bank of the Tiber.

Walk distances from main seesights: - Campo de Fiori: 2 minutes - Piazza Navona: 3 minutes - St. Peter's: 10 minutes - Trastevere: 10 minutes - Piazza Venezia: 15 minutes - Roman Forum: 15 minutes - Colosseo: 20 minutes - Trevi Fountain: 20 minutes - Spanish Steps: 20 minutes.

At a few steps from the apartment is possible to rent bicycles, scooters and electric minicars to tour the historical center without walking!

The lovely and charming apartment is located in Via del Pellegrino near Piazza Navona and Campo de' Fiori, in one of the most famous Rome’s meeting points with its bars, cafes, restaurants, pizzerias, shops and pubs perfect for people watching and window-shopping.

It's a comfortable flat for 2 to 4 people.

It's always quiet and silent, something almost unique for the center of Rome.

The flat offers an

- entrance,

- a charming double bedroom (king size bed),

- a sitting room with 2 sofa beds (prepared as 2 twins or 1 double bed - queen size),

- an up-to-date bathroom with a big comfortable shower with unlimited hot water,

- a fully equipped kitchenette with microwave.

- a small child bed with bars.

It has :

- Broadband Wi-Fi, 24h/24h, 7/7 days

- air conditioning and autonomous heating

- washing / dryer machine

- flat TV with DVDs on Ancient Rome and the Vatican and cartoons for the kids

It is completely renovated. The furniture is in warm and pleasant colors, the appliances are all brand new. It's child friendly and it is situated at the ground floor.

Please see our more than 60 POSITIVE guests comments.

At a few steps from the apartment you can find all you need for a comfortable stay: everyday in Campo de' Fiori there's an open maket for fresh fruit and vegetables, around the flat you'll find supermarket, news vendor, chemist, cafés, bars for tasty breakfast, pizzerias, restaurants, elegant shops, wine bars, etc. etc. please consider that it's considered a very good place to live or to pass some hours by romans too, it's not only a touristic place.

Moreover, thanks to its bus stations, it's perfectly connected to the rest of Rome, to airports, and train station.

We offer a Transport Service from /to the airports and Civitavecchia port.

Keywords: rent apartment, flat, heart of rome, wifi, center of rome, comfortable, lovely, last minute, location, clean

More Details

Owner
Sonia
Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
90%
Calendar last updated:
September 14, 2017

About Sonia

Ciao!! We are Sonia, Alessandro, our uncle Franco ... and Valerio (our 'big' 8 years old son) and Tiziano (our 'small' 6 years old son) from Rome.

Matching our love for traveling with the love for our city and its beautiful historical center, we decided to rent our small and peaceful 'nest' to other 'travel lovers' that wished to visit the Eternal City.

Sonia purchased this apartment in 2004

Why Sonia chose Rome

We always wanted a house in the center of Rome to live:

the Rome of the Roman Republic

the Rome of the Roman Empire

the Rome of the Catholic Middle Ages

the Rome of the Catholic Renaissance

the Rome of the Catholic ‘600

the Rome of good food

the Rome of the gardens and roses

the nightlife of a Rome that never sleeps

... ... ... ... ... .... and all this is just a small list of the many “faces” of our city.

Mind you, the world is really very interesting and beautiful, we love to travel, we sailed south of Turkey, we slept on a double bed just under the night stars on a sandy desert dune, we were stuck between Isralel and Jordan, Alessandro adores Asia, Sonia has lived in New York, we love food and tastes very different from ours like Thai or Northern India, we are working for American companies and we appreciate a lot of other cultures ... but Rome is Rome :-)))))

We searched and found a small house in the center “of the center of Rome”, with the idea of being part of a long history.

We personally live a little out from the center but still close to a historic place, we are at Ponte Milvio (various battles as the Senate of Rome against Pompey, Constantine against Maxentius, and centuries after, Garibaldi “The 2 Worlds’ Hero” against the French.)

As you may have understood we love our city, or better “our cities”, very much, if you want to understand why, come to find it out in the Eternal City: we’ll be waiting for you with great pleasure!

Guestbook comments from the owner

Upon arrival uncle Franco was there to greet us. We didn't know too much about the neighborhood and Franco took the time to show us around, and make us feel comfortable. The apartment is adorable! I was traveling with my sister and it was exactly what we needed. There are lots of cute shops on the street, and an amazing restaurant called Bric enoteca a couple of doors down. The apt is very central to all of the sights in Rome. Overall we had a wonderful experience. I can't wait to come back!!!
Mar 2010
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Amenities

Centro Storico Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Housekeeping:
  • Housekeeper Optional
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Theme:
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet ...
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 -
  • We have a complete, up to date bathroom with a large shower. Hot water is unlimited.
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 child bed
    Bedroom 3 - 2 sleep sofa /futon , The 2 twins can be prepared as a double bed
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • live theater
  • museums
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • eco tourism
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(87 traveler reviews)

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Lovely !! in Rome's Heart - 2/4 people, free internet - LAST MINUTE
average rating of 4.8390803 based on 88 reviews
5

Great Location!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment was in a great location close to walking distance to many of the attractions. The suite was clean and comfortable for the four of us. Having the use of air conditioning unit was a must as it was very hot during our stay. We used the laundry once but it was a long 6h wash and dry cycle. The owners very accommodating to our needs like setting up transportation from the airport and return. Oh forgot to mention we did get very good introduction to the area when first arriving.

  • Submitted: Sep 6, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

It was just as described. The location was perfect! Close to everything.

  • 5 of 5

This place was wonderful! The location cannot be beat. It was close to everything that we wanted to see. It took us a while to figure out that you have to put water in the AC. Once we figured that out it worked great.

We were grateful for the airport pick up and the orientation by Uncle Franco. Everything about this stay was easy! Thank you.

  • Submitted: Aug 21, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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5

perfect space in the heart of Rome

  • 5 of 5

Franco was wonderful to meet us and give us our bearings after a long day of traveling. He gave us those helpful hints to get us started on our first trip to Italy. The apartment is cute and in a wonderful 400 year old building. Big shower in the bathroom and washer which was so helpful with the heat of summer! It was so close to Campo di Fiori and many other wonderful sights! Loved it.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Quirky, quiet

  • 5 of 5

I think all the reviews of this place are pretty accurate. We were grateful for the sleeping arrangements that allowed our two teens to have their own bed and separate space. The a/c was struggling to keep up with the the high heat and humidity, but it was better than none! The place is dark, but that is fine, we were only there to sleep so it kept it cooler and no street noise. We had a bedding issue that Sonia fixed immediately. The greeting from Franko was so welcome, he gets to the business of sorting your days in Rome out and shows you around the area which is a great help. I'd take a little clothes line that can be set up without damaging the apartment and dry light clothes that way rather than using the machine to dry as it take a long time, no a/c while machine is working. Over all great place, amazing location and wonderful hosts!

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Perfect for our needs

  • 5 of 5

All the reviews listed are accurate, both good and bad, which really are based on each persons preference.... but this flat suited us well for our needs and we would not hesitate to stay here again. Great value, especially if like us you would need two hotel rooms to accommodate your family of four.

We are a family of 4 and had been traveling for 3 weeks and spent 4 nights here to catch up on sleep and do laundry. It is a cute and quirky little place located in a 400 year old building in an excellent and walkable area of Rome. Perfect for site seeing and sleeping when your tired and your feet hurt.

There are many restaurants within a 2-5 minute walk. Grocery stores 1-2 blocks away. The Pam Local has ready to eat meals and we enjoyed making out own Caprese salads and meals in the small kitchen to eat when we could not stand eating out anymore.

A note to mention..... the air conditioning is not central air but rather a stand alone unit that can not be ran while the washer/dryer is on. This did cause a bit of an issue as the washer/dryer is a dual machine and can take 5-6 hours to complete a cycle and it was pretty hot in Rome and we really wanted a cool off while doing laundry. BUT... if you plan to be gone all day it would not be a problem.

Both Sonia and Uncle Franco were excellent and very accommodating when we were interested in adding a day before our visit. Franco met us at the flat with a warm smile on his face and spent 45 minutes with us doing a walk thru of the condo, providing area information, contract information for him and Sonia and also walking us around 2 blocks so that we were sure to be clear on the location of stores, bus ticket purchase and bus stops. All of this was very appreciated and we were grateful for his time.

Also please note that Sonia and Franco were extremely quick and efficient fixing a plumbing issue we experienced during our stay. We made a call, went out for a few hours and magically everything was fixed and a little note was left for us on the table. It is after all a home and things happen... I loved and appreciated the way they handled it.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great place

  • 5 of 5

Very quiet for being in the center of the city. Loved having air conditioner.

  • Submitted: Jun 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $47.8
Additional Guest Fee $17.93 per person per night

- Extra charge for Christmas, New Year'Eve and Easter
- Weekly discounts
- Children up to 3 years for FREE
- Cleaning fee depending on length of stay and number of people

- We accept credit cards via Paypal

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.

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