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Stunning rooftop terrace in the true heart of Rome

Rione I Monti, Rome, Italy
  • Apartment1076 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms3
  • Sleeps7
  • Bathrooms2
  • Half Baths0
  • Minimum Stay3 nights

Charming 2BRs apt. with 2 baths, (Sleeps 7 + attached unit can sleep up to 21)

In the true heart of Rome - Stunning Rooftop Terrace!

Up to 7 guests - Bedrooms: 2 + Living Room w/sofa bed - Bathrooms: 2 - Fully Equipped Kitchen - Free WiFi - Non-smoking - Air Conditioning - Washing Machine

LOCATION: Within 10mins walking from the Coliseum and Roman Forum, in the heart of the most ancient and characteristic area of Rome (Rione Monti).

Perfectly connected to all areas of the city by public transport (underground and sightseeing busses within 2 blocks).

The Moka Classic Apartment is in a PERFECT LOCATION to explore Rome by foot, especially if it's your first visit.

APARTMENT: Two bedrooms, a spacious living room and a very comfortable kitchen.

The first bedroom is en suite and furnished with queen size bed (w/walk-in wardrobe!).

The second bedroom is furnished with 2 twin beds which can be set up as 1 king size.

The living room can be set up as a third bedroom: it's furnished with a queen size sofa-bed (not Ikea!) and a single bed we add in case of 7 guests.

There is also a second bathroom and a really comfortable fully equipped kitchen (microwave, toaster, kettle, electric coffee pot, etc.).

The furniture, the colors and the numerous details of the apt. are inspired to the MOKA, the Italian espresso coffee pot and a cult tool of the Italian genius.

All our guests also have access to our rooftop terrace, the ideal space to enjoy a glass of wine while admiring a stunning sunset, having a BBQ (upon request), or play chess while listening to music.

We apologize in advance for the fact that there is no elevator in the building, but the steps are small (and good for the health) and we will be happy to help with your luggage at your arrival/departure.

If you like our Moka Classic Apt. but you need more space, please note that we have an other apt. (up to 9 guests) and a B&B, all in the same building, so feel free to ask us when sending your inquire.

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SHUTTLE SERVICE from/to airports and ferry upon request.

Late/early/holidays check-in/out by arrangement only (extra fee applies).

Keywords: Charming, Cozy, Typical, Romantic



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Calendar last updated:
Mar 06, 2018
About Marco

mok'house is primarily a concept of hospitality: our aim is to ensure that our guests really get to know the real Rome, avoiding the tourist traps and making the most out of their stay. We like to reccomend the best solutions according to the taste and interests of our guests. mok'house is the result of hundreds of trips for study, work and holiday, a master's degree in hotel management and 10 years of experience in customer care in major global sport events (Olympics and World Cup).

Marco purchased this Apartment in 1901

Why Marco chose Rione I Monti

I was so lucky I didn't have to buy it: my great grand father bought this building at the beginning of the past century (1901). Now that is one of the most famous neighbourhood of Rome (the 1st and most ancient too), I started this business with the aim of giving the best of Rome to my guests!

What makes this Apartment unique

All our guests also have access to our rooftop terrace, the ideal space to enjoy a glass of wine while admiring a stunning sunset, having a BBQ (upon request), or play chess while listening to music. You will live right in the heart of the true Rome: we are in the so called 'Rione Monti', 10mins walking from the Coliseum and walking distance from all the main monuments. The area is alive but not noisy. The restaurants and the wine bars that populate our neighbourhood are the best in the city.


    • Internet
    • Air Conditioning
    • Heater
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • TV
    • No Smoking


      • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
      • Bedroom 1
        1 queen
      • Bedroom 2
        1 twin/ single, 1 sleep sofa /futon, Queen Size and Single bed added for the 7th guest
      • Bedroom 3
        2 twin/ single, Can be set up as king size
      • Bedroom 1
        The comfortable suite is furnished with a queen size bed and a useful walk-in wardrobe. The spacious en suite has a walk-in shower and all services. Bedroom 2: The beautiful sofa-bed, the nice table, the pleasant seat-bed, the wide sideboard and the closet make this spacious room (270sq.ft.) elegant, comfortable and practical at the same time. Bedroom 3: This bedroom is furnished with 2 twin beds which can be set up as 1 king size.


      • 2 Bathrooms
      • Bathroom 1
        toilet, shower, bidet, ensuite
      • Bathroom 2
        toilet, shower, bidet

        Location Type

          • Downtown


              • Family
              • Historic
              • Tourist Attractions


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Living Room
                      • Air Conditioning
                      • Bottled Water
                      • Garage
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Heating
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Laundry Soap
                      • Linens Provided
                      • Basic Soaps
                      • Local Maps
                      • Local Restaurant Guide
                      • Paper Towels
                      • Parking On Street
                      • Sofa Bed
                      • Toilet Paper
                      • Towels Provided
                      • Washing Machine
                      • Wireless Internet
                      • Free Wifi


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Cooking Utensils
                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 7 people


                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Television


                                      • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                      • unsuitable for elderly or infirm
                                      • wheelchair inaccessible

                                        Onsite Services

                                          • Private Chef
                                          • Staff


                                              • churches
                                              • cinemas
                                              • coin laundry
                                              • duty free shops
                                              • library
                                              • museums
                                              • restaurants
                                              • ruins
                                              • winery tours

                                                Leisure Activities

                                                  • scenic drives

                                                    Local Services & Businesses

                                                      • ATM/bank
                                                      • fitness center
                                                      • groceries
                                                      • laundromat
                                                      • massage therapist
                                                      • medical services

                                                        House Rules

                                                        Check-in: 4:00 PM

                                                        Check-out: 11:00 AM

                                                        Cancellation Policy

                                                        100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date. 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date. You must contact the owner directly to request cancellation.

                                                        48 Reviews


                                                        Latest reviews

                                                        Location very convenient, Spacious apartment

                                                        Rowena E.

                                                        Hosts are very welcoming, apartment is very spacious. Lots of information provided regarding restaurants and tourist sites etc. Very conveniently located near train station, metro and walking distance to major sites. Only downside was a bit of noise from nearby bar but this was a minor item. We would definitely recommend.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Rowena, thanks for your nice words, the traditional "coffee" hospitality never fails! Come back whenever you like! Ciao


                                                        Kim C.Wilton

                                                        Where to begin… Start by staying at Mok’House! This place was perfect in so many ways. Starting with the great communication from Marco and his team. They were easy to reach and very responsive. At the last minute we asked if they would set up a car service to meet us at the airport. I received a confirmation with all the details the same day. The apartment was perfect. We were traveling with our adult daughters. The two bedrooms are a nice size, the beds are very comfortable, the bathrooms are modern. The apartment had a very nice large kitchen. But the best part of all of it is the roof top deck - so beautiful and peaceful. There is an “Honor Bar” up there were you can have a beer or a bottle of wine and just let the front desk know what you drank. The location is spectacular, an easy walk to everything. The neighborhood where the apartment is located is charming. Great cafés and restaurants. On our last night there Marco told us were we should eat and made reservations for us – the restaurant was perfect and made for a wonderful last night in Rome. Then next morning when we settled up with our “Honor Bar” charges and gave Sylvia and Claudia the keys, we asked them for directions to the train station. They said “We were just going to go get some coffee, we’ll walk you there”. If I am ever lucky enough to be in Rome again, I will stay at Mok’House.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        We loved to have you here!!! :) Thanks for your perfect review and... Arrivederci!

                                                        Perfect Location, Everything you need

                                                        Maruska G.Irvine, Orange County

                                                        Location, location, location. This apartment is less than 10 minutes from the train station, so we were able to walk there with our luggage. Even if you get there before check-in time, the owners will meet up with you and keep your luggage for the day, so you can start exploring. Same on your last day. Just leave the luggage and come back later in the day to pick it up. The colosseum and forum are a 10 minute walk. But you can also take the metro since the station is only a block away. Right outside the building there is a store that sells great bakery items and drinks, perfect place to buy a quick breakfast. A couple of steps away you will find restaurants and grocery stores. So you don’t need a car and most of the time you don’t even need public transportation. The apartment is spacious and has everything you need including soap, toilet paper, spices. You also have access to the roof top where you can eat in the evening or enjoy a drink. They even have a herb garden for cooking. The beds were very comfortable. Also the managers were incredibly helpful and available on site every day. The only think I want to warn you about is the shower. Italian showers are fairly small and that is the case everywhere. So if you are used to a large shower at home, don’t expect the same in Italy. 😉�. Loved this place and I highly recommend it.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Maruska,

                                                        THANK YOU FOR YOUR LOVELY REVIEW!!!

                                                        Your satisfaction is our greatest reward!!!

                                                        We love to have guest as you that appreciate our job and the mok'house experience. See you next time in Rome... Arrivederci!

                                                        Book now before it's gone!

                                                        Alfred C.


                                                        Before reading this review, go to the booking page on whatever site you are on and book an apartment at Mok House - you will not be disappointed...... Now that you have done that, you can relax and read my review. I sent my payment on line and done! A place to stay in Rome guaranteed, frustration over. Mok House exudes vacation - what a location and what an apartment! Location, location location - 10 minute walk from termini,15 from colosseum, 5 from two other subway stops, 5 from a taxi stand, shops, wonderful restaurants, hidden restaurants, quick food, supermarkets, mini markets, coffee shops, even a Chinese place just up the street and shawarma place around the corner if you are interested (we weren't :-) Mok House is located in the Monti area. We stayed in the "Classic Apartment." It is a very large two bedroom, two bath, full kitchen and large living area. One of the two couches has a pullout. We were three, but I could see four - five staying very comfortably. One shower was smallish (I am biggish) but I got used to it - staying at Mok House is like staying at a friends house, after a day or two, you get used to where the light switches are, etc. Bring bar soap and shampoo along (soft soap is supplied) The kitchen is fully stocked with utensils and even coffee! It has a cooktop but no oven. There is a clothes washer, drying racks in the master walk in closet (clothes dried overnight) it is good for small washes. Plenty of bedding. Internet good and fast in living room, farther away from front door it would deteriorate - no big deal. We stayed in January, as is we didn't make use of the roof top patio (that looked awesome) The heating was fine. Standard radiator heat - these operated quietly at night. During the day you could add additional heat by wall mounted heat/AC units. These would supply AC in the hot months - they were very quiet in the heat mode. The floors are tiled, I wish I would have brought my birkenstocks along to pad around in. Some reviewers complained about noise - well if you want silence book your vacation in Edgerton Wisconsin, if you want to hear the sounds of life stay in Rome! It wasn't noisy.Sylvia welcomed us warmly on our unexpected early arrival and helped we very weary travelers to our apartment. Claudia came up later to check and share a wonderful cup of coffee with us. We finally metMarco, the owner, the next day. The guy just lives and breaths service. Stay at Mok House - you'll love it!

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Dear Alfred, THANK YOU!!! Thank you for your wonderful and detailed review; thank you for choosing mok'house for your holidays in Rome; thank you for appreciating the mok'house experience and our work... Hope to see you soon, ciao, Marco

                                                        Great spot in Rome!

                                                        Kathy M.NJ

                                                        Our stay at the mok'house was wonderful! Making a reservation was easy and Marco and his staff got back to us anytime we emailed a question. There was never a moment when the accomodations didn't work for us. From the minute we arrived, Claudia helped us to feel welcome and at home. Our first glass of wine on the roof top deck was heavenly! We can't thank Claudia enough for her time and consideration. She knew everything about our neighborhood and helped us with walking directions, finding places to eat, suggestions for activities, confirming our car for a tour, arranging our pick up to return to the airport, etc. etc. In addition, Claudia was charming and funny! The apartment was great - exactly as presented but better than we ever imagined it could be. It was great having a kitchen as well as common space for our group of 6. There were some very hot days while we were in Rome and the air conditioning worked perfectly - we were never uncomfortable. The location of mok'house was so convenient for walking as well as getting a cab if necessary. We have only positive things to stay - it's a fabulous place to stay.

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        Thanks for your great review! We are happy you appreciated our tips, our hospitality concept and our terrace, the ideal space to enjoy a glass of wine while admiring a stunning sunset. We hope to see you next time in Rome! Arrivederci, Marco

                                                        Mok House Excellence!

                                                        asedf d.

                                                        The Mok House was perfect for our stay in Rome. It was conveniently located to shops, the Santa Maggiore church, the Termini station and the metro stop. The accommodations let you feel as if you are a long time resident of Rome. The view from the terrace is so beautiful and we spent some evenings on the rooftop enjoying wine and great company. We loved the fact that they had games, beverages and amenities stocked at the terrace. The staff was helpful for all of our needs and helped me book tickets to the Coliseum since I had lost some time due to a flight delay. On check out day, they let us store our luggage so that we could continue touring and come back later. I will highly recommend Mok House to others headed to Rome. It was undeniably a great choice for our vacation. My group gives this a unanimous "thumbs up"!

                                                        Owner's Response:

                                                        GRAZIE!!! We are happy that you enjoyed the mok’house hospitality experience, inspired to symbol of the most authentic and genuine hospitality.

                                                        Since 2007 we make sure that our guests experience the best of Rome by providing all the information they need. Thank you very much for your kind words about mok'house. Ciao!


                                                        Rione I Monti, Rome, Italy

                                                        The apartment is inside a building of the XIX century, right in front the entrance of the Basilica Santa Prassede (one of the most ancient Churches in Rome), in the characteristics little streets of the neighborhood Monti, between the Colosseum and the main train station (Stazione Centrale Termini). Places of interest: Colosseum: 0,25miles Imperial Forums: 0,75miles . Piazza Venezia and Via del Corso: 1mile Via Nazionale and Via Veneto: 5/10 min walking distance. Vatican City, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Campo de Fiori and Pantheon: 15/40 mins walking distance. Amenities: Up to 50m from mok’house, our guests will find supermarket, pharmacy, bank/atm, laundry, garage. Close to the apartment our guests can also enjoy typical and ethnic restaurants, pubs, cafés, wine bars, clubs and any kind of shop. Public Transport: Main Train and Bus Station: Central Termini Station (500m) Metro Linea A: Cavour (400m) Termini (500m) Taxi: just around the corner.


                                                        Additional information about rental rates

                                                        Prices depend on the No. of guests, the season (low, high, very high) and the duration of the stay. Prices include: - Bath soaps - Basic kitchen products (olive oil, vinegar, salt, pepper, sugar and coffee) - Twice a week cleaning (daily upon request) Extra charge in case of holiday arrivals/departures or arrivals after 8.00pm City tax: 3,50Euro/each per day not included

                                                        48 Reviews
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