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Great Location Across from the Colosseo Free Wifi Apt Fernando

Sleeps6
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms2
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Condo, 3 Bedrooms + Loft + Den, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 6)

In the heart of Rome, this third floor apartment is in a 1800s historic building, just steps away and with a stunning view of the Colosseum and some of the most famous Roman monuments. Recently renovated three bed two bathrooms plus lofts, it is fully furnished with 1 queen bed, 2 twins and a double sofa bed (accommodates 6). New appliances in the kitchen, air conditioning and heating system, telephone and television.

Restaurants and coffee shops conveniently located all around the building; walking distance to historical landmarks (such as the Trevi Fountain, the Spanish Steps and the Pantheon) and to Rome's most exclusive shopping areas (Via del Corso, Via Veneto, Via del Babuino). Public transportation, such as subway and city buses, is also right around the corner and will take you in just a few minutes to any area of down town and to the most notorious Romans attractions across the city. The address is piazza del Colosseo, 9 Roma.

Keywords: Condominium

More Details

Owner
Owner
Member since: 2009
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
July 22, 2017

About The Owner

I am a teacher. My wife is a teacher. We manage this vacation rental together.

The Owner purchased this condo in 1986

Why The Owner chose Rome

We've got that house because it's in the best place of Rome: just in front of the Colosseum!!!

What makes this condo unique

Light. Space. The apartment is located on the square of the famous monument in the heart of ancient Rome.

Guestbook comments from the owner

The apartment is the same:



http://www.vrbo.com/264797#comments
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Amenities

Centro Storico Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • smoking allowed
Location Type:
  • Monument View ...
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
Kitchen:
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Queen size Beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1), Baby Cribs (1), Sleep Sofa or Futons (1)
Entertainment:
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Outside:
  • Outdoor Grill
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Notes:
rates include taxes, final cleaning, WIFI, phone, electricity

Reviews

Excellent! 4.7/5 -
(82 traveler reviews)

Great Location Across from the Colosseo Free Wifi Apt Fernando
average rating of 4.719512 based on 83 reviews
5

Perfect location!

  • 5 of 5

You cannot ask for a better location than this apartment when visiting the sites of Rome! It is literally across the street from the Colosseum and there is a taxi stand immediately outside the door. We were a family of 5 and were comfortable here. There is a double bed on the main floor & then beds in some lofts that our kids used. There are a lot of stairs to climb to get to the apartment, but that was not an issue for us. A great stay in Rome!

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

Super apartment in a great location

  • 5 of 5

We were a family of five who stayed at the apartment for 4 nights in October. Both Fernando and Alessandro who met us at the property were very good in terms of communication and Alessandro met us at the apartment to hand over the keys and run through everything. The apartment was larger than expected and spotlessly clean, with plenty of spare towells and toiletries plus some basic food essentials that we could make use of.

The location was great as being directly opposite the Colosseum, it meant that there was a Metro, tram and bus stops close by that we made use of during our stay with a 72 hour transport pass. Be prepared to do plenty of walking in Rome as even with using the public transport we averaged 10km a day getting to various sites - there is plenty to see and do. We tended to split the days by going out early in them mornings, coming back for lunch and then travelling out later in the afternoon so we could also enjoy some of the sites at night. There are plenty of good restaurants close to the apartment and if you go back a block from the Colosseum they are also much cheaper. There is also 2 small supermarkets in the immediate vicinity if you want to cook your own meals etc and for other essentials. The apartment's kitchen is quite small but has all the equipment necessary for catering for up to 6 people so it was a good option on a coupel of evenings to eat in and then go out for ice creams that the kids always enjoyed.

The stairs were not really an issue and proved good training for going up St Peter's dome at the Vatican - I expect in the height of summer they could prove more of a challenge in the heat but is a small price to pay for the fantastic location. There is a bit of traffic noise in the evenings and early in the morning but you quickly get used to it and again is something that you should expect being in the heart of the city and added to the enjoyment at times watching the number of near misses at the road junction from the bedroom window.

We definitely want to return to Rome and would have no hesitation in staying at Fernando's apartment again and recommending it to others.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Rome for the month of June 2016--Excellent Location

  • 4 of 5

My son & I visited Rome June 2016. 2 friends joined us for the 1st 2 weeks, so Fernando's apartment was just the right size. Nice kitchen, living rm, dining rm, & large bedrm with a very comfortable queen bed on the main floor. 3 of these rooms have "lofts" built above them (each with a spiral stairs for access). One "loft" room (above dining rm) has a queen size bed + a full bathrm & small side room with a chair that pulls out to a single bed. Another "loft" room (above living rm) has a twin bed. The third "loft" room (above large bedrm) just has a portable crib, so not really set up for anything except a young child. We also had a washer & clothes line for a dryer. My son wasn't thrilled about hanging clothes out to dry but it brought back fond memories for me. The internet was good. It seemed to drop the connection periodically but it was never an issue. Note: I was able to watch TV (Dish Anywhere) on my tablet whenever I wanted, an indication of how good the speed was. The air conditioning was excellent. 3 individual units (each with its own control) let us set the temperature somewhat differently for each area making it nice for my son who likes his room cold. It was also nice to open the windows and get a wonderful cross-breeze.

My local contact was Alessandro?, not Fernando, & he was very responsive & accommodating to any questions we had & he made a special trip back to the apartment to give us a demo on lighting the gas oven when we needed help. I loved the large sized bath towels & appreciated the kitchen items available on day one: salt, pepper, basic spices, oil, vinegar, sugar, coffee. Very convenient

The absolute best thing about the apartment is its location since the most important things we wanted/needed were within a 3 to 5 minute walk: the Colosseo, Arch of Constantine, Forum, wonderful churches (San Clemente, San Giovanni in Laterano, San Giovanni e Paolo, San Gregorio Magno) + several bus stops, a tram, the Metro, a taxi stop, grocery store (very small), and good restaurants + gelato shops. A balcony with a view would have made it perfect!

The negatives are more "expectation" issues than anything else. The worst for me was the TINY shower. Bending over to get the shampoo was NOT possible. With no shelf in the shower, I had to be creative. + the upstairs bathroom had a slight odor. Then there are the steps: 83 steps up to the apartment. Since I averaged 6 miles walking per day, those steps were daunting at day's end! :-)

  • Submitted: Jul 5, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Very nice, everything as expected.

  • 5 of 5

Hi, We enjoyed our stay at this location. The bed was a bit hard and short for me, but not unusual for European standards. Location was perfect, close to shops, restaurants, transportation, landmarks, etc. Would highly recommend this location and would stay again. The stairs are really not a big deal. Really a ton of space - far more than you usually would get. Great value!

  • Submitted: Oct 8, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great location. Great space.

  • 5 of 5

This was a great location. There are a lot of positives to it. It was centrally located to everything we wanted to see. There were stops for bus, tram, and metro all within a short walking distance. Just outside of the door was a taxi stand which was very convenient. The only small gripe I had was that it is up 4 flights of stairs. This was only inconvenient when bringing up luggage. Other positives were the wifi and the kitchen. Market just on the corner provided some snacks and drinks that were great to have on hand. Tour of the property and list of convenient phone numbers provided by owner were also helpful.

I would definitely return here.

  • Submitted: Oct 5, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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4

Un appartement propre, confort et grande

  • 4 of 5

Notre famille de 6 personnes visitent Rome. Nous sommes très confortable dans l'appartement. Un appartement près de tous - 5 minutes au métro, 5 - 10 minutes près des épiceries, des restaurants et des sites de touristique. L'appartement de 4e étage sans ascenseur. Mais nous recommençons fortement cet appartement malgré tous mais c'est très agréable de rester durant 5 jours à Rome.

  • Submitted: Aug 31, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Fiumicino FCO
Nearest Barpub
50 Metres
Many bars
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Temini
Nearest Motorway
18 Kilometres
G.R.A.- A24 - A90
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Many restaurants
Nearest Ski
105 Kilometres
Terminillo
Nearest Beach
28 Kilometres
Ostia
Car: not necessary

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Rates & Availability

Centro Storico Condo Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$117
From
$128
Thu,Fri,Sat,Sun
$758
$3,266
 
Notes: Rates are based on 1 guests; add $7 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 10.0%

rates include taxes, WIFI, use of cell. phone, electricity

Owner's Cancellation Policy

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