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Orsetto, 150 m to Pza Navona, 3bedr 3 ensuite bathrs, Lovely Sunny Quiet

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,291 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Centrally located, roomy, comfortable, quiet, cheerful, plenty of light

Located in Via dell'Orso, 28. 150 meters from Piazza Navona. VERY QUIET! Powerful and quiet A/C in each and every room; independent heating. Ideal for 2 couples + friends or a family with children + friends. 120 sq meters, 3 bedrooms, 3 ensuite bathrooms, a very large living/dining room. Quiet, airy, bright (windows look south). In the heart of Rome, yet away from it all, thanks to its location on the first floor of a small building at the end of the large courtyard of this very private palace.

And you can sleep with your windows WIDE OPEN, no noise from the street!


Location, roominess, comfort, quiet, style, plenty of light. Here you are at the center of the center; after a full day visiting Rome, you do not feel like travelling to some distant neighborhood. Wherever you are, you'll enjoy a short walk back home to enjoy the quiet and comfort, to find it dry and cool during summer and warm and welcoming in winter. Relax watching TV in your language in every room, or listen to the radio while organizing your activities, checking your mail or talking over Skype to your beloved ones back home! Prepare your dinner at home, or enjoy traditional roman food in many nearby restaurants. You will find suggestions in the apartment that will help you stay away from tourist eateries.


"Really great flat near Piazza Navona and a great stop to make home base for your daily travel around Rome. The bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen were great. Very secure location and absolutely no noise from outside at night. Great value."


Maximum 7 guests. Kids below 5 may sleep on two daybeds (see photos). Cot/crib available.


The large Living and Dining Room has a sofa and a SOFA BED, a coffee table, a dining table, large contemporary paintings, satellite TV, AC. The fully appointed kitchen includes stove, oven, two fridges, dishwasher, sink, boiler, a large closet.


Upstairs the cosy Birds Room has a private bathroom, EXTRALARGE BED (180 cm, 71' wide, 200 cm, 79' long) with padded bedheads; bed can be separated into twins; there is a day bed for kids up to 5; 2 cupboards, 2 chairs, a dresser, satellite TV, AC. The large window has double curtains for night darkness.

The large Yellow Room downstairs has an independent entrance, private bathroom, an EXTRALARGE BED (180 cm, 71' wide, 200 cm, 79' long) with padded bedheads; bed can be separated into twins; there is a day bed for kids up to 5; a small kitchen with electric stove, fridge, microwave oven, washer; a cupboard, a dresser, satellite TV, AC, light dimmers; shutters with closable flaps for night darkness.

The lovely Pink Room downstairs has a DOUBLE FULL XL BED (140 cm or 55'); it is lit by a large skylight; it has a private bathroom with electrically operated skylight, a cupboard, a small armchair, Satellite TV, AC.


Powerful and quiet A/C in each and every room; independent heating. Free broadband internet WiFi; sat TV in all rooms and living room; washer, separate dryer, movable drying rack, iron and ironing board available. Palace doorman during daytime.

The 3 ensuite marble bathrooms are smart and roomy; large and comfortable shower boxes; broad shower heads with plenty of hot water, a marble seat on which you can sit and relax. All bathrooms have heated towel dryer. We provide hairdryer, shampoo and soap. One free set of 3 towels per guest. Extra towels available. Furniture and interior design are a combination of traditional and contemporary.


Within 100 m: foodstore, wineshop, 24 hrs bakery, tobacco shop, international newsstand, barber shop (remember Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love? THAT barber shop); several restaurants, Laganà, Fiammetta, La Campana, Alfredo (my preference is in that order) all serving good roman food; a taxi station 50 m away and two bus stops.

Subway is 700 m, 10 min away.


Try La Sagrestia, Via del Seminario (Pantheon).


Campo di fiori, Piazza Farnese and surrounding area: plenty of bars and restaurants!

Via della Pace: Caffè della Pace, Bar del Fico - bar, drinks, tea - very trendy!

Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina: sit outside, have drinks, lunch or dinner. Near the Via Condotti shopping area.


Gelateria del Teatro - Via dei Coronari, an absolute must!! Giolitti - icecream - Via Uffici del Vicario.


Grand Orsetto has a Vacation Rental MUNICIPAL PERMISSION from the City Council of ROME.

Keywords: quiet, cosy, bright, comfort, style, central, apartment, flat, historic building, large courtyard, limited traffic

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice!

Available all year.

More Details

Filippo Massimo Lancellotti
Member since: 2011
Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within 2 days
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017

About Filippo Massimo Lancellotti

I am married to my wife since 31 years and we have two adult sons. I have lived, among others, in the US, Spain, Switzerland and in Hong Kong. I am a keen sailor

Filippo Massimo Lancellotti purchased this apartment in 2010

Why Filippo Massimo Lancellotti chose Rome

The decision to buy Orsetto had to do with its location at the center of Rome, its exceptional quiet, the perfect layout.

What makes this apartment unique

'Really great flat near Piazza Navona and a great stop to make home base for your daily travel around Rome. The bedrooms, bathrooms and kitchen were great. Very secure location and absolutely no noise from outside at night. Great value.' (quote from one guest's review)

Orsetto is a very quiet, brightly lit, airy apartment. It has lots of space; guests will enjoy the privacy of the bedrooms with their ensuite bathrooms. Most tourist locations are within walking distance, and the neighborhood is quiet, friendly and provided with all the necessary shops.


Centro Storico Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 1291 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • Max. adults: 7
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • EARLY CHECK-IN can be arranged, provided apartment is available. If not yet, you may check-in, drop your luggage and return later
  • LATE CHECK-OUT can be arranged, provided apartment is available. If not, we will seek to store your luggage until departure
  • THIS IS A PRIVATE BUILDING. don't sit on doorstep, no noise in the courtyard, no laundry drying on windows, no disturbances to other tenants.
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Birds room Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    Yellow room Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    Pink room Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • Pink room - 1 queen
    Living room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Yellow room - 1 king , 1 child bed , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleepchair (chaise longue) suitable for under 5 year olds
    Birds room - 1 king , 1 baby crib , 1 sleep sofa /futon , sleepchair (chaise longue) suitable for under 5 year olds
  • King size beds (2) beds are extralarge, 180 cm wide (160 cm in the pink room), with padded bedheads. all beds can be turned into twins, Queen size Beds (1), Child Beds (2) The 2 day beds can turn into beds for kids below 6, Baby Cribs (1) on request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (1) double sofa bed in the living room
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services


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Orsetto, 150 m to Pza Navona, 3bedr 3 ensuite bathrs, Lovely Sunny Quiet
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Mandeville, LA

Still the one!

  • 5 of 5

We've stayed twice in this apartment and "when in Rome" it's the place to stay. 2 blocks from Piazza Navona and easy walks to Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, The Vatican, and more. Very quiet, private courtyard entrance yet numerous small cafes and shops right close by. Whenever we return to Rome, we will definitely return to this locale.

  • Submitted: Sep 17, 2017
  • Stayed: Sep 2017
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Place was great--great location! Accommodated 6 adults comfortably and very close to all must-sees.

  • 5 of 5

Fantastic place!

  • Submitted: Sep 14, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
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Alexandria, VA

Wonderful Apartment in Perfect Location on Via dell Orso in Rome

  • 5 of 5

We were a group of 16 and 12 of our group stayed in the two apartments, Grand Orsetto and Orsetto. These apartments worked perfectly for our group.

What we liked most about the Orsetto;

1. Location, Location, Location. Located on quaint street—Via dell Orso. Close to Piazaz Navona, Tiber River, Campo de Fiori Market, 100 hundreds of good restaurants, easy walk to the main attractions (The Vatican, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Spanish Steps, the Collosseum/Roman Forum and the Bridge of Angels) in Rome. And most importantly, 300 yards from Giolitti’s, the best gelato shop in the world. Plus 100 yards from a taxi stand.

2. The apartment is large. The common area/dining area of the apartment were big enough in both apartments for our entire group.

3. The three bathrooms are all first rate. The beds were all comfortable. The kitchens was well equipped. There are two excellent bedrooms in this apartment and one bedroom is smaller (good for one person or for a short stay)

4. The owner has invested a lot to have some of the best air conditioning in Italy which was great because it was extremely hot (95 degrees) when we were there. Every room in the apartment was extremely cool with each having there own AC unit.

Our recommendation in Rome;

1. The normal places you would go to anyway—the Vatican, St Peters, the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain, the Collosseum, and Roman Forum.

2. The Gallery Borghese with three of the best Bernini sculptures in the world,

3. The Capitoline Museum with amazing Roman sculptures and integrated into the Rome Forum with great views and wonderful rooftop restaurant.

4. Gioliotti’s for gelato every day

5. Fiori de Campo to do your shopping for fresh produce in Rome’s best market.

6. Bernini restaurant in Piazza Navona. Wonderful food.

7. ParmAromA restaurant near the Pantheon. The best food we have had in Rome—great filets, scallopines and pasta.

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rome Orsetto

  • 5 of 5

Amazing location! Everyone had their own space. Close to everything. It was wonderful

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: dear Guest, thank you for your comments, we hope to see you again in the future at Orsetto, filippo
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Charlotte, NC

Perfect location and great apartment behind the HUGE door on the cutest street.

  • 5 of 5

Our family (with 3 college kids) just returned from our amazing Western Mediterranean trip. Our first stop was Rome and we stayed at Orsetto for 4 nights. Iryna met us promptly and showed us everything. The little market steps away was perfect for picking up a few things. We were on the go all day and was within walking distance to everything!!! My husband and daughter love to run and took off exploring every morning. The washer and dryer was a must for us and worked out perfectly!! I packed my own tide pods and dryer sheets. Our friends stayed close by in a pricey hotel and couldn't believe what we paid and the size of the apt!! The 3 bedrooms with 3 on-suite huge baths were just perfect. We all had our privacy and space. The beds and showers were fabulous as well as the A/C!!! Advice for others visiting... pack Tide pods and dryer sheets. You will never need a taxi. Don't eat in Piazza Navona, cut down a side street, its magical and lots cheaper and better food!! Our kids explored on their own and we never worried. Super safe area. We can't wait to come back. Hope our Trevi Fountain coin toss comes through!

  • Submitted: Jul 2, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Location is perfect!!!!

  • 5 of 5

The six of us were very happy with our week spent in this apartment! The 3 bedrooms are actually larger than they appear online – especially the smallest bedroom. Having a washing machine and dryer was terrific especially after arriving after a week and a half elsewhere. The apartment is light and bright and well-equipped.

But the best part of this apartment is its location. We could've stayed on just this alley and had all of our needs met! Directly across the street was a fabulous little pizza café; a few feet to the left was a great spot for morning coffee; travel a few more feet to the left to find a fabulous restaurant Ristorante Orso 80( we had 3 meals here including a delicious Sunday antipasta lunch and all were terrific!); another few steps and you come to our second favorite restaurant , Lagana (2 meals here including a birthday celebration for which the owner went out of his way to help us celebrate in style !). In addition to those fabulous restaurants and several others, there is a stunningly beautiful church, a small market, a barbershop, a jewelry shop, an art/gift shop, and a bakery all within a quarter of a mile! The location is also a 15 minute walk to the Spanish steps and Navona Plaza.

We all highly recommend this apartment!

  • Submitted: Jun 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
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Piazza Navona
Campo de' Fiori
The Vatican
Castel Sant'Angelo
Spanish Steps
Via dei Condotti
Piazza del Popolo
Ara Pacis
Trevi Fountain
Stazione Termini
Trinità dei Monti
Church of Saint Yves at La Sapienza
Sant'Agnese in Agone
Gelateria del Teatro
Museo Nazionale Romano
Museo Dei Fori Imperiali & Mercati Di Traiano
Museo di Roma
Capitoline Museums
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Piazza del Campidoglio
Fontane di Piazza Farnese
Basilica di Santa Maria in Trastevere
Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
Leonardo Da Vinci - Fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
In front of the building
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
Termini Station
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Orso 80
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Leonardo Da Vinci - Fiumicino
Car: not necessary

PIAZZA NAVONA is one of the grandest piazzas in Rome, a triumph of baroque art, where Bernini and Borromini challenged each other with their formidable masterpieces. The fountain of the Four Rivers by Bernini faces the great church of Sant'Agnese in Agone (St. Agnes), by Borromini. Nearby, in Corso Rinascimento, Borromini built one of the finest examples of Baroque, the magnificent church of Sant'Ivo alla Sapienza (St. Yves), inside the National Archives Palace. Don't miss it!

Piazza Navona is busy all day, except in the early morning, its best time.

VIA DELL'ORSO is a characteristic street of old medieval Rome, prior to the baroque period. It is a limited traffic street, very quiet, and yet very close to most visiting sites.

From there you can easily reach your destinations, all within walking distance: Piazza Navona (150 m), Pantheon (600 m), Trevi fountain (1 km, 10 min), Campo di Fiori (800 m), Saint Peter (2 km), Castel Sant'Angelo (800 m, 9), Spanish Steps (1 km), Tiberina Island (1.7), the Ghetto (1,2 km), Capitol (1.6 km, 20), Colosseo (2,1 km, 25), Ara Pacis (700 m).


Taxis to/from airport have fixed rate (7.00am-11.00pm); at night the rate is by the meter.

Private pick up service to/from airport to Orsetto (3 to 8 people) is in the range of € 50/75.

Train from the airport to Rome costs € 14/person.

Taxi from station to Orsetto costs about € 15.

For City transport, please check this web page in english: It includes subway and buses. It may help you plan your stay in Rome.

CARPARK: Garage Leonetto, vicolo del leonetto 6, 50 meters from Orso, tel +39.06.68801327


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $59.75 per person per night

EXTRA charge of € 20.00 for check-in from 8.00 PM to midnight and on Sunday; € 40.00 from midnight to 8:00 AM.
CITY OF ROME levies a tax of €3,50/night/guest.Minimum stay 3 nights.
RATES include: final cleaning, all linens, basic supplies, heating, A/C, wireless internet, satellite TV.
A SECURITY DEPOSIT (minimum € 300.00) will be collected in CASH at arrival (US dollars accepted). Fully refunded prior to departure, provided no damage to property beyond normal wear and tear; no linens lost or damaged; rubbish is placed in bins as per building regulations, and dishes are cleaned.
Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice.
Available Year Round.

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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