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BlueClassicHome - Walking To San Pietro Basilica And Vatican Museums

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,076 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Large Living Room, Living Kitchen

Spacious, bright and elegant apartment recently completely renovated with sought-after classic design furniture. Located in the heart of the City Center of Rome, steps away to the Saint Peter's Basilica, the Vatican City and walking distance to all the main historical sights of the Eternal City.

It is located in the neighbourhood 'Aurelio - Gregorio VII°' which is one of the most distinctive spot of the City.

The apartment is 100 mq2 wide. (about 1080 sq2)

It is located in a modern building with a beautiful green playground just in front of it, at first floor (Italian style) - second floor (American style) with elevator.

It can sleeps up to 6 guests.

Enjoy your stay in Rome like a Roman; our apartment is completely independent and perfect for everyone who wants to have a home-base to relax and live the City with our special Italian style !

This opportunity is a convenient alternative to the small hotel room, a real unique chance to combine money saving with an incomparable location, between typical restaurants and astonishing artistic beauties.

The apartment is composed of:

Large entrance hall-room

Long corridor

Fully equipped living kitchen

1 master bedroom with a large wardrobe, a dressing table, a chest of drawers and a comfortable queen size bed

1 bedroom with another large wardrobe, a desk, a single bed and a single chair-bed

A large living room with a comfortable high quality double sofa-bed and a table with 6 chairs

1 ensuite bathroom with bathtub/shower and bidet

1 closet room

A long large terrace/balcony going all around the apartment.

Amenities and Facilities:


High quality sought-after classic furniture

Baby crib and single cot (available upon request)

Central heating

Air conditioning (just in the living room)

Sheets and towels included (bed linen, blankets, pillows etc.)

Set of soaps and other hygenic products ready upon arrival

Cooking stove

Free fast wi-fi internet connection 24h/24h

Telephone for free Italian calls 24h/24h

Washing machine (soaps included)

TV with foreign channels

DVD Player and DVDs Library



Refrigerator with freezer


Iron and ironing-board

Vacuum cleaner

Espresso and American coffee maker

Juicer and Toaster

Rome and Italy Guides plus Information in Italian, English, French, Spanish and German

Distances with principal connections:

In 8 km - Termini railway station: is easily reachable with bus line 64 ( in 25 minutes) or by train from 'Saint Peter's Station' (in 10 minutes)

In 30 km - Ciampino Airport G.B. Pastine (low cost flights) (45 minutes by car)

In 25 km - Fiumicino Airport Leonardo Da Vinci (30 minutes by car)

More Details

Maria Cristina Arena
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 21, 2017

About Maria Cristina Arena

Hi Everyone,

my name is Maria Cristina but everyone calls me Cristina since 1983 when I was born in Rome. I grew up in Rome and I really love my eternal city.

I'm an experienced host and I've always wanted to share all my knowledge about this wonderful city with people around me especially to those who visit it for the first time.

In my life I have always been involved into some touristic jobs because I love travelling.

I studied languages at school and I travelled a lot all around the world to improve my English. I thank my American family for helping me!

I started my working life being a cabin crew member for Alitalia and continued working on touristic "hop-on hop-off" double decker touristic buses in Rome.

My love and passion for this particular job blossomed after working like a receptionist in a famous Roman Hotel.

I decided to start my own job and being "the boss of myself" with my two apartments.

What is different? I'm not an agency, I'm a private owner and for me it's very important to get better each day of my life.

I started renting my apartments in 2006 and after over 10 years I can say I'm very satisfied and proud to manage my properties with love and care like a pro.

I met so many people from all around the world and I learned a lot for each one of them. Every single feedback from you is important! Every suggestion, tip or help is really appreciated!

I know how much important is for my guests to feel themselves at home when away from their country and I will always try my best to leave a memorable memory of my Rome!

I will be available for you night and day and of course I will be glad to host you in my apartments!

Feel free to write me all your questions or requests!

Take care,


Maria Cristina Arena purchased this apartment in 1960

Why Maria Cristina Arena chose Quartiere XIII Aurelio

Its location is the most attractive you could stay here in Rome.

You can mix the facilites of walking to the Historical City Center to the residential area with cheap shops and nice people.

You won't regret!


Quartiere XIII Aurelio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1076 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Elevator
  • Garage
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Bedroom 2 - 2 twin/ single
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Music Library
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • autumn foliage
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • photography
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services


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(4 traveler reviews)

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BlueClassicHome - Walking To San Pietro Basilica And Vatican Museums
average rating of 5.0 based on 4 reviews

succombez au charmes du BlueClassicHome.

  • 5 of 5

Tout était réuni pour que nous passions un mois de novembre des plus agréables à Rome: nous avons trouvé en arrivant un appartement clair, propre, spacieux, très très bien équipé, jusque dans les moindres détails, et nous avons été accueillis très gentiment par Cristina: sourire, amabilité, professionnalisme. L'appartement correspond exactement à la description qui en est faite, et la disponibilité de Cristina et de sa maman est très efficace en cas de besoin. Merci à elles deux!

La situation de l'appartement est très pratique: proximité de nombreux commerces et du marché, et accès facile aux transports en commun bus et train.

Nous avons bien sûr silloné Rome dans tous les sens et apprécié la gentillesse des italiens pour nous renseigner quand le besoin s'en faisait sentir.

Nous avons beaucoup aimé les prestations des guides qui nous ont fait découvrir Cinecitta et la villa Medicis.

En dehors de la quantité impressionnante des vestiges de la capitale, nous avons aussi aimé faire du shopping dans les nombreux commerces du centre ville.

Nous remercions encore Cristina et Carla pour leur accueil.

  • Submitted: Dec 19, 2015
  • Stayed: October 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Very Comfortable and Clean Apartment

  • 5 of 5

This is a very comfortable and clean apartment that provides easy access to all of the major sites in Rome. My daughter and I had a great time staying there during our visit to the city. The supermarket is one block away, and makes shoping for cooking easy. It is about 10 minutes away from St. Peter's Square, and there are several buses from the neighborhood that takes you downtown easily. Cristina is a very excellent hostess, that makes you feel at home and welcome. This was initiated with a bottle of Chianti which we were welcome with upon our arrival, after a long drive from Genoa. All the amenities at the apartment are working and it is a very safe building both night and day. I will stay there again if I am back in the Rome.


  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2015
  • Stayed: July 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Best apartment on our ten week european trip

  • 5 of 5

BlueClassicHome apartment is in a great residential area, there are fruit shops bakeries supermarkets restaurants all in the same street. We could walk to the Vatican and the bus stop is close by. We stayed in Rome for eight nights and caught the bus everywhere, it is very easy, all you have to do is read the bus signs and they tell you all the stops. I recommend staying in Rome for more than five nights as there is so much to see, you want to enjoy it and not be rushed.

The apartment is huge, although the bathroom and kitchen is small, they are very functional and have everything you need. Although the kitchen was bigger than a lot of other kitchens throughout Europe. The television had an English entertainment channel, the only apartment on our ten week holiday. The apartment has a lovely balcony that faced a park across the street, which we enjoyed an afternoon drink on everyday. The apartment has beautiful old Italian furniture in it, but it is not flash, it is very charming. For the price this apartment was way bigger than all the apartments we stayed in throughout our journey.

Finally the host Cristina was lovely and she emailed and answered all my questions before we left home and greeted us at the apartment. You could call her whenever you liked for whatever advice you needed. I highly recommend Blue Classic Home amd Cristina for your stay in Rome.

  • Submitted: Oct 23, 2014
  • Stayed: August 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: I'm so glad you enjoyed your stay at my apartment in August! It is always a pleasure for me hosting guests like you and I wish I could welcome you back again in my apartment in Rome. Thanks for all the beautiful words spent for my apartment. All my best, Cristina
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Roman Holiday

  • 5 of 5

Cristina is prompt, professional and proficient. She is a pleasure to deal with. The apartment is very large and very well laid out. The living room is large and can accommodate extra adults with privacy. I understand the bathroom is being upgraded currently. You are about 15 minutes by foot from the Vatican and the area is extremely well connected by an efficient bus system. Metro not convenient but not essential either. The area has all necessary services but is rather busy and bustling. There is noise from the street, but then again, must of Rome is rather noisy. I short, a lovely experience and hope to repeat next year. Thank you Cristina.

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks a lot Maurizio, I'll be more then happy to welcome you again next year. Currently June 2014, we are renewing the bathroom so pictures of the brand new bathroom will be shown soon (after September 2014). I agree with you about the Metro, it is not essential for Rome since the bus system around the apartment allows you to reach every part of the city and San Pietro Basilica is a short walk away. About the street noise, as you know it is all about from 16:30 to 17:00 when young children get off school, which is in front of the apartment. The small playground in front of the apartment during spring and summer time has playing kids which lighten up our days. Usually when windows are closed during winter and fall time, noise is almost non-existent. Thanks a lot again. Cristina
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Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Fiumicino and Ciampino Airport
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
On the same street
Nearest Ferry
100 Kilometres
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Golf Clubs
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Termini Station
Nearest Motorway
5 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
On the same street 'Cozze e Farina'
Nearest Ski
100 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Ostia Beach
Car: not necessary

The apartment is located in one of the most famous, important and distinguished area of Rome.

The neighborhood 'Aurelio - Gregorio VII°' is one of the best connected area of Rome !

The location is extremely central for its proximity to the Vatican City.

It is also close to many historical landmarks that can be easily reached either on foot or by buses .

Our apartment is located at walking distance to many bus stops.

It is literally footsteps away from Saint Peter's Basilica, the famous 'Sistine Chapel' and the Vatican City (the smallest State in the world).

Gregorio VII° is a wide street with many furniture shops that make the area very refined.

The rest of the neighborhood will offer a big choice of characteristic restaurants, wine-bars, 'gelateria' (ice cream shops) and take away famous pizzerias !

All the most important historical sights of the City are easily reachable with a ride by bus.

5 minutes walk to Saint Peter's Square and Basilica

15 minutes walk to Vatican Museums (Sistine Chapel)

15 minutes walk to Saint Angel's Castle, Tiber River and Trastevere area

15 minutes ride by bus to reach Piazza Venezia, The Colosseum, Imperial Forums, Trevi's Fountain, Via del Corso and to ALL the main sights of the City.

10 minutes ride by bus to reach: Campo de' Fiori, Navona Square and the Pantheon

Distances with principal connections:

In 8 km - Termini railway station: is easily reachable with bus line 64 ( in 25 minutes) or by train from 'Saint Peter's Station' (in 10 minutes)

In 30 km - Ciampino Airport G.B. Pastine (low cost flights) (45 minutes by car)

In 25 km - Fiumicino Airport Leonardo Da Vinci (30 minutes by car)

Upon request we can offer a pick-up car from the airports.

The street is colourful and animated.

You can find every kind of shop nearby the apartment:

2 supermarkets

The market place opened every day to buy fresh fruits and vegetables

2 banks

The post office


Many coffee bars

Pizzerias for take away

Restaurants, Pizzerias and Roman Hosterias

Wine bars and Pubs

The apartment has all the best and main public connections in few steps.

It is very well connected with the historical city centre of Rome and with all the main tourist sights:

2 minutes walk to Via Gregorio VII° where you can find many bus stops:

Bus Line 916 leading to: Corso Vittorio, Campo de' Fiori, Navona Square, Pantheon, and Piazza Venezia.

Bus Line 881,46B and 98 leading to: Tiber river, Saint Angel's Castle and to an important bus hub.

Bus Line 34 leading to: Saint Angel's Castel and Cavour Square (perfect to reach Via Cola di Rienzo famous shopping area).

Bus Line 64 leading to: Corso Vittorio, Campo de’ Fiori, Navona Square, Pantheon, Piazza Venezia, Via Nazionale and Termini Station.

2 minutes walk to reach 'Saint Peter's' railway station that is part of the 'railway ring' of the City. You can reach the north part of Rome and even the City center in few minutes.

10 minutes by Bus Line 982 to reach the closest Subway stop Line A called 'Ottaviano - San Pietro'


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Short vacations accepted / minimum 2 nights stay.
Rental rate includes final cleaning and all the amenities.
Check-in is preferred every day after 3:00 p.m.
Check-out is preferred: every day before 10:00 a.m.
NOTE: Late or early check-in/ check-out are available with NO extra surcharges. We try our best to be at your disposal.
Rome local tourist tax (EUR 3,50 per person per day) is already INCLUDED in the rental rate.
Long stay discounts.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.