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Bedrooms 2
Space 592 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Locazione Turistica Family Apartment, 2 Bedrooms, 1 and 1/2 bathrooms

We offer you the opportunity to sped your holiday in one of our Dolceroma apartments in the oldest neighborhood of Rome a stone's throw from the magnificent Colosseo.The apartment is located in the heart of ancient Rome,next to the Colosseum and the important Basilica of San Clemente.This location is perfect for those who like to walk in the centre (easily you can reach by foot the main sites like the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia , Fontana di Trevi, Pantheon) or reach any other destination by public transportation.

PLEASE VISIT OUR OTHER APARTMENTS listed with Vrbo:194822, 250871, where you can see how much we care about our guests reading all the five stars reviews that has been sent from previous guests. See what the experts say about us: Slow Travel preferred, Best Rentals Award for years 2011/12/13/14/15,16 Recommended by "Dream of Italy"

THE PRICE ARE ALL INCLUSIVE : city visitors taxes, final cleaning, electricity, AC, CABLE TV , WIFI , cell phone 24hr hot water.


This apartment has been completely remodeled, elegantly furnished and beautifully decorated and includes tromp l'oeil paintings by the owner. The apartment, 55 sqm, is on the 1st floor (second floor for American) of a building from the early 1900s, and includes air conditioning in each room, soundproof windows and is composed of:

a small entry hall that leads to the living room, a corner kitchen decorated with hand painted tiles (refrigerator, microwave, electric stove, dishwasher and everything necessary for cooking).

2 bedrooms :

One of the two rooms has a larger bed that is closer to a king size (180x200cm) with a fresco painted by the owner. The bed can be separated in two twins. The other bedroom, while smaller, has a queen size bed . Both the rooms have windows to let in the light.

1 +1/2 bathrooms

One very spacious bath is decorated with travertine tiles and includes all services (sink, w.c., bidet and shower, wasching machine), the second 1/2 bathroom still contains a sink w.c, and a small shower.

A door leads out on to a small balcony, which gives a lot of lights, brightness and crossing air to the apartment.

25% deposit is request upon booking , Balance only via Pay Pal or in CASH. If balance will be paid in cash there is an additional 10% DISCOUNT (don't need to carry with you the balance, you can collect it at any ATM machine during your stay)

The owner pay also very close attention to details: well-equipped kitchen (hand painted tiles), comfortable beds, ample linens and bath towels. At check in she will personally welcome you and spend time to guide you in programming your vacation, sharing with you all her knowledge. You will have the feeling to meet a personal guide, that help you at 360' in discovering this big city so full of history, and save so much time that normally takes to a person that is in town for the first time

Free WIFI plus a cell. phone so that guests can very easily reach her at any time.

We advise our guest to avoid bring heavy guide's book, we have anything you may need about Rome :Maps, tourist information, guides in english... If you don't have time to plan your vacation in Rome don't worry, at check in we will help you to organize each day of your stay with suggestion and indication of the best sites to visit

Metro “Colosseo line B” at only 5 minutes walk.

No additional cost for weekend and holliday check in.

Next to the apartment: restaurants, gelato, banks, ATM cash machine, post office, butcher, backer, supermarket, pharmacy, bars, souvenirs shop, tobacconist, travel agency……

Transportation from/to airport can be organized and from/to Civitavecchia's port.

Check in time at 12 am( when possible we will be very happy to check you in earlier ) NOT LATER than 8.00 p.m. (if you need t check in a little later please get in touch with us before booking)

Check out on the day of departue at 10 a.m. (unless there has been a mutual agreement).

We would like draw your attention on our COOKING CLASSES/ GURMET EXPERIENCE that are organized in the country side near Rome . Is much more than a cooking class, is COMPLETE ITALIAN FOOD EXPERIENCE dedicate to sharing Italian food tradition in a hands-on cooking class. We have posted few photos to give you an idea in what we offer. Feel free to ask additional information or visit

A FARMER MARKET take place every weekend near the apartment with a great selection of the freshest products of the soil, including also the best chees, best olive oil, best meet, salami, and olive - mushroom - eggplant - zucchini - artichoke patè ecc. ecc. is not only a farmer market but also a really gourmet experience.

More Details

Member since: 2007
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 25, 2017


Natalia and Walter worked for Alitalia Airlines for more than 25 years. Natalia prior to work at Alitalia lived for more than a year in London, studying and working in a tourist agency. She speaks excellent English, understands and speaks Spanish and can 'get by' in French but also a real understanding of just what travellers need when they’re renting a short-term apartment in a foreign Counthry. Walter worked as well as pilot in Alitalia for more than 30 years, in the photo above you see Walter piloting Pope Giovanni Paolo II to Mozambico in 1988. They both attended courses of the History of Roman Art, which allowed them to get to know the city very well and they will share their knowledge with you at your arrival. At check in they will personally welcome you and spend time to guide you in programming your vacation. You will have the feeling to meet a personal guide, that help you at 360' in discovering this big city so full of history, and save so much time that normally takes to a person that is in town for the first time

The twenty-five years Natalia spent traveling from one country to another gave her an opportunity to learn about the ways and customs of many countries and enhanced her natural predisposition for interpersonal relationships; she always succeeds in establishing an immediate, friendly relationship with her guests.

Since 1995, Natalia attended the 'Academy of Decorative Arts', discovering a hidden talent for painting and decorating that she never imagined before. She now puts this talent to use personally decorating her apartments. In fact, the tiles in the kitchens and the tabletops in the dining areas of her apartments are all hand painted as well as the tromp l'oeil paintings, which gives each apartment a unique touch.

NATALIA and WALTER purchased this apartment in 2001

Why NATALIA and WALTER chose Colosseo Foro Romano (Coliseum & Roman Forum)

Location Location Location !!! The apartment is located at few steps away from the most visited monument in Rome : COLISEUM. Also the amazing Roman Forum is at 10 minutes walking and the Basilica of San Clemente, one of the most important testimonial in how Rome was builded one level above the other trough the Centuries , is just across the street. Good but not expensive restaurants are located in the area ( a list of our recommended restaurants is provided)

What makes this apartment unique

much more comfort compering with an hotel room, you can enjoy with your family meals, relax, 24 hours of English news or English movies, Internet, local mobile, but also have assistance from Natalia and Walter for any need, you will have the good feeling having friends looking after you in a stranger city.


Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
Many bars next the apartment
Nearest Train
5 Kilometres
Central termini Station
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Clementini, Naumachie, Isidoro,Rioni
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Ostia Lido/Ancient Ostia
Nearest Point of Interest
basilica di san Clemente
Nearest Point of Interest
San Giovanni in Laterano
Nearest Point of Interest
Sancta Santorum
Nearest Point of Interest
Domus Aurea
Nearest Point of Interest
Nearest Point of Interest
Roman Forum
Nearest Point of Interest
Arco di Costantino
Nearest Point of Interest
Circo massimo
Nearest Point of Interest
Bocca della verit�
Nearest Point of Interest
Ss quattro coronati
Nearest Point of Interest
Capitol hill
Nearest Point of Interest
Saint Peter in Chain
Nearest Point of Interest
monumento a Vittorio Emanuele
Nearest Point of Interest
Foro e colonna Traiana
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Maria maggiore
Nearest Point of Interest
Santa Prassede
Car: not necessary

next to the apartment The Historical Museum of the Vatican City located in the Noble apartment of the Lateran Palace (admission from the atrium of the Basilica of St John Lateran. Complesso del Vittoriano: from the Terrazze delle Quadriglie enjoy a breath-taking view of the City of Rome. For your children: 3D Rewind Rome: a small technological jewel allows us to relive Imperial Rome with a virtual jounery in 3D bringing us back two thousand years. Time Elevator: Three large screen, mobile platforms simulating movement, and audio-video effects combine to re-create the history of Rome. Domus Romanae at Palazzo Valentini: the fascinating tour takes visitors through ther remains of the patrician 'Domus' and mosaics, painted walls, polychrome and paved floor can be admired thorugh multi_media reconstructions of the past involving light displays, sound effects and film showings.San Clemente Church at 3 minutes walking, very important testimonial that Rome was builded up one level above the other through the Centuries, you can visit 3 level below : 1 level below is from 4th Century and another level below will take you to the first Century (we reccomedn to rent an audio guide). Basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano at 7 minutes walking as well as the 'Holy Stair'. The legend says that some angels brought the stair to Rome, this is the srair that Gesus Christ climed when he meet Ponzio Pilato. Shopping: at few minutes walking, just after the Bsilicia of San Giovanni, starts the busy Via Appia, the shopping street of Roman people. Restaurants in the area: prices are not so high like in Campo dei Fiori/Navona Square area but very good quality at reasonable prices, romans people come in this area for dinner. We will reccommend the best in the area.


Rione I Monti Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 592 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 12:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Monument View
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Mobile Phone
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Free Wifi
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • in the biggest bathroom there is a washer, the half bathroom is small but it has wc toilet sink and a small shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , This bed is cm 180 x cm 200, can be devided in 2 twins
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (1) King side bed can be separated in two twins if you are a family with children please let us know how you would like the beds to be prepared
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Balcony ...
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services
Maps, Guide, books in english. Don't need to bring with you heavy guide's books, we have a great selection in the apartment


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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Very cute apartment, well equipped and clean

  • 5 of 5

We enjoyed staying in this apartment. It had everything we need. Was very clean. Close to colessium area.

  • Submitted: Aug 11, 2017
  • Stayed: Aug 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you to let us know about you stay. Hope to see you again in the future. Take care !! Natalia
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Classy apartment with a Coliseum view!

  • 5 of 5

We had a lovely stay at this apartment and it was a great introduction to the city of Rome. Natalia sat down with us upon our arrival and pointed out everything we needed to know about the area. Especially helpful were her dining suggestions which we used each and every day of our stay with fabulous results! Walter helped us with the television and the cell phone they allowed us to use. They even got us reservations for the Borghese Gallery that week which was such a treat! The apartment was very comfortable and allowed us to do laundry and have quiet breakfasts before the hustle of the day. We were glad that the kids had their own room and space to be themselves. Great location close to the metro stops and the Coliseum and Forum. Easy walk to grocery stores, restaurants and (most importantly!) lots of gelato! Thank you for everything, Natalia and Walter!

  • Submitted: Jul 30, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, thank you so much for your nice review, walter and I appreciated very much!! It has been a pleasure to have you and your lovely family in of our apartments. Good to know your daughters loved the ice cream , I can stop eating "gelato". Hope to see you again one day inRome!!! Take care!! Natalia and Walter
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Great apartment in a fabulous location !!

  • 5 of 5

From the moment we began to communicate about the apartment, both Walter and Natalia never left out one detail. Great communication at all times. When we arrived after a rain storm had hit Rome, we were greeted like friends, everything was perfect and more than we expected. Natalia explained every detail and sat down and showed us on a map all the sights. The kitchen had supplies with things such as coffee, tea, EVOO, etc. Great little kitchen to cook in too. Natalia had even bought a bag of cookies . Little pads of butter and jam to get you started were in the fridge and even cream for coffee !! The place was impeccably clean. The bed was super comfy. There were only 2 of us so we only used one room. Walking around Rome was fabulous and coming back to our place to chill and have a shower before setting out again was easy and so comfortable. Natalia and Walter haven't forgotten anything with this apartment. We loved it !! We had never been to Rome and we can't wait to go back and stay in the same place. It was perfect for us and we would not hesitate to recommend it . We felt totally safe in Rome at all times. Also there is a great little supermarket on the street behind. We loved putting our head out the window and seeing the Colosseum down the street - kind of surreal ! Everything we needed was right there. Thank you so much Natalia and Walter. We can't wait to return to Rome. Your place and your hospitality really helped make our Rome experience a wonderful memory.

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Extraordinary Rome apartment!

  • 5 of 5

My daughters and I could not have asked for a better experience in Rome! From airport pick up to our welcome from Walter and Natalia including maps and first hand advice on the neighborhood tourist sites to restaurants. I loved making my cappuccino each morning and sitting on the small balcony for some quiet time. The beds were all very comfortable - kitchen well equipped - building is very secure - large bathroom was great and we used the smaller bathroom as a half bath without using the small shower. We did laundry so the washing machine was very handy and easy to use and clothing dried on the drying racks very quickly! The neighborhood provided easy access to all the sites in the city and was very easy to navigate with lovely cafes and restaurants very close to the apartment. Highly recommend for families.

  • Submitted: Jul 24, 2017
  • Stayed: Jul 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautifully Maintained / Great Location

  • 5 of 5

This was a very comfortable apartment. We stayed here with 2 teenage girls and everyone had plenty of room. The layout gives you space where you need it most, a large central bathroom with room for 2-3 people to get ready at the same time, large bedrooms with plenty of storage space, and just enough lounging space to allow you to relax after touring all day. And, the beds are very comfortable. There is air-conditioning in each bedroom as well as the central living area. Small grocery stores are very near and have everything you need.

The secondary bathroom is very small but it is nice to have another toilet area to utilize when everyone is getting ready for the day. The apartment is very safe and very convenient as a place to start your daily touring. I believe the shower uses an on-demand hot water system. We cycled through 4 showers one morning and never ran out of hot water. A short walk will get you to the Colosseum where there are always cabs, or easily get to the trains or bus stops.

Natalia and Walter are every bit as terrific as the other reviews are saying. They were there when we arrived and prepared us to get the most out of our stay. Wonderful hosts !

If your plan for Rome is to be out seeing the sights every day and you want a clean, comfortable, easily accessible, safe, air-conditioned apartment with a large bathroom, never-ending hot water and comfortable beds, then stay here. You will have a terrific experience.

  • Submitted: Jul 20, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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The perfect place to start our Italy vacation!!

  • 5 of 5

Walter & Natalie greeted us at the apartment (they had made arrangements for a driver to meet us at the airport and bring us to the apartment). It was perfect! They had a book of things to do, a map of places to go. List of places to eat.....In fact I emailed the day before our arrival and asked if they could make reservations for 8 of us and they was close to the apartment and the owners knew them. Food was delicious!!!

The apartment was very comfortable, and safe. They even gave us a cell phone to call in the event of an emergency! We had a wonderful time in Rome and if we ever have a chance to go back, we will definitely check to see if this apartment is available!

Thanks so much Walter & Natalie..........

  • Submitted: Jul 13, 2017
  • Stayed: Jun 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $23.9 per person per night

Rates include:visitors taxes, WIFI, A.C., heating, courtesy mobile phone, linen, guide books, cable TV, final cleaning
25% deposit is request upon booking , Balance only via Pay Pal or in cash. If balance will be paid in cash there is an additional 10% DISCOUNT (don't need to carry with you the balance, you can collect the due at any ATM machine during your stay)

For booking more than 10 days please ask cancellation policy rules

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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