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A cosy, quiet and bright apartment In the heart of Trastevere

Bedrooms 1
Space 570 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Charming House Under The Green Hill Of The Gianicolo

Alice in Trastevere, winner of the 2014 certificate of excellence, is a charming and cosy apartment located in one of the most characteristic and picturesque areas of Rome, within an architectonic and interesting residential complex.

Placed on a quiet street at the base of the green Gianicolo hill, you are just few steps from all the main places of the city.

The apartment is located at walking distance or with a few bus stops from all the main places of cultural and artistical interest. Walking along beautiful tiny streets without traffic in just few minutes it's possible to reach : St. Peter's Basilica, the alleys of Trastevere, Piazza Navona, Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza Venezia, Campo de 'Fiori, Piazza Farnese , the Pantheon. The apartment is also great for student's accomodation being very close to the renowned John Cabot university.

The 53 sqm. apartment, recently renovated, is located at the first floor of a two-storey building, on a quiet street away from traffic and nightclubs.

The apartment is made up of a kitchen built with wooden and marble, non-toxic materials and carefully set up in every detail; there is a fridge, dishwasher, stove and electric oven.

In the spacious, welcoming and full-furnished living room there is a double sofa bed.

In the relaxing main bedroom there is a queen size bed; the bathroom that includes a bathtub, is comfortable and fully functional.

All the windows overlook the courtyards of the complex of the red coloured buildings.

From the lounge you can see the pine trees of the Gianicolo hill and every day at noon, you can hear the typical cannon shot.

More Details

Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, italian
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 24, 2017

About Andrea

We are Andrew and Alice, born and raised in Rome. The house was initially great-grandparents Alice and then move on from generation to generation until the mother and then to Alice where she grew up and lived there until we got married and decided to move into a bigger house farther away from the center.

Andrea purchased this apartment in 2001

Why Andrea chose Rome

We decided to settle in the country, and having the good fortune of owning a home in one of the most typical and oldest district in the city, we thought it would be nice to have the opportunity to meet and greet people from all over the world are curious to experience this angle of Rome remained true and unspoiled by time.

What makes this apartment unique

The house is always bathed in sunlight and is located at the foot of the green Janiculum hill that can be seen looking out the windows of the hall. Just a few step from everything that is important and central, but at the same time placed in an internal street away from the traffic and bustle of nightlife.

Guestbook comments from the owner

It has been a dream come true and we can't think of a better way to have celebrated our 30th weffing anniversary. We will never forget our week here. We very much appreciate your warm welcome when we arrived and have found your advice helpful on several occasions. You have kept in touch with us and been very kind during the week to ensure that our stay was going well. It make a great difference to the quality of our stay in a city to feel welcomed and settled into the apartment the way you did.

The apartment has been very comfortable and is in such a charming area. We have felt part of this peaceful and friendly community for a week. It's is sad to leave ! We would love to came back to Rome again some day and would probably want to stay in trastevere (exploring it is a holiday itself !) and we would have no hesitation in staying at the apartment Alice again. We would look forward to this. Thank you so much for helping to make a magical holiday that extra bit special with your kindness. We hope to meet you again in the future.

Our very best wishes.
Oct 2014
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Trastevere Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 570 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM / Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 4
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , tub , shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , 1 child bed
    Living room - 2 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • arboretum
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services


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A cosy, quiet and bright apartment In the heart of Trastevere
average rating of 4.882353 based on 45 reviews

Quiet, clean apartment with great hosts

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is clean, quiet, cosy and conveniently located very close to the Vatican and the heart of Trastevere. Would be ideal for a couple or a family with one child as it's a one-bedroom with an additional pull-out sofa bed in the living room. Kitchen is small but serviceable. Main living area includes a couch, coffee table and a small table for eating meals. The best aspect of this rental is the hosts, Alice and Andrea, who went out of their way to make my stay easy and enjoyable. Andrea arranged to have a car pick me up from the airport, which was a huge help. When I arrived at the apartment with the driver, Andrea was there to greet me outside and gave me a tour of the apartment and also recommended a few restaurants nearby which were great. They gave me a local street map and pointed out some interesting sites to visit, including a nearby botanical garden, as well as the location of markets to shop for food. The apartment building is very quiet and the immediate area very residential, although you are within a half-mile walk to the heart of the exciting nightlife of Trastevere. I was there at the beginning of summer when Rome gets quite hot, but the apartment stayed cool and the air conditioner in the bedroom worked well. Wifi worked great. Highly recommended place.

  • Submitted: Jul 3, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Caring host!

  • 5 of 5

Andrea has given great attention to every possible detail to make Alice in Trastevere a wonderful place to stay. He really cares about his guests, has great pride in his business and it shows. HIGHLY RECCOMENDED!

  • Submitted: May 19, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
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Perfect apartment and location.

  • 5 of 5

Andrea the owner arranged a car to meet us at the airport, which meant we arrived hassle free at the apartment, where he met us. Andrea was friendly and very helpful, marking information on a map and the apartment also had a notice board with restaurants marked, which was helpful. The apartment is clean, well equipped and it is described on the website and reviews. We found the location excellent, easy to get to the main sites, but being in Trastevere, there was no need to go anywhere else in the evening. We were not disappointed in Andrea's recommended restaurants and even went to one twice. We would definitely recommend the apartment for a stay in Rome. Thank you Andrea.

  • Submitted: May 15, 2017
  • Stayed: May 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This lovely apartment is even better than it seems from the description. Andrea is a great host-very welcoming and responsive. If you are lucky enough to go to Rome, stay here-you will be glad you did!

  • Submitted: May 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
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lovely apartment, bed very comfy and it had everything we needed.The situation was handy yet quiet.

  • 4 of 5

The owners were so friendly and helpful it made our holiday really great.

  • Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Stayed: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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A wonderful experience!

  • 5 of 5

Owners, Andrea and Alice arranged pick up at airport for us as we were arriving in the evening. They both met us at the apartment to explain the information about the apartment. They are kind and very helpful, pleasant and willing to help with any questions we had during our stay and arranging taxis for pick ups for our trips back and forth. We stayed here for 17 days. Traveling south one week for two days and north the next week for two days. Each time we were coming back it felt like coming home. This apartment is charming, comfortable, accessible to everything and equipped with everything you might need during your stay! Beautifully decorated flooded ,with gorgeous light and surrounded by the greenery of the Gianicolo ( a wonderful park within walking distance ). Close but not too close to the action in Trasrevere giving you the opportunity to appreciate the quiet while still having access to the restaurants, shops, street music and general bustle of this amazing neighborhood in the heart of Rome.

  • Submitted: Apr 15, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
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Nearest Airport
28 Kilometres
Fiumicino/Leonardo da Vinci
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Nearest Ferry
69 Kilometres
Nearest Train
6 Kilometres
Central Termini station
Nearest Motorway
15 Kilometres
Nearest Restaurant
25 Metres
Trattoria da Giovanni
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Ostia lido
Car: not necessary

Trastevere is the medieval area of Rome, which is separated by the river Tiber , from the city center . Despite its small streets , many tourists are attracted by its charm when visiting the city. Trastevere is the only place in Rome that has survived to the Middle Ages , maintaining its local identity .

There are many places to see in Trastevere, including San Grisogono , Ponte Sisto, Santa Maria in Trastevere , Santa Cecilia , Tiberina Island , Janiculum Hill (Unesco World Heritage ) and many others. Trastevere is full of historical places where you can get an idea of ​​the culture of the place ...

Today, the Trastevere district is among the most beautiful and characteristic areas of Rome , the center of nightlife , food and wine , open-air theater of marvelous squares ( Trilussa square , Piazza S. Cosimato ... ) , churches and historic streets , the emblem of the ancient and contemporary Roman world.

In the evening it is very pleasant to take a walk in the Testaccio area , the area enclosed between popular way Marmorata , the Aurelian Walls and the Tiber. You can breathe here an original : the neighborhood is packed with local entertainment , one of the most intriguing of the other, that the nights have turned the area around Monte Testaccio in a real nightlife Capitoline .


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Additional Guest Fee $17.93 per person per night
Damage Deposit $358.51

Check in : from 15.30
Check out within 10.00.
For late check ins (after 21.00) an additional fee of 40 euros is requested.
Animals are not allowed. Please do not smoke.
The quotes sent are not inclusive of the council tourism tax which is 3,50 euros/person/night, children with age less than 10 years excluded.
The only persons allowed to stay inside the house are the one that have made the booking and have been registered at check in time.
It is strictly forbidden to let other people enter the apartment if not expressly authorized by the apartment owner.

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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