Despite the fact that there are numerous hotels available throughout the Rome it is not easy to find good hotel in nice location for affordable price in Rome. If you want to spend less you should visit Rome during the low season (November - March) when you can find hotels at half-price of regular.
Depending on your preferences you can choose from staying near Termini station, historic center of Rome or maybe close to Vatican city. Read below our suggestions for hotels in each of mentioned Rome neighbourhoods.
The easiest way to narrow down selection of hotels in Rome is by location. Staying near the historical centre can be costly but a central hotel is very convenient for having a rest after a day of exploring it.
Staying on the outskirts is cheaper but you need to take into consideration costs of travelling into the city each day as well as time you need to spend on travelling. Some hotels do have a shuttle service for which they all charge. If you are visiting the city with elderly people or children, our advice would be to stay near the centre.
Regarding room rates they depends on the hotel and the season. During the low season in Rome which is from mid-October until mid-December and again from mid-January until April. At this period you can find rooms as low as €50 per night.
Find below our recommendations for your comfortable stay in Rome.
Staying near Vatican city while in Rome on holiday could be the great ideal. This way you will be within walking distance to Saint's Peter's Basilica as well as Vatican Museums and also able to reach other popular Rome sights on foot or metro.
There are two options when it comes to choosing your accommodation close to Vatican - San Pietro and Prati neighbourhoods. San Pietro is a nice and safe residential neighbourhood situated south of Vatican which offers few hotels and is only 10-minute walk from Saint Peter's Square.
Prati is situated north of Vatican and is elegant high class residential area - very safe and ideal for staying when in Rome. This area has many nice restaurants, cafés, shops as well as large food market - Trionfale Market. One of the most popular shopping streets in Rome, Via Cola di Rienzo can be found here offering a great choice of clothes, shoes, accessories and cosmetics brands as well as Italian shopping department "Coin".
The Piazza di Spagna is one of the Rome's most renowned squares. This are is one of the most popular districts of Rome and is situated near the high streets Via dei Condotti, Via Frattina and Via del Babuino. The Spanish Steps were built at the beginning of the 18th century connecting Piazza di Spagna and the Church of Trinita dei Monti. Here you will find many nice hotels. A short walk from Piazza di Spagna one of the most elegant streets of Rome can be found. Via Veneto is dotted with restaurants, café bars and hotels.
The Fontana di Trevi is among the most famous sights of Rome. This Baroque fountain is among the most beautiful fountains in the world. In this area you can find many nice hotels allowing you easy access to all Rome sights.
Piazza Navona is one of the most charming Rome's squares. The square is surrounded by restaurants and terraces giving Piazza Navona lively atmosphere during the day. On the square there are three fountains: Fontana dei Quattro Fiumi, Fontana del Nettuno and Fontana del Moro.
Close to Pantheon you will find numerous hotels. This area belongs to centro storico of Rome. The areas is full of restaurants, gelaterias and souvenir shops. From here you can easily reach Piazza Navona, Campo de' Fiori and Piazza Venezia.
Trastevere in one of the prettiest neighbourhood of Rome with its narrow cobblestone streets, colourful buildings and balconies. This part of Rome is ideal for staying as it is pretty quiet and it feels more like a small town than a capital city. It is situated just across the Tiber river. From here you can easily walk to historic centre of Rome. Trastevere is not connected by metro to other districts in Rome but you can easily walk from here to either Centro Storico or Vatican.
Termini station is the main Rome train station which connects Rome with other destinations in Italy (Florence, Venice, Naples, Turin, Milano). It is also easy to get to Termini station from Fiumicino airport.
In this area you will find many great hotels which are considerably cheaper than those hotels int the other parts of the city. Also you can easily walk to some of the best Rome sights. Just walking down the Via Cavour you will reach the Colosseum and Imperial Forums. Nearby you will find Piazza della Repubblica and popular shopping street - Via Nazionale. If you continue to walk further you can reach the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps.
The Monti neighbourhood is one of the pleasant parts of Rome for staying. It has central location between Termini to the north, and Colosseum and Imperial Forums to the south. Nearby you will find Piazza Venezia as well as popular shopping street Via Nazionale.
This charming neighbourhood is filled with small restaurants, cafés and antique shops. Here you will find Piazza della Madonna dei Monti - a picturesque square with a fountain, ideal for people watching and having a coffee in one of the surrounding cafés. From here you can reach Vatican by 20 minute ride on the 64 or 40 bus or by taking B line metro from Cavour or Colosseo stop. Piazza Navona and Campo dei' Fiori are only 15 minute walk from the neighbourhood of Monti.
In Monti you will find great hotels offering comfortable rooms, excellent service and desirable location.
Parioli is one of the Rome best neighbourhoods and is located north of the bustling city centre.
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