Some prefer the luxury of a five-star, some are fine with more affordable hostels, others just want to enjoy a relaxed holiday without thinking about making breakfast or washing towels. Many, however, want to enjoy their holiday with the privacy of a home and the independence of making their own food. In this case, renting apartments in Rome is definitely the best solution.
Be it for making your own healthy food, keeping your lifestyle routine as much as you can, better manage your time or have more privacy, there can be many reasons for preferring a homestay in Rome to a hotel. If budget is your concern, you can find plenty of cheap apartments in Rome, and doing your own grocery shopping will make you save even more.
See our choice of the best holiday apartments in Rome to find what most suits your travel needs.
The best apartments in Rome
Suite Rondanini, fabulous luxury apartments in Rome
A stone’s throw from the Pantheon and Piazza Navona, the position of Suite Rondanini is pretty hard to beat. Set in the 16th-century Palazzo Rondanini built by the English Cardinal Thomas Wolsey in the area of the ancient Nero’s baths, the suite is a wonderful journey into traditional houses in Rome city centre.
One of the favourite holiday apartments in Rome, Suite Rondanini consists of three double rooms, three bathrooms, one of which complete with Jacuzzi and one with shower, a well-equipped kitchen with electric oven and microwave, a hall for breakfast, a large dining hall with TV, and a double living room with flat-screen TV. The kitchen also has a balcony.
Obviously, this fantastic accommodation in Rome includes all the modern comforts such as air conditioning, WiFi, independent heating system, safe, washing machine and elevator.
Colosseo Gardens, favourite holiday apartments in Rome
This accommodation includes different types of rooms with either one or two bedrooms. All rooms feature a fully equipped kitchen with a fridge, microwave and dishwasher, safe, heating system, flat-screen TV, living room and WiFi. The bathrooms include a hairdryer and a bathtub.
Among the services included in these apartments in Rome are the concierge desk and the airport shuttle.
The location of this Rome homestay, in the exclusive Monti neighbourhood, is perfect for who is visiting the city for the first time and wants to see the most famous landmarks on their own or with a guided tour. Attractions nearby include the Colosseum, San Pietro in Vincoli church, San Clemente Basilica and the Domus Aurea.
Luxury Flat by Navona Square
Cosily nestled between Piazza Navona and the Pantheon, this is one of the favourite luxury apartments in Rome. And for good reasons. The location itself, in the Renaissance heart of the city close to important landmarks, exclusive restaurants and exciting nightlife, is a sign of opulence.
Finely decorated in white and pastel tones, the interior is comfortable and sumptuous. The apartment comprises of four elegant bedrooms and three spacious bathrooms with large shower and complimentary toiletries. With some 250 square metres, it can accommodate eight people, so it’s perfect for a group.
The kitchen is spacious and well-equipped with stove top, oven, fridge, dining table. This apartment in central Rome features also a wide sitting room with sofas, a dining table, and a flat-screen TV.
Among the facilities, you will find are WiFi and air-conditioning/heating system. The apartment is located on the first floor of a historical building, there is no elevator and to reach it, you will need to climb up a few steep stairs.
Madonna dei Monti
Located in the Monti neighbourhood, busy during the day and with a vibrant nightlife after shops closing time, the flats of this property are modern, well-furnished and equipped with all the necessary facilities.
The location is hard to beat: a stone’s throw from the Colosseum, the Roman Forum, the Imperial Fora, the Domus Aurea, San Pietro in Vincoli Basilica and Piazza Venezia. From your apartment, you can easily reach most Rome attractions with an easy and pleasant stroll as well as other neighbourhoods as it’s well-served by public transport, both buses and metro.
Featuring WiFi, flat-screen TV, air-conditioning and a well-fitted kitchen, these apartments are perfect for couples or groups. One of the flats can accommodate two people, while the larger, can accommodate up to four guests. They all include washing machine, iron facilities, kitchen tools, electric kettle, coffee machine, and stove top. The bathrooms include a bathtub or a shower and toiletries.
The guests of these flats have liked the efficient services and comfortable and modern furnishing, and the friendly owners always willing to help.
Romance al Colosseo, great Rome homestay in the city centre
With a beautiful view of the Colosseum, from which is 2 minutes walking away, this is one of the favourite apartments in Rome for holidaymakers from all over the world. From your central accommodation, you can walk to most of the main Rome’s landmarks and reach farther neighbourhoods using buses or metro from the nearby stations.
Set in a 19th-century building, the apartment comprises of three bedrooms, two bathrooms, a living room with a dining table, a fully equipped kitchen, and four flat-screen TVs with satellite channels. Among the facilities, guests have free WiFi, elevator, air-conditioning/heating system.
The kitchen includes electric kettle and coffee machine, fridge, washing machine, microwave, dishwasher, oven and kitchen tools.
Modern and stylish, the bedrooms are a perfect place to unwind after a day of sightseeing in Rome. Guests of this property have liked the owner’s friendliness, the house comfort and the central location.
St. Peter Home House
Modern and stylish, this beautiful house is located in Prati neighbourhood very close to St. Peter’s Square and the Vatican Museums, as well as shopping streets such as Via Cola di Rienzo and Via Ottaviano.
The apartment consists of two bedrooms, one bathroom, a kitchen and a living room with flatscreen TV. The kitchen is well-equipped with dishwasher, fridge, kitchen tools, electric kettle, coffee machine, microwave, toaster and stove top. The bathroom features shower, towels and hair dryer.
This is a lovely area to stay in Rome as it’s well-served by public transport, the metro stations of Ottaviano and Lepanto are easy to reach with some 10 minutes walking, and there are plenty of restaurants, pubs, coffee shops, bars and groceries.
One of the favourite Rome apartments, guests have liked the location, the beautiful furnishing and decoration, comfortable beds, and the fresh croissants at the doorstep the first morning as a pleasant surprise.
⇒ Tip: For more hotels and apartments near the Vatican, check out our dedicated article.
Boschetto 124 Apartment
This classy apartment is in Monti area close to Cavour metro station (line B), the Oppian Hill and park, the Domus Aurea, the Coliseum and the Roman Forum. From the area, it’s very easy to reach many other landmarks of the city centre like Piazza Venezia, Via del Corso, Fontana di Trevi, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, the Spanish Steps and Piazza del Popolo.
One of the best apartments in Rome, it includes two ensuite bedrooms with private bathroom featuring shower, towels and hairdryer, a living room, a well-fitted kitchen, air-conditioning/heating system and WiFi. The couch in the living room is a sofa bed, so the apartment can accommodate six guests. Both bedrooms and living room have a flat-screen TV.
The kitchen is equipped with microwave, fridge, washing machine, dishwasher, kitchen tools, tea and coffee-making facilities.
Guests of this property have appreciated the location, the furnishing style, the welcoming host, and the breakfast items. Perfect for couples and families.
New Apartment Sistina
Located in the exclusive Trevi neighbourhood close to Barberini, Via Veneto, Via del Tritone and historical landmarks including the Capuchin Crypt below the Immacolata Concezione Church (Via Veneto 27) and Villa Borghese. A stone’s throw from the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps, with a 15-minute walk you can reach also the Tiber river.
One of the top apartments in Rome for location, stylish decoration and comfortable furnishing. The house consists of two bedrooms, one bathroom, a living room and a kitchen fully equipped with washing machine, stove top, fridge, microwave, electric kettle, kitchen tools, oven, toaster and coffee machine. The bathroom features a large shower, hairdryer, towels and complimentary toiletries.
Perfect for couples and families, guests recommend this apartment in central Rome for the welcoming host, included breakfast delicacies like croissants, fresh fruit and yogurt, facilities and the great location.
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