Rome Italy quiet Hotel
Best places to stay in Rome, Italy
Visitors have flocked to Rome,the ‘Eternal City’,since the Middle Ages,when pilgrims journeyed to the centre of Catholicism. Later tourists have been captivated by the city’s ancient sites (its rich heritage as headquarters of the Roman Empire) and the legacy of the great Renaissance artists.
For a major capital city,there are surprisingly few purpose-built hotels,but there is plenty of accommodation to suit all tastes. Most of the best places to stay in Rome are housed in old buildings: mansions,palazzi,villas. Take your pick.
But first decide on the location. Would you rather be near the Spanish Steps,a magnet for travellers,where you normally pay a premium for a room,but convenient for sight-seeing and shopping? Or around lively Campo di Fiori,with its market and cafes? Or across the Tiber in buzzing Trastevere? Or beyond the centre,where arguably you get the best places to stay in Rome if you’re on a budget?
Best places to stay in Rome — B&Bs and guesthouses
The Casa Howard with a great location near the Spanish Steps is a stylishly designed second floor home-from-home guest house. It has five individually designed bedrooms and a «house genie»,Edgar,to introduce you to the «honesty fridge».
Best places to stay in Rome for nightlife
For great value in a party location the Santa Maria di Trastevere offers spacious simple rooms and a courtyard for outdoor eating. Plus they offer complimentary pre dinner snacks every eveПing between 5 and 8 pm,and a number of bikes are available for guests to use.
Best places to stay in Rome for peace and quiet