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In interior design circles, this apartment in northern Rome would be described as industrial-chic — illumination comes from minimalist light-bulb fittings, you can store clothes in repurposed cabinets and trunks, and the floor is covered in faded tiling. In the middle of the space sits a comfy, no-thrills bed. Everything about the space screams function — it was designed by the host, who is also an architect — and a stay here will help you have a seamless experience in the Italian capital. As well as offering daily cleaning, the location puts you within a short walk of some of the city's main attractions. Vatican City can be reached in five minutes on foot, while in the other direction, Castel Sant'Angelo and Parco della Mole Adriana are both a ten-minute walk.


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What to expect


Highlights

Pay a visit to St Peter's Basilica, only six minutes' walk from your front door

Pay a visit to St Peter's Basilica, only six minutes' walk from your front door

Cross the Tiber at Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II and continue to Piazza Navona, all in fifteen minutes on foot

Cross the Tiber at Ponte Vittorio Emanuele II and continue to Piazza Navona, all in fifteen minutes on foot

Get some shut-eye in the minimalist take on the four-poster bed

Get some shut-eye in the minimalist take on the four-poster bed

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Home truths

    The building doesn't have a lift, so you'll have to take the stairs to the first floor — this might not be suitable for guests with limited mobility

    As the flat's tucked away and sheltered, there isn't a lot of natural light

    There isn't a parking space with this property, although there's a tram stop a two-minute walk away

About this stay


Amenities

Desk / workplace

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Hair dryer

Buzzer / wireless intercom

Electricity adaptors

Bedrooms & bathrooms

1 bedroom, 1 bed

1 bathroom

Extras


VIP services

Airport pick up

Arrange a chef

Baby sitting

Daily cleaning

Fridge fills

Laundry and dry cleaning

Massage

Restaurant reservations

Tickets and experience booking

Extras are subject to availability. Please enquire with your host.

Local guide


About Borgo

Just beyond the walls of the Vatican City, behind St. Peter's Basilica and located along the right bank of the Tiber river, you'll find the small neighbourhood of Borgo. Due to its coat of arms featuring a lion, the area is also known as Leonine City. Castel Sant'Angelo, originally the emperor Hadrian's tomb and now a museum filled with paintings and sculptures, looms over the district. Its roof terrace, which...

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Local restaurants, cafes, museums, sites and activities, recommended by our community of hosts and travel experts

Stock up on groceries at Castroni

Stock up on groceries at Castroni

Castroni is famous for its signature coffee beans but is also a great place to shop for local products.

6 min
Recover from the Vatican at Sorpasso

Recover from the Vatican at Sorpasso

Classy but unpretentious, this neighbourhood spot stands out for the wine selection and a menu prepared with quality ingredients.

4 min
Have a late night meal at La Zanzara

Have a late night meal at La Zanzara

Open from breakfast until late, this hip place with retro-inspired decor offers an ample selection of spirits and a good menu available all day.

5 min
Wonder at Michelangelo’s frescos at the Sistine Chapel

Wonder at Michelangelo’s frescos at the Sistine Chapel

Michelangelo's work on the ceiling of Sistine Chapel is considered some the finest art ever produced.

10 min
Delve into an ancient prison at Castel Sant’Angelo

Delve into an ancient prison at Castel Sant’Angelo

Originally a mausoleum for Emperor Hadrian, it became a papal fortress, and then a military prison, and now hosts a museum.

8 min
Freshly baked bread at Il Gianfornaio

Freshly baked bread at Il Gianfornaio

One of several locations of this busy bakery, it serves excellent snacks and is great for an aperitivo.

9 min
Explore the stunning Parco della Mole Adriana

Explore the stunning Parco della Mole Adriana

Discover the beautiful 12-acre park surrounding a castle, offering amazing views, tranquil gardens, and interesting historical features. A perfect spot for a leisurely stroll and peaceful escape from the bustling city.

9 min
Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine at Osteria Ragno d'oro

Indulge in authentic Italian cuisine at Osteria Ragno d'oro

Experience the warm ambience and flawless dishes, from antipasto to seafood spaghetti, in this thoroughly Roman restaurant. Don't miss the must-try carbonara.

9 min
Take in the magnificence of St. Angelo Bridge

Take in the magnificence of St. Angelo Bridge

A stunning 1900+ year old bridge adorned with angel sculptures, offering breathtaking views of Vatican and Basilica of Ambrose and Charles. A postcard-worthy experience of living history.

7 min
Explore the Leonardo Da Vinci Experience

Explore the Leonardo Da Vinci Experience

Immerse yourself in the world of Leonardo Da Vinci at this interactive museum, featuring replicas of his inventions and copies of his famous artworks.

3 min

Get around

Airport

Giovan Battista Pastine International

43 min

Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino

35 min

San Francesco d'Assisi

2 hr 17 min

Train station

Flaminio

12 min

Subway station

Valle Aurelia

13 min

Bus stop

Doria A./L.Go Trionfale

15 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

9 min

Cafe

10 min

Pharmacy

11 min

Points of interest

Beach

Manila Beach

51 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Not suitable for children under age 12

Not suitable for infants under age 1

No pets

No smoking

No parties or events

Good to know

Arrival from 16:00

Departure before 11:00

On floor 1, steps only

Air con

Wifi speed: 12Mbps

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    7

    days

    Cancel at least 7 days before your check-in date for a 50% refund.

  • Not eligible for a refund once your check-in date is under 7 days away.

Host


This home is managed by Ezio

This home is managed directly by a business. A member of their staff will be your point of contact before and during your stay. As you can guess from his home, Angelo is an architect. Although he might not be the one who greets you, his guests' experience is very important to him. Ezio will be there to check you in – she’s professional and attentive, always on hand to answer any questions.

Registration or licence number: RM - 1168419.

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