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Located inside a beautiful, early 20th Century building, lies this charming Italian apartment. This home provides an authentic Roman experience with ornate bed frames, original tiling, and swallowtail parquet floors. Inside, you’ll find thoughtful home comforts including plush beds with windows that invite the breeze in, a sleek modern kitchen for light bites and a Lavazza coffee machine, so come morning you’re ready to hit Rome running. Your apartment is so close to the Vatican - four minutes on foot to be precise - so be prepared with your passport for multiple visits to explore the Renaissance sculptures in the Musei Vaticani and Michaelangelo’s awe-inspiring frescoes decorating the Sistine Chapel. Thanks to the location of your home, culture is right on your doorstep, with Castel Sant'Angelo and Basilica di San Pietro, both within a fifteen-minute walk.


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What to expect


Highlights

Explore the Vatican City, just a nineteen-minute walk from home

Explore the Vatican City, just a nineteen-minute walk from home

Take a trip to Castel Sant'Angelo, just fifteen minutes away on foot

Take a trip to Castel Sant'Angelo, just fifteen minutes away on foot

Treat yourself to an espresso in your Italian home

Treat yourself to an espresso in your Italian home

Tuck into a traditional breakfast of bread, butter, and jam at the kitchen table

Tuck into a traditional breakfast of bread, butter, and jam at the kitchen table

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Home truths

    Though there's enough bed space for seven people here, we'd recommend a maximum guest count of five – at full occupancy, two guests will be sleeping on the sofa bed in the living area

    This home is in a central spot, so noise is to be expected

    Your host can provide a cot and high chair for free upon request

About this stay


Amenities

Desk / workplace

Laptop friendly workspace

Wi-fi

Air conditioning

Parking available

Washing machine

Bedrooms & bathrooms

2 bedrooms, 5 beds

2 bathrooms

Extras


Additional fees

  • There's no free parking at this home, but you can pay to park on-site

  • Your host may be able to arrange extra services for an additional fee, including personal shoppers

  • Your host can assist you in booking local restaurants or events, only upon request

Additional fees subject to a 3.5% handling charge.

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

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Local guide


About Vatican

It's not always clear when places become popular tourist destinations. However, with the Vatican City, we know the exact date – 67AD when the apostle St Peter was martyred at the foot of the Vatican Hill and buried nearby. Over the next 2000 years, his modest tomb would evolve into St Peter's Basilica, the centre of the Catholic Church and one of the most visited spots in Rome. The Vatican...

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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.

8 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.

7 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.

6 min
Marvel at the art at Musei Vaticani

Marvel at the art at Musei Vaticani

This immense collection of artwork gathered by the popes through the centuries contains some priceless masterpieces.

5 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.

10 min
Dine at Caffè Delle Commari

Dine at Caffè Delle Commari

Enjoy a delightful dining experience at this lovely restaurant near the Vatican. Savour delicious food, friendly service, and a charming ambience. Try the mouthwatering chicken wings and the best sausage and mushroom pizza around.

5 min
Dine at La Cucaracha

Dine at La Cucaracha

Experience authentic Mexican cuisine in a cosy space with colourful motifs. Enjoy tasty tacos, quesadillas, and fajitas, accompanied by tequila cocktails. Friendly staff and great service make it a must-try restaurant.

7 min
Marvel at the Apostolic Palace

Marvel at the Apostolic Palace

Immerse yourself in the grandeur and history of the Vatican as you gaze upon the ornate Renaissance design of the Papal residence. Enjoy the panoramic view encompassing the lush Vatican Gardens, offering a tranquil escape in the heart of Rome.

8 min
Explore Porta Musei Vaticani

Explore Porta Musei Vaticani

Discover one of the best museums in Rome. Marvel at paintings and sculptures from the Roman era.

4 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.

4 min
Marvel at the Scala Elicoidale Momo

Marvel at the Scala Elicoidale Momo

Ascend the stunning 600-year-old spiral staircase in the Vatican Museum. Capture symmetrical photos or simply admire the architectural beauty. A must-see for art enthusiasts and photography lovers alike.

5 min
Relax at Fontana delle Cariatidi

Relax at Fontana delle Cariatidi

A quaint and welcoming piazza in the heart of Rome. Enjoy the sunshine while sipping a drink at the nearby bars and restaurants. Don't miss the monthly antiquities market.

9 min

Get around

Airport

Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino

40 min

Giovan Battista Pastine International

52 min

San Francesco d'Assisi

2 hr 34 min

Subway station

Ottaviano

4 min

Train station

Valle Aurelia Train Station

19 min

Bus stop

Bastioni Di Michelangelo

2 min

Local shops & services

Convenience store

1 min

Cafe

4 min

Pharmacy

2 min

Points of interest

Beach

Manila Beach

55 min

Booking policies


House Rules

Children welcome (1-12 years)

Infants welcome (under 12 months)

No pets

No parties or events

No smoking

Good to know

Arrival from 15:00

Departure before 12:00

Air con

Wifi

Cancellation policy

  • Up until

    30

    days

    Cancel at least 30 days before your check-in date for a full refund.

  • 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 Alessandra

This home is managed directly by its owner who will be your point of contact before and during your stay. Your host Alessandra loves welcoming people from all over the world to her perfectly situated Roman home. She's committed to providing great stays for all her guests and is always on hand to answer questions.

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