Cheap Rome Hotels
If you are a first time visitor to Rome and need to get your head around the different neighbourhoods, take a look at the following area guide. Even if you are a returning visitor and fancy staying somewhere a bit different, this guide will help you find some cheap Rome hotels to suit your trip…
The historic centre is probably the area which drew you to Rome in the first place, the silhouetted and skeletal remains of ancient Rome appear on most postcards. Staying close to this historic district means you can visit some of the Rome’s most famous landmarks on foot without the bother of public transport. After a heady few days of sightseeing including the Colosseum, Palantine Hill, the Imperial Forums, the Roman Forum and Circus Maximus, your feet will thank you for choosing a cheap hotel within stumbling distance and you can really get caught up in the magic of classical Rome from days gone by.
The Auditorium Di Mecenate is just 10 minutes’ walk from these major attractions. Housed in a historic building, rooms are elegantly decorated with high and frescoed ceilings and all are fitted with en suite facilities. There is air-conditioning, free Wi-Fi and breakfast is included in the price.
‘Beyond the Tiber’ in Roman dialect, Trastevere is now known as the centre of Rome’s artistic community. Just south of the Vatican City Trastevere is a picturesque medieval area filled with narrow cobbled streets and many eclectic residents. The vibrant and multicultural area still centres on the incredible looking ancient churches of Santa Cecilia and Santa Maria. The area’s rough charm has paved the way for a whole host of cool restaurants and boutiques. If you like hand-crafted jewellery this is the place to be. It’s also a popular destination for tour buses, trattorie, street vendors and it boasts the best dance clubs and bars in Rome.
If you’re looking for a cheap hotel Residenza Belli is a charming option. You’ll get a typical Italian continental breakfast, a private bathroom, air conditioning, central heating, a phone and a TV. When you do want to visit the city you’re just a 20-minute walk over the Ponti Garibaldi from Piazza Navona and all the sites of Ancient Rome.
Of course with all the comings and goings of Stazione Termini, Rome’s main train station, there’s going to be a lot going on in the area. It might not be the most picturesque with all the fumes, buses and cars, but it’s definitely one of the most interesting. The beautiful Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore is here, and the grand Baths of Diocletian. You’ll also find yourself just a few minutes away from the classic sites of Ancient Rome too. The Quirinale, the Trevi Fountain and the Castro Pretorio are all within an easy walk too.
Either side of Termini you’ll find streets filled with budget hotels, including Hotel Bed in Roma. This new hotel is located on the 4th floor of a 19th century building close to the Tome University. It’s a relatively small hotel with 8 rooms, but each one has a private bathroom, TV, Wi-Fi and air conditioning. If you have a later departure time Hotel Bed in Roma will also keep your luggage safe while you’re sightseeing. Talk to the staff on the reception desk nicely and you can also get discount vouchers for the local bar.
Rome (Italian and Latin: Roma) is the capital city of Italy and of its Latium region. It is located on the lower Tiber river, near the Mediterranean Sea. The Vatican City, a sovereign enclave within Rome, is the seat of the Roman Catholic Church and the home of the pope.
Rome is the largest city in Italy; it has a population of 2,5 million with 3.3 million living in the metropolitan area. The city's history extends nearly 3,150 years, during which time it has been the seat of the ancient Rome (the Roman Kingdom, Roman Republic, Roman Empire), and later the Papal States, Kingdom of Italy and Italian Republic.