JUST ADORED this place! Chic layout and attention to detail, combined to create a Roman Holiday that exceeded our expectations. We had plenty of room to sprawl and feel at home.
The kitchen was fully stocked with all the comfy gadgets necessary to experiment with the wonderful local ingredients. The bedrooms were roomy and each had adorable cozy balconies to facilitate our people watching
Plenty of books to choose from when we needed to chill and stay in. WIFI and TV satisfied those cravings to "keep in touch" (we watched those French Elections)Bathroom was HUGE..
And included a bidet. Washer double vanity sink and a deep jacuzzi that was a trly welcomed treat after hours of sensual sightseeing. Location is great ,across from bus stop, 1 half block from a delightful grocery store (stock up that great kitchen) with cafes, gelato emporium, and a market close by. Our hosts left info and maps so we could explore independently and they were slways avsilable if we needed HELP.
.DOWN SIDE (because nothing, even Rome, is perfect) Neighborhood is working class. which means no celebs and lots of graffiti. Busy traffic starts at 8:00am (keep windows closed after a late night). Parking (if you have a car) requires "city instincts". But truly, none of this made a dent in my unabashed love of this rental.Actually upset I gave it so many high marks..
Might be "too booked" when i plan another stay!!
Saving now so I can bring 3 of my grandkids for their first Romam Holiday. .It will be petfect...THANK YOU, THANK YOU, MINERVA
The location is perfect for walking to or getting transportation around Rome. Mary Therese and her husband were there to greet us when we arrived and made my daughter and I feel so welcome. This apartment is kept in top condition and the neighborhood is a safe area to stay. Mary's information for places to eat and tour were a big help. I would have no problem recommending this apartment.
Owned by Mary Therese Burns and her husband Wolfango de Franceso they were waiting for us when we arrived at 11:30pm. Wolfango gave us a tour showing us the quirks that houses always have which set us up for the whole holiday whilst Mary did the paperwork.
The apartment is exactly what we imagine a typical apartment in Rome would be like with stunning views from the balconies and equipped with everything we needed for a perfect holiday.
Large bedroom with double bed, fully equipped kitchen, large bathroom with a combined shower/Jacuzzi bath, a sitting room with TV by the front door and a lounge with a second TV and 2 single beds. The floors are all marble/stone and there are some wonderful nautical features built into the decor.
The area around the apartment felt very safe and we walked around from 7am to 9pm with no issues.
There is a supermarket opposite that is very well stocked and we were a stone throws from Fassi’s the best ice cream parlour in Rome.
The apartment is 15-20min walk to the Colosseum but we also walked as far as the start of the Appian Way and back from the Vatican.
The metro was 5-10min away which we used a fair bit to get back after a busy day or when we needed to be somewhere early , buy a pass for the amount of time you are staying we had 7 day passes , big tip use first or last carriage to avoid pick pockets on metro.
If you use Termini station or want to walk back head for platform 27 exit as this brings you out well on the way back to the apartment and avoids all the touts outside
We would definitely recommend the apartment as somewhere to stay.
Well equipped spacious self catering apartment in central location with free wifi. Major attractions like Colosseum, Pantheon, Trevi fountain etc & termini station are nearby.
Supermarket is just across the road. We made our way around the city easily using public transport(bus/tram/train).
Hosts were very helpful and provided us valuable tips about public transport and nearby restaurants.
Mary also emailed us guide document before we arrived in Rome which was quite helpful.
We would definitely recommend this place.
We are a family of 5 (kids 11, 10 and 7). This place is ideal for a young family. Very easy to access from all transport, supermarket and the best gelato.
We will definitely stay here again!
Cannot go wrong!