Where to stay in Rome

May 2nd, 2006, 08:01 AM
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Where to stay in Rome

My girlfriend and I will be staying 3 nights in Rome. What is the best section of the city to stay in for walking tours? Any specific hotel recommendations (mid-range budget)? Thanks.

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May 2nd, 2006, 08:12 AM
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Hi U,

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B. How much is "mid-range"?

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May 2nd, 2006, 08:21 AM
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The Centro Storico is among the better choices of location.

There are two definitions of mid-range:

a) since the top hotels are above $700 and the bottom are rarely below $50, the "middle" is $300-450. Near the bottom of this range is Albergo del Senato which is a very decent hotel in a fantastic location.


b) the "50th %ile" is probably more like $180-$280, since there are far fewer hotels above $300 than below. In that case, consider Albergo Cesari, which is somewhere around the top of this price range.

Otherwise, browse through http://en.venere.com/hotels_rome - - See what you can find (especially promoitions - - when are youi going?) in Trevi, Pantheon or Navona - - these three sectors on the Venere map conform approximately to the Centro Storico.

Best wishes,

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May 2nd, 2006, 08:28 AM
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I too would concentrate around Piazza Navona, Campo di Fiori or the Pantheon. They lack metro stops, although Rome's metro isn't the greatest anyways, but Rome is a terrific walking city and staying in this area is very central to many things.

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We stayed at Hotel Teatro di Pompeo,(www.hotelteatrodipompeo.it) which is within a one minute walk of the Campo de Fiori and 5 minutes from Piazza Navona, for a week in August. The location is excellent and we walked to all the sights except the Vatican - we took a bus there. Breakfast is included and is served in the basement of the building which is part of Pompei's theatre. Our room was 150 Euros a night and included private bathroom, AC, fridge and hairdryer. The staff were very pleasant and we thought the hotel excellent value for money.

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May 2nd, 2006, 06:19 PM
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Why don't you consider renting an apartment. Sometimes they rent for as little as 3 days. Checkout slowtrav.com for rental reviews. We rented in the Spanish Steps area which we loved & paid only 120 EUs a night in the off season. Cheaper than hotels!
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May 2nd, 2006, 07:10 PM
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Check out this one. Find it's location on a map of Rome and you have to love the location. I stay here every time I go to Rome and love it. It's mid range to me and if it's cheaper than mid range to you use the change for a great lunch.

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We stayed at Hotel in Parione. Very small, but nice - after all, you're not in the room very long. We bought b'fast from a little pastry next door. I remember the rate being around $120/night in Sept. http://www.inparione.com/english_site/struttura.htm EXCELLENT location - around the corner from Campo D'Fiori and near Piazza Navona.
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