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Rome's 5 Best Hotels Near the Colosseum

Ariston Anderson | April 27, 2018

The magnificent Colosseum, the largest amphitheater ever built, is also in one of the best areas of Rome. Located dead center, it's walking distance to most other ancient sights. And it's also close to trendy Monti, known for its great vintage shopping and neighborhood bars. You'll also be close to the Spanish Steps for any luxury shopping, and Termini Station for easy access in and out of Rome.

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Hotel Julia

Why it made the list

Just steps from Trevi Fountain, Hotel Julia is on a small street in the center of Rome. The immaculately clean property has spacious rooms and bathrooms, perfect for extended stays.

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Hotel Morgana

Why it made the list

This pet-friendly hotel puts the focus on service. Rooms are incredibly comfortable with wide sofa seating and large beds. Rooms are well-decorated with antique paintings and lush drapes. It's next to Termini Station, so you'll be able to get around the city with ease.

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Hotel Duca d'Alba

Why it made the list

Housed in a 19th Century building in trendy Monti, this recently-renovated hotel features rooms with luxuriously fluffy beds and wood-beamed ceilings. It's a great value for the money in an otherwise expensive area.

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Hotel Domus Aventina

Why it made the list

This gem of a hotel is in the heart of ancient Rome. Rooms are soundproofed, although it's hardly necessary in this quiet neighborhood. Large rooms feature balconies that overlook a peaceful courtyard, the perfect place to watch the sunset.

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Hotel Forum

Why it made the list

Stay just across from the Roman Forum and Colosseum in this elegant boutique hotel in an 18-century building. You can have breakfast, or drinks, on the panoramic terrace, with incredible views looking directly into ancient history.

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