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The apartment is also rented for 1 person, up to a maximum of 4 people including children for a minimum stay of 3 days.  Town authorization  is for up to 4 people, including infants.

Costs per night from 100 to 180 euro/day depending on seasons and number of people. Discount for long period. Please enquiry through Contact.

A newly renovated furnished apartment in the center of the city, bright, on the second floor (no elevator) with two flights of stairs very comfortable. The apartment is located in the most prestigious neighborhood in the historical center, a few steps from the Spanish Steps, in the fashion triangle and the most prestigious shops. The apartment is composed of 1 bedroom, 1 large living room with a comfortable sofa bed (queen size), a dining table for 4 people, books, DVD player, TV and work station, 1 fully equipped kitchen, 1  very large bathroom with a big shower, 1 small service balcony overlooking the inner courtyard. Wi-fi high speed 24 hrs.

Also available are a cot and high chair. A safe environment for young children.

NO NEED FOR A CAR,  everything is at walking distance from the apartment. I always suggest not to buy ROME PASS since it will be used very rarely.

Public transportation if needed are all around (Metro A stop Spagna is at 400 meters). taxi as well buses.

Private parking around but quite expensive. Parking and circulation is permitted only to resident. Information on parking on request.

And if you want to enjoy and also get to know Spoleto, a delightful Middle-Age town in the greenbelt of Umbria region, at 120 km from Rome, please visit my apartment in the historic center of Spoleto  we can arrange a special deal if you book both at the same time. Spoleto is 1.15 hours by train from Rome’s central station, and with no need for a car.



– No smoking
– No parties allowed
– The apt is on 2nd floor with no lift so I am very sorry but not fit for wheelchairs.
– Parties and extra person not included in the booking are not allowed.
– No minor unaccompanied by parents, minor only accompanied by adult with parents authorization and document.
– I love animals but due to many people allergic to hair animals, I am not able to host guests with animals.
– Gay friendly, all are welcomed.
– Selected garbage is required as per instructions given at arrival. We love environment!
– Police declaration: Need to get personal information before your arrival (passport, nationality, date of birth etc.) to accomplish at the compulsory police declaration. I need to receive your personal email once you have booked, to send you a form to be filled and to send many tips and info to organize your stay.
Check in : from 1pm to 9pm. After 9pm a charge of 25 euros until max 12pm, to be paid in cash at arrival. Other arrangements need to be cleared at booking.
Check out: within 10am unless previous arrengements at booking.
– IMPORTANT: to communicate arrival timing at the apartment. I need approx 45 minutes to reach the apartment.
– Apartment should be left in the same conditions as when you arrived. (no dirty dishes in the sink and no garbage in the apartment).
– No noice after 10pm

More about Rome

where is:

To locate the apartment within the city type on Google Maps

VIA VITTORIA, ROMA. You will be given a few images of the street itself and its location within the area in the city.


from/to Fiumicino Airport:


We only recommend it if you travel light and plenty of time. .

Take Leonardo Express from Fiumicino airport to Stazione Termini (main Rome station).

Metro A direction Battistini, stop at SPAGNA station, then walk for 5 minutes to the apartment. Tickets costs: 8 euros from airport, + 1,5 for metro. Public transportation.

  • TAXI

The official cost for a taxi is the following:

Euro 48 from Fiumicino airport to Rome (inside the walls – Via Vittoria is inside the walls)

Euro 30 from Ciampino airport to Rome (inside the walls – Via vittoria is inside the walls)

Be careful to take the official white cab with the signal TAXI on the top. Do not take anybody that offers you for a taxi. Outside the arrival terminal there is a line for taxi.


There are many private services available. I can suggest some services already tested under your request. The benefit of the shuttle is no hassle for you to find the train, the metro etc. and somebody will be waiting for you at the arrival Meeting Point at the airport.

Parking in ROME:

The historical center is all Zone Restricted, cars are not permitted inside town.

See map mobility.

The apartment is close to Piazza di Spagna.

Parking on surfaces slots (blue lines) costs 1.50 euros per hour. Few free surface slots are available (white lines)


Useful links / applications to download

  • MYTAXI  – to get a taxi in Rome. (ask me for details about a promotional code to get 20 Euro free on your first trip)
  • MOOVIT – to find public transportation and how to reach a site, address.

Just few hints:

  • Look at “Antonia’s top ten under ABOUT ME on the Home Page menu
  • Walking tours in Rome (ie: vatican tour, colosseum and ancient rome tour, borghese tour, ecc…) contact
  • Tram Bus Open tourist open bus in Rome —- a very nice way to see Rome with good weather. One stop is at approx. 100 meters from the apartment in Piazza Augusto Imperatore.
  • Main museum that needs preferably a pre-booking also on line to avoid queues.
  • Museums del Comune di Roma
  • Capitolini’s Museums
    Vatican Museums
  • Rome’s Museum
  • Castel Sant’Angelo
  • Palazzo Valentini THIS IS A MUST. pre-booking is required.
  • Centrale Montemartini  (   – WORTH TO VISIT.  It use to be a power plant, now a super museum where industrial technology is mixed to roman antique art.  I love this place. It is easily reachable by Metro B, stop Piramide, and in a nice day visit the Old English Cemetery, close to the Piramide  (


  • In Rome there is the second biggest Auditorium of the world made by the architect Renzo Piano. A beautiful masterpiece of architecture. Here is the site for the Auditorium where you can see the program for each day and eventually buy tickets: Auditorium You click on the dates and it shows which performances are present on that day, you can get info and buy tickets.  
  • Opera theater of Rome. In general it is quite difficult to find tickets with short advice but you can try and get last minute tickets at good prices.

Wherever you go you have good food.  You will find my favourite restaurants looking at “Antonia’s top ten” under ABOUT ME on the Home Page menu.  Few more:

Gusto: Located in Piazza Augusto Imperatore 9, Roma, Lazio, 00186
A place very close if you want to enjoy a good aperitif, at 7pm they offer lots of apetizer with the aperitivo. My favourite here is Spritz (prosecco plus aperol and a slice of orange)

Maxelà Carne: Located in  Via delle Coppelle, 14, Roma, 00186 close to Pantheon.
The best meat you can taste in Rome. Very good meat and very good dessert. The choice is not big. I go there just when I want to taste a good piece of meat.

ReCafé: Located in  Piazza Augusto Imperatore, 36, Roma, Lazio, 00186
a quick lunch or dinner just close to the apartment facing an archeological site of the burial monument of Augusto emperor

Il Margutta RistorArte: Located in Via Margutta, 118, Rome, RM, 00187 (cross street f via Margutta)
A good place for a vegetarian lunch or a smarter dinner close to the apartment. I love this place

Ristorante Alfredo alla Scrofa: Located in Via della Scrofa, 104
Historical  Roman restaurant
Famous And Best Cafes in Rome

Al Vicario: Via degli Uffici del Vicario 31, tel. 0669925530. Closed on Saturday at lunch. 35-55.00 for a meal, credit cards accepted. Air conditioning. Traditional cuisine. Elegant, meeting place for politicians and famous show business people.

Osteria della Frezza: Via della Frezza 16, tel. 0632262273. 25-45.00 for a meal, credit cards accepted. Air conditioning. Traditional cuisine.

Al Vantaggio: Via del Vantaggio 35, tel. 063236848. Closed on Tuesday. 20-40.00for a meal, credit cards accepted. Air conditioning. Classical cuisine. Garden.

Ristorante “34”: Via Mario dé Fiori 34, tel 066795091. Typical Roman restaurant with good food and wide variety of wines. Monday is closed.

Porto Fluviale: Via del Porto Fluviale, 22, tel 065743199. Very new Trattoria, crowded with young people. Brunch on Sunday at good prices. Two areas: one pizza 🙂 and Trattoria with Roman food and very good aperitif. People servicing are fantastic. YOU NEED TO BOOK IN ADVANCE to avoid long queues especially for Sunday Brunch and evening meals.

Taxi or Metro A to Piramide and 10 minutes walk.

Angelina: Via Galvani 24/a tel. (+39) 0657283840, Typical restaurant in a trendy area of Rome close to ex-Mattatoio (modern area, Popular school of music, Bamboo sculpture etc.). Food excellent, atmosphere very modern and traditional. Book to find a place (if you phone leave your number and they will call you back)

Eataly: Shop and eat whatever you like of the Italian food…. we Roman we call it “The Ikea of Italian food”… to spend a different evening in a crowded place while eating from Mozzarella just-made to fried vegetables, to barbecue meat and to fresh fish…. but with patience!

Mercato Centrale Stazione Termini – ( . Recenly open it is located inside the Main Termini Station (Metro A – stop Termini). The area is not so nice as all area close to the station, but I strongly suggest to visit at lunch time. Lots of food corner of all types from artichokes, fresh pasta, fresh fish, pizza, truffles, good wines with prices at all levels.



La Capricciosa: Largo dei Lombardi 8, tel. 066878636. Closed on Tuesday. 20-50.00 for a meal, credit cards accepted. Air conditioning. Restaurant, pizzeria and American bar.

La Finestrella: Piazzale Flaminio 22, tel. 063225050. 10-20.00 for a meal, credit cards accepted. Air conditioning. Traditional cuisine. Garden.

Pizzará: Via di Ripetta 14, tel. 063211468. Closed on Sunday at lunch. 10-20.00for a meal, credit cards accepted. Air conditioning. Pizzas rolled out by hand and baked in a wood-fired oven. This place is over 100 years old.



Gusto: Piazza Augusto Imperatore 9, tel. 0632629182. Open from 10am to 2am. 1500 choices of international wines. Also restaurant and library bistro.

Buccone: Via di Ripetta 19/20, tel. 063612154. Open from 10am to 1am. 1500 choices of wines. Restaurant and wine-bar.



GINGER: VIA Borgognona 43-44 Telefono:06 6994 0836 – very close to Via Vittoria. Very good for an aperitiv for 10 euro and very healthy fruit an vegetables shaker.

Ciampini: Viale Trinità dei Monti 187, tel. 066785678. Open from 8am to 1am. On the Pincio hill, delightful view on Roman rooftops, lovely garden, restaurant cafe, ice cream.

Caffé Greco: Via Condotti 86, tel. 066791700. See Antonia’s top 10 favourite.

It hosted Byron, Shelley, Keats, Goethe and Casanova. Quite expensive, 5 euros for a coffee.

Rosati: Piazza del Popolo 5, tel. 063225859. Open from 7.30am to midnight. Meeting place for artists and actors, also dining room.



Centrale Ristotheatre: Via Celsa 6, tel 066780501. Open from 7.30pm to 2am. Cocktail bar, restaurant, cabaret and shows.

Trinity College: Via del Collegio Romano 6, tel. 066786472. Open from 11pm to 3am. Irish pub on two levels, meeting place for young people and students. Also restaurant with international cuisine.

The Nag’s head: Via IV novembre 138/B, tel. 066794620. Open from 11pm to 3.30am. Live music.??


Many restaurants cards with address will be available in the apartment.


Everybody knows Porta Portese. I find myself this place obsolete and fullk of robish with n posibility to make good deals. In Rome there are many antiques markets in each neighborhood. The closest to your places are:

Piazza Fontanella Borghese: traditional market specialized in old prints and books. Open Mon-Fri from 9am to 5.30pm, Sat-Sun 9am to 7pm.

Largo Augusto Imperatore: antique market open only on Sunday morning. You can find good deals with furniture, jewels, prints, art objects, vintage clothes etc.



Fresh fruit, vegetables and fish: Via Bocca di Leone – open every morning (at 50 meters from the apartment)

Coop SM : Via della Croce 48 a parallel street of Via Vittoria. Very wide variety with good prices.  Open every day from 8,30 to 20

DI per Di: Via Vittoria 22/a  (next door) open every day including Sunday from 8am to 8pm

Dí per Dí: Via Poli 47

Despar: Via del Pozzetto 119. Open Mon-Sat from 8am to 9pm, Sun from 9am to 9pm.

Gs: Via del Galoppatoio 33 (In the subway of the Metro SPAGNA station

and what about dress shopping? This I leave to you, you will find thousands of shops of all levels, from the smart boutiques in Via Condotti to the young style shops in Via del Corso. Via Vittoria is one of the smartest street for shopping….. just enjoy and discover by yourself.

An Italian mobile will be available for free except for the traffic. This service is given to my guests to avoid them high roaming costs while calling local phones, and to get in touch with me more easily.


High speed Wifi 24 hrs


Smart phones: Some free applications I suggest you to download before your arrival (for Ios and Android)


WhatsApp: to get in touch via wifi with no costs (very popular in Italy), you need mobile number

MyTaxi: to get a taxi only in big cities and pay with paypal via the application (lower prices) ask me

for the promotion code to get 20 euros discount on your first trip.

The Great beauty of Rome: a simple app with descriptions of main sites

Moovit:  all info and how to get somewhere with public transportation in Rome