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3 CHARMING APARTMENTS IN HEART OF ROME (NAVONA SQUARE)

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Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian
People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment

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3 CHARMING APARTMENTS IN HEART OF ROME (NAVONA SQUARE)

People6
Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment

Overview

Overview

Photos and Description of this 2 bedroom holiday apartment in Centro Storico (Old Rome)

2 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, kitchen , 4 - 6 sleeps + baby-cot, A/C - WI-FI

'Casa Fontanella' , 'Casa Antiqua' and 'Casa Tabærna' are three delightful apartments located in the same private building in Piazza Navona area.

With their famous and central location, it is easy to walk to Trevi fountain, Spanish Steps, Pantheon, Foro Romano, Piazza Venezia, Campo dé Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Castel Sant’Angelo and the Vatican.

In this historical neighborhood you will find the magnificent palaces of the antique Roman families such as Farnese, Spada, and Pamphili to name just a few, streets that have changed little since Renaissance times. Here you will find artists' workshops, woodworkers, traditional bakeries, markets, restaurants, and a range of fashionable shops and characteristic eating places, where typical Roman cuisine can be enjoyed in the numerous trattorias, pizzerias, and wine bars offering the traditional Roman hospitality.

This popular tourist area also offers a range of fashionable shops and characteristic eating places, where typical Roman cuisine can be enjoyed in the numerous trattorias, pizzerias and wine bars where visitors will really feel part of the atmosphere of old Rome.

The property was recently restored.

All our properties are no-smoking.

Each apartment is provided with bathroom and well equipped kitchen corner.

All the units have an independent heating and air-conditioning system.

A free wi-fi internet connection is provided.

Each unit has 2 TV.

Baby-cot available.

Our rates are tax and utilities included and there are no agency commissions.

The rate includes: linens, towels.

Reservations through paypal accepted.

Private transfers can be arranged from/to airports and Civitavecchia port.

More Details

Details for holiday apartment Casa Fontanella (unit 1), 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6, 1 Bathroom

Delightful 70 sq. mt. apartment located on the 1st floor of a building in Piazza Navona area. This elegant and comfortable apartment does conciliate the centrality of the location with such a spacious and cozy flat: furnished in a very sophisticated Italian style and completed by with typical wood beamed ceilings provides a stunning atmosphere and envelopes visitors with a cozy holiday feeling. This 17th century apartment has two rooms: one with two double-beds and another one with only one double-bed. Baby-crib available. The kitchen is fully equipped with fridge and stove. The bathroom includes a shower. Washing machine and clothes dryer are available. Autonomous central heating and Air condition. Each room has a TV. A free wi-fi internet connection is provided. ***THE BOOKING SYSTEM GIVES PRICES BASED ON 2 PERSONS OCCUPANCY*** Private transfers can be arranged from/to airports and Civitavecchia port.
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Owner (Owner)
Advertiser since: 2007
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Russian, Italian

About Owner

I’m the OWNER of this apartment. My familiy left me this apartment in this special area of the historical center where I know every corner of the streets so I want you to love visiting Rome as much as i do.

Owner purchased this apartment in 1946

Why Owner chose Centro Storico (Old Rome)

I want you to love your vacation, love Rome.

What makes this apartment unique

One of the benefits is the peaceful position of the house notwithstanding the very animated area especially during the night.

In the neighbourhood there are restaurants, bars, food shops, supermarkets and a traditional outdoor market.

Why HomeAway

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Bedrooms 2
Bathrooms1
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Reviews

Reviews

4.9
based on 102 holidaymaker reviews

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Casa Fontanella (unit 1)
average rating of 4.872549 based on 102 reviews
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Casa Fontanella (unit 1)
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p69836
Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
Melbourne, Australia
5

Great place to see Rome from

  • 5 out of 5
We had a cosy but brilliant holiday here with 6 adults and 1 child. The location does not get much better than here, so close to walk to all the top tourist attractions and restaurants. Since it is in a back street it is nice and quiet too.

The description was slightly miss leading since it only has one bedroom not two, the living room doubles as the second bedroom. The bedroom is large enough to sleep 5 people (2 double beds and one single bed on the floor) with another double bed in the living room. The owner was friendly, accommodating and kept the place nice and clean.

Access to the apartment is up two flights of narrow winding stairs, so you will need to be comfortable with a small climb. It would be a great place for a families, even up to three or four kids. It was a short ride on bus no. 40 from Termini Station to near Ponte St. Angelo. Very close to the Vatican, only a short walk across the river.
  • Review Submitted: 09-Jun-2009
  • Date of Stay: May 2009
  • Source: HomeAway
Recommended for:  Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Families with Teenagers, Families with Young Children, Romantic Getaway
business
Casa Fontanella (unit 1)
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p69836
Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
5

Great location and close to many attractions

  • 5 out of 5
We stayed here for three nights and would stay again. The apartment is nicely furnished, clean, spacious for a two bedroom and very well equipped - wifi, TV, plenty of cooking utensils and crockery, kettle, etc. The beds are very comfortable which is a nice change from apartments furnished with cheap uncomfortable mattresses!

Location wise it is a very short walk from Navona square, on a narrow roman street, and you can walk to all main attractions (we did not need any transport at all asides from airport transfers). It has a supermarket close by which is very handy.

The owner was incredibly helpful from beginning to end, provides useful recommendations.
It is also close to many lovely places to wander round and also eat. Some great ones were Il Corallo for very nice food, great value plus a range of Lazio wines, Enoteca Il Goccetto for a wine.
We would recommend this and return.
  • Review Submitted: 28-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Casa Fontanella (unit 1)
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p69836
Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
New York, NY, USA
4

Wonderful neighborhood

  • 4 out of 5
My mother and I stayed in this apartment for 4 nights. Elina was very responsive, and helped arrange our airport transport, which went very smoothly. The apartment was clean, comfortable and very convenient. We loved the cafe down Via Panico and started every morning there. There were many great sights and restaurants within easy walking distance. Two things I would caution about: First, if there's anyone in your group that has trouble with stairs, the interior stairs to the apartment were a bit narrow and steep. Second, the apartment entrance is right off a very small interior courtyard, which seems to function as a giant megaphone or amplifier. The noise every morning (fellow tenants & construction workers) was unbelievable - almost like they were in the room with us.
  • Review Submitted: 23-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
Owner's Response: I'm sorry about the noise but sometimes the building needs manteinance and unfortunately for this travelers it happened during their stay.
business
Casa Fontanella (unit 1)
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p69836
Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
Orange
3

Unreliable access

  • 3 out of 5
Unfortunately, despite advising the owner of our flight details and her arranging a driver to pick us up from the airport, we waited an hour and a half outside the apartment for someone to let us in. Our texts, phone calls and emails weren't answered. A real downer after a days travelling to wait with 2 children worrying that we'd been scammed. This is a basic apartment - there is no living area, just the two bedrooms and a kitchen, however it is in an excellent location. The beds were comfortable and it was clean. I wouldn't get the driver as that costs €80 and a taxi to and from the airport is capped at €48.
  • Review Submitted: 12-Oct-2014
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2014
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: I gave to this traveler an appointment at the apartment at noon when usually take place a check in in my apartment. If they booked a flight with a early morning arrival in Rome i couldn't help them.
I try to help all my guests if i have the possibility but it was not fair to ask previous guests to have a earlier check out.
About the transfer i want to clarify that the price they payed is due to the fact that they wanted a private one and of course the price is higher than a normal taxi.
business
Casa Fontanella (unit 1)
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p69836
Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
5

GREAT LOCATION

  • 5 out of 5
My husband, children, and I just returned from a short stay at the apartment. A great spot to stay while you see & do it all in Rome. It is clean, comfortable, and spacious with wifi and air conditioning. Piazza Navona neighborhood is perfect for walking, restaurants, shopping, & sightseeing. Ancient Rome is just around you. The Vatican is about a 5 minute walk. Make reservations online for the Vatican Museum & check to see if you need them for other museums. You'll be glad you did. Our favorite restaurant was trattoria DA TONINO right around the corner. Great food & wine & wonderful people. Don't miss their wine cellar. The owner was friendly & easy to deal with, always prompt to respond to my questions. He arranged transportation from, & back to the airport in a beautiful car with good, reliable & prompt drivers. Wonderful cappuccino options right outside your door too. We definitely would stay here again. Thanks for everything.
  • Review Submitted: 13-Sep-2014
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
business
Casa Fontanella (unit 1)
http://www.homeaway.co.uk/p69836
Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
5

Perfect

  • 5 out of 5
Beyond belief. Property was even better than we expected and location was so convenient. Way beyond our expectations, I will never stay anywhere else again. Very quiet location just a few steps from all seesigths of Rome. The owner was very helpful and accomodating. Quick and easy to get into Rome, but lots of great restaurants right around the property. Check out IL FICO restaurant as well as Tonino restaurant. Felt very safe. I can't imagine staying anywhere else.
  • Review Submitted: 29-Aug-2014
  • Date of Stay: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Nice family and well behaved kids.

Location

Location

Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Fiumicino
Nearest Train
2 Kilometres
Termini
Nearest Restaurant
10 Metres
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Piazza Navona. The most famous square of Baroque Rome stands on the site of Domitianus stadium and the name seems to derive from a popular corruption of the term for the competitive games in agone which were held here. From the times of Domitian on, the place was used almost exclusively for sports events, including the famous August regatta in which the participants wore the colours of the nobles and the civic clergy. Even now the feast of the Befana (January sixth) is celebrated there with a typical market.

Other Activities: Shopping, antiquing, museum.

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Availability & Rates

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Rental rates for this holiday apartment in Centro Storico (Old Rome), Rome

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Rental Period Minimum Rate Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Rate
 
Low Season
9 Nov 2014 - 19 Dec 2014
1 night minimum stay
€90
for 1 night
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€90
 
 
Xmas Holidays
20 Dec 2014 - 6 Jan 2015
1 night minimum stay
€160
for 1 night
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€160
 
 
Low Season
7 Jan 2015 - 28 Feb 2015
1 night minimum stay
€90
for 1 night
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€90
 
 
March $pecial
1 Mar 2015 - 31 Mar 2015
1 night minimum stay
€100
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€100
 
 
High Season
1 Apr 2015 - 8 Nov 2015
1 night minimum stay
€120
for 1 night
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€120
 
 
My Standard Rate
1 night minimum stay
€90
for 1 night
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€90
 

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Notes RATES CHANGE UPON NUMBER OF GUESTS:
HIGH SEASON: 1 person 90 €, 2 persons 120 €, 3 persons 140 €, 4 persons 160 €, 5 persons 170 €, 6 persons 180 €.
LOW SEASON: 1 person 80 €, 2 persons 110 €, 3 persons 130 €, 4 persons 150 €, 5 persons 160 €, 6 persons 170 €.
Prices shown are subject to an increase of 25% at Easter, Christmas and New Year periods.
NO DAMAGES DEPOSIT REQUIRED

FINAL CLEANING FEE OF 40 €

Payments schedule:
* Booking advance via Paypal
* Balance to be payed in cash upon arrival

Check-in after 6 p.m. extra service fee of 20 € paid in cash upon arrival.
Check-in after 10 p.m. extra service fee of 40 € paid in cash upon arrival.

Facilities

Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Centro Storico (Old Rome) in Rome

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • city centre
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking Off Street
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
Bedrooms:
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 2 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
    Bedroom 2 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed
  • Crib: upon request, 20 € one-time fee
Entertainment:
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • library
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
Notes:
Private transfers can be arranged from/to airports and Civitavecchia port.
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