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Beautiful, clean, modern apartment in Trastevere with easy access to main sights

People3
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview


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Property
apartment
People
3
Bedrooms
1
Bathrooms
1
Minimum Stay
3 nights

Description

Photos and Description of this 1 bedroom holiday apartment in Quartiere XI Portuense - Apartment Ventinove

1 bedroom apartment with bathroom, kitchen, large lounge/dining room and terrace

LOCATION

Perfectly situated between the Trastevere and Testaccio areas of ancient Rome, this beautiful, clean, modern apartment is located on the 6th floor (with large lift) of a quiet, new (2011) building.

Trastevere is possibly the most beautiful and typically Roman area, famous for its narrow, cobbled streets, full of traditional restaurants, bars, pizzerias and small boutique shops open until late every night. From the apartment, you can take a leisurely stroll to this bustling and vibrant area or hop on and off the tram as you please, whilst still being just far enough away for a good night’s sleep!

Across the river, which can be seen from the apartment window, you will find Testaccio. Famous for its tasty trattorias and daily market. This area is popular with artists and writers and has become one of the most sought after areas to live in Rome.

If you love wandering around markets and want to experience ‘real’ Roman life and pick up a bargain at the same time, make sure you’re here on a Sunday morning, when you will find the famous Porta Portese market literally on your doorstep!

If you are looking for a park, you are not far from the amazing Villa Doria Pamphili – a seventeenth-century villa with what is today the largest landscaped public park in Rome. It is located in the Monteverde area and can easily be reached from the apartment. This park really comes alive at the weekend and, if you have a little extra time to spare, it is not to be missed. There is even a cute bistro where you can get an English breakfast!

TRANSPORT

The apartment is 250 metres from the No.8 tram stop which connects Piazza Venezia, in the historic centre, with the popular district of Trastevere. The tram also stops at Trastevere's railroad station, where commuter trains run to Fiumicino Airport and the cruise port of Civitavecchia. In addition, there is a bus stop in front of the main building. Using either of these methods, you will have easy access to all the major historical sites: Piazza Venezia, the Bocca della Verità, the Pantheon, Campo dei Fiori, and across the river to the Castel Sant’Angelo and the Vatican Museums.

Taking the tram, you will arrive in Trastevere in 4 stops (approximately 10 minutes) and the centre in 7 stops (approximately 15 minutes). The tram runs every 6 minutes.

From the end of the tram line, you can easily walk to the Trevi Fountain, the beautiful Spanish Steps and the shopping area of Via del Corso or for the big spender, the splendid Via dei Condotti, where you will find Gucci, Prada, Chanel, Louis Vuitton and other top designers.

AROUND THE APARTMENT

If you’re tired after a day of sightseeing, there are lots of trattorias, pizzerias, and small restaurants in the immediate vicinity of the apartment, where you can taste typical Roman cuisine. In fact there is even a restaurant, pizzeria, ice cream shop and cafe (serving excellent pastries and coffee for breakfast) on the ground floor of the building itself! For all essentials, or just to have a browse around, there is a well stocked supermarket literally next door.

Within walking distance you can find banks, local bakeries, clothes shops, tabacconists (where you can purchase travel tickets), doctors and dentists.

THE APARTMENT

The apartment consists of a large, spacious lounge with a fully equipped kitchen, a double bedroom and bathroom, and has all the amenities necessary to ensure you have a comfortable and hassle free stay.

The spacious bedroom has a large double/kingsize bed (154cm x 211cm) with a brand new, comfortable mattress. There is a wardrobe to hang your clothes, a table for your luggage, two bedside tables, each with reading light and ample storage space. The large french window opens out onto the terrace, so you can lie in bed and let the Rome sunshine in!

The brightly-lit living room has a large, comfortable, properly structured double sofa bed and a 32-inch high-resolution LCD TV. There is a DVD/Blu-ray player if you fancy a night in or have kids to entertain. A selection of DVD’s/books can be provided upon request (a list of available titles can be found in the welcome pack upon arrival). There is an extendable table and four chairs in the dining area of the lounge.

The kitchen, which forms an L-shape in the corner of the lounge, has everything you need including crockery, cutlery, pots, pans, a dishwasher, fridge-freezer, microwave and kettle.

High quality bed linen and towels are provided during your stay.

The bathroom has a toilet, bidet, large sink and shower. There is a hairdryer and a cabinet below the sink for storage.

The large terrace (25 square metres) looks over the open courtyard within the building, so you can relax peacefully during the day and night. With comfortable terrace furniture, you are able to while away the hours reading, drinking a glass of prosecco or even sunbathing during the warmer months.

All furnishings and fittings are new and of high quality. A washing machine, clothes stand, pegs and washing machine detergent are all provided for your use.

WiFi access, air conditioning in every room and independent central heating complete the features of the property.

CHILDREN: As a family, we understand the difficulties of travelling with children and we aim to help by providing, upon request, a cot bed and linen, toys, books, DVD’s, a steriliser, car seats and high chair. If you need anything else, please feel free to ask – we may be able to provide it!

More Details
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible

Owner
Adeline
Member since: 2015
Speaks English, Italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
100%
Calendar last updated:
30 November, 2016
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About Adeline

I moved from the UK to Rome ten years ago and now live here with my husband and children. My husband was born and raised in Rome and indeed we live near to the apartment because we believe it to be the best area of the city!

Adeline purchased this apartment in 2011

Why Adeline chose Rome

This property is in a fantastic location for travellers. It's very close to a tram that takes you into the heart of the city and yet just far enough away from bars/pubs/restaurants to ensure you can sleep/relax when you want. It was built recently and therefore is clean and modern - we believe it's beautiful to visit ancient Rome during the day but when it comes to somewhere to stay, the priorities are that it's fully functioning, well maintained and clean. The apartment is big enough to allow you to set up a little home from home while you're here but not so big that you have to spend a fortune. Being between Trastevere and Testaccio allows you very easy access to great restaurants and cafes and ensures you live the 'real' Rome while you're here.

We have also realised over the years that travelling with children, whilst fun and great for the family, can be more of a chore than a holiday, so we started using holiday homes rather than hotels and b&b's. We found that way we could come and go as we pleased and be completely independent. We really hope that we can make your holiday as pleasant as possible in the beautiful eternal city by providing a clean, modern apartment with all the amenities you need (plus others - just ask, we might have them) and share our love for the city by offering advice/suggestions of where to go and what to see and most importantly where to eat and drink!

Reviews

Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(29 traveller reviews)

Beautiful, clean, modern apartment in Trastevere with easy access to main sights
average rating of 4.9310346 based on 29 reviews
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5

A very well maintained,modern comfortable problems and enjoyable to come back to after a day of sigh

  • 5 of 5

This apartment is at the edge of Trastavere and Testaccio the former reached by a very handy tram #8 which will also get you into the central part of Rome.

The apartment has everything you could need, a very well equipped kitchen, a great shower and a very comfortable bed. We used the large balcony to sit out in the morning to enjoy the sun and in the evening to read.

  • Review Submitted: Sep 30, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to review our apartment - we really appreciate it. We're so glad you enjoyed your stay and hope to see you again one day! All the very best to you both.
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5

Perfect. Exactly as advertised!

  • 5 of 5

This apartment was exactly what we had hoped for. The location, off the beaten path, but accessible to everywhere made our daily adventures easy and provided us with a more "local" experience. It was clean, bed was comfortable (firm), bath and kitchen lovely. (One quibble, the shower is very tiny, but I'm on the bigger side.) Very dependable wifi. Adeline is a delight to deal with. Overall would definitely recommend!

  • Review Submitted: Sep 21, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks so much for taking the time to write a review, we always really appreciate it! I'm sorry you found the shower a little on the small side, however, it is a standard European shower box size and we really hope it didn't detract from your time here in any way. It was a pleasure to meet you both and I hope you enjoyed the rest of your time here in Italy. All the best!
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5

Great little flat in a laid back part of Rome

  • 5 of 5

Adeline and PIere-Luigi's apartment was a very comfortable place to call home for our time in Rome. They were very accommodating with any of our requests, even lending us toys and DVDs for our twin 4-year old daughters. There was more than enough space or the four of us, and the terrace is enormous. The neighborhood was very cute and convenient to central Rome via the tram, and a short walk to many local restaurants, gelaterias, and nearby Testaccio. The supermarket on the same block as the building was super convenient, and the pizzeria and restaurant in the building on the street level couldn't have been closer. It's a great choice for families looking to get out of the intensity of central Rome, but still be in a vibrant neighborhood close by.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 24, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're so glad the apartment suited the needs of your family. It was a pleasure to meet you all - your girls are wonderful! Thanks again for the lovely comments. All the very best.
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5

Absolutely lovely apartment and a very accomodating host

  • 5 of 5

Apartment was well-appointed and very clean. The terrace was our favorite hangout after a long day of sightseeing. We found the nearby grocery store very handy for picking up wine, snacks or light meal. the area has a few nice restaurants within walking distance. The nearby tram and buses can get you anywhere you want quickly and easily.

Adeline was a pleasure to work with. Very responsive to inquiries before and during our stay. We found the guidebook that she keeps in the apartment very useful in planning our sightseeing trips.

Would highly recommend this apartment to anyone visiting Rome.

  • Review Submitted: Jul 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the lovely review and for taking the time to write it. We're always so pleased to hear that people have had a good time at the apartment and in Rome. It was lovely to meet you! Very best wishes.
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5

Excellent base for visiting Rome

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I stayed in this lovely apartment during our trip to Rome in April. Adeline was a pleasure to communicate with, making booking the apartment and securing details for our arrival and departure very easy. We found the apartment to be much larger than we had anticipated, very well equipped and clearly well cared for. The nearby tram provided easy access in to the centre of Rome. We would highly recommend this apartment to our friends and family looking to stay in a quieter section of Rome!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 7, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your lovely comments! We are so glad you enjoyed your stay here in Rome and that the apartment suited you. It was a pleasure to meet you and your husband and we would be thrilled to host any of your friends/family! All the very best.
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Great place to visit Rome

  • 5 of 5

Planning our Trip to Rome I found Adeline's place with very good ratings on the internet. Contacting and booking was very easy. After confirmation we received of Adeline a very good Documentation of how to find the flat and how to enter the building (lots of gates, very secure). It is located in a quiet part of Rome with a great view towards the Tiber and the adjacent quarter Testaccio. The flat is very clean, very new and very well organized. It is very well equipped. The Simply supermarket right next door makes life very easy to get food for breakfast, cooking and of course for taking home to our families. The bed was very comfortable to sleep in after a long walking day in the city. Adeline prepared a very nice guide with favorite restaurants and sight seeing spots. We liked the restaurant L'Archetto close to the Pantheon very much. Additionally, Adeline helped us to find Domus Aurea which can only booked in advance over a special homepage in the Internet. In total we had a really great time and would love to come back to stay at this wonderful place.

  • Review Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Mar 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your extremely kind comments! We are always very happy when people like our apartment! We hope you had a safe trip home and would be thrilled if you returned to stay with us in the future! Very best wishes to you both.
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Location

Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
Fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
0.3 Kilometres
Brasserie 4:20 / Lochness pub
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Golf
7 Kilometres
Sheraton Magliana
Nearest Train
0.8 Kilometres
Roma Trastevere (to and from airport)
Nearest Motorway
11 Kilometres
A1 (for Milan, Florence, Naples)
Nearest Restaurant
Osteria Pistoia (ground floor of the building)
Nearest Beach
26 Kilometres
Ostia
Car: not necessary

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Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Quartiere XI Portuense, Rome

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Low season
1 Nov 2016 - 22 Dec 2016
3 night minimum stay
£256
for 3 nights
From
£77
£538
 
 
High season
23 Dec 2016 - 6 Jan 2017
3 night minimum stay
£333
for 3 nights
From
£102
£709
 
 
Low season
7 Jan 2017 - 31 Mar 2017
3 night minimum stay
£256
for 3 nights
From
£77
£538
 
 
High season
1 Apr 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
3 night minimum stay
£333
for 3 nights
From
£102
£709
 
 
Low season
1 Nov 2017 - 22 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
£256
for 3 nights
From
£77
£538
 
 
High season
23 Dec 2017 - 6 Jan 2018
3 night minimum stay
£333
for 3 nights
From
£102
£709
 
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
£333
for 3 nights
From
£102
£709
 

Additional pricing information

Cleaning fee £26
Refundable Damage Deposit £128
Stay tax €4 per night, per person. This amount will be due to the owner upon arrival. Does not apply to children under 10 years.

Rates are based on 2 sharing. Please see additional charges for additional guests (€10 per person per night; €10 per cot and cot linen per night)
A late check in fee (after 8pm) €20 will be applied.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund for cancellations more than 60 days before check-in date.
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Facilities

Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Quartiere XI Portuense in Rome Province

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Self-catering
Location Type:
  • city centre
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Lift ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Hob ...
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Shower Enclosure , Bidet
  • The bathroom has a toilet, bidet, large sink and shower. There is a hairdryer and a cabinet below the sink for storage.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Cot
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Library
Outside:
  • Terrace ...
Suitability:
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • duty free shops
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • golf
  • mountain biking

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