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The Luxury Suite in Trastevere

Bedrooms 1
Space 40 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 1 - 4 nights
Popular Features
  • Air Conditioning
  • Wireless Internet


About the property

Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Convertible bed(s), 1 Bath, (Sleeps 2-3)

Enjoy the charm of an authentic Rome apartment!

Located right in the very center of Rome, in a tranquil cobblestone alley of the historic Trastevere area, this newly renovated and refurbished apartment combines the classic Roman charm of exposed original beams with the comfort and style of modern furnishings. This is an ideal typical holiday home to experience a great stay in the eternal city!

The area surrounding the apartment: The luxury suite apartment is situated in the heart of Trastevere, the picturesque medieval area located on the west bank of the Tiber. Part of the historical centre of Rome, Trastevere is the perfect place to glimpse a bit of the old world while still enjoying the lifestyle of today's Romans. From the cobblestone streets to the overhanging laundry lines, senses are pleasantly awakened with every step you take in this bohemian neighborhood.

Vicolo della Torre, where is located the apartment, represents everything mentioned above. It is the most photographed alley of Trastevere and you will feel very proud to have been chosen so popular and central location.

Equidistant from the Coliseum and the Vatican, Trastevere is an ideal place to discover the secrets of Rome on foot. Saint Peter and the Vatican city are about twenty minutes away and upon crossing the Tiber on the Garibaldi Bridge, you get to Campo dei Fiori, Piazza Navona, the Spanish Steps, the Roman Forum, and many other sights, in maximum 15 to 30 minutes walks. If you want to take public transportation, the area is extremely well served by the electric bus of Rome number 8 or many others in direction of the city. Our stop is Piazza Sonnino, the first bus stop after the brige on Viale Trastevere.

A few blocks from the apartment, you can find the outdoor market of Piazza San Cosimato, where tented booths display a bountiful array of tantalizing fruits and vegetables, or the Piazza Santa Maria in Trastevere, the most popular gathering place in the area. In this square you will find the church Santa Maria in Trastevere, one of the oldest and most beautiful churches in Rome and very much worth a visit.

The area becomes very lively at night as it is full of trendy bars and dozens of quality restaurants and pizzerias, where you can taste great Italian food at reasonable prices.

If you are looking for a very special accommodation, with all the charm and soul of old Rome yet with all the comfort and convenience of modern amenities, then the Trilussa apartment will surely delight you. Trilussa is the name of a famous Roman poet.

The apartment:

This charming apartment is located on the ground floor of a typical house of 1800 and enjoys a private entrance in additional to the secluded location that makes it not so noisy in a lively neighborhoods. This will allow you to sleep at night, advantage that few holiday rentals can offer in Trastevere.

The house is a confortable little suite, very modern and all renovated, pecfect for a couple or 3 persons of the same family because the third bed is a sofa bed in the living room free of charge.

There is a bed room with a king size bed and a living room with a sofa bed, very well equiped with Tv with a satelite to enjoy your programs all over the world, and wireless internet free and a Nespresso coffee machine with complimentary Italian coffee.

The luxury suite has just come out of a full renovation ( December 2015 ) and represents a quintessential Trastevere apartment. The rustic tile floor and the original ceiling beams bring a delightful sense of Roman history, harmoniously matched by the contemporary colors and elegant furnishings. Guests will feel completely at ease from the moment they walk in, thanks to the captivating and warm atmosphere. The living-dining area of this apartment is welcoming and inviting the guests to relax after trekking around Rome historical centre. In this area you can find a double leather sofa bedt, one single leather sofa, a coffee table and a plasma TV. The open kitchen is fully equipped with everything guests may need for daily living and it features a countertop and two stools to enjoy a breakfast or a dinner.

More Details

Romula Giannotti
Member since: 2009
Speaks English, French, Spanish, Italian
Response time:
Within an hour
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
23 May, 2017

About Romula Giannotti

My name is Romula and with my husband Claudio we were 32 year owners of a travel agency which was located near the Vatican. That job kept us continually in contact with people for whom we organized travels all over the world. Now we are retired. We are fluent in three languages: Italian, French and English, so we can also help you with all of your travel throughout Italy . You can ask our opinion on your stay in Rome or on your trip in Italy, how to divide the days into the differents cities, how to join the different places, how to decide if it is better to go by car or by train, or any other question !!! We just want 2 things :

1) to rent our 2 houses in Rome, the second one is located in the same lane Vicolo della Torre 12, you can visit the site homeaway #3571450

2) that you enjoy your stay in Rome and your trip in Italy !!! Dont hesitate to contact us !!!!

Romula Giannotti purchased this apartment in 2007

Why Romula Giannotti chose Rome

To deversify the tourism activity in a lovely city like Rome, I decided to invest in this tourism concept of vacation rental, trying to give the best of hospitality to our guests for a unforgetable holiday in the heart of the 'Eternel City' Trastevere !

We meet all our guests upon arrival to give them all the explications that they need to enjoy their stay, we offer them our avaibility for each kind of request as buy train tickets, leave their luggage in a little deposit to enjoy their last day in Rome, organize private cooking lessons, private day trips, wine tastings, transfers from and to the airport or the port of Civitavecchia where cruises depart for the Mediterranean, any service that can facilitate their stay in Rome.

What makes this apartment unique

The suite apartment is situated in the heart of Trastevere, very lively at night as it is full of trendy bars and quality restaurants frequented by tourists and Italians too. It is a typical house of the 1800, all renovated inside, located in the most beautifull alley of Trastevere, constantly photographed for its uniqueness. The bedroom is overlooking the courtyard of San Gallicano hospital, today is an historical monument, so my guests can sleep very well without being disturbed by noise that lasts all night in this very special neighbourhour of Rome, especially in summer.

An other benefit is that I have 2 houses in the same lane Vicolo della Torre (www.homeaway.com/228988 and www.homeaway.com/3571450) where 2 couples of friends travelling together can stay in their complete independence while being together.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Wonderful! 9 Vicolo della Torre, Roma, Lazio, 00153, Italy

Date of Stay

Feb 10, 2017

The suite is in my opinion in one of the best parts in Rome. Why? The centre is filled with the touristic attractions which are main reasons for trips to Rome (and so did we visit them). The attractions are close and we've been able to see about 80% in one day. But then we were looking for those authentic plaza's with restaurants and bars with old fashioned buildings, decorated with plants and flowers, and that is just around the corner in Trastevere! If you like these kind of places, walk out of the Vicolo della Torre, don't head to the centre but go to the left and wander around. You'll find them everywhere (the hardest decision will be which one to pick). The suite has everything you'll need for two persons! It is cosy, warm, it has luxury and a great authentic atmosphere! It welcomes you and absorbes you in a part of Italy instead of a modern looking room which is located in Italy.. And... The owners are just generous for what they offer you compared with their asking costs. They'll help you with anything and make the stay complete for any couple! It's just: Wonderful! For the cultural wandering people, look no further, this is it!
Feb 2017
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Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment in Trastevere in Municipio I

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 0
  • Self-catering
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 40 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered ...
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • city centre ...
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Dialup Access
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Parking Off Street
  • Parking On Street
  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Blender
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen
  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Mini Refrigerator
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet , Bath with Shower , Shower Enclosure , Jacuzzi
  • The beautiful en-suite bathroom comes with a shower cabinet with hydro-massage system to enhance your moments of relaxation. Bed linens and clean towels and robes are all provided. Features: toilet, combination tub/shower, shower.
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Extra Lg. Double Bed , 1 Sofa bed/Futon , air condition and fan
  • The bedroom features a comfortable and stylish handmade iron double bed, king size. Ample clothes storage is provided by the fitted cupboard placed in the small hallway. The beautiful en-suite bathroom comes with a shower cabinet with hydro-massage system to enhance your moments of relaxation. Bed linens and clean towels and robes are all provided.
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television
  • Video Player
  • Video Library
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • Health/Beauty Spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • outlet shopping
  • Shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
I am happy to inform you that from the 1st of June I will organize with my partners an "Italian Experience" The description is on the site http://www.italiantastinginrome.com/ that you can visit for more informations. If you are interestd to partecipate, dont hesitate to book through the site, you will give me your definitly confirmation once in Rome. I am sure that you will appreciate my new initiative


Wonderful! 4.9/5 -
(243 traveller reviews)

The Luxury Suite in Trastevere
average rating of 4.8971195 based on 245 reviews

Quiet Sanctuary amongst the Hustle and Bustle.

  • 5 of 5

If you want to stay in the very heart of Rome's Trastervere area and still get away from it all, this is the apartment you are looking for. Literally a short, deadend Vicola off of the busiest street in the area.

My husband and I stayed here for 5 nights and it was perfect. Clean, bright and everything we needed. Romula and her husband Claudio met us and spent a generous amount of time recommending restaurants, showing us around and chatting . Lovely couple. Claudio made a point of reminding us of safety precautions while we were out and about in the city (lots of pickpockets) . The apartment itself is securely outfitted with bars on the windows and a high performance door. Never a worry about sleeping or leaving your windows open .

The grocery store is only a few blocks away and restaurants are within steps from the door. The Tram 8 and Bus H are both close by so getting to and from the airport is extremely easy.

I would recommend this apartment to anyone and we would definitely contact Romula ourselves for our next Roman vacation.

Thanks a bunch Romula and Claudio for your hospitality.

Peggy and Brian

  • Review Submitted: May 23, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Charming apartment in a charming neighborhood

  • 5 of 5

Romula was great to deal with - always responsive and so helpful when we arrived. She went through a map of Rome with us making notes of sites and restaurants. The apartment was perfect and the neighborhood was great! Lots of restaurants close by and you can walk to all of the sites in Rome. I researched a bunch of different apartments and am so glad we chose this one. I highly recommend it!

  • Review Submitted: May 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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SEPT-ILES, Québec,Canada

très bien

  • 5 of 5

très bien situé, propre et bien équipé, calme et pourtant près de l'action de rue piétonne et à 5 min de la vieille ville.

propriétaires très accueillants et aimables avec de très bons conseils

merci Romula et Claudio

Claire & Pierre du Québec

  • Review Submitted: May 4, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Merci pour votre visite, nous sommes tres heureux de savoir que vous avez apprecie Vicolo della Torre et nous sommes toujours heureux de recevoir de parler Francais! Salutations aux Canadiens
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Delightfully charming flat surrounded by history

  • 5 of 5

We were completely at a loss about a rental location in Rome but what a wonderful surprise when we arrived at this apartment. Located in the Trastivere neighborhood of Rome, this flat is in a perfect location for walking to all the major sites in this ancient city from the Roman forum and coliseum to the Vatican.

Trastivere and the adjoining neighborhoods are alive with cafes, restaurants, bars, and shopping but this apartment is located just steps away from the hustle and bustle tucked into a quiet corner.

Our hosts met us at the apartment and gave us a quick tour of the flat explaining how everything worked. After that formality, we sat down to have a very thorough discussion of the best restaurants and cafés in the neighborhood and markup a map indicating all the sites to see.

The flat itself was just lovely. It had everything we needed and became a cozy retreat when we needed it most.


  • Review Submitted: Feb 8, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Jan 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review . We do our best to satisfy all our guests and your comments help us to improve the quality of the offer and help the next guest to choose us. Many thanks for coming
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Cosy,comfortable, quiet

  • 5 of 5

We have chosen this apartment because it was on ground floor as I had a knee problem. It was also very convenient for visiting the Vatican as it was close by . The taxi stand was very close . Plenty of restaurants and cafes(best to ask Romuna for recommendations) around the house gave us a big choice every evening.Famous Gelato shop just across the house was perfect. Due to location apartment was very quiet. It had every amenity needed chosen carefully.

Romula and Claudio have met us on arrival and provided us with very useful information and also a bottle of Prosecco!Very much appreciated.

We would certainly recommend this apartment to friends.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 27, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Dec 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for coming it was a pleasure to meet you
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Quiet for Rome

  • 4 of 5

I booked this apartment as it looked to be a in a quiet location. Apart from Saturday night it was pretty quiet. You can hear the neighbours upstairs and the restaurant storeroom next door but only after about 8:30 am so it is not really a problem. Excellent location for visiting the main sites of Rome on foot. Although there are other pedestrian areas, it would probably be hard to find many other locations to offer both relative peace and convenient situation.

The apartment is adequately equipped and comfortable. The bed is firm and could be a challenge to share with someone heavy or restless as the springs and frame do creak a bit. But there is always the sofa bed. Shame there is no dining table. Maybe a fold up one would be a good idea although there are plenty of local restaurants (not all good so best to take recommendations).

Romula and Claudio meet guests on arrival and provide essential information and advice, which is commendable.

I would certainly recommend the apartment.

  • Review Submitted: Dec 11, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Nov 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for your advises. Surely I will change the mattress as soon as possible, although I have hosted guests for the whole month of November that confirmed to me that they slept very well. I understand that opinions may be different but I want to please everyone
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Trevi Fountain
"dont forget to through a coin in the fountain to come back in Rome !"
Piazza Navona
Roman Forum
Jewish Ghetto
Arch of Constantine
Piazza Venezia
Villa Borghese
Bar Sant'Eustacchio il Caffe
Borghese Gallery
Campo de' Fiori
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
Via dei Fori Imperiali
Via dei Condotti
Palatine Hill
Tiberina Island
Chiesa di Santa Maria in Aracoeli
Forno Campo de' Fiori
Porta Portese
San Luigi dei Francesi
Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Fiumicino Leonardo da Vinci
Nearest Barpub
100 Metres
so many bars round the corner
Nearest Ferry
75 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Stazione Trastevere or Stazione Termini
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
Raccordo anulare
Nearest Restaurant
100 Metres
so many restaurants round the corner
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Fregene or Ostia
Car: not necessary

Close by there is a brand new fitness center with a personal trainer & sauna. 10 euro per day !!!!

A very good supermarket on Viale Trastevere where you will find everything you need with very good prices and a local open market in Piazza San Cosimato, every morning.


Prices & Availability

Prices for this holiday apartment in Trastevere, Rome Province

Rental Basis:
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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
18 Apr 2017 - 19 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Special 2 nights
20 Jun 2017 - 21 Jun 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
22 Jun 2017 - 2 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Special rent
3 Jul 2017 - 31 Jul 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
August in Rome
1 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
very high Season 2017
1 Sep 2017 - 31 Oct 2017
1 night minimum stay
for 1 night
Nov & Dec 2017
1 Nov 2017 - 19 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
20 Dec 2017 - 27 Dec 2017
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
New Eve 2018 in Rome
28 Dec 2017 - 1 Jan 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Winter 2018
7 Jan 2018 - 28 Feb 2018
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights
Spring 2018
1 Mar 2018 - 28 Mar 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Easter 2018
29 Mar 2018 - 2 Apr 2018
4 night minimum stay
for 4 nights
Summer 2018
3 Apr 2018 - 31 Jul 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Rome in August 2018 !!!!
1 Aug 2018 - 31 Aug 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
Very High Season 2018
1 Sep 2018 - 31 Oct 2018
3 night minimum stay
for 3 nights
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
for 2 nights

Additional pricing information

Final cleaning £25.27

The prices are FLEXIBLE and depends from the avaibility. Usually check out and check in is around 10 am.
I ask the balance at check in but in case of sudden cancellation I will be forced to ask for it anyway or to find a common agreement.
After check in no refund is due unless the problem cannot be solved.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund for cancellations more than 14 days before check-in date.
  • 100% refund for cancellations more than 30 days before check-in date.
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