- 2 bedrooms
- 2 bathrooms
- sleeps 4
Description from the owner
WINNER Trip Advisor - Flip Key AWARD of EXCELLENCE 2011 & 2012.
Amenities: A.C. Courtesy Mobile Phone, Linen, Towels, WIFI, Heating, Guide's Books, Maps,
This vacation rental is located in the historic center of Rome near the important Basilica of San Clemente at via San Giovanni in Laterano. From the windows of the apartment you can see the Colosseum, and to the right, the obelisk "Lateranese" (the oldest and tallest of Rome). The apartment is also very close to two metro stations.
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Very Central Colosseum Cozy Quite free WIFI/cell
Rome, Rome & Lazio, Italy
Additional Location Information
In our apartments you will find a map of the centre of Rome as well as a myriad of brochures, depliants and information about the area. You will find many bars, restaurants, shops and other amenities only a few metres from the building. Some of the most important sites in Rome, probably the most visited, the Colosseum, is located at few walking minutes from the apartment. At check in the owners will personally welcome you and spend time to guide you in programming your vacation, sharing with you all their knowledge. You will have the feeling to meet a personal guide, that help you at 360' in discovering this big city so full of history, and save so much time that normally takes to a person that is in town for the first time.
Location Type City, Town
AvailableUnavailable Last updated: November 19, 2013 ◀▶
Rates shown in $ USD (Rental listed originally in EUR) (change)
|Date||Nightly Rate||Weekly Rate||Monthly Rate|
|Nov 01, 2013 - Dec 21, 2013 ||$206|
|3 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Jan 07, 2014 - Mar 15, 2014 ||$206|
|3 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Mar 16, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014 |
|4 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|All other dates ||$206|
|3 night min stay | Any day check-in|
|Can't find rates for your travel dates? Contact the owner|
Additional notes from owner
Christmas/Easter holiday additional 10% on high season rates.
DEAL: From 1st of Nov to 21st of Dec. we offer a FREE RIDE FROM OR TO AIRPORT.
Rates include: taxes, final cleaning, WIFI, A.C. Heating , courtesy of Mobile Phone, linens,maps, guides
Check in time at 1 p.m(when possible we will be happy to check you in earlyer, after a mutual agreement with the owner) but NOT LATER than 8.00 p.m.
Check out on the day of departue at 10 a.m. (unless there has been a mutual agreement)
Low season minimum 3 nighs, high season minimum 4 nights.
We generally do not ask for a damage deposit but do expect the tenant to notify us immediately if anything occurs. We also expect the tenant to pay for these damages
Transportation from and to the airport can be organized.
- Housekeeping Optional
- Central Heating
- Towels Provided
- Soap/Shampoo Provided
- Local Guides/Maps
- Air Conditioning [?]
- Linens Provided
- Wireless Internet
- Telephone [?]
- Washing Machine
- Electric Stove
- Dish Washer
- DVD Player
- Terrace [?]
- Smoking allowed - Ask
- Suitable for children - Yes
- 55 square meters
What Past Guests Are Saying
Great central location, helpful owners
Lovely central flat, allowing easy access to most sites. Lots of information in flat. Helpful owners. Good to have mobile in flat in case of need.
Excellent location and home away from home
Three of us spent 5 nights in this excellently located apartment. Walter was such a wonderful host (we didn't get an opportunity to be Natalie), providing us instructions on everything in the apartment and places to dine (he also graciously changed the king bed into two twins due to my lack of communication). In addition he went over the map with many "don't miss sites". Walter also arranged transport on our departure day to ensure we were at the airport in time (and the gentleman was early, a plus in my book). Excellent and timely e-mail correspondence prior to our arrival...and all in English!!!
Everything we needed for our first trip to Rome. If we ever get a second visit this will be our go to place!!
I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment.If you want to be 5 mins walking distance from the colosseum, and San Giovanni Church then you won't be disappointed. Also Natalia and Walter are wonderful-they took time to sit with us to explain how to use Rome's public transit to ensure we would see all that Rome has to offer.
A Charming and Convenient Location in Rome
We stayed for 4 days with our two teenagers and it worked out great. Natalia and Walter gave us the 'Fast Track' version of Rome so we could be sure to make the most of our limited time. She even called The Borghese Gallery and made a reservation for us in addition to arranging transportation to and from the airport. Thanks to these things we were able to focus on sightseeing and making memories!
Erica & James
Fantastic apartment, location and owners!
This was one of the best experiences we have had in renting a property on vacation. Natalia and Walter were everything that the previous reviewers said they would be. They arranged transportation for us to and from the airport, met us at the apartment when we arrived, gave us a basic layout of the apartment and area and made us feel at home. They had everything in the apartment we needed to get started. We ran into a snag with aTM machines and Natalia was willing to come over and go to the bank with me or do whatever she could to help us out. It was like we were visiting family rather than renting an apartment from strangers. We cannot thank them enough and will definitely be back again. Thanks Natalia and Walter!!
Natalia's apartment is very nice, confortable, clean, quiet and perfectly equipped with all you may need. I spent there 5 days with my three kids and it had been a wonderful stay for the four of us. Natalia and her husband are very kind, reliable and willing to help. The location is super convenient. Great experience and great memories of our vacanze romane! I strongly suggest Natalia's place.
Great Location and Gracious Hosts
Our family of four enjoyed this Roman apartment for 4 days this March. Natalia and Walter arranged for us to be picked up at the airport and then spent at least 45 minutes with us explaining the ins and outs of the apartment and going over a map of Rome with advice on public transportation and sightseeing. They were friendly and attentive. The apartment itself was a perfect size for two adults and two middle school-aged children. When we arrived one bedroom was set up with two twin beds and the other had a queen size--I believe that the two twins can be put together so that each bedroom has a queen. The small kitchen was perfect for breakfasts and the washing machine was great to wash our clothes before the next stop. The location was great--close to metro stops on both the blue and red lines--and walkable to everything. There are lots of good restaurants in the neighborhood and a nice sized grocery store was also just a few blocks away.
Position, Position, Position
We stayed in Walter & Natalia's gorgeous apartment in October. Walter & Natalia were so wonderful in helping us book and this continued when Walter met us and gave us information about Rome & what to see and do. The apartment is on the small size but we found it very adequate for 2 adults & teenage daughter. This was the best bed we had during our month in Europe and the air conditioning and quiet location made for excellent sleeping (very important as a tourist).
Finally the location, you can see the Colosseum out of the window, it's at the end of the street!! The restaurants were very good and we found it so quiet compared to the areas around the Spanish Steps & Trevi Fountain. I would highly recommend for all travellers and the wonderful personal touch of having the actual owners meet & greet (as opposed to an agent) was excellent. Thanks Walter & Natalia.
British Columbia, Canada
Excellent customer service
Let me start by saying that Natalia and Walter could not have been better hosts during our first stay in Rome. They met us at the apartment. They gave us great information (all written down) about the neighborhood, what to see, etc. And in fact they became our friends even stopping in for a glass of wine! Also, they went out of their way to buy and set up, at our request, a memory foam mattress topper for the bed in the 2nd bedroom which we found to be too hard. Very kind of them.
The apartment was reasonably priced and clean. All amenities were provided and the neighborhood was very enjoyable - safe and in a great location (down the road from the Coliseum). We were able to walk to other sights in Rome with ease.
The only thing we didn't love was the size of the apartment. We were four adults (three of us large) travelling together and we found the apartment too small - it would be great for a couple or even a family with two kids. In fairness, the ad on the Vrbo site mentioned the (small) square footage but we were unprepared for the very small 2nd bedroom (too small for bed-side tables or placement of suitcases) and the second bathroom (suitable for children or small people). We used it for emergencies only and four of us shared the larger bathroom which was manageable but not ideal.
Truthfully, we learned to love the place. Natalia & Walter recommended their larger apartment for our next trip to Rome and we will definitely look them up - lovely and interesting people.
Rome and Colosseum View
Our stay was perfect! We are all seasoned traveler's and had a perfect stay. This was our first visit to Rome.
Natlia and Walter are the perfect host! Both met us at the apartment and introduced us to the city of Rome and guided us on spots we must see.
The help and guidance provided was greatly used and much appreciated!
This was our last stop on our 2 week in Italy vacation and Favorite!
The apartment is spot on and so convenient!
Treat yourself and stay here!
A good time was had by all
The apartment was ideally located. Within walking distance to all the main attractions of Rome and close to buses and metro.
Walter and Natalia are very gracious hosts and were very helpful with suggestions and always available if needed. The apartment, though small, was very clean and tidy with everything you need.
I will definately go stay with them again.
Natalia and Walter have a clean, adorable, well decorated apartment with everything we needed in a great location. Lots of restaurants and shops in the area. They met us and gave us all the information we needed about touring Rome. They made a cell phone available to us should we need them. It was cold and heat was available. I would stay here again and have told other travelers to Rome as well...Very very nice!
La Dolce Vita at Dolce Roma
We chose Dolce Roma based on reviews on Trip advisor and other websites. The apartment lived up to our expectations and the website photos and information. Natalie and Walter were at the apartment to greet us and spent a good deal of time explaining how everything worked as well as highlighting everything we must see and do on our Rome tourist map. Thanks to Natalie, we booked tickets for the Borghese Gallery which we visited on our last day in Rome, it was fantastic. The apartment has everything you need including fresh coffee and a packet of delicious biscotti on arrival. There are plenty of great restaurants within a short walk and very good public transport at the doorstep. The bed is very comfortable and the apartment has airconditioning. The street carries a lot of traffic, including a bus route but with double glazed windows this was not a problem at night. Natalie and Walter leave you with a mobile phone so you can contact them directly at any time. Natalie also booked us a car to take us to the airport on the day of our departure, this was 50 Euro but well worth it. We enjoyed our stay at Dolce Roma and would recommend it to anyone looking for a comfortable, clean and centrally located apartment. Natalie and Walter are fantasic hosts who are happy to be of any help at any time. Many thanks Natalie and Walter.
Comfort and convenience next to the Coliseum
This gem was a home away from home, convenient to transport, shops restaurants and close to all the major tourist sites.
The assistence and advice given by Natalia and Walter was excellent, the apartment, although small was comfortable and cosy with all mod cons. Perfect for two or a family. Situated on the first floor with a bus stop outside it was a great starting point to our exploring Rome.
Free WiFi - a great little spot!
Clean, bright and comfortable!
We stayed in this apartment with our 11-year-old son in late March and could not have been happier. This apartment was perfect for a family of three or four. It was spotlessly clean and bright. Both bedrooms were roomy and comfortable and although the second bathroom is very small, it was a welcome supplement to the main bathroom during peak times. The location was fantastic, a 5-minute walk to the Colosseum and the Metro and just enough removed from the heavy tourist traffic to be a great gettaway. Walter and Natalia were wonderful hosts, setting up transport to/from FCO and recommending a number of great local restaurants. We would return tomorrow if we could.
Nice apartment in Rome
Exactly as described. The building, apartment and furniture were in excellent condition and everything was very clean. The owners clearly take a lot of pride in renting a nice property, and in taking the time so see that the visitors have a good orientation to the area. Walter responded to my emails before our trip promptly, and could not have been nicer when we met him when we arrived. I would not hesitate to recommend this apartment.
Aussies in Rome
Fantastic apartment in Rome
The apartment is extremely well appointed making it feel like a home away from home. It was very comfortable & quiet & so close to the Colosseum making it an ideal point to explore Rome. Natalia & Walter were such welcoming & generous hosts. Their insider information & tips about Rome & the neighbourhood (where to visit, where to eat etc) helped to make our stay memorable. We would certainly stay here again if we get the chance to return to Rome in the future.
Baz & Lol
Perth West Australia
A delightful apartment in a great location and neighbourhood
My husband & I stayed here with another couple in may 2011 and were absolutley delighted with the apartment. In a very handy location with lots of very good cafes & restaurants nearby. A daily fresh food market set up in the next street every morning and supermarket just around the corner for all your needs. Transport was very closeby and a view of the Colosseum down the street. The apartment was spotlessly clean with lots of light -although quite small and the second bathroom very small - it was comfortable enough for 2 couples. Having a washing machine in the bathroom was very convenient. Natalia & Walter were wonderful hosts and gave us plenty of information and recommendations which we took up. Really enjoyed our stay here, grazia Natalia & Walter.
What a wonderful experience
My friend and I were truly impressed when we were met at the apartment by Walter. He walked us through, explained how to use everything and helped us with our excursion plans. He was very warm and helpful. The apartment itself is wonderful. The kitchen was well-appointed, the beds were comfortable and all of our needs were met or exceeded. The apartment is very close to the Colosseum and in an excellent neighborhood. There are many restaurants nearby and we dined in many of them. We were amazed at how easy it was to walk to the Metro from the apartment, making it almost totally unnecessary to use taxis. Thank you, Natalia and Walter, for providing us a phone to use locally--what a nice amenity. The only downside is that one of the bathrooms is very, very small, but we were able to work through that. We definitely rated the apartment as an excellent choice and would highly recommend it to friends and strangers. What a nice experience!!!
Ideal Location - Everything You Need
I stayed at the Colosseum View 1 apartment with my son and daughter-in-law and I can confidently recommend anyone to do the same. The apartment suited us much better than expected due to its awesome location. The Colosseum is literally down the road as are buses and metro trains. We arrived in the evening and took a walk after dark so our first sight was the amazing spectre of the Colosseum lit up; a stunning welcome to Rome and just at the end of the road! Apart from one train trip to Ostia we walked everywhere. It was so easy from here and the best way to experience the Rome atmosphere. Natalia and Walter made everything so easy for us from the time we booked via e-mail (great information and so helpful) to the time we left. Natalia met us at the apartment on arrival and took the time to show us how things worked in the ,including the little espresso maker (use it...fantastic coffee before you set out in the morning). She sat down with us and explained where to go, how to get there, best restaurants, maps etc. Have to say that Clementini (Natalia's recommendation)was our favourite restaurant and only a very short walk from the apartment. Natalia left a mobile phone for us so that she could contact us to ensure everything was okay. The apartment is compact and clean with everything you need including a washing machine, balcony with clothesline and free wirless internet access. The area itself always felt safe as we always got home late after walking, sightseeing and eating. We were in Rome for 7 nights and wish we had stayed longer as our accommodation was great and there is so much to see and do. Thanks Natalia and Walter for a wonderful and safe stay!
Kathryn and Mark
My husband and I, a 17 year old and a 8 year old stayed here in July. We were so impressed with the service we had from the owners. They patiently explained what there was to do in Rome and there was so much. Even with the age difference in the children we had a great time and the apartment was so lovely and cool to come back to after a long day sightseeing. The location was amazing we could walk everywhere and there were lots of great restaurants nearby.
What a great start to our holiday!
Great location and great service
My wife and I stayed here in May and Natalia was fantastic with her assistance with everything, from check in to organising transport to the airport for us when leaving. The location is perfect and if you are like us and don't mind a walk, you can get every where by foot. If you do not like walking, both train and bus are around the corner.
Australian Family with young children
Everything you could want for and more !!!!!
When we arrived in Rome we had 2 sick young children..Natalie and Walter went out of thier way to arrange doctors and and wait with us to assist in translation.Thier advice on where to go, what restaurants to visit and how to use the transport around Rome proved invaluable and I will most certainly be returning.We have travelled all around the world and seen so many places and I can honestly say I have never come across a nicer couple.I would highly recommend the Dolce Roma Colosseum, great apartment and great location See you again guys
Excellent Hosts / Great Location
First off; Natalia and Walter could not have been more gracious. Our daughter (who was staying elsewhere in Rome) was attending college in Rome and when the airlines lost her luggage, Natalia helped her with shopping was so supportive. And this was two months before we even got there for our visit. Upon arriving, they were very helpful. They arranged for a taxi for us from the airport to the apartment (highly recommended) and met us at the apartment when we arrived. They helped get us situated and described all the local restaurants and public transportation. We had lots of questions which were all answered and they were never rushed. They gave us a phone which we could use to contact them any time if we had any problems (we didn't). I'd definately use Dolce Roma if I'm ever so fortunate to return to Rome.
Wonderful Stay with Dolce Roma
Had good communications with Walter & Natalia
before staying. Answered all questions via email
promptly. Offered to make reservations for us at a
few places that we were unable to contact.
Great Location for Colosseum View II. A few short
blocks from the Colosseum, subway stop right there
at Colosseum. Restaurants, bakery, bars, grocery,
bank in the neighborhood of the apartment. Natalia
gave recommendations for several restaurants near
Apartment clean and well stocked. Tea, coffee,
biscuits, jelly, butter, milk, etc all stocked.
Enough towels and linens. Washing machine in
bathroom, we used 1 time, hang clothes on small
cute balcony. Two bedrooms, we were 3 persons.
Smallest bathroom, very small, but useful to have
the extra area when everyone is getting ready at
the same time. Main bathroom very large and
accommodating. Didn't use wi-fi, local cell phone
provided for local calls, nice touch. Happy with
apartment, would stay again and would recommend to
Quispamsis, New Brunswick, Canada
Beautiful apartment, great location
We stayed in the Colosseum View 1 apartment May 11-15, 2009. It was everything we hoped for and more. Located on a one-way street, Via San Giovanni in Laterano, it is midway between the Colosseum and the spectacular basilica of San Giovanni in Laterano.
The apartment is located on the "first floor", i.e. one up from the street; in North American terms this would be the second floor. There is no elevator, but it isn't a long run up the stairs. The apartment had a larger bedroom and a smaller one, both with queen-sized beds. Also two bathrooms again one much larger than the other. The larger bathroom also had a clothes washer.
We felt very safe and secure - the door out onto the sidewalk has a wrought iron grate and the inside door to the apartment has large deadbolt locks that could be used for a bank vault.
There is a locking glass door leading to a very small balcony that provided lots of light into the apartment
The kitchen, while small, was well equipped with table and chairs, stove top, sink, microwave and dishwasher and was certainly more than adequate for us for breakfast and snacks.
There were two small convenience stores up the block from the apartment, and although we didn't need it, a much larger supermarket three to four blocks away facing Via Claudia. Restaurants abound, particularly cafes, along the street mainly toward the Colosseum. After a long day exploring the sights of the city, we were pretty tired, so when supper came, we didn't venture too far. We tried several of the dinnertime restaurants in the neighborhood, serving mainly pasta and pizza and we weren't disappointed.
A real pleasure was the graciousness of our hosts. We had seen from other reviews that they went the extra distance for their guests. We can now say that these reviews did not exaggerate. Before we arrived, Walter and Natalia promptly answered all our questions, and arranged for a limousine service to pick us up at the airport. Upon our arrival at the apartment, Walter was there to greet us; he even helped carry our luggage up the stairs. He provided information about the apartment (including a tutorial on coffee-making Italian –style) and touring maps and tips. They even had a cellphone (which we forgot) available so we could communicate with them if required. When were leaving Rome, to take a cruise from Civitavecchia, Walter had also arranged transport for us.
We would definitely stay with Dolce Roma apartments again.
Janet and Vic
Our first trip to Italy was amazing!
Staying in Dolce Roma Colosseum 1 was perfect for Vic and myself. The apartment was lovely, immaculate and fully equipped. Walter was a superior host, made us feel comfortable and welcome. We were very close to several excellent restaurants and within walking distance to ancient Rome. We felt like we were Romans from the first day and were very comfortable walking around the neighborhood. It is a perfect place to explore all of Rome as it is easily accessible to other parts of the city via bus (stop is right outside of the apartment) and subway.
Walter helped us to arrange a tour to the Vatican via ContextTours and it was a wonderful decision.
Thank you Walter and Natalia for making us feel welcome.
Natalia and Walter went above beyond every step of the way
My mother and I stayed in Dolce Roma Colosseum in October 2008 for a week. I can not say enough about how fantastic Natalia and Walter were. They met us at the apartment to give us a tour as well as tons of information on what to do, where to go and where to find things near the apartment. On our first day there I woke up not feeling good and knew I needed to see a doctor. Natalia and Walter were invaluable in helping me quickly get back to feeling healthy and able to enjoy the vacation. The apartment itself had everything we needed to be comfortable and certainly felt like a home away from home. I would certainly recommend staying there.
free ride from or to airport a 90 value
free ride from or to airport
We offer one free ride from or to airport. Driver will be waiting for you out side customs (if you choose the free ride from airport) with your name and will take you directly to the apartment or below the apartment if you choose to use our offer for returning back home.