Top 9 Vacation Rentals In Rome, Italy - Updated 2021

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Rome is one of the oldest cities in the world, one that spans over 28 centuries. It is also one of the most visited and densely populated cities in the European Union. It is an important musical center as it hosts a number of concert halls like the Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia, and the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma. Its archeologic sites and buildings have been quite efficiently preserved. The city of Rome has numerous fountains, squares, and theaters, all of which have become important tourist destinations. Some interesting places that are a must-visit include the Colosseum, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Piazza di Spagna, Trevi Fountain, and the Vatican. Keep reading to find out about the top vacation rentals to stay at when in Rome.

1. Charming apartment overlooking a courtyard (from USD 147)

This vacation rental is an apartment for two guests located in the heart of Rome. Its quite close to a number of attractions such as the Colosseum, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon, Piazza di Spagna, Trevi Fountain, and the Vatican. The property itself is majestic, with high ceilings exuding a historic charm. It has a balcony, from which guests can look into the inner courtyard. It has one bedroom and one bathroom.

Deluxe appartamento in palazzo nobile nel centro
Rome, Lazio, Italy
272 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
bed is comfortable and ac is good
the couch and bed were comfortable enough although the bed was
andriana’s apt is absolutely stunning
a wonderful historic apartment in the middle of one of the worlds most ancient cities
we actually felt like we were staying in a room in a museum
Cleanliness:
the bathroom was a bit dated but clean
it was comfortable clean and filled with character
such a great place - clean nicely decorated and conveniently located
it’s beautiful clean & very well located
this place was clean comfortable and had an amazing location
Host:
andriana was an excellent host
andriana was an amazing host
the host was lovely and a great communicator
first of all the host was amazing
she was a fantastic host and a great help with everything
Location:
the location is excellent
beautiful apartment located in a great location
the location was perfect
a perfect location for exploring rome
in a great location
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2. Home inundated by Mediterranean light (from USD 126)

Bright, light and airy are the words to describe this apartment. It has been tastefully decorated with neutral hues and bright whites with a few scattered accent colours. Its overall décor imparts a modern feel which is in heavy contrast to the historic area. The rental is located in the Trastevere district, which is one of the oldest and happening neighbourhoods in the city. Without traffic, it is 21-minutes from the Leonardo da Vinci airport. It is located right in front of Tiber island. It can accommodate four guests as it has one bedroom and one bathroom.

Elegante Appartamento in Puro Stile Trasteverino
Rome, Lazio, Italy
566 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
the apartment is very nice and has all the amenities we needed (iron hairdryer espresso air conditioning etc
the apartment looks just like the photos
this is a very nice apartment with very nice extra touches like coffee and breakfast supplies
wifi was also very fast highly recommend staying here
we were thankful for the breakfast snacks that were provided and a working air conditioner
Cleanliness:
was clean and very comfy
clean and well kept apartment
the place was sparkling clean and fully updated
quiet clean attractive and brilliantly situated
it was really clean and it had everything we needed
Host:
giulio was a great host
giulio is a great host
great host with immediate reactions to any questions via phone / email
giulio was an amazing host
giulio was an amazing host
Location:
excellent location and gorgeous apartment
the location was perfect
really great location for exploring rome
the location was wonderful walking distance to great restaurants and bars
the location was absolutely perfect
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3. Private room in historic building (from USD 75)

Only a 25-minute car ride from the Leonardo da Vinci Airport, this Airbnb is a private room in Monti. The area is filled with historic alleys, squares, and cafes, all of which provide an authentic taste of Rome, rather than the manufactured tourist appeals. It has white walls with wooden ceilings and a red accent which grants it a homey and cosy atmosphere. Its bathroom has also been tastefully designed with fancy attachments which makes guests feel like royalty.

Stroll to the Colosseum from a Cozy, Quiet Home
Rome, Lazio, Italy
520 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Private room in bed and breakfast 2 Beds 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
would have been amazing to have air conditioning
the room was nice and had all the necessary amenities
the shower had good water pressure and the wifi was satisfactory
comfortable bed and cute amenities
air conditioning would be a great bonus but we were still comfortable without
Cleanliness:
clean and comfortable accomodation
it is clean and cosy with daily cleaning services
very clean & neat room 10/10 on that
this apartment is clean and is like the pictures
everything was great very clean
Host:
the host was also nice
host was very helpful aswell
fausto was a great host
fausto is a great host
owners are very friendly
Location:
the location is great
cute cozy apartment in a great location
this location was amazing
great location and great apartment
great place with great location
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4. Luxurious accommodation near the Vatican (from USD 91)

This Airbnb is a luxurious apartment right in the heart of Rome. It is in the Prati district, which is known to be one of the most elegant and preserved neighbourhoods of the city. It has elegant avenues, upscale boutiques, and antique buildings. This location also allows guests to walk to Vatican city. It can accommodate four guests as it has one bedroom and one bathroom. It has a full kitchen, a WiFi connection, a TV, a coffee maker, and an iron.

Appartamento di Design vicino al Vaticano
Rome, Lazio, Italy
261 reviews Superhost  Wifi Available
Entire rental unit 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
we had work to do in the evenings and the wifi was excellent
we had all the amenities that were expected including wifi and the hospitality was great
there is a lift to the 5th floor apartment and the street views are wonderful
both beds were incredible comfortable and there is lots of space
the apartment looks just as great in person as it does in the photos
Cleanliness:
great clean and comfortable apartment
everything is clean and comfortable
a clean well presented flat
very clean rooms and linens
the place was very clean and comfortable
Host:
very nice host too
edoardo was an amazing host
great hosts super friendly and attentive
the place and the host were excellent
edoardo is an excellent host
Location:
the perfect location very close to the vatican
i loved the location of the apartment
great location and a great value
the location is absolutely perfect
perfect location for a trip to rome
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5. Charming loft adjacent to the Roman Forum

This vacation rental is a small apartment located in the centre of Rome, next to the Roman forum. Its only a few steps from the Colosseum, the Campidoglio, the Circus Maximus, and Piazza Venezia, and is just a fifteen-minute walk from Piazza di Spagna. It was recently renovated in mid-2017 and has modern furniture. Located on the ground floor of the building, it is an independent and private property. It has a fully equipped kitchen complete with a coffee machine and has a smart TV with Netflix.

CHARMING LOFT IN THE SHADOW OF THE ROMAN FORUM
Roma, Lazio, IT
62 reviews
Apartment 1 Bedroom 0 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The apartment was cleaned to a high standard with plenty of amenities to make our stay as relaxing as possible
Beautiful apartment with all the necessities
Thank you for making the last leg of our honeymoon great
I have only stayed at one other before
I have only stayed at one other before
Cleanliness:
The apartment was super clean
The apartment was super clean
and the location cannot be beat
The property was clean located in the perfect spot
It is immaculately clean modern
Host:
Our host was so helpful
She was always available to ask any questions voice any concerns or ask her opinion about a place
She was always available to ask any questions voice any concerns or ask her opinion about a place
She was friendly and outgoing the perfect person to greet us in Rome
touches Owner really helpful
Location:
It is located in a quiet neighborhood directly across from the Forum
less than 15 minute walk to Trevi fountain and a short bus ride to Vatican city
It's located directly across from the Roman forum which makes for a spectacular view Everything we wanted to visit was walking distance from the apartment except Vatican city which was a short b...
It's located directly across from the Roman forum which makes for a spectacular view Everything we wanted to visit was walking distance from the apartment except Vatican city which was a short b...
Very tidy and comfortable Location was perfect; walking distance to train station and many of the attractions in Rome Fresh food market open on weekends just around the corner
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6. A beautiful attic with a sunny terrace

Ideal for six guests, this vacation rental is an apartment located on a third-floor walk up. Its position on the top floor permits access to a terrace which has been provided with lounging furniture and grants exceptional views of the Sana Cecilia Church. The living area is quite bright as it gets a lot of natural light. It has four bedrooms and two bathrooms. Please note that the minimum stay is two nights.

A Beautiful Attic with Terrace in the Heart of Trastevere (WiFi Free)
20 reviews
Apartment 4 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
The closet space was ample
the rooftop terrace and the fact that this part of town is pretty quiet
that was a little bit dissapointing
you drop it; you would have to exit the shower to pick it up
This is a lovely flat with a wonderful terrass at the rooftop
Cleanliness:
The apartment was clean and spacious
but it was very clean
The kitchen is nice and spacious and there are lots of travel books in English to borrow
There was a broken cart with broken glass and a broken clothes hanger for wet clothes on the patio which was unsightly
The place was clean and comfortable
Host:
We had some trouble being from the states starting the gas stove
TV CD/DVD players with a good selection books and had good light and was quiet
We adjusted quickly Fun neighborhood with the best cafes
We were chastised for not contacting them earlier from our arrival at the airport to our driver dropping us off at the apartment When our driver finally contacted the renter we were told "ten minu...
but even my husband managed them
Location:
Just a short walk into the center of Rome
but from walking distance of many beautiful sites in Roma
Overall a very safe location and safe old building
so it is not a quiet neighborhood
Great location when you want to discover Rome
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7. A little jewel in the heart of Rome

This vacation rental is quite a find as its located between a few places of interest like the Colosseum, the Palatine, the Roman Forum, and the Capitol, making it within a walking distance to all of these archaeological wonders. Guests can also easily visit the Vittoriano, which features a number of art exhibitions. The apartment can accommodate three guests as it has two bedrooms and one bathroom. Please note that the minimum stay is for two nights.

Massenzio, a little jewel in the heart of Rome, a stone's throw from the Colosseum.
35 reviews
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
It was comfortable and well situated
This review is mainly to put people on notice of the small shower and linens
Also the shower was extremely small
The apartment is very cool inside even when it is hot in the streets
you will not be able to shower here
Cleanliness:
The only little thing I will say is that the floors were not very clean and we were given one towel each which were not the best quality
Host:
The manager was great and very accommodating and gave great recommendations about the area
her nephew Luca was very helpful with information
the Roman forum (right next door) and
Lucy was very nice and helpful
Always willing to help us and guide us during our stay Thanks for the great stay
Location:
The location is very convenient The street is safe and very quiet
The location of this apartment is very convenient to many of the sites especially the Musei Capitalonini
Lucy took her time to explain the city and important sites
and we are just accustomed to better linens
It was the best location in Rome
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8. Historic apartment in Rome

Located on the ground floor, this vacation rental is an apartment in a historic building. It has a fully equipped kitchenette, a dining area, and a queen-sized bed. Extra sleeping space may be made available by using an expandable futon.

Apartment immersed in the history of ancient Rome
67 reviews
Apartment 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
Her apartment is very cozy
The apartment is spacious and even though listed as a studio is more like a one bedroom and very roomy
The only issue that we would had was it was pretty warm in the apartment when we arrived
lives up to all the other reviews and will make your stay in Rome fantastic
Loved the fact the walls were ancient Roman walls
Cleanliness:
plus it was close to public transport
Her comminication and suggestions were timely and helpful
and we look forward to returning Tim and Teresa
Ideally located; well appointed accommodation; excellent and friendly help and administration from Giuiia
Host:
Giulia is a great host from email and tips before arrival to a great introduction upon arriving
Guilia was a wonderful host and support for our first of many trips to Rome
simple very clean accommodation that perfectly met our needs
Giulia was extremely helpful both before and at our arrival
Giulia was great and gave us a map of the surrounding area that she had created Via Cavour is nearby and has restaurants and everything you may need Very nicely decorated and cute kitchen
Location:
It's within walking distance of many of the sites of Rome
Easy access to many sights and great places to eat
There is a restaurant called Mario's within steps that serves great pasta dishes
There are several great places to eat and several markets for groceries within walking distance of the apartment
The Termini Train station is also within walking distance or a short taxi ride for 10 euros or less Giulia
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9. Elegant lodging with minimalistic décor

Ideal for four guests, this vacation rental is a one-bedroom apartment. It has high ceilings, a loft bed, and a fully functional kitchen. It’s only a short walk from interesting places such as the Capitol, the Roman Forum and Campo dè Fiori. If guests want to visit the Vatican and St. Peter’s Basilica, they can take a short bus ride too. It has a minimalistic décor, yet manages to impart a comfortable and welcoming vibe.

QUAINT APARTMENT IN THE HEART OF THE CITY CENTER, NEAR CAMPO DE' FIORI
vicolo dei Falegnami, 32
Apartment 2 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom

Enjoy the wonders of Rome

Whether you’re here for the historic sites or for the food, you’re sure to have your fill of fun. Rome is a beautiful city, with a rich history that is sure to leave you wanting more. Book a stay at these amazing vacation rentals and have a great holiday.

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