About this listing
B&B "Visum Colosseum" two private rooms with shared bathroom in the area Monti: you can reach the Colosseum, Roman Forum, San Giovanni, Piazza Venezia, Via del Corso on foot in 10/20 minutes, without taking public transport or taxi..
**Please read the whole advert, the property details and house rules before sending automatic bookings**
B&B "Visum Colosseum" offer personalized tourist service on walking tours, attractions and monuments by an experienced local tourism expert (me, the owner).
From the house you can reach the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Domus Aurea, San Giovanni, Piazza Venezia, Via del Corso, Piazza di Spagna on foot from 5 to 25 minutes, without taking public transport or taxi.
Location: Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, in the area "Monti", 5 minutes walking from Colosseum.
We offer b&b accommodation, it's not a whole apartment to rent.
You will have one double room with shared external bathroom to be shared with the second room.
The bath is sanitized two times during the day. The bath is made by walls ceramic light green for a relaxing atmosphere, with shower and bidet.
Room allocation: we have two rooms to rent separately, you might give your preference for the blueor red room, but you can not choose: we assign the room according to availability and according to our criteria and needs .
Prices per night per room including breakfast (two guests).
Check in from 1:30 p.m check out at 10:00.
Breakfast is served in the lounge from 8:30 to 10:00
*Occasionally breakfast is served at the café downstairs on our way Café "Vecchia Roma" from 7:30 to 12:00 (the time is more flexible).
The use of the kitchen is not allowed for guests, but you can have quick meals in the lounge.
You will receive one set of three keys: including the key to lock your room.
THE HOUSE: This lovely apartment is on the second floor of a building of 1890 (with elevator), in a very safe area. The atmosphere inside the house will seduce you.
QUIET ROOMS WITH ENCHANTING VIEW: The large windows overlook the courtyard of an old college of bishops of Ireland, with view of the flower garden (tangerine, lemon, orange trees) and the unique advantage that you can feel a sense of escape from the chaos of urban space, while being in the historic center of the city.
LARGE ROOMS 15 square meters :
The red room "pot pourri", elegantly furnished, its wall of a warm burgundy color takes you on a romantic atmosphere of peace and harmony. Complete with a double bed designed by "Cappellini", comfortable desk and chair, mirror, large double wardrobe, LCD TV, two big lamps.
The "Vintage Blue" room: will rest on a wrought iron bed that dates back to the early 900, kept for years by our family, who will take you on a timeless atmosphere. A large square mirror and an original antique sofa in iron handmade complete this beautiful room in the sweet blue frame of its wall. The double bed is a queen size bed. There is also a comfortable desk and stool, large wardrobe closet, LCD TV, ceiling.
WHAT TO EXPECT FROM YOUR STAY:
A personal welcome by the owner or a family member and support 24/7 in case something goes wrong.
Personal travel assistance from an experienced local tourism expert, i can draw a personalized tour on the map depending on your needs and interests. i am your contact for useful information on walking tour, public transport, sightseeing, where to eat, entertainment, cultural events, on shopping, events in Rome and province. I will provide brochures, maps, books with multilingual guides. We have a bulletin board with dozens of business cards of the best restaurants and clubs in Rome.
WHAT IS INCLUDED:
Breakfast is served in the lounge between 8:30-10:00. The delicious typical Italian breakfast includes: genuine local fruits, a variety of teas, espresso coffee, orange juice, milk or cappuccino, pastries or croissants, bread, jam, butter, cereals, cookies.
Welcome gift: a local bottle of wine or local sweets, a toeltry set with shampoo and shower gel with natural ingredients citrus and spices.
WIFI is available for you - early check-in if the room is empty from the previous night - bed linens, towels , hair dryer, shampoo, shower gel will be provided.
WHAT IS NOT INCLUDED: for non-residents in Rome, there is a TOURIST TAX to be paid to the municipality of Rome, € 3.50 per day per person to be paid in cash upon arrival. (Children are free up to 10 years).
GUEST ACCESS: services in the apartment: heating, Wi-Fi, street parking, TV lcd.
In the living room, tables, chairs, sofas, cd player. Upon request keetle, toaster, iron, ironing board.
Being a b&b (not a holiday homes) we offer bed and breakfast accommodation so access to guests in the kitchen is not allowed.
At the entrance there is a lounge where you can relax in the evening, maybe with a nice glass of local wine, chatting with us or watching a good movie.
The idea of the b&b is designed basing on the sense of sharing and hospitality to make you feel at home, i will be always present in all stages following you during your trip to the discovery of Rome.
Interaction with Guests
The idea of the b&b is designed basing on the sense of sharing and hospitality to make you feel at home, i will be always present in all stages following you during your trip to the discovery of Rome. What to expect from your stay: a personal welcome by the owner or a family member and support 24/7 in case something goes wrong. Personal travel assistance from an experienced local tourism expert, i can draw a personalized tour on the map depending on your needs and interests. i am your contact for useful information on walking tour, public transport, sightseeing, where to eat, entertainment, cultural events, on shopping, events in Rome and province. I will provide brochures, maps, books with multilingual guides. We have a bulletin board with dozens of business cards of the best restaurants and clubs in Rome.
The location: Via di San Giovanni in Laterano, in the area "Celio".
Our b&b "Visum Colosseum" is the perfect place to host you during your trip to Rome for its strategic position; going down on the way home you can reach the main tourist attractions and monuments on foot in few minutes, without having to take public transport, or spend money on a taxi.
PLACES OF INTEREST NEARBY:
From 5 to 10 minutes walking distance Colosseum, Domus Aurea (The house of Neron), San Giovanni, Arch of Constantine, Via dei Fori Imperiali, Roman Forum, Palatine forum, the Circus Maximus, San Clemente, Santi quattro, Santa Maria Maggiore, Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, Holy step.
* For lovers of parks: at 500 meters Villa Celimontana park, at 200 meters Colle Oppio park with Colosseum view from high.
From 10 to 25 minutes walking distance: Bath of Caracalla, Traian Forum, Piazza Venezia, Via del Corso (shopping high street), Via Condotti (luxury boutique), Trastevere, Campo de Fiori, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Trevi Fountain, Quirinale.
Eating out: On our street and neighboring we selected for you the best places, we have personally tried: between bars offering tasty aperitif, (Royal Art Cafe, Cafe Propaganda, Oppio Coffee, Coming Out bar), restaurants and typical Roman trattorias, where you can taste fresh meat and fish with a spectacular view of the Colosseum from the windows or on the terraces, (Royal Art Cafe, Naumachia, Aroma Restaurant. Hostaria i Clementini, good pizza (Li Rioni, Naumachia and Pinsa&Buoi, Ricomicio da tre in San Giovanni district).
THE DISTRICT: the house is located in "Celio" district, between the Cathedral of St. John Lateran and the Colosseum. The area is one of the oldest areas of Rome, preserving different architecture styles of the different period: from ancient Rome and Christian vestiges (Colosseum, Aurelian walls, Porta San Giovanni, San Sebastiano gate and Caracalla Baths) to baroque buildings, passing for the rationalist style of architecture fascism of 1930.
Shopping: 100m. away you will find Via Appia Nuova a main street for shopping. There is a huge Vintage market "Via Sannio" open every day out of the metro station San Giovanni, (morning time, the market is very close to the house), where you will find a lot of clothes and special accessories at cheaper price in Rome.
Nightlife: The neighborhood "Ostiense" is near, "Via di Monte Testaccio"is the main area for pubs and clubs.
HOW TO GET HERE:
Metro A (direction Anagnina) get off at San Giovanni, take exit and continue towards Piazza San Giovanni, the square take street front "Via di San Giovanni in Laterano" and go straight to the Colosseum (travel time 5/7 minutes).
Or Metro B (direction Laurentina), get off at Colosseo take exit towards Piazza del Colosseo and continue up hill on "Via di San Giovanni in Laterano", travel time 7/10 minutes.
From FIUMICINO AIRPORT: take direct train to Termini station "Leonardo Express" and then take the metro A or B as described on. You will arrive home in 40 minutes. From CIAMPINO AIRPORT direct busses for Termini station.
Moving by busses or tram: From St. John Lateran (3 minutes walk) busses to different districts of the city center (phone number hidden) ( to reach Quirinale, Corso, the Spanish Steps, Colosseum, Campode Fiori, Trastevere). From Colosseum to any other area in the city center zone 1 C(phone number hidden). You can also easily reach the artistic quarter "Ostiense "and the characteristic" Trastevere "tram 3 and 8.
Other Things to Note
The "Visum Colosseum" is a new B&B born in December 2014. We offer two rooms cozy and bright with shared bathroom in the Celio district, just steps from the Colosseum and San Giovanni.
Welcome dear guests, please behave as if you were hosted into your best friend house! :)
1 Accommodation is private for the use of the guests, it's not allowed to bring other people in the house.
2 CHECK IN: You can't get to the b&b before check in at 13:30 to leave your luggage but if possible you may agree with us to leave luggage after check out for a few hours.
* evening arrival: before booking automatically discuss with me about the time of arrival, i might be busy at certain time.
3 CHECK OUT: the rooms must be vacated by 10:00
4 NO FOOD AND DRINKS IN THE BEDROOM (EXCEPT WATER) in the living room you will find comfortable tables and a sofa where to eat.
5 SINCE THERE ARE NO EXTRA COSTS FOR CLEANING, please leave the room clean, sheets and bedspreads ordered and PLEASE do not stain fabrics, furniture and floor with creams or body oils (beware of damages).
6 TOURIST TAX: the tourist tax in behalf of the City of Rome must be paid cash at arrival at the b&b, EURO 3.50 cent. per person per day.
7 SHARED BATHROOM: The bathroom is to be shared with two other guests, please avoid to leave your bath towels, clothing and personal effects respecting other guests and keeping the bathroom tidy.
8 BREAKFAST: Agree with me the time when you will sit in the lounge so i can serve breakfast (providing the time the evening before), i am available to serve breakfast between 8:30 and 09:45, at 10:00 Breakfast service ends up and the lounge must be left for cleanings.
9 THERE IS NO ACCESS TO THE KITCHEN FOR GUESTS
10 NO WASTES OF WATER AND ELECTRICITY ': every electronic device and lights should be turned off every time you leave the house, for security reasons and for common sense.
11 DOORS AND KEYS: close the door of the apartment with two laps each time you go out.
12 We will provide clean towels every 3/4 nights.