About This Listing
The apartment is located in a characteristic area, very close to the Vatican City, the center of Roman Catholicism.
This is a very nice apartment, located on the second floor in a nice building with elevator, 5 minutes by walking from the Basilica of Saint Peter.
It is composed by:
- Fully equipped kitchen;
- Living room with a comfortable double sofa bed;
- Bedroom with king-size bed;
- Bathroom with shower box.
The living room and the kitchen have access to a very nice balcony furnished with table and wonderful plants. This vacation rental, very sunny and quiet, comes complete with linens and towels and is provided with TV, air conditioning, washing machine, Wi-Fi Internet.
Interaction with Guests
If interested, guided tours can be arranged to get to know the city as well as special day trips to discover the beauty of the Roman countryside, Tivoli, Assisi, Pompeii, Florence and Venice. Transfer service from/to the airports or the port of Civitavecchia is available.
The Vatican City, that is the largest part of the Papal State, lies on the north of the Janiculum Hill and is bounded on three sides by the wall overlooking the Viale Vaticano and on the east by the curved colonnade in St. Peter’s Square. It includes St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Palace and the beautiful gardens surrounding the various administrative offices of the Papal State. Some of the most important tourist places in the zone are the Vatican Museums, the Sistine Chapel, Castel S. Angelo.
The apartment is 5 minutes walk from the FS station “S. Pietro” (from which the sea is just 20 minutes by train); besides, it is well served by the ATAC bus lines (phone number hidden).
Other Things to Note
Please, read carefully the House Rules section.
At least one week before arrival the guest must communicate the arrival details. If we'll not be informed of delays and the guest misses the check-in at the apartment, there will be an extra charge for an alternative accommodation.
At the arrival, the guest must show the confirmation voucher and a valid ID to the person in charge. They will be requested to pay the Rome tourist tax of Euro 3,50 per person per night (except for children under 10 years).
The check-in is between 03:00 PM and 07:00 PM, early check-in is possible only if the apartment is ready. The check-out is by 11:00 AM.
Extra fees will be applied depending on the time of check-in:
- Arrivals between 07:00 PM and 10:00 PM: Euro 35,00
- Arrivals between 10:00 PM and 01:00 AM: Euro 50,00
- Arrivals after 01:00 AM: Euro 70,00
- Arrivals on Sunday or public holidays (January 1, 6, Easter, April 25, May 1, June 2, 29, August 15, November 1, December 8, 25, 26): Euro 50,00
From Dec 22, 2015 - Jan 06, 2016 the minimum stay is 4 nights.
The apartment is very centric for visiting the Vatican, super clean and tidy.
This experience was wonderful! We didn't meet Marco, but we were greeted by Hassan, his business partner, who was very welcoming and gave us a very kind reception. The apartment was lovely and comfortable, in a great location, especially if you are looking for something close to the Vatican, and was everything that we had hoped for. The amenities were clean and tidy, and it was just enough space for the four of us to stay comfortably. I would certainly recommend this space to others and was overall very pleased with the experience.
Hassan hat uns pünktlich empfangen und war sehr hilfsbereit. Dafür vielen Dank!
Die Lage der Wohnung ist perfekt, wir waren in ca. 15 Minuten direkt vor dem Petersdom. Das war für uns auch ein wichtiges Kriterium für die Buchung. Nachts ist es durch den benachbarten Bahnhof Roma - S. Pietro teilweise laut und man hört den Zugverkehr.
Die Wohnungsgröße war in Ordnung. Speziell die Küche hätte sauberer sein können, es war teilweise nur sehr oberflächlich geputzt. Das hat uns nicht so gut gefallen, aber für die paar Tage ging es, da wir nur abends/nachts in der Wohnung waren.
Es wirkt so, als hätte man diese Wohnung hopplahopp zur Ferienwohnung freigegeben, überall finden sich noch persönliche
Gegenstände des Vorbesitzers (?). Das war ein komisches Gefühl.
Well, somehow this was not what I expected, but it may be that I simply should have read things more carefully, when I amde the booking.
First of all, the hosts welcoming you are not people having an appartment to let, but middlemen who has made it a business to make such appartments ready for guests. They were friendly enough and things worked as described, but the photographs (given a good lense) give an expression of something much bigger. Then the guys were late, because they had a lot of other guests coming, so we had to wait more than ½ an hour outside the house, in spite of the fact that they had organized the transport from the airport. And when we only had two days, that was a bit annoyning.
Then there is question of value for money. The basic price is ok, but when you add their special fee for arriving at non-workdays (50 euro), AirBnB fee (more than 30 euro) and cleaning (again more than 30 euro), then a hotel would have been better, I think - and the cleaning standard was not impressing. Especially the kitchen has that light cover of grease that comes from many years of regular gas cooking, and judging from the content of the cubbards, the appartment might be something inherited and directly put into use, without a total make over - which is ok, but given the charge of cleaning, I would have expected something better.
Die Unterkunft ist ruhig gelegen und man kann sich gut vom Trubel der Stadt erholen. Vorteilhaft zentral zum Vatikan gelegen und über mehrere Buslinien mit weiteren zentralen Punkten der Stadt verbunden.
Kontakt und Betreuung waren sehr gut. Schon bei Ankunft am Flughafen (verspätet durch uns) gab es eine gute Kommunikation und nachfolgend eine Einführung in die Gegebenheiten der Wohnung und deren Lage und Umfeld. Hassan gab uns unter anderem gute Infos zu Sehenswürdigkeiten und zeigte sich auch sonst sehr bemüht, dass unser Aufenthalt einen optimalen Verlauf nehmen konnte.
Marco was very good with e-mail communication prior to our arrival in Rome. He provided phone numbers for both himself and Hassan so that we could meet one of them at the apartment. Hassan was very thorough in showing us about the apartment and provided us with a map of Rome including sites and grocery stores. We loved how convenient the apartment was to transportation, restaurants, shopping and the Vatican. The apartment is exactly as shown in the photos. It is very spacious and comfortable.
Everything like on picture, clean and cosy. In the house a lot of things. Close to Vatican - 15 min to the ST.Peter's Basilica, to the metro near 20 min. Some times it was noise - we heard street and neighbors.
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About the Host, Marco
Hi, I'm Marco! I manage several apartments in the historic center of the Eternal City. If you want to discover Rome, take a look to my listings and contact me for any info!
Ciao, sono Marco! Gestisco vari appartamenti nel centro storico di Roma, la mia città. Se volete respirare l'aria capitolina date un'occhiata ai miei annunci e contattatemi per qualsiasi informazione!