Romakko Apt cozy suitable for 5

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Via dei Volsci, Rome, Lazio 00185, Italy
Virginia

This beautiful apartment is located in a renewed building dated early 1900s, in the historical district named San Lorenzo. It occupies the early stretch of Tiburtina road, one of the historical ancient Roman roads.

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This beautiful apartment is located in a renewed building dated early 1900s, in the historical district named San Lorenzo. It occupies the early stretch of Tiburtina road, one of the historical ancient Roman roads.

The Space

Willing to feel at home while in Rome? We have what you need! A cozy fully furnished/equipped, recently renewed centrally located apartment close to Termini stn, with easy access to the wonders of Rome. Close to the University La Sapienza, in the historically famous district of San Lorenzo, plenty of restaurants /pizzerias /discoes /bars /cafeterias /tobacconists /supermarkets /open air markets /chic and handcraft shops, very popular for night life yet very safe and lively.
Suitable for up to 5 persons + baby (cradle included for free), 1 king size, 1 queen size + 1 single. 1 en-suite toilet + 1 bathroom with Jacuzzi, 32" flat screen TV, hi-fi, microwave, dish-washer, electric oven, gas stove, fridge, air-con, 2 hair-dryers, 100% organic cotton bed linen and towels, house-cleaning upon departure included (once a week for longer stay).
24hrs English/Japanese/Spanish/Italian speaking assistance, fire-extinguisher – first aid box – internet wi-fi included.
Extra services on request: transfer from/to airport/station/other city; restaurant-cars-museums-guided tours booking and suggestions.
If you land at Fiumicino Airport you can: take Terravision bus @ € 4 one way; Bus Shuttle @ € 8 one way; Direct train @ € 14. From the station it takes about 10 minutes on foot.
If you land at Ciampino Airport you can get Terravision bus @ € 4 and then walk for about 10 minutes to the apartment. I will provide a map with the easiest way!

Guest Access

Guests have access to the entire apartment, located on the 4th floor with no elevator.

Interaction with Guests

We will provide all the useful information upon check-in regarding the neighborhood and the historical sites in general, being myself a tour leader do not hesitate to ask me questions about my city!

The Neighborhood

This beautiful apartment is located in a renewed building dated early 1900s, in the historical district named San Lorenzo. It occupies the early stretch of Tiburtina road (one of the historical ancienr Roman roads) starting from Termini railway station and ending at the Verano area. You can reach the Colosseum by walking downhill for less than 20 minutes!
Originally a working-class neighbourhood it has been a popular, left-oriented area. During WWII it was heavily bombed by Allied planes. Maria Montessori's first 3-6 age program was started in San Lorenzo in 1907. Today due to the vicinity of the La Sapienza University, it is increasingly assuming the character of a student and young artist district. Every evening, hundreds of young people descend on the area. Pizzerias, boutiques and other modern places are subsequently replacing the old popular workshops and small markets.

Getting around

You can reach the historical city centre by using the bus # 492 or the metro A from Vittorio station.
Or you walk to the Coliseum and St. John in Lateran Cathedral within 20 minutes.
You can reach the apartment from the airport by inquiring for a transfer, using the bus from the airport to Termini station or the Leonardo Express direct train from Fiumicino Airport to Termini station, and then walk for 10 minutes.

Other Things to Note

Don't bring too heavy suit-cases as you will have to reach the 4th floor by climbing the stairs!
It' is an historical building and there is no elevator.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Accommodates: 5
Bedrooms: 2
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 5
Extra people: $14 / night after 2 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Weekly Price: $743 /week
Monthly Price: $3503 /month
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  • Virginia is a professional. She is a tour operator. We checked in very late, about 2 am in the morning. She welcomed us at that time. She gave us very detailed information about Rome and nearby. The house is very clear and comfortable. There are 2 restroom, one is inside a bedroom, other one is common. The flat is located at fifth floor and there is no lift. You will have to carry your luggage. Wi-fi was good. We found all we need in the kitchen, coffee, sugar, olive oil, spices. etc. We paid 2 € for each for everyday under city tax. We were 5 person and stayed 4 nights, which makes 40 € total. We didn't pay this tax in Florence and Venice, no one asked for this.

    The house is near the train station but a bit far from City Center, about 25 minutes to Coliseum by walk. But you can use Metro.

    One downside of the area is safety. There are slang and bums drinking around and fighting :) But we didn't get trouble.

    I strongly advise you to eat at the restaurant "Imperiale Ristorante Pizzeria" near Collesio, you can find it in trip adviser. My wife ate Cannelloni Spinachi (something like this :) ) which was wonderful. The staff is very kind. Price/Quality ratio is good I think.

    We had great time in Rome. Thank you Virgina.

    April 2014
  • Very lovely place, we enjoy staying in Virginia's apt. good for a family wants to visit Rome. Virginia is an excellent host and very well organized tells you what you need to know while in Rome and easy to reach. sure well be back in Rome again and be happy to stay again here. Clark, Mirriam, Baby Maia & Donnel

    April 2014
  • The romakko apartment was a really nice apartment situated in a nice suburb in Rome. Near the train station and many good eats! Virginia was very kind in telling us all about the area and also recommending us good places to eat and arranging a shuttle to take us to the airport for our morning flight.

    The apartment itself was situated near a food market that sold really good fresh produce so you had the option to cook if you did not want to eat out. The apartment is spacious and had all the amenities needed.

    I would definitely recommend this apartment to anyone arriving to Rome in a big group.

    April 2014
    Virginia
    Response from Virginia:

    Dear Valentina,
    Thank you indeed for your feedback! it is vital for us to know if and when something needs to be fixed!
    We have fixed it already, thanks to you!!

    Take care!
    Ciao ciao!
    Virginia

    April 2014
  • L'appartamento è perfetto, c'era tutto dentro e ottima localizzazione.
    Virginia e Fabio erano sempre pronti per aiutare!!!
    Grazie per tutto!

    April 2014
  • Grazie Virginia, ho vissuto uno dei momenti più importanti della mia vita in uno spazio bellissimo, posizione ottima come il servizio, la pulizia e lo spazio. Consiglio vivamente questo appartamento.

    December 2013
  • this is a lovely flat you can find everything you need. it is very clean, spacious and well decorated. the area is also very nice, i read some reviews before my travel that the area was unsafe. but it is not, really.
    we stayed in Romakko apt at the end of November and the flat was a little bit cold. the central heating was not working enough. there is an air conditioner in all the rooms. but the floor is always too cold.
    Victoria is also a great host, she gave us good advises about restaurants, museums, public transportations, etc. she is so sweet and helpful.
    we enjoyed our stay in Romakko and look forward to come back again.

    December 2013
  • Virginia nous a prévenu la veille de notre venue que son chauffe eau etait mort ( les précédents locataires ont fait nimporte quoi). Elle nous a donc trouvé une solution parfaite: l'appartement que sa soeur loue également pour des vacances, idéalement situé dans le centre historique via del banco di spirito santo. c'etait très propre, et charmant ( un peu bruyant, mais c'est ca de vivre à la romaine!). D'ici nous avons tout visité à pied. Un chouette week end entre filles!

    October 2013
  • TODO OK, LO UNICO QUE ES UN 4º SIN ASCENSOR!!

    June 2013
  • The Romakko Apt was a wonderful place to stay for our three nights in Rome. The place was very comfortable for our party of four, with the 1/2 bathroom in the master bedroom, coordinating showers for the full bathroom was no problem at all. Virginia was very accomodating and responsive to all of our needs.

    Some might be put off by the area as it does have a lot of graffiti on the store fronts, but the place was nonetheless comfortable, quiet, and enjoyable. In fact, we loved the area and the accessibility of food, gelato, and late night drinks, getting a true feel for the city.

    We would highly recommend this place to anyone!

    Thanks again Virginia for your hospitality.
    Angela and party

    June 2013
  • Ons verblijf in mei 2013 in Rome in het appartement van Virginia en Fabio was bijzonder aangenaam. Hoewel het gebouw geen lift heeft en het appartement op de vierde verdieping gelegen is (84 treden), staat er tegenover dat er een heerlijke yacuzzi aanwezig is in de ruime badkamer, waarin je kuiten heerlijk gemasseerd worden :-)
    De ligging van het appartement is ongeveer 10 minuten wandelen van het Termini-metrostation. Dit betekent dat het appartement rustig gelegen is in een heerlijke studentenbuurt, en toch dichtbij het gemak van het openbaar vervoer. We zouden hier zó nogmaals willen verblijven.

    May 2013
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Liceo Scientifico Kennedy, Sapienza University of Rome
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Welcome to my profile! I was born in the eternal city in 1975! I traveled all around the world as traveling is my passion! That explains my job: I am a tour leader for English and Japanese speaking groups! My traveling brought me in any corner of the world and I learned to love each different culture, I believe that the more we travel the more we learn! And here comes why I opened this holiday apartment together with my husband Fabio: to welcome everyone who has the will to learn more about our city! Romakko Apartment is an experience of real life in a residential district of Rome, yet at footsteps of the historical centre. I will be more than happy to give you all the hints to enjoy your stay as much as possible!
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