We offer the unique experience of living in a sunny, spacious loft of 50 sqm., with high ceilings in a cozy and traditional neighborhood tucked between Torpignattara and Pigneto (the cool nightlife district ) and 15 min. to the Central Station.
The loft is a "open space room", with 3 large double beds, but can reach up to 6 places ( up to 10 if necessary) without problem. It has a minimal electric kitchen, fridge, bathroom with shower, living room, Wifi, and air conditioning.
For any proposal of more than a week we'll do price sales. We live very close, and it will be a pleasure to suggest and inform you about the city and the stories of the neighborhood.
We speak fluently English, German, Portuguese, but we can express quite clear also in Spanish and French.
See you soon!
Guests have full and exclusive availability of the Loft. We ask you not to smoke in 'apartment, but you can do it on the door, with no major problems .The loft is also available for dinners, events, private parties. In this case you must apply for a special offer.
Interaction with Guests
The check-in and check-out time is around 14.00. It 's possible in any case to arrive at different times, but does not guarantee that the loft is ready or I'm available for alI teh explanations, as happens usual. If I'm traveling, the gentle Irene will welcome you in my place.
The Certosa neighborhood has the curiosity of having a small town atmosphere, beside being in the center of the Big Eternal City. You can sit and (email hidden), buy tasty bread and cake at the Bakery, have a dinner in one of the most known traditional Roman food restaurants, have a guided bike tour in a park full of Roman ruins, have a haircuts and leave to reach the city center in 15 min.
The loft is connected quickly with the Termini train station and the Metro A station Piazza Vittorio, via the bus 105 (N18 overnight) and by a little old fashioned tram. Otherwise, you can quickly get to the Tiburtina station (Italian), and the Metro B via the bus 409.
Other Things to Note
I am a tourist guide for an important Travel Agency. For guests of the Loft I offer a guided tour to 50% of normal prices. Inside the loft you can find a depliant with a variety of sightseeing tours.
I can also book tickets for museums, organize a day trip, and recommend routes.
We need respect fot the place, and for the neighbourhood. We like happy people, if they come in peace and respect. It is possible to smoke, but we prefer to do it outside when it's possible.
It is forbidden to invite anyone to sleep in the loft without our permission and only after the payment of a surplus.
It is forbidden to organize a party, a dinner, a event involving many people without our permission and only after the payment of a surplus.
Unfortunately, we were very disappointed with our stay. The day before, he notified us that he would not be able to greet us and instead, his friend Irene would be greeting us. Even though she was lovely, she spoke little to no english and could not answer any questions or inquiries we might have had.
When we first arrived we were disappointed that the place was not what the pictures portrayed. I believe there must have been a miscommunication between us because what was supposed to be an apartment turned out to be a yoga studio. And, while spacious, it was not expected. The bed shown in the picture in the center of the room was not pulled out/nor set up and we were unaware of exactly what it was. So, unfortunately, all 6 of us were left to share 2 beds. Also, there were dirty dishes in the sink, a half drank bottle of wine, and a bowl of chip crumbs left out. It was absolutely disgusting to see left out food from god only knows how long. The review about housekeeping was absolutely correct. The bathroom had a broken doorknob that came off as soon as it was touched. It is also no where near as maintained as it is in the pictures. Also, to top it off, the room was cold with no help from the heater.
The location. We thought we would be close to some kind of nightlife but there was nothing in the direction we were walking. The only thing in the area open passed 23:00 was a bakery and a local restaurant. It is a 10 minute walk to the bus station and FROM THERE the bus ride ranged from 25-35 minutes.
Just be aware, the pictures are obviously out dated. There is no rug, no bean bag chair, no lovely little lamp in the corner, or at least there was not when we were there. Maybe he just didn’t have time to set up the place, but we felt extremely shorted.
Hi Francesca, it's my fault.I choosed the wrong person to take care of the place when I was not there. The loft is multifunctional, and sometimes it hosts yoga course, but after she was supposed to clean, arrange the beds, and fit the loft as in the pictures. She didn't and she will not work with me again. The broken knob and the air conditioning now are working perfectly. I deeply apologize. If i had not to travel, i could inform you about transport and nightlife and neighbourhood, that are easy and welcoming, as you can read in the other feedbacks. But to be honest, you received in exchange a 40% discount on the final price, and this has to be mentioned. Again, I'm sorry, will not happen again.
Tommaso's nice and comfy loft is located at about 20 min. bus ride from Termini station and is well connected with the city center. If you're looking for the "postcard version" of Rome, please choose another place: this is a true, not touristic, vibrant and lively neighborhood. Highly recommended to every one who wants to avoid the rush of the capital and wants to enjoy Rome in a different way. Tommaso is a nice guy. Friendly, easy going and very helpful: the water heater had a problem, he answered me immediately and in 10 minutes arrived to fix it up. I spent a beautiful weekend and I hope to come back soon in this lovely loft.
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Tommaso appartement is awsome. And the street and neighbourhoods is just perfect for who wants to discover a city different from the touristic one. Plus Tommaso was very arranging and confident.
We were extremely disappointed by the way Tomasso treated us. He didn't respond to our calls and messeges (to be precise, his phone was switched off) and we had to wait in front of the door for about an hour. We then went back to the main train stations and tried to consider our options - do we rent a room in a hotel now or try using Couchsurfing if there're no free inexpensive rooms? Tomasso eventually called back after two hours and said he would leave the key in the door for us without many excuses.
When in the apartment, we were disappointed by the waste in the bin obviously left from previous guests and unclean cups. Also, the curtain in the bathroom was untidy and unpleasynt to touch - an investment of max. 10 euros would have solved the problem and made guests feel more welcome. To be precise, Tomasso did leave two bottles of beer with a written excuse for us, but investing this money into some cleaning would have been a better use of it.
I wouldn't recommend anyone to stay at his place and I was really wondering about all the great reviews the place got - well, our experience was obviously quite a different one. You can book a hotel room for the same price right at the main train station and be sure the quality corresponds at least to the minimum standards.
Natalia, the reason that you'll find all those hundreds good review is simply that my place is a really lovely place. Your experience was bad because of bad luck. I had a personal problem and my phone went off in the wrong time. That's it. To be honest, letting me know your arrival time in advance is really helping in these situations. I don't spend all my day home waiting for you to arrive, and it was your interest to be clear about check in time, not mine. Maybe, if you did it, these little problems would not happen, or be quickly solved. And if you prefer a sad hotel room in the filthy train Station area, instead a nice apartment all for you, with all comfort maybe you choose the wrong way to travel. Anyway, I apologize again for the 2 hours of waiting.
Thank you Tomaso ! A very warm welcome and an apartment as high as our expectations, without counting the district which is very pleasant. Great stay in Rome which tempts to return !
Tomasso was a great host. He was very friendly and always responded to any questions or needs I had. He even helped me find an apartment last minute because I made an error with my arrival date. The flat is a cool loft space and had everything I needed. Even though it isn't right in the centre of the touristy area I quickly realized that I could get around quite easily and cheaply to any of the spots I wanted. Furthermore, the neighbourhood has a really nice feel with cafes, bars, restaurants, grocery stores and fruit markets. I would definitely stay there again if I get the chance to go back to Rome.