Charming boat in Campo de' Fiori
Charming boat in Campo de' Fiori


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1 bedroom

2 beds

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A charming apartment for experts entirely wood made by the sure touch of a local old craftsman – Sir Fausto – who lived and worked in “Campo de’ Fiori” area at the beginning of the twentieth century. The apartment is especially cozy because of the recent remodelling.
The “Bollo” is a magic, enchanting place; It will be like living on a boat in the heart of the city, far from any noise even you are less than one hundred meters far from Campo de’ Fiori where every morning (except on Sunday), starting from the dawn, you can see the most characteristic and coloured market of flowers, fruit and vegetables in the city.
The “Bollo” is a perfect lovely nest, enriched by its ancient vault-ceiling, the original sixteenth century peperino-marble capitals (peperino is a volcano tuff which is grey with black little grains like peppergrains; this kind of stone is found in the Albani hills near Rome), the porthole-windows – in peperino marble as well – which belonged to the ancient fifteenth century convent, basis of the recent building.
The apartment consists of one room perfectly acclimatized (air conditioned) and endowed with an elegant cooking alcove.

Free wifi Internet connection!

The flat can accommodate up to four people; the two sleeping areas furnished with refined upholstery and both fitted with a comfortable double bed are positioned on two typical wooden lofts which look each other, reached by two staircase-wardrobes that are in harmony with the open space.
The apartment is situated on the ground floor facing a characteristic courtyard where you can see a nice little fountain. Completing the loft a modern dining-table and a comfortable sofa. The bathroom, like the whole floor of the house is made of pricks. It contains a shower and is well stocked with everything that guests need (towels, a welcome kit of soap and shampoo).
The location of the apartment is exceptional as you are extremely close to all the classic sights of Rome. Castle Sant’Angelo, Saint Peter’s, Piazza Navona, Campo de’ Fiori and the Pantheon are all no more than an easy three minute walk.
Vicolo del Bollo goes from Via del Pellegrino (the ancient road travelled by the pilgrims who used to reach San Peter’s) to via dei Cappellari (where still today the last roman real carpenters go on doing woodwork).
The toponym of the lane comes from the “Ufficio del Bollo” established in 1608 by a notification which ordered the jewellers to work just pure gold and silver and masters of the mint to check and brand (or seal) the works. The jewellers lived in via del Pellegrino; after finishing their works they used to go “al Bollo” right to seal their works. At the beginning of the lane there is a sacred image which is protected by a glass.

It's a boat-house so It is ideal for couple, friends, family with kids! Not ideal for older or people with mobility problems.

The perfect starting point to best enjoy the best of the eternal city!


The space
Accommodates: 4
Bathrooms: 1
Bedrooms: 1
Beds: 2
Check In: Anytime after 10AM
Check Out: 10AM
Room type: Entire home/apt

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House Rules
No smoking
Not suitable for pets
No parties or events
Check in is anytime after 10AM

Queste non vogliono assolutamente essere regole di comportamento, sono semplici consigli di buon senso ed educazione.
These are not behaviour rules, but just some advice of good sense and education.

Cerca di rispettare il silenzio di vicolo del Bollo e di questo condominio, i “tuoi" vicini lo apprezzeranno molto.
Try to respect Vicolo del Bollo silence and the quiet of this condominium, your neighbours will appreciate it very much.

Usa la cucina a tuo piacimento e cerca di lasciarla in ordine per chi verrà dopo di te.
You can use the kitchen as you want but please leave it in order for the next guests.

Ricordati di spegnere sempre le luci ed il condizionatore d'aria quando esci dall'appartamento: il risparmio energetico è un problema che riguarda tutti.
Please remember to turn the lights and the air conditioned off when you leave the flat: saving energy is a problem which regards everybody.

Evita di fumare nell'appartamento, proteggerai il legno, la tappezzeria e rispetterai chi, magari non fumatore, lo abiterà dopo di te.
Try not to smoke in the flat. In this way you will the wood and tapestry too. You will also respect people, perhaps not smokers, who will live the flat after you.

Grazie e buon soggiorno
Thank you and have a nice holiday


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Brittany User Profile
July 2017
Very central and accessible location! Apartment is as described. Alessandro is a great host.

Connie User Profile
July 2017
Alessandro was a wonderful host! Check in was flawless and he gave us several suggestions on transportation to his place from the airport. He arranged taxis and transportation to the ship port for us also!! The flat was in a perfect location to walk to many many historical sights and we loved that. We stepped out the door and walked the cobblestone streets to stores, restaurants and gelato stands galore. We will be back!! Thank you Alessandro!!

Jeff User Profile
July 2017
We absolutely loved our stay at Alessandro's charming apartment. It is exactly as described. The beds were comfortable and the apartment was very clean. The air conditioning was very much appreciated on the hot Rome days we experienced. The apartment is 2 minutes walk from Campo dei Fiori but secluded and tucked away off alley ways which lead to a locked away small courtyard. Within, the door to the apartment is found. It is all very quiet and safe. We are a family of four, which included two teenage boys, staying in this apartment and although the apartment is compact, we fit well with all our baggage. There is excellent storage for our bags to be put up and out of our way. Alessandro was great in his communication with us and was at the apartment to meet us at the arranged time. The apartment is a fantastic value and in an excellent location. Perfect and comfortable for exploring Rome. We would definitely stay again.

Barbara User Profile
July 2017
The place was lovely. The location was the best part of it, my husband and I were able to walk everywhere. Alessandro meet us on the first day and suggested a restaurant that had amazing pizzas. I would love to stay there again.

Nicky User Profile
June 2017
This little place is absolutely lovely and right in the heart of the old town. Perfect if you are looking for your own little best in Rome. Everything is on your doorstep and I couldn't fault the location. There is a lovely square with lots of restaurants and a fruit and flower market in the same square during the day with loads of atmosphere. All the main sights are within a half hour easy walk. Perfect.

Joanne User Profile
June 2017
Ale goes out of his way to help.you responds very quickly to messages. Nothing seems too much trouble. A great central location

Tom User Profile
June 2017
A rustic, cosy and great value apartment in an outstanding location!

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Rome, ItalyJoined in January 2013
Alessandro User ProfileAlessandro is a superhost.

I am Alessandro, born in Rome and in love with my city... I am on call 24/7 and do my best to help people have the best experience possible during their stay. Archeology is my first passion, then food and good wine (my wife is a sommelier).
I think that living in Rome means… walking through the streets of history, where around every corner you come upon an architectural wonder, written about in history books, or a museum rich with original and important works of art – all objects of beauty that were created for your enjoyment by artists throughout more than two thousand years of history... discovering that, even during winter – when the entire peninsula is under snow, from the Alps to Sicily – you can enjoy sun-drenched spring-like days, guaranteed from the affectionate and protective embrace of the Abruzzo Apenines. Rome is the only city in Italy where the sun is always brilliant and the moderate temperatures never experience the constant struggle between christianity and paganism; to worship the beauty of the eighteenth century churches while bowing to the graces of the ancient temples. ... To stop in at the local shops and chat for a while with real Romans who can be sceptical, are often impatient, but underneath it all they’re big-hearted.
What I wanna say is that no one of my guests should come away from a visit to Rome, eternal city of history and art, without having relished the experience completely, in the best way possible, and with a full understanding of her finest characteristics…

Languages: English, Italiano
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Response time: within an hour
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