Gildas

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A TERRACE AT THE COLOSSEUM

Centro Storico (Old Rome) Apartment Rental Photos and Description

A luxurious quiet and bright apartment in the heart of Rome

A few steps from the Coliseum, a super bright and quiet apartment on the top floor of a luxury condominium just renovated.

In the heart of the ancient Monti district, the apartment has a large terrace filled with plants and PRIVATE fully furnished with lounge and dining area.

The Termini train station is 10 minutes walk or one metro stop. The nearest station is Cavour.

Two steps, the small square Madonna dei Monti, with its beautiful fountain, is the heart of the neighborhood, which has lots of restaurants and Italian but also Indian and Japanese!

Many small shops to buy the best food specialties!

Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible

Gildas

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Speaks english, french, spanish, italian
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Sleeps4
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 4 nights
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5
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A terrace at the Colosseum
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Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
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PERFECT!

  • 5 of 5
This was a fantastic apartment! The photos don't do it justice...it was modern, clean, had a great floor plan and was well located.

-Walking distance from the Colosseum area
-Grocery store nearby
-Plenty of restaurants at your doorstep
-A very comfortable bed
-Gorgeous terrace
-Quiet inside the apartment
-Air conditioner worked great
-Questions were answered promptly
-Very close to Cavour metro stop which is only one stop from Termini station.
-Great internet speed
-The elevator was a nice bonus

There weren't any negatives about this apartment. It was our favorite accommodation in Italy (we also rented places in Venice, Florence, and Meta) and we hated to leave.

As for Rome:

Buying a Roma Pass will allow you to skip the line at the Colosseum provided it is amongst the museums you decide to see for "free".

Take a scarf with you to cover your shoulders. Many churches require you to do so. St. Peter's requires modest dress for both men and women (shoulders and knees must be covered.)

Do some research regarding the beggars in Rome (and other parts of Italy) before you travel.

Buy a money belt to wear under your clothes and keep your valuables there. (This is true of any busy city.) We met only one person who had been pickpocketed but better safe than sorry. The metro is very crowded and it was easy to see how it could happen to anyone.

Book advance tickets for the Vatican Museums. The line was insane even at 9am.

Do your best to bring only a carry on sized suitcase. The streets of Italy are easier to navigate if you aren't struggling with cumbersome baggage.
  • Submitted: Jul 1, 2014
  • Stayed: Jun 2014
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Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
Saint Louis, Missouri
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GREAT LOCATION!

  • 5 of 5
My husband and I stayed here in May 2014 for 4 nights. We found this property on VRBO and was a little hesitant at first due to the small number of reviews, but everything was wonderful!! E-mail questions and confirmations were replied to promptly and someone was waiting at the apartment on our arrival. A welcome bottle of wine was there for us and we were given a quick tour of the apartment, and then we settled in for a wonderful stay in the heart of the Monti district of Rome. The terrace is what caught our eye in the photographs, and you will not be disappointed!!! We enjoyed sitting outside with a glass of wine to rest before heading out for dinner each evening.

The apartment is in a quiet location and located within a few blocks of the Colosseum. It is also very easy to walk to all of the other sites in Rome. We only took the metro once, to get to the Vatican, but ended up walking home, as the distance was very manageable. Trevi fountain is only about 20 minutes away. We ended up also getting tickets to Palazzo Valentini (only a few blocks from the apartment) and HIGHLY recommend going. You won't find this tour spot in any of the guidebooks, and you do need to book ahead of time, but it was a highlight of our stay in Rome.
There is a small supermarket a few blocks away to get anything you would need (we mainly bought wine and snacks). There are also several area restaurants and we did not have a single bad meal. I recommend downloading the app "Rome Eats" as it has hundreds of recommended restaurants throughout rome, along with a downloadable map...this helped guide our restaurant choices.

We did use the washing machine once during our stay. I ended up having to buy laundry detergent, as there was none in the apartment. After a quick look online, I was able to decipher the dials in order to figure out how to work the machine.

Great place, don't hesitate to book...so much better than staying at a hotel!
  • Submitted: May 18, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Adventure Seekers, Girls Getaway, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Centro Storico (Old Rome) Rome
New York, NY, USA
5

IDEAL

  • 5 of 5
This apartment was my husband and my dream Roman pied-a-terre. It is perfectly located on a charming cobblestoned street in the cool Monti neighborhood, with all its great restaurants, wine bars, and boutiques, yet also just a couple of blocks from the Colosseum and the attractions beyond. The rooms look out on a lovely private terrace with bell-tower views on one side and a large planted courtyard on the other, which means they are both bright and quiet. There are old beamed ceilings and nicely personalized, comfortable furnishings, with a clean-lined, well-equipped modern kitchen and bath. Our landlord was gracious and helpful at all points in our dealings, and along with basic instructions left us a nice mini-guide to the neighborhood. As another reviewer said, we hated to leave—and hope very much to get the chance to stay there again.
  • Submitted: May 16, 2014
  • Stayed: Mar 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Recommended for:  Age 55+, Tourists without a Car, Sightseeing, Romantic Getaway
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Map

Car: not necessary

COURSES

there is a supermarket CONAD two steps, via del Boschetto 52-55

For pizza and bread baking 'Da Milvio', Via dei Serpenti 7

For fruit and vegetables, Da Tita via dei Serpenti

Market Piazza Vittorio is also a good show (it/news/lazio/roma/roma/mercato_di_piazza_vittorio/900. Italiadiscovery php. Http://www.)

ICE: He Gelatone via dei Serpenti 28 or so the piazza degli Zingari Fata Morgana (www. gelateriafatamorgana it /. [Http://www gelateriafatamorgana it /..]) (Http://www ilgelatoneroma it /..)

RESTAURANTS: I often go Sciué Sciué via Urbana 56/57, go from Gildas I also like The asino d'oro (Via del Boschetto 73 tel (http://sciuesciueroma com /.) 06 4891 3832

SEE! At the apartment are available guides and maps in all languages. I recommend a little known fantastic location that is close to: Roman houses the Palazzo Valentini. You must book in advance the tour (available in French!) Http://www. palazzovalentini. it /

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Availability & Rates

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Centro Storico (Old Rome) Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
 
Printemps/Été
Apr 1 2014 - Nov 6 2014
4 night minimum stay
€130
From
€140
Fri,Sat,Sun
€1,170
 
 
Automne/Hiver
Nov 7 2014 - Mar 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
€130
 
 
Printemps/Eté 2015
Mar 16 2015 - Nov 15 2015
4 night minimum stay
€130
 
 
My Standard Rate
4 night minimum stay
€130
 

Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Centro Storico (Old Rome) Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Forms of Payment:
  • accept credit card
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 45 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Town
Theme:
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Romantic
General:
  • Internet
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioning
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Living Room
  • Hair Dryer
  • Iron & Board
  • Elevator
Kitchen:
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Oven
  • Dishwasher
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Coffee Maker
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • - toilet , shower , bidet
  • Bathroom, illuminated by a window, has a large shower, WC, bidet, large sink.
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • - 1 queen , 1 baby crib
  • The room, lit by two windows, has a double bed, a dresser and a wardrobe.
Entertainment:
  • Television
  • DVD Player
  • Stereo
  • Music Library
  • Books
Outside:
  • Deck / Patio
Suitability:
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible
Attractions:
  • cinemas
  • churches
  • library
  • pond
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • live theater
Leisure Activities:
  • disco club
  • walking
  • outlet shopping
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