Find the best place to stay — Ostia

Where to stay around Ostia?

Our 2018 property listings offer a large selection of 343 vacation rentals near Ostia. From 215 apartments to 46 houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Ostia for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Ostia?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Ostia:

  • Trastevere: 3,688 vacation rentals
  • Centro Storico: 5,561 vacation rentals
  • Pantheon: 4,259 vacation rentals
  • Zona Vaticana: 2,335 vacation rentals
  • Trevi: 3,100 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

Can I rent apartments in Ostia?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 215 apartments in Ostia. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Ostia include:

  • Houses: 46 rentals available
  • Villas: 43 rentals available
  • Cottages: 7 rentals available

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other vacation rentals including studios and more.

Can I rent near the ocean rentals in Ostia?

Absolutely, HomeAway has 131 near the ocean rentals in Ostia. You have also many other possibilities in Ostia area, including:

  • Beach rentals: 81 rentals
  • Golf rentals: 78 rentals
  • Downtown rentals: 42 rentals

Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals.

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Ostia?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 21 vacation rentals with pool available in Ostia. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    When in Rome, head to, er... Ostia?

    Overlooking the Tyrrhenian Sea, vibrant Ostia is less than an hour's drive from Rome city center. Known as Rome's beach, its sandy shores, and busy seafront bars, restaurants, and clubs make it 1 of Italy's most popular seaside resorts. Ostia is also known for the sprawling Roman ruins at Ostia Antica, which date back to when Ostia was ancient Rome's main port. When you book 1 of the many Ostia vacation rentals available, you are sure to have a time you will never soon forget.

    Beaches, pizzerias, and ancient ruins—Ostia has it all

    When in Rome, do as the Romans do! When the capital's inhabitants fancy some sun, sea, and sand, they go to Ostia. In summer, you'll find Ostia's sandy beaches busy with bronzed Romans who flock to soak up some sun and swim in the clear waters of the Tyrrhenian Sea. There are also lots of water sports activities on offer, including paddle-boarding, kayaking, and sailing. Food lovers are spoilt for choice in Ostia, with its many charming seafront pizzerias, seafood restaurants, and ice-cream shops. As for history buffs, the ancient Roman ruins at Ostia Antica are comparable to those at Pompeii.

    See Ostia as it once was in Ostia Antica

    Everyone knows about the ruins at Pompeii, but not everyone knows about Ostia Antica. Set on meadows by the Tiber River, Ostia Antica was ancient Rome's main port. Abandoned in the 5th century, its preserved ruins cover over 10,000 acres around a mile-long main street. Among its most notable sights are a vast amphitheater, ornately carved statues, and the largely intact remains of 2nd century apartment blocks. Other sites of note in Ostia include the 15th-century Ostia Castle, and the Pinewood of Castelfusano.

    Come rain or fall, there's never a bad time to visit Ostia

    There's never really a bad time of year to visit Ostia. Its moderate temperatures are provided by the warming and cooling influences of the Mediterranean Sea. Summers are very warm and busy with tourists, so for a more laid-back trip, you may want consider booking one of the many Ostia vacation rentals in the fall, winter, or spring. And while rain is a possibility, Ostia enjoys comfortable winter weather. Nevertheless, a weatherproof jacket and a few pieces of warm clothing might be a good idea.

    One for the birds in Ostia's sprawling nature reserve

    If it's nature you want, it's right on your doorstep in Ostia. The Natural Reserve of the Roman Coast covers almost 40,000 acres that stretch along the coast from the Palidoro marina to Capocotta beach. Within its vast expanse are lush pine forests, fertile plains, grassy dunes, and the Tiber River. It also has large areas of wetland inhabited by many bird species, including herons, cranes, and ducks. There are also numerous archaeological sites, such as the imperial ports of Claudius and Trajan, and the Necropolis of Porto.