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Perfect Romantic Charming Spanish Steps Penthouse, Terrace Views, Warm Welcome

23 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 5 nights

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Apartment, 1 Bedroom + Loft, 1 Bath, (Sleeps 3)

See what the experts say about us! Conde Nast Traveler Magazine Italy Experience Maker award, Travel & Leisure Magazine Italy All-Star award, Better Business Bureau A+ perfect rating, SlowTravel Preferred, Vacation Rental Managers Association professional.

We welcome your inquiries and questions and will respond within one business day. The calendar is updated frequently. Call us 888.308.6123 (North America).

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Charm, amenities and views abound in this four-star apartment that is a two minute walk to the Spanish Steps.

We have to use superlatives when it comes to the lovely Angelina apartment in the heart of Rome. The roof top terrace and balcony allow you to enjoy the timeless views of the Eternal City. Everything has been considered for lifetime memories of Rome.

Concierge, driver and tour services.


The Spanish Steps location is so popular because it is very central. The graceful steps and the piazza are beautiful and usually bustling with visitors. From this location many of the important sites of Rome are within a 15 minute walking radius. Fine shops and restaurants abound in this district. Transportation is also easy from this home base. This street is closed to all but essential traffic; add the top floor location and street noise is not an issue.

“The location is excellent, we used the market down the street several times and we enjoyed our morning cappuccio at the cafe two doors down.”


A clean, marble-lined lobby leads right to a modern elevator that takes you to the top floor. There are no steps to get to the elevator or to the apartment. There is, however, a spiral staircase leading to the rooftop terrace.

Interior Description

Across the large living and dining area of the apartment are three French doors that open onto a full balcony with views of rooftops and the church across the street and you can look down into the street, too.

"Lots of sunshine through the many windows, lovely in the morning for breakfast."

If you need to keep connected, you will find a landline telephone as well as high speed internet for your computer. The living room is big enough for entertaining. It offers a sofa, a love seat and three arm chairs. The colors are quiet and rich. An oriental carpet echoes the reds in a large antique tapestry framed on the wall. Antique end tables, desk and chairs are upstaged by an impressive art deco cabinet. There are many fine pieces of art to appreciate. A corner cabinet hides a television set that has Satellite reception for English-language news. It also has a DVD player and a small selection of first-run movies (in Italian, but just put on English sub-titles).

The dining table seats four and is just outside the small but complete kitchen. In the kitchen modern cabinetry holds everything you need for cooking and serving. There is a large refrigerator/freezer, drip and Italian coffee makers, microwave, dishwasher, gas stove top and oven.

“The linens, dishes, and furniture are all excellent and enhance your stay. The photos on the website exactly represent the property.”

The balcony has a table and a series of terra cotta planters all along the outside of the rail. You can enjoy a view of the facade of S. Andrea delle Frate church across the street, the little piazza below with a newsstand and the parade of people traveling to and from Piazza di Spagna.

From the entryway, a narrow, spiral stair case rises sixteen steps to the private rooftop terrace. The terrace has a rush mat cover to reduce the heat of the sun and terra cotta pots with green and flowering plants depending on the season. It is open on three sides, the fourth being painted with a fresco of the Roman skyline. Why focus on the fresco, when the real thing is just beyond? You can see St Peter's dome, the Pantheon, the presidential palace, and the top of the spires on nearby Trinita di Monti church at the top of the Spanish Steps and more. A cafe table and four chairs are enough for all guests. Also, there is a stone sink and a small refrigerator. Keep your cocktail items where you need them!

“There is a divine patio at the top of a spiral staircase, where you will want to have wine in the evening while you enjoy the view of St Peter's and the birds over the skyline, or coffee in the early morning.”

The bedroom is well-sized, holding a queen sized bed, night stands, a television set and two closets. The en-suite bathroom is very nicely done offering a shower, toilet, bidet and a sink in marble. Next to the bathroom is a small room with more wonderful views. It houses the washing machine hidden inside a cabinet. It also contains a comfortable chair for a quiet place to read.

The sleeping loft is accessed by a pretty staircase that rises from the living room. There is just room for a French twin bed and cabinet on top of which is another television set. There is room to stand up and walk from one end of the bed to the other (i.e. the loft is larger than the bed itself). Hanging space is in a closet in the entry.

“The apartment was accurately advertised. extremely clean, well furnished and in a "to die for" location. no surprises.”

This apartment is available for a gracious appreciation of the Roman lifestyle, for gazing on timeless views and relaxing in elegance for memories of a lifetime.

Guests receive complimentary and helpful documents: 1. FAQ About Renting in Italy, 2. Helpful Information About Rome, and, 3. Our much-appreciated Restaurant list.

Pricing: We have done our very best to fit our pricing into the 'Book It' and ‘Detailed Price’ rate system provided by this advertisement, but the results aren’t always precise. Their currency conversion calculation is usually a bit off. Consequently, we apologize that we have to say that the price provided by this advertisement is just an estimate. Please contact us for an exact price quote and you can find our prices on the ItalyPerfect website. We accept Visa, Mastercard, cash, check, wires. Call 888.308.6123 for a quote.

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  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Member since: 2000
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Speaks: english

About The Owner

This apartment is offered by Italy Perfect. We are a family business with a mission! We want you to love visiting Italy as much as we do. We are sisters Lisa and Pat Byrne who lived in Italy in our youth and now travel there frequently for business and pleasure.

We offer only short term rentals that we carefully hand pick for their locations, furnishings, amenities, and that we can personally recommend and would want to stay in ourselves. We travel frequently to inspect, and usually stay in, the rentals we represent. We select vacation rentals that offer charm, good locations, cleanliness, quality furnishings and hospitable welcomes. We count the number of steps up to the property, check the size of the refrigerator, shower, listen for noise, inventory the kitchen equipment and even inspect the mattresses. This is our most important point of differentiation which sets us apart from many other vacation rental firms. Even with careful advance research and personal connections, we still choose to not represent more than 50% of the properties we visit. And, once we agree to represent a property we regularly re-inspect it to ensure our standards are being met.

The Owner purchased this apartment in 2000

What makes this apartment unique

Very central location, easy to walk to most sights, close to public transportation, restaurants and shoppint

Guestbook comments from the owner

Angelina was a great place!

The apartment is comfortable and cozy and feels very safe and secure. The beds are great, and the shower, etc.  

I cant say enough good things about the time I've had here. It has been wonderful for me in so many ways.

Looking forward to next year already. Thanks again for all your help and kindness. The trip was just what I needed, and it was GREAT to be in the center of things in Rome. I learned so much.
Jun 2013
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Perfect Romantic Charming Spanish Steps Penthouse, Terrace Views, Warm Welcome
average rating of 5.0 based on 75 reviews


  • 5 of 5

The apartment is lovely. It is in a central location and has everything you need! Perfect for a couple alone or with a child or one guest. The apartment was very clean and had everything you need for a great visit in Rome. The kitchen was perfect for breakfast and making simple meals and snacks after touring the city. The terraces were a fun way to watch the neighborhood and understand your surroundings.

  • Submitted: May 10, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Boston, MA, USA

Back to this wonderful apartment for the second time

  • 5 of 5

We absolutely love this apartment and working with Italy Perfect. We chose this location based on detailed advice from Italy Perfect on our needs and desires, and it fit perfectly 2 years ago, and fit perfectly now. The location cannot be beat. Walking distance to just about all major sites. And a delightful neighborhood with restaurants, grocery store, supermarket, stores nearby. While it is busy with people, the apartment was never noisy. We loved sitting on the little terrace reading, drinking Proseco, and watching the Roman world go by. The apartment itself is truly lovely and thoughtfully designed, furnished, and supplied. The greeter was prompt, informative, and helpful. We were two people, so didn't use the loft. I should mention that the kitchen is very small, but really has everything you need (we only used it for breakfasts). I would without hesitation recommend this apartment, and Italy Perfect, to a friend, and in fact to anyone. Can't wait to go back!

  • Submitted: Apr 1, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review! Please come again. The Italy Perfect Team
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Ohio, US

Highly recommend!!!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at Angelina in Rome was FANTASTIC!!! The location was excellent, we could walk (and we did) everywhere. Spanish steps were so close, walked back from the Vatican, Borghese Gardens, Piazza Navonna etc. Elvi was so nice and showed us around on our arrival. We have already recommended to our friends. The apartment was wonderful, clean and spacious, enjoyed our morning coffee on the rooftop with such a gorgeous view.

  • Submitted: Dec 22, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your review, please visit us again! The Italy Perfect Team
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Fabulous Apartment!!!!

  • 5 of 5

What an amazing experience !!!! From the time I first started dealing with Pat every went so smooth. The apartment is fantastic, great location, Evi even took us for a walk the first day on check in to show us around. We were totally impressed with the whole experience, first class all the way. I will recommend staying here to anyone coming to Rome. Maybe a five minute walk to the Spanish steps, restaurants right next door…grocery store, location is the best. Apartment is clean and very comfortable. Five Star Plus!!!!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Ben Lomond, California


  • 5 of 5

We loved our stay at Angelina. The place was decorated by someone with excellent taste. The antiques, artwork, lighting, airconditioning, views, vaulted ceiling, French doors, balcony and rooftop dining left us pleased, relaxed and we felt right at home. Our generous and friendly Greeters met us and showed us around, both the pad and around the area. The location is great! Metro, taxi, and bus access are just steps away, although with it's central location, we mostly walked everywhere. Gelato, espresso, grocery and dining are just below. Loved the penthouse feel. We look forward to discovering the other apartments with this host, perhaps their Paris Rental. Immaculate and functional. Perfecto!

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Tucson, AZ

The Perfect Rome Getaway Base

  • 5 of 5

We spent a week in Rome and a week in this charming, comfortable, convenient apartment. In the heart of Rome, just down the street from the Spanish Steppes, we were able to walk everywhere we wanted to go. There is a grocery just around the corner along with shopping both touristy and high end, and a place to enjoy a coffee, glass of wine, or a meal around every corner. So the location was perfect.

The apartment was just as great. Clean and comfortable, the ability to do laundry, sit on the patio, and even see all the church domes including St. Peter's, spread across the city from the roof top balcony. Our greeter, Elvi, welcomed us warmly and took us in a brief tour of the neighborhood and explained avert thing perfectly.

This is where we will go back to on our next Rome adventure. Thank you to everyone for making this the perfect stay.

  • Submitted: Sep 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Point of Interest
Spanish Steps
Nearest Point of Interest
Trevi Fountain


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Greeting & cleaning/week $168
Refundable damage deposit $559

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Rome Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 6
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 900 sq. ft.
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 3
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 twin/ single , Lofted, "french single", wider than a standard single
  • King size beds (1), Twin or Single Beds (1) French twin - extra wide single bed in the loft.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • children welcome ...
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Concierge
  • cinemas
  • museums
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • shopping
  • sight seeing

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