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Ilaria Andriani

Member since: 2006
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Speaks: english, italian

Wonderful Island in the Center of Rome: Davide's Home

58 Reviews
Sleeps5
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms1
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

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Overview

Rione XX Testaccio Apartment Rental Photos and Description

Apartment, 1 Bedroom, 1 Bath (Sleeps 2-5)

This beautiful apt is located at Santa Maria Liberatrice Square, in the heart of Testaccio. It's just been renovated (March 2010) with refined taste with precious material (Wood, Travertine, etc.) and furnished tastefully.

It's situated on the first floor of a building which dates back to 19th Century. It's composed of (1) an entrance, (2) a well equipped kitchen (pots, pans, a microwave, a dish-washer, a toaster, a fridge, a freezer, gas-stove, an oven, a grill, etc.). A corridor leads to a living room (3) with a comfortable sofa double bed, a writing desk, a TV, a DVD, a stereo CD, a chair bed (very comfortable). (4) A spacious and beautiful bedroom, (5) A bathroom with a wonderful travertine shower. Next to the bathroom there's a small box room with a washing machine. At the end of the passage there's a wardrobe room. Coffee, tea, salt, sugar, vinegar, olive oil, chocolate, soap for dish washer and for the washing machine are provided.

Testaccio Area:: Even if in the heart of Testaccio area, calmness and peace are assured. The apt faces a quite courtyard. Outside the building there's a park with recreational facilities. The charming area of Testaccio is perhaps the last outpost of a nearly disappeared Rome. It's a slice of the city, next to Aventino and the Cocci Mountain, between Tiber bend at Ripa Grande and Piramide Cestia, next to Trastevere Area. It's nearly intact with the same original roman spirit. If you walk to Santa Maria Liberatrice, go around the famous fresh market counters (it is behind the building of the apt), Mattatoio, Campo Testaccio or to Acattolico Cemetery, you realize and breath the popular, human atmosphere.

Transport:: The apt is central, you can walk to the most important places in Rome but it's well connected by buses, trams, Piramide Subway. The subway leads to Coliseum, only 2 stops, to Piazza Navona etc.

Why the Owner Chose Aventino Testaccio: : Testaccio is a little Island where you can find yet the ancient and magical style of Living of true Romans. Close to each important Monument. Here you can have all the different way to visit and enjoy this wonderful City. The Unique Benefits at this Apartment: Year Purchased: 2009 - The apartment has been built with all the things everyone would like to have. I traveled. And I know what I would like to find in an apartment for my holiday. Owner Description/Comments: Kind and Available to contribute your perfect holiday in Rome, with all my advice.

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Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Ilaria Andriani (Owner)
Member since: 2006
Call Owner
Speaks: english, italian

About Ilaria Andriani

Friendly, kind and ready to contribute to your perfect holiday in Rome. Very good English.

Ilaria Andriani purchased this apartment in 2009

Why Ilaria Andriani chose Rome

Testaccio is a little Island where you can find the ancient and magical style of living of true Romans. Close to each important Monument. Here you can enjoy this wonderful City

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment has been equipped with all the things everyone would like to have. I travelled, and I know what I would like to find in an apartment for my holiday.

Reviews

4.8
based on 58 traveler reviews

Wonderful Island in the Center of Rome: Davide's Home
average rating of 4.827586 based on 58 reviews
4

A wonderful place

  • 4 of 5

Carmela was very warm and welcoming! The apartment was clean and tidy with a great location near good food and good market. It was a bit warm even with the air conditioning but we are not used to warm weather. The last day or so the common area/stairs smelled of cat piss. Overall a great place to stay in Rome

  • Submitted: Sep 18, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your nice review. I'd like to tell my guests that they have my full assistance during their stay , as I have always repeted personally, so for the air conditioning If I had known I would have suggested them to turn down the temperature because it works very well. I have often found duvets on the bed in the summer because it was very cold. As regards cat piss I have never seen and met a cat in the common area or stairs. Thank you again and I hope to meet you again in the future.
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Well Maintained Apartment in Local Neighborhood close proximity to transit and attractions

  • 4 of 5

Carmela is a very professional, courteous and caring host. The property was immaculately clean and well maintained with a well stocked supply of towels, linens and kitchen items. Complimentary coffee, water, and a bottle of wine were awaiting our arrival. Carmela met us at the apartment and provided us with a walk through as well as information about the area including some great local restaurants. The bed was very comfortable, the bathroom has a great shower. It was a short walk to the grocery store, a great bakery and a gelateria were adjacent to the apartment. Air conditioning units are in the bedroom and sitting room that we made use of on the first two days of our visit due to the warm weather.

We had one small glitch during our stay. Construction was started mid week to do repairs on the upper level of the apartment building. We were awoken early each morning by loud drilling and pounding that continued during the day from Wednesday through Friday. We notified Carmela who immediately followed up with the building superintendent. She also graciously refunded us a partial payment for the inconvenience.

Overall this was a great apartment aside from the noise situation that Carmela assured us she had not been notified about and would otherwise would have advised us not to stay there. It was a short walk to the Piramide subway station as well as a short walk to the bus and tram. You can actually walk to the Colosseum from the apartment it is approximately 2 miles. This is a lovely local neighborhood away from the tourist areas.

  • Submitted: Sep 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great stay! Highly recommended

  • 5 of 5

The property was as shown on the website. You will have everything you need. The location is great: away from the crowd of central Rome, but close to subway or walking distance to several points ( Trastevere - 20mn; Colisseum 30mn...). Locals' area with good restaurants (for locals. great ambiance), pasterias and pizzaz, supermarkets....

It is great to communicate withCarmela. She is very helpful. Carmela booked us a taxi from airport.

Also a lot of guide books and reading material.

The apartment is comfortable an. Thank you!

  • Submitted: Jul 26, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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5

A gem in Testaccio

  • 5 of 5

This is a beautiful, clean, modern, quiet, and very well equipped apartment. It is close to a number of bus routes and the metro to take you anywhere in the city. Carmela was a gracious host providing very helpful information about the area. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay there and would highly recommend this property.

  • Submitted: Jul 4, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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5

Great base in Testaccio

  • 5 of 5

We like to stay out of the heavily tourist areas while still being able to get around easily. This spot in Testaccio easily fulfilled our needs. It is not a particularly beautiful area, but it is a mellow, "authentic" neighborhood with enough attractions to fill a day--and great pizza minutes away.. The apartment is right on a square with a playground for kids, and it's around the corner from another piazza frequented by locals of all ages. There's excellent public transportation from the apartment (busses and the metro). The apartment itself is well-appointed, spotlessly clean, has a comfortable bed (in the main bedroom), and a modern, efficient bathroom. Carmela met us when we arrived and checked in during our visit to be sure everything was going well with us. Realizing that noise issues vary from person to person, we do want to share that the apartment can be noisy at times, particularly when a child in the apartment directly over us ran around--which was quite a lot. However, our overall feeling about this apartment is that it was a good value and added a great deal to our week in Rome.

  • Submitted: May 18, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your wonderful review. I'm sorry for the noise of the child who ran in the apt above but it's the first time I hear it so I checked it and it was a child ,3 years old ,who was there for a short time. I always invite my guests to let me know abou anything can distub them so I can try to hepl them. I hope to meet you again in the future.
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4

Happy travellers

  • 4 of 5

The property is large, clean and comfortable. The owner is friendly and accommodating. It is in a safe and active community, with cafes and excellent restaurants.

  • Submitted: May 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Apr 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Map

Nearest Airport
24 Kilometres
Fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
1 Metres
Testaccio
Nearest Ferry
71 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Train
600 Metres
Ostiense
Nearest Motorway
10 Kilometres
GRA
Nearest Restaurant
15 Metres
Testaccio
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Ostia
Car: not necessary

Aventino Testaccio, Rome, Latium (Lazio), Italy, Europe (Only 600 M from the Subway in the Down Town), Coliseum, Bocca Della Verita'

Other Activities: Shopping

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Rates & Availability

Rione XX Testaccio Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
Normal season
Aug 28 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$107
$707
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 21 2016
3 night minimum stay
$95
$651
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
High Season
Dec 22 2016 - Jan 6 2017
3 night minimum stay
$118
$808
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
Low Season
Jan 7 2017 - Feb 28 2017
3 night minimum stay
$95
$651
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest
 
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay
$107
From
$112
Fri,Sat,Sun
$707
$2,525
 
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $17 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

final cleaning (in cash) $45

Tourist Taxes 3.5 € for each person for each day to be paid in cash upon arrival day. Children till 10 years old are excluded.
Final cleaning 40 be paid in cash upon arrival day.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
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Amenities

Rione XX Testaccio Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 1
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 65 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • River
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Basic Soaps
  • Broadband Access
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking On Street
  • Sofa Bed
  • Telephone ...
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 baby crib
    Living Room - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon
Entertainment:
  • Books
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Outside:
  • Child's Swing
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair accessible
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling

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