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Diana Araimo

Member since: 2014
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Speaks: english, italian

Live as Rome Town Resident, Like Staying at Good Friends Home ;70sqm Apartment

8 Reviews
Sleeps2
Bedrooms 1
Bathrooms2
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 - 4 nights

Overview

Quartiere XII Gianicolense Apartment Rental Photos and Description

1 DBL Bedroom, 2 BTH ,A/C ; close to the Historic Center & nighlife. WiFi/AC

The 70 sqm Apartment accommodates 2 persons and consists of;

1 bedroom (16 sqm , 2 windows ) with kingsize bed , wardrobe and chest of drawers, 2 bedsides. Bed linen, blankets and duvet provided. 1 en-suite bathroom with bath/shower, wc, bidet, window

· a spacious and bright Living room, 28 sqm wide, with 2 windows and 1 french door to the small terrace. Very high standard furnitures including some antiques, TV, Radio and CD player and a large glass table; Books and music CD available for the Guests.

· the Kitchen ,16 sqm wide, fully equipped, with 4 stove, oven, fridge-freezer, microwave, dishwasher, a table for 4 and balcony. Table clothes provided

· A second bathroom with shower ; washing machine, shoe storage, extractor. Bath Towel provided

· A small terrace for dining outside in season, provided of table and chairs for dining outside ( barbeque is not allowed).

· Vacum cleaner and all cleaning tools , iron and ironing board provided

· Air conditioning and heating and WIFI connection included in the rental price.

The Apartment is located 2nd floor of a small Villa with elevator, 70sqm, high level furniture with some antique.

Close to Gianicolo Hill with best night and day views of Rome and Trastevere with its nightlife; 200 m only to the Best Food Open Market and at walking distance from Villa Pamphili, a marvelous ancient Villa now Public Park.

The Historic Center is very close and easy to reach by Tram N.8, that takes you to Trastevere in 10' (every 3' trips) or to Pantheon and Piazza Navona in 20'. In the night the Tramcar stops at midnight (Saturday at 3am) but there is a Bus all night every 20'. Many bus stops are available within walking distance from the Apartment.

Car is unnecessary.

Shops and Restaurants in the premises, you will find the list of those we prefer available at home.

Located in a very low car traffic road, the Villa is surrounded by private gardens and small buildings.

Within 200 meters distance you reach the famous in town and old Open Food and Vegetable Market of Piazza San Giovanni di Dio, from monday to saturday from 7am to 1pm. This Market is considered one of the best in Roma for variety and prices.

Every sunday morning you can enjoy the Porta Portese Flea Market

We guarantee to our Guest the same level of comfort of our Historic House Luxury Rentals Le Logge di Silvignano in Spoleto , Umbria For details www.leloggedisilvignano.it

More Details
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters
  • non smoking only
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Diana Araimo (Owner)
Member since: 2014
Call Owner
Speaks: english, italian

About Diana Araimo

Alberto, was born in Milano, Diana was born in Napoli, a good blend of Italian flavours, North and South together. The both of us were Managers in Multinational Companies in Operations and Purchasing myself , and Commercial and Marketing Diana, before starting this new life in hospitality.

Alberto loves to talk about economics and is passionate of Sudoku. Diana is graduate in Italian Letterature, is a fantastic chef and an heavy reader. Our Houses are full of book in Italian, English and different languages. Some are a kind present from our past Guests.

We love people and good companies, we love good food and good wine. Both of us are Sommelier.

We own and rent apartments and villa in Spoleto in our Historic House le Logge di Silvignano and this cosy Apartment in Roma.

We own our Apartment in Roma since 1999, when we married after 6 year of life in common. It was our “nest” in Roma, where to hide coming back from our business trips around Europe, busy and stressed managers. Meanwhile, we began the restoration of our Historic House of Le Logge di Silvignano in Spoleto, our big project for our future life together.

The restoration was completed in 2002, we began to live and manage our Hospitality business in Silvignano, sometimes moving to Roma for a visit to our daughter and grandchildren.

Then, our Guests of Le Logge di Silvignano (often turned into good friends) asked us to make them available our Apartment and we are now glad to do the same for couples who can appreciate and respect our “nest”.

Diana Araimo purchased this apartment in 1999

Guestbook comments from the owner

Dear Diana,

I have been meaning to write to tell you how perfect everything was in the apartment, and particularly to thank you for your "accueil chaleureux" when we arrived. It was so nice to have someone waiting for us when we arrived and to explain everything and make us feel at home. Also, to have left us the essentials for breakfast, and particularly the gluten-free!, was a great help.

I would love to come again and I also have been dreaming about coming to Spoleto....... to visit you at Le Logge di Silvignano Historic House. I certainly feel like I need something like that . What about in July and August?

Do let me know when you decide to come to Paris in September - I'd be happy to meet up and welcome you to my home - it's in central Paris, just near the Eiffel Tower, so very easy to get to.

I hope that you have a good summer - warm regards to you both

Stella and Adrian





PS TripAdvisor have been hassling me to write a review. I find them very invasive and am not very keen to enter into their world, and as you have 100% 5 star reviews, I hope that my failure to respond to their insistent emails does not matter in any way.
May 2014
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Reviews

5
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Live as Rome Town Resident, Like Staying at Good Friends Home ;70sqm Apartment
average rating of 5.0 based on 26 reviews
5

Highly Recommended!

  • 5 of 5

Our 5 night stay at Diana's lovely apartment exceeded our expectations and the location was excellent. It was well furnished, had a very comfortable bed, 2 nice bathrooms, 2 terraces, a well equipped kitchen, excellent wi-fi', the building had an elevator and it was a walk of 2 short blocks to reach tram # 8 to take you into the city. It was very quiet and peaceful.

There are several take out places within walking distance and we found that so convenient after spending long days exploring Rome. As well, there are ample small grocery and wine stores close by and the open food market at Piazza San Giovanni which is located right across the street from the # 8 tram stop.

Diana is a wonderful hostess; she arranged for our pick up at the airport on our arrival and met us at the apartment. She took us around the neighborhood and pointed out restaurants, small grocery stores. etc. and even took us to the TIM store to get a sim card for our cell phone.

Diana also arranged taxis for us on 2 different occasions - for our very early morning tour of the Vatican and again on our day of departure to the Avis car rental office.

Thank you Diana, you made our trip to Rome so easy.

Gerry and Sharon Ferguson

Victoria, British Columbia

Canada

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
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5

Our Best Rental Experience

  • 5 of 5

Two full months at Diana and Alberto's wonderful flat in Monteverde.

- total peace and quiet

- one of the most comfortable beds we've ever slept on

- excellent seating in both living and dining

- well-equipped kitchen -- you need to look carefully, but in our opinion there's almost everything: we cooked just about every day

- perfect wifi

- wonderful open-air market at less than 5 minutes' walk, plus a couple of supermarkets between 5 and 10 minutes' walk

- excellent weekly professional laundry service for bed, bath, and kitchen linens, plus once-weekly housekeeping - it's an "extra", but we wouldn't have lived without it.

- neighborhood totally authentic, no tourists, yet convenient to everything via the number 8 tram and a number of bus lines

We'd truly have to struggle to think of anything "negative" about the place. Maybe there could be a vegetable steamer, a bigger pasta pot, more frying pans with covers. Water pressure in the shower could be better. But we're forcing it to make such comments. This apartment is first-class. We've probably rented nearly 100 times over the past 40 years. This is the best.

  • Submitted: Mar 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
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Absolutely Wonderful

  • 5 of 5

First I would have to start with my initial contact with Diana. From the very start she was quick to response to all my emails and answer all of my questions. From the pictures on the website the apartment looked very nice and comfortable. Upon our arrival I was shocked to see that it was everything that the pictures showed and more... I was delighted.

The apartment was clean and fresh and ready for our stay. It has everything you could possibly need...fully equipped kitchen, washer,two bathrooms, two showers,

two balconies.

The apartment building was beautifully maintained and gave you a feeling of privacy and safety . The neighborhood was quiet and safe. It was only a block walk to the #8 Tram line that takes you into Rome along with the H bus that takes you to the train station...in other words the transportation aspect was great. My husband and I could not believe how lucky we were to have selected Diana's and Alberto's apartment.

The apartment was professional cleaned once and week so everything was always nice and neat.

Diana was only a text or email away if we had questions.

The farmers market that is located about two blocks away and runs Monday-Saturday from 8-1:00 was unreal it made you want to cook.

We could not have asked for more in our 2 month stay.

One other thing I must say because we were staying for an extended period of time I'm so happy that we were outside of Rome (about 20 minutes by Tram or Bus) when I was first planning this trip I wanted to be in Ancient Rome..but in reality it would have been sensory overload..instead we could go back to the neighborhood at night and have nice evenings away from the Tourist.

Diana and Alberto are wonderful people...you can rent their apartment knowing you are in good hands.

  • Submitted: Jan 12, 2016
  • Stayed: Nov 2015
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Lovely staying

  • 5 of 5

Lovely apt, good location, Mrs Diana perfect host giving tips about Rome, transportation, places etc. I am definitely advice this home. Felt like home

  • Submitted: Jul 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
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Like Staying at good friend's home indeed!

  • 5 of 5

The apartment is perfect for two, provided of everithings you need and more. Furnished at very high standard, with comfortable space on cosy terrace for dining outside. Our host Diana was fantastic in providing us with plenty of information about restaurants, markets, places to visit both in the premises and in the most important areas of the city. The house is located in a very convenient area of the city, quiet and with the real athmosphere of the Roma popular quarters, but very close to Trastevere and the historic center, that you can reach in a few fast tram stops. We will come back should we have a new opportunity of visiting Roma. To be recommended.

  • Submitted: Mar 17, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Perfect location, beautiful forniture.

  • 5 of 5

Went to Roma for business later suggested my wife to reach and share the comfort of this unique apartment for a short break. Everythings was perfect, located a few minutes to Trastevere and the historic Rome City center far enouth from the noisy night movida, beautifully featured , provided of every home appliance, modern and perfectly clean, Diana perfect host assisted us and positively responded to every additional desire of ours. My wife in particular appreciated the food open market a few steps from home, We will for sure recommend to friends and family.

  • Submitted: Feb 14, 2015
  • Stayed: Nov 2014
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Map

Nearest Airport
35 Kilometres
Roma Fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
150 Metres
Tony Ice Cream
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Golf
12 Kilometres
Roma Appia Club
Nearest Train
3 Kilometres
Trastevere Station
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
GRA Rome Ring
Nearest Restaurant
50 Metres
Incontro
Nearest Ski
120 Kilometres
Terminillo
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Ostia
Car: not necessary

Monteverde district is a Residential, green, and peaceful area, with the Best Food Open-air Market in Roma, for providing yourself of good, fresh and local food at competitive market price.

Rome inhabitants consider Trastevere and Monteverde a unique district, with 'real' daylife in Monteverde with its Markets and shops, and sparkling nightlife in Trastevere with Restaurants, Pizzerie and wine bars. You will definitely enjoy Trastevere, but after midnight you will be happy to stay just aside, in Monteverde, if you like to sleep well !!

Monteverde is close to Gianicolo Hill with the most amazing night and day view of Roma. The Historic City Center is very close and easy to reach thanks to the Tramcar N. 8 that takes you to Largo Argentina in 20' (terminus), walking distance to Piazza Venezia or Piazza Navona or Pantheon.

Porta Portese Sunday open-air Flea-market at 10' Tramcar.

Monteverde is also strategically located for reaching Airports and Raylway Station by public means of transports or taxi.

If you like to walk and relax in the nature you can e the most beautiful ancient Villa with wide Park in Roma: Villa Pamphili, 500 meter only from the apartment. The park also includes a couple of small lakes.

A good mix of Shops and Restaurants of different price level are available in the premises, with a target price of local customers. Good quality italian recipies and pizza Take-Aways are at walking distance, together with one of the best ice-cream maker in town.

A very efficient Assisted Laundry is located in the Apartment road, a few steps distance.

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Rates & Availability

Quartiere XII Gianicolense Apartment Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
EUR
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
 
September and October
Sep 1 2016 - Oct 31 2016
3 night minimum stay
$124
From
$135
Fri,Sat
$731
$1,799
 
 
Fall & Shopping
Nov 1 2016 - Dec 20 2016
3 night minimum stay
$112
From
$124
Fri,Sat
$675
$1,631
 
 
Winter 2016 - 2017
Dec 21 2016 - Mar 31 2017
4 night minimum stay
$112
From
$141
Fri,Sat
$675
$1,574
 
 
Spring 2017
Apr 1 2017 - Jun 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$112
From
$124
Sat,Sun
$731
$1,799
 
 
Summer 2017
Jul 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
$112
$652
$1,631
 
 
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
$124
$731
$1,462
 

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $337

Prices in Euro.Mini stay 3 nights. Weekly price is for 7 nights
Final cleaning E. 50,00 mandatory. Weekly cleaning also for long staying
The nightly and weekly price include the consumption of electricity, water and gas for bathroom, Bedlinen, bath towels ( 1 set/3 pieces per person), table clothes, WiFi and Heating
A.C surcharge E. 3,00/day upon request on arrival
Monthly price doesnt include utilities ( payed at official rates), weekly cleaning mandatory Euro 50,00 includes bedlinen and bathtowels change and 3 hours cleaner.

Booking are confirmed by email with a deposit not refundable of the 30% of the value of reservation. The balance is due 6 weeks beforearriv
Check in time beetween 3 pm and 7 pm; check out within 9,30 am. A different timing can be agreed in advance with an upcharge of euro 20,00 each time

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Amenities

Quartiere XII Gianicolense Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • villa
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 70 m²
Location Type:
  • Downtown ...
Theme:
  • Historic
  • Romantic
General:
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
Kitchen:
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
Bathrooms:
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet , a washing machine is available
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , combination tub/shower , bidet , ensuite with window
  • Towels are provided. We welcome you with basics for toilettries
Bedrooms:
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 2
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 1 bedroom only for 2 person, en-suite full bath with window
Entertainment:
  • Books ...
  • Music Library
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
Outside:
  • Balcony ...
Suitability:
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • non smoking only ...
  • not suitable for children
  • pets not allowed
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Attractions:
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • coin laundry
  • library
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • synagogues
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • outlet shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • tennis
Notes:
Fiumicino Airport is at 40 kms, easy to reach by local transport ( Train to Trastevere euro 9,00 + Tramcar 8 euro 1,50; per person) , about euro 50,00 by Taxi. Ciampino Airport is at 40 kms too.Terravision Bus Company takes you to Central Raylways Station at euro 4,00 if you book the ticket in advance via web, and then to the apartment by Bus H euro 1,50 x person or by Taxi from Central Raylways is about 11,00 euro Central Railways - Stazione Termini is easy to reach by Bus H euro 1,50 per person( the bus stop is at 200mtr from the Apartment). Avis rent a Car Station is very close in Circonvallazione Gianicolense n. 92 (walking distance from the apartment). Sixt Rent a Car Station is very close in Via Circonvallazione Gianicolense n. 105 (walking distance from the apartment) Tramcar n.8 takes you from the apartment to Historic center (Pantheon, Piazza Navona) and viceversa every 5' at euro 1,50 per person. Headline Piazza Venezia walk to Colosseum Forum

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