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Grand Orsetto, Beautiful, Large Bright & Very Quiet, 150m Piazza Navona

Sleeps8
Bedrooms 3
Bathrooms3
Space 1,722 sq. ft.
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights

Overview

About the property

Centrally located, very roomy, comfortable, quiet, cheerful, plenty of light

Located in Via dell'Orso, 28. 150 meters from Piazza Navona. VERY QUIET! Ideal for 2-3 couples + friends or a family with children + friends. 160 sq meters, 3 bedrooms, 3 ensuite bathrooms, a very large living room and a huge kitchen/dining room. Entirely renovated in 2012. Quiet, airy, bright (windows look south). In the heart of Rome, yet away from it all, thanks to its location on the first floor of a small building at the end of the large courtyard of this very private palace.

And you can sleep with your windows WIDE OPEN, no noise from the street!

WHAT IS SPECIAL ABOUT IT

Location, roominess, comfort, quiet, style, plenty of light. Here you are at the center of the center; after a full day visiting Rome, you do not feel like travelling to some distant neighborhood. Wherever you are, you'll enjoy a short walk back home to enjoy the quiet and comfort, to find it dry and cool during summer and warm and welcoming in winter. Relax watching TV in your language in every room, or listen to the radio while organizing your activities, checking your mail or talking over Skype to your beloved ones back home! Prepare your dinner at home, or enjoy traditional roman food in many nearby restaurants. You will find suggestions in the apartment that will help you stay away from tourist eateries.

ACCOMMODATION AND SLEEPING ARRANGEMENTS

Maximum 9 guests including children. 3 guests in the mini suite; 3 guests in the attic room; 2 in the ocre room. Beds can be separated. Sofa bed in the living room. Cot/crib available. The apartment is on the first floor (one floor up from ground floor). A flight of stairs at the entrance, unsuitable for persons with impaired mobility, please see picture of stairs on the listing.

THE LIVING ROOM

There are 3 large sofas (1 is a sofa bed), an armchair, Satellite TV, AC. A beautiful 17th century candelabrum and large contemporary paintings ornate the room and the walls.

THE DINING ROOM

Dining room has two windows and a glass entrance door (see pictures); there is a table for up to 10 and a fully appointed kitchen with stove, oven, fridge, dishwasher, sink, a very large closet. Powerful AC.

THE ROOMS

The bedroom has a kingsize bed that can be separated into twins, bed tables, padded bedhead, window with shadows, satellite TV, AC; the adjoining suite has a sofabed, cupboards, an antique desk with chair, window with shadows. The bathroom has three windows, a separate shower, enclosed WC.

The Ocre Room includes a kingsize bed that can be separated into twins, bed tables, padded bedhead, window with shadows, satellite TV, AC. The ensuite bathroom has a huge steamshower.

The Attic Room includes a kingsize bed (cannot be separated), bed tables, padded bedhead, a single bed, two skykights with shadows, cupboard, satellite TV, AC; the ensuite bathroom with skylight has a bathtub and a separate enclosed shower.

AMENITIES

Powerful and quiet A/C in all rooms; independent heating; free broadband internet WiFi in all rooms; 4 sat TVs; washer, separate dryer in the kitchen/dining room. Drying rack, iron and ironing board available. Palace doorman during daytime.

Very comfortable, extralarge beds (180 cm). The 3 ensuite bathrooms are smart and roomy; large and comfortable shower boxes; broad US-style shower heads with plenty of hot water. We provide hairdryer, shampoo and soap. One free set of 3 towels per guest. Extra towels available at € 5.00 per set.

TO SUM IT UP

We care about your comfort: the best beds we could get; spacious, welcoming bathrooms and showers with plenty of hot water; ample living room; 4 TV sets; fast internet; plenty of light and ventilation; efficient heating; quiet and powerful AC. Furniture and interior design are a combination of traditional and contemporary.

KEY ADDRESSES

Within 100 m: foodstore, wineshop, 24 hrs bakery, tobacco shop, international newsstand, barber shop (remember Julia Roberts in Eat, Pray, Love? THAT barber shop!); several restaurants, Laganà, Fiammetta, La Campana, Alfredo (my preference is in that order) all serving good roman food; a taxi station 50 m away and two bus stops.

Subway is 700 m, 10 min away.

PIZZA

Try La Sagrestia, Via del Seminario (Pantheon).

HANGOUTS:

Campo di fiori, Piazza Farnese and surrounding area: plenty of bars and restaurants!

Piazza San Lorenzo in Lucina: sit outside, have drinks, lunch or dinner. Near the Via Condotti shopping area.

ICECREAM

Gelateria del Teatro - Via dei Coronari, an absolute must!! Giolitti - icecream - Via Uffici del Vicario.

PLEASE IMPLEMENT SEPARATE WASTE COLLECTION!

Grand Orsetto has a Vacation Rental MUNICIPAL PERMISSION from the City Council of ROME.

Keywords: quiet, cosy, bright, comfort, style, central, apartment, flat, historic building, large courtyard, limited traffic

Until confirmed, rates are subject to change without notice!

Available Year Round.

More Details

Property Manager
Filippo
Member since: 2011
Premier Partner

This HomeAway partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great traveler experience.

Speaks: english, french, spanish, italian
Response time:
Within a few days
Response rate:
80%
Calendar last updated:
November 18, 2017

About Filippo

I am married to my wife since 31 years and we have two adult sons. I have lived, among others, in the US, Spain, Switzerland and in Hong Kong. I am a keen sailor

Filippo purchased this apartment in 1971

What makes this apartment unique

Grand Orsetto is at the center of Rome and a very quiet, brightly lit, airy apartment. Most tourist locations are within walking distance: in 15 to 20 minutes on foot you may reach the vatican, the spanish steps, the trevi fountain

Amenities

Centro Storico Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
Building Type:
  • building
Meals:
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1722 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Max. adults: 8
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed ...
  • Non smoking only
  • EARLY CHECK-IN can be arranged, provided apartment is available. If not yet, you may check-in, drop your luggage and return later
  • LATE CHECK-OUT can be arranged, provided apartment is available. If not, we will seek to store your luggage until departure
  • THIS IS A PRIVATE BUILDING. Do not sit on the doorstep of the apartment, avoid noise in the courtyard, do not cause disturbances to other tenants
Location Type:
  • Downtown
Theme:
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
General:
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
Kitchen:
  • Catering Available
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
Dining:
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 12 people
Bathrooms:
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Attic room Bathroom - toilet , tub , shower , bidet
    Minisuite Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet
    Ocre room Bathroom - toilet , shower , bidet , double steam shower
  • all bathrooms have shower; the attic bathroom has also a bathtub. The ocre room has a large double shower that with marble seats that is also a steam shower.
Bedrooms:
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Minisuite, studio - 1 sleep sofa /futon
    Attic room - 1 queen , 1 twin/ single
    Minisuite Bedroom - 1 king , can be separated
    Ocre room - 1 king , can be separated
  • All bedrooms have bedside tables and lamps, cupboards, a chair, window shadows, A/C, internet, satellite TV. The minisuite includes a bedroom with kingsize bed, a studio with a sofabed and an ensuite bathroom. The ocre room has a king size bed and ensuite bathroom. The attic room is accessed from the stairs up from the living room, it has two sky windows, a king size bed, a single bed/sofà and ensuite bathroom with sky window.
Entertainment:
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
Suitability:
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
Attractions:
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • winery tours
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • medical services

Reviews

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Grand Orsetto, Beautiful, Large Bright & Very Quiet, 150m Piazza Navona
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Dream Apartment

  • 5 of 5

The real Roman deal: a fantastic way of living in this beautiful city. The apartment is bright, spacious, and in an ideal and central neighborhood. It is thoughtfully furnished, with great style, and maintained and kept clean to a high standard, with a helpful property manager to answer questions, address problems, and offer local recommendations. It sleeps 8 comfortably -- great value for the price. I hope to return here often!

  • Submitted: Nov 2, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Guest, we are glad you enjoyed your stay and Rome, your words are the best reward for our efforts to stay at the top of the market, we look forward to have again as our guests, filippo
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Fabulous location!! Comfortable beds and the best restaurants right outside our door.

  • 5 of 5

Perfect home away from home for 3 couples!! We were in the attic and completely comfortable. We loved our home in Roma!!

  • Submitted: Nov 5, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: dear Guest, thank you, we are glad you enjoyed Grand Orsetto and your stay in Rome, we hope to have you as a guest in our apartments in the future, filippo
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5

beautiful apartment

  • 5 of 5

Large rooms, very modern apartment in a lovely 15th century (?) building? Plenty of room for six adults. The location was perfect for walking to most locations we wanted to visit. Check in easy. We loved it and would stay again.

  • Submitted: Oct 24, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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great apartment

  • 5 of 5

My friends and I spent a great weekend in Rome staying in this apartment. The rooms are large and bright, the beds are comfortable. The large dining table was good to sit around for breakfast, and the lounge was great at night to sit and relax. we were very central , with lots of great restaurants nearby, but also very quiet at night. I would definitely book this apartment again, unfortunately it is too big for a weekend away with my husband!

  • Submitted: Oct 4, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Perfect location, large, clean, and quiet.

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in this apartment. Very quiet, very clean, VERY large. Centrally located, but in a great neighborhood.

  • Submitted: Sep 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wonderful central location

  • 4 of 5

We enjoyed our stay at the Grand Orsetto. The home was large and clean and very central to the sites of Rome. We were able to arrange to book in early which was greatly appreciated. The first floor bedrooms were very nicely set out. The attic room is up a very steep flight of stairs but was managed well by one of the 3 couples staying here but may be a problem for some. Crockery and glassware were a bit light on and could do with replenishing.

  • Submitted: Aug 23, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
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Map

Nearest Airport
30 Kilometres
leonardo da vinci - fiumicino
Nearest Barpub
10 Metres
via dell'orso
Nearest Ferry
72 Kilometres
Civitavecchia
Nearest Train
4 Kilometres
TERMINI
Nearest Restaurant
30 Metres
Orso 80
Nearest Beach
30 Kilometres
Ostia
Car: not necessary

PIAZZA NAVONA is one of the grandest piazzas in Rome, a triumph of baroque art, where Bernini and Borromini challenged each other with their formidable masterpieces. The fountain of the four rivers by Bernini faces the great church of St. Agnes, by Borromini. Nearby, in Corso Rinascimento, Borromini built one of the finest examples of Baroque, the magnificent church of St. Yves, inside the National Archives Palace. Don't miss it!

Piazza Navona is busy all day, except in the early morning, its best time.

VIA DELL'ORSO is a characteristic street of old medieval Rome, prior to the baroque period. It is a limited traffic street, very quiet, and yet very close to most visiting sites.

From there you can easily reach your destinations, all within walking distance: Piazza Navona (150 m), Pantheon (600 m), Trevi fountain (1 km, 10 min), Campo di Fiori (800 m), Saint Peter (2 km), Castel Sant'Angelo (800 m, 9), Spanish Steps (1 km), Tiberina Island (1.7), the Ghetto (1,2 km), Capitol (1.6 km, 20), Colosseo (2,1 km, 25), Ara Pacis (700 m).

TRANSPORT

Taxis to/from airport have fixed rate (7.00am-11.00pm); at night the rate is by the meter.

Private pick up service to/from airport to Orsetto (3 to 8 people) is in the range of € 50/75.

Train from the airport to Rome costs € 14/person.

Taxi from station to Orsetto costs about € 15.

For City transport, please check this web page in english: http://www.atac.roma.it/index.asp?lingua=ENG. It includes subway and buses. It may help you plan your stay in Rome.

CARPARK: Garage Leonetto, vicolo del leonetto 6, 50 meters from Orso, tel +39.06.68801327

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Rates & Availability

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Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Refundable damage deposit $412.2

Included in the rates: final cleaning, all linens, basic supplies, heating, A/C, wireless internet, satellite TV.
A security deposit (minimum € 300.00) will be collected in CASH at arrival. Fully refunded prior to departure, provided no damage to property beyond normal wear and tear; no linens lost or damaged; rubbish is placed in bins as per building regulations, and dishes are cleaned.
Extra charge of € 20.00 for check-in from 8.00 PM to midnight and on Sunday; € 40.00 from midnight to 8:00 AM.
City of Rome levies a tax of €3,50/night/guest.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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