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A few steps away from the Colosseum

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Property type apartment
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About the property

Cosy self-catering apartment in the oldest district in Rome

In the heart of the historical centre, in the Monti district, the oldest in the city, this cosy apartment is situated in a quiet, select residential area only 5 minutes walk away from the Colosseum, close to the Colle Oppio park. The area has great character with many art and crafts shops, restaurants and cafes'. The proximity of bus and metro stops makes it an ideal place for both tourist and business stays. Close by lie also the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the first Roman church to be dedicated to the Virgin Mary, the church of Santa Prassede, one of Rome’s lesser known jewels and containing one of the best examples of Roman mosaic art, the Church of San Pietro in Vincoli, which houses one of the most important examples of classical art, the statue of Moses by Michelangelo, and the Basilica of S. Clemente, which is on four levels each covering a different century of history.

Tiziana and Loredana
Member since: 2008
Speaks: english, french, italian
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 12, 2017

Guestbook comments from the owner

This was our second time in a cosy appartment in Ruggero Bonghi and not the last time. The appartment, the furniture and linen are nice and tidy. The location is just perfect. The street is very peaceful but many wonderful places like Colosseun, Santa Maria Maggiore and San Giovanni in Lateran are very near. You can reach them easily by foot. By tram, busses and metro just behind the corner you reach the whole city. And next to Ruggero Bonghi there is Via Merulana where one can find very good, small foodtstores like pastry, cheese, delicatessen, fruits and vegetables. There are also nice restaurants in neighbourhood. This in not an ordinary tourist area so one can feel here a real italian life.The owner and the host had been most kind and helpfull. As you can see we have really enjoyd our stay in Ruggero Bonghi and this is our holidayhome in Rome also in future! If any stars or point are needed it is 5.
Apr 2016
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Rione I Monti Apartment Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 50 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • pets not allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Downtown
  • Historic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Laundry Soap
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Sofa Bed
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Wireless Internet
  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Dishwasher
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , bidet
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 double
  • Nicely decorated bedroom furnished with a doubled bed, a wardrobe and a desk. The bedroom sleeps 2 people, but the convertible sofa in the living room sleeps additional 2. TV cable and plug available both in bedroom and living area. Wireless internet connection. No air conditioning. Portable fans provided.
  • CD Player
  • Radio
  • Stereo
  • Television
Leisure Activities:
  • walking
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
The living area has two armchairs and a large sofa convertible into a double bed. The dining table sits comfortably 4 people but can sit up to 10. TV cable and plug available both in bedroom and living area. Wireless internet connection. No air conditioning. Portable fans provided.


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(40 traveler reviews)

A few steps away from the Colosseum
average rating of 4.75 based on 57 reviews


  • 5 of 5

From start to finish, my friend and I loved our stay at this property, which truly is just a few steps away from the Colosseum. It was so nice having everything so close to the apartment. The owners were great. We were met and given the full overview the place with traveling tips and everything we needed. I would definitely go back if I return to Rome anytime soon!

  • Submitted: May 26, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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All you Need

  • 5 of 5

A wonderful space, impeccably cared for and fully equipped to make for a comfortable stay. It's just a short walk to the Colosseum and metro line so you can get to sites near and far with ease (and the metro is easy to use so don't be intimidated). There's a grocery store a block away, and a coffee shop/cafe just around the corner. Tiziana and the other young lady who met us were very welcoming and informative upon our arrival making sure we were settled in and ready to enjoy our stay. We would definitely recommend this space to others and would stay here again should we return to Rome.

  • Submitted: Oct 12, 2015
  • Stayed: Sep 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A terrific visit

  • 4 of 5

The apartment is well supplied, and located on a quiet street. The place was clean and the layout worked well for us. Grocery and restaurants were close. Stayed cool even without air con. The owners did a good job in communicating with us.

  • Submitted: Jun 9, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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A great stay

  • 5 of 5

This is a great place to stay. It is light filled and a very short distance from the Colosseum and the rest of the Monti region of Rome.

The bed is comfortable and the availability of a washing machine meant it was easy to wash and (air) dry our clothes after walking back from the Campo or the Vatican. The kitchen lacks an oven but the hot plates and small fridge enables preparation of food at home should you want to.

The three week stay we had there was wonderfully quiet. We could sleep with the bedroom windows open without noise. Wifi services were reliable.

I would happily stay there again myself and confidently recommend it to others as the first floor apartment was easy to access with luggage or groceries.

  • Submitted: Sep 9, 2014
  • Stayed: Aug 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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beautiful place

  • 5 of 5

Beautiful place and very nice apartment.

Thank you for all Loredana and Tiziana.

Katia, from Brazil

  • Submitted: Jun 15, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Appartement à recommander et idéalement situé !

  • 4 of 5

Loredana et Tiziana sont des hôtesses parfaites mettant à disposition un appartement très pratique et surtout idéalement situé ! Situé à 3 minutes à pieds du Colisée et pas loin de 2 métros, c'est un plaisir de se réveiller au calme dans cet endroit et d'ensuite chaque matin traverser un petit parc pour arpenter Rome. L'appartement n'est pas grand mais est très pratique et on peut facilement y dormir à 4 (double divan lit dans le salon et chambre double). Une adresse à se partager !

  • Submitted: May 8, 2014
  • Stayed: Apr 2014
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Nearest Train
1 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
1 Kilometres
Nearest Beach
20 Kilometres
Car: not necessary

Rome, city centre, Colosseum, Roman Fori, Imperial Fori


Rates & Availability

Rione I Monti Apartment Rental Rates

Additional information about rental rates

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable damage deposit $216

NO HIDDEN COSTS - Rental fees are inclusive of all charges, provision of bed and bathroom linen and access to wireless broadband internet connection.

These rates are based on two people staying. For three or four people an additional small fee of EUR 5 a day will be added.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.

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