Rome's got it all...the Pantheon, the Trevi Fountain (made famous to the world in that infamous "La Dolce Vita" scene) the Colosseum, St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican. Or maybe the thought of the Italian creamy chilled gelato gets you up and wanting to go. Whatever your reason you’ll be pleased to know that the hotels are going out of their way to make your visit inexpensive, convenient, fun and memorable. Here are a few cheap hotels in Rome to look into:
Best for Grandeur
The Eurostars International Palace is a beautiful 19th Century villa with classic Renaissance features. It has recently gone through extensive renovations to modernize its amenities. The hotel is a shopper's and theatre-goer's paradise, with many venues right outside the door, including Via Veneto, Fontana di Trevi, Altare della Patria and Terme di Diocleziano. The hotel has 192 rooms including the Presidential Suite and two Deluxe Suites. Each equipped with a private bathroom, air conditioning, a mini bar, satellite television, direct telephone, Wi-Fi, hair dryer and safety deposit box.
Best for Quiet
Hostel Lodi, at Via Oristano 14, is an Art Nouveau villa. It is situated in the quiet residential area of the San Giovanni neighbourhood where there are plenty of charming and inviting restaurants and bars such as the Circolo degli artisti. There is a lovely garden with fruit trees, which makes a lovely way to end the day with a glass of wine and a book and the area is away from the throngs of tourists and makes you feel like a true Roman citizen. Rooms come in a variety of sizes, for everyone from a single traveller to a large family. Breakfast is included, there is a cafe, fax/photocopying, Internet access and a BBQ area.
Best for City Center
The Hotel Hollywood is situated in the heart of Rome. Nearby you'll find the Piazza della Repubblica and the Santa Maria Maggiore church and only a 10-minute walk away is the Colosseum.
Rooms are equipped with a TV, direct-dial phones, heating and hair dryers. Included is breakfast daily, free Wi-Fi, and a safety deposit box. Like its name implies, Hotel Hollywood will treat you like a star. It may be a budget hotel in Rome but it certainly won't let you feel like it is.
Best for Families
The charming hotel, La Rotella nel Sacco is a newly renovated site near the Piazza di Porta Maggiore and the central Termini station. Guests will be treated like royalty with luxurious rooms that come with private bathroom and shower, heating/air conditioning, satelitee TV, telephone, Wi-Fi and minibar. If you want to be in the middle of it all, La Rotella nel Sacco is the hotel for you. Food, culture, nature and commerce are right at your door, and you will not want to leave.
Best for Amenities
Last, but certainly not least is the Rouge et Noir, at Via Cosimo De Giorgi 8. In the Nomentana-Tiburtina district, the hotel is known for being a sought-out spot for business conferences and vacationers alike. The hotel offers 207 rooms, Included in the room price are: Pay-per-view TV, Wi-Fi, telephone, air conditioning, minibar, safety deposit box and bathroom with tub or shower.
Additionally, breakfast is not to be missed, it is a buffet offering coffee, cappuccino, tea, tisanes, fruit juices, milk, mixed cereals, bakery items, yoghurts, cheese and salami, eggs, bacon and Caprese salad. A small fee of €6 allows you to enjoy this bounty of international menu items.