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10 Incredible Rome Airbnbs for Every Style and Budget

Dec. 23, 2017
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Rome, the Eternal City, is one of the most fashionable and historic places in the world. It attracts visitors from all over the globe and has some of the most notable attractions — like the Vatican and the Colosseum — plus outstanding food. The city also has numerous Airbnbs, varying in price and style. Below are some of the best for travelers looking to check the City of Seven Hills off their bucket list.

Value Deals (less than $150 per night)

1. Studio Apartment by the Vatican

This elegant studio apartment comes equipped with just about everything you need. A full kitchen, dining space, queen bed with a view of St. Peter's from the patio. It's also a brief walk to Vatican City, so you don't need to fuss over making it to the Sistine Chapel before it closes at 4PM. Guests will also have easy access to many classic Roman restaurants, chic bars and locally grown boutiques. Rates from $100 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

2. A Charming Suite with Colosseum Views

With views of the Colosseum from the bright and stylish bedroom, it fulfills many a tourist's dream to stay in this Airbnb, housed in an old Roman building. The best part of this apartment is the location: It's only a one-minute walk to the largest amphitheater ever built, with dozens upon dozens of cafés and gelato shops, restaurants and bars nearby. Rates from $130 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

3. A Hipster Dream in Monti District

This Airbnb is the ultimate lodging for a hip couple or group travelers. It's located in a historical building and both the building and the flat have been updated recently. It features beautiful new furniture that perfectly accents the space, adding to the new-meets-old feel of the apartment. Views from the flat look out into the bustling Monti neighborhood; this 'hood has everything tourists want when visiting. Rates from $146 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

4. Romantic Loft with Private Garden

Located in Navona, the historical center of Rome, visitors will be immersed in history and culture the moment they step out the door. Not only does this apartment span two floors, but it comes with its own private garden where guests can sip on early-morning cappuccinos and finish up a long day of touring with a glass of Montepulciano. The apartment is located in an 18th-century building so travelers will feel like they've traveled back in time the moment they arrive. Rates from $141 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

Mid-Tier ($150-$250 per night)

5. Beautiful Apartment in the Heart of Rome

This large apartment has everything visitors need when staying here with their five closest friends — including free bikes they can use during their stay. Centrally located in the San Pietro neighborhood, this Airbnb is steps away from historical sites like the Trastevere, Castel Sant'Angelo, Piazza Navona and Campo dei Fiori. With two large bedrooms and room to spare, this Airbnb is sure to please all who stay (and bike) here. Rates from $168 per night with a two-night minimum stay required.

6. Campo de' Fiori Deluxe Apartment

Aside from being walking distance from many of Rome's most well-loved tourist attractions like the Colosseum, Piazza Navona, The Pantheon, Piazza Di Spagna, the Trevi Fountain and more — this luxury apartment overlooks a stunning courtyard of a 16th-century patrician building. Outfitted with high ceilings with frescoes and ceiling coffers, this open space is decked out with ornate, aesthetically pleasing decor. Basically — you're definitely going to want to Instagram either inside, or outside this apartment. Rates from $203 per night with a two-night minimum stay required.

7. Newly Renovated Monti Apartment

This apartment, which was remodeled earlier this year, is the perfect place for groups or families to stay in while visiting the Eternal City. It's centrally located, right in front of St. Maria Maggiore and only a five-minute walk from Central Station and the Colosseum. Visitors will feel fully immersed in an Italian experience — it's housed in a historical building — all while enjoying the modern luxuries the apartment has to offer. Rates from $213 per night with a two-night minimum stay required.

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High Roller ($250+ per night)

8. Penthouse with Private Rooftop Terrace

Come for the penthouse, stay for the terrace. This beautiful apartment in the Trastevere neighborhood of Rome fits up to four guests in the 16th-century building. It's within walking distance of many of Rome's famed tourist attractions, but visitors need to walk up to the terrace to soak up Rome's beauty. The private terrace overlooks the Sant'Onofrio church and has 360-degree views of the city with its amazing architecture and bridges. The apartment also comes with an additional studio if visitors have guests stay with them. Rates from $393 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

9. Trevi Ab Aeterno

This newly renovated apartment is located literally right next to the Trevi Fountain. Literally. It is also equipped with a luxurious living room, a comfortable bedroom, a kitchen and a bathroom with furnishings inspired by centuries of Roman history. And, if you're feeling like taking advantage of all of the amenities, there is a private driver service from the airport, reservations of tourist packages to visit the eternal city, cooking courses and photographers available to guests upon request. Rates from $290 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

This apartment in Via del Mattonato is located on an old, quiet street in Trastevere. This unique space with three bedrooms overlooks the Gianicolo (or Janiculum) and is only a 10-minute walk to Piazza Navona. Upon entering the apartment, visitors will feel welcomed and cozy with the wooden beams, fireplace and tasteful furnishings. The apartment has three bedrooms, each decorated to the nines and fits up to six guests. Rates from $263 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

The Showstopper

10. Unforgettable Apartment By Spanish Steps

Appropriately dubbed "The Best in Rome," this apartment lives up to its name with its sprawling layout and immaculate design. Reminiscent of a typical Roman palace, this apartment has three bedrooms and fits up to eight guests. Just a hop, skip and a jump away from the Spanish Steps, this palatial residence is located near all the famous shopping streets that Rome is known for. The apartment has undergone recent renovations and guests are allowed access to everything in the refurbished flat. Rates from $837 per night with a three-night minimum stay required.

Maximize Your Purchase

There are plenty of ways to maximize your stay with points and miles. If you’ve never used Airbnb before, sign up through TPG to get $40 off your first booking — and the gravy train doesn’t stop there. Book through the Delta portal and earn 1 SkyMile for every dollar spent on your stay, and make sure to charge the purchase to a travel rewards card to rack up extra points. Using a card like the Chase Sapphire Preferred will get you 2x points on all travel purchases while the Chase Sapphire Reserve will get you 3x points on an Airbnb stay. When you combine the two, you’re effectively double-dipping with your points earning.

Prices are accurate as of publication date but are subject to change. All photos courtesy of Airbnb.

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