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Neighborhood suggestions

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Neighborhood suggestions

Looking for the best blend of hotel price and location? We are willing to add a little travel time to and from attractions to save a little cash. Also what would be some interesting neighborhoods to check out in the evenings for a locals experience for a dinner or two?

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1. Re: Neighborhood suggestions

If you have never visited Rome, then it is important that you stay somewhere around the historical center, e.g., around the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, Trevi Fountain. There are properties in every price range.

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2. Re: Neighborhood suggestions

Where you stay in Rome depends on both your budget and how convenient you want your lodging placed. Most popular is the area around the Pantheon, Campo Fiori, and Piazza Navona. It is often onsidered the center of modern Rome and everyone likes/wants to stay there because you can walk to a great number of Rome sites. Because of its popularity, lodging here command a premiums to other areas. Same with the Spanish steps. You have to balance your budget restrictions with your convenience factor.

Trastevere, the areas around the Colosseum (Monti, Celio), Barberini area, Vatican are not as central but reasonably charming and convenient. Using Public transport (reasonable good and cheap in Rome), these areas are reasonably convenient. Trastevere is my own favorite area of Rome. Tram 8 runs through Trastevere along Viale Trastevere from Trastevere station (where you can go to from FCO on the FR-1) all the way to Piazza Venezia every 15 min.

At the other end of the spectrum is the area around Termini (including parts of Esquilino).

1.45 miles to Piazza Navona (as the bird flies)

1 mile to the Colosseum

2.5 miles to Vatican city

This area gets a bad rep, but violent crime in Rome is very low by American standards, and I have stayed in this neighborhood overnight and walked around there more than once after dark with no bad effects. Lodging near here is some of the cheapest in central Rome, but you have to take public transport to nearly all the major sites it you don’t feel like walking 1-2 miles to get there. The other down side is that is charmless and modern

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