QuodLibet is the ideal place to stay in Rome for 3 main reasons: its great location, the excellent service and the reasonable price (especially for Rome).
1- The B&B is situated in Prati, a lively neighborhood nearby the Vatican. It's very central, at walkable distance to all main touristy sites (and there is a metro stop at the street corner for those who are not fond of walking all day). The neighborhood is not too touristy so you get a sense of how locals live, there are shops, indoor food market, bakeries (the famous Castroni store is very close by), decent amount of restaurants at your door step.
2- Agostino, the host, was super nice and resourceful to optimize our time in Rome during our 3 day-visit. At our arrival, he helped us find a parking spot and spent 15 min. with us driving around the neighborhood. We also spent some time to go over a map on which he drew itineraries by foot we could follow to explore Rome. For Christmas eve, he took care of making reservation in a restaurant nearby and was very responsive to my emails when I found out that the owner of the restaurant changed his mind and decided to close the restaurant on Dec 24!
Even though the managers of the B&B (Agostino and Gianluca) don't leave on the premises, which could sometime give you the impression you are in a hotel, they make themselves easily available via emails and are usually here every morning... with such hospitality and warm welcome, you definitely feel in good hands!
3- Finally the price is very reasonable and I don't think you could find similar B&B so well maintained and managed in Rome.
As a final note, the rooms are spotless, tastefully decorated, with modern bathroom and there is a 'Ikea-style' kitchen you can use to make yourself a cup of tea at night (big box of various teas at disposal). Breakfast is abundant, with excellent toasted bread (croissants are not great... but I am French so very picky on pastries). Fruit, yogurt and pre-packed cheese/ham/salami are also part of the morning feast (are not the best, but for the price you pay very decent).
I would definitely recommend this place to any friend/family who plans a getaway in Rome.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Perfectly located in the centre of Rome, equipped with all mod cons, with luminous and ample rooms furnished with taste, QuodLibet is a small and charming accommodation offering bed and breakfast service just a stone throw away from St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican. Four finely furnished rooms equipped with ample en-suite bathrooms, air-conditioning, safe, 32' flat screen TV, free WI-FI connection. From the strategic position of QuodLibet you will be able to reach easily each site of interest in Rome, both walking or using the Metro system (taking advantage of the "Ottaviano-San Pietro" stop located just one block away). ... more less
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