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Vatican Vista
Ranked #432 of 3,743 Rome B&B and Inns
Reviewed 18 June 2011

Great stay!! Full apartment rental with everything you could possibly need. Conveniently located across the street from the Vatican, and easily within walking distance of Piazza Navona and the Pantheon.
Owner Rosanna is a true gem and now a friend! Very helpful with local history, helping us map out our day, offering tips and even getting us a cab with a good rate.
Truly you cannot go wrong and will not be disappointed!

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled as a couple
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Reviewed 15 June 2011

Great value comfortable and roomy 2bedroom apartment with excellent host.
Secure heritage building with (small) elevator.
Kitchen and breakfast provided as well as Rossana's interesting conversations and insight.
Conveniently located near transport, otherwise a pleasant walk from the busy sights of Rome

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Reviewed 1 June 2011

We just got back from a trip to Italy and stayed at the Vatican Vista. It was perfect! We had the whole apartment which has two large bedrooms with flat screen TVs and DVDs, kitchen, bathroom with washing machine, and foyer with a computer and internet connection. The view is of St. Peter's Basilica and the papal apartment. There is a taxi stand outside the front door, bus and tram lines across the street and a metro station around the corner. The owners, Rossana and David are extremely nice, and Rossana, who is a member of a historical society, is a superb tour guide.

  • Stayed: May 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 19 May 2011

From the moment we enquired about the Vatican Vista, Rossana has been very responsive and very accommodating. The airport transfer arranged by her was so seamless and safe. The 5th floor apartment is clean and comfortable for all 5 of us, most importantly there is an elevator for our luggages. All the rooms have an amazing view of the St. Peter's Basilica. The free wifi as well as free use of their computer in the apartment is fantastic! :)

Rossana is such a sweet darling and took the trouble to enquire about our itinerary so as to explain the necessary directions, transportation and even took the time and trouble to help us check for opening hours, connecting trains, costs for our next destination in Naples/Sorrento. She even printed out the information for us. Her useful advice and genunine concern for our safety is truly heartwarming, and made our experience in Italy more memorable.

I truly enjoyed my stay with Rossana, David and Molly (adorable golden retriever who loves visitors). They made us breakfast every morning with little treats like Easter cake, coffee, continental pastries and cold cuts.

If you are planning on a trip to Rome, ditch the hotels and stay with the Vatican Vista for a cosy and more personable experience. You will not regret it.

For food options, try Porta Castello which is within walking distance from the apartment.

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled with friends
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Reviewed 19 May 2011

Eve though we only had one night at Vatican Vista B&B, we felt like we made a friend for life. Rosanna welcomed us warmly from the start, and she made us feel right at home the minute we walked in. The location is fantastic, with buses, trams, metro and even taxis right in front. 5 mins walk to St. Peter's and 10 mins to the Vatican museums. Great restaurants and shops closely, and walking distance everywhere. The apartment is cozy and homey, with large rooms with views of michaelangelo's dome, and the
pope's apartments. Good value, warm welcome, and lots of tips from Rosanna (who is a tour guide by the way and speaks English fluently - she spent 38yrs in the US!) makes this a great choice in Rome. You leave feeling like family!

  • Stayed: May 2011
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Reviewed 5 May 2011

My husband and I together with my three children stayed at the Vatican Vista B&B for 4 nights and 5 days, and I must say that we felt so at home the minute we stepped into the place. It was warm and welcoming most especially Rossana, the owner, who made our stay very comfortable. She prepared us a wonderful breakfast everyday. The kids loved the sweet breads, cereals, yogurt and most especially the fruits were always fresh. My husband and I loved the Capuccino she brewed for us and may I say that it had a motherly touch. Our view of the Vatican was fantastic from our bedroom. It is walking distance from St. Peter's square and very convenient to go anywhere because the buses stop just right across the B&B. Great location I must say. I highly recommend this place to everyone. It is the best B&B in Rome and it truly "Feels like home". Rossana, you're the best! We will hopefully come back in the near future.

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  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled with family
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Reviewed 14 April 2011

The apartment was large, homely and clean and the view was great. Rosanna really made us feel welcome and made us wonderful breakfasts. Nothing was too much trouble. I'd definitely stay again.

  • Stayed: April 2011, travelled with family
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vvRoma, Owner at Vatican Vista, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2011

It was wonderful to have you and your family stay with us. What a pleasure it is to met and serve such pleasant people! Thank you for your kind words and we hope to see you again.

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Additional Information about Vatican Vista

Address: Piazza del Risorgimento 36, 00192 Rome, Italy
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Region: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Prati
Amenities:
Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
Ranked #432 of 3,743 B&Bs / Inns in Rome
Price Range: £118 - £167 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:1.5 star — Vatican Vista 1.5*
Number of rooms: 3
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Charming Apartment overlooking St. Peter's Basilica, Papal Palace, Vatican City, near the Vatican Museum and Sistine Chapel in Rome, Italy. Apartment in elegant building, accommodation with 3 bright, clean and spacious bedrooms, one with ensuite bathroom with shower, one with private shower/tub outside room. Access to kitchen. Each room has air conditioning, free WiFi with computer in hall. Near tourist attractions, transportation, dining, shopping. We can arrange for a driver from/to airports and cruise ships at reasonable rates. ... more   less 
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