This apartment is very well located for visitors interested in Roman history. We are a family of five adults and the three bedrooms suited us just right. The kitchen is fully supplied; we mostly used it for breakfast. The furnishings are lovely. Good WiFi. We appreciated being able to drop off our bags a little early. We went out to lunch while the cleaners finished.
Three of us stayed here for 4 nights/5 days in mid-April. This trip was for my Mother's 75th Birthday; and we could not have been more pleased with our accommodation at Casa Colosseo! I had originally tentatively reserved two rooms at a nearby hotel; however, I was looking for something with a nice view over the city, and this gem appeared on trip advisor! It was not immediately clear if our dates were available, so I contacted the property owner (Albertina) directly. She and her husband (Andrew) immediately responded that they could accommodate our dates. It was, in fact, the only free dates in all of April, so I felt as if we were destined to stay here! And, the price we paid for 4 nights was less than what we would have paid for two hotel rooms in the nearby city center.
As you can see from the pictures, Casa Colosseo is well within the city center, with an absolutely stunning view of the Colosseum from large terrace doors which open onto a small balcony. We were there for Rome's Birthday, April 21st, and I just stood on the balcony for a long time and watched all of the people coming and going from the Coliseum to the Palatino. In another separate living room, there are also more windows which open up onto the Colosseum. However, there were some birds nesting on the window sill (in the path of the sliding wooden shutters) so we did not open that one so as to not disturb their nest. It seems like such a small thing, however, the birds nesting in the middle of a very busy city, in the shadow of the centuries-old Colosseum and us being there for my Mother's Birthday, just made the perfect combination for one of the best experiences I've ever had.
The owner's Mother greeted us when we arrived. She was so friendly and welcoming, and she explained everything we needed to know about the house (working the combo washer/dryer, dishwasher, coffee maker, etc...). As other reviewers have stated, the owners even left breakfast provisions for us (and espresso...yay!) because we arrived in the evening.
This is a private apartment and you rent the entire apartment. We were very comfortable with the three of us. There are two double beds and a twin bed in three different accommodation areas/rooms. The Wi-Fi is very strong, and the owners even left some extra adapters so that we could charge all of our US phones and laptops at the same time. The taxi stand directly below made it very convenient for us to come and go, especially on the early morning of our departure when we left for the airport.
My Mother could not have been more pleased with her Birthday accommodation! Truly, we were all very impressed and happy with Casa Colosseo. We would definitely stay here again!
This apartment is beautifully appointed and has a great location opposite the Colosseum. We received a warm welcome from Albertina's mother and some provisions were provided which was very welcome. We really enjoyed our visit and would love to return.
Overlooking the coliseum, the apartment is beautiful and well set with three distinct seperate sleeping areas with bathrooms. We were 5 and everyone had privacy. The common living areas are comfortable and well furnished. The location was a bit touristy for my tastes (as I should have guessed by the views) but all in all an extremely pleasant stay in Rome.
It would be difficult to adequately describe how wonderful this apartment is
It is wonderfully located directly across from the coliseum and has a taxi stand out the front -it is an easy walk to almost all locations and a short taxi ride to the vatican
The apartment itself is stunningly decorated and the view from giant antique windows is of the coliseum
The apartment owners were very generous - they left a bottle of prosecco for my mothers birthday and had placed breakfast provisions in the fridge for us
. We were met by the owners delighful mother and she could not do enough to assist us
I would highly recommend this place
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