Cheap Rome Vacations

Your Rome vacation

Rome is a lively city, full of not just historical monuments, but incredible contemporary culture as well. There are plenty of parks, local markets, and local cafes for visitors to enjoy. By visiting some of the more unusual and out of the way places, people on vacations to Rome can often save money. The local people can add value to your holiday by introducing you to the foods, sites, and localities that tourists often avoid.

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Cheap Rome Vacation Packages

iQ Hotel Rome

4 stars
4.4 / 5 38 reviews
The iQ Hotel Rome is a complex focused on 'made-to-order' vacations, meaning staff are on-hand 24/7, and this Rome hotel operates much more like serviced apartments than typical hotel rooms. Customize your stay however you like, whether thats grabbing a vending machine snack on the way to the business center, serving yourself from the terrace bar, or getting a blast of heat at the sauna. The hotel keeps the decor minimal but comfy, with large red settees for a quick snooze and a leafy, open-air terrace with front-row, outdoor seats for the Opera House. Key facts88 guestroomsBreakfast buffetSelf-service bar in the lobbyGym and saunaFree Wi-Fi throughout hotel and business centerTerrace play area for kidsSelf-service laundry facilities NeighborhoodThe hotel is located a few blocks north of Rome Termini Station and around 12 minutes from Trevi Fountain. iQ is next door to the Opera House, and there's also plenty for retail enthusiasts to get excited about: iQ is just a short walk from Via Nazionale, renowned for its posh Italian clothing stores, like Marte's, Max Mara and Motivi. Those checking the four grand Basilicas of Rome off their bucket list will be pleased to find the Santa Maria Maggiore church a three-minute walk to the south. Hints and tipsDining nearby Skirt around the Opera House and explore the Monti neighborhood for its finest eating establishments - La Piazzetta in Via del Buon Consiglio is well-known for its antipasti offerings.If you're in a rush to catch your flight home, the iQ has express check-out systems in the lobby - much like the self-service check-in kiosks you find in major airports.
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Columbus Hotel Rome

4 stars
3.8 / 5 102 reviews
Converted villa outside St. Peter’s SquareOnce a 15th century villa, the Hotel Columbus has been converted to a 92-room hotel. Located on the promenade leading to St. Peter’s Square and meters from the Tevere River and Castel Sant’ Angelo, the Hotel Columbus sits among Rome’s most notable attractions. Rooms are basic, but La Veranda, the hotel’s restaurant situated in a grand hall with frescoed ceilings, is a must-see. HighlightsOutside Vatican CityEnchanting restaurantSpinal-cranial treatmentsFree parking LocationHotel Columbus sits between the Tevere River and the entrance to St. Peter’s Square. Guests walk to St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museum and Castel Sant’ Angelo. Cross the river to Piazza Navona and find shops, restaurants and cafes, or walk to the Pantheon. The Ottaviano underground stop is a 10 minute walk from the hotel. Tour busses and transportation to Termini is found outside the hotel. RoomsRooms vary in size, but all have a simple feel. Outfitted with basic furniture and sparse décor, rooms at the Hotel Columbus offer an uncomplicated environment to rest and relax. Look out on a courtyard or Via della Conciliazione. All rooms have air conditioning, TV, mini-bar, high-speed Internet and room service. FeaturesSteps from St. Peter’s Square, the Hotel Columbus is ideal for those looking to spend time in Vatican City. Tour busses are boarded outside the hotel and Piazza Navona and the Pantheon are across the river. Small pets are welcome in the hotel and guests enjoy a continental buffet breakfast, Wi-Fi in the hotel bar and free parking. During warm months, the garden seats guests for breakfast, lunch and dinner with live piano music. Alternative cranial-sacral treatments are booked through the hotel. DiningHoused inside ancient Palazzo della Rovere, the restaurant at Hotel Columbus presents a variety of options for entertaining large groups and hosting private affairs. The walls and vaulted ceilings of La Veranda are wrapped in frescoes and salons and ballrooms are perfect for cocktail receptions or private dinners. The hotel’s largest banquet room seats 300 for dinner, 500 for a buffet or 700 for cocktails. Guests may dine by reservation in the grand hall at La Veranda or enjoy the garden in the warmer months for continental buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. TransportationLeonardo Da Vinci Airport (12.6 mi/20.3 km)Ciampino Airport (3 mi/4.8 km)Termini Station (2.1 mi/3.4 km)Ottaviano train stop (0.4 mi/0.6 km) AttractionsCastel Sant’ Angelo (0.3 mi/0.5 km)St. Peter’s Square (0.4 mi/0.6 km)St. Peter’s Basilica (0.4 mi/0.6 km)The Vatican Museum (0.5 mi/0.8 km)Piazza Navona (0.7 mi/1.1 km)Pantheon (0.8 mi/1.4 km)
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Augusta Lucilla Palace Hotel Rome

4 stars
3.9 / 5 178 reviews
With its red-brick frontage adorned with Classical porticos, the 19th century building of the Augusta Lucilla Palace Hotel Rome assures you of an authentically Roman stay. A part of the Globe Hotels brand, well-lit red surfaces and wood-accentuated decor impart a warm glow to the hotel's lobby and rooms, while the multilingual staff make sure guests receive the right tickets and prices at the tour desk. At the end of a long day, you can sink into the adjustable Smart bed in your room - positioned however you like - and the substantial American-style buffet breakfasts served in the Augusta restaurant will satisfy the heartiest appetite. Key facts108 guestroomsConcierge and 24-hour receptionLaundry/dry cleaning servicesFax and photocopying servicesWi-Fi availableElectronic in-room safes and secure luggage storageRestaurant open for breakfastEvening dinner service for bookings of 20+ NeighborhoodLocated right in the heart of Rome's historic center, the Augusta Lucilla Palace is within easy reach of two of Rome's most popular sights, the Colosseum and Oppio Hill, one of the famed Seven Hills of Rome. Descend the famed Spanish Steps or witness the dancing waters of the Trevi Fountain, both about a 15-20 minute walk away. The Cavour-Esquilino bus stop is just around the corner from the hotel, and it's a five minute wander to the Termini railway and subway station. Hints and tipsNeed help finding the Augusta Lucilla Palace? Call the hotel before you travel and they'll pick you up from Rome Fiumicino-Leonardo Da Vinci airport (FCO) when your flight lands, for a small additional fee. This is a far more cost-effective option than hailing a taxi.
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Aldrovandi Villa Borghese - The Leading Hotels Of The World

5 stars
3.7 / 5 6 reviews
Haven of tranquility set in outstanding green locationA member of the Leading Hotels of the World group, the Aldrovandi Villa Borghese is an outstanding hotel experience set in a private park in the green oasis of the Villa Borghese gardens.  Leading museums like the Galleria Borghese and National Gallery of Modern Art are within easy walking distance, whilethe hotel operates acomplimentary car service to Via Veneto and the Spanish Steps.  An outdoor pool, fully equipped fitness center and fine dining at Restaurant Oliver Glowig are among the other attractions.Guests can enjoy magnificent views of the private park with its rich vegetation, the outdoor pool, neighboring 19th century villas and the Borghese gardens.  The Aldrovandi Villa Borghese has a 24-hour reception desk and full concierge services including same day laundry, valet and pressing, complimentary shoeshine, business center, airport transfers and complimentary valet parking in private car park.  There is free Wi-Fi throughout the hotel, and ninefunction rooms with the latest technology can accommodate a wide range of business meetings, special events and banquets for between 10 and 300 people.  As well as the fitness center, guests can take advantage of tennis, horse riding and polo facilities nearby, and an 18-hole golf course. 3 Reasons to Stay:Highly desirable location in the Villa Borghese gardensPrivate park with exotic plants and flowers, outdoor pool and alfrescodiningWorld-class haute cuisine at Michelin star chef Oliver Glowig's restaurant Aldrovandi Villa Borghese RoomsThere are 108 accommodation options available atthe Aldrovandi Villa Borghese, including superiordouble and deluxedouble rooms as well as15 suites and one royal suite.  All rooms have individual décor with marble and mosaic bathrooms, and the emphasis is on style and elegance.  Other features include a Bang & Olufsen television system, Wi-Fi Internet access, safe and private bar, and the Aldrovandi Villa Borghese prides itself on offering the amenities of a luxury resort in the heart of the city. Things to Do: Galleria Borghese (0.8 mi/1.2 km)National Gallery of Modern Art(0.3 mi/0.5 km)Piazza del Popolo (2.4 mi/3.9 km)Spanish Steps (1.7 mi/2.8 km)Vatican Museums (2.6 mi/4.1km)Via Veneto (1.5 mi/2.4 km)
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Cosmopolita Hotel Rome

4 stars
3.7 / 5 34 reviews
The Cosmopolita Hotel Rome is a 4-star luxury hotel housed in what once was the 18th-century Capranica del Grillo Palace. Part of the G&W Hotels Company, the hotel is distinguished in a skyline of historic landmarks, with a grand facade incorporating stone scrolls and porticos. Theatrical drapery lines the warmly furnished rooms, and guests can peruse the built-in library within the stylish wooden interiors of The Glass Bar and Restaurant, while trying a local wine or two. Escape to the rooftop garden for late-night refreshments, from which you can spy the churches of Piazza Venezia and watch the sun set. Key facts68 guestroomsHypoallergenic pillowsThe Glass Restaurant with libraryBar/loungeRooftop terraceIn-room safeTour deskLaundry servicesGarage parking3 meeting rooms for up to 40 guests, with cateringFree Wi-Fi NeighborhoodLocated in the heart of Rome's ancient city center, the Cosmopolita is less than a mile from major attractions, like the Pantheon, Roman Forum and the Colosseum. It's the ideal Roman base for the Palazzo Venezia, known for the tomb of the unknown soldier - an emotional tribute to all Italian lives lost during World War I. In a more modern vein, visitors can browse for treasures along shopping street Via Del Corso, a couple of blocks away, or catch the No. 40 bus to the Basilica of St Peter's from the Piazza Venezia - and try to spot the Pope on his Palace balcony in the Vatican. Hints and tipsIt's rare to find indoor smoking facilities in Europe now, but if you're a smoker and don't wish to step outside to light up, the Cosmopolita offers special smoking rooms.
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Departure Arrival Travel dates Round-trip
New York Rome Mon, Jan 12 - Sat, Jan 17 $758
Los Angeles Rome Sun, Jan 18 - Mon, Jan 26 $913
San Francisco Rome Mon, Dec 29 - Thu, Jan 15 $1,166
Newark Rome Thu, Jan 15 - Tue, Jan 27 $840
Chicago Rome Thu, Jan 22 - Thu, Feb 5 $738
Boston Rome Thu, Jan 15 - Sat, Jan 24 $708
Washington DC Rome Wed, Dec 3 - Tue, Dec 16 $848
Miami Rome Thu, Jan 15 - Sat, Jan 24 $889
Philadelphia Rome Thu, Jan 15 - Mon, Jan 26 $1,152
Denver Rome Sat, Dec 6 - Sat, Dec 13 $1,547
Seattle Rome Sun, Dec 7 - Sun, Dec 21 $1,497
London Rome Sat, Dec 27 - Tue, Jan 6 $341
Paris Rome Mon, Dec 15 - Thu, Dec 18 $178
Madrid Rome Thu, Jan 8 - Wed, Jan 14 $225
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Best time to take a vacation to Rome

  • Best Time to Go

    The best time for vacations to Rome is during the spring months of mid-March to May. The weather is mild and the temperatures are warm. Rainfall during this period is usually quite low, allowing for site seeing outdoors. For the lowest prices and smaller crowds, Rome travel is best during the Italian winter: the months of November until early March. Be prepared with warm clothes and waterproofs. Rome has several large annual events. During Easter, Catholics and tourists gather for the Easter celebrations and Papal Mass. The Rome marathon occurs during the spring.

Insider tips for Rome travel

  • Piazza di Siena

    Carriage-racing and horse-jumping events are held every May in the Piazza di Siena.

  • Janiculum Hill

    For great views overlooking Rome, walk up Via Garibaldi to the top of Janiculum Hill. There, people can picnic in Gianicolo Park.

  • L'Oasidella Birra

    L'Oasidella Birra, an aperitivo spot, is located in the Testaccio region and offers an amazing range of local and international wines and beers.

  • Flavio al Velavevodetto

    Flavio al Velavevodetto is a great restaurant to take family and friends. The food is traditional Roman, but with a twist.

  • Via del Boschetto

    The Via del Boschetto provides the best one-of-a-kind, handmade shopping experience in Rome. The craftsman often creates his or her goods on site.

Rome highlights

  • Ponte Garibaldi

    For a pleasant hour or two catch the ferry at the pier just under Ponte Garibaldi and sail lazily up the Tiber river.

  • Vatican Savi Tour

    The Vatican Scavi Tour enables people on Rome vacations to explore the underground marvels of St. Peter's Basilica.

  • Eating Italy Food Tour

    Take the "Eating Italy Food Tour," a guided journey through the culinary delights of the Testaccio neighborhood.

  • Santa Maria del Popolo

    See great works of art for free. Santa Maria del Popolo and San Luigi dei Francesi both house the works of Caravaggio.

  • La BoccadellaVerita

    Try and tell a lie with your hand in the mouth of "La BoccadellaVerita," which legend says "will take off the hand of a liar."

  • Cappuchin Crypt

    The Cappuchin Crypt, composed of several small chapels, is ornately decorated with, of all things, the bones of over 4,000 monks.

  • Trastevere

    Rome Travel should involve a visit to the streets of the Trastevere district, which are mostly car-free, with reasonably-priced cafes.

  • Borghese Gardens

    The Borghese Gardens house the Rome Bioparco on Piazzale del Giardino Zoologico.

  • Testaccio

    Testaccio neighborhood, a working class area, near Santa Sabina church, is home to a covered food market. Look out for Carmello, the "Tomato Poet."

  • Campo dei Fiori

    Campo dei Fiori has been an outdoor market since the mid-1800s. Visit in the morning visit and sample its freshest produce.

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