Rome

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Stand in awe of the ancient ruins, legendary artworks and breathtaking cityscapes that make Italy’s capital so alluring.

Some know it as the “City of Love,” others know it as the “Eternal City,” but whatever name it goes by, Rome remains one of the most special destinations in the world. Familiarity cannot tarnish the sheer magic of Italy’s capital, a city that is eternally beautiful, fascinating and romantic.

Rome is a name that is almost synonymous with history and for centuries it stood for one of the largest empires the world has ever known. Stroll around the storied streets of a city that was founded by Romulus and Remus, a pair of twins who, according to legend, were raised by wolves.

Witness the glory days of the Roman Empire in ruins such as the Roman Forum, which was once the heart of social and political activity in the city. The adjacent Colosseum is one of the city’s finest attractions, a beautifully preserved amphitheater that hosted gladiatorial games.

Walk up one of the seven hills that shaped the layout of the city. Palatine Hill, next to the Forum, contains some of the oldest ruins in Rome. The palaces of Capitoline Hill are not only spectacular buildings, they also house classical artwork in some of the oldest public museums in the world.

Religious devotees, art enthusiasts and culture vultures are all equally astonished by the Vatican Museums. The galleries, located next to the famous St. Peter’s Basilica, house masterpieces by Raphael and Donatello. Finish in the Sistine Chapel, the home of Michelangelo’s famous ceiling fresco.

Rome is the perfect city to explore on foot. Stroll around the center and seek out stunning sights such as the Spanish Steps and the impressive Trevi Fountain. Linger over a glass of Italian wine and delectable local cuisine in squares such as Piazza Navona. Return to these destinations at night to discover the romantic atmosphere of Rome after dark.

Come to Rome outside of the peak months between June and August to enjoy fewer crowds and cooler days ideal for walking the city’s historic streets. In any season of the year, however Rome offers excesses of charm, beauty and history.

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Where to stay in Rome

Hotel Isola Sacra Rome Airport
Hotel Isola Sacra Rome Airport
4 out of 5
Via Della Scafa 416, Fiumicino, RM, 54
The price is CA $78 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
CA $78
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Fiumicino. Enjoy free WiFi, an outdoor pool, and breakfast. Our guests praise the helpful staff and the clean ...
4.3/5 Excellent! (1,004 reviews)
Avoid the restaurant
"Avoid the restaurant - better options are a short walk away,"

Reviewed on Nov. 23, 2022

Hotel Isola Sacra Rome Airport
UNAHOTELS Decò Roma
UNAHOTELS Decò Roma
4 out of 5
Via Giovanni Amendola, 57, Rome, RM, 185
Fully refundableReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is CA $152 per night from Dec 20 to Dec 21
CA $152
per night
Dec 20 - Dec 21
Stay at this 4-star business-friendly hotel in Rome. Enjoy free WiFi, breakfast, and onsite parking. Our guests praise the bar and the clean rooms in our reviews. ...
4.5/5 Wonderful! (1,003 reviews)
"Ideal location and incredible service. We stayed here when we first got to Rome since it’s so close to the train station, and actually ended up coming back and staying again when we got back to Rome because we loved it so much. The staff is incredibly friendly and the bar and restaurant are awesome. ..."

Reviewed on Nov. 24, 2022

UNAHOTELS Decò Roma
Best Western Plus Hotel Universo
Best Western Plus Hotel Universo
4 out of 5
Via Principe Amedeo 5/B, Rome, RM, 185
The price is CA $139 per night from Dec 18 to Dec 19
CA $139
per night
Dec 18 - Dec 19
Stay at this 4-star spa hotel in Rome. Enjoy free WiFi, a full-service spa, and breakfast. Our guests praise the breakfast and the helpful staff in our reviews. ...
4.4/5 Wonderful! (1,002 reviews)
"Location"

Reviewed on Nov. 21, 2022

Best Western Plus Hotel Universo
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.
hu Roma Camping In Town
hu Roma Camping In Town
Via Aurelia, 831, Rome, RM, 00165
Stay at this family-friendly campground in Rome. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and 2 spa tubs. Our guests praise the breakfast and the restaurant in our reviews. ...
3.9/5 Very Good! (1,164 reviews)
"Everything was fine so We enjoyed our days there."

Reviewed on Nov. 14, 2022

hu Roma Camping In Town
Fabulous Village
Fabulous Village
Via Di Malafede 225, Rome, RM, 00125
Stay at this family-friendly campground in Rome. Enjoy free WiFi, free parking, and an outdoor pool. Our guests praise the comfy rooms in our reviews. Popular ...
4/5 Very Good! (882 reviews)
Good basecamp for road trips
"The cabin/park model we stayed in was great. Looked brand new. Full, well stocked kitchen and 1 1/2 baths. Immaculately clean. Linens and towels so clean and fresh. Comfortable beds. 3 twin bunks in 1 room and a queen or large double in the other. Large deck/covered patio with big dining table and ..."

Reviewed on Oct. 22, 2022

Fabulous Village
Colosseo Gardens - My Extra Home
Colosseo Gardens - My Extra Home
Via Giovanni Pascoli 20, Rome, RM, 184
Stay at this apartment in Rome. Enjoy free WiFi, an airport shuttle, and concierge services. Our guests praise the spacious rooms and the property condition ...
4.6/5 Wonderful! (240 reviews)
"Nice location and friendly home owner!"

Reviewed on Nov. 10, 2022

Colosseo Gardens - My Extra Home
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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