15 Best Airbnbs in Rome, Italy

15 Best Airbnbs in Rome, Italy – Jacuzzi Views of the Colosseum & Wine on the Terrace, anyone?

A complete guide to the Best Airbnbs in Rome, Italy for solo travellers & couplesOk let’s break it to you gently without giving you a heart attack… there are 300+ Airbnbs in Rome!

However, you’ve done the clever thing to land on this guide because we’ve narrowed it down to the absolute best Airbnbs in Rome.

No doubt if you’re visiting The Eternal City you’re keen to explore all of the most famous sights.

We’ve done the hard work so you don’t have to. Simply choose your desired stay and discover the top Airbnbs we’ve found that matches that description. We have stayed in Rome in Airbnbs, near the Spanish Steps. We really know the value of a great location!

Whether you’re a solo traveller, couple, older traveller or family, Airbnb is a wonderful platform for finding epic stays.

Also, have you heard about Airbnb Experiences? Book unique tours & activities with locals experts around the world.

Also check out the best Airbnbs in Barcelona, Spain.

What do we cover in this article?

Alternatively, you may wish to check out the 3 best hostels in Rome, handpicked by us. Our guide includes fun party hostels and insider tips.

Here are the top Rome hostels for you to have a look at:

  1. Generator Rome – great for solo travellers & groups
  2. The Bricks – top pick for couples
  3. New Generation – perfect for backpackers

Psst! Check out our awesome 5 Secrets for Rome guide.

Quick Introduction to Airbnbs in Rome, Italy

Average nightly price: Airbnbs in Rome have an average nightly price of €75. However, you can find cheaper rates from €14 all the way up to €510 per night. Summer months from June to September are the more expensive months.This includes all of the different types of places available for Rome (entire stay, private room etc).

Prices always depend on seasons or holidays. Please always check exact rates on Airbnb.

Superhosts: All of the Airbnb stays mentioned in this article are ran by “Superhosts”. This status highlights the most experienced and top-rated hosts. Their rating is 4.8+, their response rate is at least 90% and they cancel less than 1% of the time.

Is Airbnb in Rome safe? All hosts on Airbnb are verified (including background checks), and the website offers a safe & secure booking process. Here is a full Trust & Safety guide with further info.

Is Airbnb legal in Rome? Yes, it is legal. There are certain rules to follow however, including the responsibility of hosts to provide personal details about their guests to the public security authority. As of July 1 2020, Airbnb directly collects the tourist tax in Rome, equating to 3.50 EUROS per person per night. See all local laws for Rome Airbnbs here.

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Quick Glance at the Best Rome Airbnbs

For those of you that wish to save time and skip straight to the booking stage, here is a quick overview of the top Airbnbs in Rome from this guide.

This short list offer a good overview that includes different budgets, traveller types and that all important wow factor.

Keep scrolling to discover a comprehensive list of all the best Airbnbs in Rome you simply cannot miss.

Warning: it may pose a very tough choice!

Here’s a handy cheat box if you fancy discovering all Rome Airbnbs by yourself:

 

 

Best “Entire place to yourself” Airbnb

Elegant Loft in Central Campo de ‘Fiori

This is a lovely, elegant and intimate attic space overlooking the rooftops of Rome. And, it’s surprisingly modern inside with all the necessary mod-cons.

Make use of the fully-fitted kitchen with a small balcony and dining table. A 42 inch TV can be enjoyed from the sofa or bed – go nuts! There is also a coffee machine and washing machine.

Location: Campo de ‘Fiori, just a 5 minute walk from famous Piazza Navona and Trastevere. It’s the true soul of Roman nightlife. The surrounding Roman lanes lead you to nearby Trevi Fountain and Piazza di Spagna.

Sleeps: 2 guests

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Best “Private Room” Airbnb in Rome

Sleep Amongst Bamboo & Palms in a Beautiful Zen Garden

It’s pretty cool that it’s possible to enjoy birdsong, running water of tiny ponds and vast greenery right in the city. This B&B is ran by two zen monks, and they hold daily wellbeing activities you’re welcome to join (dance therapy, Qi Gong, Thai Chi etc).

Loveable dogs and cats often wander the grounds. Not to forget the goldfish swimming in the pond!

Location: It’s centrally positioned, between the historical districts of Trastevere and Portages Portese. It’s next to the river Tevere which is lovely for a walk or bike ride.

Sleeps: 2 guests

Extra: A healthy, organic and homemade breakfast can be served on the veranda in fine weather.

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Best “Hotel Room” Airbnb in Rome

Affordable & Cosy Apartment

This refined, sunny and fully renewed apartment is so nice that you’ll forget you’re staying in a hotel!

It comes with a private bathroom, plus a shared kitchen area if you fancy cooking. The extra single bed is ideal for small families or friends. The free parking is certainly a bonus.

Location: Located in Porto Metronia, one of the doors that is open along the perimeter of the great Aurelian Walls. It’s just a short walk to the heart of Rome.

Sleeps: 3 guests

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Best “Hostel” Airbnb in Rome

Free Hostels Roma

If you’d like to book a Rome hostel using Airbnb, you’ll be happy to know that Free Hostels Roma list a range of their rooms on there.

Good to know: Hostels can only list one room type per Airbnb listing, and therefore hostels on Airbnb will often have several listings (as seen below).

Let’s break it down so you can jump straight to your desired room type:

This is a boutique hostel offering a terrace and onsite bar. It becomes quickly obvious that they offer a high-quality service.

Location: It’s located a 10-minute walk from Manzoni Metro Station and 15-minutes from Termini Station.

Honestly, using Hostelworld is easier if you want to book a hostel in Rome. Simply jump to our best hostels in Rome guide to discover the coolest Rome hostels.

Read our Hostelworld in review guide – how does it work?

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Best “Shared Space” Airbnb in Rome

Sleep on Someone’s Couch

Travelling on a tight budget? You may consider sleeping on the sofa bed in the house of this very friendly host. It’s very comfortable for two people.

Guests are welcome to use the open space kitchen, as well as the jacuzzi – yes you read that correctly!

Location: Within San Lorenzo district which is good for nightlife, food and fun atmosphere. It’s a perfect escape from the main touristy areas of the city. Termini Station is 2km away.

Extra: Ezel is happy to do your washing for free as long as it is included with hers.

Difference between “shared space” & “hostel”? When comparing a shared space to a hostel, there are pros and cons, of course. To sum it up, the main differences are:

  • Pro: Shared spaces offer more of a local experience, usually including 1 on 1 time with the host.
  • Con: They lack the bigger crowd feeling found at a hostel, and you will miss out on fun organised events and more opportunities to meet people.
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Best “Airbnb Plus” in Rome

Rustic Industrial-Style House

The farmhouse-like ambience and exposed brickwork of this Airbnb really stood out to us and we had to share it with you! There’s abundant and beautiful wooden detailing throughout, plus heaps of space.

The shelving unit which separates the living room from the bedroom is a cool idea, with a separate bathroom and kitchen for use, too. Suddenly there are three bedrooms to stretch out in. It really does include all the amenities you could hope for.

Location: Situated near the best historical streets and monuments of Rome. It’s around a 35 minute drive from Leonardo da Vinci International Airport.

Sleeps: 4 guests

What is Airbnb Plus? Every Airbnb Plus property is inspected in person, making sure they are always fully equipped, include one-of-a-kind details and exceptional hospitality.

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Best Airbnb with Pantheon Views

This Airbnb certainly wins when it comes to awesome views from the window. This 3rd floor apartment, inside a sonny medieval building, is quite literally in front of the Pantheon temple!

“The charming ancient atmosphere of this place is dreamlike.”

The interior also happens to be just gorgeous. Big wooden beams, little hatched windows, and an old fireplace in the kitchen give this place such character. Whoever books enjoys this entire place to themselves.

Note: There is no lift to get to the third floor.

Location: Overlooking the Pantheon Square in the very heart of Rome… need we say more?!

Sleeps: 3 guests

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Best Airbnb Rome near Colosseum

Airbnb View of Colosseum from a Jacuzzi

Sorry, what?! Yeah, we couldn’t believe our eyes, either. Relax in your private jacuzzi, sip champagne and gaze aimlessly at the beautiful Colosseum – WOW.

When you’re not in the jacuzzi, relax on your very own private balcony. We’re not sure anything else needs to be said.

Could this be the best Airbnb in Italy? We wouldn’t be surprised!

Note: Expectedly, this is quite a pricey option. We’ve included a cheaper option below that is also very close to the Colosseum.

Location: Erm…

Sleeps: 2 guests

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Ok, so you can’t afford the Colosseum views… here’s a more budget friendly option.

Located on the 2nd floor of an 18th century building, you can admire the Fori Imperiali from the window! This quaint 2 bedroom apartment is set up well for a total of 4 people with everything you need: kitchen, balcony for smokers, unlimited Wifi, air con, large bathroom.

Seriously, this is the best place to stay if you want to be super close to the Colosseum and not spend a fortune.

Location: Literally around the corner from the Colosseum and Domus Aurea. Within the immediate area you will find Michelangelo’s original statue of Moses, inside the Basilica of San Pietro.

Sleeps: 4 guests

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Most “Central” Airbnb in Rome

Looking for an Airbnb in Rome city centre?

With over 300 listed Airbnbs in Rome, many of which are central, it’s impossible to pick the “most central Airbnb in Rome”.

So, we decided to pick out 3 that jumped out at us. They all offer a different style and vibe, depending on what you like:

  1. Pantheon Loft with Internal Balcony (4 guests)
  2. Romantic Colosseum with Lovely Balcony (4 guests)
  3. Cosy Apartment at Pantheon Square (2 guests)

Have a look at the other Airbnbs mentioned in this guide: most of them are centrally located, close to major sights and monuments.

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Cosy Apartment at Pantheon Square

Budget Airbnb in Rome

Mini Apartment in Rome Italy with a Jacuzzi

Start off with an easy self check in to this beautiful mini apartment on the fourth floor (elevator available). Next, enjoy the panoramic views of the Gianicolo, which by the way you can hear from shot of the cannon each day at 12.00. All that’s left to do is grab some champagne and jump in the Jacuzzi!

A smart TV, good Wifi and air conditioning are also included.

Location: Within the Trastevere district surrounded by good restaurants and bars.

Sleeps: 2 guests

Extra: Airport transfers (Fiumicino & Ciampino) are available on request for an additional cost. Use the email address provided to make a reservation.

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Luxury Airbnb in Rome

View the Spanish Steps from Honeymoon Apartment

How does a spacious rooftop patio, designer furniture and a soothing colour scheme sound? This luxury apartment is an amazing option for honeymoon lovers, or any couple looking to splash out.

You can spread out in the king-sized bed, en-suite bathroom and stand-alone shower. The rooftop sun loungers offer a perfect space for catching that tan..whilst people watching over the Spanish Steps!

This is easily the best Airbnb Rome with terrace.c

Location: In the heart of Rome, right by the Spanish Steps. The Pantheon, Piazza di Spagna and Via Condotti are all within easy walking distance.

Sleeps: 2 guests

Extra: Buffet breakfast included.

What is Airbnb Luxe? These are “extroadinary homes with five-star everything”. Each Airbnb Luxe comes with pristine design, luxury amenities and connection with a dedicated trip designer.

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Long-term Airbnb in Rome

Sophisticated Studio in a 15th-Century Building

For those that want to stay long-term in an Airbnb in Rome, say between 2-4 weeks or more, this is a superb option. It’s possibly a better/easier option than looking for an apartment for rent in Rome Italy.

This chic studio has a romantic courtyard to relax in, wood-beam ceilings and integrated modern facilities. Everything you need for a comfortable stay is included: kitchen, coffee machine, TV, Wifi, bathroom essentials etc.

Not only is it affordable, but it’s got tons of personality and is well located.

Good to know: A lot of Airbnbs offer a “long stay discount” for any booking that exceeds 28 days.

Location: Situated in the historical centre of Rome, between Piazza Farnese and Piazza Campo e’Fiori. The Pantheon and other major landmarks are a 10-minute walk away.

Sleeps: 2 guests

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“Unique Stay” Airbnb Rome Italy

Cute “Tiny House” with Mezzanine & Traditional Courtyard

At just 30 square meters, this tiny house is a beautiful example of traditional Rome. Whilst modernly renovated, the bright colours and cosy courtyard add a lot of character.

It has everything you need for a comfortable stay: Fully-fitted kitchen, sofa & TV in the lounge, and a separate bedroom. Whilst it’s ideal for a couple, the handy sofa bed downstairs can sleep an extra two.

Location: In the multi-ethnic neighbourhood, known for its nightlife, popular pubs, markets and great restaurants.

Sleeps: 4 guests

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“WOW” Factor!

18th Century Building overlooking the Trajan Forum

It’s safe to say that you’d never forget the view from this apartment, overlooking an impressive Roman forum! This sunny, quiet and high-ceilinged flat is on the fourth floor of the elegant “Palazzo del Gallo di Roccagiovine”.

There is lift access and other great amentities such as unlimited & fast Wifi, library, smart TV and air-conditioning. Not to mention a super equipped kitchen!

This beautiful apartment “blends contemporary design and modern amenities with an old world charm.”

Location: In the heart of Historic Rome, just 2 metro stops from Termini Station. You can walk to almost all the most important monuments and squares in just a few steps.

Sleeps: 2 guests

Extra: Guests can enjoy a 25% discount at the nearby Opera Theatre when tickets are bought through the host.

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Handy Map of all Airbnbs in Rome

The first map we’d like to share with you was created as part of our best hostels in Rome guide.

This is super cool as it not only lists great Rome hostels, but also the top nightlife hotspots, must-see sights and party hostels.

We’ve also done our best to pinpoint the COOLEST Airbnbs mentioned in this guide.

Note: Airbnb locations are rough as the exact address is not given until a booking has been made.

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Should you wish to explore all of your options, we thought we’d include a handy map which pinpoints ALL Airbnbs in Rome.

As we’ve already mentioned; there are 300+ options, so go nuts!

Why not also discover Airbnb Experiences in Rome, from pasta cooking classes to cycling Ancient Rome.

 

 

 

FAQ’s about Airbnb & Staying in Rome

How does Airbnbs ID verification process work?

This question, along with these:

  • What is Airbnbs pricing strategy?
  • What is Airbnbs promotion strategy?

Are fully answered in our Airbnb in Review guide. Which, by the way, also includes a 35€ coupon code!

What products and services does Airbnb offer?

Airbnb primarily advertises places to stay around the world, offering a safe & secure booking service. But that’s not all! Airbnb Experiences is another of their products.

This is your opportunity to enjoy unique experience led by locals in your chosen destination. There are some unusual and clever activities all over the world!

What is the best area for Airbnb in Rome?

We'd recommend staying in the city centre. It's handy to be close to Termini Station as it offers easy access to the rest of the city. Other good areas include:

  • Trastevere
  • Vatican City area
  • Campo dei Fiori
  • Via veneto

Which airport in Rome is closest to city centre?

There are two airports in Rome.

  1. Fiumicino Airport aka Leonardo da Vinci International Airport (FCO): The main airport located around 35km from the city centre.
  2. Ciampino Airport (CIA): A smaller airport located 13km southeast of the city centre.

How do I find the hottest nightlife in Rome Italy?

The easiest way to have fun while visiting Rome is to head to Campo di Fiori. There, you will find many pubs offering parties. When they do close, they might advise you where to move next.

Our guide to the best hostels in Rome covers nightlife in more detail, including a map with the funniest, craziest party places listed.

How can solo female travellers use public transportation safely in Rome?

Pickpockets are unfortunately a thing in Rome, usually hanging out around Fontana di Trevi and Termini Station. Watch your belongings and keep them close! No need to be afraid; they “only” want your belongings and violence is rare.

Summary: Best Airbnbs in Rome

By now you should have the answer to your question where to stay in Rome. Which of the best Rome Airbnbs have you fallen in love with? Let us know!

This guide is your shortcut to your Airbnb-picks, saving you lots of time in your accommodation research.

And for sure, it gives you the security of a top-Airbnb choice without any bad surprises, especially because all of the airbnbs mentioned in this article are ran by “super hosts”.

Any questions?

Then please please leave a comment below. We would be thrilled to hear from you and to help a fellow backpacker.

Have fun & Safe travels!
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