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Condo/Apartment -
2 Bedrooms, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 8
Rome, Lazio

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Cfritz_DC
Washington, DC
1 review
“Wonderful hospitality!”
Reviewed 23 July 2013 for a stay in May 2013

Mauro and his wife are amazing hosts - they set up a driver from the airport for us, met us at the apartment and took time out of their day to provide wonderful insights into their fantastic city. The apartment was perfect for the 4 of us - my 2 adult children and my son's girlfriend. The house was clean, quiet, stocked with beverages and some food - completely met our needs. It is located in a nice neighborhood just a 10 minute walk from the coliseum. I would easily stay here again. Thank you Mauro!

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Liked best: Location
Liked least: Beds were a bit stiff but still fine
Travelling group: Extended Family
Your age range 35-49
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Older travelers Families with young children
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JIMMY W
STUDIO CITY
2 reviews
“Fantastic!”
Reviewed 2 April 2013 for a stay in March 2013

This perfectly located huge apartment, comfortably fits our family of four. Each room is very big with tall ceiling. Especially the bathroom is an unusual seeing in Europe because of its size and that it was provided with two sinks and a big bathtub. The host family is super friendly, speaking perfectly English. All the information that was provided from them was very handy. Also, you have to try the coffee shop across the street from the apartment. The cappuccino and pastry tasted excellent. Overall, we give this place two thumb up! :)

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Liked best: Location, room size, walking distance to everywhere.
Liked least: Cannot think of.
Travelling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Beczilla
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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“Wonderful stay in Roma!”
Reviewed 18 September 2012 for a stay in September 2012

We stayed at this apartment at the beginning of September and it was wonderful. Mauro and his wife Lan where at the apartment for our arrival and helped us get comfortable and shared their knowledge of Rome and things to do and see with us. The apartment was beautiful and met all our needs and more. There were a lot of stairs but this didn't bother us at all and a new elevator is currently being fitted. The balcony in the main double bedroom was fanatstic waking up to everyday! Street noise was never an issue although outside can be very busy as there are shops such as authentic Italian patisseries, pizzerias, and a church opposite.

Also, free wifi!!! Which was great as recently i was on a cruise and had to pay £10 for an hour!! So we were able to Skype home to friends and family :)

Really really enjoyed our stay and next time we are in Rome we will certainly stay again. Thankyou Mauro and Family!

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Liked best: The big bath which was great for a soak after a long day walking in Rome.
Liked least: Nothing, everything was perfect.
Travelling group: Spouse/Partner
Your age range 18-24
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Janet3721...
Jeffersonville, Indiana
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“Magnifico!”
Reviewed 30 June 2012 for a stay in May 2012
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We recently stayed at Vetusta-Roma for 1 month from early May to early June. Words cannot describe how wonderful this experience was, not just due to the beautiful city of Rome but because of the outstanding treatment we received from Mauro and his beautiful wife, Lon and their daughter. We were greeted at the apartment by all of them and every detail was attended to. We were shown how everything worked, where everything was located, given maps, recommendations for restaurants, how to get to the SMA, etc. We were thrilled with this apt, the marble floors, the HUGE bathroom and appointments, the kitchen, the bedrooms, the decor...I could go on and on. It is beautiful and in such a wonderful traditional Italian neighborhood. We were immersed in the culture and ways. We visited the markets, the pastissierie, the fruit and veg market, the meat and cheese shop, the restaurants and cafes and gelaterias, all right across or down the street from us. In each place we found the most wonderfully fresh and delicious products you could hope for.The people quickly came to know us and although we were clearly American, they embraced us, tolerated our poor Italian and made us feel like we belonged in their neighborhood. Even the ladies one floor down from us, quickly started treating us as if we were true neighbors! The apartment is conveniently located to public transportation and is walking distance to many of the sites anyone would want to see in Rome. The best part of this experience however was the wonderful treatment and hospitality shown us by Mauro and Lon. They made us feel so welcome and that we were family. We would recommend Vetusta-Roma to anyone for any length of stay. Thank you, Mauro and Lon, we hope to return soon!

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Liked best: Just read the review, we can't choose! It was all wonderful
Travelling group: With Spouse/Partner
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Reviewed 27 June 2012 for a stay in June 2012
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