Travel Blogs from Rome
... of course, the eight of us just split from our teachers and ate together, then broke afterwards for shopping. Then we went to the Trevi Fountain, but when this was too crowded, we went back to the Pantheon to find Tazza D'Oro, the most famous and renowned coffee shop in Rome. We ordered Granatti Di Cafe Con Panna, one of their most famous drinks, right next to espresso. This was essentially ...
... needing me to call ahead, that's just how Germans do, and second they offer two great meals! When I went to Argentina on American Air the flight was just as long and I had to pay for weird snack packs - these were included!!!! And I'm talking ALL inclusive! Like wine, coffee, BAILEYS? (Wtf why is that a casual after dinner drink - not that I'm complaining). Also the food was great, really good pasta (chicken for the meat eaters or whoever wanted it) and ...
... at the Arch of Constantine (to try and see the detail) so I didn't exit here but walked toward the Coliseum exit. If only I’d been paying attention to the changes in the sky—it started to rain.
At first it was just a sprinkle, but I went ahead and pulled out my umbrella. Before long it was coming down harder. People were putting on their rain coats or trying to stay out of the rain by standing under trees or (ancient) archways. I couldn't exit where ...
... Emperor Constantine legalized Christianity in 312 AD. Amazing that in 300 AD you could be killed for being. Christian, and then a handful of years later you could be killed for not being a a Christian!
The Coloseum was built when the Roman Empire was at its peak in 80 AD where gladiators would fight each other or wild animals to gain their freedom and/or prestige and wealth. We booked an Underground Coloseum Tour in advance and it was wonderful ...
... time we have been here and we have learned so much over the last 3 days. It's like a jigsaw of information that comes slowly together as I remember things I learned in school, things I have read and seen on TV and now actually seen for myself. It has been a real eye opener to say the least and I would certainly come back and see more.
The guide we had for this optional tour was fantastic and you could tell he loves his job just by his enthusiasm. That said ...
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Other places to stay in Rome
Viale Castello Della Magliana 65, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $112
- Good deal if you don't mind the location
- Spacious, convenient, affordable way to start/end trips
- Good ending to our Italy trip
Vatican City, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $116
- Central to all the major sites in Rome
- Hot, Noisy, You Can Do Better
- Nice but noisy
EUR, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $98
- Enjoy your stay, don't make a fuss about the distance !
- Good hotel, very friendly staff
- Depends on your priorities -- I liked the hotel a lot
Monte Mario, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $264
- Treated like royalty
- The Cavalieri Hilton is Outstanding
Historic Center, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $305
- Top Notch Hotel
- Westin Excelsior March 2004
- Fantastic Empire stile hotel
Historic Center, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $146
- A great hotel for a city break
- If you want to be next door to the station...
- Not really a 4* hotel
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $110
- Bad impression
- Thank you Trip Advisor! Spot on!
- Good hotel, questionable location!
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $139
- $$ = what you get
- Near city with a pool
- Acceptable but not great
Ciampino Airport, Rome | 2 star hotelfrom $84
Vatican City, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $182
- Visconit Palace - Excellent Value
- Good location & Reasonably priced
- Good hotel
Via Colonnello Tommaso Masala 54, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $125
- Very Nice Hotel Outside Center of Rome
- Really outside town
- Disorganised expense
Ardeatino, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $99
Historic Center, Rome | 5 star hotelfrom $309
- EXCELLENT IN EVERY WAY
- Loved it
Castro Pretorio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $165
- Great service!
- Rome Is Calling Me Back
- What a Load of Rubbish
Appio Claudio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $71
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $76
- Do not go
- This hotel is hell on Earth
- Great for tour group
Via Prenestina, 944, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $72
- A good stopping point - on your way to city centre
- One miserable experience after the other
- Not recommended
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $82
- Great Hotel! Loved it!
- Great hotel
- Great hotel
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $132
- Very good hotel in a quiet place!
- Nice, but too far from major attractions
- The Villa in the Pines
EUR, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Great hotel but not for tourists
- Una mala ubicación, un buen hotel
- Un hotel muy bueno
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great Value
- A great hotel in great grounds
- Simply Fabulous!
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $78
- Refurbished Rooms
- Come on! It wasn't that bad.
- Not a **** hotel!!!!
Historic Center, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $170
- Perfect location
- Very Central
- Great location
Historic Center, Rome | 3 star hotelfrom $88
- Poor time at the Porta!
- Loved our stay here
- Very noisy hotel
Suburbio Aurelio, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $68
- Generally good
- NOt very central to the sights
EUR, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $82