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... 2014 which were only supposed to take 6 months but are still going on! After the Trevi Fountain we came across the Monument of Vittorio Emanuele II. The front has a fantastic unknown soldier on a horse, and apparently according to our guide, the horse is so large that they have, on 2 occasions, set up tables and chairs and had a feast inside the horse. We then rounded the corner and took a first look at the Colosseum. We ended the tour at the ...
... was built with architectural genius as the diameter of the structure is equal to the height of the opening in the dome, 43.3m at its oculus. Jac snapped off some amazing photos of light streaming through this opening. We headed to Piazza Navona and onto the Trevi Fountain. We were saddened to see the fountain empty and all blocked off as it is having a major restoration funded by some famous fashion house as the Italian government is broke. The tradition of the fountain is ...
... was easy! :) We caught the train to Ortaviano station and walked to the meeting point at a kiosk in Piazza Risorgimento. We had a coffee and even though we kept saying 'No', we ended up with a very tasty pastry to share. Seems it's NEVER OK to have coffee on its own in Rome! We chatted with the waiters and some others who were waiting for the tour. We struck up a conversation with a young man named Eli who works in Geneva for a hedge fund, he was spending ...
... in the papal apartment, from which point a banner was draped, and waited for the appointed hour. A few minutes before noon, the crowd's anticipation became more evident, with chants of "Papa, Papa!" resounding throughout the square. Several large video monitors provided live coverage of the crowd, with close-ups of the pope during his 15-minute appearance.
Following his recital of the Regina Coeli ("Queen of Heaven”), an ancient hymn of ...
... We got organised and went to find food and check out the hotel so we ended up at one of the restaurants on a terrace, which looked out over a horizon pool, very nice, so that's were we had lunch, after that I went looking for a A T M as I had no local money and a supermarket, plus information about shopping centres and how to get there. By the time I returned Glenda was not in our room, so I changed into bathers and went down to the pool, and there she was. It didn't take ...
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 $78
- Refurbished Rooms
- Come on! It wasn't that bad.
- Not a **** hotel!!!!
Trastevere/Aventine, Rome | 4 star hotelfrom $100
- Great Value
- A great hotel in great grounds
- Simply Fabulous!
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