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If you’re visiting Rome for history and culture, you should definitely stay in a neighborhood that embodies the city’s character. In this article we share the best hotels in Trastevere, a popular district that pulses with a vibrant charm.
An ancient district of the Eternal City, centuries of history and tradition blend perfectly with funky, bohemian attractions in Trastevere. And it is a great base for your stay in Rome.
So what makes Trastevere so special?
Trastevere offers narrow, character-filled streets, easy access to Rome’s attractions and lively Piazza Santa Maria. Here bars and restaurants spill onto cobbled streets as vines and washing flutter overhead. You can duck into a church and view a Caravaggio painting for free. Then climb the Giancolo hill for sweeping views of the Eternal City.
When it’s time to eat, you’re in luck. Trastevere is also home to some of Rome’s best restaurants, street food and bars.
So, if you want to experience a colorful, and authentic side of Italy – then Trastevere is the spot for you.
The Best Trastevere Hotels
With so much to explore on your doorstep in Trastevere and throughout Rome, deciding where to stay is an important decision. Thankfully this charming district has a broad selection of hotels to best suit your budget and needs.
Your Trastevere hotel will be your new home base and your springboard for exploring Rome. Depending on the comfort and convenience of the hotel, Trastevere can offer a different experience. With this in mind, we’ve put together a comprehensive list of the best hotels in Trastevere, Rome.
Mid-range Hotels in Trastevere
If you want to enjoy the charm that Trastevere offers without breaking the bank, then choose from our selection of mid-range hotels. All the below hotels are conveniently located for sightseeing and exploring and offer ultimate comfort.
Perfectly located close to the Botanic Gardens and the River Tiber, Horti 14 Borgo Trastevere is not just a great place to sleep – but also to enjoy a pre-dinner aperitif. The modern, family run hotel has an on-site garden terrace and bar where you can relax after a long day exploring the sights of Rome.
Newly renovated, both the superior and the deluxe room types come with a glorious garden view. Expect spacious surrounds, a writing desk and ample room for luggage in the thoughtfully designed guest rooms.
The hotel also offers a wonderful breakfast buffet to give guests the fuel that they need to explore the city.
Horti 14 Borgo Trastevere is a top choice for couples in particular who want a central but peaceful base close to action in Trastevere.check availability and prices
Boasting a beautiful garden, incredibly helpful staff, and a delectable breakfast buffet – what’s not to love about VOI Donna Camilla Savelli Hotel? Housed in a former monastery, the quaint hotel is surrounded by historical buildings and cobblestone streets, fully encapsulating the city’s atmosphere.
Regardless of what type of room you are looking for, VOI Donna Camilla Savelli has options for you. From triple and single rooms to doubles and suites, all are fully kitted with WiFi, air-conditioners and an LCD TV. So you have all the modern conveniences plus the gorgeous details of this historic 17th century building designed by celebrated Renaissance architect Borromini.
In the summer months breakfast and aperitifs are served on the pretty outdoor terrace.check availability and prices
Hotel La Rovere – 4*
Hotel La Rovere is set on the beautiful Tiber River promenade, and is located a short walk from St. Peter’s Square. In fact you’re in easy walking distance from most of the attractions of the historic center including Piazza Navona and Campo de’Fiori market square.
With double, twin and triple rooms available; you can choose a combination of single and double beds to best suit your needs. Some of the rooms have private secluded courtyards, while others offer a peek over the rooftops of the city beyond. All offer air-conditioning and soundproofing to ensure your stay is relaxing.
The staff are particularly helpful and friendly, making your stay in Trastevere all the more comfortable and convenient. A delicious continental breakfast is served each morning and you have the wonderful restaurants and bars of the district on your doorstep.check availability and prices
Luxury Hotels Trastevere
There’s nothing better than returning to luxurious comfort after an exhausting day out exploring. Here are our top luxury hotels that offer all you could want to make your stay in Trastevere amazing.
Gran Melia Rome – 5*
Gran Melia Rome is part of the Leading Hotels of the World group and is often described as an urban resort. The elegant hotel has all the amenities you expect from a 5 star hotel and offers breathtaking views of the Vatican and Castel Sant’Angelo.
There is an assortment of luxurious rooms available for couples, as well as spacious rooms designed to accommodate families comfortably. All the rooms feature designer furniture, a coffee machine, bathrobe and luxury toiletries.
Regardless of which exclusive room you choose, you can take full advantage of the incredible facilities provided by the hotel. These include a spa and wellness center, a seasonal swimming pool, a bar, and an elegant bar. If you choose to dine at the hotel, the in house Ossimoro restaurant is a highly sophisticated fine dining experience.
Although located in the heart of Rome, the Gran Melia Rome is best described as an oasis away from the madness of the city. Choosing to stay at this hotel promises a 5-star experience for your stay in Rome.check availability and prices
Trilussa Palace Hotel Congress and Spa perfectly embodies the character and pizazz of Rome. Take advantage of the rooftop bar for sweeping views of the city, or relax in the spa’s huge jacuzzi.
While the rooms are decorated traditionally with antique furniture, the comforts of the hotel are modern. Air-conditioning and a minibar are standard in all rooms and the hotel also provides access to a smartphone featuring free internet and free unlimited international calls.
Most double and twin rooms feature a balcony with a spectacular city view, where you can enjoy a glass of wine at the end of the day. Other room options include a junior suite and two connecting rooms if traveling with as a family. If you are traveling solo, single rooms are available.
The Trilussa Palace hotel is perfectly located near to Piazza Ippolito Nievo for tram and bus stops and some of Trastevere’s best bars and restaurants.check availability and prices
Budget Hotels Trastevere, Rome
Choosing to spend the majority of your budget on experiences, and not on accommodation, does not mean that you need to compromise on comfortable lodgings. Here are our top budget hotels in Trastevere to choose from.
Although budget in price, Residenza San Calisto is not budget in experience! This small boutique hotel is set in a renovated 17th century building and offers both rooms and apartments.
The rooms are kitted with beautiful wooden furniture alongside modern amenities such as an LCD TV and WiFi.
The best perk of staying in Residenza San Calisto is the sweet and savory buffet breakfast which is served in an antique cellar. In the evenings Trastevere’s main square, Piazza Santa Maria and the many cafes and restaurants around it, is a short walk away.
Residenza San Calisto offers all that you could want from a comfortable budget hotel in Rome.check availability and prices
This modern B&B is located on the outskirts of historic Trastevere, a short five-minute walk from the station and close to the tram line. Surrounded by incredible food and cultural experiences, the hotel staff are only too happy to help you take full advantage of the vibrant neighborhood on your doorstep.
B&B Hotel Roma offers spacious twin, double, triple and single rooms. They are decorated simply and have independent heating and air conditioning, a private bathroom and a flat-screen TV.
This is a great choice for those on a budget who don’t want to give up homely comforts.check availability and prices
Hotel Santa Maria – 3*
Hotel Santa Maria encapsulates all of the quaint, traditional imagery associated with Rome, Italy. Offering bright, clean rooms, superb breakfasts and even a bar with free happy hour on-site, you will be hard-pressed to find a budget hotel of this caliber.
Your choice of accommodation ranges from a double room, triple room and a junior suite. All rooms have their own private bathroom, air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.
Hotel Santa Maria‘s comfortable rooms are all housed in a converted 16th-century convent, set in Trastevere, on the bank of the Tiber River. There is a charming terrace overlooking the rooftops of the district available for guests to enjoy a pre-dinner drink.
Hotel Santa Maria is the perfect spot for those looking for a cozy, character-filled home base.check availability and prices
Family Hotels in Trastevere, Italy
One of the best ways to experience the beautiful city of Rome is with your loved ones. To take the panic out of traveling with little ones, here are two of Trastevere’s top family hotels.
Hotel Ripa Roma – 4*
Hotel Ripa Roma is a modern hotel, located in the modern part Trastevere and close to the charming historic zone. An incredibly popular choice for families, the hotel offers family rooms with a balcony, a junior or premier suite, a two-bedroom suite, a standard or executive double room and triple room with a balcony.
Not only is Hotel Ripa Roma family-friendly, but it is also close to the main tram route into the historic center of Rome. The hotel offers an amazing American buffet-style breakfast to start your day off on the right foot, and has a gym onsite where you can fit in a quick workout while the children nap.check availability and prices
Hotel Trastevere – 3*
Choose between Hotel Trastevere’s double/twin, triple or quadruple room and enjoy a comfortable space for you and your family. Each room choice has air conditioning, a private bathroom, a flat-screen TV and free WiFi. The quadruple room has a double plus bunk beds, perfect if you are traveling with older children.
Set in a 20th-century building in the historic area of Trastevere, the hotel is surrounded by popular restaurants, bars, and tourist attractions. The staff are incredibly friendly and go above-and-beyond to make sure that you and your little ones have a pleasant stay in Rome.
As a bonus for those whose children keep them awake at night, Hotel Trastevere is known to serve the very best coffee!check availability and prices
Apartments in Trastevere
Traveling as a family or in a large group? Or simply like the extra space, kitchen and washing facilities. You can often find great deals on AirBnB, Vrbo and Booking.com in Trastevere. Here are some favorites:
- 3 bedroom apartment [sleeps 6] – bright, sunny and large with full kitchen, outdoor terrace and elevator. Close to tram stop – click for more info
- 1 bedroom apartment [sleeps 4] – spotless, bright and modern apartment close to tram number 8 with elevator – more info
- 2 bedroom apartment [sleeps 4] – modern, large apartment with outdoor terrace, dining area and washing machine – click for details
Final Thoughts on Trastevere, Rome, Hotels
With so many attractions to discover in Rome, it is important to have a comfortable and convenient space to enjoy a good night’s sleep. The above hotels are our favorites of the accommodation that can be found in Trastevere. Each spot has great reviews and promises an unforgettable experience.
All that is left for you to do now is to finalize your Rome itinerary, pack your bags and charge your camera!
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