11 Incredible Hotels Near the Colosseum, Rome

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The ancient ruins of the Colosseum in Rome are one of the city’s most iconic attractions. Every day, countless travelers flock to the site to take their snap with this must-see landmark. If you want to fully immerse yourself in these remnants of the Roman Empire, then you’ll be pleased to know that there are several excellent hotels in the area. 

Choosing to stay near Colosseum will put you right in the thick of the action. Prepare for a romantic setting without having to venture too far to reach the top tourist attractions.

You can wake up early to snap those perfect photos of the ancient Roman landmark without the crowds. And in the evening enjoy the spectacle of the Colosseum illuminated against the night sky as you stroll back from dinner in nearby Monti. This vibrant neighborhood boasts cobbled streets and countless bars and restaurants.

Take your pick of the best hotels near the Colosseum, and prepare to be enchanted. Here’s our top list of accommodation picks, with something to suit every budget. 

Best hotels near the Colosseum

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Mid-Range Hotels Near The Colosseum

If you want to experience the luxury offerings of Rome but don’t necessarily need the extravagance or cost that comes with five stars, then the following hotels are great options. 

Hotel Capo d´África4*

Hotel Capo d´África is centrally located and is just 800 meters from the Colosseo Metro Station. It’s surrounded by landmarks such as the Domus Aurea, Arch of Constantine, and, of course, the Colosseum.

An elegant and welcoming hotel surrounded by traditional trattorias and wine bars. The roof garden, where breakfast, drinks and snacks are served, has stunning views over the Colosseum. The L’Attico restaurant offers an à la carte menu of traditional Roman and national cuisine. The hotel also has the Centrum bar serves a selection of delicious snacks and cocktails all day.

Rooms have private bathrooms, air-conditioning, flat-screen TV and mini bars as standard and some triple rooms and rooms with extra-large beds are available. The hotel also offers a gym and parking. 

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Dharma Boutique Hotel – 4* 


The Dharma Boutique Hotel offers comfort and style in the heart of Rome.  In addition to the relaxing rooms, the hotel also boasts a hot tub, a spa center and a terrace to relax with a drink at the end of the day. The newly refurbished rooms make the spot a top choice for couples and those who prefer contemporary and modern hotels.

The roof garden, kitted with a jacuzzi and loungers, offers a little taste of heaven to enjoy at the end of a busy day sightseeing. There is also a gym and spa available to guests, giving travelers the choice between a sauna and Turkish bath to relax and unwind.

This is one of the best mid-range hotels close to the Colosseum, Rome, and you’ll need to book early to secure the best deals. 

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Nerva Boutique Hotel – 4*

A beautifully designed small hotel with 20 rooms and suites located in the heart of Rome’s historical city center, Nerva Boutique Hotel offers comfort, homemade fresh breakfast and the personalized attention of a family-run business.

Located in the charming neighborhood of Monti, Nerva Boutique Hotel is less than 10 minute’s walk to the Colosseum, with the most famed sites reached within a 15 minute walk.

Breakfast includes freshly baked bread, cakes and croissants supplied every day by the famous Roscioli bakery, along with other local ingredients including ham, cheese and organic eggs. The hotel is surrounded by many restaurants, bars and boutiques.

All rooms are decorated with Italian furnishing, wooden floors, quality beds, marble bathrooms and rich Italian fabrics with soundproofing and air-conditioning as standard.

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Luxury and 5-Star Hotels In Rome Near the Colosseum

If luxury and comfort is your top priority while enjoying your Rome itinerary, then these hotels are just for you.

Hotel Palazzo Manfredi – Relais & Chateaux – 5*

Hotel Palazzo Manfredi is a boutique-style luxury hotel offering an experience like no other. Not only does the hotel terrace offer breathtaking views of the esteemed Colosseum, but the interior of the hotel boasts unparalleled elegance. 

With a variety of rooms, suites and apartments to choose from in the magnificent historic villa, you are guaranteed an unforgettable stay. Each guest room has a view of the ruins and your breakfast is served each morning on the magnificent terrace. 

The hotel is located a short two-minute walk from the Colosseo Metro Station. Meaning that if you manage to pull yourself from the comfort of your room, the rest of the city is easily accessible.

The Hotel Palazzo Manfredi is our pick of the best hotels with views of the Colosseum.

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Palm Suites Roma – 5* 

The Palm Suites Roma is part of Hotel Palazzo Manfredi, and it’s the ultimate choice for those traveling as a family and looking for luxury. Nestled in the heart of Rome, and a short 400 meters away from Palatine Hill, the Palm Suites is a luxury aparthotel that provides exclusive privacy in an opulent and trendy setting. 

The free breakfast and high-speed WiFi are only the tip of the iceberg. The stylish interior of the spacious suites offer the perfect spot to enjoy various views – of which you can choose a view of the Roman Forum or the courtyard. 

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The Inn at the Roman Forum – 5*

You simply can’t get closer to Rome’s most precious ruins than the Inn at the Roman Forum. The 5-star hotel not only provides convenient access to one of Rome’s most magical areas, but it also offers captivating views of the surrounds from its rooftop terrace. 

There are several room choices available from the superior double room, the luxury studio and the family room. Each guest suite is decorated in opulent style with designer furnishings and fittings. 

As you would expect from a hotel of this caliber, service is attentive and thoughtful. Coffee is available to guests throughout the day in the lobby and breakfast features home made cakes, eggs to order and Roman delicacies. An aperitivo buffet is served in the bar each evening.

The hotel is a real gem and will ensure that your stay with them is a charming and luxurious experience. There are even Roman ruins inside! 

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Budget Hotels In Rome Near Colosseum

Choosing to prioritize your budget on experience rather than accommodation doesn’t mean that you need to settle for mediocre hotels. These hotels offer an unforgettable stay in Rome on a budget. 

Hotel Centro Cavour – 3*

Budget hotels have never appeared so opulent! Hotel Centro Cavour is modeled off of the best classic-style rooms, promising you a memorable stay in Rome. Located on the famous Via Cavour, the antique building has been renovated to include a tasteful touch of elegance. 

The hotel offers a free breakfast to fuel you at the start of the day, and bicycle rental if the 400 meters to the Colosseum and surrounding attractions seem too far to walk.

Choose from double, twin, triple and even single rooms – all of which have a private bathroom and free WiFi.  

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B&B Domus Aurea

On the ground floor of an art nouveau building, the B&B Domus Aurea offers a quant and down-to-earth atmosphere. A 7-minute walk from the Colosseum and opposite the ancient Roman remains in Parco del Colle Oppio, and next to the Domus Aurea, you are surrounded by history. 

The hotel has a lounge to relax in and a leafy patio garden, as well as a terrace offering Colosseum views. The breakfast buffet offers Italian and continental breakfast options.

The rooms are surprisingly spacious, and comfortable and come with free Wi-Fi, TVs and minibars, plus en suite bathrooms. One features a sofabed for an extra guest and another a private entrance. 

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Hotel Romano – 2*

Hotel Romano is an exclusive, boutique hotel situated in front of the Roman Forum. Considered a real jewel among the monuments of Rome, Hotel Romano offers the ultimate comfort. Located in an enchanting setting, the hotel is run on friendliness and hospitality. 

There is a single room available for those traveling alone, a family room for those traveling with kids, and a triple room for friends traveling to Rome on a budget. The cozy interior of the Hotel Romano promises to be a homey spot to rest between adventures. 

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Rome Hotels Near Colosseum Suitable For Families

Traveling with children means that there are more amenities to consider. These hotels near the Colosseum in Rome are known to be perfect for traveling families.  

Hotel Paba – 2* 

If you’re looking for comfort, convenience and an intimate atmosphere, then look no further than Hotel Paba. The small hotel is in the center of Rome and welcomes guests with an incomparable air of friendliness. 

The family rooms are all en-suite and air-conditioned, making this hotel the perfect spot to call home while traveling. While there are double and twin rooms available, the classic family room has two single beds and an extra-large double bed. As an added bonus, Hotel Paba offers a quaint, little library, as well as bicycle and scooter rentals to help you better discover the city!

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Roman Holiday Colosseo

The best part about the Roman Holiday Colosseo is not that it’s located a short stroll to the Colosseum and the Roman Forum, but rather that it boasts rooms that can sleep up to four people – perfect for a family getaway with young children!

Its calming decor with comfortable and cozy furnishings is just what you need after a day of exciting adventures around the many surrounding attractions. All rooms provide guests with air-conditioning, kettle, microwave and fridge, as well as a flat-screen TV and Wi-fi.

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Apartments near the Colosseum

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If you prefer to stay in an apartment on your trip to Rome, there are many to choose from in the Rione Monti area close to the Colosseum. We recommend searching the listings on a variety of sites including the Plum Guide, AirBnB, Vrbo and Booking.com to find the best deals. Here are some favorites:

  • 1 bedroom apartment [sleeps 3] – you can almost touch the Colosseum it is so close to this charming apartment with Colosseum views  – click for more info
  • 1 bedroom apartment [sleeps 4] – elegant apartment with excellent facilities just 2 minutes on foot to Colosseum. You can see the landmark from the apartment balcony– more info
  • 2 bedroom apartment [sleeps 4] – features views of the Colosseum from the apartment, a full, well-equiped kitchen, washing machine and dishwasher – click for details

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Final Thoughts On The Best Hotels Near Colosseum, Rome

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These are our top choices for hotels in Rome near the Colosseum. All of them offer comfort, luxury and convenience at a high standard, ensuring that your time in Rome is relaxing and exciting. 

While staying near the important sites of Ancient Rome is definitely a thrill, the area close by known as Rione Monti is an added bonus. This district boasts pretty cobbled streets, interesting boutiques and some fantastic restaurants.

After enjoying all that the ‘Eternal City’ has to offer, from the comfort of a top-class hotel, you’ll be more than ready to explore more of Italy from Rome

In the meantime, make sure that you soak in all of the magic and culture that the ancient city has to offer!

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