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Il Grillo Ai Fori Romani

Piazza del Grillo,10, 00184 Rome, Italy
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Ranked #222 of 2,724 Rome B&B and Inns
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014
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    5 of 5 stars
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Collegeville, Pennsylvania
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

Our family of 4 stayed here for 5 nights. The location was great, literally steps from the Imperial Fora. The apartment was spacious and very clean. Everything was in good working condition. We appreciated the well-stocked fridge. Silvia was very helpful prior to our arrival in providing information and advice regarding transportation to and from airport, as well as hooking... More

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

My boyfriend and I stayed in this apartment for three nights in early June, and we had a lovely stay. The owner, Sylvia, is so friendly and welcomed us in to her beautiful apartment which was fully stocked in every sense. The fridge was full, and even had a bottle of bubbly in. Everything was immaculately clean, and it was... More

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Wollongong, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2013

Our family of 6 (including a 5 month old infant), loved our stay at Silvia's apartment. She and her mother met us at the apartment on arrival (after they gave great directions on getting to the apartment), and then gave us a quick rundown about the apartment. We were blown away with how they had stocked the apartment for us... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2013

Our group of four couldn't be happier with Silvia and her darling mother. We got here right off the plane, after Silvia arranged for a taxi to meet us at the airport. Nothing better to have a smiling face holding my name on a placard to whisk us into town. Instant cred with the family! Mom met us at the... More

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2013

Excellent location, 5 min to Colloseo. Easy access to all other tourist sites. The apartment is very clean and has A\C, iron, hair dryer, toaster, vacuum cleaner, washing machine, free WiFi. Fully stocked kitchen with everything you need for breakfast. Silvia was very nice and helpful. Would highly recommend this apartment and will stay again when in Rome.

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Geneva, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

We reserved this place based on the Tripadvisor ratings. We weren't disappointed. This place is very centrally located, within striking distance of the Collosseum, Fori Romani and 10-15 mins walk to the Trevi Fountain and Spanish steps. You don't really need a means of transport if staying in this apartment. The apartment itself is very charming, located in a vintage... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

This was a very pleasant stay, the place could'nt be more central in the city. The host was very friendly and helpfull. Rooms were big and kichen well equipped (we were with 4 persons). Watch channel 69 the 80's music channel, very entertaining. There is a restaurant next door which is very good, shops are everywhere in the surrounding. We... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2013 via mobile

There is absolutely nothing I could fault with this apartment. The location was superb! You could not be anymore central. Roman Forum - across the road, 5mins - Colosseum, 10mins - Trevi Fountain, 15mins - Spanish Steps....ideal for getting about and site seeing. The apartment is very charming in an authentic Italian style that totally adds to the overall Rome... More

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PistellaS, Proprietario at Il Grillo Ai Fori Romani, responded to this review

Thanks Lisa and Joe. Your review is fantastic. We look forward to seeing you soon. Hello S. Pistella More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2013

The location could not be more perfect, the owners are lovely and responsive and we enjoyed our stay immensely. The kitchen was stocked for breakfast and snacks and it was wonderful. Finding a neighborhood market isn't as easy as you would think and it saved us time that we used to tour Rome! We will stay there again.

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Singapore, Singapore
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2012

Four of us stayed two nights at this cosy little apartment right by the Roman Ruins and it was ideal for our last two days in Rome. The location as perfect with easy access to all tourist sites. Upon arrival, we were met by Silvia's parents, who are the sweetest people. Between their English and our very limited Italian, we... More

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Address: Piazza del Grillo,10, 00184 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
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"IL GRILLO AI FORI ROMANI" (The Cricket at the Roman Forum) is an holiday house in the historical center of Roman Empire. Apartment in historic building, overlooking Augusto Forum. 2 minute walk Colosseum. you will experience the atmosphere of the epic film "Ben Hur and Gladiator"IL GRILLO AI FORI ROMANI" (The Cricket at the Roman Forum)is a welcoming home for your Roman holiday.Apartment in historic building, in the historical center of Roman EmpireFrom the windows you can admire the ruins of the Forum of Augustus and Trajan's Market, home of the Knights of Rhodes and the beautiful square where the famous palace of the Marchese del Grillo (see movie).The Coliseum, Palatine Hill, St. Peter in Chains, Piazza Venezia and the Vittoriano, the Spanish Steps, the Pantheon, Piazza Navona, the Capitol, the Ara Coeli, Teatro Marcello, the Mouth of Truth, Circus Maximus, Terme di Caracalla, the Tiber Island and the Quirinal and the beautiful Trevi Fountain are reachable with a pleasant walk (10 "real" minutes!).Besides the historical value of the area, the Rione Monti offers a wide range of recreational activities and fulfillment of the most refined palates thanks to the local taverns and restaurants specializing in traditional and modern cuisine.The house, tastefully renovated and equipped with every comfort and can accommodate families and small groups of friends up to six people.To meet all his needs, guests have access to a kitchen (breakfast included in price. "product packaged from housewife pantry"), and a living room with a sofa bed, a bathroom with shower and two bedrooms..The double bedrooms "Suite of Augustus" from the windows you can admire the square and the Forum of Augustus.The double bedrooms of "Trajan" quiet.Each room has air conditioning and indipendent heating, TV and wireless Internet wi-fi access."The Cricket at the Roman Forum" is ideal Holiday for a romantic and exciting for those who love the story of "Caput Mundi Rome". ... more   less 
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