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Residenza Arco dei Tolomei

#60 of 3,069 B&Bs / Inns in Rome
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Via Dell' Arco de Tolomei 27, 00153 Rome, Italy
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132 reviews 132 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed 4 nights in the twin bedded Flamina room on the ground floor of the guesthouse. The room and bathroom were spacious and there was plenty of hot water. The whole house is tastefully decorated and has some lovely pieces of old furniture. Marco is a warm, friendly host supported by excellent staff. I liked the idea of sitting... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for a long weekend in January here. Marco was welcoming and had a wealth of information about places to see, museums and restaurants. Being in a quiet part of Trastevere was wonderful- full of charm, easy walking distance to the centre, close to excellent restaurants and bars. The guest house is very clean and offers good facilities and... More 

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Tampere, Finland
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6 reviews 6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We travelled as a family with two teenagers. We had two separate bedrooms close to each other. I had read these experiences and recommendations beforehand and now I can totally agree on them by my own experience. Marco, the host was very helpul and took care of our well being in positive way. We got plenty of good tips and... More 

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Havant, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Spent a long weekend in Rome sightseeing with my son and brother. What a charming place to stay. The hosts are extremely helpful - nothing is too much trouble and they are a mine of information for local places to eat. Everything you would want to visit is within easy walking distance i.e. Vatican City, Forum, Spannish Steps, Pantheon, Trevi... More 

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Frankfurt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A delightful, charming gem of a hotel just a few steps away from great food. Marco knows everything about the city, answers every question with enthusiasm and makes you feel right at home. Highly recommended.

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Newport Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Marco and Gianna were wonderful hosts, providing us with great recommendations for meals. The accommodations were nice and the breakfast was good. We would stay here again. The location is perfect, close to all the main sights.

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Ham Lake, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We finished our "Taste of Europe" trip with 4 nights at this wonderful B and B! We did have a little hard time finding the exact location as our taxi driving just dropped us off in the Piazza. Would be best to download a Rome map guide on your iPhone ahead of time in case your taxi driver doesn't direct... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

We spent the last three nights of our 2-week trip around Italy here, and it proved to be an excellent choice. This was the only place of six where we felt like we had landed in a truly Italian neighborhood where you could get a real sense of what its like to live in the country. The guest house is... More 

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 5, 2015

Stayed three nights here - since I've been to Rome twice before, it was good to experience an area that was new to me. Note there are plenty of steps, if that's an issue for you. The location was convenient for walking around - across the river and a short walk from the Roman Forum and the Victor Emmanuel II... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Convenient and super comfortable, this B&B is tucked in a quiet location in Trastevere on a safe street close to the Tiber Island bridge. Marco and Gianna host the perfect stay for travellers to enjoy an authentic Roman living experience. They go out of their way to help guests with every detail from finding a restaurant to giving you inside... More 

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Trastevere ("beyond the Tiber") is like a faded postcard, a little worn around the edges but still charming. With its wide-open piazzas, meandering streets, weathered Renaissance buildings, and overgrown personality, it's become an irresistible mecca for visitors. Trastevere is an enclave of entertainment - a rotating set of street performers entertains almost every night, and unforgettable eateries and bars pepper its piazzas and side streets. For a trip to the past, visit the southern and western flanks of Trastevere for pockets of yesteryear, less traversed areas with a residual 1960s and 70s Roman vibe.

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