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IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This B&B was easy to find and was accessible via public transportation. Angelo was very receptive and accommodating--he mapped out local transportation options, popular sites, and nearby restaurants to guide our visit. The neighborhood is residential and the B&B is situated atop a hill--it allowed for a pleasant walk to many of the historical sites. We stayed in the top... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your excellent review! Really hope to see you soon again in Rome. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

a brilliant property--classic jukeboxes and vibe inside, beautifully maintained property with a fantastic rooftop terrace with exceptional view. The location is convenient...15 minute walk to Trastevere, almost as importantly when you come 'home' you really feel part of a neighbourhood--trees, wide streets, views, beautiful facades. Angelo is a true 'host'--wants to make you feel happy, very willing to help (thank... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your excellent and lovely review! It was a real pleasure to have you with us, and I'm happy you have loved the Boss show at Circo Massimo, and your few days in our place. Really hope to see you again in Roma! More 

Nashville, Tennessee
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our family's first visit to Italy. We rode the train from Milan and spent our first 3 nights in Rome at Il Boom. Angelo was a wonderful host. He speaks English well and provides a lot of information for new visitors or just the basics, depending on your needs. He promptly arranged several taxis for us when needed... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your so excellent and terrific review! It was a real pleasure to have you with us, and it's a great satisfaction to know you enjoyed so much your stay at Il Boom B&B. Really hope to see you again in Roma. More 

Dusseldorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The B&B is very charming, located in the best part of Rome, Trastevere. Many bars, Cafes and Restaurants in the neighbourhood. Vatican, Oldtown and Colosseum can be reached by walk. Very nice host. Thank you!

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your excellent review! And for being our guests! Hope to see you soon again in Roma. More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016 via mobile

This is a real gem i Trastevere! Just 10 minutes away from the restaurants and bars in Trastevere and not far to walk to everything else in Rome either. Angelo is a super host, and the B&B has a great atmosphere. A perfect place for us to stay during our 4 days in Rome with our 15 year old daughter.... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your excellent review! It was a real pleasure having you with us, and I'm happy you enjoyed so much your stay. Really hope to see you again in Roma. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

This has to be one of the best B&B's I've stayed at and I hope it won't be too long before I can return. Absolutely nothing to fault. A great room of a good size, attractively furnished, with quiet and efficient air conditioning, a small but attractive showerroom, ample cupboard space with sufficient coat hangers. Impressive common areas, including the... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your great and lovely review! It was a pleasure having you with us, and I'm happy you enjoyed so much your stay in Il Boom B&B. Really hope to see you soon again in Roma. More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016 via mobile

Just got back from a fantastic stay at IL Boom! Angelo was such a gracious host and his property was beautiful. Lovely spacious and light rooms and a wonderful terrace where you can eat breakfast in the mornings with an amazing view over Rome. The area Trastevere is such a delight with lovely bars and restaurants within a 10 minute... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your great and lovely review! It's a great satisfaction to read your words, and I'm happy you enjoyed so much your stay in Rome, in Trastevere, and in Il Boom B&B. I really hope to see here again in the next future. More 

Sheboygan, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2016

My sister, niece and I stayed a few days in Rome and then a few days in Siena. Our last two nights were at Il Boom and we could not have been happier with the choice. Rome was exciting, crowded and fun - Siena was beautiful and quiet - Trestavere was the perfect blend of the two and Il Boom... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many many thanks for your excellent review! Your review is the best reply for saying how unique is Trastevere among all Rome "rioni", or districts! :) Hope to see you soon again. More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Il Boom is quite an extraordinary place with stunning view over the city form the roof terrace. It located a bit far away from the city (also 15 min walk to Trastevere) so if you wanna be right next to the main sights, this is not a place for you. But for those who want more quite place far away... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

Many thanks for your very good review! I like just to underline that it is true we are not in the mess, but we are fully in the city center.. and all the narrow streets of Trastevere (that's the area where we are) are at 5/10 minutes walking. And of course only from our position you can have large terraces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We stayed at Angelos for seven nights with our tree year old boy. We loved the big terrace with the beautiful view of Rome. We enjoyed the very nice breakfast and the coffee. The room was very nice, and the cleaning were first class. First and foremost the staff at Il Boom were so very nice and helpfull! We can... More 

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Angelo A, Proprietario at IL BOOM - il bed 'n breakfast, responded to this review

A heartfelt thanks for your excellent and lovely review! It was a real pleasure to having your family with us, and I'm happy you enjoyed so much your stay in Roma and Il Boom B&B. Really hope to see you again in Roma. More 

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Staying in Trastevere

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Trastevere
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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The Bed & Breakfast IL BOOM is in a large apartment (where owners’ family lives) located on the attic floor and penthouse of an early 20th-century building, without lift/elevator, offering a breathtaking view over Rome. Up to 2005 this apartment has been just our home. We restored it with our taste and passion for the three decades (fifties, sixties, seventies) when Rome and Italy made progress and opened up to the world and culture. We tried to save what we could (vintage floors, ceilings, doors, full-length window), and maintain the Roman atmosphere of our place. One of the unique feature of our apartment are the two splendid terraces, equipped with deck-chairs and umbrellas, where guests can sunbathe and enjoy the romantic atmosphere of the Eternal City. On-site amenities furthermore include a comfortable lounge/kitchen, a PC with internet access, and wireless Internet access throughout the apartment. The Bed and Breakfast IL BOOM enjoys an excellent position in the heart of Rome, on the legendary Gianicolo Hill, along a beautiful tree-lined avenue in the charming Trastevere district, one of the city's most ancient and picturesque neighbourhoods. We are located in a quiet and secluded residential area, at a few minutes walking from the most important artistic, archeological, cultural sites of the city.Vatican City is just across Gianicolo Hill (half an hour walking through Fontanone - a monumental fountain - and Piazza Garibaldi - the most beautiful view of the city. Campo de Fiori, Piazza Farnese, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Tiber Island, Campidoglio, all the historical center is just under our place. Restaurants, pizzerias, bars, pubs, any kind of shops are at five minutes walking. And we have also very efficient and close public transportation (daily and nightly): Bus 44, 75, 870, H; tram 8. The Bed and Breakfast Il Boom offers 3 spacious double guest rooms (Loren, Magnani and Vitti), each featuring an elegant private bathroom and ample wardrobes. Individually decorated in an attractive 50's, 60's and 70's style, the rooms are named after three famous Italian movie stars of that period: Anna Magnani, Sophia Loren and Monica Vitti. Each room is large and very light, with high plastered ceiling. Room Loren is the quietest one because it gives onto Villa Sciarra (a small public park) and nearby gardens. It features a small private en-suite bathroom with shower, and a flat screen TV. Room Magnani has a window with a wonderful view over Rome. It features an external (just in front of the room itself) very large private bathroom with large jacuzzi bathtub and shower. It has a flat screen TV. A single bed can be added. Room Vitti has a balcony and a window with a wonderful view over Rome. It features an external (just outside the room itself) private black & white bathroom with shower. It has a flat screen TV, and a double sofa bed. All accommodations are strictly non-smoking and equipped with independent air conditioning, centralized heating, hair dryer, and wireless Internet connection. A delicious self-service continental breakfast, with home-made cakes and biscuits, toasts, jam, yogurt, fruit juice, milk, tea and coffee, is at guests' disposal in the kitchen. Breakfast can be enjoyed in the dining area or on the outdoor terrace, whenever you prefer, at any time until 1 p.m. ... more   less 

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Address: Via Dandolo 51, 00153 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome > Trastevere
Price Range: $125 - $187 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
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