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3 Bedrooms, 4 Bathrooms, Sleeps 6
Rome, Lazio

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S6457ANmi...
El Dorado Hills, California
1 review
“Perfect experience in every aspect”
Reviewed September 30, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

The property is extremely high end and perfectly maintained. There are marble floors and beautiful artwork. The apartment is cleaned daily like a hotel. The rooftop view is amazing as you are right next to the Forum. The owner is fully engaged and gracious...always willing to give recommendations or make arrangements.

Date of stay: September 2016
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Liked best: Tie between the view and the entire property
Liked least: Having to leave
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Oct 1, 2016
Thank you Michael for your great review!
For me it was a pleasure to help you and make your stay in Rome, in my house, unforgettable.
You will always be welcome and I hope to see you soon. Ortensia
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Road25879...
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“Amazing Stay, Owner and House!!!”
Reviewed September 29, 2016 for a stay in September 2016

We just returned from a family trip to Rome which was made extra special by our stay at this apartment. Our whole experience could not be faulted from start to finish. From the thoughtful and delicious welcome basket to the clean and beautiful apartment (air conditioning in the rooms a well!) included a daily cleaning service. By far the highlight was the roof top terrace with the most amazing views over the forum. You could even see the colosseum from the terrace as well. The other highlight was the owner Ortensia and all the help she provided in making our stay extra special from recos on the best restaurants to eat at, walking us to the local market on Sunday personally, introducing us to a great guide to show us the best sites of Rome, to even ordering pizza for us one night so we could enjoy the roof terrace with some wine. I also personally loved the stove/grill on the roof for some outdoor cooking as well. The apartment was fully stocked with everything you could ever want or need. I really could not fault anything!

Date of stay: September 2016
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Liked best: The entire experience
Liked least: Nothing!
Traveling group: Extended Family
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Management Response
Sep 30, 2016
Thank you Kevin for taking the time to write about your stay at Spectacular Forum Terrace.
It was a pleasure to meet you and your family.
It is always a pleasure and a great satisfaction to know that my guests found their time with me and in my house to be as excellent as expected.
I am glad to know that your stay in my home has made your holiday in Rome perfect!!
I look forward to seeing you again soon.
Warm regards
Ortensia
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Gina I
1 review
“Luxury with jaw dropping views”
Reviewed September 28, 2016 for a stay in August 2016

We were a family of six adults traveling around Italy and our stay at Ortenzia's flat was by far the highlight of our trip. She was in contact even before we stepped foot in Rome asking if she could arrange transportation from the airport. She arranged a limo pick up and we enjoyed a two hour drive around Rome while sipping Prosecco. What an awesome way to start our trip! Ortenzia gives personal attention to every detail and goes above and beyond to make sure your visit to Rome is unforgettable She provided breakfast items, snacks, wine and even a lovely bottle of champagne for our anniversary celebration. Her flat is elegantly decorated, equipped with anything you could want, an extremely large mostly covered roof top terrace that is furnished with table, chairs, grill, mini refrigerator, and offers a jaw dropping view of the Roman Forum and Coliseum. Needless to say we started and ended everyday relaxing on the terrace taking in the views of Roman history. Pina, the housemaid also provided outstanding service to us and made sure everyday we had fresh towels and made up beds. Ortenzia made dinner reservations for us daily but I must say her one recommendation to Trattoria Da TEO was the highlight of our eating experience. This restaurant was AMAZING! The wait staff was enjoyable and recommended the food we ate. It was an experience of 3 hours of delicious food and I would go back to Rome just to stay at Ortenzia flat and eat at Trattoria Da TEO again. I could go and on about our experience with Ortenzia and what she provided but to understand fully how lovely she and her place are you MUST go stay with her. We will for sure return as we consider Ortenzia part our Italian family. One other important note I'd like to make is how Ortenzia helped me buy and ship Italian cookies to the USA for my nieces wedding. This alone speaks volumes of her hospitality! Grazie Ortenzia!

Date of stay: August 2016
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Liked best: The views
Liked least: Loved everything
Traveling group: Extended Family
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Sep 30, 2016
Gina , thanks for your lovely review.
You and your beautiful family are been the perfect guests !!
I am so glad to have contributed to make your holiday in Rome unforgettable.
I hope to see you soon.
Ortensia
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Robbie B
Mountain View, California
2 reviews
“Amazing!!”
Reviewed July 29, 2016 for a stay in July 2016

This apartment could not be in a better location and the pictures do not do it justice. The views from the rooftop terrace are stunning and not ones you will ever see from any hotel. It was difficult to leave and see the sights, when we wanted to stay in and enjoy the house.

Ortensia made us feel like her house was our house, from welcoming us when we arrived and arranging dinner for us, to insuring we knew where all the best places to visit.

We're already planning our next visit back to Rome and to see Ortensia.

Date of stay: July 2016
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Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
Jul 30, 2016
Robbie and his family were wonderful guests on all fronts, they were friendly and very respectful of the house.
I hope to have them again as guests in my house.
Ortensia
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“One in a lifetime experience”
Reviewed June 14, 2016 for a stay in June 2016
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Amazingly enough the photos did not do this place justice. This was simply the most amazing and beautiful apartment my family and I have ever stayed in and we traveled all over the world. The gorgeous and gigantic terrace directly overlooks the Roman Forum and you will honestly be tempted not to leave the apartment. My family of five had more than enough room and we didn't even use one of the bedrooms. The bedrooms were very large, each with an ensuite full bathroom, with the master bedroom having its own terrace. The kitchen was also very large and fully equipped, and there is actually a small refrigerator, ice maker, dishwasher, two hot plates for cooking, plates and utensiles on the rooftop terrace as well so you don't have to go up and down the stairs if you choose to eat and drink on the terrace, which you will do often. As for the host, Ortensia was amazing and she even prepared lunch for our arrival, and was attentive to our every need. She could not possibly have been more helpful, easy to reach or welcoming. You will feel like you are staying in a miniature palace while you stay in this apartment.

Date of stay: June 2016
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Liked best: Everything was top notch
Traveling group: Young Children
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
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Management Response
Jun 14, 2016
Todd, thank you very much for taking the time to write such a great review. I am glad you enjoyed my house. I hope to see you again in the future. Sincerely Ortensia
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luis720
Madrid, Spain
1 review
“The nicest terrace in Rome”
Reviewed June 13, 2016 for a stay in June 2016

It was a pleasure to stay in such a nice house in the center of Rome
he view from the terrace is just stunning!!

Date of stay: June 2016
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Liked best: The place
Traveling group: Friends
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
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Management Response
Jun 13, 2016
Many thanks for taking the time to describe those things which make may house so unique.
i look forward to seeing you again here.
Best wishes
Ortensia
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Jwall0703
Washington DC, District of Columbia
1 review
“Live like an Emperor in this fantastic home in the Heart of the Roman Forum!”
Reviewed May 30, 2016 for a stay in May 2016

Why book a hotel when you can have a 5-star stay at this beautiful home - pictures do this place no justice..Stay, experience, and enjoy!
Situated alongside some of the most famous landmarks of Rome, this apartment is more than a place to stay. It brings you back in time to feel the inner presence of what Rome once was and all that it currently has to offer.

Nothing says Rome like seeing the Roman Forum from every window, balcony and the spectacular terrace. Being able to see something so magical at different times of the day will leave you speechless! We enjoyed daily breakfasts, lunches and dinners on the terrace all while enjoying the view. Ortensia made sure we had all the comforts of home even when entertaining on the roof; ice machine, glasses, dishes, and fantastic lighting. Daily maid service was provided to keep our linens fresh and the house looking tidy.
No noisy crowds at night, peaceful neighborhood with San Teo cafe around the corner, Circo Massimo farmer's Market on the weekend, and a short walk from most major attractions to include: Colosseum, Circo Massimo, Roman Forum, Forum of Caesar and Augustus as well as Trajan's Forum and Market - a must see!, Capitoline Museums, and lots of shopping!
Inside and out this property is the best of Rome. From cozy robes and slippers to sipping delicious wine on the terrace; all you'll need is here. So, book your trip of a lifetime and live like a Roman Emperor!

Date of stay: May 2016
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Liked best: The whole experience was above and beyond!
Traveling group: Extended Family
Your age range 25-34
Would you recommend this hotel to a friend?   Yes.
Recommended for:
Friends getaway Older travelers
Families with young children Large groups
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Was this review helpful? Yes
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Management Response
May 31, 2016
Have known Vincent and his family for me it was a real pleasure.
They were the perfect guests !!
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