The 6 Best Hotels in Trastevere, Rome

The charm of Rome's Trastevere district makes it a popular spot to stay
The charm of Rome's Trastevere district makes it a popular spot to stay | © Photo Beto / Getty Images
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Stockholm Hub Writer15 January 2020

Many people that visit Rome tend to stay in Trastevere, the bohemian area known for its friendly atmosphere. Lively and vibrant, the neighbourhood is close to many of the city’s most famous attractions, making it an ideal home away from home. Pick your next lodging with Culture Trip’s recommendations of the best hotels in Trastevere.

Hotel La Rovere

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The boutique hotel showcases a perfect mix of restored elements and modern amenities | Courtesy Hotel La Rovere /

With a mix of old and new elements, Hotel La Rovere is a beautiful hotel nestled into the hills of Trastevere. With exposed-brick hallways and bedrooms with exposed beams, the boutique hotel showcases a perfect mix of restored elements and modern amenities. Breakfast is available for an added cost, but children stay for free if they are staying in the same room as their parent or guardian. After visiting nearby attractions like St Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums, unwind at the hotel’s beautiful terrace that overlooks the city.

VOI Donna Camilla Savelli Hotel

Take a step into old-world Italy at the VOI Donna Camilla Savelli Hotel, where the rooms have a classic design style and range in size from the classic double room to stylish suites. For dinner, step down into the remarkable dining space that resembles a cave where you will find a restaurant, bistro and bar. If dimmed lights aren’t for you, step into the light and enjoy the lovely outdoor seating area that is perfect for having a morning coffee and a cornetto. Breakfast is included in the cost, and childcare service is available. Attractions like Campo de’ Fiori and Piazza Navona are close by.
Everything you need to know

At a Glance

Free WiFi
In-room accessibility
Concierge services
24-hour front desk
Limo or Town Car service available
Dry cleaning/laundry service
Multilingual staff
Smoke-free property

Hotel Santa Maria, Rome

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The charming garden makes for an inviting space where guests can enjoy a tasty breakfast | Courtesy of Hotel Santa Maria Trastevere

Authenticity is the first thing that comes to mind when you visit the Hotel Santa Maria. The hotel is situated in the heart of Rome, a quick walk from top attractions like the Pantheon. There are 20 rooms available at the Hotel Santa Maria, all colourfully decorated and equipped with a TV, desk and crib upon request. The charming garden makes for an inviting space where guests can enjoy a tasty breakfast, while the lounge and bar serve regional wines and aperitifs.

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  • Horti 14 Borgo Trastevere

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    Horti 14 Borgo Trastevere
    Holidaying in Rome needn't mean sacrificing your love of Scandinavian-inspired design | Courtesy of Horti 14 Borgo Trastevere /

    Clean lines and Scandinavian-inspired design is what you will find upon arrival to the Horti 14 Borgo Trastevere. This hotel has a very serene feel to it, making it feel as though you are stepping into a spa. Two types of rooms are available: superior and deluxe, both designed with a brown and white colour palette. A beautiful rooftop terrace and a lovely garden are available, perfect for a summer evening. A hot and cold breakfast buffet is included in the price, making it easy to have a substantial meal before visiting nearby attractions like the Castel Sant’Angelo, St Peter’s Square and Piazza Navona. If you need to bring your cat or dog along – never fear! Pets stay for free, but only in specific rooms, and restrictions do apply.

    Hotel San Francesco

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    This charming hotel is located within walking distance of the Roman Forum | Courtesy of Hotel San Francesco /

    Hotel San Francesco is a charming hotel located a pleasant half-hour walk from the renowned Colosseum. With only 24 rooms, it’s the perfect choice for guests wanting to have a quieter experience during their stay. As only single or double rooms are available, the hotel is best suited for solo travellers or couples. The on-site rooftop bar and lounge offers 360-degree views of the Trastevere neighbourhood. Popular, historical landmarks can be found within a 20-minute walk, including the Roman Forum.

    Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá

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    The Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá boasts an outdoor pool and full-service spa | Courtesy of Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá /

    Located a short 10-minute walk from St Peter’s Square, Villa Agrippina Gran Meliá is the perfect place for a luxury getaway. With a full-service spa and outdoor pool, you will have some of the best amenities available during your stay. While there are many room styles to choose from, from the classic guest room to the suite, the jewel of the hotel is the Emperor Master Suite. This expansive, sound-proofed room features its own terrace, private pool, separate bedrooms and bathrooms, and allows for your own in-room massage. This hotel is great for families, as it also offers supervised childcare and activities.

    This article is an updated version of a story created by Livia Hengel.

    These recommendations were updated on January 15, 2020 to keep your travel plans fresh.