The 10 Best Family Hotels in Rome

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It’s a national stereotype, I know, but Italy really does seem to embrace her child visitors. Kids are welcomed into restaurants, even flash ones, you get a genuinely warm welcome in hotels, and someone will always want to help you if you’ve a small one in tow. And Rome is a fantastic place to show your kids. What could be more inspiring than all those wonderful historic landmarks? So all that leaves you to do is find the best family hotels in Rome, and make sure you all get the sleep you need to power on through all the treasures. And churches… So our Gurus have come up with a list of the 10 best family hotels in Rome.

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Some of the best hotels in Rome for families are among the best the city has to offer period, which is a nice surprise. While some of the properties on our Guru’s list of the 10 best family hotels in Rome are designed specifically with families in mind, with kitchenettes, living spaces and other home-from-home facilities. Our Gurus have also found some great value options and some great family-friendly B&Bs. So there’s no excuse for not showing your kids the church of San Clemente, with its layers of history, or not taking them up to the dome of St. Peter’s, or letting them play-fight in the Colosseum or pull all the levers they can get their hands on at the Leonardo Museum.

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The 10 Best Family Hotels in Rome

The Best Located Family Hotels in Rome

If you want to be close to the Spanish Steps try Mario de Fiori 37, a collection of four, quite luxurious, self-catering rooms and suites with sleek design and every modern gadget. As well as kitchens the rooms and suites also have living areas.

Mario de Fiori 37

If you want to be close to the Piazza Navona and the Vatican, try Due Torri, an historic and elegant, 26 room hotel converted from a villa once home to Cardinals, Bishops, and famous Roman families.

And if you’d prefer to be by the Pantheon, then the Albergo del Senato is for you, with its 56 elegant rooms and suites, in a classical Roman style, plus a wonderful roof terrace.
Albergo del Senato

The Best Value Family Hotels in Rome

Just steps from the Trevi fountain, the Daphne Inn has a collection of rooms, suites, family rooms and one apartment, decorated in a contemporary style in creams, bronzes and browns. There’s a great breakfast room and they offer bike rental as well. Rooms start from around £75 per night.

The Hotel Modigliani has 23 attractive rooms, suites, family rooms and one apartment around a lovely inner courtyard. Some rooms have private terraces. The decor is elegant with pops of colour and modern art. It's also very well located close to the Trevi fountain and Spanish Steps, and rooms start from around £75 per night.

Hotel Modigliani

The Best Luxury Family Hotels in Rome

The Villa Spalletti Trivelli is a beautiful Roman townhouse carefully converted into a 12 room hotel. The rooms are peaceful and aristocratic in decor, as are the living areas, with oil paintings, tapestries, marble fire places and Doric columns. There’s also a wonderful library, a great restaurant and a spa.

Villa Spalletti Trivelli

The Inn at The Roman Forum is a beautiful 14 room guesthouse right by the Colosseum with attractive decoration and private balconies. There are rooms, suites and family rooms - some with four poster beds and fireplaces, and there’s a lovely rooftop terrace.

The Hotel Valadier is a classic modern hotel come to the Spanish Steps and the Villa Borghese. There are 67 rooms, three restaurants and a piano bar. There’s also a magnificent rooftop terrace. Plus, they have their own bikes for the use of guests.

Hotel Valadier

The Best Family B&Bs in Rome

Margutta 54 is a collection of just six suites converted from a building in one of Rome’s most central, yet peaceful mews. Large and minimalist in decor, you’ll find all the mod. cons. you need.

Margutta 54
The Santa Maria di Trastevere is built on the foundations of a former convent, and has 18 rooms around a lovely central courtyard - which is also where a continental breakfast is served. Quaint and quiet.

Still not sure which of our Guru’s recommendations for the best family hotels in Rome might be perfect for you?

The 10 Best Family Hotels in Rome

  • Mario de Fiori 37 Rome 4 rooms from £246

    Gloriously sleek and private self-catering rooms and suites, excellently located near the Spanish steps, equipped with every modern gadget. Bedrooms and suites have their own living areas. Ideal for couples, families, or groups.

    Sights nearby  -  Within spitting distance of the Spanish Steps
    Romantic Break
    City Style
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet
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  • Due Torri Rome 26 rooms from £104

    A charming historical hotel just a few steps from Piazza Navona and the Vatican. Surprisingly quiet for its central location, the elegant rooms offer comfortable beds and antique furniture. A true gem with plenty of traditional charm.

    Local exploring  -  Location is perfect for those wishing to emerce themsevles in Rome and explore like a local.
    Historic  -  Previously the building housed Cardinals, Bishops, and famous noble Roman famillies.
    Families  -  Four small apartments are ideal for accommodating families.
    Great walks  -  Right in the historic heart of Rome, wander the streets and get a feel for the Eternal City.
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  • Albergo del senato Rome 56 rooms from £152

    Elegant rooms and suites, wonderful roof terrace bar, and walking distance to the Pantheon. Roman classicism and a traditional atmosphere throughout, from the dining room, to bedrooms, to terraces and dining room. A relaxing choice for a family, group or couple.

    Sights nearby  -  A stones throw from the Pantheon
    Local markets  -  The Campo de Fiori is close by
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  • Daphne Inn Rome 19 rooms from £78

    Cheap, contemporary chic B&B steps from the Trevi Fountain. Rooms, suites, family rooms, and one apartment all in creams, bronzes and browns. Lovely breakfast room and bikes to rent. A great choice for those on a smaller budget.

    Value chic
    Sights nearby  -  Superb location very close to the Trevi Fountain
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape
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  • Hotel Modigliani Rome 23 rooms from £78

    Very attractive hotel with a gorgeous inner courtyard. Elegant bedrooms, suites, family rooms and one apartment with flashes of Florentine fabric, white washed walls, modern art works, and private terraces. Fresh flowers adorn every room. Romantic, family friendly, and very artistic.

    Sights nearby  -  Bang in the centre of Rome, close to both Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps
    Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
    Recommended by  -  Sawdays
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  • Villa Spalletti Trivelli Rome 12 rooms from £495

    A quintessentially noble Roman townhouse renovated to perfection. Tranquil, classic, and aristocratic rooms, suites, and living areas in a peaceful neighbourhood. Marble fireplaces, oil paintings, Doric columns, tapestries throughout. Excellent food, libraries, gardens, and spa. Very special.

    City Style
    Sights nearby  -  200m from the Quirinale Presidential Palace and 5 mins from the Trevi fountain
    Recommended by  -  Tablet
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  • The Inn at The Roman Forum Rome 14 rooms from £160

    A beautiful guesthouse near the Colosseum. Attractively decorated bedrooms, suites and family rooms in contemporary classic style, some with mahogany four poster beds, fireplaces, and private balconies. A lovely rooftop terrace is a bonus.

    Romantic Break
    Sights nearby  -  Located between the Roman forum and the Colosseum. Many other attractions in walking distance.
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Small Luxury Hotels
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  • Hotel Valadier Rome 67 rooms from £113

    Classic hotel with modern comforts next to Piazza del Popolo and close to the Spanish Steps & Villa Borghese. Three restaurants and a piano bar. The magnificent roof terrace has wonderful views of Rome. Cool bar and classy restaurant Hi-Res with gourmet cuisine. Great location for a short stay.

    Sights nearby  -  The Vatican City and Colosseum are three kilometres away but it's a pleasant walk or a short taxi ride
    Bicycles available  -  The hotel has its own bicycles available for guests
    Good wine list  -  Four hundred different wine labels
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
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  • Margutta 54 Rome 6 rooms from £217

    A very slick collection of suites in one of Rome's most central, peaceful and attractive mews. Large, minimalist, and shiny with all the modern gadgetry. These suites can cater to any type of traveller; groups of friends, families, or couples.

    City Style
    Romantic Break
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, I Escape, Tablet
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  • Santa Maria di Trastevere Rome 18 rooms from £207

    Foundations of a former convent complete with cloisters and modern day frescos. Large, simple rooms are great value plus a complimentary continental breakfast in the courtyard. Perfect location for Rome’s nightlife and sight seeing.

    Value chic  -  An utterly superb spot, with quaint rooms facing the fragrant courtyard and an extensive wine list, all for a minimal cost.
    Sights nearby  -  A must see is the Piazza Santa Maria and its exquisitely mosaicked church, just around the corner from the hotel.
    Great walks  -  For a birds eye view of the eternal city wander up the dizzy heights of Gianicolo Hill.
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Fodors, Michelin Travel
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Written by Kat Parr Mackintosh

posted Thursday, 7th March 2019