8 Great Hotels near the Colosseum, Rome

The Colosseum is a well-known amphitheatre in the centre of Rome - in the aptly named Colosseo district, which is a fantastic place to base your stay. There are a number of great hotels near the Colosseum, and our Gurus have sifted through them for you.

Palazzo Manfredi

Completed in 80 AD, the Colosseum is approaching 2,000 years of age; it is considered a wonder of the world and a testament to Roman engineering and architecture. The Roman Forum, where the Roman Empire made decisions for hundreds of years, is also located in the Colosseo district. At one point in time in that place, senators argued points that have helped shaped the modern face of society. Thanks to the hotels strategically situated around the area, waking up at one of our great hotels near the Colosseum means you can enjoy this sight before breakfast, when it’s at its most peaceful.

Palazzo Manfredi

8 Great Hotels near the Colosseum

Great City Break Hotels near the Colosseum

The Capo d'Africa is a sleek, retro, mid-sized hotel with a gorgeous roof terrace overlooking the Colosseum and the bell tower, a gym, bar and a restaurant which serves great pasta.

Capo d'Africa

Along the same vein the Locanda Cairoli, a chic, comfortable hotel with a charming garden and the air of a private home.

Or you might try Forty Seven, a contemporary boutique hotel, also with a fantastic roof terrace restaurant, and plush bedrooms, some with private terraces.

Forty Seven

Great Hotels near the Colosseum for a Special Occasion

Palazzo Manfredi has just 16 luxurious rooms, suites and apartments, many of which actually have views onto the Colosseum and Forum, as well as an excellent rooftop restaurant with amazing views.

Palazzo Manfredi

Or you might try the Hotel Celio. It is directly opposite the Colosseum and has 19 exquisite rooms, with features like mosaic floors, frescoes, trompe-l'œil paintings and all the mod, cons..

Great Value Hotels near the Colosseum

Hotel de Monti is a bright, modern B&B with seven comfortable rooms well located between the main train station and the Colosseum, with a room rate which starts from as little as €66 per night.

Hotel de Monti

Great Hotels near the Colosseum for Families

The Inn at The Roman Forum is a beautiful guesthouse with 14 charmingly decorated bedrooms, suites and family rooms and a lovely rooftop terrace, positioned right between the Colosseum and the Roman Forum.

inn at the Roman Forum

The Most Romantic Hotels near the Colosseum

The San Anselmo offers 34 peaceful rooms in the smart, hilltop Aventine district. The decor is Baroque and quite something.

San Anselmo

If you haven’t found your idea of the best place to stay in Rome on our Guru’s list of 8 great hotels near the Colosseum, then you could:

8 Great Hotels near the Colosseum

  • Capo d'Africa Rome 65 rooms from £162

    Roof terrace  -  A roof terrace is pretty specatucualr in Rome, and this roof terrace is no exception
    Sights nearby  -  Located in the heart of Imperial Rome, a stone's throw from the Colosseum
    Townhouse  -  The hotel was once a school built in the early 20th-century
    Restrictions on children  -  Adults only property
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Contemporary, sleek hotel in the shadow of the Colosseum in the centre of Rome. Gorgeous roof terrace over looking the city bell tower and Colosseum. Attentive staff. Bedrooms are retro and stylish. Excellent gym, cool Centrum bar and La Terrazza serves the best pasta. Near perfect urban hotel. See More

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  • Locanda Cairoli Rome 15 rooms from £176

    Great walks  -  Wander the streets towards the Spanish Steps and explore the rabbit warren streets.
    Local markets  -  Explore the nearby Portico d’Ottavia, the Jewish quarter of Rome.
    Sights nearby  -  Close to Piazza Navona and The Pantheon
    Lively area  -  In the thick of the action.

    A chic, comfortable hotel in central Rome. Clean, crisp rooms follow blue and yellow theme, with individual details such as floral arrangements and artworks. Close to the Piazza Navona, perfect for local exploring. Classic hotel with the air of a private home. See More

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  • Forty Seven Rome 61 rooms from £148

    Romantic Break  -  The suites have a private panoramic terrace, an ideal spot to enjoy a glass of wine with your significant other
    City Style  -  With each floor dedicated to a master of twentieth-century Italian art, this is a very stylish stay
    Sights nearby  -  Located across from the Roman Forum's Temple of Vesta
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    Contemporary boutique hotel with a fantastic roof terrace restaurant. Plush bedrooms and suites have parquet floors, huge comfy beds and all the modern gadgetry. Magnificent views from private terraces and the roof top. Romantic and stylish enough for the modern traveller. See More

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  • Palazzo Manfredi Rome 16 rooms from £276

    Local exploring  -  Located besides the Colosseum, as a location, it doesn't get much better than this
    Families  -  Children are well looked after with a babysitting service and kids' menus
    5* Luxury  -  Very high service standards.
    Sights nearby  -  Next to the Colosseum and Roman Forum
    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Relais & Chateaux, Tablet

    Five Star luxury next to the Colosseum and the Forum with exceptional views of both from an excellent roof top restaurant. Chic rooms, suites, and apartments in contemporary classic design. Fantastic food, unique views, and wellness too. Rome in style. See More

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  • Hotel Celio Rome 19 rooms from £175

    Romantic Break  -  Sunbathe on the roof terrace, stroll through the streets of Rome, enjoying St Peter's Square, the Vatican, Trevi fountain
    City Style  -  Hotel is seconds from the Colosseum; all of Rome's mueseums, restaurants, shops and sights on the doorstep
    Sights nearby  -  Basilica di San Clemente, Colosseum, and Arch of Constantine. Also nearby are Roman Forum and Basilica di San Giovanni
    Local markets  -  Campo dei Fiori Market, Piazza Vittorio Market, Porta Portese Flea Market

    An exquisite hotel opposite the Colosseum. Individual rooms feature mosaic floors, frescoes, trompe-l'œil paintings and all the modcons. Roof terrace and children's pool, and an impressive breakfast room. An unbeatable location in the city. A luxurious and romantic choice for city exploring. See More

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  • Hotel de Monti Rome 7 rooms from £64

    Local exploring  -  In the heart of the city this bolthole has a concierge service which will book tickets to events and monuments for you
    Value chic  -  Located in the central Monti district this chic little hotel comes with very attractive rates
    Sights nearby  -  Central location between Rome train station and the Colosseum
    Local markets  -  Sample local produce at Trajan’s Market

    Centrally located, contemporary B&B. Bright comfy rooms in whites and pastels. Excellent value for a weekend sightseeing in Rome. See More

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  • The Inn at The Roman Forum Rome 14 rooms from £160

    Romantic Break  -  As the name suggests this property is just a stones throw from one of Rome's major attraction, the Roman Forum
    Hideaway  -  It may be in the heart of the city, but the quiet alley it sits on feels hidden
    Sights nearby  -  Located between the Roman forum and the Colosseum and there's many other attractions in walking distance
    Recommended by  -  Tablet, Small Luxury Hotels

    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. See More

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  • San Anselmo Rome 34 rooms from £312

    Hideaway  -  An off the beaten track location ina residential neighborhood on the Aventine Hill, perfect for a quiet city break
    Great walks  -  Take a stroll in The Circus Maximus, an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue.
    Sights nearby  -  The property overlooks Sant’Anselmo Church
    Lively  -  Hip and happening.
    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet

    Peaceful, romantic refuge in the smart hilltop Aventine district. Baroque flamboyance meets contemporary details to create a hotel with huge personality. Overlooking the Sant’Anselmo Church and within range of all main attractions, while staying off the beaten track. See More

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posted Thursday, 13th February 2020