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The 16 Best B&Bs in Rome

Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte

One of the best things about staying in a B&B is the personalised recommendations you get from the owners and managers, and from the other travellers or locals you meet during your stay. With this in mind, our hotel experts have uncovered the very best B&Bs in Rome selected on their location, design, amenities, and (of course) hosts. Whether you are looking for a grand converted palazzo or a chic contemporary boutique property, there is something to suit almost all tastes and budgets. So why not browse through our collection to start planning your next city break?

For luxury

Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte

  • La Scelta di Goethe is a superlative small B&B offering just two superb luxury suites. The suites feature plush rooms and splendid living spaces with views out over the Vatican and Trinità dei Monti. A 24-hour butler will cater to guests' every need. Indulgence at every turn.
  • Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte is another all suite stay. This 16th-century palazzo comprises just three suites. Each is more reminiscent of an apartment with ample space, ceiling frescoes, gilded chandeliers and four-poster beds — the best even has its own library! Even better it's located slap bang in the heart of the city.

For the location

Casa Montani

  • Casa Montani is a gorgeous little guesthouse situated on the Piazza del Popolo, a short stroll from the Spanish Steps and close to many of Rome's best shopping streets. Its rooms and suites are beautifully finished, plus it's a family-friendly option.
  • The Fifteen Keys Hotel is an elegant, 15 room townhouse in a great location between the Colosseum and the Trevi Fountain. The neighbourhood is charming, with a bohemian feel and plenty of cafes and a great antique shop. Breakfast is served alfresco in the courtyard.

For city style

Piazza di Spagna 9

  • In the heart of Rome, the Piazza di Spagna 9 is a six-bedroom ‘designer mansion’ with its own contemporary art gallery. As well as the six individually decorated rooms there’s also a steam bath.
  • Buonanotte Garibaldi is a chic little B&B in the vibrant and historic Trastevere district, which is a great spot for local colour. There are just three rooms, themed by colour, with silk paintings, oak floors and antiques.
  • In one of the hippest spots in town, G-Rough is both luxurious and hip. This townhouse, built in the 17th-century, still has its beautiful parquet floors and original tiles, but it’s also got a fantastic collection of retro furniture in the 10 rooms. Plus there's a fab roof terrace and it’s only 450 metres from the Pantheon and even closer to the Piazza Navona.
  • My Navona is a smart design hotel located a stone's throw from the Pantheon in Rome. Conceived by two Italian architects, the hotel offers individually styled rooms in pleasing pastel tones with original terracotta floors and unique Italian design pieces. In-room served breakfasts are a real plus.
  • Banco 19 is an intimate and romantic B&B. Airy communal spaces lead to two minimal yet warm rooms, complete with vast bathrooms and wood accents. Enjoy breakfast before heading out to take in Rome's offerings. A welcome modern twist on a classic stay.

For a boutique B&B

Casa Fabbrini Campo Marzio

  • Casa Fabbrini Campo Marzio is a 16th-century townhouse, turned boutique B&B, in central Rome. Think country-style interiors with a modern twist, featuring exposed wooden beams and designer furniture. The uniquely decorated rooms exude rustic charm and a warm welcoming ambience. A charming choice.
  • Domus Libera is an intimate boutique hotel located in the historic centre of Rome. Rooms are dressed in a simple, elegant style and boast exposed wooden beams. Expect Italian design pieces, Hermès toiletries and plush Rivolta Carmignani bedding. A stylish stay.
  • Residenze Torre Colonna is a chic boutique offering a central location with spectacular views. Romantic bedrooms have four-poster beds, whitewashed walls, and modern art. Book this for the exclusive rooftop views, the hot tub, and the setting near galleries and designer shops. Very trendy.

For great value

Althea Inn

  • The Althea Inn is a three-roomed B&B off the beaten track in the artistic Testaccio area. Rooms are spacious and whitewashed and there’s a lovely private balcony.
  • If you want to be right in the heart of things, by the Spanish Steps and the Trevi Fountain, try the Residenza Frattina, a charming townhouse with 13 neutrally decorated bedrooms with nice original features, such as stone floors, fireplaces and exposed beams. Charming and friendly too.
  • Amaranto Romano is located in an impressive 19th-century building with a pretty courtyard. A small, well-run guesthouse with whitewashed rooms and contemporary bathrooms complemented by original features throughout with sculptures and domed ceilings. Well-positioned in the historic centre within easy reach of Rome's sights and offered at excellent rates.

For couples

Hotel Campo de Fiori

  • The Hotel Campo de 'Fiori is a gorgeous, 23 room boutique hotel with a fantastic roof terrace with wonderful views of the skyline. Rooms are romantic, with canopied beds and frescoed ceilings, antiques and beautiful details.

Still not sure which to book?

  • Expand your search to include all the best places to stay in Rome.
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    • Casa Montani Rome 9 rooms from €172

      Families  -  Families are welcome in Casa Montani and its apartment; they can easily fit extra beds and cots in the Suites.
      Local exploring  -  Just steps from Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese and Via Babuino
      Groups  -  The separate apartment sleeping up to 4 is ideal for small groups
      Sights nearby  -  Located in the heart of Rome next to the Piazza del Popolo. Walking distance to many major attractions
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      Small chic city hideaway opposite the Piazza del Popolo in the heart of Rome. Neutral tones, with silk fabrics, hardwood floors, chic modern art and marble bathrooms. Personalised service from owners Giuseppe and Charlotte. Intimate and luxurious boutique hotel in a great location. See More

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    • The Fifteen Keys Hotel Rome 15 rooms from €153

      Local exploring  -  An ideal location for getting to know Rome from its major attractions to its boutiques, galleries and local eateries.
      Sights nearby  -  Great location in the Monti district, just 10 mins walk from the Colosseum
      Restrictions on children  -  This is an adults only property
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      Recommended by  -  Tablet

      An elegant townhouse hotel with stylish accommodation and an unpretentious feel. Enjoy alfresco breakfasts in the garden courtyard. Located in a charming neighbourhood, the area has a bohemian feel with great antique shops and good coffee spots and is close to major attractions. See More

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    • Piazza di Spagna 9 Rome 6 rooms from €297

      City Style  -  The hotel itself doubles up as an art and design exhibition, it doesn't get much trendier than that
      Romantic Break  -  Unwind in the Turkish steam bath, designed for two
      Sights nearby  -  Just next to The Spanish Steps and Fontana di Trevi
      Four poster beds  -  For romantics.
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      Located in the heart of Rome, this designer Mansion is uniquely decorated and boasts its very own contemporary art gallery. There are six individually decorated guest rooms and a Turkish steam bath for relaxing after a day's sightseeing. The perfect blend of contemporary and classic Roman elegance. See More

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    • Buonanotte Garibaldi Rome 3 rooms from €180

      Local exploring  -  Perfectly placed in Trastevere, a quiet untouristy spot, yet near the sights
      City Style  -  A beautifully styled house with a real focus on art
      Sights nearby  -  Located in the historic and vibrant Trastevere district
      Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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      Recommended by  -  I Escape, Sawdays

      A chic little B&B with just three rooms and a lovely breakfast courtyard. Rooms themed by colour have silk paintings, oak floors and antique furniture. Understated, welcoming, and not at all glitzy. A great choice for a weekend away in Rome. See More

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    • G-Rough Rome (Navona) 10 rooms from €552

      Sights nearby  -  A stone's throw from the Piazza Navona and just 450m from the Pantheon
      City Style  -  Achingly trendy interiors - certainly not one for traditionalists!
      Local markets  -  Immerse yourself in the daily markets
      Lively  -  Hip and happening.
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      Recommended by  -  Tablet

      One of the hippest spots in town, at G-Rough you'll find a unique blend of luxury living and trendy design finishes giving this 17th century townhouse a very urban vibe. Parquet floors & original tiles come with an eclectic mix of retro style furniture. Roof terrace for chilling and buzzy bar. See More

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    • Althea Inn Rome 6 rooms from €90

      Local exploring  -  Despite being in a leafy and quiet neighbourhood, the Colosseum and Imperial Forum are within walking distance
      Value chic  -  The appealing rates come as a pleasant surpirse in this sophisticated and elegant hotel
      Sights nearby  -  Located in the Testaccio area, renowned for its art galleries. Walking distance from the Colosseum and Piazza Venezia
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      Secluded penthouse B&B off the beaten track with spacious rooms, whitewashed walls, simple décor and the piece de resistance, a flower-filled private balcony on which to relax and enjoy an aperitivo as the sun goes down. A great budget choice and for those wanting to sample out-of-the-way Rome. See More

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    • Residenza Frattina Rome 13 rooms from €117

      Local exploring  -  Located in the centre of Rome, this is the perfect spot to tour the city from and guests are even given bicycles to get around
      Value chic  -  With all bar one room coming in at under €100 this is a chic and affordable central base
      Sights nearby  -  Close to the Spanish Steps and walking distance to many major attractions

      Charming townhouse near the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain. Beautiful bedrooms in neutral tones with stone floors, cast iron beds, fireplaces and wooden beams. Lovely sitting room and friendly service. A great value choice with lots of charm. See More

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    • My Navona Rome 7 rooms from €114

      Local exploring  -  Located a stone's throw from the Pantheon, this hotel is an ideal base for seeing the sights of the eternal city
      City Style  -  Designed by two local architects, you can't get more city style than this boutique design hotel
      Romantic Break  -  Couples love the cosy, individually styled rooms and attentive hotel staff
      Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby Pantheon, one of Rome's most renowned sights and walking distance from the hotel
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      Recommended by  -  Sawdays, Great Small Hotels

      This smart design hotel is located a stone's throw from the Pantheon in Rome. Conceived by two Italian architects, the hotel offers individually styled rooms in pleasing pastel tones with original terracotta floors and unique Italian design pieces. Enjoy the room-served breakfasts; a charming hotel. See More

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    • Banco 19 Rome 2 rooms from €164

      City Style  -  Effortlessly chic guestrooms, hotel interior filled with plants and print fabrics -Rome's delights on the doorstep
      Romantic Break  -  With just two stylish suites, this makes a very intimate and romantic place to stay
      Sights nearby  -  St Peter's Basilica, Trevi Fountain and Roman Forum under 2km from hotel
      Local markets  -  Minutes from Campo De'Fiori's buzzy market
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      Redefine the romantic Rome getaway at this chic and intimate B&B. Airy hotel interiors overflow with plants and lead to minimal yet warm rooms, complete with vast bathrooms and wood accents. Enjoy breakfast before heading out to take in Rome's offerings. A welcome, modern twist on a classic weekend. See More

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    • Residenza Ruspoli Bonaparte Rome 3 rooms from €278

      City Style  -  An ostentatiously grand hotel set in what is arguably Rome's smartest address (between Via dei Condotti and Via del Corso)
      Local exploring  -  A luxury abode just steps from Rome's main shops and attractions
      Sights nearby  -  Visit some of the city's most famed sights such as the Ara Pacis, the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain
      Full of character
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      Recommended by  -  Tablet

      A 16th-century palazzo comprising of just three fabulous suites. Each suite is more reminiscent of an apartment with ample space, ceiling frescoes, gilded chandeliers and four poster beds - the best even has its own library. Even better it's located slap bang in the heart of the city. See More

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    • Casa Fabbrini Campo Marzio Rome (13) 5 rooms from €189

      Value chic  -  This sleek and stylish B&B is great value, especially in the low season- centrally located and full of quirky charm.
      Local exploring  -  In a quiet and secluded street yet right in the middle of centro storico, the perfect spot for culture vultures!
      Great walks  -  Wander the narrow lanes and cobbled streets of Rome’s centro storico.
      Sights nearby  -  The nearby Spanish Steps cannot be missed.
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      A 16th century townhouse, turned boutique B&B, in central Rome. Think country style interiors with a modern twist, with exposed wooden beams and designer furniture. The uniquely decorated rooms exude rustic charm and a warm welcoming ambience. Enjoy a hearty breakfast before checking out the sights. See More

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    • Amaranto Romano Rome 6 rooms from €115

      Local exploring  -  Well located near many of Rome's sights and guided tours can be arranged from the hotel
      Value chic  -  Chic contemporary design offered at excellent prices right in the heart of Rome
      Sights nearby  -  Just a 10 minute walk from the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps.
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      Located in an impressive 19th-century building with a pretty courtyard. A small, well-run, guesthouse with white washed rooms and contemporary bathrooms. Original features throughout with sculptures and domed ceilings. Well positioned in the historic centre within easy reach of Rome's sights. See More

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    • Domus Libera Rome (Trevi) 6 rooms from €182

      City Style  -  With its central location and luxurious rooms featuring Italian design pieces, this hotel has reams of Roman style
      Romantic Break  -  Couples love to luxuriate in the hotel's designer bedding; book a suite with a bathtub for added indulgence
      Hideaway  -  Book a plush suite and hideout indoors at this pretty boutique hotel
      Sights nearby  -  Visit Piazza Venezia, Rome's central hub located a stone's throw from this hotel
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      This intimate boutique hotel is located in the historic centre of Rome. Rooms are dressed in a simple, elegant style and boast exposed wooden beams; expect Italian design pieces, Hermès toiletries and plush Rivolta Carmignani bedding. Book a superior room to enjoy a pretty balcony. A stylish stay. See More

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    • Residenze Torre Colonna Rome 5 rooms from €234

      Local exploring  -  Perfectly located at the bottom of Via Nazionale just moments from Piazza Venezia
      City Style  -  Mixing medieval style with contemporary design to great affect
      Sights nearby  -  Very central location close to the Piazza Venezia
      Local markets  -  Good for local colour.
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      Fantastic boutique chic guesthouse. Centrally placed with spectacular rooftop views over Rome. Romantic bedrooms have four poster beds, white washed walls, and flashes of modern art on the walls. Exclusive roof top views, hot tub, and minutes from galleries and designer shops. Very trendy. See More

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    • La Scelta di Goethe Rome 2 rooms from €1400

      Honeymoons  -  With decadent suites, rooftop hot tubs, private butlers and spectacular views it's the ultimate indulgent honeymoon spot.
      Groups  -  Rent the whole of Goethe’s former abode with enough space to host a luxurious dinner party.
      Great walks  -  Walk up to the fantastic viewing point on top of the Palatine Hill.
      Sights nearby  -  Within ten minutes walk of both the Spanish Steps and the Pantheon.
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      Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith

      La Scelta di Goethe is a superlative small hotel, offering two superb luxury suites. The suites feature plush rooms and splendid living spaces with views out over the Vatican and Trinità dei Monti. A 24 hour butler will cater to guests every need. Indulgence at every turn. See More

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Written by Kat Parr Mackintosh

posted Wednesday, 24th November 2021