Accommodation near Colosseum Rome centrally located hotel

Immerse yourself in the history of the Eternal City
From 230
Destination:
Available from:
29 November 2022
Available to:
18 June 2023
from:
Paris + 15 cities
Duration:
2 to 14 nights
Travellers:
1 to 10
Meal plan:
breakfast
Star rating:
3 stars
Transport  Transfer non included  Suitable for families  Perfect for couples  Free Wi-Fi 

Address

Via Villafranca, 9, 00185 Roma RM, Italy

GPS: 41.905111560505, 12.504957417914

The ancient city of Rome (the present-day capital of Italy) is a destination steeped in history and mythology. It is the third most populated city in the European Union, but despite its size, its historical centre is quite small and walkable. Enjoy the mythical city at leisure with packages that range from 2 to 14 nights staying at accommodation near Colosseum Rome. The 4-star Rome centrally located Hotel Villafranca is within walking distance of public transport and a hop, skip and jump away from world-famous historical sites including: the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Panthéon, Borghese Gallery, Trevi Fountain, Piazza di Spagna (Square of Spain), Vatican City and St. Peter’s Basilica. Food has always been deemed an important pastime by the Romans and was seen as a way to express their culture. As they say ‘when in Rome, do as the Romans do’ by fuelling your discovery of the ancient city with the hotel’s professionally prepared breakfast buffets.

The beautiful stone façade of Hotel Villafranca offers you an unforgettable experience with four-storeys of tastefully decorated and modern rooms. The recently renovated and soundproof rooms offer you a luxurious stay with well-appointed amenities that include: free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, telephone, bathroom, hairdryer, lift and complimentary toiletries. The Rome centrally located hotel reception is open 24-hours a day with multilingual staff ready to assist you at this accommodation near Colosseum Rome.

Discover Rome from 230 per person for a 3-day and 2-night stay (transport not included). Non-contractual information as of 03 December 2022.

 

Departures available from: Basel, Bordeaux, Brest, Brussels, Geneva, Lille, Luxembourg, Lyon, Marseille, Montpellier, Nantes, Nice, Paris, Rennes, Strasbourg and Toulouse.


  • The ancient city of Rome can be seen as an open-air museum with many historical ruins and artefacts to discover. Sites of interest include: Renaissance monuments, cultural museums, art galleries, trattorias (restaurants) and fashion boutiques…
  • The modern Hotel Villafranca comfortably accommodates couples and families alike; the breakfast is presented as a buffet
  • Your accommodation is a stone’s throw away from the Rome-Termini (Rome’s largest railway station) and the Castro Pretorio metro station (line B).
  • Legend has it that the city was founded by the twins Romulus and Remus in 753 BC, on the site where they were nursed back to health by a she-wolf, after being thrown into the Tiber River by their mother (of Alba Longa royalty). They were, however, raised by the shepherd Faustulus. The city was given the name “Rome”, which was derived from “Romulus”, after he murdered his brother and ascended to power. The bronze statue of ‘Capitoline Wolf’ celebrates the city’s origins and can be found at the Capitoline Museums (a collection of art and archaeological museums) in the Palazzo dei Conservatori.
  • The Colosseum was built under the Flavian dynasty as a gift to the Roman people. It served multiple purposes including: a display of Roman wealth, power, engineering prowess, an entertainment arena, a political mouthpiece to boost patriotism and a diversion from pressing social matters.
  • Rome was not always part of the Italian Kingdom. Prior to the unification of Italy in 1870, it had belonged to the Papal State (States of the Church) which was under the direct rule of the Pope (752-1870). In celebration of the fall of the Papal States and the unification of Italy, Rome was declared the capital of the Kingdom (previously Florence). Camillo Benso, Count of Cavour, believed that the city’s strategic position and immortal memories would prevent it from being seized by another power.
  • Services available at an additional charge include: airport transfers, parking, room service, laundry services, safe, minibar and satellite TV.
  • Front desk staff will be available to assist you with purchasing attraction tickets.
  • The Colosseum is only a 10-minute train ride away from the hotel.

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