Where to Stay in Rome on a Budget?


Rome is the place of spectacular panoramas, vibrant traditional restaurants, fancy coffee shops, and fabulous shopping locations.

Those who want to spend unforgettable time in the Eternal City without breaking the bank can do so by choosing one of the city’s lower-priced hotels.

Rome Hotels on a Budget – Where Can you Find Them?

Mario de’Fiori 37

Mario de Fiori 37, Image from Rome Luxury Suites

One of our recommendations is Mario de’ Fiori 37, an affordable, yet charming hotel that is located just a few footsteps away from the glamorous Piazza di Spagna, the iconic Piazza San Lorenzo and the busy shopping arena of Via del Corso.

The Mario de’Fiori Hotel 37 is the ideal getaway for those looking for extra-large, fully-furnished rooms on a budget.

The prices start at  158 Euro per night. Given its central location, this price is a real deal for those with high standards and limited budget.

All hotel rooms are equipped with LCD flat-screen TV, a Nespresso coffee machine with complimentary coffee, minibar, and a touch-screen computer.

Address: Via Mario de’ Fiori, 37/b, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Rezidenza Torre Colonna

Rezidenza Torre Colonna, Image by Trips.com

If you want to spend a night in Rome for around 100 Euro per night in a charming Medieval watchtower setting, look no further than the Residenza Torre Colonna. You’d notice that despite its historical look, the hotel is modern inside, with contemporary furniture finishes.

If you would like to imbibe in Rome’s spectacular panoramas, head out to the hotel’s terrace for a broad city view and a glimpse of the Trojan Market below. If you need a respite from sight-seeing activities and ‘some chill time’,  soak your body in the small hotels’ hot-tub.

Address: Via delle Tre Cannelle, 18, 00187 Roma RM, Italy

Hotel San Anselmo

Hotel San Anselmo, Image by TripAdvisor

If you want to indulge in the fascinating world of Rome’s artistic spirit from the past,  and do it all on a budget, Hotel San Anselmo is the first one on your list. The hotel features contemporary arts symbols, frescos, frills and hints of the thriving Arabian nights from the past.

The breakfast buffet is generous, and you will enjoy the ambiance of the Art Deco breakfast hallway, with its various motifs and decorations. Starting at 68 Euro per night.

Address: Via di Sant’Anselmo, 2, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Villa Laetitia

Villa Laetitia, Image by Travel Advisor

Decorated by one of the Fendi’s sisters, Villa Laetitia is located right on the Tiber River bank. Each rooms has its own spirit and style, as well as its own terrace.

Villa Laetitia also features a Michelin-starred restaurant, Enoteca La Tore, serving fresh seasonal ingredients.  After their meal, guests are encouraged to grab a glass of prosecco in the hotel’s Piccolo Bar. WiFi coverage is present in the whole building. Prices started at 100 Euro.

Address: Lungotevere delle Armi, 22-23, 00195 Roma RM, Italy

Hotel San Fransesco

Hotel San Fransesco, Rome, Image by Hotel San Fransesco

Being central to Rome’s night life in the vibrant Trastevere neighborhood, Hotel San Fransesco is conveniently located near major dining attractions and trendy nightlife spots.

The rooms are located on a quiet street so the nightlife clamor will not bother your night rest. Its balanced location in-between the glitz of Trastevere and the quiet setting of the area makes the hotel a perfect destination for those looking to experience the best of both worlds.

After your good night rest, you can enjoy bar-hopping in the district or a freshly made pasta under the sky in one of the open-air Roman ristorante.

If you don’t want to party in the city, you can grab a handcrafted cocktail and soak in the views at the hotel’s rooftop terrace.

Address: Via Jacopa de’ Settesoli, 7, 00153 Roma RM, Italy

Hotel Santa Maria

Are you looking for an affordable, quiet accommodation in the thriving center of Trastevere? Then look no further than the Hotel Santa Maria of Trastevere, a low-budget alternative to travelers not looking to spend it big in the Eternal City. The ivy-covered hotel is a quiet recluse from the dynamics of the city center, and all rooms are decorated in a warm Italian style with teracotta tiled floors and flowery curtains. If you seek a serene oasis for a honeymoon on a budget, this hotel is the perfect destination.

Address: Vicolo del Piede 2, +39 06 589 4626, htlsantamaria.com, doubles from €100 B&B

 The Beehive

The Beehive Hotel, Image by Trip Advisor

This budget hotel reflects the tastes and travel experience of the native American owners who have turned this small living accommodation into an eco-friendly destination for those with a limited budget. Travelers will enjoy organic, locally-made cosmetics, and can join the yoga activities in the outdoor garden if their schedule allows it.  To satiate their hunger, guests are invited to try out organic sandwiches and salads from the vegetarian bio-café of the hotel. The Beehive is conveniently located a few steps away from the major Termini station, a transportation hub for the Roma – Lazio area.

Address: Via Marghera 8, +39 06 447 04553, the-beehive.com, doubles (with shared bathrooms) from €80 room only

As you can see,  Rome is not only associated with expensive hotels and vacations out of your budget.

You can easily find an affordable solution for an accommodation to spend a memorable vacation at. The Eternal City features numerous options and you can explore some of the above-mentioned of them in detail and chose the one that best fits your budget and needs. It’s interesting to note that many of those affordable accommodations mimic the glamour of highly priced hotels, and still give you a sense of the Roman’s historical style. No matter where you decide to spend your vacation in, your experience will be certainly fabulous!

Enjoy your time in Rome! There is so much to explore in the Eternal City and we guarantee you – you don’t need to spend a lot of money to enjoy your vacation to the max!