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Expert reviews of cheap hotels in Rome

Welcome to EuroCheapo’s guide to cheap hotels in Rome and throughout Europe.

Since 2001, our editors have been hunting down great budget hotels in Rome—inspecting, photographing and choosing the best accommodations to recommend to our readers. All of these hotels have three things in common: They’re centrally located (near most of Rome’s sights), clean, and affordable—at least by Roman standards.

Prepare yourself. Hotels in Rome tend to be pretty pricey, especially in the late spring and early summer. Still, the city offers a host of small family-run pensions, budget-friendly one- and two-star hotels, and even some hostels worth considering. That's where we come in...

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Our top 20 reviewed hotels in Rome

Editor's Picks Name Price User rating

Editor's Pick
Hotel and Hostel des Artistes, Rome

Offering both three-star rooms and dorm beds, the family-run and friendly Hotel and Hostel Des Artistes is a hybrid choice for those who cannot make up their minds.

8.0 Guest Rating

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$52

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Pensione Papa Germano, Rome

The Hotel Pensione Papa Germano offers two-star and hostel-style accommodations, with a great location (just a short walk from Termini Station), helpful service and low rates thrown in.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$53

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Montreal, Rome

The Hotel Montreal is simple and a bit dated, but its rates and Santa Maria Maggiore location offer a solid value.

8.0 Guest Rating

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$67

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Smeraldo, Rome

The family-run Hotel Smeraldo is a three-star gem located just a short walk from Campo de’ Fiori in the historic center.

7.8 Guest Rating

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$107

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Boccaccio, Rome

The centrally located Hotel Boccaccio is homey one-star property with eight no-frills rooms and a fantastic location on a small cobblestoned street amid many restaurants and cafés.

8.3 Guest Rating

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$89

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Editor's Pick
Colors Hotel, Rome

Located just a short walk from Castel Sant'Angelo and the Vatican, the aptly named Colors Hotel is a bright and funky two-star hotel with basic facilities and comfortable rates.

8.0 Guest Rating

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$64

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Panda, Rome

Situated just a two-minute walk from the Spanish Steps, the Hotel Panda is a great budget find with a fantastic location and clean, welcoming rooms.

8.3 Guest Rating

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$91

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Editor's Pick
Alessandro Palace Hostel, Rome

The Alessandro Palace Hostel is a friendly, happening spot offering basic and affordable rooms just north of Termini Station.

8.3 Guest Rating

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$80

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Locanda Carmel, Rome

Located near the center of Trastevere, the family-run Hotel Locanda Carmel offers a quiet, comfortable retreat.

7.1 Guest Rating

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$80

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Editor's Pick
Independence Square Inn B&B, Rome

The family-run Independence Square Inn offers 10 gleaming rooms, a restaurant and coffee bar just 5 minutes from Termini Station.

8.0 Guest Rating

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$64

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Editor's Pick
Silla, Rome

The two-star Hotel Silla, located in the heart of Prati, has been under the management of the same friendly, fastidious family for more than a decade.

8.0 Guest Rating

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$107

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Editor's Pick
1 Step From Saint Peter, Rome

While the 1 Step From Saint Peter is actually located about a 15-minute walk from St. Peter's Basilica, the charming B&B does enjoy some impressive views in addition to a friendly, homey atmosphere. 

9.2 Guest Rating

From

$107

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Editor's Pick
Welrome Hotel, Rome

Situated  near Termini Station, the Welrome Hotel, offers seven two-star rooms with homey, personal touches.

From

$80

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Editor's Pick
Casa Per Ferie Santa Maria alle Fornaci, Rome

Housed in a former convent in the shadow of St. Peter's, the Casa per Ferie Santa Maria alle Fornaci is a peaceful, if spartan, B&B.

8.2 Guest Rating

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$64

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Editor's Pick
Suore di S Elisabetta, Rome

The Suore di S. Elisabetta is a working convent with simple, affordable rooms for rent.

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$85

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Editor's Pick
Albergo del Sole al Biscione, Rome

The Albergo del Sole has an eviable location in one of Rome's oldest quarters, and according to the proprietors, this two-star gem is the oldest hotel in Rome.

7.7 Guest Rating

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$107

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Rosetta, Rome

The family-run Hotel Rosetta is a homey, if slightly haphazard, one-star hotel located along the busy Via Cavour.

From

$127

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Navona, Rome

Housed in a historic palazzo, the two-star Hotel Navona is located amid some of Rome's most famous monuments, including Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and Trevi Fountain.

7.5 Guest Rating

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$87

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Editor's Pick
Hotel Arenula, Rome

The two-star Hotel Arenula is a frill-free spot with a fabulously central location and impressively low rates. 

7.5 Guest Rating

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$134

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Editor's Pick
Marta Guest House, Rome

Located near the Vatican and Castel Sant'Angelo, the comfy Marta Guest House provides a little bit of grandeur at budget rates.

7.6 Guest Rating

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$53

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