Rome City Guide Introduction

Rome City Guide Introduction - Rome, Italy

Rome is the Eternal City, a treasure inside and out. The Colosseum, the Catacombs and the Pantheon are all among Europe's first tier of ancient sites. But Rome isn't just a gloriously ancient city. It's also a glorious medieval city, a glorious Renaissance city and a glorious modern city.

Funky neighborhoods like Trastevere and San Lorenzo set a hip tone. And then there's the culinary side of the equation. Delectable cuisine is the rule here, not the exception. Whether you eat traditional Italian food, go the modern fusion route or choose a low-key cafés for sustenance, you should leave delightfully sated.

And on top of all that, you might just catch the Pope in Rome, preaching to the faithful.

Ready to dig in?

Welcome to EuroCheapo's guide to Rome. We've got advice for you on every aspect of your Rome trip.

• Get a room: Rome has plenty of budget hotels to fit every traveler. Start by reading our reviews of the best cheap hotels in Rome.

• Get psyched: Our Rome budget tips will show you how to save big in Rome.

• Get moving: Our guides for Rome transportation and getting into Rome from the airport will get you both in and around town.

• Get ideas: Visit the EuroCheapo Rome blog for ideas, tips and interesting things to do while in Rome.


From our Rome blog

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...

Find the perfect budget hotel

• Start by searching in the box above to see available hotels for your travel dates.

• Click through to browse a list of our recommended cheap hotels in Rome.

Our guide to Rome on a budget

EuroCheapo has more than hotel reviews, of course! Keep it cheap by reading the articles in our city guide and Rome blog, with tips from our Roman correspondents on ways to save on eating, transit, sightseeing and more.

Thanks for visiting EuroCheapo. Together we can afford to go anywhere!

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