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Cheap hotels near Circus Maximus in Rome, Italy

Situated in an expansive valley between Rome’s Aventine and Palatine Hills, the Circus Maximus was once an ancient chariot racing site and the city’s premier entertainment venue. During its heyday, up to 150,000 spectators would flock here to watch public games, partake in citywide feasts and to celebrate religious holidays. 

Today it’s a public park where visitors can visit some ruins, including pieces of the starting gates and the main track (now covered in grass). The site is most easily reached by foot from Trastevere or the Colosseum, or by taking the metro to the Circus Maximus station and walking.

Hotels near Circus Maximus: We recommend many hotels below that are located in the working-class-turned-hipster neighborhood of Trastevere. Other affordable sleeps can be found in the Colosseo and Monti neighborhood nearby.

 
Editor's Pick
Casa di San Francesca Romana a Ponte Rotto, Rome

Address Via dei Vascellari, 61 (Trastevere)

Doubling as a retreat and place of prayer, the Casa di San Francesca Romana a Ponte Rotto is a refined haven offering quiet simplicity in the heart of Trastevere.

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$170

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Hotel PERUGIA, Rome

Address Via del Colosseo 7 (Monti)

For guests who like old ruins and ancient monuments, the one-star Perugia offers easy access.

6.7 Guest Rating

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$112

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Hotel Rosetta, Rome

Address Via Cavour 295 (Monti)

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

From

$125

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Hotel Nerva, Rome

Address Via Tor Dè Conti 3 (Monti)

For those interested in the ancient archaeological sites, the three-star Hotel Nerva, situated near the Colosseum, Forum and Palatine Hill, has one of the city’s most convenient locations.

8.3 Guest Rating

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$111

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Hotel Paba, Rome

Address Via Cavour 266 (Monti)

Friendly Alberta runs the Hotel Paba, a popular two-star hotel with an enviable locaction near the Colosseum.

9.1 Guest Rating

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$116

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