Hotel Celio

Location Rome

Postcode 00184

Telephone +39 06 7049 5333

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Why we love it...

Great location for Rome's ancient sites

The Place

The massive bulk of the Colosseum stands guard at the end of the quiet, largely residential street where Hotel Celio is found. The quiet atmosphere and the proximity of the ancient arena (plus important nearby remains of the ancient city), make Hotel Celio a prime base in central Rome. Ease of parking (small drive, and a garage nearby), is a bonus, too, and driving in from Ciampino airport is as quick as half an hour on the Via Appia.

The hotel, originally built in 1870, successfully balances sophistication with the traditional comfort of ancient Roman residences. The rooms aren’t large, but they are rather fun if you don’t mind deep red brocade on the walls, and paintings and mirrors created by an artist from Brescia to look at least 200 years older than they actually are. The floors are wonderful: high-quality imitation ancient mosaic, designed by the owner, Roberto Quattrini. There is no lift to the bedrooms, and it is a moderate climb to the roof where guests can sunbathe and where there is a penthouse suite, complete with own roof terrace and views across Rome to St Peter’s. Breakfast is served in fine weather in a courtyard imaginatively roofed in with a tent.

The Essentials

Price Band €€€€
Rooms 19 doubles and suites, all with en suite bath, shower; all rooms have phone, TV, hairdryer, air-conditioning
Food Breakfast
Facilities Roof terrace, small swimming pool for children, gym, wellness centre
Children Welcome
Accessibility No lift
Pets Small pets by arrangement

To Book

Contact Roberto Quattrini
Call +39 06 7049 5333
Fax +39 06 7049 6377
Email info@hotelcelio.com
Website hotelcelio.it/en/

Good To Know

Address Via SS Quattro 35/C, Roma 00184
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The Location

Find this place: Central Rome, near Colosseum

What's nearby: Colisseum, Roman forums

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