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Rome: Magnifico

Timeless View - Classic Luxury

  • Name: Magnifico
  • Sleeps: 3
  • Bedrooms: 2
  • Bathrooms: 2
  • Price: €1560/week, low season, 5 nts min
So close to the Coliseum you can almost touch it!

Lounge on the expansive terrace while the icon of Rome, the Coliseum, changes with time of day, season and weather. The Coliseum views are stunning.

Location

Perched on the Colle Oppio, one of the Seven Hills of Rome, this apartment overlooks the Roman Coliseum, as close as it is possible to live. In less than five minutes, you can walk to famous St. Peter in Chains home of Michelangelo`s Moses, Santa Maria Maggiore, Nero`s Golden House (Domus Aurea), the Roman Forum, the Arch of Constantine, the Coliseum and the charming village of Monti within in the city.

In the heart of the Monti district, you`ll discover a wonderful part of Rome. It isn`t as famous as other areas, yet is right in the center of the Eternal City with many of the famous sights within walking distance. It is characteristically Roman, one of the most ancient neighborhoods in the city. History echoes with views of the Coliseum, the Roman Forum just a few minutes by foot. 2000 years ago this was the subura, the working class area of ancient Rome where Julius Cesar grew up. A number of the most important churches in Rome are nearby: St. John Lateran, St. Peter in Chains, St. Mary Major. This is also the neighborhood where the secrets of nuclear physics were first discovered by theRagazzi of Via Panisperna. The "ragazzi" researched at one of the faculties of Sapienza - the University of Rome founded in 1303. Traditionally a neighborhood of craftsmen, you will find old crafts and modern arts and crafts side by side. Monti has gentrified over the last decade so there is a wealth of restaurants, beautiful shops with fine items of all kinds. Some guests find this more fun to explore than jostling with the crowds around the Spanish Steps.

Monti is regularly featured as an interesting neighborhood in the press: Conde Nast Traveler 2014, Rome`s New Scene: The Most Happening Neighborhoods; National Geographic Traveler`s "Rome`s Hottest `Hood" 2013; The New York Times 2011 In Rome, Monti Is a Quiet Treasure, The New York Times 2006 In Rome, a Place for Romans

Picturesque, the Monti streets appear in many movies, such as To Rome with Love. 

The neighborhood has become very desirable to Romans because it experiences less tourist traffic than other areas. Guests enjoy living like Romans in the heart of the Eternal City.

Exterior

The building delights in its spectacular location, inviting in light and reveling in the views available in many directions. Built in the 1960s and has a cool, marble lobby and modern elevator. The residents include distinguished actors, politicians and industrialists. A doorman during business hours provides security and will gladly help you as he can with directions; he speaks some English.

Interior

The sweep of the living room is enhance by the long windows onto the terrace and the long white sofas. Cool and clean, it is filled with museum-quality art. Beautiful antique side pieces balance the modern layout and furnishings.

The glory of Magnifico is the long terrace, about 200 square feet with a direct view of the Roman Coliseum and the Arch of Constantine. So close, you are practically inside! Lined with gardener-tended plants and flowers, there is room on the terrace for dining and lounging while you watch the light change on the view of a lifetime. An awning is in two parts and can shade you from the sun or the rain.

The living room has an L-shaped sofa backed by antiqued glass. One wing of the sofa overlooks the terrace and has a Coliseum view. A glass dining table for six adjoins the living room. Next to the living room is a tiny "den" for reading and watching TV.  Fine Persian carpets are arrayed across the parquet floor.

The master suite has a moderate sized bedroom with ample closets and a French door onto the terrace bringing in light and the scents and colors of the garden on the terrace. The bed is queen-sized, mattress on strapped frame, the usual in Italy.

Beyond the den is the kitchen in its pretty melanzana, eggplant-colored tiles. There is a large refrigerator with freezer, gas stove top and oven, microwave and electric coffee maker.

A kitchen balcony connects the kitchen with the small bedroom. There is a modern washing machine with drying racks out there. Few Italians have clothes dryers; you put your clothes on the drying racks to dry.

 

Bedrooms

The master suite has a moderate sized bedroom with ample closets and a French door onto the terrace bringing in light and the scents and colors of the garden on the terrace. The bed is queen-sized, mattress on strapped frame, the usual in Italy.

The second bedroom is fine for one person. It is small and simply furnished. Cabinets above the bed for storage, no closet. There is a flat-screen television in this room. This bedroom gets some traffic noise from below, light sleepers take note.

 

Bathrooms

The master bath Large step-in shower with rain as well as handheld showers, toilet, sink, bidet.

There is a very small half-bathroom with sink, toilet and bidet between the kitchen and second bedroom.

 

 

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Property and area amenities

Location Coliseum Monti
Sleeps 3
Bedrooms Two bedrooms. Master bedroom with queen size bed. Bed is firm with 2.75 inch memory foam topper. Second bedroom with 1 twin bed.
Bathrooms One and half bathrooms. Master bathroom has large shower, sink, toilet, bidet. Half bathroom has sink, toilet.
Floor 5th European, 6th North American
Mobility There are several steps to get from the street to the elevator that will hold four people. The beds are typical, thick mattress on a webbed frame.
Size 1200 sq ft + 200 square foot terrace
Outlook Terrace with views of Coliseum, Arch of Constantine, Forum
Hairdryer Yes
Dining Dining room table seats six as does the terrace table
Kitchen Four burner gas stove top, refrigerator with freezer compartment, dishwasher, microwave, oven.
Laundry Washer, iron & ironing board
Air Conditioning Yes, in master bedroom, living room area. Portable air conditioner, "pinguino" in small bedroom.
Heating Yes
Utilities Includes up to 20/kwh/day, additional consumption charged at €.35/kwh.
Transport The Coliseum subway station is a two minute walk and there are multiple buses that stop in front of the Coliseum
Crib On request, no charge
Neighborhood Behind the apartment is the delightful Monti district with everything you need. Plenty of restaurants.
Entertainment Satellite television reception in living room and bedrooms. There are a dozen movie channels some of which are in English. Library of DVDs that can be viewed in Italian or English.
Telephone No
Internet Wifi
Linens Included
Pets No
Smoking No
Family Yes, with children over 12 years
Parking It is difficult to impossible to drive in the center of this city. No on-street parking is available for visitors. If you need to have a car, please ask us where the closest paid parking garage is located. Parking in garages can be relatively expensive.
Safety No hotel-style safe

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Price Information

 

Prices in Euros   5 Nights 6 Nights 7 Nights
High Season
Mar 1 - Nov 1
Dec 18 - Jan 6
1-2 Guests €1400 €1660 €1850
3 Guests €1520 €1800 €2020
Low Season
Jan 6 - Mar 1
Nov 1 - Dec 18
1-2 Guests €1180 €1400 €1560
3 Guests €1300 €1550 €1730

 

Property Terms

Minimum price is for 5 nights and 7 nights for holiday weeks.The holiday weeks are Easter, Christmas from December 21/22/23 and  New Year`s from December 27/28/29 arrival to departure 7 nights later. 

The price includes linens, 1 set of towels/person, utility allowance, personal welcome during standard hours and free WiFi. For stays of 2+ weeks, a mid-stay cleaning and change of linens and towels is provided for each additional 7 nights stay.

Not included are final cleaning of €65 paid cash on arrival, utilities used over the allowance of 20Kwh/day (that guests seldom exceed), charged at the rate of €.35/Kwh, payable at check out. Mid-stay cleaning available for €50 Euros per occurrence,  extra towel sets are €15 Euros/set, extra bed linens are €20 Euros/set and a combination of one set of bed linens with two sets of towels is €40 Euros, are payable in cash at check in. Please go to www.italyperfect.com/tax for information on local hospitality tax paid in cash at check in.

To guarantee check in before 12noon or to check out after 10am, you may reserve the night before or the night after your stay, if available, for ½ the nightly price calculated against the price for the number of nights you are staying in the property. Early check In from 9am. Late check out until 5pm. We cannot guarantee you will be able to check in early, drop off your luggage or check out late if you do not reserve these extra nights.

Notes: The second bathroom does not have a shower; it is a half-bath. 

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Our Review

Breathtaking view. While taking photos, we found ourselves frequently going out onto the terrace to appreciate how the changing light affected the wonderful view of the Coliseum. We wonder if Monet would have been inspired as he was in his cycle of paintings of the Cathedral at Rouen.

  • The second bedroom is small, with a high cabinet above the bed, no closet. Light sleepers take note as you can hear the traffic below.
  • The master bedroom is placed facing away from all traffic, so is quiet.
  • The second bathroom is a half-bath and small.
  • The apartment is beautiful and the view is wonderful but if someone in your party is not going to be able to overlook a difficult door to the patio, lack of telephone and some missing serving pieces in the kitchen, then Magnifico might not meet your needs. But if you want a spectacular view and terrace it is a wonderful choice.

Our Guest Reviews

Rome was more than I ever expected!
Nov 2019

Rome was more than I ever expected! I had a wonderful time all made possible with Italy Perfect. The apartment was beautiful and its location perfect. My evenings were spent on the pedestrian bridge watching evening sky fall over the Colosseum. I walked everywhere within the City of Rome including to Vatican. (My average daily step count was 20K to 30K.) The museums in Rome and Florence were fabulous. My last day (Sunday) in Rome was topped off with a train ride to Ostia Lido beach. One highlight, that I hope you will include in your ‘things to do’, Jewish Ghetto & Jewish Museum Walking Tour (www.jewishroma.com). I’m not one for guided tours, but the passion for community of guide Michaela Pavoncello was unbelievable.
Thank you for making this experience memorable for me. Beatrice was wonderful, and the Mia Limo perfect.

[Thank you for your lovely review! We are truly happy we could help with making this trip such a memorable experience! We look forward to welcoming you back.The Italy Perfect Team]

Brenda R, US

Magnifico
Jun 2019

Magnifico was magnificent!
The view and terrace were without equal. The flat was comfortable and roomy. Loved it! Would stay again.
[Thank you for your review! We look forward to working with you again! The Italy Perfect Team]

Emily, Florida

More than just the incredible view
May 2019

This apartment has a wonderful view of the Colosseum, just as in the photos. Plus, a large balcony to enjoy the view and catch some fresh air. It is also a large space with good seating and excellent natural light. Completely updated, including small elevator and modern baths. We had a great visit! Beatrice is a wonderful host. Lots of quality communication. Plus, a nice list of advice and recommendations.
[Thank you for the great review! We are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay! The Italy Perfect Team!]

Carl Taylor, Rancho Palos Verdes, California

Magnifico Apartment - Rome
Apr 2019

Thank you for a wonderful Roman apartment vacation experience. My daughter and I spent 7 days in the Magnifico apartment overlooking the Coliseum. The apartment was beautiful, comfortable, modern and the terrace was amazing. The location and view were amazing.

Italy perfect could not have made our vacation any better. Thank you!
[We are so glad you enjoyed the apartment and the great view. The Italy Perfect Team]

Robert D, USA

Magnifico Apartment - Rome
Apr 2019

Thank you for a wonderful Roman apartment vacation experience. My daughter and I spent 7 days in the Magnifico apartment overlooking the Coliseum. The apartment was beautiful, comfortable, modern and the terrace was amazing. The location and view were amazing.

Italy perfect could not have made our vacation any better. Thank you! [We are so glad you enjoyed the apartment and the amazing view! The Italy Perfect Team]

Robert D, USA

Wonderful revisit to the Magnifico
Mar 2019

This was our second visit to the Magnifico, chosen for its wonderful situation minutes from the Coliseum and for its splendid terrace and view. This sixth floor apartment is spacious, bright, quiet, secure and very well appointed. Also important for us, was the nearness to the Monti district and the Domus Aurea, just 5 minutes away. There is a supermarket and a few good restaurants just minutes away. The airport pick-up was reasonably efficient and reception at the apartment by Beatrice was smooth. Really enjoyed our stay and would recommend.
Ps I would recommend the restaurant Da Nerone, a few minutes away - very homely and friendly service and excellent home-cooked food - and if you sit outside views of the Coliseum.
[We are delighted that you enjoyed your stay again with us and we look forward to working with you again in the future! The Italy Perfect Team]

Alan, Scotland

Il Magnifico
Feb 2019

We returned this January 2019 to Il Magnifico, overlooking the Coliseum in the Monti neighborhood of Rome.

Entering the apartment for a second stay felt like returning home after a long absence. We were greeted by Beatrice. She is friendly and helpful and reexplained to us the workings of the apartment.

It is a wonderfully situated location: near imperial Rome, the metro, numerous bus lines, a tram line, restaurants, food stores and the typically Roman neighborhood, Monti.

The apartment is wonderfully furnished and equipped with everything you could need to cook or just prepare a snack. And the incomparable view of the Coliseum and the Palatine Hill from the terrazzo gives you an opportunity to just relax over some wine and cheese and spend an hour imagining you're in ancient Rome.

We look forward to returning next year for a third time.
[Thank you for your wonderful review. We are thrilled that you enjoyed another stay in Rome, and we look forward to working with you again next year! The Italy Perfect Team]

Frank C. Marino, Chicago, Illinois

We've been coming back here for 7 years
Sep 2018

We love this apartment. It is our home in Rome. We love the neighborhood, the apartment, the management team and the fabulous view of the Colosseo. We'll be back next year and hopefully for many years to come.
[Thank you Jonathan, we look forward to your next visit! The Italy Perfect Team]

Jonathan Rome, San Francisco

Magnifico
Jun 2018

Magnifico lives up to its name. The accommodations were very comfortable. We very much enjoyed the covered balcony, its view of the colosseum area, and the breezes that moderated the high humidity. We also appreciated and used the air conditioning during this unseasonable warm time. After several weeks travelling in northern Italy, the in-unit laundry was one of the most welcoming aspects of this rental. The apartment was modern and clean. It has great views in all directions. The location was near the “Colosseo” metro station, yet far enough away to be quiet at night. We bought 7-day passes and got good use of them on Rome’s Metro and bus transportation systems. The library shelf full of Rome guide books was an unexpected plus.

Information on the Italy Perfect blog helped us find our way around Rome. We started our stay with the “Welcome to Rome” multimedia program that we might not have known about except for the blog article. We visited a number of great Gelato spots, and went back for a second good dinner and great desert a local restaurant “Ostaria da Nerone”. Among all the sights to see, the highlight of this our second trip to Rome, for us, was the Borghese Gallery. The proximity to St Pietro Vincoli with its Michelangelo statue of Moses was another bonus.

Check-in and check-out at the apartment went smoothly. Beatrice was helpful and thorough. However, although we were well prepared for the 65 Euro advance utility fee, and we knew that there would be additional charges, we weren’t prepared for the total of 84 Euro’s that was expected upon check-in. Italy is suffering some economic pain, and the lack of debris cleanup on the upper level walkway to via Cavour led us to avoid that route after our first day.
[Thank you so much Dean, we are pleased you enjoyed your stay as well as the location! The Italy Perfect Team]

Dean, Sonoma County, CA

Loved Magnifico
Jun 2018

We spent 5 nights at Magnifico and really enjoyed our stay. I haven't stayed in that neighborhood before and, although it is not my favorite part of Rome, it was a good location for touring. The view of the Coliseum from the balcony was amazing. The Monti neighborhood has lots of restaurants and shops and is, apparently, a hip part of town. We found that most of the other sights were about a 15-25 minute walk away so perhaps a location closer to the Borghese Garden would have been a bit more convenient. we love walking so the distance was actually appreciated.

The apartment is well set up with a very nice new bathroom, very efficient air conditioning and everything in good working order.

I would suggest that a map with recommended neighborhood restaurants be included in the binder at the apartment as it is difficult to know where restaurants are when just looking at addresses. With so many restaurants nearby the task of picking just one was daunting!

Beatrice greeted us at the apartment and gave us a thorough understanding of how everything worked and she also met us 15 minutes before our car arrived at the end of our stay to make sure we did not have any problems with the car service.

All in all it was a nice stay and it was fun to get to know a new neighborhood.

[So glad you enjoyed the apartment and found the pleasures of Monti. Rome is so small that you can walk to all the sights. Some might say that the Borghese Gardens are not convenient to the Coliseum;-) Our restaurant list is indexed by neighborhood. The Italy Perfect Team]

Juliet, San Francisco

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Map and Location

Distance to

Coliseum - 2 min walk
Piazza Venezia - 5 min walk
Spanish Steps/Trevi Fountain - 10 min bus/subway, 27 min walk
Train Station - 5 min subway
Piazza Navona - 25 min walk/10 min bus

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