Rome is known the world over as one of the most beautiful cities.  Boasting so many amazing historical sites, many consider the city itself as an open-air museum.  A city so beautiful is also a huge tourist destination and this can make it difficult to find a nice yet affordable place to stay. Well, we have solved all your problems.  Here is a list of nice cheap stays in Rome that will make you feel comfortable and keep your wallet happy too!

Rome Budget Hotels

Hotel Delle Nazioni

If you’re looking for a hotel that is right in the midst of the action, this hotel is calling your name! Hotel Delle Nazioni is walking distance to the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and Piazza Navona. This hotel is large with many accommodating services, an elegant yet modern vibe and free breakfast included! You won’t find anything as beautiful, convenient and affordable as Hotel Delle Nazioni in this area. Only 120 euros a night!

The Beehive

An eco-friendly, stylish mix between a youth hostel and a hotel, located 2 blocks from Termini and probably the only hotel in Rome where you can sit under a banyan tree in their garden.  Owned and operated by an American expat couple who are dedicated to give you great tips on stuff to do and where to go.  They have 4 room types – The Hive, an 8 bed, mixed dorm. The Classic – budget rooms with shared bathroom.  The Sweets – private rooms with AC and private bathrooms and Other Honey – offsite guest rooms with self-catering kitchens.  Rates for double rooms start at 80 euro in high season.  There’s also a vegetarian, organic cafe onsite.

The Beehive in Rome is eco friendly and has options for all!
The Beehive in Rome is eco friendly and has options for all!


Hotel Forte

For only 90 euros a night, you get to enjoy the luxury of a beautiful hotel and the convenience of being right by the Spanish steps and most popular park in Rome, Villa Borghese. Hotel Forte is small but lovely and beautifully decorated. Being in such a wonderful location, you might not even spend much time in the hotel. Some of the great things nearby are the Spanish Steps, Piazza del Popolo, Villa Borghese, Galleria Borghese, Via del Corso and Piazza Venezia.

Being central doesn't mean you have to pay the big bucks!
Being central doesn’t mean you have to pay the big bucks!

Giglio dell’Opera Hotel

If you’re looking to travel outside of Rome, or visit some of the beautiful sights Rome has to offer, Giglio dell’Opera is where you need to stay. It is right by the Termini station, which means you are connected to the local metro as well as train services that head out of Rome to other Italian cities. This hotel is also near Piazza Venezia and the Colosseum. For 65 euros a night you get a very elegant and clean hotel with breakfast included in an amazing location for travel and sightseeing.

Lungotevere Suite Hotel

This beautiful hotel is located right on the Tiber River in the heart of Testaccio (where you might bump into one of our tours!). This is a great location to experience true Roman life as well as having a great view of the river. The Lungotevere also has great features such as a gym, sauna, shuttle service, laundry service and personal trainers. The hotel is very spacious and clean and has fabulous reviews on trip advisor. All of this for only about 75 euros a night.

You may want to be right in the action by Piazza Navona in the historical centre
You may want to be right in the action by Piazza Navona in the historical centre

Trilussa Palace Congress and Spa Hotel

For only 75 euros a night you get the greatest accommodations for an affordable price. Trilussa Palace has amazing amenities including sauna, steam room, wellness center, limo service, roof garden, hypoallergenic bedding and memory foam mattresses. Trilussa has the finest services, is in the beautiful neighborhood of Trastevere (home of our Twilight Food Tour), is such an affordable stay. You definitely won’t be disappointed at Trilussa Palace.

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By our Rome Food Tours intern Alina Bergelson. Have another recommendation for a cheap hotel stay in Rome? Leave it below in the comments!

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