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Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment

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Overview
2 bedrooms
1 bathroom
5 guests
3 nights minimum
Condo/Apartment
Enjoy localised travel, living like a Roman family at the stunning MINERVA APARTMENT, photographed by TripAdvisor, registered, licensed with the Rome and Lazio Region Tourist Boards, a favorite choice among many returning international travellers, since 2009. Inside the old city walls, the Roman home away from home lies between the Colosseum and the Termini station, near Via Manzoni, close to the lively Celio and Monti Quarters. The Minerva is a lovely, custom-designed 2-bedroom 80 m2 or 861 sq. ft. flat with a cozy sat tv lounge at entrance and 2 spacious, comfortable bedrooms, hosting up to 5 guests, with top amenities and assistance always available, elevator/lift for 3, extra paid air conditioning,large supermarket, farmers market and easy transport and walking solutions. Smoking is o...Enjoy localised travel, living like a Roman family at the stunning MINERVA APARTMENT, photographed by TripAdvisor, registered, licensed with the Rome and Lazio Region Tourist Boards, a favorite choice among many returning international travellers, since 2009. Inside the old city walls, the Roman home away from home lies between the Colosseum and the Termini station, near Via Manzoni, close to the lively Celio and Monti Quarters. The Minerva is a lovely, custom-designed 2-bedroom 80 m2 or 861 sq. ft. flat with a cozy sat tv lounge at entrance and 2 spacious, comfortable bedrooms, hosting up to 5 guests, with top amenities and assistance always available, elevator/lift for 3, extra paid air conditioning,large supermarket, farmers market and easy transport and walking solutions. Smoking is on balconies only. This fully equipped, lovely home away from home also has a hall with guide books, large, comfortable bath with jacuzzi, fully-equipped eat-in kitchen to make your own meals and two balconies with a view of the Tivoli Hills. We work hard to ensure cleanliness for guests and double-wash, sanitise and air-dry our linens. The fully-equipped home includes a jacuzzi bathtub, monsoon shower-head, professional hairdryer, new washer, towels, bed linens, soaps provided, free wifi, dishwasher, microwave, oven, stereo, dvd player and dvd/cd library, sat tvs, fascinating books on art and Italy, children's books, toys. Comforts like an antique drinking fountain, designer custom-made cabinetry, enhanced by art and antiques. Managed by the owners, a licensed quadrilingual Tour Manager and a designer who hand-crafted the interiors, 24-hour concierge assistance available.The Rome tourist tax is NOT INCLUDED in price and must be paid during check-in, 3.50 e. ea. nightly, for guests over age ten, maximum ten nights tax, children under ten don't pay tax. See our 'The Minerva Apartment Vacation Rental, Rome, Italy' video on YouTube. EXTRA FEES AND OPTIONALS: Obligatory fees: 1)Final cleaning & utilities : 65 e. per stay, INCLUDED IN PRICE. 2)Rome tourist tax to be calculated for each group and paid at arrival in cash euros : 3.50 e. each nightly, for age 10 and up, max. 10 nights, NOT INCLUDED in price, to be paid at arrival in cash euros, please bring exact cash. EXTRA OPTIONAL FEES NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE: 1)Air conditioning: extra cost not included in quote, pay by meter at (3 Kw p. hr., 1.50 e. per hr), paid at departure in cash.NOT INCLUDED IN PRICE. Tourist License / Licencia de turismo N °: LAZIOREGIONID#7181More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
Please try not to make too much noise , as there are other people who live here and supervise your children at al times for their safety and to avoid damages to the house - Smoking is only allowed on both balconies, where we provide ash trays.The apartment is suitable for children and relatively able-bodied seniors, who can walk up ten steps to the elevator/lift. We have had people stay with both foldable baby carriages/prams and with foldable wheelchairs for elders.
Bathrooms
1 Full bath
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About the Owner
dr.ssa Mary Therese B
Languages spoken:English, Spanish, French, Italian
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:May 2009
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Reviewed 12 March 2019

Lovely apartment, convenient for public transport or you can walk to the main sights of Rome. The friendly owners met us on arrival and showed us around the apartment giving us lots of useful tips for restaurants and getting the most from our trip. The...More

Date of stay: March 2019
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Mary Therese Pa... B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 15 March 2019

Thank you for staying at the Minerva, Best regards, Mary Therese and Wolfango

Reviewed 8 April 2018

The apartment, the owners and the location all made for an excellent home from home for our holiday in Rome. The apartment is just 10 mins from the Main station and the centre of Rome. There is a Metro station and tram station very close...More

Date of stay: April 2018
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Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 15 April 2018

Thank you very much for the kind review! We hope you have many good memories of Rome and will b back again on day to see more of this beautiful city. Best regards, Mary Therese and Wolfango

Reviewed 25 March 2018

Within walking distance to the train station, metro and the Colosseum, which was exactly what we wanted. The apartment was very secure, felt homely and had a wealth of info on Rome. The owners were very friendly and helpful suggesting the best places to visit/eat.More

Date of stay: March 2018
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Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2018

Thanks much for the kind and fair review. It was a pleasure meeting all of you, we hope that you can return one day with your children to see more of this beautiful and ancient city. Thank you very much for taking such good care...More

Reviewed 18 January 2018

We had a fantastic 9 nights in this suburbly located apartment. From day one we were made to feel very welcome by Mary Therese and Wolf. We were able to visit most of the big sites on foot using the apartment as a base. Access...More

Date of stay: January 2018
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Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 31 January 2018

Thank you very much for your enthusiastic review! It was a pleasure to meet and know you, we hope your stay in Rome was a memorable one and that you can come back to see this wonderful city again one day. Best regards, Mary Therese...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Thanks Mary and Wolfangio for sharing your lovely apartment with us. The apartment itself a destination worth visiting. With your collection of interesting artificacts and eclectic style it was a joy to see. The map and explanations on getting around and where to eat and...More

Date of stay: December 2017
2  Thank I1218NXsusans
Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Thank you very much for the very kind review! We are so happy that your trip to Rome was a good one and we hope that you'll be back again one day to see more of this ancient city. Thank you for passing the good...More

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Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

This flat was the best place we have ever stayed .Owners were very kind and helpfull and there was everything we needed here .Full equipped kitchen ,comfort beds , bathroom with jacuzzi , well decorated rooms and 2 cute balkony with beautiful flovers.Location was very...More

Date of stay: October 2017
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Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2017

Hello from Rome, thank you very much for the very kind review! It was a pleasure to meet you and we hope that you can com back again one day to see more of this ancient and unique city. We wanted to thank you for...More

Reviewed 27 September 2017

As soon as I read the reviews, I knew this apartment would be perfect and boy was I right! Mary and Wolfango were so attentive on our arrival, ensuring that we would make the most of our time in Rome. The apartment is situated a...More

Date of stay: September 2017
1  Thank Tim M
Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 11 October 2017

Hello, Thank you very much for your kind review, we really did enjoy meeting you all and we are glad to hear that your holiday was such a good one. We hope that you can come back one day to see more of this amazing...More

Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

The location of the house was excellent, not to mention it's such a nice house- very spacious (coming from a family of 5) and very comfortable. It's almost as if the house is your own, all thanks to the hosts. They were absolutely amazing, contributing...More

Date of stay: July 2017
1  Thank Yohannes H
Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2017

Thank you very much for the very kind review, to all of you. It was pleasure meeting you and hosting you, and we hope your holiday was a good one. Hopefully you can come back again one day to see more of this beautiful and...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017

The apartment is wonderfully located with the tram stop straight out the front, Termini just 15 mins walk and the Colosseum 10 mins. Good supermarket opposite. The apartment itself is fully equipped with everything you could want. Great beds, kitchen and bathroom make this a...More

Date of stay: June 2017
1  Thank 901deanv
Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hello, Many thanks for the very nice review. It was a pleasure to see you back again with us and we hope that your holiday was a good one - and we hope one day you can come back to Italy to enjoy more time...More

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

JUST ADORED this place! Chic layout and attention to detail, combined to create a Roman Holiday that exceeded our expectations. We had plenty of room to sprawl and feel at home. The kitchen was fully stocked with all the comfy gadgets necessary to experiment with...More

Date of stay: April 2017
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Mary B, VR Owner at Between Colosseum and Termini - Stunning designer flat - The Minerva Apartment, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Hello - Many , many thanks for the glowing review - you left us astounded to say the least, wow, thanks. A tip for booking in future: most common times for booking requests are in September and end January-February for the following Spring-summer season ,...More

Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Yes
DVD Player
Air Conditioning
Alarm Clock
Balcony
Blender
Books
Ceiling Fans
Central Heating
Suitable For Children Under 5
Dishwasher
Elevator/Lift access
Freezer
Refrigerator
Hairdryer
Highchair
Internet Access
Iron
Hot Tub
Kettle
Linens Provided
Local Guides/Maps
Microwave
Paper Towels Provided
Cable/satellite TV
Soap/Shampoo Provided
Stereo System
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Towels Provided
TV
Washer
Wi-Fi
City Getaway
Good Nightlife
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The Minerva Apartment has an excellent location good transport and services -it is located bordering on the Celio quarter, where the Colosseum lies, halfway between the Colosseum(1.400m) and the Termini train station(1.600m), about ten minutes walk. Located in a period building at Via Principe Eugenio,90 it lies within the old city walls of Rome, the east city center. The sunny Minerva Apartment is excellently situated for services and transport, with a supermarket 50m, Piazza Vittorio farmers market 4 blocks, a pharmacy 100m, ATM 400m, Piazza Vittorio city park 300m, a city parking garage around the corner,the oldest ice-cream parlour in the city 50 m, excellent transport, 5 cafes, an internet point 80m, bus tickets 50m and restaurants all close under the house. All this and much more...
Getting around
5,14 trams and 105 and 50 buses under house for Termini. A-line Manzoni subway/tube/metro stop 2 blocks around corner, also to buy tickets (or at tobacco shop on our corner) - 2 stops to Termini, several more for downtown Spagna stop & Ottaviano stop for St. Peter's/Vatican. Just beyond tube stop is the 3 tram stop (Emanuele Filiberto) to/from Colosseum(Colosseo), Circo Massimo and Mouth of Truth, and end of line at the Pyramid( Piramide). The next traffic light down from there on Via Manzoni is the Via Labicana stop, we have the 85 and 51 buses going to downtown(Chigi stop), in alternative to the tube, (take only the 51 coming back, not the 85 bus) and also the 87 bus to/from Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Campo di Fiori.
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