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MontiRome

Relax in wine bars and restaurants, take a walking tour and discover the famous Colosseum and other historic sites in one of Rome’s prominent districts.

Rione Monti is known for its bohemian atmosphere and proximity to some of Rome’s famous historical sites. Shop in boutique fashion stores and wander along the cobblestone streets of this historic area.

Shop in a vintage market for antique cameras and home goods. Take a walking tour of the famous Colosseum or stroll through a large public park and admire ancient sculptures. Visit the nearby Basilica di Santa Francesca Romana, a beautiful 12th-century Roman church. This traditionally working-class district is a great place to experience an authentic Roman lifestyle.

The Colosseum is a short walk from the center of Rione Monti. Take a guided tour and learn the history of this giant oval amphitheater. The structure is considered one of the greatest architectural achievements in Rome. It was built in the 1st century and used in ancient times for public spectacles and gladiatorial contests.

Find the Parco Del Colle Oppio, a historic park in Rione Monti. Here, the ruins of Roman Emperor Nero’s golden house were rediscovered. Though many of the monuments are in a state of disrepair, the park is still regarded as a significant archeological site in Rome and a peaceful place to relax.

Wander through the calm streets of Rione Monti. Peruse bookstores and organic markets. This area has numerous local art galleries and vintage clothing stores. At the historic gathering area of Piazza della Madonna dei Monti, admire the two-tiered Renaissance fountain.

Reach Rione Monti and the Colosseum easily from the Colosseo metro station. Use the neighborhood as a starting point for a historic walking tour or stay in Rione Monti to simply enjoy the atmosphere as you stroll along the gently slanting cobblestone streets.

Top hotels in Monti

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Hotel Giolli Nazionale
Hotel Giolli Nazionale
3 out of 5
Via Nazionale 69, Rome, RM
The price is €47 per night

Located in Monti, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Via Nazionale, Via Veneto and Quirinale Palace. Teatro dell'Opera di Roma and Piazza della Repubblica ...

4.2/5Excellent! (39 reviews)

"I really enjoyed my stay at Hotel Giolli Nazionale. The only problem is that the walls were very thin. Every night, I was woken up by my hotel neighbors coming back. I could hear almost every word of their conversation. Other than that, everything else was great."…"

Reviewed on 26 Feb 2020

Hotel Giolli Nazionale
Hotel Colosseum
Hotel Colosseum
3 out of 5
Via Sforza 10, Rome, RM
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is €59 per night

Located in Monti, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, Via Nazionale and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma. Roman Forum and Colosseum ...

4.3/5Excellent! (991 reviews)

"Great location near Colosseum and Forum. Super clean and well cared for. Excellent Breakfast -as much or as little as you can handle. Helpful staff from the desk clerks through the dining room staff. Comfortable double bed , enough electric outlets, well appointed bathroom. About an 8 minute walk ..."…"

Reviewed on 8 Feb 2020

Hotel Colosseum
The Glam
The Glam
4 out of 5
Via Nazionale 82, Rome, RM

Located in Monti, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Palace of Expositions, Quirinale Palace and Rinascente Flagship Store - Via del Tritone. Piazza Venezia ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (838 reviews)

"Absolutely lovely rooms, just a shame you can hear people slamming doors from inside your room. Bar is expensive at the roof top but it’s a beautiful environment. Staff are really helpful and kind."…"

Reviewed on 2 Mar 2020

The Glam
Hotel Gallia
Hotel Gallia
4 out of 5
Via di Santa Maria Maggiore 143, Rome, RM
The price is €62 per night

Located in Monti, this hotel is steps away from Santa Prassede and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Via Nazionale and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma are also within ...

3.6/5Good! (518 reviews)

"The property is close to the Termini and lots of other popular sights and cathedrals. Small confectioneries and pizza restaurants are close by as well as a rail system"…"

Reviewed on 24 Mar 2020

Hotel Gallia
Trevi Palace Hotel
Trevi Palace Hotel
3 out of 5
Via XXIV Maggio 43, Rome, RM
The price is €64 per night

Located in Monti, this hotel is steps away from Palazzo Valentini, Via Nazionale and Quirinale Palace. Via del Corso and Piazza Venezia are also within 10 minutes. ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (257 reviews)

"The rooms where spacious and the location was perfect.. 15 minutes to the coliseum and 5 to the trevi fountain.."…"

Reviewed on 10 Feb 2020

Trevi Palace Hotel
Domus Liberius
Domus Liberius
Via Liberiana, 17, Rome, RM
The price is €54 per night

Located in Monti, this bed & breakfast is steps away from Santa Prassede and Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore. Via Nazionale and Teatro dell'Opera di Roma are ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (913 reviews)

"Staff is very friendly. Easy and simple instructions to access to the rooms. Breakfast is good, many selections. Room is clean and smell free, everything you need is inside. Location is nearby train station. Recommended! Awesome!"…"

Reviewed on 3 Mar 2020

Domus Liberius

Popular places to visit in Monti

Via Nazionale
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Via Nazionale

4/5(46 reviews)

Walk along this historic street and find landmark buildings including a beautiful neoclassical exhibition hall and an exquisitely decorated 17th-century church.

Trajan's Forum
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Trajan's Forum

Check out the largest and best preserved of Rome’s imperial forums and view the ancient architectural remnants of this once-powerful empire.

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Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour
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Rome Hop-On Hop-Off Big Bus Tour

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Per adult
84% of travellers recommend
Skip-the-line: Colosseum & Forum Tour with Special Gladiator’s Gate & Arena Floor Access
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Skip-the-line: Colosseum & Forum Tour with Special Gladiator’s Gate & Arena Floor Access

€62
Per adult
94% of travellers recommend
Skip the Line: Colosseum, Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour
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Skip the Line: Colosseum, Forum & Palatine Hill Guided Tour

€60
Per adult
92% of travellers recommend
Skip-the-Line Tickets: Colosseum with VIP Arena Floor Access
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Skip-the-Line Tickets: Colosseum with VIP Arena Floor Access

€49
Per adult
78% of travellers recommend
Skip-the-Line: Small-Group Colosseum, Forum & Palatine Hill
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Skip-the-Line: Small-Group Colosseum, Forum & Palatine Hill

€61
Per adult
96% of travellers recommend
Rome Airport Transfers : Rome City to Fiumicino Airport FCO in Business Car
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Rome Airport Transfers : Rome City to Fiumicino Airport FCO in Business Car

€137
Per adult

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