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Bedrooms 3
Space 180 m²
Property type apartment
Minimum Stay 3 nights


About the property

Apartment, 3 Bedrooms 3 baths, living room, dining room Kitchen (sleeps 6/7)

The Elegant Galleria apartment is a spacious 3 bedroom apartment in a prestigious palazzo in the heart of Rome. It has a glorious roof terrace with stunning views overlooking the old city specifically the Collosseum and the Presidential Quirinale Palace and is perfectly located for guests to discover Rome on foot. It is ideal for larger families (or couples wanting to share) looking to explore the city and have an authentic Roman experience.

Galleria is a luxuriously designed and decorated home providing comfort and every amenity to ensure guests have a perfect sojourn in Rome. The apartment includes WiFi, washing machine, separate dryer, air con and fully equipped ‘chefs’ kitchen. There is an excellent supermarket as well as fine open air restaurants, ice cream shops, bakeries and cafes – all within a five minute walk of the palazzo. Campo di Fiori, one of Rome’s most renowned open air markets is a 15 minute walk from the apartment.

The Galleria apartment boasts fabulous 15th century hand painted ceilings painstakingly installed by the meticulous owners. The apartment has three bedrooms and three bathrooms, an elegant dining room, kitchen and sitting room. Each room is furnished richly with fine furniture and antiques and has wonderful old master paintings on display. Savour the real Rome as the Romans do in this apartment that is first and foremost a home - furnished as such with comfortable chairs, all brand new beds, fine linens and towels with an atmosphere for dining in Roman elegance.

The master and second bedrooms have queen size beds with two single beds in the third, with an additional sitting and mezzanine areas. The floors are all original terracotta creating a beautiful hues in the afternoon sun.

The spectacular roof terrace overlooking all of Rome gives clear vistas to the Quirinale, the Collosseo and the Forum. The unique and spacious terrace is perfect for evening aperatifs, dinners and morning sunlit breakfasts make for a memorable stay as well as and treasured memories for years to come.

The Palazzo is perfectly situated in the area known as Monti/Esquilino named by the New York Times Travel section as 'Rome’s best kept secret.'

Located in the Monti district the apartment is perfectly situated for experiencing Rome on foot, between the Quirnale Palace and the Collosseo. Only a short walk from the Forum, Piazza Venezia, Spanish Steps, Trevi Fountain the Pantheon, Via Veneto and Piazza del Popolo.

To complete your perfect Roman experience we offer a range of four exclusive Rome experiences, only for our guests:

‘A taste of Rome’ – Exquisite lunch or dinners for up to 16 people, cooked from a special menu, by an authentic Roman chef and served on the roof top terrace – the most exclusive restaurant in Rome!

‘A Culinary Tour’ - guided by a Roman chef you will explore the city by visiting it’s culinary sites, learning how chefs buy their ingredients. Then it’s back to the apartment for the learning experience of preparing a classic Roman lunch, under the expert eye of chef of course.

‘The secret of Rome’s Architecture’ – Ann, an expert guide and professor of architecture will take you through the city she has loved for many years, telling you the story behind the architecture that makes Rome the most beautiful city in the world. From half day tours to three day tours how much you explore is up to you.

‘Rome and beyond Tours ‘- We highly recommend Giorgio or Francesco to our guests. Both of these gentlemen can be booked for our guests collection to and from the airport as well as transporting families through the city (we encourage walking as the apartments are in the heart of the old city and walking the best means of transport) or for one day excursions to the Tivoli Gardens, Ostia Antica, Florence, Naples or Pompeii.

The rates during Christmas and Easter period are different and quoted on request. If there is a cancellation we do our very best to accommodate guests at a future date convenient to both the guest and owner.

Rental Rules and Regulations

Payment –

50% of total amount due must be paid by Bank transfer in order to confirm a reservation. The balance is due no later than 60 days prior to arrival of renter. The will not be permitted to check-in if the rental rate is not paid according to these terms. Please ensure that any charges related to wire transfers are not deducted from the amount sent as our Bank applies charges for incoming amounts.

Reservation Deposit -

A reservation is considered confirmed once the 50% has been received. If no communication is received the owner will consider the reservation cancelled. Our Cancellation Policy is strict. If Guests must for whatever reason cancel their booking we do not refund the amount paid in advance but will make every effort to reschedule the Guests booking for a later date. In the case of our being able to find a replacement rental for the period previously confirmed we will make every effort to refund the deposit minus a 25% servicing/managing fee.

Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent

More Details

Member since: 2011
Speaks english, french, german, italian
Response time
Within a few days
Response rate
Calendar last updated:
18 June, 2018

About Jill

Stefan and Jill have lived in Rome for six years. They have four adult children and have lived in London, the South of France and Rome over the past 30 years. Stefan is an art dealer and Jill an artist.

Why Jill chose Centro Storico

No one will argue that Rome is the most beautiful city in the world!

What makes this apartment unique

The apartment has been decorated to a high standard and has a very quirky and ecclectic flavour often leading guests to say that they have wanted to spend more time in the apartment then walking around the city. There are many comfortable sofas to sit on and romantic vistas out onto the inner courtyard of this very beautiful and gracious building.


Accommodation and facilities for this holiday apartment rental in Centro Storico, Italy

Property Type:
  • apartment
  • floor 2
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 180 m²
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 7
  • children welcome ...
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only ...
Location Type:
  • City Centre
  • Monument View
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking Off Street ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 8 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 -
    Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 3 - Three full bathrooms, two with showers and one with shower/t
  • The bathrooms are fresh and new and have power showers and excellent bathroom fixtures
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 7
  • 2 bedroms with Queen size Beds and one bedroom with two singles An additional bed can be provided on request
  • Books ...
  • CD Player
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
Onsite Services:
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theatre
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • synagogues
Leisure Activities:
  • antique hunting
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horse riding
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • swimming
The Galleria is a fabulous apartment providing guests with a place to experience Rome at its best with a distinctive atmosphere of Italian living and luxury in the heart of the city. The colloseum, every notable museum, superb dining, unforgetable vista will contribute to ensure that guests have a positivley memorable holiday in the eternal city! Our Cancellation Policy is strict. If Guests must for whatever reason cancel their booking we do not refund the amount paid in advance but will make every effort to reschedule the Guests booking for a later date or endeavor to find a replacement rental for the period previously confirmed.


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average rating of 4.9565215 based on 23 reviews

Close to everything, exactly as depicted.

  • 5 of 5

This flat was great. Close to all atttractions - literally two blocks from Colluseum. Exactly as depicted; plenty of room for family of five! Cool old building with courtyard. There’s an amazing upscale seafood restaurant around corner - starts with an M and we had the best tasting menu there! Apartment was clean. Would recommend!

  • Review Submitted: 04/04/2018
  • Date of Stay: March 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Delighted that you enjoyed your stay with us as we enjoyed you as guests! Monti is indeed a rich and interesting part of Rome with endless cafes and ecclectic restaurants to choose from. I am especially glad that you found the apartment to be all that was expected and more. March is an unpredictable month weather-wise so perhaps your time on the panoramic roof top terrace limited but we look forward to your return to the eternal city soon! Thank you for being such lovely guests. With best, Jill
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Beautiful Apartment - Ideal Location

  • 5 of 5

Super spot - wished we had more downtime to enjoy the terrace but our trip was too short and jam-packed with sight-seeing and having great dinners nearby.

  • Review Submitted: 06/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Jim, I'm so glad your visit to Bella Rona was a success. And yes Rome needs more than just a few days to be able to even skim the surface of this magical place. But all the more reason to return so that indeed you can e joy both the city and the rooftop terrace e of the Galleria! Come back soon. Thanks again for staying with us. J
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Perfect location with 5 star comfort

  • 5 of 5

This was the perfect place for a family of 3 generations to use to explore Rome. The apartment is convenient to many of the sites in central Rome, and a short taxi ride to the Vatican. It was stocked with everything we needed for meals, with top quality sheets and towels. Bathrooms were new and clean. Jill was extremely helpful with all our questions and arranged to have food and drinks stocked for our arrival. Would recommend this apartment to anyone looking for a great experience in Rome!

  • Review Submitted: 05/06/2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your very positive review and I am of course delighted that you and your family had a wonderful stay with us. I'm also glad that the food items purchased in anticipation of your arrival were appropriate... and that you found the position of the apartment ideal. The Galleria is perfectly located in the heart of old Rome ensuring that the discovery of the city in foot all the more pleasurable. I do hope you will come back to Rome soon. Jill
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Best Place in ROMA

  • 5 of 5

The apt was exceptionally decorated, very big for our family of 7. We were met at the airport by the driver, Giorgio, and we were driven to the apt where we were greeted by Tia who showed us around the apt. The apt was very clean and very refreshing. The kitchen was huge and had all the appliances that you will ever need. The washer/dryer came in very handy as well. I can't say enough about the perfect location of the appt, near restaurants, shops and many many historical sites. We had a wonderful time and I can't wait to come back. Jill, you made our Christmas holiday very memorable and special. Thank you so much for letting us be your guests.

  • Review Submitted: 30/12/2016
  • Date of Stay: December 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Sam, you and your family of 7 were the perfect guests and we are delighted that your stay was a happy one. It is wonderful to know that a large family feels comfortable and at home in the Galleria. I hope the Christmas lunch reservation at Santa Lucia was a success! Rome is a superb location for a family Christmas but then again it is ideal for almost any excuse to visit! Please come back again soon. My best wishes to you and your family for 2017! Kind regards, Jill
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Fabulous location! Great apartment.

  • 5 of 5

Jill, our host, could not have been more gracious or welcoming!! She recommended a fantastic driver. This apartment is in the Monti district with great restaurants within a few blocks, and the Forum is a quick 15 minute walk. Highly recommend this apartment and host!!

  • Review Submitted: 22/11/2016
  • Date of Stay: November 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Hello P, I am so pleased that your last minute booking and stay with us at the Galleria went well and that you and your family were able to see Rome at its best. Thank you for staying at the Galleria and I hope you will come back to Rome again soon. With kind regards, Jill
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Wow, excellent apartment at a premium location

  • 5 of 5

We stayed here with 2 adults and 3 teenagers and the apartment was just perfect in all senses. It is clean, very nicely decorated and on walking distance from many of Rome's cultural highlights.

We felt ourselves home quit fast. The kitchen is well equipped and several shops are close by. It was very easy that the house (and kitchen) contained already a set of goods like salt, pepper, species, ... even some coffee and tea. A nice welcome package surprised us as well.

Several good restaurants on less than 300m walking distance.

Jill's hospitality is beyond compare, she is very responsive in communication and flexible where possible. The reception was well prepared.

I can recommend Jill's taxi recommendation... What a luxury to be picked up at the airport and to be dropped off in front of the door by a nice, good English speaking cab driver who knows the way. Everything went also smooth on departure.

Jill, thank you again for making the stay for us in Rome so nice (after our difficult period).

  • Review Submitted: 18/05/2016
  • Date of Stay: March 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: How glad I am to receive this lovely review and to know that your stay at the Galleria was a happy one. It is always a pleasure and helpful to hear back from a guest how they experienced their time in Rome and more specifically whether or not they were satisfied with the apartment and facilities. I do hope you and your family will return again one day. Again thank you. Jill
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Fiumicino and Ciampino Inter Airports 30 minutes
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Civitavecchia main port for cruise ships& ferrys -
Car: not necessary

The area of Monti is a favoured Roman part of town loved for its ambience of 'real Rome' with the few remaining artisan galleries and workshops in its midst. It is a rich atmosphere with important churches and monuments, fabulous restaurants, the famous shopping district of Via Condotti a ten minute walk, ICE CREAM SHOPS GALORE, supermarket around the corner, open air bus tours one street over as are all main line buses and a taxi rank. We can arrange for tour guides to fit every interest and need. Guests can visit in the morning the wonderful bakery around the corner and bring back some of Rome's best 'Cornetti' (croissants) to enjoy on the remarkable terrace overlooking the city - from here plan out your day and which sites to see!

Our Cancellation Policy is strict. If Guests must for whatever reason cancel their booking we do not refund the amount paid in advance but will make every effort to reschedule the Guests booking for a later date or endeavour to find a replacement rental for the period previously confirmed.

Early departure does not warrant any refund of rent.


Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee AU$267.46

Cancellation Policy: Should guests cancel prior to arrival or check-out early there is no refund however we do our utmost to offer alternative dates to travellers and to accomodate them. Quotes are given in UK Sterling and all payments should be made in UK Sterling. Guests must ensure bank & Paypal charges not are deducted from amount sent. There is a 130 UK Sterling check-out clean.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.