Best Accommodation Options if You're Traveling to Rome with the Family

Traveling with the family to Rome might seem intimidating, from planning how to get around the city to deciding where to stay. But don't let these hurdles stop you from traveling with the whole crew. One way to make it easier is to stay at a family friendly hotel. There are several factors that make some hotels more family friendly than others: having space is important, but also being located in a central position, which will save a lot of hassle in getting to and from the main sights. Other points to consider are the price and hospitality of the hotel, if they will make you and your family feel at home in Rome.

If you are looking to spend time in the company of your kids or relatives without sacrificing privacy with your spouse then you might want to consider the Royal Palace Luxury or the Chroma Tria Guest House Rome. Or try the B&B A Peace of Rome where the hospitality can't be beat. As you drink in the skyline and the city's sights and sounds, let the whole family create and share the memories of your visit to Rome. Family friendly hotels can help remove some of the stress of a group trip so you can focus on having the best time with your loved ones.


This budget hotel is located right next to Termini Station, the main train station in Rome. The rooms are clean and comfortable and a good place to begin you and your family's explorations of Rome, at a fair price. It's also a good place if you would like to visit some of the towns outside of Rome, such as Frascati or Tivoli, or if you and your family need a quick place to spend the night before transferring by train to another city in Italy. Ask for the room with the exposed wooden beamed ceiling for a genuine Roman experience. METRO: Termini

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: A great family budget option, super connected and right near the central station.

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The Case Doro has two separate services that cater to families. Their residence, or hotel, is situated in the north of Rome, while their apartments are concentrated near Piazza Navona and in Trastevere. If your family likes being independent while having the comforts of a hotel, then the apartments are a good choice and come in many sizes. Double, connected rooms are available in the residence, and some come with colorful LED lights in the bathroom. If you like to cook, take an apartment and make your own Italian meal with produce from local markets. TRAM: 8 (for Trastevere) BUS: 70, 81, 87 (for Piazza Navona) BUS: 69, 32 (for the residence)

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Great family size apartment options right in the action of Piazza Navona and Trastevere.

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Staying in Rome can mean staying in the charming area of Trastevere if you choose the small but comfortable Trastevere Relais. This bed and breakfast is located on the quiet side of Trastevere, so you can have the convenience of staying in the bustling area but not in the heart of it. This area is great for people who want to get a taste for what living in Rome might actually feel like, and there are many delicious restaurants and lovely piazzas nearby. If you are traveling with a larger group, be sure to ask for rooms besides each other. TRAM: 8 (06 589 4726) Via di S. Crisogono, 32

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: This B&B is perfectly positioned and appointed for larger group stays.

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Staying somewhere convenient is sometimes the most important thing to consider when traveling with a family. The 1909 Bed and Breakfast is located by Termini Station, Rome's main train station and hub of transportation, like buses and metros, in the city. It couldn't get any more convenient than this. The bed and breakfast's traditionally furnished rooms are a great place from which to orientate your family, and make the perfect place to travel from, whether into or out of Rome. Stay in this B&B if you're looking to have all of Rome at your disposal. METRO: Termini

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: The 1909 is right by Termini station and will make getting around Rome with the family a breeze.

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Located near the Vatican Museums, the Chroma Tria Guest House provides a wealth of services for its guests in a lovely setting. The rooms have exposed wood-beamed ceiling and some come with their own private terrace overlooking the Roman rooftops. And all the rooms would be comfortable for your family's upcoming vacation. Guests will be picked up from the airport and breakfast can be served in the room or on the terrace, a benefit when traveling with young children. Book the two-bedroom apartment with a kitchen if you are looking to be more independent on your stay in Rome. METRO: Cipro

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: A pretty guest house located right by the Vatican and very spacious for families.

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The San Lorenzo Dream Relais is a basic budget hotel located in the lively student area of San Lorenzo near the Termini Station. The hotel has five double rooms with three that can actually be made into triples, each with all you need to be comfortable during your stay in Rome. Staying in San Lorenzo is a cheaper option compared to the historic center, where the shops and restaurants are less frequented by tourists. Breakfast is included in the price. Stay here if you are looking for a hotel close to the public transportation leaving from Termini Station. METRO: Termini

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: A great budget option in a lively quarter of Rome.

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If you and your family crave a bed and breakfast far from the hustle and bustle of Rome in a natural setting, then the B&B Verde Roma would be the place for you. Some of the rooms can hold up to four people, and the outside garden is private and can be used by guests. Restaurants and supermarkets are within walking distance, and there are several buses to get into the city, though staying here is easiest if you're arriving by car. Get a feel for what real Roman living is like when you stay at B&B Verde Roma. BUS: 720, 721, 762

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: A quaint B&B with family size rooms and a lovely garden.

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If you and your family want to stay on one of the most well known streets in Rome, then the B&B Corso 22 is for you. Its location makes it ideal for exploring the city center and nearby sights such as the Piazza del Popolo and the Villa Borghese park. Be aware that the rooms are located in two different buildings, but they are very near each other. Breakfast is included and can be had in the room if you are traveling with your family and need a little extra time to prepare for the day. Request a room not on the street if you are a light sleeper as the area can get busy. METRO: Spagna, Flaminia

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Ideally located by Villa Borghese park where the kids can run around and play.

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For families interested in being near the Vatican with its myriad sights, which include St. Peter's Basilica and the Vatican Museums, this bed and breakfast might be the place for you. The rooms are bright and spacious and the hospitality is some of the best in the city, helping visitors to make tour reservations and other bookings when necessary. And while A Peace of Rome is located near the Vatican, it is on a street with less traffic in the residential area of Prati, also well known for shopping. Be sure to ask the owners about tips for getting around Rome, as they are very happy to help. METRO: Ottaviano, Lepanto

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: Located not far the Vatican, the Peace of Rome is perfect for family stays.

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This four-star luxury hotel is situated in the historic center within walking distance of Piazza di Spagna. The larger suite rooms have a double bed plus a sofa bed to fit the whole family. The Executive Rooms are the largest and will fit three at no extra charge if the third is a child under 12. Each room is styled to mix classic with modern. On the ground floor there is a restaurant and bar with seating outside that is heated even in the winter. Take a free twenty-minute massage to decompress after a full day of sightseeing. METRO: Spagna

Recommended for Family-Friendly Hotels because: A centrally located option with room for the entire family!

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