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Member since 06 Apr 2007
Member from Kapiti
Anyone got any ideas about clean, handy and not too expensive accommodation in Rome? Either a hotel or apartment? There will be 3 of us and it's for a week in September. I'd be grateful! thanks
Member since 28 Mar 2007
Member from Waikanae
Not too sure what you are looking for, but suggest you look up www.santasusanna.org it is a site run by nuns and click on quick find go to accomodation. You do not have to be of the Catholic faith to stay, I am not. I have not stayed in Rome but accomodation is just basic, clean reasonably priced, and I usually stay where there is breakfast, wish I was coming with you, have a great time.
Thanks so much for that! My sister spent some of her life as a nun and lived at the Trinita Dei Monte at the top of the Spanish steps for a year in the 60's. Now married with 4 adult children she stayed there on a visit to Rome but you have to be French speaking to stay there (she winged it managed to get by). I'm going with my daughter whose husband walked out so we need cheering up! Something lovely for us to look forward to.
Member since 07 Apr 2008
Member from Warkworth
I back packed around Europe with my daughter as the experienced traveller taking brokendown mum on a "geographical"!!Dont h ang around inside the station in Rome,go & sit outside & keep alert if you see a small group of kids coming in a bunch.They shove newspaper in yr face while hands go everywhere!also dress down & keep something handy to cover arms & head for holy sites.Dont miss the vatican museum......Lucky things!!
Member since 01 Nov 2006
Member from Christchurch CBD
We stayed at a block of flat with small clean rooms with shower for 70Euro, run by Italian nuns, wonderfully helpful but nil English, we got by because there was one English speaking nun. Near McDonald, other eating places, internet and phone station, and train station. Contact me if you interested as it is not commercially run, no breakfast but vending machine for hot drinks. Joe 0212650009
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