Colosseum (Colosseo), Rome, Italy

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Rome City Centre: Colosseum: Spend Less, Do More

Welcome to Rome City Centre: Colosseum:


Rome's history extends back around two and a half thousand years, and in and around the Colosseum are some of the city’s most famous attractions of all. The key to enjoying this beautiful, buzzing city is not to try and do too much in one go; take your time to explore the neighbourhoods, check out the restaurants, and simply stroll the streets to experience La Dolce Vita, Roman style. Hotels in the City Centre Colosseum are plentiful and varied, so there is accommodation for all budgets.

Top Things in City Centre Colosseum

The Colosseum, also known as the Flavian Amphitheatre, was built in the first century AD to host gladiator fights and other extravaganzas; it was the equivalent of reality television for the thrill-seeking ancient Romans. Now one of the city’s most popular monuments, this is an absolute must-see. Some tickets will enable you to access the Roman Forum as well, an invaluable glimpse into Rome’s glorious history, with the Arch of Septimus Severus and Temple of Saturn. After reliving Rome’s wild past, take time to reflect in a beautiful church, such as Basilica di San Clemente, which is actually three awe-inspiring churches from Rome’s medieval Christian period.


The restaurants in general are very good, so you would be very unlucky if you found a bad place to eat in Rome. The Colosseum district is slightly off the beaten track and restaurants tend to be slightly cheaper in this area. Try the fantastic antipasti and seafood on offer in several restaurants in this area.

City Centre Colosseum Hotels

If you're looking for a historic area to stay in, there are a variety of Rome’s elegant and cheap City Centre Colosseum hotels within walking distance of the Colosseum. Accommodation in the City Centre Colosseum area near the iconic Doric, Corinthian and Ionic columns of this fabulous amphitheatre is desirable and it is best to book in advance, but there are a selection of apartments and cheap hotels in the City Centre Colosseum area suitable for travellers from families to backpackers. Searching for a bed and breakfast in this district is also a good option for budget travellers.

Getting around by car 

Rome airport  to Colosseum: 24 min (27.8 km) via A91

Accommodation, driving and car rental

At Cheaperthanhotels and Cheaperthancars we have a wide range of car rental discounts at convenient locations and accommodation to meet all budgets and taste. We really do believe that the less you spend, the more you will have to do when you get there.

Your Cheaperthanhotels Team