Rome, the Eternal City, is a magnet for history enthusiasts and the epicurious. But there are a lot of sights – and trattorias – to get around in Italy’s largest and capital city. If you’re only planning a flying visit, you’ll need to get strategic with your travel itinerary. Avoid the long lines and choose accommodation where you can see the city’s emblematic attraction from the couch. When in Rome, book one of these epic Airbnbs near the Colosseum with views you’ll never forget.

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Top-rated Airbnbs near the Colosseum

47 Luxury Suites Colosseo

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This tasteful apartment fuses contemporary comforts with period elegance. Three double bedrooms are fitted with king-size beds and sliding doors cordon off a private fourth sleeping space. The covered terrace with a dining table overlooks the Colosseum while the Turkish-style bath adds a touch of luxury. Booking includes one complimentary transfer from the airport or train station upon arrival and the pantry is stocked with breakfast items that you can prepare yourself.

Eight guests, four bedrooms
Price: $1,350 per night

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Stylish Roman loft with piano – steps to Colosseum

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Located in an ancient building, this loft has been beautifully renovated into a modern vacation apartment in the heart of Rome’s historic Monti neighborhood. The bedroom occupies the mezzanine, floating above a well-stocked library and sitting room. An authentic 19th-century piano is the focal spot and guests are more than welcome to play. This 5-star Airbnb near the Colosseum is a dream for history and culture-loving couples.

Three guests, one bedroom
Price: $175 per night

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Unforgettable – in front of Colosseum

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Light, bright, and airy, this recently refurbished Airbnb with Colosseum views is a sanctuary from the busy Roman streets. High ceilings and well-proportioned rooms mean that a family of eight can breathe and savor downtime. The dining table is strategically placed so you can dine with an eyeful of the amphitheater while stepping out onto the balcony brings you even closer.

Eight guests, three bedrooms
Price: $590 per night

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Airbnbs with Colosseum views from the terrace

Stay in the attic with terrace

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One of the most Airbnbs near the Colosseum, this penthouse with a private roof terrace is moments away from the Roman Forum and the Monti attractions. Awesome for balmy evenings, the terrace is the star of the property but the interiors are seriously lavish. Featuring marble columns and ornate paneling, the salon is the perfect place for a pre-dinner tipple.

Six guests, three bedrooms
Price: $1,360 per night

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Colosseum home in Rome

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Fabulously equipped, this minimalist-chic apartment is ideal for short and long-term stays. A wood-burning fireplace will appease winter vacationers while summer travelers can cool down on the spacious terrace that overlooks the rooftops of Monti and the Colosseum. Ask the hosts if you want assistance arranging bicycle rental, a private chef, or tour tickets.

Six guests, two bedrooms
Price: $950 per night

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Spacious penthouse with stunning views of historic landmarks

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Pop open a bottle of Prosecco and make yourself at home on your private balcony with a view of the Roman Forum and the amphitheater. The main living area is topped with oak beams while bedrooms are decked out with glamorous furnishings and silky linens. A master bathroom complete with a large soaking tub is fit for an emperor.

Eight guests, two bedrooms
Price: $360 per night

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Airbnbs near the Colosseum with hot tubs

Private Colosseo rooftop – Roma d’Amore

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Unwind in your own outdoor jacuzzi at one of the swankiest Airbnb with Colosseum views. Besides the sunbathing deck, the rooftop comes with a meditation den while the indoor living space follows a tropical theme. An oriental-style bed rests below an aquarium complete with Roman ruins. Fresh breakfast pastries and fruit are provided daily to ease you into the day. There’s no kitchen so you have an excuse to indulge in a nightly bowl of gnocchi.

Two guests, one bedroom
Price: $420 per night

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Colosseo view from two Jacuzzis

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This modern three-bedroom apartment is across the street from the Colosseum so zero effort is needed to get your history fix. In fact, the host has kindly positioned the hot tub in line with the landmark so you can recharge with the best view in Rome! The rental also has a balcony with seating space and is a suitable vacation home for families.

Eight guests, three bedrooms
Price: $610 per night

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Pet-friendly Airbnbs near the Colosseum

Casa Ricci Marchetti

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Velvet couches, upholstered beds, and classic decor adorn this deluxe Airbnb near the Colosseum. Every item in the home was crafted in Italy and the host has paid full attention to the quality of the fittings. A bathroom with a Jacuzzi tub and a state-of-the-art kitchen pull the property into the 21st century. Best of all, the amphitheater views are priceless.

Four guests, two bedrooms
Price: $520 per night

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Magic at Colosseum

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This funkily decorated four-bedroom apartment lets you drink up views of the Colosseum from bed. Interior spaces are made homely with the addition of paintings, plants, and cozy rugs. The host of this pet-friendly Rome Airbnb is highly commended for his attentiveness so don’t be afraid to drop him a line with any questions about maximizing your time in the Eternal City.

Eight guests, four bedrooms
Price: $810 per night

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Secret garden loft at Colosseum

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As one of the best pet-friendly Airbnbs near the Colosseum, this hideaway comes with a soothing patio complete with flower beds and plant life. A spiral staircase deposits you at an elevated writing nook while the main bedroom is located on a second mezzanine. Although the property lacks a view, it’s a mere 30 meters from the ancient Monti attractions and perfect for travelers seeking tranquility.

Two guests, two bedrooms
Price: $240 per night

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