HOTEL CHAINS AREN’T THRILLED about Airbnb these days, and with good reason. The service allows travelers to meet new people, stay in unique accommodations, and enjoy many of the same amenities that hotels provide (plus many more). And if you’re lucky, your host might even cook a meal for you.
Take a look at the site for yourself — if you’re anything like me, you’ll probably find yourself browsing potential stays for hours on end.
But first — check out 12 of our favorite Airbnbs in Rome, from a 377-square-foot modern flat to a 2,250-square-foot 16th-century apartment.