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Domus Arena

4.5/5 Wonderful

Guests rated this property 4.6/5 for cleanliness.

Popular amenities

  • Free WiFi
  • Air conditioning
  • Breakfast available
  • Parking available
  • Room service
  • Housekeeping

Explore the area

    Popular LocationVatican Museums11 min walk
    Popular LocationMonte Mario15 min walk
    Popular LocationPiazzale Clodio16 min walk
    AirportRome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.)31 min drive

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Twin Room, 2 Single Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 2 Single Beds

Double Room, 1 Queen Bed, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom

  • Sleeps 2
  • 1 Queen Bed

Triple Room, Multiple Beds, Non Smoking, Private Bathroom

  • Sleeps 3
  • 1 Queen Bed and 1 Single Bed

About this area


Domus Arena is located in Rome's Vatican neighbourhood. Vatican Museums and Castel Sant'Angelo are cultural highlights, and some of the area's notable landmarks include St. Peter's Square and St. Peter's Basilica. Looking to enjoy an event or a game? See what's going on at Stadio Olimpico or PalaLottomatica.
Popular Location

What's nearby

  • Vatican Museums - 11 min walk
  • Monte Mario - 15 min walk
  • Piazzale Clodio - 16 min walk
  • Sistine Chapel - 10 min drive
  • St. Peter's Basilica - 12 min drive

Getting around

  • Cipro Station - 3 min walk
  • Rome Valle Aurelia Station - 10 min walk
  • Rome (FCO-Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl.) - 31 min drive


  • Bonci Pizzarium - 3 min walk
  • Beere mangiare e co. - 4 min walk
  • Il Gelato Bistrò - 6 min walk
  • La Rustichella - 6 min walk
  • La Ruota - 7 min walk

About this property

Domus Arena

Rome guesthouse in Vatican, near Vatican Museums
Along with self parking, this smoke-free guesthouse has tour/ticket assistance and a garden. WiFi in public areas is free. Other amenities include a front desk safe. All 6 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and room service. For a bit of entertainment, flat-screen TVs come with digital channels, and guests can also appreciate conveniences like fridges and electric kettles.
Domus Arena offers 6 forms of accommodation with a safe and a hairdryer. Beds feature premium bedding. 40-inch Flat-screen televisions come with digital channels.

Bathrooms include a shower with a rainfall showerhead and a hydromassage showerhead, bidets and complimentary toiletries. Guests can surf the web using complimentary wireless Internet access. Housekeeping is provided on a daily basis.

Property amenities


  • Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
  • Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking and public transport

  • Self parking on site (EUR 15.00 per night)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking available
  • Off-site parking for EUR 15 per night; discounts available
  • 24-hour return airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Airport shuttle on request

Food and drink

  • Full breakfast available for a fee daily 8 AM–10 AM: EUR 5 for adults and EUR 5 for children
  • Room service available

Family friendly

  • Fridge
  • Soundproofed rooms


  • Front-desk safe

Guest services

  • Daily housekeeping
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Luggage storage
  • Tour/ticket assistance

Languages spoken

  • Dutch
  • English
  • French
  • Italian
  • Spanish


  • Garden


  • If you have any requests for specific accessibility needs, please contact the property using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.
  • Accessible bathroom (select rooms)
  • Wheelchair-accessible parking


  • Renovated entire property – December 2016
  • Smoke-free property

Room amenities


  • Air conditioning (climate-controlled)
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Heating (climate-controlled)
  • Premium bedding


  • Bidet
  • Free toiletries
  • Hairdryer
  • Hydromassage showerhead
  • Shower


  • 40-inch flat-screen TV
  • Digital channels

Food and drink

  • Electric kettle
  • Fridge


  • Desk
  • Safe
  • Soundproofing

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The price per-night is based on the lowest price found within the past 24 hours for the next 30 nights. All prices include taxes and fees and are based on a 1-night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.



Check-in from 12:30 PM - 8 PM
Minimum check-in age - 18


Check-out before 11 AM

Special check-in instructions

The front desk is open daily from 8 AM - 2 PM
To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation
If you are planning to arrive after 8 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation
Guests must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions; front desk staff will greet guests on arrival

Renovations and closures

The following facilities or services will be unavailable from September 9 2020 to March 1 2021 (dates subject to change):
  • Dining venue(s)

Access methods

Staffed front desk


Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome
Kids stay free! One child stays free when using existing bedding
Cots (infant beds) are available for EUR 15.0 per night

Payment types at the property

Important information


You'll be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.5 per person, per night, up to 10 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 10 years of age.

We have included all charges provided to us by the property.

Optional extras

The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at the time of service, check-in or check-out.

  • Fee for full breakfast: EUR 5 for adults and EUR 5 for children (approximately)
  • Airport shuttle fee: EUR 50.00 per vehicle (one way)
  • Self-parking fee: EUR 15.00 per night
  • Nearby parking fee: EUR 15 per night
  • Crib (infant bed) fee: EUR 15.0 per night

The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Guests must contact this property in advance to reserve cots/infant beds
This property accepts credit cards

We should mention

All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport
Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations; for further details, please contact the property using the information in the booking confirmation
This property offers transfers from the airport (surcharges may apply); guests must contact the property with arrival details 48 hours prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms

Property is also known as

Domus Arena Guesthouse Rome
Domus Arena Guesthouse
Domus Arena Rome
Domus Arena Rome
Domus Arena Guesthouse
Domus Arena Guesthouse Rome

Frequently asked questions

Can I cancel my reservation for free at Domus Arena and receive a full refund?
Yes, Domus Arena offers free cancellation on select room rates, because flexibility matters! Please refer to Domus Arena cancellation policy on our site for more details about any exclusions or requirements.
Is Domus Arena pet-friendly?
No, only service animals are welcome at the property.
How much is parking at Domus Arena?
Self-parking is available for EUR 15.00 per night.
What time is check-in at Domus Arena?
Check-in is from 12:30 PM - 8 PM.
What time is check-out at Domus Arena?
Checkout is at 11 AM.
Does Domus Arena provide a shuttle to the airport?
Yes, there's an airport shuttle that runs (available on request). A fee of EUR 50.00 per vehicle applies.
Where is Domus Arena located?
Located in Vatican, this guesthouse is within a 15-minute walk of Vatican Gardens and Vatican Museums. St. Peter's Square and St. Peter's Basilica are also within 1 mile (2 km). Cipro Station is only a 3-minute walk and Rome Valle Aurelia Station is 10 minutes.

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 13 out of 19 reviews
5 - Excellent 68%
Rating 4 - Good. 5 out of 19 reviews
4 - Good 26%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 19 reviews
3 - Okay 0%
Rating 2 - Poor. 0 out of 19 reviews
2 - Poor 0%
Rating 1 - Terrible. 1 out of 19 reviews
1 - Terrible 5%




Staff & service




Property conditions & facilities

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Pleasant friendly hotel
Nice hotel. Friendly helpful staff. Would stay there again.

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Great located and excellent service from the staff
Great service from the staff. It is well located near the metro and the Vatican. I would definitely go back.
Stayed 3 nights in Nov 2017

1/5 Terrible

Disliked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Dishonest owner.
We booked this place for two nights, but our flight to Rome was cancelled and we were arriving only the next day. I called the hotel, talked to the owner Evy. Let her know that our flight was cancelled but we are still coming. I asked her if we will have any troubles checking in early morning. She assured me that they will have a person at check in (as I understood rage have a limited front desk hours). When we arrived at 9 am we were told that they sold our room for the night our flight was cancelled to someone else and we have to wait to get the room. We have asked why should we pay for the room if they sold it someone else and we should either get S refund or have our room ready now. Long story short. We checked in only at 2pm and paid for two nights, including the one they sold to other people. And the only explanation we received was that they sold it on Expedia as a last minute reservation and they cannot refund us because Orbitz (where I booked the room) takes 50% fee and tgey will have to pay it from there pocket. This is the most ridiculous explanation from the owner I have ever heard. By the way when we called Orbitz to complain the owner told them that they had a repair going on in our room and they will get it ready as soon as it's done. Too bad we were staying in the lobby that minute and the place is really small about 5-6 rooms and there were no sight of repair. I am glad I meet other nice Italian people, because the first impression was very disappointing.
Stayed 2 nights in May 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Clean and Comfy stay
Lovely B&B, very cozy and comfortable. Very friendly and close to the metro which had great connections to all the attractions. Safe and clean.
Stayed 3 nights in May 2017

5/5 Excellent

Liked: Cleanliness, staff & service, property conditions & facilities, room comfort
Perfect Stay
The bathroom was amazing. The bed was super comfortable. It was not loud at all. The host were all nice and it is conveniently close to a supermarket and the subway rail. Perfect stay.
Stayed 1 night in May 2017

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