Blue River - Guest Comments

August 2017
Great little place convenient and cozy easy to travel around.

August 2017
Great place with everything we needed including a washing machine! Communication was great. It was a bit further away from all of the tourist hotspots than I had expected, however there are several public transport options close by.

July 2017
We loved the studio apartment! Great location, clean, wifi fast and in a fantastic neighborhood. We loved the coffee shop on the corner and the market over the bridge. Very close to Old town and all the great spots close by to the apt. Anna Marie let us in and was very helpful and kind. Can't wait to get back to Rome again to stay here!

July 2017
Had an amazing time! The apartment had everything we needed and the area was quiet enough yet had lots of good restaurants around

June 2017
We had a great few days at Vincenzo's place, which is a charming little apartment in a good location near the river - there are excellent restaurants nearby, especially La Tavernaccia on the corner (!), and it's easy to walk or tram to the central nightlife area of Travestere. Check-in was very helpful and welcoming. Thanks for a lovely stay!

May 2017
Fantastic place to live. Convenient transportation to airport and city center. Apartment is very clean. Facility is in good condition, such as wash machine and air condition. Landlord is very nice. Lend me power converter and help me book the museum visit.

May 2017
20 minutes from beginning of downtown, 50 minutes to colosseum and roman forums. Great unit, clean and spacious. Beautiful art. Very quiet. Ac and wi-fi work perfectly. Lots of good cafes and restaurants around. Would definitely stay again.

May 2017
Great location, good communication with host, very easy to check in and check out. Exactly as pictured.

January 2017
Great location, studio is cozy, just make sure to let them know what time you check in. All in all great places for the buck.

January 2017
The appartment was very comfortable, in a very nice neighborhood, with lots of traditional restaurants and shops, very close to the centro storico and to the trendy parts of Testaccio. The hosts were extremely nice and helpful. The experience was great altogether but we visited Rome during the winter and the appartment was a little cold even with heating. Highly recommended!

December 2016
It had great places to eat around the corner from the apartment, easy to use public transportation, cute apartment aesthetically with artwork, great hosts

Padroni di casa gentilissimi, appartamento funzionale, davvero ottimo per una coppia. Ottima anche la posizione (numerosi bar e ristoranti nella vicinanze, zona ben servita da bus oltre ad essere a pochi passi dalla stazione di Trastevere). Consigliato.
Gennaio 2017 ·

L'appartamento di Annamaria  è un'opzione per visitare Roma che presenta davvero un ottimo rapporto qualità/prezzo. Piccolo ma perfettamente funzionale per una coppia, ben collegato (pochi minuti a piedi dalla stazione di Trastevere e da numerosi bus e tram, 20 min dalla metro B) e in ottime condizioni, dal letto comodissimo all'ampia doccia . E'  ben insonorizzato, vicino a ristoranti, bar, e supermercati (senza contare il mercato domenicale di Porta Portese). Annamaria è stata un'ospite gentile e disponibile, che ci ha dato buone raccomandazioni su dove mangiare/dove fare acquisti nei dintorni. Assolutamente da raccomandare, per un singolo o per una coppia giovane!
Giugno 2016 ·

Tutto molto positivo. La posizione perfetta: fuori dal caos, con il tram che passa sotto casa e ti porta dritto in centro, trattorie autentiche a due passi. Accoglienza perfetta: gentilissimi e consigli utilissimi. Appartamento: pulito, con luce e con tutti gli accessori. Tutto OK. Lo raccomanderei a tutti quelli che voglio visitare roma e mangiare bene. Grazie mille
Aprile 2016

The appartment was very comfortable, in a very nice neighborhood, with lots of traditional restaurants and shops, very close to the centro storico and to the trendy parts of Testaccio. The hosts were extremely nice and helpful. The experience was great altogether. Highly recommended!
Gennaio 2017

It had great places to eat around the corner from the apartment, easy to use public transportation, cute apartment aesthetically with artwork, great hosts
Dicembre 2016

The apartment is nice, clean and safe. Very close to the bus stop to the city and the train to the airport. It is surrounded by nice small family restaurants, we really enjoyed!
Novembre 2016

My stay here was very pleasant. It was only a ten minute walk to the tram which goes to the rest of the city, in addition to the train to Fiumicino airport. For two people the apartment was very cozy and comfortable. If you're coming to Rome I would definitely recommend staying here!
Novembre 2016

Cool, relaxed apartment with everything you need and more. Great location.

C'est Anna Maria - dans un français excellent-qui nous a accueilli ma fille et moi, et nous n'avons donc pas eu le plaisir de rencontrer Vincenzo: la prochaine fois? Il est disponible et répond très rapidement à toute question relative à la préparation du séjour par mail. Accueil très chaleureux et des bons plans sur les endroits où bien manger dans le quartier...L'appartement est fidèle à la description: très confortable,propre, fonctionnel et très bien équipé. Un peu loin du centre mais à une 20 aine de minutes des principaux sites pour ceux qui aiment marcher comme nous! . Pour les plus paresseux, une ligne de tram est à 5 min. et surtout la gare de Trastevere qui dessert l'aéroport de Fiumicino est au coin de la rue! ça c'est le bonheur! une adresse que je retiendrai ;)

Logement équipé, agréable et propre situé à 15 min du centre ville de cette jolie ville de Rome. Disponibilité et accueil très sympathique des propriétaires.  

Close to the train, great neighborhood, very helpful hosts...overall great value!

Really enjoyed our stay here. All the facilities of the apartment are excellent. The place is easy to reach from the Roma Termini, 15 euro taxi or tram number 3. To navigate the city tram number 8 stop is very close to the apartment and can have you in the centre of the city in less than 10 minutes. I recommend to all

La estancia en el Estudio Trastevere fue estupenda. Ya conocíamos la zona de otras visitas a Roma por lo que nuestra búsqueda cuando volvemos es siempre por esta parte del barrio del Trastevere, fuera de los circuitos turísticos. El apartamento es tal y como aparece en las fotografías de la descripción. Los propietarios fueron muy atentos y estuvieron a la hora que habíamos quedado para entregarnos las llaves y darnos las explicaciones pertinentes. Lo triste fue la despedida de Roma ya que la última noche coincidió con el terrible terremoto que ha asolado varios pueblos del centro de Italia.

Anna Maria and her husband were very friendly and accommodating to our needs. They were able to recommend great places for us to visit. The space itself is adorable and very calm. The restaurant downstairs is also very nice, and the people in this neighborhood generally very friendly. Would absolutely stay here again whenever in Rome!

Nice little flat in Trastevere neighbourhood, very close to Trastevere station. We were welcomed by AnnaMaria's partner who lives 3mn away from the flat. He explained us everything very clearly. The place is safe (lovely pation!) clean and looked like in the pictures, with an Asian zen vibe. Only a few minuses : the bathroom is a bit small and the apartment was a bit far from the center, you have to take the bus (20mn). But it's a good value for money! We liked Testaccio neighbourhood near the flat.

My boyfriend and I stayed at Studio apartment Trastevere for 3 nights following a week-long bike ride through Italy. We were shown to the apartment by AnnaMaria and her partner who were very welcoming and gave us lots of information about the area. Upon arrival, the apartment was clean and as described in the listing. It was also very safe and secure due to the additional locks on entry to the building as well as well as the apartment door. We left our bikes locked up in the apartment block grounds and they were perfectly safe through out the whole time. The apartment is situated about a 15-20 minute walk from the main bar/restaurant hub of Trastevere old town, which we appreciated as the apartment was very quiet at night (Trastevere can get quite rowdy at the weekends!). There are also a number of bars and restaurants located in close proximity to the apartment - a good one being La Tavernaccia, which was suggested to us by our hosts. The apartment is also very close to Trastevere train station which has regular trains to Termini and elsewhere, so really handy for getting around. Overall we loved our stay in Rome and would recommend staying here to our friends!

The apartment is a really good place and clean with a great location. Annamaria and Guglielmo are really helpful and nice, we have a comfortable holiday in rome and we recommend this place and surely will live here again next time.
Ka Yi

The apartment was spot on! Great location, clean and tidy. Annamarie who was the owner, is such a lovely lady and was very helpful.. Our key broke and she was very quick to sort it out for us. I would definitely recommend this apartment. Very pleasant stay!

We had a great time at Vincenzo's apartment. Annamaria warmly welcomed us and had some great recommendations of restaurants in the area. The apartment itself is cozy and clean, perfect for a short stay in Rome. We had a wonderful time in Rome and would definitely recommend to stay here.

Everything was like we expected it and better.  The owners walked us to the near by flat and showed us around the area which was great. It was all very well organized. The appartement was just like on the fotos ! The appartement is a great spot to live in Rom and to start exploring the city. A lovely Bar 50metres away serves you the best coffe and you feel like home. Everything was clean, the kitchen is fully eqipped and wlan is working non stop. Defenitly would come back here again. P.S. There is just one key, so you have to arrange with your travelmate.

Logement agréable qui correspond aux photos. Très bon accueil et communication. Un peu décentré ( bonne circulation avec le tram et le train) mais parfait pour finir la journée dans des petits resto moins touristiques.

We were welcomed by a very nice person! The location is quite central and the room is nice and clean, the blue painting on the wall is absolutely amazing, it is a combination of Guilin,China and a Japanese temple! Roma is great, come and stay in Annamaria's house!

Annamaria and Guglielmo were absolutely lovely and really helpful when it came to recommendations of places to eat around the area, thank you both! The apartment was absolutely perfect for a short break for two, close enough to the centre of Rome (and about 10 mins walk from Piramide metro station/5 mins from Trastevere train station for getting around easily) but far enough out to not be overrun with tourists and overpriced. The pictures were accurate, bedroom/living room, small kitchen and bathroom were all you would need for a few days of exploring. We went to eat locally a few times and would highly recommend Pepito's pizza about a 2min walk away by Ponte Testaccio for great pizza and beers(looks unassuming from the outside but was delicious!) and La Tavernnacia also about 2mins away, for a fantastic, traditional Roman meal, with friendly staff. Trastevere is great for food and late night drinks and you can hop on a tram back to the apartment easily in 5mins. Would recommend Grazia and Graziella for a fun evening out, and Fatamorgana for amazing gelato! Testaccio is also worth venturing into, although we didn't manage an evening out there, the food market is incredible for a walk about and to get some amazing fresh food. We would highly recommend staying at Blue River, especially if you're on a budget. Thank you!

Just fantastic! We were warmly greeted by the owner of the apartment (who own(URL HIDDEN)one street away) in her flat where we met her two very cute and friendly dogs and cat! Annamaria showed us to the apartment with a handy sheet with recommended restaurants and cafes. She was full of advice and information! The apartment itself was clean, quirky and spacious. It was also very secure and light. Annamaria had thought of everything - coffee, tea, towels, umbrellas and even hats were available! The location itself was excellent - quite a way from the historic centre but in the heart of a traditional Italian neighbourhood meant that we were amongst very few tourists and could mix and eat with the local people. My girlfriend and I had a great time.

L'appartement est très bien situé et très agréable. Nous avons passé un excellent séjour. Merci pour votre accueil chaleureux (entre thé et petits gâteaux), bienveillant et pour les nombreux conseils pour les restaurants. Nous reviendrons avec plaisir à Rome chez vous.

Very beautiful flat! The area is a little far from the main attractions but very easy to get to the centre! The flat itself is one of the best that I've stayed in on Airbnb. The hosts were wonderful and they provided us with more than enough to last our stay.  Highly recommend!

My girlfriend and I had a great time at this apartment! While the location is a bit outside the dowtown city area, its super easy to get to with public transportation.  Annamarie and her husband were both extremely kind and helpful! They made us feel super comfortable! All messages we sent were responded to very quickly throughout the stay. A list of nearby restaurants and grocery stores with their commwnts of them was also printed by them for us. The apartment itself is about 4 floors up just a warning to anyonen. The bed was very nice and kitchen had an oven and all that we needed. Would definitely recommend this place to anyone in Rome.

Très bon séjour passé dans l'appartement Blue river ! L’accueil d'Anna maria fut très chaleureux. Anna-Maria nous a bien tout présenté le quartier et donner de précieux conseils. Merci encore. L'appartement est spacieux pour 2 et totalement équipé. Très confortable. L'appartement est situé à proximité de la station de train Trastevere, très pratique pour aller à l'aéroport. Il est un peu loin du centre ville à pied (30 min) mais le tramway non loin vous emmènera rapidement où vous le voulez. Bref, appartement très agréable pour un bon séjour ! Je recommande. Merci encore Anna Maria

This apartment is in a very secure building. There's a locked door before getting into the building from the street, and another locked door before entering the apartment units, as well as the locks on the apartment's door, of course. The location is ideal for those that would like a Roman living experience as there are many buses nearby, a tram and the rail station. There are bakeries, supermarkets and restaurants within walking distance. Our first day we walked half hour to the Colosseum. Our host was very friendly and helpful in answering all of our questions. The apartment was well equipped with everything you might need, such as an iron, towels, eating utensils and even a washing machine. The only heating unit is in the main room, the bedroom/living space and it did get quite chilly until it warmed up after a few hours. This section of Rome has many good restaurants, some within a five minute walk, two or three right downstairs, others a twenty minute bus ride. Worth it!

Appart super fonctionnel, très propre et très bien fourni, dans un quartier populaire au sud du super quartier Trastevere. Tout est accessible à pieds si on aime marcher. Annamaria la propriétaire est une femme charmante et particulièrement accueillante. Vraiment un super séjour dans une ville magnifique.

Tout était parfait ! C'est un bel appartement, propre, éclairé, bien équipé et très bien situé pour qui veut habiter à l'extérieur du centre touristique. Soyez-y le dimanche ! Le marché de Porta Portese débute au coin de la rue !!! De plus, en 20 minutes pour 8 €, par le train de Trastevere, on se rend directement à l'aéroport.

Nous avons passé trois nuits à Blue River! C'est un appartement agréable très bien situé, proche de la gare et à une petite demie heure de train de l'aéroport Fiumicino, et très bien équipé! Un grand merci à Anamaria et son mari pour leur accueil, et leurs conseils!

The apartment is small and cozy, very suitable for couples. It is very comfortable. The location is good, but we advise you to figure out public transportation beforehand to save some time if you prefer to use it rather than walking. Rather than being in the center of Trastevere where all the bars and restaurants are (Santa Maria Square), the apartment is more in the industrial area of Trastevere. It is right by the river, though, and if you are up for an hour or so walk each way, you can get into the center of Rome easily with a nice stroll along the Tiber. Annamaria  is a terrific host, there was great communication between us, she left us a very detailed notebook with tips and places to see in Rome and later she even texted us a detailed list of good restaurants and caffés. She also was very understanding of our flight delay and happily met us at the apartment at midnight, which was a huge relief for us. If you're a young couple going to Rome, I would highly reccomend this apartment.

We were met with a very warm welcome. Clear instructions how to get to the apartment and how to get from the apartment to the city center. He was also very helpfull with storing our luggage so we could have a carefree final day in Rome.

Appartement très agréable, propre, bien équipé et fidèle aux photos. Proche des bus et de la gare, pour les bons marcheurs, il est également possible de faire pas mal de choses à pieds. Nous avons été très bien accueillis et avons apprécié la petite liste de recommandations de restaurants remise à notre arrivée.

Beautiful apartment just across the Tiber from Testaccio (check out Flavio al Velavevodetto, just a five-minute walk from Blue River, for the best cacio e pepe we had in Rome). Plenty of amenities within a short walk, and quick access to bus lines to take you into the heart of the city center. The apartment itself was very elegant, with a well-stocked kitchen (though we didn't make much use of it). The Blue River painting is an impressive one, and adds a touch of exotic class to the apartment. Annamaria was very welcoming and understanding about our being late (again, our apologies). Could not ask for a better host.
Jeffrey and Caitlin

Increíble estancia en Roma , Annamaria un inmejorable anfitrión muy entregado y afable, el apartamento es inmejorable muy adaptado y tranquilo, no le falta de nada, la comunicación es buenísima autobús 170, te deja en la puerta del apartamento desde la terminal de trenes y autobuses. El apartamento se encuentra al final de trastevere, un barrio precioso con mucha vida y que aconsejamos que conozcáis. Apartamento muy aconsejable y tengo claro que si repitiera volvería allí. Gracias por mejorar nuestra estancia en Roma !!

Annamaria was an excellent host who provided lots of information and took care of all our traveling needs. The flat came very well prepared and is a short walk from the Jewish quarter or a tram ride to northern Trastevere.

Very good place, clean and with all we needed. Close to Trastavere station so easy to arrive from the airport and not difficult to get to the main attractions in the center.

The apartment is as described. We found it comfortable and pretty convenient for the main sights in Rome. The area was quite residential with some really nice places to eat. The gelati shop down the road was a favourite of ours.

This 30-sq-meter flat is really convenient for a "young" couple. The flat is in the fourth floor of a building block with no elevator; however, it has a good neighborhood with lots of restaurants, pizzerias and supermarkets. Right in front of the flat, there is a McDonald's branch. On Sundays, a free market is held in that neighborhood which is said to be the biggest free market in Italy. In addition, you can get to Vatican in 50 minutes and ancient Rome in 30 minutes on foot. It is worth noting that you can easily get to the flat from Fiumicino airport by local trains. You should get off at the 7th station, and from there you can walk to the flat which takes only 5 minutes. The flat has almost everything you may need even two umbrellas. We liked the yard of the house which is shared by three building blocks, green, quiet and cool with the presence of three cats, a friendly one, a shy and a fat rude one, who always eagerly watch you when you arrive or leave day in day out.

Annamaria possède un appartement très sympathique où il fait bon d'y vivre et l'on s'approprie rapidement l'endroit. Le logement est exactement comme le montrent les photos, petits mais spacieux et extrêmement agréable et zen. Il est placé dans un quartier tranquille, un peu excentré mais à 2 minutes du train qui nous amène directement de l'aéroport et à 2mn d'un bus (le 8) qui amène directement dans le centre-ville en 10-15 minutes. Il y a quelques restaurants très près (dont une pizzeria succulente à 50m), un simply pour pouvoir faire des courses et un marché le dimanche en bas de l'immeuble. En résumé, l'appartement est idéal pour un séjour à Rome car pas trop cher et plutôt bien placé, de plus Annamaria est toujours disponible pour des informations. Je garderai un très bon souvenir de mon séjour dans cet appartement.

Annamaria’s apartment was great! A fantastic location in a pretty chaotic city. Accessible to everything, and there are lots of great restaurants and cafes around! I would definitely stay at Annamaria's place again!

Great apartment and location! We arrived late due to flight delays but we were still met at the apartment and given information which was fantastic and appreciated. The apartment is as shown in pictures, very relaxing clean and tidy with everytgnng you need. The complex the apartment is in is lovely. Location was perfect for catching public transport to get to attractions. Lots of restaurants in thd area. Would differently recommend! !

Blue River was really nice. I came here with my friend and we found the place very clean, fully furnished with everything needed for cooking and with maps of Rome. It has a lovely Japanese- styled decor and feels very bright and airy, despite it being a very small flat. My friend and I chose to walk everywhere and managed to see every thing we wanted in 4 days so we would say the location I great- although if you do plan on walking bring comfy shoes! It's really near to the train station, and also close to trastevere where you can find great apperitivo :) Also, the neighbourhood is really safe and the people are lovely and happy to help in the nearby shops. There's a great indoor food market just across the bridge 10minutes away by foot and on one of the days- might have been Monday, there was a huge out door flea market that started just 3 minutes away from the flat. Which was an amazing experience. Thank you Annamaria for your lovely flat, I definitely recommend it for pairs, couples and perhaps groups if three if you're ok with sharing a double bed.

Blue River Apartment is clean and well equipped. Not located in the center of the tourist hotspot but convenient enough to go to most of the top attractions in Rome via the local bus. There is a McD right in front of the apartment and a supermarket and few nice cafe around the corner. My husband and I had a great stay in Rome here :)

The place was amazing and it was complete. From having a heater, to an umbrella. I loved my stay in this apartment. The location was good, as it was less than a minute walk to the bus stop, literally just to the right as you leave the apartment, and it was 10 minutes to everywhere else you want to visit in Rome. Plus, right in front of it was McDonalds and I find that very convenient :)

My friend and I had a great experience in this studio! The location was perfect. Easily accessibly to the metro, train, and bus. If you don't want to be too surrounded by tourists, and yet still be close to tourist sites, I'd recommend this place!

Todo perfecto llegamos bastante más tarde de lo acordado,pero nos espero con una sonrisa. El apartamento estaba completo hasta el ultimo detalle, te sentias como en casa y tenias todo lo necesario, para empezar el día sin necesidad de pasar por el super. Aceite.cafè,jabon lavadora , papel etc. El patamento estaba muy limpio y nievo ademas esta muy bien comunicado y en un bun lugar. Sin duda si volviera a Roma,volveriamos a este apartamento. Muchas gracias por todo, un saludo.

Spagna 14- 10 -2013


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