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11 family-friendly Airbnbs in Rome

When in Rome, do as the Romans do by staying in one of these sweet homes with authentic features like sunny terraces and stony interior walls. Your family will truly get a taste of what it means to live la dolce vita!

By Simone Olivero

11 family-friendly Airbnbs in Rome

Photo: AirBNB.ca

Family-friendly Airbnbs in Rome

Roman holiday

You haven’t really experienced Rome until you’ve spent some time sitting on a sunny patio sipping espresso. Skip the caffeine and recreate the experience with your little ones by serving up some tasty gelato on your own private terrace. Molto bene! $234 per night, sleeps 6 guests, airbnb.ca

Balcony at an Airbnb in Rome with wicker chairs and a view of ivy covered buildingsPhoto: Airbnb.ca

Charming downtown pad

This cozy two-bedroom apartment is located right in the heart of the action—close to the Termini (the main train station) and the picturesque Villa Borghese park, a perfect leafy retreat from all those cobblestone streets. $126 per night, sleeps 4 guests, airbnb.ca

Cozy bedroom in an airbnb in Rome with lots of natural light, and red brown and white accentsPhoto: AirBNB.ca

Medieval house in Trastevere

Why rent a room when you can get an entire house—and in a popular neighbourhood, no less! This historical building will take your kids on a trip back in time with exposed wooden beams, terracotta floors and antique artwork. $235 per night, sleeps 6 guests, airbnb.ca

View from a porch of an airbnb in Rome showing ivy covered buildings and a street of carsPhoto: AirBNB.ca

Historical Vatican apartment

Your whole family can spread out in this spacious two-bedroom rental in the Quartiere Prati, steps from the Vatican Museums and St. Peter's Basilica. While the lofted living room may not be suitable for really young kids, older explorers will love having a bird’s eye view of everything happening down below. $313 per night, sleeps 7 guests, airbnb.ca

Living space in a Airbnb in Rome with large windows, an open kitchen space and a floor to ceiling bookcasePhoto: AirBNB.ca

Opulent loft

Be transported into a fantasy world of Italian antiquity with this whimsically decorated loft apartment steps from the famous Trevi Fountain. The spiral staircase, antique furniture and, of course, a brass lion will make this a magical stay they won’t soon forget. $197 per night, sleeps 5 guests, airbnb.ca

Bedroom in an airbnb in Rome with a wrought iron spiral staircase and a fireplacePhoto: AirBNB.ca

Modern stone apartment

A former glass factory, this funky space is located at the corner of Porta Pia and Castro Pretorio, two neighborhoods that have marked the history of Rome, with architectural details like vaulted ceilings. Your kids won’t just get an education in culture, but in style, too. $156 per night, sleeps 7 guests, airbnb.ca

A living space in an airbnb in Rome with expose brick and a large bookshelf on the wallPhoto: AirBNB.ca

Magical two-story in Trastevere

Melding classical Roman architecture with a contemporary flair, this eclectic space is housed in a former 17th century mansion. Rustic wood ceilings and a pretty pastoral mural on the wall will make setting up your #travelgoals family Instagram portrait a cinch. $134 per night, sleeps 4 guests, airbnb.ca

Airbnb in Rome with a large botanical mural, vauleted wooden ceilings and a soft mustard accentsPhoto: AirBNB.ca

Lavish flat

You’ll have to draw straws—or see who comes out on top in a family battle of charades—to decide who gets to sleep in the luxe bedroom that looks like it was made for royalty. Who wouldn’t want to fall asleep under original frescoed ceilings from the 1900s? $188 per night, sleeps 5 guests, airbnb.ca

Airbnb in Rome that looks like a palace bedroom with very high decorated ceilings, a vanity, and a balconyPhoto: AirBNB.ca

Location, location, location!

The perfect hotel alternative, this two-bedroom apartment is the ideal jumping off point for your Roman holiday. Walk to the Spanish Steps, the Colosseum and the Roman Forum without breaking a sweat. $235 per night, sleeps 4 guests, airbnb.ca

Airbnb in rome with an all white colour palettePhoto: AirBNB.ca

Apartment in the walls

This place isn’t just family-friendly, it’s an architectural masterpiece! Your whole family can get up close and personal with the Roman city walls (dating back between 100 AD and 300 AD), which are scattered throughout the space. It’s a mix of old and new you won’t find anywhere else. $108 per night, sleeps 3 guests, airbnb.ca

Bathroom in a Airbnb in Rome with a brick wall and a flower muralPhoto: AirBNB.ca

“Space Home”

Whoa—your kids won’t even know what hit them when they see this ultra-modern and minimalist loft with its angular furniture and peek-a-boo floors. $137 per night, sleeps 3 guests, airbnb.ca

Artsy bedroom in an Airbnb in Rome with funky slanted accentsPhoto: AirBNB.ca

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