Home to the Colosseum, the Trevi Fountain, the Pantheon, and the Sistine Chapel, having a strong internet connection really is a must while visiting Rome. After all, how else are you going to dazzle your social media friends and frenemies?
According to Booking.com reviewers these hotels have the best WiFi in Rome.*
Etere in Prati Rooms
1. Etere in Prati Rooms, Vatican City - Prati, Rome
This quiet guesthouse demonstrates that providing guests with great WiFi is possible, whatever the size of the accommodation. Free, high-speed internet throughout the building is the reason that the family-owned Etere in Prati Rooms has been voted by our reviewers as having the best WiFi in Rome. Meanwhile the combination of a great location (a few minutes from Vatican City) and the colourful, floral, bedrooms keep guests coming back.
Appia Antica Resort
2. Appia Antica Resort, Appio Latino, Rome
Appia Antica Resort is a collection of self-catered apartments in the centre of Rome’s largest archaeological site. While guests are encouraged to make the most of Appia Antica’s rich history, there’s nothing antiquated about the facilities at this resort. Every room is equipped with a flat-screen TV, a tablet, free-WiFi, free land-line phone calls, and a selection of DVDs for every genre and fan.
Romance al Colosseo
3. Romance al Colosseo, Rione Monti, Rome
Only a two minutes walk from the Coliseum, this elegant self-catered apartment combines stylish interiors and a great location with high-speed WiFi. If guests tire of the Romance al Colosseo’s unique view of the Coliseum and the Roman Forum, the apartment has four flat-screen TVs, and is only a 20 minutes walk from the Via del Corso shopping street.
Roger Vatican Dream
4. Roger Vatican Dream, Vatican City - Prati, Rome
An ongoing theme among Rome hotels with good WiFi is that they’re often independently run, family-businesses. When the owners are sharing the same internet connection as their guests any problems with the connection are spotted and solved quickly. It’s this attention to detail that guests love about Roger Vatican Dream, a small guesthouse in the heart of Vatican City.
5. Deko Rome, Via Veneto, Rome
Even though Rome’s famous Spanish Steps are only 10 minutes away from this stylish B&B, guests usually prefer to rely on the owner’s recommendations. Especially as those recommendations include which online maps to use while navigating the city, guided tours, and even personally booking restaurants. Throw in the free, super fast WiFi and it’s no wonder that this place is so popular.
Circo Massimo Guest House
6. Circo Massimo Guest House, Vatican City - Prati, Rome
With both individual rooms and studios, the Circo Massimo Guest House makes the most of Rome’s artistic pedigree by exhibiting international artists throughout the building. Currently on show is German abstract painter Ariane Hagl, providing a contemporary contrast to the Coliseum which is only 15 minutes walk away. And the great WiFi helps guests share both the modern and historical aspects of Rome.
Le Stanze del Papa
7. Le Stanze del Papa, Vatican City - Prati, Rome
A recently restored B&B, housed in an Umbertino-style building, and just down the road from St Peter’s Basilica, Le Stanze del Papa embraced the concept of “above-and-beyond” by installing some of the fastest WiFi in Rome. While guests are free to do their own research, the B&B owners are also keen to give advice on navigating Rome and which of the nearby Vatican museums to visit first.
8. Rome Frattina27, Spagna, Rome
Located on one of Rome’s most popular shopping streets, Frattina27 apartments embrace the high-class surroundings but the owners manage to keep their feet on the ground. While every room might be stocked with designer toiletries, the basics (like great WiFi and a decent breakfast) aren’t overlooked. The staff are just as happy to give tips for navigating Rome’s public transport system as they are to recommend the best late-night tours.
Vatican Grand Suite
9. Vatican Grand Suite, Vatican City - Prati, Rome
Definitions of what constitutes “great WiFi” can differ, but the quality of Vatican Grand Suite’s internet connection is beyond debate. This luxurious B&B gives guests access to multiple TV channels and those still in search of entertainment are able to stream TV via the internet connection. Throw in fantastic location, epic breakfast, and friendly owners, and it’s a wonder anyone ever wants to leave this place.
Gregori Guest House
10. Gregori Guest House, Aurelio, Rome
The Aurelio district is popular with young professionals and small business owners, giving it a neighbourly, traditional atmosphere while still welcoming tourists throughout the year. Gregori Guest House is well located for guests looking to travel into Rome’s bustling city centre, and those who want to take it easy and see how the locals live. Luckily the guesthouse has excellent WiFi to assist guests with research both nearby eateries and further afield.
*Booking.com looked at endorsements for ‘WiFi’ by Booking.com customers and selected the highest-rated accommodations.