Rome offers some good, medium-sized hotels, often run with close involvement of the owning family. Most of the big chains are also represented with flagship hotels.

Or if you are travelling with a family or planning a longer stay you may prefer to rent an apartment. For carefully-selected and centrally-located apartments try for example or Marcella Gemmato's luxurious apartments near the Spanish Steps on

And the capital of the Christian world has far more rooms in monasteries and convents than it currently has monks and nuns.  Many of these rooms - often comfortable, cheap and well-located - are available to stay.  See for example

The hotels currently recommended in Blue Guide Rome and Blue Guide Central Italy are the following (and see our criteria for recommendations):

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Antica LocandaHotelRomeLazio & Rome
Buonanotte GaribaldiHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome
D'InghilterraHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome
Guesthouse Arco dei TolomeiHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome
Hassler RomaHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome
Hotel Albergo Santa ChiaraHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome
Hotel ForumHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome
Hotel Santa MariaHotel€€RomeLazio & Rome
Residenza Santa MariaHotel€€RomeLazio & Rome
Residenza Torre ColonnaHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome
The Inn at the Spanish StepsHotel€€€RomeLazio & Rome