Great Rome hotels near Termini station: our top picks

by marta
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Tried and tested selection of Rome hotels near Termini station, perfect for business travelers and leisure travels to Rome who need easy access to train connections or the airport.

Staying near Termini station is convenient if you need to have easy access to trains, buses and the airport, which is only 30 mins away by direct shuttle train from here. 

It can also be a decent area to use as a base for sightseeing however, this depends on where exactly you are. 

While the area between Termini and the Colosseum puts you in close proximity to some of Rome important attractions such as the Forum and the Colosseum, the area on the other side is a little farther away and would mean having to rely on buses to get around.

In this article, we look at the best hotels in the Termini area for visitors. 

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Why stay near Termini

Staying in this area means you are:

  • Easy access to high speed trains, many local/regional/intercity trains and the shuttle to Fiumicino airport.
  • Walking distance from Via Nazionale, Santa Maria Maggiore, Santa Prassede, Monti neighborhood
  • About 15 mins walk/5 mins by bus to the Colosseum
  • About 20 min walk/10 min bus ride to the area of the Pantheon 

Top Tip! Thanks to the excellent shuttle connection withRome Fiumicino, this is the best place to stay in Rome if you need easy access to the airport! This is a nicer option that staying near the airport itself as it allows you to get a taste of the city, even ifg you only have a few hours before settling for the night.

Staying near Termini station: good to know

The area around Termini is varied in style and feel and I find it handy to think of it as with three souls. 

The area immediately in front of the station has several five stars hotels overlooking large, beautiful and busy squares such as monumental Piazza della Repubblica.  These are perfect especially for business stays or if you want a high end, spacious, airy hotel. 

The area between the station and the Colosseum is the area of Rione Monti (Monti neighborhood) which has small cobbled streets and a romantic and hipster atmospheres. Here you have smaller hotels, perfect especially for couples. 

The area immediately around the station and Via Marsala is different again and has mostly budget hotels that can be handy to keep costs down while in Rome.

Great Rome hotels near Termini station: chart

NameCategoryMost suited to
NH Collection Palazzo Cinquecento5 star hotelBusiness and leisure travelers
ES Radisson Blue Termini5 star hotelBusiness Travelers
Palazzo Naiadi5 star hotelLeisure Travel, wellness travel
The St Regis Rome5 star hotelLeisure travel, special occasion travel
The Fifteen Keys Boutique Hotel4 star hotelLeisure travel, romantic stay
The Independent Hotel Rome4 star hotelBusiness travel / Leisure travel
Prassede Palace Hotel4 star hotelBusiness travel / Leisure Travel
The Hive Hotel4 star hotelBusiness travel
Princeps Boutique Hotel3 star hotelBusiness travel / Leisure Travel

Great Rome hotels near Termini train station: our picks

NH Cinquecento 5-star hotel beside Termini Station 

NH Cinquecento is a large, luxury hotel right beside Termini Station: the hotel entrance is right beside the main station access area and makes it one of the most convenient hotels you can find, in terms of proximity to train travel.

NH Collection Roma Palazzo Cinquecento

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In terms of facilities, the hotel is excellent, ticking all the boxed of a good NH hotel.

The hotel is housed in a fully renovated art deco building and has nice rooms decorated in neutral colors, including standard rooms, suites and family rooms suitable also for large families.

Some rooms have nice views and some even a small terrace which can be nice especially in this area, that is not otherwise overly green (there are no parks nearby).

The hotel has an onsite gym and a restaurant and good meeting rooms and free wifi that make it a good hotel near termini for business travelers.

The hotel is pet and friendly.

A hotel bar serving nice drinks and cocktails is on the ground floor, just beside the restaurant, if you feel like an evening drink but don’t feel like tackling the city again.

ES Hotel Termini, luxury hotel with rooftop bar and pool right in front of Termini air terminal

The ES hotel is a luxury hotel part of the Radisson Group with something very special: an excellent rooftop pool!

Radisson Blu es. Hotel, Roma

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The hotel is right in front of the access to the airport terminal and while the outside doesn’t do it many favors, inside has a modern, minimalist architecture that makes you feel far away from the hustle and bustle of the train station area.

The rooms at the ES are modern and come in several categories including basic, superior, premium and suites, some with additional relaxation areas and views.

To me, what sets this hotel apart from others is the rooftop bar and pool: if you are in Rome for business in the hot season, a poolside dinner at the hotel or a swim here are simply a delight. This is one of the best hotel pools in Rome offering day passes for non-guests.

The Zest bar is also lovely for a drink. Due to its modern lines and location, this hotel is mostly suitable for business travelers.  

Palazzo Naiadi, 5-star hotel with a rooftop pool on Piazza della Repubblica 

Palazzo Naiadi is a wonderful 5-star hotel close to Termini Station and overlooking Piazza della Repubblica (aka Piazza Esedra) a large monumental square with a landmark fountain in the center. 

Anantara Palazzo Naiadi Rome Hotel

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The hotel is now part of the NH Group however, it has a different feel to the Palazzo Cinquecento mentioned above as it is more geared towards leisure travelers and has grander interiors with neoclassical decor.

The rooms are bright and spacious, decorated in neutral tones, and the hotel has a wonderful hotel spa and rooftop pool that are simply delightful.

The hotel has an onside restaurant and bar, a gym, and it is pet friendly. The hotel has family rooms for 2 adults and 1 child or bigger suites hosting up to 4 people. 

Nearby attractions: Palazzo Massimo Museum, Via Nazionale, Santa Maria della Vittoria. Piazza Venezia and the Vittoriano is 15 min walk from here.

Good to know: this is one of the best Rome hotels with a pool for the summer season.

The St Regis Hotel Rome, 5 star hotel near Termini and Via Veneto

The St Regis hotel in Rome is another excellent 5-star hotel close to Termini station and, more precisely, located on the other side of Piazza della Repubblica from the station itself, a position that means it is also close to the Church of Santa Maria della Vittoria (famous for Bernini’s Extasis of St Therese), the Quirinale Palace and elegant Via Veneto.

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The hotel has all the luxuries the St Regis name is known for: grand, elegant interiors with neutral golden and black hues, beautiful rooms with neoclassical décor and excellent dining facilities in the Lumen restaurant and garden.

Afternoon tea and champagne sabering make this hotel particularly attractive for special occasions, honeymoons and anniversary trips.

This is also an exclusive and wonderful wedding venue if you are thinking of a spectacular wedding in Rome. 

The Independent Hotel, convenient 4-star hotel near Termini station

The Independent Hotel is a convenient 4-star hotel located in Via  Volturno, one of the streets leading to termini station.

The Independent Hotel

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The hotel has nice modern rooms with classic-inspired décor and has a wonderful rooftop terrace that sets it apart from others in the area and makes it wonderful for relaxing in the evening away from the busy train station atmosphere. 

The hotel has free wifi throughout, 24/7 reception desk, a small gym and rooms ranging from single to larger family rooms for up to 5 people.

The hotel is very convenient to reach the station and can be a good base if access to transport is paramount.  

The Fifteen Keys Hotel, delightful boutique hotel near Termini in charming Rione Monti

The 15 keys hotels is on the other side of Termini Station in the lovely area of Monti.

The hotel is a delightful, boutique hotel in one of the nicest streets in Monti and has pretty rooms with names inspired by the colors of their palette (the blue room, the grey room etc) overlooking an internal courtyard or Rome’s rooftops, very evocative in this area, with red tiles and domes!

The Fifteen Keys Hotel

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The hotel has a welcoming and pleasant atmosphere, 24/7 reception, free wifi and offers complimentary bikes and Vespa rental services.

Termini is only a short walk away.

The Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, the churches of Santa Prassede and Santa Pudenziana are just beside it and the Colosseum is only 7 minutes away from the hotel.

This is a lovely boutique hotel near termini for couples or solo travelers who want a luxury yet homely feel.  

Prassede Palace Hotel, nice 4 star hotel close to Termini and Santa Maria Maggiore

Hotel Prassede Palace is a nice 4-star hotel close to Rome Termini station, right in front of one of Rome’s most important churches, Santa Maria Maggiore and close to stunning Santa Prassede church, with which it shares its name.

The hotel has beautiful interiors with dark and golden tones and modern design, has free wifi and conference facilities.

Princeps Boutique Hotel

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The rooms range from small double to triple room with a view and they are no smoking.

The Colosseum is about 15 minutes from the hotel on foot, several restaurants, cafes and one of the best-rated Irish pubs in Rome are all nearby. 

Attractions nearby: Santa Maria Maggiore, Santa Prassede, Monti neighborhood. The Colosseum is about 15 mins walk from the hotel.

Princeps Boutique Hotel, convenient 3-star hotel close to Termini

If you are looking for a well-priced 3-star hotel near Termini station then you may like Princeps boutique hotel a nice hotel right in front of Santa Maria Maggiore Basilica, about 5 minutes wan from the station.

Princeps Boutique Hotel

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The hotel has nice rooms with minimal yet well-chosen and well-kept décor and ranging from single to triple, all with private bathroom, TV, Phone, Free wifi, minibar and air conditioning.

Attractions nearby: Santa Maria Maggiore, Santa Prassede, Santa Pudenziana (one of the best locations for see mosaics in Rome!). The Colosseum is about 15 mins on foot from the hotel.

The Hive Rome, modern 4-star hotel in Rome close to Termini and the Opera House

The Hive is a modern 4-star hotel only a few minute’s walk from Rome Termini station and near the Rome Opera House and Palazzo Massimo, two important cultural landmarks in Rome.

The Hive Hotel

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The hotel is perfect for business travelers or for those looking for a large hotel with an international feel.

The rooms have modern décor, they are soundproof, and the hotel has a lounge bar and pleasant terrace with beautiful rooms over Santa Maria Maria Maggiore, the perfect location to enjoy the sunset with a drink. This area is the ancient Viminale, one of the seven hills of Rome and the area that now hosts the Italian Ministry of Interiors.

Attractions nearby: Rome Opera house, Termini Station, Santa Maria Maggiore, Via Nazionale. The Colosseum is about 20 mins walk from here.

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