Hotel Santa Maria vs Arco Del Lauro

Both hotels are recommended by experts. On balance, Hotel Santa Maria is the choice of most reviewers compared to Arco del Lauro. Hotel Santa Maria is ranked #18 in Rome with positive reviews from 9 publications including DK Eyewitness, Travel + Leisure and Fodor's.

Hotel Santa Maria
Hotel Santa Maria
8 / 10
Vicolo del Piede 2, 00153 Rome
From $74 /night
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Internet
  • Room Service
  • Free Breakfast
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
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Rough Guide Rough Guide
"The rooms of this small three-star surround an orange-tree-filled garden, making it feel far removed from the city."
Fodor's Fodor's
"This ivy-covered, mansard-roofed, rosy-brick-red, erstwhile Renaissance-era convent is just steps away from the glorious Santa Maria in Trastevere church and a few blocks from the Tiber." Full review
Insight Guides Insight Guides
"A former 17th-century cloister, it has been sympathetically renovated and offers high standards of comfort, as well as a courtyard garden that is an oasis of calm."
Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"It has perhaps the most enviable physical visage of all Roman hotels." Full review
Enjoy an aperitivo buffet provided every evening, plus the bar’s full range of cocktails and wines.
DK Eyewitness DK Eyewitness
"An oasis of calm in an area relatively untouched by the onslaught of time, Santa Maria has rooms around a charming courtyard filled with citrus trees."
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Arco Del Lauro
Arco Del Lauro
7 / 10
Via dell'Arco de Tolomei 29 / 27, 00153 Rome
From $98 /night
  • Pet Friendly
  • Free Internet
  • Free Breakfast
  • Multilingual
  • Air Conditioning
  • Breakfast included
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Travel + Leisure Travel + Leisure
"The vivacious Lorenza, a Vespa-riding advertising exec-turned-innkeeper, presides over one of the best new B&B’s in Rome." Full review
Time Out Time Out
"On a picturesque Trastevere backstreet, Arco del Lauro has four rooms, all with private bathroom, decorated in modern, fresh neutrals." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Hidden in Trastevere’s snaking alleyways, this serene little bed and breakfast is divided over two adjacent sites on the ground floor of a shuttered pink palazzo." Full review
Frommer's Frommer's
"Hidden in Trastevere’s snaking alleyways, this serene little B&B occupies the ground floor of a shuttered pink palazzo. Bright rooms have wood floors, plush beds, and simple decor, with a..." Full review
Lonely Planet Lonely Planet
Top choice
"Through a large stone arch and on a narrow cobbled street, this fab six-room B&B in an ancient palazzo is a find, offering gleaming white rooms that combine rustic charm with minimalist simplicity." Full review