In the Rome budget accommodation bracket there is no shortage of competition and most of it is located around Termini Railway Station on the eastern side of the city centre, however, the spacious Hotel Pyramid offers an alternative well worth a look and one particularly appealing to younger travellers, backpackers and students.
Located, as the name suggests, by Rome’s pyramid (yes, Rome has a pyramid), guests here have surprisingly good access to all parts of the historical centre as well as to Fiumicino Airport, to the coast outside of Rome and to the ancient Roman port of Ostia Antica. On the blue metro line (line B), guests are within two stops of the Colosseum and Roman Forum, within one stop of St Paul’s Cathedral and also have a quick and direct route to the city’s modern financial district, Eur.
One of very few hotels in this vibrant area, we’re also within easy walking distance of Testaccio, Rome’s bouncing nightclub village. The pyramid of Rome, which is substantially younger and smaller than its more well known Egyptian counterparts, sits at one of the ancient gates to the historical city of Rome and acts as a point of reference and public transport hub, with easy access by bus or tram to Trastevere and the famous Porta Portese market, Villa Celimontana, the Baths of Caracalla, the Orange Grove, Circus Maximus and the Mouth of Truth. In fact, the location is so good, it’s a wonder why more accommodations aren’t located here!