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1 room, 2 adults

Sotto la Cupola Guest House

Great for families

Good to know

  • Highchair
  • Free WiFi
  • Shared/communal kitchen access
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
Via Cardinal Agliardi 15, Rome, RM, 00165, Italy

Beaux Arts B&B connected to the airport, within walking distance of Paul VI Audience Hall
  • Free buffet breakfast and free WiFi
  • Great for families

    Good to know

    • Highchair
    • Free WiFi
    • Shared/communal kitchen access
    • Dry cleaning/laundry service
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Sotto la Cupola Guest House

from ZAR 1,048
  • Superior Double Room
  • Superior Triple Room
  • Economy Double Room
  • Basic Triple Room

What’s around Sotto la Cupola Guest House


  • In Vatican
  • St. Peter's Square - 9 min walk
  • St. Peter's Basilica - 10 min walk
  • Sistine Chapel - 11 min walk
  • Bambino Gesu Hospital - 15 min walk
  • Palace of Justice - 5 min walk
  • Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Catherine - 6 min walk
  • Paul VI Audience Hall - 9 min walk

Getting around

  • Fiumicino - Leonardo da Vinci Intl. Airport (FCO) - 34 min drive
  • Ciampino Airport (CIA) - 43 min drive
  • Rome San Pietro Station - 5 min walk
  • Rome Valle Aurelia Station - 20 min walk
  • Rome Quattro Venti Station - 5 min drive
  • Ottaviano - San Pietro - Musei Vaticani Station - 20 min walk
  • Valle Aurelia Station - 21 min walk
  • Cipro Station - 22 min walk
  • Airport shuttle (surcharge)
  • Ferry terminal shuttle
  • Cruise terminal shuttle (surcharge)

At a glance

Key facts


  • 5 rooms
  • Arranged over 2 floors


  • Check-in time 3:00 PM-9:30 PM
  • Check-out time is 11 AM
  • Express check-in/out
The front desk is open daily from 4:30 PM - 9:30 PM. To make arrangements for check-in please contact the property at least 48 hours before arrival using the information on the booking confirmation. If you are planning to arrive after 9:30 PM please contact the property in advance using the information on the booking confirmation. Guests planning to arrive outside of normal check-in hours must contact the property in advance for check-in instructions. Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival. For more details, please contact the property using the information on the booking confirmation.
24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Fees may apply. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements. Check-in hours are from noon to 4 PM on Saturdays and Sundays.

Required at check-in

  • Credit card, debit card, or cash deposit required for incidental charges

  • Government-issued photo ID may be required

  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Travelling with others


  • One child (5 years old and younger) stays free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding


  • Pets not allowed (service animals welcome)


  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms



  • Airport shuttle (available 24 hours) *

  • Cruise terminal shuttle *

  • Ferry terminal shuttle *


  • Self parking *

Payment types at the property

  • Cash

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • Free reception
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
  • Microwave in a common area
Things to do
  • Bicycle rentals nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby
  • Scooter/moped rentals nearby
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Front desk (limited hours)
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Limo or Town Car service available
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Luggage storage
  • Multilingual staff
  • Number of buildings/towers - 2
  • Elevator
  • Terrace
  • In-room accessibility
  • Bathroom emergency pull cord
Languages Spoken
  • English
  • French
  • Hungarian
  • Italian
  • Romanian
  • Spanish

In the room

Home comforts
  • In-room climate control (air conditioning)
  • Espresso maker
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Pillowtop mattress
Things to enjoy
  • Individually decorated
  • Individually furnished
  • Separate dining area
Freshen up
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • LCD TV
  • Digital TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
Food and drink
  • Stovetop
  • Cookware, dishware, and utensils
  • Free bottled water
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe

Sotto la Cupola Guest House’s small print

Also known as

  • Sotto Cupola Guest House
  • Sotto La Cupola Rome
  • Sotto la Cupola Guest House Rome
  • Sotto la Cupola Guest House Bed & breakfast
  • Sotto la Cupola Guest House Bed & breakfast Rome
  • Sotto Cupola Guest House B&B
  • Sotto Cupola Guest House B&B Rome
  • Sotto Cupola Guest House Rome
  • Sotto La Cupola Hotel


All guests, including children, must be present at check-in and show their government-issued photo ID card or passport.

Cash transactions at this property cannot exceed EUR 1999.99, due to national regulations. For further details, please contact the property using information in the booking confirmation.

Please note that cultural norms and guest policies may differ by country and by property. The policies listed are provided by the property.

For transfers, guests must contact the property 48 hours prior to arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Mandatory fees

You’ll be asked to pay the following charges at check-in or check-out:

  • A tax is imposed by the city: EUR 3.5 per person, per night, up to 10 nights. This tax does not apply to children under 10 years of age.

Optional extras

Late check-in between 10:00 PM and midnight can be arranged for an extra charge of EUR 20

Self parking costs EUR 20 per day

Parking is available nearby and costs EUR 20 per night

Rollaway beds are available for EUR 20 per day

Airport shuttle service is offered for an extra charge of EUR 50 per vehicle (one-way)

Airport shuttle service for children up to age 3 costs EUR 0 (one-way)

Cruise ship terminal shuttle and ferry terminal shuttle service is offered for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

FAQs for Sotto la Cupola Guest House

  • Does Sotto la Cupola Guest House offer free cancellation for a full refund?
    Yes, Sotto la Cupola Guest House does have fully refundable rooms available to book on our site, which can be cancelled up to a few days before check-in. Just make sure to check this property's cancellation policy for the exact terms and conditions.
  • Is parking offered at Sotto la Cupola Guest House?
    Yes. Self parking costs EUR 20 per day.
  • Are pets allowed at Sotto la Cupola Guest House?
    Sorry, pets aren't allowed, but service animals are welcome.
  • What are the check-in and check-out times at Sotto la Cupola Guest House?
    You can check in from 3:00 PM to 9:30 PM. Check-out time is 11 AM.
  • Are there restaurants at or near Sotto la Cupola Guest House?
    Yes. Nearby restaurants include I Quattro Mori (4-min walk), La Vittoria (5-min walk), and PizzaZizza (5-min walk).
  • Is airport shuttle service offered by Sotto la Cupola Guest House?
    Yes, an airport shuttle is available. The charge is EUR 50 per vehicle one-way.
  • What is there to do near Sotto la Cupola Guest House?
    Recommended spots to visit include Palace of Justice (5-min walk) and Russian Orthodox Church of Saint Catherine (6-min walk), along with St. Peter's Square (9-min walk) and Paul VI Audience Hall (9-min walk).

Recent reviews

Superb 9,0 From 51 reviews

Exceptional 10,0
Can't beat the location
Very close to St. Peter's Square. Got friendly and quick responses to our questions, and at check in. We walked from Roma San Pietro station (about ten minutes). Apartment is spotlessly clean, and the common area fridge is restocked daily with water, juice, milk, and yogurt. Breakfast is one croissant each, but you can have unlimited coffee and tea, which we appreciated.
Karthika, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
Ideal Place to Stay
The location was perfect in our opinion and the food recommendations in the area given by Emilia were delicious and reasonably priced. We would definitely choose to stay here again if we returned to Rome.
Audra, us3 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Great location.
Close to St. Peter’s bascilica. Goood air conditioning. Staff was very helpful. Clean rooms. Easy walk to restaurants and museum. Espresso and croissants for breakfast. Beds are not comfortable and although the actual rooms did not smell like smoke ....the lobby and halls smelled like smoke. Safe neighborhood and you can walk at night/late.
Kathleen, us1 night romance trip
Exceptional 10,0
Fantastic value and perfect location!!!
Kristin, us2 night family trip
Very good 8,0
Location, location, location
Pros: Close to Vatican, bus/metro, restaurants, souvenir stores, grocery store, safe to walk. Emilia, the owner, speaks English and provided me with Lactaid, a milk for lactose intolerant people like me. Thanks, Emilia. Owner is very nice and accommodating. Cons: buffet breakfast is deceiving. It only consists of 6 thinly sliced loaf bread, small package of crackers (2/package), a small package of toasted bread (2/package), jams, a package of croissant, milk, coffee, juices, 32 oz of bottled water, fresh croissant and yogurt. What I expected upon seeing the word buffet was a typical American breakfast buffet. When I travel to Europe I always stay in hotels with buffet breakfast. It typically consists of assorted cut meats and cheeses, eggs, sausages, croissants, rolls, pancakes/waffles, pastries, fruits, veggies/salads, rice, pasta, juice, coffee, tea, to name a few. So I was disappointed with the buffet breakfast Sotto Cupola offered me. It should have been called continental breakfast, not buffet. Sotto is an apartment unit with 3 bedrooms, a very tiny dining/kitchen area with a mini fridge and stove. It's surrounded by other apartment buildings, with some of the units being rented out as guest houses or bed and breakfast. It's a block away from a busy street. The entrance to the street leading to the apartment displays large garbage bins with overflowing garbage making it look trashy.
rita, usFamily trip
Very good 8,0
Race car talk - Italian style
My 8 yo son and I, visiting the Vatican from California... enjoyed the breakfast room with the Pope - in cordial conversation.
AUDREY, usFamily trip
Exceptional 10,0
Great guest house and great location
We were greeted by Emelia at about 10:00 AM. We were early as we had just disembarked a cruise ship. She arranged for our pick up in Civitavecchia and transport to the Sotto la Cupola. She even allowed us to check-in and leave our luggage early so we could begin our tour of Rome. The rooms were clean and well appointed; the kitchen was clean and stocked with a variety of breakfast and snack foods. Emelia was most attentive, helpful with maps and restaurant recommendations. The facility is 2 1/2 blocks from the south wall of the Vatican. Our two families highly recommend the Sotto la Cupola.
Walter, us2 night family trip
Exceptional 10,0
The owner, Emilia, was very helpful and congenial. The bedroom and kitchen were just as described. We found the apartment to be clean and comfortable.
Silvio, us2 night romance trip

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