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Hotel Columbia is conveniently situated in the heart of the historic centre of Rome, between the Opera House and the last bastion of the Diocletian Baths. It is within walking distance to Termini, the main railway station where taxis, buses and the subway can be taken to all places of interest. From Hotel Columbia every major monument and tourist attraction is easily reached by a short walk.
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In the heart of Rome

If you are looking for hotels in Rome’s city centre, you came to the right place. Hotel Columbia is conveniently situated in the heart of the historic city centre of Rome, between the Opera House and the last bastion of the Diocletian Baths. It is within walking distance to Termini, the main railway station where taxis, buses and the subway can be taken to all places of interest.

From Hotel Columbia every major monument and tourist attraction is easily reached by a short walk.
Please check our Neighborhood page, to see the main attractions close by our hotel.

We do also suggest restaurants, museums and other exciting things to do.

Directions & Pick Up

PRIVATE TRANSFER

For a high level of comfort, we can arrange for you a private car pick-up transfer.

To request the service do send us an email at info@hotelcolumbia.com, or while booking on our website check the “enhancements” tab and select your preferred pick up choice. Please inform us of your complete flight details (flight number, arrival time, airport, number of guests and luggage).

If your flight is delayed, please notify us about the new flight arrival time before your flight departs (+39 06 488 35 09). If you cannot get to our meeting point on time (for example: lost baggage, airport problem), please contact our Reception desk (+39) 064883509. The driver will wait for you an additional 1h 30 minutes without an extra charge.

After 1h30minutes of delay, the transfer company will charge an additional 40€ per hour.

Free cancellation is within 2 days prior to the transfer date 4.00pm local time. In case of late cancellation the full amount of the service will be charged. Same penalty in case of No Show.

 

TRAIN

We are within walking distance from the main Train Station Termini. Once you get out of the station on the main piazza dei Cinquecento, take Via Cavour and continue straight on. Take the second street on the right side and at the end of this street you will find Via del Viminale.

CAR and ZTL (Traffic Limit Zone)

The Columbia is located in a traffic limited zone (ZTL) and cars without permission from the council are not authorised to trespass this area.

However we are close by a non ZTL zone (1 minute walking distance) with two private car parks in the proximity (daily rate of 35,00 Euro – depending on the car size).

Please do advise us in advance should you arrive by car to arrange a car park and provide you the directions to arrive in the proximity without trespassing the ZTL

“Leonardo da Vinci” FIUMICINO (FCO) Airport

You can arrive to the hotel Columbia from Fiumicino Airport with the following options:

BY TAXI – Taxis are available at the international arrivals area. The cost to reach the Hotel Columbia is 48 Euro (fixed fare). Taxis licensed by Rome City Council are white and have a sign bearing the word “TAXI” on their roofs. The symbol of the Rome City Council must be clearly visible on the front doors and the license inside the back left seat. Beware boarding “unofficial” taxis conducted by unauthorized drivers, as the fare could result much higher. You can find here info and official fares.

BY TRAIN – Trains are the most convenient transportation means to reach the Hotel Columbia and the centre of Rome, travel time approximately 30 minutes  (we are within walking distance from the main Train Station Termini. Once you get out of the station, take the Via Cavour and continue straight on. Take the second side street on the right side and you will find Via del Viminale). From the arrivals area of the Fiumicino airport, go to the railway station and take the Leonardo Express train. The train departs every 30 minutes during daytime and stops at Stazione Termini. The one-way fare is 14 Euro. Purchased tickets must be validated before boarding the train using the available green or yellow validating machines; tickets bought and printed on-line are already validated, and their validity lasts for 90 minutes from the departure time of the selected train.  Tickets bought from the ticket desks at the stations, railway ticket desks, travel agencies, authorized ticket offices and self-service machines are valid for 90 minutes after the validation.  The Leonardo Express service is guaranteed also in the event of a strike. Train are scheduled from 6 am to 11 pm approximately every day; the updated schedule is available on Trenitalia web site.

NOTE: Besides the Leonardo Express, a regular metropolitan train service is also available, departing from Fiumicino (FCO) airport and stopping at stations other than Termini railway station (e.g., Ostiense, Tuscolana and Tiburtina railway stations). Both the Leonardo Express and the metropolitan  trains depart from close platforms, so passengers are advised to double check before boarding.

BY BUS – There are several buses departing from the airport and arriving to Termini railway station. From the arrivals area, follow the  “Bus Station” sign. The main bus lines are Terravision and Sitbusshuttle, departure frequency is approximately one bus every 30 min. The duration of the trip is roughly 1h (travel time is subject to traffic conditions).  Ticket prices vary from 4 to 8 EURO. They can be bought on the spot, or online at a discounted price (for some companies only) .

For more info and other options regarding possible connections between Rome and the airport, take a look here: Terravision  SITBusShuttle

”G.B. Pastine” CIAMPINO (CIA) Airport

You can arrive to the hotel Columbia from Fiumicino Airport with the following options:

BY BUS – The most convenient transportation service to Rome  is offered by private bus lines. At the arrivals area of the airport you can see some bus parking spots. Terravision coaches provide frequent connections from Ciampino (CIA) airport and Via Marsala 29, next to Termini railway station (Stazione Termini).  The one-way fare is 4 Euro, and the journey takes approximately 45 minutes (travel time is subject to traffic conditions).  SITBusShuttle and Schiaffini coaches are an alternative option.

BY TAXI – Taxis operate just outside the air terminal. The cost to reach the Hotel Columbia is 30 Euro (fixed fare). Taxis licensed by Rome City Council are white and have a sign bearing the word “TAXI” on their roofs. Taxis licensed by Rome City Council are white and have a sign bearing the word “TAXI” on their roofs. The symbol of the Rome City Council must be clearly visible on the front doors and the license inside the back left seat. Beware boarding “unofficial” taxis conducted by unauthorized drivers, as the fare could result much higher. You can find here info and official fares.

CIVITAVECCHIA PORT

Train:
We would like to inform you that the Civitavecchia port is connected by train to the main railway Station Termini. Once you get out of the station, take the Via Cavour and continue straight on. Take the second side street on the right side and you will find Via del Viminale.