Articles Mentioning Rome Hotels

17 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid on Your Rome Vacation

Rome, Italy Rome just might be one of our favorite cities in Europe. However, for all of its bucket-list sights and mouthwatering food, the Eternal City can take some savvy to master. You’ll need to distinguish between must-do things and what deserves a pass, as well as adjust to some local quirks. Luckily, we’ve spent…

The 12 Best Bang-for-Your-Buck Luxury Hotels in Italy

From the striking coastlines to the bustling metropolises, there are numerous luxury hotels throughout Italy. Offering high-end guest rooms, top-notch amenities, and consistently great service, it’s no wonder these opulent properties are in demand. While we’re all for splurging on a great getaway, we at Oyster want to make sure you get the most value…

The 7 Best European Vacations for $1,500 or Less

It’s true, a European vacation isn’t a budget-conscious traveler’s dream. From higher exchange rates to often expensive hotels, costs can add up quickly. However, there are insider tips, secret destinations, and strategies that you can employ to put your dream trip to Europe closer at hand. We’ve covered almost every corner of Europe over the…

How to Avoid the Crowds at Popular Rome Attractions

There is never a shortage of things to do and see in Rome, but getting access to the city’s attractions without having to stand in line for hours, or fight your way through a crowd, can be tricky. It’s advisable to seek out lesser-known points of interest, which are often no less interesting, but far…

Top 10 Hidden Gems in Rome

St. Angelo Bridge, Rome/Kyle Valenta Chances are, if you’re going to Rome, you’re traveling with a long bucket list of things to see and do. Between the Colosseum, the Vatican, the Spanish Steps, and the Trevi Fountain, Rome has almost too much to experience in one visit. Since the crowds at many of the city’s…

The 6 Most Luxurious Hotels in Italy and Their Cheaper (But Similar) Alternatives

Grand Hotel Villa Serbelloni, Lake Como Between its culturally rich cities, charming countryside, appealing climate, and delicious cuisine, Italy makes a strong case for being one of Europe’s top vacation destinations. And when it comes to living the high life, the country’s vast array of luxurious hotels — from lakeside resorts to historic Roman villas…

Are These the Best Boutique Hotels in Rome Right Now?

Rome is, without a doubt, one of the prettiest cities on earth. Its beauty stretches back centuries, and is matched by elegant luxury properties like Hotel Eden. However, there’s something irresistible about bedding down in a picture-perfect boutique hotel after a day spent exploring this frenetic city. From cool art collections to intimate breakfasts, and…

11 Popular Attractions and Their Less Crowded Alternatives

There are certain attractions around the world that top many travelers’ bucket lists — from the Eiffel Tower to the Brooklyn Bridge. But upon arriving, you’ll find hordes of tourists, expensive admission fees, and dozens of raised, camera-toting hands that appear in your photos. Generally, these sights are famous for a reason and many folks…

18 European Travel Experiences to Add to Your Bucket List

For a Europhile with vacation days, it can be hard to remember that there are actually seven continents. Our rally cry is “Europe or bust!” Thankfully, there’s enough on the continent to keep us exploring for a lifetime — and we’ve got the bucket list to prove it. If you’re constantly drawn across the Atlantic…