| Hotel in Rome near Termini Train Station, Subway and Fiumicino & Ciampino Airport bus terminal
For those who are looking for a comfortable, family-run 3-star hotel in the old city center of Rome strategically located for the capital's greatest tourist destinations, Hotel Zara is an especially comfortable solution: the hotel is easy to reach thanks to the subway stop, the airport bus terminal, the nearby Termini train station and a parking garage with special arrangement 150 meters away.
Close to luxurious shopping streets like Via Nazionale, convenient to famous Roman monuments like the Spanish Steps, the Trevi Fountain and the Coliseum, this comfortable 3-star hotel is surrounded by innumerable points of interest.
Piazza della Repubblica, just a few-minute walk from the hotel, is a charming Roman meeting place as well as a place with important historical/architectural monuments.
For an unusual and entertaining way to see Rome's historical and archeological sites, the open-top buses that depart close to the hotel offer enchanting open-air tours of the city. These open-top buses follow many interesting itineraries through the city.
In a couple of minutes on foot, you can reach the Palazzo delle Esposizioni, an important interdisciplinary exhibition center that organizes art shows, conferences, performances, events and cultural workshops. Nearby, you will also find Piazza del Viminale, the site of the palazzo of the same name, which houses the Ministry of the Interior.
A short walk will bring you to Rome's Teatro dell'Opera the prestigious site of opera and ballet performances. A fifteen-minute walk through Via Nazionale and Trajan's Forum will take you to the historic Piazza Venezia and the Vittoriano, an imposing monument to Victor Emanuel II. This is the beginning of Via del Corso, a famous shopping street, and Via dei Fori Imperiali, which leads directly to the Coliseum.
A ten-minute walk will take you to the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore, a majestic papal church of Paleochristian origin that contains priceless works of art.
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From Termini station, take bus line 64 (Piazza Stazione - San Pietro) for 3 stops and get off at the Nazionale/Quattro Fontane stop. Hotel Zara is just 100 meters away.
Alternatively, take subway line A and get off at the Repubblica stop. The hotel is 400 meters away, walking down Via Nazionale.
From Rome's Fiumicino Airport (FCO), take the “Leonardo Express” train, which leaves every thirty minutes and connects the airport directly to Termini station. The trip takes about a half-hour. Or, you can take a taxi, making sure you only use vehicles authorized by the City of Rome (white cars with taxi meters). Or, you can ask at the front desk to book a private car (limo service) for your transfer from the airport to the hotel. You will be informed of the cost of this service when you make your reservation.
From Rome's Ciampino Airport (CIA), there is the Cotral shuttle bus that connects the airport to Termini station: it leaves every 30 minutes and it is about a 30-minute trip. You can also ask the hotel to arrange for limo service from this airport as well.
From the north (A1 Firenze-Roma tollway), take the Grande Raccordo Anulare (GRA) towards Naples and then the Nomentana exit towards the “centro” and, then, “stazione Termini”.
From the south (A1 Napoli-Roma tollway), take the GRA and then the Appia exit, following the directions for the “centro” and “stazione Termini”. Just 150 meters from the hotel, on Via Modena, you conveniently park your car without having to enter the Limited Traffic Area (ZTL).