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Mok' House B&B (Vespa)
The name Mok'House come from the Italian stovetop espresso maker called a Moka. The owners feel it is a symbol of true Italian hospitality - it's the tool used by everyone household to make their guests feel welcomed, offering a good Italian espresso!

The moka also reflects the genius and beauty of Italian design. Combined with the Fiat 500 car and the iconic Vespa scooter, you get the name of the B&B and the themes of their rooms.

The 500 room has an ensuite, private bathroom and shower and a large bed with the open of a third bed added. The Vespa room has a dedicated, private bathroom located across the hall, and can have 2 single beds or can be made up as a large double.

Both rooms have private balconies and both have access to the amazing communal terrace - something always sought after in the center of Rome.

In the entrance, there is a fridge and an espresso machine at guest's disposal 24hrs a day. Also, the B&B has only 2 rooms and its own private entrance to guarantee all the privacy and safety needed.

The breakfast is served at the nice café just 50m from the apt. and it includes 1 coffee/cappuccino/tea, 1 pastry and 1 fruit juice. You can have it at any time and comfortably sitting at the table.

The only "uncomfortable" thing of the B&B is that it is at the 4th floor with no elevator, but the steps are small and, of course, the owners will help you with luggage when you arrive. Unfortunately, this is a sacrifice one has to make if you want to be in an historic building in the center and not be on the ground floor.

About the location:

Monti is in the heart of the city, in a very nice and characteristic area located close to Termini station and all the public transportation options that pass through, or it's a short walk to the Colosseum and Roman Forum.

The area is full of artisan shops, nice cafés, great restaurants, pizzerias and famous gelato places, bakeries and pastries. There's Panella and Roscioli bakery, that are a must, as well as one of our favorite trattorie in the city - Trattoria Monti.

It is probably the most authentic area in Rome's downtown as it keeps its real Roman atmosphere while being a tourist attraction.
Amenities
  • 4th floor
  • crib upon request - up to 3 y.o.
  • condominial heating (set on timer)
  • breakfast voucher (at nearby cafe) included
  • free stroller available upon request
  • communal terrace
  • hair dryer
  • private balcony
  • no elevator
  • self-service tea & coffee in common area
  • TV
  • WiFi
  • air-conditioning
Reviews
PetersE49 on Mar 2017:
The Mok'house was a perfect place to stay for us during our 4 day trip to Rome. The room (Vespa) was nicely decorated and clean and the staff was very friendly and helpful. We liked especially + the location in walking distance to the major tourist sights and the metro + the rooftop terrace to relax from the tourist program + the shared fridge next to our room for keeping our drinks chilled + the breakfast place around the corner + the staff's recommendations for dining and other activities We are looking forward to come back. Peter+Hans
Santi R on Mar 2017:
El hotel es genial porque tiene un trato muy cercano y familiar, no es estar en el típico hotel, la habitación Vespa que es donde nos alojamos era genial y el baño aunque este afuera de la habitación esta justo al lado y no supone ningun tipo de problema, el desayuno que incluyen es en un bar/cafeteria cercano y se compone por una pasta dulce tipo croissant, un cafe y un zumo, mas que suficiente para empezar el dia y además todo muy bueno, el hotel dispone de una terraza compartida arriba del todo que puedes beber alli y comer lo que quieras que te quieras subir, aparte tienen una nevera donde puedes consumir bebidas suyas y en el check-out las abonarías, a nuestra llegada nos esperaba MARIA es una chica muy simpática y atenta, nos dejaron entrar antes de la hora del check-in, nos dieron la habitación y nos enseño todo lo que teníamos que saber del hotel, estubo mas de media hora con nosotros explicándonos que ver y por donde movernos, una persona excelente, nos encantó, a la salida pudimos dejar las maletas y recogerlas a la hora que quisieramos, todo muy muy bien!!!
stephencl on Mar 2017:

We found the Mok'house to be in an ideal location. The room was very comfortable and the staff full of good ideas and hints.
The only downside is the stairs. The Vespa Room is on the 4th floor and may be a problem for some people.
Julia on Mar 2017:
We stayed at Mok'House for 3 nights and took over all the facilities as we were a large family group. Marco and Claudia were superb. From the time we enquired about the availability right until we left yesterday, they were charming and communicative. The facilities were exactly what one would want when staying in Rome - bright, clean, central, and spacious. The Terrace at the top of the house was a huge plus for us. Claudia gave us a warm welcome on arrival and regaled us with places to eat and drink over a complimentary welcome drink.
aleksandr on Mar 2017:
Great location, extremely helpful staff, nice room, delicious breakfast - that's the shortest description :) I was amazed with my stay in Mok House and if I ever come back to Rome, I will choose this place for sure!
seamusslowey on Mar 2017:
Everything was ideal for me here. Accommodation was very clean. All staff were friendly and helpful. Location was ideal for me - handy for Via Cavour, Colosseum, Termini. Roof top terrace is an added bonus. There is no lift so I would not recommend for anyone who has difficulty with 4 or 5 flights of stairs but for anyone else...
Ratings
average score
5.0 / 5.0
Price/Value
5.0
Comfort
5.0
Cleanliness
5.0
Accuracy of listing
5.0
Location
5.0
Helpfulness of owner / staff / host
5.0
Booking details
Booking details: Bed & Breakfast (owner lives on premises), 2 guestrooms, with private bathroom (not-ensuite)
Payment accepted: cash on arrival in euro
Minimum stay: minimum stay of 2 nights
Cancellations allowed up to: 15 days before arrival
Occupancy: double
Bed options: 2 singles or 1 queen (160 cm)
Policies & Extra Charges: check-out time is 10 am, city tourist tax €3.50 per person per night (not included in price), luggage can be held before check-in, luggage can be left after check-out, room will be ready by 2 pm for check-in, smoking permitted on terrace only
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Location
 Mok' House B&B (Vespa)
A
Colosseo
B
Foro Romano
C
Vatican City
D
Trevi Fountain
E
Pantheon
F
Circus Maximus
G
Piazza del Popolo
H
Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano
I
Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore
J
Stazione Termini
K
Campo dei Fiori
L
Piazza di Spagna
M
Piazza Navona