As soon as you arrive at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, you'll learn why so many visitors include it on their travel itinerary.
It's just one of several activities to see and do in Rome, the national capital.
Whether you like to organize your room well ahead of time or always leave it until the last moment, it'll be easy finding something that's nearby. There are as many as 660 accommodations that fit the bill. So many options can sometimes make it hard to know where to start. We recommend first taking a look at the Manfredi Luxury Apartments, Palazzo Manfredi - Relais & Chateaux and The St. Regis Rome.
If you are the no-frills type, check out the great range of low-cost hotels situated in the area. Consider the Spagna Royal Suite, only 1 mile (2 kilometers) away, or, there is the Inn at the Spanish Steps, which is 1 mile (2 kilometers) away.
If you have an urge to experience a little luxury, choose from a multitude of top-end options close by. You can find the Hotel Eden, 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) away, and the Grand hotel via Veneto, only 0.9 miles (1.4 kilometers) away.
Once you're done at Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, take a short walk to Gelateria Aurora for a snack, a good cup of coffee or a cold beverage. You can find more comprehensive food options also close by at CasaMaria. For all those travelers that love capping off the day with a relaxed drink just down the road, the bartender at Old Station will be serving up drinks until late.
If you're after an easy way to get to Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore, why not take a train? If you jump off at the closest station, Roma Termini, it's only 0.3 miles (0.5 kilometers) away. Otherwise, use another station, Station for lines of Lazio, which is 0.4 miles (0.6 kilometers) away.