Il Boom B&B
Via Dandolo, 51, 00153 Roma RM, Italy
| +39 335 599 8583
Photo courtesy of Il Boom B&B
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Il Boom B&BVia Dandolo, an early 20th-century street, winds its way up the slopes of Rome’s Janiculum Hill from Trastevere to Monteverde Vecchio. Along its sinewy path are villas built for elite families during the 1920s and ’30s. Leafy gardens are abundant with jasmine and shaded by palms. This is a part of the city that visitors rarely get to experience, but Angelo Angius has transformed the top floors of a villa into an attractive B&B providing a unique peek into a secret side of Rome.
Il Boom’s three spacious, light-filled rooms are each named for an Italian actress—Sofia Loren, Monica Vitti, Anna Magnani—and have artwork to match. Loren has a view of the surrounding gardens, Magnani has a view of Rome, and Vitti has a private balcony. The common areas include two panoramic terraces outfitted with umbrellas, deck chairs, and tables. There are three cats and five turtles that hang out in the communal garden.