These Rome budget hotels, in the center of Rome or near Termini train station, are highly rated by guests and most have private bath and air-conditioning. By clicking the hotel link you can read guest reviews, see photos and a map, and book direct on Venere, a site I use myself for booking hotels in Italy.
Note that room prices vary by season so these hotels may not always have budget prices. For more budget lodging options, see Rome Bed and Breakfast Inns.
Hotel Artorius is a 2-star hotel in the Monti district, a short distance from the Forum and Colosseum. It offers high speed internet access and a bar and has 10 soundproofed, air-conditioned rooms.
Domus Praetoria is a highly-rated 2-star hotel near Termini train station. Rooms have private bath, mini bar, and air-conditioning. The hotel has an elevator, 24-hour desk, and bar.
Hotel Principe Eugenio is a 2-star hotel in the Esquilino district near Termini train station, Santa Maria Maggiore church, and San Giovanni in Laterano Cathedral. There are 13 single, double, and triple rooms with private bath and air-conditioning. The hotel has an elevator and 24-hour front desk service.
Maryelen Hotel is a family-run bed and breakfast between Termini train station and Santa Maria Maggiore Church. Rooms have private bath and the hotel has an inner courtyard with garden.
Hotel Lilium is a 3-star hotel on Via XX Settembre, near the famous street of Via Veneto. Rooms are standard or superior, with superior rooms having terraces. Rooms have double glazed windows, private bath, air conditioning, free internet, views, and a fridge. The hotel has a 24-hour desk, wireless internet, and elevator.
Nerva Hotel is a 3-star hotel right by the Roman Forum and Trajan's Market, between the Colosseum and Piazza Venezia. Soundproof rooms have private bath, air conditioning, and wireless internet and some are equipped for handicapped guests. The hotel has a bar and pets are accepted.
Hotel Golden is a 2-star hotel in a very good neighborhood, 200 meters from the Villa Borghese and near Via Veneto. This hotel has a front desk staffed 24 hours a day and wifi internet. Its 13 rooms (single, double, triple, or family) all have private bath and air-conditioning. There's also a garage and bar.
Crosti is a 3-star hotel behind Termini train station and close to Via Nazionale shopping street. The hotel, opened in 2007, has a bar and 24-hour reception. All rooms are non-smoking and have private bath and air conditioning.
The Boccaccio Hotel is a 1-star hotel in Rome's center. It's an economic choice located close to the Trevi Fountain and Piazza Barberini. The family-run Eco hotel is a member of the EcoWorldHotel group. There are 8 rooms with either private or shared bath.
Andreina is a 1-star hotel on the fourth floor of a 19th century building near Termini station. The hotel has 7 double, twin and triple rooms with private bathroom and simply furnished with traditional style furniture.
Mariano is a 3-star hotel on the Esquilino Hill near Termini station, the Opera House, and Santa Maria Maggiore Church. The hotel has a bar, 24-hour reception, and 33 single, double, and triple rooms with private bath.
Hotel Katty is a 1-star hotel close to Termini train station. The 18 inexpensive rooms have private bath and air conditioning.