09/13/2012 07:08 am ET Updated Nov 13, 2012

8 Affordable Hotels In Rome (PHOTOS)

Visiting Rome on a budget poses some real challenges to travelers, especially to those intent on staying in the city's historical center. Hotel rates skyrocket during the Eternal City's high season, which includes most of the spring, early summer and fall.

What's a Cheapo to do?

Fortunately, there are still some small, inexpensive hotels in the city's center that won't leave your trip budget in ruins. The EuroCheapo editors have recently inspected and reviewed affordable rooms throughout central Rome, from guest houses next to the Campo de' Fiori to convents near the train station and Vatican.

Here are eight hotel picks from EuroCheapo's guide to Rome, all of them with rooms for under €100.

Cheap Hotels in Rome