Verona is a marvelous medieval city in the Northeastern part of Italy. A beautiful city with plenty do see and do, but thats not what this post is about. Where to stay in Verona, including with tips on the best areas to stay for families, young people looking to experience nightlife as well as the best place to stay in Verona near tourist attractions. That is what I will cover below.
One thing is certain when you visit Verona: you will feel a romantic magic spell all around you. This charming city is full of magnificent historical monuments and places to explore, whether you look for art, food, history, fashion, opera, architecture Verona won’t leave you disappointed. And if you’re planning to go for a romantic trip, you will not find a city romantic more than Verona.
Guide To The Best Areas To Stay In Verona Italy – Where To Stay In Verona Italy
Verona has fast become one of my favorite cities in Italy to visit. I have stayed in Verona during a visit when I brought my young sister and then I visited again when I took my older sister to visit Lake Garda. I then visited when picking up my husband when he had a ski accident in Bolzano, so I guess you can see that Italy is one of my most visited countries to date. I am in Italy at least twice a year at a minimum. I already started this year with a trip to Sicily but more on that in posts to come.
When it comes to the best areas to stay in Verona including most charming hotels, restaurants and sights to make some unforgettable memories at a glace below are the areas to check out:
- Verona Historical Centre and Citadella
- Porta Nuova
- San Zeno
- Borgo Trento
There are plenty of options whether you are looking for luxury hotels in Verona or 5 star hotels in Verona, whether you are on a budget and looking for budget accommodation in Verona. There is something for everyone. I have also provided some recommendations for each area below but also linked to where you can see the full list of hotels in Verona. This should hopefully make the decision of picking the best places to stay in Verona if you are looking for someone to stay for couples, somewhere quiet to stay with kids or a family or if you are looking to experience the nightlife in Verona there is something for you too.
1 Verona Historical Centre
The Historic Centre is the historic heart of Verona. This is where you will see all of Verona’s top tourist attractions, and if you are visiting this city the first time you will find best and welcoming people around you. The main street here is Corso Porta Nuova and enclosed by the city’s walls separating it from the Medieval city.
The historic centre of Verona considered the best area to stay due to its traditional architecture buildings, grand piazzas, and quick accessibility to top touristic sights. You can spend days to explore the historical center and all of its main sites, squares, statues, impressive buildings, shopping possibilities, events etc.
The historic centre is easily accessible by transit but the benefit of staying in this area is that everything is within walking distance. The primary train station servicing Verona is within walking distance of this area.
Important Landmarks not to miss when staying in the historical center:
- Piazza delle Erbe
- Piazza dei Signori
- Juliet’s House
- Verona Arena
- Scaliger Tombs
- Ponte Scaligero
Best Budget Hotels in Historic Centre
The Residanza Cantore provides elegant rooms in the centre of Verona. Located in Verona, Residenza Cantore offers free Wi-Fi and best accommodation with city views. Each room is fitted with air conditioning, a private bathroom, a flat screen TV, Wi-Fi and soundproofing. The main train station is within walking distance around this hotel.
Hotel Accademia is in the historical district, on a pedestrian-only street, near to the most famous shopping street, Via Mazzini. Scaliger Tombs and Verona Archeological Museum are cultural highlights nearby. It’s right between the Arena and Juliet’s House. This hotel has a bar/lounge and self-parking. WiFi in public areas is free. Additionally, coffee/tea in a common area, a business center, and conference space are onsite.
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“Veronetta” is the name given by Napoleon to a part of the city situated on the left bank of the River Adige which at the time was under the command of the Austrians and Province of Verona. The name comes from French “Veronette”, a derogatory term the French used to indicate a part of the city under Austrian control in the early 1800s.
Veronetta is a lively neighborhood where many students, immigrants and families live. And if you have a limited budget, I’d suggest you to choose Veronetta as your base for where to stay in Verona. The University of Verona is also located in Veronetta, making it a trendy neighbourhood full of clubs, bars, galleries, eateries, shops, and nightlife. Its cultural events and concerts. If you are young & fun loving person you will really love this place.
The area is steeped in history and dates back to the earliest settlements in Verona as it offered a natural shield from attacks from outsiders as well as being on the higher ground helped to avoid the flooding during annual swelling of the Adige River.
Important Landmarks not to miss when staying in Veronetta:
- Roman Theater
- Scaliger Tombs
- Castel San Pietro
- Piazza dei Signori
- Verona Archeological Museum
- River on the Ponte Pietra
- Giusti garden
Best Budget Hotels in Veronetta
The Hostello is located in the Veronetta neighbourhood of Verona, a 19-minute walk from Ponte Pietra, the nearest airport is Villafranca Airport, 9 miles from The Hostello. In a modernly furnished 4-storey building. Amenities include: a kitchen at your disposal, a comfortable relaxation area (complete with TV, books, and board games), and a beautiful garden where you can have a glass of wine.
Situated in Verona, less than 1 km from Ponte Pietra and a 17-minute walk from Piazzale Castel San Pietro, Pietra di Verona Residenza features accommodation with free WiFi, air conditioning and access to a garden. Verona Archeological Museum and Roman Theater are cultural highlights, Along with tour/ticket assistance, this smoke-free townhouse accommodation has a free breakfast.
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3 Porta Nuova
Porta Nuova is an area located just south of the historic centre of Verona. This is a perfect spot to stay for those looking for historic sights and traditional Renaissance architecture of the 16th century. Porta Nuova also houses a main railway station of Verona, making it ideal location due to easily available transportation.
The Porta Nuova is one of the main business districts of Milan having buildings, banks, restaurants are many and affords one the opportunity to relax and enjoy another part of Milan. In the Porta Nuova surroundings, you can also find many bars to go have a fun night out with friends and those you love nightlife this place is suggested.
Porta Nuova is considered biggest urban regeneration projects all over Europe. It covers an overall area of more than 300,000 square metres and reconnects three different parts of the city as a natural development of the existing locality. The architecture of the single buildings has been designed by architects selected through international competitions.
Important Landmarks not to miss when staying in Porta Nuova:
- Corso Como
- Pinacoteca di Brera
- Teatro alla Scala
- Cathedral of Milan
- Juliet’s Tomb
- Museo del Duomo
- Piazza del Duomo
- Castello Sforzesco
- Sempione Park
- Arco della Pace
Best Budget Hotels in Porta Nuova
Shakespeare Rooms is super comfortable and cheap place in the center of Tbilisi. Stylish, cozy and friendly atmosphere. The rooms are modernly furnished and fitted with air conditioning, a private bathroom, a balcony and a flat-screen TV with international channels. Set a 2-minute walk to the historical Verona city centre and Juliet’s tomb, Shakespeare Room offers accommodation with free WiFi. Shakespeare Room is 500 m from Piazza Bra and 450 m from Verona Arena.
Ideally situated in the Verona Historical Centre district of Verona. Aurelia Rooms is situated 900 yards from Piazza Bra, 1 miles from Castelvecchio Museum and 1.1 miles from Verona Arena. Also, 1.4 miles from San Zeno Basilica, 1.9 miles from Castelvecchio Bridge and 2.1 miles from Ponte Pietra. Popular points of interest near Aurelia Rooms include Via Mazzini, Piazza delle Erbe and Verona Teatro Filarmonico. Verona Historical Centre is a great choice for travellers interested in food, restaurants and ambience
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4 San Zeno
The San Zeno is located little away from the historic centre of Verona and is organized around the Basilica of San Zeno. The important tourist places around is the Basilica di San Zeno, the real heart of its surroundings. The main medieval church in Verona, the Basilica di San Zeno Maggiore was founded in the 5th century and rebuilt in the 12th century.
San Zeno is one of coolest place to stay Verona and if you are love shopping, you will find many antique second-hand products during on the weekend at the antique market happens at the piazza outside the basilica. You can find a lot of second hand products like jewelry, books, furniture and antiques.
Important Landmarks not to miss when staying in San Zeno:
- In Verona City Centre
- Basilica of San Zeno Maggiore
- Visit antique market on weekend
- Castelvecchio Museum
- Chiesa di San Procolo
- Visit San Zeno Local Park
- Jungle Adventure Park
Best Budget Hotel in San Zeno
The Residence Antico San Zeno is situated in a calm street in San Zeno. It is located a few minutes from San Zeno Basilica and 10 minutes‘ walk from Castelvecchio Bridge. This place is a great choice for those who have interest in architecture, ancient landmarks and sightseeing.
This hotel has been made in an ancient building from the middle ages and resulted in nice apartments. The rooms feature kitchenettes with refrigerators and stovetops, plus free WiFi and flat-screen TVs. Minibars, room service, and hair dryers are among the other amenities available to guests.
Located in Verona’s district of San Zeno, Cinque features free WiFi throughout. Rooms are decored in modern interior and all rooms come with a satellite LCD TV and a coffee machine. Guests can taste local specialities and classic Italian food at the cafes and restaurants nearby. Verona Philharmonic Theatre is a 10-minute walk from Cinque. Verona Arena is 0.6 miles away. San Zeno is a great choice for travellers interested in architecture, ancient landmarks and sightseeing. Couples particularly like the location.
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5 Bargo Trento
Finding a perfect place to stay when travelling with family can be quite challenging. This is one of the best place to stays with families. “The Borgo Trento” is located just north of the historic centre of Verona, across the river Adige. It is near to all the main attractions while being in a quieter area. Borgo Trento is a leafy, residential area, home to Arsenale Franz Josef, a former arsenal now an open-air museum and public park. The streets are filled with bakeries, grocers, indie clothing stores and Italian restaurants.
You can go for a picnic and kids can have fun day at the Campo Giochi Per Bambini. There are swings, paddling pool and lot more things to enjoy.
Important Landmarks not to miss when staying in Borgo Trento:
- La Quiete Water Park
- Borgo la Caccia Winery
- Campo Giochi Per Bambini
- Shrine of Our Lady of Lourdes
- Enjoy Gelato in street
- River Adige
- Forte Sofia
Best Budget Hotels in Borgo Trento
Nuova Opera Rooms is a guest house set in the Borgo Trento area of Verona with good bus links into the centre of the city. Nuova Opera Rooms is a very quiet and cosy place. All 10 soundproofed rooms feature free WiFi and minibars. Nuova Opera Rooms features a rooftop terrace, tour and ticket assistance, and multilingual staff.
This Hotel is Pet-friendly connected to the convention center in Verona City Centre. This also have a restaurant, fitness center and a bar. Verona Archeological Museum and Roman Theater are main highlights. Borgo Trento Hospital is 5-minute walk, the popular Piazza delle Erbe square and Juliet’s balcony are just a 15-minute walk away.
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Montorio is a small town and province of Teramo, in the region of central-southern Italy. The atmosphere and surroundings are breathtaking. Montorio may refer to several places: Montorio al Vomano, a town in the province of Teramo, Italy. It is located in the natural park known as the Gran Sasso e Monti Della Laga national park. Montorio Veronese, a town in the province of Verona, Italy. Montorio Veronese is a frazione of Verona in Northern Italy. It is part of the 8th “Circoscrizione” (district) of the town, and is located 6 km North-East of the town centre of Verona.
Important Landmarks not to miss when staying in Montorio:
- Roman Theater
- Verona Archeological Museum
- St. Peter’s Castle
- Ponte Scaligero
- Castello di Montorio
- Castello di Montorio Veronese
- Church of San Rocco
Best Budget Hotel in Montorio
B&B Castel Montorio is situated in the Montorio district in Verona, 3.1 miles from Verona Arena. Every room at this bed and breakfast is air conditioned and is fitted with a flat-screen TV. Rooms are equipped with a private bathroom with a bath or shower and bidet, with free toiletries provided. B&B Castel Montorio features free WiFi throughout the property. You will find luggage storage space and a shared coffee machine at the property. Via Mazzini is 3.1 miles from B&B Castel Montorio, while Piazza Bra is 3.1 miles from the property.
Offering views of the Montorio Castle, Hotel Brandoli is located in a quiet, green area, just a 10-minute drive from the centre of Verona and within easy reach of good transport links. Situated near the Tangenziale East bypass, Hotel Brandoli is the ideal residence for discovering the beauties of Verona, Lake Garda and the Lessinia Mountains. Those staying on business can easily access Verona’s fairgrounds, Valerio Catullo Airport and the A4 motorway. Porta Nuova train station is just 3.7 miles away. The bus to Verona stops opposite the property. The restaurant serves good quality traditional cuisine.
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