A step away from the Colosseum with an African cat and a Frascati

Rome, Italy
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I am a single female at early 50s originally from Japan and currently live in Rome with my cat Ginga Michelino and my kitty Akane Leonora. I work in the field of international cooperation, that made me to live/travel different countries. In

Home & location

The apartment is located in the 1st district of Rome: Rione Monti. Monti is an area between Colosseum, Roman Forum, Venezia square, St Maria Maggiore Cathedral therefore the most central part of Rome. It still keeps small village atmosphere

  • Apartment
  • Basic WiFi
  • City


I am looking for preferably a non-smoking female sitter/ or a couple, with basic Italian communication skill to get by (in addition to fluent English or Japanese) and who has the potential of becoming a "repeater." No children please

Meet the pets

  • Ginga Michelino


    8 years

  • Akane Leonora


    under 1

Sitter feedback (6)


Living three days in the historic heart of my city, as a tourist, was wonderful! Ariko was very welcoming and immediately put me at ease. Her home is very

Stayed · 04 Sep - 06 Sep 2020

It was such a joy to meet Ariko and her two fur people, Ginga and Akane. Ariko was the best kind of host--hospitable, kind and a great conversationalist. We

Stayed · 22 Aug - 30 Aug 2020

Ariko is a wonderful host and a beautiful person that I would like to meet once more ! Ginga the cat is a quite shy good boy. Day by day he gave more trust

Stayed · 30 Jul - 04 Aug 2020

Taking care of Ginga and Ariko's apartment was an absolute pleasure. Her flat is comfortable and located in a very central area of Rome. It has everything

Stayed · 19 Jan - 28 Jan 2020

I had a wonderful time sitting for Ariko and Ginga. I stayed with Ariko before her departure, so it was great to get to know each other, she’s a great host

Stayed · 31 Dec 2019 - 14 Jan 2020

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