Meet The Staff

Elisabeth Pettersson (Founder) Student Housing in Rome was founded by Elisabeth Pettersson in 2013. She began her working experience in the housing business in 1995 after coming to Florence, Italy as a study abroad student from Sweden. Learning firsthand how it was to be a study abroad student in Italy changed her plans for the […]

Free time in Rome

What to do Obviously the Colosseum, Roman Forum and Palatine Hill attract the most visitors along with the Vatican Museums and St. Peter’s Basilica in Vatican City (our next door neighbours and another sovereign state inside Italy’s capital, in case you didn’t know). The Pantheon, Trevi Fountain and Piazza Navona are among the most photographed […]


As you may have heard, there are no dryers except at laundromats. If you don’t want to hang your clothes out to dry, these laundromats located nearby can be useful. Some even supply everything you may need including the soap and sheets while washing and drying your entire loads at a reasonable price. You can […]


“Farmacia” These are the pharmacies in case of necessity. You can locate these by a green or red cross light right above the shop. These pharmacies also have doctors so you can refer to them for any need.  Hours They usually have the same opening time as regular shops. Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. […]

Phone Services

Phones & SimCard If you plan on staying for a while, SIM cards are very convenient. When traveling, 4G can be a lifesaver, especially when using maps for directions. Major Phone Companies Tim Mobile Vodafone Mobile Wind Mobile Iliad Mobile Please visit their websites for more information on rates and stores location.


  Transportation Times Buses 5:00 am to midnight Metro lines A, B, and C 5:30 am to 11:30 pm, until 1:30 am on Saturdays Trams 5:30 am to midnight Trains Check times! Taxis Anytime If you want to take taxi go for the white ones (the only licensed taxi service) Busses are not always on […]

Why SHR?

Comments   “Someone was waiting at my apartment door to help me move in before I even got here on move-in day, and from there on out I knew I’d have no problem getting help and support when I needed it. Being so far away from home, it’s comforting to go back to an apartment […]