The amount to be paid depends on the type of accommodation selected. People staying in a 5 star hotel will be paying 7 Euros per person per night on top of the room rate, while those staying in a 4 star hotel will pay only 6 Euros per night. Visitors to Rome staying in 3 star hotels pay 4 Euros per night and those in 1 and 2 star accommodation only 3 Euros. Guests at Rome bed and breakfasts, guesthouses (affittacamere, in Italian), residences, holiday homes, etc. pay 3,50 and in agriturismo‘s this is 4 Euros per person per night. People staying in campgrounds and youth hostels will only be paying 2 Euros per night.
The tourist tax is to be paid only during the first 10 days of one’s stay and children under 10 years of age are exempt.
This fee is COMPULSORY, and must be paid DIRECTLY in hotel upon arrival.