If you're looking to stay somewhere central in Rome, you'd best book in as soon as possible. Within 3 miles of the city's center, there are only 3 accommodations to choose from.
The Baymont Inn & Suites Rome West is worth taking a look at as it's among the closest options.
Travelers on a budget will be delighted to find that there is a decent range of more affordable hotels in this area. The Days Inn Rome Downtown and the Rodeway Inn are a couple of the best options here. The Econo Lodge and the Americas Best Value Inn are some other economical accommodations that you could look into.
Stationed 14 miles and 3 miles away from the center of Rome, the Barnsley Resort and the Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Rome are some options you might not know about. 4 miles away from the central part of town you will also find the Claremont House Bed & Breakfast.
Calhoun is 20 miles to the northeast of Rome, and is where you'll find the New Echota Historic Site and the Cherokee Indian Memorial. The Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Calhoun and Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Calhoun, GA are some of the Expedia-recommended hotel alternatives in Calhoun. 25 miles to the east of Rome is Cartersville, which is home to the Hilton Garden Inn Cartersville and Fairfield Inn & Suites by Marriott Cartersville. If you stay in Cartersville, a couple of sights worth adding to your itinerary are Red Top Mountain State Park and Terminus Wake Park.