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Bernini House San Pietro Roma


Excellent 5/5 Score from 14 reviews

Apartment | 2 bedrooms | sleeps 6

Key Info
  • Great for children of all ages
  • Car not necessary
  • Air conditioning
  • Pets welcome

Welcome to Bernini House

The new Bernin House Tourist Home is in Rome, only 100 meters far from the magnificent Saint Peter's Square. It's the ideal choice to have a great stay in Rome, thanks to its position in the heart of the Eternal City and his proximity to the Musei Vaticani, Castel Sant'Angelo and Rome's main monuments.

It's very close to Rome's most important streets for shopping and to the most peculiar and pictoresque quarters, such as Trastevere, where you could taste the true Roman Cuisine, listen to good musique or enjoy a drink.

Easy access to historical sites of interest, distances walk away:

- less than 5 minutes: Basilica di San Pietro, Castel Sant'Angelo, Musei Vaticani.

- less than 15 minutes: Piazza Navona, Pantheon, Campo de' Fiori, Trastevere, Gianicolo, il parco di Villa Pamphili.

- less than 30 minutes: Piazza di Spagna, Via del Corso, Piazza Venezia.

Size Sleeps up to 6, 2 bedrooms
Will consider Long term lets (over 1 month), Short breaks (1-4 days)
Access Car not necessary
Nearest travel links Nearest airport: Leonardo Fiumicino 25 km, Nearest railway: San Pietro 200 m
Family friendly Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility
Notes Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed

Features and Facilities

Luxuries Internet access, Staffed property
General Central heating, Air conditioning, TV, Safe, Wi-Fi available
Standard Iron
Utilities Cooker, Microwave, Fridge
Rooms 2 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms of which 2 Family bathrooms
Furniture 1 Sofa beds, Double beds (2), Cots (1), Dining seats for 6
Other Linen provided, Towels provided, High chair
Access Lift access
Further details indoors

The Bernini house is a well-refined apartment at the first floor of a very elegant period building just renovated.

The house is about 75 sqm and have two rooms with double bed, two-doors wardrobe, an armchair and a private bathroom.

Besides, the apartment has a comfortable living room with a sofa bed, a table with six chairs and a kitchenette together with appliances and kitchen stuff necessary in order to assure you a pleasant stay.

The two rooms and the living room have a TV, Wi-Fi access, air-conditioning and a heating.

An amazing view of the Bernini's famous colonnade of Saint Peter's Square - which you can enjoy directly from your room or the living rooms - fills the atmosphere

The Lazio region

The name derives from the ancient inhabitants of the Lazio region, Latin, and it seems to mean "flat country".

At the dawn of the civilization of Rome, Latium was a region much smaller than it is today: in fact, only extended from the Sabine Mountains to the sea. Between Tuscany, Umbria, Marche, Abruzzo, Molise and Campania, Lazio today stretches from the mouth of Chiarone north to the south of the Garigliano, Umbria-Abruzzo Apennines to the Tyrrhenian Sea.

Nearly parallel to the coast, runs a belt of hills of varying nature: Preappennini. From north to south, follow the four mountain ranges of volcanic origin: the Volsino, Cimini, Sabatini and Colli Albani. In the ancient craters of extinct volcanoes, some lakes were formed: those of Bolsena, Bracciano, Nemi and Vico. The sides of these mountains are fertile and covered with vegetation, even though they largely disappeared in the thick forests of beech, chestnut and oak trees which once covered the slopes. Further south are Lepinis Ausoni and Aurunci, reliefs of limestone, barren and devoid of water. I copied between the mountains and the Apennines Valley opens the bag, known as the Ciociaria, the most fertile area of ??the region. Further inland are the Apennines, near the Tiber Valley, imposing massive rise here, as Scanni Mountains, which culminate in the summit of Terminillo at 2216 meters. Their slopes are covered with beautiful forests of beeches, oaks, chestnut trees and expansive. The fauna, due to favorable climatic conditions, is very rich. In the Latium Maremma wild boar and deer abound, and there are foxes, porcupines, badgers, wild cats. The peaks you can instead run into wolves bears. Living in the region also the smallest mammal in Italy, the Etruscans mustiolo, a rodent just six centimeters long.

Centres of interest:

Anagni (Frosinone); Anzio (Rome); Bolsena (Viterbo); Cassino (Frosinone); Castel Gandolfo (Rome); Civitavecchia (Rome); Formia (Rome); Frascati (Rome); Gaeta (Rome); Montefiascone (Viterbo); Ostia (Rome); Subiaco (Rome); Tarquinia (Viterbo); Tivoli (Rome); Velletri (Rome)


Thousands of years of history, characterized by the presence of glorious empires, have left to Rome a historical and artistic heritage like in few other places of the world. Everywhere it is possible to find marks of hundred years culture: treasures of incomparable beauty made of squares, palaces, alleys, churches and fountains. It would be very hard to introduce all the tourist attractions that Rome has to offer. Anyway, here by we provide you with a selection of what you cannot absolutely miss during your visit to Rome.


The arena, also known as Amphitheatre Flavio, was built in 72 a.C. by emperor Vespasianus. At its insides took place bloody battles among gladiators, slaves, prisoners and wild animals, becoming one of the main attractions for emperors and the roman people.

Imperial Forums

The Imperial Forums consist in a series of monumental squares in the city centre and were the symbolic heart of the roman empire. They had been continuously refurbished by emperors between II century B.C. and IV A.C., in order to give an aspect of authority and always greater wellness to Rome.


This temple was erected between 119 and 128 A.C. by emperor Adrianus. The diameter of this incredible framework is exactly equal to its height and this is the reason behind its perfection and majesty.

Piazza Navona

This wonderful square of a theatre-like shape assumed its current aspect around the half of 17th century. The main artistic attraction at the middle of the square is the Four River's Fountain, one of Bernini’s most extravagant works, finished in 1651.

Piazza di Trevi

The name of this square is due to the three streets that conduced to it, even if at the moment the streets are more than that number. At the centre of the square is the amazing homonym fountain, Rococò artwork of Nicolò Salvi, inside which, as a tradition, people throw a coin to ensure the return to the Eternal City.

Spanish Steps

This magnificent square, that in the 16th had the function of canalizing the crowds of pilgrims that came to the city directed to the Vatican, is today the meeting point preferred by tourists. Its symbols are the renowned staircase that conduces to Trinità dei Monti Church and the Barcaccia Fountain of Bernini.

Vatican City

The Vatican is the smallest State of the world, holy see of the catholic church and the Pope. Inside the boundaries of this independent country, but hosted in the territory of the city of Rome, are a lot of monuments and tourist attractions, among which the most important are St. Peter’s Church, the Vatican Museums and Castel Sant’Angelo.

St. Peter’s Church

St. Peter is the most important church of Rome and the centre of Catholicism. The building of the Basilica as we see it today was concluded in 1626 during Urban 8th pontificate. Great architects such as Bramante and Michelangelo contributed to its construction in different ages. In the catholic tradition it is thought that St. Peter, one of Gesus’ prophets and first pope of Christianity, had been buried in the same place where after many centuries the basilica was erected.

Vatican Museums

At the Vatican Museums it is possible to admire the immense art masterpieces' collection accumulated from various Popes that succeeded since 16th century.

Castel Sant’Angelo

This mausoleum built by emperor Adrianus in 135 a.C. and destinated to himself had been first a fortress, then a prison and finally residence of the Pope. By now cultural events of different kind are hosted inside of it.

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2 Jun 2014


"Great property in a great location. Property manager was great to work with."

We had two adults and two young adults. The apartment is in a historic building with great charm. There is a small kitchen and dorm sized refrigerator, adequate for simple meals. Very close to a bu… More

17 Jan 2014



Siamo stati ospiti per 2 notti con 3 bambini piccoli e la comodita' della casa, la posizione a 2 minuti da San Pietro, la facilita' di parcheggio, ci hanno convinti a ritornare sicuramente q… More

11 Nov 2013



If you are looking for an apartment rental that has accomodation and location all rolled into one then I would recommend Bernini House to you. The location comes as advertised, 100m. from St. Peters… More

8 Oct 2013


"Close to St. Peter's Square"

The apartment worked for us. For two nights, another couple was with us and they had their own suite. For the next three nights, we were able to rent just one bedroom, bath, and kitchen/living area. T… More

3 Oct 2013


"Good experience"

Great location close to public transporation and easy walking distance to many of the tourist areas. Apartment was clean and comfortable. Overall good value for the money.… More

2 Oct 2013


"Nice apartment but rude staff"

The apartment is very nice in an old restructured building: good furniture and wide rooms with little but confortable bathrooms. The location is amazing, very close to Saint Peter church.Apart from th… More

Hi Massimiliano,
we are sorry for the inconveneinte air conditioning in the lounge.
The fault has been resolved the following days by a qualified technician.

We are not responsible of waiting for entry into the second apartment.

We are only responsible for the apartment "Bernini House." Your exit was scheduled for 9:30 because we had other guests arriving.
Sorry for the incident but you have to send your complaint to the second apartment.

Best Regards

27 Sep 2013


"Great apartment. Great location."

We are a family of five (three teenagers) and we found the apartment spacious enough. We stayed for 5 nights.The location is 5 minutes walk from st. Peter and 10 meters from bus line 64 which travels … More

10 Sep 2013


"Look for no other place"

Bernini House is immaculate in every aspect. A minute walk to St. Peter's Square, there are charming restaurants close by. A convenience store right in front of the place offers stuff for your da… More

10 Jun 2013


"Great location and apartment"

The location of this apartment was very good. Only a few blocks to the Vatican. Good restaurants in the area etc. The apartment was well appointed and very clean. All was very good with the exception … More

Thanks for the review.

to the sound of the front door of the building, we have taken steps that have reduced the noise. Have been lubricated hinges, adjusted the spring accompany and added rubber on the swing of the door.

Thanks for pointing.

10 Apr 2013


"I felt as if I were living inside an Italian community"

My wife and I had a bedroom to ourselves with a private bath. The bed was perfect. I have a bad back and was concerned about how the bed would sleep. It had a thick memory form mattress and it slept j… More

Review 1-10 of 14

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Calendar last updated:28 Sep 2014

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