Apartment | 1 bedrooms | sleeps 4
The patriarchal Basilica of Saint Mary Major, one of Rome's most lover Basilicas casts a warm shadow on this classically decorated Roman stile apartment.
Located in a XVII century building obtained from a wing of the adjacent church of Santa Prassede (IX century), the apartment shares the living room and kitchen walls with this unique religious structure but maintains a separate entrance. As you enter the apartment through its own open-air atrium you are greeted by a warm classical environment with terracotta tiles and period furnishings. The living area with its two couches and a kings thrown (rex) chair and period wooden credenza give you the feeling of being at home. The bedroom has a large double bed with wooden and caned backboard, a beautifully veneered wooden coffer with side tables and wall hangings. A baby crib is available for a family with a child. The fully outfitted kitchen with baking oven, grill, microwave oven and fridge will make cooking a pleasure and a success. The fully tiled bathroom includes a box shower and bidet. Lots of closet space so that you won't trip over luggage. After a long day of sightseeing you can relax in front of the flat screen TV or connect to the internet through Wi-Fi to share your Rome experience with friends and family. Air conditioning and heating are also available.
|Size||Sleeps up to 4, 1 bedrooms|
|Access||Car not necessary|
|Family friendly||Great for children of all ages, Suitable for people with restricted mobility|
|Notes||Pets welcome, Yes, smoking allowed|
Features and Facilities
|General||Air conditioning, TV, Wi-Fi available|
|Standard||Kettle, Iron, Hair dryer|
|Utilities||Microwave, Fridge, Freezer|
|Rooms||1 bedroom, 1 bathrooms of which 1 Family bathrooms|
|Furniture||1 Sofa beds, Double beds (1)|
|Other||Linen provided, Towels provided|
The Lazio region
Rione Monti, one of the twelve ancient sections of Rome is situated on the hill sideof the city. Adjacent to Santa Prassedea IX century basilica were the reliquie of the column of the flagellation ofJesus Christ brought to Rome in 1223 and venerated in this basilica, thelocation of this apartment offers a unique perspective of the religious historyof Rome. 75 meters away stands the patriarchal Basilica of Saint Mary Major.This church is an artistic marvel as well as home to one of Christianity's moreimportant reliquies, a piece of the Christ's manger. The church is the burial siteof many important popes, aristocrats and artists of the like of Gian LorenzoBernini, the famed architect, sculpture and painter. Bernini is well known forhis decoration of the Basilica of St. Peter and its exterior colonnade as wellas his stunning sculptures in the Borghese gallery and the agony of SantaTeresa in the church Santa Maria della Vittoria just to mention a few. The maintrain station (Termini) is a 10 minute walk from the apartment. The area offersunlimited shopping as it is surrounded with a dens array of retail venders. Qualityrestaurants as well as quaint pubs are also abundant in this area.