Coming to Rome? Don’t miss a stay in this splendid duplex penthouse apartment set on one of Rome’s famous Seven Hills, and just steps away from the Quirinale Palace, one of the President’s residences.
This penthouse apartment on the fifth floor offers 2 terraces, 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, and views to die for. It sleeps 5 in comfort. The apartment and its terraces surmounts two “palazzi”, one 19th Century and the other 20th. Its two terraces offer 360 degrees views of the entire Eternal City, with it’s evocative layers of centuries of History from Roman time through the Renaissance, the Baroque and the Neoclassic.
Inside this two-floor apartment, on the first floor are the open plan living room, dining room, and its approaching gallery encased by terraces offering bird’s eye views of all of Rome. The living room has 3 comfortable couches, iconic art books, and designer chairs. You will find a stereo and TV with satellite cable, offering International channels. The dining table sits 12. The adjoining kitchen has all amenities including electric water boiler, and Nespresso coffee maker. Of course, there is a full cooking stove, a dishwasher, a large fridge, and much more.
On this floor there are two bedrooms; a single bedroom and a double bedroom with a queen size bed. There is one bathroom.
A large, easy to climb staircase goes to the second floor which is the top floor of the building. Here is the master bedroom with its own large bathroom, its own sitting room overlooking a very large terrace, again with fabulous 360° views of the domes: St. Peter’s Cathedral, the Gianicolo Hill, the Roman Forum and other major landmarks of the city. From the master bedroom’s unique half moon shaped window, you can see the Roman Forum, and from the binocular window, you can see the cupola of San Martino and the Quirinale (Presidential Palace).
Of course, there is WIFI throughout.
All bedrooms are air-conditioned, though the apartment itself is not centrally climatized, which is usually not allowed in Historic Roman building. It sleeps 5 in comfort.
We would kindly request children from age 10 ( except by special permission) and above. We can organize your entire stay with a wonderful Italian cook for a special meal at home cook, and/or, cleaning daily services upon request.
Guides: We can organize many different tours of Rome, with a choice of some of the best private guides in Rome. Experts in a variety of subjects, including: Archeology, Renaissance and Baroque Art and Culture, Food and Cooking, and even Shopping. Book a guide with us and in addition to the most famous landmarks, you might find yourself inside art collections, private museums, palaces, and monuments that are usually closed to the public. We can provide a personal shopper for any kind of shopping: fashion, design, furniture.
The Neighborhood: Within a 15 minutes walk from your Quirinal hill (the highest of the original Seven Hills of Rome and which starts from the top of Spanish steps across Via Veneto and the Trevi Fountain, up to Piazza del Quirinale), you will find:
Museums, archeological sights, churches, fountains:
Art lovers should head to Scuderie del Quirinale Museum and Palazzo delle Esposizioni, both of which host major exhibitions. Don’t miss Palazzo Barberini, home to the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Antica, and Borromini’s Baroque church of San Carlo alle Quattro Fontane, Palazzo Colonna and Palazzo Doria Pamphilj famous for its beautiful architecture and art collection. Also within this area are Palazzo Massimo, which hosts the Roman museum, the Trajan’s Market, and Piazza Venezia. You will want to walk along Via dei Fori Imperiali, for the majesty of the Roman Forum, it’s easy to reach the Coliseum, flanking Colle Oppio with the ruins of the Baths of Trajan, or the Baths of Caracalla.
In summer, the outdoor Opera in the latter is an experience of a Lifetime.
Palazzo Colonna, the church of Santa Maria in Via Lata, Villino Huffer, Casino dell’Aurora Pallavicini, Casa dei Cavalieri di Rodi, Palazzo Koch, and the church of San Pietro in Vincoli, with the statue of Michelangelo’s Moses, are also worth a visit.