Apartment Hotels in Rome
A historic city: Apartment hotels in Rome
Rome – the eternal capital city, with nearly 3 million inhabitants and 6 million people visiting every year.
Rome, former capital city of the Roman empire and today of Italy, is Italy’s oldest city. Archaeological remains have proven that the city of Rome has been continuously inhabited for around 3000 years. According to the famous myth, the city was founded 573 BC by Romulus, who together with his twin brother Remus was raised by a she-wolf. Due to its long dating back imposant history Rome has an incredible number of attractions.
Sightseeing close to the apartment hotels in Rome
The influence of the antiquity to this day shape Rome and its townscape. On nearly every corner you will find a piece of witness and evidence of Rome’s incredible past. The most famous parts of the city are the Vatican and the Forum Romanum. It does not need many words to describe the Vatican: St. Peter’s square and St. Peter’s cathedral, Sistine Chapel, Apostolic Palace, the Gardens of Vatican City or simply home of global history. The area of the Forum Romanum is a plain between the hills of the Palatino and the capital which was drained in the 6th century BC. Guests in our apartment hotels in Rome can find world famous ancient buildings such as the Colosseum, the Curia, the Arch of Titus and the Temple of Vesta there. In 1980, the UNESCO declared the historic centre of Rome, the St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican World Heritage Site.
To the west guests in our apartment hotels in Rome will find the old cattle market of the city and the forum Boarium with the Temple of Apollo. In the south of the city you can find the Circus Maximus, formally providing space for up to 250,000 spectatores. Chariot races and Gladiator fights took place there. Further west is the Lateran Basilica of Constantine and the San Clemente church from the 12th century. But the ancient parts of the city are not everything Rome has to offer.
There are many museums in the Vatican and Rome that offer a variety of exhibitions, ranging from historical museums to famous art museums. The St. Peter’s Basilica, the Sistine Chapel and the Vatican Museums, which exhibit some of the world’s most famous paintings and sculptures, are some of the many museums guests in our apartment hotels in Rome can visit.
Additionally, Rome is next to Milan Italy’s fashion capital. On nearly every shopping street you will find boutiques of Italy’s most known designers. After a shopping tour in Rome do not forget to grab a coffee at one of the many cafes where you will enjoy the Italian way of life – the so-called Dolce Vita.
Restaurants in Rome
After a long day of sightseeing or work, many people prefer going out for dinner rather than preparing their own food in the kitchen of one of the apartment hotels in Rome. That’s fair enough. Rome has lots of great restaurants and the Italian cuisine is probably the most famous one in the world. Thus, we had a closer look at a couple of restaurants in Rome. We recommend the following ones to our guests in the apartment hotels in Rome.
Flavio al Velavevodetto
Flavio al Velavevodetto is a traditional Italian restaurant and serves the culinary of Rome. The Polpetto di Bollio, deep fried shredded beef, is very tasty and a great starter. Its great to try the Pasta alla Carbonara and finish off with a Tiramisu. This restaurant offers a great atmosphere to the guests in the apartment hotels in Rome.
Address: 97, V. M.Te Testaccio
Metro Stop: Piramide
Armando Al Pantheon
Located closely to the Pantheon, the restaurant Armando Al Pantheon is definitely a good pick. Chef Claudio Gargioli is known for his simple dishes, such as spaghetti alla gricia and spaghetti aglio, olio, e peperoncino. Still, simplicity does not imply reductions in taste. The dishes on the menu are all delicious and the cosy atmosphere of the restaurant speaks for itself. Guests in our apartment hotels in Rome, who like the Italian cuisine, will love this restaurant.
Address: 31, Salita dè Crescenzi
Tel: +39 06 6880 3034
Doing groceries in Rome
Many guests in our apartment hotels in Rome grasp the opportunity to prepare their favorite home-made meal in the fully equipped kitchen of their apartment. Still, many ask themselves where to get their ingredients from. There are many grocery stores, cafés selling desserts, bakeries, etc., on nearly every corner in Rome. Thus you will find it easy to find the right ingredients for your home-made meal. Guests in our apartment hotels in Rome, who want to buy regional ingredients, should go to one of the numerous markets in Rome. We have one recommendation for you:
Campo dei Fiori Market in Rome
The Campo dei Fiori Market in Rome is one of the most famous ones. The market is located in the historic center of Rome. Guests in our apartment hotels have the great opportunity to get great ingredients, such as meat, fruits, vegetables, cheese and many more, for their home-made meal.
Activities close to the apartment hotels in Rome
Rome is a very touristic city. Tourists staying in our apartment hotels in Rome will enjoy doing sightseeing, as there is so much to see. Business travelers will also be able to breath in the atmosphere of the city during their stay in the apartment hotels in Rome. Many activities can therefore be planned in Rome. We provide a couple of them to our guests in the apartment hotels in Rome.
Visiting Villa Borghese
Villa Borghese is a green park in the historic center of Rome. It can get very hot in Rome especially in summer. And the historic city center is always crowded by tourists. Taking a break in the park Villa Borghese will make you feel relaxed and is the right spot to take a break from sightseeing. Guests in our apartment hotels in Rome will love the green atmosphere of the park. Guests staying in our apartment hotels in Rome for a longer period of time may also want to do sports, such as jogging or inline skating, in the park.
Visiting an underground art gallery on the Tiber Island
On the Isola Tiberia – the island on the river Tiber – you will find a creative underground art gallery. It is a secret historic spot that has undergone recent transformation. The gallery presents contemporary art exhibitions and vintage bicycles to the guests in our apartment hotels in Rome. The island itself is also full of great impressions. You can even rent out bikes to discover the island in a special manner.