Stefano - Stefano Donghi

Stefano Donghi

This charming unique loft/ self-catering holiday apartment, for up to five people, is situated in the Jewish Ghetto, the location is deep in the heart of historical Rome just beside the imposing Theatre of Marcello few steps from Navona Square and Campo de Fiori.
The medieval “Palazzo dei Fabii”, where the property is located, was built in the 1432 on top of the remains of a Roman market (the Portico of Filippo cent. II° A.D.).
At the beginning of the 20th century it was converted into private apartments.
With a history all of its own, this building oozes with history and the location is deep in the heart of historical Rome. "Palazzo dei Fabii" is one of the best preserved medieval buildings in Rome, its original architecture of the internal court yard makes it one of the main attractions of the “Jewish ghetto "for this reason guests looking for a genuine Roman experience need look no further than the enchanting Palazzo dei Fabii. This exclusive fully furnished and extremely quiet apartment is on the first floor and It is furnished with simple, but elegant oak wood furniture and wooden ceilings.
Renovation of the antique brick archways, as well as the artistic hand painted frescoes, give at the apartment an atmosphere of refined elegance.
The apartment is an open-space on two levels.
On the first level there are the kitchen, the bathroom and the living room with two small balconies.
The open kitchen (where you can prepare a morning breakfast before a busy day or a romantic dinner after a long day) is nicely decorated and fully equipped with gas/electric stove, microwave, fridge/freezer, kettle, squeezer, toaster, dishes, pots, cutlery, glasses and all the cookery equipment you will need including a nice worktop made of rare black granite.
One of the highlights of this cozy apartment is the large bathroom. It is completely equipped, (Jacuzzi with shower-head , bidet, hairdryer, a large mirror, a small make-up mirror, a chest of drawers, soap, shampoo, towels...etc) entirely tiled in travertine marble and also decorated with hand-painted fresco.
In the comfortable and lovely living room there are a dining antique wooden table with 4 chairs, a sofa bed (ideal for 2 persons), a safe, a wooden display cabinet, chest of drawers, a wardrobe, a relaxing arm chair, TV LCD , CD player and a safe.
On the upper deck, there is a bedroom, wardrobes, chest of drawers, TV LCD, a mirror, a French size bed and another small room with a single bed, a large wardrobe, a desk and a little table. Other facilities, iron, iron board, air conditioning, WI-fi, heating system, selection of guide books and telephone. Supermarket, laundry, wineries and the typical open market of Campo dè Fiori, taxi station, bus station, tram station are within 100mt from the apartment. At night, stepping outside the building you will have the unique sensation of being immersed in the historical past of Rome's most typical quarter, famous for its many "trattoria" restaurants where one enjoy excellent food in a characteristic setting. (the Jewish cookery is probably the ‘real’ roman cookery).
The Jewish Ghetto has a low key village atmosphere and it is one of the oldest and genuine neighborhood of Rome where after 2000 years the city's Jewish population still lives maintaining their traditions and customs. On weekends, especially in spring and summer, as the sun sets and the traffic roar dies down, clusters of locals meet for an early evening chat, perched on the steps or seated at the outdoor tables of one of the cafes.
Moreover, this beautiful archeological area features many attractions such as the marvelous Portico di Ottavia, the amazing Synagogue and the imposing Theater of Marcello, a wonderful open air Roman ruin. The position is strategic, the main tourist attractions of the city can easily be reached on foot: right on the back of the Capitol hill, Campo dei Fiori, Navona Square, the pantheon, at an arm's stretch from the Tiberina s Island and Trastevere and a few minutes from the Roman Forum the Coliseum and the main shopping areas of Rome.


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Rome, Rome, Italy

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