Overlooking the baroque dome of the church of S. Andrea della Valle, the apartment Palazzo Massimo is quiet at anytime of day and night and it is located in the heart of the city.
The property is an ideal solution for visitors wishing to experience the history, life and traditions of Rome. During the restoration of the flat several original Roman columns with extremely well preserved capitals were brought to light.
The apartment is well served by the public transport system and located in a strategic position for strolling around the eternal city. A five minute walk leads to the Pantheon, while it takes just two minutes to reach C...ampo de’ Fiori and Piazza Navona.
The building where the apartment lies dates back to the first half of the 16th century and is part of the "Palazzi dei Massimi" a complex that along with "Palazzo di Pirro" and “Palazzo delle Colonne" is highly prestigious. These buildings were designed by the Renaissance architect Baldassare Peruzzi.
"Palazzo Massimo" is a welcoming flat located on the third floor. The lower floor area is fitted with a single sofa-bed and a very well-equipped kitchen, while the area on the upper floor features a comfortable double bed and a well-appointed bathroom with a shower.
The apartment has been recently restructured and its interior pays tribute to both Roman Art and Renaissance architecture. The presence in the house of two outstanding Roman columns with Corinthian capitals marvelously preserved over the centuries give visitors the unique chance to enjoy a real and proper home museum!
The apartment sleeps up to two people with the possibility of accommodating a third person on the lower floor. The wooden beam ceilings and the parquet floor add a touch of intimacy to this quiet and comfortable flat.
The windows of the apartment overlook the characteristic roofs of the city center and the dome of the church of S. Andrea della Valle. The apartment is fitted with air conditioning, independent central heating, satellite TV, CD player system and free wi-fi Internet connection.
Additional amenities include: hair dryer, cd player, kitchen utensils provided, shower, iron, bed linen provided, ironing board.
The breathtaking magnificence of Piazza Navona, born as a place of spectacle for ancient Roman games and today a spectacular open air spcae, an architectural miracle in the heart of the Eternal City, filled with masterpieces in perfect harmony.
You will be amazed by the breathtaking magnificence of Piazza Navona, born as a place of spectacle for ancient Roman games and today a spectacular open air space. This square is an architectural jem in the heart of the Eternal City, filled with masterpieces in perfect harmony.
This Piazza, which displays the genius of Bernini and Borromini, is one of the finest Baroque Masterpiece in Rome. Its style and colors give it a charm that is enhanced by the elegnace of the building around.
Of all Rome's piazzas, this isola pedonale (pedestrian precinct) is the one where the liveliness of Roman life is most tangible. It has long been a meeting place for the inhabitants of Rome. In the past ages some spectacles where held here such as the "naumachiae", or mock naval battles.
Today life in the piazza is around the open-air-cafés and the seasonal feasts. The most popular is the one held in early January where toys and sweets are sold. It is called la Befana. Along the year the piazza is a wonderful scenario plenty of painters, caricaturists, artists and buskers who entertain visitors passing by.
Last updated on July 12, 2014
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