Our hotel is located in the heart of one of the most characteristic districts of popular Rome, the Testaccio, twenty-second historical district, We are right in front of the entrance of the ex-slaughterhouse, that after years of abandon and complex restorations has become a new cultural hub. It includes the Museum, now a contemporary art space, the Pelanda Theatre, the Faculty of Architecture, the Popular School of Music, the Alternative Economy City.
Located at the foot of the historic Aventine hill, the Testaccio is bordered by the Aurelian Walls, along a directional axis towards the EUR and the sea, and is bordered by the Tiber. Beyond the Testaccio Bridge and the Sublicio Bridge, on the other side of the river is Trastevere, while next to it is one of the most dynamic districts of the capital, Ostiense with the Campus of the University of Roma Tre and the Basilica of San Paolo. The Circus Maximus, the Baths of Caracalla, the Tiberina Island, the Capitol Hill and Piazza Venezia can be reached with a convenient walk of 10 minutes, the Colosseum in 15 minutes on foot or 2 stops by metro B (Pyramid/ Colosseum). Dulcis in fundo, San Pietro, 2.5 km away, is directly connected by bus 30 (about 20 minutes) or metro B and A with change in Termini.
The proximity of our hotel to the third railway station of the capital, the station “Ostiense” and the metro station B Pyramid, reachable in a few minutes on foot, is ideal for those traveling by plane or train. From Fiumicino Airport the regional train to Orte is a faster and cheaper solution than the Leonardo Express. Testaccio is also well connected by numerous bus and tram lines. Our guests can easily reach all the endless attractions of the capital.
Testaccio/Aventino is home to many cultural institutions, high schools and universities. In our immediate vicinity you will find the University of Roma Tre, the FAO (United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization), the Sovereign Order of Malta on the Aventine Hill, the National Academy of Dance, the Higher Institute of Design, the Naba, numerous theatres including the Victoria Theatre and the India Theatre, the Institute of Roman Studies and the Seminary of Sant` Anselmo, schools of Dubbing/ Acting. It is although home to many film production companies. In the immediate vicinity of our hotel is the Protestant Cemetery, custodian of tombs of important artists and poets and the Commonwealth War Cemetery, the historic football field of AS Rome and the Museum which deserves to be mentioned among the most important of the capital, Central Montemartini.
Colosseum, Trevi Fountain, Piazza Navona, Pantheon, San Pietro, Bocca della Verità, Rome is all this and all this is already very much. But the Eternal City is much more. Rome is the capital of the neighborhoods, those that the Romans live as small towns or villages and that constitute their identity.
Our Hotel offers you the opportunity to live the life of a district with a strong personality and rich in traditions, the “Testaccio”. You can taste authentic cuisine and savour the daily intimacy of its streets and squares, be surprised by its creativity and capacity for artistic innovation, without neglecting the widespread testimonies of the great past.