In a peaceful setting with a courtyard with a gate and doorman, in a four storey building with elevator, the apartment is spacious, bright, charming and quiet. On a first floor, it's compose by entrance hall, living-dining room, 2 bedrooms 2 bathrooms and a spacious kitchen with a balcony. Fully equipped, including A/C and WiFi, the apartment is also well decorated and cozy. It has big windows in every room, day light coming through, made with special glass to keep the noise out, and mosquito's net, wood floor, and all the electrical appliances including an espresso coffee machine. When you step outside, pass the courtyard and the gate, you feel in another world: people coming and going in every directions, mostly to and from the Vatican Museums or San Peter's Basilica, both at a short distance, bus stops, all kind of stores, cafes and restaurants.
Just off Piazza Risorgimento in the very elegant area called Prati, steps from the Vatican Museums ad San Pietro, in the midst of the well known shopping area Cola di Rienzo and Ottaviano, close to most interesting sites, the area is lively, surrounded by outdoor cafes, and restaurants, supermarkets as well as little grocerie's shops, indoor market, this apartment is most central. Public transportation around the corner including taxi stand and the Metro station, Ottaviano, 3 blocks away. Castroni is a special and well known store of world goods: need a special kind of tea or coffee, chocolate orspecial food from all over ? You'll find it there as well as all Italian specialty. The store is 2 blocks away.
Coin, one of the best department store in Rome, is also few blocks from the apartment. Billa the most furnished supermarket, the best ice scream parlor, the 200 years old indoor fresh fruit and vegetables are all at 5 minutes walk.
Città del Vaticano, Vatican City, is the smallest Country in the world as it's Basilica, San Pietro, is the biggest and towering. They are pratically across the street and so are the Vatican Museums with Michelangelo masterpiece, the Sistine Chapel.
From San Pietro, walking through Via della Conciliazione, few hundred meters, there is Castel Sant'Angelo.
Built in 123 d.c, as a Mausoleum for the Emperor Adriano and his family, the castle went through continuous changes and developments, going from mausoleum to defensive post, from obscure prison to today the imponent building showing in the severe spaces, the massive walls , the frescoes in the big rooms and telling the
stories of the Eternal City. It's destiny is of been the oldest and constant historical and artistic teller in Rome's panorama.
From the Castle, after crossing the bridge Ponte dell'Angelo on the Tiber river, you are in Piazza Navona, the Pantheon .
Campo dei Fiori, Trevi Fountain and all Baroque and Renessaince beauties.
In the apartment there are maps of the City and a list of reccomandations.