About This Listing
“Well, we can be optimistic and totally without hope. “
Dedicated to Francis Bacon. The room, cozy and intimate with private bathroom inside the room, desk, wardrobe area, has a balcony overlooking the historic yard within a particular view of the marble staircase and on the arms of the House of Castelcicala. Double bedroom.
Art & Hospitality
PrimoPiano (300sm) is a place where artists can not only exhibit their works but even live together with the owners and "turists" to fully experience the city and its pulsations. Thus HomeGallery doesn’t betray the word, it’s a real Home with places to stay. Rooms have been conceived to host both people and ideas.
The Gallery (exhibition area of 100 sq metres) and the 3 rooms in the name of Diane Nemerov Arbus, Pier Paolo Pasolini and Francis Bacon, are in the historical building Palazzo Ruffo di Castelcicala (1690). Primo Piano is a place where the architecture and decoration of the past are linked to the present with new architectural and design touches. PrimoPiano is in Via Foria, one of he most beautifull street of the old town, very close to the Madre (Museum of contemporary Art), from the National Archeological Museum, from Real Orto Botanico, and close to the Cathedral of San Gennaro, Patron Saint of Naples, famous for the miracle of the liquefaction of the blood which takes place twice a year. Close the Cathedral the Museum of the Tesoro di San Gennaro, with the reachest collection of jewls of the world. Very close to PrimoPiano the two lines of the underground easyily reachable wolking in few minutes. All around PrimoPiano is full of restaurants, pizzerias, cantinas, some of them very famous for fish food ad Zuppa o Impepata di cozze (mussels).
It is also very easy to reach the Railway Station and the airport.
We will be very happy to welcome you in the city with more than two thousand years of history.
Our Guests can use public areas to work, to read, to have conversation with us, so they are not obliged to stay all the time in the rooms. To reach the rooms our guests will cross the Gallery, so they will leave between art!
Interaction with Guests
Antonio and me leave in the room so at any time you can refer to us for every requirement.
Via Foria is one of the most important street in Naples, has been used by the King 8during the Kingdom) to go in and out from the Town. Here you can visit the Royal Botanical Garden, the Archeological Museum, the Museum for Contemporary Arts. In this street you will find some excellent restaurants as : A Cucin e Mamma, a typical neapolitan trattoria (excellent antipasti) and A Figlia d'o Marenaro where you can eat the famous Zuppa di Cozza and see food. Just in front of Botanical Gardens there a very good pasticceria "Leopoldo"
Just outside the building there is a bus stop where you can take the bus n201 to go Molo Beverello from where you can go to the Islands of Ischia, Capri and Procida. Close by the lines 1 and 2 of the undergrounds.
Other Things to Note
For our guests special reduction of 20% on the price of the art works exhibited in the gallery
It is not allowed to host other people in the rooms in night time. It is allowed to invite friends but just during daylight and in public areas. It is forbidden to smoke in the rooms , but you can do it outisde the balcony or in some public areas. The have to respect every single thing in the apartment as they do in their place.
Comment espérer acceuil plus discret, plus charmant et plus disponible que celui de Massimo et Antonio? Nous avons tout aimé : une atmosphère toute particulière, le style et le confort des chambres. La situation de l'appartement, au pied du Capodimonte, à très proche distance de nos centres d'intérêt de jour comme le soir.
Nos hôtes furent à l'image de leur cité, tellement généreux. Je suis sûre que vous vous plairez à Primo Piano; nous en tout cas, ne manquerons pas d'y retourner.
Massimo and Antonio's home gallery is one of the coolest rooms we've ever stayed!! We love the whole historical building, the gallery and the rooms so much, it's more than cosy and artistic. Massimo and Antonio are wonderful hosts and artists too, they've made our stay in Naples excellent. We don't know what more we can expect. Thank you so much for everything !! We highly recommend their home gallery, it will be a pleasant and inspiring experience for every guest !
Massimo e Antonio ci hanno accolti in maniera gioviale e dandoci tutte le informazioni necessarie e utili per scoprire Napoli. La casa, la stanza e l'ambiente sono molto suggestivi, curati, studiati , ottimi per sentirsi dentro la città.
Via Foria è bella, vivace ed è in un'ottima posizione per girare comodamente a piedi.
We had a pleasant stay at PrimoPiano Bacon Room. The gallery and room is visually appealing, clean and equipped with everything we needed. The location is very good, because you can walk easily to major museums, Via Tribunali in the old town for pizza or to a carrefour market - everything close by. The breakfast was good, considering in Italy it seems to be sweet. I enjoyed the exhibited pictures from the series Corridors of Power. I would like to have one at home. Thank You to Massimo and Antonio!
Another great stay at PrimoPiano. This time for two weeks for a music video shoot. Massimo and Antonio are terrific hosts. The place is clean with an abundance of creative energy. Good cafe for lunch right downstairs and a taxi stand on the corner make it very convenient to anywhere, although it is not in the heart of the Centro Storico, it is on the edge, if you will. Museo metro station is a ten minute walk. The area at night can seem a little dodgy, if you're not used to Napoli but it is very safe. I also felt safe keeping all of my video gear in my room which was extremely important to me. Would stay here again for sure. There are a couple good restaurants nearby.
Nous avons passé 2 superbes jours à Napoli.
Massimo est de très bon conseils pour les visites et les restaurants de Naples.
Appartement atypique, plein de charme, chambre propre.
Localisation parfaite pour découvrir Naples et les environs: Pompei, Herculanum et Vesuve.
Grégoire et Bethsabee
We could not have dreamt of a better place to stay in Naples; after a 4 hours flight delay, it felt amazing to be welcomed by Antonio and Massimo in their incredible home/art gallery. Our room was beautiful, very clean and comfortable. And the advice they gave us truely contributed to make our stay unforgetable.
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About the Host, Massimo E Antonio
Hello, I am Massimo! I am the owner with Antonio of an art gallery and guest house in Naples.
I am a visual artist and I use photography to express my self.
In 2006 we founded PrimoPiano a Home-Gallery dedicated to visual arts with particular attention to photography . The Space PrimoPianohas been created to house exhibitions on Photography and, to a lesser extent, Design. PrimoPiano is a place where artists can not only exhibit their works but even live together with the owners and other artists to fully experience the city and its pulsations, is a place where the architecture and decoration of the past are linked to the present with new architectural and design touches. PrimoPiano Gallery (100 square meters of exhibition halls) have been conceived to host both people and ideas. PP is a real Home with places to stay. The 3 thematic rooms are dedicated respectively to Diane Nemerov Arbus, Pier Paolo Pasolini, Francis Bacon, three different artists linked by a fundamental element: photography. The three rooms and gallery located in the historic Palazzo Ruffo di Castelcicala (1690) in one of the most charming streets of Naples. Via Foria, the writer Anna Maria Ortese called “Great Street” is the city’s main artery that comes from the National Archaeological Museum until Real Albergo dei Poveri
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