The apartment (formerly the monastery’s guest quarters) has recently been fully restored, using hand-fired terracotta tiles and chestnut beams that would have been familiar to its original residents.
Despite its antiquity, the apartment is now comfortably equipped with and everything the present-day traveller could desire including central heating, washing machine, drier, dishwasher, wi-fi and Sky TV.
Though the Rocca, where the house is located, is pedestrianised, free parking is available 2 minutes' walk away.
Casa Galilei sleeps six in the three permanent bedrooms or eight if the sofa bed in the second lounge is used as a double bed (this option still offers plenty of communal room in the main lounge). It also has two bathrooms, one of which is ensuite. At a stretch, the house can also accommodate two extra people on the single futons in the downstairs bedrooms, thus offering a total of ten sleeping places.
Most people cannot believe their eyes when they enter Casa Galilei for the first time. No photo can really do it justice – it even has its own real caves dating back to Etruscan times!
The house is 45 minutes from central Rome by public transport. Capena itself has a great selection of shops and restaurants.
|Room type:||Entire home/apt|
|Bed type:||Real Bed|
|Extra people:||$14 / night after 6 guests|
|Minimum Stay:||3 nights|
|Weekly Price:||$855 /week|
|Monthly Price:||$2565 /month|
|Check In:||4:00 PM|
|Check Out:||10:00 AM|
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