Hotel Virgilio in Rome is comfortably located just 5 minutes by foot from the Quirinale and is very close to the Termini Station; the hotel is also within easy reach of the Piazza della Repubblica and Piazza Barberini subway station, where you'll find the Triton Fountain. And the Trevi Fountain is just a 10-minute walk from the hotel.
Trahit sua quemque voluptas: It has been said since the times of Virgil: you're attracted by what you like. Just a few minutes walk from the hotel, located right in the heart of Rome, you can easily reach all the most famous landmarks in the historic district like theColosseum, Piazza di Spagna and Via Vittorio Veneto. But that's not all. to placate your thirst for culture, the Balbi Crypt and the Museo Nazionale Romano, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme, the Scuderie del Quirinale, the Eliseo and the Piccolo Eliseo theaters are nearby.
If you'd rather spend your days shopping, the displays in the shops along Via del Corso will whet your appetite. If you're in Rome forbusiness, you can get to the headquarters of Banca d'Italia in Palazzo Koch in Via Nazionale or the Ministry of the Interior, theQuirinale and Palazzo delle Esposizioni in just a few minutes. Hotel Virgilio is also near the Monti neighborhood where you'll discover another Rome: we suggest walking down Via dei Serpenti where you'll find typical osteria, boutiques, design shops and much more.
How To Get There
From Fiumicino airport: It is possible to pick a taxi from the airport (approximate cost of about 45-60 euros) or you can take the "Leonardo Express" train that leads to Termini station (ticket 14.00 euros per person).
From Termini Station: We are about 1 Km from Termini Station. Below, you will find the alternatives to reach the hotel:
a) By taxi: Leave the station from the front exit and head towards the official taxi station. Official taxis have a light on the roof and a numeric code on the side door. Do not go with anyone who approaches, around or in the station area, offering to help you with your luggage and take you to a taxi - it could be expensive!
b) By bus: In the area in front of the station, there is a bus park. There you can take the no. 64, 40 express or 170 and get off at the "ESPOSIZIONE" stop in via Nazionale. Bus tickets must be purchased before boarding, or at the machines near the buses or at any newsagent or "Tabacchi" shop. The cost is 1.50 EUR. The ticket must be validated at the yellow machines on the bus.
c) On foot: Exit the front entrance and cross the bus park and in front of you you will find a tree-lined street called Viale V. Einaudi which leads to Piazza Della Repubblica. From here, take the main road on your left and continue straight, turn left into Via Genova and right into Via Palermo, we are there waiting for you!
ROME AND VIRGIL, HISTORY AND MYTH
To celebrate the foundation of Rome on 21 April 753 BC during the Imperial Roman era, Virgil composed the Aeneid. In this epic poem, where history and legend meet to tell the tale of the tireless Trojan hero, Aeneas, the ideas of strength, grandness and Roman civility are celebrated.