|Via dei Villini, 10
00161 - Roma , Italia
Hotel Galeno is a 2 stars hotel in Rome located just a few steps from the historical Porta Pia, one of the last most important Michelangelo’s works of art which was the stage of the famous Porta Pia Breach, by the Italian army, in 20 September 1870.
The surrounding quarter is very quiet and safe, far from urban noise but, at the same time, it offers a strategic starting point for your visit throughout the eternal city.
In the proximities of the Hotel there some of the most important foreign embassies in Italy. The area is even headquarters of some important Italian Ministries such as the Ministry of Public Works and Transports, very next to the hotel, and the Ministry of Finance, in Via 20 Settembre.
At a five minutes walking from Hotel Galeno there are two of the main Roman Universities, La Sapienza and the Luiss University, in Via Pola. For its strategic position, Hotel Galeno is even a good starting point not only for Italian and foreign tourists but even for businessmen, students and professors visiting Italian Universities. 10 minutes from the Hotel there is the important general hospital Umberto I.
From Hotel Galeno you can reach, walking or by bus ( 490 or 495) Villa Borghese Park where there are the famous Borghese Gallery ( you need a reservation for visiting the museum), the National Gallery of Modern Art, the African museum of Zoology, the British Academy, the National Museum of Villa Giulia and the zoological garden. From Via dei Villini, where we are, a short walk will bring you to Villa Torlonia where there is the famous hoot owls house, good example of liberty architecture, recently redecorated. It is now a museum.
For dinner, there are many restaurants in the nearby but if you are in mind to enjoy the true Roman kitchen, you can go to Trastevere, by bus number 3 from Piazza Galeno.