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.
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.