The Hotel Atlante Star is a luxury Rome 4 Star hotel in the heart of the historical centre of the eternal city, just a couple of streets away from St Peter's Basilica and the gateway of the Vatican City. Situated between San Pietro and the River Tiber, this luxury Vatican City Hotel is just moments away from Via Conciliazione, the magnificent thoroughfare that leads from Castel Sant'Angelo to the glorious cathedral of St Peter's itself.
All the rooms have been completely renovated, some offer a panoramic view and maxi Jacuzzi tubs. Owing to the wall tapestry, elegant furniture and interior decoration, they boast a personal and cosy atmosphere.
We are the only hotels in the centre of Rome to offer a the exclusive free of charge FCO - Leonardo da Vinci airport pick-up service, upon request and notification of your flight details.
When you send a request for a reservation through this website, it will go directly to Hotel Atlante Star, and you will receive a reply written by someone from Hotel Atlante Star, to whom you can write back asking all your questions. They can also assist you with other reservations such as restaurants, events and more!
The 4 star superior Atlante Star Hotel, situated in the heart of Rome, 3 minutes from the Vatican City and St Angel’s Castle, 10 minutes from Navona Square and 15 from the Spanish Steps.
The Rome Hotel Atlante Garden Palace features 70 luxury guestrooms all of superior quality and all equipped with a great range of modern conveniences and home comforts. The array of facilities that comes as standard in every luxury guestroom serves to complement the beautiful décor, defined by an elegance that only emerges from classical Italian design.
Relax in front of the international Satellite TV featuring movie and sports channels from around the world as well as BBC and CNN while sipping a fresh beverage from the Mini-Bar, or alternatively, touch the world outside by hooking up your laptop to our high speed Internet connection.
The Suites (depending on availability) feature all of the above plus a little more space for that extra luxury. The en suite bathrooms feature a Jacuzzi, precious Italian marble brought from Africa by victorious Roman armies of the ancient republic and intricately carved wood panelling. Some rooms in this 4 Star Vatican hotel also offer panoramic views of St Peter's.
The Hotel Atlante Star Rome, located among the royal and magnificent streets that make up the heart of the eternal city between Castel Sant'Angelo and the gateway to the Vatican City, boasts 70 luxury guestrooms and 15 suites. Each and every one of our luxury accommodations has been designed and renovated to a sublime standard, each offering individuality and an air of elegance - romance, style and sophistication.
Homely yet spacious, tranquil yet vivid and interesting, the quintessentially classical European décor, artisan fixtures and fittings, the silks and linens, the marble and mahogany combine to create a personal space exuberant in its representation of the splendour of ancient Rome.
SUPPLEMENTS Half Board: € 65
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The tastefully renovated lobby is covered with dark marble, chrome trim, and exposed wood; the upper floors will make you feel as if you're on a luxury ocean liner (no icebergs in sight). This stems partly from the lavish use of curved and lacquered surfaces, walls upholstered in printed fabrics, and wall-to-wall carpeting. Even the door handles are Art Deco. The guest rooms are small but posh, with all the modern comforts, such as full bathrooms. The royal suite has a Jacuzzi. If there's no room here, the owner will try to accommodate you in his Atlante Garden nearby.
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The Vatican City State constitutes the seat of the Roman Catholic Church and Pope Benedict XVI, as John Paul II did before him, regularly addresses millions of devoted Catholics in the immense open space of Piazza San Pietro (St Peter's Square) which represents the gateway into the Vatican, via the cathedral. The piazza itself the size of a small football stadium and takes the breath away from anyone entering it for the first time.
Leading from the entrance of the piazza to the River Tiber is the spectacular Via della Conciliazione. More than several large buildings were demolished so that this street could be built by the infamous fascist dictator Benito Mussolini in the 1930s, to commemorate the reconciliation between the church and the Italian Government. By the River Tiber is the distinct shape of Castel Sant-Angelo, the Vatican City's protective fortress. Although technically outside the Vatican walls, Castel Sant'Angelo is connected to St Peter's by a tunnel, providing an escape route should the need ever arise.
Also in this, slightly more modern part of town are some of Rome's primary shopping streets, Via Cola di Rienzo in particular, providing many hours of retail therapy. Italy's national stadium, The "Stadio Olimpico" or Rome's Olympic Stadium, is a few kilometres north of the Atlante Star and our staff will be happy to organise match tickets if you'd like to catch a Serie A game while you're in town - Both Roma and Lazio, the city and the region's passionately supported rival football teams, share the Olympic Stadium and play home games on alternate weeks.
THE SAN PIETRO BASILICA
San Pietro Basilica is situated in Città del Vaticano, the residence of Popes since 1377. The present church stands on the ruins of the ancient early Christian church dedicated to Peter, where the grave of the apostle is placed. The dome, clearly visible from many areas of the city, dominates the view of Rome; it was designed by Michelangelo and carried out by Fontana and Della Porta, and is one of the most famous buildings in the world.
Arriving in San Pietro from Via della Conciliazione you come to the square designed by Bernini, an endless set of marvelous columns to which two fountains (one by Maderno and one by Domenico Fontana) join, and the central obelisk too. On the background you can see the façade of the Basilica, designed by Maderno and finished in 1614. Within the portico, on the façade, 5 doors open; the one that stands on the right side is the Holy Door. This door is officially opened by the Pope according to a special rite, exactly on Chritmas Day.
CASTEL SAN ANGELO
Built by the emperor Adrian as his mausoleum, it was begun in 123 A. D. and received the remains of the members of the imperial dynasty up to Caracalla. The original work was very different from the one you can see nowadays; its turning into a castle took place in the X century; in 1277 it became propriety of the Vatican, that joined it through the famous passetto to the Vatican walls.
The passetto is a long fortified corridor that allowed the passage of the pontiffs from the Vatican Palaces to the castle. The name of Castel Sant'Angelo dates back to the XII century and originates from an ancient legend that tells the story of the plague in Rome in 590; according to this story the plague came to an end thanks to the apparition of an angel that alighted upon the mausoleum and made the gesture of replacing the sword in the sheath as a symbol of the accorded Grace.
Pantheon is one of the greatest, the most majestic and best preserved monuments in ancient Rome. The present building of 80 A. D., wanted by Adrian, stands up on the ruins of the previous temple, built by Agrippa in 27 B. C
The sight from Rotunda Square propose us the view of the portico, and of the already mentioned inscription. When you enter, you discover the reason why this monument is famous in the world, as an absolute example of architectural and building skill: the immense dome, symbol of the vault of heaven. On the top you can admire the opening penetrated by the pencil of light that constitutes the only luminous source of the Temple, symbol of the eternal light that enlightens the man, and of time passing by.
Les Etoiles is an elegant roof-garden choice at night, with a 360° view of Rome and an illuminated St. Peter's in the background. The flavorful cuisine gives a nod to Venice. There's also a less formal restaurant, Terrazza Paradiso, serving international cuisine.
A real wonder is breakfast served at the panoramic roof garden restaurant “Les Etoiles” which offers a breathtaking view of whole Rome.
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