|Minimum Stay||5 nights|
The "Turtle Fountain apartment" is a most elegant and panoramic apartment with terrace enabling the view of most Rome's sights and domes.
The property is composed by the apartment, elegant, inviting and perfectly equipped, situated at the first European floor (second US floor, with elevator). The apartment faces the famous fountain Turtle Fountain, which can be seen from the windows (thus the name "Turtle Fountain apartment"). The fountain, ended built in 1588, is one of Rome's finest, and there are four copies of it only in the USA. You will have the impression of nearly touching it from your windows, where it makes the backdrop view, just as if it were a painting. In summer, if you will leave the windows open, it will be your lullaby at night.
The apartment, as mentioned, is also endowed with the "Turtles Nest", i.e. a panoramic terrace / roof garden, with view of most Rome's sights and domes, and also with an additional, small but perfectly functional kitchen, so you don't have to go back to the apartment kitchen to prepare food and drinks.
The apartment is within Palazzo Costaguti, one of Rome's finest and most renowned historical, aristocratic palace, owned by the same family since 1578. The owners took great care to prepare this finest apartment with utmost care and attention to detail.
The apartment comprises:
- 3 double bedrooms (two matrimonial and one twin bedded) and 2 bathrooms;
- 1 spacious and comfortable sitting room-dining room;
- 1 full-fledged kitchen (with own door), with very complete equipment;
- as mentioned, the "Turtles Nest", i.e. the panoramic terrace / roof garden with additional kitchen.
The property is perfectly furnished and equipped: AC, all mod cons, internet Wi-Fi, landline phone, washing machine, dishwasher, HD TV with satellite dish and English speaking channels in the sitting room (digital aerial TV sets with local channels in the bedrooms), Hi-Fi stereo that you can combine with your Bluetooth devices, hair dryers, iron, iron board.
The property was just entirely renovated and furnished. It is silent, with double glazing, and elegantly decorated.
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[Photo of the owner, the Marquis Dr. Costaguti]. MESSAGE FROM THE OWNER:
Like all my brothers and relatives, we belong to a famous Roman noble family, the Costaguti - Afan De Rivera, who moved to Rome in 1578 from Northern Italy to become treasurers of the Catholic Popes. We have become since then part of Rome's history, and generation after generation, though we now make our living by means of different professions, we all still have great attention to maintain our family reputation, also regarding hospitality. We sincerely hope that you will be pleased with our property, and that it will allow you to experience Rome's history and its charms as no other apartment would.
Owner/Manager purchased this apartment in 1578
If you come to Rome attracted by its wealth of sights, this property is ideal: in fact it is perfectly located in the heart of the historical centre, between the famous locations of Campo de' Fiori , the Jewish quarter, Piazza Navona, the Pantheon and the Roman Forum. All Rome's sights truly are at a stone's throw. The palace faces the world-acclaimed Turtle Fountain, which can be seen from its windows.
(1) You will be perfectly in the heart of Rome, exactly in its middle, between the famous quarters Campo de' Fiori, Jewish Ghetto, Piazza Navona, Pantheon and Roman Forum.
All the sights will be around you, or you can reach them easily on foot.
(2) The panoramic terrace / roof garden enables you to have views of Rome's sights and domes, while having a meal "al fresco" in the table and chairs under the gazebo, or in the sitting area, or enjoying a BBQ.
(3) Uniquely, the terrace has an additional, separate kitchen, enabling you to cook, prepare your meals and drinks without having to go back and forth to the apartment kitchen, saving time and strain.
(4) The apartment is most elegant, and situated in one of Rome's most famous and central historical and aristocratic palaces: Palazzo Costaguti, where my family lives since 1578 (!).
(5) From your windows you will be able to see, and to nearly touch, the world-acclaimed Turtle Fountain, considered by many Rome's most charming.
(6) Due to our family's care for hospitality and to prepare fine properties, the apartment was entirely renovated and furnished this year 2015. You will find it impeccable, and with all modern comforts / appliances.
(7) Because hospitality is important to us, your stay is important to us. We strive to make your stay as comfortable and meaningful as possible. We ask you to reciprocate by having the same attention for our property.
We look forward to hosting you - Arrivederci!
The Turtle's Nest apartment was a wonderful treat for me and my family. The apartment itself was everything described and more. The bedrooms, bathrooms and common spaces are lovely and well appointed. There's something special (at least for us "young" Americans) in looking up and seeing 500 year old beams in the ceiling -- knowing that the building you are staying in was built in the time of Michelangelo! Though the Palazzo itself was build 500+ years ago, the apartment was fully updated with all of the conveniences of modern life; the best of the old world and the new! The Palazzo Costaguti was in a perfect location in Rome. The Jewish Ghetto and all of its wonderful restaurants was right around the corner; the Pantheon, Piazza Navona and Campo de' Fiori are all a short walk. I can't think of any of the Roman sites that we visited that weren't a pleasant walk away.
Morris (Dr. Abate) took care of all of the arrangements for the apartment with great helpfulness and efficiency. He arranged for drivers to meet us at the airport on arrival and a car service to bring us back. We were met at the apartment by Ms. Clara. She gave us a warm welcome, showed us around the apartment going over the various “mechanical” features and got us settled in. After the apartment proper, she brought us up to the roof deck. If only the weather had been more accommodating, it would have been a spectacular place to open a bottle of wine and watch the sun set over the rooftop of the city before starting our evening explorations of the city.
Would I recommend this apartment to someone else -- without question!
Thank you Morris and Clara for a wonderful vacation
What a wonderful apartment! Two couples and we couldn't have asked for more in a place to stay. The apartment is impecable and what a wonderful location. We walked to all the sites and always enjoyed coming back to our very comfortable accomadations to take a break from the record breaking heat! Plenty of great restaurants within easy walking distance. If you are a runner this apartment even offers great access to the trails located along the Tiber.
Morris and Clara were great to work with and we even got to meet with the owner when we arrived. Morris gave us a wonderful history lesson on the apartment and the area as well as providing us with a great pamphlet filled with helpful information for our stay.
We truly could not have asked for a better apartment or better folks to help make our trip to Rome such a wonderful experience! Thank you!!
Perfect in every way: elegant, great location (just in the middle of everything with lots of trendy restaurants in the nearby and plenty of shops), shinny clean, all the amenities are new, super comfortable. I highly recommend it!
Thank you Clara for your cozy welcome and for arranging our transport in and out of Rome.
We had a great time in the perfect place, thank you!
We love Rome and especially historical palaces, over the years we found them to deliver a more authentic Roman experience than other accommodations. We stayed before in Palazzo Costaguti, and this new experience pleased us wholeheartedly. This apartment is truly a gem, absolutely perfect in all respects. Owner Costaguti evidently went through many efforts to prepare it with utmost care and taste. A family of 4, we felt snug at home in the 3 bedrooms / 2 bathrooms. The sitting room and our master bedroom faced directly the Turtle Fountain. Our kids love this fountain, and it is fun to look it straight from the windows.
The unit is furnished with mixed classical and modern furniture. The fittings are impeccable, and we found all the mod cons promised to us. The kitchen in particular is very well equipped and suited for a family. This is the second time we rent from Morris, and everything was just as expected. We also met owner Costaguti who is an old fashioned Italian gentleman, and Clara too was truly helpful at all times. Highly recommend and we'll be back again!
My wife, myself and our 3 kids stayed in this wonderful apartment. It has just been remodeled (hence this being the first review) and it is gorgeous. No detail was left undone. There is great wifi (20 megabits average), Sat TV with English channels should you want them, a great Onkyo stereo that you can pair via bluetooth or use a USB drive with, air conditioning that is like the Arctic, very comfortable beds, windows that open nice and wide, a brand new clothes washing machine and a location that is to die for. You are walking distance to just about everything. We walked to the Vatican and it took about 20-25 minutes to give you perspective. The Forum and Colosseum are about a 15m walk. There are several restaurants within 200 meters that are fantastic. The three in the square are great - breakfast options, dinner options, wine options. Your hosts are very gracious as well and provide excellent, fast communication. We could not have been happier.
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My Standard Rate
5 night minimum stay
for 5 nights
|Notes: Rates are based on 4 guests; add £26 per night, per additional guest|
|Refundable Damage Deposit||£259|
The reserve, we will send you a detailed invoice-contract recap, inviting you to send by means of a bank wire a 35% or 40% booking deposit (depending on the season). You will settle the balance upon arrival at the property, or just prior to it.
* Approximate monthly price. Actual pricing will depend on the days of the month you stay.