- A former 17th century restored convent
- Located in the charming area of Trastevere and a short stroll from shops, bars and restaurants
- Relax in the hotel's tranquil garden
Located in a popular area of Trastevere, the Donna Camilla Savelli is a former 17th century convent designed by Borromini offering an oasis of calm amongst the hustle and bustle of Rome. This bohemian area sits to the west of the river Tiber and houses many bars and restaurants along its narrow cobbled streets, whilst within walking distance of the many famous landmarks.
The renovation from convent to hotel has been skilfully completed in keeping with the original Baroque period, featuring decorative ceilings, antique furniture and individual guest rooms located in the nuns former quarters. Guests can enjoy a buffet breakfast either in the breakfast room, or in summer months in the tranquil courtyard garden where you can relax and plan your day's sightseeing amongst ancient surroundings. The hotel's facilities also include a bar and rooftop terrace promising breathtaking views across this eternal city.
The hotel has 99 rooms (official rating 4 star) Child prices apply to ages 2-11 years.
Bars & Restaurants
A hot and cold buffet breakfast is served each morning between 7am - 10am. Includes a vegan corner.
Overlooking the capital hills, the terrace is the perfect place to enjoy a drink or arrange an exclusive dinner. The terrace provides stunning views out over the city.
Il Ferro e il Fuoco Restaurant
"Il Ferro e il Fuoco" restaurant serves traditional gastronomic cuisine with a touch of innovation with the curious and original Renaissance Tasting Menu. This offers an authentic visual tasting experience.
Spa & Wellness
This beauitiful garden boasts a baroque fountain and stunning views of the hotel exterior and church. This is the perfect retreat after a day exploring the sights.
Parking & Wifi
Limited spaces are available on request and costs approx. €20 per day.
Stay connected with the wifi available free of charge.
About the location
Rome – the Eternal City – is often said to be the world’s greatest open-air museum, boasting hundreds of historic sights around every corner and in every square. There’s so much to see and do that you’d need a month to take it all in, but a week or less is enough to give you a taste of Italy’s incredible capital.
With more than 3,000 years under its belt, Rome has long been one of the world’s leading centres of culture. There are masterpieces like the Sistine Chapel
, numerous wine-fuelled feasts to partake in, and a raft of iconic sights, including the world’s largest amphitheatre – the Colosseum
Best of all, the majority of Rome’s attractions are within walking distance of each other, so you’ll be able to soak up the Roman way of life as you walk to the Pantheon
or Trevi Fountain
. Maybe you’ll discover a hidden church with beautiful frescoes or a secret trattoria serving excellent wine from the Lazio
hills. (See our small-group food tour
.) That’s when the phrase ‘when in Rome’ really comes in handy...
The hotel is 60 minutes transfer from Fiumicino airport. Return private transfers included. To change your transfers or book car hire instead, simply call us once you’ve completed your booking.
Classic Double Room
Max 2 Adults, 1 Cot
Located in the new wing of the convent, classic rooms have been newly built and are furnished in an elegant style with a four-poster bed (double bed only).
Max 3 Adults
The Superior Rooms are obtained from cells that were once used by nuns. The quiet and romantic atmosphere of the rooms is characterized by "noble" colors such as brown, ivory white and green. They can be double or twin beds and sleep up to two people.
Executive Double Room
Max 2 Adults
The Executive Rooms are also obtained from the nuns' cells. Most of them offer a wonderful view of the garden or the roofs of Trastevere. Light colors create a relaxing atmosphere in a unique place, embellished with exposed wood beams and period furniture, as well as luxurious details. They can be double or twin beds. They sleep up to two people.
Based on 1483 traveller reviews
89% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
“ Lovely romantic and historic place!
Kim A, The Woodlands, Texas
Jul 02 2021
My husband and I loved this hotel so much, we booked it twice! When we arrived in Rome from Houston, we stayed in this lovely hotel in Trastevere. Within walking distance of great restaurants, we...
My husband and I loved this hotel so much, we booked it twice! When we arrived in Rome from Houston, we stayed in this lovely hotel in Trastevere. Within walking distance of great restaurants, we really felt we experienced something special..
Our room was a suite with a great view of the gardens below and had a little sitting room which was nice. We liked the coffee and tea provided in the room. The reception and staff members were all very kind and helpful to us both times. We loved having breakfast in the beautiful courtyard. I will definitely come back!!!
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“ Don't waste tour money there! You'll be treated like garbage
TonyEstefa, Rome, Italy
Jun 08 2021
The customer service has been outrageous from beginning to start. No one helped us with our luggage, I'm pregnant and we were also carrying our toddler. We were assigned to the wrong room. When we...
The customer service has been outrageous from beginning to start. No one helped us with our luggage, I'm pregnant and we were also carrying our toddler. We were assigned to the wrong room. When we claimed and got the right room there was litter on the carpet. The waitress bringing breakfast to the room started us yelling to get back a plate, in a very disrespectful manner. The staff at the reception told my husband "ahh, so if there was a guillotine instead of the traffic restriction to enter your car to the hotel you would have yourself killed?" - what a horrible way to talk to a person (please consider he was picking me up to go to the church to get married). The next morning at breakfast guests would have to fight with each other to get a coffee every time the waitress went outside and started yelling "I have a coffee and a cappuccino, who wants them?" - felt like a flea market of drinks. Shameful. When we left, no one helped us with our luggage again, I wasn't even expecting it, we just wanted to get our of there.
I sent an email to the hotel sharing the experience, they never replied. Called a week later, the general manager replied saying that it was impossible that none of this was true, that no one talked to me ever at the hotel, that I should have said that I was pregnant if I wanted help and that there's no one else to talk. She basically called us liars
What a disaster. I never want to go back there. Save your money, Rome is full of lovely and worthy places to stay
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