- 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
Opened in December 2018 "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 1457 traveller reviews
89% of travellers recommended this hotel
What to expect
KGC0207, Clearwater, Florida
May 17 2020
Magical! This is a well kept secret. Our room was perfect. Breakfast was something we will always remember. Staff was attentive. We consider this our favorite hotel of all time. And Trastevere is...
Magical! This is a well kept secret. Our room was perfect. Breakfast was something we will always remember. Staff was attentive. We consider this our favorite hotel of all time. And Trastevere is so incredible for its food, why wouldn???t you want to get out and try the many restaurants? We???d gladly go back
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“ My wedding review
Apr 29 2020
As soon as I viewed this hotel I dreamed of getting married there, it had everything I ever dreamed off. I had my roof top canapes with views all over Rome with the sun setting and the most...
As soon as I viewed this hotel I dreamed of getting married there, it had everything I ever dreamed off. I had my roof top canapes with views all over Rome with the sun setting and the most beautiful dreamy wedding dinner in the private hotel gardens. Everyone who attend my wedding were blown away and that what this hotel has, it has a whow factor. When you walk up those stairs to the terrace and see all of Rome it is a stunning setting for a wedding.
The staff were so kind and helpful. The food was outstanding , the chefs are so talented and created the most amazing menu. The cake and deserts table I still dream off. Our room was beautiful with views over the garden and champagne and treats provided.
Our wedding was tricky as I am Irish and my husband a Sikh but they accommodated all the different food and traditions for us and we conversed in English. Dora , Elena and Silva organised everything and it was all stunning. Thank you ladies. I cannot recommend this hotel highly enough if you want a beautiful wedding. Its stepped in history , its beautiful and central.
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