Rome West – Via Aurelia area hotel

Design hotel, close to Excel and London City Airport

Design hotel, close to Excel and London City Airport

Booking Agent Description: What's the big secret? Shhh, we've managed to get you exclusive hotel deals from our leading chain and independent hotel partners. The other guests in the hotel would be jealous if they knew how cheap your room was, so the hotel wants to keep it a secret. Check out our Top Secret Explained video for more details. Don't worry, as soon as the booking has been made we will let you in on the secret - please remember to keep it under your hat. We will also send you an email so you have a record confirming all of your booking details including the name and address of the hotel you have reserved.This hip 4-star hotel in London Docklands is minutes from the Excel Centre and just a short underground ride to London City Airport, the O2, Westfield Stratford City and vibrant central London. Inside, you’ll find sleek design, high tech features, free wifi, a gym, indoor pool and lively bar.

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This fantastic area of Rome, located just to the West of the City Centre near where the famous Via Aurelia Roman leaves Rome, offers a great destination with easy access to the city centre. This Hot Rate secret hotel can enable visitors to make the most of this with a great 4 star hotel at a lower price. The hotel itself offers guests all of the best facilities and service around, with friendly staff happy to help at any time of day. A stay at this hotel even includes a delicious free breakfast so you’ll be well fed before a days sightseeing! The hotel also provides internet access, as well as free parking and laundry facilities.

Via Aurelia has an interesting history, having been first constructed approximately as long ago as the year 241 BC, with it’s name coming from the project initiator C. Aurelius Cotta, the censor at the time. The area is only a few minutes away from the centre of Rome and some of the truly unique and exciting sights that the city has to offer. One of the closest attractions is the Vatican City State, the smallest independent state in the world by both population and area. Here you can find the famous Vatican museums, which display amazing works from a collection by the Roman Catholic Church, making them home to some of the most influential and well-known classical sculptures and renaissance art in the world. Some of the most iconic works, such as the Sistine Chapel ceiling decorated by the famous Michelangelo, and the Stanze della Segnatura by Raphael can be marvelled at by visitors from all over the world here. However, there are a further total of 53 galleries to look at before reaching this stunning collection in the Sistine Chapel – you’ll be entertained for hours!

Whilst you’re in the area, be sure to visit the stunning Basilica di San Pietro, otherwise known as St. Peter’s Basilica. This Late Renaissance church in the Vatican City is one of the most famous and credited works of Renaissance architecture, and one of the biggest churches in the world. Roman Catholic tradition states that this is the burial site of Saint Peter, one of twelve of Jesus’ apostles. If you’re hungry or want to stop off for lunch, the Ristorente dei Musei Vaticani is only a few minutes away, serving delicious traditional Italian food at a surprisingly reasonable prices, especially in such a central location, with pizzas from only €6!