Bocca di Leone Luxury Apartment
- Via Bocca di Leone
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Full property description
This splendid and exclusive apartment is located in the heart of one of the most ancient and picturesque parts of Rome, characterized by its unique 18th century buildings and elegant stores and restaurants. On the second floor in the same building where Bocca di Leone Large Luxury Apartment is located it can be rented together with Bocca di Leone Luxury Two Bedroom Apartment, as they are connected. The apartment is fully decorated by prestigious interior designers. It’s equipped with the most complete facilities for luxury tourism and for the most demanding guests. Our objective is to offer the best in luxury accommodation competing with the top luxury hotel suites, at the same time making the guests feel as if they were in a second home during their stay in Rome. In the entry hall you find a 19th century large mahogany Imperial style sideboard coming from Puglia.
From the large entry, you enter either the living room and down the hallway to the laundry, the kitchen, the small bedroom and the second large bedroom. The hallway has floor to ceiling French doors that open over a railing onto the internal courtyard. It is a great way of bringing in cooling breezes and the warm Roman weather.
Four large windows lit the living room, overlooking Via Borgognona towards Spanish Steps, Hotel d`Inghilterra, via Bocca di Leone and Palazzo Torlonia. The warm ochre of the palace is enhanced by its elaborate marble window frames. At night the palace glows but doesn`t glare into the windows of the apartment creating a relaxing atmosphere.
Two white large sofas and two armchairs are grouped by the working features stonework from my ancestral home in Puglia. The hand-hewn ceiling beams have been exposed to display the room as it was originally designed. A sparkling chandelier Bohemian glass hangs from them.
Here you find some fine antique pieces, such as a sideboard, a desk and a long dining table that will seat eight. The huge Persian carpet, the gold-leaf frames of the mirrors and the paintings create an elegant environment. There are a television with satellite reception and a DVD player that can read American and European format DVDs.
Next to the living room is the master bedroom with a queen size bed. Here are two comfortable armchairs, a 19th century Neapolitan desk and a large Persian rug which gives a feeling similar to that of the living room and Neapolitan watercolors on the wall.
The en suite closet area is great with spaces for stowing your suitcases and open shelves and rods that keep your items in view. The closet leads to a bathroom with a tub equipped with fixed shower head as well as hand-held one.
Entering the hallway you find on your left a nook containing washing machine and heater, on your right the kitchen that has a four burner stove top, oven, dishwasher, small refrigerator/freezer, toaster, Nespresso machine, dishes, flatware and pots and pans.
The next bedroom is the smallest. It has a single bed, a small table, a lamp, plus a second large single bed with safety rails on a sleeping loft. There is a light mounted on the wall in the loft, handy for reading at night. The loft is accessible by a ladder.
Directly across the hall is a bathroom with a small shower that can be used by the small bedroom guests.
The second large bedroom has two twin beds that can be made up together as a dual-king and a single sofa bed on request. A large French window opens onto a long balcony overlooking a large internal courtyard. The dressing and closet area is well thought out for you with space to stow luggage and open shelves and rods for clothing and cupboard with shelves. The closet area leads to a bathroom with a large step in shower, a WC and a sink with good countertop space. Here there is a big safe.
Light housekeeping every other weekday except holidays.
- Washing machine
- Ironing board
- Bed linen provided
- Cable/Satellite TV
- DVD player
- Coffee maker
- Kitchen utensils provided
- Fireplace - Gas
- Central heating
- Towels provided
- Hair dryer
- City view
- Cinemas/movie theaters
- Health/beauty spa
- Antique shops
- Zoo / wildlife park