Hotel Santa Prisca: the perfect place for your trip in Rome
a hotel in the heart of Rome
The Santa Prisca Hotel is located in a strategic position, a few steps from the Piramide Cestia, between the Aventine Hill and the Testaccio district. From this location you can easily reach all the most famous and visited points of interest in the eternal city. By metro, bus or with the bicycle and scooter rental service available right in front of the hotel, our guests can reach the Vatican and the streets of the historic center of Rome in just a few minutes.
Walking Tour of the Santa Prisca hotel surroundings
Some recommended walks
Walking tour of Testaccio and Ostiense district
Testaccio and Ostiense
Once out of the hotel head towards the Pyramid Cestia and the adjacent Porta San Paolo. Then cross the Aurelian Walls and the remains of the Roman Emporium. Entering the alleys of the Testaccio district, you will arrive in the square of the same name; you will then visit the lively and modern Mercato Nuovo, Piazza Santa Maria Liberatrice, the Macro and the Museum of Contemporary Art in the former Slaughterhouse. Continue the tour to discover the Monte dei Cocci and the nearby “caves”, and then head to the lively area of the river port, full of clubs and restaurants, and finally arrive at Ponte di Ferro and the iconic Gazometro.
Aventine Walking Tour
Basilicas gardens and Circo Massimo
Once out of the hotel gate, head left and walk to the top of the historic Aventine Hill. Awaiting you there will be some unique architectural beauties such as the Church of Sant’Anselmo, the Basilica of Saints Bonifacio and Alessio with its garden and the Basilica of Santa Sabina. Do not miss the opportunity to admire from the most famous keyhole of the city one of the most spectacular views of Rome, with the dome of St. Peter’s as the protagonist.
Before descending to the other side of the hill, visit the Orange Garden, a must for any tourist. After admiring one of the most incredible views of the eternal city from its terrace,
end your tour at the Circo Massimo, just a 15 minute walk from the hotel.