Hotel Domus Sessoriana 3 Stars

  Piazza Santa Croce in Gerusalemme, 10/12 - 00185 - Rome, Italy View Map
Location: Termini - Esquilino

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Domus Sessoriana lies inside an Archaeological complex were there are the ruins of the Temple of Venus and Cupid. In the ancient times State councils were held, inside there is also the gorgeous Castrensian Amphitheatre which dates back to the epoch of the Emperor Eliogabalo (218-222). In the Amphitheatre there use to take place shows involving gladiator fights and battles between humans and wild beasts; now it hosts the Cistercian Vegetable Garden. The building is divided in two sections. The Conventual wing On the right face of the Basilica, occupies part of the Ancient Monastery which is sited on three levels that includes the hall, the refectory and rooms of various dimensions all delicately furnished. On the first floor the rooms are all of a superior category provided with Wi-Fi. From the floor it is possible to see the Temple of Venus and Cupid. A glazed lift allows to admire majestic canvas of the nineteenth century. The Aurelian wing On the left according to the face of the Church, occupies a building that extends towards the Imperial Amphitheatre. It is situated on five floors which are completely restructured and delicately furnished, connected with an internal lift. The rooms look over on the archaeological remains of the Imperial Villa of Constantine, on Claudian Aqueduct begun by Calligola or on the enchanting square of Saint Cross in Jerusalem, restructured in occasion of the 2000 Jubilee. From the balcony of The Domus Sessoriana the guests can enjoy the view who overlooks Saint John in Laterano’s Basilica, The Monastery Gardens of Saint Cross in Jerusalem and the roofs of Rome; on clear days it is also possible to admire the Roman Castles.

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Hotel Details


The lobby is medium in size and reproduces the original features of the monastery/museum with its high walls and huge paintings. The seating area wants to remind of the simple life of the monks where the dominant material was iron. Flowers and plants help to create a warm welcome atmosphere.


This was a monastery now adapted as a hotel, a three storey building. The hotel is set inside the Santa Croce in Gerusalemme Basilica. The hotel is built on the top of the house of Wueen Elena. The entrance is at the side of the Basilica entrance.


The structure disposes of 60 rooms of various dimensions and different typologies: singles, doubles, a three and four bed, junior suites and suites. The rooms are elegantly furnished with handcraft furniture. Each room is completed with the maximum of comforts: bathrooms with shower and hair dryer, air conditioning, satellite Tv, telephone, internet connection, mini-bar, security cassette. Several rooms are disposed of services for handicap keepers. All rooms are no smokers, according to law. Superior rooms are all at the first floor of the Conventual wing of the seventeenth century with vaulted ceilings, wide spaces and WI-FI connection.


There is a large restaurant available for groups only.


La Domus Sessoriana si trova al centro di Roma, a breve distanza dalla Stazione Termini, dal Colosseo, da San Giovanni in Laterano e dalla fermata della Metropolitana A di San Giovanni. 2000 anni di storia a due passi dal centro.

Hotel facilities

  •  Car Parking
  •  Non smoking rooms
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Lifts 2
  •  Conference rooms 3
  •  Check-in at From 14:00
  •  Laundry Service
  •  Car Renting
  •  Minibus
  •  Authorized coach parking
  •  Lightboard available
  •  Projector available
  •  Meeting room
  •  Shuttle bus to/from airport
  •  Voltage 220
  •  Single rooms 7
  •  Twin rooms 22
  •  Double rooms 25
  •  Triple rooms 5
  •  Quadruple rooms 5

The Hotel Domus Sessoriana is perfect for who wants to travel by car. The accommodation is with air conditioning. The property is fully equipped with a conference room. The Hotel Domus Sessoriana offers a laundry service. The hotel has a car rental service. The hotel is ideal for both large and small groups wishing to saty there. Guests have access to an overhead projector to better support meetings, etc.. There is a projector available for the use in meetings. The hotel is great for those who travel for work. There is a mini-bus service for guests to the local airport.

The hotel provides either its own car park or a nearby one with a special agreement; being not included in the room price, for a paid parking the payment have to be carried out directly on the spot.

Rooms facilities

  •  Television
  •  Direct Dial Telephone
  •  Air conditioning
  •  Mini Bar
  •  Hairdryer
  •  Satellite TV
  •  Alarm Clock

The Hotel Domus Sessoriana offers the use of a TV in the rooms. Accommodation has direct dial telephone in all rooms. The Hotel Domus Sessoriana offers a minibar service. The Hotel Domus Sessoriana rooms offers the use of an hairdryer. The hotel offers a wake up service for guests.

 Public transport

  • Airport: CIA
  • Time to the Airport: 40 MIN
  • Railway Station: TERMINI
  • Time to the Railway Station: 5 MIN
  • Underground: S. GIOVANNI
  • Time to the Subway: 7 MIN
  • Distance from the city center: 1.5 KM
  • Time to the city center: 15 MIN
  • Distance from the airport: 12 KM
  • Distance from Underground: 0.3 KM
  • Fair site: FIUMICINO
  • Distance from Railway Station: 1 KM
  • Time to the bus stop: 2 MIN
  • Distance from bus stop: 0.1 KM


  • Porta Maggiore - 247 m
  • Basilica di San Giovanni in Laterano - 844 m
  • Basilica di San Clemente - 1429 m
  • Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore - 1663 m
  • Stazione di Roma Termini - 1761 m
  • Colosseo - 1879 m
  • Teatro dell'Opera di Roma - 2083 m
  • Museo Nazionale Romano (Terme di Diocleziano) - 2159 m
  • Piazza della Repubblica - 2162 m
  • Via Nazionale - 2254 m

 Guests' Reviews

Cardiff, United Kingdom

Good: 3.4/5 More Details

Very quiet

Lovely looking from the the outside, not so spectacular once you're inside. the facilities in the room were a little lacking- the hair dryer and television were pretty ancient. breakfast wasn't particularly exciting.
however, it was a generally nice quiet area, and close to the metro stop, the staff were also very friendly.



Kibworth, United Kingdom

Average: 1.9/5 More Details

A most unusual hotel.

An interesting hotel, attached to an ancient basilica,- but not particularly tourist friendly - difficult to find the entrance, and long corridors to negotiate to get to the bedrooms. looked as though these were originally the monks lodgings - very high ceilings, old heavy furniture, narrow hard beds, shower cubicle in the bathroom comprised a curtain and duckboard to stand on. continental breakfast was good, and hotel was clean. reception staff not particularly helpful, and minimal knowledge of the english language.



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