Hotel Galileo is located in downtown Rome, close to Stazione Termini train station and to major shopping streets in addition to embassies and consulates, the Policlinico Umberto I hospital, the Università La Sapienza (university), the CNR (National Committee for Research), the Biblioteca Nazionale (National Library) and to numerous Ministerial and public offices.
The strategic position amongst the 3 star hotels at Roma Termini make Hotel Galileo the most comfortable solution for a vacation or a weekend discovering Rome, for business trips and university reasons. In fact, the hotel is located in front of the CEIDA, Centro Italiano di Direzione Aziendale (Italian Business Center), where the Scuola Superiore di Amministrazione Pubblica e degli Enti Locali (High School for Public Administration and Local Bureaus) is located (CEIDA clients are offered a package that includes parking area for the entire duration of their courses).
Hotel Galileo is also well served by public transportation. The buses stop at piazza Indipendenza, only 100 meters away from the hotel whilst the Castro Pretorio subway stop is only a 5 minute walk from the hotel. With only a ten minute walk, at Stazione Termini, you can reach subway line A. The bus terminal for airports of Fiumicino and Ciampino are located in nearby Via Marsala.
How to reach us
In proximity of Rome, get on the Grande Raccordo Anulare (G.R.A.). Take the via Nomentana junction. Follow the directions for Centro/Porta Pia. Once at Porta Pia, at the traffic light on the square, turn left onto viale Policlinico, follow the Aureliane walls and turn right onto via Montebello. Go for about 250 meters and turn left onto via Palestro. 150 more meters and you have arrived at number 33/35, at Hotel Galileo. The hotel's staff will help you with your luggage upon arrival.
Hotel Galileo is only 600 meters away from Stazione Termini train station. You may reach the hotel with bus number 36. The stop is located in front of the station and lets you off at via Palestro, 100 meters away from the hotel. You may also reach the hotel in less than ten minutes by foot.
Exit the station on via Marsala side, cross piazza dei Cinquecento, take via Solferino to your right, cross piazza Indipendenza, continue in via San Martino della Battaglia and turn on your first left, onto via Palestro. 100 more meters and you have arrived at number 33/35, at Hotel Galileo.
To reach Hotel Galileo from Rome's airports, you may use the hotel's transfer service with a fee. The cost is Euro 50 (up to 4 people). For bigger groups please indicate the number of people during the reservation.
From the airport of Roma Fiumicino
Take the Leonardo Express train and get off at Roma Termini train station. From there follow the directions stated under By train.
From the airport of Roma Ciampino
Take the shuttle bus for Roma Termini train station and follow the directions stated under By train.
Via Palestro, 33 - 00185 Roma
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