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Domus Helena Franciscan Residence

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Domus Helena Franciscan Residence

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Domus Helena is one of the best religious institution-run guesthouses in Rome. An establishment that breaks away from the stereotypical image of an old nunnery and offers a modern, professional experience in a magnificent renovated building with all the services one expects of a good hotel.

In a central position in Rome, ideal for pilgrims and tourists in general, Domus Helena is managed by sisters of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary, an Institution of Pontifical right with presence all over the world which was founded by Sister Hélène de Chappotin de Neuville. The Institution is a charitable one and profits from the House are dedicated to its missions across the world.

Location and services

Located close to Termini, the station is just a few minutes from the Residence on the metro’s A line.  Piazza de Spagna square and the centre of Rome are less than 10 minutes away. The hotel is in an area which is of much cultural interest, 500 metres from the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore.

The nearest metro stop is Vittorio Emanuele.

Domus Helena offers the usual comforts of a hotel: 24-hour reception, breakfast service from 7 to 10am, the possibility of paying by credit card, luggage storage, etc. The breakfast is buffet-style with warm sweetmeats, fruit and the scent of cappuccino.

The Residence boasts a pleasant covered terrace, stylishly decorated with comfortable sofas and parasols, ideal for the mild Roman climate and for relaxing after a busy day exploring. As a religious residence, it offers its clients use of its Chapel with daily masses, as well as a Franciscan labour of conversation and personal support as required by visitors.

Individual and double rooms are available, with private bathrooms, air conditioning, safe, free WiFi and other amenities.

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