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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Villa Silj is the kind of place that you can't miss of you really wanna taste the real Italy! The place has an amazing garden, full of histories and arts which make you feel in another time! We stayed there for one month during our vacation and we just loved to be so close to the main attractions in Rome,... More 

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Bernard S, Owner at Villa Silj, responded to this review

Thank you Carlos and Kristina, the conversations we had were wonderful. And of course you don't mention the most important part - the best part - of your experience here. The one that will accompany you all your life. But I will let you say what it was if you want. Ciao and please return ! More 

Deggendorf, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

I stayed for 3 months in Farina cottage, whilst working in Rome, back in 2000/2001, mainly alone, but also with wife and baby and another period with my parents...most recently stayed August 2016 for one week with wife, 4 children and 1 (large old dog) in the west wing....I rated it excellent - not because everything was excellent, but because... More 

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Bernard S, Owner at Villa Silj, responded to this review

As I said the first time you are a client, the second time you are a friend. Thank you for returning and hope to see you soon again. Yours Bernard More 

London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2016

I came to stay at the villa for one week whilst traveling to Italy, within days of arrival I had fallen in love with the property and the family and extended my stay to three weeks. The villa is approx 30 min from Roma Termini using public transport. Very easy to access by catching the train to Prima Porta and... More 

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Bernard S, Owner at Villa Silj, responded to this review

Thank you Amberlina, You were more than just a guest but also a precious member of our community, enriching us with your passion and enthusiasm. Come back soon. More 

Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016

From the booking of the Villa to the completion of the stay, the visit and the service was amazing and extremely accommodating. Our group consisted of 28 people, 14 families, and the villa was large enough to accommodate our group very comfortably and provided us a memorable, quite, and comfortable stay. The Villa owners worked with us weeks prior to... More 

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Bernard S, Proprietario at Villa Silj, responded to this review

Rarely have we had such gracious guests. It was a pleasure to be with them and welcome them into our home, as friends. More 

Incline Village, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2015

We stayed for around 2 weeks. We loved it, and would recommend it very highly for certain types of travelers, especially families or people who are staying a while and are not in a hurry to see everything in Rome in 3 days. There's a lot going on here, so this will be a long review. I want to associate... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015

We stayed here end of September. It is a perfect place if you want to combine your visits to Rome with some leisure-time in the garden (nice little pool!) The accomodation had a country-like charm: no design, nothing fancy, but everything you'll need is there. Including fast wifi! If you have a car you can simply drive to a nearbij... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

We were only 10km from Rome, so could commute very easily to see the attractions in the centre, then get back to this blissfully quiet place, where hardly any traffic sounds can be heard. It feels like the real countryside, yet unbelievable so close to a big metropolis. The garden is beautiful, and Bernard, it`s owner was happy to give... More 

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Bernard S, Owner at Villa Silj, responded to this review

Thank you Mr. Tommasi, . Not only were you a guest but also turned into a precious artistic co-worker to the Storygardenz project !! I hope you come again Bernard More 

Birmingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

It was an honour to stay Villa Silj, Rome and our hosts were incredibly accommodating. Like the great city, the villa, the land and the family have a fascinating history. The site is kept to a high standard and your hosts will really look after you.

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Bernard A, Proprietario at Villa Silj, responded to this review

the sweetest guests. We almost felt they were family !! Please come again when all the garden art and stories will be in place (from this autumn). More 

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 via mobile

One of the owners, Bernard, openly insulted all Americans in front of my American travel companion. There is a gate to the property which you need a key to get in and out of. They only gave us one key for my group of 7, which made solo/ pair trips very difficult. There was no AC so it was extremely... More 

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Bernard A, Proprietario at Villa Silj, responded to this review

I am sorry Katherine thought I insulted the Americans and our family is partly American, having settled in Texas in the 19th century. I have not consciously insulted anyone since my school days ! We shared some typically Irish repartee on the second evening (we both also share Irish roots as well) and maybe somehting I said was misunderstood. I... More 

Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

There is one magical garden on the entry gate (Prima Porta) to Rome: the resplendent Silj estate, which offers a tranquil refuge from the city buzz and the usual post-card experience. When we arrived we were greeted by a male version of Dante’s Beatrice, a guide who beats all other guides. The host’s conception of an ideal holiday – and... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Beautiful country house and cottages in secluded gardens on doorstep of Rome. Excellent public transport from outside the garden gate. Car is not necessary. Just 8 kilometres, 30 Min. by bus and metro, 20 minutes by car, from the historic centre of Rome. We offer car service at reasonable rates. Free WI-FI in West Wing and veranda common area.The property is divided in four self catering residences: West wing, Cottage Farina, Mezzaluna Cottage and East Wing Suite. West Wing and East Wing Suite can be combined to form one large unit.Surrounded by secular pines and cypresses . Swimming pool. barbecue area.Comfortably and elegantly furnished with antiques and paintings by genuine masters. Welcome meal and delicious cooked meals available under the veranda.This estate belongs to an old aristocratic family and its Story garden project is renowned for its combination of storytelling exploration, the magic of a garden as an elevated space and 'empty days' which is the root of the word 'vacation'. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Silj

Address: Via di Santa Cornelia 98, 00188 Rome, Italy
Location: Italy > Lazio > Rome
Price Range: $40 - $70 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 11
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