Save your Travel Plan if you wish to come back later The location was great, so close to St Peters that each day ended with a walk through the square back to our convent. It contains a chapel, a choir room, a library, a … Noisy early in the morning with people beginning to move from about 6/6.30 but very quiet at night. Organise your Stays At Casa Mater Ecclesiae, I enjoyed the hospitality and kindness of the sisters and the staff above all. It was founded by Pope John Paul II in order to have a community of nuns of an enclosed religious order inside Vatican City, who were to pray for the pope in his service to the Catholic Church.

Breakfast was provided - juice, coffee/tea, cereal, buns, cheese and cold cuts.

Great location for walking or taking the metro - subway stop is just down the street. This assignment, however, was shifted every five years to another female monastic order, who would then occupy the monastery. Sisters and staff are very friendly. In 2013, it became the residence of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI after his resignation. Andrà nel monastero fatto costruire da Giovanni Paolo II", "Monache per vocazione – E per il Papa anche contadine e sarte", Santa Maria della Pietà in Camposanto dei Teutonici, Santi Martino e Sebastiano degli Svizzeri, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Mater_Ecclesiae_Monastery&oldid=974675511, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 24 August 2020, at 10:19. My only criticism would be that the sound proofing is very poor. You must select the room combination you require before clicking Add to Travel Plan.Select the Qty (Quantity) by room type, Your accommodation was added to your Travel Plan.
The train, bus stops, and restaurants are just a few blocks away too.

Return to Search The nuns are very nice and friendly. The proximity of Station San Pietro makes transport to and from the airport very easy. "Il Papa? View Travel Plan [1] Adjacent to the monastery is a fruit and vegetable garden. Friendly staff; very comfortable accomodations a bit hard to find. Its structure is incorporated into the Leonine walls. The Sisters were friendly and helpful. It was a great place and I have already recommended it to friends.
Room is clean. 3. Still, there is a bus that runs every 20 minutes or so, ending in Roma Termini and on the way to the bus stop, there was a local bar/restaurant that served food which was a nice getaway place from all the tourist traps. We highly recommend the place and we'll go back if in Vatican. It was founded around 1990 by Pope John Paul II as a monastery for cloistered nuns. To search for more accommodation to add to your existing Stays as a Preference or to a New Stay. Very clean and quiet at a good location a few blocks from the Vatican. It was founded around 1990 by Pope John Paul II as a monastery for cloistered nuns. . The wi-fi worked well in the room, and the breakfast was very enjoyable. This Teatine Sisters were wonderful. The location is convenient for spending plenty of time at the Vatican, which is about a 15 minute walk away. A true experience in Italy's capital.

The monastery, called Mater Ecclesiae, is 4,300 square feet and lies just west of St. Peter’s Basilica. In 2013, it became the residence of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI after his resignation. Very pleasant and friendly. The sisters tried to be very helpful but it was hard as there was a language barrier.

Very handy for the Vatican. Submit your Travel Plan using the Checkout.

If you are looking to give feedback on your Stay please Click Here. They are very, very friendly and speak Spanish, something very useful for a Latin-American like me. The neighbors of the building next to the convent were loud and we could hear them clearly at night. I totally enjoyed my stay. The Sisters were lovely, very hospitable. [3] He lives there accompanied by a few assistants, with their domestic needs cared for by a small community of women belonging to a secular institute called Memores Domini, part of the Communion and Liberation movement. The Mater Ecclesiae Monastery (Latin for 'Mother of the Church') is a monastery located inside Vatican City. We wanted a simple, clean and inexpensive place while staying 5 nights in Rome and this place fully delivered. Everything was exceptionally clean. The Mater Ecclesiae Monastery (Latin for 'Mother of the Church') is a monastery located inside Vatican City. The location is so convenient to the Vatican. It certainly helped that my husband speaks Italian. Breakfast is nice. I have nothing but positive things to say about them. After his historic retirement in February of the following year, Pope Benedict XVI moved into the monastery on 2 May 2013. 1. We had a great stay, everybody was very nice and the rooms very clean. Location, breakfast and size of bathroom. The building is divided in two parts: The western chapel (two floors and rectangular in shape) and the eastern community rooms and monastic cells (rectangular in shape and, on the Aquilone fountain's side, with four floors, with 12 monastic cells on the second and third floors, and a refectory, store, kitchen, infirmary, archives and an office-studio on the ground and lower ground floors). Please give us your feedback on using www.monasterystays.com: To access your booking results and documentation, please use the username registered to your account and the required password to login to your Travel Agent Console. Email: admin@mater-ecclesiae-convent.co.uk Mater Ecclesiae Convent is a registered charity - No. Loved being here!!