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The BSR would like to welcome you to join our residential community of artists and scholars for an ideal place to pursue your independent research and interests.

Our residential community is often made up of:

BSR award-holders
BSR Members
Taught course participants

And many others throughout the year. We have existed and evolved over 100 years to provide support for world-class academic research and creative practice. Our environment is designed to maximise your research time and our staff are dedicated to helping you, from your first cappuccino of the day to accessing the resources you need. We welcome scholars and other supporters seeking to become members of the BSR and to contribute to our unique research environment. Everyone staying at the BSR must be a member. We invite you to join us.

The BSR would like to welcome you to join our residential community of artists and scholars for an ideal place to pursue your independent research and interests.

Our residential community is often made up of:

BSR award-holders
BSR Members
Taught course participants

And many others throughout the year. We have existed and evolved over 100 years to provide support for world-class academic research and creative practice. Our environment is designed to maximise your research time and our staff are dedicated to helping you, from your first cappuccino of the day to accessing the resources you need. We welcome scholars and other supporters seeking to become members of the BSR and to contribute to our unique research environment. Everyone staying at the BSR must be a member. We invite you to join us.

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Staying with us gives you:
24-hour access to the Library
Free Wi-Fi throughout the building
Support to visit sites and facilities not generally open to the public (success not guaranteed but we will try!)
When available, the opportunity to attend site visits and excursions exclusively organised for residents (travel/admission charges may apply)
Dining with other scholars and experts from disparate fields
Laundry, kitchen and recreational facilities
Printing, copying and scanning facilities

Dining
Meals are an important part of your stay at the BSR. It is often the place where you can share thoughts and experiences, as well as pasta and coffee. Lunch and dinner are served as a fixed menu at set times (menu sample) – lunch at 1.00 pm and dinner at 7.30 pm except for event nights at 8.00 pm. We try to cater for dietary preferences as best we can, but please contact us to discuss before making a booking.
Residents are welcome to attend meals not included in the room rate or to bring (pre-booked) guests at the following rates:
Dinner (Sunday through Friday): 20 Euros
Special dinner (typically Wednesday): 25 Euros
Lunch (Monday through Friday): 15 Euros
Packed lunch (Monday through Saturday): 5 Euros
Breakfast is for residents only at no extra charge. It is served in the dining room Monday to Friday and self-service is provided on the weekend and holidays.

 
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Accommodation for members includes breakfast, dinner and everything else the BSR has to offer:
Room rate per night for stays up to 14 consecutive nights:
Single occupancy 100 Euros
Double occupancy 160 Euros

Discounted room rate per night for stays longer than 14 consecutive nights:
Single occupancy 80 Euros
Double occupancy 140 Euros
Matriculated student discount on rate 20 Euros per night

Other useful information
Please ensure you have adequate health cover before planning your travel.
Personal possessions insurance
Each room has a small safe for valuables. No liability is accepted for loss or damage to personal belongings, and these are not covered by the BSR’s insurance policy.
Cancellations
You may cancel up to 30 days prior to arrival with no charge.
Cancellations within 30 days of your initial arrival date will be charged at 50% of the total cost of the accommodation booked.
Payment methods (all charges are in Euros and must be settled in Euros)
Cash, bank draft in Euros, Visa or Mastercard

For further information and bookings contact the Residence and Estate Manager.

 
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Getting to the BSR


FROM ROMA TERMINI TRAIN STATION

  • Taxi: Take only an official white taxicab from the rank in front of the station (straight ahead from the platforms, through the booking hall and on the left-hand side of the piazza); the cost will be approximately 10-15 euro.

  • Metro:Take LINEA B, (blue line) direction REBIBBIA. Get off at POLICLINICO. Exit metro onto Viale Regina Margherita and take either a 3 ("Dir: Valle Giulia") or 19 ("Dir: Piazza Risorgimento") tram. Both stop at the Galleria Nazionale d'Arte Moderna, which is next to the BSR.

FROM FIUMICINO AIRPORT

  • Taxi: Take only an official white taxicab from the rank outside the terminal. The cost is a flat rate of 48 euro.

  • Train:Turn right as you exit arrivals and follow the blue signs to STAZIONE FS (train). There is a direct express link from the airport to Termini Train Station, which takes approximately 30 minutes and costs around 14 euro. At Termini take a taxi or metro (as above).

FROM CIAMPINO AIRPORT

  • Taxi: Take only an official white taxicab from the rank outside the terminal. The cost is a flat rate of 30 euro.

  • Bus / Metro: There are currently several companies running a comparable bus service into the centre of Rome, including Terravision, Sitbusshuttle or ATRAL. The buses depart Ciampino at regular intervals and arrive in Via Marsala or Via Giolitti, both very near the Termini Station.

OTHERWISE, take the 520 bus which links the airport with the Metropolitana, Linea A: the station is called CINECITTA. Take the metro from CINECITTA to FLAMINIO. Walk 15 minutes or take the 19 tram from the Ministero Marina stop to the Galleria Nazionale d’Arte Moderna

 

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