The Guest House Santa Brigida is the perfect solution for anyone looking for a hotel in Naples near the Teatro San Carlo opera house. In fact, the hotel is located in the heart of the Bourbon area of the town, a short distance from the Royal Palace (Palazzo Reale) and from the famous Neapolitan opera house, one of the most famous and prestigious in the world.
Inaugurated in 1737, the Real Teatro di San Carlo, universally known as Teatro San Carlo, can also boast being the holder of another record: it is the most ancient opera house in the world still to be active. It can accommodate approximately 1300 spectators, distributed between five rows of boxes arranged in a traditional horseshoe shape, the royal box and the gallery. The San Carlo represented a model for the theatres built in Europe in subsequent years.
The history of the Teatro San Carlo opera house had its moment of maximum splendour in the 19th century, under the musical direction of Gioacchino Rossini and Gaetano Donizetti, two of the greatest Italian musicians and composers of all time. Today, the splendour of the San Carlo is going strong, offering high level programmes of opera, ballet and concerts: if you want to see the season’s programme in detail, just visit the theatre's website. Furthermore, you can visit the San Carlo every day from Monday to Sunday, thanks to a new guided tour service: these are organized into six daily tours: (three in the morning and three in the afternoon) and include a tour of the historical Hall, the rows of boxes, the historical foyer and the entrance hall.
Thanks to its privileged position, the Guest House Santa Brigida is the ideal accommodation solution if what you need is a hotel near the Teatro San Carlo opera house in Naples: in fact, it takes less than 5 minutes to get to it on foot from the Guest House Santa Brigida.