One of the most evocative, historically significant cities in the world, Rome has a heritage that goes back 2,500 years. All over the city you can see the remnants of one of the world’s great civilizations, enabling a journey through our own development. But it’s also a thoroughly modern city, with an abundance of arts and entertainment for all tastes. Surprisingly these two separate cities meld together perfectly, and staying in Rome is all about the experience this brings. To truly experience Rome at its best requires a hotel that reflects the uniqueness of the city, we have picked the 15 finest hotels in Rome to choose from.
But it’s also a thoroughly modern city, with an abundance of arts and entertainment for all tastes. Surprisingly these two separate cities meld together perfectly, and staying in Rome is all about the experience this brings.
To truly experience Rome at its best requires a hotel that reflects the uniqueness of the city, we have picked the 15 finest hotels in Rome to choose from.
With just 14 suites, the focus here is on service, and they certainly deliver, but remain discreet. If you want to be alone on the guest exclusive rooftop terrace, you can be. The terrace itself is a highlight, offering a panoramic view of the city. Whether you are taking breakfast in the morning or aperitivos in the evening, it is a view that will take your breath away, and remains one of the finest ways to see Rome that the city has to offer.
Each suite is spacious and elegantly luxurious, with rich fabrics and understated tones that echo the city outside your window. However, there is still humor and interest, with touches like the video fireplaces found in every suite adding that touch of fun that again brings the essence of Rome itself into your room. For the true Rome experience, there is little that can compare.
The rooms themselves are a diverse mix, with some having a contemporary art deco look that makes bold use of black and white, using red accents for interest, while others retain the traditional, classic designs from Hassler’s long history, using both 18th and 19th century furniture and décor in both wood and marble. If you are looking for the best views, go for a street facing room on the fourth floor or above, where the vistas of Rome will be laid out before you.
At the core of the service on offer is the wonderfully evocative concierge desk in the lobby, a 19th century reminder of more extravagant times, and with a hair salon, managed by one of Italy’s finest stylists, a small spa and gym. The jewel in the crown is often said to be the Michelin-starred Imagò Restaurant found on the 6th floor, however for many, the Hassler Bar, with its less formal ambience and incredible forties details that will live long in the memory.
Within walking distance of the fabulous Piazza di Spagna shops, Termini Train Station and the Spanish steps, Eden is well placed for any visit to Rome. There are 98 spacious rooms, benefitting from a tasteful, subdued pallet coupled with sumptuous materials to provide a welcoming, understated feel that allows attention to be drawn outside to the fabulous views of Rome itself.
In the communal areas, marble and gold add a touch of glamour that is new for this revamped hotel, and excellent service from staff is second to none at all times. With a wonderful spa and choice of restaurants, there is plenty to help you relax and enjoy the ambience, but the rooftop is the real highlight. Here is where you fond the La Terrazza restaurant, that provides an innovative menu to compliment the truly magnificent views of Rome itself that stretch out all around you. An experience of luxury and indulgence, Eden Hotel Rome provides something very special.
The lobby feels almost like a museum, ornate and very much as you expect a stately home to be, it brings the opulence of old time Rome to your stay. With just 15 rooms, as you can imagine, this feels more like a rented home than a hotel, and the service befits that feeling. With wonderful gardens that are perfectly manicured, you can even take dinner out there in the summer, while afternoon tea is served in the Sala del Camino, for a touch of Roman elegance whatever the weather.
The rooms take the luxurious feeling to a new level, here you will find Fiandra linen sheets, cashmere throws, marble bathrooms and elegant touches throughout. Villa Spalletti Trivelli is all about the experience, giving you the chance to be one of Rome’s aristocrats, living in your own palazzo and enjoying the beauty and luxury of that life, at least for the duration of your stay. Less a hotel and more a glimpse into a different world, this is a place to build memories that last.
This modern hotel has 29 large, comfortable and impressive rooms hidden behind its 19th century façade. Complimenting the abundant artwork are wonderful Carrara marble surfaces combined with bright colored materials for a thoroughly chic, but elegant interior. Great service is again a feature, Rome really does make you feel welcome, and the rooftop bar offers a panoramic view of the city, interestingly different from this central position.
With a choice of fine dining in the ground floor restaurant or more informal eating on the rooftop, there is always something to match your mood. A wonderfully unique place to stay, for art lovers it really is somewhere you must visit at least once.
The hotel restaurant continues the elegant theme, bringing a 1940’s atmosphere and fine dining together it is like a movie made real. Whether you choose one of the 138 rooms or 38 suites, this is a hotel that brings a sense of historical majesty to modern Rome with every visit.
Inside, each of the 116 rooms on offer have a modern feel, full of Miami style with a hint of Italian flair, while outside, beautiful gardens evoke the Rome of old. This is a remarkable hotel with exceptional service that manages to blend old and new in a unique and glorious way.
Rooms are all exquisite, with an opulence that is only overshadowed by the views from every window. Excellent service is standard, but here that means a lot, with a huge, 25,000 square feet of pools, saunas and Turkish baths at your disposal should you wish. More than a hotel, it has much to offer, and with views that will live long in the memory, is one of Rome’s finest places to stay.
Rooms use the latest technology to compliment traditional luxury, with state of the art mattresses and audio systems designed to connect with your phone to add that extra personal touch. On the rooftop terrace you find not only mesmerizing views, but an award-winning restaurant that is one of the finest in the entire city. A different take on Rome, and a real experience.
The rooms hint at the art deco style without veering too far from a traditional décor, but it creates a pleasant elegance that works well. The highlight is the restaurant, I Sofa di Via Giulia, providing an exceptional dining experience that elevates the overall experience significantly.
This is a hotel that is exactly what you would dream an Italian hotel looks like, with flair and color, style and elegance, it exemplifies Rome’s style over the last two centuries. A fine restaurant, excellent service and a lovely café provide a real taste of Italian life.
Originally a monastery, there is still something baroque about the décor, but it is very much modern and masculine. Situated in a restricted traffic zone, it’s a quiet place to stay, and with their cashmere rugs, silk fabrics and modern chrome and glass bathrooms, it’s a wonderful place to be. A rooftop terrace and a wonderful restaurant are on offer too, with a modern menu that befits the overall atmosphere. It’s something unique, and a very different take on Rome.
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