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Park Hotel Villa Grazioli 62 rooms from $84Rome (Grottaferrata)
Luxury hotel outside Rome oozing simple elegance and history. Original frescos and Ciampelli paintings on walls. With a bar, restaurant and outdoor swimming pool, as well as access to spa and golf club. Value chic and perfect for a romantic getaway.Conference facilitiesViews - Over park, and to Rome, Frascati and hill of TuscoloSights nearby - Rome and Tivoli close byHideaway - Tranquil and intimate.Recommended by - Small Luxury Hotels
Daphne Inn 19 rooms from $79Rome
Cheap, contemporary chic B&B steps from the Trevi Fountain. Rooms, suites, family rooms, and one apartment all in creams, bronzes and browns. Lovely breakfast room and bikes to rent. A great choice for those on a smaller budget.Value chicFamiliesSights nearby - Superb location very close to the Trevi FountainLocal markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - I Escape
Hotel de Monti 7 rooms from $79Rome
Centrally located, contemporary B&B. Bright comfy rooms in whites and pastels. Excellent value for a weekend sightseeing in Rome.Value chicSights nearby - Central location between Rome train station and the ColosseumLocal markets - Good for local colour.
Althea Inn 3 rooms from $86Rome
Secluded penthouse B&B off the beaten track with spacious rooms, whitewashed walls, simple décor and the piece de resistance, a flower-filled private balcony on which to relax and enjoy an aperitivo as the sun goes down. A great budget choice and for those wanting to sample out-of-the-way Rome.Sights nearby - Located in the Testaccio area, renowned for its art galleries. Walking distance from the Colosseum and Piazza Venezia
Hotel Modigliani 23 rooms from $96Rome
Very attractive hotel with a gorgeous inner courtyard. Elegant bedrooms, suites, family rooms and one apartment with flashes of Florentine fabric, white washed walls, modern art works, and private terraces. Fresh flowers adorn every room. Romantic, family friendly, and very artistic.FamiliesGroupsSights nearby - Bang in the centre of Rome, close to both Trevi Fountain and Spanish StepsLocal markets - Good for local colour.Recommended by - Sawdays
Castello della Castelluccia 23 rooms from $120Rome (La Giustiniana)
A gorgeous hotel in a 12th century castle. Exquisite rooms features frescoes, terracotta and parquet floors, four poster beds and lavish furnishings. Original chapel, pool, spa and Mediterranean garden. Excellent traditional cuisine. Perfect for a romantic weekend near the sights of Rome.Romantic Break - Stunning decor within hotel, gardens, spa area. Also close to the romantic sites of Rome and the area, such as Farnese castleSights nearby - Good connection to public transport, the most famous sights such as Trevi Fountain and Spanish Steps are easily reachableFour poster beds - For romantics.Swimming Pool - Indoor/outdoor
Hotel Valadier 67 rooms from $126Rome
Classic hotel with modern comforts next to Piazza del Popolo and close to the Spanish Steps & Villa Borghese. Three restaurants and a piano bar. The magnificent roof terrace has wonderful views of Rome. Cool bar and classy restaurant Hi-Res with gourmet cuisine. Great location for a short stay.Sights nearby - The Vatican City and Colosseum are three kilometres away but it's a pleasant walk or a short taxi rideBicycles available - The hotel has its own bicycles available for guestsGood wine list - Four hundred different wine labelsViews - Great views from hotel
Casa Howard 5 rooms from $106Rome
A stylish homely guesthouse in the heart of Rome. Rooms are filled with beautiful objects, art works and antiques. This is an intimate and romantic guesthouse ideal for families and groups. Enjoy the Turkish Hammam, proximity to landmarks such as the Spanish Steps and breakfast in bed.Exclusive offer - Save 20%Local exploring - Right in the centre of the city, a perfect launch pad for exploring this vibrant ancient capital.Families - Ideal for all the family to base themselves. Offers board games and a DVD library.Cooking classes - The Concierge Service team are at your beck and call to organise such activities.Sights nearby - A stone's throw from the iconic Trevi and Spanish Steps.Recommended by - I Escape
The Blue Hostel 6 rooms from $107Rome
A classy, upmarket hostel in the centre of Rome. The beautifully appointed rooms are stylish and comfortable, decorated with tasteful furniture and artwork. It's the ideal launchpad for a exploring Italy's capital, within walking distance of many of the city's great attractions.Families - With family rooms available, and a fantastic central location, it's great for a family trip to the Italian capital.Sights nearby - Within a mile of the Coliseum, the Roman Forum and the Trevi Fountain.Great walks - Walk up the Palatine Hill and get incredible panoramic views of Rome.Lively - Hip and happening.
Residenza Frattina 13 rooms from $107Rome
Charming townhouse near the Spanish Steps and Trevi Fountain. Beautiful bedrooms in neutral tones with stone floors, cast iron beds, fireplaces and wooden beams. Lovely sitting room and friendly service. A great value choice with lots of charm.Sights nearby - Close to the Spanish Steps and walking distance to many major attractions
Basilio 55 10 rooms from $123Rome
An elegant B&B close to the Spanish Steps. Rooms, ranging from double room to a suite, feature rich colours and stylish bathrooms. Take in a breakfast in the dining room before heading out to see the city. Hotel will help with tours and sightseeing guides. Good value in great part of Rome.Local exploring - An elegant spot from which to explore the rich city of Rome - minutes from the Spanish stepsGreat walks - Stroll aimlessly through the cobblestoned streets of TrastevereSights nearby - Under 1km from Trevi Fountain, Piazza BarberiniLocal markets - Campo De Fiori is open everyday except Sunday
Amaranto Romano 6 rooms from $123Rome
Located in an impressive 19th-century building with a pretty courtyard. A small, well-run, guesthouse with white washed rooms and contemporary bathrooms. Original features throughout with sculptures and domed ceilings. Well positioned in the historic centre within easy reach of Rome's sights.Local exploring - Well located near many of Rome's sights and with great transport links.Value chic - Excellently priced stay in the heart of RomeSights nearby - Just a 10 minute walk from the Colosseum, Piazza Venezia, the Roman Forum, the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps.Full of character
Due Torri 26 rooms from $128Rome
A charming historical hotel just a few steps from Piazza Navona and the Vatican. Surprisingly quiet for its central location, the elegant rooms offer comfortable beds and antique furniture. A true gem with plenty of traditional charm.Local exploring - Location is perfect for those wishing to emerce themsevles in Rome and explore like a local.Historic - Previously the building housed Cardinals, Bishops, and famous noble Roman famillies.Families - Four small apartments are ideal for accommodating families.Great walks - Right in the historic heart of Rome, wander the streets and get a feel for the Eternal City.
Spagna Royal Suite 19 rooms from $128Rome
A stylish hotel in the heart of the Piazza de Spagna, in Rome's city centre. Urbane and luxurious rooms with fashionable furnishings and mosaic ensuite bathrooms. The perfect launchpad for a weekend's exploring Rome.Romantic Break - A luxurious, romantic place to stay in the Italian capital, with sleek and stylish suites, funky modern art and design features.Local exploring - The hotels central location places it within easy reach of Rome's major sights and sounds.Sights nearby - Visit St. Peter's Basilica just over a mile away.
Residenza A 7 rooms from $160Rome
A chic hotel in central Rome. Contemporary and luxurious rooms feature original art works and a muted colour scheme, Mac computers and modern bathrooms. A lively location and a very cool spot for a weekend in Rome.City Style - Central Roman location, close to Trevi fountain, Colosseum, Vatican and St Peter's Square. Rome's eateries and shops nearbySights nearby - National Gallery of Ancient Art, Villa Borghese, and Spanish Steps. Also nearby are Borghese Gallery and BioparcoLocal markets - Campo dei Fiori market, Campagna Amica Market, Porta Portese Flea MarketRestrictions on children - This is an adults only property
The Inn at The Roman Forum 14 rooms from $145Rome
A beautiful guesthouse near the Colosseum. Attractively decorated bedrooms, suites and family rooms in contemporary classic style, some with mahogany four poster beds, fireplaces, and private balconies. A lovely rooftop terrace is a bonus.Romantic BreakSights nearby - Located between the Roman forum and the Colosseum. Many other attractions in walking distance.
Babuino 181 24 rooms from $178Rome
Sleek boutique suites surrounded by designer shopping and next to the Spanish Steps. More private apartment than hotel room. Plush interiors and modern gadgetry. Add to that a fabulous breakfast terrace on the roof and you have a very upmarket and private Roman spot.Designer Shopping - Situated on Rome's most exclusive streetCity StyleRomantic BreakSights nearby - In the heart of the Spanish Steps quarter
Villa Laetitia 15 rooms from $155Rome
Fashionable boutique hotel designed by the Fendi family. Set in luscious gardens alongside the river Tiber. Attention to detail throughout the rooms and living areas is spectacular - marble pillars, antique fabrics, black and white chequered flooring, 1930s art deco furniture. Tranquil and trendy.City StyleSights nearby - 15 mins walk to the Piazza del Popolo and easy access to the VaticanDesigner - Renovated by one of the Fendi sistersLocal markets - Good for local colour.
The Fifteen Keys Hotel 15 rooms from $164Rome
An elegant townhouse hotel with stylish accommodation and an unpretentious feel. Enjoy alfresco breakfasts in the garden courtyard. Located in a charming neighbourhood, the area has a bohemian feel with great antique shops and good coffee spots and is close to major attractions.Local exploring - An ideal location for getting to know Rome from its major attractions to its boutiques, galleries and local eateries.Sights nearby - Great location in the Monti district, just 10 mins walk from the ColosseumRestrictions on children - This is an adults only property
Hotel Campo de 'Fiori 23 rooms from $167Rome
A gorgeous boutique hotel with views over Rome's skyline from a fantastic roof terrace. Romantic bedrooms have canopied fourposter beds, frescoed ceilings, antique furniture and regally painted walls. A great choice for a romantic getaway to Rome.Sights nearby - Walking distance to most of Rome's major attractionsCity StyleLocal markets - Enjoy the morning market at the Piazza Campo de FioriRomantic - Good for couples.
Arco dei Tolomei 6 rooms from $206Rome
An intimate hotel in the centre of Rome. Unique rooms feature charming wallpapers, antiques and all the mod cons. An authentic breakfast room has family antiques and artworks on the walls, and the parlour room is perfect to relax in after sightseeing. A boutique spot.City Style - Centre of Rome, Trevi fountain, St Peter's Square, Colosseum and all of Rome's eateries, shops and markets are minutes awaySights nearby - Tiber River bridges to the Colosseum, Campo dei Fiori market, the Ghetto, the Pantheon and Piazza NavonaLocal markets - Campo dei Fiori marketCooking classes - Check for timings.
Banco 19 2 rooms from $175Rome
Redefine the romantic Rome getaway at this chic and intimate B&B. Airy hotel interiors overflow with plants and lead to minimal yet warm rooms, complete with vast bathrooms and wood accents. Enjoy breakfast before heading out to take in Rome's offerings. A welcome, modern twist on a classic weekend.City Style - Effortlessly chic guestrooms, hotel interior filled with plants and print fabrics -Rome's delights on the doorstepSights nearby - St Peter's Basilica, Trevi Fountain and Roman Forum under 2km from hotelLocal markets - Minutes from Campo De'Fiori's buzzy market
Lord Byron 32 rooms from $182Rome
An Art Nouveau property in an excellent hilltop location away from the mass of sightseers and with excellent views. Rooms and suites with private terraces, wallpapered walls, marble bathrooms and huge comfy beds. A great choice for an understated stop over.City StyleSights nearby - Situated just behind the Borghese GardensSecluded setting - For escaping.Local markets - Good for local colour.
Teatro di Pompeo 13 rooms from $182Rome
Simple and charming three star B&B on the site of Pompey Theatre, mere steps from where Caesar met his end. Tidy yet small rooms offer a great base for exploring the city after a complimentary breakfast. History buffs and culture vultures are in heaven.Local exploring - Built in the Theatre of Pompei, surrounded by ancient streets and lanes lined with hisotirc buildings.Value chic - A charming hotel, full of character and old world elegance, without the central Rome price tag!Great walks - Wander the cobblestone side streets of the Piazza Navona area and check out the tourist free artisanal shops.Local markets - Just up the road is the Campo dei Fiori, which every morning boasts a bustling marketplace.
Forty Seven 61 rooms from $182Rome
Contemporary boutique hotel with a fantastic roof terrace restaurant. Plush bedrooms and suites have parquet floors, huge comfy beds and all the modern gadgetry. Magnificent views from private terraces and the roof top. Romantic and stylish enough for the modern traveller.Roof terrace - Book the one of the suites to share the private panoramic terraceCity StyleRomantic BreakSights nearby - Located across from the Roman Forum's Temple of Vesta
Casa Montani 5 rooms from $184Rome
Classy five-bedroom B&B opposite the Piazza del Popolo. Neutral tones, with designer fabrics, hardwood floors and chic modern artworks, plus the bonus of a personalised service from the owner. A des res with all mod cons, it offers luxury in an intimate, affordable city centre setting.Sights nearby - Located in the heart of Rome next to the Piazza del Popolo. Walking distance to many major attractionsCity Style
Albergo del senato 56 rooms from $187Rome
Elegant rooms and suites, wonderful roof terrace bar, and walking distance to the Pantheon. Roman classicism and a traditional atmosphere throughout, from the dining room, to bedrooms, to terraces and dining room. A relaxing choice for a family, group or couple.GroupsFamiliesSights nearby - A stones throw from the PantheonLocal markets - The Campo de Fiori is close by
Hotel Celio 19 rooms from $223Rome
An exquisite hotel opposite the Colosseum. Individual rooms feature mosaic floors, frescoes, trompe-l'œil paintings and all the modcons. Roof terrace and children's pool, and an impressive breakfast room. An unbeatable location in the city. A luxurious and romantic choice for city exploring.Romantic Break - Sunbathe on the roof terrace, stroll through the streets of Rome, enjoying St Peter's Square, the Vatican, Trevi fountainCity Style - Hotel is seconds from the Colosseum; all of Rome's mueseums, restaurants, shops and sights on the doorstepSights nearby - Basilica di San Clemente, Colosseum, and Arch of Constantine. Also nearby are Roman Forum and Basilica di San GiovanniLocal markets - Campo dei Fiori Market, Piazza Vittorio Market, Porta Portese Flea Market
Buonanotte Garibaldi 3 rooms from $192Rome
A chic little B&B with just three rooms and a lovely breakfast courtyard. Rooms themed by colour have silk paintings, oak floors and antique furniture. Understated, welcoming, and not at all glitzy. A great choice for a weekend away in Rome.Sights nearby - Located in the historic and vibrant Trastevere districtLocal markets - Good for local colour.
Capo d'Africa 65 rooms from $200Rome
Contemporary, sleek hotel in the shadow of the Colosseum in the centre of Rome. Gorgeous roof terrace over looking the city bell tower and Colosseum. Attentive staff. Bedrooms are retro and stylish. Excellent gym, cool Centrum bar and La Terrazza serves the best pasta. Near perfect urban hotel.Roof terrace - A roof terrace is pretty specatucualr in Rome, and this roof terrace is no exceptionSights nearby - Located in the heart of Imperial Rome, a stone's throw from the ColosseumTownhouse - The hotel was once a school built in the early 20th-centuryRestrictions on children - Adults only property
Pepoli 9 6 rooms from $202Rome
Six elegant suites located within a grand building in a quiet part of Rome. Stunning suites are contemporary in style and design yet reminiscent of Roman opulence. Indulgent bathrooms, the best featuring enormous bathtubs. Well positioned to reach this historic city's attractions. A luxurious base.Local exploring - A luxurious base, well placed within the city for getting around.Sights nearby - Just a 5 minute drive from the Coliseum and ealking distance from Terme di Caracalla.Romantic - Good for couples.
Casa Fabbrini 5 rooms from $202Rome (13)
A 16th century townhouse, turned boutique B&B, in central Rome. Think country style interiors with a modern twist, with exposed wooden beams and designer furniture. The uniquely decorated rooms exude rustic charm and a warm welcoming ambience. Enjoy a hearty breakfast before checking out the sights.Value chic - This sleek and stylish B&B is great value, especially in the low season- centrally located and full of quirky charm.Local exploring - In a quiet and secluded street yet right in the middle of centro storico, the perfect spot for culture vultures!Great walks - Wander the narrow lanes and cobbled streets of Rome’s centro storico.Sights nearby - The nearby Spanish Steps cannot be missed.
Hotel Lunetta 30 rooms from $213Rome
A very polished hotel with an excellent spa and contemporary classic rooms. Bedrooms and suites have glossy parquet floors, big comfy beds, exposed beams, and enormous marble bathrooms. Fantastic spa equipped with sauna, hot tub and a menu of therapies. An excellent choice for a modern spa break.Sights nearby - Located in the heart of mediaeval Rome, between Campo de'Fiori and Piazza NavonaSpa - With a spa suite for couple treatments featuring a private hot tub
Gigli d'Oro Suites 6 rooms from $214Rome
Sophisticated collection of designer suites in an aristocratic residence. Super modern furniture, white washed walls, and glass bathrooms contrast original oil paintings, parquet floors and wooden beams. Very private, very sleek, very cool.City StyleSights nearby - Located just behind the Piazza Navona in the historic centre of town. Easy access on foot to most sights.Local markets - Close to the Campo de fioriDesigner - Uniquely designed interiors.
Suite Sistina 10 rooms from $216Rome
A den of luxury to bring out the romantic in you, with an emphasis on sensuality. Outsized glass-sided showers and luxury bathtubs share the living space with giant round beds. Set in a handsome historic building metres away from the Spanish Steps, it’s an oasis for couples and honeymooners.Suites - All suites accommodationRomantic BreakSights nearby - Right in the heart of Rome, close to the Piazza di Spagna and Piazza BarberiniRomantic - Good for couples.
Residenze Torre Colonna 5 rooms from $258Rome
Fantastic boutique chic guesthouse. Centrally placed with spectacular rooftop views over Rome. Romantic bedrooms have four poster beds, white washed walls, and flashes of modern art on the walls. Exclusive roof top views, hot tub, and minutes from galleries and designer shops. Very trendy.Roof terrace - With outdoor hot tubViews - Great views from hotelCity StyleHoneymoons
Locanda Cairoli 15 rooms from $217Rome
A chic, comfortable hotel in central Rome. Clean, crisp rooms follow blue and yellow theme, with individual details such as floral arrangements and artworks. Close to the Piazza Navona, perfect for local exploring. Classic hotel with the air of a private home.Great walks - Wander the streets towards the Spanish Steps and explore the rabbit warren streets.Local markets - Explore the nearby Portico d’Ottavia, the Jewish quarter of Rome.Sights nearby - Close to Piazza Navona and The PantheonLively area - In the thick of the action.
Crossing Condotti 5 rooms from $235Rome
Luxury oasis near the Spanish Steps that marries modern décor with well-chosen baroque antiques. Five intimate rooms and one junior suite with original beamed ceilings, polished wooden floors, enormous beds and tasteful artworks. Elegant and chic, with a very hospitable concierge.Sights nearby - Steps away from the Piazza di Spagna in the centre of RomeFour poster beds - For romantics.
Locarno 83 rooms from $246Rome
A 1920s Art Nouveau styled hotel oozing character and offering prime positioning. Spacious, beautifully designed rooms with mod-cons and excellent business facilities. The lively bar attracts a local and fun crowd. Perfect for a romantic weekend.Romantic Break - Chic decor, central location and romantic rooftop bar make this an ideal getaway for two!Local exploring - Use the free hotel bikes to explore the historic city centre like a local.Great walks - Just five minutes away you'll find Villa Borghese, the third largest public park in Rome.Sights nearby - Check out the iconic Piazza del Popolo, located just a few minutes from the hotel.
Santa Maria di Trastevere 18 rooms from $256Rome
Foundations of a former convent complete with cloisters and modern day frescos. Large, simple rooms are great value plus a complimentary continental breakfast in the courtyard. Perfect location for Rome’s nightlife and sight seeing.Value chic - An utterly superb spot, with quaint rooms facing the fragrant courtyard and an extensive wine list, all for a minimal cost.Sights nearby - A must see is the Piazza Santa Maria and its exquisitely mosaicked church, just around the corner from the hotel.Great walks - For a birds eye view of the eternal city wander up the dizzy heights of Gianicolo Hill.Lively - Hip and happening.
Relais Orso 15 rooms from 249Rome
Just steps away from Piazza Navona and the Pantheon this sleek hotel, a 17th century town house in quiet cobbled street, is beautifully placed in the heart of Rome within walking distance of all the main sights. Cool contemporary suites, restaurant and pretty roof garden with city views.Restaurant - The restaurant Vicolo 88 offers traditional Medietrranean dishes and wine from the cellars of the houseSuites - Central glass walled showers built into the living rooms, suites with private jacuzzi and terraceRoof terrace - Sip cocktails on the roof deck with fabulous panoramic views of the citySights nearby - A stone's throw from Piazza Navona in the heart of Rome's historical centre
Margutta 54 6 rooms from $267Rome
A very slick collection of suites in one of Rome's most central, peaceful and attractive mews. Large, minimalist, and shiny with all the modern gadgetry. These suites can cater to any type of traveller; groups of friends, families, or couples.FamiliesGroupsCity StyleRomantic Break
Piazza di Spagna 9 6 rooms from $328Rome
Located in the heart of Rome, this designer Mansion is uniquely decorated and boasts its very own contemporary art gallery. There are six individually decorated guest rooms and a Turkish steam bath for relaxing after a day's sightseeing. The perfect blend of contemporary and classic Roman elegance.Sights nearby - Just next to The Spanish Steps and Fontana di TreviDesigner - Uniquely designed interiors.Four poster beds - For romantics.
Hotel Regina 127 rooms from $278Rome
Art deco extravaganza on the Via Veneto, part of Baglioni Hotels. The original Roman Grand Dame, the Regina offers opulent interiors, restaurant, spa and gym. Great location means easy access the delights of Rome.Private Hot Tub - Book the Margherita Suite for your private terrace with hot tub.Sights nearby - Walking distance from the Villa Borghese and Piazza di SpagnaOpulentSpa
Mario de Fiori 37 4 rooms from $303Rome
Gloriously sleek and private self-catering rooms and suites, excellently located near the Spanish steps, equipped with every modern gadget. Bedrooms and suites have their own living areas. Ideal for couples, families, or groups.Sights nearby - Within spitting distance of the Spanish StepsFamiliesRomantic BreakCity Style
Palazzo Manfredi 16 rooms from $340Rome
Five Star luxury next to the Colosseum and the Forum with exceptional views of both from an excellent roof top restaurant. Chic rooms, suites, and apartments in contemporary classic design. Fantastic food, unique views, and wellness too. Rome in style.Roof terrace - Wonderful roof terrace overlooking the ColosseumSights nearby - Next to the Colosseum and Roman Forum5* Luxury - Very high service standards.Romantic Break
Hotel de Russie 122 rooms from $445Rome
Beautiful contemporary Roman hotel overlooking the Piazza del Popolo. Plush rooms are light and airy, many of them feature courtyard garden views. Luxury with style, great food and a spa and pool. A grown up city escape.Garden - Stunning terraced gardens where you can dine during the summer months.Restaurant - Recommended.Spa - Featuring hydropool and Turkish steam bath.Sights nearby - 10 minutes walk from The Spanish Steps.
San Anselmo 34 rooms from $385Rome
Peaceful, romantic refuge in the smart hilltop Aventine district. Baroque flamboyance meets contemporary details to create a hotel with huge personality. Overlooking the Sant’Anselmo Church and within range of all main attractions, while staying off the beaten track.Romantic - Good for couples.Great walks - Take a stroll in The Circus Maximus, an ancient Roman chariot racing stadium and mass entertainment venue.Sights nearby - The property overlooks Sant’Anselmo ChurchLively - Hip and happening.
Eden 121 rooms from $396Rome
A five-star luxury hotel in one of Rome's most exclusive areas. Traditionally furnished rooms exude opulence and old world style with bold fabrics, antiqued furnishings and spectacular views of the city. Unwind in the Piano bar or soak up the skyline in the fine dining rooftop restaurant. Spoiling.Romantic Break - The opulent and enourmous suites are ideal for a couples hideaway, not to mention the romantic rooftop resturant.Local exploring - Perfectly located for exploing the sights of Rome, close enough to travel by foot or bicycle.Great walks - Visit nearby Borghese Gardens for lovely walking gardens, museums and historic buildings.Sights nearby - Close to the Spanish Steps, one of Rome's most famous sights.
G-Rough 10 rooms from $609Rome (Navona)
One of the hippest spots in town, at G-Rough you'll find a unique blend of luxury living and trendy design finishes giving this 17th century townhouse a very urban vibe. Parquet floors & original tiles come with an eclectic mix of retro style furniture. Roof terrace for chilling and buzzy bar.Sights nearby - A stone's throw from the Piazza Navona and just 450m from the PantheonCity Style - Achingly trendy interiors - certainly not one for traditionalists!Local markets - Immerse yourself in the daily marketsFull of character
Villa Spalletti Trivelli 12 rooms from $609Rome
A quintessentially noble Roman townhouse renovated to perfection. Tranquil, classic, and aristocratic rooms, suites, and living areas in a peaceful neighbourhood. Marble fireplaces, oil paintings, Doric columns, tapestries throughout. Excellent food, libraries, gardens, and spa. Very special.LuxuryHoneymoonsCity StyleSights nearby - 200m from the Quirinale Presidential Palace and 5 mins from the Trevi fountain
Portrait Suites 11 rooms from $684Rome
Luxury boutique suites in Rome's fashion district. Like the shops below, these suites are just as fashionable and come with an equally expensive price tag, with good reason. Each suite boasts enormous space, haute couture designer furniture, marble bathrooms, kitchenettes and private terraces.LuxuryRomantic BreakCity StyleDesigner - Uniquely designed interiors.
La Residenza Napoleone 2 rooms from $780Rome
Incredibly opulent apartment suites drenched in old world Italian romance. Huge oil paintings, taffeta silks, lavish beds, Baroque furniture, antique lighting and romantic pastels covering the walls. Each suite has a kitchenette, private terrace, in-house cook and access to a concierge service.OpulentRomantic BreakRomantic - Good for couples.Luxury
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Visitors have flocked to Rome, the 'Eternal City', since the Middle Ages, when pilgrims journeyed to the centre of Catholicism. More recent travellers have been captivated by the city's ancient sites, its rich heritage as headquarters of the Roman Empire, and the legacy of the great Renaissance artists. And the typically sunny weather doesn't hurt. For a major capital city, there are surprisingly few purpose-built hotels, but there is plenty of accommodation to suit all tastes. Most of the best places to stay in Rome are housed in old buildings: mansions, palazzi, villas. Take your pick, whether that's one of our recommended hotels or an apartment suggested by our online partner, booking.com.
If it's your first visit to Rome then you'll be kept busy with the headline sights. Rome isn't just the capital of Italy and the historic heart of the Roman Empire, it's also home of the Vatican. So, as well as the art, architecture and ruins, Rome bursts with religious art, relics and architecture - not least of all St. Peter's and the Vatican.
Each of these elements is at its most glorious in Rome:
- Architecturally, the Pantheon is one of the world's best preserved ancient monuments - it's around 2000 years old - an amazing, and very beautiful, feat of engineering.
- And the Colosseum is a thrilling sight, impressive for its ability to seat 50,000 spectators and fearsome for its bloody history;
- and the Roman Forum was a showpiece for the age.
Rome has long been the hub of the art world as well, there are pristine classical statues, incredible Renaissance frescoes, graceful fountains by the best sculptors of the day, and all of it is out on the streets.
One of the most celebrated of Rome's exquisite piazzas is the Piazza Navona, which has everything - Baroque architecture, three ornate fountains, wonderful cafes and restaurants and plenty of street artists and hawkers - this spot used to be Rome's main market!
Then there's the museums, both art and historic, including the Vatican Museums and the Museo e Galleria Borghese, home to two of the world's most incredible art collections. And the Capitoline Museums, dating from 1471, and home to some of the world's best known works of sculpture. If you're getting the sense of the words 'world's best' and 'world's greatest' being overused here, rest assured, it's not unwarranted.
And of course you need to make sure you throw your three coins into the glorious Trevi fountain and wish to return... If you threw your three coins in the fountain and you're back, take some time to let Rome infuse into your system. Book a room in one of our recommendations for the best places to stay in Rome, spend longer over piazza cafe stops and make sure you eat and drink well! You might also want to make time to explore some of the old roads in and out of Rome, or see some of the less well known museums and galleries - and there's a long list to choose from!
For a Special Occasion
- Five minutes from the Trevi Fountain, the Villa Spalletti Trivelli is a noble Roman townhouse renovated to perfection. The 12 rooms are classical, tranquil and aristocratic, and you're in a beautiful neighbourhood, surrounded by lush gardens.
- If Baroque flamboyance and lavish drapery are your thing head for the San Anselmo in the smart Aventine district.
- Five star luxury at the Eden includes a rooftop garden and a long history of celebrity guests.
- Suite Sistina's ten rooms are perfect for honeymooners, with their oversized, glass sided showers, luxurious bathtubs and giant round beds. You're also staying in a beautiful building just metres from the Spanish Steps.
For a City Break
- The Hotel Regina is an Art Deco extravaganza on the Via Veneto. One of Rome's original grand dame hotels, this is an opulent spot, but with all the mod. cons.
- The Hotel de Russie, part of Rocco Forte's empire, is a contemporary city hotel in a great location with a glorious garden.
- Capo d'Africa is a sleek, contemporary hotel with a gorgeous roof terrace directly overlooking the Colosseum. As well as being right in the heart of things, you're staying somewhere with retro style, and an excellent gym, restaurant and bar.
- Right beside the Spanish Steps, Crossing Condotti has just six rooms, filled with well chosen Baroque antiques, tasteful art and enormous beds. Central and romantic.
Rome's Best B&Bs and Guesthouses
- The Casa Howard in a great location near the Spanish Steps, is a stylishly designed second floor home-from-home guesthouse - easily one of the gest places to stay in Rome for those who want a more personal touch. It has five individually designed bedrooms and a "house genie", Edgar, to introduce you to the "honesty fridge".
- Residenze Torre Colonna is a fantastically chic boutique guesthouse with a rooftop terrace offering spectacular views over Rome. There are just five rooms, all of them romantic, with four poster beds, white washed walls and splashes of modern art.
- Teatro di Pompeo is a simple friendly, if slightly cramped, B&B on the site of Pompey's Theatre.
- Casa Montani is a classy, five room B&B opposite the Piazza del Popolo, just a short walk from most of the headline attractions. Modern and neutral with very personalised service.
- Albergo del senato offers elegant rooms and suites within a short stroll of the Pantheon. There's a fabulous roof terrace and a traditional relaxed vibe throughout, despite the beautiful decor.
- The Locanda Cairoli is a comfortable, 15 room hotel close to the Piazza Navona. The gardens are beautiful and there's a feeling of sharing a private home rather than staying in a hotel.
- Mario de Fiori 37 are a collection of sleek and modern self-catering rooms and suites located right near the Spanish Steps. You'll find every comfort and modern gadget you, or your family, might need.
The Best Places to Stay in Rome on a Budget
- Attractive and romantic, the Hotel Modigliani is a ideally located, right between the Trevi Fountain and the Spanish Steps. They offer family suites and apartments as well as rooms, all with elegant decor and modern art, and some with private terraces. Rooms start from £75 per night.
- Low key 1920s glamour with a lively bar are on offer at the Locarno. It's one of the best places to stay in Rome for a weekend away if you're on a budget.
- For great value in a party location the Santa Maria di Trastevere offers spacious simple rooms and a courtyard for outdoor eating. Plus they provide complimentary pre dinner snacks every evening between 5 and 8 pm, and a number of bikes are available for guests to use.
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