Rome hotels with the best views

Rome is one of the greatest cities in the world, a living, breathing museum. It can offer a plethora of stunning views, from its iconic monuments such as the Colosseum and the Spanish Steps to its cobbled streets and romantic squares. But arguably the best views are from the city’s rooftops. Whether it’s from a chic rooftop bar in the historic centre or a terrace at the top of a hill, contemplating the city from a great height is one of the most beautiful ways to take in Rome. Our selection of the best hotels with views in Rome will provide you with an incredible experience no matter which property you choose. From five star luxury hotels to boutique properties with sun-drenched terraces that overlook the rooftops of the city, you’ll be sure to find a hotel with a view that will make your stay in Rome even more special.

  • San Anselmo Rome (Ripa) 34 rooms from £104

    Charming  -  Interiors are charmingly traditional with period furniture, Liberty-style molding on the Venetian plaster, and framed mirrors
    Other Activities  -  Experience the twilight hours on Palatine Hill with splendid views over the Roman Forum, Circus Maximus and the Colosseum
    Hideaway  -  An off the beaten track location in a residential neighbourhood on Aventine Hill, perfect for a quiet city break
    Romantic Break  -  For a romantic stay choose the Deluxe room with a clawfoot tub topped with a crown canopy
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    Recommended by  -  I Escape, Tablet

    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. See More

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  • Capo d'Africa Rome (Colosseo) 65 rooms from £118

    Boutique  -  With refined decor and exemplary service that caters to guests' every whim, this is a charming boutique stay
    Sights nearby  -  Located in the heart of Imperial Rome, a stone's throw from the Colosseum
    Townhouse  -  The hotel was once a school built in the early 20th-century
    Hotel Entertainment  -  There is live jazz music every Tuesday and Friday evening
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A sleek contemporary hotel in the shadow of the Colosseum in the heart of Rome. A gorgeous roof terrace overlooks the city bell tower and Colosseum. Expect attentive staff and rooms with cool retro style. There's an excellent gym, a Centrum bar and La Terrazza serves standout pasta. A chic stay. See More

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  • Princeps Boutique Hotel Rome (Termini) 20 rooms from £130

    Local exploring  -  Set in the heart of historic Rome, this is ideal for exploring the city's ancient sites plus restaurants and shops
    City Style  -  Located in a heritage palace in the centre of Rome, this hotel oozes city style
    Value chic  -  Despite its chic design and central location, rooms are very reasonably priced
    Views  -  Enjoy views onto the Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore from your room
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    This boutique hotel occupies the fourth floor of a historic palace in Rome's Monti district. Recently renovated rooms boast leather sofas and marble bathrooms; the best suites overlook the majestic Basilica of Santa Maria Maggiore. Enjoy a unique breakfast in the airy dining room. A charming hotel. See More

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  • Hotel Campo de' Fiori Rome (Parione) 23 rooms from £135

    City Style  -  For an elegant and traditianally Italian stay, it doesn't get much better than this
    Groups  -  With 11 apartments to rent sleeping from 2 - 5, this is ideal for small groups
    Romantic Break  -  This is a classic and undeniably romantic stay brimming with Old World charm
    Local markets  -  Enjoy the morning market at Piazza Campo de Fiori. This is Rome's most popular market and offers a real snippet of daily life
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    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. See More

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  • Mama Shelter Roma Rome (Lazio) 217 rooms from £148

    City Style  -  Immerse yourself with a rooftop bar offering stunning Basilica views, vibrant DJ sets & a uniquely eclectic, art-filled ambience
    Great walks  -  Step into history with a leisurely stroll along the cobblestone paths of Rome, absorbing ancient architectural wonders
    Families  -  For family fun steps from the Vatican, enjoy colourful rooms, a playful pool, and kids' treats on arrival
    Other Activities  -  Dive into a Roman-style pool and unwind in the luxurious steam and sauna rooms after a day of exploring
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    A 5-star retreat near the Vatican. Pop art meets modern comfort with vibrant décor and a playful vibe. Guests can enjoy a rooftop bar, Roman-style spa, pizzeria, and live DJ sets. It's the perfect blend of fun, flair, and top-notch amenities in Rome's heart. An ideal getaway for the whole family. See More

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  • Relais Rione Ponte Rome (Piazza Navona) 9 rooms from £156

    City Style  -  Sleek, modern rooms and suites are beautifully appointed and all feature original contemporary artworks
    Local exploring  -  With its central location on the Piazza Navona, most of Rome's highlights are accessible on foot
    Views  -  Rooms overlook the Piazza di Tor Sanguigna and Piazza delle Cinque Lune
    Value chic  -  A great value option in the heart of Rome
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    A new arrival to Rome, art hotel Relais Rione Ponte is a cheeky affordable boutique hotel with 9 rooms right in the heart of the Eternal City with a permanent art exhibition on show. A great choice if you're on a budget but looking for luxury. See More

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  • Salotto Monti Rome (Monti) 12 rooms from £175

    Families  -  The Superior Apartment occupies the whole first floor and comes with a full kitchen, lounge area, and room to sleep four
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the famed Roman Forum, Colosseum and Pantheon, all within walking distance from the property
    Boutique  -  A chic little boutique with impeccable style (think old meets new) and a fabulous roof terrace
    City Style  -  A chic contemporary hotel set in the trendy district of Monti
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A chic boutique hotel located in the heart of the city. Individually designed rooms offer styles from classically elegant to more contemporary. All have sash windows, wooden floors and wallpaper by Fornasetti. Breakfast is served on the expansive terrace offering glorious views across Rome. See More

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  • Residenze Torre Colonna Rome (Trevi) 5 rooms from £203

    Boutique  -  With unique design, individualised service, and a top location — this is a luxurious boutique base
    Local exploring  -  Perfectly located at the bottom of Via Nazionale just moments from Piazza Venezia
    City Style  -  Stylish interiors mix medieval style with contemporary design to great effect
    Artworks  -  Works by contemporary artist Natino Chirico adorn the walls
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    A chic boutique hotel centrally located with spectacular rooftop views over Rome. Romantic bedrooms have four-poster beds, white-washed walls, and flashes of modern art on the walls. With exclusive rooftop views, a hot tub, and access to nearby galleries and designer shops - this is a trendy stay. See More

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  • Hotel Raphael Rome (Piazza Navona) 50 rooms from £184

    Romantic Break  -  Relax in one of the hotel's sprawling top floor suites — marble-clad bathrooms, views of the Pantheon, and opulent decor
    Foodies  -  Award wining chefs lead rooftop restaurant Mater Terrae that serves exceptional vegetarian, gluten-free, and meat dishes
    City Style  -  With rooms decorated with Picasso artwork, gold and red decor, and marble furnishings, this urban hotel exudes opulence
    Local exploring  -  Located just a stone's throw away from St Peter's Basilica and the Pantheon, this hotel is superbly located
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    Recommended by  -  Relais & Chateaux

    Hotel Raphael is an eco-hotel with a rooftop restaurant serving award-winning biodynamic cuisine with views of the Basilica. Rooms and suites are luxurious and opulent, featuring red and gold decor, High Renaissance artwork, and marble-clad bathrooms. Bygone grandeur and environmental sensibility. See More

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  • Hotel Valadier Rome (Piazza del Popolo) 67 rooms from £192

    Luxury  -  A luxury four star hotel with lavish interiors that feel like they are from a bygone era
    Local exploring  -  Well located in the heart of historic Rome just a short walk from the Colosseum
    City Style  -  With elegant design and its own piano bar this is a grand central stay
    Good wine list  -  The hotel's wine cellar holds four hundred different labels

    Classic hotel with modern comforts next to Piazza del Popolo and close to the Spanish Steps & Villa Borghese. Boasting three restaurants and a chic piano bar plus there's a magnificent roof terrace which has wonderful views of Rome. A grand stay well-positioned for city exploring. See More

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  • Residenze Argileto Rome (Foro Romano) 20 rooms from £207

    Hideaway  -  With free access to the spa when you book a room, and a bar and roof terrace on-site, this is a great Roman bolt-hole
    City Style  -  With its design focus and first-class facilities, this boutique hotel oozes Italian city style
    Romantic Break  -  Couples will fall in love with the romantic rooftop terrace and hot tub
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the ancient Roman Forum and the Colosseum, both a short distance from this hotel
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    This contemporary design hotel is located in the stylish Monti neighbourhood in Rome. Rooms boast four-poster beds and original artworks, as well as smartphones with local SIM cards. Relax in the hot tub on the hotel's roof terrace before a treatment in the tranquil spa. An upmarket boutique hotel. See More

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  • Forty Seven Rome (Circus Maximus) 61 rooms from £213

    Romantic Break  -  The suites have a private panoramic terrace, an ideal spot to enjoy a glass of wine with your significant other
    City Style  -  With each floor dedicated to a master of twentieth-century Italian art, this is a very stylish stay
    Hotel Entertainment  -  With an in-house cinema and a billiards rooms, there is plenty to do to unwind at the hotel
    Artworks  -  Expect to find striking contemporary art pieces throughout the property
    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    A 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. See More

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  • Palazzo Navona Hotel Rome (Piazza Navona) 43 rooms from £217

    Families  -  Located on the back of Piazza Navona, this comfortable hotel provides the perfect base for families seeking easy sightseeing!
    Romantic Break  -  Get lost in Rome's ancient piazzas and winding streets — with a stylish and sophisticated hotel as a base
    Local exploring  -  The Pantheon, St Peter's Basilica, and the wonderful Trevi Fountain are all within walking distance
    Sights nearby  -  Visit some of the world's most incredible ancient sites — think the Colesseum, the Forum, and the Pantheon
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    Palazzo Navona is a four-star hotel boasting rooms with slick design, Scandinavian-inspired furnishings and whitewashed walls. The bar and panoramic rooftop create a lively atmosphere, but its main attraction is its enviable location right in the middle of Rome's historic centre. See More

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  • Eitch Borromini Rome (Piazza Navona) 18 rooms from £227

    City Style  -  Situated in a building designed by one of Italy's most famous architects, you can't get more Italian style than this hotel
    Romantic Break  -  The bright and airy suites and the hotel's historic surroundings make this a great romantic getaway
    Local exploring  -  The central location makes this hotel a great base for local exploring
    Sights nearby  -  Visit nearby Castel Sant'Angelo, commissioned by the Roman Emperor Hadrian as a mausoleum for himself
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    This plush hotel sits within a 17th-century palace designed by Italian architect Francesco Borromini overlooking Piazza Navona. Suites have a classical feel, featuring antique furnishings and luxurious linens; the best offer spectacular city views. Don't miss the rooftop terrace bar. A unique hotel. See More

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  • Hotel d'Inghilterra Rome (Campo Marzio) 88 rooms from £259

    Families  -  The hotel is part of Starhotels’ V.I.K. (Very Important Kid) programme with free stays for children under 16
    Romantic Break  -  Rooftop meals looking over Rome's skyline, opulent suites and cosy bars — perfect for a romantic city break
    Designer Shopping  -  Right in the centre of the fashion district, this hotel is just steps from Via del Corso shopping street
    City Style  -  This chic hotel oozes history and old school charm, plus it's minutes from Rome's main attractions
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    Traditional and formal old-time favourite of Hollywood elite. Elegant rooms and suites with silk curtains and antique furnishings. Cafe Romano serves lovely Mediterranean fare and the Bond Bar is a must for a martini! Perfect location below the Spanish Steps, in the middle of the Fashion District. See More

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  • Parco dei Principi Rome (Parioli) 96 rooms from £288

    Foodies  -  Foodies will be won over by the hotel's offering of not one but three on-site restaurants, plus a cosy hotel bar
    Families  -  The hotel's family suites are great for parents travelling with children, and kids will love the outdoor pool
    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the high-end facilities at this five-star hotel, especially the sleek and modern hotel spa
    Sights nearby  -  Visit Chiesa di Santa Maria della Concezione dei Cappuccini, a 15th-century church and crypt
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    This exclusive hotel and spa is situated in Rome's luxury Parioli district. Rooms are classically dressed, with rich linens and plush carpets; the best have a private terrace with panoramic views of the most famous sights. Choose between three restaurants or dine by the pool. An indulgent city stay. See More

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  • Hotel de Russie Rome (Piazza del Popolo) 122 rooms from £350

    Local exploring  -  With its central location and range of guided walking and biking tours, this is the perfect launching spot to explore the city
    5* Luxury  -  The property is one of Rocco Forte's flagship hotels with top notch service, beautiful accommodation and fabulous food
    Restaurant  -  Le Jardin de Russie Restaurant offers stylish Italian cuisine in stunning surroundings both inside and out
    Garden  -  Stunning terraced gardens where you can dine during the summer months
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet, Fodors, Frommers, Kiwi Collection, Michelin Travel

    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. See More

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  • Baglioni Hotel Regina Rome (Via Veneto) 127 rooms from £316

    Traditional  -  A grand Art Deco building filled with massive chandeliers, gilded mirrors above carved fireplaces, and tufted velvet armchairs
    5* Luxury  -  a prestigious five-star you can expect little extras like white-glove service, an attentive concierge, and a spoiling spa
    Foodies  -  The Brunello Lounge and Restaurant, which serves genuinely excellent Roman cuisine, is a favourite with locals
    Views  -  Enjoy views of the Colosseum or the Sistine Chapel from your luxurious suite

    Art deco extravaganza on the Via Veneto, part of Baglioni Hotels. The original Roman Grande Dame, the Regina offers opulent interiors, a standout Roman restaurant plus an extensive spa. With a great location, a hands-on concierge, and lots of little added luxuries - this is a spoiling stay. See More

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  • Singer Palace Rome (Pigna) 30 rooms from £379

    Local exploring  -  Nestled between the Pantheon on one side and the Trevi Fountain on the other, you can't get a more central location than this
    City Style  -  Housed in a heritage property, updated with contemporary, chic interiors, this hotel has plenty of modern Roman style
    Romantic Break  -  Couples love starting the day on the hotel's beautiful roof terrace with panoramic views of Rome
    Sights nearby  -  Visit two of Rome's most famous sights, both a short walk from the hotel: the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain
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    Recommended by  -  Tablet

    This hotel occupies a 20th-century palace set between the Pantheon and the Trevi Fountain in central Rome. Rooms are warm and stylish with modern Italian furnishings; the best suite offers a private terrace and separate living space. Enjoy breakfast with a view on the rooftop terrace; a chic hotel. See More

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  • Palazzo Manfredi Rome (Colosseo) 16 rooms from £383

    Foodies  -  Michelin starred regional and Mediterranean fare is created by chef Giuseppe Di Lorio and served on the spectacular terrace
    Other Activities  -  Live the ultimate Italian experience by taking the house Lamborghini out for a spin
    Families  -  Children are well looked after with a babysitting service and kids' menus
    Local exploring  -  Located beside the Colosseum; it doesn't get much better than this!
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    Recommended by  -  Mr & Mrs Smith, Tablet

    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 are decorated in a contemporary-classic design. With fantastic food, unique views, and wellness too - this is Rome in style. See More

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  • First Hotel Roma Arte Rome (Piazza del Popolo) 29 rooms from £405

    Romantic Break  -  Couples love the homely, inviting feel to this hotel; book a luxury hot tub suite for added indulgence on your romantic getaway
    Local exploring  -  Nestled in the centre of the Eternal City, next to the famous Spanish Steps, this hotel is a great base for local exploring
    City Style  -  With chic, contemporary suites and a rooftop terrace, this hotel has lots of modern Roman style
    Sights nearby  -  Visit the nearby Trevi Fountain and the Collosseum, both easy walking distance from this hotel
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    Recommended by  -  Great Small Hotels

    This five-star, boutique hotel is located in the heart of Rome by the Eternal Steps. Suites are elegant, with contemporary artwork, bookcases and comfy armchairs adding a homely feel; book a luxury suite for a private terrace and hot tub. Enjoy cocktails at the chic rooftop bar; a stylish city stay. See More

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  • Hassler Roma Rome (Campo Marzio) 87 rooms from £635

    City Style  -  Overlooking the Spanish Steps and a stone's throw from the Colosseum, you can't get more city style than this hotel
    Romantic Break  -  Couples will love the romantic, neoclassical suites, with plush linens and beautiful views
    Honeymoons  -  Book a presidential suite to enjoy a private hot tub, for a honeymoon with added luxury
    Restaurant  -  The hotel has a Michelin-starred restaurant
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    This five-star hotel is located in the heart of Rome's city centre. The spacious and elegant suites are dressed in either a modern or neoclassical style; the best have plush living space and a terrace with views over the city. Dine at Imàgo, the hotel's Michelin-starred restaurant; luxury defined. See More

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  • Hotel de la Ville, Rome Rome (Campo Marzio) 23 rooms from £640

    Luxury  -  With a vast spa, attentive service, a fabulous rooftop, fine dining, and a great location - this ticks all the boxes
    Local exploring  -  Sitting at the top of the Spanish Steps, Hotel de la Ville occupies one of the most enviable addresses in Rome
    Foodies  -  Guests can enjoy traditional Roman cuisine at the hotel's restaurants or those nearby
    Views  -  It is hard to beat the views of Rome from the hotel’s rooftop bar and terraces
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    An elegant luxury hotel boasting impressive views over Via Sistina in the heart of Rome. Each of the unique, contemporary rooms ooze luxury, decorated in rich fabrics, wood and marble. Unwind at the spa after exploring the city, and end the day at the glamorous terrace bar. See More

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  • Hotel Eden Rome (Via Veneto) 98 rooms from £734

    City Style  -  Located in one of the most exclusive areas of Rome and boasting chic Italian interiors, this hotel has reams of city style
    Local exploring  -  Situated next to the Villa Borghese, this hotel is in a great location for exploring the sights of Rome
    Spa breaks  -  With extensive, high-end spa facilities on-site, book this hotel for your next urban spa break
    Great walks  -  Explore the verdant gardens of the Villa Borghese which neighbours the hotel; ask the hotel to prepare you a picnic basket
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    Recommended by  -  Fodors

    This opulent hotel is nestled beside the Villa Borghese gardens in Rome. Rooms blend modern design with neoclassical influences in a golden palette; the best suites boast unique artworks and panoramic views. Eat at the Michelin-starred restaurant overlooking the city's sights; an indulgent hotel. See More

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